Great teams are led by great leaders, and great leaders all share traits that are absolutely essential to their ability to lead. These are the 5 most important traits leaders have--if you're a leader,
An alarming 82 percent of the time, companies promote the wrong person. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. According to a 2014 Gallup poll, companies, 82 percent of the time,
In 2007, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen was in deep trouble. Their profit was stagnant, and the company stock price had taken a nose dive to $13.00. The brand suffered, and franchise owners were butting heads
Keep this in your back pocket, first-time managers. Giving critical feedback isn’t easy, especially if you’re new at it. But it doesn’t need to be half as hard as many managers think. The main thing is
In order to behave professionally and keep doing your work, you need to learn how to bring up your mood. This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog It is important to stay positive at work
Persuasive people are adept at reading and responding to other people. They rely heavily on emotional intelligence (EQ) to bring people to their way of thinking Whether you're convincing your boss to your
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If you asked the world’s most successful business leaders what it means to “be strategic,” how many different answers do you think you’d get? Consider this number: 115,800,000. It’s the number of unique
There is no doubt that the pace of work everywhere has increased. We’re all expected to do more in less time. So what do you do if you have a tortoise on your team? How do you diagnose why he takes so
It's the foundation behind the happiest marriages and the intangible quality that makes the best teams click. Put simply, it's the key ingredient to all successful relationships. It's called trust. But
There's a lot that goes into developing an exercise regimen — meeting your body's needs, finding something you enjoy, and figuring out what will have enough impact to make a difference to your health.
The United States military is a highly proficient machine that can execute a mission in any corner of the globe. If you were to analyze each successful implementation of this impressive organization you
It’s that time of year again, when many managers work through the ritual of company-required employee performance appraisals and then will meet individually with each employee in January to discuss their
Creating a new product is an exciting venture, especially if market and consumer research has revealed a need, but comprehensive solutions aren’t available yet. Customers want solutions for their problems,
The benefits of a happy staff are obvious and self-evident. Aside from the numerous studies that link employee happiness to greater productivity in the workplace -- a fact that any disgruntled employee
By Jonathan Aberman People starting a business or looking for a job are often told to “network.” They dutifully follow that advice, attending countless networking events and drinking many coffees — and
You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time. Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but
When it comes to sales, I've just about seen it all. I spent a 13-year career in B2B technology sales and account management before making the leap to starting my company. In those roles, I worked with
The CEO of Deutsche Bank, John Cryan, sent a memo to employees, telling them to "be more daring" and make decisions without waiting for their bosses to tell them what to do. According to a memo seen by
The collapse could spell trouble for retailers. Bloomberg reports that Sports Authority's collapse has made retailers concerned about the way they have been operating. "You could make the argument that
Plus, how to fix 8 other common sleep complaints. If you’re among the nearly 20 percent of people estimated to have chronic back pain, you know it’s not fun. One thing that might help relieve the tension?
So many organizations set up cocktail parties in hopes that their members will connect and get to know one another. Unfortunately these gatherings usually end up with the same people hanging in cliques.