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How to Design Meetings Your Team Will Want to Attend

There’s a lot of advice out there about how to make meetings more efficient and productive. And while it’s true that leading focused, deliberate conversations is critical to organizational performance, meetings aren’t <i>just</i> about delivering results. There’s another outcome that leaders should be …

6 Ways to Look More Confident During a Presentation

Several years ago, colleagues and I were invited to predict the results of a start-up pitch contest in Vienna, where 2,500 tech entrepreneurs were competing to win thousands of euros in funds. We observed the presentations, but rather than paying attention to the ideas the entrepreneurs were …

Managing for the Long Term

In the fall of 2014, the hedge fund activist and Allergan shareholder Bill Ackman became increasingly frustrated with Allergan’s board of directors. In a letter to the board, he took the directors to task for their failure to do (in his words) “what you are paid $400,000 per year to do on behalf of …

5 Questions to Ask Before You Call Out Someone Powerful

A leader in the health industry recalled an incident from 40 years ago that still haunted him. In the early stages of his career he decided he had to speak up about malpractice he had witnessed. He remembered the experience very clearly: “I was hauled before the District Medical Officer… there’s me …

What Happens at Home When People Can’t Depend on Stable Work

Recent research by economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton documents a dramatic rise in mortality rates among working-class white people in the U.S. The immediate causes of these “deaths of despair,” as the pair refer to them, are often factors like drug abuse, health problems like diabetes, and …

4 Things Your Innovation Efforts Shouldn’t Focus On

Differentiation should be a prime motivator of any strategy; firms should always look to find an edge. But too often CEOs find themselves stuck in what I call an innovation plateau. They fall into chronic sameness, an inertia driven by a feeling that they must focus on cost, even cheapness, to …

10 Easy Ways To Embarrass Yourself At Work

Work is a weird place. It’s a place of business but it’s also a social sphere. We worry about saying or doing the wrong thing.<p>Almost everyone has stressed at some point about embarrassing themselves at work.<p>Almost everyone has done something embarrassing at work — some of us many times over!<p>Most of …

Self-help

Ten Shameful Recruiting Practices That Drive Candidates Away

It is ridiculous for employers to whine about “talent shortages” when their own recruiting processes are the real problem. It only takes a moment of reflection to realize that there’s no such thing as a “talent shortage.”<p>Employers who write reasonable job ads and pay the market rate have no problem …

Employment

How Do You Sell A Business, While Keeping It A Secret?

My day job is running The Value Builder System where we coach owners to improve the value of their companies. We have a tool called The Short List Builder where we give owners a methodology for identifying their most natural acquirers.<p>You may wonder why we bother, since in many cases our customers …

Small Business

谢邀。<p>如果多读一些书或在商业的世界里待久了,你一定会知道这样一个道理:<b>商业的本质,其实是为用户创造价值。</b>利润是当为更多的用户,创造更大的价值时,必然可以收获的结果。<p>所以,市场营销的核心有两个。一个是定义价值。一个是传递价值。<p>这其实对应品牌的硬件和软件。<p>定义价值是指一个公司应该提供什么样的产品/服务,帮助人们完成什么样的任务,从而构成这个公司的核心价值,以及存在的意义。<p>传递价值是指一个公司如何让这种价值,让更多需要的人知道,并使用。<p>定义价值是指一个品牌的内核,或「硬件」。传递价值是指一个品牌的传播和销售,或「软件」。<p>1. 定义价值<p>几十年前,提出的定义价值的核心方法,叫「STP」:Segmenta …

妥协的产物——论其他综合收益的前世今生

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How Do Terrible Managers Keep Their Jobs?

Dear Liz,<p>I graduated from college in May 2015. I worked at my first job for 20 months. It would have been a good job, but my manager was horrible.<p>“Laura” yelled at us and criticized us constantly. During my third week on the job Laura got mad at me about something that was not my fault in any way, …

Employment

How To Be Your Own Career Coach

Dear Liz,<p>I am job-hunting and running into an obstacle. I know I’m qualified for a lot of jobs that I see advertised, but I can’t get into the swing of job-hunting.<p>There’s so much to do around the house and I want to exercise, and many days go by where I don’t do anything related to my job search …

Employment

Four Things To Do In Your First 30 Days On The Job

The first few weeks of a new job are easy in some ways, difficult in others. In most roles, you won’t know enough in the beginning to take on a heavy workload. But you’ll have uncertainty about what’s expected of you and you’ll be striving to make a good impression, which can be emotionally …

Leadership

15 Things Never, Ever To Do At A Business Lunch

What are the rules for business lunches in 2017?<p>Many people aren’t sure what’s polite and what’s not when you’re dining with co-workers or networking contacts.<p>Here’s a list of 15 things never, ever to do at a business lunch!<p><b>1. Ask a stranger to lunch “to pick their brain.”</b> If you value someone’s …

Lunch

How to Improve Your Finance Skills (Even If You Hate Numbers)

If you’re not a numbers person, finance is daunting. But having a grasp of terms like EBITDA and net present value are important no matter where you sit on the org chart. How can you boost your financial acumen? How do you decide which concepts are most important to understand to your work and your …

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为什么你无法长期坚持做一件事?

