Erinn Conness

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Why Leaders Should View Themselves as Servants

Show your employees you really care about each and every one of them. Success will follow.<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 new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors,</i> …

10 Ways You Could Be Giving Away Your Power (Without Even Realizing It)

Empowering other people is productive. But giving away your personal power sabotages your chances of success.<p>As long as you allow other people to have a negative influence over the way you think, feel, and behave, you’ll struggle reach your greatest potential. Giving away your power robs you of …

Self-help

DIY Leaf Bowl Votive Candle Holders

Several years ago I tried out a popular Pinterest project I had seen, but I made a few modifications. My leaf bowl turned out so well (and is still …

The 6 short phrases you'll hear good leaders say (a lot)

Whether you’ve just started training your first hire or you’ve been managing scores of people for decades, you’re in the position of being a leader. …

Self-improvement

22 Must-have apps to be more productive at work

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share28<p>+16<p>Shares 59<p>A lot has been written about technology. Some call it a time –consuming distraction from life’s important tasks. But …

25 Things Strong Leaders Tell Their Employees

A great way to step into your leadership power is to start saying things that you haven’t said before. The more aware you can be of your language, the more effective a leader you will be.<p>Too often new leaders are taught to concentrate on schedules, forecasts and milestones. They aren’t always …

Leadership

10 Golden Rules For Moms Raising Sons

Years ago, I struck up a conversation with a woman who was preparing for her son's upcoming wedding. At the time, my sons were still quite young and I asked her what her relationship was like with her adult son. She told me it was good because she followed the golden rules of raising sons.<p><i>Golden</i> …

19 Recipes That Save Sad, Overripe Fruit (and Avoid Food Waste!)

You're looking for the peanut butter cleaning the fridge and find a giant carton of raspberries. Jackpot! Only they've started to lose their luster. …

The To-Do List for When You're Feeling Overwhelmed

I don’t necessarily consider myself a great multitasker. In fact, I find it pretty difficult to do more than one thing at one time. Let’s just say …

How To Help Fix Your Employee’s Time Management Problem

Being bad at time management isn’t necessarily a personal failing, it’s a skills gap that you can help coach your employee to overcome.<p>You might think that by the time people enter the workforce, they would know how to manage their time. And yet in any office, there is someone who creates chaos and …

Five Bad Habits That Will Make Your Teammates Hate You

It’s funny that almost all of us work on a team, but we never talk about how to be teammates. We never talk about teamwork. We expect people to be good teammates to one another, but the topic of teamwork itself and how to achieve it rarely comes up.<p>We all know why. Sticky human topics are only …

Self-help

Would You Be Pissed If You Didn't Get a Diamond Engagement Ring?

Most people I talked to thought it was "awesome" and "ballsy" of me to buck tradition—they'd never even thought of getting engaged with anything other than a honking diamond. One friend even jokingly said, "I actually feel less cool now for having a diamond ring."<p>But one friend of a friend wasn't …