Jonathan Pagan

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5 Ways to Learn Faster

To become a high performer, you have to learn faster. How do you do that?<p>Let me tell you first what <i>not</i> to do, because a lot of people just jump in …

5 better ways to compare yourself to others

Comparing your work or abilities to someone else’s can be an unproductive and self-destructive activity. <i>Yet we compare ourselves all the time.</i><p>In my …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things | Inc.com

If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back by other people, or even bad luck.<p>If you're unhappy, the problem is you. While approximately 50 percent of your happiness (your …

Self-improvement

10 Thought Leaders You Should Be Following to Be More Successful | Inc.com

People are spending an enormous amount of time each day checking social media. A recent study showed teens are spending as much as nine hours a day, and the average person is spending roughly two hours.<p>In today's fast-paced, content-saturated world, who you choose to follow is massively important …

Self-improvement

The Complete Guide to Pinterest for eCommerce

iWeb are looking at how to take full advantage of Pinterest for eCommerce!<p>Pinterest is the world’s catalogue of ideas, a social network that allows …

5 Powerful Traits of the Most Influential Leaders

Put these habits in play to exercise influence like a boss.<p>We've all heard the John Maxwell saying "leadership is influence." Easier said than done, right? The real challenge is figuring out how to do it! Well, here's a clue: Get others to respond <i>emphatically</i> to your leadership. When you do, you're …

20 Confidence-Boosting Tricks You'll Love

If you’re self-assured, believe whole-heartedly in your abilities, know your judgements to be sound, and feel prepared for any of life’s challenges, …

10 Success lessons from Mukesh Ambani - "Wealthiest Man in India" for entrepreneurs

Share55<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+11<p>Shares 148<p>Thousands of stories are told about how children inherit wealth from their parents, but not many are told where the …

If you want to influence people don't try to persuade them. Use ‘pre-suasion’ instead.

Today and every day we are the targets of salespeople, marketers, advertisers, fundraisers and (heaven knows) politicians trying to persuade us to buy something, do something or think a certain way. And they're good at it. Over the years, they've learned a lot about which features to build into a …

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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 Performance Management Is Dead And Performance Motivation Is Here To Stay [Infographic]

How’s your team performing?<p>Before you start the process of performance evaluations, take 10 minutes and discover why performance management is dead and performance motivation is here to stay.<p>As we know, performance management is the term used to refer to activities, tools, processes, and programs …

Project Management

14 habits of exceptionally likeable people

Napoleon Hill is the grandfather of self-help authors, inspiring the likes of Oracle founder Larry Ellison, media mogul Oprah Winfrey, and …

Self-improvement

Personal Development: The Investment in YOU

Are you stuck in a rut? Do you wake up each morning and find yourself just going through the motions? Is your tank running on empty? If this is you, …

The 9 Habits Of Highly Effective Leaders Who Outperform The Rest

<b>Ever since I discovered personal development,</b> I’ve begun leading people. Not in the traditional sense, though. My leadership occurs naturally through …

Motivation

4 Ways Leaders Kill Productivity

You may be holding your business back without even realizing it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.” – Peter F. Drucker<p>As a business leader and a blogger, my level of productivity is greatly …

The 8 Morning Secrets of Successful People (Infographic)

Want to start your day like Richard Branson?<p><i>Rise and shine.</i> Don’t hit that snooze button!<p>How you wake up can often dictate how the rest of your day will go. That’s why it’s important to approach every day with a strong and optimistic routine.<p>How do you think the most successful people in the world …

10 Success lessons from Brian Chesky – “Airbnb Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share37<p>Tweet<p>Share43<p>+11<p>Shares 81<p>Growing up, Brian Chesky never envisioned himself as an entrepreneur. Instead, the Airbnb co-founder came up with the …

25 Things Strong Leaders Tell Their Employees

A great way to step into your leadership power is to start saying things that you haven’t said before. The more aware you can be of your language, the more effective a leader you will be.<p>Too often new leaders are taught to concentrate on schedules, forecasts and milestones. They aren’t always …

Leadership

10 Crucial Things To Stop If You Want To Be Successful

Have you ever been in a situation where you ask yourself questions like, "What's going on?" "Why is everything not working out as planned?" "Why am I not getting the results when I've done all that is expected?"<p>You begin to wonder why proven strategies, even after you have implemented them to the …

How to Manage a Toxic Employee

There’s that one person on your team — the bad apple who has nothing positive to say, riles up other team members, and makes work life miserable. If you can’t fire him, how do you respond to his behavior? What feedback do you give? How do you mitigate the damage he inflicts?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> …

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5 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

IQ is largely fixed, but intelligence depends on context and approach.<p>Give a person an IQ test in elementary school and again when he or she is a senior citizen and science suggests the score will remain largely unchanged. Which means, like it or not, our sheer mental horsepower is largely …

4 money-saving tips for couples

Having the same goals as your partner is important, whether they involve your careers, family or finances. It helps to be working together toward the same things.<p>If one partner has the goal of getting out of debt while the other is constantly spending, there's bound to be friction. It's important …

The Antidote to Bad Habits in Public Speaking and Presenting

Public Speaking: The Antidote to Bad Habits<p>Oct 01, 2016 By Maurice Decastro In Advice<p>One of the greatest concerns in the world of public speaking and …

7 Free Ways to Boost Your Agile Team Performance

Agile turned 15 earlier this year, and although its popularity has had its ups and downs, it remains one of the most effective ways to quickly turn …

Project Management

7 Body Language Habits That Are Killing Your Chances of Getting a Promotion

Saying and doing all the right things might still not be enough.<p>Your work is always top-notch. You step up and take initiative at every opportunity. You've proven that you have the grit and quality standard that is necessary to succeed in your industry. But it's now been over a year, and a …