Sherry Johnston

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Seven Ways to Start a Business Without Quitting Your Job

Turn your hobby into a business<p>First off, starting a business is going to take a lot of your time. So, you might as well do something you enjoy. Take …

Too Few Companies Treat Social Marketing as a Conversation

<i>This essay originally appeared in Data Sheet,</i> Fortune’s <i>daily tech newsletter. Sign up here.</i><p>It’s tough to find a marketing team that isn’t increasing …

Marketing

100 Answers to the Question: What Is Leadership? | Inc.com

If you Google the word leadership you can get about 479,000,000 results, each definition as unique as an individual leader.<p>It's a difficult concept to define, perhaps because it means so many things to different people.<p>Here are 100 of the best ways to define leadership--choose the ones that fits …

Leadership

This Is What Makes a Really Great Leader

Timing is everything.<p>Consider the Civil Rights Movement. Martin Luther King, Jr. wasn’t the first person to talk about civil rights. Indeed, there …

Leadership

How to schedule your day for maximum productivity after a bad night's sleep

And the unfortunate reality is that even though you feel like crap the next day, you still have to show up at the office, ready to give 110%.<p>But even though the thought of working an eight-hour day may seem impossible, it turns out that there are things you can do to get through it.<p>Here's how sleep …

Sleep

Be More Successful: 8 Steps to Find and Leverage Your True Strengths

We all hope to improve on our weaknesses, but sometimes the best approach is to do a lot more of what you already do best.<p>Are you as successful as you would like to be? (Depending on how you define success, of course.)<p>If you're like most people, the answer is, "Probably not." Not because you're …

Entrepreneurship

Here Are The Internet’s Top Websites That Still Don’t Use Encryption

Google launches a new effort to push all websites to embrace web encryption.<p>A large number of the internet's major websites still don't use encryption, or haven't implemented it correctly, potentially exposing their users to hackers and spies.<p>Despite a widespread movement toward more encryption on …

Privacy

The Secret to Making Your Employees Work Harder

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

Leadership

8 Clear Signs of a Successful Life That Have Nothing to Do With Money or Fame

If you're not careful you can end up chasing the wrong goals for the wrong reasons.<p>Oftentimes peoples goals are associated with making money or achieving a high level of status.<p>While there's nothing wrong with wanting either of the above, you can be lead astray by chasing after them.<p>If money and …

Motivation

Facebook is watching and tracking you more than you know

When you’re on Facebook, do you ever get the feeling you’re being watched? An ad pops up that’s right up your alley, or three new articles show up in your feed that are similar to something you’ve just clicked on.<p>If it sometimes seems like Facebook knows you personally, that’s because it does. It …

19 Small Things That Will Make You Wildly Successful | Inc.com

I have had the privilege of working with top leaders in all kinds of businesses. And I have found a definite pattern: their success is primarily the result of small actions repeated over and over.<p>Here are 19 small things that you can do to keep your priorities in line and success within your</b> …

Self-improvement

Steve Jobs' reaction to this insult shows why he was such a great CEO

On stage at Apple's World Wide Developers Conference, Jobs was holding a rare Q&A with developers when one audience member stood up and lobbed an insult at Jobs.<p>"Mr. Jobs, you're a bright and influential man," he starts out with a flat tone. The audience laughs in the pause.<p>"Here it comes," Job …

Steve Jobs

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Self-help

45 free online classes you can take (and finish) by the end of this year

No matter where you're at in your career, learning something new can only help you. Looking for a new job? A unique skill could easily set you apart …

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

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