Tara Ohayon

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How to Build Life-Altering Habits Through Tiny Changes

Last year I became a morning person, learned a new language, and read five times as many books as before. Sounds like I got a lot done, right? But it …

Language Learning

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 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 …

What Kind Of Shoes To Wear With All Your Tricky Summer Bottoms

Image: Jackie Welling<p>Summer 2015 is shaping up to be the season of tricky hemlines. From the emergence of culottes to the continued rise of the midi, trending garments are hitting our legs at new lengths, leaving us wondering: what shoes do you pair with these things?<p>In search of some answers, we …

6 of The Best iPad Apps for Digital Storytelling

May 18, 2015<br>Here are some excellent iPad apps to enhance students creativity through digital storytelling. These are among the best apps teachers …

7 Rug Mistakes to Never Make

They anchor a room — so you need to choose wisely.<p>1. Choosing a rug that's too small.<p>Skimp on size, and your room will look smaller. "You need your rug to set boundaries, and ground your furniture," says interior designer Danielle Oakey. "In a living room, your rug defines the conversation area, …

18 Ways to Peacefully Motivate Yourself

Most productivity tips boil down to clever ways of forcing yourself to do things you don’t want to do. How exhausting! It’s so much more peaceful – …

Motivation

Why a startup had parent-teacher conferences for its employees

Ryan Urban, who cofounded digital marketing startup Bounce Exchange in 2012, wanted his coworkers to be able to share what they were doing at work with their families.<p>After a few years of having parents and other relatives visit the company's New York City office on their own, Urban decided to …

10 Quotes That Will Make You Get Out and Live, Damn It

Everyone wants to be known for something. You might watch explorers on the National Geographic Channel, read about Nobel Prize-winning innovators, or …

The 15 Best Productivity Apps for Getting Things Done

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Apps are more powerful than ever.<p>From fan-favorites to cutting-edge newcomers, it's never been easier to sketch out an idea, take detailed notes, or stay in touch with your team.<p>There's even an app that acts like your digital butler.<p>Whatever your …

Sunday Food Prep For The Healthiest Week Ahead

My weekly grocery trip leaves me with plenty of fresh fruits and veggies, but if I haven’t prepped for a busy week I’ll often come home and open my …

10 Sales Skills Everyone Should Master To Be Successful

What comes into your mind when hearing words ‘sales skills’? Some people connect these words with manipulation, chasing people on the streets and …

How Making A Mess Can Silence Your Inner Critic

Your inner critic doesn’t leave you alone. It tells you all kind of things:<br>You’re not good enough…You’ll never match up…You’re a failure…<br>And its …

5 Simple Ways to Recover the Lost Art of Productive Meetings

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Meetings.<p>Just referencing the dreaded "M" word can cause heart palpitations and sweaty palms for fear of yet <i>another</i> hour of your life that you’ll never get back. I don’t know about you, but there’s enough gray hair on my head already, and …

60 awesome free tools to create a visual marketing campaign on a budget – Learn

<i>Creating a visual marketing campaign is not just about telling the story of your brand or product, but finding the right tools to do it.</i><p>The …

Infographics

Twitter Basics: 5 Simple Steps to Get You Started

<i>Co-authored by Monica McLemore, PhD, MPH, RN, assistant professor at the University of California San Francisco, and Candace W. Burton, PhD, RN, AFN-BC, AGN-BC, FNAP assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University.</i><p>First things first: what's Twitter? Twitter is a microblogging, …

5 Steps to Building an Effective Team

One of the things that leaders are often pondering is the performance and relationships of their team. Performance indicators show that effective teams will almost always outperform people working individually, particularly in high-pressure situations or when multiple skillsets are needed.<p>This …

10 ways to just be yourself — and build your brand — on social media

A critical mass of brands, businesses, marketers, and corporate executives may have a presence on social media today, but that doesn't mean they have …

Time Management Training Doesn’t Work

Nicholas Blechman for HBR<p>Today, knowledge workers use devices and platforms we wouldn’t have dreamed of 15 years ago, in workspaces we probably didn’t see coming, either (goodbye, private offices; hello, telecommuting).<p>But while work has changed, the training we get about how to manage our time …

Slow Cooker Recipes For Warmer Weather (Don't Put Yours Away Yet!)

The slow cooker may go hand in hand with winter -- after all, those hot, hearty meals have been the saving grace at the end of many frigid evenings -- but just because you're packing your coats and wool sweaters doesn't mean you should put away the slow cooker just yet. There are many delicious …

How Home Gardeners Can Change the Local Food System

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>According to a survey by <i>Gardeners' World</i> magazine,1 80 percent of gardeners reported being happy and satisfied with their lives, …

How to Leverage Storytelling to Increase Your Conversions

I love a good compelling story, especially when it catches my attention and draws me in. Stories have the power to increase your conversions from …

Marketing