Meagan Broyles

121 Flips | 14 Magazines | 2 Likes | 1 Following | 12 Followers | @mbroyles13 | Education and professional development expert in the real estate and construction industry. Lover of interior design, cooking, Iggy's, Greyhounds, and all things DIY. 

4 Ways To Flush Fear Out Of A Panic-Driven Culture

If you really want to force a response out of someone, scare them. Seriously. Anybody who says fear doesn’t motivate has never seen a movie about the paranormal or never looked into their rearview mirror only to find police sirens blaring immediately behind them.<p>Nope, fear works, but only for the …

Step away from the store-bought hummus: How to achieve silky smooth hummus at home

It was at a small Yemenite place in Tel Aviv that I had my first taste of truly sublime hummus. There were pickles, hard-boiled eggs, fresh pita, and …

Recipes

How to Cultivate Your Concentration and Always Stay On-Task

<i>Jason Shah is the founder and CEO of Do, a collaboration platform that helps you run productive meetings.</i><p>One facet of productivity that doesn't often get talked about is the difference between efficiency and effectiveness. You could arrive at work early, knock a bunch of items off of your to-do …

Time Management

Small changes in your digital routine can make you smarter–and more sane

Back in the 13th century, scholars, and clerics complained about having an overwhelming abundance of books to read. One wonders what they would make of the constant stream of animal videos, articles, lists, gifs, blog posts and status updates that characterize the digital age.<p>Many people today …

Apps

If You’re Not Collecting Productivity Data, You’ll Never Succeed at Work

jennifer maravillas FOR HBR<p>Counting calories and steps may be terrific for improving personal health. But what counts most in promoting professional success? Quantifying the “business self” is an essential precursor for enterprise networks that empower people to manage their strengths and …

17 Simple Ways to Become a Powerful and Likable Boss

If you want to be a better manager, you can read a dozen management books ... or just this short post.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation</i> …

How To Get Your Team Excited

We have to let go of the idea that people should come to work, pitch in and absolutely knock the cover off the ball for no reason at all – just because they have a job. That idea is not rooted in reality.<p>The idea that people should be ‘self-motivated’ when they show up at work is foolish. It’s a …

Decorate Like a Pro With These Design Apps

Apps

Cheetah vs Greyhound | World's Fastest Dog In Super Slow Motion | Slo Mo #29 | Earth Unplugged

Greyhounds, The Most Unique Dogs On The Planet

Greyhounds, those tall elegant hounds with incredible speed and big hearts have been capturing human affections for longer than just about any other …

Pets

How to Get the Most Out of Having a Mentor

Three Dog Night got something right when they sang, “One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do.” And as entrepreneurs we pretty much feel …

Entrepreneurship

8 Steps Lead to 1 Goal: Professional Learning Transformation

Follow these eight steps to establish effective learning systems.

Pedagogy

21 time-management lessons everyone should learn in their 20s

You can waste a tremendous amount of time by trying to multitask or focusing too much on unimportant details.<p>Montreal-based designer and author Étienne Garbugli has struggled with all of that. As he's gotten older, he's learned how to manage his time and workload more effectively and has analyzed …

Time Management

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt on leadership and success

Eric Schmidt, the former Google CEO and current executive chairman of Alphabet, recently sat down in an interview to discuss his experiences leading …

Sophia Amoruso: Success Is a Term You Define for Yourself

It’s a Monday morning in Manhattan and Sophia Amoruso is wearing a plunging jet-black gown and choker. That’s not unusual for the founder of online retailer Nasty Gal, a brand known for a certain ‘70s chic. But in this Fifth Avenue hotel lounge where nearby a sea of foreign officials in fine …

Entrepreneurship

The Business Case for Adult Recess

When children are young, they're playful, unself-conscious, and uninhibited. That's one reason why they're such fast and voracious learners, constantly seeking out new experiences to engage their minds and imaginations. In that sense, play is productive for kids. As grownups facing bulging inboxes, …

Using Twitter to Supercharge Your Professional Development

Something I recommend in my work with schools and districts is to leverage social media to their advantage as a professional development tool. When I …

How to create (at least) an extra week per month for Professional Development

Yesterday I tweeted photos of my ‘September 2015 Professional Development Outcomes’ and ‘October 2015 Professional Development Goals’.<p>My reply to …

6 Great Personal Development Resources You Might Have Never Known About

Do you think you need personal development? Do you want to be more productive? If yes, there are a large number of blogs which are sharing great …

6 Ways to Grow Professionally in 2016

If you want more professionally you have to have a plan to get it.<p>Person A works for a company where, on your first day, you're thrown to wolves. You have to figure out where everything is, what to do, where the training coursework is, yadda yadda.<p>Person B works for a company where, from the start, …

#RedBranchWeekly: 6 Best Recruitment and Talent Management Tips

It’s recruitment season and our clients have come out with some of the best tips around on recruitment and talent management! Once you have awesome …

Employment

Are you minding both sides of the talent management coin?

If you are a manager or executive leader, you actually have two jobs. The first job is probably obvious. Whether your role is Operations Manager, or …

Human Resources

What role does reward play in a talent management strategy?

In a fast-moving economy, successful businesses take an approach to people management that ensures their organisation is fully stocked with the best …

Human Resources

Flexibility Is Key in Talent Management

I've learned there is no one right way organizations approach their talent management. There are certainly best or tried and true practices, but even …

4 strategies for building (and maintaining) employee engagement - The Business Journals

By Kristin Kelley <br>– Contributing Writer,<p>Oct 14, 2015, 1:09pm EDT<p>Once upon a time, creating employee engagement was tasked as a goal for the HR …