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A former Navy SEAL shares some of the hardest truths about leadership

According to Jeff the principles for success are the same in the Navy and the corporate world: self-awareness, open communication, trust — all the fundamentals of leadership that are covered in every HBR article.<p>Trust. Everything stems from trust. Trust in one's competence to execute a task …

Leadership

Why Workplace Flexibility Is The Linchpin To Employee Happiness

One of the biggest economic trends that I’ve been paying attention to is expansion of the nine-to-five workday. Employees are getting paid the same salaries but the amount of hours they have to work is increasing. Last year, Gallup found that Americans work an average of 47 hours per week and 40% …

The Workplace

15 Things To Give Up If You Want To Be Happy

14 email etiquette rules every professional should know

But despite the fact that we're glued to our reply buttons, career coach Barbara Pachter says plenty of professionals <i>still</i> don't know how to use email appropriately.<p>In fact, because of the sheer volume of messages we're reading and writing each day, we may be more prone to making embarrassing …

Employment

Why A Manager’s Body Language Matters

The vice president of a Fortune 500 company is speaking at a leadership conference. He’s a polished presenter with an impressive selection of …

The 12 most important leadership skills at every level of management

Learning and acquiring a new leadership skill can be difficult, but it can be easier depending on whether you’re a supervisor, director or CEO.<p>A …

Leadership

9 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

• Snap will save $25 million this year after cutting 7% of its staff in two separate rounds of layoffs (SNAP)<br>• Autopsy diagram shows the spots in Stephon …

New York City

Clark Howard

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Three ways to build the network that will change your future

You hang up the phone with a friend. You open an email from a colleague. You text someone you're meeting later. How do you feel after those interactions? If you're not gaining energy, enthusiasm and opportunity from most of the conversations you have, ask yourself this: Are you hanging out with the …

Small Business

6 Obstacles Keeping You From Pursuing Your Passion (and How to Overcome Them)

You have something to say — a story to tell, emotions to stir, imaginations to captivate. But there are obstacles that stand in the way of your …

Motivation

10 Things Productive People Do Before Bed

The most productive people all have certain habits in their daily routines that contribute to their success. They understand that their success …

Malcolm Gladwell's 5 Best Life Lessons for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

<i>New Yorker</i> writer Malcolm Gladwell is the master of dissecting conventional wisdom and coming up with powerful conclusions that challenge what we think we already know. Over his career, Gladwell's insightful books have cracked <i>The New York Times</i> bestseller list five times, most recently with</i> …

Self-improvement

20 Things Successful People 'Refuse' to Do

<b>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</b><p><b>1. They don't define success in a monetary term.</b><p>Most successful people define success as happiness, having a peace of mind, or helping others. They see money as something that brings them comfort and opens doors of opportunities. They realize that …

Motivation

12 podcasts that will tell you a fantastic story

It's official — the popular podcast <i>Serial</i> has surpassed 5 million downloads, making it the fastest podcast of all time to reach this milestone.<p>This …

300+ Awesome Free Internet Resources You Should Know

Sit back and let the hottest tech news come to you by the magic of electronic mail.<p>Prefer to get the news as it happens? Follow us on social media.

Social Media

Too Busy to Network? Make Time With These 15 Tips | Inc.com

People are key to a company's success, and that means taking the time to network and build relationships. But with such limited time, how can entrepreneurs manage to keep existing contacts close and meet new people--and still get work done?<p>It is possible, and it boils down to developing some …

Entrepreneurship

50 Must-Read Personal Development Bloggers That’ll Change Your Life

Tired of reading the same blogs over and over? Looking for fresh articles to read? A new angle on your favorite personal development topics? I got …

Computer Science

The Formula for Success, and How to Actually Use it

Here's a solution that can clear the confusion and get you back on the path to success.<p>We've all been there: You're sitting at your desk reflecting, finding yourself frustrated with the lack of results you're getting in your business. You reach the conclusion that you're either working too hard and …

Business Strategy

The Link Between Personal Development and Professional Success

The legendary entrepreneur and motivational speaker Jim Rohn said it best: <i>Your level of success will rarely exceed your level of personal development</i>. And yet, as hard-charging business owners, we often sacrifice our personal needs in favor of working one more hour or one more weekend.<p>It's no …

Self-improvement

The Rule of Thirds and Your Professional Development

Think about your typical work week. Now think about the amount of time you spend in each of these three areas:<p>– With students you’re mentoring<br>– With …

Tutorials

The personality trait that predicts success

From the mailroom to the corner office, conscientiousness predicts success.<p>“Of all personality traits, conscientiousness has been associated with …

16 Entrepreneurial Books Successful CEOs Swear By

Browse through the business section at your local bookstore or favorite e-commerce site, and you’re sure to become inundated with a variety of …

Entrepreneurship

4 Steps to Creating Authentic Stories Your Customers Will Want to Read

Authentic stories help powerful brands make deep connections with customers. But that high-level principle creates real-world challenges for content …

15 Surprising Discoveries About Learning

by Saga Briggs<p>What are some of the most encouraging known facts about learning? From taking a walk to learning a new language, there are countless …

10 Positive Thinking Exercises & Activities For A Big Change

In this article you will discover some great positive thinking exercises and activities that will help you immensely in your life.<p>And I know that …

Steve Harvey Success Series: Dream REALLY Big Dreams | Inc.com

<i>Strayer University recently partnered with entertainer, author, and talk show host Steve Harvey to create The Success Project, a new initiative designed to break down the perceived barriers that keep individuals from succeeding in their personal and professional lives.</i><p><i>To kick off the partnership,</i> …

Motivation

10 Personality Development Tips for a Much Better Life!

If you truly desire to improve your attitude and your entire life in general, then these personality development tips can be the golden ticket for …

Self-help

7 Scientific Self-Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

I’m one of those weirdos that prefers reading non-fiction books over fiction books any day of the week — especially when it comes to books about …