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What’s the Number One Interview Question to Ask?

We all have one. That killer question that nobody else has thought of. The one that will tell you everything you need to know about that candidate. …

Recruitment

Do This 1 Thing Every Time a Millennial Leaves Your Company

Improve your organization in multiple ways by asking exiting Millennials these ten questions.<p>Performing exit interviews are a great way to gain relevant information for organizational improvement. Exit interviews create opportunities to receive candid feedback from current employees.<p>Exit interviews …

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

MANAGING YOUR FRUSTRATIONS

I’m sitting by Lake of the Woods in Northern Minnesota one recent morning, enjoying the sun rise, when I ask my sister-in-law about the most …

20 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent (And Why It Matters for Your Career)

Forbes Welcome

The Collaboration Paradox: Why Working Together Often Yields Weaker Results

On a midsummer afternoon in 1957, a church fundraiser altered the course of music history. It was just after 4:00 when a group of teenagers took the …

Paul McCartney

Why You Should Treat Your Employees Like Your Most Loyal Customers

It’s time for companies to think longer and harder about employee satisfaction. One way to do this is with technology.<p>Here’s a radical concept–treat your employees as well as you do your best customers, and your business will reap rewards beyond your wildest imagination.<p>Entrepreneur Richard …

22 Killer Personal Development Resources You're Missing Out On

22 Killer Personal Development Resources You’re Missing Out On<p>Bryce Christiansen<p>Read full profile<p>You’ve got the personal development itch once …

Exercise

How Much Time Do Your Employees Spend Doing Real Work? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic)

Your employees are at work. Sure. But there’s a better than 50 percent chance that they aren’t getting real work done.<p>Employees say that they only spend 45 percent of their time at work actually completing their primary job duties, according to a survey of 2,000 office workers conducted by …

Employment

How bosses drive their best employees away

The real reason talented people leave great jobs? Usually, it’s the boss.<p>Managers can make or break a workplace experience — both with their behaviour and what they say aloud. Of course, the things they <i>don’t</i> do are equally problematic, such as not providing training and not tapping the …

Are You Easy to Follow? 10 Things Great Leaders Know and Do

“He’s a pretty easy guy to follow.”That was the response from a friend when we were recently talking about how much she enjoys her job. She’s worked …

Leadership

If You Want People to Listen, Stop Talking

Andrew Nguyen<p>George*, a managing director at a large financial services firm, had an uncanny ability to move a roomful of people to his perspective. What George said was not always popular, but he was a master persuader.<p>It wasn’t his title — he often swayed colleagues at the same hierarchical …

16 interview questions that are designed to trick you

<b>• Interview questions are often designed to test candidates.</b><p><b>• Some of these questions are obviously difficult, while others are more subtle traps.</b><p><b>• Business Insider spoke to two career experts who listed some especially tricky questions to watch out for and how to answer them.</b><p>Savvy hiring managers …

Employment

What to Do If You Hate Giving Presentations | Website Designs Content Marketing

I not only help run networking events but I also attend lots, I’m always ready and willing to be able to give a speech on just about anything …

7 Smart Strategies That Will Cure Your Fear of Public Speaking

Got stage fright? Reframe what you expect from a speech, and your attitude about it will change as well.<p>Does the prospect of speaking in front of a live audience make you nervous? If you're human, the likely answer is yes. In surveys, people routinely report public speaking as their number-one …

How to Ask for Feedback That Will Actually Help You

“So,” I asked Mary*. “Do you have any feedback for me? What can I do better the next time?”<p>We had just finished delivering a leadership training to senior executives at a large financial services company. My working relationship with Mary was a little tricky; she was my co-trainer and also my …

5 Tips to Be a More Impressive Speaker

A Stanford Business School professor offers a treasure trove of tips on how to be a better public speaker.<p>If you're a shaky public speaker, your next big presentation offers so many things to be worried about. There's conceiving of and planning your speech, practicing it, keeping your nerves in …

Public Speaking

How to Get Your Team to Coach Each Other

No one grows as a leader without the support of other people. Effective peer-to-peer coaching can offer the encouragement people need to overcome the fear of starting something new. Peer coaches, like professional coaches, can also hold their “clients” accountable for moving in a new …

Power Cues: The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing Your Personal Impact

Publication Date: <b>May 13, 2014</b><p>Take control of your communications--before someone else does. What if someone told you that your behavior was controlled by a powerful, invisible force? Most of us would be skeptical of such a claim--but it's largely true. Our brains are constantly transmitting and …

Leadership Is a Conversation

The command-and-control approach to management has in recent years become less and less viable. Globalization, new technologies, and changes in how companies create value and interact with customers have sharply reduced the efficacy of a purely directive, top-down model of leadership. What will …

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

Nutrition

Weights or Cardio: Which Should Come First?

<b>Goal: You want to lose weight.</b><p>If weight loss is your goal, weights before cardio is your best bet. For an American Council on Exercise study, …

How to set up iPhone location-based reminders

The iPhone's native Reminders app is pretty handy, but when you add in its location-based abilities, it becomes an absolute lifesaver.<p>That's because …

10 Rookie Juice Cleanse Mistakes

With celebrity allure and promises of fast weight loss and newfound energy, it makes sense that so many people want to give it a go. But because so …

Nutrition

60-40-20: Get A Killer Pump With Rest-Pause!

For hard-training lifters, nothing feels better than knowing you've pushed yourself to your very limits during a workout. The pump, the burning, the …

You Have to See Total Strangers Undress Each Other and Get Into Bed

It’s strangely adorable and we can't stop watching.<p>Undressing someone you're really into (and being undressed by them) is super hot, but what is it like if you've literally <i>just</i> met? Surprisingly, it's still pretty hot. To celebrate the season two premiere of Showtime's <i>Masters of Sex</i>, director Tatia …

Why Saying This Four-Letter Word Can Transform Your Productivity

A neurochemical shift happens in your brain when you say “done” at the end of even the smallest tasks.<p>Perfectionists are often reminded that “done is better than perfect.” But it turns out there’s another reason we should all try to create more “done” moments in our workdays.<p>Saying the word <i>done</i> can …

9 Reasons Guys Love Giving You Oral

One man wants to set the record straight about giving back in bed<p>It has come to my attention that there is a terrible rumor going around about men: that we're selfish in bed. Hey, I'll admit, there's not a man I know who will decline oral sex from a woman he fancies. I mean, it's a blowjob! It's …

Strength based leadership - COURIUS

<b>In a worldwide survey conducted by research agency Gallup, 198,000 people were asked the question: ‘Are you able to do the work you are good at every</b> …