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How to Do RACI Charting and Analysis: A Practical Guide

RACI is an acronym that stands for responsible, accountable, consulted and informed.<p>A RACI chart is a matrix of all the activities or decision making …

Project Management

Responsibility assignment matrix

A <b>responsibility assignment matrix</b>[1] (<b>RAM</b>), also known as <b>RACI matrix</b>[2] /ˈreɪsiː/ or <b>linear responsibility chart</b>[3] (<b>LRC</b>), describes the participation …

Tight Budget? 13 Affordable Ways To Reward Your Team For Their Hard Work

If you want to keep your top employees, a little appreciation can go a long way. Employees who feel that their efforts are valued and recognized tend to be more loyal, and in today’s competitive job market, you can’t afford not to invest in employee recognition.<p>But what if you don’t have the spare …

Employee Engagement

4 Ways to Create a Learning Culture on Your Team

Technology is disrupting every industry and area of life, and work is no exception. One of the main career implications of the digital revolution is a shift in demand for human expertise. For instance, LinkedIn’s talent research shows that half of today’s most in-demand skills weren’t even on the …

Employee Engagement

What Not to Do When You’re Trying to Motivate Your Team

When I speak to large groups about leadership, one question I often ask is, “How many of you have ever received a compliment from your boss that actually offended you?” Without exception, more than two-thirds of the people in the room raise their hands. When I probe further on what people found …

Employment

The ultimate guide to defining, writing, and implementing OKRs

How to Use Objectives & Key Results for Planning (and Achieving) Your Company Goals<p>How did Google grow from 40 to 88,000 employees and $100+ billion …

The 2 Mental Shifts Highly Successful People Make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b>— Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two …

Self-improvement

7 most important mindsets that will set you up for long-term success

Your life is your creation. You have most things you need to shape it and make it incredible. It's not something that happens to you — unless you …

Self-improvement

In managing change, avoid these 6 detrimental phrases

Change happens.<p>Although the concept of change might be exciting, its execution can be challenging.<p>Change is a complex process with many variables and …

Management

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

The Pros and Cons of Different Types of Wood

Pine<p>Pine is an inexpensive, lightweight wood that can be yellowish or whitish with brown knots. It's often used for rustic pieces, like …

10 Ground Beef Skillet Recipes — Recipes from the Kitchn

Arm yourself with a pound of ground beef and a skillet, and your dinner possibilities become quite extraordinary. Using ground beef is a smart way to …

30 Lazy Day Slow Cooker Recipes

Dinner doesn’t have to be difficult when you let your slow cooker do all of the work. These easy slow cooker recipes call for fewer than eight …

42 Instantly Calming Products On Amazon That Are So Brilliant

The most valuable lesson I've ever learned in terms of my own well-being? Stress can be managed. Yes, stressful situations are inevitable, and your …

9 Things Successful People Do When Working From Home

Working from home can be fantastic, or it can be fraught with peril. Here's how to make it work better for you.<p>I wrote the first draft of this column before 8 a.m. on a Sunday, working in my pajamas at the standing desk in my home office.<p>A new study says I have good company in that kind of work …

Time Management

Bald Men of Reddit Share How Hair Loss Has Affected Their Dating Habits

Their stories were surprisingly sweet.<p>What do The Rock, RuPaul, and Mr. Clean all have in common?<p>No, this isn't one of those 'so-and-so walked into a bar' jokes. The three men each share one major gleaming trait: they all rock being bald.<p>As easy as these famous faces – er, domes – make it seem, …

The ‘done is better than perfect’ mindset has carried this career guru to major success

You may not recognize the name Benjamin P. Hardy but if you are a regular Medium reader or have just Googled basic career or life advice in the past …

11 Things People Who Cope With Anxiety Well Do Differently

While anxiety disorders can be difficult to fully overcome — especially since they can be chemical in nature, as well as deeply ingrained — that …

The 9 mistakes people make when buying, ordering, and drinking gin — and what to do instead

Whether you've been a fan for years or have only recently picked up on the craze, there's no denying that gin has taken the drinks world by storm.<p>However, from knowing what to buy to ordering the right thing at the bar, there's a lot to know about the juniper-based spirit.<p>To get some answers, …

Parenting Your Spouse: It's Not OK

It doesn't make any difference if your spouse doesn't get up on time, has horrible taste in clothes, forgets appointments or to take pills, loses the …

7 things I do outside work that double my productivity

So you’ve put aside 60 minutes to do something meaningful. Now the next question is: What are you going to do?<p>4. Pick a hobby<p>Having a passion is …

Success

How to be more hopeful

<i>Stocksy</i><p>8 TED speakers show you how to nudge your mind toward the sunny side<p>We all go through times when we see the world through cloudy-colored …

Homebase

Life with Two Under 2

Chaotic? Of course! But having back-to-back babies can come with many rewards. Use this advice from moms who have been there to manage your busy year ahead.<p>When Margaret DeJager finally gave birth to her daughter, Madeline, after months of fertility treatments, the mom from Kinnelon, New Jersey, …

Parenting

Here are 22 of the best day-to-day, time-saving tips to use now

I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some …

Productivity

How Changing Just 1% Of Your Day Can Completely Transform Your Life

Each of us shares at least one thing in common: We all have at our disposal 1,440 minutes in a single day. What we do with that time, however, is …

25 Vegan Recipes That Won't Mess With Your Weight-Loss Goals

If you're vegan, you know that if you don't meal plan ahead of time, it's very easy to fall into the pasta-and-tomato-sauce trap. Once that happens, any and all weight-loss goals go totally out the door. Healthy veganism is about focusing on whole foods with plenty of vegetables and plant-based …

Healthy Eating

Answer These 4 Questions to Create a Compelling Vision

Most employees do not have a clear line of sight to their organization's vision, but it's an easy fix.<p>About 350 years ago, a shipload of travelers landed on the northeast coast of America. The first year, they established a town site. The next year, they elected a town government.<p>The third year, …

fourthyear

9 Practical Tips From My Therapist That I Actually Use Every Day

This is like my mental health toolkit.<p>"Do I???" I said, second guessing everything before I made the leap to a new city. But it's been almost two years since that last session — and she was right. Whenever I find myself feeling anxious, I recall a tip or mantra from our sessions that calms me down. …

Two Under Two: Smart Advice From Mom's Who've Been There

Dealing with one kid in diapers is tough enough, but add in an infant and it can be complete chaos. Learn what it's really like to raise two kids under 2 years old.<p>I'll never forget how my 22-month-old reacted when we brought her brother Tommy home from the hospital. I wasn't even supposed to hold …

Parenting