Tamika Shelton

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3 critical communication mistakes great leaders don't make

If you look at any workplace issue, at the root you see a communication problem, which affects workplace relationships.<p>Leaders rely on critical communication skills to resolve conflict, increase effectiveness, initiate difficult conversations, and keep everyone focused on the end result.<p>Leaders …

How to Be an Effective Manager Even if You're Shy

It might seem like a contradiction—managers are supposed to be authoritative, bold leaders, and shy people tend to hold back and be more reserved in …

Housing The Homeless Saves Money–Here’s The Research That Proves It

The best way to stop homelessness is mindbogglingly simple: Give them homes.<p>Providing the homeless with a place to live may seem like a high cost for taxpayers. But the alternative, it turns out, is more costly, new research shows. Subsidized accommodation could actually be a bargain for the …

Why Companies Should Kill Job Titles

<i>Leif Abraham is a Partner at Prehype, a venture development firm in New York City. His latest e-book “Madison Valley” focuses on building digital products and how Madison Avenue can be more like Silicon Valley.</i><p>For the first several years of my career I never had a job title. And even today it …

21st-Century Talent Spotting

A few years ago, I was asked to help find a new CEO for a family-owned electronics retailer that wanted to professionalize its management and expand its operations. I worked closely with the outgoing chief executive and the board to pinpoint the relevant competencies for the job and then seek out …

The Healthy Runner’s Diet

Follow these six rules for a healthy, whole-foods eating plan designed just for a runner like you.<p>"Where's the food?" that's the question I ask many runners when I review their food diaries. It's not that they're starving. Most are taking in lots of calories and nutrients—but it's in the form of …

6 Rules for Eating Right as a Runner

Keep it simple, keep it balanced, and stay hydrated.<p>When you start exercising regularly, you might have to revamp some of your everyday eating habits in order to feel your best while you’re working out and avoid unwanted bathroom stops. Here are some general rules.

Long Run Hangover

Why do I feel overly fatigued post-long run?<p><i>Hi Dr. Roberts,</i><p><i>I'm training for my fifth marathon and while my runs have largely gone well strength and target pace wise, I've recently noticed that I'm covered in salt streaks afterwards, have an upset stomach and feel, for lack of a better word,</i> …

10 Marathon Day Mistakes

A marathon presents you with 26.2 miles of opportunity. Sidestep these common training and racing errors to have a great day.<p>Just hours after completing a recent marathon, I raised a bittersweet toast to a race I was already eager to forget. Training for it had cost me countless pancake breakfasts …