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11 Public Speaking Tips From the Best TED Talks Speakers | Inc.com

There's no question about it: TED Talks have raised the bar sky-high for what's considered a memorable and compelling business presentation.<p>That being said, there are a handful of TED Talks speakers so talented that they almost make the rest seem dull and uninspired.<p>What makes them so special and …

Public Speaking

How to Mentally Prepare for a Difficult Conversation

Your colleague sent you a passive-aggressive email and you want to sit down and address it face to face. Or perhaps you’ve got some tough feedback you need to give to a coworker. Or maybe you’ve decided to discuss some growing tension on your team with your boss. When you’ve resolved to talk …

Fortune 500 CMO: The Best Way to Say No

<i>The Fortune 500 Insiders Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

The Right Way to Fire an Employee

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most difficult parts of running any business is managing people. Right now at my company, The Newsletter Pro, we have 38 employees, and unfortunately over the last five years I’ve had to fire a few. Firing someone is never …

10 Motivational Books You Must Read To Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

Leadership skills aren’t learnt in a day; it takes time and experience to understand and develop those skills and project them in your professional …

5 Ways to Become a More Collaborative Leader - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM GOTOMEETING

<b>By Clare Kemp, Senior Campaign Manager for Northern Europe, Citrix</b><p>In today’s hyper-connected world, the kind of leaders who climbed the corporate ladder with a “command and control” style of management can have a hard time adjusting to today’s new workplace realities. Businesspeople are working …

What Makes a Leader? | Inc.com

What makes someone a leader anyway?<p>Such a simple question, and yet it continues to vex some of the best thinkers in business. I've written books on leadership, and yet it's a rare thing to actually pause to define leadership.<p><i>Let's start with what leadership is not ...</i><p><b>Leadership has nothing to do</b> …

Leadership

6 Tips to Learn on How to Have Meetings Like Steve Jobs

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6 Essential Skills Every Non-Executive Director Should Have

If you’ve got your sights set on getting a role as a non-executive director, you need to make sure you have the skills needed to excel at the …

Critical Thinking

Best Buy CEO on how to lead a corporate turnaround (without making employees hate you)

Exactly three years ago, as Hubert Joly, the then-new CEO of Best Buy, prepared to meet Wall Street for the first time to unveil his plan to rescue …

7 Rules Leaders Impose On Themselves

At the core of leadership are boundaries and borderlines. Leaders are great at enforcing rules they impose on themselves.

Keys to Developing Leaders When Your Team Grows Too Big

Boss: <i>“You’re doing a great job with your team!”</i><p>You: <i>“Thanks!”</i><p>Boss: <i>“You don’t mind if we go ahead and put a few more people on your team, right?”</i><p>You:</i> …

Team Building

10 Easy Ways Leaders Can Build Trust with Their New Teams

The new president of the company came in with grandiose visions of the future. She saw the untapped potential of the organization and set a vision …

Leadership

How to Become a Public Speaker in 4 Steps

How to Become a Motivational Speaker in 4 Steps<p>Did you know that anyone can learn how to become a motivational speaker?<p>Believe it or not, there was a …

Public Speaking

7 Traits Every Leader Should Avoid | Inc.com

In any type of managerial role or as an entrepreneur, your leadership skills will directly impact the growth and ultimate success of your company.<p>There are certain qualities and actions that prevent individuals from being effective leaders. Below are seven characteristics that poor leaders often …

Employment

9 Hard-Earned Leadership Lessons

These leaders only learned essential lessons after years of experience, and they share them here so you can save some time.<p>No matter how talented or intelligent you are, many of the greatest lessons–in business and in life–don’t come until after years of experience.<p>Oftentimes, when looking back, …

10 Unique Ways Leaders Bond With Employees

Writing a letter to your parents, brewing beer together, playing Cards Against Humanity: these CEOs have cracked the code on engagement.<p>At startups, it’s easy for leadership to connect with employees–they often just need to shout out to someone two desks down. But when companies grow beyond a few …

11 Tough Truths About Leadership That No One Talks About

The truth is, these highly successful people do stumble, worry, and doubt themselves, but they've also mastered reputation management and the way they're perceived.<p>"Great leaders know that every step they take, every decision they make, matters in the end," says author and public speaker Deirdre …

13 Qualities Every Leader Should Have

Here are some qualities of mind and heart that will serve our republic well from either side of the aisle. And if you can't find these virtues in either candidate, don't despair. You can always try them out at home.<p><b>A Seeking Mind</b><br>The president need not be brilliant. But he needs a seeking mind, a …

How to Create an Emotional Connection With Remote Employees | Inc.com

What's the difference between a remote team that performs like a happy, cohesive unit and one that performs poorly?<p>Tsedal Neeley, associate professor at Harvard Business School and founder of consulting firm Global Matters, has focused on this subject--bridging social and emotional distances for …

Management

Harvard says these 8 leadership traits are critical for success

Ray Carvey, executive vice president of corporate learning at Harvard Business Publishing, a subsidiary of the Harvard Business School, says management structures today are very different than 20 years ago, namely because of the middle manager.<p>Carvey describes today's business world as "volatile, …

Leadership

The Public Speaking Technique That Everyone Should Be Using

The powerful speech pause might be the most important public speaking technique you will ever learn. This secret is something that I’ve used for many …

Public Speaking

5 Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For

Have you ever noticed that when you ask someone in your company, “How are you?” they are more likely to answer “Busy!” than “Very well, thank you”? That is because the norm in most companies is that you are supposed to be very busy – or otherwise at least pretend to be – because otherwise you can’t …

Influencers Aren't Born, They're Built — Here's How

Early on, <b>Angie Chang</b> discovered that asking questions was actually the best way to influence others. One of her most important questions was posed to …

A new study finds a key component of effective leadership is surprisingly simple

In fact, research suggests that extroversion is generally a strong predictor of successful leadership.<p>Yet a new analysis of 25 studies, led by Dana Joseph, Ph.D., at the University of Central Florida, complicates the idea that simply being outgoing is enough to make you an outstanding leader. Now, …

The Skills Leaders Need at Every Level

A few weeks ago, we were asked to analyze a competency model for leadership development that a client had created. It was based on the idea that at different points in their development, potential leaders need to focus on excelling at different skills. For example, in their model they proposed that …

10 Steps a Leader Can Take to Rebuild Lost Trust

Trust is one of the most important leadership competencies a leader can develop and consistently role model for their team members. It can take …

7 TED Talks that will make you a better leader

But soon I was hiring people and had to figure out on my own how to be a good boss and business person. That was 25 years ago, before Ted and the Internet made expert learning fast and accessible.<p>Today, the most amazing experts are available in powerful short bursts that will be sure to increase …

8 Books Jeff Bezos Thinks Every Boss Should Buy | Inc.com

With Amazon celebrating its 20th anniversary, it seems appropriate to post a list of the business books that Jeff Bezos strongly recommends… providing, of course, that you don’t buy them at Barnes & Noble.<p>Bezos's recommendations seem a bit more mainstream than those of the other entrepreneur icons. …

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