Ginger Brennan

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5 Tips to Be a Tougher Leader | Inc.com

When faced with overwhelming odds, the best business leaders find the courage and strength to fight on. Here are five tips to help you find your inner fight.<p>One of my favorite movies is Snatch, by Guy Ritchie. At one point in the movie, the protagonist, Turkish, profoundly asks, "Have you ever …

Self Improvement Tips: 5 Habits That Lead to Failure (and What to Do Instead) | Inc.com

Pursuing success isn't just about doing what works; it's about avoiding what doesn't. If you indulge yourself with the following five mental habits, it can ruin your career and your company:<p>1. Mindreading.<p>People who try to read minds don't listen. They cut the other person off mid-sentence, because …

12 Things Successful People Do in the First Hour of the Workday

It is crucial that you start your day off right. Here are some ways to make sure you begin your workday with the best mindset possible and boost your productivity.<p>The first hour of the workday is critical, since it can impact your productivity level and mindset for the rest of the day.<p>"Successful …

Time Management

The First (and Most Important) Rule of Success

It's a bit like having a secret weapon--but only when you do it the right way and for the right reasons.<p>A standard image of the entrepreneur is the type-A personality in a body fueled by equal parts adrenaline, caffeine, and ambition. He or she is the go-getter who's trying to get ahead. The …

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13 Reasons Teams Lose Momentum

Multiply waste by the number of people involved.<p>The capacity of teams to waste time and resources staggers the imagination. It’s one thing to …

20 Motivational Business Quotes to Read Every Morning

Like most entrepreneurs, my office is cluttered with motivational books, approaches and quotes. Some of these quotes are taped to my desk, while …

Motivation

15 Inspiring Quotes From Nelson Mandela On Leadership, Change And Life

I just read a post here on Forbes from Glen Llopis about hope, and it inspired me to think about the human quality of hopefulness: what it is and why it’s important for us. I like this definition of hope from dictionary.com: <i>the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for</i> …

8 Things Really Efficient People Do

Everyone wants more time. Efficiency is one way of adding minutes or hours to your day. Here are eight tips effectively used by the most efficient.<p>Most everyone would like to be more efficient. Just think, you would spend less time doing the things that you don't enjoy and more on the things that …

Time Management

4 Things I Wish I Could Say to all Job Applicants

That first job at a start-up is so much more than you think it is.<p>As a growing start-up, we frequently create new, entry level openings from marketing to analytical. Right around this time of year, when we open up new positions, the generational differences between Millenials and Gen Xers start to …

Employment

The Right Way to Answer “What’s Your Greatest Weakness?”

Thomas Jefferson once said that “honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom”. Though truth-telling abounds in grade school platitudes, it seems scarcer the older we get. But this decline in honesty — let’s call it <i>dishonesty</i> — isn’t necessarily innate. Dishonesty can be taught. In my …

The 'Just Right' Reaction When You Mess Up At Work

You’re tackling a typical day at the office, juggling meetings, phone calls, and that hyperactive inbox of yours, when suddenly it hits you—the worst possible feeling to have at work. Your heart drops, your face goes cold, and your adrenaline kicks in. You’ve just realized you’ve made a …

7 Ways Leaders Maintain Their Composure in Difficult Times

Leaders need to show more composure than ever before in the workplace. With the change management requirements, increased marketplace demands and intensifying competitive factors that surround us, leaders must have greater poise, agility and patience to minimize the impact of uncertainty. How …

15 Quotes to Inspire Great Teamwork

The difference between success and failure is a great team. Here's how to inspire yours.<p>The difference between success and failure is a great team.<p>When I first became an entrepreneur, in the spring of 2002, I was a consultant. As Dave Kerpen Strategic Consulting, I could make my own hours, …

Team Building

16 Things Every Leader Should Know | Inc.com

Having spent the past 25 years both serving leaders and leading others myself, I've been fortunate enough to have amassed some practical perspectives on a number of different aspects of business. Like most leaders, your time is valuable (and probably very limited), so I've tried to boil those …

31 Things All Leaders Need to Know About Themselves | Inc.com

For most people, the key to becoming a better leader lies not in training or skills development, but in self-awareness. For most of us, it's our blind spots that hold us back, not the things we already know we need to improve on.<p>So here, in the interest of self-awareness, is a checklist of where …

The Interview Question That Reveals a True Leader

Is that executive right for your start-up? Here's how to tell.<p>Building a great leadership team is one of your most important jobs as CEO. But it can also be one of the hardest.<p>What makes it so hard is that you not only have to find a domain expert but a strong leader who inspires results far beyond …

Employment

The Unofficial Superfood Powder Buying Guide

Superfood powders are becoming more popular because of the widespread health benefits of their ingredients, but shopping for one can be a daunting …

Easy kale or collard "chips" you can make in your dehydrator

GreenSmoothieGirl.com reader Tonya C. donated a recipe for yummy “chips” (I call them “crisps” because they’re really light and airy) made in the …