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Use This Form to Create a Resume That Will Wow Employers

Guide to Create Your Own Resume<p>A Resume Can Be The Gateway to a First Interview<p>Updated January 22, 2018<p>When you are fresh out of school and looking …

4 Surprisingly Effective Methods for Influencing

Shutterstock<b>Influence</b> is a concept that exists at the very core of effective leadership. The use of management controls and standard operating …

How Can You Spot True Leaders? They Do Any of These 3 Super Rare Things Daily | Inc.com

Business and management books galore continue to expound on the virtues of good leadership. But one simple truth that doesn't require poring over another 250 pages of text remains: Leadership (and life, really) is about people and relationships. Therefore, the best and most respected leaders are …

Leadership

How to Write Product Descriptions That Sell

At one point or another, your company will need to craft product listings, and they need to be as persuasive as possible.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>At one point or another, your company will need to craft product listings -- whether it’s for a menu, merchandise items or services. …

7 Facebook Messenger Marketing Strategies You Can Try Today

There are now more than 1.3 billion people using Facebook Messenger every month1. Yes, billion with a b!<p>Have you considered the possibility of using …

5 Core Principles 7-Figure Earners Use When Selling Online

The bigger picture when it comes to marketing is learning to pull the many emotional triggers that persuade a person to buy from you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In business, there are certain fundamentals that must exist for survival. Things like value, trust and …

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things | Inc.com

Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and …

Self-help

Being Kind Makes You More Influential, Increases Productivity, and Builds Trust (According to Science) | Inc.com

We live in a rough, rude times. From anger in the oval office, to road rage, to pundits shouting on TV, to companies where a toxic culture is not only condoned but promoted, it seems that meanness has become the nasty norm.<p>That's why I'd like to stop the madness and (politely) ask you to be …

Leadership

Why Micro Income Streams Are Better Than One Big Payday | Inc.com

It's probably not a surprise that entrepreneurs experience more anxiety than their employee counterparts. A Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index found that 45% of entrepreneurs said they were stressed out, 3 percentage points more than other workers. Depleted finances, pressure to succeed, and …

9 expert tips to hold meetings that don't waste people's time

The kind of meeting that could have been replaced by a quick email update, and that takes people away from serious work that's really moving the company forward.<p>That's not to say that you should <i>never</i> hold a meeting. There are plenty of ways to make a group discussion efficient and effective.<p>We …

Productivity

Why Do People Quit Their Jobs, Exactly? Here's the Entire Reason, Summed Up in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

In my line of work, I do a lot of listening to managers bickering about losing good employees. It's understandable--turnover is costly and disruptive.<p>So, many of them will point fingers somewhere, but the data I receive from exit interview reports, feedback instruments, and employee engagement …

Employee Engagement

How shortchanging dads hurts the whole family

In most families, mothers and fathers both work hard. Pew Research recently reported that moms and dads in the U.S. work essentially equal hours when paid work hours are combined with household chores and child care hours.<p>Pew also reports that fathers are putting more time into their families than …

These Entrepreneurs Won't Mind If You Copy Their Best Growth Strategies

Behind every high-growth business, there is a stroke of a genius kind of idea that put the wheels in motion.<p>If you talk to any entrepreneur, they’ll tell you that a great business idea without a tangible growth plan is worth as much as a car with an empty gas tank. You won’t get far. In fact, you …

15 Traits of the Worst Leaders (Avoid at All Costs) | Inc.com

Take a second to think about the best and worst bosses you've ever had. Think about the difference in how you feel thinking about one versus the other. Now that you're the leader, what feeling are you giving your team?<p>It's no surprise that the best companies are started and directed by great …

Leadership

How Do You Know Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 5 Signs | Inc.com

Sometimes the only way you'll truly know whether a leader's skills are genuine is to measure the manager that made your life miserable against the one that had you thinking often, "This is too good to be true."<p>If you think your boss is some freak of nature and you're the luckiest person alive, I'll …

Leadership

Is It Bad That I Need to Pee All the Time?

