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Good Leaders Know When To Hug And When To Kick

I’ve long held the belief that authenticity is the key to successful leadership. Authenticity requires taking the time to reflect on your personal weaknesses. Everyone has different faults that influence their decisions and behaviors. One of my big weaknesses as a leader is that I tend to be too …

Loneliness

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5 Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For

Have you ever noticed that when you ask someone in your company, “How are you?” they are more likely to answer “Busy!” than “Very well, thank you”? That is because the norm in most companies is that you are supposed to be very busy – or otherwise at least pretend to be – because otherwise you can’t …

A self-made millionaire says these are the 4 things you should do once you achieve success

But what happens once we reach it?<p>Most people don't think that far ahead, says Paul Scolardi, a self-made millionaire who has figured out how to continue thriving after achieving success.<p>Scolardi, who spent nearly two decades in corporate finance as a Certified Public Accountant, has been investing …

Self-improvement

The one thing every CEO lies about

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

5 things the most successful executives never do

But some behaviors will never result in success, no matter how many times you repeat them.<p>Here are five things you should never do if you want to be an effective executive today.<p>We've all shaken our heads at CEOs who fail to confront a problem and stick their heads in the sand. But equally bad is …

Leadership

Jonathan Cahn: ‘End of Christian America’ is here

Jonathan Cahn, the Bible teacher and author who started warning nine years ago that America was facing the judgment of God if it did not reject …

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner describes 3 qualities that make a great leader

Weiner's leadership style has earned him the trust of founder and chairman Reid Hoffman, his team, and LinkedIn investors. Glassdoor named him the highest-rated CEO of 2014.<p>Earlier this year, Weiner spoke at the Wisdom 2.0 conference in San Francisco, where he explained how he understands his role …

Team Building

India's Real Poverty Wages: At $1.66 An Hour There's No Such Poverty In America

One of the things that it is really terribly difficult to get over to an American audience is the simple fact that there’s no real poverty in the United States at all. There is most certainly relative poverty, what we might and probably should call inequality, but of the real, absolute poverty …

Economics

Leading People When They Know More than You Do

If you’re a manager in a knowledge-driven industry, chances are you’re an expert in the area you manage. Try to imagine a leader without this expertise doing your job. You’ll probably conclude it couldn’t be done. But as your career advances, at some point you will be promoted into a job which …

5 Ways to Become More Self-Aware

You can’t be a good leader without self-awareness.<p>It lies at the root of strong character, giving us the ability to lead with a sense of purpose, authenticity, openness, and trust. It explains our successes and our failures. And by giving us a better understanding of who we are, self-awareness lets …

5 Leadership Habits for People Who Hate Following Leadership Advice

A unique leadership style is fine. But these habits work in every company.<p>No one leads quite like you. You have developed a few habits that have worked for your eclectic mix of employees and product segment. You have a unique leadership style.<p>Good for you! Not every leadership tactic works for …

Leadership

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Top 6 Qualities Of Great Leaders - #infographic

The key to influence is leadership, and learning from the worlds best is key to understanding what makes a good leader.<p>Some would argue a leader …

Don’t Obsess Over Getting Everything Done Before a Vacation

Like most people, I find the week before a vacation to be something of a nightmare, as I attempt to clear the decks before I go. One the face of it this seems like a good idea – get your work done (and ideally the work you would have done during the time you’ll be on vacation), and you can go off …

5 Quick Tips for Getting High-Quality LinkedIn Recommendations [+ Email Template]

Discover tips on how to gain a competitive advantage by earning personalized, persuasive LinkedIn recommendations.

Selling

Earthquake Pushed 1 million Nepalis Below Poverty Line: Report

<b>Kathmandu:</b> A national crisis caused by the April 25 earthquake and its aftermath has pushed an estimated one million people below poverty line, a …

How to Build a Meaningful Career

Everyone aspires to have purpose or meaning in their career but how do you actually do that? What practical steps can you take today or this month to make sure you’re not just toiling away at your desk but you’re doing something you genuinely care about?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Unfortunately, most of …

A CEO's Perspective On The Skill Gap Between C-Level Leaders And Newly Minted MBA Graduates

I recently sat through a Data Science class that Casey Lichtendahl (Darden School of Business, University of Virginia) was teaching to second year MBA students when I found myself reflecting on the skill gap that exists today. The gap I’m talking about is between the newly educated and those …

Education

Bible Proof The Rapture Theory Is False - Religion - Nigeria

<b>soe</b>:<br>who cares.?<p><b>ihatebuhari</b>:<br>God punish u op and all unbelieve heart here<p>May you people die and perish in hell before this year end.<p>Nothing u can do to …

5 Steps For Maximizing LinkedIn's Blogging Feature For Personal Branding

When LinkedIn added a blogging platform (a.k.a. long-form posting) as a way to keep members coming back – they changed the mindset of those who only visit LinkedIn when something major happens in their professional lives. Influencers, who were selected by LinkedIn, published thousands of posts that …

Marketing

Why money is suddenly leaving the emerging markets

Investors pulled $9.3 billion from emerging-market funds — the most since the financial crisis of 2008.<p>It feels a little like 2013, when the Federal Reserve warned it would end its quantitative easing bond-buying program, and emerging markets suffered a massive outflow of funds back into US bonds …

Markets

8 Things Success-Oriented People Practice

Each of you can probably name an "overnight" success story, but most successful people spend countless hours nurturing and caring for their beloved projects. Many people assume that successful people have things handed to them or that it comes with little effort. However, what is not always obvious …

How To Be A Bad Leader

I am the best bad leader in the world. Not only do I know everything about how to fail as a leader but I also have spent large amounts of time with …

Sergey Brin

24 LinkedIn rules you might be breaking

Back in the day, etiquette rules were fairly simple. Always send a thank-you card. Don’t put your elbows on the table. Hold the door open for other people.<p>However, social networks have made matters <i>much</i> more complicated, and Emily Post isn’t much help when it comes to online etiquette. That’s why …

Employment

Leaders in Transition: A Precarious Place

Adam was anxious about a pivotal strategic decision. "Why does my gut tell me that I should go in the opposite direction of what my most trusted Board member advises? This adviser has been a mega-successful, serial entrepreneur and insists on this direction. Even the data backs him up. Still, it …