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19 Books These Top Executives Say Showed Them the Way to the Top

Here's a pile of books recommended by high achievers.<p>It's all about efficiency: The most successful people are students who watch and learn from others who have already carved a path to the top. Here's a pile of books recommended by high achievers.<p>1. <i>The Power of One</i> by Bryce Courtenay<p>"[It's] a …

Waste Management

Science Says This Is the Best Way to Motivate Other People to Change Their Behavior

You can't force people to change but you can influence them.<p>Whether you want an employee to participate more in meetings, or you want your spouse to pitch in more around the house, you can't force someone to change their behavior.<p>You can, however, have a strong influence over another individual. …

Psychology

The 5 Worst Leadership Qualities: How Many Does Your Boss Have?

A positive attitude isn't always a great look for a leader.<p>Sometimes, good intentions backfire. Your boss might think they’re displaying impeccable leadership qualities by being a cheerleader, always insisting the team can succeed, even though consistent success is a pipe dream at best.<p>They might …

Leadership

Elon Musk Wants You Afraid of 1 Thing When Meeting With Him (Your Employees Should Fear This Too)

It's a fear every leader should facilitate.<p>Elon Musk certainly has no shortage of self-confidence and is known for his bold leadership lessons and business and personal advice he emphatically shares. Despite the brashness, he's not known for being mean-spirited, so don't think the worst when I tell …

SpaceX

New Books That Get Your Mind Right for Running

When Yuki Kawauchi and Desiree Linden won the Boston Marathon in April, no one focused on their fast times, and no one asked what they ate for breakfast or if their VO2 max exceeds 80.<p>Instead, everyone raved about their mental toughness. Fighting cold, wind, and rain, Kawauchi and Linden summoned …

Marathons

Want to Keep Your Best Workers from Leaving? Please Stop Being This Type of Boss

According to research, fifty percent of employees leave their job to get away from their manager.<p>In Gallup's massive research over the course of three decades, they have identified three types of workers:<p>1. <b>Engaged Employees</b>: They work with passion and feel a profound connection to their company. …

Employee Engagement

The Three P's Of Digital Transformation

Is your digital transformation strategy on track? If not, why?<p>Few can argue that the digital transformation imperative is real.<p>Your enterprise’s ability to deliver (and compete) on customer experience hinges on it. Forrester, in conjunction with Odgers Berndtson, found that while executives …

Customer Experience

Digital Transformation Predicted To Add $154B To India's GDP Over Next 3 Years

According to new research produced by Microsoft in partnership with International Data Corporation (IDC), by 2021, digital transformation will add an estimated $154 billion to India’s GDP and increase the growth rate by 1% annually.<p>The study–Unlocking the Economic Impact of Digital Transformation …

Innovation

Meghan Markle Says Everyone Should Read These 5 Books in Their Lifetime (Video)

And they're all on Amazon Prime.<p>Once upon a time, Meghan Markle was a mere commoner with a blog like the rest of us. On her website, The Tig, Markle …

Self-confidence

26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

Startups

How to Build Kid's Muscles

The child who can pull her own body weight on playground bars and in gym class is setting herself up for more serious strength training in the …

Exercise

How Humble Leadership Really Works

When you’re a leader — no matter how long you’ve been in your role or how hard the journey was to get there — you are merely overhead unless you’re bringing out the best in your employees. Unfortunately, many leaders lose sight of this.<p>Power, as my colleague Ena Inesi has studied, can cause leaders …

Employment

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

What Are The Key Components Of A Successful Digital Strategy? | Articles | Chief Digital Officer

Despite the buzz around digital strategy being absolutely nothing new, businesses are still allowing themselves to fall behind in a number of crucial …

Marketing

Real Digital Transformation Begins with Strategy - NOT Luck

It takes more than luck to succeed with digital transformation. But many organizations struggle to find a starting point, let alone develop a sound …

The Human Side of Digital Transformation

In the first of our four-part education series on the human side of digital transformation, we are going to discuss the basics of digital …

How Can You Tell a Great Leader When You See One? Look for This 1 Uncommon Sign

This is the stuff of which legacies are made, careers advance, and companies ultimately flourish.<p>Many of us have to make decisions that define who we are. It's often arriving at the crossroads of choosing between towing the line or doing the difficult, unpopular thing. And sometimes, doing what you …

Leadership

4 soft skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Navigating the job search as a candidate can feel pretty opaque. From your perspective, it's difficult to identify which skills you should …

Project Management

Elon Musk Just Gave the World's Best Productivity Advice in a Single, Short Sentence

And we all owe him a debt of gratitude for pointing out the obvious.<p>Leave it to Elon Musk to get to the heart of the matter. In a recent memo directed to Tesla employees, Musk described a number of actions that he plans to take to improve the company's performance, particularly in regard to the …

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

10 Leadership Lessons From Amazon's Massive Success

Take a lot of risks and run with the ones that pan out.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Since Amazon was started in 1994 it has grown into a behemoth, netting $178 billion in revenue in 2017. It's expanded into countless industries after beginning strictly selling books. …

How Ordinary People Become Extraordinary

Everyone has the potential, but the habits necessary are adopted only by the few. Will you be one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Elon Musk has been quoted as saying, “I think it’s possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” Now, whether you …

Dropbox's CEO reveals 4 of his favorite books on how to be a successful leader

Drew Houston always knew he wanted to run a tech company.<p>"I really admired all the great tech companies and even as a little kid, I admired the tech …

Leadership

When 26.2 miles just isn't enough – the phenomenal rise of the ultramarathon

They are an almost-impossible test of the human body and spirit, yet the number of ultramarathons has increased 1,000% over the last decade. Adharanand Finn asks what’s behind this rapid increase – and whether racing 100 miles or more is actually good for you<p>A while ago, I was standing at the …

Running

Most Americans Fail at Financial Literacy. Here Are 3 Concepts You Absolutely Need to Know

Need a crash course on finances? We've got you covered.<p>While Americans might have no problem <i>spending</i> money, managing it is a different story. In …

Personal Finance

What Best Motivates You at Work? When 200,000 Employees Were Asked, This was Their No. 1 Response

Hint: It's not about the money, money, money.<p>When you're motivated, you feel energized. You're ready to take things on, get things done, push things forward. Projects get moved along; emails get answered; you move along with pep in your step.<p>When you're unmotivated, it's hard to get started. You …

Employee Engagement

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

Top 101 Motivational Quotes

Timeless inspirational quotes to supercharge enthusiasm and motivation.<p>Here are 101 quotes to help motivate you to take on new challenges, overcome roadblocks, and live the life you want to live:<p>"Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, …

Dropbox just went public and is now worth $12 billion — now read the CEO's application for its first round of funding

In 2007, an MIT graduate named Drew Houston was trying to get his startup, Dropbox, off the ground.<p>He didn't have another co-founder because the person who had agreed to work with him had to back out. Houston had been programming since age 5, and he was trying to get Y Combinator to invest in his …

9 Universal Truths About The Fundamentals Of Running

Universal truths about how to run–properly.The post 9 Universal Truths About The Fundamentals Of Running appeared first on Women's Running.

Running