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24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Leadership

Yoga can help you adjust to the physical demands of pregnancy, says Payal Gidwani Tiwari

“Nothing quite explains the feeling of having a life growing inside you,” says Payal Gidwani Tiwari, yoga teacher to Bollywood A-listers like Rani …

Yoga

38 lessons that will help you write a good business email

I had to write emails every day for 4 years in a high-pressured sales environment. During that time I screwed up a lot. I let my emotions show in …

Productivity

How Can You Be Sure Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 2 Rare Signs

Do you have a favorite boss story? Most likely, you found her or him displaying these two skills.<p>Every one has a great boss story. What's yours? Mine takes me back to 2005. I reported to an executive in a mid-size hospital in Los Angeles. To this day, Bruce is my favorite boss because of his …

Leadership

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

Leadership

30-Minute Cold Lentil Salad Recipe That's Super Refreshing

This 30-Minute Lentil Salad Is the Perfect Spring Side Dish<p>Easy, breezy, beautiful, lentil salad.<p>When I think of cold lentil salad, I remember the …

Mexican Rice Pilaf

5 stars based on 23 votes<p>My family loves Mexican food so this easy Mexican rice makes a regular appearance at our dinner table. It’s not really …

Food

Ina Garten's Maple-Roasted Carrot Salad

Ina Garten says this may be her favorite salad recipe ever, and we agree. Roasted carrots are tossed with maple syrup, then get added to a bed of …

Southern Biscuits

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:40 minPrep:20 minCook:20 min<p>Yield:1 dozen<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories121Total Fat4.5 …

Food

Pan-Seared Salmon with Kale and Apple Salad

The star of this dish is the kale salad. It's crunchy, tangy and sweet!<p>Recipe courtesy of<p>Total:40 minPrep:20 minInactive:10 minCook:10 min<p>Yield:4 …

Slow-Cooker Pork With Noodles

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:8 hr 20 minCook:8 hr 20 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories718Total Fat26 …

Dry-Rubbed Flank Steak with Grilled Corn Salsa

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 50 min<p>This flank steak recipe is a spicy and sweet powerhouse thanks to an expert seasoning blend and grilled corn salsa.<p>September 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dry Rub<p>2 tablespoons light brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon ancho chile powder<p>1 tablespoon paprika<p>2 teaspoons kosher …

BBQ

Summer Quinoa and Veggies Salad with Honey

Summer Quinoa and Veggies Salad with Honey-Shallot Vinaigrette<p>Fresh dishes like this Summer Quinoa and Veggies Salad with Honey-Shallot Vinaigrette …

Healthy Eating

Oven-Roasted Chicken with Grapes

4 + 1 lunch the next day Servings<p>Five-spice powder plays wonderfully off fruit. In this recipe, stem-on grapes are tossed in the oven alongside chicken breasts to concentrate their sweet-tart juices. The method works wonderfully with plums, too.<p>December 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds skin-on, bone-in …

Grapes

No More Overcooking Pork Chops (or Burning Down the House in the Process)

There shouldn't be a surprise visit from the fire department when you're searing pork chops.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, senior associate web editor Rochelle Bilow confesses overcooking</i> …

Kitchens

Crispy Slow Cooker Carnitas

Happy Monday, friends!!I hope that you all had a lovely Easter weekend, and that it filled your spirits with some extra hope and joy, and that you …

Cooking

Roasted Pepper and Spicy Sausage Grilled Pizza Recipe - Chowhound

1<p>Heat half of a gas or charcoal grill to high (about 400°F) and the other half to low (about 300°F). Divide dough in 1/2 and roll into 2 rounds about …

Italian Food

20 Fruit Salsas Perfect for Summer Tacos

1 /20: Avocado tacos + strawberry rhubarb salsa<p>1/20 :Avocado tacos + strawberry rhubarb salsa<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Make the most of summer fruit with a tangy …

19 Big and Small Classroom Management Strategies

Big Strategies: Fundamental Principles of Classroom Management<p><i>1. Follow the first step of hypnosis.</i><p>A hypnotist's first induction technique often …

Teaching

The 50 Children's Books That Should Be in Every Family Library

The gang's all here: old favorites, newer gems, and some YA novels for the older kids (and, yes, you too).<p>The gang's all here: old favorites, newer gems, and some YA novels for the older kids (and, yes, you too).

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15 Things To Remember If You Love A Person With Dyslexia

Dyslexia is all too often regarded as a stigmatizing label and there are many misconceptions about this minor learning disorder. If you love someone …

‘Lesson Study’ Technique: What Teachers Can Learn From One Another

Jasmine Bankhead needed to figure out a way to improve teaching at her school.It was 2013. She was the new principal of the O’Keeffe School of …

Teaching

A Collection of Some of The Best Chromebook Apps for Teachers

August, 2015<br>One the occasion of the start of a new school year, <i>Educational Technology and Mobile Learning</i> is working on a series of posts aiming at …

Hands-Off Teaching Cultivates Metacognition

Thinking About Learning<p>In 2005, the National Academy of Sciences reviewed everything we know about learning in a paper called <i>How Students Learn</i>. In …

Habitats - An Educational Game from the Smithsonian

Habitats is a fun little game from the Smithsonian Science Education Center. The online game challenges elementary school to match animals to their …

101 Stress-Busting Ways to Chill Out at Night -- And Get Better Sleep

It's no secret that working on your laptop scrolling through social media, or even zoning out for a Netflix binge-fest on your laptop or tablet can make it harder to fall asleep at night.<p>Answering emails and seeing what your friends are up to on Instagram can make your mind race, and research shows …

101 Almost Free Things to Do With Your Kids This Summer.

Ayurveda

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

How two minutes of mindfulness can calm a class and boost attainment

Buddhists have practised mindfulness for more than 2,000 years, but the technique of focusing on the present moment has long been dismissed by scientists as new age mumbo jumbo. Now, though, the West is finally waking up to the benefits of Eastern meditation and schools are discovering a daily dose …