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7 Ways Business Leaders Get Stuck (And How To Get Back On Track)

In a rut? Unable to scale? Communications breakdown? Time to make a change.<p><i>Andy Bailey, CEO and head coach of business coaching firm Petra Coach, serves in an advisory role on the Gazelles Council, leaders of the Scale Up movement. We asked Andy for insight about how business leaders get stuck and</i> …

Leadership

7 Skills Leaders Will Need in Tomorrow’s Workplace

rawpixel / PixabayWe all know the challenges of tomorrow’s workplace. Increasing technological change combined with changing expectations of what a …

Leadership

It Took Steve Jobs Less Than 60 Seconds to Share the Best Leadership Advice You'll Hear Today

Resist the urge to fix all your team's problems, and do this instead<p>Back in the spring of 1992, Steve Jobs was invited to speak to a group of students at the MIT Sloan School of Management. (According to MIT, the lecture was a bit of a surprise, the result of the efforts of a Sloan student whose …

Leadership

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Leadership

How Can You Tell Someone Is Truly a Bad Boss? Look for 1 Sign That Makes Most Employees Cringe

Research has found that these bad bosses fly below the radar undetected. That also makes them very dangerous.<p>If you keep up with my column, you know that I've covered the topic of bad bosses' impact on organizations for years. Most of what I've found and documented centers around toxic management …

Employment

World's Greatest Leaders Are Masters of This 1 Skill

True leadership is not about having all the answers<p>Over the years I've held many leadership roles. I've been a small business owner, a founder and a CEO. And in each of these roles I believed it was my job to have all the answers.<p>I believed investors demanded a complete understanding of the market …

Leadership

With 6 Short Words, the CEO of United Airlines Just Taught a Major Lesson in Successful Leadership

Remember when passenger David Dao was dragged off a United airplane? CEO Oscar Munoz says he never wants to forget.<p>It's hard being the CEO of United Airlines.<p>Not to say it isn't worth it: CEO Oscar Munoz reportedly made $18.7 million last year. But for that princely salary, he's had to deal with …

Leadership

Best Buy’s CEO says he uses 5 criteria to decide whether someone’s a leader

Best Buy’s CEO has five criteria to determine whether someone is a leader.<p>“I’ve spelled out the five ‘be’s of leadership,” CEO and chairman Hubert …

Leadership

Do Less, Lead Better (Really!)

Find out how you can be more effective by doing less.<p>As a leader, you might constantly push yourself to do more or do better to keep up with our …

Leadership

Picture a leader

Tina Kiefer, a professor of organisational behaviour at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom, fell upon the exercise accidentally, while …

Five Great Books That Will Make You A Better Leader

Here’s one thing we know is true: Leaders are readers.<p>Our research takes us inside the c-suite offices of executives across the country. Those offices almost always contain a full bookshelf. We find that top leaders are often eager learners, devouring the latest books to find new insights that will …

Books

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

There's something here for everyone, whatever your level of leadership.<p>Ever since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and …

Leadership

What Is the Enneagram Test and Why Is Everyone Obsessing Over It?

Normally, I get embarrassed when I’m out to dinner with friends and we’re all scrolling through our phones. Millennials, right? But last week, I made …

If You Read These 9 Books on Leadership, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

While no aspiring leader's bookshelf is complete without a copy of Sheryl Sandberg's <i>Lean In</i>, there are literally hundreds of other books on the topic …

This 1 Thing Can Make or Break Your First Week In a New Job

81 percent of people surveyed say this one thing is the biggest thing new leaders fail to do.<p>A few weeks ago, I was called in by the president of a mid-cap company to do some executive coaching with one of his most promising leaders -- someone who had just been promoted to a big-dog position and …

Leadership

7 Ways to Incent Employees to Feel and Act as Owners

Building accountability into your business culture is a leadership process. It can't be driven by edict, and there is no magic potion.<p>One of the lessons I have learned over the years as a business executive, and now as a mentor to entrepreneurs, is that if you really want employees who …

Mentoring

Millionaire Seth Godin Brilliantly Sums Up 1 Thing Great Leaders Do That Separates Them From Everyone Else

Forget about top employees for a second.<p>Everyone under the sun is crazy about hiring top employees. Well, I'm the same.<p>But let's be real: Even if you try your best to hire only A players, you can't get it right 100 percent of the time -- which means there will be some folks in your team who don't …

Employment

How to Increase Your Influence at Work

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives …

Framing

8 Essential Qualities That Define Great Leadership

Company leaders are facing a crisis. Nearly one-third of employees don’t trust management. In addition to this, employers now have to cater to the needs of the millennial generation. On average, after graduating from college, a millennial will change jobs four times before they are 32. Most of them …

Leadership

This 5-Minute Mistake Can Literally Cut 7 Years From Your Life, According to Science | Inc.com

You may have seen tobacco giant Philip Morris's claim that it wants to top selling cigarettes.<p>If so, they'll be leaving a business that leads a full 15 percent of Americans to engage in a simple, self-destructive habit that literally shaves years off their lives.<p>Science suggests that 60 percent of …

University of London

It's Tough to Hear, But . . . Your Company Doesn't Always Need You

As one CEO acknowledged, "You don't really know the strength of the organization until you've seen what happens when the leader disappears for a while."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s common for startup leaders to feel that they have to do it all. That they have to …

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Golden Globes

This Study of 400,000 People Reveals the 1 Reason Employees Work Harder (and It's Not Pay or Benefits or Culture Decks) | Inc.com

Forget slogans and posters. Forget mission statements. Forget culture decks. A survey of over 400,000 people across the U.S. found that when employees believe promotions are managed effectively, they are more than <b>two</b> times as likely to give extra effort at work -- and to plan for having a long-term …

Employee Engagement

How to Stop 5 Types of Emotional Vampires from Destroying Your Career | Inc.com

Some people consistently make you want to crawl under a rock and hibernate. These people, as psychologist Albert J. Bernstein outlines in <i>Emotional Vampires at Work: Dealing With Bosses and Coworkers Who Drain You Dry</i>, come in five major types. Once you know how to spot them, you can stop them and …

Emotional Intelligence

Why This Type of Intelligence You Probably Haven't Heard of Might Be the Most Important | Inc.com

It used to be that cognitive intelligence was the king of the hill in terms of importance. Then emotional intelligence showed up. But now Cornell University's professor of human development, Robert J. Sternberg, says "successful intelligence" likely matters more than all the other intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence

Physicists Overturn a 100-Year-Old Assumption on How Brains Work

This is how neurons actually fire.<p>The human brain contains a little over 80-odd billion neurons, each joining with other cells to create trillions of …

5 Great Business and Psychology Books from 2017 That Will Give You a Head Start On 2018 | Inc.com

I've read 75 nonfiction books published this year in a wide range of categories from history to business. Most of the books are bestsellers and offer actionable insights into leadership, entrepreneurship and communication. In this article I've chosen five books that contain valuable communication …

North Carolina

17 Books Read by Incredibly Successful People | Inc.com

Whether you're looking for the perfect gift, or need inspiration yourself, these books come highly recommended by executives who thrive on self-improvement.<p>1. <i>The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive</i> by Patrick Lencioni<p>"This was a great book and very easy to read. The one piece of it that …

Peter Thiel

According to a Harvard Psychologist, People Judge You Based on Two Criteria

Judging people is less a conscious choice and more an instinct. No shame, we all do it. But when you're being judged, or you're the one doing the …

Morgan Freeman