Hitesh Shah

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20 Tips for Mastering the Art of Public Speaking

Terrified of public speaking? You're not alone. Following these tips will pave the way to speaking success.<p>One Saturday morning in December 2012, I received an email out of the blue from the president of Bank of America Merrill Lynch Asia Pacific--one of the most senior executives in the global …

Public Speaking

The 5 Best Motivational Videos of 2016

These short videos will keep you inspired and motivated to make 2017 your best year ever.<p>Every year, I post the five most motivational videos to be posted on YouTube over the past 12 months. Here are my posts for 2015, 2014, and some timeless classics.<p>For 2016, I've focused on videos that will …

Motivation

7 Telltale Signs That You Have a Leader's Mindset

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great performers don’t always make great leaders. Need proof? Just look to the sports world. Wayne Gretzky, Isaiah Thomas and Kevin McHale -- all legendary athletes whose on-the-field success didn’t translate to storied coaching …

Leadership

Leadership And The 7 I’s For Influencing Others

Influencing others to take collective action towards common goals isn't about manipulating facts or sugar-coating reality. It's quite the opposite.<p>One of the most important aspects of being an effective leader is the ability to influence others to believe in the mission and the results you want to …

Leadership

Tony Robbins shares the first — and worst — investments he ever made

But the 2008 financial crisis prompted Robbins, whose net worth is estimated at nearly half a billion dollars, to turn his focus to helping other people build theirs.<p>"I realized I had unique access to some of the smartest financial people in the world," says Robbins. "And I thought, what if I could …

8 Things You Should Do Every Day Before 8 A.M. to Be More Productive

When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie?<p>When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie? If you're like most people, you probably feel like a zombie.<p>Most people's mornings are a chaotic mess. Exhausted. Stimulant-driven. Rough.<p>However, …

University of Illinois

This Rare Leadership Behavior Can Also Be a Game Changer

Expressing failure, disappointment, and sadness can translate to good business outcomes? You betcha.<p>Marcus Lemonis, star of the <i>The Profit</i>, swears by it. Best-selling author and researcher Dr. Brene Brown says it is "the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change."<p>What do I speak of? The …

Leadership

Just 6 Seconds of Mindfulness Can Make You More Effective

Some days it’s really draining to be a senior executive. You sit in meetings for hours on end, and every decision you need to make is difficult — all of the easy decisions have already been made at levels below you. On those days, you know you could be a much more effective leader if you could …

Mindfulness

'I own 75 buy-to-let properties but I haven't deprived other buyers'

As investors digest George Osborne’s surprise new tax on buy-to-let, questions emerge about the wider impact on housing and rents<p>The Government is coming under increasing pressure to reverse draconian new taxes applying to buy-to-let investors, announced in the July 8 Summer Budget.<p>Landlords argue …