Julie Gibson

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How to Make Sure People Won’t Hate Your New Open Office Plan

Organizations are rushing to implement open office spaces in hopes of retaining talent, encouraging cross-functional collaboration, enhancing exposure to different kinds of expertise, and accelerating creativity and innovation. Sometimes this works, but often it doesn’t. In our research, we …

The Workplace

17 signs you're a good boss — even if it doesn't feel like it

<b>• Leading others can be challenging at times.</b><p><b>• But there are some subtle signs that you're an exceptional boss.</b><p><b>• It all comes down to your listening skills, empathy, and confidence.</b><p>It's not always easy being in charge.<p>Managing others comes with a ton of pressure. And when you're in a management …

When to Decentralize Decision Making, and When Not To

Rare is the business executive who doubts the importance of responsiveness: to be acutely alert to business opportunities and threats, and to be capable of grabbing the opportunity or fending off the threat fast and effectively. Hence, when (re-)designing the organization structure, they tend to …

Management

Are You Having Trouble Focusing? These Simple Strategies Will Help

In today’s always-on, information-overloaded world, it can be hard to stay focused throughout the day. How often do you find yourself distracted by inner chatter during meetings? Or how often do you find that emails are pulling you away from more important work?<p>We’ve surveyed and assessed more than …

University of California

4 Ways to Get Honest, Critical Feedback from Your Employees

I recently observed a town hall meeting where a new leader had just been promoted to run his division. In his introductory remarks, many – including me – were struck by his declaration, “One of the things you’ll find is that I’m very self-aware and open to feedback.” Even from the side of the room, …

Emotional Intelligence

Without Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness Doesn’t Work

Mindfulness has become the corporate fad <i>du jour</i>, a practice widely touted as a fast-track to better leadership. But we suspect that not all the benefits laid at its feet actually belong there. Our research and analysis has revealed a complicated relationship between mindfulness and executive …

Emotional Intelligence

Super Communication: 10 Must-See TED Talks That Will Make You Take Action

When it comes to high impact communication it is hard to surpass the power of TED. Not only are the pithy 17 minute presentations a mark of high credibility, the tight format and preparation that goes into a TED or even an affiliate TEDx speech results in an outcome that is destined to influence …

Whiteboard Session: Manage the Workload of Being a Leader

Whiteboards

How Women Can Show Passion at Work Without Seeming “Emotional”

One of our coaching clients, a VP at a consumer products company, was abruptly silenced when she tried to make a point at a recent executive …

Management

Leadership Takes Self-Control. Here’s What We Know About It

Philosophers and psychologists have been discussing the importance of self-control for ages. Plato, for example, argued that the human experience is a constant struggle between our desire and rationality, and that self-control is needed to achieve our ideal form. Likewise, Freud suggested that …

Self Control

20 Simple Daily Rituals These Successful Executives Swear by | Inc.com

The recipe for success in life really isn't too complicated. Advice from hundreds of high-achieving founders and executives is consistent: Getting ahead in life involves hard work and perseverance, as well as a willingness to take risks and learn from failure. A steady dose of discipline doesn't …

Are You A People Manager? Here Are The 2 Skills Your Employees Say You Need To Improve

You’re a people manager — and you believe you’re good at it. But do you really know what your employees think about your management skills?<p>According to a survey by Robert Half Management Resources, communication and diplomacy are the skills workers say their boss needs to improve most.<p><b>Watch on</b> …

Employment

The Secret to Shake Shack’s Signature Burger

Culinary director Mark Rosati reveals the restaurant chain’s recipe for its signature dish.<p>There’s an old saying that you can judge a cook’s skills …

Ten Things Never, Ever To Say In Your Resume

Dear Liz,<p>Right now the Summary at the top of my resume says “I’m a hard-working, experienced Product Manager with powerful insights that will grow your brand.” Is this the right kind of thing to say in a Human-Voiced Resume?<p>Thanks for your help!<p>I’m stepping out of Zombie Mode with my resume but …

What to Do When You Inherit a Team That Isn’t Working Hard Enough

Paula is a new manager. That’s the good news.<p>The bad news is that she was handed a leaky bag. The branch she will now manage has some long-standing norms she sees as unproductive and possibly unethical. Staff members routinely spend working hours on personal projects. Employees neglect customers to …

“A Friend of a Friend” Is No Longer the Best Way to Find a Job

How do you get a job these days? The answer often involves networking — it isn’t what you know, it’s whom, we’re told. But what does that mean? After all, we’re connected to many people, in countless ways. So who can actually help? What kinds of relationships should we try to use when we are …

Employment

Crockpot Salsa Verde Chicken Pozole.

Well, hey, hey! Happy Wednesday!The post Crockpot Salsa Verde Chicken Pozole. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest.

23 Paleo Bowls That Make Breakfast Great Again

Breakfast bowls are the ultimate convenience: They pack in a ton of nutrients at once, and they’re often easily portable. Best of all, they let you …

Healthy Eating

Here's What You Should Eat For Dinner This Week

Adding just the right amount of winter color to your day.

How Content Creators Burn Money: An Interview with Strategist Scott Abel

He’s known as “The Content Wrangler.” It’s a memorable moniker, but it wasn’t meant to be cute.See, Scott Abel is an internationally recognized …

Black Raspberry Recipes Are A Summertime Must

Now that you know how to spot the difference between blackberries and black raspberries, it's high time you pick up a quart or two of black raspberries and make delicious things with them. While black raspberries are nice au naturale, they are particularly good when cooked with sugar and other …

Home baker creates giant versions of your favourite treats

Elise Strachan has captured the hearts of millions with her extreme YouTube baking channel, My Cupcake Addiction<p>When it comes to afternoon tea, Elise Strachan is the coolest mum around.<p>Elise doesn’t love to bake, she’s baking obsessed. And she doesn’t make Victoria sponges or banana bread: she …

How to Put Together a Cheese Plate (and Other Summer Picnic Recipes)

Mike and I have been picnicking every chance we get this summer, usually just on our balcony. It’s been so nice and breezy and gorgeous. Some of my …

Slow-Smoked Porterhouse Steaks Recipe

Smoking is generally a method reserved for long-cooking, tough cuts like pork shoulder, ribs, or beef brisket, intended to deeply flavor and tenderize the meat over the course of a half day of cooking. But with a bit of finesse and a couple hours of free time, it's perfectly possible to get that …

Blueberry and Peach Coffee Cake | Blueberry and Peach Buckle

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> About 8 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>55 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour 30 minutes<p>A dense, moist cake loaded with blueberries and …

Peanut Butter Banana Bonbons

I lay in bed some mornings trying to will my food brain into action.<p>On the particular morning that these Banana Bonbon things were born into my …

Peanut Butter Banana Popsicles (Vegan, Gluten-free)

http://schneiderchen.de | © 2014 | http://angiesrecipes.blogspot.com<p>There's nothing like a cold and healthy popsicle to cool you down on scorching …

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