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9 Words To Stop Negative People From Sucking The Energy Out Of The Room

We’ve all been in those meetings where most people are trying to do something positive and constructive, but there’s one person who keeps sniping and oozing negativity over every good idea.<p>Someone says, “I think this new software will really help our productivity.” But the negative person …

3 Powerful Strategies to Reach Your Peak Mental Performance | Inc.com

When it comes to peak performance--whether it be entrepreneurship, athletics, or something more--there is a "method to the madness," so to speak. Greatness, and ultimately the legacy you leave behind, is a process that takes work, determination, but also courage. It's a mindset, and leaders in …

Motivation

10 Ways to Improve Your EQ to Be a Better Leader

Leadership is all about the people and here are 10 ways to boost your people skills.<p>We get promoted because of our technical skills, but our success as managers and leaders is determined by our Emotional Intelligence, or our EQ.<p>This is because it's our EQ which helps us connect with our teams and …

Emotional Intelligence

The 12 Words All Successful People Understand

If you want to be successful, there are some words you’ll need to know.<p>Words are powerful. They can tell a story. Think of the following words: boom, penny, jump, doctor, slip, October, Shakespeare, and corn. All of these words paint a picture in your mind. Words matter ― especially if they have …

Self-improvement

Communicating Under Pressure: How Leaders Can Be Calm and Effective No Matter What | Inc.com

Communicating under pressure is a critical leadership component learned very early on during Navy SEAL training. Without having the ability to maintain composure, thinking clearly, gather information and make a call, you can't succeed in combat. Which of course can lead to the worst possible …

Leadership

5 Daily Language (and Body Language) Habits of Great Leaders

Leaders have the biggest impact on employee engagement. Here are 5 simple things you can do to boost morale and increase productivity.<p>Employee engagement is running at around 32 percent. Which means that a staggering 68 percent of staff, potentially your staff, are either disengaged or, even worse, …

Employee Engagement

This Mental Trick of Olympic Athletes Can Radically Increase Your Productivity

Top athletes use this simple but powerful technique to perform at their best. So can you.<p>This summer in Rio de Janeiro, we're likely to see awe-inspiring displays of physical prowess. What we're unlikely to see is the mental work that goes into those jaw-dropping accomplishments.<p>Everyone knows that …

Rio De Janeiro

The Skill To Sharpen: Leadership

Leadership and navigation is the most critical competency for businesses now and in the next decade, according to a recent Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) survey.<p>However, this competency – which they define as “the ability to direct and contribute to initiatives and processes within …

Project Management

10 Motivational Books You Must Read To Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

Leadership skills aren’t learnt in a day; it takes time and experience to understand and develop those skills and project them in your professional …

10 RULES TO LIVE BY FOR THOSE WHO LEAD A LIFE OF WISDOM

<b>RULE 1: FOLLOW YOUR HEART</b><p><i>“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma - which is living with the</i> …

Happiness

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Time Management

50 Simple Things You Can Do To Be A Real Leader

Everyday is a struggle and to shine personally and professionally, you need to spend time in building your personality, step by step. Deep inside, …

12 Mind Tricks That Win People Over and Help You Get Ahead

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Self-help
Leadership

How to Save Yourself 30 Minutes a Day

How does the expression go? “A stitch in time saves nine”? But the stratospheric levels of modern busyness — juggling work, family and friends, …

Productivity

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve  --  without question, your time will get lost in the vacuum of our increasingly …

9 tricks to motivate yourself to reach your goals

Maybe your boss has set a due date for a project report or your personal trainer is shouting at you while you power through push-ups.<p>But sometimes motivation needs to come from within. Your boss won't always be hovering over you asking for status updates on your project report — you have to make …

Virginia Tech

Richest 1 per cent own half the world's wealth: report

While Main Street has flatlined, Wall Street has boomed. The number of millionaires around the world has increased 146 per cent since 2000, and there …

Demographics

7 Things That Make Great Bosses Unforgettable

Once again, Google has topped Fortune magazine’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. This marks Google’s second year in a row at the top of the list, and their sixth victory overall.<p>Most people assume that Google tops the list because of their great benefits and all of the fun and perks …

Self-improvement

How to Give Tough Feedback That Helps People Grow

Over the years, I’ve asked hundreds of executive students what skills they believe are essential for leaders. “The ability to give tough feedback” comes up frequently. But what exactly is “tough feedback”? The phrase connotes bad news, like when you have to tell a team member that they’ve screwed …

To This Day

10 Books You Must Read to Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

<b>Bold – Steven Kotler and Peter Diamandis</b><p>Exponential technologies are technologies that have the ability to generate change and improve lives in ways …

How to Make Your Body Speak the Language of Success

Research shows that 60 to 90 percent of our communication with others is nonverbal, which means the body language we use is extremely important.<p>In addition, it's especially important to make a good first impression. Why? Because within the first few minutes of meeting someone, we are already making …

Public Speaking

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

The Five Traits of Great Leaders

<i>By Gini Dietrich</i><p>The Peter principle is a concept in management theory formulated by Laurence J. Peter in which the selection of a candidate for a …

Hall of Fame

17 Motivational Quotes to (Actually) Inspire Action

While you've got to be aware of the downside to motivational quotes, here are some to get you moving.<p>Motivational quotes are everywhere. They're on sports advertisements, billboards, T-shirts. In fact, there's a decent chance that many of your laptops have a desktop background that features an …

Motivation

The seven habits of highly confident people

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Confidence is crucial to a happy and fulfilling life. It influences your success in leadership, how you engage with your team, and at work in general. It influences how you build your business, how you are in your family life, …

Self-improvement

50 inspirational quotes to help you lead, listen and stay positive

We’ve all been on the receiving line before. The one where the customer service personnel on the other line clearly is not listening to the issue, does not care, is hard to understand, rude, too quiet, TOO LOUD – the list goes on.<p>When serving as an expert customer service representative, you are …

17 insights about getting rich, from a 78-year-old book on wealth that's still relevant today

There is no mention of "money," "wealth," "finances," or "stocks" within Hill's text.<p>Rather, he focuses on breaking down the mental barriers that prevent many of us from attaining our own fortunes, an approach which is still relevant today.<p>We scoured Hill's pages to come up with some of his best …

Self-improvement

How Focusing on Happiness First Can Get You All the Success You Ever Wanted | Inc.com

Once upon a time, Mary Miller was the co-owner of a janitorial services company who viewed every day at work as a war.<p>Cleaning up after people is a tough gig. It's something that a lot of people do for money on their way to something else. As such, Mary's company Jancoa dealt with huge turnover of …

Happiness

Square CEO Jack Dorsey Says If You’re Making Decisions, You’re Not Leading | Inc.com

<b>The Manager--How Not to Do It</b><p>Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, is famous for having up to 70 meetings, and receiving 3,500 to 4,000 emails, each week. She has joked about having people in line outside her office and needing a "take-a-number" machine to manage the traffic.<p>This is not leadership, it's …

Leadership