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Six Ways to Be Genuinely Unforgettable

In order to succeed, almost everyone—whether business owner or employee—must not only stand out but also be memorable. Out of sight is out of mind… …

Self-improvement

A Great Leader Often Does Very Little | Inc.com

You’ve secured your funding, you’ve started making your idea a reality, and suddenly, the work starts piling up faster than you could have imagined.<p>What happens when your company starts to take off and you’re buried under tasks? How do you keep on top of the mountain of work that is assaulting you? …

Leadership

The Key to Making New Year’s Resolutions Stick

This time every year, millions of people across the globe commit themselves to the pursuit of virtuous goals, such as losing weight, being a more understanding boss or partner, obtaining a better education, eating more healthfully, and saving money. But when are such reflection exercises effective? …

4 Speaking Tricks You've Got to Try | Inc.com

If simply hearing the phrase "public speaking" makes you cringe, Zach Holman, a prominent developer at GitHub, the software-development network, feels your pain. That's why this week he launched speaking.io, the ultimate site for the legions of people who dread public speaking more than …

Public Speaking

Skills to build a career in sustainability

Gone are the days when sustainability in business was about environmental compliance or turning up once a year for a community outreach project. Progressive businesses are looking at the long-term risks and opportunities that arise from the 'wicked problems' of climate change, resource depletion …

Business Development

10 ways to use my time better in 2014

I’ve been thinking about how to best spend my time for a while. Still, there are always things I can improve. Or I can take my own advice! Here are …

Nine Things Successful People Do Differently

Why have you been so successful in reaching some of your goals, but not others? If you aren’t sure, you are far from alone in your confusion. It turns out that even brilliant, highly accomplished people are pretty lousy when it comes to understanding why they succeed or fail. The intuitive answer — …

Greig's 101 List of places to visit and experiences to see

Help others get through cancer (forever ongoing)<p>Travel around the world<p>Volunteer with Raleigh International<p>Have an entire day where I don't think …

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24 Things You Can Do With an Extra Hour | Inc.com

How odd that so much of life is dependent upon time. Lives are measured in years. We count down the minutes and seconds in a game and measure our productivity by months and quarters. The clock speeds when you're enjoying a project and drags when someone is droning on and on in a meeting. Your …

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The Three Power-People You Need on Your Team

The enemy of success is isolation. The higher you go the easier isolation becomes, but, it’s a devastating problem at all levels of …

Should Leaders Focus on Results, or on People?

A lot of ink has been spilled on people’s opinions of what makes for a great leader. As a scientist, I like to turn to the data. In 2009, James Zenger published a fascinating survey of 60,000 employees to identify how different characteristics of a leader combine to affect employee perceptions of …

How to Break the 7 Barriers of Leadership

Leaders desire what they don’t have and reach for what they haven’t reached.<p>Unfulfilled passions frustrate.<br>Drive encounters barriers.<p>Barriers block …

Half Of 2013 Is Gone, So Where Are You Headed? 4 Steps To Get You In The Right Direction

Don’t continue down a path that isn’t taking your company where you want it to go.<p>Half a year’s gone by–how are things progressing?<p>If you’re like many people, some things are going well while others could use a mid-course correction. Our company is in the middle of our budget reforecast and that …

5, Like, Totally Awesome Public Speaking Lessons From College Admissions Guides To Use At Work

The author recently returned from a whirlwind seven-campus, three-state college tour with his oldest son. Between the quads and the dining halls, he learned a lot about how to stay in the moment, make connections, and be authentic.<p>Having recently visited seven college campuses in three states with …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

4 Ways to Make Your Employees Love Working for You | Inc.com

Amy Buckner Chowdhry knows about making people happy--AnswerLab, the company she co-founded, helps brands connect with customers by researching how people engage with websites. That's made her something of an expert on connecting with people.<p>But Chowdhry doesn't just use those people skills to help …

Employee Engagement

The Best Leaders Ask for More Feedback | Inc.com

The value of feedback has been written about time and again. But new data from leadership consultancy Zenger/Folkman really drives home the value not just of <i>receiving</i> feedback-- but of asking for it.<p>Zenger/Folkman partners Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman wrote about their survey on the HBR Blog …

Leadership

The Hyper-Focused Approach To Balancing Success In Work, Life, Everything

<i>Editor’s Note: This video is featured on our list of the most valuable, blunt, and slightly unconventional business lessons of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Professional slackliner Josh Greenwood knows acutely that without a sense of razor-sharp focus he wouldn’t achieve anything.<p>In fact, …

How To Give Feedback That Actually Inspires Improvement

No, writing: “Get better or you’re fired” on a Post-it is not the answer.<p>What’s it like to work without any feedback? To JetBlue chairman Joel Peterson, it’s like “driving a car with no speedometer, learning to cook without ever tasting your food, or playing basketball without a scoreboard.”<p>But …

14 Things Every Successful Person Has In Common

I’m constantly interviewing successful people here at Forbes. Since 2007, I’ve spoken to over 1,200 CEOs, celebrities, authors, politicians and even an astronaut. When speaking to these individuals, I always notice common traits that they all have, which lend to their success. I’ve boiled all of …

Reluctant Employees? Motivate Them With Two Questions | Inc.com

The greatest management challenge everyone faces is motivating people to do what they'd rather not do. So how can leaders can persuade others without alienating them?<p>Leadership author Daniel Pink recently gave props to the book Instant Influence: How to Get Anyone to Do Anything--Fast! by Michael …

Employment

12 Insightful Gifts Bosses Should Give Themselves | Inc.com

The best gifts usually don't have a price tag.<p>They are lessons and insights gained through the experience of life. Every boss has the ability to learn and grow and most everyone has somewhere where they could improve in order to manage people more effectively. Here are 12 specific insights sure to …

Employment

Want To Be A Better Leader? Try This In 2014 | Inc.com

How often do you find yourself complaining about being exhausted?<p>Almost every entrepreneur falls into the pattern of not getting enough sleep, working too hard, and not exercising, even though these things are scientifically proven to make you happier. Instead we come up with excuses for why we …

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