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How to Manage Your Anxiety When Presenting

Do you get nervous speaking in public? Learn how to mitigate your fear.<p>Insights<p>June 21, 2018<p>Written<p>The CEO of Spanx explains how her hyper-observant …

Public Speaking

Are You a Leader, or Just Pretending to Be One?

We’ve rarely needed leaders more — but wanted the leaders we have less.<p>It’s as if we’ve forgotten what leadership really is, and confused it with what it isn’t.<p>What’s not leadership? For one thing, performing. Leadership is not making the right faces, memorizing the right lines, pumping your fist …

Leadership

Nic DeMuth - Co-founder of The Up Beet Kitchen

Ideas never survive in solitary confinement. You have to check your pride at the door and build feedback loops with friends and peers that allow the …

Le-roy Staines - Founder and CTO of TimeDock.com

Bootstrapping a start-up on fumes requires a level of quickness that joint-decisions often cannot afford.<p>Le-roy Staines is the founder and CTO of …

Jed McCaleb - Co-Founder of Stellar.org

It doesn’t matter how “productive” you are if you are building toward the wrong goal. Differences in direction that result from planning absolutely …

Artificial Intelligence

Victor Kostroub - Co-founder and CEO of Fine Designs

The best way to see results is to start taking action. Along the way, you may fail, and in that you will know what to avoid and how to make your idea …

Carol Keogh - President and CEO of ESI Ergonomic Solutions

Do not be afraid to get started. You can learn along the way.<p>As the President and CEO, Carol is responsible for driving key strategic initiatives for …

Garnet Heraman - Partner of Anvil Venture Partners

Surround yourself with young, hungry talent & empower them (with strong business process, clearly defined goals, financial & nonfinancial incentives …

Startups

Kris Finstad - Founder and CEO of ContentChecked

Don’t leave things to chance and never think you know it all.<p>Kris Finstad is the Founder, CEO, President and Director of Los Angeles-based …

Salomon Mishaan - Founder of OXXO Care Cleaners

As simple as it sounds, work is something extremely habitual for me. I come to work every day. I like my job. Work is not a chore for me – it’s an …

Yahya Mokhtarzada - Co-founder of Truebill

I always ask everyone I meet, “Who else should I be talking to?” Oftentimes, you don’t know the ways in which someone can help you until you actually …

Business Strategy

Lee Evans - CEO and Co-founder of SurveyMe

Taking half a day out of the business every month to consider all our opportunities in the context of what we’re trying to achieve, helps make me …

Peter Reinhardt - CEO and Co-founder of Segment

Unsubscribe, delete, revisit whether you need that meeting, revisit whether you’re the right person to manage a project. Distractions will keep …

Google Analytics

Chris Miller - Founder of The Mission Center L3C

Treat relationships as the most valuable asset your company “owns,” and constantly work to keep those relationships alive and strong, whether they …

Jurriaan Kamer - Founder of Agile CIO

The trick is to focus; kill the bad ones, and do one thing at a time.<p>Jurriaan Kamer founded Agile CIO in 2011. With Agile CIO, he helps other …

Project Management

Isabel Farchy - Director & Co-Founder of Pitch It

Listen to feedback. Take it on board.<p>After graduating in Political Science from Nottingham University, Isabel worked for several years as a Teach …

East London

Catherine Spence - Co-Founder of Pomello

Ludicrous, aggressive goal-setting and brutal assessment of success.<p>With a passion for helping companies cultivate their unique cultures in order to …

Corporate Culture

David Poritz - Co-Founder of Credijusto

We write down all our tasks and to-dos. It is amazing how something so simple can have so much impact! If you rely only on your memory, tasks can be …

Andrew Charlton - Director of AlphaBeta Strategy & Economics

I try to challenge and disprove my own beliefs in order to ensure my actions are based on accurate principles that are likely to lead to successful …

Matt Chasen - CEO of uShip

Tenacity is what helps push you through walls when all you’re hearing is “no.”<p>As CEO, Matt leads uShip’s executive team in the company’s mission to …

9 Ways to be a Creative Genius in Business

Here's how to kickstart your creative brilliance.<p>Success in business requires an awful lot of creativity, more than almost anyone gives businessfolk credit for. Even parts of business generally considered un-creative (making sales calls, for example) can involve true artistry. As do, of course, the …

Creativity

13 Conversation Starters That Will Get You Talking With Someone You Admire | Inc.com

Imagine yourself at a conference, music performance, party, or other event. Across the room, you see someone you've always admired. What do you do? Do you skulk away? Or do you walk up to the person and start a conversation. And if so, what will you say?<p>Here are some conversation starters that will …

17 Simple Ways to Manage Your Time Ruthlessly

17 brilliant productivity tips to immediately create more time.<p>More than 75 percent of executives and entrepreneurs have a schedule that simply exhausts them. If I ask to look at a leader's calendar, it often looks like a box of spilled jigsaw puzzle pieces. Many leaders don't have the ultimate …

Time Management

Why You Shouldn't Always Suggest a Solution | Inc.com

It's a natural reaction. Everyone does it.<p>You hear a problem and you immediately want to prescribe a solution--the perfect antidote--a master plan that will solve everything.<p>But all too often, you give into the temptation to define a solution well before the full problem is articulated and explored.<p>…

3 Mindset Shifts That Will Make You a Better Leader

These simple mindset shifts will help you develop your leadership skills and manage people in a more efficient way.<p>There is no doubt the practice of mindfulness is one of the key skills you, as a leader, must master if you are going to be credible moving forward. Being able to be open-minded, …

Leadership

The Easiest Way to Save Money in 2016

A startup called Trim makes it easy to cancel all the memberships you don't remember signing up for.<p>Saving money is likely on your list of New Year's resolutions, especially if you're an entrepreneur trying to keep things lean while you grow your company. Maybe you're thinking about cutting back on …

Personal Finance

3 Types of Questions Smart People Never Ask (and 5 They Do)

Smart people don't just ask questions--they ask smart questions.<p>I thought I had the answer. Still, I wanted to be sure, so I asked a key employee.<p>"I'm thinking of moving two crews to a different shift rotation to get a better process flow," I said. "I've run the numbers, and overall productivity …

Self-improvement

3 Steps to Bounce Back Stronger After a Rejection | Inc.com

Everyone experiences rejection, but entrepreneurs probably experience it more than most. In addition to the little daily snubs of unliked Facebook photos and disinterested potential dates that we all endure, entrepreneurs with wild dreams and untested plans tend to hear 'no, you're crazy' a lot. …

Self-help

7 Simple Steps to Setting Your Goals (and Actually Reaching Them)

When setting goals, it is critical to make sure they're what you want and not what someone else wants for you.<p>At the moment I'm knee-deep picking and polishing goals for this coming year. I look forward to the process every year and end up spending a good deal of time imagining, exploring, and …

Motivation

17 Brene Brown Quotes to Inspire You to Success and Happiness

There's a reason why Brene Brown inspires millions of people around the world with her words of wisdom.<p>University of Houston research professor Brene Brown has over the past few years rocketed in popularity because of her groundbreaking work in the areas of vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and …

Happiness