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Want to Be the Type of Leader People Will Remember for Life? Do the 1 Thing Most Bosses Hate the Most

The essence of great leadership really comes down to where you place yourself on the organizational pyramid.<p>In management theory, certain concepts from yesteryear no longer hold true. Like, for example, the idea that people must be driven to perform.<p>Yet over the years, I've learned that <i>driving</i> …

Employment

A CEO's Perspective On Why The CMO Job Is The Hardest To Get Right

The feature in a recent Harvard Business Review centers on why CMOs never last and what to do about it. In full disclosure, I wrote the article based on data I’ve collected over the past seven years about why CEOs seem to have such a hard time getting the CMO role right.<p>With the shortest tenure of …

7 Visualization Techniques to Calm Your Anxious Mind (Infographic)

These simple tricks can help you relax and live a stress-free life.<p>Whether you’re juggling multiple jobs or taking care of toddlers, all that running around can often come with a side of anxiety. Instead of letting these nerves get the best of you, it’s important to figure out a way to manage them. …

Mindfulness

Bill Gates Reads 50 Books Per Year. But Only These 6 Leadership Books Made His List of Recommendations

Of all 186 books Bill Gates has ever recommended on his personal blog, six leadership books get special attention.<p>In a 2016 interview at the <i>New York Times</i>, Bill Gates said that reading is still the "main way that I both learn new things and test my understanding." He told <i>The Times</i> he reads about 50 …

1 Skill That Will Make You Irresistible and Irreplaceable in the Age of AI

A new McKinsey study identifies the key driver of success in the next decade.<p>A new McKinsey study of 800 occupations finds that automation and artificial intelligence will transform the workplace over the next decade. In order to compete, our skills have to change. The study finds that …

What’s the Difference Between Machine Learning and AI?

If you’re like most marketers, you’re probably trying to get in on a little AI action to raise your game and keep up with your competition. And if …

Remember Turnbull's 2015 'ideas boom'? We're still only part way there

In 2015, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull welcomed us to the “ideas boom”, launching a National Innovation and Science Agenda to<p>drive smart ideas that …

A Small-Business Guide to Google Analytics (Infographic)

Don't let the platform intimidate you -- let it help you.<p>Google Analytics can at first seem complicated and scary. However, once you get a few things down, you’ll be well on your way to mastering the application and growing your business.<p>Analytics and data measuring tools are incredibly important …

Small Business

This is the New Inbound Marketing

It would be difficult to overstate just how game-changing inbound marketing has been for the marketing industry—and for brands at large.<p>Powered by the emergence and popularity of social media platforms, which in turn gave rise to a more empowered and informed consumer, the shift from “outbound” to …

Marketing

How to Make Better Leadership Decisions in the Age of Digital

4 tips from the Chief Digital Officer of Citi Retail Services, David Hyser, on how to make better leadership decisions in the age of digital.<p>"Is anyone here working on the internet?"<p>This is what David Hyser, Chief Digital Officer at Citi Retail Services, asked his manager at his first job in 1997. …

Every cryptocurrency’s nightmare scenario is happening to Bitcoin Gold

Bitcoin Gold is a fork, or spin-off, of the original cryptocurrency, bitcoin. It shares much of the same code and works in a similar way to bitcoin, with Bitcoin Gold miners contributing computational power to process new transactions. That also means it faces the same vulnerabilities as bitcoin, …

Bitcoin

6 Hobbies That Can Make You Money on the Side

Here's how to turn your hobby into a side hustle.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Work consumes life for at least eight hours a day for most folks. You put in whatever your best effort is for the day and head home in the hopes of a good meal and rest. Where is the rest of …

Hobbies

Readiness for Future of Production Report 2018 - Reports - World Economic Forum

Context<p>The Fourth Industrial Revolution1 and emerging technologies—such as the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, robotics and additive …

2 Books That Will Change Your Mindset And Business (That You've Probably Never Heard Of)

There are lots of books out there that everyone has read. There are others which are slightly less known, but that are written by some of the best practitioners in the world.<p><i>"If you read what everyone else is reading, you'll think like everyone else thinks."</i>--Ryan Holiday<p>Like many people who read …

Self-improvement

Blockchain is crappy technology and a bad vision for the future

This December I wrote a widely-circulated article on the inapplicability of blockchain to any actual problem. People objected mostly not to the technology argument, but rather hoped that decentralization could produce integrity.<p>Let’s start with this: Venmo is a free service to transfer dollars, and …

Blockchain

5 Daily Steps for Succeeding at Anything

Successful people plan. Unsuccessful or mediocre people simply content themselves with hoping and wishing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It seems that regardless of how well the typical American household does, as far as income goes, happiness fails to keep up. Has …

Motivation

Warren Buffett's 10 rules to get rich

At first I thought the manager of my local Jimmy John's was just a huge Warren Buffett fan. But then I did some research online and I found out that this same plaque can be found in Jimmy John's restaurants all across the country.<p>Why are these plaques in Jimmy John's? Well, that remains a mystery. …

Investing

We're on the Brink of a New Era of Innovation. Will You Survive It?

It's better to prepare than adapt because, by the time you see the need to adapt, it may already be too late<p>One of the most interesting things I discuss in my book <i>Mapping Innovation</i> is what I call the new era of innovation, which will create profoundly new technologies, classes of data and business …

Why So Many High-Profile Digital Transformations Fail

In 2011, GE embarked upon an ambitious attempt to digitally transform its product and service offerings. The company created impressive digital capabilities, labeling itself a “digital industrial” company, embedding sensors into many products, building a huge new software platform for the Internet …

Warren Buffett Once Told a 14-Year-Old Kid the Secret to Success in 1 Simple Sentence

At a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting over a decade ago, Warren Buffett gave a 14-year-old a success lesson that was meant for all of us.<p>On May 1, 2004, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where nearly 20,000 people attended this annual ritual.<p>As reporter Jason Zweig …

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

6 signs you are a micromanager

As a manager or CEO it can be extremely difficult to self-diagnose whether you are a micro-manager or not. Especially if you run a fast-growing company, you might expect that your job entails staying on top of every detail, meeting, and conversation inside the business — let alone insuring that all …

CEOs

Empathy Is a Key to Successful Management

How important is empathy to successful management? Very important, according to one study on the topic.<p>The research, from DDI, found that empathy …

Leadership

Why Your LinkedIn Profile Could Be Killing Your Professional Chances of Success

Whether you like it or not, your LinkedIn profile has become a regular part of potential clients (or employers) looking you up on online. Here's how to make sure it shines.<p>You may have set your LinkedIn profile up years ago and then promptly forgotten about it.<p>If so, you're putting your personal …

10 Unexpected Psychological Tricks That Will Help You Make A Great Impression On Anyone You Meet

Making a great first impression is something that doesn't come easily to everyone. Sure, there are people out there who can confidently walk up, …

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

E-mail plug-ins you didn't know you needed but really do.<p>There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new …

Gmail

This Famous Albert Einstein Quote Nails It. The Smartest People Today Display This 1 Trait

Enhance relationships, have great conversations, think creatively, and problem-solve better.<p>In one famous quote, Albert Einstein explained his genius when he famously said, "I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious."<p>The second part of that quote is certainly good news for the …

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who …

Leadership

What Are the Most Important Qualities of an Effective CMO?

Marketing leaders agree effective CMOs must be able to represent the voice of the customer<p>What makes a CMO effective? The August 2017 CMO Survey …

Beautiful Balayage Highlights Inspiration for Your Next Salon Visit

Say farewell to foils—forever.<p>Some personal realizations occur when sitting under a red-tinted hood of heat and wearing enough foils to make contact …