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The 12 Signs: How to know when you’re slowly but surely becoming a bad manager

No one sets out to become a bad boss. Yet, slowly but surely, it’s easy to become the bad manager we all dread.<p>Times are stressful. You’re trying to …

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

What Is The Perfect Marketing Strategy For Your Business? Part 6 – Social Proof

Once again, we’re digging deeper into our perfect marketing strategy for your business. This post is about social proof. What I’m really talking …

10 important life lessons we are often taught too late

Life is a continuous learning experience. Throughout our lives we keep rising and falling, picking up important lessons along the way. Some of these …

Empathy Mapping: A Guide to Getting Inside a User’s Head

<i>“Well, as a user, I wouldn’t do that.”<br>“Our users aren’t going to worry about that.”<br>“It’s my project. I know what users think.”</i>We’ve all heard …

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Customers

Infographic: What belongs in your branding style guide

If you have market competition, you have to identify what makes your organization special.An important part of differentiating your products is …

Faceted Classification

UX Design: How to Use Animations in Mobile Apps

In UX design, app animations present the area for endless creative search as well as one of the objects for hot debates. In today’s article, we are …

5 Questions Truly Exceptional Bosses Ask Their Employees

Why performance evaluations suck.<p>Performance reviews suck. Why?<p>Well, doing these reviews is like trying to drive forward, while keeping your eyes trained on your rear view mirror. You won't get anywhere. And you might just get into accidents!<p>Here's what I mean: you're hoping that your employees …

The Secret To Superior Customer Experience

It’s no surprise that greater employee engagement leads to better customer experience (CX). It makes intuitive sense and data proves the point. The Temkin Group, for example, has reported that companies with stronger financial performances and better CX have employees who are considerably more …

Using Color Psychology for Better Website Results

Perception is everything. Part of that is influenced by behavior, plus our emotion. Significant studies have shown that color effects not just what …

How to Celebrate Success at Work

Consciously, you know that you need to celebrate success at work and in your personal life, too. Celebration breeds more success and adds to the …

Visualize and It Will Materialize

CommentsView the discussion thread. Visualization is a common sense success strategy that can keep you motivated and focused to achieve your goals …

7 surprising books that will make your life better

I read a lot of books. I reference at least one book a week in these blog posts but I have to read a lot more than that — usually 4 to 5 times as …

Why is Reputation Management Key to Digital Marketing ?

While sharing content or commenting on other people's posts, it is important to maintain a professional and positive profile<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Reputation management is a key …

Science Says Kids Who Become Great Leaders Have Parents Who Teach Them 8 Things

Have you taught your kids to be more persuasive? You should, because that will make them more successful.<p>All the extremely successful people I know -- and all the great leaders I know -- are exceptionally good at persuading other people to follow them.<p>(Maybe that's why Mark Cuban says knowing how …

Google Just Revealed Its 5 HR Secrets for Identifying and Developing Great Managers

For starters, it's a mistake to think that a high-performing employee should be promoted to management.<p>In a recent podcast at Google's Re:work, Sarah Calderon, a manager at Google who oversees Google's Manager Development curriculum, revealed some nifty secrets about how they train and develop …

Yes, There Are Rules to Leadership Excellence. Here's the Short List

While outstanding leadership ability is defined by standards unique to each individual, there are guidelines. Here's the short list.<p>A couple of years ago I wrote this list of 51 rules to leadership excellence. Yet today, I receive the occasional email from readers wishing to express their …

How to Groom Next Gen Employees to Be Great Leaders

<i>By Marcus Nicolls, Senior Partner and By Mattson Newell (@MattsonNewell), Director at Partners In Leadership.</i><p>Millennials will make up over 50% of the American workforce by 2020. Individuals born between the mid-80s and early 2000s, this generation is already moving into professional leadership …

Employee Engagement

9 Easy Ways to Show Your Employees You Value Them

A great employee is like a four leaf clover, hard to find and lucky to have.<p>Employees who feel appreciated feel valued.<p>And when people feel valued, they're more likely to go above and beyond for the organization. They're quicker to hold themselves accountable for their part of a project. Most …

Doing These 9 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what's universally true is the …

'Strategy Made Personal': the Advice This CEO Offers America's Top Business Minds

Whether you're an entrepreneur building your first team or a small business owner, you need to know how to lead. Here are three essential tips.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Fourteen billion dollars.</i> That's how much U.S. companies spend annually on leadership …

Leadership

Gestalt Theory for Efficient UX: Principle of Similarity.

Many designers can boast of having creative intuition and a sharp eye: they add as much passion and feeling into the layout of the future website or …

UI Design

5 Things New Managers Should Focus on First

One of the most exciting — and frightening — career transitions comes when you face the prospect of a management role for the first time. Over my career of building businesses, advising CEOs, and, most recent, exploring the philosophies and beliefs of 100 of the world’s most respected leaders for …

8 Customer Service Quotes That Will Transform the Way You Run Your Business

Customer service isn't just what your business does after the sale in the form of addressing a support call or doing an exchange or issuing a refund, …

8 Psychological Insights Into the Brain That Will Improve Your Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The better you understand the human mind, the better you’ll be able to persuade customers to convert. And, if you think about it, marketing is really about applied psychology.<p>What this means is that buyers act in certain ways because …

The Top 5 Reasons Why Your Customers Don't Trust the System And How It's Costing You Money

Companies have misbehaved so much in the past that customers do not trust “the system.” Many customers believe the company does not have their best interest at heart. This is a result of decades of understaffed and under-resourced customer service operations. Often the “system” is the excuse given …

Why do most start-ups fail to successfully scale up? Five reasons where founders are going wrong

<b>By K Yatish Rajawat</b><p>The only goal every start-up has is to successfully scale and disrupt or own an industry. The biggest reason that bulk of them …

4 Steps to Build Your New Business Empire

Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, Michael Dell are household names to most entrepreneurs and consumers, and like you, they had to start somewhere. These empire builders had common traits that made them successful. They knew how to create …

Entrepreneurship

Introducing The 'Corpsumer': Why Companies Need To Care About This 33% of Americans

In recent research, MWWPR identified a significant segment of the population that may force companies to rethink how they build brands and their relationships with consumers. This new segment, coined “CorpSumer,” comprises one in three Americans. They are unique in that they have a demonstrated …