Corporate Nutrition Lesson # 5: Make Healthy Food That Tastes Really Good!  Part III Author:  Dr. Steve Kineret   And now the short answer please— Just tell me how to do it!   Part III:  Fitting Healthy and Tasty Meals into Your busy life Here is a sample recipe for making Dr. Steve’s Best in the West Fresh Salsa The benefits of this recipe are that you can satisfy all of the objectives of Eating Healthy and Tasty

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  Mental Health and Productivity Are Your Employees Present and Accounted For? Whether it’s a bad cold or a hang-over, we’ve all gone to work when we were sick.  It’s called “presenteeism,” which is the opposite of absenteeism.   Productivity suffers when an employee works while sick, doesn’t it? What about the employee who is mentally ill and does not disclose or seek help out of fear of discrimination or even termination? Corporate knowledge of

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There are two significant advantages to empowering employees.  They include: The growth and development of the employee, and The ability of the leader to accomplish so much more. 5 of the Top 10 Ways to Empower Your Staff Set the example; in every area. Your team will follow if you lead. Delegate and empower others. Everyone learns best by doing. Create enough space for individuals to make mistakes and grow. Step in only when safety

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Digital vs Analog thinking: an issue for perfectionist I am working with a number of perfectionist clients at the moment. All have different reasons for how they came to believe they needed to be this way. as you may know if you have read me over time I deal mostly in solutions rather than in causes. Yes understanding your cause with regard to perfectionism is helpful, it also takes a long time to understand. So

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Top 3 Actions to Take to Prevent or Recover from Cancer -The Short Answer: 1.  Eat 3 cups of  chopped fresh vegetables, 2 pieces of medium sized fruit,  and drink 4-6 glasses of water EVERY DAY!  THAT MEANS EAT A BIG-OLE MIXED SALAD AND/OR GREEN DRINK OR RAW FRUIT EVERYDAY AND YOU ARE GOOD TO GO. 2.  Stop eating and drinking processed and multi-ingredient foods and drinks- THAT MEANS AVOID LIKE THE PLAGUE CONSUMING ANYTHING

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I'm reasonably confident in saying that there's not a person on this planet who has not felt unfairly judged at some point. While we may feel justified in imposing verdicts  on one another, when we are on the receiving end the feeling can be quite hurtful. It is not uncommon to react with anger, defensiveness, arrogance or justification of our actions. I'm not going to elaborate on the reasons why people judge. People can be

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  Question: What is your strategy for developing your leaders? What is your strategy to insure that every employee knows how they contribute? Are they aware that YOU are aware of their contribution? In this Coaching tip we explore the need for leaders to step up and be aware that one of the greatest roles he or she can play within the organization is that of Vision, Value and Meaning creator within the organization. I

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IS-IQ: Presenting to 1 or 1000; The Power Opener   It's 1864: Frederick Douglas, an early African American human rights activist and first black citizen to hold high official office in the US government was scheduled to speak to an audience on the 4th of July. When it was his turn he slowly made his way to the podium, stopped and looked over his audience for several long moments, paused for one more beat and

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One definition of communication is the exchange of information.  A nuisance for many parents is the seeming inability to get their children to respond to their voice or text message.  I first heard about the ‘Ignore No More’ app this week, which allows parents to disable a teen’s cell phone unless they call their mom or dad back. This reminded me of a key communications principle we learned in the Army.  At the very end

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Corporate Nutrition Lesson Number 7:  That Just One Thing… That Will Change Your Diet Forever! Often people ask me, Dr. Steve, if there was just one thing I could do to radically change my diet, what would that be? Here’s my answer-Join or start a Nutrition Club!  Why?  There is power in numbers. We are social animals and the old adage that says:  “It takes a Village” is still 100% true. In my experience, most

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