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Improving Startup Accelerators (Or Anything Helping Entrepreneurs)

<i>Most startup community things suck (incubators, accelerators, schools, government initiatives, hackathons, conferences, etc). All are well intended</i> …

Entrepreneurship

52 Tips for Happiness and Productivity

Original article written by Leo Babauta<p>This is something I’ve been wanting to write for some time — a Handbook for Life. Now, is there any handbook …

Happiness

5 strategies that will make you a more authentic leader

<b>Related: Authenticity Is Your Brand's Greatest Social Media Asset</b><p>But that's the wrong question to ask because the fact is that when you are authentic, you are much more effective as a leader. People <i>want</i> to follow you.<p>Here are five ways you can start to step into your natural power right now.<p>People …

Leadership

When You Shouldn't Follow Your Heart

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m 17 and sitting in my high school guidance counsellor’s office. She’s asking me what I want to do with my life and I have no idea.<p>“What are you really passionate about,” she asks. Awkward silence. What I want to say is playing computer …

Entrepreneurship

LinkedIn Groups: 17 Success Tips

If you had access to an audience of 347 million people, would you ignore the opportunity to market to them? Of course, you wouldn’t. LinkedIn …

8 Things Successful People Sacrifice For Their Success

Four years ago, I went through one of the most difficult times of my life. I’d recently given birth to my third child. I was breastfeeding up to 6 …

Startups Don't Take Vacays: Time Is Money, Summer Shouldn't Mean A Decline In Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>By now you should be settling in nicely in your new office, enjoying your new routine and watching the revenues start to climb. Our startup journey …

Google Docs

From 'mumpreneur' to 'lipstick entrepreneur', why do we feminise work?

New research shows that women are more reluctant to use the word entrepreneur than men. But what’s in a name? asks Emma Sinclair<p>I recently learned an important lesson in unconscious bias. Researchers at the University of Illinois found that people subconsciously assume that hurricanes with female …

Entrepreneurship

A quick guide to choosing the right PR or communications job

Careers in communications and public relations can be extremely rewarding if you have the right skills.<p>For graduates just making their way into a job …

Women Have A Brilliant Response To City's Sexist Training On How To Deal With Women

According to a March training session for Austin, Texas, city employees -- on the topic of female leaders -- women "don’t want to deal with numbers,” "act on emotions” and "ask lots of questions.”<p>After video of that training surfaced this week, women certainly did have a lot of questions. In …

Stereotypes

How Corporate Culture Impedes Data Innovation

BI and big data analytics tools are getting more sophisticated and comprehensive. Yet, some organizations are failing to derive full value from their …

Big Data

The personality types that make the most and least amount of money

A lot of things determine how much money you make: your level of education; the job you choose to pursue; the company you work for; your hard skills; and your ability to negotiate.<p>But one thing you really have no control over that affects your pay is your personality type.<p>According to the …

Psychology

How to Make Better Life-Changing Decisions

It's time to shift our thinking from analysis-driven decision making and get at the heart of what we all actually want: happiness.<p>The corporate way to make decisions involve things like cost-benefit analysis, risk analysis, data analysis, plus a whole bunch of other analysis-driven exercises. Don't …

Happiness

Why Making Harder Decisions Is the Easier Path to Success | Inc.com

I was at my favorite Cleveland sandwich shop, Melt, while visiting my in-laws, and as usual, I sat down to eat two immense sandwiches. These things are <i>huge.</i><p>Maybe it was the two cocktails, sarsaparilla, and two glasses of ice water, but I was having trouble finishing the second sandwich. It was very …

Networking

How Bosses Can Encourage Transparency In The Workplace

Having a policy that keeps your door open for questions and comments isn’t enough. Real feedback is required for growth.<p>Professional development conversations are an important part of any company culture, but how do you create an environment where everyone is eager to engage in these high-value …

The Workplace

How Women And Minorities Are Changing The Tech Game

<i>Part of the series “Entrepreneurial Women Rocking the World”</i><p>In my work with professionals who are committed to building thriving, rewarding careers and businesses, I’m hearing more and more from women who have exciting ideas and want to launch multi-million dollar enterprises, and believe they have …

Startups

4 Tips on How To Captivate your Future Consumers

One of the most influential tips I've ever received since I began working in marketing and community management is the power in being proactive. …

Marketing
Leadership

Leadership Lessons From The Woman Who’s Made A Career Turning Companies Around

A lot of what makes a successful CEO can’t be measured, and when you’re one of the few female CEOs, the path is even less clear.<p>Sharon Rowlands may not define herself as fearless, but she’s put herself in the way of challenges that would make other, less courageous leaders nervous.<p>“I always sort of …

Leadership

Are You a Good Boss or a Bad Boss? Here's How to Tell

Credit: fotohunter/Shutterstock<p>Being a good leader in the workplace is no easy feat. Every day is busy and full of challenges. It's easy to get …

Employment
Leadership

The Question Every CEO Should Ask The Company's HR Leader

What do CEOs and their HR chiefs talk about? With luck, they talk about everything — about hiring, and the state of the organization, and upcoming events. I hope they talk about who’s getting promoted and who’s leaving and what’s new and how the team is holding up.<p>There’s one question every CEO …

The Workplace

4 Leadership Measures to Foster Organizational Growth

Learn about 4 measures leaders should employ to plant the seeds for sustainable, long-term growth in their organization Continue reading →

Employment
Employment