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The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

How To Build A Successful Career: Lessons From Turning 30

When I see leaders like Emmanuel Macron become president of France at 39, Mark Zuckerberg lead Facebook at 34, or even Evan Spiegel, Snap’s CEO at 26…I sometimes wonder, where did I go wrong? I turned 30 a week ago and I don’t expect to be promoted to CEO anytime in my immediate future.<p><b>Watch on</b> …

Success

To Be a Strong Leader, There Are 6 Things You Must Give Your People (Most Rarely Do) | Inc.com

The impact of work cultures on the bottom line is a hot business topic. More execs and HR leaders are connecting the dots on how an ecosystem of commonly held values, beliefs, and positive work behaviors drives engagement, innovation, and high performance.<p>Yet culture doesn't just happen. It takes …

Employment

This Popular Female CEO's Leadership Style May End the Debate on Best Leadership Style | Inc.com

In 2007, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen was in deep trouble. Their profit was stagnant, and the company stock price had taken a nose dive to $13.00. The brand suffered, and franchise owners were butting heads with corporate. It was a big mess.<p>Enter current CEO Cheryl Bachelder.<p>From 2008 through 2015, …

Leadership

8 Reasons Why Exceptional Employees Quit Their Jobs | Inc.com

To have exceptional success in business, you need to have exceptional employees. However, hiring them is only half the battle.<p>Unfortunately, it's the easiest for A-players to find another opportunity, and they'll be the most motivated to find the best job possible. It's no small wonder that more …

Leadership

If Your Employees Act Like They Don't Care, You Might Be Doing These 11 Things Wrong | Inc.com

I came across this quote today: "People come for great vision and leave for poor leadership."<p>It made me think of all the times when I've stepped into a company as a leadership and brand consultant and my job was to identify how to fix the brand (a.k.a. the business).<p>My co-founder Ashleigh and I go …

Leadership

19 Emotions You Never Knew You Had

From gigil to shinrin-yoku and tarab, there are many foreign emotion words with no equivalent in the English language. Learning to identify and …

This Is the Easiest Way to Diffuse an Argument, According to Psychologists

It's when we're in the middle of an argument that we're least likely to turn to problem-solving strategies—seeking compromise, taking the other …

3 Tips For Finding Your Ideal Workflow

When most of us think of flow at work, we may think of charts, project plans and deadlines. But there is another kind of work flow that is incredibly important, especially for entrepreneurs.<p>Hungarian psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi popularized the concept of “flow” in the early 1990’s. …

Self-improvement

We’re Thinking About Organizational Culture All Wrong

A common thread in the study of organizational culture is the idea of culture as a unifying force that brings people together to work productively toward the attainment of organizational goals. In this approach, organizational culture is understood as a variable to be used in projects of social …

A Navy SEAL's 10 Principles for Navigating Organizational Change | Inc.com

There are plenty of resources on change management and oodles of "expert" consultants companies can hire. So why do so many organizations get it wrong? In a 2013 Strategy& and Katzenbach Center survey of global senior leaders on culture and change management, the success of major change initiatives …

Management

A Harvard psychologist says too many people think about happiness all wrong

Generally speaking, trying hard is a great way to achieve most of what you want in life.<p>Put in more effort at work and your prospects for a promotion will almost definitely improve — at least more than they would if you simply accepted the status quo of being a slacker.<p>Date a lot of people and …