Your calendar is your shield and sword in the trenches of working life. You can use it to guard yourself from other people’s priorities and to cut through your rapidly expanding To Do list. All you need
As a leader, one of the most critical skills you need to develop is the ability to adapt your communication style based on situational needs. When you’re able to use the right communication tools, you’re
In the last 18 months, my company has changed its name from the Unreasonable Institute to Uncharted, changed its business model, lost two-thirds of its management team, and nearly ran out of money. I CEO
Let your closest family and co-workers know about what you're hoping to achieve. They can be your hidden motivation. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. For making progress your
Brad was leading a difficult turnaround of his company and had decided to fire his head of sales, who was a nice guy but wasn’t performing. Three months later, he still hadn’t fired him. I asked him why.
American K-12 schools don't teach entrepreneurial skills, leaving kids ill-prepared for the future. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. "If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge
• Each individual can introduce his or her concerns, one at a time, while you write them down. The other members of the group must refrain from discussion, critique, or disagreement and wait their turns.
Trying to fight inevitable change will only make that change more excruciating when it's forced upon you. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Elon Musk has a reputation for trails.
When I speak to large groups about leadership, one question I often ask is, “How many of you have ever received a compliment from your boss that actually offended you?” Without exception, more than two-thirds
Tina Hay doesn't think in numbers. In 2002, enrolled in a finance class while pursuing her MBA from Harvard Business School, she realized that her classmates who came from the world of banking and consulting
Culture can be a hard thing to create, influence and sometimes even identify. As it encompasses shared assumptions, values, behaviors and interactions that make your organization unique, it’s a lot to
Here’s where to start if you want to build your following and raise your status on the business social media platform. Jim Keenan says he’s probably on LinkedIn more than he should be—at least a few times
Nancy started her day feeling prepared to brief her executive team on a high-stakes project she had been working on for the past two months. She had rehearsed her slide deck repeatedly, to the point where
People don’t quit a job, the saying goes — they quit a boss. We’ve heard it so many times that when we started tracking why employees leave Facebook, all bets were on managers. But our engagement survey
Having a great boss is a potentially life-changing gift. On the other hand, many of us know firsthand that having a bad boss can cause a lot of drama, headaches, and stress. While it’s easy to love the
A recent international study surveyed more than 500 business leaders and asked them what sets great employees apart. The researchers wanted to know why some people are more successful than others at work,
When Apple CEO Steve Jobs approached AT&T about partnering on a new kind of mobile phone — a touchscreen computer that would fit in your pocket — Apple had no expertise in the mobile market. Yet AT&T quickly
While having a mentor can make a significant difference in your career, being one can also be a valuable experience—that comes with a lot of responsibility. A great mentor doesn’t just provide guidance
There comes a point in your career, and life, when you decide which type of leader you want to be. You can be a great leader, using your role to empower other people and create an organization that people
When Marc Benioff founded the tech juggernaut Salesforce in 1999, he introduced some unconventional business practices he felt would be crucial for CEOs in the 21st century. Benioff wasn't just acting
As Eckhart Tolle said, “Only the truth of who you are, if realized, will set you free.” Authenticity is a favorite buzzword of the 21st century, yet it is one of the most commonly misunderstood. As youths,
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