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Introvert Or Extrovert, Successful Entrepreneurs Share These 5 Traits

No matter how their personalities appear to others, entrepreneurs all possess a few key, inner characteristics.<p>While clear-cut introverts and extroverts may be few and far between–with most people falling somewhere on the “ambiversion” spectrum–there <i>is</i> such a thing as an “entrepreneurial …

How Emotionally Intelligent People Run Meetings

Make meetings work for you with these two tactics.<p>For many founders, meetings are the ultimate time-waster. More than ever, meetings are being forced down people's throats. It's OK. You can say it: They're a royal pain.<p>Personal gripes aside, research has shown that meetings have increased in both …

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6 Ways to Ensure a Productive Remote Team

A remote team can deliver many benefits for the employee and the employer.<p><i>By Isaac Kohen, founder and CEO of Teramind.</i><p>If you’re still weighing the benefits of a remote team, let’s get a few statistics out of the way. For employers, the cost savings and other benefits are clear. You save $10,000 on …

In the Company of Givers and Takers

Every day, employees make decisions about whether to act like <i>givers</i> or like <i>takers</i>. When they act like givers, they contribute to others without seeking anything in return. They might offer assistance, share knowledge, or make valuable introductions. When they act like takers, they try to get other …

The 7 Qualities of People Who Are Highly Respected

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Respect is something not automatically given. It must be earned. When you’re in a leadership position, it is imperative that the people with whom you work respect you. They might respect your work habits, your intelligence, or your …

3 Daily Habits That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

It's not the big things that take out most leaders and creative pros, it's the little ones. Over time, they forget to do the small things that position them to bring their best effort to the table every day. While everything might look fine to those around them, the decay has already begun and they …

Creativity

The 9-to-5 Workweek Is Dead. Here's What's Next | Inc.com

Your mind could have drifted thousands of miles away, but as long as your body showed up to work at Dallas-based tax firm Ryan, that was all that mattered. "We literally ranked people by hours," says Delta Emerson, president of Ryan's global shared services. "Even if someone worked 24 hours the day …

Human Resources

Why 'Modern' Work Culture Makes People So Miserable

Dan Lyons’ account of his time at the software company HubSpot describes a workplace in which employees are disposable, “treated as if they are …

Five Strategies To Drive Your Career Success In 2018

Imagine getting up every day feeling stalled in your career. You greet the world with your best smile and “can do” personality, and you’re even achieving the results that are expected of you, but you dread Monday mornings. To the outside world, you are winning but deep down inside you are unhappy …

Employee Engagement

What Employees Really Think About Their Bosses

You’ve probably heard that people don’t leave bad companies, they leave bad bosses. My conversations with professionals at Fortune 500 companies confirm this for me. Virtually every person has a story of a boss they couldn’t get away from quickly enough.<p>For leaders, being the best boss you can be …

Leadership

How to Lead Like a Woman

Find out why today's leaders are those who can affect the most positive change -- and why they're often women.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Dr. Patti Fletcher</i><i>’s book</i> Disrupters: Success Strategies From Women Who Break the Mold. <i>Buy it now</i> …

31 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Setting Next Year's Goals | Inc.com

Have you ever done a copy-and-paste of your goals from the previous year because you didn't accomplish any of them? I have. I've also fallen into the lazy trap of making my goals in line with everyone else's -- to weigh less, spend less, earn more.<p>The new year is an opportunity. Many of us use the …

Trends

9 Signs Your Employees are Stressed and 6 Steps to Managing It

<b>This article has been submitted by Croner</b><p>According to a Health & Safety Executive report 11.7 million working days were lost in 2016 due to poor …

11 Things Organized and Productive People Do Every Day

These simple, time-proven techniques will help you become more organized and productive.<p>We often confuse being productive with working as fast as we …

Based on 100 Years of Experience, Here a Powerful Formula That Will Bring Innovation to Life | Inc.com

Sometimes, great ideas fall out of nowhere. But according to Kurt Scherer, you can set the conditions for innovation to occur. Scherer ought to know, too. He's the director of Booz Allen Hamilton's DC Innovation Center and leads the firm's national innovation hub strategy. The company has …

