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8 Interview Questions to Test EQ

Science shows high EQ is linked with better business results. Here's how to screen candidates for it.<p>EQ might sound like an airy fairy quality that's nice-to-have but nonessential for new hires. But science suggests finding staff with a fine-grained ability to interpret emotion makes bottom line …

The Algorithm that Will Help You Program a Successful Life

Aren’t you tired of the same old personal success advice?<p>You know, advice such as:<p>You need a clearly defined goal.<br>• Be fearless.<br>• Don’t compare yourself …

Want to Learn to Code? Here Are 5 Places to Start for Free

Learning to code can be a great skill to add to your resume, especially in 2016, where employers are expecting more and more from its employees and …

7 Productive Ways to Organize Your Job Search Activities Daily

Have you ever dreamed something like this? You come to the end of your job search commitment for the day. You look back on your planned tasks, you …

27 Most Common Job Interview Questions and Answers | Inc.com

While some job interviewers take a fairly unusual approach to interview questions, most job interviews involve an exchange of common interview questions and answers. (Including some of the most often-asked behavioral interview questions.) Here are some of the most common interview questions, along …

Employment

This positive trait could be holding your back at work

You'd work on friendly, collaborative teams with fair-minded coworkers, and each person would be free with praise and full of self-effacing humility.<p>You'd never have to worry about self-promotion or navigating office politics to get your due.<p>But the reality is that you need to speak up.<p>Generosity …

Your complete guide to avoiding procrastination and getting sh*t done

All of us procrastinate in one way or another.<p>I’m sure we can all remember putting off studying for that dreadful exam or thesis paper in college. But you’re not alone.<p>Over 25 percent of Americans think of themselves as chronic procrastinators, which is up from only five percent in 1978.<p>Before we …

5 excellent questions to ask the hiring manager when your job interview is going horribly

The person I ended up speaking with got called in to talk to me at the last minute and hadn't really prepared much. He only spent five minutes asking me about my professional qualifications and then answered my questions about the company and his role in a matter of 15-second, one-sentence …

You Can't Be a Great Leader Without This

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

The Single Biggest Difference Between Leaders and Managers

I’m not dogmatic when it comes to distinguishing the difference between leadership and management. In fact, I think the difference between leadership …

3 critical communication mistakes great leaders don't make

If you look at any workplace issue, at the root you see a communication problem, which affects workplace relationships.<p>Leaders rely on critical communication skills to resolve conflict, increase effectiveness, initiate difficult conversations, and keep everyone focused on the end result.<p>Leaders …

Is It True That You Must Choose Only Three Of The Following: Work, Sleep, Family, Fitness, Friends?

<i>Does the "entrepreneur's dilemma" as described by Randi Zuckerberg ring true for people in the business world? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Matthew Jones, Life Coach & Personal Growth</b> …

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

3 E-Commerce Must Haves for 2016

We are two months into 2016, how prepared are you for the year ahead? Whether you are new to the online retail world or a seasoned professional, there's no such thing as doing too much to increase your sales. Here are a few tools I believe to be essential for a conversion fueled 2016:<p><b>Analytics</b> …

I Studied the Zappos CEO’s Schedule for a Year. Here’s What I Learned.

For those of you who are unfamiliar with him, Hsieh is the CEO of Zappos.com, a Customer Service company, that happens to be an eCommerce shoe and …

Why not getting promoted made me more successful

That lost hope is really what made me throw my hands up. Even though on a day-to-day basis I still loved my job, I had to leave.<p>I'd checked all the boxes. Client work was done well, winning proposals were submitted, and my team was managed with record-low turnover for eight years.<p>And yet, my title …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

Is Your To-Do List Taking Over Your Life? It Might Be Time to KonMari Your Calendar

Thanks to organization expert Marie Kondo and <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing</i>, the word "declutter" has made its way into over 4 million homes worldwide. Since its publication, people seeking household Zen have applied the principles Kondo …

Minimalism

Google Analytics 101: What Every Small Business Owner Should Know about the Powerful Website Analysis Tool

Understanding your customers well enough to ensure you’re giving them what they want and need — that’s the key to success for any small business in …

Excel Templates for Small Business Budget Management

Microsoft Excel has long been known as one of the best office tools for organizing information and analyzing data. It has long been a staple of every …