Susan Watterson

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How to Mentor a Perfectionist

It never ceases to amaze us. Bring up the topic of perfectionism in a room full of corporate CEOs, college presidents, or U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen, and you’ll see the same knowing smiles and nods of the head. Moreover, you’ll hear thinly veiled bravado about who among them is the most-perfect …

22 Sculptural Earrings That Instantly Upgrade Your Look

When it comes to piling on the accessories and bling, you’re either all in or you’re out. Juggling a hectic nine-to-five sched with an active social life on Bumble and an iCal jam-packed with weekend weddings is no easy feat. Let’s put it this way: If you find time to steam your LBD before leaving …

Clothing

Catholics for Choice

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4 Questions Smart Leaders Always Ask Employees to Improve Their Performance

They're also great for fostering open dialog and developing meaningful work relationships.<p>I've written often on the power of transparency--the backbone of trust--that brings teams together to produce great work. Trust simply cannot happen without it.<p>And if you're in a leadership role, I caution …

Copper Pipe As A Camping And Survival Tool

Every person that is into camping and survival looks for equipment that offers a multitude of useful features, and it is quite unfortunate that often …

Camping

5 Knots Every Hiker and Backpacker Should Know

by Austin Campbell September 15, 2016 3 Comments<p>Increase Your Backcountry Skills by Learning These Knots<p>The right knot can be a life saver when you …

The New Airstream Basecamp Is Perfect for Weekend Exploring

Ten years ago, Airstream introduced the Basecamp, a small, nimble pull-behind camper that was meant to resonate with the growing young-adventurer set. More of a toy hauler than a den of comfort, the trailer lacked a bathroom and hit the market just as the recession did. Only 200 were built before …

Subaru

6 Stunning Swimming Holes Near Portland

Given Portland's rainy reputation, you might assume that swimming is to Oregon as skiing is to, say…Florida. And for much of the year, you wouldn’t …

The 5 best relaxation apps for hitting your reset button

If you were intrigued by the announcement of Apple‘s upcoming Breathe app for Apple Watch, you should know the world of relaxation is already just a …

The Olympic National Park offers hiking trails in four amazing regions

The post The Olympic National Park offers hiking trails in four amazing regions appeared first on http://thebesttravelplaces.comOlympic National Park …

One of the main reasons insurance companies are ditching Obamacare isn't going away

To recap, one of the main reasons that large health insurance firms such as Aetna and United Healthcare care ditching the public insurance exchanges of the Affordable Care Act — also known as Obamacare — is because not enough young, healthy people are signing up.<p>Insurers need young people to, in a …

Health Care

3 Off-Road Trailers Taking Camping to the Next Level

Fall can be an incredible season for camping. Neither too hot nor too cold (yet), one of the most efficient ways to get outdoors is to hook up a …

Off-roading

If You Own These 9 Home Décor Books, You Don't Need a Decorator

Can’t afford a decorator? A well-curated library is your strongest ally. While we’re consistently in awe of the expertise and editorial eye that …

Brazil

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

This No-Sew DIY Will Upgrade Your Plaid Shirt in Just 2 Steps

For best results, use a pencil with a brand new eraser. This will create the cleanest polka dot, each and every time. When you dip the eraser in the paint, wipe off the excess on the scrap cardboard. Otherwise, you’ll end up with a big ol’ blob! It’s not a bad idea to practice stamping on scrap …

DIY

The Top 5 Water Filtration Systems on the Market

<i>This article was initially published with a video. We've since removed the video from our site because we feel it does not meet our editorial standards.</i> Outside <i>apologizes for the error.</i><p>At the moment, there are five main types of water treatment devices, all of which we recently tested at MSR’s …

Biology

U.S., Other Nations Reach Agreement On Trans-Pacific Partnership

"We, the trade ministers ... are pleased to announce that we have successfully concluded the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiation," U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced Monday morning, to a loud round of applause.<p>Froman said the "historic" TPP agreement will "support jobs, drive …

Economy

Why do women live longer than men?

All across the world, women enjoy longer lifespans. David Robson investigates the reasons why, and whether men can do anything about it.<p>As soon as I was born, I was already destined to die earlier than half the babies in my maternity ward – a curse that I can do little to avoid. The reason? My sex. …

Cardiovascular System

Everything you need to know about the pivotal Max Schrems-Facebook case

Here are the main points:<p>Individual European countries can now set their own regulation for US companies' handling of citizens' data, vastly complicating the regulatory environment in Europe.<br>• Countries can choose to suspend the transfer of data to the US — forcing companies to host user data …

Privacy

More Free Stuff for Corporations

Republicans and the rich guys who imposed 35 years of stagnant wages on American workers now offer a prescription for easing this pain!<p>Their solution for robber-baron-level income inequality is not the obvious: Give workers raises. They don’t want to increase the minimum wage, which would …

5 cases to watch as Supreme Court term begins

Judges may take up cases on abortion and immigration.<p>After a year in which liberals scored impressive, high-profile Supreme Court victories, conservatives could be in line for wins on some of this term's most contentious issues, as the justices consider cases that could gut public sector labor …

Health Care

The Supreme Court Is Back At Work, And Things Look Pretty Ugly Already

WASHINGTON -- Back from its summer break, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing its first pair of cases on Monday -- the beginning of what's shaping up to be a controversial new term.<p>On the docket for its inaugural day are quirky statutory cases on wives who are forced to pay for the debts of their …

Judiciary

The Koch Brothers' Election Funding Magic Trick

In August, 2015, Charles and David Koch gathered their fellow billionaires and multimillionaires at a semi-annual meeting of the Koch network "to save" the country, in the words of Charles Koch.<p>It was not exactly the same kind of meeting that occurred in July 1776 when the Founding Fathers gathered …

5 Remarkably Powerful Phrases That Will Help You Get What You Want

Sometimes the wording you choose makes all the difference.<p>Would you like to be better at getting what you want from your employees, co-workers, customers, bosses, kids, and partner or spouse? Sometimes a change in wording is all you need.<p>That advice comes from best-selling author and executive …

Self-improvement
Communicate

The Embarrassing Truth About Employee Morale

One of the best ways to get “Ahas” about yourself and your journey so far is to reflect on your path. Any time you can spend thinking about how you got here, who you met along the way and what you’ve learned about life is time well spent.<p>That’s why we talk so much in our workshops about your path — …

The Workplace

Hireside chat: How to spot a 'paycheck employee'

<i>Hireside chats are in partnership with The Resumator, bringing recruiters, hiring managers and heads of talent or HR the latest thinking around both</i> …

Instead Of Performance Reviews, Do This

We are animals and we evolved on this planet. We know when things feel easy and comfortable and when they don’t. We all know it when a conversation feels awkward and forced.<p>When we talk about productivity, we are talking about motion — fast, forward motion, whether we’re envisioning our company ten …

The Workplace

5 Steps You Need To Take to Keep Your Best Talent Around

Here's how to ensure that your employees feel valued.<p><i>This story first appeared on Women2.com.</i><p>I promise it's not gourmet food, video games or free workouts. It's not off-sites or happy hours. And while nice, a big paycheck coupled with good health care and maternity leave benefits aren't typically …

Employee Engagement