Greg Bennett

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This Meditation Exercise Builds Mental Muscle and Cures Procrastination

Imagine always having the strongest mind in the room.<p>That would mean being smart, sure.<p>But more importantly, you’d be grounded and unflappable. No …

Mindfulness

5 Vital Keys to Success From the Likes of Tony Robbins and Gary Vaynerchuk

In the last year and a half, I’ve had the privilege of interviewing some of today’s leading entrepreneurs, celebrities and influencers on <i>The Pursuit</i>. Together, my guests -- including Gary Vaynerchuk, Tony Robbins, the Property Brothers and Barbara Corcoran -- have collectively written more than 15</i> …

A Guide to Overcoming Procrastination & Finding Focus

We all procrastinate. The question is how (or even whether) we overcome the tendency to procrastinate, and if we can find focus.<p>This matters — our …

6 easy ways to a productive work day for entrepreneurs

Share10<p>Tweet<p>Share21<p>+14<p>Shares 35<p>Being an entrepreneur is difficult and sometimes hard to manage. It is imperative for the workday to be focused and …

Here’s Where Most Companies Go Wrong When Looking for Job Candidates

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

10 Success lessons from Jeff Bezos – “Amazon Founder and CEO” for entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share54<p>+12<p>Shares 78<p>Success, whether of a small business or a giant enterprise, has something to do with the kind of leadership it has. …

7 Questions That Cure Terminal Procrastination

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published on June 2, 2016.</i><p>We tend to think of procrastination as the cause of many bad things. You don’t get your work done on time, you miss deadlines, you let your great ideas languish too long, and you get …

5 Things That Happen When a Real Leader Enters a Room

Your failure to get to the next level hinders everyone relying on you. You can't take people beyond where you currently are, personally and professionally.<p>"There are no bad teams, only bad leaders." <i>--</i>Jocko Willink<p>Leadership is what determines how successful you and those around you are. If there is …

5 Work Productivity Hacks Used By Rockstar Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a business owner, I often find myself struggling to make sense of my time. How did two hours justvanish into my inbox? Did that weekly catch-up call really end up taking an entire hour? Why isn’t my Seamless order here yet, and who’s …

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Happiness and Success | Inc.com

We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some very inspiring people. You just might get the lift you need to take you to your happy (and …

Managing a Powerful Work Force: Performance Analytics, Not Time Tracking

In the future, not everyone will work on-demand, but time tracking and hourly billing will give way to real-time performance analytics. Think Uber ratings for projects.<p>During the Collision Conference, I had a distinct pleasure of meeting and speaking with Adam Miller, Founder and CEO of Cornerstone …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life | Inc.com

There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We find their messages so compelling, we know we can turn to them whenever we feel dragged down and …

Motivation

The 15 Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Do you want to make your commute or lunch hour more productive? Then you should give these podcasts a listen.<p>Podcasts have become a very useful tool for the busy entrepreneur. They're easy to create, are quick to digest (especially for those with longer commute times or who use public transport), …

5 Signs You Are Not a True Leader After All | Inc.com

Leadership is a tricky topic. It requires an immense amount of experience in the trenches to learn the hard lessons. The below are lessons I have learned from true leaders themselves, Ron Gibori and Aaron Webber.<p>It's common for people to associate "leadership" with a title. A CEO is a "leader." The …

Leadership

6 Ways to be Better at Work Right Now (Or, You Know, Tomorrow)

Don't have the time (or inclination) to read the best self-help books on the market? No problem. We've done the legwork for you<p><b>Be calmer under pressure.</b><p>The tip: "When you're stressed your shoulders automatically rise without you even noticing. Simply dropping them will make you calmer physically, …

5 types of emotional intelligence all great leaders have mastered

The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team.<p>The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to emotions, overcoming stress in the moment, and being aware of how your words and …

The One Quality You Need to Be Successful

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

How to Discover Your Best Time of the Day to Work

When you try to become more productive, you don't get there by mere willpower. In order to attain peak productivity, you've got to have a plan. In this article, you'll learn an easy-to-follow plan that will improve your productivity.<p>The secret is simple -- discovering the best time of day to …

10 Habits of Unsuccessful People You Don't Want to Copy

Do you really think you'll be successful if you simply copy other people's habits? If that was the case, success was easy.<p>I never met a successful person until I was 24. I grew up in a working-class family -- I was more frequently around people who were the opposite.<p>The first successful person I …

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5 Phrases Great Leaders Never Say

Don't find yourself uttering these phrases. It could cost you credibility with your team.<p>Everything you say as a leader will impact those around you. From the actual words to the tone to your body language, you need to think twice before "saying" and "doing."<p>If you strive to be a better leader, …

5 Signs You're Working For A Truly Great Company

If you were to ask people, “what makes a great company,” you would get quite a variety of responses. It’s one of those things that’s hard to define but easy to identify if you are part of a great company. I’ve had the opportunity to interview, work and speak with some of the world’s top business …

Overhauling your life, whether it’s your home, job or your relationship, can seem an impossible task. But these five self-help gurus are here to get you started<p>Whatever you know or even think you know about mindfulness, Rohan Gunatillake wants you to consider his perspective. “Mindfulness needs to …

Harvard Business School

Five Reasons Fear-Based Management Is The Only Kind We Know

Even smart and empathetic people can react strongly the first time they hear about trust-based leadership. Everybody likes the sound of the word ‘trust,’ but putting trust-based leadership into action takes patience and humility, and these are not typically virtues we honor in the business …

Self-Reflection

7 counterintuitive secrets to being insanely productive

In fact, there are plenty of proven strategies for getting more done while staying happy and healthy.<p>To find out what those strategies are, we checked out the Quora thread "What is the secret to insane productivity?" as well as some other research, and picked out our favorite techniques.<p>Quora user …

12 Things You Need to Really Get Rid of in the Next 12 Months | Inc.com

If you want the next 12 months to be different than the past 12 months, look at your habits.<p>Changing a habit, especially a bad one, is among the most powerful forces you can employ to make your life and business better.<p>Here are 12 habits many of us repeatedly struggle with. If you recognize …

Productivity 101: A Primer to the Getting Things Done (GTD) Philosophy

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a system for getting organized and staying productive. It may seem complicated on the outside, but the end goal is to …

To Be a Success You Have To Stop Making THESE 8 Mistakes

I know it sounds crazy. How could you be blocking your own success, you want it more than anything.You’re always thinking about how you want things …