Stephanie Mahley

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​Swing, Carry, and Plank Your Way to a Shredded Body

This workout will rock your core and shoulders while vaporizing fat<p>If you are looking to shred your abs and shoulders in time for summer, you've found the right workout. Not only will the 2 to 1 work to rest ratio get your heart pumping and the fat frying, but these 3 challenging moves will work …

Three Things To Keep In Mind When Dealing With A Challenging Client

In business, there are certain truths that transcend industry, geography, and size. One such truth is the fact that clients can sometimes be challenging.<p>There are many reasons for this, of course. Sometimes, it’s self-inflicted, such as when sales over promises regarding capabilities. Other times, …

Facebook HR exec explains why the best managers act like air-traffic controllers

The best bosses at Facebook stay out of the way.<p>"We use managers like air-traffic controllers here," says Tudor Havriliuc, Vice President of …

5 Secrets to Writing Sales Emails That Prospects Will Reply To

Think it through from the POV of your prospects. Visualizing how much of it they are actually going to view tells your exactly where to focus your efforts. Fire off some boilerplate with just a name change? Game over.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are your prospecting …

High Level

BrightFunnel: The Tech Startup Turning Data Mining Into A B2B Gold Rush

Per a recent Economist survey, over 50% of respondents believe marketing to be the sole driver of the consumer purchasing experience.<p>In 2016, over 4,000 marketing technology service vendors hit the market, and by 2020, consumers will reportedly self-manage 85% of their brand relationships without …

The Top 10 Mindful Books from 2016

1) MAKE PEACE WITH YOUR MIND<b>How Mindfulness and Compassion Can Free You from Your Inner Critic</b> <i><br>Mark Coleman (New World Library)</i><br>This book is about …

Mindfulness

10 Things You Need to Stop Doing for a Happier Life

Don't we all seem to be endlessly searching for happiness? Sometimes we blame circumstances or people for the things that make us feel otherwise, when in fact it all starts within ourselves. It all begins within our own minds.<p>If you feel like your search for happiness never ends, and all you wish …

Happiness

This Cuban-Style Crispy Chicken Is So Easy You Don't Even Need a Recipe

A photo editor shares the super simple dish that quells her Cuban food cravings every time.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>When I moved away …

7 Drugstore Nude Lipsticks Celebrity Makeup Artists Swear By

Everyone needs a few nude lipsticks in their makeup arsenal. It's an absolute necessity for an everyday look. And while some of the best nude lipsticks can be pretty costly (looking at you, Tom Ford), there are some amazing drugstore shades, too. Here, seven celebrity makeup artists tell us their …

10 Easy Steps That Will Make You a Master Relationship Builder

Here's how to make the connections that can accelerate your career.<p>Are you looking for a new job, new customers, new investors, or new opportunities? You likely know that networking is one of the best ways to find them. Unfortunately, if you're like most people, networking doesn't come that …

Work From Home? Here are 7 Good Habits for Getting More Done in a Day

There's now scientific proof to back up something you've always known: You’re probably more productive when you work from home. According to the</i> …

4 Reasons Managers Should Spend More Time on Coaching

Steven Moore for HBR<p>There are managers who coach and managers who don’t. Leaders in the latter category are not necessarily bad managers, but they are neglecting an effective tool to develop talent. We’ve been researching managers who coach and what distinguishes them. What has stood out in our …

Finding the Balance Between Coaching and Managing

Ask 100 people if they have good common sense, and more than 95% will tell you they do. Ask them if they are good coaches, and almost as many will say yes. Executives we talk to assume that if they’re good managers, then being a good coach is like your shadow on a sunny day. It just naturally …

Coaching Skills Every Leader Needs To Master

We hear a lot about coaching these days. More and more professionals have an executive coach. The movement is even bringing coaching inside companies. International Coach Federation (ICF) Executive Director Magda Mook says, “The trend is very real. There’s a growing number of leaders and managers …

