brougchr

32 Flips | 6 Magazines | 3 Likes | 2 Following | @brougchr | Keep up with brougchr on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “brougchr”

4 Questions Smart Leaders Always Ask Employees to Improve Their Performance

They're also great for fostering open dialog and developing meaningful work relationships.<p>I've written often on the power of transparency--the backbone of trust--that brings teams together to produce great work. Trust simply cannot happen without it.<p>And if you're in a leadership role, I caution …

Here Is the One Perfect Book for Every Single Myers-Briggs Type

Myers-Briggs Type: ENFJ<p>Authentic Happiness (by Martin Seligman)<p>“According to esteemed psychologist and bestselling author Martin Seligman, happiness …

Self-improvement

This Rare Leadership Behavior Can Also Be a Game-Changer | Inc.com

Marcus Lemonis, star of the <i>The Profit</i>, swears by it. Best-selling author and researcher Dr. Brene Brown says it is "the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change."<p>What do I speak of? The widely-held notion that <i>vulnerability</i> is, indeed, a leadership strength displayed by the best entrepreneurs.<p>…

Leadership

9 Things Mentally Tough People Always Do

Talent is important, but success is also based on persistence, focus, and standing fast in the face of criticism. Fortunately, mental toughness is something you can develop.<p>Let's get this out of the way: Mental toughness is not a quality you either do or don't have.<p>Sure, some people may have …

Self-improvement

20 Rules to Live by for Those Who Want to Lose 10 Pounds in 3 Weeks

Weight loss has become a sticky subject of confusion, conflicting information and myths. Before you know it, you’re on the crash-course diet from …

Nutrition

3 Shortcuts to Success Every High Achiever Uses (That You Don’t)

Yes, there is a shortcut to success, and it’s not working harder — it’s working smarter.<p>The other day, someone commented on a Facebook post of mine …

9 Food Rules to Help You Lose That Belly

If that's something you're interested in.<p>Having lost the best part of 14 pounds after just three weeks on our "Amateur to Athlete" experiment with Pete Fraser Fitness, I've already picked up a few lessons on which habits and routine tweaks can help you stay on a diet and get better …

Nutrition

5 Salads That Stay Fresh All Week Long (With Recipes)

Just 5-10 minutes of prep time on Sunday evening will have you eating healthy all week long. These salads are sure to keep you satisfied.

Food

You Can't Be a Great Leader Without This Basic Quality

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

8 Ways Resilient People Approach Life, Love and Success.

Resilient people have a sense of grit at their core. They are persistent and tough-minded in the face of failure, loss, heartbreak, success and challenge. They are committed. Whatever they pursue is met with their full attention and nothing less. There is no amount of hard work they will shy away …

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

"The best elevator pitch doesn't feel like an elevator pitch," says Dorie Clark. "It feels like a conversation."<p>Clark is a marketing strategist, an adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, and the author of multiple books, the most recent of which …

Public Speaking

13 bad habits you should break in 2016 to be more productive

Being more productive is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day. While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Following are 13 things you should stop doing right now to become …

10 ways to get better at small talk

But it's not always easy. What if you and your conversation partner seem to have nothing in common? What if there's an awkward pause? What if you accidentally insult the person?<p>To help you out, we reviewed the Quora thread "How can I get better at small talk?" and highlighted some of the most …

Self-esteem

6 subtle things highly productive people do every day

<b>Know how many days a week you're actually productive?</b><p><b>About three:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).<p>We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us …

30-Second Habits That Can Help Boost Your Career And Finances

You don’t need to commit a lot of time to make a big difference in your career path and financial future.<p>We get it—you’re crazy busy.<p>But what if we told you that you could do wonders for your career and even finances . . . in 30 seconds flat?<p>The truth is that you can get a lot done in half a …

The 5 Best Ways To Lose Belly Fat

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Repeat after me: "crunches do not burn belly fat."<p>And it's not just crunches. Neither will planks, leg throws, nor the yoga boat pose.<p>"These exercises can strengthen your abs muscles, but those muscles will still be hidden under a cover of …

7 Habits Of Tough-Minded Leaders

Mental toughness takes practice. But focus on developing these habits and you’ll be on your way.<p>Every big thinker who’s made a difference in our lives, from Thomas Edison to Bill Gates, has had a high degree of mental toughness–or what you might call a thick skull. It isn’t just about being …

How To Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets Of Navy SEALs And Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.Know what else is really interesting? …

Self-help

A Refresher on Price Elasticity

Setting the right price for your product or service is hard. In fact, determining price is one of the toughest things a marketer has to do, in large part because it has such a big impact on the company’s bottom line. One of the critical elements of pricing is understanding what economists call <i>price</i> …

How Successful People Beat Stress

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group is convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their own hands, and they wouldn't have it any other way.<p>The second group …

Self-help

14 Things Productive People Do In The First 15 Minutes Of The Workday

The first 15 minutes of your workday sets the tone for the rest of your workday.<p>If you are already too busy at the start of your workday, imagine …

Time Management

4 Tips for Successful Projects

Most organizations have experienced projects that <b>did not end on time, were over budget, changed in scope over time, or at the end did not bring the</b> …

Error. Page cannot be displayed. Please contact your service provider for more details. (30)

A Quick Guide To Effective Employee Engagement

You wouldn’t be a company if you didn’t have employees. And, if you want to be successful in business, you need employees who are effective, engaged, …

Employee Engagement

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a tenacious memory we can rely on. Many lucrative professions or …

Productivity

7 Habits of Highly Respected Leaders

Your technical skills might get you a promotion, but it’s your people skills that will earn you the respect of your employees.<p>A title, position, and corner office may earn them extra pay and benefits, but respect is something that does not automatically come with a leadership position. This has to …

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome

It’s truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face of hardship is driven by the ability to let go of the negativity that holds so many otherwise sensible people …

Self-improvement

Why Embracing Uncertainty Is Critical To Your Success

It’s official: We live in uncertain times.<p>Just pick up today’s paper and the headlines are screaming with news that let’s us know we are living uncertain times. Economic instability. Corporate restructures. Shifting tectonic plates.<p>There’s no doubt about it, uncertainty can be uncomfortable. We …

Self-improvement

Inside the Psychology of Productivity | Inc.com

More practically, the rigid, reductive format of to-do lists is not optimal for the kinds of work done by leaders, says Teresa Amabile, a professor and director of research at Harvard Business School. "The really important things that don't generally have a specific deadline may be what you should …

Time Management