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Saying Yes to Any of These 8 Questions Reveals You're Way More Emotionally Intelligent Than You Think

Ever wonder what your strengths and limitations are in emotional intelligence? Now you know.<p>There's no shortage of content available on the popular topic emotional intelligence -- it's everywhere, and found to be one of the most desired qualities for personal and professional development.<p>But …

Emotional Intelligence

What would happen if a tragedy killed or disabled part of an NFL team’s roster?

Every now and again a sports team is involved in a travel tragedy. Does the NFL have a plan for such events? And if so, what is it?Travel can be an …

Why Doing What You Say Matters

When it comes to commitments, there are two kinds of people in the marketplace: Those who keep commitments as if their life depended on it—and those who break them as easily as crystal.<p>By definition, integrity means soundness, sincerity, truthfulness, coherence, honesty, of good moral character. If …

Leadership

According to Harvard, This 1 Leadership Trait Separates Exceptional Leaders From the Rest

Better team collaboration, stronger employee commitment, and lower staff turnover are possible, if you can lead with compassion.<p>When researchers Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter looked at the factors that separated exceptional leaders from the pack, one trait stood out above the rest: …

Leadership

5 Scientifically-Based Presentation Hacks to Captivate Any Audience

Your audience gets bored easily. Create multisensory experiences to keep their attention<p>Molecular biologist John Medina once told me, "The brain does not pay attention to boring things." The statement profoundly shaped my approach to communication skills. My mission is to give readers the tools …

Public Speaking

This chart shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years — and how they have changed the way we work

LONDON — Humanity is always moving forward with innovation after innovation improving global quality of life.<p>The last 150 years have seen the most remarkable advancement of technology in history. Electric lighting, cars, plastic, the telephone, and television are all less than 150 years old, while …

Innovation

Want to Avoid Hiring People You Can't Trust Later? Ask These 5 Powerful Interview Questions

Warren Buffett famously said that you should interview for intelligence, energy, and integrity. And if they don't have the last one, don't bother.<p>Are you a hiring manager or a person who conducts interviews as part of your job? Well, if you're not employing the science of behavioral interviewing in …

Employment

28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Employment

The Founder of Panera Bread: 'I Wish I'd Fired More People'

After stepping down as CEO in January, Ron Shaich looks back on what he wishes he'd done differently.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the March 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>I was the CEO of a public company for more than 26 years …

Leadership

12 books that every leader should read

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old <i>Work Matters</i> blog since 2011. These …

5 Books to Read Now if You Want to Retire Rich

The best retirement planning books, according to experts.<p>You might be able to start collecting Social Security at 62, but personal finance expert …

Retirement

It Takes 10,000 Hours to Become an Expert in Anything: Use These 4 Techniques

Mastering a skill takes serious time. Here's how to make the most out of the hours you put in towards mastering your craft.<p>10,000 hours.<p>That's how long it takes to master your craft, according to bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell. Whether you want to become a better leader, an expert in marketing …

Self-improvement

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

101 Ways to Earn an Extra $1,000 in 2018

You won't even have to give up your daily Starbucks run.<p>0 of 0<p>We’d all like to finish next year with a bit extra in our pockets. The good news is, …

Personal Finance

This 1 Interview Question Will Tell You Everything You Need to Know About a Candidate

Stop wasting time with candidates reciting their resume. Change the interview game with this one simple question.<p>Let's face it: <i>Interviews suck</i>.<p>I say we try something new with interviews. I've already tested something for you to try on for size. It's pretty simple, really. But first, let's agree to …

Employment

Everyone makes the same mistake with managing their time

If you're constantly frazzled on the job, logging super long hours with little to show for it at the end of the day, chances are good that you're mismanaging your time. But the good news is it's easy (enough) to reorganize your schedule and get back on a successful track, stat!<p>"There's a lot coming …

The 9 Best Books on Investing to Buy in 2018

Get smart and get rich with these good reads<p>Updated February 06, 2018<p>Whether you’re an experienced trader or you’re thinking about wading in and …

Investing

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

12 Critical Attributes You Should Seek When Hiring

The hiring process can be long and costly, involving months of job postings on numerous sites, talking with recruiters and going through far too many resumes. The technical aspects — such as their years of experience or skill sets — are easy enough to define. But what about the less obvious …

Everyone says time is more valuable than money — but they're missing the most important resource of all

<i>"Money isn't the most important thing in the world. Your time is."</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Must Elders Be Skilled in Teaching?

Does the qualification that pastors and elders be “able to teach” (1 Timothy 3:2) mean <i>skilled in teaching</i> or something more akin to <i>willing and able</i> …

The 4 Secrets of Productivity, According to 7 Billionaires

Forget the small hacks -- these productivity secrets of Bezos and Zuckerberg have material impact.<p>Frigid offices. Summertime weather. Fantasy football leagues. What do these three things have in common? Studies say they all cause your productivity at work to plummet.<p>You cannot always control your …

Time Management

A Solid Morning Routine Is The Key To Your Long-Term Success

A successful day begins with a purposeful morning.<p>A lot has been written about the power of your morning routine to set your day on a positive course, and science backs those assertions.<p>A common thread among many books and articles on this topic is the importance of a solid morning routine.<p>Success …

6 Powerfully Effective Hacks to Get Organized Right Now

Getting organized doesn't just happen all by itself--it takes a concerted effort over a period of time.<p>No matter what we're doing, getting organized is always one thing we never seem to completely achieve, and it's something most all of us could use a little more of. But getting organized doesn't …

Productivity

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The secret to mastering your time is to systematically focus on importance and suppress urgency

Oliver Emberton said that. It's profound and so true. Urgency wrecks productivity. Urgent but unimportant tasks are major distractions.<p>Last-minute distractions are not necessarily priorities.<p>Sometimes important tasks stare you right in the face, but you neglect them and respond to urgent but …

6 Ways to Make Hard Decisions Easier as a Leader

You're the one who has to make the call, and the one who has to deal with the consequences. Which way will you go?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leadership is mentally and emotionally demanding. Not only will you need to temper your emotions to keep your team …

Management

How You Spend The Last 20 Minutes of Your Work Day Today Can Set Your Mood For Tomorrow

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups IThe post How You Spend The Last 20 Minutes of Your Work Day …

8 Tips That Will Turn 'Overwhelmed' Into 'Satisfied'

Work should be challenging and satisfying. It should fire you up to accomplish as much as you can and give you that great feeling of having made a difference. Unfortunately, those feelings are too rare. Too many people feel overwhelmed and overloaded. They leave work each day feeling they didn’t …

Time Management

4 Skills That Separate The Super Productive From Everyone Else

You have too much to do. Some days you feel productive, others leave you with too little to show for all of your time. Why can’t you be one of those …

Time Management