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Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

The Future of Data and Business Analytics: What’s Coming and What You Need to Know Now

One thing is certain – data analytics will only gain momentum for the foreseeable future and will be at the core of countless new technology …

Machine Learning

The Art Of Conflict Resolution Among Leadership

There was a point early in my career when I was afforded the opportunity to work closely with the senior leadership team of a budding organization. One morning, a colleague pulled me aside for a water cooler chat and mentioned that some of the top brass were not seeing eye to eye over a matter. She …

Leadership

This Simple Technique Will Make You a Much Better Negotiator

Always leave money on the table.<p><i>What are the basics of the art of negotiation? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Auren Hoffman, SafeGraph CEO, on Quora:</b><p><b>Always leave money on the …

BrandPost: Agile: Myths and Reality

Businesses across all industries are becoming more agile—faster to see and pursue opportunities, willing to fail and learn fast, and increasingly …

Agile Development

How 5 Founders Realized It Was Time to Invest in HR

Founders of America's fastest-growing companies share their secrets.<p><i>Inc. 5000 honorees tell us how they would tackle a common business challenge. This month: How did you know it was time to hire a human resources manager?</i><p>Susan Griffin-Black<p><i>Co-founder and co-CEO, EO Products (consumer products and</i> …

Brad Grissom: 'Behaviors and Processes Are Harder to Change Than Technologies'

Brad Grissom is typical of a growing number of digital workplace leaders, who are able to draw on a combination of well-honed business and IT skills. …

Employee Engagement

9 Signs an Employee Is Exceptionally Productive (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations) | Inc.com

Many people stay busy. After all, checking items off a to-do list isn't hard.<p>What's hard is checking the <i>right</i> things off your to-do list, completing the <i>right</i> projects, and getting the <i>right</i> stuff done. That's when an employee goes from busy to productive -- and in the process become indispensable to …

Self-improvement

Take the Bus and 6 Other Lessons from Late IKEA Founder Ingvar Kamprad | Inc.com

More than eighty five years ago, a boy by the name of Ingvar Kamprad began selling matches in the Swedish countryside. Slowly, the five-year-old entrepreneur expanded his offering, setting in motion developments that would become a global empire.<p>Today, IKEA may not be a verb, but it has affected …

IKEA

5 Signs That Instantly Identify Someone With Bad Leadership Skills | Inc.com

Whenever I speak at events across the country, I break down leadership to its most basic and practical form: It's about meeting the needs of people and developing them to their fullest potential.<p>When employees don't get the tools, training, time, development, expectations, vision, or resources they …

Leadership

Elon Musk Just Gave a 1-Sentence Lesson in Accountability (While Explaining How Much He Gets Paid) | Inc.com

Elon Musk is at it again, making bold announcements that can't help but draw attention. This time around, it has to do with his tenure as Tesla's CEO and the unveiling of his astonishing CEO pay package.<p><i>The New York Times</i> reported that Musk ended speculation he might soon hand over the reins as …

Tesla

AI Is the Next Revolution in Business | Inc.com

Are we on the verge of a robot takeover? It may not be that extreme, but we do know it's coming, we just don't know the specifics. That's the prevailing thought around artificial intelligence and how it is being applied through machine learning as we head into 2018, and while there are still plenty …

Artificial Intelligence

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Better Sleep Can Build Emotional Resilience

A new study suggests that people who naturally get more REM sleep may be less sensitive to frightening things.<p>There might have been a secret reason Albert Einstein could make a decision as scary as the one he made in 1939, when he went against his personal pacifist convictions and encouraged …

Your brain tries to hijack every decision you make — but you can fight back

You walk into your first yoga class. You're a little insecure about your weight and how your yoga clothes cling to your body revealing every flaw. You're nervous about making a fool of yourself.<p>Your eyes instantly zoom onto the fit model-esque people chatting in the corner. As you walk past them, …

