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6 Things You Don’t Realize You Should Negotiate At Work

Think bigger than vacation days and maternity leave: When the basics are covered in negotiations, you might want to ask for these perks instead.<p>You already know the basics: Salary? You better be negotiating. Vacation? Also on the table. In fact, here are five things beyond your paycheck you can …


Dilbert Creator Scott Adams On Why Big Goals Are For Losers

The famous cartoonist has many failed businesses under his belt. Here he shares why he thinks passion is B.S., big goals are a setup for failure, and the “systems approach” is the only way to success.<p>Famous cartoonist Scott Adams recently launched his newest business (this is something like his …


How To Negotiate Even If You Really, Really Hate It

A lot of people hate it, but negotiation is critical to getting what you want. Here are four tips to make it (slightly) less painful.<p>If the thought of negotiating makes you weak in the knees (not in a good way), take note: It doesn’t need to hurt. In fact, there are several ways to make negotiation …


5 Emotional Intelligence Tips We Can Learn From One Of America’s Wisest Leaders

Sure, Abraham Lincoln was a great leader. But what can the 16th president teach us about emotional intelligence? A whole lot it turns out.<p>When asked to rank American Presidents, scholars consistently have ranked Abraham Lincoln amongst the top three, and when ranked on leadership, he is usually …


14 Tactics for Reading People's Body Language | Inc.com

Whether someone's lying to you, hitting on you, or bossing you around, you can read their intent and emotional state in their body language--if you know what to pay attention to.<p>According to UCLA professor Albert Mehrabian, 55 percent of what you convey comes from body language, 38 percent from the …

Body Language

7 Jeff Bezos Quotes That Outline the Secret to Success | Inc.com

No one can accuse Jeff Bezos of thinking small or falling prey to convention. The man who dared to build the everything store, has a famously idiosyncratic approach to business.<p>From the big things like largely ignoring profits (and mostly getting away with it) to small ones like starting meetings …

Wall Street

What Leadership Is Not | Inc.com

In previous extracts, we first redefined what leadership is, in order to demystify it, and took a fresh look at where leadership occurs.<p>Finally in this first chapter*, it's important for us to get out of the way some of the more dangerous myths about what's involved in being a leader.<p>Dangerous?<p>I …


Do These 3 Things and Be a Better Leader | Inc.com

The best leaders can lead from anywhere--the top, bottom, or middle. It may be counterintuitive, but any leader who doesn't dig in and get their hands dirty won't last long.<p>In the Navy SEAL teams, this philosophy is ingrained in each candidate from Day One of training, but especially for the …

Team Building

3 Tips for More Productive Meetings | Inc.com

In my class at the University of Chicago, I teach aspiring entrepreneurs and others how to sell. You have to get selling right, or the company can't survive. Other business skills may be less imperative but still make a big difference in how efficient, productive, and satisfied you and your team …

Time Management
Text Messaging

How to Get Your First 1,000 Customers: 11 Tips | Inc.com

Attracting a strong and loyal customer base is a matter of life or death for your e-commerce company. Ideally, adoption will snowball, and your startup's future will be bright and profitable. But how to make it happen?<p>Take some advice from Mitch Wainer, CMO of DigitalOcean, a cloud hosting site for …

Business Development

5 Rules for Super-Productive Employees | Inc.com

Everyone knows the U.S Postal Service is on its last legs--but it isn't because of the advent of the Internet or because its competitors have better prices. Ask any of the 30 people waiting in line on a Saturday morning to retrieve a package, and although their complaints may vary from "My carrier …


15 Ways to Find More Time to Think | Inc.com

One of the smartest entrepreneurs I know, a man who is generally positive and upbeat, was complaining.<p>He had just offered one of his senior people a substantial promotion--and raise--but it would mean the employee would have to move to the other side of the country, uprooting his wife and their …

Voice Mail
Al Gore
Business Administration

Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts

Who makes the list? More important, whom should you be listening to?<p>Ultimately, people are a product of their influences.<p>Even truly groundbreaking business thinkers use the ideas, the perspectives, and the advice of others as the basis for their own thoughts and actions.<p>So, who are the most popular …

Bill Gates

Researching What the Competition Is Doing Right: A 6-Point Checklist | Inc.com

It is Business 101: You have to study the competition.<p>When most people hear that, they instantly jump to analyzing the competition to see what it is doing wrong, and what business opportunities it is missing.<p>And that is, indeed, an extremely important thing to do.<p>Finding places that competitors may …

Human Resources

5 Things Small Businesses Should Do Better With Data | Inc.com

Imagine you're waiting at the checkout in a store. The customers in front of you represent a lot of things: sales, maybe a mild annoyance for you if the line is long, and finally, a heck of a lot of information.<p>That last piece of the puzzle--customer data--can be the most important, but it's also …

Rhode Island
Time Management

6 Tips for Leading People As If Their Lives Depend on You | Inc.com

I've had the distinct pleasure of learning how to ice, rock, and alpine climb from one of our country's best-known and most highly respected mountain guides, Art Mooney. I've climbed with Art for seven years, and successfully reached peaks from Nevada to Maine.<p>As I learned more and more from Art, …


Business Secrets: What Truly Great Bosses Believe | Inc.com

<i>My new book, Business Without the Bullsh*t: 49 Secrets and Shortcuts You Need to Know, is being published this week, so my posts are condensed excerpts from it.</i><p>The most successful bosses--and the ones employees respect and follow most easily, and who are most likely to be promoted--tend to share …