Michael Kaszuba

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I've worked in the auto industry for 15 years, and there's one email you should send when you buy a new car

Yes, I know most of you disagree.<p>That said, I've seen every type of negotiator walk through my showroom doors over the last 15 years. I know what it takes for someone to walk out with a smoking deal and get the best deal on a new car.<p>And today, I'm going to share with you what really works: from …

Automotive Industry

7 Ways to Salt-Bake a Fish

Learn how to master this amazing fish preparation.<p>Baking a whole fish in a salt crust makes it insanely moist and delicate and leaves it perfectly …

The secret to being a great football coach has nothing to do with football

With the new college football season upon us, fans across the country are hoping their team could be the one crowned national champion on January 11 2016 in Glendale, Arizona’s University of Phoenix Stadium. Of course, who is ultimately successful will depend a lot on the talents of their …

Ohio State University

How a Real Leader Runs a Company Meeting

If your employees dread your meetings, you're doing something wrong. Here's how to make a meeting useful and productive for everyone.<p>Meetings are the most dreaded part of office life. Too often, they feel aimless and unproductive, and can quickly sap employee morale. But it doesn’t have to be that …

5 Habits of Leaders Who Create Change

For the first time ever, we have a younger generation that has access to as much or more information than the one before it. Older generations can no longer presume to know more or understand the experiences of those much younger than themselves. Effective leadership now requires a flatter, more …

10 Steps a Leader Can Take to Rebuild Lost Trust

Trust is one of the most important leadership competencies a leader can develop and consistently role model for their team members. It can take …

Avoid These Three Traps and Become a More Decisive Leader

I recently oversaw a study designed to clarify the relationship between pivotal decisions and leadership. Based on our nationwide survey of 500 …

4 Reasons Great Leaders Admit Their Mistakes

You can never go at leadership alone. Unfortunately, too many leaders allow their egos and hidden agendas to stand in the way of doing what is best for the people and organizations they serve. Leaders are not responsible for always being right. However, they are accountable to see that problems …

43 Cauliflower Recipes We Want to Eat All the Time

You know what's actually pretty frickin' awesome? Cauliflower.<p><b>You know what's actually pretty frickin' awesome? Cauliflower.</b> It can take on so many flavors, and goes especially great with bright, vibrant ingredients like lemon and capers. Here are over 43 recipes we wholeheartedly endorse.

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8 Key Tactics For Developing Employees

Finding great talent is hard, but what’s even more challenging is keeping the talent you have engaged so they will stay. Unless you continually reinvest in developing your employees with successful on-boarding and ongoing training—helping them reach their full potential—they may leave and you will …

Employee Engagement

7 Habits of Highly Respected Leaders

Your technical skills might get you a promotion, but it’s your people skills that will earn you the respect of your employees.<p>A title, position, and corner office may earn them extra pay and benefits, but respect is something that does not automatically come with a leadership position. This has to …

4 Mistakes Really Nice Leaders Make

We all want to be liked and accepted in both our personal and professional lives. But when it comes to effective leadership, a high need to be liked …

Leadership

The Leadership Behavior That’s Most Important to Employees

For the last 20 years, I’ve studied the costs of incivility, as well as the benefits of civility. Across the board, I’ve found that civility pays. It enhances your influence and performance — and is positively associated with being perceived as a leader.<p>Being respectful doesn’t just benefit you, …

3 Approaches to Culture Change: What Works

You can’t “do” culture change to your organization. Culture arises from the beliefs and underlying assumptions held by the people in the …

7 Inspiring Ways to Become a Great Leader People Want to Work For

Great leaders aren’t always found with title CEO or manager on their business card.<p>Anyone can demonstrate leadership qualities.<p>It’s not about winning …

Leadership

Communicating a Corporate Vision to Your Team

Amit* manages a team of 40 people around the globe for a massive tech company. After months of furiously working on a new product to be the first to market, his boss told him that the company’s strategy had shifted. The product’s launch plans were then delayed, and competitors began gobbling up …

The 7 Ted Talks every leader should watch.

Looking for a crash course in leadership? These brilliant presentations can help.<p>When I started my first company at the age of 25, I did not consider myself a leader. I was just a guy who needed to serve my clients. But soon I was hiring people and had to figure out how to be a good boss and …

Using the Billboard Effect to Develop and Obtain Employee Buy In on the Leader’s Vision

<i>Guest post from Jeff Wolf:</i><br>Warren Bennis, acclaimed scholar, author and advisor to corporation presidents said "Leadership is the capacity to …

Employment

Chocolate Babka

Chocolate babka, a pop culture icon thanks to the "cinnamon vs chocolate babka" Seinfeld episode, is a delicious sweet dough that can be enjoyed one chocolatey layer at a time. Two varieties are popular in the United States. One is typically baked in a ring mold or bundt pan and served on Easter …

3 Ways to Motivate Your Team

<i>What are the best ways to motivate a team? Are there best practices that managers can use to lead?</i><p>I’m always asking people these questions, trying to …

Top 10

Retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal on leadership and advice for his 20-year-old self

Retired Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal is a four-star general and former leader of US forces in Afghanistan. Over the course of a storied career, he was known for both his success and his outspokenness, the latter of which ultimately cost him his job. McChrystal has taught a course on leadership at …

Leadership

The 5 Truths of Leadership That Every Manager Must Know

When was the last time you examined your leadership style and the approach you used to inspire and lead your employees? Your leadership behavior and performance affect many people and you may not realize just how extensive your impact is. The following are five truths of leadership that we hope …

Leadership Runs Downhill

I am sometimes asked for my opinion on someone’s leadership ability. I usually qualify my answer by reminding the person asking that it really is …

Your Search for Perfect Blueberry Muffins is Over

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. Posie Harwood from 600 Acres is sharing the best back-of-the-box recipes every Sunday.</i><p><i>Today: Learn the blueberry muffin rule of three: one-third berries, one-third batter, one-third streusel topping.</i><p>An excellent muffin is a beautiful and …

One Ginger Root, 4 Dinners (& a Batch of Cookies)

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever—or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples—or your seasonal produce—every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Jodi Kay of Happy Hearted Kitchen gets to the root of the matter with ginger.</i><p>I always …

17 Best-Loved Holiday Cookies and Bars

<b>1. Almond Biscotti</b><p>Inspired by the almond biscotti served at the celebrated Zuni Cafe in San Francisco, these Italian-style cookies are are made by forming a fragrant, almond-studded dough into loaves, partially baking it, slicing it and then baking it again. They are everything you want a good …

Dessert

The last moderate: Will ‘passionate pragmatist’ Dale Schultz be driven out of the Wisconsin Senate?

‘I’m not focused on the next election.’<p>It’s one of many predictable, easily dismissed platitudes that politicians regularly feed the press. In …

A 'tough nerd' takes on Detroit

DETROIT — Republican Rick Snyder, who famously ran for governor of Michigan as “one tough nerd,” made the toughest decision of his political career last month when he authorized the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history. The former tech executive gambled his 2014 reelection, indeed his …