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U.S. ban on sales to ZTE triggers patriotic rhetoric in China

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A U.S. ban on sales of American components to ZTE Corp <0763.HK> <000063.SZ> has unleashed a patriotic backlash in China's cyberspace, highlighting the growing tension between the world's two largest economies.<p>The United States this week imposed a ban on American companies …

China

The 5 Communication Tactics That Helped Me Become a Better Leader

Effective leadership starts with effective communication. From writing emails to giving a company-wide speech, what you say and how you say it will matter.<p>Having a strong vision for your company is one thing. Being able to communicate it clearly is another ballgame. As a leader, your job can take …

Self-confidence

14 City Squares You Totally Have To Visit

Out of all the nice places of a touristic city, the main squares are probably the most visited ones. Lovely, medieval, mesmerizing and crowded most …

European Travel

8 Essential Qualities That Define Great Leadership

Company leaders are facing a crisis. Nearly one-third of employees don’t trust management. In addition to this, employers now have to cater to the needs of the millennial generation. On average, after graduating from college, a millennial will change jobs four times before they are 32. Most of them …

Communication Skills

12 books that every leader should read

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old <i>Work Matters</i> blog since 2011. These …

5 Ways to Become a Leader--Fast

...and get people to follow you.<p>Have you ever imagined yourself becoming a leader? Think about it. You’d be great. But if what’s holding you back is not knowing where to start or how to chart your path to leadership, I can help you.<p>Leadership is vital, and good leaders can be hard to find. A new …

Leadership

6 Signs to Instantly Identify Someone With True Leadership Skills | Inc.com

What are the defining attributes of great leaders? That's the age-old question thought leaders and scholars galore have been attempting to answer in mountains of books and literature.<p>While great leadership, to an extent, can be personal and subjective to the follower, there are universal principles …

Leadership

15 books world-famous CEOs think everyone should read in their lifetime

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There's a reason the most successful people in our society are often the most voracious — or dogged — readers.<p>Think about how many new ideas …

Bill Gates

The Value Of Bitcoin

So... in the past week, I've been asked for advice on Bitcoin by my brother-in-law, my local realtor, and close friends from as far away as …

Bitcoin

What Self-Awareness Really Is (and How to Cultivate It)

Self-awareness seems to have become the latest management buzzword — and for good reason. Research suggests that when we see ourselves clearly, we are more confident and more creative. We make sounder decisions, build stronger relationships, and communicate more effectively. We’re less likely to …

Self-awareness

4 Completely Different But Equally Effective Ways to Be a Leader | Inc.com

<i>Besides creativity, what other attributes are key to a successful leadership? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Jeff DeGraff, author of The Innovation Code, on Quora:</b><p>Leaders need to …

Team Building

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, …

Note-Taking

Number One Habit You Need To Develop To Become A Great Leader | Inc.com

If you want to be a great leader then you need to have great leadership qualities such as authenticity, integrity, humility, etc., and you need to deliver.<p>At the end of the day, great leadership is all about getting results.<p>That doesn't mean the <i>end justifies the means</i>, but it does mean that if you …

Motivation

6 Emotional-Intelligence Job Skills Everyone Will Need in the Next Few Years | Inc.com

Two-Thirds of Americans believe that in 50 years robots and computers will do much of the work humans do today. Already, many jobs that once seemed safe bets are at risk: office workers, administrative staff, manufacturing workers and even lawyers.<p>Some studies predict that 5 million jobs will be …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Habits of People With High Emotional Intelligence

In a world where critical intelligence (IQ) is growing atThe post 5 Habits of People With High Emotional Intelligence appeared first on iamwire.

Emotional Intelligence

10 Important Skills All Good Leaders Share | Inc.com

If you are in the position to lead, you most certainly want to be a great leader. It's an ambition that can take many forms: You may envision making an impact with your company or making change on a global scale.<p>Whatever your situation, there are specific skills that can help you become the leader …

Leadership

4 Rare (and Brilliant) Things Smart Leaders Do to Get Respect | Inc.com

Think about the great entrepreneurs who fuel success and make the business world go around. People like Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, and Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX, are certainly celebrated for their success, but not always necessarily well-liked for the decisions …

Leadership

Conflict Resolution: 8 Strategies to Manage Workplace Conflict

Conflict in the workplace is inevitable, but it doesn't have to bring down morale or effect productivity. Here are eight things you can do to handle …

Leadership

How Emotionally Intelligent Bosses Resolve Conflicts

The most skilled peacemakers know how to talk with the warring parties separately before bringing them to the table.<p>As the boss, one of your main goals is to create a workplace that fosters collaboration, encouragement, and unity. Sounds simple enough, right? But human beings are far from …

Stanford University

How business intelligence can help non-techies use data analytics

<i>Credit: Andy Lamb</i>This isn’t just about taking metrics and putting them on a dashboard, color-coding thresholds and showing trend lines — although that certainly helps. Visualization is also about understanding why you need to analyze your data and act on it in the first place and creating …

9 Things Terrible Bosses Say to Themselves, Seemingly Every Day | Inc.com

Leadership is hard. Being the boss is hard. (I know that makes me sound like Captain Obvious, but that doesn't make it any less true.) That's even more true when you own your own business, because all the leadership bucks ultimately stop at you.<p>Being a boss is stressful, demanding, and often …

Employment

Do You Know How Each Person on Your Team Likes to Work?

When we travel to a country that has a different culture than ours, many of us spend time learning ways to communicate and connect with the people there. We might look up the meanings of common terms and access maps of key attractions.<p>Similarly, when you first become a manager, it’s helpful to …

Management

7 Most Important Mindsets That Will Set You Up For Long-Term Success

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups The post 7 Most Important Mindsets That Will Set You Up For …

Self-improvement

8 mistakes I made as a manager and how you can avoid them

Winning business is so distractingly sexy that we keep making the same mistake over and over: we prioritize business development over fostering good …

Work-life Balance

Poor Performers Underperform for These 10 Reasons--and It's Not What You Think | Inc.com

Anyone that has ever managed people (or that has worked in a team) knows how frustrating/exhausting it can be to have a poor performer in the midst. If that person(s) goes unaddressed, it's horrendous for morale and productivity. If they get addressed, but unsuccessfully, it can be horrible for …

Human Resources

10 Signs You're a Follower Instead of a Leader | Inc.com

Anyone is capable of becoming a leader, but not everyone is cut out for leadership. That doesn't mean they're less capable of making an important contribution, just that they bring a different set of skills to the table.<p>There's nothing wrong with being a follower--the world needs them as much as …

Leadership

9 Bad Manager Mistakes That Make Good People Quit

It’s pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain about—few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the door.<p>Managers tend to blame their turnover problems on everything under the …

A Smarter Approach to Procurement

Most companies only scratch the surface of procurement efficiency. Those that dig deeper discover that the savings can be dramatic. External …

Management