Sergio Chávez

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10 Brutal Lessons You Need to Learn Before Getting Rich

You'll never have enough billions to buy a new personality, so start improving the one you got for free.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a common perception that upon obtaining wealth, the positive and negative qualities in people become more pronounced. …

SEO Tutorial: 12 Immutable Laws For Dominating Google's Search

Mystified by SEO? It all makes sense once you understand how Google sees it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What happens in an internet minute? One year ago. The answer would have been 2.4 million searches on Google performed per minute. Yes. Per minute. This year, 3.5 …

5 Keys To Authentic Leadership

What are some ways you can improve as an authentic leader?<p>To some people, the term “authentic leadership” causes them to roll their eyes. They dismiss the concept of authentic leadership as something typically espoused by a motivational do-gooder, or someone who isn’t connected to the reality of …

7 Skills That Will Take Your Leadership From Good to Great

No matter what kind of company you lead, there are some skills every leader needs to succeed.<p>Leadership is always a work in progress, as bosses learn from both their successes and their failures, and use the lessons they learn to modify their approach. Consultants Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman …

Newly Promoted? Seven Ways To Maximize Your Early Days As A New Manager

I recently had the privilege of coaching at a leadership program targeted to new managers. The enthusiasm was palpable and inspiring, but there was also anxiety around being a first-time manager. How do you bring up ideas with credibility? How do you make tough decisions? How do you rally your team …

The 10 Traits of Mentally Tough People

And four things they do to make themselves even tougher.<p><i>"How do I become mentally strong?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong, entrepreneur and writer on DeanYeong.com, on</b> …

8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Online Business

They say experience is the best teacher and indeed it is. But sometimes you can learn a few things from those who came before you. Reflecting back, here's what I wish I knew when I started my business:<p><b>1. Save Money For Your Taxes</b><p>Yes, I know, it sounds obvious. But for most new entrepreneurs, you …

4 Steps to Make Employee Development Stick

Improve the way you improve your employees by making a plan for training and development.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to Training Magazine, 2015 training expenditures in the US were $70 billion. Small companies spent an average of $1105 per employee, which …

This Seven-Step Guide For Dishing Out Feedback Is Totally Idiot-Proof

Keep this in your back pocket, first-time managers.<p>Giving critical feedback isn’t easy, especially if you’re new at it. But it doesn’t need to be half as hard as many managers think. The main thing is to keep it short and specific. Every good feedback conversation has to accomplish three goals:<p>Draw …

This Flowchart Helps You Find Your Leadership Style

If you ever have to step up and manage people, it can be pretty difficult to figure out the best way to do it in a way that both works with your …

Leadership

10 Conversational Habits You Need to Get Rid of

They could make or break an important deal.<p>I've been writing a lot lately about how to improve communication skills, especially if you're in a leadership role.<p>The irony of it all is that it's a skill not enough leaders have. I know this because it still tops the list for clients requesting …

10 Simple Expectations That Great Teams Have of Their Leaders

To build a great team, do these 10 simple things.<p>I remember the first time I became a leader, I called a meeting with my team and said, "Here are my expectations of you." When I finished, I asked if there were any questions, and one of the team raised his hand and said: "Do you know what are our …

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

University of California

Want to Be Super Successful? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 10 Things

Or, if you like, try them all. They work. Science says so.<p>We all have the same amount of time. That's why people who are more productive -- and successful -- use their time more effectively.<p>And that's why my <i>Inc.</i> colleague Chris Winfield is such a great resource for entrepreneurs.<p>Chris is an …

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 …

5 Leadership Skills to Focus on When Developing Your Managers

If you need to fix your leadership problems, focus intently on these five traits first.<p>A dismal reality about the state of the American workforce remains true: According to Gallup, nearly 70 percent of U.S. workers have been either "not engaged" or "actively disengaged" since 2000.<p>So who's to …

Employment

3 Mindset Shifts that Will Take You From Nothing to Massive Success

These mindset hacks will help to leverage your problems into success.<p>It might seem like a daunting task to go from,"I have nothing," to, "I'm successful." It might even seem impossible.<p>But I am here to tell you that it is not impossible.<p>Countless entrepreneurs have gone from literally having …

How Your Body Language Can Tell People You’re a Leader—or Not

Nonverbal communication from executives can speak volumes to employees and others. For starters, don’t tilt your head.<p>For better or worse, C-suite leaders are always on display. And whether in a one-on-one meeting or speaking to a crowd of thousands, they are sending nonverbal messages that shape …

Employment

9 signs people see you as a great leader

In the movies, amazing leaders can frequently be seen making life-changing speeches — sometimes whilst riding a horse back and forth before a mass of armored, sword-wielding soldiers.<p>In real life, leadership is a much quieter trait. In fact, you may not always even realize that others see <i>you</i> as a …

6 Simple ways to increase the traffic to your website

Share20<p>Tweet<p>Share36<p>+15<p>Shares 61<p>Ask a marketer or business owner what they’d like most in the world, and they’ll probably tell you “more customers.” …

10 Success lessons from Simon Sinek – “Bestselling Author, Speaker” for entrepreneurs

Share18<p>Tweet<p>Share24<p>+11<p>Shares 43<p>Fortune 500 companies, the United States Government, the United Nations, and multiple military personnel turn to Simon …

Get More Done: 15 Things the Most Successful People Do Differently to Be More Productive

And the best part is, you can adopt them all.<p>Some people get more done than others -- a <i>lot</i> more.<p>But how?<p>To find out, Kevin Kruse, a keynote speaker on wholehearted leadership and extreme productivity and the author of <i>15 Secrets Ultra-Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, interviewed over …

Time Management

7 Horrible Ways to Lead a Team (and the 1 Mistake Everyone Makes)

If you do this, you are not a leader.<p>Leadership is not, "Hey, you, go do this thing for me."<p>When we think about leadership, we tend to think in terms of hierarchy--those at "the top" are considered "the leaders" and those at the bottom are considered "the followers."<p>The problem with this sort of …

There Are 5 Stages of Leadership. Which One Describes You?

What kind of leader are you? Are you able to inspire those around you to do their best work and help your company thrive in a complex world? And does being a good leader leave you drained and exhausted or are you able to handle it with lightness and enthusiasm?<p>The answer depends on what stage of …

Employment

What Every Introvert Must Know About Leadership

<i>The MPW Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions</i> …

Want to Be a Great Leader? Ask Yourself These Questions Weekly

The art of asking questions is the source of all business success.<p>Whether you're running a business, an aspiring entrepreneur, or somebody with big dreams, achieving requires that you have goals, plans, and a way to hold yourself accountable. If you really want to stay on track, a weekly check-in …

4 TED Talks To Become A True Leader

There’s no set formula for what makes an effective leader. Some people make it to the top and others don’t, but contrary to popular belief, it’s not all a game of wealth. The following TED Talks, given by thought leaders in their respective fields, explore various factors that contribute to the …

Sheryl Sandberg