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1 Sign to Immediately Know Someone Has the Gift of Leadership

This is what will promote a work culture void of backstabbing, gossip, and throwing people under the bus<p>When you think of the word "transparency" in business and the workplace, what immediately comes to mind? Do you cringe at the possibility of being that open? That, perhaps, coworkers, direct …

15 Ways to Empower Others in 15 Minutes

<i>“A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves.” – Lao …

3 Strategies for Projecting Success and Confidence as a Leader

A leader's job is to step into everyone's shoes and find ways to make the path less treacherous, stressful and demoralizing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more</i> …

Barnes & Noble

How to Have Difficult Conversations

Most everyone dreads the difficult, challenging conversation. This includes conversations in which we have to deliver unpleasant news, discuss a …

Self-help

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett And Oprah All Use The 5-Hour Rule

<b>Top business leaders often spend five hours per week doing deliberate learning.</b><p>In the article “Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong”, the researchers behind …

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don’t Follow Through on What We Set Out to Do and What to Do About It

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his …

9 Things Passionate People Do Differently

Do you have enough passion in your life? Passion is the difference between playing the piano and being a pianist; it's who you are, not just what you do. Passion makes you leap out of bed in the morning, eager to start your day.<p>Dr. Robert Vallerand at the University of Quebec has studied passion …

Self-improvement

7 Powerful Phrases to Boost Your Productivity

Actions prove who someone is, words prove who they want to be.<p>As with any growth and expansion, becoming more productive doesn't happen overnight. It takes consistent investment of time and commitment.<p>If you want to take yourself to the next level, you must be more productive.<p>To be more productive …

9 Tips to Help You Get a Raise

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

The Face Everything Technique and Why Avoiding Difficulties Doesn’t Work

We are, all of us, amazing at avoiding things. Our minds are less “thinking machines” than they are “avoiding machines.” And the incredible thing is …

5 signs you're CEO material

Likening critical CEO capabilities, such as giving difficult feedback, to learning the unnatural motion of lifting your back foot first in boxing, he claims "it generally takes years for a founder to develop the CEO skill set." In short, Horowitz insists CEOs are made, not born.<p>But just because …

The Traits of Leaders Who Do Things Fast and Well

An exceptional leader we know would occasionally get a question from his direct reports in a variety of forms but with the common message, “Do you want this done fast or right?” His answer was always the same: “Yes!” He chose not to compromise on either dimension. For this leader and for most …

10 Signs Your Boss Is a Great Manager (and You Shouldn't Leave Your Job)

For starters, how is your boss's listening skills?<p>Years ago, I was a member of a politically-charged executive team with each person pulling in different directions with opposing agendas. We were a mess.<p>While that horrendous experience was short-lived, it gave me a front-row seat to witnessing …

There Are 7 Types of Ultra-Likable Leaders: Which One Are You?

As you scan the horizon looking for the next best class of Millennial leaders, make sure they fall into one (or all) of these categories.<p>First the bad news: 85 percent of companies report an urgent need to develop their leadership pipeline. But only <i>40 percent</i> believe their current pool of …

Leadership

This Is the 1 (and Only) Leadership Mantra That Truly Matters

Few leadership mindsets are more important than a leader's mindset of seeing yourself as a creator of creators.<p>After more than 30 years of practice, observation of and fascination with leadership, I have concluded that many traits , programs and approaches are important and valuable, but true …

Why you don’t want a nice boss

Just because a boss is nice, doesn’t mean he or she is any good. A tough, demanding manager will push you to do your best work.<p>Everyone wants a nice boss. And if a nice boss is one who respects me and my work, challenges me to get better and wants to see me grow as both a professional and a leader, …

15 Time Management Tips From Exceptionally Productive Entrepreneurs

While we all have the same amount of time, we don't all use it in the same way. Here are 15 ways productive people make good on their time.<p>What if you could get more done without feeling overwhelmed, overworked, and overloaded?<p>Very productive people do it all the time. It actually has less to do …

How the Best Leaders Truly Connect With Their Employees

Here are eight ways to be real with your staff.<p>Leadership has been written and talked about for decades, with great authors defining it in different ways calling it different things. In the end, most of these folks have been talking about the same things.<p>The simple truth is that leadership (and …

Chilcot report - how the world reacted: 'A very British masterclass in quiet, restrained but devastating critique'

The long-awaited official report into Britain's involvement in the Iraq War has delivered a scathing verdict on Government ministers' justification, planning and conduct of a military intervention which "went badly wrong, with consequences to this day".<p>Here we reflect on how politicians, media …