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50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should | Inc.com

With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these commitments are shelved or forgotten altogether soon after we ring in that very same New Year.<p><i>"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into</i> …

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10 Things You Need If Coffee Runs Through Your Veins

When I first wake up, I’m a bleary-eyed coffee Hulk who hates everyone and everything. Don’t talk to me before my coffee. Don’t look at me before …

How to Lead Versus Manage, to Improve Your Team's Success

To engage workers, step back from the day to day and focus on proactive, inspiring leadership rather than reactive, putting-out-fires management.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book</i> …

100 Photography Tips by Eric Kim

Don’t compare your photos to anybody else (but yourself)<p>When in doubt, take a step closer.<p>Shoot from the gut in the streets; edit with your brain at …

9 Things Good Leaders Never Do When Running a Meeting | Inc.com

Successful leaders know that meetings, while important, are also incredibly expensive.<p>The next time you're in a meeting, mentally add up the hourly rates of everyone in the room.<p>Then factor in the opportunity cost for what every person could be achieving instead of sitting and listening to Stewart …

Management

7 Ways Top Leaders Develop Grit in Their Team | Inc.com

Employees with grit are more determined and motivated. Leaders can intentionally choose to develop grit in their team to achieve greater long term success.<p>One of my first employees was brilliant. His resume was sparkling, and he interviewed like a champ. Months later when I put him on a tough …

Self-improvement

25 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

Whether you want to launch an empire or become the best in your field, who better to consult than those who have achieved the peak of professional …

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22 business-etiquette rules every professional should know

In "The Essentials of Business Etiquette," Barbara Pachter writes about the things people need to know in order to conduct and present themselves appropriately in professional social settings.<p>Here are some of her most important points:<p>1. Stand when you're being introduced to someone<p>"Standing helps …

This publisher will help you turn your iPhone photos into a fine art book

Publisher Pierre Le Govic turned his mission into the company name. Out of the Phone seeks to liberate the beautiful photographs being made today by smartphones.<p>His Paris publishing house has produced coffee table-worthy books of some of the best photographers documenting the world with their …

5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

7 Unmistakable Signs You've Discovered a True Mentor | Inc.com

We all get advice from time to time from the people we know: Colleagues, friends, relatives. (Even our children like to weigh in on what we should or shouldn't do.)<p>But how do we know when we've found a mentor?<p>Mentors are those special individuals who care about you enough to share their wisdom and …

I tried personalized shampoo made specifically for my hair, and now I'm obsessed

My hair has been through a lot in the last ten years. We’re talking bleach, dyes, heat damage, more bleach — I’m basically a poster child for a Hair …

9 Things You Do in the Morning That Can Hurt Your Productivity

The first few minutes of your workday are critical to your productivity for the next eight hours.<p>If you show up late to the office or get sucked into …

23 Things These Successful Executives Do Every Day, No Matter What

Getting ahead in life and work is all about doing the right things, day in and day out.<p>The high achievers in your life likely didn't get where they are by lucky accident. Among other things, success usually involves hard work, perseverance as well as a supportive and loving network of friends and …

10 Qualities That People With High Emotional Intelligence Have

What is that one quality which makes some people more successful than others? Could it be simple intelligence? Maybe. However, that doesn’t seem to …

Great Escape: 9 Luxurious, Remote Hotels Around the World

When you think of the world’s most luxurious hotels, your mind probably drifts to a meticulously appointed French suite with views of the Eiffel Tower, or a pristine, rooftop penthouse overlooking the streets of Manhattan—a jewel box in the middle of it all. And while either stay would be quite …

11 Powerful Ways to Create an Instant Connection With Anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that connecting with people is an innate skill that belongs only to the lucky few.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few. It's easy to fall …

Why The Best Leaders Delegate?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Being a leader is tough. Whether you're a CEO of a big company, trying to run a small business, or even in charge at a volunteer or non-profit …

10 Must-Read Books That Will Make You Ridiculously Productive

Ahhh, productivity. The revered topic in both the business and personal world. It seems we’re all looking for a magic bullet to help us get more done …

Self-improvement

20 Little Habits That Will Help You Live A Better Life

As Aristotle famously said, we are what we do repeatedly. Success and happiness are largely the results of practicing good habits.<p>The most important habits are keystone habits; habits which have positive cascading effects throughout your life. Here are 20 of the most effective, valuable keystone …

2 Interview Questions To Test If Job Candidates Have Emotional Intelligence

Forty-six percent of new employees will fail within 18 months of hire. Eighty-nine percent of the time it’s for attitude, and low emotional intelligence ranks second in why they fail.<p>People low in emotional intelligence don’t understand or know how to manage their own emotions. And they don’t know …

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5 Proven Ways to Be More Productive

Want to know how to be productive? Create goals, make a plan and execute. We all know this is a good idea… and it never, ever seems to work.<p>It’s like …

5 'Soft' Skills You Need to Succeed in Business | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>When it comes to to succeeding in the workplace, a college degree isn't necessarily enough. Nor is years of experience on the job.<p>That's because the most in-demand skills that employers …

Emotional Intelligence

24 Executives Share the Daily Habits That Keep Them on Top

The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 successful executives who credit simple daily habits for helping them …

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12 Lessons You Either Learn or Regret It Forever | Inc.com

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that's switching careers, going back to school, or walking away from a j-o-b to start your own business, it takes a lot of guts.<p>But guts will only get you so far. Once you build up the nerve and make the leap, …

Self-improvement

19 Simple Ways to Stay Motivated That Actually Work | Inc.com

In today's competitive work environment, our greatest untapped resource may be our own motivation.<p>But what happens when you can't find your motivation or you can't stay motivated long enough to finish a project or even keep up with daily tasks? You need find your motivation--but where?<p>You find it …

10 Timeless Habits That Will Change Your Life Right Now

Use these as a template for living an awesome life. The first step is to get intentional about one of them. Then the rest will follow.<p>I've had many low points in life, the lowest stemming from a divorce that led to months of recovery from depression and anxiety.<p>It was also the best thing that ever …

LinkedIn's HR chief says the best managers exhibit these 7 behaviors

Microsoft may have recently announced that it is acquiring the professional social network LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, but LinkedIn will continue operating independently.<p>Its management culture has been shaped by its founder and chairman Reid Hoffman, its CEO Jeff Weiner, and its head of HR, SVP of …

How to Increase Employee Performance Without Giving a Raise

Never mind pay raises, bonuses, and perks. Emotional currency is the new motivator.<p>If you want to increase employee satisfaction on the people that matter most to you, stop attaching their happiness to pay raises. Start thinking about "emotional currency" and how you've led your people along the …

What We Think Leaders Should Look Like (And Why It Matters)

One would like to think that leadership is a largely meritocratic endeavor, and that our leaders are chosen and followed based upon their abilities and characteristics rather than anything as shallow as how they look.<p>Alas, a number of studies suggest that isn’t really the case, and how we look has …

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