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A Lesson in Leadership: Why a Top Daimler Executive Just Lost His Job

Culture isn't a set of values you put up in the lobby. It's how you handle every decision.<p>German automotive giant Daimler AG apologized on Monday for an incident in which a company executive got into a parking-lot dispute with a local resident.<p>As reported by <i>The New York Times:</i><p>"Daimler Greater China …

Leadership

4 Simple Questions Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Always Ask Their Employees

They're also great for fostering open dialog and developing meaningful work relationships.<p>I've written often on the power of transparency--the backbone of trust--that brings teams together to produce great work. Trust simply cannot happen without it.<p>And if you're in a leadership role, I caution …

10 Signs Your Boss Is a Great Manager (and You Shouldn't Leave Your Job)

For starters, how is your boss's listening skills?<p>Years ago, I was a member of a politically-charged executive team with each person pulling in different directions with opposing agendas. We were a mess.<p>While that horrendous experience was short-lived, it gave me a front-row seat to witnessing …

8 Mistakes Managers Make, According to Their Employees

This independent survey reveals the truth about workplace bosses, from the employees' perspective.<p>Last year, I conducted an independent workplace survey on LinkedIn and received hundreds of responses to the question: <i>"What is the ONE mistake leaders make more frequently than others?"</i><p>It obviously …

I'm worth $1.5 million, and here's my best advice about getting rich

I often join the house hunting trips and pay close attention. I'm always curious to learn what people desire in a house and neighborhood.<p>Most transactions turn out the same. The clients pay top dollar (bidding wars are common) for a shiny, new (or almost new) home in a boring subdivision.<p>The older …

Celebrity Gossip

7 Refreshing Do's and Don'ts for Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>James Altucher is a serial entrepreneur that has founded or co-founded more than 20 businesses, including Reset Inc. and StockPickr. He is also the author of 17 books, including <i>Choose Yourself!</i> and the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> best-seller <i>The</i> …

Entrepreneurship

5 Productivity Killers That Make You Work More and Accomplish Less

Feel like you and your team are producing less? Check your office for these five productivity pitfalls.<p>How many times have you uttered the phrase, "I can't get anything done today"? Or left the office after a long day at work with barely a single item ticked off your to-do list?<p>It's about this time …

7 Horrible Ways to Lead a Team (and the 1 Mistake Everyone Makes)

If you do this, you are not a leader.<p>Leadership is not, "Hey, you, go do this thing for me."<p>When we think about leadership, we tend to think in terms of hierarchy--those at "the top" are considered "the leaders" and those at the bottom are considered "the followers."<p>The problem with this sort of …

10 Honeymoon Destinations For The Non-Traditional Couple

Think Hawaii is cliché? Go to one of these places instead.<p>Most think of honeymoon destinations as either luxury beachside retreats or romantic getaways to cities like Paris. But according to Pinterest, some of the most re-pinned honeymoon locations in 2016 aren't that at all.<p>Instead of planning …

5 Easy Steps to Boost Remote Team Productivity

It was inevitable. As digital communication became easier and more sophisticated, elements of the workforce began to work remotely. By the end of the …

This Management Hack Eliminates Employee Burnout

This tiny change to your company policy will keep your engaged employees from self-destructing.<p>Every company wants engaged employees. Numerous studies show that such employees consistently outperform their less motivated peers, creating better products, more revenue, and more profit.<p>However, …

5 Changes Managers Can Make to Improve Workplace Efficiency

A few small tweaks here and there can vastly improve workplace efficiency.<p><i>Jason Shah is the founder and CEO of Do, a collaboration platform that helps you run productive meetings.</i><p>Workplace efficiency is a bit of an art form -- treat every employee in exactly the same way at the same time, and …

6 Tips for Building and Maintaining Credibility as a Leader

Credibility is based on a combination of characteristics that you exhibit in your personal and professional lives that build trust in your abilities.<p>Earlier this week I wrote an article titled <i>Leadership and the 7 I's For Influencing Others</i>. One of the key points is that building and maintaining …

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Aspiring Project Managers can get on the fast track for success in a massively lucrative field of Project Management with the eduCBA Project Management and Quality Management Bundle.<p>Offering a concrete foundation in strategic and conceptual training, this bundle is now just $39 on TNW …

75 Apps That Will Save You Time as a Busy Professional

The right apps can help you be more productive and effective and run a business more efficiently.<p>When you're constantly multitasking and putting in long days--and who isn't?--the right apps can be a lifesaver. Once you hit on the combination that works for you, your personal and professional lives …

8 Business Leaders on How to Be More Productive and Successful in 2016

These experts have big plans for 2016 for productivity and success. Do you?<p>What if your 2016 was even more productive than last year? That's the goal for these business leaders, some of whom have big plans to get more work done, reduce distractions, and hit an even higher milestone.<p>1. Reduce the …

How To Be The Person Who Never Misses A Deadline

Missing deadlines is a bad habit that’s easy to fall into, but it hurts your professional reputation. Here’s how to change it.<p>I’ll be the first one to admit that in certain areas of my life, I have fallen into a pattern of lateness. In fact, as I type these very words, this piece is late, and I can …

9 successful people share the smartest thing they've ever done with their money

"Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves," writes T. Harv Eker in "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "They see other successful people as models to learn from. They say to themselves, 'If they can do it, I can do it.'"<p>Business Insider asked several …

Success

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement

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 …

Leadership