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Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs, and Richard Branson Stick to These 6 Rules When Holding Meetings | Inc.com

Trying to run a business is all consuming. Time gets sucked up by so many different things: staff, suppliers, finance, production -- the list goes on. But, above all, meetings seem to take up so much precious time and yet often seem to achieve very little.<p>Everyone has their own idea about what …

Mark Zuckerberg

3 Ways to Develop Mental Toughness Right Now

One thing every entrepreneur quickly discovers is that building a business is an emotional roller-coaster ride. AsMatt Salzberg, CEO of fast-growing …

6 effective leadership styles we can learn from 'Game of Thrones'

In the real world, leaders come in many forms. The same is true in HBO's "Game of Thrones." Every major player has had their own style of doing things, from the Usurper to the Young Wolf to the Blackfish to the Queen of Thorns.<p>However, in his book Primal Leadership, Dan Goleman (along with …

Here’s What Happens When You Give Your Employees More Independence

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How To Make Yourself Work When You Don't Want To

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and toil late into the night, frantically trying to finish what they …

Procrastination

Here’s What You Need to Do in Order to Be a Great Leader

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The One Skill Most People Lack

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This Is Probably Why Your Employees Don’t Trust You

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LinkedIn's billionaire founder Reid Hoffman shares advice on how to build a stronger network

But even Hoffman has regrets in his career and says he would have done one thing differently if he had a chance to go back: work at Netscape.<p>"I would have volunteered to work at Netscape," Hoffman told CNN's Fareed Zakaria, referring to the now defunct internet company best known for its web …

Silicon Valley

Drive with Dale Earnhardt Jr. In Mountain Dew’s New NASCAR VR Experience

Using the Unreal game engine and Oculus Rift, the brand wants you to pick a flavor to race with.<p>Virtual reality is still very much in its infancy. And a lot of what we talk about when we talk about VR is actually just 360 video–still neat and visually immersive, but ultimately something you can …

Virtual Reality

I Started Posting Personal Updates on LinkedIn. Here's What Happened

Discover why getting more "personal" (with a few important caveats!) on LinkedIn can be great for business.<p>There's little doubt that standing out from the crowd on LinkedIn has become more difficult than ever.<p>With 420 million members in 200 countries, and with two new members being added every …

10 Most Important WordPress Plugins

Regardless of how big a given brand is, chances are A) the company has a blog and B) they use WordPress, what with one-fourth of all websites now using the WordPress platform.<p>WordPress software allows users to create a free website on a platform that can be created without the use of any …

Web Design

5 exercises to improve your storytelling skills

<i>This article was previously published on PR Daily in April 2016.</i> <br>Football players practice ballet. Pianists repeat small sections of music until it's …

Why You Should Forget About Linkedin - Jeffbullas's Blog

I was having a coffee with my good friend and fellow Entrepreneur Alex Pirouz…<p>Alex is the founder of Linkfluencer, the world’s leading online …

Marketing

How to become a highly paid freelancer while keeping your day job

Since I began freelancing just over a year ago, I've had the opportunity to work with nearly a dozen high-growth startups and world-class experts.<p>What's more, I've never had to negotiate for the premium prices I charge for my content marketing services.<p>Because I've done such an effective job of …

Why Oil Prices Will Rise and You Will Be Caught By Surprise

I follow oil pretty closely given our exposure. As such, I get frustrated with many press and news show accounts of the commodity. It gets worse when …

How A Taxi Ride Drove This Self-Made Woman's Career

<i>This is Mentoring Moments (#18),</i> <i>a series of WOW-you-need-to-know-these stories from successful women of multiple generations. Mentoring Moments is now a podcast.</i><p>Jessica Herrin is giving today’s busy women what they asked for: entrepreneurial opportunities that come with flexible schedules and …

Mentoring

10 Habits Of Highly Effective Leaders [Infographic]

Here are the habits of the most highly effective leaders. If you can build these habits into your life, you’ll become a leader that employees love …

It's Time to Give Your Employees More Freedom

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

4 Traits of Exceptional Leaders

Not every person is fortunate enough to have ever worked closely with and learned from a truly exceptional leader. And when Gallup reports that just …

Ten Signs Of A Progressive Company Culture

It is a good and exciting time to be a human resources person, but only if you can tell the truth! The truth is that the best job-seekers will not come and work for you if your culture is bad.<p>If your workplace is bound up in rules and policies and the work is boring and the employees are not …

The Workplace

Why Dos Equis' 'Most Interesting Man' Ad Campaign Was So Successful

Boosted sales, sparked a million memes.<p>It’s been almost a decade since we first heard the now-iconic phrase, “I don’t always drink beer, but when I …

Traditional vs Collaborative Leaders Infographic

<b>Traditional vs Collaborative Leaders Infographic</b>The workplace is changing. Leadership is changing. The future is collaborative leaders.Collaborative …

Infographics

The Future of Performance Management Is Not One-Size-Fits-All

In 2013, CEB research found that 86% of organizations had recently made significant changes to their performance management system, or were planning …

Permian Is An Innovation Catalyst For Encana

Although the Permian Basin has been producing oil since the 1920s, Canada’s Encana didn’t enter it until 2014. Today, it’s the second best operator based on current/projected recovery results, accomplishing in 18 months what it normally took 5 years to do.<p>“We set out to map the ‘best rocks’ plays …

Speed Of Light

3 Things To Consider Before Committing To A Recruiting Event.

If your calendar looks even a little close to as crowded as mine, you probably already know that we’re officially into yet another “Conference …

Recruitment

How Facebook’s ‘App for Everything’ Could Revolutionize Media and Marketing

Here’s a just a short list of things you can do, or soon will be able to do, through Facebook Messenger: hail an Uber, chat with customer service, …

Apps

How to get started with Google Analytics

Google Analytics (GA) is a free online service designed to help marketers and webmasters better understand their sites' visitors — where they come …

Analytics

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