Chantel Turk

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7 Habits You'll Notice the Happiest People Practicing (but Most of Us Rarely Do)

How many of us can say we live this way?<p>So much has been written about the burgeoning happiness movement. While combing through my own research and notes on what happy and successful people do, it struck me how intentional they are about <i>choosing</i> the right mindset to become happier and more …

Why Emotional Courage Is So Essential To Great Leadership

<b>Part of the series “Today’s True Leadership”</b><p>In my work as a career and leadership coach with mid- to senior-level leaders each year, I’ve seen that the vast majority of the “leadership” or “career” challenges that my clients are facing are actually not career-related or professional in nature at …

Blue Cheese

The Problem of Comparing Yourself to Others

Amy’s just got a promotion, Jill is going to Europe for a month, and Larry just lost 20 pounds and looks so fit he could be a trainer.<p>When you look …

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

How to Be a More Confident Person

When I was a kid, we had very little money. This didn't seem like a problem to me until I went to my friends' homes and saw that they had <i>actual …

Clean Up Corrosive Interpersonal Dynamics on Your Team with This System

“The consequences of not identifying and addressing conflicts and corrosive team dynamics are always dire,” says <b>Laura Gates</b>, whose work as an …

15 Tips For Sounding Much More Professional At The Office

A little bit of rephrasing goes a long way.<p>"Using positive language in a negative situation can have a big impact on how you're remembered." —yourmate155<p>"It'll make them respect you more." —Inebriatedclusterfuk<p>"The phrase 'I assumed...' has a very negative connotation, and people will view it as …

Develop Your Hiring System Like a Product to Eliminate Bias and Boost Retention

Dan Pupius was the consummate Googler. For six years, he built infrastructure that still supports Maps and Gmail — and won the company's coveted …

Why most people won’t ever achieve greatness

Anyone can achieve greatness. Anyone.<p>Greatness is relative, yes. The results might look different; for some, simply quitting an addiction means …

Getting Beyond Negativity

Reacting negatively to negative feelings creates a vicious loop where we feel bad about feeling bad, leaving us stuck in a cycle of negativity. This …

Why Leaders Need To Embrace Employee Motivation

How do we consistently get team members who say ‘I love my job, I trust my leader and l’m ready to rock today!’?<p>According to Gallup, the purpose of performance management is to improve quality of work, productivity and other business outcomes, but traditional approaches have consistently fallen …

Employment

10 Hard Things to Start Doing for Yourself

In 1911, two explorers, Amundsen and Scott, embarked on a race against each other to become the first known human being to set foot upon the …

Nigel Slater’s autumn vegetable recipes

Marrows, damsons and late-season carrots and tomatoes… now’s the time to cook up the last of the summer crops<p>Some vegetables mark the passing seasons more emphatically than others. None more so than the marrow, which has always had something of a back to school ring about it. The sight of a wooden …

Tomatoes

14 real recruiters share their favorite job interview questions

"What is the one thing that you want me to remember about you?"National Assembly for Wales Follow/Flickr<p>Don't get me wrong, yes, you're a special candidate who deserves unique consideration for a job.<p>However, the truth is that recruiters and hiring managers have favorite questions they love to ask …

25 Time Management Hacks That Actually Work

After you've have worked four 25 minute periods your body needs a 15-30 minute break.<p>Have you ever wondered why some people are uber-productive? You know the people who always respond to emails and finish projects on time. It's not because they work 80 hours a week.<p>They're so productive because …

There's More Than Enough Time, When You Use the Time You Have

Have you ever been so busy that you struggled to notice the needs of those around you?<p>Have you ever been so busy that you struggled to notice the needs of those around you? Even those most dear to you?<p>Even worse than being over-busy is being distracted by things with little or no value -- like …

6 Easy Ways to Get the Respect You Want

Knowledge will give you power, character will give you respect.<p>Respect and leadership go hand in hand. It's a fundamental principle: To lead others, you first have to earn their respect. But it goes much deeper. Great leadership creates a climate of respect, an environment that sets high standards …

You Don't Need a Big Budget to Get Started With Video Content

Just because your audience expects you to have videos doesn't mean they expect you to do a Star Wars sequel.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Video marketing is bigger than ever -- this is an undeniable fact. In addition to traditional video content, live streams are very …

Research: 6 Things Great Leaders Always Do (But Mere Bosses Typically Fear)

A top leadership scholar discovers the most effective characteristics that lead to successful company cultures.<p>Human beings are inherently designed to be relational. It's how we learn, grow, and survive as a species. In the workplace, it's no different. We long for the same close bonds and …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

101 Positive Quotes to Help You Look on the Bright Side

Here's the ultimate list of positive quotes--including some classic words of advice and a lot of new ones you probably won't find elsewhere.<p>Sometimes, when you need inspiration in your life--whether for love, success, or work--it helps to hear the motivational words that others have shared. So here …

The One Question I Ask To Stop Negative Thoughts From Ruining My Day

No meditation needed.<p><i>This piece originally appeared on Shine, a free daily text service, and is reprinted with permission.</i><p>I like to think I’m an unofficial expert on negative thinking. It’s not unusual for me to start and finish the day ruminating on something that <i>could</i> go wrong–but most likely …

15 Positive Affirmations for an Awesome Day

Waking up with positive, infectious energy isn’t as hard as you think. If you’re struggling to make your day a great one, try practicing …

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through …

Happiness

To Be Successful Get Rid of The Losers in Your Life

Losers love company and will try everything possible to bring you down with them.<p>Over the past five years, I've been undergoing a process of self-improvement that has enabled me to pivot away from a career I was miserable doing into something I love. If you would have told that when I was fired …

Self-improvement

10 uncomfortable things that will make you happy and successful

Wouldn't it be fantastic if the road to success and happiness were an easy one? Unfortunately, as we all know, this isn't the case. The reality is, …

12 Free Apps We’ve Put to the Test to Save, Invest and Manage Our Money Every Day

DISCLOSURE:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

15 Profound Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Open Your Mind Wide Open

Have you ever heard of Lao Tzu?<p>If not, then my word you’re in some wisdom today.<p>Lao Tzu was the founder Taoism, the highly influential philosophy …

20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don't Get

I started Docstoc in my 20’s, made the cover of one of those cliché “20 Under 20” lists, and today I employ an amazing group of 20-somethings. Call me a curmudgeon, but at 34, how I came up seems so different from what this millennial generation expects. I made a lot of mistakes along the way, and …

12 Toxic Thoughts You Need To Drop For A Better Life

One of my mottoes is “Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life!” I’m a big believer that our thoughts and emotions shape our experiences. The problem …