Leonard Boney

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4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

Employment

The Real Reason Why Your Brain Is so Scared of Failure

Failure doesn't scare you. Not knowing does.<p>You've just recklessly jumped ship -- left the security of your job or refused the investor who isn't offering exactly what you want. You find yourself gripped by a cold, raw fear. What are you <i>actually</i> afraid of?<p>Imagine you're driving along a clear …

Three steps to get up to speed on any subject quickly

“Don’t boil the ocean,” Terry said as he slapped a tall stack of papers on my desk. “Just tell us what we need to know.”<br>I was staring at a serious …

Financial Services

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical and mental). Learning is the act of taking conscious control of this process, and books are the …

Self-improvement

14 International Accelerators Speak Out on the Top 4 Components for Startup Success

Accelerators have a vested interest in startups succeeding and a front-row seat for observing why they do and don't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If anyone could unravel the mystery of why some startups succeed and others fail, it would be the business accelerators. …

Startups

3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life

Looking for lifelong income? Consider Starbucks, Total S.A., and Boeing.<p>The foundation for a lifetime of investing success can be embarrassingly …

'I bought my house with hacking': Meet the ethical hackers getting rich at their keyboards

At just 15, Ibram Marzouk bought his parents a house with money made finding bugs in websites. The teenager, who grew up in Lebanon but recently moved with his family to the US, has made a small fortune discovering security vulnerabilities in Yahoo and Google.<p>“I don’t keep track of my earnings,” he …

Data Science is Booming, Don’t Get Left Behind

Learn the software and tools you need to break into the data science industry for under $40.<p>The digital era has changed many aspects of business, …

Scientists Have Developed a Way to Make Wood as Strong as Steel

And it can stop bullets, too.<p>Scientists have developed a new type of "super wood" that is more than 10 times stronger and tougher than normal wood - …