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Outstanding Leaders Exhibit More Than Just Emotional Intelligence--They Have These 7 Traits, According to Neuroscience | Inc.com

The topic of emotional intelligence (EQ) continues to dominate leadership conversations. Rightly so. However, in a <i>Harvard Business Review (HBR)</i> article that highlighted research by Daniel Goleman and Richard Boyatzis (experts on the topic), EQ is only the beginning.<p>Whereas EQ has an emphasis on …

Emotional Intelligence

I've held 1,000 interviews, and I've found only 4 questions truly matter

Hiring the best talent is a massive and never-ending challenge. It's hard to hire your first employee, it's hard to hire your 50th employee, and it's still hard to hire your 500th employee.<p>If you're just starting your company, you may as well get over the fact that you'll likely lose sleep over …

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits | Inc.com

Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data, and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of the company's most interesting initiatives, Project Aristotle, gathered several of Google's best and brightest to help the organization …

Leadership

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Self-improvement

20 Best UX Courses You Can Learn A Lot From

Nowadays, there’s nothing you can’t learn online! With a simple online search, you can stumble on thousands of resources to improve your knowledge, …

UX Design

8 Ted Talks On Work-Life Balance You Need To Hear

Work-life balance is something people are taught to want in life, however, what it looks like in reality and how to achieve it remains a mystery to most. One thing most people can agree on is that work-life balance is rooted in many concepts like time management, success, and of course, happiness …

Work-life Balance

9 Signs Your Workplace Is Emotionally Unintelligent (and How to Intervene) | Inc.com

Here's a troubling trend.<p>Other than fidget spinners, I mean.<p>Research among people recently leaving corporate life indicates a surprising thread. Guess what strength is most common among the newly departed?<p>Now, compare that to the increasing commonality of a low-EQ workplace and you have a "no duh" …

Employment

8 HR Mistakes Millennial Leaders Need To Avoid

According to a 2015 study conducted by PEW Research, over 33% of the American workforce is comprised by Millennials. That makes Millennials the single largest generation working today. For those who don’t know, the Millennial generation is defined as people born between 1981 to 1997, as of 2015 …

Leadership

Top resume templates: These 3 beautiful resumes will give you the best shot at getting a job in 2017

Perhaps you know what mistakes not to make on a resume, but what <i>should</i> you do to make your experience stand out from the rest? Are there key features …

Track Employee Productivity with New Office 365 Workplace Analytics Add-on - Small Business Trends

There’s a new version of Microsoft Workplace Analytics available. The overhauled tool first launched in 2016 is the latest in a marketplace demanding …

Microsoft Excel — Apply the Pareto Principle to Building Your Excel Data Skills

Targeting Your Learning is Key — and the “80/20” Rule is My Approach<p>Most professionals use Excel. And most want to get better with it…as this recent …