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How Some Companies Are Aiming High In Leadership Development

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” —Michelangelo<p>What is the aim of current leadership development efforts? One way of determining the current aim is to identify what is happening in most …

Leadership

Sprints: The secret technique to getting more done in less time

Work overload is a distraction. Many people struggle to find the willpower and energy to focus on what’s really important.<p>Starting today, reclaim …

Time Management

3 Tricks to Living Well While Spending Less

With some time and planning, you too can join the million-dollar club. Find out your best route to seven figures, then learn the moves to get you …

I've Studied Hundreds of Organizations. Here's Why Most Can't Innovate:

Today we need to manage not for stability, but for disruption<p>As a manager, I always felt incredible pressure to innovate. Yet it was hard to know how to go about it. There were plenty of books about high flying companies, but those same organizations seemed to sputter out almost as soon as the ink …

The 98 things Facebook knows about you - and some are alarming

It turns out Facebook knows a lot about you - an awful lot, in fact.<p>But exactly how much is "an awful lot"?<p>Well, the Washington Post has revealed …

Automotive Industry

The Spectacular Downfall of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos Is the Best Startup Cautionary Tale in Years. Here's What You Should Learn

It's easy for entrepreneurs to get caught up in their own vision and very tempting for them to want to "tweak" the facts to support their goals<p>Another Silicon Valley unicorn is on life support. Last week, Theranos' CEO and founder Elizabeth Holmes and former President Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani were …

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either) | Inc.com

If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world is wrong. And not just a little wrong--wrong wrong, flat-earth wrong, couldn't-<i>be</i>-more-wrong."<p>The quote appears on …

Bill Gates

Want to Launch a Successful Startup? Avoid These 9 Common Mistakes

Your business is the culmination of your decisions. Here are nine common mistakes first-time entrepreneurs make, and how to safely navigate them.<p>Launching a new business can be daunting. Growing a business is even harder. The early decisions you make as a founder set the trajectory for your …

8 Unforgettable Speeches From 2017 That Every Woman Needs to See

Let's face it: 2017 was a rough year. But before we step into 2018 and bid a not-so-fond farewell to this <i>annus horribilis</i>, it's worth revisiting some of the year's most profound and poignant moments—specifically, those that occurred during speeches delivered by some of the most prominent women in …

Need a Better Side-Hustle? Try Becoming an Influencer. Here's How | Inc.com

Are influencers the next big thing? Well, they're pretty much the biggest phenomena out there right now. Many brands are spending fortunes on influencer marketing--leveraging such opportunities isn't a bad way to earn money on the side.<p>It's all about making hay while the sun shines. But, before we …

Burned Out? This 1 Habit Will Ensure You Never Burn Out Again | Inc.com

At the end of every year, I make it a point to do some serious reflecting.<p>Part of my reflection process this year has entailed taking a hard look at "burnout."<p>Burnout feels like you've hit a wall.<p>Every entrepreneur knows the feeling.<p>Burnout can happen at the end of the day, on Friday at the end of …

Productivity

Understanding and improving your credit score

Your credit score impacts all areas of your financial life, from getting approved for a credit card to the rate you qualify for on a mortgage. Not …

4 Foods You Can Eat Every Day And Not Gain One Pound, According To A Trainer

When you're trying to lose weight, it seems like every food is off limits. You're being so cautious about calories, fat grams, and carbs that you may …

Nutrition

How to answer the interview question, ‘What motivates you?’

Sometimes honesty is the best policy. That's what career experts say about the interview question, "What motivates you?" As part of Glassdoor's 50 …

How much impact do negative marks have on your credit score?

