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8 Signs to Immediately Recognize Someone With the Gift of True Leadership

In 'Servant Leadership in Action,' best-selling author Raj Sisodia details the rare qualities of great leaders.<p>In <i>Servant Leadership in Action</i>, a collection of essays from 44 renowned servant leadership experts and practitioners, Raj Sisodia, co-founder of the Conscious Capitalism movement and …

Leadership

Dwane Casey, NBA Coach of the Year, Was Fired. His Response Is a Genius Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Dwane Casey just role-modeled high-level emotional intelligence. His response to his firing will inspire you to up your game, too.<p>As the great Norm Peterson of <i>Cheers</i> fame once said, "It's a dog-eat-dog world and I'm wearing Milk-Bone underwear." That's how Dwane Casey must have felt last week.<p>In a …

Leadership

Science Says This Is the Best Way to Motivate Other People to Change Their Behavior

You can't force people to change but you can influence them.<p>Whether you want an employee to participate more in meetings, or you want your spouse to pitch in more around the house, you can't force someone to change their behavior.<p>You can, however, have a strong influence over another individual. …

Psychology

Want to sound smarter? Master these 7 grammar tips

As the executive editor of Avenue Magazine, a luxury lifestyle publication based in New York City, I see the importance of proper grammar every day. …

Linguistics

Bad Employees Are Bad for Business, but Average Ones Are Even Worse

Hirer beware.<p><i>Why is hiring 'average' employees so dangerous? 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 Robert Glazer, founder and CEO, Acceleration Partners, on Quora:</b><p>Every leader knows that …

Leadership

How to Handle Poor Employee Performance at Work Like a Pro

Every manager at some point in their career finds themselves faced with an underperforming employee. Addressing poor work performance can be …

Management

Why Trying To Measure Performance At Work Backfires

Measuring people makes them focus on gaming the metrics for themselves, not long-term goals of the organization.<p>More and more companies, government agencies, educational institutions and philanthropic organizations are today in the grip of a new phenomenon. I’ve termed it “metric fixation.” The key …

Management

Amazon to Affordable Housing: Screw You

Amazon has a big middle finger today for all the affordable housing proponents out there. According to a Wednesday report in the <i>New York Times</i>, …

Housing

A Bad Presentation Gone Good.

<b>An inside look at building a presentation for a 400-person audience. Experts thought it was great, but survey data suggested otherwise. Here’s how I</b> …

Product Management

Facebook beats in Q1 and boosts daily user growth to 1.45B amidst backlash

Amongst massive criticism over data privacy, Facebook showed the resiliency of its advertising machine by beating Wall Street’s $11.41 billion revenue estimate in its Q1 2018 earnings report by raking in $11.97 billion in revenue with $1.69 EPS compared to the $1.35 estimate.<p>Facebook added 48 …

Social Media

20 Executives Share Lessons They Wish They Could Have Told Their Younger Selves

Take some tips from high-achieving individuals keen on identifying their mistakes, learning from them, and growing into better human beings.<p>Ideally, with age comes wisdom. Nobody's perfect, but the highest-achieving individuals are keen on identifying their mistakes, learning from them, and growing …

Hung Up

The Top TED Talks of 2018 So Far -- and What You Can Learn From Them

Check out seven compelling speeches that offer key takeaways.<p>Inspiration can take many forms, but oftentimes, we find it through other people. That spark can be lit by a colleague, a friend, an acquaintance or even a complete stranger, and that last one is what TED -- a nonprofit with a mission to …

ESPN+ now streams on Roku devices

ESPN+ launched on seemingly every platform under the Sun except for one: Roku. That's something of a glaring omission, isn't it? Thankfully, ESPN has been quick on the draw. ESPN+ has gone live through a new ESPN channel on Roku devices, giving you the same live sports (though sadly, no eSports) …

Watch: The TED Talk that people at TED were talking about

“I can’t call these things social networks anymore — I call them behavior modification empires.”<p>This year’s TED conference — this past week in Vancouver — kicked off with a series of talks lamenting the state of society, from sexual harassment to school shootings.<p>The talk from the bunch that seemed …

