Kirstin Wilson

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27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Sexual Harassment

The Cheapest Time to Fly to 15 Destinations That Are On Your Bucket List

CheapFlights.com crunched the numbers.<p>Chances are, you probably have a few travel destinations on your bucket list that seem like they’re never going …

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Bullet Journaling

Staying organized seems easy from afar. Write a daily to-do list, use a calendar, don't take notes on random scraps of paper: these suggestions sound …

Productivity

3 Proven Tips for a Talk That People Remember Long After you Step off Stage

Create a Talk That People Remember Long After the Lights go Down<p>Living a meaningful life matters, and creating a meaningful presentation that resonates with an audience matters too.<p>Why do you think TED Talks are so popular? Their "ideas worth spreading" tagline embodies the exact definition of …

Public Speaking

This Is the Most Simple and Productive Way to Lead Your Employees in 2017

Simple. Effective. Powerful. And your employees will thank you.<p>Some critics and naysayers take a hard line on human-centered workplaces that focus on people. It's a counter-cultural trend, so you'll hear incorrect interpretations that it's too soft.<p>You'll also hear misconceptions that leaders at …

workimprovement

Why the Wealthy Put Their Money Into Multifamily & Commercial Real Estate

Have you heard stats such as “80% of millionaires attribute their wealth to real estate”? Or heard stories of living the good life off passive cash …

The 14 Parks You Can't Get Enough Of

The results of our recent poll are in, and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate the National Park Service centennial this month than to share …

10 of the Best Hiking Trails in Michigan

Michigan may be known as the Great Lakes State—and the water-based recreational options really are abounding—but the incredible hiking should not be …

95 Business Books for People Who Dream Big

After some requests for “further reading” on a variety of management concepts, my coworker Rebecca Corliss put together some internal …

George Clooney & Julia Roberts Join Gwen Stefani for Carpool Karaoke With James Corden

Just your average carpool, no big deal.<p>The latest edition of James Corden's Carpool Karaoke segment may just be his most star-studded one yet. Just in case Gwen Stefani and Corden singing throwback No Doubt songs wasn't enough for you, the duo picked up two additional passengers along the way: …

The 40 Best Books to Read This Summer

Funny, moody, scary, fiery, canny, and bloody books.<p>Swimsuit? Check. Sunglasses? Check. Three books, because you couldn't choose just one? Check. From complicated meditations on motherhood to dark thrillers that will slot perfectly into a beach bag, here are the 40 books to put on your summer …

Books

10 TED Talks to Watch for Some Major Career Inspo

Whether you’re dreaming of moving up the corporate ladder at your current gig or you’re considering a career pivot, finding and landing your dream job is no easy task. Luckily for us, the Internet is filled with much more than cat Vines and fail vids (although, we do love a good summer Pinterest …

Happiness at Work: The Proven Science of How to Enjoy Your Job

In True Grit, Grace, and Gratitude, I used the term "happy hour" as a constructive and necessary analogy, but I do have a good bit of aversion toward the expression. Why does an hour we reserve to be happy have to be after work? I also have tepid excitement for the sayings "Work hard, play hard," …

5 Secrets for Daily Joy, Backed by Research

We all wanna be happier, right?<p>Thing is, depression is at epic levels. More people are unhappy and they’re getting miserable at an even younger …

Happiness

6 Things That Will Make You Work Harder

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Want to Be Happy and Successful? Brene Brown Says Do This

Brene Brown's powerful and inspiring advice on how to lead a better life just might make you happier and more successful.<p>Through her TED Talks on embracing vulnerability and shame, University of Houston professor Brene Brown has gained an enthusiastic audience in recent years. The inspirational …

Happiness

Plan Your Professional Development for the Year

With 2016 upon us, you’ve probably set business goals for the year ahead: launch the new product, grow sales by 20%, or complete the acquisition. You may even have set personal New Year’s Resolutions, like losing 10 pounds or going to the gym three times a week or finally learning Spanish.<p>But …

Management

What I learned from studying Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's schedule for a year

Amidst the growing numbers of tasks, relationships, and operations to manage, ecommerce leaders still only have the same number of hours in a given day.<p>Through my work at Exact Media, I've worked with some of the brightest leaders in the ecommerce space.<p>To better understand them, their needs, and …

Manage Your Work, Manage Your Life

Artwork detail: Liliana Porter, Man with String, 2009, string and pencil lines on paper, 12 3/4″ x 15 3/4″<p>Work/life balance is at best an elusive ideal and at worst a complete myth, today’s senior executives will tell you. But by making deliberate choices about which opportunities they’ll pursue …

29 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track

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Slow Cooker Recipes

Forget Funny Movies--Just Watch These 7 TED Talks

Sometimes we need more than information to get us inspired. We also need entertainment. These 7 TED talks are up there with the funniest movies of all time.<p>As business, entertainment, and comedy become ever more intertwined, many top business speakers are turning to humor as the ultimate tool for …

TED Talks

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Debt is never a fun thing to be in. But, there are many actions that you can take that will help you rid yourself of the burden of debt once and for …

Personal Finance

The Most Successful Job Interview Tactic

3 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Having coached the full range of job seekers, from entry-level candidates to C-suite executives, I learned the one job interview tactic that makes the difference between success and failure. This same tactic works for coaches and …

Employment

A 6-Part Structure for Giving Clear and Actionable Feedback

Robert was the head of an East Coast insurance company. His greatest asset was his large, extroverted personality. He was the classic glad-handing, backslapping, high-energy salesman. His problem was a familiar one, too: a great salesman – even one with charisma — doesn’t necessarily make a great …

Management

How to Fall Back in Love with Your Job

Even exciting jobs have boring days. And when you’ve been doing the same tasks, going to the same office, and working with the same people day in and day out, you’re bound to fall into a rut on occasion. When that happens, how do you recognize what’s happening and counteract it? What can you do to …

Business Administration

The 1 Thing Happy People Do Every Day

Growing up with a mother as a counselor definitely had its perks: she was incredibly patient, a supportive listener, and always gave the best advice. …

Happiness

The 7 Ted Talks every leader should watch.

Looking for a crash course in leadership? These brilliant presentations can help.<p>When I started my first company at the age of 25, I did not consider myself a leader. I was just a guy who needed to serve my clients. But soon I was hiring people and had to figure out how to be a good boss and …

Leadership

Should Leaders Focus on Results, or on People?

A lot of ink has been spilled on people’s opinions of what makes for a great leader. As a scientist, I like to turn to the data. In 2009, James Zenger published a fascinating survey of 60,000 employees to identify how different characteristics of a leader combine to affect employee perceptions of …