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Golden Rules of Goal Setting

This video highlights five key techniques for setting effective goals.

9 things the best employees do that get them promoted

Along with, "How do I get a raise?" one of the most common questions that even exceptional employees ask their boss is, "What can I do to get promoted?"<p>For some bosses, the answer to getting promoted is obvious: Complete a specific task, gain a certain amount of experience, or simply be the next in …

Leadership

5 Ways Great Leaders Cultivate Wisdom In The Workplace

Throughout my life, my father would often remind me: “If you enrich your mind with meaningful knowledge each day, it will grow stronger – if you put it to the test, it will grow wiser.” Wisdom guides our thinking, attitude and overall mindset. It pushes us to break through boundaries, and to see …

Leadership

You Are Your Biggest Obstacle in Becoming an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if I told you that the number-one thing standing in your way to launching and / or expanding your business was something you can control 100 percent? What if I also told you that the moment you conquer it, your whole life and …

Entrepreneurship

9 Things Good Leaders Never Say

Think before you speak. <i>Duh</i>. We all know that. But, be real, do you actually <i>do</i> it?<p>No? Then shhh! There are some things you should never be caught …

90 Powerful Ways to Become a Highly Successful Leader

<i></i> <i>If you’re starting a new position or role, or your leadership just needs a refresher use these 90 powerful tips over the first three months to get</i> …

The 10 Principles Of The Future Manager

Following up on my post around the 7 Principles of The Future Employee, I wanted to share another concept which is the 10 Principles of The Future Manager. When it comes to the future of work it’s not just employees that are changing, managers are also having to change the ways in which they lead …

10 things successful leaders remember when things go wrong

Whether it's a failure of planning, a bad judgment call, or an accident of fate, trouble eventually comes to every leader. And that's when leadership really matters.<p>Here are the principles that can guide you through the next storm:<p>Our reactions and moods are like a steering wheel that can move us …

Self-improvement

Four Tips For Effective Leadership Communications

Business owners and key executives create their company culture and that culture drives their organization’s results. If you are a leader who is not …

7 Things the Best Leaders Never Fail to Do

Want to rise to the top? Take this advice distilled from 24 women who've done it.<p>How does a seemingly ordinary woman become a super-successful business leader? What qualities do you need to reach and then effectively fill a top leadership position? And what qualities or actions are likely to hold …

Great Leaders Can Think Like Each Member of Their Team

Money wasn’t the only thing that enabled financier Cosimo de’ Medici to become <i>de facto</i> ruler of Florence for much of the Italian Renaissance. He exemplified a special leadership skill — the ability to get diverse teams of contending bankers, merchants, and traders to collaborate effectively. How? …

7 communication skills all successful leaders have mastered

Communication in a business starts at the top and works its way down through every employee.<p>Skip Weisman, a leadership and workplace communication …

Communication Skills

9 Ways to Become a Thought Leader

Regardless of their specific area of expertise, thought leaders use similar strategies to achieve greatness.<p>According to Wikipedia, a thought leader "is recognized as an authority in a specialized field and whose expertise is sought and often rewarded." I've interviewed dozens of thought leaders …

Richard Branson: Six Lessons On Leadership You May Not Expect

Sir Richard Branson is a man I’ve admired as long as I remember. His books sit atop my bookshelves, their pages underlined with insights on taking risks, handling failure and living bravely.<p>So when given the opportunity to spend a week with him on his private Caribbean island of Necker through …

What kind of leader do you want to be?

You, like most leaders, spend a lot of time on what you need to “do”. Long lists of action items, email and text messages waiting in que, phone calls …

Things that are holding entrepreneurs back from success

‘Why am I not successful? Why is it not happening for me? Why is my life all messed up?’ Do these questions haunt you every day? Are these the …

How to Stop Your Thoughts From Making You Depressed | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

At any given moment, we are held hostage by something we seldom acknowledge—our thoughts. The things we think about the breakup of a romantic …

Cognition

6 Things Effective Leaders Always Say

Too often we forget our most basic goal in business—to create relationships with clients, customers, prospects, colleagues, shareholders and, at the …

9 Jim Rohn Quotes That Will Inspire You To Work Harder on Yourself

<b></b>I love Jim Rohn! I can’t seriously tell you how many times I listen to his audiotapes. After meeting with his mentor at the age of 25, Jim Rohn …

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …