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5 books that will make you more well-rounded

Want to know one of the "secrets" to becoming a better leader? Become a more voracious reader.<p>One of the best ways to "stand on the shoulders of giants" is to read. We hear it all the time--that the most successful people, our greatest leaders, are people who read constantly (including Bill Gates, …

5 Unconventional Leadership Books You Need to Read | Inc.com

"Today a reader, tomorrow a leader."<i><br>―Margaret Fuller</i><p>Want to know one of the "secrets" to becoming a better leader? Become a more voracious reader.<p>One of the best ways to "stand on the shoulders of giants" is to read. We hear it all the time--that the most successful people, our greatest leaders, …

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12 Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Podcasts continue to grow in popularity as a convenient way to stay on top of all kinds of topics. As a result, the field is becoming steadily more crowded--a recent check of iTunes showed more than 100 podcasts with the word <i>leadership</i> in their title. Some are focused on special interests like …

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How to Succeed in Business Beyond Your Wildest Dreams

Use these principles in business and in life.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We live in a chaotic world, where the dichotomy between the haves and the have-nots is increasingly more apparent with each subsequent year. It's a world where people are immersed in a …

5 Ways to Make More Money in 2017 Than You've Ever Made Before

We are in the midst of the holiday season and Christmas is fast approaching. Most people have their minds on things like buying holiday gifts, holiday parties, the big New Year's celebration and other festive events. That's all well and good and everyone likes to have fun, but what are you doing to …

Good Bosses Switch Between Two Leadership Styles

Think back to the last team project you participated in at work. How did the person running the project lead the group? Did they lead by presenting a plan and using their authority to insist that others follow along? Or did the person instead lead by explaining why a particular course of action …

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Strong leadership is about more than just telling people what to do; it's that rare but inspirational combination of enthusiasm, humility, grace, power, and wisdom.<p>Here are 10 podcast episodes that will help you stand on the shoulders of giants when it comes to developing such qualities. Taken …

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This 2-Minute Video Shows What Sets Good and Great Leaders Apart (and It's Not What You Think)

Do you want a good leader, or a great one? The answer might surprise you.<p>Ask most people what type of leader they prefer--good or great--and most would choose great. After all, who doesn't want the best?<p>But according to James R. Bailey, the Hochberg Professor of Leadership Development at George …

Why you don’t want a nice boss

Just because a boss is nice, doesn’t mean he or she is any good. A tough, demanding manager will push you to do your best work.<p>Everyone wants a nice boss. And if a nice boss is one who respects me and my work, challenges me to get better and wants to see me grow as both a professional and a leader, …

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5 Tips to Close Your Next Sales Deal | Inc.com

The biggest mistake small business owners make in the early days is that they don't think about how they're going to make sales and close deals.<p>Healthy cashflow, which is generated by sales, is critical for business survival. Running low on cash is one of the main reasons around 12% of the 28 …

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These Are the Most Inspirational Videos Ever Made

These 13 videos will motivate and inspire you to succeed no matter where you are in your journey.<p>Last week, I posted the most motivational books ever written. Today, I'm posting videos that will inspire and motivate you each time you watch them. Enjoy!<p>1. <i>Dream</i><p>In order to achieve great things, you …

7 Ways to Be a Better Leader in 2016

The end of the year is here. It's time to focus on 2016.<p>Saying you want to be a better leader doesn't do much to propel your business forward without a strategy in place. If you're not sure where to start, you're not alone. In a survey by Deloitte, top executives in the U.S. are confident in their …

What is pregnancy like at 21 weeks?

During week 21 of pregnancy, a fetus will continue to mature and grow. Week 21 is no exception when it comes to developmental strides and bodily …

Best Buy CEO on how to lead a corporate turnaround (without making employees hate you)

Exactly three years ago, as Hubert Joly, the then-new CEO of Best Buy, prepared to meet Wall Street for the first time to unveil his plan to rescue …

10 Books You Must Read to Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

10 books you have to read to boost your leadership skills and to get inspiration for strengthening your career.

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Your First 5 Steps When Leading a New Team

Stepping in to lead a new team can be an exciting time for a leader. You probably have grand ideas of all the things you’re going to change to take …

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How To Regain Your Lost Self Esteem

pixabay<p>Self-esteem describes how we see ourselves, but many outside influences shape it. It is time to take back control and realize your individual …

30 motivational songs to jump start your day

It’s the first day back to work after the Christmas break and you’re probably not feeling your best. Luckily, we’ve got the perfect remedy for New …

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7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose

One day, when my brother was 18, he waltzed into the living room and proudly announced to my mother and me that one day he was going to be a senator. …

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