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19 Small Things That Will Make You Wildly Successful

Even the small things you do make a difference. Pick out a few of these and start today to make them a habit.<p>I have had the privilege of working with top leaders in all kinds of businesses. And I have found a definite pattern: their success is primarily the result of small actions repeated over and …

Self-improvement

10 Motivational Books You Must Read To Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

Leadership skills aren’t learnt in a day; it takes time and experience to understand and develop those skills and project them in your professional …

The Top 4 Biggest Sources of Workplace Stress

In January, CareerCast.com surveyed 834 site visitors about the most stressful parts of their jobs. Here's what they said.<p>What's the most stressful aspect of your job?<p>In January, CareerCast.com, a job search portal based in Carlsbad, Calif., asked 834 site visitors that very question. The top four …

The Workplace

7 Extremely Successful People Reveal What They Learned From Failing

Don't be afraid to fail. Even the most accomplished have fallen. The key is making sure you learn your lesson and grow.<p>Before I wrote my first book, I went to half a dozen writers conferences trying to learn how to "land the book deal." Most of the advice was pretty generic, save for one person's. …

Success

6 Little-Known Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>The world of entrepreneurship is surprising. Once you enter it, you either love it or hate it. …

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

6 Tips To Reduce Distractions

Work these days is no longer limited at the office. More and more people are choosing home-based jobs that pay just as well, if not more. As the …

The One Question You Should Be Asking Yourself at Work

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

The 18 Best Analytics Tools Every Business Manager Should Know

The goal of any business analytic tool is to analyze data and extract actionable and commercially relevant information that you can use to increase results or performance. But with so many tools available it can be difficult to know what to use and when.<p>I thought it might be useful to look at some …

Data Science

3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Build Their Personal Brand

<i>As the founder and CEO of OneIMS and Clickx, Solomon Thimothy has built his career around his passion for helping other businesses grow an online presence and thrive in the digital world. Solomon works with clients big and small to develop uniquely customized and</i> highly-effective <i>marketing</i> …

Never Do This on Your First Day of Work

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

The Secret To Learning New Skills Twice As Fast

The key is not only lots of practice–but lots of varied types of practice.<p>Learning a new skill doesn’t depend so much on how much practice you do, but how you practice. The key is to subtly vary your training with changes that keep your brain learning. By changing up your routine, new research …

The Brain

Are You a Leader, or Just Pretending to Be One?

We’ve rarely needed leaders more — but wanted the leaders we have less.<p>It’s as if we’ve forgotten what leadership really is, and confused it with what it isn’t.<p>What’s not leadership? For one thing, performing. Leadership is not making the right faces, memorizing the right lines, pumping your fist …

Leadership

10 Signs That Your Boss Is a Manager vs. a Leader

Are you frustrated with your boss's inability to lead you? Well put that frustration on pause because your boss may be a manager and not necessarily a leader.<p>Yes, there is a huge difference and understanding some of those nuances allows you to set the right expectations as it relates to your …

The Importance of Branding – The Chosen Design – Medium

<b>The Importance of Branding</b><p>Your company logo and branding are vital for your business.<b><br>They are the first thing that potential clients will notice</b> …

Marketing

LinkedIn reveals the top skills Canadian employers are looking for

Looking for a new job in 2016?<p>You might want to top up your statistical analysis and data mining skills, a new analysis suggests.<p>According to data …

Employment

The Huge Downside to Building Your Startup in 'Stealth' Mode

Being secretive about your upcoming product or technology may cost you in the long run. Here's why.<p>Working in "stealth mode" could be crushing your ability to innovate.<p>While it's important to protect product designs and other intellectual property to avoid having your ideas stolen by copycats, some …

Intellectual Property

How to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence and Be A Better Leader

<b>We get promoted because of our IQ and we get fired because of our lack of EQ.</b><p>I remember when I was first promoted to a leadership position, I was so proud, and yet I was so unprepared too.<p>It was my technical skills that had gotten me the job, not my leadership skills, as these had barely had the …

Why The Shape Of A Company’s Logo Matters

Welcome to a world in which curves are a good thing.<p>Think about the iconic brand names you know: Apple, Target, McDonald’s, Gap. What images come to mind? For many of us, probably their logos. That’s because whether it’s an apple or big golden arches, a logo is crucial to a company’s identity. Now, …

This Body Language Makes You Look Like a Leader

It’s important to balance the appearance of power and warmth.<p>Via The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help–or Hurt–How You Lead:<p><b>When</b> …

Body Language

7 Steps For Writing A Startup Business Plan Template

,Writing a <b>startup business plan</b> is considered as the most important part of every startup business. If you’re interested in launching a new startup …

This Volkswagen trailer dragging a car in reverse is freaking people out

Volkswagen is promoting its semi-autonomous Trailer Assist system with a pretty crazy stunt.<p>The Norwegian arm of the German automaker cut a small car …

Automotive Industry

4 Little-Known Branding Strategies You're Probably Not Using

Branding is an underused and underappreciated marketing technique. Everyone is familiar with branding, of course, i.e., brand identity. But few marketers are proactively extending their branding efforts to produce more effective marketing.<p>The conventional definition of branding is:<p>"The marketing …

Entrepreneurs Grow at Warp Speed – Part 1

One reason I started my own business in my early 20s is that I believed it would help me grow faster as a human being. I figured I’d learn more …

15 ways to stay focused all day, according to scientists

We've all had days where we can't seem to focus, asking that question too many times to count. For some of us, those days are more common than we'd like.<p>Whether it's fatigue, distractions, lack of motivation, or something else entirely, our inability to focus digs a hole in our productivity and, …

What Is the Cost of a Bad PowerPoint Presentation? Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on November 8, 2015<p><b>What is the cost of a bad PowerPoint presentation?</b><p>What is the cost of a bad PowerPoint presentation? How much money is lost …

The 7 Conferences Data Scientists Shouldn’t Miss

Data science is one of today’s fastest growing and most volatile professions, and there’s no better way to stay up-to-date on the latest findings …