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Our 6 Must Reads For Creating and Accelerating Trust on Teams

Over the years, we’ve dug into some complex topics, from technical infrastructure to growth equations. We’ve even covered complexity itself. But …

Leadership

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for Rule-Breaking Rebels, Says Science

If that's how you want to roll, here are eight things you'll want to do to lead like a rebel.<p>Harvard behavioral scientist, Francesca Gino, knew she was onto something when she read a cookbook where the author, an Italian chef, broke every rule of Italian culinary tradition by filling the book with …

Ice Cream

The Digital Transformation Of Accounting And Finance - Artificial Intelligence, Robots And Chatbots

It turns out that we might be at the perfect storm where how we store and access financial information combined with the maturation of tech capabilities are all in place to accelerate the digital transformation of accounting and finance. Just as others who faced the prospect of machines taking over …

Artificial Intelligence

According to Harvard, This 1 Leadership Trait Separates Exceptional Leaders From the Rest

Better team collaboration, stronger employee commitment, and lower staff turnover are possible, if you can lead with compassion.<p>When researchers Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter looked at the factors that separated exceptional leaders from the pack, one trait stood out above the rest: …

Self-Reflection

40 Years of Leadership Taught Me 3 Rules That All Managers Should Follow

Leadership is greater than the sum of its parts.<p>In more than four decades in the corporate world, I've learned many management lessons -- some the hard way.<p>I've also endeavored to share some of the wisdom I've picked up from those lessons with the sharp, ambitious, young men and women at Stanford …

27 Incredible Examples Of AI And Machine Learning In Practice

There are so many amazing ways artificial intelligence and machine learning are used behind the scenes to impact our everyday lives and inform business decisions and optimize operations for some of the world’s leading companies. Here are 27 amazing practical examples of AI and machine</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Use This Equation to Determine, Diagnose, and Repair Trust

<b>Anne Raimondi</b> was stumped. Two people she managed weren't getting along, and it was really impacting progress. In her private conversations with each …

Osteoarthritis: Could researchers have found the key to prevention?

A new study may have revealed a possible new prevention and treatment strategy for osteoarthritis, which is one of the most common and debilitating …

Bad Leaders React, But Here's What Good Leaders Do | Inc.com

Driven by their emotions, bad leaders react quickly to situations often without worrying about the facts or the repercussions of their actions, believing that they can always show good emotional intelligence by apologizing later.<p>Unfortunately, it doesn't work like that.<p>Leaders can't just react, …

Emotional Intelligence

10 communications errors that are ruining your career

Everyone knows communication is key to a productive relationship—and yet everyone makes communication mistakes.It’s all too common to send an email …

Want More Luck In 2018? Follow These 3 Simple Rules | Inc.com

New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate but also a time to hit the refresh button. We’ve all been there, brimming with optimism at the start of our resolution but then giving up even though fulfilling the resolution would have improved our lives. The latest research shows that by Jan.8, some 25 …

Harry Potter

5 Reasons Meditation Helped My Success Skyrocket | Inc.com

There are a lot of preconceived notions revolved around meditation. Some people think it is only for deeply introspective people. Others relate it to particular cultures. Many think that meditation looks like sitting with your legs crossed and palms open on your knees.<p>In reality, though, meditation …

I've been coaching execs for 25 years, and the same 6 habits keep coming up in the best leaders

Over the past 25 years, I've coached a mix of executives in for profit and not-for-profit companies like Kellogg's, Monsanto, SoCalGas, Newark City Government, The United Way, IBM, and AT&T. I've been in board rooms with people fretting about decreases in market share, swirling about regulatory …

Research Says This Required Job Skill Will Trump Emotional Intelligence by the Year 2020 | Inc.com

Last year the World Economic Forum (WEF) published its <i>Future of Jobs Report</i>, forecasting thetop 10 job skills required for workers to thrive by 2020, according to global chief human resources officers.<p>Compared side by side to the skills identified as needed in 2015, the shifts we will experience in …

Creativity

Why Intermittent Fasting Is the Ultimate Anti-Aging Diet

What do Jessica Alba, Molly Sims, and Chelsea Handler all have in common? A very low key, results driven diet thanks to holistic nutritionist Kelly LeVeque who created her system, the Fab Four, to help quell underlying anxiety about following a quote-unquote "healthy diet." LeVeque uses food to …

What I Learned From Bill Gates About Speaking Like a Boss (Even When You're Not) | Inc.com

