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12 Leadership Behaviors That Build Team Trust

Without trust there is no leadership.<p>Seems rather simple, doesn’t it?<p>In reality, however, it is not.<p>Very few managers are leaders. The difference between the two? A manager is someone who has people reporting to him. A leader is someone who people will follow, even if they don’t report to him. What …

Leadership

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

13 science-backed signs you're smarter than average

Without administering an impromptu IQ test, there are certain clues you can use to gauge a person's relative intelligence.<p>We combed through decades of scientific research and highlighted 13 surprising signs of braininess.<p>Keep in mind, however, that "intelligence" is often measured through tests …

Psychology

5 reasons why anxiety is so difficult to cope with (and what you can do about it)

If we aren’t careful, we can makes things worse. Here are some effective ways to keep your emotions under control<p>Have you ever had a friend or family member tell you to “just get over it” when you felt sad or worried? If getting rid of negative emotions is so easy, why is it that more than 21 …

Mindfulness

Turn the tables on job interviewers with these tough but fair questions

<i>This is the latest news and information for workers and managers from across the Web universe, brought to you by Monday Morning Manager writer Harvey Schachter. Follow us on Twitter</i> @Globe_Careers <i>or join our</i> Linked In <i>group.</i><p><b>Turn the tables on job interviewers</b><p>Here are some tough questions to ask of …

3 scientific ways to prevent awkward conversations

You’re in the middle of a conversation, about to chime in but then…you <i>totally blank</i>. A conversation that should have flowed easily turns awkward, your conversation partner looks at you like you’re an alien and your confidence sinks.<p>Has that ever happened to you?<p>It’s common to feel nervous during …

Google has found that its most successful teams have 5 traits in common

Following the success of Project Oxygen, an internal study of what it takes to be a top manager at Google that started in 2008 and whose findings are still used today, the company undertook another study, this one of team dynamics.<p>A group of Google's People Operations (HR) employees spent the past …

5 Bad Leadership Habits That Undercut Your Team's Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the entrepreneurial world, every second counts. In the early stages of a startup, you’ll only have limited resources despite operating under high pressure and tight deadlines. Every decision you make could potentially set a course for …

I'm Going to Tell You About the Most Successful Person I Know

Lets call him "Pat". That's not his name, but close. I don't want to embarrass him, although I am 99.99% sure he won't be embarrassed even if I mention him.<p>I met him in 1999. He was the number two guy at the largest investment bank in the world. He wanted to invest in my next company. Here's what …

10 Morning Habits of Successful People That You Should Learn

Success

8 Great Hacks to Sleep Better Tonight | Inc.com

<i>By Jane Porter, writer for Help Scout</i><p>A bad night of sleep is almost always a recipe for an unproductive day ahead. You know this all too well: you're groggy, you're irritable, you're making stupid mistakes, and suddenly, simple tasks seem complicated.<p>You're not the only one. While the National …

University of Washington

The CEO of a $4.5 billion startup was so freaked out by a competitor that he rented a room in the Marriott and built a competing product in 60 days

The product was built in just 60 days, after Zenefits had a scary run-in with its much larger competitor, ADP.<p>Internally, Zenefits calls its new product 'self-driving' payroll after Google's self-driving cars.<p>"Self-driving payroll is sort of doing for payroll what Google is doing for cars, the …

10 Signs You're Dating the Wrong Person

<i>Co-authored by Elena Nicolaou, writing intern at Avelist</i><p>1) <b>You're constantly fighting.</b> Each relationship is different, and some people are more prone to outbursts than others, but there's a big difference between communicating disagreements and working through them with fighting. Make sure what …

Why We Fall In Love With People Who Are Wrong For Us

The next time you ask yourself why you keep dating the wrong kind of person, blame science. Seriously, there is a scientific explanation behind why …

Check out 10 technologies that could change your life in 2016

Introduction<p>Forget drones, FinTech and (especially) apps that claim to be 'digitally disruptive'. The big tech trends that will have a significant …

Books That Changed My Mind This Year: CEO Selections

A good book will make you think; a really good book will change the way you do it. <i>Fortune</i> asked 18 CEOs, luminaries, and rising stars to name the one …

10 Calorie-Burning Exercises More Effective Than Running

10 Calorie-Burning Exercises More Effective Than RunningCANOTTIERI CEREA, TURIN, ITALY - 2015/11/08: The Olympic gold medallist Mahe Drysdale (NZ) in …

Fitness

How to Stop Procrastinating and Actually Get Stuff Done

I can be a pretty bad procrastinator.In school, I put off writing essays until the day before they were due. At home, the dishes pile up and out of …

Procrastination

9 Things Some Men Are Too Afraid to Ask For in Bed

"Dominate me! Having to ask kind of defeats the purpose." —<i>Dean</i>, 27<p>"Group sex is something I think would be a crazy experience, but there's never been a partner who I would ask for that. It would take a lot of alcohol to admit." —<i>Daniel</i>, 24<p>"I wish I could just ask for a blowjob sometimes without …

Blend These 7 Personality Types When Building Your Executive Team

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While the popular contention that “there are no stupid questions” is nice to hear (especially after asking a stupid question), it’s not exactly true. Let’s face it. We’ve all heard plenty (and I mean a lot) of dumb questions, and …

Why You Should Never, Ever Pull An All-Nighter

It ain't pretty.<p>It's pretty straight forward: Sleep deprivation is really bad for you.<p>But even if you don't pull all-nighters, chronically getting too little sleep can be dangerous. For example, drowsiness behind the wheel can be just as deadly as driving under the influence. Over time, in serious …

Sleep

Add Self-Care and Positivity to Your To-Do List Every Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is a distracting place. Sure, you can point your finger at all the things out there that are getting in the way of you getting things done. But if you want to get more done tomorrow, start planning your focus-zone work times.<p>In …

9 Sneaky Causes Of Depression

From the weather to your lifestyle habits.<p>For some people, sub-zero temperatures aren’t the only difficult side effect of winter. Approximately 10 million Americans also experience seasonal affective disorder, a depression-related mental health condition that waxes and wanes depending on the time …

20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

10 New Truths Great Leaders Know That Most People Don't | Inc.com

Like any other field, leadership goes through trends and changes--and if you want to be successful, you need to stay on top of them. Old-school leadership is just that, and what we do today is very different. To understand leadership, you need to be able to separate historic thought from current …

Leadership

Moving on After a Love Relationship With a Narcissist

THE ARMOR OF HEALING<p>If you have been in a love relationship with a narcissist, you will likely find that you will need a period of healing and trauma recovery. The following is an excerpt from my most recent book, <i>Will I Ever Be Free of You? How to Navigate a High-Conflict Divorce from a Narcissist</i> …