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7 Things Parents Do That Destroy Their Children's Careers

Everyone wants their kids to grow into wildly successful, happy adults. As parents, you can have a major impact on your kids’ ability to achieve that success, but many parental behaviors will actually impede a child’s future career path.<p>Here are seven of the worst things a parent can do to a future …

How to Teach Your Employees to Be Good Leaders

Is each member of your team learning and growing? Here are a few things companies can do to raise leadership skills.<p>Organizations around the world are struggling with the daily reality of developing their leadership strength. That's assuming they've identified high potentials to groom for …

9 Things That Make Good People Quit

Few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the door.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>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 …

9 Things Richard Branson Says You Should Do to Be Successful and Happy

Branson's approach to making the most of business and life can work for you, too.<p>If you're looking for a model for a fully successful life, it's hard to do much better than Sir Richard Branson. Despite having dyslexia and dropping out of school at 16, he managed to build the Virgin Group into an …

15 things successful people do on Sunday nights

The Sunday night blues are a real thing.<p>A 2015 Monster survey found that 76% of people get bummed out on Sunday night.<p>However, Sunday can still be a fun day (not to mention a productive one). You've just got to have the right mindset and commit to something, whether it be getting tasks done, …

Success

Ten Ways Great Coaches Overcome Resistance To Change

“I just don’t know how to make this coaching stick” said a frustrated leader to me. He’s an executive coaching client and he is trying to coach a direct report to change his behavior.<p>His tone of voice reminded me of the frustration I had felt too often, when I was just not getting through to an …

Self-awareness

How to Get an Employee to Work Faster

There is no doubt that the pace of work everywhere has increased. We’re all expected to do more in less time. So what do you do if you have a tortoise on your team? How do you diagnose why he takes so long to get his work done? And how do you then help him understand the importance of picking up …

The email habits of Tim Cook, Bill Gates, and 16 other successful people

That suffering increases exponentially when you're the leader of a company.<p>So how do busy people manage their overwhelming inbox flux?<p>We looked to top executives like Tim Cook and Bill Gates for some answers:

Tim Cook

Throw Out Your To-Do List, Fix Your Calendar, Double Your Productivity

What if everything you’ve been taught about time management has been wrong?<p>You were told to keep a task list for your “to-dos” and your calendar for phone calls and appointments. Meetings at work, doctor’s appointments, kids’ dance recitals and soccer games.<p>But what if you used your calendar to …

27 things you should do on your first day of work

"Most of us remember our first days at every job because of the heightened pressure to impress," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job." "But you can reduce your anxiety by being …

Employment

Good Bosses Switch Between Two Leadership Styles

Think back to the last team project you participated in at work. How did the person running the project lead the group? Did they lead by presenting a plan and using their authority to insist that others follow along? Or did the person instead lead by explaining why a particular course of action …

10 Tips For Maximum Productivity When Working From Home

Some people love working from home, and say without hesitation it’s the best perk about their job. You’re in your comfy slippers, in familiar …

5 Powerful Habits That Make Your Mind Sharper and Stronger

Give yourself permission to grow.<p><i>How do I grow stronger mentally and change my perspective for good? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur</b> …

The 6 short phrases you'll hear good leaders say (a lot)

Whether you’ve just started training your first hire or you’ve been managing scores of people for decades, you’re in the position of being a leader. …

Self-improvement

8 Productivity Hacks for the World's Worst Procrastinators

Finding it hard to stay focused? These strategies will help you get more out of your day.<p>Procrastination can strike virtually anyone in any context. And it can take several forms: You might avoid work entirely, deliberate so much over work decisions that you don't actually get anything done, feel …

Time Management

10 Success lessons from Chris Gardner – “From Homeless To Millionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share91<p>Tweet<p>Share349<p>+15<p>Shares 445<p>The life of Chris Gardner is one made for the big screen. From single father without resources, living on the …

How to use your calendar to maximize your effectiveness

This simple practice will help you accomplish your goals.<p>I’ve combined knowledge from several amazing books (<i>The Effective Executive</i>, <i>The 7 Habits of</i> …

23 Things These Successful Executives Do Every Day, No Matter What

Getting ahead in life and work is all about doing the right things, day in and day out.<p>The high achievers in your life likely didn't get where they are by lucky accident. Among other things, success usually involves hard work, perseverance as well as a supportive and loving network of friends and …

Why Leadership Development Isn’t Developing Leaders

Too many business leaders today are out of touch with the employees they lead. Edelman estimates that one in three employees doesn’t trust their employer — despite the fact that billions are spent every year on leadership development. Part of the problem: Our primary method of developing leaders is …

Leadership

15 Things Successful People Do On Their Lunch Breaks

Do you typically spend your lunch hour scarfing down an unhealthy meal at your desk? Maybe you run out for a quick bite but keep your eyes glued to …

10 Success lessons from Peter Drucker – “Father of Modern Management” for entrepreneurs

Share49<p>Tweet<p>Share443<p>+16<p>Shares 498<p>Peter Drucker, “the father of modern management,” turned management theory into a serious discipline. In a legendary …

How to Lead So Others Follow

Getting promoted or starting a venture so people get paid to do what you say doesn't make them followers. Here's what does.<p>Most people think to become a leader, you just get promoted or start a venture until you have a team below you: the bigger the team, the more people reporting to you, the more …

8 Mistakes Managers Make, According to Their Employees

This independent survey reveals the truth about workplace bosses, from the employees' perspective.<p>Last year, I conducted an independent workplace survey on LinkedIn and received hundreds of responses to the question: <i>"What is the ONE mistake leaders make more frequently than others?"</i><p>It obviously …

How to Make Your One-on-Ones with Employees More Productive

One-on-one meetings with direct reports often feel more hurried and disorganized than they need to be. It’s important to check in regularly with each of your employees, but how can you make the best use of the time? How can you make the meetings more productive and collaborative? What do you need …

Why Your Meetings Are a Waste of Time (and 4 Ways to Fix Them)

Are inefficient meetings taking up your workday? These four technology fixes will save your time and sanity.<p>Don't you love meetings? Being pulled away from your work the moment you've hit your stride, feigning patience while your coworkers go off on irrelevant tangents and helplessly watching as …

How to Refresh Your Brain in a Matter of Seconds When You're Stressed

Experiencing a massive brain shutdown? Try these 3 ways to restore your higher-level thinking.<p>Your rational brain can process about six bits of data at once.<p>For example, let's say you're in a meeting with someone. You could be processing:<p>what happened in your last meeting with her;<br>• the concerns that …

27 Most Common Job Interview Questions and Answers

While some job interviewers take a fairly unusual approach to interview questions, most job interviews involve an exchange of common interview questions and answers. (Including some of the most often-asked behavioral interview questions.) Here are some of the most common interview questions, along …

Employment

Why You Should Stop Using To-Do Lists (and What to Do Instead)

Would you describe yourself as over-worked and under-productive?<p>Many entrepreneurs and B2B owners would lump themselves under that category with the excuse: "It's just the nature of what we do," but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>"Work smarter, not harder," is the sage advice NY Times best-selling …

Draymond Green avoids suspension but receives $25,000 fine for kicking Steven Adams

It was never a whodunit, only a matter of what the NBA was going to do about it.<p>The league opted for leniency with Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green on Monday, imposing a $25,000 fine and upgrading his kick to the groin of Oklahoma City center Steven Adams in Game 3 of the Western …