Why We’re So Fat

Fat. Now there’s an ugly word. The truth is one in three Americans is considered obese by the Centers for Disease Control. 17% of all U.S. children are too. It’s an astounding number. How has it come to this? According to FastCompany, our brains aren’t […]

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USDA Reworks Climate Map to Reflect Weather Changes

[brightcove vid=1414362781001&exp3=102195605001&surl=http://c.brightcove.com/services&pubid=29906170001&pk=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6Fnyou4pHiM9gbgVQA16tDSWm&w=300&h=225] As you think about planting seeds in the yet-frosty earth, you may want to consider the changes in the USDA climate map that was last updated in 1990.

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Slow Food Meets Big Business

Ecological food production is typically viewed as a local family run-type enterprise, nothing matching the grand scale of a multinational corporation. So it seemed dubious when I received an invitation to a February 2nd event sponsored by the Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York […]

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Time-Saving Household Tips

HGTV sent me some cool tips I just had to share. Because even though we have a lot of time-saving devices in our home, we often feel we can’t bother cleaning, as if it’s taking us away from something more important. I don’t know about […]

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Mind-mapping your way to freedom

Many thanks to Psychology Today reader Kallin, who pointed me to this mind map, courtesy of LearningFundamentals.com.au. It beautifully illustrates how we can regain control of the things we do in the time that we have. Happy Monday Morning, All!

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Burnout Prevention – Are you affected?

Burnout syndrome*, once considered a ‘manager’s disease’, affects people across all industries. A slow-creeping form of exhaustion accumulated over years of perfectionism, stress and overwhelm, burnout is not just reserved for the highest-ranking professionals. It can happen to anyone. Health care workers are cited by the World Health Organization […]

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The Power of Collaboration

In a compelling article about the power of collaboration, Forbes’ Ty Kiisel underscores the new era in which we now live, work and breathe: it is an era of collaboration and distinctive gestures of listening, following, leading and thinking through a broader collective. Thanks to […]

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The Rise of the Data Dragon

Suffering from too much information (T.M.I.)? According to a recent Basex research study on information overload, you’re not alone. It’s becoming more and more apparent that my prediction of the Top 5 Time Wasters in the 21st century is indeed coming true. As a recap, […]

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Top Five Time Wasters

If you’re like me, you like to start out the New Year with a great sense of purpose, vision and commitment. But somewhere along the way, we become, well, wayward, in our thinking and actions. If you missed the 2012 Productivity Revolution Telesummit talk I […]

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Where does your silence live?

The sound of silence is not only a musical rendition by Simon and Garfunkel; it’s also balm for our weary soul after a hectic day. According to a recent New York Times article, it is also as rare as a sunny day in England.  Author […]

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