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4 Ways Millennials Are Rewriting Career Rules and Changing The Workforce

The opinions expressed about millennials are often divisive, especially when it comes to the working world. Some believe millennials are entitled, …

The Workplace

Here’s how to cope with a lousy boss

Hating the manager is one of the top reasons people quit. Here’s how to cope with a lousy boss:<p>A 2015 Gallup study revealed that half of the 7,272 …

Should I Quit -- Or Stay And Try To Fix My Department?

Dear Liz,<p>I work in a pretty good company, but unfortunately I’m in a dysfunctional department.<p>My manager “Chuck” is a terrible leader. The only reason he keeps his job is because his best friend is our CEO’s brother. The CEO’s brother doesn’t work here.<p>I trust our CEO but I don’t have the nerve to …

Employment

4 Things the New Leader of an Organization Should Do Right Away

Earning the trust and loyalty of an entire organization is a challenge, but there are things an incoming leader can do to hit the ground running and earn support.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a</i> …

Leadership

9 Ways to Recognize a Real Leader

Look closely and you'll see who they really are.<p>Writer and Personal Branding Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leadership is a trait many are quick to claim but few truly deserve.<p>To be a leader does not mean wearing the title of "leader." It's not something you …

Roads

5 Must-Read Digital Marketing Guides to Beat Your Competition

Thinking about improving your marketing plan? Start by reading the following must-read online guides:<p>1. Content Marketing<p>Want to read a definitive …

Marketing

This One Quality Will Make Managers Line Up To Hire You | Inc.com

Rod Marinelli, the defensive coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys, said something to this effect: "When recruiting college athletes you have to look into why they are successful. When you enter the pros, your skills are stymied. It becomes less about your abilities and more about how coachable you …

Leadership

9 Things Good Leaders Never Do When Running a Meeting | Inc.com

Successful leaders know that meetings, while important, are also incredibly expensive.<p>The next time you're in a meeting, mentally add up the hourly rates of everyone in the room.<p>Then factor in the opportunity cost for what every person could be achieving instead of sitting and listening to Stewart …

Management

Hate Mondays? This Will Put Things in Perspective | Inc.com

What a cliché thing to say: "I hate Mondays."<p>You don't hate Mondays. What you hate is the fact that you've lost sight of your vision.<p>Do you want to know what a Monday feels like to an entrepreneur?<p>Let me tell you: There is no such thing as a Monday. In fact, Monday is every day. All the catching up …

Productivity

Does Your Boss Have Emotional Intelligence? Here Are 4 Ways to Truly Know | Inc.com

Ever wonder whether your boss has a high degree of emotional intelligence (EQ)? To really find out, you'd need to measure your boss's current emotional competencies against the set standard of those prolific bosses that display off-the-charts EQ.<p>Doing this the right way would obviously require a …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Rookie Branding Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Makes But Shouldn't

Nearly everybody just trying to keep their startup solvent skimps on branding and all of them would be better off it they didn't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I started my etiquette business 20 years ago, I hired a college student named Ed to design my logo and …

Small Business

Want to Be a Successful Leader? Make This a Top Priority (Most Don't Even Bother) | Inc.com

In my assessment of the healthiest work cultures, I've noticed a trend that can no longer be denied. Leaders in such organizations put the needs of others first, shine the spotlight on their employees, and through it all, the organizations they serve gain incredible strength and power.<p>More …

Employee Engagement

62 Percent of Small Business Owners Say Facebook Ads Don't Work. Here's Why Experts Disagree. | Inc.com

In January 2017, Small Business Trends released the results of a survey of over 2,600 small-business owners, revealing that 62 percent of them believe Facebook ads are ineffective. With complaints of little-to-no ROI, these entrepreneurs say they will not use Facebook advertising again. Some …

Small Business

Bad news for online advertisers – you’ve been ’ad

Precision marketing through digital and social media aims to open our hearts and wallets. If only<p>There is, alas, no such thing as a free lunch. The trouble with digital technology, though, is that for a long time it encouraged us to believe that this law of nature had been suspended. Take email as …

AdTech

9 Mind-Blowing Content Curation Tools to Boost Your Traffic and Engagement

If you are always creating new content, it can burn a deep hole in your marketing budget…<p>A great way to publish more content, without actually …

10 Important Skills Your Social Media Manager Needs in 2017

Having someone with the right mix of skills can boost your company's social media presence.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>A decade ago, the role of a social media manager might not have even existed. Today, however, almost every company is involved in social media one way or another.<p>A …

Marketing

Never Fear: 3 Ways To Stay Innovative Without Fear

Fear can be a debilitating, even crippling, emotion. When fear creeps into the workplace, whether it’s fear of making a mistake, fear of being fired or fear of conflict, it leads to decreased productivity and a lack of innovation.<p>Luckily, as CEOs and managers, we can help employees conquer their …

Employment

SEO Strategy in 2017: What's Most Important?

Don't trust what you've heard -- links are still king when it comes to search engine optimization.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone wants to get a high click-through rate and a good spot in Google's search algorithm. But, when it is generally accepted in the …

Marketing

The Problem With Being Too Agreeable

Half an hour had passed and I sat in my car, waiting for my habitually tardy friend to arrive so I could help her move. Resentment and anger started …

Psychology

How To Design For Millennials, According To Ikea

Festival tents, anyone?<p>Two new collections are hitting Ikea’s shelves and online stores in February: the PS 2017 collection, a limited-edition series of stylish, adventurous pieces, and the Spridd line of housewares and accessories festooned with dizzying graphics. Both were “designed for free …

Furniture

Your Personality Is Linked To The Actual Shape Of Your Brain

The shape of your brain could say a lot about your personality ― and your risk for developing mental illness.<p>Neurotic people have a thicker cortex than those who are more open-minded, according to new research. The study, led by a team of international researchers and published this week in the …

The Brain

Inside Instagram’s reinvention

How Kevin Systrom got over minimalism and snapped into building mode.<p>Toward the tail end of 2015, Kevin Systrom, the CEO of Instagram, came to a realization: The photo-sharing app he had founded five years earlier was straying too far from its roots.<p>Instagram was growing, yes, and finally …

Social Media

7 Ways to Rock at Snapchat Marketing

Want to tap into the power of Snapchat for your brand? Follow these tips.<p>As an online marketer, you're probably used to hearing about the "next big thing" in social media. The next network that could rival Facebook, unseat Twitter and so on.<p>While it's true that many platforms are no doubt …

Marketing