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The Single Most Important Question You Can Ask Your Employees

Jason Olsen | Posted 12.05.2016 | Business
Jason Olsen

As leaders, we are always looking for the right questions to ask our people. When our employees are faced with a challenge it's tempting to give them ...

Don't go to Chinese restaurant for nachos

Christine Hassler | Posted 10.27.2016 | Women
Christine Hassler

I have a question for you: if you were craving nachos, would you go to a Chinese restaurant? My guess is your answer is no because you know that in a...

Happy Workplaces Can Also Be Candid Workplaces

Emma Seppälä, Ph.D | Posted 10.23.2016 | Business
Emma Seppälä, Ph.D

Recently the Communications Workers of America - the union that represents T-Mobile employees -- contested a T-Mobile Employee Handbook clause on main...

Tough Conversations 101

Jamie Cornell | Posted 08.10.2016 | Business
Jamie Cornell

A few weeks ago I was talking to a friend that needed help in giving constructive feedback to a colleague. My friend (let's call her 'Angie') is very ...

WHAT'S HOLDING YOU BACK?

Heather Wagoner | Posted 08.08.2016 | Women
Heather Wagoner

The Secret 360: Discover the truth about what others think of you, by stealth. Do you know what's holding you back? Feedback can be the key to ...

How You Can Help America Waste Less Food

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 07.19.2016 | Green

People in the U.S. finally seem to be waking up to the country’s massive food waste problem. Following several high-profile efforts by businesses a...

You’re Probably Throwing Away ‘Expired’ Food That’s Totally Fine To Eat

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 07.18.2016 | Green

It’s breakfast time. You pull a carton of milk out of the fridge, excited for a bowl of delicious cereal. But to your horror, you notice your milk h...

If Your Marriage Matters To You, This Is How You Should Fight

Kyle Benson | Posted 07.06.2016 | Divorce
Kyle Benson

Love can be a battleground of mistakes, misunderstandings and conflicts. Oftentimes when we want to discuss a specific conflict with our partners, we ...

How to Give Tough Feedback

Jamie Cornell | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Jamie Cornell

My days are spent coaching people in tough situations on how to deal with scenarios such as approaching their supervisors or coworkers to give constructive feedback. It's easy to tell other people how to do things though, right? When it comes to actually following our own advice, we detour and justify our situations as "different" and "not the same".

This Walmart Worker Threw Away Food On The Job, Then Went Home Hungry

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 07.20.2016 | Green

When David Alvarez worked at a Walmart in Tampa, Florida, he regularly chucked unsold tomatoes, potatoes and bananas into compost bins behind the stor...

The Illusion Of Employee Feedback

Bill Flanigin | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Bill Flanigin

At some point in the not too distant past, places of employment started asking their employees for feedback. It became standard operating procedure fo...

How To Develop A Company Culture Of Feedback?

Dr. Michelle Rozen | Posted 06.21.2016 | Business
Dr. Michelle Rozen

When we talk about developing a company culture of feedback, we have to differentiate between feedback and criticism. The main difference between the ...

A Wake Up Call to Women in the Workplace

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

Back when I worked in corporate, I dreaded performance reviews. The thought of getting criticism or negative feedback made me so anxious.

How to Grow a Thick Skin and Handle Criticism

Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

First, how to deal with angry criticism. Someone is mad already and now they're letting you have it. What to do?

Surveys That Work: How to Get Real Feedback From Your Customers

David Wither | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
David Wither

There are a lot of split opinions on whether you should make your surveys overly simple in order to make the questions stand out or to make them more engaging in order to encourage more people to actually fill them out.

Who's Afraid of the F Word? Embracing Failure as a Path to Fabulous!

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 03.23.2017 | Women
20 Beautiful Women

Written by Stephanie Barnes Taylor You know they say that people who aren't afraid to drop the F-word every once in awhile are more successful. What...

Millennials Who Move Up and Those Who Move On

Dianna Booher | Posted 03.08.2017 | Business
Dianna Booher

Let me start with some definitions: By "up," I'm talking about increasing responsibilities and earning power -- either within the same organization or at a different organization.

Erica Campbell Shares the Key to Keeping it Flawless

Angelina Darrisaw | Posted 03.09.2017 | Black Voices
Angelina Darrisaw

Erica Campbell believes in open and honest conversations about beauty. In addition to being a Grammy-winning artist, a social media presence to be reckoned with, and a partner to a new hair venture, she is the mom of a pre-teen. That role requires her to be intentional about discussing image

What Aviation Can Teach Us About Failure

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 02.16.2017 | Impact
Samie Al-Achrafi

As far back as I can remember, I've had an interest in how attitude and culture can influence lives, and often save them. I used to train airline crew...

3 Essential Guidelines For Better Communication With Your Partner

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 02.17.2017 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Before that loving Valentine's Day momentum fades away, think of this season as a great time to focus on effective communication with your partner. So regardless of what else is going on between the two of you, by keeping these essentials of good communication in mind, you can only make things better:

Better User Feedback Starts With The Right State of Mind

Tim Wu | Posted 02.04.2017 | Business
Tim Wu

Feedback is the nexus between user needs and product development. But gathering and using it effectively doesn't come easily; it's one of the trickiest things to get right.

Why I/We Hate Exercise (And How to Circumnavigate Our Reluctance)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2017 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.

5 Reasons Why Feedback Is Important

Karen Naumann | Posted 12.08.2016 | Business
Karen Naumann

It's the end of the year, which means feedback and year-end conversations are coming up for many of us. Do you actually remember the last time somebo...

Gifting and Getting Feedback

Grace de Rond | Posted 11.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Grace de Rond

I was sitting in the yard one day when my 7-year-old son came out of the house and sat down beside me. I kept looking at his face, thinking that somet...

5 Crucial Considerations to Help You Better Steward Criticism

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 11.18.2016 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

We often discuss how to be better stewards of time, money, and resources, but have you ever considered the importance of stewarding criticism?