As a leader, you're naturally aware of the need to plan your meeting's content to keep people on track and maximize impact. But how do you respond when the unexpected happens?<p>Learning to deal with the unpredictable in meetings can be critical for your career. It might be the only time you're in …

Public Speaking

7 Destructive Phrases You Need to Stop Saying at Work | Inc.com

We pay a lot of attention to looking professional in the workplace, but we don't always give enough thought to sounding professional.<p>What you say and how you say it goes far in telling those around you how serious you are (or aren't).<p>Here are some phrases you can hear every day in many workplaces. …

Sexual Harassment

7 Traits That Will Help You Build Great Teams that Deliver Amazing Results | Inc.com

What is it that makes a great leader? What characteristics and qualities help to inspire, motivate and drive teams and companies to success.<br>Having worked in senior leadership roles for over 25 years, leading large change initiatives, and teams of 1000 staff, and also coaching many, many executive …

Employee Engagement

8 Vital Project Management Skills (and How to Build Them)

Free-Photos / PixabayBeing a project manager is a tough job. It’s not enough to create project plans and delegate tasks. You also have to be a …

A Best-Selling Author Just Gave Some Brilliant Career Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

Author Simon Sinek is famous for his leadership advice, including the 2011 best-selling book, <i>Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action</i>. (The book expands on the ideas put forth in Sinek's famous TED Talk, which has garnered over 33 million views and is currently the third …

TED Talks

This CEO's Viral Email Is a Master Class in Great Leadership | Inc.com

Discussing mental health at work just got a little less taboo.<p>It's all thanks to a conversation sparked by an email one CEO wrote that went viral. <i>Washington Post</i> called it the "mental health email shared 'round the world."<p>In case you missed it, here's how it all went down.<p>Olark developer Madalyn …

Women in Business Q&A: Sali Christeson, CEO and Eleanor Turner, Chief Creative Officer, Argent

Sali Christeson was born and raised on a farm in South Carolina, attending school in Savannah, Georgia. She studied Business at Furman University and went on to work in Private Banking in Chicago. She reluctantly left Chicago for grad school and after earning her MBA, Sali moved to California and …

iOS 11: All the new features, tips and guides

iOS 11 is now available.<p>Nowadays, Apple releases a beta version of iOS months ahead of its official release. So, we've already been playing with iOS and compiling how-tos so you can get started, too.<p><b>Editors' note</b>: This post was originally published on June 26, 2017, and continues to be updated with …

How my year of tidying up changed my life and my family

I’ll be honest, when you walk into my (tiny, suburban) cottage, the first thing that strikes you isn’t, ‘Wow, look at this stark minimalist paradise!’ or even ‘Where are all the things?’ and certainly not ‘What do you mean they have a toddler?!’ Yet I am now a certifiable decluttering freak, having …

Why Jack Welch Fired Two Top Execs Even Though They Were Making GE Lots Of Money

Most senior managers struggle with culture because it's so difficult to define. Even less tangible than a "soft" concept, culture is more like a cloud: You know it's there, but it's nearly impossible to grasp. Wikipedia defines culture as "the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices …

5 Habits That Improve your Mental State, Motivation and Productivity

Most entrepreneurs have an intuitive understanding that mental health is important to the success of their business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur is a lonely, difficult journey. You're running your own business and dealing with the fact that your …

China's Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties

BEIJING (AP) — Pledging more than $100 billion in financing, Chinese President Xi Jinping called Sunday for closer cooperation across Asia and Europe …

Warren Buffett, at Berkshire Meeting, Condemns Republican Health Care Bill

Every year, tens of thousands of investors descend on Omaha to attend the annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate controlled by Warren E. Buffett, and hear directly from the billionaire.<p>And this year, those who made the trek heard Mr. Buffett on Saturday criticize the Trump …

Is this the end of venture capital as we know it?

We are in a perverse moment in the global venture capital industry: VCs are fast coming to resemble private hedge funds, and the more money they are able to raise, the worse off startups are becoming.<p>Capital is flowing into funds of all types, yet the rate of investment is shrinking rapidly. This …

Uber Is Losing Historic Amounts Of Money

With its day-to-day business burning through almost $3 billion last year, the company is in the league of the true money-losing giants.<p>It's not easy to lose a billion dollars in three months.<p>Of the big companies that have pulled it off, most have done something other than business as usual — …