Leadership

The Trickle-Down Effect of Good (and Bad) Leadership

We know that emotions are contagious. Research by UC San Diego’s James Fowler and Harvard’s Nicholas Christakis has shown that happiness is contagious, for example. If you have a friend who is happy, the probability that you will be happier rises by 25%.<p>We also know that behaviors are contagious. …

Leadership Lessons from 10 Wildly Successful People

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Each year, HBR asks 10 stars in fields outside business — whether it’s politics, sports, the arts, or competitive chess —to offer wisdom on topics of interest to our readers. Here are the highlights from the class of 2015:<p><b>The novelist Salman Rushdie on productivity:</b> “I’ve always told …

A new study suggests young people are better managers than their older counterparts — here's why

Are we really going to trust important business decisions and organizational growth to a 20-something who can't eat breakfast without Snapchatting a pic?<p>Well, we should, new research suggests.<p>According to a study conducted by leadership development consultancy Zenger/Folkman, younger leaders are …

Research

A Google exec shares the 4 biggest leadership lessons he's learned throughout his career

In a recent interview with the The New York Times' Adam Bryant, Amit Singh, president of Google for Work, shared some of the biggest lessons he learned early in his career.<p>Here are four of them:

Leadership

Three Management Strategies You Can Use Today For Higher Team Performance

Your business is successful when all of the right ingredients come together. An idea. A plan, a market opportunity. And a great team. Having the right people in the room with you is key. We know instinctively that the successful teams – the High Performance Teams are an indispensable part of the …

Are You a Leader, or Just Pretending to Be One?

We’ve rarely needed leaders more — but wanted the leaders we have less.<p>It’s as if we’ve forgotten what leadership really is, and confused it with what it isn’t.<p>What’s not leadership? For one thing, performing. Leadership is not making the right faces, memorizing the right lines, pumping your fist …

The Hard Data on Being a Nice Boss

There’s an age-old question out there: Is it better to be a “nice” leader to get your staff to like you? Or to be tough as nails to inspire respect and hard work? Despite the recent enthusiasm for wellness initiatives like mindfulness and meditation at the office, and despite the movement toward …

10 Signs That Your Boss Is a Manager vs. a Leader

Are you frustrated with your boss's inability to lead you? Well put that frustration on pause because your boss may be a manager and not necessarily a leader.<p>Yes, there is a huge difference and understanding some of those nuances allows you to set the right expectations as it relates to your …

Leadership

5 takeaways from the Democratic town hall

<b>Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton says she's a "proven fighter." Bernie Sanders says that while experience is important, "it is not the only thing" that Democratic voters should weigh. And Martin O'Malley took off his jacket.<p>Clinton, Sanders and O'Malley made their closing arguments to Iowa …

Government

Leadership Development Secrets From Top Business Leaders

It's always good to learn from the best. Here are 5 tips from those who have proven success that can help you on your own journey to success.<p>The new awards are out. Chief Executive Magazine has named the top companies that identify and nurture people in their organizations. The ranking goes down …

The 10 Golden Rules of Effective Management

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Even if your job title doesn’t include “manager,” there’s a good chance you’ll have to handle some management duty sometime in your career. And, as an entrepreneur, you're <i>already</i> a manager, because almost every one of your …

Leadership

The 10-Minute Meals Top Health Experts Eat on Crazy Busy Days

In an ideal world, we’d always have plenty of time to whip up and savor a gourmet meal. But in the real world, we often take what we can get and …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement

25 of Drake’s Most Memorable Motivational Quotes

Drake is arguably one of the best artists in music today. What a lot of people don’t know about him is his extreme motivation to reach a certain …

How to Stop Micromanaging Your Team

Micromanaging is a hard habit to break. You may downplay your propensities by labeling yourself a “control freak” or by claiming that you just like to keep close tabs on your team, but those are poor excuses for excessive meddling. What can you do to give your people the space they need to succeed …

4 Life Insurance Tips Everyone Should Know

Unless you have a crystal ball, it's unlikely that you will ever be able to predict where the course of your life will take you or when it could come to a grinding halt. That's where life insurance comes in. But before you buy any plan, make sure you glean from these life insurance tips</b> …