“为什么自己无法长期坚持做一件事?比如早起,比如跑步,比如减肥,比如读书,比如学英语。”<p>这是许多人会想的一个问题。<p>这些事情我做过了,所以我常常接到一些类似以下的问题:<p>我也想跑步,你说我该怎么开始?我打算以后每天在操场跑5公里你觉得可以吗?<p>现在英语基础比较差,我想学好英语,该怎么做?<p>我想瘦10-15斤,时间长短无所谓。怎么吃怎么运动,用多长时间减多少斤,怎么保持,你有什么建议吗?<p>这是几个比较经典的问题。但是我并不想说这些,因为一直到现在我也没有答案。<p>有一阵子我觉得这些问题比较“伸手党”,不具体分析自己的情况和做一件事情的周期过程就直接要一个公式般的标准答案,以为照着去做就好了。<p>但是今天把这些问题 …

Ten Signs Your Boss Is A Manager -- But Not A Leader

A simple way to answer the question “What’s the difference between managing and leading?” is this:<p>Managing people means watching them to make sure they do what they’re supposed to do.<p>The concept of traditional supervision is rooted in the fear that working people will misbehave or make mistakes if …

Leadership

No -- I Won't Supply My References Before The First Interview

Dear Liz,<p>When is the correct time for a recruiter or employer to request my professional references?<p>I was asked by an ex-colleague of mine to submit a resume for a job opening in his company. I submitted the resume and a few days later I got an email message from an HR person in my friend’s …

Employment

北大硕士给大脑植入Excel病毒,工作效率提升了好几倍

在工作中,我们经常会碰到这样的同事,他们是这样完成工作的:<p>先用计算器算好结果,甚者动用手指头在电脑屏幕上数数,然后把数据填写到Excel表格中。<p>结果可以预见,原本可以在上班时间完成的工作,愣是加班也完不成。<p>如果只是把Excel当作了记录工具,就好比把跑车开进了泥泞小路。不要抱怨Excel拖累了你,这纯粹是你的问题。<p><b>究竟应该如何使用Excel?有哪些操作技巧是需要掌握的?</b><p>今天就和大家分享下Excel中最常用的数据整理和分析技巧,让你快速“脱胎换骨”,工作高效准确,从此告别加班!<p><b>快捷键操作</b><p><b>技巧1:按住【CTRL】键,拖动实现表格复制</b><p>选中数据区域,复制-粘贴?不需要这么多步,选中数据区域,按住【CT …

哈佛商业评论

我们可以从他人的经历中吸取经验,但完全模仿他人绝非成功之道。人们信任你是因为你率直真诚,而非因为你是另一个人的翻版。<p>真诚的领导者会热切追求自己的目标,坚持自己的价值观,他们既用心灵去感受,也用大脑去思考。他们懂得如何与他人建立长期且有意义的联系,并严于律己,以实现目标。他们还会对自己有着清醒的认知。<p>研究发现,成功领导者的身上并不存在某种共同的特征、技能或风格;相反,他们的领导力来自人生经历。他们总是有意或无意地用现实中的事件来考验自己,并据此重新诠释人生经历,以更深入地了解自我。在这样做时,他们发现了作为一个领导者的目的所在,并且认识到坚持真诚如一可以让自己更高效地领导。<p>这些发现非常鼓舞人心, …

谢邀<p>如何培养自己的领导力?<p>上周为某家B轮企业做内训,讲了13个小时领导力以及协作。整理一下分享给有需要的同学。内容较多,老规矩懒得看的直接拉到最后看思维导图。<p>新建了小密圈,欢迎小伙伴来玩,玩明白之前都免费。<p>本文分为如下几部分:<p><b>什么是领导力(从复杂到简单)</b>• <b><br>影响领导力的三个要素</b>• <b><br>培养领导力的五种方法</b>• <b><br>管理和领导的相同与差异</b>• <b><br>领导力的价值(高效、创新)</b><p><b>一、什么是领导力——领导力公式</b><p>我对领导力有两个定义:<p>先说复杂的<p><b>领导力=(权力+魅力)*情境</b><p>权力包含组织权威和收益影响<br>• 魅力包含专业程度和值得信赖<br>• 情境包含具体环境、人和时间<p>再说简单的<p><b>领导力就是带领一群人达成目标过程中展现的影响力。</b><p><b>二、影响领导力的三个要素</b><p>影响领导 …

3 Small Things Every Person Can Do to Reduce Stress in Their Office

In a world of tight deadlines, it’s no wonder that some of your stress might seep out and affect your colleagues. But — because they’re under pressures of their own — you risk perpetuating a vicious circle, where you mirror and magnify each other’s frenzy.<p>You can’t control their behavior, but you …

What Happens When Startups Fire Their Investors

<i>This article first appeared in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter on deals and dealmakers. Sign up here.</i><p>On Wednesday the startup community was buzzing …

10 Essential Steps To Prepare Yourself For A Job Interview

So your resume got noticed and you’ve been asked to come in for a face-to-face interview—congratulations! But in order to shine during the interview and land that job offer, careful preparation beforehand is essential. You need to be ready in advance for the questions you will be asked, have done …

Employment

How to Get Your Team to Follow Through After a Meeting

Any team leader knows that it’s what happens between project meetings that makes or breaks a project. And yet it’s often challenging to keep a team motivated and focused on getting agreed upon tasks done. Ideally you’ve checked that everyone is aligned and agreed on next steps but assigning tasks …