Maria Nieves

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Our 6 Must Reads For Creating and Accelerating Trust on Teams

Over the years, we’ve dug into some complex topics, from technical infrastructure to growth equations. We’ve even covered complexity itself. But …

Leadership

7 tips to develop your employees as brand ambassadors

Your employees are often your company’s best storytellers.<p>The question is: What kinds of stories do they have that are worth telling?<p>Here are tips …

Public Relations

A Beginner 10K Run/Walk Training Program

This 10-week 10K training program is designed for beginner run/walkers who want to run/walk a 10K race (6.2 miles). Even if you're not training for a …

Extreme Sports

Hummingbird Cake | Comfort Food

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>250 ml olive oil , plus extra for greasing<br>• 350 g self-raising flour<br>• 1 level teaspoon ground cinnamon<br>• 350 g golden caster sugar<br>• 4 …

Dessert

Shelter Said Cat Was Too 'Aggressive' To Be Adopted

“She’s been nothing but a sweetheart ... She comes up right next to you, and she wants to be rubbed all the time and she’ll start purring.”<p>When …

Pets

13 Tested Best Practices Of Customer Satisfaction Surveys (CSAT); I Bet You Get 5 Of These Wrong

There are many places you can go wrong in constructing and delivering a customer satisfaction survey that can keep you from getting an accurate picture of your customer experience. And most companies <i>do</i> go wrong in their survey design and delivery–often in multiple ways. (Alarming but true: If you …

Customer Experience

Smoked Cinnamon Could Change The Way You Bake

It gives old desserts new life<p>My dessert-making life exists in two eras, Before Smoked Cinnamon and After. I hate to be hyperbolic about something as …

Dessert

Anorexic woman is given choice to seek out-of-state medical treatment or die

A Georgia woman who weighs 58 pounds was told she had two choices — either seek out-of-state treatment for anorexia or die of the disorder.<p>Katrina Howard, 25, of Americus, was receiving treatment at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, but doctors were not sure what more they could do to save the woman …

Mental Health

'I'm not reading any more of these -- they're lies': MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace refuses to read Trump tweets on air

MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace, said President Donald Trump’s lies are getting out of control and they are more like “fairy tales and fantasy” at this point.<p>…

Donald Trump

14 Best Primers for Women Over 50 to Keep Your Makeup Fresh All Day Long

Whether it's for a special event or everyday wear, everyone wants to make sure their makeup lasts through the day — and with the best primers for …

Skin Care

5 Tips to Think and Act Like A Start-up in your Corporate Gig

Two years ago I packed my bags in Germany and left for Silicon Valley in pursuit of a new intrapreneurship opportunity after 20 years of living and …

Entrepreneurship

Dog Brings Her Mom Her Most Special Toy Whenever She's Sick

“It’s the bunny we bought her when she was sick, so clearly it has feel-better medicine in it.”<p>When Dobby joined her family when she was just a puppy …

Pets

After you die, some things in your body keep on ticking, this video reveals

When you’re dead, you’re dead—right? No pulse, no brain activity, no signs of life. But at the cellular level, things can still be ticking right …

The Brain

The 15 Most Delicious No-Cook Dishes for Potlucks — Recipes from The Kitchn

I have two rules whenever I'm making something for summer potlucks: Any recipe I choose must make plenty to feed the whole crowd, and it should come …

Cooking

16 Amazon products with over 15k reviews—and why people love them

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Personally, I'm …

Shopping

15 Quotes That Will Make You Feel Smarter Immediately

Some Memorial Day silliness<p>Well, it's the Memorial Day weekend. As the summer starts in earnest I find myself bereft of serious business thoughts. So this column is just for fun.<p>This column is inspired by Albert Einstein, who said, "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm …

Al Gore

Job Interview Mistakes To Avoid, Part 2 -- Seven Verbal Communication Pet Peeves

This series on job interview mistakes opened with non-verbal communication pet peeves because the majority of your message is delivered non-verbally. However, what you say and how you say it absolutely matters as well. You can most definitely increase your job interview success by strengthening …

Public Speaking

Sculpt Your Abs in 6 Minutes With This Trainer's Killer Floor Workout

Ready to tone and strengthen your core in just minutes? Fitness blogger and trainer Stefanie Williams shared a quick-but-killer floor workout on Instagram, featuring four ab moves that you can do anywhere. This would be a great one to fit into your morning routine at home or even on a vacation as …

Workouts

Why Your Health Insurer Doesn't Care About Your Big Bills

Michael Frank ran his finger down his medical bill, studying the charges and pausing in disbelief. The numbers didn't make sense.<p>His recovery from a partial hip replacement had been difficult. He had iced and elevated his leg for weeks. He had pushed his 49-year-old body, limping and wincing, …

Health Care

32 Insanely Delicious Ways to Use Canned Biscuits

Put the convenience of ready-made dough to work in these recipes that make the most of canned biscuits.<p>Get Recipe<p>Get Recipe<p>Get Recipe<p>Get Recipe<p>Get …

Biscuits

How Starbucks will train its staff to be less biased

Starbucks has planned an elaborate racial bias training session for its employees.<p>On Tuesday afternoon, May 29, workers at each location will break into small groups to learn together. Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson, Chairman Howard Schultz and musician and activist Common will serve as virtual …

Employment

7 Natural Ways To Keep Cockroaches & Other Bugs Out Of Your House

Summer means rosé all day, pool floats, and uninvited house guests that won't leave, and I don't mean your couch-surfing friends. These freeloaders …

Insects

Nicole Wallace and Jake Tapper Call Trump a Liar, Set the Standard for the Rest of the MSM.

Just days after Nicole Wallace thoughtfully volunteered to massage Sarah Huckleberry Sander’s neck so that she might easier swallow Trump’s lies, the …

Donald Trump

Effective Leadership Depends On How Well You Carry Out These 5 Things

Everybody wants to have a positive impact. Everybody wants to matter and to belong. People also recognize a difference between effective leadership and, well, leadership wannabee’s who have no idea how to lead because they’re leaders by competence only, not by character. Effective leadership …

Leadership

Bizarre eye treatment makes traumatic memories go away

Your eyes might hold the key to emotional healing.<p>People are turning to a mysterious psychological practice called eye movement desensitization and …

Manhattan

Pompeo Affirms, Reluctantly, That Russia Tried to Help Trump Win

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged -- after prodding by lawmakers -- that he backs the finding by U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia …

Donald Trump

Looking for a tiny home? You can buy one on Amazon. No, really.

From 1973 to 2013, the average size of new homes in the United States grew from a little over 1,500 square feet to almost 2,600 square feet, …

Shopping

Servant Leadership Is a Philosophy, Not a Checklist

Put your people first.<p>6 min read<p>Servant leadership is en vogue right now. There are reams of books, articles and podcasts on the subject with “how to” advice for acting like a servant leader. While there are many explanations for servant leadership and how to implement it, there remains one …

Team Building

London couple convicted of murdering nanny, burning her body

LONDON (AP) — A London couple delusionally obsessed with a former boy-band star were found guilty Thursday of murdering their French nanny and burning her body on a bonfire in their backyard.<p>A jury at the Central Criminal Court convicted 35-year-old Sabrina Kouider and 40-year-old Ouissem Medouni …

Crime

These are the most DISGUSTING film scenes of all time - including graphic Netflix movie that made people pass out

RonaldinhoRonaldinho to marry TWO women at the same time after living "harmoniously" with pair since DecemberBrazilian ace to tie the knot in August …

Soccer