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140 Outstanding Leadership Quotes From the Global Leadership Summit

These quotes from powerful founders and corporate leaders, best-selling authors, and world-class speakers sum up what true leadership is all about.<p>Last week I had the honor of attending this year's Global Leadership Summit. No small technological feat, the summit is broadcast in 725 locations …

Leadership

Research Says Companies Grow Faster When More Women Are Promoted Into Leadership Roles

Data from more than 2,400 organizations around the globe found that women are better equipped than men to handle the digital age.<p>One of the best resources available to inform leaders of the latest workforce trends is the Global Leadership Forecast. This year's report, produced as a collaboration …

Profit

These 6 Communication Styles Should Be In Every Leader's Toolbox

As a leader, one of the most critical skills you need to develop is the ability to adapt your communication style based on situational needs. When you’re able to use the right communication tools, you’re able to help your team reach peak performance. There’s nothing more powerful than communicating …

Teaching

How Leaders Can Give Employees Purpose

“Purpose” is very much a word of the moment in business. Millennials and other younger workers have supposedly been seeking work with purpose for some time and even more experienced employees and managers talk of the need for purpose to differentiate their organizations from other workplaces. But …

Employee Engagement

5 Practices That Make You A Leader People Want To Follow

Watching how leaders deal with a crisis is a great way to judge their capabilities. Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson has been praised after his response to the improper arrest of two African-American men in a Philadelphia store. Without deflecting the problem or making excuses, Johnson has implemented a …

Employment

What Does Modern Leadership Really Mean?

There's no doubt that most of the conversations in the business world seem to center around the ever-changing needs, behaviors and characteristics of …

Successful Leaders Know They Can Learn From Everyone at Their Company

Smart leaders ditch the top-down, mentor-mentee mindset, creating a culture driven by ideas -- wherever on the organizational chart they happen to come from.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are plenty of people who believe Kodak, that most iconic of photography …

Leadership

This Harvard Scientist Says Being a Rebel and Breaking The Rules Makes You a Better Leader (Try Any of These 8 Things)

If that's how you want to roll, here are eight things you'll want to do to lead like a rebel.<p>Harvard behavioral scientist, Francesca Gino, knew she was onto something when she read a cookbook where the author, an Italian chef, broke every rule of Italian culinary tradition by filling the book with …

Ice Cream

What was the fallout from Fukushima?

Shunichi Yamashita knows a lot of about the health effects of radiation. But he is a pariah in his home country of Japan, because he insists on telling those evacuated after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident that the hazards are much less than they suppose. Could he be right?<p>Yamashita was born in …

Are You Emotionally Agile? Find Out Now [Infographic]

Have you noticed that life is moving at light speed and it’s only getting faster? Have you also noticed that people are more stressed out than ever?<p>That’s why emotional agility is essential. You need it to navigate turbulent times, you need it to keep your sense of humor, you need it to deal with …

Emotional Intelligence

How Millennials Are Changing The Way We View Leadership

In less than two years, Millennials will become the largest employee demographic. They’ve already become a major influence shaping the future of work, and as 10,000 Baby Boomers reach retirement age every day, they’re quickly advancing in the leadership ranks as well.<p><b>How will leadership change with</b> …

Leadership

How People Make Only a Jar of Trash a Year

Planet or Plastic?<p>The growing zero-waste community is radically slashing their waste output, while living more fulfilling lives.<p>Imagine 15 grocery bags filled with plastic trash piled up on every single yard of shoreline in the world. That’s how much land-based plastic trash ended up in the world’s …

Want to Be a Successful Leader? Stop Reading About What They Do and Start Applying These 5 Success Habits Instead

Dr. John Stahl-Wert, best-selling author of 'The Serving Leader,' reveals what leaders worldwide do to succeed.<p>Are you a sucker for articles or books enticing you with the latest lists of behaviors that successful leaders supposedly share? You've probably picked up a few themes by now, …

The 12 Crucial Leadership Traits Of A Growth Mindset

Employees are tired of being told what to do and just checking the box. So are their leaders – even if they won’t admit it. They are tired of just doing what they are told. By following the same corporate playbook, they have little room to grow and evolve as individuals. They want to do more and be …

