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I've Spent 30 Years Studying Top Companies. The Best Workplaces Share These 7 Traits | Inc.com

In last week's post, I explained what culture is, why it's critical to be mindful of and to shape, and consequences of not being intentional about shaping a peak performance culture. This week, I'll show you the characteristics of a peak performance culture, with the hope that you will compare and …

Study Skills

60 Top Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be an Outstanding Leader | Inc.com

Being a leader--being the boss--can feel like the hardest job of all. No matter how large your team, no matter how collaborative and engaged your employees, ultimately it's up to you--which means you need to find inspiration and motivation inside yourself.<p>At the same time, though, it's possible to …

Motivation

Never Run Another Bad Meeting. Here's How. | Inc.com

Many meetings fail because they try to do too much. It's the "and" trap: Organizers say, "As long as we're holding the meeting, we might as well cover this and that and the other thing and something else." The problem is that the meeting becomes so jam-packed with stuff that it has no focus; it's a …

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22 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 22

<b>1.</b> Confidence is built on accomplishments.<p><b>2.</b> Failure is the foundation of success; the more you fail the more you will succeed. Do not fear failure.<p><b>3.</b> No amount of schooling or research is a substitute for experience.<p><b>4.</b> Overall happiness and success is built on discipline.<p><b>5.</b> You are as good as the …

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This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

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7 Quotes of a Lifetime | Inc.com

Many of us have our favorite quotes, and I have often wondered, what makes some statements so powerful that they stick out? What makes some phrases relevant for generations?<p>Experts tell us that humans are aspirational, and when challenges arise we often turn to words of wisdom for support and …

Leadership

10 Signs Your Boss Is a Great Manager (and You Shouldn't Leave Your Job)

For starters, how is your boss's listening skills?<p>Years ago, I was a member of a politically-charged executive team with each person pulling in different directions with opposing agendas. We were a mess.<p>While that horrendous experience was short-lived, it gave me a front-row seat to witnessing …

Leadership

This Crafty ‘Chingona’ Is Proving Embroidery Can Be Empowering

If you thought hand stitching was only for your abuela, think again.<p>Sandy Perez picked up her first embroidery hoop three years ago, and what started as a hobby quickly turned into a passion project as she stitched empowering feminist messages and humorous pop cultural references into her …

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How Running Your Meetings Differently Can Transform Your Culture

Meetings. Some are dreaded, others are valuable. Make sure your meetings are productive and a good use of time. Your culture will thank you for it.<p><i>By Bob Pothier, director for Partners in Leadership and a former GE exec who works with leaders to create greater accountability across the work force</i> …

Time Management

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The 12-Round Belly-Fat Knockout

Follow along to this bodyweight core workout led by the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>Bring belly fat down for the count with this abs-centric bodyweight workout.<p>You’ll do 12 rounds of two-minute work bouts, with 30-second breaks between rounds. The rounds will vary between three different timing …

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The Single Most Important Principle of Good Leadership, Summed Up in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

For years, I wanted to be the leader.<p>Back in elementary school, I remember being part of a small group of close friends. Every recess, we stuck together. In a world where sticks, stones, <i>and</i> words have the ability to cause pain, there was strength in numbers.<p>And for some reason, that group looked to …

Leadership

10 Daily Habits of Extremely Productive Leaders | Inc.com

Part of being CEO and founder of a company is learning to navigate the different tasks, people and opportunities that are constantly competing for your time. That's the nature of the beast. The discipline lies in being strategic about your schedule to maximize your time and productivity. Below are …

Time Management

7 habits of remarkably successful leaders

Every great business needs effective and successful leaders--men and women who can inspire their employees to reach deep within themselves to get things done. Unfortunately, almost 60% of all businesses have a shortage of leadership talent, and this shortage has a negative impact on the ability of …

Leadership

Six Workout Shortcuts to Keep You on Track During the Holidays

Remember: Doing something, fitness-wise, is better than doing nothing.<p><i>Every year I get to the holidays and fail miserably on maintaining my running and strength workouts. Between family, parties, and all the other chaos, I lose my way. Do you have any tips for staying on track this holiday season?</i> …

Exercise

Leaders vs managers

Today, I want to take the liberty to talk about an old friend and one-time boss, the great Uday Shankar. He was the India CEO of Star India, which …

India

Leadership, storytelling and the power of connection

“That’s enough, Raf. Stop calling me.”<p>It was 1986, I was fifteen and a huge fan of the DJ’s of the Dutch Radio Veronica. Adam Curry was my hero.<p>As a …

Writing

How Great Leaders Ask Great Questions

How well do you ask questions? From my experience, most managers don’t think about this issue. After all, you don’t usually find “the ability to ask questions” on any list of managerial competencies; nor is it an explicit part of the curriculum of business schools or executive education programs. …

Leadership

From Starbucks to Sweatworking: The Most Popular Leadership Stories This Week

This week, we heard from successful female entrepreneurs and learned the reasoning behind Starbucks’s explosive “Race Together” campaign.<p>Here are the stories you loved in Leadership for the week of June 15.<p>THE INSIDE STORY OF STARBUCKS’S RACE TOGETHER CAMPAIGN, NO FOAM<p>Back in March, Starbucks …

Leadership

Future of Education: NYC 3rd Graders Spend 75% of Day on iPads

Apple and IBM may not be fully satisfied with how technology is used in education, but there are success stories: Mineola, a New York suburb district …

Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit, Part 1

0<p>SHARES<p><i>Welcome to a post and the summer of 2015… at least in the USA. I have a real treat for you in the coming weeks. I will be sharing some of</i> …

Education Technology

11 apps that will make you smarter

Despite the constant hand-wringing that smartphones will lead to the downfall of society, there’s mounting evidence that your phone habit may not be so bad after all.<p>In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We’ve compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your …

4 Necessary Mindsets for Developing Transformational Leadership

I am convinced that gifted and well-equipped leadership is absolutely essential for every church. Biblical leadership is taught clearly in the …

'Servant' Leadership Style Is Best for Bosses

Credit: Photographee/Shutterstock<p>Bosses who are more worried about how they can help their employees rather than how their staff can help them end up …

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