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How Successful People Spend Their Weekends

As co-founder of Hotwire.com and CEO of Zillow for the last seven years, 39-year-old Spencer Rascoff fits most people’s definition of success. As a father of three young children, Spencer is a busy guy at home and at work.<p>What’s the one thing that Spencer refuses to do on the weekend? Work—at …

Time Management

3 Ways You Are Pissing Off Your Employees (And What to Do About It) | Inc.com

An international study by the Center for Creative Leadership titled, <i>Always On, Never Done?</i>, which surveyed professionals, executives and managers in the U.S. and 36 other countries found that the average respondent works a whopping 72 hours or more a week.<p>And who do you think they blame for the …

Employment

10 Excellent Pieces of Expert Advice for Entrepreneurs from VCs | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs, take note! Here are 10 excellent pieces of advice from VCs.<p>1. Understand Your Space<p>"If you are going to dedicate five to seven years of your life in a company, don't do it based on some tech article you read. Do your homework and strive to understand the space you are going into and …

Entrepreneurship

How an army of postmen is turning China's rural stores into the world's largest retail network

Lou Wener works damn hard. "Five am to 10pm, seven days a week, including national holidays," the 45-year-old shopkeeper says distractedly behind the …

Chinese New Year

Hiring Tip: Ask About the Candidate, Don't Talk About the Position

If someone applies to work for you, you don't have to try to sell them in the interview.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As the COO and a co-founder of After School, a large part of my job is making hiring decisions. It’s one of many responsibilities, but there’s nothing …

Employment

9 Simple Ways You Can Make Your Employees Happy | Inc.com

Most leaders agree that employee attitude is a key factor in an organization's success. Whether your employees are fulfilled and motivated or frustrated and disengaged is largely up to you.<p>To keep employees fulfilled, productive, and engaged--and reduce the expense and disruption of turnover--make …

Employee Engagement

6 Proven Ways to Spot an Emotional Intelligent Leader | Inc.com

Leadership is ultimately about holding yourself responsible for the people you lead--not just their productivity but their teamwork and imagination and commitment. And the more responsibility you have for others, the more important your emotional intelligence becomes.<p>We're learning more every day …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Things Employees Want From Leaders (But Won't Tell Them) | Inc.com

It's no secret. Employee satisfaction has everything to do with business success. An employee who jumps ship costs your business around 20 percent of his or her salary -- and that's just part of the impact. Workplace productivity, company culture and brand reputation can all suffer when just one …

Employee Engagement

Apple iOS 10.2 Is Causing New Problems

Sticking to your guns is often seen as a good thing, but sometimes it can do more harm than good. Especially when it means persisting with a mundane process in full knowledge that it will cause new problems…<p>In short: today Apple stopped signing iOS 10.1 <i>and</i> iOS 10.1.1. What this means is Apple …

Mobile Technology