Leadership

Want Your Employees to Rave About Your Leadership Skills? Make Sure Any of These 6 Things Happen Daily

It's been found that you can achieve great results and have meaningful relationships at the same time.<p>Whether your company is a startup or an established firm, I want to share a compelling leadership model that will get the best out of employees.<p>It's based on the seminal research of Jim Laub, …

16 Top Quotes to Inspire a Rare and Remarkable Type of Leadership

Be inspired by Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Sheryl Sandberg, Simon Sinek and others.<p>In an era where high-profile, sexual harassment allegations continue to roll in, and Facebook's data-privacy scandal grows steadily worse, it's evident this country is faced with a crisis -- the absence of true …

How Can You Tell Someone Is Truly a Bad Boss? Look for 1 Sign That Makes Most Employees Cringe

Research has found that these bad bosses fly below the radar undetected. That also makes them very dangerous.<p>If you keep up with my column, you know that I've covered the topic of bad bosses' impact on organizations for years. Most of what I've found and documented centers around toxic management …

Paul Ehrlich: 'Collapse of civilisation is a near certainty within decades'

Fifty years after the publication of his controversial book The Population Bomb, biologist Paul Ehrlich warns overpopulation and overconsumption are driving us over the edge<p>A shattering collapse of civilisation is a “near certainty” in the next few decades due to humanity’s continuing destruction …

Civil Rights

What kind of managers do millennials want to work for?

Companies are obsessed with understanding millennials better. As the largest demographic in the workforce, attracting and retaining this highly …

Are You a Toxic Boss? Google's Management Study Will Tell You

Could you be a toxic boss and not even realize it?<p>Google recently conducted one of the most thorough studies of management behavior ever completed by a large corporation. Started in 2009, a team in Google's People Innovation Lab spent one year data mining performance appraisals, employee surveys, …

Employment

How Sea Shepherd lost battle against Japan’s whale hunters in Antarctic

The Southern Ocean was a sanctuary – but now Japan’s boats have military hardware and conservationists can no longer track them<p>A fleet of Japanese ships is currently hunting minke whales in the Southern Ocean. It is a politically incendiary practice: the waters around Antarctica were long ago …

Southern Ocean

The evolution of American anxiety, in words added to the dictionary since 1980

The 1950s gave Americans “oral sex” and “hidden agenda”; in the 1960s they got “dirty laundry” and “ego trip.”<p>When the American English dictionary Merriam-Webster adds new words, it also records the year the word was first printed. A new tool from the dictionary-maker, called Time Traveler, lets …

Autism Spectrum

Why We're So Divided Over Saving Wolves

Wolf preservation has been called 'the abortion issue of wildlife.'<p>Until recently, very few people had ever seen a wolf in the wild. But thanks to the success of the recovery program in Yellowstone National Park, more and more people are getting the chance to appreciate this iconic animal. But for …

Now you can watch every large fishing boat in the ocean (and a few illegal ones, too)

Every day, tens of thousands of large fishing boats scour the ocean in search of seafood. And some of them end up fishing illegally, sneaking into areas where they’re not supposed to go.<p>A massive new project, Global Fishing Watch, lets you track all of these boats in near real time. This is the …

8 truly horrifying ways the Earth could die

When astronaut Jim Lovell saw Earth outside his window during Apollo 8, the moment forever changed him.<p>"People often say, 'I hope to go to heaven when I die,'" Lovell previously told Business Insider. "In reality, if you think about it, you go to heaven when you're born."<p>Lovell was referring to the …

Universe

Green Curry Rice Paper Samosas [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Some Birds Are Just As Smart As Apes

<b>Complex cognition is possible without a cortex. Researchers figure out similarities in brain architecture.</b><p>At first glance, the brains of birds and …

Silver Unicorn

Debate Rages over Whether Speaking a Second Language Improves Cognition

The idea that learning to speak two languages is good for your brain has come to be widely accept as fact, particularly in popular media. Studies …

Orangutan holds onto her baby after devastating forest fire nearly kills them both

Horrific images of a mother orangutan on the brink of death have been released by animal workers.<p>The ape managed to escape raging forest fires in …