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5 Ways Failure Can Help Your Career

You don't have to always learn the hard way but people seldom forget the lesson when they do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Failure sucks, but it instructs. While missing the mark never feels good, failure is one of your best teachers when it comes to life and career …

Motivation

3 Ways Your Self-Doubt Will Try to Trick You Into Thinking You're Not Good Enough | Inc.com

Thinking things like, “I don’t think I’ll ever close this deal,” or “I’m going to embarrass myself in front of everyone,” can cause you to experience a flood of emotions, ranging from sadness to sheer terror.<p>If you’re not careful, those emotions can affect your performance and ultimately turn your …

Self-confidence

25 Romantic Anniversary Ideas That'll Make You Fall in Love All Over Again

When it comes to being in a strong relationship, you don't need anyone to tell you how it feels. You already know that it's stable and accepting, …

Bucket Lists

8 Ways To Increase Your Mental Resilience And Avoid Burnout

It is easy to miss the signs of burnout until they are already there. Burnout can affect anyone, and is increasingly used to describe a common set of symptoms facing everyone from employees to leaders. While not in the diagnostic manual used by psychiatrists, it is now used as an everyday term to …

Self-improvement

Overcome the performance bias if you want to improve your team

However, there’s a problem I frequently observe when facilitating team offsite and workshops. Our obsession with top performers can backfire — …

Self-help

Face Difficult People at Work? Here Are 5 Strategic Ways to Deal With Them

Avoiding them does not solve the problem<p>There is no way to avoid encountering difficult people on a professional level. Whether it is a co-worker, partner or shareholder in your company, or a difficult customer/client; there are people who are impossible to please. Unfortunately, you cannot avoid …

Management

This Email From a Chief Executive Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

Short. Sweet. And majorly effective.<p>All companies say they value transparency and honesty. Most are lying.<p>A truly transparent company--one that encourages open and honest communication from all employees--is hard to find. Instead, in most organizations you'll find a complex web of office politics. …

Emotional Intelligence

How to turn negative qualities into positives during an interview

It’s the interview question everyone dreads: What are your weaknesses? It’s a tough one to answer well. You don’t want to point out flaws that could …

Time Management

Starting a New Job? Take Control of Your Onboarding

When Liz was offered a job as a product manager at a growing biotech firm, she was ecstatic. She had spent considerable time on her job search, found a company and a position that felt like a perfect fit, nailed her interviews, and negotiated smartly. But once Liz had both feet in the door and …

Management

How to Become a Business Intelligence Analyst and Land a Hot New Career

fancycrave1 / PixabayOurs is a data-driven world.For businesses seeking to survive and thrive, data-driven decision-making has become an essential …

Big Data

Test code, not sanity

Simple testing simply made simple<p>Simple is a word with a long and sordid history. The meaning has gotten watered down over the years to the point …

Programming

I tried a Bullet Journal…and it changed my life

Everybody’s got their primary stress point, and for me, it’s feeling overwhelmed. I’m a student and I work, so I tend to pack my days to the brim—but …

Productivity

8 Steps to High Performance: Focus On What You Can Change (Ignore the Rest)

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>August 07, 2018</b><p>What Really Works. There's no shortage of advice out there on how to perform better, and better than others, at work. The problem is knowing which methods are actually proven to work--and how you should act on them to get the best results. In "8 Steps to …

Management

Here’s how to prep your calendar for a productive workweek

<i>“Well, what if there is no tomorrow? There wasn’t one today.”</i><p>Bill Murray was staring down another day in Punxsutawney when he uttered these prophetic words in the seminal classic <i>Groundhog Day</i>. But he might as well have been looking at an impossibly cluttered calendar. Our best hope for breaking the …

Time Management

Want to Keep Your Employees Motivated and Engaged? Try These 5 Things

The best investment is the one you make in your workforce. Try these tips to make sure your employees are engaged and excited about work.<p>An invaluable lesson every successful leader learns is that a company's workforce can be its most valuable asset. While recruiting the best candidates and …

Employee Engagement

Research Discovered That Asking These 17 Questions Will Instantly Reveal What Workers Think of Their Manager

What exactly makes employees feel enthusiastic and committed to their work? Science has the answer.<p>In what's quickly becoming a top handbook for guiding leaders to improve the human condition in the workplace, author and researcher Anne Brafford is blazing a trail.<p>Brafford, a former high-powered …

Employment

Aristotle said there are three types of friendship, but only one we should strive for

At age 17, Aristotle enrolled in the Platonic Academy. He would stay there for 20 years.<p>Founded by the father of Western philosophy, the Greek philosopher Plato, Aristotle was the most promising student around. He asked many questions and answered even more.<p>The exact time of his departure from the …

Aristotle

Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

Happiness

Two Powerful Types Of Checklists You Must Use

Have you ever spent hours preparing a big presentation only to find your laptop battery out of charge moments before speaking?<p>Or perhaps you’ve tried to outsource time-consuming tasks in your business, like setting up an ad campaign, only to find the person responsible “forgets” several vital steps.<p>…

Productivity

This Trick Helped Me Become A Much Stronger Negotiator

<i>What is your best negotiating trick? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of Morphic Therapeutic Inc., on Quora:</b><p>Baseball coaches often tell young players to stop …

Business Development

This is the day your happiness peaks on a vacation—so plan accordingly

Ever feel like you need a vacation after you get <i>back</i> from your vacation? You’re not alone, because travel can be straight-up exhausting—especially if …

Happiness

Become the hero of your company by learning these project management skills

Not all heroes wear capes. Sometimes, they're just in regular office clothes, with shoulders heavy from the sheer weight of responsibility for a …

Project Management

If Your Team Sets Goals, But Fails to Successfully Deliver Them, You Need This 1 Meeting

Teams can set a solid strategy and create great goals but then miserably fail on the delivery. Here is the one meeting that will make a difference.<p>Nothing is more frustrating than having a great planning session and coming up with a breakthrough plan for the quarter, only to have the team fall …

Time Management

Here’s how to get the most out of your #boss years: your 50s

If you’re in your 50s, you’re probably in on a well-kept secret: These years are kind of the <i>best</i>. All the work you’ve done in your 20s, 30s, and 40s …

Wellness

Improve Any Pitch With One Question

What if you could dramatically improve the success of your pitches with just one question? You can. The trick? It’s not a question you ask a prospect. It’s a question you ask yourself.<p>One of the advantages of being part of a small company is that I get to learn from a variety of departments. …

Business Development

7 ways to build trust with others

FBI agents spend a great deal of time learning how to build trust with others. For that reason an agent’s most useful investigative tool is the …

Northern California

To My Children: I Should Have Told You This Sooner

As I wait for the phone to ring, I need to tell you something.<p>I should have done it sooner. Not because a regular scan and then a specialized scan …

Parenting

How to Care Less About What Other People Think?

What holds us back and stops us from climbing the heights is not the "fear of failure" but the "fear of criticism"<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>When we start caring too much about how …

Seth Godin

A Counterintuitive Way To Diffuse Difficult Situations

One the best pieces of advice my mentor gave me many years ago was, “When you are in conflict with someone, don’t push back.” As a young professional, I was shocked and more than a little frustrated. What did that mean? What if I can’t defend myself when someone says something wrong about me?<p>As …

Self-help

The Seven Deadly Sins To Avoid When You Interview

I wince when I watch most hiring managers interview their candidates.<p>As an executive recruiter, I’ve made every interviewing mistake in the book. Having finally learned the right way to interview job candidates, it’s painful to see others make the same mistakes that I made time and time again.<p>As I …

Employment