Harjit Hira

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The Best Leaders Have 1 Single Goal in Common, Says Wharton's Adam Grant | Inc.com

"One of the things that stands out for me when I think about what distinguishes the greatest leaders of our time, is that success is very rarely a goal for them; it's a byproduct of other goals that they have."<p>That's a direct quote from Adam Grant, top-rated professor at Wharton business school and …

Leadership

As the CEO, I Strive to Be the Dumbest Person in the Room

Being able to only rely on yourself is one of the worst places you can be in business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It may not be something you hear every day, but as the CEO of Capriotti’s, I strive to always be the dumbest person in the room.<p>Although this may seem …

Humble chief executives are in high demand — but good luck finding one

Humility is the latest badge of virtue for those in positions of influence, from politicians, to executives, to chart-topping artists.<p>The idea of a …

Leadership

Tim Hortons to expand into Great Britain with full-service coffee shops in England, Scotland, Wales

TORONTO — Canada’s biggest coffee chain is venturing into the land of tea and crumpets.<p>Tim Hortons Inc. announced a new development deal Wednesday to …

America's 10 healthiest fast food chains

In America, the term “fast food” comes with a certain set of associations that usually involve bright colors, the smell of French fries, grayish burger patties, and frightening clowns.<p>More From The Daily Meal<p>It’s time to put those images aside, because a new age of fast food is dawning. After …

Why restaurants want you to order food on your phone

Swipe, click, food.<p>The ability to order food with the click of a few buttons on a smartphone is becoming widespread — even fast-food companies are getting in on the action. But the technology — which in some cases tracks a customer's location and times food preparation accordingly — can vary …

11 Tips For Startups To Gain Initial Traction

One of the most challenging facts that you’ll have to come to terms with is that no matter how innovative your product is, you won’t have any customers if they aren’t aware of your startup. Even more challenging is figuring out how to attract your first customers when you have a limited budget and …

Marketing

How Mobile Geofencing Can Help Your Business Grow Locally

Have you ever wondered why some mobile apps are free? How are these companies making money without charging fees? The answer is usually mobile geofencing advertising. When you download a mobile app and agree to a prompt asking to access your location, it will know exactly where you are and if you …

Marketing

Why You Need a Social Media Marketing Plan

More than 74 percent of adults use a social networking site. Of those, 78 percent say a company’s social media posts influenced their buying …

9 Simple Habits to Start Now for a More Energetic Day Tomorrow

Let’s just accept the fact that most of us don’t cook healthy meals every night, hit the gym every morning or have the best sleep habits. However, there are some simple ways to start working on healthy habits that don’t require you to have the discipline of a drill sergeant. Pick and choose which …

The science of sexiness: why some people are just more attractive

A new study suggests that long-distance runners are more attractive because they have greater levels of testosterone which makes them more manly and fertile.<p>But there are other biological and evolutionary triggers which are constantly drawing us to certain individuals, even if we don’t realise it …

Research

Jeff Bezos More Focused On Amazon Winning In India Than Turning Around In China: Report

Amazon.com has been in China a lot longer than it's been in India. But America’s largest online retailer has a much better shot at winning in the …

Easily Distracted By Noise? You Might Just Be A Creative Genius

What did Charles Darwin, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Marcel Proust all have in common? Besides being creative geniuses, they shared an odd quirk: The luminaries were abnormally sensitive to noise, and often required solitude to work.<p>Proust, for instance, rarely left his one-bedroom apartment in …

India Drops 80:20 Gold Import Restrictions

<b>(Kitco News) –</b> In a surprise move, the Indian government has removed restrictions on gold imports and although generally positive for the gold market, it won’t significantly change the overall bearish tone, according to some analysts.<p>On Friday, the Indian government removed its current 80:20 import …

40 ways to save a fortune

In these troubled times, businesses and entrepreneurs can’t always rely on anybody else’s financial support.<p>Banks – not worth the paper their money …

Small Business