Aaron Richard

86 Flips | 7 Magazines | 3 Likes | 6 Following | 2 Followers | @ArnRch | Keep up with Aaron Richard on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Aaron Richard”

The Smartest People Love to Fail, and Here's Why | Inc.com

"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." - Thomas Edison<p>Granted, given the history and scope of Edison's accomplishments, it may be a little difficult to label the famed inventor someone who has failed. But it's entirely possible.<p>In his own words, Edison denies having ever …

Motivation

Powerful Quotes About Life by Southern Figures

This Is the Type of Thinking That Will Make You Mentally Strong (and It's Not Positive Thinking) | Inc.com

There's a lot to be said for the power of positive thinking. Believing in yourself and looking on the bright side can help you get through some of life's toughest challenges.<p>But, being too optimistic is harmful. It can actually do more harm than good.<p>While I definitely spend more time helping …

Self-help

Breathe Easy—This Is How to Stay Positive When Others Bring You Down

The holidays are drawing near, signaling time with family, which can often bring more stress than relief. This, along with the end of the year push …

positively present

Today Positively Present turns nine!<p>It's crazy to think I've been doing this for <i>NINE</i> years. While the messaging and concepts -- living a positively …

How Emotionally Intelligent People Give Negative Feedback | Inc.com

It's a moment you always dread. Someone--your employee, your partner, your child, or even a vendor--has failed to fulfill a commitment to you, or delivered a poor performance. Now you have to give that person negative feedback. Your goal is to avoid a repeat of whatever went wrong. Your fear is …

Emotional Intelligence

Why Do Employees Really Quit Their Jobs? Research Says It Comes Down to These Top 8 Reasons | Inc.com

I've done a lot of research over the years to drill down to the most likely reason for employees to quit and answer the question, "How do you stop the bleeding?"<p>As in bleeding money. The cost of employee turnover is exorbitant, with some recent estimates putting the price at $45,000 to $150,000 to …

Employee Engagement

How To Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile If You’re an Entrepreneur

You probably already know LinkedIn as the platform for professionalsThe post How To Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile If You’re an Entrepreneur appeared …

Startups (India)

The 7 Habits Young Millionaires Possess | Inc.com

Do you have your sights on one day becoming a millionaire and enjoying the benefits of a lifestyle that's characterized by financial freedom? Well, you aren't alone. You'll be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn't want to become a millionaire. Why, then, do so few ever achieve this status? Well, …

Self-improvement

How to Network: 8 Tricks to Make Connections That Will Pay Off | Inc.com

On my desk is a decorative box that's full to the top with business cards. I've collected them at casual encounters, ASJA conferences, and speaking engagements over the past several months. I have a business card scanner, mobile business card application, and a human assistant, any of which could …

CEOs

Top 5 Career Networking Strategies for New College Grads

<b>Conduct informational interviews.</b> These interviews are all about gathering information for your job search — but also about adding valuable contacts …

Social Media

20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

Microsoft tried to buy this hot 2-year-old startup but got turned down

Rumors of a Microsoft-Mesosphere deal surfaced over the summer when it came out that the tech giant was interested in Mesosphere's technology for managing the growing market for running data centers at super-high efficiency.<p>Apparently, the deal fell apart when Mesosphere wanted more than the $150 …

How A Business School Student Used His Personal Network To Build A Startup Valued At $100 Million

Brian Pallas, 28, could easily have joined his family’s business in Italy, organizing events in the corporate and entertainment world. Instead, he enrolled in Columbia in 2012 to get his MBA, tapped into the entrepreneurial ecosystem, and started a business based on the power of family …

Entrepreneurship

Slack, the $2.8 billion startup that wants to kill email, really is reducing work email

Its work-communications app lets you send messages or files to coworkers and keeps everything on file, essentially doing a lot of the stuff emails did for intra-office communication. The company's been growing like crazy and investors have been throwing money at it, last giving it a $2.8 billion …

Startups

How to Request a LinkedIn Recommendation

• Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Share<br>• Email<p>Updated April 04, 2018<p>Employers are using LinkedIn to research candidates for employment. In some cases, even before you are …

Employment

The 25 Hottest Skills That Got People Hired in 2014 | Official LinkedIn Blog

Believe it or not, 2014 is almost over and 2015 is right around the corner. With a new year comes new opportunities, and around this time we at …

The Quickest Way to Increase Your Linkedin Endorsements

It only takes 15 minutes to triple (at least) your Linkedin Skills & Endorsements.<p>Yet, most people have no idea how to do it.<p>After sending my 100th …

This Resume Checklist Helps You Fill Out Your Blank Resume

Anyone who’s ever filled out a resume has probably wondered at least once “What the hell do I put here?” If you’re struggling, this resume checklist …

10 tips to make your resume stand out from the pack

I've been a recruiter for 18 years and I still can't give you the conventional scoop on how to write a resume. It seems that there are as many …

Employment

4 Resume Tips That Will Land You The Job

Let’s face it, not every job description has a realistic “requirements” section. In most cases, employers use the this section to list off every …

Employment

6 Ways To Modernize Your Resume

<i>Make an impression</i>. <i>Keep it to one page</i>. <i>Proofread before you send</i>. <i>Eliminate buzzwords.</i> You’ve probably heard one — or all — of these resume writing …

Employment

5 Online Resume Tools You Need To Try

Your job search is in full-swing. You’ve researched the companies you want to work at, found the right people to send your...

Why You Shouldn't Lie About Resume Gaps

Whether you’ve been out of work, took off time to raise a child or have been on a sabbatical, gaps in your...

Write a Resume Summary That'll Stop Recruiters in Their Tracks

How long will recruiters spend on your résumé before deciding to toss it in the recycle bin? Six seconds, says online job search site The Ladders. That’s about 20 to 30 words.<p>So how do you write those first few lines of your resume—the summary section—to compel the recruiter to keep reading? How do …

Networking on LinkedIn: How to Build a Powerful Network Using LinkedIn

Shares 3K<p>Are you active on LinkedIn?<p>Want to use it to connect with potential partners and prospects?<p>To discover how to network on LinkedIn, I …

How to Get a Job by Targeting the Companies You Want to Work For

Trying to get a job can make you feel helpless. The best you can do is submit your resume to as many companies as possible, right? Not exactly. In …

Employment

How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Are you raring to change careers? Break into a whole new line of work that makes you leap out of bed, happy to go to work every day? Parlay personal passions into professional endeavors? Or focus on a different clientele, type of product, or service?<p>We all know the power of …