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7 Steps to Quickly Becoming an Influential Expert in Any Field

Developing the relationships you need to succeed can't be done if you are self-absorbed and transactional.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Developing highly influential work is a process that can be mastered. Not only mastered, this process can be replicated again and …

6 Questions Great Leaders Ask Their Teams

It’s humbling to ask questions. After all, the moment that you ask a question is the moment you reveal what you don’t know. To some, asking questions is a death-blow to their ego, while to others, it’s a stepping stone to clarity. In fact, during research for their book The Innovator’s DNA, the …

Innovation

How to Stop 5 Types of Emotional Vampires from Destroying Your Career | Inc.com

Some people consistently make you want to crawl under a rock and hibernate. These people, as psychologist Albert J. Bernstein outlines in <i>Emotional Vampires at Work: Dealing With Bosses and Coworkers Who Drain You Dry</i>, come in five major types. Once you know how to spot them, you can stop them and …

Leadership

I interview 100,000 people a year, and there are 6 questions that make job candidates stick in my mind

You'll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this portion—while the recruiter's put in the hot seat—that's not actually in your best interest.<p>Why? Because this is your final chance to make an awesome impression.<p>My team and I interview around …

5 places you can get high-end fashion for low prices

<b>There’s a revolution quietly taking place in the fashion industry. In case you haven’t been paying close attention, it’s now easier than ever to look</b> …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

63% Of Employees Don't Trust Their Leader -- Here's What You Can Do To Change That

Trust is toast, according to the 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer.<p>It’s worldwide, it’s pervasive across business and government, and trust of CEOs is at an all-time low.<p>CEO Credibility plunged by 12 points this year. Sixty-three percent of survey respondents said CEOs are somewhat or not at all …

Employee Engagement

3 Steps to Build Your Resilience

Cut yourself slack on the results you're getting and celebrate how hard you're working it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success of any kind takes time, consistent effort, failure and resilience. Take the late Louis L’Amour, for example. He’s regarded as America’s …

Seth's Blog

<i>Not only has it not gone away, it's gotten a lot worse. Last week I got a template from a conference organizer. It seems they want every single</i> …

The 4 Stages of B2B Marketing Performance Management Maturity

Systematic improvements are the best way for a marketing organization to make consistent gains in performance. To have an impact over the long-run, …

Marketing

10 life lessons we learn too late

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Last year, a user on the crowdsourced question-and-answer website Quora.com asked, “What …

Baby Boomers

3 Stocks You Can Buy Cheaper Than Warren Buffett Did

Iconic investor Warren Buffett has become one of the wealthiest people in the world by identifying value in the stock market. In a nutshell, Buffett …

Improve Your Analytics Skills With These 9 Tips

Looking for a worthwhile New Year’s resolution? A resolution that will help your career? A resolution you can keep? Resolve to become a better analyst in 2017.<p>How can you become better at your work? You know the old standbys like attending a class, taking on a challenging project, and networking …

Networking

Nine ways to successfully handle crowds in the Theme Parks

Loading...<p>With the busy season upon us at the Theme Parks and Attractions in Orlando, being prepared for crowds and longer-than-usual waits is a …

Walt Disney Company

How to screen share with iOS and macOS to help friends and family with new devices

Over that last month your friends and family have probably purchased or been gifted a range of new devices, and odds may be good that you’re the go-to for tech support. Sometimes it works to problem solve by voice or text message when you aren’t with the user in need, but it’s often better to see …

Remote Controls

This Chart Tells You Exactly How Many Miles You Can Drive on Empty

Ever wonder what that fuel light really represents? Now you know.<p>Ever wonder what that little low fuel warning dash light actually represents in your car? Wonder no more, because this helpful chart tells you how many miles are left when your tank reaches empty.<p>The chart, put together by …

Electric Vehicles

Rogers Offers $50 Loyalty Plan with 4GB Data, Unlimited Canada-Wide Calling

After Fido launched some migration plans targeted at Chatr customers only, the $50/4GB plan from the latter has made its way to Rogers customers …

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

How the new housing rules affect your purchasing power

How much home can you afford?<p>Possibly less under new rules unveiled Monday by the federal Liberal government.<p>Starting Oct. 17, all insured new homebuyers must "stress test" their ability to carry their mortgage payments at whichever is greater: the negotiated rate in their mortgage contract or the …

Summer is here: 12 cheap and guilt-free ways to keep kids busy

Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent or a working parent, it’s likely that summertime gets tough. When kids are home all day, or at least out of the …

As millennials get into real estate, Bank of Mom and Dad sees more withdrawals

When Calgary teacher Dana Kolubinski bought her first house in 2012, her parents kicked in for the down payment. They insisted on it; their own parents had helped them, and they wanted to pay it forward.<p>As a working adult with her own salary, "it does feel weird," says Ms. Kolubinski, 28. But …

Read the fine print of your mortgage documents – even the boring parts

Before you sign your mortgage, Sami El-Farram suggests that you catch up on your reading.<p>"You really need to look at the fine print, and you should have a checklist of what you need to read," says Mr. El-Farram, a mortgage broker at Total Mortgage Source 360 in St. Catharines, Ont.<p>By "read," Mr. …

Your big-reno team should include your mortgage lender

The tastes of financial lenders: They're the last thing on the mind of home renovators, but they should maybe be the first.<p>No, banks and other lenders don't care about homey aesthetics, paint colours or kitchen fixtures. Their taste squarely revolves around whether a house that needs refinancing …

What is the Role of the Real Estate Agent in Today's Tech-Driven Marketplace?

As consumers gain access to more and more data through popular search portals, what is the role of the realtor?Our experience running Canada’s …

Real Estate

An FBI hostage negotiator reveals the secret to demanding the raise you deserve

In my years as the FBI’s lead international kidnapping negotiator, I learned an important fundamental lesson: Hostage negotiation is often nothing …

51 Brilliant Warren Buffett Quotes:

Warren Buffett is an American businessman, investor and philanthropist and is considered the most successful investor in the world.<p>He is the CEO, …

Interac Launches Token Service for Mobile Payments: Apple Pay Ready?

Interac has announced today the launch of their Token Service Provider (TSP) for their debit network, which will provide their partners with the …

Meetings aren't a waste of time if you know how to run them properly

I used to detest going to meetings. I considered them a massive waste of time, so I avoided them as much as possible. When I became self-employed, I kept this mindset of avoiding meetings.<p>Over time, I saw a pattern emerge. I had become overwhelmed and lacked clarity in where I wanted to go with my …

12 best American road trips

Slide 1 of 14<p>Whether you’re retired or just adventurous, you probably love a good road trip. You don’t have to drive far to find a great road in the …

20 ways bosses fire you without actually saying ‘you’re fired’

Twitter Inc. TWTR, -1.89% on Sunday said that four top executives — engineering chief Alex Roetter, product head Kevin Weil, human resources vice …