Self-help

Why Leadership Development Programs Don't Work (And What Does) | Inc.com

Companies in the United States spend more than $14 billion each year on leadership development. The market need is obviously there. But is any of this working? In some cases, yes absolutely, but more often than not, I see a lot of experts missing the mark.<p>Many people are named leaders and are …

Team Building

How Colors Affect Human Behavior

<b>Color psychology</b> is the study of how colors affect human behavior, mood, or physiological processes. Colors are thought to influence our buying …

Psychology

Negativity is Built Into Our DNA. Here’s What We Can Do About It | Heleo

“Our starting point is not neutral; it’s negative.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>Why curiosity killed the cat</i>• <i><br>Why meetings often feel so unproductive</i>• <i><br>Why people</i> …

Critical Thinking

6 Ways to Position Yourself as a Thought Leader | Inc.com

I recently received an email that ended with a line that looked something like this: "Since you're such a thought leader in the freelance writing space, I'd love to get your opinion."<p>Wait a minute -- what? A thought leader? It's a buzzword you'll hear a lot today, but it was never a term I had …

Leadership

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Uber's New CEO Just Sent an Amazing Email to Employees--and Taught a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Uber's new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, has been on the job only a matter of weeks, but a recent email to employees is proof positive that he's the right man for the job.<p>Yesterday, government officials in London announced that they would not be renewing Uber's license to operate in the city. Shortly …

Leadership

17 Ways to Tell If Your Work Culture Is Becoming Poisonous | Inc.com

Over the years, I have collected enough evidence about incivility in the workplace that I could write a book about it. Thankfully, it's already been masterfully done by highly acclaimed Georgetown University business professor Christine Porath.<p>For nearly two decades, Porath has studied and observed …

The Workplace

I've been coaching successful people for years, and the same trait holds nearly all of them back

As a career and personal growth coach, I've had the pleasure of working with hundreds of top professionals who've achieved truly great things in their lives and careers.<p>Sadly, more often than not, these same high achievers demonstrate one key trait that wreaks havoc on their lives, relationships …

Stop Letting Email Control Your Work Day

One of the very first lectures I give each year to new MBA students is about time management. By the time they arrive in my classroom, they are two days into the fall term, and I can already see that some of them are barely keeping their heads above water.<p>I see this lecture as both a reality check …

Here’s What Happened To My To-Do List When I Embraced Procrastination

Surprisingly, it didn’t balloon out of control.<p>Forget everything you’ve heard: Not only is procrastination totally normal, knowing how and when to procrastinate can actually make you more productive than trying to fight it. Here’s what I’ve learned by embracing procrastination.<p>You’re Always …

The confirmation bias driving our behaviour

A few weeks ago I had dinner at a friend’s house. At the table, my friend’s 9-year-old daughter challenged me with a riddle. You might be familiar …

3 Rare Signs That Say You Were Meant to Be a Good Leader | Inc.com

As I've written in the past, great leadership is about serving others. More specifically, serving your employees and putting them on equal par with customers (and sometimes even ahead of them).<p>It's this principle that made Vineet Nayar, former CEO of HCL Technologies, so successful. In 2010, he …

Leadership

6 Principles of Influence You Could Apply Immediately

There are many factors that influence and persuade us to say yes to the request of others. Researchers have concluded that there is a psychological …

Without Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness Doesn’t Work

Mindfulness has become the corporate fad <i>du jour</i>, a practice widely touted as a fast-track to better leadership. But we suspect that not all the benefits laid at its feet actually belong there. Our research and analysis has revealed a complicated relationship between mindfulness and executive …

Automation replaced 800,000 workers… then created 3.5 million new jobs

These days, it’s tough to avoid newspaper headlines warning that artificial intelligence is coming for your job. The problem is that, often, the only thing these oversimplifications get right is that there is in fact an important connection between automation and work. What’s surprising is how many …

Artificial Intelligence