Karen Mavay

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One Bowl Baking: No-Bake Peanut Butter Cereal Bars

The cereal choices offered to me as a kid were always healthy and pretty bleak. Shredded wheat, Grape Nuts, Rice Chex, Corn Chex...yuck. But when Grandma was in town, she'd save the day by buying my cereal of choice: Captain Crunch Peanut Butter Cereal, aka the most delicious and crunchiest cereal …

Choose Your Own Adventure: 5-Minute, No-Bake Granola Bars

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog</i> <i>Choosing Raw</i> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: A granola bar you don't have to bake, with a recipe that won't tie you down.</i><p>Summer is quickly approaching, which means more picnics, hikes, outdoor walks, and other …

Breakfast

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Sweet Potato and Pear Soup Recipe by Robin Runner on Honest Cooking

<b>This soup is the perfect, delicate celebration of the changing seasons for the first week of fall.</b><br>By Robin Runner<p>Sweet Potato and Pear Soup<p>Print<p>Prep …

Soup

Ten Reasons Winners Keep Winning, Aside from Skill

Whether the game involves competing every four years in the Olympics or every day in a business, winning brings advantages that make it easier to keep winning.<p>To understand sustainable success, I compared perpetual winners with long-term losers in professional and amateur sports and then matched …

The HBR Guide to Coaching Your Employees

<b>UPDATE, January 2015:</b> A revised edition of the HBR Guide to Coaching Employees is now available.<p>Harvard Business Press has just published the HBR …

Is It Time for a Four-Day Work Week?

September 5, 2013<p>How much happier would you be right now if today was your Friday? If Forbes contributor Richard Eisenberg had his way, it would …

A company’s culture has to come from within or it will fail

<i>This is an edited version of this article and is reprinted with permission from Rotman Management, the magazine of the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management.</i><p>In January of 2009, <b>TED Airlines</b> flew its final route and ceased operations, after only five years in service. Parent company</b> …

Recipes For Building Teams, According To Phil Jordan, Group CIO Of Telefónica

<i>Phil Jorda</i><i>n thinks that one of the most important things a leader can do is build a good team. Managers will have some impact as individuals, but the real power comes from the the people</i> <i>around them. With the right team, you can change a business.</i><p><i>Group CIO at</i> <i>Telefónica, the third largest mobile</i> …

Make Performance Appraisals Change Friendly

As the world changes at an increasingly rapid rate, organizations need to be more agile and change friendly. In the minds of many critics of performance management systems, this is one more reason why organizations should abandon performance appraisals. They are said to be one of the many parts of …

Performance reviews: 12 pitfalls to avoid

Centerpiece,Leaders & Managers,Performance Reviews<p>You know the drill. An employee’s evaluation meeting is approaching and you’re all set. You’ve got …

Coaching and training in a time of lean budgets

Your Career<p>Kim Hancher found advice from an executive coach to be valuable in helping her staff through a recent realignment at the EEOC.<p>In preparing …

5 Things To Look For When Choosing An Executive Coach

Over the past week, four different colleagues sent me a link to the same Stanford study about executive coaching – and two other people mentioned it to me as well. Boiled down, the study shows that not many CEOs are being coached, and that most would like to have that opportunity.<p>It makes complete …

How To Tell A High Potential Employee That They're Underperforming

For them, FOT and I offer a sample from Jeffrey Quinn, a guy who appears to know how to deliver 90 mph fastball direct feedback. Specifically, he shows you how to hit the high potential average performer.<p>Here's the context: Quinn ran a company here in St. Louis called Solutia. They were a train …

Five Steps to Accelerate High-Potential Employees' Launch Toward Leadership

In a world where business agility is prized, organizations seek to prepare their next cadre of leadership talent more thoroughly and more quickly …

Staffing & Recruitment Software built on Salesforce

An End-to-End Solution that Grows with Your Business<p>Jobscience offers a full suite of tools that effectively integrates and streamlines talent …

5 Best Places To Find A Mentor

Mentors are indispensable when you're launching your career or learning the ropes in a new industry. They'll help you understand the field, guide you …

Mentoring

On Student Engagement: How To Be As Interesting As A Video Game

On Student Engagement: How To Be As Interesting As A Video Game How Video Games Have Mastered Learning Engagement Terry Heick Agreeing on how to best …

Gamification

Creating The 21st Century Brain For 21st Century Learning

<b>Creating The 21st Century Brain For 21st Century Learning</b><p>In the video below, Judy Willis explores how we might create a “21st century brain” by with …

Education Technology

How much ‘value’ can teachers really add to student achievement?

Chris Gilbert teaches English at a high school and community college in North Carolina. His work has written for the English Journal of the National Council of Teachers of English, the Language Experience Forum Journal and for this blog. He is a 2013 recipient of national council’s Paul and Kate …