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Two Fit Moms' Picks: 8 Best Yoga Poses for the Core

Just in time for summer, here are Two Fit Moms' top 8 yoga poses to work the core.<p>7.6K<p>SHARES<p>At Two Fit Moms, we are frequently asked for …

Planning Maternity or Paternity Leave: A Professional’s Guide

Taking any amount of time off work can be nerve-wracking, even if it’s for a happy event like having or adopting a baby. What’s the best way to get ready for your parental leave? How should you set boundaries? Should you check-in with your team while you’re out? And what do you do if you realize …

The Workplace

Búzios Is The Hamptons' Sexy Brazilian Twin

You can make what you will of a Búzios break: Surf all day and dance all night, or eat, shop, and repeat (for the less active types). Come holidays and long weekends, you’ll be jostling for tables with chic <i>Cariocas</i> descending in droves from Rio de Janeiro, only 100 miles to the west. But if you …

Rio De Janeiro

Featured Shop: Layered + Long

My name is Chrissy Lavdovsky, and I’m the designer of the jewelry brand Layered + Long. I live on a cliff overlooking the ocean in the historical town of La Conner, Washington. My jewelry line focuses on delicate, minimal necklaces that look elegant on their own or layered with other pieces. I like …

The World's Best Hotel Beds

From safaris to ski chalets, the most luxurious places to rest your stylish head.<p>From safaris to ski chalets, the most luxurious places to rest your stylish head.

Sun-Stained Afternoons (and Yoga) at Nelson the Seagull, in Vancouver

Remember life before the Internet? Long afternoons loitering outdoors, indoors, and over extended meals, when it felt like there was just more time …

Cheeky Danish campaign rewards couples who conceive while on holiday

It's been dubbed the "ovulation discount."<p>In a bid to help the country's lagging fertility rate, a clever Danish campaign is encouraging Danes to take a "romantic city holiday," chill out with their spouse and get pregnant, with the help of a travel discount. If couples can provide evidence that …

Pregnancy

Delivering an Effective Performance Review

It’s performance review season, and you know the drill. Drag each of your direct reports into a conference room for a one-on-one, hand them an official-looking document, and then start in with the same, tired conversation. Say some positive things about what the employee is good at, then some …

Stunning Overwater Bungalows Around The World For A Breathtaking Holiday

Forget about the miracle of walking on water, there’s something better and more interesting than that: spending your vacation in an overwater …

Indian Ocean

What Great Corporate Wellness Programs Do

In a recent HBR post, “In Defense of Corporate Wellness Programs,” doctor and entrepreneur Rajiv Kumar took on the doubters about the value of workplace wellness programs. But as designers and researchers who have spent the better part of two years creating a system of healthy living for a huge …

The 15 Coolest Airbnb Rentals In New York City

But nowhere is the apartment-sharing service more popular than in New York City — according to a study released by Airbnb last October, the company generated $632 million in economic activity in one year and supported 4,580 jobs across the city's five boroughs.<p>We've picked out some of our favorite …

New York City

Strengthen Your Strategic Thinking Muscles

Have you been told that you need to be more strategic? Whether through 360 feedback or after a failed promotion attempt, being told that you aren’t strategic enough really stings. Worse is when you try to clarify what “more strategic” would look like and get few tangible suggestions.<p>Being more …

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If You’re Not Helping People Develop, You’re Not Management Material

Skilled managers have never been more critical to the success of firms than they are today. Not because employees can’t function without direction, but because managers play a vital role in talent management. Gone are the comprehensive career management systems and expectations of long-term …

A Simple Daily Intervention Decreases Employee Stress

Stress levels and physical complaints <b>declined</b> by roughly <b>15%</b> after employees were directed to spend 10 minutes writing about three things that had gone well each day, says a team of researchers led by Joyce E. Bono of the University of Florida. At the end of the work day, the employees logged on to …

The Four Secrets to Employee Engagement

How did you feel about coming to work this morning?<p>I’m sure many factors influenced whether you felt like digging right in, but one of the most significant was almost surely your boss.<p>It seems obvious: Direct supervisors who set their teams up for success, observe them in action, ask for feedback, …

Leadership Is Not a Solitary Task

An inspiring historical story is once again making the rounds at least partially because of its inclusion in Malcolm Gladwell’s new book, <i>David and Goliath</i>. In it, Gladwell tells the story of the French town of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, which became a safe haven for Jews in Nazi-occupied France during …

Tackle Conflicts with Conversation

My husband and I got married after only three dates. Three weeks after the wedding, we had our first fight. An extreme conflict avoider, I packed my bags and walked out. Rich chased after me. “Turn around,” he said. “Let’s sit down and have a conversation. There are two things we have to learn to …

Develop the Leaders You’ve Been Overlooking

Say the word <i>leader</i> and most people immediately think of those with business cards that says “manager,” “director,” or other such lofty title. That is, the people who hold positions of stature within a company’s hierarchy, to whom several individuals report, and whose influence comes in great …

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