Heather Scherer

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3 Tips for Managing a Boss You Don't Even Like

Communication specialist at Weekdone weekly employee-progress reports<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you've ever had a job, you've probably felt that your boss is a jerk. They want too much, they set unreasonable tasks and they just don't get you. Yet, a key element …

Employee Engagement

Halloween Cakes and Dessert Recipes

Even the staunchest arachnophobes will find it hard to resist these adorable creepy-crawlies.

Cute

11 Things Strategic Geniuses Do Differently Than Other People

For some, strategic thinking is an inherent trait that spells early successes while playing board games and on the playground—and later, can lead to …

Artists

What leaders say is important. How they say it also matters.

David Moscrop on the psychology of political framing and priming<p><i>With his Psychology of Politics series, David Moscrop has been providing lessons on</i> …

30 Things Martha Thinks Everyone Should Know

We all hope the worst never happens, but we still want to be prepared to deal with emergencies. Having a fully stocked first aid kit is sure to help us take care of the small cuts, scrapes, and other problems we occasionally encounter; properly equipped, a first-aid kit might even help save our …

First Aid

Is Taco Tuesday Killing You?

Don't get me wrong -- I love a taco. The warm crispy shell, the thinly-sliced lettuce and savory ground beef... they are delicious. However, receptive eating patterns of any kind can cause an imbalance in your diet, causing large nutrient gaps that can lead to significant health issues. Palaestra, …

‘Arousal-first’ desire may be more typical for women, and it doesn’t need a cure

The vanguard of this country's sex research involves a La-Z-Boy chair sitting opposite a flat-screen TV, inside a cinder block room in Kingston.<p>Decorated sparsely with a poster of Claude Monet's <i>Water Lillies</i>, this is the decidedly unsexy "participant room" of the sexuality and gender lab at Queen's …

No country for old bros

Leslie Fram started seeing the problems that women were facing in country music when she came to Nashville four years ago to lead CMT's music strategy division.<p>A former rock radio programmer, she immersed herself in the songwriter community and was blown away when she heard Brandy Clark performing …

Don't believe that viral Diet Coke infographic

Shutterstock<p>Last week Niraj Naik saw his infographic "What Happens One Hour After Drinking A Can Of Coke" turn into a viral sensation.<p>On August 2 he …

Diabetes

Watch Bill Nye Read Mean Tweets About Himself

Celebrities reading “mean tweets” posted about them isn’t exactly a new phenomenon. It’s still funny, though. Especially when the celebrity in question is Bill Nye the Science Guy. Bill isn’t just some TV host – he’s also made a career out of confronting creationists and climate change deniers. If …

Bill Nye

When religious freedom should take a back seat to equality rights

<i>Sukanya Pillay is general counsel and executive director of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.</i><p>Should we accommodate an Orthodox religious man's request to avoid sitting next to a woman by asking the woman to switch her seat on an airplane? This is one of the questions that have arisen since …

43 Insanely Cheap Things You Need For Your Kitchen

"Gimme gimme gimme!" —your kitchen

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Body Language

18 Clever YouTube Food Hacks to Make You a Smarter, Faster Cook

Perfect poached eggs, softened butter in a flash, and more hacks from the internet.<p>We've learned lots of interesting food hacks (we usually call them...tips) over time, and many of them come from the depths of the internet. Some people fall down the YouTube rabbit hole while watching music videos …

The Most Epic Wedding Toast Song You'll Probably Ever See

Bride Caitlin Hallerman is one lucky gal.<p>Hallerman and her groom, Johnny, got their fair share of memorable toasts from loved ones at their …

Weddings

Does Being an Only Child Actually Mess You Up?

I asked a pair of experts if people with no siblings were really more confident, selfish, and self-absorbed.<p>You've probably heard a version of what's sometimes called "Only Child Syndrome": Supposedly, people without siblings get so much attention from their parents when they're kids that they turn …

Parenting

14 Genius Hacks For A Quick Breakfast On-The-Go

Breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, it's arguably the most delicious. Sadly, we often let breakfast fall by the wayside with insanely busy schedules.<p>But abandon breakfast no more. We've rounded up 14 hacks to ensure you get in your first meal of the day without wasting any …

22 Tricks To Solving The Biggest Summer Hair Problems

From scalp sunburn to frizz, how to protect your hair this season.<p><b>If you don't have time to dry your hair after you wash it...</b><p><b>1)</b> <b>Tie it in a chic double-knot bun.</b> This might be hard to master with dry hair but it's really simple when your hair is wet and slick. Put your wet hair in a high pony and …

How my four-year-old showed me the dangers of being polite

I keep hearing that a massive shift is under way in our attitudes toward sexual violence, harassment and gender discrimination. How with each Ray Rice, Jian Ghomeshi, Dalhousie dental school, Bill Cosby, Armed Forces, MP misconduct and #FHRITP headline, momentum builds. That what started as a few …

9 Secret Frappuccinos You Won't Find on Any Starbucks Menu

<i>By: Lee Breslouer</i><p>Everyone knows you can go to Starbucks and order a Venti Half-Caff, Quad, 10 Pumps Vanilla, 7 Pumps Hazelnut, Extra Whip, Extra-Hot Mocha. But people who really know their way around the customizable 'Bucks menu know you can concoct a crazy-good drink that doesn't just sound crazy. …

Is CrossFit Safe? What '60 Minutes' Didn't Tell You

CrossFit is a global phenomenon: 12,000 locations, hundreds of thousands of diehards, and a full-body workout that can make you look like a superhero, <i>60 Minutes</i> said on Sunday.<p>“In just 15 years, the king of CrossFit has created the largest gym chain in history,” correspondent Sharyn Alfonsi …

Paleo Diet

47 Books Every College Grad Should Read

The reading doesn't end with class.

Want millennials back in the pews? Stop trying to make church ‘cool.’

<i>Rachel Held Evans is a blogger and the author of “Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church.”</i><p>Bass reverberates through the auditorium floor as a heavily bearded worship leader pauses to invite the congregation, bathed in the light of two giant screens, to tweet using …

Loneliness

Why Canadians are more susceptible to MS

The cheeky rebranding of multiple sclerosis in Canada raises the fair question: why are rates so high here?<p>Could Canada cause multiple sclerosis? …

Canada

17 interview questions that are designed to trick you

One way they do this is by asking seemingly simple questions that get you to reveal information you may have been trying to conceal — queries that break through the traditional interview noise and clutter and get to the raw you.<p>In other words: questions designed to trick you.

Employment

18 Wholesome Ways to #Win at Cooking for One

Cooking for one needn’t be a hassle. With these 18 delicious recipes, featuring everything from breakfast to dinner to dessert, you’ll be eating well (and well balanced) for days and days. And if time is of the essence, be sure to check out all the different ways you can put a mug and your …

Cooking

7 Science-Based Tips To Make You Sexier On Valentine’s Day

<b>1) Definitely stare deep in their eyes</b><p>Oliver Burkeman’s Help! How to be slightly happier and get a bit more done pointed me to evidence that staring …

6 Mistakes Keeping You From Your Fitness Goals

Raise your hand if you made a fitness goal this year. Yup, that should be pretty much everyone.<p>Now raise your hand again if that goal fell by the …

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