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3 Things Smart Bosses Do to Effectively Manage Smart People

No matter how smart they are, one of the keys to motivating your smartest workers is to develop them.<p>If you've been charged with managing a group of really smart and savvy employees, you have your work cut out for you. Smart people obviously know they're smart, which works to their advantage. They …

workimprovement

Simon Sinek: Don't Criticize Your Boss? Here's Why You Should [VIDEO] | Inc.com

VIDEO • THE PLAYBOOK<p>Simon Sinek: Don't Criticize Your Boss? Here's Why You Should<p>Simon Sinek: Don't Criticize Your Boss? Here's Why You Should<p>Author of Find Your Why, Simon Sinek says that you should help your boss the same way you would help a friend.<p>Published on: Sep 11, 2017<p>By Abraham Rozenbaum …

Leadership

Three Tough Lessons On Bias From The Google Memo

Some of the worst biases aren’t unconscious at all, one expert points out. They’re simply un-discussed.<p><i>This story reflects the views of this author, but not necessarily the editorial position of Fast Company.</i><p>Yesterday evening Google reportedly fired the employee who authored the by-now infamous …

Critical Thinking

Google Spent Years Studying Effective Bosses. Now They Teach New Managers These 6 Things

The transition to management requires a transformation of thought.<p>The transition from individual contributor to manager is not an easy one. In many cases, the skills that got you the promotion will not be the same ones that make you effective as a manager. Luckily, we have organizations like Google …

Emotional Intelligence

Tired of Ending Your Emails With 'Regards'? Here Are 69 Other Options

In case you're tired of your same old email sign-off, this list provides many alternatives.<p>I have an embarrassing confession: The vast majority of the time, I sign off my emails with "Thanks!" It doesn't matter if I have anything to show appreciation for or not--it tends to be my default …

Productivity

44 Favorite Books of High Achievers

Want to accomplish more? Try reaching for a good book.<p>The people who accomplish the most in life are serious about self-improvement, which often comes in the form of a good book. Here are several dozen excellent reads, recommended by high-achieving founders and executives.<p>1. <i>Crossing the Chasm</i> by …

Leadership

A Refresher on A/B Testing

It’s all about data these days. Leaders don’t want to make decisions unless they have evidence. That’s a good thing, of course, and fortunately there are lots of ways to get information without having to rely on one’s instincts. One of the most common methods, particularly in online settings, is …

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Six Habits Of People Who Know How To Bring Out The Best In Others

As a leader, the most important part of your job isn’t your results. Your job is to inspire your employees’ results. Here’s how.<p>If you think your most important job as a leader is to write mission statements, set goals, or even increase revenue, you’re focusing on the wrong metrics. Your most …

Employment

Want to Be a Great Leader for the Future? Cultivate This Skill Now

Here are three ways to get started.<p>We're all aware of the current divide in the United States. It seems like there couldn't be a more dramatic difference in how people think or what they value. This growing divide, in combination with an increased diversity of thinking, underscores the importance …

Leadership

This 17-Year-Old Sums Up in 1 Paragraph What Great Leadership Looks Like

Take a lesson from this standout high-school athlete: Leadership is not about you.<p>If you follow my column, by now you're familiar with the ethos of servant leadership, which I often write about and firmly believe to be the best leadership philosophy on the planet.<p>But don't just take my word for it. …

Leadership

Mark Zuckerberg Reveals the 5 Strategies That Helped Facebook Grow at an Insane Rate

These moves bring 'move fast and break things' to life.<p>7 min read<p><i>Editor’s Note: In the new podcast</i> <i>Masters of Scale</i><i>,</i> <i>LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman</i> <i>explores his philosophy on how to scale a business -- and at</i><i>Entrepreneur.com</i><i>, entrepreneurs are responding with their own ideas and</i> …

Social Media

How to Have Difficult Conversations When You Don’t Like Conflict

Avoiding or delaying a difficult conversation can hurt your relationships and create other negative outcomes. It may not feel natural at first, especially if you dread discord, but you can learn to dive into these tough talks by reframing your thoughts.<p><b>Begin from a place of curiosity and respect,</b> …

Self-help

There's Only 1 Thing You Absolutely Must Do During a Job Interview

The rest is negotiable.<p><i>"What are the worst mistakes people make in job interviews?" 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 Dandan Zhu, top billing headhunter, career coach, CEO and founder</b> …

careermanagement

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Tony Robbins Says Do This 1 Simple Thing

Drawing on the work of a Stanford psychologist, he says changing the way you talk to them can shape their lives for the better.<p>Tony Robbins: The Best Way to Raise Entrepreneurial Children<p>Parents want their kids to be successful. So when I saw that Tony Robbins was giving child-raising advice, I …

