Damaris L Price

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9 Annoying Habits to Banish From Your Life Now

People will want to spend more time with you when you do.<p>Whether it's a friend or family member, the people in your life are not perfect. And frankly, neither are you. Here are several abundantly common behaviors which don't do anyone any good. If any of these habits are yours, the time to stop is …

Self-help

Successful bosses run their most effective meetings exactly like this

Once upon a time, I worked for a woman who was known as a star meeting facilitator. CEOs would call left and right, asking her to organize strategy …

CEOs

Google Spent a Decade Researching What Makes a Great Boss. They Came Up With These 10 Things

Google's spent the last 10 years studying the habits of effective managers. You can learn a lot from their conclusions.<p><i>"People leave managers, not companies."</i><p>We've all heard it. Many of us have experienced it. But what makes people want to leave a manager in the first place? And if you happen to …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Skills That Aren’t About to Be Automated

Today’s young professionals grew up in an age of mind-boggling technological change, seeing the growth of the internet, the invention of the smartphone, and the development of machine-learning systems. These advances all point toward the total automation of our lives, including the way we work and …

Albert Einstein

To Secure a Management Position, Learn To Manage A Team With This Simple Strategy

Learn to effectively manage a team using a Scrum approach.<p>Every job requires a different set of skills, but no matter what your industry, you need to …

Project Management

These Are the Buzzwords People Hate the Most (and How to Stop Using Them)

Four strategies can help you speak with clear, creative simplicity without you being a lemming.<p>If you want people to feel connected to and empathize with you, you have to use language they like, understand and use themselves. That's Communication 101. Still, sometimes we err in the wrong …

University of London

6 phrases (and 6 words) you should never include in a cover letter

It goes without saying that you always want to present yourself in the best possible light when you’re job searching. From how you structure your …

Employment

Want to Keep Your Best Employees From Quitting? Stop Doing the 7 Things the Worst Bosses Often Do

These toxic management behaviors can disengage employees and tear down organizations.<p>In my research examining the leadership literature for nearly 20 years, I've ascertained that leadership in its purest and most unadulterated form comes down to one overarching theme: serving the needs of people so …

Employment

How Can You Be Positive Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for This 1 Rare Sign | Inc.com

Most people I know can look back and remember having worked for a great boss. My own example nearly fifteen years ago comes from an executive boss who demonstrated the best traits of a servant leader.<p>I vividly recall how he never used his positional power for personal gain. He simply made everyone …

Leadership

Here's How to Tell Whether Your Coworker Is a Master Manipulator (in Less Than 5 Minutes)

They might agree to doing something and then flat out not do what you've requested. Here are the best ways to confront the passive-aggressive.<p>Tell me if this scenario hits close to home. You find yourself working with someone whose underhanded, behind-the-scenes efforts to derail, control or thwart …

Anger Management

4 soft skills you should have mastered by age 30

By the time you’re blowing out the candles on your 30th birthday cake, most professionals have been working for a solid eight years. Throw in …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Create the Next Generation of Leaders at Your Company

You will build a stronger team when you let your team members take the lead.<p>Creating the next generation of leaders is no laughing matter. It takes deliberate effort, and done right, it makes your job as a leader a whole easier in the long run. You become a talent magnet and cultivate leaders of …

Management

Five Ways To Prevent Passive-Aggressive Resistance To Change

What’s up with this?<p>You’ve been tasked with driving a major change project in your organization. You’ve presented the business reasons for the change, gotten major stakeholders on board and laid out the path forward, complete with specific goals and milestones. The project plan was polished. The …

Leadership

Is Your Company's Culture Toxic? Eight Warning Signs To Watch For

When employees feel discouraged — quietly or otherwise — with the organization they work for, there can be a significant impact on how well a company does, long term.<p>If you think your company culture could use some work, it is likely already teetering on turning toxic. This isn’t something to …

Employment

Three Reasons You Shouldn't Fear Failure

You gave something your all, put in the hours, and poured your mental energy into it only to realize… it’s just not working.<p>That’s great!<p>Too often, we look at failure as the ultimate defeat. We see it as the point where we throw our hands up in the hair, can our entire project and self-soothe with …

Business Strategy

The agile manager

Who manages in an agile organization? And what exactly do they do?<p><b>The agile workplace</b> is becoming increasingly common. In a McKinsey survey of more …

Project Management

4 Ways to Create a Learning Culture on Your Team

Technology is disrupting every industry and area of life, and work is no exception. One of the main career implications of the digital revolution is a shift in demand for human expertise. For instance, LinkedIn’s talent research shows that half of today’s most in-demand skills weren’t even on the …

Human Resources

Why Soft Skills Are Harder Than They Look

Move over, cloud computing and mobile development. The skills that matter most today are the ones we mistakenly call “soft.”<p>But there’s nothing soft about them.<p>In fact, soft skills are quickly becoming the difficult skills to recruit for and develop in our organizations. And they’re the ones that …

TED Talks
Leadership
Digital Transformation

This is how CEOs actually spend their time—and it might surprise you

<b>Ever wonder how CEOs actually spend their time? Harvard Business School did an in-depth study to find out. The research, published in June, found a</b> …

ceos

To Transform Your Meetings From Pitiful to Productive, Always Have an Agenda

It's a tool you already know about but probably never use. Maybe you should.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to research by the online meeting company Fuze, more than $37 billion is spent each year on unproductive meetings. Let that one sink in for a …

Time Management

6 Easy Ways To Reboot Company Culture

Get inspired by Tesla, Zappos, Pixar and method and create a culture of passion and performance<p>What do the companies that get it right consistently have in common? Aside from a powerful, single-minded ambition, they have a myopic focus on developing, maintaining and protecting company culture; and …

Team Building

3 Ways Successful Leaders Find the Best Talent

You aren't the only one looking to hire good people.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s tempting when you’re trying to fill a job vacancy to settle for the first person remotely qualified for the position. However, doing so means missing out on better …

Employment

What Should You Do When You Have a Difficult Boss?

How to Deal With Difficult Bosses<p>Use These Ideas to Know How to Deal with Your Difficult Manager<p>Updated March 02, 2017<p>Nothing is more destructive in …

Career Development

The 4 Secrets of Truly Great Leadership

You don't need to be born a great leader to become a great leader. Here are the secrets of leadership success.<p>Leaders today are faced with a business environment that is complex, dynamic, and fast-changing. To keep their organizations on an even keel, every manager has two key roles to fulfill, no …

Leadership

When Hiring Executives, Top Recruiters Look For These Important Traits

When recruiting at the executive level, the stakes are high. After all, executive positions are leadership roles by default and it is important to get it right. But what are the most important traits to look for in a high-level leader?<p>We asked members of the Forbes Human Resources Council for the …

Leadership

Do You Make These Non-Obvious Leadership Errors? They Can Lead to a Toxic Culture

You might think some of your behaviors as a leader are for the greater good. But here's why you're wrong.<p>Leaders often are so focused on how to grow and improve. They put most of their attention on developing new strategies that will allow the organization to perform better. However, leaders want …

Leadership

Seven Ways To Spot A Bully

Bullies have always been around. From schoolyard brutes to world leaders, they are unfortunately a fact of life. However, there is an increasing amount of research available to detect and deal with these dominant, self-focused types. In his new book, <i>Negotiating with a Bully: Take Charge and Turn</i> …

Leadership

Employees Underperforming? How to Respond to These 3 Excuses.

Sometimes, an employee just needs an extra jolt. Other times, you will need to pull the plug.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Companies are increasing their focus on employee retention. In fact, PayScale’s <i>2018 Compensation Best Practices</i> report found that 59 …

Leadership