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4 soft skills you should have mastered by age 30

By the time you’re blowing out the candles on your 30th birthday cake, most professionals have been working for a solid eight years. Throw in …

Emotional Intelligence
Leadership

Strategies To Develop Your Leadership Skills

Some people are born leaders, but everyone can develop the necessary skill set with some practice, let's explore how<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The possibility of reaching …

Leadership

12 Expenses Successful People Don't Waste Time or Money On

Aside from the occasional indulgence, most financially successful people keep a close eye on their budgets and bank balances.<p>11 min read<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>People have struck it rich by launching social media startups, inspiring wildly successful crowdfunding campaigns …

Personal Finance

This Unlikely Trick May Reveal Whether Your Coworkers are Narcissistic or Compassionate

Your go-to coffee order may reveal more about you than you think.<p>Coffee has long been a staple of the workplace. Coffee meetings are seen as a welcome addition to the workday. Coffee drinking in the workplace has even been associated with pay raises and promotions. While research conducted by …

Coffee

Leadership Practices That Drive Results

Leadership practices and qualities aren’t only crucial for leaders but employees, too. Your leadership establishes the tone and affects company work culture.<p>Culture is like fuel to everything a company does, and employees are more than cogs in the machine or an engine of business strategy. Ideally, …

Employment

The Resume Is Dead. Here's What Innovative Companies (Including Tesla) Are Using to Hire Instead

Need top talent? Then you need this.<p>In 1998, a study was done that found that previous work experience is actually one of the weakest indicators of future job success. So why do we still rely on it as the primary tool when it comes to hiring?<p>It makes no sense.<p>What does make sense is aggressively …

Employment

How To Pivot Up Into A Leadership Role: Five Key Steps

Terry is a really interesting entrepreneur. He’s a Stanford-educated engineer, he’s founded a tech startup and he’s struggling. From the outside, things look great — the company has grown significantly, it’s won important customers and attracted investors. But on the inside, it’s a different story. …

Leadership

Ten Signs Your Boss Is A Manager -- But Not A Leader

A simple way to answer the question “What’s the difference between managing and leading?” is this:<p>Managing people means watching them to make sure they do what they’re supposed to do.<p>The concept of traditional supervision is rooted in the fear that working people will misbehave or make mistakes if …

Profit

4 Ways Toxic Leaders Destroy Team Morale

Don't be your own worst enemy.<p>There comes a point in your career, and life, when you decide which type of leader you want to be. You can be a great leader, using your role to empower other people and create an organization that people are proud to contribute to every day. Or you can be a bad …

Employment

Why you should reinforce values instead of rules

As a company, we have always aspired to not have a lot of rules. Instead, we prefer to focus on and reinforce our company’s core values. We believe …

Sociology

Why Your Employees Will Love the '90-10 Rule'--and So Will You

At organizations like Facebook and Change.org, Jennifer Dulski amassed a toolkit of techniques for channeling individual workers into mass movements.<p>Jennifer Dulski is a veteran troop rally-er. As president and COO of Change.org, she energized millions to rise up against the status quo. At …

Employment

Developing These 5 Habits Will Make You a Once-in-a-Career Leader to Employees

Practicing these five powerful tenets of leadership will make you unforgettable to employees and irreplaceable to employers.<p>The thing I wanted more than anything "growing up" as a leader was to be unforgettable to employees--for my impact on their performance, growth, happiness, and life. Did I …

Leadership

This Is How You Spend Your Mornings if You're a Baby Boomer, Gen X, Millennial, or Gen Z

New survey reveals the similarities and differences across the generational spectrum.<p><b>Generation Z, Millennials, Generation X, and Baby Boomers begin their days in different ways.</b>• <b><br>Some of the differences in their morning routines can be attributed to age. Baby Boomers are increasingly retiring, so</b> …

Demographics

Top Skills Any Leader Should Develop To Become A Better Negotiator

The skill of negotiation takes a bit of tact that not everyone possesses right out of the gate. Leaders who lack the ability to negotiate can find themselves losing deals or getting into a situation that they later regret. Fortunately, these skills can be learned.<p>Understanding what it takes to …

Want to Be the Type of Leader People Will Remember for Life? Do the 1 Thing Most Bosses Hate the Most

The essence of great leadership really comes down to where you place yourself on the organizational pyramid.<p>In management theory, certain concepts from yesteryear no longer hold true. Like, for example, the idea that people must be driven to perform.<p>Yet over the years, I've learned that <i>driving</i> …

Profit

How To Restore Broken Trust With One Simple Tool

“I just don’t trust her.”<p>“He has proven to me that he can’t be trusted. He’s gone behind my back to my boss.”<p>“Most of our meetings end up being cancelled. We don’t have much to say to each other.”<p>Sound familiar? When trust is broken, work stalls. Well-being suffers.<p>In my work as an executive coach …

C-suite Leadership

10 Personality Quizzes That Can Actually Help Change Your Life

It seems like it should be pretty easy to understand yourself, but it's not. In order to truly see who you are, you probably rely on your confidantes …

Sharpen Your Critical Thinking Skills With These 14 Leadership Practices

Ask any leader if they value the skill of critical thinking and you’ll see them immediately morph into a bobble-head-like caricature of themselves, vigorously nodding up and down as if their neck was a well-oiled spring attached to their shoulders. “Oh, yeah,” they’ll say, “it’s valued, a lot.”<p>Then …

Leadership

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

The 4 Main Personality Types You See in Meetings (and How to Manage Them)

Here's what you need to know before you send out invites to your next meeting.<p><i>What are some tips and methods for effectively organizing a business meeting? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</b> …

Quora

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

7 Toxic Behaviors You Should Never Tolerate

Humans tend to normalize behaviors of close intimates, tucking certain responses and behaviors into folders labeled: “Just the way he is” or “So …

How to deduct your home office without an audit

<i>With technology increasingly intertwined with all aspects of business,</i> CNET@Work <i>can help you -- from prosumers to small businesses with fewer than five employees -- get started.</i><p>One of the benefits of running your own small, home-based business is the possibility of paying less tax by expensing the …

Personal Finance

How To Tell When Someone Is Lying To You Because It's Harder Than You Think

I consider myself a pretty intuitive person, and I'd like to think that I can tell when someone isn't being truthful. However, research indicates …

21 Questions Amazon Asks Its Job Candidates

If you want to work for Jeff Bezos, you're going to have to answer some tough questions first.<p><b>Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.</b><p><b>We sifted through hundreds of Glassdoor reviews to find some of the company's toughest interview questions.</b><p><b>Questions about</b> …

Employment

The One Superpower All Great Leaders Master, According to Harvard Research

The secret to great leadership is right in front of you, but you may be looking in a different direction.<p>"Knowing others is intelligence. Knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power." --<i>Lao Tzu</i>.<p>So much of our leadership development today resides …

Leadership

How to Tell If Someone Is Lying

Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen reveals seven ways to tell if someone is lying

Winter drought may spell disaster for Saskatchewan farmers

2017 was the fifth driest year on record in Saskatoon.<p>It was the second driest in in Regina.<p>In Moose Jaw, it was the worst it’s ever been.<p>“With the …

The Single Worst Way to Respond to Customer Complaints (and How to Avoid It)

People want to protect the freedom they feel entitled to, and it creates a recipe for customer service disaster.<p>Exceptional customer service is critical to keeping your business humming. Getting there can involve all kinds of strategies, but the real key is to grasp that most difficult customer- …

Self-help