The average US employee spends nearly three hours a week involved in conflict, according to Pollack Peacebuilding Systems, a conflict resolution consulting firm. That's $359 billion in paid hours lost.
To quickly de-escalate a sudden conflict, founder Jeremy Pollack recommends the LEAF strategy. That stands for listen, empathize, apologize, and fix.
Managers are starting to make personal 'user manuals' that explain to their coworkers what makes them tick
More and more workers are creating personal "user manuals" to help their coworkers better get to know them and how they work.
They're useful for conveying work preferences and styles as well as building trust among teams.
Creating a personal user manual requires honest self-reflection. The guide should cover some basic concepts but can be as extensive as you'd like.
Anyone who doubts the power of words need only look to Me Too for proof. With just those two words – and a hashtag – a movement was born, shedding light on the pervasive nature of sexual violence. Tarana Burke, who founded Me Too in 2006, spoke at the recent AVDA (Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse) Heart of a Woman Luncheon. Before her keynote, Burke, 45, talked to members of the media about the movement and what comes next.
This morning, Judge Brett Kavanaugh came one step closer to being confirmed as a Justice on the Supreme Court, after an FBI investigation into his past spurred by three women's sexual assault allegations against him. Much of the nation watched, transfixed, last Thursday, as Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Kavanaugh each gave testimony about his alleged assault of her when they were in high school, and eagle-eyed viewers spotted a familiar but unexpected face in the crowd: Alyssa Milano.
The youngest of three sister witches on Charmed, Maggie Vera is a college student balancing a couple of life-or-death matters: finishing up classwork, flirting with guys, pledging a sorority, oh, and then there's the whole still coming to terms with the fact that she and her two sisters are witches who have taken on the duty of protecting their town from the forces evil.
Publix, a popular supermarket chain in the Southeast US, is beloved by Southerners for its selection and deals. Author Chelsea Greenwood visited her local Publix location to get an inside look at what the store has to offer.
From its white-sand beaches to its stunning international denizens, there’s beauty, beauty everywhere in Miami. And the eye candy extends to art and design, too. The city has become an international art and design mecca thanks, in large part, to Art Basel Miami Beach.
Retailers are offering ballistic apparel to wary US citizens, and it’s not cheap.
While Facebook may no longer be the most relevant social media platform, with young users quitting it in droves, it has become more and more important in the work of law enforcement. For one detective in Delray Beach, Florida—part of the “rehab capital of America” and a major hub of the opioid epidemic—Facebook has been essential in the fight against corrupt operators in the area’s drug rehabilitation industry.
Between saving, searching, and signing on the dotted line, buying your first home can be an overwhelming process. Making the whole experience even more daunting is the real estate jargon, which can sound like Greek to a real estate newbie.
Not sure where to start? Don't stress. We spoke to two real estate professionals to find out the 10 terms millennials should know before they even think about buying their first home.
If you search the hashtag #BoPo — short for body positivity — on Instagram, you’ll find nearly 670,000 posts by individuals of all shapes and sizes celebrating their bodies.
Actress Marcia Gay Harden’s memoir takes on her mother’s Alzheimer’s: 'I do for my mother what she can no longer do. I remember.'
Marcia Gay Harden is known for being an Oscar and Tony winning actress and a mainstay on primetime TV. But before she was celebrated for her craft, before she became a mother, before she got her MFA or her first role, she was Beverly’s daughter.
Fans of best-selling author Stephen King know that Maine — where the author was born, raised, and continues to live — is more than just a setting in his works. Often, the state’s cities and landmarks play silent, foreboding characters.
In honor of Mother’s Day, we’re sharing stories from the Brit + Co community about mother figures who shape our lives.
It's hard to believe that the beloved TV show "Mad Men" has been gone for more than three years. The AMC drama, which ran for seven seasons between 2007 to 2015, centered on advertising executive Don Draper in 1960s New York. We decided to take a trip down memory lane and uncover 12 little-known facts about the critically acclaimed series.