Negative marks can leave a lasting impression on your credit score. Learn about what happens if you miss a payment, how it impacts your score and …

80% Of Jobs Are Not On Job Boards: Here's How to Find Them

<i>The following letter is authored by Evan Guzman. Evan is a nationally recognized leader with over two decades of experience in strategic corporate development, employment marketing & branding. As former Global Head of Military Programs and Engagement for Verizon; Evan’s responsibilities included</i> …

Employment

I'm a financial planner who sees even rich clients struggle with money — here's the advice I give them all

Some of our brightest, most affluent clients struggle with paying bills. It's not that they don't have enough money. It's that they don't have a workable system and sometimes miss a payment or have to dip into savings for a big bill.<p>We've investigated a number of systems from budgeting apps to …

We should have seen Trump coming

I have often wondered how I missed the coming tragedy. It is not so much that I should have predicted that Americans would elect Donald Trump. It’s just that I shouldn’t have put it past us. It was tough to keep track of the currents of politics and pageantry swirling at once. All my life I had …

Black History

Three Traits Recruiters Find Most Desirable In Face-to-Face Job Interviews

Recruiters and hiring managers have always considered conversational skills an important trait in new hires, but a new survey now places communication at the very top of the list.<p>The recruiting software company, Jobvite, together with Zogby Analytics, has just released its 2017 Recruiter Nation …

Employment

5 Keys to Making the Most of the 100 Days Left in 2017 | Inc.com

<i>Update: Wow, great response to this article, which gives me an idea. Want to work to achieve a 100-day goal, and share your successes or failures with other Inc.com readers? Let's do it together.</i><p>There are 100 days left in the year. How are your 2017 goals coming along?<p>For most people (me among …

Motivation

This Simple Practice Keeps Google Employees From Burning Out. You Can Use It Too | Inc.com

Let's face it. If you're going to work for a large tech organization like Google, Apple or Facebook, work-life balance may be a concept you only read about. Yes, all of these organizations have programs for employees' well-being, however, when you're responsible for breakthrough projects with …

Mindfulness

Are You Ready for a Side Hustle? Here's How to Know.

We talk to side hustle pro Susie Moore about who should jump into entrepreneurship and when is a good time to take the leap.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In "</i><i>Tough Love Tuesday</i><i>,"</i> <i>we connect side-hustling entrepreneurs with support, resources and advice from top experts. Sign up to our</i> <i>email newsletter</i> <i>to be notified</i> …

These 5 Financial Apps Will Help You Save Thousands Of Dollars Every Year

Being from the 21st century and a part of the millennial era, virtually everything is going mobile. Whether it’s getting a lift on the countless ride sharing apps like Uber, making a late night dinner reservation or ordering lunch to be delivered straight to your door, and even booking a last …

Personal Finance

12 Must-Read Books That Will Raise Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

I didn't learn about emotional intelligence until well into my 30s. By that time, I had started to realize that the best leaders -- those exhibiting high levels of EQ -- typically showed more self-awareness, collaborated better with others, and got promoted faster.<p>While EQ has been hotly debated …

Emotional Intelligence

Women's Intuition: It's a Real Thing. Ask a Neuroscientist

Author John Gray wrote in the ’90s that if men are from Mars, women are from Venus. But differences in communication styles — for example, men often …

How to Become a Talent Magnet | Inc.com

The combination of a highly mobile workforce and the adoption of clever alternative and remote working arrangements by many of the world's best companies makes the battle for talent tremendously intense. Sure, many firms have embraced the "romper room" styled work settings made popular by Silicon …

10 Reasons Why It Takes Some People Years to Pay Off Their Debt

Consumers who are saddled with credit card debt along with student loans or mortgages often face hurdles in eliminating their debt quickly and wind …

Why it seems like everyone else can afford the things you can't

You're pretty sure these people don't make a lot more than you do.<p>So how are they able to spend that kind of money?<p>Maybe they're up to their ears in debt, or they're trust fund babies, or they'll never be able to retire. Or maybe they've figured out the secret to money, which is: You can have …

This Home Workout Will Prevent Low Back Pain and Open Up Your Hips

You know that moment when life starts to feel like a pain in the back? Well, that moment is probably now, considering 31 million Americans experience …

If You Have These Books, You Probably Don't Need a Financial Planner

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, the good news is you’re not</i> …

Personal Finance