TED Talks

If You Want To Your Next Presentation To Lead To The Decision You Want, Do These 6 Things

How you structure your presentation is just as important as how well you present it. If you do these six things when presenting for decision, you up your odds significantly of getting the decision you want.<p>Whether you work for a start-up and are presenting to Angel investors or a big company …

Management

13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio<p>According to meta-analytic data, confidence isn’t what leads to success. …

Self-improvement

Bill Gates Says This Book Is 'One of the Most Important' He's Ever Read

Millions of people have tuned in for Swedish physician and statistician Hans Rosling’s TED Talks over the years, and the videos caught the attention …

What Does a Product Manager Do?

<b>What Does a Product Manager Do?</b><p>The Wall Street Journal recently called product manager (PM for short) the MBA graduate’s dream job. (There are many …

Zuckerberg refuses UK parliament summons over Fb data misuse

So much for ‘We are accountable‘; Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has declined a summons from a UK parliamentary committee that’s investigating how social media data is being used, and — as recent revelations suggest misused — for political ad targeting.<p>The DCMS committee wrote to …

Why We Finally Feel Betrayed by Facebook

This week was full of startling, scary news about how carelessly Facebook treated user data, and how Cambridge Analytica, a political consultancy …

This gambling platform forked its own blockchain to beat the competition

If you enjoy gambling and paid attention to the blockchain betting revolution, you may soon part ways with your bookie. As the online gambling market heads towards $60 billion in revenues by 2020, the competition among blockchain gambling operators to create the most innovative experience is …

Steve Jobs tried to warn Mark Zuckerberg about privacy in 2010

Facebook’s executives have spent much of the past week dealing with the fallout of reports claiming millions of its users had their data harvested from a quiz app without their consent. CEO and Founder Mark Zuckerberg issued a long non-apology on Facebook, and appeared on cable news to explain how …

The Surprising Way People Can Tell if You're Rich, According to Science

Even if you walk tall and wear designer pieces, you still might look poor to others.<p>Like politics and religion, we usually consider it a little impolite or touchy to talk about how much money someone does or doesn't have. But what if there wasn't a way to hide our financial situation? What if …

How Not to Suck as a Manager Comes Down to Displaying These 3 Rare Behaviors

We can learn a lot from the practice of servant leadership.<p>U.S. companies will literally spend billions of dollars annually on leadership development programs to strengthen its high-potential talent. Fact is, there's a drastic leadership shortage in the pipeline across industries, and executives …

Facebook’s Silicon Valley approach has hindered its video ambitions

Mark Zuckerberg might have done away with Facebook’s “move fast and break things” motto in 2014, but that’s still how his company has approached its …

I tried 'Fortnite' for the first time and now I'm obsessed — here are 6 reasons why I love it

Actually, that's an understatement — I don't play video games <i>at all</i>.<p>The sum total of my gaming experience includes a round of "GoldenEye 007" I played at a friend's house once as a kid, and maybe a couple of poorly executed games of "Guitar Hero" in high school.<p>The only reason I sort of know how to …

How to Use Storytelling to Sell Your Brand and Vision

People remember how you make them feel, not the information you give them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The reason why the Bible is the bestselling book every year is because it delivers its lessons as a series of stories. And if you don't want to use the Bible as an …

Business Strategy

Is ‘Uber meets Harvard’ the future of learning?

GLG CEO Alexander Saint-Amand explains how the company works on the latest Recode Decode.<p>Internet entrepreneurs have been trying to “fix” education for decades, but relatively little has changed so far. The norm is still that one teacher is expected to cater her or his lesson plan to a roomful of …

Podcasting

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

This electric jet can take off vertically and travel almost 190 miles per hour — and it's already being prototyped

Move over, Elon Musk. A German startup developing an electric, car-sized aircraft that can take off and land vertically just received a prestigious award — and the technology is seriously impressive.<p>Founded by a group of entrepreneurs in 2015, Lilium is developing the aircraft as a new form of …

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