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3 Leadership Hacks So Good They Feel Like Cheating | Inc.com

According to a fascinatingly nerdy deep dive into the subject in the <i>New Yorker</i>, the current mania for the word "hack" all started way back in the 1950s at MIT, where members of the model railroad club were already warning those "hacking on the electrical system turn the power off to avoid fuse …

Hacking

Sometimes Money Isn't The Best Employee Motivation

It’s that time of year again, when many managers work through the ritual of company-required employee performance appraisals and then will meet individually with each employee in January to discuss their 2016 accomplishments.<p>But if your budget hasn’t been increased for 2017, what can you do to …

Employee Engagement

Perfect Your Pitch With These 6 Public Speaking Books | Inc.com

Think of the best presentation or speech you'd ever seen. Whether it a famous TEDTalk, a conference keynote by a professional speaker, or a colleague's all-star client presentation, it likely stuck with you because the presenter delivered their message with the confidence and authority that can …

Public Speaking

The Single Most Important Key to Public Speaking is Not What You Think

Delivering a flawless speech may wow the audience, but to deliver lasting impact, you need to learn this one lesson.<p>I recently attended parent orientation for my son's high school Speech and Debate Club. This is how the club's sponsor teacher began her presentation:<p><i>"If you can hear me, clap …

12 Habits of Horrible Leaders and How to Break Them | Inc.com

In leadership, everything you do counts. All eyes are on you, even when you aren't there. Employees feel your presence throughout the day because you set the tone.<p>This is what it means to be a leader--to be aware of how your actions and decisions impact others even when you are physically absent.<p>I …

Leadership

13 Motivational Quotes that Will Fuel Your Success | Inc.com

On the long, arduous road to success, quitting often looks like an attractive option.<p>Use these quotes, not only keep you going, but also as a source of practical advice to help you reach your goals:<p>1. "Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, …

Motivation

Five Fatal Mistakes That Halt High-Performance Leaders

Companies rise and fall on leadership. Period. And there are five areas that top leaders tend to focus their attention. It’s no surprise that these same areas are where unsuccessful CEOs make fatal mistakes.<p>These are the <i>most</i> fatal mistakes, because by the time the CEO, board or other executives can …

Leadership

This Is Probably Why Your Employees Don’t Trust You

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

This Is the Best Way to Improve Every Part of Your Life

You don’t celebrate enough.<p>I’m not talking about just having fun for the sake of having fun. Plenty of scientific research shows that celebrating is …

I've coached over 3,000 people in public speaking — this is the one thing you should do in a presentation

That's because the on-demand world we live in has trained us to hone in on what's customized to our needs, wants, and desires, and to basically ignore what's not.<p>We are constantly surfing, picking and choosing.<p>Recording our favorite shows to view them commercial-free<br>• Performing triage on our …

Public Speaking

Learn the Vocabulary of Great Leadership: 5 Words That Will Help | Inc.com

Great leaders tend to define words differently.<p>They understand the deeper meanings and don't live according to the well-accepted rules of the dictionary. They write their own Webster's.<p>Here are a few good examples:<p>1. Role<p>When you look up this word in a dictionary, you find an interesting …

Leadership

The best free online business courses starting in April

<i>This post from LinkedIn Influencer John A. Byrne appeared originally on LinkedIn.</i><p><i>Educated … Empowered … Equal.</i><p>That's the dream if you're a working woman. For every woman who leans in, far more are left out.<p>Often overlooked and underpaid, many women still tip-are tip-toeing a cultural minefield in …

The speech is not about you: 4 tips for speaking success

<i>This article was previously published on PR Daily in April 2016.</i> <br>“Why the hell am I so nervous?” I wondered.<p>In moments I would get up to speak to an …

Public Speaking

The Real Reason You Never Feel Motivated at Work

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

4 Things a Great Leader Would Never Do | Inc.com

As founder of a company espousing to change work cultures through servant-leadership, I never thought I'd admit to this on my Inc. column: The top-down, command-and-control leadership style works.<p>Actually, it works on a limited basis, and the trick is knowing when and why you should grab the reins …

Leadership

Engaging your Team: The Science of Inspiring Others to Give their All

<i>Guest post from Suzanne Bates:</i><i></i><br>When I started my first career in television news so many years ago, the term “employee engagement” had been invented. …

Employee Engagement