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How Can You Be Sure Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 2 Rare Signs

Do you have a favorite boss story? Most likely, you found her or him displaying these two skills.<p>Every one has a great boss story. What's yours? Mine takes me back to 2005. I reported to an executive in a mid-size hospital in Los Angeles. To this day, Bruce is my favorite boss because of his …

Leadership

How to Make a Good Impression in 60 Seconds

If you can effectively grab someone's attention, you may have them hooked for life.<p>I have a love-hate relationship with networking. On one hand, it gets draining to be "on" for hours at a time. On the other hand, it's a fascinating thing when you realize that you get to connect with another person …

Body Language

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

College & University

7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Want Your Employees to Rave About Your Leadership Skills? Make Sure Any of These 6 Things Happen Daily

It's been found that you can achieve great results and have meaningful relationships at the same time.<p>Whether your company is a startup or an established firm, I want to share about a compelling leadership model that will get the best out of employees.<p>It's based on the seminal research of Dr. Jim …

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Legendary Football Coach Nails It With 1 Brilliant Sentence

A profound quote decades old, it's even more applicable in today's social economy.<p>A few days ago, I was listening to a Higher Purpose podcast where the host, Kevin Monroe, asked his guest JeffHarmon, a leadership coach and author of <i>The Anatomy of a Principled Leader</i>, about the challenges of using …

The Best Sci-Fi On Netflix Streaming

Being able to press a button and get a movie instantly sent to your TV is sort of the stuff of science fiction anyways, so it’s not surprising that …

15 Favorite Interview Questions to Completely Disarm Job Candidates (in a Really Good Way)

We asked readers for their favorite interview questions -- and we weren't disappointed.<p>Maybe your favorite interview question is one of the most common interview questions. Maybe it's one of the most common behavioral interview questions. Or maybe you have a less conventional interview question you …

Research Shows This 1 Rare Habit Totally Separates Successful Leaders From All Others

This may be cringeworthy but the research doesn't lie.<p>When it comes to choosing a leadership philosophy that will turn employees into loyal and committed high-performers, who will then win over loyal and committed customers time and time again, you can't beat Servant Leadership.<p>In fact, the …

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Confucius has a message for business leaders who want to succeed: reflect

One of the most admirable and arguably underrated qualities of leadership is the capacity for reflection. Confucius called it the most noble way to …

A Groundbreaking Study of 5,000 Top Performers Identifies 3 Tactics Used by Great Communicators

A five-year study by an influential UC Berkeley business professor reveals the communication secrets that separate great leaders from average ones.<p>In a groundbreaking study of 5,000 successful employees and managers over a five-year period, UC Berkeley management professor Morten T. Hansen found …

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Language

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

5 Steps for Conducting an Effective Annual Review | Inc.com

This week at Zillow Group, we're kicking off annual reviews -- a time when employees sit down with their managers to receive feedback on the past year's performance and discuss the coming year's goals. Structured feedback within annual reviews is critical to our employees' career development; while …

Employee Engagement

21 Questions Amazon Asks Its Job Candidates | Inc.com

• <b>Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.</b>• <b><br>We sifted through hundreds of Glassdoor reviews to find some of the company's toughest interview questions.</b>• <b><br>Questions about employee behavior and past performance were asked most frequently inside the interview rooms.</b><p>Amazon …

Employment

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, because its implications were too inconvenient, and too explosive. American psychiatrists had produced a book that would lay out, in detail, all the symptoms of different mental illnesses, so they …

Civil Service

20 books that will change your life

Oprah, Warren Buffett, and more reveal the books that changed their lives

6 Great Business Books to Read in 2018 | Inc.com

Want to know about some of the great business books coming out in 2018? I receive tons of advance copies from publishers and authors, and here are some of my favorites that will be released in the next few months.<p>(If you see a few books you like, consider pre-ordering instead of waiting until the …

Stephen King

Want More Courage? Follow Elon Musk's 3 Rules Every Day | Inc.com

Throughout history we tend to remember bold thinkers. Try changing the world while being un-bold. Elon Musk revels in thinking big, from inventing the most exciting car company of the 21st century (Tesla) to making space travel a reality (SpaceX). At the last count, Musk has disrupted at least five …

Motivation

The 8 Most Underrated TED Talks That Defined 2017 | Inc.com

Every day, somewhere in the world, it is likely there is a TED or TEDx event going on. This speaks to the power of a brand that has flourished for more than 30 years, providing thought-provoking talks on the simple premise of "ideas worth spreading."<p>This can be a double-edged sword -- there are so …

Digestion

Yes, There Are Rules to Leadership Excellence. Here's the Short List | Inc.com

A couple of years ago I wrote this list of 51 rules to leadership excellence. Yet today, I receive the occasional email from readers wishing to express their appreciation for reminding and informing them of what it takes to be an outstanding leader. People often cite their favorites and, …

Leadership

The Secret To Controlling Your Emotions -- Before They Control You

We’ve all felt how draining fear-based emotions can be. Nothing saps our team’s life force more than panic, overreaction, and upset that is unfounded.<p><b>Watch on Forbes:</b><p><b>Emotions Have Energy</b><p>Thanks to David Hawkins, MD, PhD, we have proof that emotions have measurable energy and can either foster or …

Emotional Intelligence

10 podcasts that will make you better with money

Podcasts are all the rage right now. We even have podcasts that review and recommend other podcasts! I'm proud to say that I'm a podcast junkie, as is most everyone I know.But did you know that your podcast addiction could actually help you manage your personal finances?<p>Here are 10 that will …

The Best Description of More Human Leadership I’ve Ever Read

Yesterday, while looking for inspiration for this week’s post, I went into my post vault and found this absolute gem from something I posted back in …

Leadership

The Most Important Decision Every Leader Must Make

Decisions, decisions, decisions.Leaders are faced with myriad decisions in any given day, week, month, or year. Questions such as these fill our …

Leadership

3 Advanced Ways to Craft Better Sentences - Copyblogger

While the goal of “improving your content writing” may seem complex, it’s not necessarily more complicated than improving each sentence you …

After The Interview, Send The Perfect Thank You Note

Dear Liz,<p>I had a really good job interview yesterday. The manager “Pete” and I had a great conversation.<p>He liked my stories. He said “You’re a good story-teller, and in my experience good story-tellers make good salespeople.”<p>This is an entry-level Sales job. I want to write a great thank you note …

Employment

10 ways to stand out in a sea of people who want the job

At any given time, there are millions of Americans out there seeking employment with some level of seriousness. Many of them are in your field, and some of them are likely applying for the same job.<p>Most of those people follow the same exact pattern over and over again for their job search. They …

5 Top Books Every Leader Should Read

Leaders are not born, they are made. They make themselvesThe post 5 Top Books Every Leader Should Read appeared first on iamwire.

Leadership