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According to Gallup research, an astounding 70 percent of U.S. employees are not showing up to work fully committed to deliver their best performance. Adding insult to injury, 52 percent of those workers
Use these three lessons so you don't make the same mistake. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In the startup world, the common advice is "hire slow, fire fast." I've been of
How Can You Tell If Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Famous Study Narrows It Down to 1 Rare Trait
In Jim Collins' landmark book Good to Great (published in 2001), his research team spent five years examining 1,435 "good" companies and discovered 11 unique companies from that bunch that transformed
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Life is too uncertain to wait around for 'the right time.' Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. "It's not yet the right time." By telling yourself this, you kill your dreams coming
Remember when you didn't even have to try to feel inspired at work? Inspiration was everywhere. Everything was exciting, interesting, challenging. Personal growth was around every corner. What happened?
Many entrepreneurs start their journey looking for freedom, however that might look to them, and financial success. And financial success to many entrepreneurs starts with building a million dollar company.
Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things
Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas. When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating
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With a 97 percent employee approval rating on Glassdoor, LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the most beloved CEOs in the world. Weiner recently shared his advice on what it takes
From dealing with failure to knowing how to price my services, I've found these gems worth a listen for running my business. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. There are currently
"The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire." -- Jim Rohn Most people wish their would
Insights from Google's new study could forever change how teams are assembled. Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data, and spent millions trying to understand
One of the things I truly admire about Google's management approach is that, like the rest of Google, its HR leaders look at real-world data to engineer the company's people practices and guide their Is
For nearly five decades now, ever since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay "The Servant as Leader," leadership thinkers have attempted to replicate, rehash, and reinterpret the concepts of great
Some of the most valuable online resources in recent years have been TED talks. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The internet’s accessibility makes it a great resource for