Innovation

Is Your 'Personality Type' Right for Working Remotely? | Inc.com

For decades, personnel departments and managers have used the "Four Personality Types" to choose which individuals to hire or promote.<p>All four types (A, B, C, and D) were supposed to be useful to a well-rounded organization, but the overwhelming tendency is to treat it as a grading system, where …

Customer Service

This Is The Least Productive Time Of The Day

Finally, a justification to do a little less work.<p><i>“222 Words” is a series that aims to give brief, 222-word explanations into the types of questions that would normally get lost in a day’s news cycle. These are intended to be read while you’re bored at work.</i><p>********<p>In 2016, a very unscientific …

Time Management

How to Stay Focused If You’re Assigned to Multiple Projects at Once

Few people today have the luxury of working on a single project at a time; most of us are juggling the demands of many teams at once. In theory, this system of “multiteaming” offers a number of upsides: You can deploy your expertise exactly where and when it’s most needed, share your knowledge …

17 Smart Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day | Inc.com

To be a productivity guru, you need a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort, according to Paul J. Meyer.<p>Here are 17 smart habits to adopt that will help you be your most productive self every day.<p>1. Book Time in Your Calendar for Tasks<p>Are to-do lists ruining your life? …

Productivity

This 15-Minute Office Ritual Is the Perfect Way to Recharge Your Day, Says Science | Inc.com

How much work do you put in a week? If it's 50+ hours per week, you're probably exhausted at the end of each day. A better question may be, <i>how much restful sleep do you normally get so you can recover and be productive the next morning</i>?<p>Most healthy adults need between 7 to 9 hours of sleep per …

Sleep

What Crisis Leadership Really Looks Like

Imagine you were the person at BP headquarters in 2010 who got the first call: A drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico had exploded and sunk, killing 11 workers—and allowing oil to leak into the ocean at a rate of 43 barrels a minute. What would you do? Which colleagues would you convene, and …

Want to Have More Productive Employees? Use These 6 Overlooked Strategies | Inc.com

Maximizing the productivity of your workforce is one of the essential aspects of building and maintaining a thriving company. With that in mind, many companies will look into building an assortment of initiatives to help with workplace performance.<p>While various sorts of initiatives are important …

Employee Engagement

Perfect Icebreakers: 8 Smart Phrases That Will Make You Better at Networking | Inc.com

Networking events are a great opportunity to make valuable contacts, professionally and personally. But many people stress over the pressure of trying to connect quickly and impressively with complete strangers. Some even stay away because they can't get comfortable with the idea.<p>It's definitely a …

Networking

10 Daily Habits That Will Radically Improve Your Life

Practical daily things to bring real positive change in your life.<p>Platitudes won't help you. I know, I've tried to implement them all. They're frustrating.<p>Go for it! Live for today! Stay motivated!<p>No kidding.<p>I'm more interested in how we can radically improve our lives. How can we stay truly …

Self-improvement

Dan Ariely on How to Soften Extreme Views

Readers’s questions also answered on making mistakes and changing routines<p>Dear Dan,<p>I recently learned about research showing that when people hold extreme beliefs, giving them data that contradicts their basic opinions actually strengthens those beliefs! Does this mean that there is no way to …

Research

A retired Navy SEAL commander says stress takes 2 forms — and you conquer them the same way on the battlefield and at the office

As a US Navy SEAL commander, Jocko Willink had to approve and oversee missions for his two platoons, communicate with his bosses up the chain of command, and coordinate plans with troops from other branches and allied countries. He and everyone he worked alongside had to do their jobs under a …

7 Questions Interesting People Always Ask in Conversations | Inc.com

Want to be the most interesting person in the room? Well, whether you're introverted or extroverted, it doesn't really matter: There are things one must do to have the kind of captivating conversations that will attract others to your social circle.<p>Before I get to the seven questions that will …

George Mason

6 Strategies to Resolve Conflict at Work

It's inevitable you'll run up against ideas that contradict one another. Make a plan to deal with it, and don't ignore the emotional aspects.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you get a group of people together day after day, conflict is inevitable. The employees you …

Emotional intelligence: why it matters and how to teach it

Teaching young people skills such as active listening, self-awareness and empathy can equip them to succeed both academically and socially<p>In our work with schools, it’s now commonplace for us to hear those in education talking about helping students (and staff) develop their emotional intelligence. …

Teaching