Want to know one of the "secrets" to becoming a better leader? Become a more voracious reader. One of the best ways to "stand on the shoulders of giants" is to read. We hear it all the time--that the successful
Recent weeks have featured a number of highly publicized train wrecks, haven't they? The Academy Awards, Secretary Sessions's "forgotten" conversations, that awkward dashcam video of UBER's Travis Kalanick
Plenty of books are filled with lists of questions, but asking questions without a clear objective is like playing the question lotto. Very occasionally you might get lucky and win, but most of the time
Your goals are bigger: winning new business, shifting the direction of your business, or adopting new tactics, to name a few. To achieve the results you're after, you must move your audience to take action.
Great teams are led by great leaders, and great leaders all share traits that are absolutely essential to their ability to lead. These are the 5 most important traits leaders have--if you're a leader,
There are some people -- I'm sure you know a few -- who seem to possess genuine confidence. It's as if they were born that way. The rest of us are not as confident as we'd like to be -- especially in challenging
(CNN) — For the past two months, I have been a changed man. It is hard to fully describe, except to say my mood is mostly sunny and more patient than usual. In the past, my family and friends would've
Corporate coach Chris Majer explains how a simple breathing technique can improve your daily routine. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. There is nothing easy about being an
What do you want out of your career? Think beyond job titles and salary. Focus on the overarching vision for your professional life -- the work that is going to make you happy and fulfilled. Now, describe
These are times that call for great leaders--people who are confident and courageous, certain in their leadership--to show us the way. It's not easy, but if we can learn to follow their example we too
There are plenty of resources on change management and oodles of "expert" consultants companies can hire. So why do so many organizations get it wrong? In a 2013 Strategy& and Katzenbach Center survey
From a business standpoint, it doesn’t make sense to spend money on marketing unless it helps you generate more revenue. And where are the best places to spend your marketing dollars? If you’re thinking
“Dissonance is an important part of keeping the country straight.” Music and media mogul Russell Simmons was championing meditation long before there were apps to track mindfulness and guided teachings
There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence. Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically,
When you imagine a highly productive person, you likely think of someone who focuses effortlessly on the job and never succumbs to procrastination. You know, the type who can sit on the ground in a subway
As more and more people get their favorite TV shows and movies online, Disney is also learning to embrace the stream. The Walt Disney Co. once resisted offering channels like ESPN directly over the internet,
The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial
Allow me to explain, as well as share some implications for each: The concept of actively "posting" or "sharing" will be frowned upon and entirely replaced by a passive stream of your life's experiences,
No business is 100 percent productive all day, every day. On-site employees will stand by the coffeepot in the morning, discussing last night’s game at length. Remote workers will take a few minutes to
Leaders are rare. It is easier to be a follower. Here are techniques that will guide you to lead your team to new heights. In a recent Leadership column, "13 Leadership Tips That Lead to Fast Growth,"
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It's a term based on Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman's 1999 bestselling management guide "First, Break All the Rules." The coauthors were Gallup analysts at the time and drew insights from 25 years
Exceptionally confident people weren't born that way--they got there by making it a habit and flexing their confidence muscles daily. The ultra-confident know that just like when you skip your breakfast,