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The 14 Principles Of The Future Organization

Over the past few months I’ve been sharing a series of posts on the 7 Principles of the Future Employee and the Evolution of the Employee. This was followed by the 10 Principles of the Future Manager followed by the Evolution of the Manager. Today I want to introduce the 14 Principles of the Future …

The Workplace

Don't Let Your Business Be A Dead Startup Walking

As an entrepreneur mentor and startup investor, I see with sadness the 50 to 90 percent that fail. If you ask them for a reason, most will insist that they couldn’t get funding, or they ran out of money too early. But I’m not convinced that it’s as simple as that. Many are just not facing the …

Startups

Content Promotion Tools: The Ultimate List for Marketers

The promotion required for all the content marketers create now can easily exceed the hours in a day. But with the content marketing tool landscape …

20 Life Lessons I Learned Chasing Money and Drugs in the Banking and Cannabis Industries

NEW YORK (MainStreet) - Growing up, I was always fascinated by music; hip-hop has a special place in my heart. Listening to an artist like Lil Wayne …

7 Qualities of Remarkably Well-Liked Leaders

Want to be well-liked as a leader? Exhibit these qualities.<p>I've had my share of leadership challenges over the years.<p>I'll never forget the time an employee who I called into work brought in the balloons she was tying up for her son's birthday party and decided to start throwing them on the floor of …

11 Powerful Ways to Fix Bad Body Language

Improve your nonverbal communication to send the right message and set yourself up for success.<p>What we say and how we say it is incredibly important for communicating with others. But while most of us think of the more obvious, verbal component of what we say when communicating with others, it's …

The Most Undervalued Employee in Your Business

Wharton professor Adam Grant reveals the kind of person who's really the key to making teams succeed.<p>Employees who tell it like it is without any concern for your feelings might get on your nerves a bit--but they are the most undervalued people in business.<p>That's according to Adam Grant, author of …

5 Essential Rules for Great Presentations

All the great advice about giving great presentations boils down to these five points.<p>I recently had a long conversation with Peter Handal, the CEO of Dale Carnegie Training, on the subject of giving great presentations. I've read (and written) plenty of posts on this topic, but Handal managed to …

10 Powerful Habits of Highly Effective Leaders

Today's most-successful leaders didn't get that way by accident. They learned and applied the habits of great leadership. You can too.<p>Becoming a successful leader requires more than just hard work. Truly outstanding leaders cause their passions and enthusiasm to set a charge into their …

4 Things Millionaires Have in Common, Backed by Research

<b>What do millionaires do differently?</b><p>Are they harder workers? Do they have brains that can bend spoons? Do they exhibit Bond Villain levels of cunning?<p>…

Inc. 500 2014 Survey Results: How the Top CEOs Really Think (Infographic) | Inc.com

<i>Inc.'s</i> annual check-in with the nation's top private-company CEOs shows how owners got their start and how their views on innovation and social media have changed.

CEOs

5 Mindsets of Highly Effective Sellers

Great sellers are able to understand why they sell a product and how it will genuinely help their customer, resulting in a natural sales process and experience.<p>Even the most basic sales training make an average seller out of a complete novice. But what truly sets the best sales people apart from …

11 Habits of Highly Ineffective Managers | Inc.com

3 Undeniably Awesome Habits of Highly Successful Salespeople

Here are three habits you can replicate from the masters to improve your sales results.<p><i>"It's gonna close!"</i> Have you ever said this and it didn't happen? <i>(Oops!)</i><p>Salespeople say these words with great conviction every single day in almost every industry. But for many, the sale doesn't close. Something …

10 Trigger Words to Ban From Your Emails

Not only are these words a sign of weak communication; they're also likely to turn off your recipients.<p>My day job is to write about technology and test gadgets. However, there are days when I think I'm really just processing email. Despite my best efforts to reduce incoming spam, categorize and …

50 Websites Your Startup Needs to Succeed

It might seem like it, but your startup isn't alone.<p>You have more help, tools and talent at your disposal than your partners and first employees bring to the table. Even better, some of the tools are free, and the others come at a fair, competitive price. Not all of a startup's help comes in the …

10 Things I Learned by Studying Every 'Shark Tank' Pitch Ever Made

During its first five seasons, nearly 400 entrepreneurs have appeared on Shark Tank to pitch their ideas. In honor of the sixth season premiere, I analyzed every single one of them and found key lessons for anyone who wants to be successful.<p>I've spent years studying entrepreneurship and am now …

Entrepreneurship

4 Wrong Reasons to Start a Business

If you're thinking of starting a business for any of these reasons, think again.<p>There are literally dozens of reasons to be an entrepreneur and start a business.<p>As someone who works with ambitious and creative startups every day, I don't think we--the entrepreneurship community--spend enough time …

What 9 Successful People Wish They'd Known About Money In Their 20s

The people who start and run awesome companies, write best-sellers, and become household names haven't always known what was best for their money. How do we know? We asked them.<p>From investor Mark Cuban, who laments his misuse of credit cards, to TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie, who cautions against …

Success