Dieting moves from calorie counts to balanced nutrition | Read a free e-book version of Lulu Peters' book, "Diet and Health: With Key to the Calories" | Read this analysis on the problem with calorie counts
For the past 100 years, people who have wanted to lose weight have focused on calorie counts, but research and experts say it may not be an accurate measure and is just one tool to use in a process that should focus more on balanced nutrition. Dietitian Cara Anselmo says weight loss is not just a function of calories in and calories out because people burn calories at different rates and hormones also affect the process.
It might be tempting to move on immediately after having a difficult work conversation and pretend the whole thing never happened, but that approach is counterproductive, writes Dolores Bernardo. Instead, acknowledge the situation, send a follow-up message to move the conversation forward, and focus on building a long-term relationship with the other person.
The most effective leaders ask three questions before they enact problem-solving efforts, writes Scott Cochrane. The questions involve figuring out whether there's a problem or just tension to be managed, deciding whether the problem is their cross to bear and measuring how big the problem is.