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101 Places to Find Freelance Writing Jobs

Freelance writing is no more lucrative than ever but at least it's getting easier to find work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re an expert looking to make some extra cash or are a full-time journalist or blogger, there’s never been a better time to find …

Employment

4 Questions Smart Leaders Always Ask Employees to Improve Their Performance

They're also great for fostering open dialog and developing meaningful work relationships.<p>I've written often on the power of transparency--the backbone of trust--that brings teams together to produce great work. Trust simply cannot happen without it.<p>And if you're in a leadership role, I caution …

Employment

12 Motivational Habits To Make You Successful Happy And Productive

Success doesn’t come easily to everyone; it requires hard work, determination, and persistence. But there’s one more thing that contributes to …

Want to Change Your Employees' Behavior? Just Hack Their Brains | Inc.com

When it comes to influencing employee behavior, there's no need for evil, head-shrinking, black magic.<p>Simple things like getting your employees to put money into a 401(k) program can be accomplished with a simple brain hack. If you make the program opt-in, few employees will utilize it. But make …

Employment

6 Incredibly Important Body Language Cues When You First Meet Someone | Inc.com

I'm just getting back from a tech trade show in Las Vegas where I had to meet dozens of people, some for the first time. Many were contacts who know me only as the person on the receiving end of an email or phone call. Others I've met only a few times. And a few are on a first-name basis; I …

Self-help

Lists You Need to Make for a More Satisfying Life in 2016

I wasn’t always a list-maker. For most of my life I’ve been more of a scraps-of-paper-notes-everywhere-and-5-unfinished-journals-at-a-time type of …

Productivity

5 New Year's Resolutions For Management

We all have areas to improve. My own management shortcomings included (among others) an inclination toward avoiding conflict, plus a tendency to focus on the projects that most interested me rather than, at times, the tough stuff that really needed doing. So my own business resolutions would have …

Leadership

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Time Management

7 Things You Say That Make You Sound Old at Work

Relate better with the young people in your office.<p>As technology takes us on a magic carpet ride into the future, the generation gap is fast becoming a continental divide. I say things that make me feel old every day in the office. Oh, the horror of the blank looks on my team's faces when I mention …

Productivity Apps

How To Force Your Employees To Respect You

Dear Liz,<p>I am not a new supervisor but I’ve just been put in charge of a new team. I was leading my company’s Forecasting team and that was great. Four months ago I was put in charge of our Operations crew of five. We look after order processing and shipping and work closely with our Logistics …

Employment

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23 Body Language Tricks That Make You Instantly Likeable

You send people signals all day, without paying attention to them. The way you move your eyes, the way you shake a hand and so on. There are things …

Why Millennials Don't Want To Work For You

Millennials will represent 40% of the total workforce by 2020. Like it or not, they are critical to the success and sustainability of your business. If they don’t want to work for you, your organization will die.<p>If you want to attract and retain the best talent, you need to face reality and start …

Employee Engagement

The 10 Most Important Things to Prioritize if You Want to Be Successful | Inc.com

Business cares about enterprise.<p>Leadership cares about people.<p>Entrepreneurship cares about flexibility.<p>Creativity cares about innovation.<p>What you care about defines who you are.<p>When you care, you want to do your very best--and that commitment and energy are a powerful force.<p>If you want to be …

Self-improvement

From Surviving to Thriving: 4 Ways to Overcome the Mental Toll of Startup Life | Inc.com

<i>Andrew Thomas is co-founder of SkyBell Video Doorbell, a smart home security company that is making homes and neighborhoods safer with a video doorbell that lets users answer their door from a smartphone. SkyBell has raised millions in funding to date, was named a 2014 CES Innovations Award</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Your Best Employee Is Your Weakest Link

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The last time I used my go-to, standard illustration about the need for documentation and cross training I was doing a series of custom workshops for a medical management team.<p>“What if, heaven forbid,” I asked them, “one of you got hit by …

Time I

The 7 Biggest Career and Life Mistakes You Can Make in Your 30s | Inc.com

Your 30s are typically a time for settling down after using your 20s to take risks and find yourself.<p>Many 30-somethings are busy rising through their work hierarchy, developing a serious romantic relationship, and possibly raising a family.<p>Those who have already been through that decade say that as …

Self-improvement

19 hard things you need to do to be successful

You have to do the hard things.<p>The things that no one else is doing.<p>The things that scare you.<p>The things that make you wonder how much longer you can hold on.<p>Those are the things that define you.<p>Those are the things that make the difference between living a life of mediocrity or outrageous</b> …

Self-improvement

Here's How To Actually Study For All Your Finals

It's OK, you can put off studying a little longer to read this.<p>But let's skip the introduction. You're here for tips. Here they are.

25 Best Foods to Eat for Muscle Definition

If you want to look fit and toned, your kitchen game has to be as strong as your game in the gym.<p>Pumping iron is important for muscle growth, but so …

10 Leaders Share the Best Advice They Ever Received | Inc.com

What's the best advice you ever received? Sometimes, it takes just a small tidbit to motivate you or help you see a clear path to success. These leaders have shared the best advice that helped them through a tough period or to jumpstart their careers.<p>1. Don't lose sight.<p>"'People who used to run car …

Leadership

44 Things People Say When They Are Stuck | Inc.com

Change doesn't happen by magic but as a result of taking action. If you want to move ahead in your business, if you want to excel in your leadership, if you want to create a successful start-up, you need to make it happen.<p>Some of the greatest obstacles you may face lie within yourself. Think of the …

Motivation

3 Ways to Deal With Your Insecurity as a New Leader | Inc.com

When you become a leader for the first time, you're naturally going to worry about the shoes you're about to fill.<p>In his study of newly transitioned leaders, 69 percent felt unprepared for their new roles, Ron Carucci, co-founder of leadership training firm Navalent, writes in <i>Harvard Business …

Leadership