Nuno Costa

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How to Build a Meaningful Career

Everyone aspires to have purpose or meaning in their career but how do you actually do that? What practical steps can you take today or this month to make sure you’re not just toiling away at your desk but you’re doing something you genuinely care about?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Unfortunately, most of …

10 Simple Productivity Tips for Organizing Your Work Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity is all about efficiency -- doing more, faster and with less. And with increasing demands from today’s anytime, anywhere workplace, it is has never been more important. To get the most out of your day, you need to focus on …

Productivity

Get More Done by Focusing Less on Work

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>When people want to get more done at work, they double down on the time they put into their jobs. They adopt a new productivity approach, stay at the office late, work weekends, revamp to-do lists, and try to cram more into every day. But what if the secret to performing …

Intrapreneur? How To Ensure Your Business Idea Doesn't Get Killed

Corporate entrepreneurship, which is sometimes referred to as intrapreneurship, is a term coined by legendary management scholar Peter Drucker. It refers to the process of initiating new ventures or creating new sources of value within an established organization. Put simply, it is where the …

Google executives explain why the MBA approach to building things is ‘stupid’

Google’s hiring chief says he doesn’t give much credit to college degrees in the hiring process. So it should come as no surprise that other Google executives also regard staples of traditional business school training at the nation’s elite colleges as downright “stupid.”<p>Former senior vice …

Project Management

How to Negotiate with Someone More Powerful than You

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Going into a negotiation with someone who holds more power than you do can be a daunting prospect. Whether you are asking your boss for a new assignment or attempting to land a major business deal with a client, your approach to the negotiation can dramatically affect your chances of …

How To Spot Future Leaders

If you’re looking for the next generation of leaders, seek out these seven types.<p>One of the most difficult things a leader has to do is identify and develop other leaders in their midst.<p>Too often, organizations promote people based on competency, not on leadership potential–the so-called Peter …

Leadership

How to Really Listen to Your Employees

Let’s face it: strong leaders tend to be characterized by their strong opinions, decisive action, and take-no-prisoners attitude. These are important traits, but it’s equally important for managers to stand down and listen up. Yet many leaders struggle to do this, in part because they’ve become …

What I Learned From Interviewing 163 Entrepreneurs About Failure

<i>This post is co-authored by Dorie Clark and Matthew Turner.</i><p>We always hear about the success stories. Mark Zuckerberg launching in his dorm room. The WhatsApp guys selling for $19 billion. Uber disrupting the taxi industry, and pretty soon everything else. But along the way, even the most successful …

Entrepreneurship

Premier Executive Search Firm | Heidrick & Struggles

IT ALL STARTS AT THE TOP<p>Efficient and effective leaders set the pace to accelerate company performance - but experience alone is not the sole key to …

Leadership

5 Ways to Become More Self-Aware

You can’t be a good leader without self-awareness.<p>It lies at the root of strong character, giving us the ability to lead with a sense of purpose, authenticity, openness, and trust. It explains our successes and our failures. And by giving us a better understanding of who we are, self-awareness lets …

Why CEOs Don't Want Executive Coaching

A recent study by the Stanford Business School found that nearly two-thirds of CEOs don't receive executive coaching or leadership development. And almost half of senior executives in general aren't receiving any, either. Paradoxically, nearly 100 percent said they would <i>like</i> coaching to enhance …

Leadership