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Simon Sinek: Why Leadership is Better 'Together'

The author and noted TED speaker answers your questions about achieving goals and team culture.<p>You can’t do it alone. So don’t pretend you can.<p>When starting up, entrepreneurs can sometimes think they are superhuman and try to handle every detail, no matter how large or small, by themselves. The …


Leadership Engagement Always Trumps Employee Engagement

<i>This piece was co-written with Vincenzo Ciampi, executive director, Innovation and Strategic Projects at Sandoz.</i><p>Many increasingly put great emphasis on pursuing employee engagement. Simply put, we believe that the pursuit of employee engagement as an end goal is a strategic error. To get great …

Employee Engagement

All Successful People Do This One Thing (and You Should Too)

In a world where everything is traveling at a rapid pace, anything that promises to enhance our productivity is welcomed with open arms. But while …


How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.<p>For a long time, I resisted to-do lists. I wanted the flexibility. I felt that if I kept a list, it would tie me down to a particular set of tasks. Gradually, though, I came …

The 6 Secrets for Turning Hard Work Into Elite Results

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor's note: This "Best Read'' was originally posted Jan. 22, 2015.</i><p>What defines an <i>Elite Performer</i> isn't how they show up when everything is going well. It’s the way they deliver when their best laid plans are falling …

Time Management

6 Easy Tricks That Will Make You Way More Productive

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge -- there are only 24 hours in a day. Since even the best ideas are worthless until they're executed, how efficiently you use your time is as important as anything else in business.<p>I've become fascinated by productivity secrets because …

Time Management

The rise of machine intelligence at #codecon 2016

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, deep simulation — or, as IBM’s CEO insisted, cognitive computing — were front and center for nearly every Code Conference speaker.<p>What do you get when you mix a choice selection of the leaders of the most important companies, a deeply engaged tech-savvy …

The remarkable quote that captures how Muhammad Ali defined leadership

Muhammad Ali would have settled to be remembered as a leader. Yes, settled.<p>In a quote repeated in remembrance after fond remembrance since the boxer and 20th-century icon's death Friday at age 74, Ali shared how he hoped his legacy would endure. In his memoir, "The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections …


Here's the Super-Simple Productivity Approach I Learned From the Creator of 'Dilbert'

Scott Adams spends only 25 percent of his time working on it! Here's how he does it.<p>A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to speak with Scott Adams, the creator of the "Dilbert" cartoon series, as well as a best-selling author, media pundit, and entrepreneur.<p>At one point we began talking about …