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Employees Underperforming? How to Respond to These 3 Excuses.

Sometimes, an employee just needs an extra jolt. Other times, you will need to pull the plug.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Companies are increasing their focus on employee retention. In fact, PayScale’s <i>2018 Compensation Best Practices</i> report found that 59 …

Leadership

10 Beauty Products for the Commuter

<b>(SPOT.ph)</b> Commuting is probably one of the most unnecessary struggles people in this country experience on a daily basis. It's like you can't get …

27 'healthy' habits that are actually making you gain weight

There was a period of time when people thought smoking tobacco was healthy. Experts also downplayed just how detrimental sugar is to your health, and let's not forget about the low-fat craze of the '80s and early '90s. All of this is to say: Certain once-believed "healthy" habits turned out to be …

3 Really Effective Strategies for Successfully Transitioning Someone on Your Team Into a New Leadership Role

You can't expect your people to figure out how to be great managers all by themselves. They're going to need your guidance and support.<p>No one said being a manager is easy. Stress can be amplified with the addition of a new employee who is adjusting to their position, or when a seasoned employee …

Team Building

How managers should deal with conflict between two employees

<b>How do managers generally deal with conflict between two employees?</b><p>Rarely do workplace conflicts just explode out of nowhere. Two people don’t have a …

Employment

Smart influencers give their best email management tips, tools, and hacks

As the editor of The Gmail Genius, a monthly newsletter to help users get the most out of Gmail, I’ve gotten to peek into the deepest recesses of one …

Productivity

The best anti-redness products for women over 40

Why is it that an act as virtuous as going to the gym leaves the skin so red? And it seems that as we age, this only gets trickier. Even with my olivey skin tone the redness is hard to disguise, and I don’t want to pile on the foundation straight after a shower. I’ve searched high and low (albeit …

Skin Care

Don’t ever spill these personal details at work or on job interviews

Research shows the older you get, the more you overshare – which can hurt your career.<p>Loose lips sink professional relationships.<p>Most employees are …

Why Do It All Yourself?

Documenting Your Success<p>Ever since we launched <b>Radical U</b> earlier this year, people have been asking me why. Simple. Over the decades of working with small businesses, it's become obvious to me that the thing that separates successful companies from failing ones is the presence of a process to how …

Small Business

The 10 Most Inspiring Beauty Blogs to Bookmark Now

Beauty fanatics know that when you stumble upon a blog that speaks to you, it’s akin to finding a soulmate—you know, that euphoric feeling of “Yes, …

People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why.<p>The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."<p>They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and …

Emotional Intelligence

Want to Dramatically Improve Your Work Life? Start Having Radically Candid Conversations

Better communication starts with being more candid.<p>We were in a trendy restaurant in east London. The conversation and drinks were flowing. At the end of the meal, my friend muttered, "This is going to be an awkward conversation." When the restaurant manager was in range, my buddy signaled him …

Leadership

How to confront trash talk on your work team

After a team member left the company, I found indications that he was trash talking about me with other team members. Now I am having trouble …

How to Meal-Prep for the Week in Less Than an Hour

<i>Nicole Loher is a triathlete, Adidas ambassador, and all-around fitness guru, all while balancing a badass day job in the fashion industry (and</i> …

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 …

9 Strength & Weakness Personality Quizzes That Will Tell You A Lot About Yourself

An online personality quiz is the one type of test that almost everyone loves to take. Because, let's face, who doesn't seek to understand themselves …

To Earn Employees' Trust, Leaders Need to Be GrownUps

It's essential to manage your emotions and serve the people you lead<p>The CEO was having a tantrum. While it's true that he hadn't thrown himself on the floor kicking and screaming like a two-year-old, it was a tantrum just the same.<p>He went on a long rant about the way no one had taken responsibility …

Leadership

Becoming a Brand Ambassador - A Chat with Trevor Schneider

The Mixology Talk Podcast, Episode #125<p>Ever wanted to be a Brand Ambassador? Check out our chat with Reyka Vodka ambassador Trevor Schneider to hear …

5 Rules for Staying In Charge of Your Inbox

Work smart to manage your messages, and not the other way around.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I am inundated with emails. I get hundreds a day, and make sure there's resolution to each and every one. With the influx of messages, I could easily spend the …

Why is Answering Email So Stressful?

The average professional spends 4 hours per day responding to work emails. That's both insane and understandable.<p>I have 19,834 unread email messages …

Time Management

How to Prioritize When Everything Is Urgent

We’ve all been there. You take a look at your to-do list for the day and break into a sweat. You think, “How can I possibly get it all done? How can I even figure out what to do first when everything is equally time-pressing?” The answer: Take a deep breath, then ask yourself these questions to …

Utilizing Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Emotional intelligence, sometimes referred to as EQ, refers to a person's ability to recognize, understand, manage, and reason with emotions. It is a …

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Time I

How to explain a complex topic in simple terms

Often leaders need to explain intricate or weighty subjects in a clear, understandable way. In those moments, strong writing skills are paramount. …

Health Care

How to Run a Meeting Without Talking Too Much

Have you ever left a meeting feeling that you dominated the whole thing — and not in a good way? You talked a lot, and in the end, you felt that nobody else had enough time to speak. This is a bad dynamic for several reasons. People don’t want to attend meetings that are just an opportunity for one …

Attention: This Makeup Brush Cleaning Hack Will Change Your Life

Every now and then there comes a beauty hack that stops you in your tracks and makes you think, "Wow that's incredible!" and "Who in the world thought to even use it that way?" That's what I thought when I heard about using an art supply store staple to clean makeup brushes.<p>I was introduced to this …

38 lessons that will help you write a good business email

I had to write emails every day for 4 years in a high-pressured sales environment. During that time I screwed up a lot. I let my emotions show in …

Buffalo Trace Extended Drying Time Bourbon

Buffalo Trace continues to innovate with their Experimental Collection and the most recent release, Extended Stave Drying Time. The wood planks that …

Clean Up Corrosive Interpersonal Dynamics on Your Team with This System

“The consequences of not identifying and addressing conflicts and corrosive team dynamics are always dire,” says <b>Laura Gates</b>, whose work as an …

Self-help

How to Actually Stay Focused and Productive in the Office

In his 2012 bestseller, <i>The Power of Habit</i>, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Charles Duhigg helped readers understand why they eat those cookies every …

Time Management