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How being a perfectionist really is your biggest weakness

Whether you’ve been through a series of interviews, or you’ve spent a considerable amount of time preparing for one, you know the dreaded question — …

Self-improvement

How I Processed a Backlog of 1,061 Emails to Reclaim My Inbox

Stay on top of your inbox -- without devoting your whole day to email -- with these tips.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few weeks ago on a Monday morning, I opened my inbox with a tense tightening in my stomach. My inbox a few weeks prior was around 20 …

Productivity

The ‘perfectly optimized’ webpage

Just what is search engine optimization, anyway?<p>It’s the practice of creating a digital piece of content or web page that is Google-friendly. If a …

Public Relations

The 5 Best To-Do List Apps to Boost Your Productivity

Looking for an app to boost your efficiency and organization? Here are five top choices.<p>6 min read<p><i>In the Women Entrepreneur series Up Your Game, we scope out the best products, apps and services to help make it easier to take your game to the next level.</i><p>We’re all busy. In fact, these days, it’s …

Apps

6 essential documents for project management success

Here are six key documents that project managers and their teams rely on to successfully guide and execute projects.<p>Careful project planning and …

Project Management

What Job Skill Is Most Lacking in the U.S.? LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Has a Surprising Answer

American employees are lacking (sort of) one surprising skill. Here are some keys to moving it to the strength side of the ledger.<p>LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i> to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer …

Leadership

Maslow's Hierachy vs. 7 Chakras- Interestingly Similar!

MASLOW’S HIERARCHY VS. THE 7 CHAKRAS<p>I am a true believer in integrating Eastern and Western treatments/methods for optimal well-being. Which is why I …

These 7 Common Speaking Habits Undercut Your Credibility

These simple behaviors are easy to fall into when you’re nervous, but they can make listeners think twice about taking you seriously.<p>Every speaker needs to be credible. If your audience spends the duration of your talk mulling over whether or not to take you seriously, you can kiss goodbye to any …

Public Speaking

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

With 6 Short Words, the CEO of United Airlines Just Taught a Major Lesson in Successful Leadership

Remember when passenger David Dao was dragged off a United airplane? CEO Oscar Munoz says he never wants to forget.<p>It's hard being the CEO of United Airlines.<p>Not to say it isn't worth it: CEO Oscar Munoz reportedly made $18.7 million last year. But for that princely salary, he's had to deal with …

4 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders That Are Hard to Find

When society puts so much value on external accomplishments, good leaders start with what's inside.<p>I often tell people that leadership is a journey. When you think you've arrived at the top of the mountain, look up. You'll always find another peak to climb.<p>The truth about leadership is actually …

Cutting ‘Old Heads’ at IBM

For nearly a half century, IBM came as close as any company to bearing the torch for the American Dream.As the world’s dominant technology firm, …

The Workplace

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most | Inc.com

Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house isn't clean enough. My life would be better if I had more money.</i><p>Rehashing the same …

Self-help

1 Simple Way To Get Found More Easily on LinkedIn | Inc.com

If you want to get any meaningful value or traction from LinkedIn, it's critical you start with a profile that's already optimized.<p>(In fact, I have an entire copy-and-paste LinkedIn profile template you can download right now to build out your page properly.)<p>As you polish up your profile on …

Google Search

Mobilizing and Securing Digital Learning Environments for Limitless Learning

To rapidly—and securely—enable new learning, teaching, and business models, academic institutions are turning to cloud and digital workspace solutions.<p>Academic institutions have always found ways to push boundaries. Today, the ability to rapidly adopt new learning, teaching, and business models has …

Higher Education

How to make outlines that will help you write fantastic posts.

Remember how your high school teacher would make you create an outline for your work?<p>Then, you would submit a rough draft, which they would return …

Writing

Google Will Pay for You to Polish Up Your Tech Skills | Inc.com

Looking for an in-demand job with good prospects and decent pay? You could do a lot worse than become an IT support person. Skills matter more than prestigious (and expensive) degrees, median pay is a decent $52,000, and the need for IT specialists is set to grow 10 percent in the next ten years, …

Employment

Seven apps and tools to organize your life

Restore order to your days.<p>Between work, activities, appointments, and ever-growing to-do lists, many of us constantly feel rushed and anxious. And all too often, the distractions of our smartphones only make this busy pace more hectic. But phones can also simplify your life—it all depends on how …

Apps

This Simple Trick Will Help You Get More Done Every Day

If you really want to achieve your goals in 2018, put down the to do list. It turns out that simply making lists isn’t the most effective workflow to …

What Your LinkedIn Profile Should Look Like in 2018

Stop treating it as a Rolodex.<p>Hate to break it to you, but if you’re treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re doing it wrong.<p>Nearly …

How to Start a Blog and Make $100,000 a Month Before You're 30

At least, here's how one entrepreneur did it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose sits down with Michelle Schroeder-Gardner of Making Sense of Cents, a financial blog. Schroeder-Gardner hustled to turn Making Sense of …

6 Signs to Instantly Identify Someone With True Leadership Skills | Inc.com

What are the defining attributes of great leaders? That's the age-old question thought leaders and scholars galore have been attempting to answer in mountains of books and literature.<p>While great leadership, to an extent, can be personal and subjective to the follower, there are universal principles …

Leadership

These Two Interview Questions Accurately Predict Job Success | Inc.com

The problem starts by using laundry lists of skills and competencies to screen candidates and then asking a hodgepodge of supposedly clever questions to confirm the interviewer's initial biased reaction to the candidate. These emotional feelings are then voted on using thumbs with the biggest thumb …

Employment

Tim Ferriss Says You Need This Superpower to Achieve Mental Toughness (In Fact, It Saved His Life) | Inc.com

We know that Tim Ferriss is a New York Times best-selling author. We know that he's an extraordinarily successful entrepreneur, and an investor. What many don't know about Tim Ferriss is that he has bi-polar depression and was moments away from committing suicide during his college years.<p>It was …

TED Talks

Launch a professional copywriting career for just $24

You’re smart, you’re creative, and you can write a little bit. Congratulations, you might just be a copywriter! But before you go charging into a top ad firm and demand a spot at the table, you’ll need to understand some of the basic steps in crafting solid, effective advertising copy.<p>You can start …

The US has reached the last stage before collapse

In <i>The History of the Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire</i>, Edward Gibbon luridly evokes the Rome of 408 A.D., when the armies of the Goths prepared to descend upon the city.<p>The marks of imperial decadence appeared not only in grotesque displays of public opulence and waste, but also in the collapse …

I-DEAS

The Best National Park in Every U.S. State, Mapped

In case you didn't know already, this year, America's National Park Service is 100 years old — and to celebrate, we're disclosing a few of the …

Research Shows The Best Way To Motivate Others

A few years ago I decided to take my wife and teenage children on a European tour. I was of the opinion that I would not like the experience, but agreed to go because of pressure from my spouse and children. Typically my family prefers to go at their own pace and this tour was anything but …

Employee Engagement

7 Reasons To Start Using A Bullet Journal To Organize Your Life In 2018

Choosing the right planner at the start of the new year is a critical, albeit incredibly <i>personal</i> decision. As for me, I'm a notebook hoarder, so I …

How to Run an Efficient Meeting--Without Being Bossy or Taking Over | Inc.com

Of course you are going to run the meeting. You probably know the most about the subject and care most about it. Why would you not run the meeting? Because subject matter experts and leaders should rarely, if at all, run meetings.<p>When subject matter experts and leaders run meetings they typically …