Self-improvement

Epic fail on gender diversity

Despite all the time, talk and money being poured into lifting the number of women in middle and senior management, the data reveals that the needle …

When My Employees Ask Me for a Raise, I Always Tell Them This

Your fail-proof plan for your next promotion.<p>Startups often house a recognizable cast of characters.<p>In my current version, I play the part of the seasoned veteran. Even though, and don't tell my people this, I don't really have it figured out either.<p>I'm the CEO. And, as many startups do, we carry a …

Startups

The 5 Things It Takes to Be Truly Charismatic

You know when you just feel totally captivated by someone special? Here is how to increase your own personal charisma.<p>I recently spent a few days attending and speaking at a powerful conference called Gathering of Titans. While there, I had the opportunity to watch several captivating speakers and …

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4 Simple Things Every Team Wants From Their Leader

Leadership is simple. Don't overcomplicate it.<p>While it can be difficult to become a great leader and to achieve great things, practicing great leadership is actually quite easy. There is a tendency to overcomplicate or overthink what leadership is, but actually, leadership can be very simple. I …

workimprovement

How Do You Know Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 5 Signs

It's what every employee on the planet wishes and hopes for in a boss.<p>Sometimes the only way you'll truly know whether a leader's skills are genuine is to measure the manager that made your life miserable against the one that had you thinking often, "This is too good to be true."<p>If you think your …

Leadership

Sheryl Sandberg Says Do These 7 Things to Build Resilience

In a new book, the Facebook leader and best-selling author talks about facing her greatest challenge yet.<p>We all want our kids to be successful and resilient. But of course we hope they will never face a situation like this one.<p>Two years ago, Sheryl Sandberg -- by any definition, one of the most …

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Microsoft's CEO Just Gave Some Brilliant Career Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence

Don't be a know-it-all. Be this instead.<p>I'm a big fan of Microsoft's Satya Nadella. Since taking over as CEO just three years ago, he's used a combination of effective leadership and brilliant business moves to return the tech company to relevance.<p>In a recent interview with Business Insider, …

Satya Nadella

Your Resume Is a Waste of Time: 8 Better Ways to Get Hired for the Job You Want

Getting the job you want isn't easy, but nothing worthwhile ever is.<p>A friend of mine can't find a job. "I've worked hard on my resume," he says. "I've written a killer cover letter. I've applied for dozens of jobs and I haven't even gotten an interview, so clearly no one must be hiring."<p>Maybe …

Employment

How to Work with Someone Who Isn’t a Team Player

Do you work with someone who isn’t a team player? Maybe they’re overly focused on completing and promoting their own work. Or they don’t chip in when everyone else is scrambling to meet a deadline or pulling a presentation together. This isn’t simply frustrating; it can affect your entire group’s …

Management

This Original Letter From Jeff Bezos to Amazon Shareholders Teaches Some Extraordinary Lessons in Leadership

Amazon's famous founder didn't just predict the future. He helped shape it.<p>In just over two decades, Amazon managed to go from online bookseller to the largest retailer in the United States. Today, there's almost nothing Amazon doesn't sell... and if you can think of something, be sure CEO Jeff …

Leadership

How to Criticize Anyone (Yes, Even Your Boss) and Maintain Your Relationship

Use these seven steps for a successful outcome when providing feedback.<p>Management expert Ken Blanchard coined the phrase, "Feedback is the breakfast of champions," for good reason. Feedback is a two-way street. We all need it, yet your delivery can make or break a relationship.<p>When under pressure, …

Self-improvement

How Can You Spot Really Good Leaders? They Do Any of These 7 Things Daily

With some things in life, like exceptional leadership traits, you can't just "fake it till you make it."<p>Can you imagine working for someone in a high-level leadership role, perhaps a CEO, and suddenly it dawns on you: This person isn't leadership caliber.<p>Your next thought may be, <i>How in the world</i> …

Employee Engagement

Mistakes That Make Your Employees Leave You

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Bestselling author Ken Blanchard mentioned in his book, “Heart of a Leader”, that each person has different motivations for the work they do or …

Employment

What's the Fastest Way to Attract Others to You? Do Any of These 8 Things

These are sure-fire ways to build your professional relationships and increase your tribe fast.<p>If you're in a people business of any sort (then again, who isn't?), it should be your highest priority to connect with the human side of your customers, vendors, peers, co-workers, and other stakeholders.<p>…

Happiness

The 10,000-Hour Rule Won't Help You, But This Will

To achieve a high level of excellence, you need to do more than just show up.<p>In <i>Outliers</i>, Malcolm Gladwell introduced the world to the 10,000-hour rule. As he described it, world class talents like Bill Gates, The Beatles and chess grandmasters attained their great prowess only after 10,000 hours of …

Bill Gates

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the Inc.com archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.

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