David Utterback

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How to Retain Employees Through 'Servant' Leadership

No, "servant" leaders aren't slaves to their employers, or even pushovers. They just aren't authoritarians who boss employees around.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The term “servant leadership” was coined nearly 50 years ago in an essay written by Robert K. …

Leadership

The Sioux Guide to Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

<i>Charles Alexander Eastman was born in 1858 and raised as “Ohiyesa” to be a hunter and warrior in the traditional ways of the Santee Sioux. When he</i> …

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Are You Emotionally Intelligent? It'll Help You Rise Above Failure.

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are all about achieving peak performance. The top or quickly emerging entrepreneurs' definition of success goes way beyond just the money they earn or the promotional support they receive. Today’s greats are …

Emotional Intelligence

A Stanford professor says eliminating 2 phrases from your vocabulary can make you more successful

The way you speak not only affects how others perceive you; it also has the potential to shape your behavior.<p>Swapping one word for another could make all the difference in how you approach your goals.<p>That's according to Bernard Roth, a professor of engineering at Stanford and the academic director …

Using Stress as an Opportunity for Growth

Stress used to be one of the feelings that I liked to avoid. It kept me from sleeping, seemed to lead to multiple extensions of the same worry, and, in plain words, just made me anxious. And then I learned it was better not to avoid stress, but to look at it as an opportunity for personal …

The 3 Components Of Mental Strength That Will Help You Succeed

Whether you aim to become an elite athlete, or you aspire to become a prosperous entrepreneur, mental strength is the key to long-term success. After all, you need fierce determination and tenacity to reach your greatest potential.<p>There will always be obstacles and challenges that stand in your …

Self-help

Overthinking and Your Child-Like Mind

Con­sider the ques­tion in the image above. I found this spread­ing on Face­book the other day and it took me a few min­utes to solve. Go on. Try. …

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Are You Addicted to Thinking?

Ever feel like your mind just will not shut off?<p>Most of us are addicted to thinking. Our addiction tends to intensify when our mind perceives there is a problem to be solved. We want answers. We want resolution. We want to figure it out. Because we believe once we do, that everything will be better.<p>…

How to Create Sustainable Happiness

Staff Reviewed<p>"Sustainable happiness" is about recognizing that your happiness is interconnected with other people and the natural environment. This …

How to Read Body Language More Effectively

Body language is a huge part of how we communicate with other people. However, most of us only have an intuitive knowledge of non-verbal …

Body Language

20 Paradoxes That Give Us Wisdom and Perspective

Paradoxes may seem logically impossible, but they’re often true. Paradoxes reveal the essence of the human condition, while pushing us to question …

Science Shows How the Brains of Intelligent, Successful People Are Different From Everyone Else

What's the best way to take control of your own life and push yourself against boundaries?<p>According to Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck, it's all …

Self-improvement

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More Evidence That Longevity Depends on Your State of Mind

We all know that having goals is important, but a joint US-Canadian study reveals that having a sense of purpose can affect our longevity. …

5 Habits of People With Remarkable Willpower

We all spend three to four hours each day resisting desire. So what do people with remarkable willpower do differently?<p>Willpower is <i>not</i> something you either have or you don't.<p>Sure, some people may be more self-disciplined than you. Some people may be better at resisting temptation than you. But …

Will Power

5 Toughest Personalities at Work--and How to Manage Them

Problem employees in your company? Here's how to whip them into shape--and make them more productive.<p>Running a business would be easy if only you didn't have to manage people. The bigger your company grows, the smaller the likelihood that everyone in it will be easy to supervise. As the boss you …

Narcissism

How Shame Makes Us Allergic to Receiving

How deeply do you allow yourself to receive the good things in life? Do you notice when a kind act interrupts your busy day -- taking a moment to pause, allowing a deeper breath, and letting it in?<p>Many of us grow up with deflating messages that something's wrong with us, we're not good enough, and …

8 Pieces Of Wisdom That Will Encourage You To Push Through A Bad Day

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

Which Productivity Profile Are You?

This post originally appeared at AccidentalCreative.com<p>In my brand new book Die Empty, I examine the common places where bright, sharp, talented …

How to Hack Your Brain

You are not who you think you are. Your personality and identity is significantly more malleable than you realize. With a few simple tricks, you can …

Self-help

How to Defeat Your Inner Jerk | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The inner jerk is the anti-conscience of your thought process. It is the tiny voice inside your brain that says, “you’re not good enough. You’re not …

Creating an Inner Peace That Endures

<b>“Peace of mind is not the absence of conflict from life, but the ability to cope with it.” ~Unknown</b><p>Like many people, I lived my life for a lot of …

Word Power – Category

The words people use give insights into their personalities. These insights help us work better with others. A good place to begin...<p>Words give …

Switch the Light Bulb on With 'Power Words'

I have a really good idea. Start your -- or a loved one's -- new year out right with Sharon Anne Klingler's book <i>Power Words: Igniting Your Life with Lightning Force</i>. I just read it, and I feel like I have jumpstarted my own 2014, and added some extra juice to this year's end.<p>This is my kind of …

6 Ways To Raise Your Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

We all probably know people, at work or in our personal lives, who are great at listening and helping us feel more hopeful and optimistic. Like me, …

The Dark Side of Emotional Intelligence

In some jobs, being in touch with emotions is essential. In others, it seems to be a detriment. And like any skill, being able to read people can be used for good or evil.<p>Some of the greatest moments in human history were fueled by emotional intelligence. When Martin Luther King, Jr. presented his …

14 Inspiration Quotes That Will Change Your Life in 2014

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. The article below was …

Find Life Passion and Get Relationship Help

Think about how much work your feet do for you each day. They literally carry us through the day, withstanding hundreds of pounds of pressure. Each …