Sofia Growden

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The One Thing You Need to Remember When Assigning Tasks to Your Team

There are only two ways to create value: through projects and processes. Leaders need to understand the difference and make sure they put “project …

15 Habits That Can Lift Your Spirits

<b>Drink coffee (not too much, though).</b><p>They don’t call it “Central Perk” for nothing. As a central nervous system stimulant, caffeine doesn’t just boost …

The One App You Should Check Before You Book Your Next Flight

It's not just when you fly that affects your ticket price. It's when you book.<p>If you fly to the same destination frequently, you probably know when …

Why Money Monster Will Make You Mad As Hell

As citizens, voters and moviegoers, Americans are a fractured group these days--a squabbling gaggle of blind men, each shaking a fist at a different …

Moms Should Celebrate Mother's Day By Putting Their Own Minds First

What’s the best gift you could imagine receiving for Mother’s Day? Your kids delivering breakfast in bed? Your husband giving you a foot massage to …

Stuck In The Middle With You: A Survival Guide For Middle Managers (And The Zombie Apocalypse)

Middle management.<p>Early in your career, it’s the next rung of the ladder as you climb your way to CEO.<p>With more experience, it’s likely remembered as a pivotal time in your development as a leader.<p>Middle management positions have undoubtedly been a tough career milestone for many throughout the …

Leadership

How Top Companies Track and Measure Customer Service | Inc.com

As a customer service leader, you have access to most of these numbers and probably a ton more. The challenge is deciding which to report on, who to report it to, and how it should be presented.<p>To figure out the most important metrics for your team, consider these three questions:<p><b>1. Why are you</b> …

Analytics

10 Project & Task Management Tools To Try

a<p>If you find it difficult to manage your team and projects or find difficulty in keeping them at top productivity levels, then a project management …

Project Management

Body & Soul Boot Camp: Yoga for a Clear Mind

Get centered and clear-headed with this 15-minute meditative yoga class<p>We're all stressed out at some point during the day—it's how we handle our …

Why Meditation Makes You Happier, Healthier, Successful and How to Get Started

The benefits of meditation have been talked about for years around mental health, boosted immunity, vitality and creativity. Sounds too good to be …

Meditation

Meditation for Beginners: How to Meditate

Shutterstock<p>Leave a Loud Room<p>There's no <i>wrong</i> place to meditate, but choosing a calm place might make it easier when you're first starting out: "Your …

Hidden Gems of Central America

Ask most travelers if they’ve made it to Central America, and they’ll shoot back, "Sure, I’ve been to Costa Rica!" Which is fine, Costa Rica is …

A Yoga Sequence to Target Sources of Back Pain

While yoga can often be a quick fix, these postures will help to methodically alleviate the root cause of back pain.The post A Yoga Sequence to …

Back Pain

From a Costa Rican jungle to a South Pacific paradise: The private ISLANDS you can rent on Airbnb (from as little as £107 a night)

• <b>Guests can live the celebrity lifestyle by booking their own island retreats on Airbnb for as little as £100 a night</b>• <b><br>Bird Island is located within a</b> …

Costa Rica

The Ultimate Guide to Walking Meditation [Infographic]

<i>Walking meditation is a form of meditation where you put your entire awareness on walking. In this article, we’ll explore the roots of walking</i> …

Japanese Buddhism in 10 minutes【Rocketpedia】

Today we’re introducing you to <b>the basics of Japanese Buddhism</b>, plus highlighting <b>some of the Buddhist images you’ll see in Japan</b> and help you …

How Going Easy On Yourself Gives You an Extra Edge

Whether we’re high power execs or stay-at-home moms, self-criticism is a tendency that many people have. In fact we often think of self-criticism as key to self-improvement. We fall for the idea that self-criticism pushes us to perform better and to live up to higher standards. Yet we couldn’t be …

Mindfulness

9 Things You Should Never Skimp on When Traveling

A few smart splurges can make your trip a lot more fun<p>Travel should be pleasurable — not stressful. While it’s almost inevitable for something to go …

4 Must-See Films at Sundance

Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah is going on now from through Jan. 31. It's one of the largest independent film festivals in the world, …

The 13 best TV shows and movies to binge watch during the snowpocalypse

Has Jonas ruined your plans? Are you having a terrible case of cabin fever? It doesn't have to be that bad.<p>Instead, take this time to check off some real worthwhile goals from your list — like taking in hours of TV shows and movies. That's something you'll never regret.<p>Business Insider put together …

Costa Rica Online Travel Resources

Our three months in Costa Rica, by far, were the most adventurous times since we started slow traveling around the world. It was a wild roller …

Our Favorite Costa Rica Travel Gear: Find Out What's in Our Backpack

Shares 362<p>One of the most asked questions we get from travelers is what Costa Rica travel gear they should bring. Many travelers are concerned about …

The 20 Quirkiest Towns in America

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

The 'hidden airport' travel hack could save you as much as 80% on flights

Chances are when you're searching for flights, you'll check Kayak or Orbitz to find the best price.<p>But a new travel website called Tripdelta claims to have created an unique algorithm that searches for "hidden airports" and can save travelers as much as 80% compared to the bigger websites.<p>The …

AOL

20 Easy, Everyday Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life in 2016

<b>1. Write down three things you're grateful for every day.</b> Taking the time to thoughtfully consider what you're thankful for reminds you that you already have many of the things you want -- and that's worth celebrating.<p><b>2. Gossip less.</b> Frequent gossiping can be detrimental to your relationships and …

10 Steps To Achieving The Life You Want In 2016

When we think of our lives, the years stretch out before us. It seems there will always be time.<p>But considering everything we want to do in areas such as career, family, friends, health and fitness, travel and our recreational pursuits, those years suddenly shrivel down to minutes, especially when …

Productivity

Meditation: It’s Good For Your Career

What if I told you that meditation can (a) help you focus better at work, (b) help you handle stress in a more even-keeled way, and (c) help you …