Mark Chiazor

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33 Traits of the Most Inspiring Leaders

Double your chances of being inspiring with new inspirational leadership model from Bain & Co.<p>We tend to put great emphasis on leadership skills and ways we can learn and build them (and spend a ton of money on professional development each year, too). But if you really want to inspire the people …

Leadership

Here Is What Donald Trump Wants To Do In His First 100 Days

At the end of October, Donald Trump spoke in Gettysburg, Pa., and released a plan for his first 100 days in office.<p>The plan (below) outlines three main areas of focus: cleaning up Washington, including by imposing term limits on Congress; protecting American workers; and restoring rule of law. He …

Immigration

7 Habits of Masterful Managers Who Coach Their Teams to Success

Being good at your job is important. Making other people better at their jobs is most important of all.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Managers are the quarterbacks and coaches of their teams. Managers with great reputations for producing the most successful teams are …

Leadership

The Secret To Becoming Unbearably Attractive

<i>This post was originally published on Techealthiest as part of Healthy Narcissism Month.</i><p>People obsess way too much about the physical changes needed to become more attractive to others.<p>I'm not saying that eating right and exercising aren't important. It's just that there are other minor changes …

Relationships

Five Bad Recruiting Practices That Drive Talent Away

It’s unbelievable but true that most medium-sized and large employers have not figured out what every marketer knows: If you treat people decently, they’ll stick around. If you treat people badly, they’ll disappear! This holds true in recruiting as well as product and service marketing.<p>Some …

Employment

My dad was called 'stupid' in high school and now he's a successful entrepreneur — here are the 5 best lessons he's taught me about life

It might have had something to do with being the oldest, or with having a protective dad who sometimes set rules that the younger me found completely unreasonable.<p>I was so hardheaded that I remember debating more of his wisdom than I actually listened to.<p>But as an adult, I've come to appreciate …

High School

A Life Revealed

Her eyes have captivated the world since she appeared on our cover in 1985. Now we can tell her story.<p>This story appeared in the April 2002 issue of <i>National Geographic</i> magazine.<p>She remembers the moment. The photographer took her picture. She remembers her anger. The man was a stranger. She had …

4 Reasons You Should Date Someone Who Isn't Your Type

One of things I observe most with my coaching clients is that they're often confused about what to be picky about in dating.<p>If you're the woman that has a "type" and only dates a "type," it's highly likely this is why you're still single.<p>Yes, it's true that we all have preferences in life. However, …

Relationships

5 Reasons You Should Build a Small Business ,  Not a Startup | Inc.com

In Silicon Valley, it seems that everyone's aspiration is to "Be A Founder." I chatted with Jon Westenberg, who thinks that most people should focus on building a small business instead of chasing the startup dream.<p><b>Why do you think Silicon Valley culture encourages startups over small …

Small Business

A mental-strength expert reveals 5 ways to turn around a bad mood quickly

But it appears as though people who make that assumption are confusing emotion regulation with suppression. And it's not the same thing.<p>Just because you wake up grumpy doesn't mean you have to stay in a bad mood. Or, just because you're nervous about something, doesn't mean you can't calm yourself …

Self-help

15 Time Wasters That Successful People Avoid

The reality is, there are only 24 hours in a day and there is nothing we can do to change that (at least not yet). I’m sure you struggle to make the …

Time Management

Interesting Engineering

5 Essentials to Becoming a Millionaire Before You're 30

There are so many people today who think that their twenties are a time where they must struggle financially. However, this doesn’t have to be true. …

Entrepreneurship

Republican Presidents Flunk the Economy: 11 Reasons Why America Does Worse Under the GOP

Consider the following fact: The last time a Republican president created an average of 1 million jobs a year over the course of his presidency was nearly three decades ago, under Ronald Reagan. When the the 2016 election comes around, a full 44 percent of voters will have entered the …

Middle-class

7 Tips to Build a Business While Working a Day Job

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people dream of leaving their nine-to-five jobs to start their own businesses. Many successful entrepreneurs had to keep their day jobs until they reached a point in their businesses when it was feasible to quit. This transition time …

Entrepreneurship

What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert …

Happiness

I Had No Alcohol and No Coffee for 15 Months and This Is What Happened

Exactly today I haven't had a single drop of alcohol or coffee in 15 months.<p>A couple of my friends on Facebook & Twitter asked me to write about my experience, so here it is, in a nutshell.<p>With over a year of no alcohol & coffee, I did notice some side effects.<p>Here is what I learned.<p><b>I save $1000</b> …

Alcohol
U.S. Army
Latin America
Alligator

Radical Candor — The Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss

<b>Kim Scott,</b> co-founder of Candor, Inc., has built her career around a simple goal: Creating bullshit-free zones where people love their work and …

New start for Syria refugee in Lebanon after online campaign

BEIRUT (AP) — Abdul Halim al-Attar, a refugee from Syria who was photographed selling pens in the streets of Beirut, is now running three businesses in the city after an online crowdfunding campaign in his name collected $191,000.<p>The 33-year-old father of two opened a bakery two months ago and has …

Selling

7 Self-Limiting Behaviors Successful Entrepreneurs Never Do

Entrepreneurial success seems ephemeral and is certainly not guaranteed. So, why do some entrepreneurs achieve success and others do not? How do you become as successful as Mark Zuckerberg? As a business advisor for many years, I’ve noticed that the most successful entrepreneurs are more than just …

Self-improvement

Seven Strategies for Regaining Your Focus in a Hectic Workplace

We talk a lot about time management, but for all our efforts to set aside time to tackle important projects, we miss overlooking one key thing: being …

Time Management