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Why Leaders Think They're Evolving When They're Not

My previous article about why employees live in fear started with two lines from a negative performance review of an employee whose supervisor wrote: “You challenge my direction too much. You do more than I ask you to do.” The punch line was that the person being reviewed had been hired <i>because</i> she …

Leadership

What Do Millennial and Gen Z Employees Want in the Workplace?

Author Jill Schiefelbein chats with Dan Schawbel about research his company has conducted showing commonalities and differences between millennial and Gen Z employees in the workplace<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This video is part of a series brought to you by</i> …

Generation Z

3 Habits of Exceptionally Productive Leaders

How to lead without being a boss and how to be productive without getting everything done.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity isn't about getting <i>more</i> done, but about getting <i>what matters most</i> done. With this in mind, here are three habits productive leaders do …

Time Management

Stop Being Polite. Tackle Problems With Honesty | Inc.com

We recently had Kim Scott, a management and leadership expert hired by some of Silicon Valley's biggest tech firms, join us for Radiate. Her new book, <i>Radical Candor</i>, focuses on her distinct style of leadership coaching: advising managers and bosses to be open, honest, and direct in their feedback. …

CEOs

The sound of impending failure

Sound is an incredibly valuable means of communicating information. Most motorists are familiar with the alarming noise of a slipping belt drive. My grandfather could diagnose issues with the brakes on heavy rail cars with his ears. And many other experts can detect problems with common machines in …

Machine Learning

5 Things Your Financial Planner Isn't Telling You About Retirement

Know your goals and do your homework before signing on.<p>Personal finances can get complicated fast, which is why many people seek the assistance of a …

How Unconscious Bias Is Holding Your Company Back

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Leadership

Everything you need to know about credit reports

A credit report contains information that identifies you personally based on a Social Security number, date of birth, past and present addresses, …

It’s Price Before Product. Period.

Over the second half of the 1990s, Porsche hatched plans for a new car. Annual sales were a third of what they’d been the decade prior, so the …

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 …

New Jersey

Three New Books to Step Up Your Game at Work (and in Life)

<b>1. “Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations”</b> <br>by Thomas L. Friedman<p>The globe-trotting <i>New York Times</i> …

Framing

The 3-Step Exercise to Help You Calm Down When You're Nervous

My experience with stress during big presentations is usually a double whammy.<p>First, there’s the delightful combination of sweaty palms, shaky legs, …

Self-help

Digital Skills You Need to Master to Become an Entrepreneur

Not everyone is destined to become the next Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk, but applying an entrepreneurial mindset to your work can work …

Mark Zuckerberg

The 5 Behaviors That Derail Executive Careers

Some marketers make it to the top of the firm and some don’t. Why? What causes some careers to derail before they reach the pinnacle? It’s a question that young people ask and mature people ponder even after having working for 30 years. To better understand what derails executives in their march to …

Leadership
Business School

4 Lessons to Learn From Workplace Bullies

How to stand on the shoulders of abusive colleagues to fuel your own success.<p>As so many professionals know, often the higher you climb, the more toxic and abusive people you encounter as your network grows.<p>Before you're tempted to sink to the level of the next bully-in-a-business-suit you …

The Workplace

5 5-Minute Routines That Will Make You Wildly Wealthy and Successful

Success and wealth don't happen in one fell swoop, but maybe they can happen five minutes at a time.<p>Success and wealth don't happen in one fell swoop, but maybe they can happen five minutes at a time. The ultra-wealthy may seem larger than life, but if we break down the habits of millionaires and …

Self-improvement

3 Reasons Why Poor Leadership Is Costing You More Than You Think

Understanding the real costs of poor leadership.<p>I was approached just recently by a company to run a 3-day leadership training program for senior leaders, and they asked me to send them the course outline, objective, and price, etc.<p>I sent them the proposal, and the following day they wrote back and …

Employee Engagement

Practice the 3 C's to Be a Better Leader

Want to stand out as a leader? Get to the core of what makes a leader shine and then practice these 3 areas like an Olympic athlete for next level success.<p>What do you see when you look in the mirror? Are you busy studying your physical attributes? Can you notice how your emotions form so much of …

Leadership

Leadership And The 7 I’s For Influencing Others | Inc.com

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 achieve. In the SEAL teams, when we were down range on deployments to some of the most dangerous places on Earth we had some tough missions to …

Leadership

3 Effective High Intensity Interval Training Workouts

matthew hanlon/corbis<p><b>HIIT WORKOUTS TO TRY</b><p><b>1. Step to HIIT:</b><p>From Latorya Watts, Figure Olympia Champion.<p>Cycle in this shoulder and leg HIIT session to …

Brexit: ​how will your savings and mortgages be affected?

Eight months have now passed since the Brexit vote and some of the effects on our finances are starting to become clearer.<p>This article summarises what we know already about the consequences of the vote for savers and mortgage borrowers and looks at the range of possible future outcomes in light of …

European Economic Area

7 Habits of Highly Motivating Leaders | Inc.com

Motivating leaders are dynamic people who can flex their leadership style to match each person's needs. These leaders are often relationship builders. They are more interested in finding what motivates each employee to reach high levels of performance. Motivating leaders care about the whole person …

Employee Engagement
Apps

The five levels of leadership

Leaders develop through a series of sequential stages that are universal and invariant. To ignore this reality is to jeopardize our efforts to …

What Gear Are You In Right Now?

<b>“Wherever you are, be all there!”</b> Jim Elliot’s advice offers a difficult challenge. “You’re here but your mind is somewhere else” is a common …

Electric Guitar

Your presentations are putting people to sleep — here's how to fix them

Numbers can be an overwhelming part of a presentation for the average person, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't be included. Data plays a vital role in nearly every aspect of business — from decision making to strategy to understanding everyday consumer behavior.<p>The secret to making data …

Infographics

The Best Strategy for Developing Leaders Is No Strategy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What is your leadership development strategy?<p>It’s a question I’ve been asked scores of times. It often happens when someone gets close enough to the places where I’ve been privileged to lead, and they see many high-capacity leaders being …

Leadership