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10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new features or improve on features that already exist within …

Marketing

UnitedHealth Overbilled Medicare by Billions, U.S. Says in Suit

The Justice Department has sued UnitedHealth Group, saying that senior executives knew the company was overbilling Medicare by hundreds of millions of dollars a year, and halted a repayment plan in 2014 so the money could be used to meet Wall Street’s revenue expectations.<p>In a complaint filed …

Health Care

This Founder Wanted to Do All the Work Himself. Then He Learned How to Delegate | Inc.com

<i>Editor's note: We asked noted entrepreneurs to reflect on what they wish they'd known starting out. Ben Simon created the national nonprofit Food Recovery Network to help combat food waste. In 2015, he founded Imperfect Produce, a startup that sells subscription farm boxes of fruits and vegetables</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Abusing power hurts leaders, too

We know that power can corrupt, making people act in ways that harm others. But new research from the University of Florida shows that when the …

Rules or Culture: What's the Best Way to Lead? | Inc.com

There are multiple ways you can manage an organization to make sure that the right decisions get made under most situations. One way is to be rules-based and the other is culture-based. You might also choose an option somewhere in between. Let me explain.<p>Rules-based organizations are those that try …

CEOs

C-suite Reveals Surprising Insights Into Thought Leadership They Find Most Useful: Forbes Insights/Deloitte Study

<b>LONDON (May 9, 2017) —</b> In an age where ideas are increasingly conveyed through infographics, snackable soundbites and limited characters, Forbes Insights and Deloitte have produced a report that stands counter to the general perception that brevity and digital content are most effective in the …

Leadership

This Harvard Survey Reveals What Most People Miss About Leadership | Inc.com

A recent survey conducted by The Harvard Business Review reveals that autonomy at work (not micromanagement) is the key to employee satisfaction and organizational achievement.<p>It describes this concept as "rebelling," or giving employees the freedom to "deviate from organizational norms, others' …

Leadership

The One Trait I Have Seen Derail Leaders’ Careers

What makes one leader successful while another “crashes and burns”?If there is a tipping point in a leader’s career, what would it be?In my business …

Leadership

Why Confidence Is Always A Leader's Best Friend

<i>“As a leader one of the things that’s most important is to know your team needs to see you as confident.” – Steve Kerr, Golden State Warriors coach</i><p>I love this simple, valuable insight from Steve Kerr. It’s every bit as important in business as in sports.<p>We often talk about the big marquee …

Basketball

How the Most Successful Leaders Deal with Criticism

Some types of criticism are more valuable than others.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re an aspiring leader or a seasoned senior executive, it’s unlikely that you’ve gotten this far without experiencing at least some (if not a whole lot of) criticism from …

3 Strategies That Will Make You A More Effective Leader

Moving into management roles is unchartered territory for many millennials. The transition can be stressful, especially if some of your team members are old enough to be your parents.<p>At brunchwork at Alley Chelsea, we interviewed Henry Kuykendall, who is charged with achieving Delta Air Lines’ key …

IT Resume Makeover: How to write a detail-oriented CV

No matter your level of experience, writing a resume isn't an easy task. With decades of experience as a CIO and CTO, Kenneth Smith -- named changed …

7 things exceptional bosses make sure they do every day

(Of course, I've also had some not-so-great bosses. You probably have too.)<p>There are certain things almost anyone can adopt to become a better boss. It all starts with a series of daily habits — none of which is especially difficult to practice, if you put your mind to it.<p>Here are 27 simple but …

Leadership

How to Improve at Work When You’re Not Getting Feedback

Too many managers avoid giving any kind of feedback, regardless of whether it’s positive or negative. If you work for a boss who doesn’t provide feedback, it’s easy to feel rudderless. It can be especially disorienting if you’re new in the role, new to the company, or a recent graduate new to the …

Why you shouldn’t worry about being likable at work

“You like me, you really, really like me,” Sally Fields oozed with euphoria in her 1984 Oscars acceptance speech for best actress for her role in</i> …

7 Complaints Employees Will Keep Saying to a Bad Leader | Inc.com

Leadership is an ongoing evolution in thought and process, not a mere title or role.<p>To be a great leader, you have to constantly adjust your ears and stay attuned to your employees, listening carefully to what they say. Thankfully, they always tell you what they think one way or another. If you …

Leadership

How Do You Know Someone Is an Exceptional Leader? Look for Any of These 7 Signs | Inc.com

If you're new to the employee engagement conversation, I'll cut to the chase and break it to you like this: Since 2000, Gallup research has shown that roughly 70 percent of the U.S. work force is "not engaged" or "actively disengaged" at work.<p>If your company is part of this dismal predicament and …

Employee Engagement

Jeff Bezos says using this phrase can make teams twice as productive

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is a lot more hands-on than you might expect.<p>Though he oversees the direction of a $433 billion enterprise, he pays …

Jeff Bezos

The Key Management Skill for the 21st Century: Leading Remote Teams

As a manager, understanding how to lead a remote team and doing so effectively will likely be critical to your future career potential.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The future of work was a major topic at SXSW this year, where I participated on a panel on the topic. …

Why You Need Different Types Of Meetings Depending On Desired Outcomes

Meetings to convey information should be different than those to get input or make decisions, which in turn should be different than those to generate breakthrough new ideas or solutions. Deliver those different outcomes with different types of meetings:<p>1. Level One Meetings: One-way presentations …

Management

The 3 lists I make every day to stay focused and productive

Some of the most valuable habits I've identified go back to basics. They aren't anything fancy. In fact, all I need to complete them is something to write with.<p>My favorite writing exercises, when I do them consistently, make me more productive, effective, and just plain happy.<p>They've also been …

Productivity

7 Ways to Help Your Employees Become Better Problem-Solvers

Your employees are the ones who will carry your business to success. So, follow these steps to enable them to tackle problems on their own.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you're the visionary and leader of your company, but your employees are the …

9 Workplace Hacks to Increase Productivity and Happiness (but Most Bosses Don't Think of Them) | Inc.com

Since people, culture, and productivity in the workplace are the little planets that revolve around my professional universe, I subscribe to and receive a ton of information, research, and product offers from companies that know what they're talking about.<p>One of those companies is Sydney-based …

The Workplace

11 Powerful Traits Of Successful Leaders

Successful leaders are the power and intellect behind their organizations. They are the visionaries charged with steering their brand around pitfalls. They must know when to seize opportunities and how to rally employees to work hard toward their company’s goals.<p>Effective leaders transcend the …

Self-improvement

Are You Really a Good Boss? These 5 Signs May Say No | Inc.com

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the Inc.com archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.

Do You Need More Capacity? from @LeadersServe

One of my favorite leadership authors is back! I am excited to be participating this week in the launch of <i>Leaders Made Here</i> by Mark Miller. I love …

Leadership

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 …

Team Building