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Use this Harvard Law checklist to prepare for any negotiation

When it comes to workplace conflict, many of us sabotage ourselves. Instead of preparing for difficult conversations—which requires dealing with uncomfortable emotions and complex strategies—we avoid the issue until we’re forced to confront it, face-to-face. Emotions like anger and fear then get …

Management

Don't Buy This: You Don't Need Drano, Windex or Other Brand Name Cleaning Products

Making your own cleaners is cheap, easy, and better for the environment.<p>Cleaning your place is no fun, but even worse is knowing you're getting ripped off for the products you use to make the bathroom mirror sparkle and the kitchen sink shine. The average person drops around $500 on cleaning …

Which Cannabis Strains Are Highest in CBD, According to Lab Data?

CBD is great for combatting conditions like anxiety and pain, but which cannabis strains have the highest CBD content according to lab data? Read all …

Cannabis

Five low-cost ETFs to play the U.S. market

Canada has a lot going for it: safe cities, pristine wilderness, universal health care. Plus, we're good at hockey, eh?<p>But when it comes to investing, the Great White North has been getting badly outscored by the red, white and blue. The U.S. S&P 500 index posted a scorching total return, including …

Become a Master Connector with This Simple, Time-Tested Formula

Being a connector is an essential skill in today's business world. These simple steps will help you hone your connecting dexterity.<p>Do you wish you had better connections? Influencers who can make a difference in your life and business? These connections are accessible to you--if you're willing to …

The Top 18 Entrepreneurial Mistakes in Launching and Building Your Startup

If only I could go back in time and avoid a few of the pitfalls of bootstrapping my business!<p>We can’t do that, of course, yet so many of the mistakes …

7 Simple Habits for Becoming a More Helpful Person

By helping others, you'll be helping yourself.<p>I've seen plenty of entrepreneurs and established business leaders who believe they have to do everything on their own. Yet accepting help from others is not admitting weakness. And the same can be said in reverse.<p>In business, people often forget how …

‘Learning to live’: why sophrology is the new mindfulness

Feeling stressed, anxious, burnt out? Time to pause Headspace and allow us to introduce a technique from the 1960s instead<p>We have welcomed mindfulness so wholeheartedly into our collective wellbeing consciousness that there are now more than 1,300 mindful apps to choose from. In busy cities, you’re …

Mindfulness

Pot investors getting rich riding waves of euphoria

Rob Armstrong, an oil camp chef living in northern Alberta, plunked $37,000 of his savings into marijuana stocks a year and a half ago. He’s …

Investing

Want Your Boss to Be a Better Leader? Persuade Them to Try Any of These Top 5 Habits of Smart Leaders

Here's the bottom line for why employees quit their managers.<p>Years ago, Gallup estimated quite shockingly that 75 percent of the reasons people quit comes down to their managers.<p>In my own research pouring over mountains of literature as well as my own client data to get to the bottom line of the …

Businesses Can't Bend Over Backwards For Helicopter Parents' Kids

More and more young people are entering the marketplace ill-equipped to function optimally at their jobs.<p>Small- and medium-sized businesses — that's …

How five great leaders dealt with crisis, and what we can learn from them

In the early 2000s, Nancy Koehn was socked with one personal blow after the next within a three-year period: Her father dropped dead suddenly. Her husband walked out and a terrible divorce ensued. And she was diagnosed with breast cancer.<p>As these “big hunky blocks” of her life were falling around …

9 Surefire Signs Your Colleagues Are Toxic

Retired surgeon Greg Baer, author of 17 books on love, reveals the power-hungry people that could destroy your workplace.<p>Retired surgeon Greg Baer, M.D. once managed one of the busiest eye-surgery practices in the country. Yet despite all his accomplishments and wealth, he felt empty and unhappy …

Why you need to be an optimistic, not pessimistic, leader

<i>This is part of a series looking at microskills – changes that employees can make to help improve their health and life at work and at home, and employers can make to improve the workplace. The Globe and Mail and Morneau Shepell have created the Employee Recommended Workplace Award to honour</i> …

27 Fun Outdoor Games You'll Want To Play All Summer Long

Let the games begin!

Laid off? Starting your own business may be the way to go

EDMONTON — Small business confidence may be at an all-time low in Alberta but some local entrepreneurs catering to niche markets are seeing …

How to Salvage Burnt Food, Thanksgiving Edition

<i>Welcome to Eat Like a Man's Holiday Survival Guide, wherein we tackle some of the season's thorniest issues in food and drink to help you make it to January in one piece.</i><p><b>As the saying goes,</b> you can't unring a bell. But can you un-ruin burnt food? That's a good question, especially on Thanksgiving, …

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …