Teresa Lucier

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7 Things Successful People Always Do Before Breakfast

Getting big things done before you leave for the office in the morning can put you one step closer to the success you desire.<p>The last time I checked, there are still only 24 hours in a day. One thing really successful people do is to squeeze the most out of those 24 hours as they can. For most of …

successfulpeople

How to Become an Inspirational Leader (Infographic)

2 min read<p>To be a good leader, you need to have quick wit. But to be a great leader capable of motivating individuals to work toward a common goal, you need a whole lot more than smarts -- you need <i>emotional</i> intelligence.<p>Great leaders are able to adeptly maintain relationships, read people’s body …

Leadership

Cook More this Year -- 28 Easy Crock Pot Recipes for Busy Lives

2015 is here and resolutions are flying right and left. Lose weight, save money, get fit. All are lofty yet understandable goals. Unfortunately, many won't last past the first half of January. Instead of joining the fray, why not make a goal that you can actually stick to? Decide to cook more for …

How I get things done

January 4, 2015<p>“Jamie returned to the priest, handed him two more coins, and asked him why he was smiling.”<p>“I was thinking of all the changes you’re …

Productivity

Easy Recipes Kids Can Help Make

Getting kids involved in the kitchen is hard when you don't have the right recipes. Go beyond finger food with these 27 kid-friendly how-tos.

The to-do list method that actually works

I'm pretty sure there is no new information you could come up with as it relates to productivity and procrastination. Just about anything I could tell you has been written about at some point by someone, and in many cases, at many points by many someones.<p>So with that in mind – knowing that you've …

4 Healthy Foods That Fight Gas

Consider them nature’s Beano.<p>It’s a nutrition catch 22: A lot of healthy foods are packed with fiber (good), but that fiber can leave you feeling bloated and gassy (not so good). Luckily, you don’t have to make a beeline for the Beano every time you chow down on greens. We chatted with Keri Gans, …

Turn data into charts and dashboards with Jolicharts

<b>What it does:</b> Jolicharts is a Web-based service that helps you turn data stored in spreadsheets, JSON or databases into charts, graphs and maps. You …

Data Visualization

10 Ways To Be A Better Employee In 2015

Resolve to be better at your job this year with these small changes to your daily work life.<p>Most of us start the New Year hoping to be better versions of ourselves.<p>Our work lives, especially, are an easily quantified place to improve: We’re rewarded for jobs well done in promotions or raises, and …

Productivity

5 Bedtime Snacks That'll Help You Sleep Better

After-dinner noshing might not be such a bad idea after all…<p>If you're constantly groggy but struggling to get the sleep you need, your biological clock could be out of whack. Thankfully, getting your snooze cycle back in sync might be as simple as picking a new bedtime snack, according to a new …

7 Secrets to Unlock Success and Happiness

I frequently speak at conferences on many topics including innovation, leadership, and the future of mobile technologies. At these conferences, young people often ask me for career advice. I am reminded of my younger days when I was looking for the same. Wisdom from a few people has greatly …

3 Crucial Leadership Traits You May Be Overlooking

When we characterize the most prolific business leaders of our time, we often project an image of a Jack Welch-esque persona, making sweeping, revolutionary, difficult changes across the board to help move their companies forward. Fists are pounded on tables, voices are raised, and companies’ needs …

You're actually hurting your business with these five 'productive' habits

Entrepreneurs are expected to do everything and be everything at all times. It's part of business, especially when you're first starting out.<p>However, there are some seemingly productive habits that you may have formed that are actually killing your success in the long term. The candle that burns …

Time Management

What Boomers And Gen Xers Get Wrong About Social Media

Social media was not a part of the business landscape when most boomers and Gen Xers hit their stride. But today, regardless of role, industry or seniority, being social media savvy is a major advantage for both personal branding and for doing your job better. I work with a lot of senior executives …

How You Can Build a Truly Great Leadership Team | Inc.com

<i>In the book</i> Stacking the Deck: How to Lead Breakthrough Change Against Any Odds<i>, (Jossey-Bass, 2014) former Charles Schwab CEO David Pottruck provides a guide to inspiring meaningful, lasting change across an organization. In this edited excerpt, he gives tips on how to hone a disparate leadership</i> …

Leadership

How To Leave Work On Time

For many of us, leaving work on time seems impossible. Getting up from our desk, and walking out of the door at the time we are meant to should be simple, but it isn’t. We want to leave work on time, we aim to leave work on time, but yet, we don’t manage it.<p>Day after day, this cycle repeats.<p>So how …

Make Bread in the Slow Cooker

Want some fresh bread? The oven isn’t the only option for baking bread at home, Emma Christensen of the kitchn suggests tossing some dough into your crock pot for some warm homemade bread. It turns out that the “High” setting on most slow cookers just happens to heat the pot to the right …

Time Management, Self-Management: Bullet Journaling

Time management is self-management. We all have the same amount of time; it’s what we do to manage <i>ourselves</i> that counts. I became interested in time …

How To Be A Great Manager If You're Shy

Recently, Muse career expert Melody Wilding talked about how to manage shy employees—which got me thinking about the flip side: What about when the boss is shy?<p>It seems like a contradiction. Managers are supposed to be authoritative, bold leaders. And shy people tend to hold back, avoid social …

How to Use Data Visualization to Win Over Your Audience [Free Ebook]

Make work and life fit

Company cultures are responding to the needs of the next generation of employees. David Hassell explores three ways leaders can prepare their company<p>There was a time when mentioning the term, "chief happiness officer", would get you thrown out of the boardroom and onto the street. While some …

13 Questions Mindful Leaders Ask Daily

Don't forget to check in every day with the most important person on your team: you.<p>It's easy to become absorbed in the day-to-day grind of entrepreneurial life, to do only the next task on your plate and lose sight of the bigger picture. But is merely getting things done enough?<p>Forcing yourself to …

Financial Services

Five nighttime routines of successful entrepreneurs

The fascination with entrepreneurial productivity is endless – just look at the waves of books published each year to the ongoing obsession with finding ways to wake up earlier each day. But it's not just optimizing your morning routine or the approach to structuring your work day that's important. …