Edwin Prescion

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The Key to Preventing Generational Tension Is Remembering That Everyone Wants to Feel Valued

I remember the first time I felt old as a manager — more than 10 years ago now. It was at a lunch with my new team when I mentioned the first “45” I bought with my own money as a kid. One of my direct reports, who was 10 years younger than me, looked at me blank-faced and asked, “What is a 45?” She …

Leadership

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

Motivation

10 bad habits that might actually mean you’re smarter than you think

What habits come to mind when you think of your bad habits? Is it frequent Netflix binges that keep you looking less than bright-eyed in the …

Corporate Culture

What Separates Millionaire Entrepreneurs From The Rest Of Us? Hint: It's Not What You Think

Knowing the "what" is not enough to thrive in business.<p>If you are an entrepreneur fighting your way to the top, one great approach to rapidly growing your business is to learn from multimillion-dollar business owners who've been there, done that.<p>At the end of the day, who doesn't love a …

Entrepreneurship

Learning to Lead Like Jesus: 11 Principles to Help You Serve, Inspire, and Equip Others

Overview<p>Learning to Lead Like Jesus: 11 Principles to Help You Serve, Inspire, and Equip Others by Boyd Bailey<p><b>Have You Ever Met a Great Leader?</b><p>It's …

Barnes & Noble

Entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk shares tips for 'crushing it'

<i>This story originally appeared on Tech.co during Techstars StartUp Week Tampa Bay, a celebration of entrepreneurship, powered by Chase for …

Entrepreneurship

Why middle-aged entrepreneurs are better than young ones

<b>The probability of success increases once people reach 25, then performance seems steady among people aged between 25 and 35.</b><p>Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, …

Entrepreneurship

6 Startup Mistakes Badass Entrepreneurs Never Make... Twice

As a life-long, serial entrepreneur, I helped create companies which achieved two IPOs and two trade sales totaling nearly $400 million. Two of my ventures subsequently contributed to billion-dollar valuations, following their acquisition by Intuitive Surgical (Computer Motion) and Citrix …

Entrepreneurship

Customer Referral Programs Can Help Grow Your Company Fast. Here's How to Build One in 2 Simple Steps

Follow the lead of high-growth companies: Focus on getting more customer referrals<p>If you want to grow your business, there's no need to rethink your entire sales or marketing strategy. Instead, work toward the goal of generating more customer referrals from the satisfied customers you have …

Marketing

How This 5-Word Philosophy Can Transform Your Leadership Ability

This management philosophy connotes desire, focus, and a commitment to change.<p>Recently, I've been working with a large manufacturing client on its leadership development initiatives. The firm, while successful by most standards, has a thirst to get even better. Its leaders are focusing on improving …

Leadership

5 Behaviors Of Smart Leaders I've Noticed As A Leadership Coach

Some of the best experiences in my life have come from perceived failure. I use the term “perceived failure” because where others see failure as a roadblock to success, I tend to see it as a pathway to get there.<p>Failing is about putting in your time and learning hard lessons along the way–lessons …

Self-awareness

3 crucial skills for leading without authority

With flatter management structures, increased outsourcing, the move toward collaborative cultures, and the ongoing formation of cross-functional …

Body Language

4 Surprisingly Easy Strategies Smart Leaders Use to Avoid a Meeting Overload

A few tweaks can help boost your productivity levels.<p>If you've worked in an office, ever, you know that meetings are the black sheep of work tasks. We love to hate them and we strive to eliminate them forever, and yet we continue to have them--over and over again until we find ourselves wondering …

Time Management

When It Comes To Success In Business, EQ Eats IQ For Breakfast

When I was younger, I bought into the fallacy that the “smartest” person always won. I pushed myself to achieve the highest scores, earn the most recognition, and excel in every field.<p>I worked as hard as I could, but I almost always fell short of my goals.<p>Growing up, I often found myself surrounded …

Self-improvement

Five Daily Exercises That Build Self-Discipline

<i>What are some daily good exercises to practice self discipline? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee, Founder of Knowledge For Men | 3x Best Selling Author, on Quora:</b><p><b>What</b> …

Success

Your Odds of Succeeding Improve When You Create a Success Plan

People seldom achieve anything significant by stumbling around day to day.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Definition of "planning": A detailed proposal for doing or achieving something.<p>If you think about it, this could mean a lot of different things to a lot …

18 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't)

People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. Generally, they wake early, are good at planning and take care of their physical and emotional health. Here are other good habits …

Startups

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 …

How a Wasp Turns Cockroaches into Zombies

<i>Reprinted by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Adapted from</i> How Earth’s Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry, <i>by Christie Wilcox.</i> …

Insects

The USDA Just Released a Massive New Report on What’s Actually Healthy

But is it enough?<p>The USDA, one of the government organisations responsible for setting up dietary guidelines, just came out with its major five-year …

Nutrition

Science suggests pursuing your passions does make you a happier person

As we look ahead to the new year, a study published in the Journal of Happiness Studies poses a simple question: Given how beneficial it is to have one harmonious passion, what's the effect of having two?<p>Benjamin Schellenberg and Daniel Bailis didn't go into this research with any firm predictions: …

How an IRS agent discovered the identity of the Silk Road kingpin using Google searches

At least that's the lesson from a young IRS agent, Gary L. Alford, who first uncovered the identity of Silk Road boss Ross Ulbricht using Google searches.<p>By the middle of 2013, Ulbricht had built Silk Road into a "dark web" marketplace that facilitated the sale of enormous amounts of contraband, …

During World War I enemies stopped fighting and celebrated Christmas together

In the midst of war, soldiers laid down their arms to sing Christmas carols, play soccer, and barter with the cigarettes and sweets they'd received in care packages from the nations they served.<p>The event would later be treated in numerous films, documentaries, and books — although often with …

Nude Yoga Girl Contorts Her Body into Works of Art Without Breaking Instagram's No Nudity Rules

25-year-old Nude Yoga Girl isn't aiming to defy Instagram's nudity policy—she instead wants to use her yoga skills to create bodily works of art. "With my account I want to inspire people to realize that everybody is very beautiful and capable of [doing] amazing things with their bodies," she told …

9 wars that were technically ongoing due to quirks of diplomacy

Of course, these "extended wars" have never actually had any bearing on international relations.<p>Instead, the ongoing de facto peace overrode any technicalities on the world stage. However, the patching up of these diplomatic irregularities has been used by countries still technically at war to …

TwitiKa.com

Science Explains...When You Should and Shouldn't Trust Your Brain

<i>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Sarah Sloat</b><p>Advice is usually boiled down to regurgitations of the idea that you are the best judge. Follow your heart, trust your gut, <i>to thine own self be true</i> -- all utterances that essentially say, hey, what you're feeling and what you're thinking is …

The New Outbreak of Reverse Victimization

I can't sleep. I have been thinking about the recent outbreak of what I call "reverse victimization." This is a recent phenomena whereby white, mostly Christian, privileged Americans feel that they are being put upon when minorities and other diverse groups are afforded either equal rights or other …