Crystal Roy Thomas

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Why Agile Breaks Your Organization

A while back I was helping a marketing department with Agile, and that’s a story for another day. This story starts with a comment from a VP who was …

Project Management

Yes, You Should Always Make Time for One-on-One Meetings With Your Employees

This old-school meeting strategy is still the best way to communicate with employees. Here's how to pull it off with success.<p>In Gallup's extensive employee engagement study, they found that not having clear goals and expectations is one of the top five reasons why employees are disengaged.<p>So ironic …

52 Easy Yet Highly Effective Ways to Motivate Yourself

If you can't seem to find yourself motivated because of several reasons, take a deep breath and try to motivate yourself with these simple yet …

Reduce nurse burnout by treating nurses as well as we treat patients

566K Shares<p>One of my most memorable experiences was more than a decade ago while working for a level one trauma center on the East Coast. I was …

Health Care

Crockpot Orange Chicken

<i>This Crockpot Orange Chicken is better than take out! It tastes better, is so much healthier, and is ridiculously easy to make. Orange chicken for</i> …

Cooking

Declutter Your Home in 30 Days

Clutter can get out of control in a hurry. Odds and ends get stashed in a junk drawer to remain for eternity. Mud rooms become places where muddy …

Ikea Kallax Hack: Craft Room Storage

Ready-to-assemble (RTA) furniture isn't just inexpensive. It's also super adaptable!<p>Cut hardwood plywood for the top and base and install hardwood …

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36 Genius Double-Duty Organizing Ideas

You'll never look at a hanger, spice rack, or magazine file the same way again.<p>You'll never look at a hanger, spice rack, or magazine file the same way again.

Unclutter Your Life in One Week

Right now, you have a choice to make. Do you want to live a stressful life controlled by your possessions and the demands of things that don’t matter …

Personal Organizing

10 No-Brainer Hacks To Organize Your Home

I am the first person to admit I am a bit obsessive about organization. I like every aspect of my world to remain tidy from my home to my office and that's why you'll find lots of organizational tips on The Chic Site. Here are 10 of my favorite tips to stay organized around the house.<p><b>1. Bikes</b><p>Thanks …

Hacking

How to Keep the Inside of Your Purse Organized – For GOOD!

Do you typically reach into your purse and can’t find a thing – except maybe trash, gum on the bottom, receipts everywhere, maybe some loose change a …

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8 Easy Ways to Keep Your Family Organized

Feeling frazzled? Me too! September means back to school and back to life without sunny summer vacations. Whether your kids are getting into their …

Frugal Living

6 Super-Easy (And Super-Cheap) Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

Fact: We like nice things. Another fact: We like nice things that don't break the bank. And when it comes to home upgrades, there's nothing more appealing than making our abodes a little more luxurious. Even better when that luxury doesn't cost a small fortune.<p>Ahead, we've rounded up six clever, …

10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

We demand that women live in fear and behave impeccably to avoid 'asking for it' | Kate Harding

In an extract from her book, author Kate Harding explains how women order their lives around the fear of rape – and of being blamed for not preventing it<p>One summer night, while I was working on my book, my friend Molly walked her greyhound over to my house for a writing date. Earlier that day, my …

How to Be a Bad Leader

I am the best bad leader in the world. Not only do I know everything about how to fail as a leader but I also have spent large amounts of time with bad leaders.<p>This is a UNIQUE opportunity for you to hear what the top 11 qualities are of bad leaders.<p>All of the time I read articles, "Top 10 …

Conscious Parenting: It's Not Just For Hippies

There is an increasing buzz building around conscious living -- getting in touch with what really matters to you, living in alignment with your most authentic self, connecting to your passions and exploring new things.<p>I truly believe that living consciously and knowing the decisions we are making …

The best way to do a walking tour of Philadelphia

If you're anything like me whenever you stop in a big city, you have a few main attractions that you'd like to visit and end up haphazardly spending half your day staring at maps and trying to figure out the public transit system.<p>However, by focusing on a limited few attractions, we're missing out …

How to talk to kids about religion: Spiritual multiculturalism is absolutely essential

<b>( MidoSemsem via Shutterstock)</b><p>Before kindergarten, kids are curious about spiritual expression and hungry to learn. Here’s how to teach them<p>Lisa Miller Ph.D<p>May 23, 2015 7:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Spiritual Child: The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving”<p>If a spiritual …

Spirituality

The Dos And Don'ts Of Writing An Online Dating Profile

There is such a lot of conflicting advice out there on how to write your online dating profile. And let's be honest, it is important to get it right. I've found it helpful to think about your profile rather like a cross between a CV and a great piece of PR. Does that sound tough? Well, if you want …

Relationships

This 7-Minute Morning Routine Will Change Your (Work) Life

This routine takes seven minutes each morning before you start work. Will you follow it?<p>It only takes seven minutes to change how you approach your day. Using the routine described below when you get to work will make a world of difference in your productivity, your attitude, your success, and your …

Productivity

18 Struggles Only People Who Are Secretly Sensitive Understand

By Justin DeMarco,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1DPPtwe<p>It’s difficult growing up when you’re a sensitive kid. Your family constantly tells you to …

How To Win An Argument Every Time

<i>This article was cowritten by Joseph Grenny, the</i> New York Times <i>bestselling author of</i> Crucial Conversations <i>and the cofounder of VitalSmarts.</i><p>Between the two of us, we’ve spent 50 years studying what makes people successful at work. A persistent finding in both of our research is that your ability to …

6 Ways to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

<b>W</b>hat makes someone successful? Is it book smarts, street smarts or a combination of the two? Maybe it is someone who is naturally gifted in their …

Emotional Intelligence

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