Jody Gill

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8 Keys to Coming Off as the Expert in Whatever You Sell

Solve their problem instead of simply selling them something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful salespeople in the world don’t come across as salespeople at all. Instead, they carry themselves as experts in their industry who can solve key challenges …

Selling

Chevron's CEO Just Wrote an Extraordinary LinkedIn Message That Is a Master Class in Leadership

John Watson, who is retiring next month, reflects back on his 37-year journey at Chevron.<p>After 37 years working at Chevron, CEO and Chairman John Watson, who took over the helm in 2010, is hanging up his cleats and headed for retirement.<p>In a moment of transparency while reflecting back on his …

Add These 5 Skills to Your LinkedIn Profile to Land a High-Paying Job

Searching for a new job can be a daunting task, but if you've been toying with the prospect of switching roles, there's a simple place to start: …

How Storytelling Can Elevate You Above the Competition

In business, storytelling matters. Here's how to make it work for you.<p>Storytelling is an integral part of being human, and it's the way we've emotionally connected with one another for thousands of years. It should come as no surprise that brands use storytelling to connect with their consumers to …

New Free Work Tools From Google Help You Think Like the Leader of a Billion-Dollar Company

The search engine shared its internal tools for running a business and leading a team.<p>From free gourmet lunches to on-campus rock climbing, it’s no wonder everyone wants to work at Google. However, behind all of these fancy work perks is a company that focuses on and sets protocols for employee …

Team Building

4 Ways to Create a Powerful Morning Routine

Start by waking up two hours earlier than usual. Yes, we know; that sounds awful. But try it. It just might click for you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most important things that you can do to ensure that you have a positive and successful day is to become …

Time Management

The Commando Diet - How To Build Muscle & Drop Weight

Your nutrition has a massive effect on your athletic performance and your aesthetics. Coming from a background of competitive gymnastics, soccer, …

Nutrition

This Is the Most Simple and Productive Way to Lead Your Employees in 2017

Simple. Effective. Powerful. And your employees will thank you.<p>Some critics and naysayers take a hard line on human-centered workplaces that focus on people. It's a counter-cultural trend, so you'll hear incorrect interpretations that it's too soft.<p>You'll also hear misconceptions that leaders at …

10 Books Every Leader Should Read to Be Successful

Reading is the only proven shortcut to success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders.</i><p>One of the best ways …

Self-improvement

Four Counterintuitive Rules For Making Smarter Hires In 2017

Time to stop reviewing resumes? One expert explains why past performance is a bad predictor of success.<p>In theory, hiring new people should be exciting. In practice, it rarely is. As you kick off the new year, there may be some open positions you’re looking to fill. In an ideal world, the hires …

Why Canada’s resource wealth should fuel the new economy

<i>Scott Vaughan is president of the International Institute for Sustainable Development. Robert Smith is a Senior Associate with the Institute and Principal of Midsummer Analytics.</i><p>The federal government's decision to approve two pipelines last week raises a number of issues, but there is one we …

Corporate Life To Entrepreneurship: How I Dumped The Pedigree

Ten years of corporate life were enough for me, and I knew it the day my employer finally replaced a schmoozing but ineffective project manager. The new leader was not focused on popularity, stoking his career, or apple polishing. Instead, he held everyone, even high level stakeholders, accountable …

Why You Should Start a Consulting Company

Short version? You can build the business you want.<p>Dear would-be entrepreneurs.<p>I've got something I need to explain to you. You don't need to go and found the next Google to call yourselves entrepreneurs. You don't need to be building Snapchat, Facebook or anything else. You don't need to be …

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5 Leadership Skills to Focus on When Developing Your Managers

If you need to fix your leadership problems, focus intently on these five traits first.<p>A dismal reality about the state of the American workforce remains true: According to Gallup, nearly 70 percent of U.S. workers have been either "not engaged" or "actively disengaged" since 2000.<p>So who's to …