Lucy Norman

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Don't Be the Person Who Screws Up a Baked Potato—Avoid These Common Mistakes

Sour cream can't fix everything. Avoid these common mistakes, and learn how to make a better baked potato.<p>There are baked potatoes, says Rick Martinez, <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s associate food editor… and then there are <i>baked potatoes</i>. There's a crater-like gap between the revelatory and the "just okay," and …

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5 types of emotional intelligence all great leaders have mastered

The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team.<p>The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to emotions, overcoming stress in the moment, and being aware of how your words and …

How to Audit Your Talent Management Strategy

Given today’s labor market, there’s a lot of discussion surrounding the need for a talent management strategy. But once you've created a strategy, …

Finally! Your "Me" Home: Decorating for Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type

Who knew that four letters could bring so much clarity to your life? It's like the Myers-Briggs personality test looks deep into your soul to see the most genuine parts of you-the way you make decisions, the way you look at the world. And once you get in tune with those aspects of yourself, you …

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Improve Your Writing with This Periodic Table of the Figures of Speech

When you write something—either for work or for fun—the purpose is to convey meaning and engage whoever reads it. Knowing how to use the figures of …

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How to Get Your Best Night's Sleep

So whatever you're doing late at night, shut it off and go to sleep instead. For most people, sleeping in is not an option and therefore going to bed earlier is the only way to get the recommended amount of sleep.<p>You probably already know that sleep is one of the most important habits in our lives. …

6 Traits of An Engaged Employee

For those who realize it, employee engagement is the magic ingredient and the special sauce that makes all the difference in business. Simply stated, employee engagement is the discretionary effort, willingness, and the ability of employees to contribute to the success of an organization.<p>While …

Toxic workers a drain on the bottom line, but you can spot them, study says

Toxic employees aren't just a drag to have around. They can be a major drag on the bottom line.<p>New research led by Dylan Minor, an assistant professor of managerial economics and decision sciences at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, found that companies can save far more …

Most People Have No Idea Whether They’re Paid Fairly

Managers know that engaged employees are more effective. But despite the vast amount of employee engagement research out there, very little of it focuses on a person’s primary reason for employment in the first place: getting paid.<p>PayScale, the compensation software company where I work, surveyed …

How to lead change when employees say 'that’s the way we’ve always done things'

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>There is certainly no shortage of advice on what actions …

4 Things CEOs Want From HR Leadership

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The head of HR is frequently, at least in the CEO’s eyes, seen as the low man (or woman) on the executive totem pole. This occurs despite the fact that <i>people</i> are the biggest item on almost every company’s budget, and that CEOs …

16 Home Decor Secrets to Make Any Home Look Beautiful

Decorating a home is not about spending a lot of money on expensive accessories but rather solving practical problems of comfortable and aesthetic …

This Is the Healthiest, Happiest City in the Country

Pack your bags, the Sunshine State is calling your name.<p>If you're looking for happiness and a healthy lifestyle in the next place you call home, look no further: Naples, Florida is your city. The beautiful seaside community topped the list in Gallup-Healthways State of American Well-Being: 2015 …

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7 Ways to Make Mac and Cheese in a Crock-Pot

1 of 7<p>Four-Cheese Macaroni<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 7<p>Bacon Mac and Cheese<p>3 of 7<p>Cheesy Tortellini<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 7<p>Beer and Mac and Cheese<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

5 Steps to Creating Your Dream Laundry Room on a Budget

One blogger shows you how to make the most out of a commonly-overlooked space.<p>Whether you love or loathe doing dirty laundry, we at <i>Country Living</i> have a feeling this blogger's renovated laundry room will inspire you.<p>Leslie from Paper Daisy Design shared steps on how she remodeled a boring closet …

Watch This Kid Get the Best Christmas Gift Ever: Trying Bacon for the First Time

Unless you were a vegetarian until the age of 16, you probably don’t remember how you felt the first time you tasted bacon.<p>Thankfully now, with the …

Top 10 best places to travel in 2016 according to Travel + Leisure

Getting in shape, staying in touch with friends: the new year is all about making resolutions. Perhaps on your list for 2016 is the goal to travel more. But with so many destinations to choose from, deciding where to go can be a bit overwhelming. Luckily, the experts over at Travel + Leisure have …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

7 Habits of Remarkably Happy People

Happiness is a state of mind. If you're willing to adopt a different approach to your actions, you can achieve it.<p>Want to be happier?<p>Great--but don't just <i>wish</i> for a greater sense of satisfaction, fulfillment, and joy. Do something about it. Take a different approach. Adopt a different mindset.<p>And …

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Gorgeous Glass Elevator connects Multiple Levels on Slope House

GG House is located in Krakow, Poland on a steep, south slope. It was designed by Architeckt Tadeusz Lemanski to rise up from the slope on four …

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The Ultimate Guide For Organizing Your Home Room By Room – 90 Revolutionary Tips and Tricks

Being organized is crucial if you want your home to look clean and beautiful and not like what’s left over after a tornado. It’s important to …

10 Simple Ways to Freshen Up your Home

After taking down my holiday decorations, sometimes my home can feel a little dull. The excitement from the holidays begins to wear off and the …

15 Things He Thinks About Taking a Shower With You

"No! I'm not masturbating. I'm cleaning my penis.Vigorously."<p><b>1. Oh, great! I'm going to see a naked lady.</b> Everything is better when you're looking at a naked lady, especially when you have to do some boring, necessary task. I bet cleaning the house with a naked lady would be a lot better too.<p><b>2.</b> …

Layered Gold Necklace Set ~ Simple Dainty Bar Necklace with Initial Necklace or Simple Disc ~ Crystal Beaded Bar Necklace ~ Carrie Bradshaw

Set of 3 perfectly spaced out necklaces that can be worn together as shown, individually or in any combination. These simple and dainty gold layered necklaces are hand made with love just for you!<p>~ Can be made in Sterling Silver too, (select metal at checkout)<p>The set consists of:<br>~ Simple Horizontal …