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10 Things the Most Successful People Do Every Day

What habits, tactics and routines do the most successful people use to achieve their earth-shaking accomplishments?<p>One guy wanted to know. So he …

Self-improvement

Want to Be Perceived as a Leader? Improve This Basic Tech Skill.

Researchers have found that people who are proficient at this one workplace ability are more likely to be seen as leaders of virtual teams.<p>You may have many of the traits of a successful leader -- decisiveness, persistence and a knack for problem-solving -- but can you translate those skills to a …

Leadership

12 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Go After Your Wildest Goals

You're reading 12 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Go After Your Wildest Goals, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. …

Motivation

7 things a good boss does every day

While the perfect boss — like the perfect person — may not exist, "good" bosses do.<p>For those managers who haven't yet grasped the behaviors exhibited by their more venerated leadership colleagues, read on.<p>The following seven tips provide insights on how you can become a good boss, too:

Employment

Maybe They're Born With It: 10 Qualities That Make Great Leaders | Inc.com

"What makes a great leader" just might be the eighth wonder of the world. There's no cookie cutter formula to it, as some leaders are lauded for things like understanding emotional intelligence while others are hyper-productive with their day. In yet, after years and years of studying it, we've …

Leadership

7 Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs That Startup Owners Should Follow

Chasing deadlines, crunching numbers and pushing innovation are '"just another day at work" for startup owners. But, what do they do for themselves?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Chasing deadlines, crunching numbers and pushing innovation are components of '"just …

Entrepreneurship

5 Ways To Focus In On Your Vision | Inc.com

The world is littered with companies that had great visions but failed to execute on them. Back in the 1970's Kodak's vision was a world in which cameras could be carried in a shirt pocket. Motorola envisioned a day when the world would be connected without wires. Nortel's vision was that everyone …

Pizza Hut

How to easily quantify the precise value of display advertising

Proving the value of 'display' without running a time and budget consuming test has always been difficult. But no more. The below analysis can not …

AdWords

AOL's CEO shares his 3 secrets to being a boss who's both effective and well-liked

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong has successfully toed that line as he has led companies like AOL and Google.<p>He said the advice he got when he was younger, and now shares with his own children, focuses on three points:<p>be authentic and honest<br>• be direct<br>• have mentors<p>Armstrong shared his advice for building a …

Leadership

The Surprising Truth About Likability

Being a jerk may not be such a liability after all.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Apparently, I’m a jerk. No kidding. I just read an article about behaviors that are supposed to make you less likable and hold you back, and of the 10 listed, I’ve been guilty of at least …

Bill Gates

Want to be a Great Leader for the Future? Cultivate This Skill Now. | Inc.com

We're all aware of the current divide in the United States. It seems like there couldn't be a more dramatic difference in how people think or what they value. This growing divide, in combination with an increased diversity of thinking, underscores the importance of developing a new skill set: the …

Leadership

15 habits of successful leaders

Some of these people are responsible for creating the greatest world-changing tech and innovation ever seen by humankind.<p>They all share one thing in common: the ability to turn an idea into an empire. How did they do it? With a lot of hard work, and in some cases, even more personal quirks.<p>Check …

Mark Twain

These Are the Women CEOs Leading Fortune 500 Companies

Female CEOs in the <i>Fortune</i> 500 aren’t quite the norm yet, but they have been making strides.<p>As of January 2018, there are 27 female CEOs on the list. …

Fortune 500

4 Lessons From Wildly Successful Business Leaders

There are entrepreneur success stories, and then there are entrepreneur horror stories. It’s easy to hear about the times people crossed the finish line and won it all. Those are the tales people love to tell. But what young, aspiring entrepreneurs don’t hear are all the stories of failure, of big …

Entrepreneurship

Creative Logos from 2016 – 2017 by Studio Face

A highly inspiring collection of logos and marks created from 2016 – 2017 by Mexican studio Face.Because of the high quality of their graphic work, …

Graphic Design

How some people stay motivated and energized at work—even when they don’t love their jobs

In 2000, I became the first person in my family to finish college. I soon landed a job at a major management consulting firm. I was working on big-time projects at multinational companies like ExxonMobil and British Petroleum, pulling a competitive salary, and jet-setting all over the world in …

Want to Win the Hearts and Minds of Your Employees? Start by Learning This Critical Leadership Skill | Inc.com

Listening or more precisely, active listening, is one of the most important skills you can develop as a leader. The importance of listening as it pertains to leadership is summed up in that quote, "Good leaders listen first and speak second."<p>Why? Because great team leaders understand their team …

Leadership

Here's everything you should say and do when conducting your first performance review

And as a boss, their outcome is up to you.<p>"As an effective leader, choose to make the review process a <i>positive</i> learning experience and let your main objective be the growth and development of your people," says Darlene Price, president of Well Said, Inc., and author of "Well Said! Presentations and …

Employment

4 Ways to Upgrade Your Workplace Culture

Good planning requires a fresh mindset, which starts in the office.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The concept of workplace culture in corporate America usually means flexible hours for employees with children and casual Fridays. Which may be perfectly acceptable.<p>For …

The Workplace

10 Things Highly Productive People Do on the Weekend

How to use your weekend to create a better week ahead.<p>Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends …

Time Management

How to Become a Digital Marketing Expert

Digital marketing has become an essential part of the marketing mix. The reason is simple: more than two-thirds of the world’s population is online, …

LinkedIn Lead Gen Forms Streamline the Lead-Generation Process

LinkedIn streamlined the process of collecting quality leads from the professional network with Tuesday’s introduction of LinkedIn Lead Gen …

Marketing

25 Mindfulness Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life | HelloCare

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practicing …

How to Optimize Content for Both Search and Social (Plus, a Headline Hack that Strikes the Balance) - Copyblogger

It’s as if they live in different countries: Searchlandia and Socialstan.<p>Search optimizers and social media marketers don’t get together a whole lot, …

Deepak Chopra Reveals 7 Mindful Ways to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

With busy schedules and constant societal pressure, stress and anxiety are no strangers to most of us. It can be hard to unwind, relax and experience …

5 Self-Care Tips That Will Have You Feeling Zen in No Time

Lately, it’s become obvious that self-care is a radical political tool; as women, it gives us permission to prioritize our inner zen when so many people are looking to dismantle our autonomy on the regular. But fighting anxiety and finding calm doesn’t necessarily mean simply charging a facial and …

Meditation

76% Use Mobile To Shop For Digital Products

Consumers continue to buy in stores, but that hasn’t put a dent in online shopping, both by PC and mobile devices.<p>However, consumers tend to …

Top 7 Graphic Design Trends Used In 2016

This guest column is authored by graphic designer & Dribble Founder, Jayden White<p>Here are some of the most amazing trends in graphic design seen in …

10 Super Simple (and Random) Acts of Kindness to Celebrate 'World Kindness Day' in Style

Lets celebrate! Start with these kindness ideas to get you going on this special day.<p>A few days ago I was informed that today is "World Kindness Day"-- a global 24-hour celebration dedicated to paying-it-forward and focusing on the good. I must've missed the memo last year so I'm not holding back …

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