Christopher Chesler

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10 Traits of Great Leaders (and Their Followers)

Without great followers, no leader would achieve greatness. See here if you have what it takes to be both.<p>Much is written and taught about becoming a great leader. Many strive for leadership and many actually become great. As Shakespeare said in <i>Twelfth Night</i>: "Some are born great, some achieve …

5 Ways to Keep Employees From Checking Out on the Job

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever interacted with an employee at a local business who was checked-out? You know the type. You ask to pay, and they roll their eyes at you and act as if they're doing you a favor by taking your money.<p>Well, you're not alone. …

Employee Engagement

Connect, Then Lead

<b>Is it better to be loved or feared?</b><p>Niccolò Machiavelli pondered that timeless conundrum 500 years ago and hedged his bets. “It may be answered that one should wish to be both,” he acknowledged, “but because it is difficult to unite them in one person, it is much safer to be feared than loved.”<p>Now …

If You're Always Giving Orders, You're Not a Great Leader

The best leaders spend five times more time teaching with questions than telling people what to do. What's your ratio?<p>Think about a leader and chances are your first image is of someone giving orders -- maybe it’s the quarterback in a huddle outlining the next play for his teammates, maybe it’s an …

The Only French Toast Recipe You'll Ever Need

We're firm believers that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but not for the reasons that usually inspire this saying. No, breakfast is the most important meal simply because it's the best. Think about it, breakfast is the time when pancakes, bacon, cinnamon rolls, sausage, eggs and …

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This Week in Recipes

Appetizers & Condiments<p>Sauced: Extra-Smooth Hummus<p>Mains<p>Make-Ahead Spicy Green Bean Salad with Sesame-Lime Tofu<br>• Pan-Seared Flank Steak with Shiitake Mushrooms and Pumpkin Seed Sauce<br>• Taiwanese Meat Sauce With Rice (Lu Rou Fan)<br>• Mexican Chicken Lasagna with Chorizo Beans<br>• Halibut with Charred Corn …

5 Lessons In Learning And Leadership

Here in the Boston, Cambridge we are lucky, there’s a college around every corner. Harvard, M.I.T., Wellesley, Boston University, the list goes on and on. Our streets, libraries and local coffee shops are clogged with passionate students shelling out 40k (plus extras) a year for the privilege of …

5 Qualities That Every Good Boss Should Have

It’s not easy being a leader.<p>It also doesn’t help that most advice about leadership is given by, well, let’s be honest, leaders. Instead of having CEOs and executives talk about what makes themselves great, we thought we thought it’d be nice to open up the floor to all voices–so we put out a simple …

CEOs

Do You Really Trust Your Employees?

CareerBuilder recently surveyed almost 6,000 workers and discovered that 12 percent of them say they feel guilty they’re not at work when they’re on vacation. “Of the majority of workers planning some time away from work, three in 10 aim to take the office with them on vacation,” writes Lydia …

5 Things CEOs Shouldn't Delegate

Learning how to delegate is crucial for a successful CEO. However, there are certain areas of your business that should always be under your control. Here are five.<p>There is such a push for leaders to delegate to their subordinates that it would be understandable for a business owner or CEO to think …

CEO Survival Guide: 30 Days to a Better Life

Time is your greatest asset. Follow these five steps to better manage your time and you'll see your performance improve in less than 30 days.<p>I was recently asked by an MBA class what were the top recommendations I would make to business owners, CEOs, and new entrepreneurs looking to make the most …

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47 Recipes for Summer Vegetables

Here's to the Roc: KD Colorways Inspired by Jay-Z Album Covers

It wasn’t long after unloading his ownership stake in the Brooklyn Nets that Shawn Carter, the sports agent, made the executive decision to sign <b>Kevin</b> …

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Nike LeBron X EXT "Hazelnut" - Compound Gallery Giveaway

<b>words // Brennan Hiro Williams</b><p>For those looking to get their hands on the limited edition LeBron X EXT "Hazelnut" this weekend, Portland's Compound …

If you're not eating this bluberry-strawberry trifle tomorrow, you're not doing it right. July 4th Recipe: Red, White, and Blue Trifle - http://bit.ly/19YkGjp