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4 Ways Good Leaders Encourage Communication In the Office | Inc.com

As a corporate advisor, I see plenty of dysfunctional offices and operations. Yet what never fails to surprise me is that the same issues keep popping up all over and in many different industries, almost like an epidemic of inefficiency. Many leaders I work with often acknowledge these issues but …

Millennials, Want to Be Successful? This Is the 1 and Only Habit You Need to Master | Inc.com

I am a millennial.<p>My entire life, I was always told to "follow the rules" and "I have to do this, before I can do that." I was told to be more patient, I was told to accept where I am and just be OK with it, I was told that what I loved (writing) was a pipe dream and that I should study something …

Digital Marketing

Branding a Great Company: Start With Why | Inc.com

If you're the head of your company, you have to be able to define not just what your company does, but <i>why</i> it does it.<p>Having difficulty? That's normal. You can blame it on the way your brain works. The part of the brain that contains decision-making and behavior doesn't control language, so when …

Loyalty

How To Use Simon Sinek's Golden Circle for Marketing and Sales | Inc.com

The Golden Circle is an innovative concept presented by Simon Sinek in his TED Talk "Start with Why". It's super inspiring and challenges the status quo at its core for identifying your purpose for what you want to do in business, and in life.<p>The thesis of Simon's "Start with Why" is his discovery …

Marketing

16 Things All Entrepreneurs Should Immediately Stop Doing | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs are the rock stars of the modern era.<p>Pioneering new business ventures and building tech start-ups is the contemporary equivalent of tight leather pants, big hair, and sold-out concerts of the 1980s. Even if you disagree with the idea that Gary Vaynerchuk shouting into an iPhone …

Entrepreneurship

20 Life-Changing Books You Must Add to Your List for 2017 | Inc.com

The magical thing about books is that they have the power to change your life. It's a big reason why reading is an activity shared by the most successful people on earth.<p>The right book at the right time is priceless. With the investment of a few hours and less than $15 you can obtain actionable …

Self-improvement

10 Ways Mentally Strong People Build Powerful Mindsets | Inc.com

Some people call it grit. Others call it perseverance. Whatever name you give it, a strong mindset is a trait shared by the world's best performers - whether they are entrepreneurs, leaders, musicians or athletes.<p>Yet a strong mindset is more than simply refusing to quit. True strength of mind comes …

Self-improvement

How to Be an Exceptional Leader: Advice From a Navy SEAL | Inc.com

If you're even a semi-regular reader of mine, by now you know I love the reality series <i>The Selection: Special Operations Experiment</i>, which airs Thursday nights at 10 p.m. EST on History. (Or you can catch up on the show's site.) Thirty people with no military background undertake extreme physical …

Leadership

4 Tips From a 26-Year-Old Who Built a $10 Million Consulting Business

<i>This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Unlike many entrepreneurs, Sam Ovens figured out very early on that the nine-to-five wasn’t his …