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33 Things to Stop Doing to Your Kids Right Now

In our quest to be a great mom or dad, we often don't see that our actions aren't always best for our children. Now's the time to take off the …

Parenting

Need a break? Try these 6 research-backed ways to de-stress in 5 minutes

You can use these tips wherever you are.<p>Whether it’s taking care of your kids, stress from the office or just the curveballs life throws your way, there’s a lot out there that can (and does) cause stress.<p>The good news is there are simple steps you can take to regain some calm in your life. Here are …

Mindfulness

12 books you should read before starting a business

1/<p>1. 'The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything,' by Guy Kawasaki<p>Courtesy of Amazon<p>Entrepreneur …

Entrepreneurship

How to Use the Principles of Adaptive Leadership in the Workplace

Pursue the Four Dimensions of Adaptive Leadership to Ensure Success<p>Updated April 14, 2018<p>In a traditional business structure, actions and direction …

Leadership

Google Wanted to Know What Makes a Manager Great, So It Conducted a Study. Here Are the Results | Inc.com

20 years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. <i>What's a google</i>?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's giving you a glimpse inside its …

Leadership

1 Interview Question That Reveals the Right Job Candidate, Regardless of Intelligence or Experience

You should always aim the bar high for hiring your knowledge workers. This question will tell you who they really are.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, once gave sound hiring advice:<p>You're looking for three things, generally, in a person: intelligence, energy, and …

Employment

How to Go From an 8-hour to a 5-hour Workday by Changing One Simple Thing

Stop wasting time trying to do everything at once.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago, I did a work styles test and it revealed that one of my strongest skills was being a Time Optimizer. I wore this title like a badge, and for the following year, it …

Time Management

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

Motivation

Big Data And AI: 30 Amazing (And Free) Public Data Sources For 2018

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchains, predictive analytics – all amazing technologies which have promised to revolutionize business and society.<p>They are useless, however, without data. Fortunately for businesses and organizations which don’t have the resources to methodically …

Machine Learning

4 Toxic Leadership Phrases You Probably Say Daily

They might seem harmless, but these words and phrases tell employees that you're not a people-focused leader.<p>As leaders, our language defines us. Literally.<p>In a new report, the behavioral analytics platform Mattersight analyzed at least 10 minutes of public speaking engagements from well-known …

Leadership

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

E-mail plug-ins you didn't know you needed but really do.<p>There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new …

Marketing

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

Self-improvement

Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs, and Richard Branson Stick to These 6 Rules When Holding Meetings | Inc.com

Trying to run a business is all consuming. Time gets sucked up by so many different things: staff, suppliers, finance, production -- the list goes on. But, above all, meetings seem to take up so much precious time and yet often seem to achieve very little.<p>Everyone has their own idea about what …

Mark Zuckerberg

3 Simple Ways to Motivate Your Employees and Make Them Proud | Inc.com

Most leaders are proud of their position and the company itself. After all, they've put in the time and effort and now find themselves in a position of leadership. All those fortunate enough to be in a position of management should ask themselves a simple question that will make them look at their …

Employee Engagement

Don't Do These 13 Things on an Interview (Especially if You Want The Job) | Inc.com

An interview is a lot like a first date.<p>You might be nervous. You might be worried about how you'll be perceived. And you'll definitely be rehearsing what you plan on saying before meeting the other person.<p>The anticipation builds. Excitement increases. And then once you're in the moment itself, …

Employment

Simon Sinek explains why you should be the last to speak in a meeting

Leadership expert Simon Sinek has made a career out of explaining what makes good leaders great ones. When it comes to meetings, he has one big piece …

Leadership

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear. Most of us …

Time Management

6 Brilliant Steps Smart Employees Use to Get What They Want from Their Managers | Inc.com

"I don't like learning new things and improving my skills," said no employee ever. It's inherent in our core human design -- we were made to evolve and grow personally and professionally.<p>Unfortunately, if you're an employee, not all companies (or bosses) are created equal. While personal or …

Employment

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Kids

12 Low-Carb Lunches to Pack For Work

If you're looking to cut back on carbs, that daily sandwich at lunch is not going to fly. Finding new recipes that will leave you feeling satisfied …

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Books

The 5 Levels of Delegation You Need to Know to Lead Well | Inc.com

In a prior article, I talked about the power of using the 70% rule when it comes to delegating tasks to your employees. I also discussed how you need to assess the critical nature of an issue - whether it's below the waterline or not - when it comes to delegating.<p>But there's actually another …

Leadership

5 Cringeworthy Mistakes Managers Often Make, According to Their Employees | Inc.com

Two years ago on LinkedIn, I conducted an informal leadership survey to get to the bottom of how employees feel about their managers. I asked them a simple question: What is the one mistake your manager makes more frequently than others?"<p>Over 300 responses later, I was able to break down the data …

Leadership

7 Reasons You Should Never Give Up On Life No Matter What

Life: the one thing in the universe that holds true intrinsic value. It perplexes me when someone is willing to give up on it. People commit suicide …

Motivation

9 Free Apps You Didn't Know Your Small Business Needed | Inc.com

When you're starting out as a small company, prices can easily skyrocket in the search for experienced, knowledgeable employees. But with the flourishing enterprise app market, solutions may be right at your fingertips -- literally!<p>While technology can't take the place of a real person, it can ease …

21 Ways to Think Positively Every Day

A good attitude always starts with good thoughts. Positive thinking is equally as powerful as negative thinking: you'll start to believe it …

Positive Thinking

The Simple Reason to Learn to Lead Yourself First | Inc.com

Inc. readers love leading. We love learning to lead better.<p>Usually that means learning to lead others. Leading others sounds sexier.<p>In my leadership courses and workshops, nearly everyone prefers the exercises that lead others over ones to build self-awareness and self-leadership.<p>I recommend …

Language Learning

8 Ways to Build a Culture of Trust Based on Harvard's Neuroscience Research | Inc.com

PWC's 2016 Global CEO Survey revealed that 50% of CEOs worldwide consider lack of trust to be a major threat to their organizational growth.<p>Paul J. Zak, Harvard researcher, Founding Director of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies and Professor of Economics, Psychology and Management at Claremont …

Employee Engagement

9 Surprising Signs You're an Exceptional Boss (That Most People Never Consider) | Inc.com

Many people are good bosses. Some people are great bosses.<p>A handful go even further: They're phenomenal, not only because of what you see them do but also because of what you don't see them do.<p>If you're a truly phenomenal boss, what your employees see is far from everything they get.<p><b>1. You look</b> …

Leadership

6 Types of Bosses and How to Work With Them (Infographic)

To maximize your success, learn the best way to work with you boss.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From a visionary to a commander, there are different types of bosses. By understanding the leadership style of your manager, you’ll be able to work with them better and …

Employment