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8 Million People Have Watched This Video of a 3-Ingredient Cheesecake

Don't let looks fool you — this dessert is so easy to make.<p>Three-ingredient soufflé cheesecake, also known as Japanese cotton cheesecake, is a magical thing. It's blowing the minds of people on the Internet right now (myself included). With just three ingredients — eggs, dark or white chocolate, …

3 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Think Differently

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your mindset affects what you believe is possible, and that will dictate what actions you take in your life and business. Your thoughts will either help or hurt your business. The way you think is one of your most valuable …

Entrepreneurship

The Top Complaints from Employees About Their Leaders

If you’re the kind of boss who fails to make genuine connections with your direct reports, take heed: 91% of employees say communication issues can drag executives down, according to results from our new Interact/Harris Poll, which was conducted online with roughly 1,000 U.S. workers.<p>In the survey, …

Leadership

5 Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For

Have you ever noticed that when you ask someone in your company, “How are you?” they are more likely to answer “Busy!” than “Very well, thank you”? That is because the norm in most companies is that you are supposed to be very busy – or otherwise at least pretend to be – because otherwise you can’t …

Management

The 5-Step Process to Get Any Level of Success You Want

According to science, success is based on randomness more than anything else.<p>Think about it.<p>The best products aren't the ones that sell the most. The best music isn't what's popular. The best movies aren't the ones you go to see.<p>So why do you buy the products you buy?<p>Why do you see the movies you …

Take Control of Your Day and Increase Productivity

Maybe it's time to tweak those time management skills and learn how you can take control of your day and increase productivity.<p>How are your time management skills? Do you go to work thinking that you have laid everything out in such a way that you will get through it in record time, only to find …

Time Management

What Kind of Thinker Are You?

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>We all aspire to work better together. Technology is making some of that effort easier. But digital tools are only part of the answer. It’s people who ultimately make the difference.<p>The problem is that technologies for collaboration are improving faster than people’s ability to learn to …

Management

Four Surprising Factors That Influence Creativity

Psychologists are finding connections between creative thinking and alcohol consumption, living abroad, and even your politics.<p>Some people–maybe even most of us–don’t think they’re creative. And while it seems anecdotally true, at least, that certain people are more creatively inclined than others, …

Creativity

What’s probably killing your motivation right now, and how to stop it

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the biggest factors that kill motivation, and how can they be overcome?</i> <i>Answer by Gaston Cote, web designer and graphic communicator.</i><p><b>Believing that you have to be perfect</b><b></b> puts on a lot of pressure and creates disappointment in your performance, no …

Success

The best-paid CEO on Wall Street has 2 pieces of advice for recent graduates ― and neither is going to be popular

Gabelli, the legendary CEO of Gamco Investing, sat down with OneWire's Skiddy von Stade to chat about what it was like jumping into equities in the 1970s and the state of US education policy.<p>He also told von Stade that the key to making it in the world isn't that tricky.<p>"There are a lot of ways to …

3 Factors That Prevent Leaders From Creating Workplace Optimism

<i>The following is a guest piece by Shawn Murphy.</i>For too long people have been taken for granted in the workplace. Leaders attempt to control, manage, …

This is the type of person you should never do business with

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Government will run out of money in November, Treasury Secretary warns

The U.S. government will exhaust the extraordinary measures it has taken to avoid a debt-ceiling breach “on or about Thursday, November 5,” according …

How to Motivate Your Team - One Question You Must Ask

When you think about having energized, motivated teams, if you're like most leaders, you will focus on your people, or maybe their surroundings.<p>But if you want to lead energized, motivated teams, the first place you want to put your focus is on yourself...and specifically, on your motivations.<p>You …

9 Habits to Master Before Turning 30

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Don't Be One of the 7 Types of Failed Thought Leaders

<i>How can I become a thought leader? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Christian Bonilla, blogger and software designer, on Quora:</b><p>Among the most unfortunate side effects of the modern education system is that it conditions many of us to avoid the possibility of …

You're Never Too Young To Be A Leader

7 Phrases You Will Never Hear a Great Leader Say

When you're a leader, your words set the tone for those around you. Others are likely to take your ideas to heart. If you aspire to greatness in leadership, here are some phrases to strike from your vocabulary.<p>Great leaders know that how they communicate is almost as important as what they …

Team Building

The Best Leaders Are Not "Born Leaders"

I have been a team captain for as long as I can remember. It started in my youth in athletics, carried over to student government, and continued on as I started working. I am grateful for these opportunities. But I know now that there is a big difference between being a captain and a leader.<p>A …

The single worst mistake that a manager can make

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

5 Secret Skills Every Great Leader Must Discover

I once had a boss that made life miserable. Every day he seemed to go out of his way to change my priorities and present my ideas and work as his own. I was trapped in his world of lack of vision, deep uncertainty, and lack of confidence. I did my best to stay on track and productive, but …

You're Never Too Young To Be A Leader