7 new rules for women on the rise


A paradigm shift is taking place. Across the world, increasing numbers of women are rising up to reveal their true brilliance. Women are expressing the desire to become more committed to their passions, fulfill their multi-faceted life’s purpose and come together in inspiring communities that will help them navigate the personal and professional challenges that present themselves along their journey ...

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10 real estate ‘buzzwords’ to avoid


Real estate agents can make even the most unattractive properties sound tempting, by using buzzwords which often hide the real meaning. So how can you decode classifieds to find out what a property is actually like? Lamudi has translated 10 of the most overused buzzwords in the real estate industry, to help house-hunters to recognize when agents are exaggerating. 1. ...

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Regular coffee drinkers have ‘cleaner’ arteries


Drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries – a known risk factor for heart disease – Korean researchers believe. They studied more than 25,000 male and female employees who underwent routine health checks at their workplace. Employees who drank a moderate amount of coffee – three to five cups a day – were ...

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4 exercises that improve your posture


There’s a ridiculously simple way to totally transform your appearance with very little effort: Stand up straight! Of course you (and anyone who has ever given you shit about slouching) know that’s easier said than done. A refresher: Your posture is perfect when your shoulders are stacked directly over your hips, your chest is lifted and open with your shoulders ...

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Simple steps landlords can follow to avoid problems later on


For landlords, selecting a bad tenant for your property can be a costly exercise. Leasing your property to the wrong person could result in damage to the home, unpaid rental payments and even legal action. But by taking the time to search for the right tenant from the outset, landlords can minimise these risks and avoid any additional costs. From ...

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How to recruit and retain the best talent

A company’s ability to recruit, develop and retain the best talent ultimately is the No. 1 factor in achieving its highest possible performance. For multinational businesses, leadership development is never-ending. Global organizations need executives with international experience, cross-cultural communication skills, management savvy and multiple language fluency. At the Renault-Nissan Alliance, we have teams working all over the world, from Paris ...

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7 tasks successful leaders never delegate

I’ve made the point before that knowing when and how to delegate is a trait of good leaders. It shows trust in your employees and ensures that you are focusing your own time and skills in your zone of genius — the tasks that only you can do. But I’d like to argue that there are some things that should ...

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The three reasons why employees underperform

What an ongoing struggle it is to get employees to perform. At HR conferences, Vistage and CEO meetings or Organizational Development groups, the topic always seem to be about getting our employees to step up and do great work. In all my years of teaching and consulting around workplace performance, I see three reasons why employees consistently underperform: they incapable, ...

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Why getting out of your comfort zone is the best thing for your career

A few weeks ago I shared a bit of personal information on getting out of your comfort zone with my private group of newsletter subscribers. I wanted to share it here with you as well and expand on it a bit. While I’m still growing, learning, and expanding my career to get to where I want to be, I firmly ...

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4 pitfalls to avoid in answering “Why are you interested in this position?”

Hiring managers don’t always say what’s on their minds, and sometimes this results in a less effective interviewing experience for you, the job candidate. But, regardless of how good or bad your interviewer is, you’ll very likely still get this question: “Why are you interested in this position?” The reason for that is because your answer says a lot about ...

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