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For Navy SEALs, a Bad PowerPoint Can Be Life or Death. Learn This 1 Crucial Lesson From Their Presentations

Commanders are studying effective presentation skills to train elite fighters.<p>In business, an overloaded and confusing PowerPoint presentation is a nuisance that can result in lost sales. In a Navy SEAL mission, bad PowerPoint presentations could be deadly.<p>While conducting my research for a new …

34 Words You Can Use in Your Resume to Highlight Your Leadership Skills

Let your resume speak for you.<p>One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're …

32 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you, because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit.<p>So when the tables are turned and the interviewer asks, "Do you have any questions for me?" take advantage of this opportunity. It's the best …

8 questions to ask in a job interview that will make you look smart

You can further your case by asking sharp questions, too.<p>"In a job interview, you want to appear smart and on top of your game," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job." "The …

Try These Resume Templates For Every Stage Of Your Career

Try these eight tips to highlight your strengths right at the top of your resume, no matter where in your career you might be.<p>You know you’re supposed to tailor your resume for every job you apply to. But while that’s true, there are a few changes you can make to your resume depending on your …

The 1-Hour Weekend Activity That Will Totally Change Your Week

The weekends are needed for recharging, but doing this one activity for one hour is what sets the high performers apart from everyone else.<p>The weekends are a time for relaxation and rejuvenation before another workweek starts. Taking time away from work helps with creativity, your mental health, …

The Easiest Meditation Technique You’ll Ever Try

One of my biggest frustrations when I started meditating was how complicated it was. I would read entire books on meditation, but I never really …

The Practice of One Thing at a Time

There’s a Japanese term, “ichigyo-zammai,” that basically means full concentration on a single act.<p>Sunryu Suzuki described this practice in his book, …

This Intense 40-Minute Workout Will Blast Body Fat

Less than an hour but more intense than anything you’ve ever done.<p>This routine features a protocol known as AMRAP, or as many rounds as possible. It’s a form of density training where you seek to perform more rounds in the same amount of time from session to session. It’s a race against the clock …

Workouts

Have mind-blowing sex using techniques from this celeb-adored yoga style

Kate Hudson, Alicia Keys, and Amanda Chantal Bacon are radiant proof of Kundalini yoga’s superpowers—and it’s no coincidence that they’re all …

Why Are You So Unproductive at Work? 8 Questions to Help You Find Out

There's a big difference between "busy" and "productive," especially where success is concerned.<p>Plenty of people are busy. Staying busy is easy.<p>It's a lot harder to be productive.<p>Think about it. Busy people are organized. They check things off their to-do lists. They get things done.<p>Productive …

Self-improvement

If Your Potential Managers Don't Have These 7 Skills, Don't Promote Them

An alarming 82 percent of the time, companies promote the wrong person.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to a 2014 Gallup poll, companies, 82 percent of the time, appoint the wrong person to a management or leadership position. That's a staggering number.<p>And yet …

6 Interview Questions to Assess Emotional Intelligence

Despite what you might have come to believe after sorting through the internet's seemingly bottomless slew of articles on the subject, emotional …

The 3-day detox that’ll jump-start your mind and body

Kelsey Patel knows your pain—literally.<p>Like many, she cycled through a range of jobs that were so demanding (at one point, she worked at the US …

Want to Be Super Successful? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 10 Things

Or, if you like, try them all. They work. Science says so.<p>We all have the same amount of time. That's why people who are more productive -- and successful -- use their time more effectively.<p>And that's why my <i>Inc.</i> colleague Chris Winfield is such a great resource for entrepreneurs.<p>Chris is an …

Power is no problem for vegan athletes

"I don't want to be vegan," David Carter once said to his wife. "That's for weaklings."<p>At the time, Carter was an NFL defensive end, weighing in at more than 300 pounds. Growing up in Los Angeles, he was raised on barbecue at his family's restaurant and felt that meat was his source of strength, so …

What's Happened to Employee Wellness? Why Are Employers So Suspicious?

Some employers even go so far as to check employees' social media profiles while they're out sick, to catch them in a lie.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>An October survey of 3,100 employees conducted by CareerBuilder found that many employees take sick days because …

If You're Going to Clone the Near-Perfect Leader, Include These 6 Traits in the Prototype

Just in case you have a human cloning machine handy, don't forget these.<p>In our experience as leadership coaches, and collecting evidence from the literature that informs our methodology, companies that do exceptionally well are often led by servant leaders who are catalysts for change and bring out …

16 things only someone who’s been to Edmonton will understand

1. Sorry Toronto. We the North.<p>In 2014, a Toronto marketing duo came up with the slogan “We the North” to support the Raptors (Toronto’s NBA team) as …

Onions

4 Simple Questions Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Always Ask Their Employees

They're also great for fostering open dialog and developing meaningful work relationships.<p>I've written often on the power of transparency--the backbone of trust--that brings teams together to produce great work. Trust simply cannot happen without it.<p>And if you're in a leadership role, I caution …

4 Lessons Every Leader Needs To Learn

Great leaders do not merely plan action, they inspire belief. Related posts: The Myth Of The Heroic Leader 5 Business Lessons From The Debacle At The …

5 Secrets to Coaching Your Employees to Greatness

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter what role we find ourselves in -- entrepreneur, executive, sales and marketing professional, to name just a few -- we are in constant motion, reacting to the day’s events, feeling the pressure to perform and always thinking …

25 lessons on leadership your business can’t live without

I’m grateful each and everyday that I’ve been fortunate enough to be in a leadership position without jeopardizing my integrity. But, it hasn’t been …

General Electric

These 11 Inactions Will Kill Your Reputation as a Leader

For every action, there's a reaction. But for the leader's 11 worst inactions, there's a chain reaction--of undesirable consequences.<p>As a leader, you don't want to be defined by the things you <i>didn't</i> do.<p>Unfortunately, there's plenty of Monday morning quarterbacks who will take pot shots at you for …

13 job-interview questions that can measure someone's emotional intelligence

"Emotional intelligence is the key to being really successful," he told Business Insider.<p>Perhaps that's why more and more companies are asking interview questions that are designed to measure a candidate's emotional intelligence— which is the ability to perceive, control, and evaluate emotions<p>Phil …

Emotional Intelligence