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My Personal Post Op Diet/Care Tips (Open Wound)

Hi all,<br>I just wanted to start a thread for all pilo patients who, like me, had open wound surgery and are wondering what they can do to help heal …

Nutrition

The Leader’s Calendar

In the lexicon of management, the CEO is the epitome of leadership. Yet surprisingly little is known about this unique role. While CEOs are the ultimate power in their companies, they face challenges and constraints that few others recognize.<p>Running a large global company is an exceedingly complex …

Management

What’s A Good Boss? No, It’s Not The Nice Ones.

“Derek, how do I know if someone is a good boss during an interview?”A young, eager graduate asked me this question during one of my talks.“What do …

Suzy Welch: What to say when an interviewer says, 'Describe yourself in 3 words'

You want to present yourself as a seasoned, well-rounded candidate for a job, so describing yourself to an interviewer in just three words may be a …

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

New Research Says You Will Need This 1 Rare Management Skill to Be Successful

As the new poster boy for "Managing Compassionately," LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner has just raised the bar for leaders everywhere.<p>Conventional management thinking demands that standard work traits that drive results -- things like persistence, sacrifice, grit, resilience -- are what most bottom-line …

A Facebook exec explains why she doesn't hire 'the smartest person in the room' — and the questions she asks to weed them out

<b>• Facebook employees succeed if they have a drive to learn, according to</b> <b>VP of HR Janelle Gale.</b><p><b>• When she's interviewing candidates, she's typically less impressed with people who already consider themselves to be the "smartest person in the room."</b><p><b>• Rather, she's looking for individuals who display</b> …

Employment

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

7 Habits That Will Help You Lead a More Successful and Productive Life

Your habits empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>Regardless what path in life you’re on, your habits will dictate your success. They can empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you. That said it’s …

Time Management

The 5 Communication Tactics That Helped Me Become a Better Leader

Effective leadership starts with effective communication. From writing emails to giving a company-wide speech, what you say and how you say it will matter.<p>Having a strong vision for your company is one thing. Being able to communicate it clearly is another ballgame. As a leader, your job can take …

Harvard Study Says This Is How Long You Should Wait to Respond to a Customer

It won't take even five minutes to do this.<p>You're probably losing at least a good chunk of your sales because of this. And it's right under your nose.<p>Here's the scenario I'm talking about: A customer calls you, and you respond two hours later. You might think that's not too bad, but I'm telling …

20 phrases to use when your child isn’t listening

Our children are often the best mirrors. Over time, I have gracefully taken a step back and realized I needed to clean up my communication.<p>I replaced …

Parenting

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Legendary Football Coach Nails It With 1 Brilliant Sentence

A profound quote decades old, it's even more applicable in today's social economy.<p>A few days ago, I was listening to a Higher Purpose podcast where the host, Kevin Monroe, asked his guest JeffHarmon, a leadership coach and author of <i>The Anatomy of a Principled Leader</i>, about the challenges of using …

9 Tips To Land A Great Mentor: How To Ask A Stranger For Career Advice

When I arrived in the U.S. from India to attend college, I was excited and motivated, but also a bit lonely and overwhelmed. Alia, a distant cousin who lived nearby, often invited me to her house for holidays and provided bits of advice—from tips on how to get along with my roommate, to how to …

A Mindfulness Trick Called 5-4-3-2-1 Can Help Ease Anxiety Immediately

Yes, there's more to it than counting down from five.<p>“Be yourself” is a refrain most of us have heard far too often. It’s what we’re told when our parents drop us off at preschool, when we go to our first party, and when, as adults, we’re thrust into any new situation where interacting with others …

How to Increase Your Influence at Work

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives …

Leadership

These Social Skills Will Instantly Make You More Likable

Don't underestimate the power of a smile.<p><i>by</i><p><i>By Rachel Gillett and Aine Cain</i><p><b>• Likability isn't necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain</b> …