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Five Tips To Nail Your Next Town Hall Speech

Imagine. It's three years since you took over the reins of the company. And you are planning a meeting to address the entire organization. What …

Employment

How Socrates Can Help You Elevate Your Leadership

One of the most powerful, yet underutilized, leadership tools is 2,000+ years old.<p>Explaining expectations is the first coaching habit of excellent leaders, but explaining is only a one-way process. To continue building reliable performance, ask questions to initiate two-way communication and engage …

The Challenging Perception Of Startup Culture

With just 15% of 2015 graduates preferring a job in a large corporation, millennials are increasingly turning their attention towards smaller organizations when they explore career opportunities.<p>In my experience, many millennials – particularly new graduates or other candidates with limited work …

7 Podcasts That Will Make You a Smarter Leader

Top tech investors share the best podcasts for becoming a better leader.<p>"Venture capitalists are great aggregators of information (and opinions) on specific industries, geographies and market sentiment," said Kara Nortman a seasoned entrepreneur and venture capitalist at Upfront Ventures. "They're …

10 Behaviors That Highlight Your Leadership Ability

Based on my years of experience as a new business advisor, I always find leadership to be more important to business success than any new technology or innovative solution. The challenge is to adequately define leadership in terms of everyday activities. Most entrepreneurs believe they are leaders, …

Leadership

10 Ways to Give Your Child a Head Start in Life

It takes a village to raise an intelligent child.<p>There's a saying that children are the future. If you're a parent, or are considering becoming a parent sometime in the future, you should give some thought to how you would raise your offspring to become the most successful that they can.<p>With my …

The 5 Most Important Qualities You Need in Your CTO

Here is why your startup may fail if you hire the wrong CTO. Learn more on what it takes to find the right one.<p>The long road to the success of your …

The 5 Most Important Questions to Ask Yourself When at a Crossroads

Are you facing a big decision? Are you stuck in a difficult spot? Answering these 5 questions will lead you to your best outcome.<p>A close colleague is wrestling with the fact that his business partnership is literally sucking the life out of him. He launched his company several years ago with a …

How to Do Kayak Camping Right

Futuristic floating skyscraper 'heals' the effects of climate change

Climate change is rapidly affecting every corner of the earth – but could an innovative new skyscraper help turn the tide? Heal-Berg is a proposal …

Our Power Lies In How We Choose to Respond to Our Pain

<b>“The strongest hearts have the most scars.” ~Unknown</b><p>Maybe it’s true, that the strongest hearts have the most scars.<p>And maybe the pain and the …

The Crucial Difference Between a Corporate Employee and a True Entrepreneur

Creativity, intelligence, and passion are fantastic attributes, but it's grit that gets you there.<p><i>What is the difference between a businessman and an entrepreneur? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

The 10 Dumbest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make With Their Money

Don't waste your money on services you don't need or unrelated business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Warren Buffett is famous for saying he follows only two rules in investing:<p>Never lose money.<br>• Never forget rule No. 1.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner …

Incredible farming skyscraper could fight poverty and feed the world

This incredible skyscraper is more than just eye candy—its modular and farm-integrated design was created to fight world hunger and poverty. …

How To Look Like A Leader When You're Not

The paradox – you won’t get promoted to a leadership role if you don’t have leadership experience. But how do you get leadership experience when you’re only cast in a supporting role? Even if you’re in an entry-level position, you need to demonstrate leadership skills consistently and overtly. They …

Leadership

6 Ways to Stay Awake, Energized and Focused While at Work (Without Caffeine)

Caffeine is a common fix, but the brief spurts of energy it produces offer only a short-term solution.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Workdays can sometimes feel like a rollercoaster ride. Besides the ups and downs of day-to-day responsibilities, many people are also …

4 Things the Most Productive People Do Differently

A zone of flow is impossible without these simple habits.<p>When it comes to work, the most rewarding days are undoubtedly the ones during which you make good progress on your to-do list while operating in a zone of flow. But it's a state that's hard to achieve unless you get a few simple things …

The 4 Traits Every Good Project Manager Needs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I did not set out to be a product manager. That seems strange for me to write, considering I have led product and strategy at six companies now. When I started my career, though, I was happy just finding great market opportunities and …

5 Proven Steps to Cure Your Burnout at Work

Can't stay focused? Keep losing your concentration? Here's a proven solution.<p>Can't stay focused? Keep losing your concentration? Wondering how to stay motivated even when all you want to do is take a break? It could be that you're burning out.<p>When people burn out, they usually exhibit symptoms that …

6 Ways Consistently Productive People Get Things Done

Using themes and grouping tasks will help train your brain to be productive<p>You are frustrated because you didn't get enough done.<p>You are not alone. The lack of time (and lack of time management) is an epidemic and a virus eating away at your productivity.<p>Sure, there are thousands of ways to manage …

5 Attributes of the Super Successful

Everyone can develop the skills of the very successful.<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 than 20 contributors, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders.</i><p>During my …