If your bladder is a road trip's worst enemy, we've got you.<p>You know that one person who's always begging you to pull over during any car trip? Turns …

Science Says Multiple Sex Partners Are Good for Relationships

Being with one woman is complicated enough, but imagine being with two or three. Well, actually, maybe you have… And that’s not such a bad thing. …

Relationships

8 Essentials for Becoming a Manager Who Motivates | Inc.com

<i>In your experience as a manager, what practices have helped you to motivate and influence your team to be productive and fulfilled employees? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by John</b> …

Want To Win At Content Marketing? Become An Expert In Your Field

Organic content is the holy grail of online marketing, because it drives free traffic and brand awareness for your website. Contributing content to industry publications and guest blogs is a goodway to become known in your field and boost sales — but what does it take to become an expert people …

Marketing

Want to Raise Kids with Integrity? Always Do This | Inc.com

We're all born imitators.<p>One of the reasons a baby learns to smile so young is that the parents are always smiling. We mimic what we see and hear. In some cases, what we see and hear isn't so great.<p>When my kids were little, I used to grumble and complain a fair amount. And, by "a fair amount" I …

Run Your Business Like a Drug Lord - business.com

Drug dealers may be criminals, but they are also savvy business people. What legal lessons can you learn from their tactics?<p><i>Narcos</i> is a new Netflix …

5 Lessons in Entrepreneurship From Starbucks and Philz Coffee

These two coffee brands found success by emphasizing customer experience and creating a genuine message.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It wakes us up in the morning. Brings friends together. It's even become its own subculture and a billion-dollar business.<p>I’m talking …

7 Emotional Intelligence Mistakes That Make Millennial Leaders Look Really Unprofessional | Inc.com

Although being a leader requires many strong traits, it could be argued that the most important of them all is empathy--the ability to understand and react correctly to what other people are feeling. In fact, 91% of adults reported that they found interpersonal communications to be a huge barrier …

A startup founder worth $15 million explains why entrepreneurs should think like farmers, not suits

My path to becoming a tech startup founder with more than $15 million in funding hasn’t been conventional. My formative years were spent living and working on my family’s farm in Gladbrook, Iowa, a town with a population of around 1,000. I didn’t attend college on either coast, develop a knack for …

Entrepreneurship

Why It's Better to Raise Debt than Equity | Inc.com

As you start to build your business from garage to office, the issue of funding will become abundantly clear.<p>So which road should you go down: building debt or equity? While many experts feel that equity is the way to go, as you're not starting out in the red, I believe that smart business owners …

Personal Finance

An emotional intelligence expert shares 7 beliefs the best bosses share

Great leadership can be a difficult thing to pin down and understand.<p>You know a great leader when you're working for one, but even they can have a hard time explaining the specifics of what they do that makes their leadership so effective.<p>Great leadership is dynamic; it melds a variety of unique …

Branding: The Secret Sauce for Driving Demand and Controlling Price

In my last post, I talked about <i>Corporate Image</i> and how it forms the foundation of your brand. In this one, I add <i>Positioning,</i> which drives demand for each of your products and gives you control over the price you can charge. Because it gives you control over <i>Price,</i> it also gives you greater control …

11 Things Every Great Leader Does (Or Says) When Communicating

Listening before speaking and remembering someone's name are just two communication habits that make you an even more admired leader.<p>A. Reflective Listening<p>Reflective listening is a skill that involves digesting what someone has shared and summarizing it back to them. This demonstrates a true …

Remember These 4 S's for Startup Success | Inc.com

Business school was (and continues to be) an expensive learning experience, and what I remember most was that every professor claimed their stake to significance by naming or authoring an acronym, formula or 4x4 graph. Whether it was four P's of marketing, three C's of business, or simply a unique …

Entrepreneurship