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We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

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The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis

Pope Francis has made no secret of his intention to radically reform the administrative structures of the Catholic church, which he regards as insular, imperious, and bureaucratic. He understands that in a hyper-kinetic world, inward-looking and self-obsessed leaders are a liability.<p>Last year, just …

Leadership

How to Get Employees Excited to Do Their Work

What keeps you up at night as a manager? Are you worried about hitting your numbers? How to boost the results of lower performers? What about how to keep top performers motivated?<p>We often believe that the most effective way to respond to these concerns is to directly tell our employees what to do. …

Leadership

12 Things Successful People Do in the First Hour of the Workday | Inc.com

The first hour of the workday is critical, since it can impact your productivity level and mindset for the rest of the day.<p>"Successful people understand the importance of having control over their mornings, and know how to use that time wisely," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and …

Time Management

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Supermarket Agrees To Remove 'Anti-Homeless' Spikes After Activists Pour Cement On Them

It took an undercover mission and vehement online protests, but now one entryway in London is free of pernicious spikes that could hurt the homeless.<p>Activists hit the streets and flocked to a Change.org petition after Property Partners installed ominous studs outside of an entryway to a luxury …

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Grocers sue Vermont over GMO food label law

The Grocery Manufacturers Association and other industry groups challenged a new Vermont law in federal court Thursday that requires the labeling of food made with genetically modified organisms.<p>The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Burlington, had been expected since Gov. Peter Shumlin signed …

Steal the Fed's Playbook? It's Possible Says 'Directive' Author

1-800-Flowers delivers millions of roses on Valentine's Day. CEO Chris McCann takes TheStreet inside its command center to show how they handle the …

Public Speaking: 8 Bad Habits That Ruin Good Presentations | Inc.com

I recently came across a fantastic article by the sales consultant and trainer Colleen Francis about common presentation mistakes that salespeople make in front of customers. As I read it, I realized that much of her advice applied to ALL presentations.<p>In particular, she identified in the article a …

Public Speaking

Car Loans | Find and Compare Car Loan Rates | GOBankingRates

A car is a nonnegotiable purchase in a lot of cities. Finding the right car loan can mean the difference between a smart financial investment and a …

Federal Reserve officials, in their own words, on timing of first rate hike - Capitol Report - MarketWatch

Getty Images<p>5…4…3…2..1<p>When will the Federal Reserve hike rates?<p>Some think the Fed should already be moving the rocket to the launchpad. Others think …

Why I Launched My Startup While Working Full-Time | Inc.com

<i>This story originally appeared on Women2.com.</i><p>When you start a business, it changes your life. Every entrepreneur’s beginning is different, but mine is my own and I look back on it fondly.<p>I actually worked two jobs for a while in the beginning: full-time at SAS, a large software analytics company, …

Startups

5 Motivation-Killing Thoughts You Must Stop Believing | Inc.com

It's hard to think differently and be able to dream new dreams. We'd all like to be visionary thinkers like Branson, Bezos, and Buffett (the 3 <i>Bs</i> of Bold Thinking) and achieve great things.<p>But most of us aren't bold visionaries. (I'm not. I'm far from visionary.)<p>And that's OK, because although you …

Motivation

How To Create A Culture Of Change

Tony Hsieh, the phenomenally successful CEO of Zappos likes to say that, “your brand is your culture” and believes so strongly in preserving his that he offers new recruits $1000 to quit. Anybody who doesn’t fit in will happily take the money and run.<p>While few managers are as steadfast in their …