Matt Pritchard

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5 Incredibly Simple Habits of Leaders Who Know How to Empower Their People

How less work--not more--will help you become a better leader.<p>As a parent, one thing I've learned is the importance of empowerment. Unless you want your kids to rely on you forever--and worse yet, never move out--you have to give them the tools they need to survive and then let go. In my …

Bill Gates

17 Must-Watch Movies That Expire From Netflix in July

Catch 'em while you can!<p>There are so many big-budget movies coming out in July that you'd be forgiven for not keeping up with the numerous titles coming and – more distressingly – going from Netflix this month. Lucky for you, we're here to make sure that you're aware of what notable movies you …

52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Short-Term Memory

The best films of 2016 so far

Film,Culture,Anomalisa,The Assassin,A Bigger Splash,Captain America: Civil War,Deadpool,Dheepan,Everybody Wants Some!!,Hail, Caesar!,The Hateful Eight,High-Rise,The Jungle Book,Love & Friendship,Miles Davis,The Nice Guys,The Revenant,Room,Son of Saul,Spotlight,Zootopia (aka Zootropolis),Music,Toby …

Captain America

14 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

Rich people appreciate the power of learning long after college is over.<p>"The world class knows that college is just the beginning of lifelong learning," writes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold in his book, "How Rich People Think." "That's why you'll see the great ones attending seminars, …

10 quotes from ancient philosophers show they figured life out 2,000 years ago

Modern homo sapiens have been around for about 200,000 years.<p>For about 2,500 years, we've had philosophers, sages, and deep thinkers to help us guide (and understand!) our behaviors.<p>Here's a highlight reel of the finest in ancient wisdom. Some names you'll recognize and some might be entirely fresh.<p>…

Nine Successful Presentation Strategies For Business Leaders

The more you grow your thought leadership and become an industry expert, the more opportunities you’ll have to become a speaker at conferences, workshops, seminars and tradeshows. It is critical that you effectively manage your stage presence so your audience will want further opportunities to …

Public Speaking

5 Natural Herbs Guaranteed to Help You Sleep

Getting a good night's rest is essential to a healthy life. Use these natural herbs if you're having trouble getting to sleep at night.

Investing: A lot of you are doing it wrong

<b>By Rob Carrick</b><p>The hazards of picking individual stocks as an investor are bluntly summed up in a video interview with Harold Pollack, the co-author of a new book called <i>The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn't Have to Be Complicated</i>. He says that in trying to pick winning stocks, investors are …

56 Mindfulness Quotes From Mahatma Gandhi

<b>“Mahatma Gandhi”</b> one of the world’s greatest soul, an inspiration for millions and billions of people’s, a life of wisdom and celebration. An example …

How To Achieve Dividend Investing Success In Four Steps (Example Included)

With the Fed in its seventh year of keeping yields low and bond prices no longer going up, investors have gravitated to dividend-focused stock investing. Many stocks have higher-than-bond yields, plus they offer the possibility of both dividend and price growth. The problem is many investors and …

12 entrepreneurs who are changing the world

Their initiatives range in size and scope, but they all share the common goal of aiding and advancing underserved groups around the world.<p>From a waste management and design startup in India to a leading fair trade chocolate company, here's a look at the 11 social good enterprises — and their 12 …

A Top Sales Executive's Formula for Lasting Success: 10 Tips

Need simple and straightforward tips to give your sales team? Look no farther.<p>Without sales you have no business. And that means without great salespeople you have no business.<p>Want to make your sales team more effective? (Of course you do.)<p>Here's a guest post from Lynne Zaledonis, a Senior Director …

Customers

The Forgotten First Principle of Software Delivery

We have an industry-wide blindspot for the most important metric in software, and now is the time to change that.<p>Hi. I’m Sam, and I am obsessed with …

7 Motivational TED Talks That Will Change Your Life

To lead a life that we dream of, we need to learn, explore and then bring certain changes to our lives. TED is an incredible source of learning to …

The 8 HR Analytics Every Manager Should Know About

It goes without saying that people are vital to the success of any company. There’s no doubt that any business which can attract the right competencies, manage talent effectively, utilize capacity efficiently, and retain employees is setting itself up for long-term success.<p>HR departments are …

Human Resources

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6 free online classes you should consider before going to business school

So you’ve been considering getting an MBA.<p>It seems like a foolproof plan, right? After all, the MBA is the degree that opens the doors to the world …

Employment

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We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

This Man's Note to His Deceased Wife Is the Best Thing You'll Read on the Internet Today

The comments section on this one is worth your attention.<p>On Monday, Humans of New York posted a photo to its Facebook page of a man in front of a book store holding a Shakespeare book of sonnets. He explained that his wife of 62 years had passed away in January and, "I've been thinking a lot about …

The 6 Career Advice Books All Successful People Read

Yes, your parents may have read these books too, but sometimes you just can't beat the classics.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Whether you’re looking for a new job or just wanting to move up in your current career, …

Self-improvement

A 10-year study of executives reveals the trickiest, most impactful trait of successful leaders

Good decision-making skills, an understanding of one’s entire company, and a knowledge of the broader industry are all decent qualities for business leaders to have. But there’s another characteristic that can help make the difference between being a good CEO and being a great one.<p>It’s a knack for …

Leadership

4 Things You Need to Master for Executive Greatness

Being great at business isn't something you need to be born with. Here are the skills to focus on.<p>Successful business requires many things, but it's ultimately all about leadership. Only, how do you achieve the necessary qualities?<p>There are many theories of leadership, from the so-called "great …

Leadership

7 Tips to Build a Business While Working a Day Job

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 …

A 10-Year Study Reveals What Great Executives Know and Do

Despite the huge impact executives can have on their organizations, failure rates remain high. Prescriptions for what to do continue to fall short. So we wondered: If we closely studied the executives who succeed in top jobs once appointed, could we identify distinguishing features that set them …

Management

17 Proven Ways to Improve Employee Satisfaction and Create an Awesome Office

How many times have you heard a manager or executive say this:<p><i>“It’s called work for a reason.”</i><p>For too long, this was the standard response when …