David Weitz

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7 Simple Micro Habits for Success

“Motivation makes us start to move toward our goals, but it is our habits that determine if we reach them.”<p>Habits are the way we think, feel and …

7 Skills for Becoming An Emotionally Intelligent Leader

<i>“If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if you don’t have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can’t</i> …

Leadership

5 types of emotional intelligence all great leaders have mastered

The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team.<p>The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to emotions, overcoming stress in the moment, and being aware of how your words and …

Smart credit cards are coming. Here's what you need to know

Smart cards want to replace your wallet full of debit and credit cards with one dynamic smart card. Here's what you need to know.<p>At least four startups are betting the world isn't ready for mobile payments.<p>Unlike services like Apple Pay and Google Wallet (which use your phone), all-in-one cards or …

Africa’s biggest economy is shutting down for lack of fuel

Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, is on the verge of total shutdown due to a widespread and worsening scarcity of petroleum products. The scarcity, a result of strikes by fuel marketers and transporters, has intensified in the last two weeks as black market prices across the country have …

Africa

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Mental Scouting: The Key to Achieving a Success-Driven State of Mind

“It’s not how long you live; it’s how you choose to live your life.”<p>These were the words that my mother passed on to me and my brother during her …

10 Types Of Awesome Visual Content Your Brand Should Be Creating Right Now [Infographic]

<i>These days, just about every business needs to create visual content.</i> Status updates, YouTube videos, blog posts, it’s all content and it’s created …

15 Surprising Characteristics of Top Leaders | Inc.com

I have had the privilege to work with some amazing leaders and help them and their companies on the way to success. I am always impressed with what they accomplish, and have noticed that most of them have many, if not all, of the following characteristics. What's surprising about these traits is …

The 1 Reason Some Leaders are Good and Others are Great

Why is it that some leaders are good while others accomplish greatness? I was contemplating this over my morning coffee. I see this play out so often, in business, politics and sports. How many times have you witnessed a leader who may be enjoying modest success, replaced by someone else, who winds …

Why Great Leaders Question the Status Quo | Inc.com

Creativity is central to business leadership. Though every business can benefit from repeatable practices that are designed to ensure consistency, a creative leader also finds value in questioning the standard operating procedures that he or she senses are simply "the way we've always done it …

Hospitality

How to help your child choose the right career

by James M. Citrin<p>"After board dinners, we inevitably sit around and talk about our kids and their careers," Dave Calhoun recently told me. "Frankly, …

For those about to graduate: it's never too soon to get into good financial habits

Being careful about your spending, starting a pension, putting away something for a rainy day – and staying calm – can all help get your life on a rewarding track<p>It’s May. Which means that, if you live anywhere near an institution of higher learning or in a city swarming with them (as I do), you’re …

Personal Finance

Bird flu hits hard in egg-producing Iowa; 25 million hens may be lost

The men charged with ridding the farm of a deadly contagion tugged at their dark green protective suits and adjusted the double-intake respirators covering their faces.<p>"Biosecure. Stop!" read a sign at the farm entrance.<p>Another sign, in red letters, advised, "All employees & drivers must disinfect …

Agriculture

What Is Your Character And Is It Helping Or Hurting You As A Leader?

Every day, it seems, we’re bombarded with news of leaders, corporate heads, politicians and other key figures in our society whose behavior shocks and deeply disappoints us. Whether it’s egregious lying, or a lack of accountability, or rampant narcissism or indifference to others, we’re reminded …

Self-help