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How To Build A Sustainable, Supportive Community Around Your Work

“We want to connect with the community.”<p>“Let’s bring this to the community.”<p>“Our company is invested in community.”<p>Do these sentences sound familiar? “Community” is a buzzword these days when it comes to offline and online brand recognition and marketing. It’s associated with notions of fandom, a …

Thought Leadership

How to Run Better Business Meetings

By Cameron Herold, COO Alliance Founder. Originally published on Quora.<p>People are invited to meetings because they have something to contribute. If …

InterAct

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

In a Single Sentence of her Google Doodle, Dr. Jane Goodall Teaches a Life Lesson We All Need to Learn

The legendary chimpanzee researcher knows a lot about humans too.<p>Legendary primatologist Jane Goodall, Ph.D. is featured in this Earth Day Google Doodle delivering an inspiring message that goes way beyond preserving the environment.<p>It's Earth Day, and as with every holiday, Google has marked the …

Animals

Why It's Time to Become Your Company's Chief Laziness Officer

Most of the work you do is not important and in fact slows you down.<p>My first real job was working for a large computer manufacturer in their production control department.<p>After two months there, the department head called me into his office and told me I was the laziest person he'd ever met. And he …

Outsourcing

Why Humility Plays an Important Role in an Entrepreneur's Life

Humility is a vital entrepreneurial quality needed for success<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>In our day to day life we always keep in mind the polite nature of a shopkeeper or an individual providing us with the services and it's the same polite …

Entrepreneurship

Costco employees explain why they don't buy produce there

Costco deals are all over the places. They can range from cheap, tasty meals at the food court to the rewards that come with the chain's executive membership.<p>And many of Costco's deals are fan favorites with customers and employees.<p>But when Business Insider recently asked 46 Costco employees from …

Employment

Want to hire people who are emotionally intelligent? Do these 5 things

Hiring decisions are among the most important you can make at work, because the costs associated with a bad hire are astronomical. The Society for …

Employment

Jeff Bezos Absolutely Killed It With this Brilliant Customer Support Hack

A customer support executive learns the hard way that it's a hugely dumb idea to shovel BS on the big guy.<p>I don't know about you, but I dread calling customer service, regardless of the company I'm calling.<p>Most of the time, I end up on hold for what seems like forever, listening to music that's …

Customer Service

9 Words To Stop Negative People From Sucking The Energy Out Of The Room

We’ve all been in those meetings where most people are trying to do something positive and constructive, but there’s one person who keeps sniping and oozing negativity over every good idea.<p>Someone says, “I think this new software will really help our productivity.” But the negative person …

Self-help

12 Hard Things You Need to Hear About Your Attitude

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the mind is your ultimate battleground. It’s the space where the greatest and fiercest conflict resides. …

Self-help

3 Signs That You're a Micromanager and What You Can Do to About It

If you have any of these three tendencies, you're likely micromanaging your people. If you want them (and you) to grow, here's what to do.<p>As an executive and leadership coach, micromanaging is one of the most common challenges I see. It's a common problem for many leaders, new and old alike. Left …

Leadership

Want to be likable? 7 universal secrets to help you

If you want to be more likable then you must remember one thing … You cannot be liked by everyone.<p>You cannot make everyone like you!<p>Any time you …

Self-help

Want to Know What a True Leader Looks Like in Action? Watch for This 1 Uncommon Practice

This is remains the undisputed secret weapon of all great leaders.<p>Yesterday, I wrote about how great leaders walk the higher road of integrity when making <i>any</i> and <i>all</i> decisions because they have character -- a non-negotiable requirement for anyone wearing the badge of "leadership."<p>Seems logical to …

Leadership

9 Characteristics of Self-Actualized People

In psychology, <b>self-actualization</b> is achieved when you're able to reach your full potential. Being truly self-actualized is considered the exception …

Spirituality

Managing a Work – Life Balance

<b>Dream job. Check! Wonderful family. Check! Stressed out because we can’t seem to find the right mix of balancing the two into that glittering</b> …

Time Management

3 Unique Advantages of Introverted Leaders (Backed Up by Science) @melaniebcurtin

Being the best talker doesn't always mean having the best ideas.<p>Some reports say that up to 40 percent of executives self-describe as introverts. This list includes Marissa Mayer, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, and Andrea Jung (former CEO of Avon), just to name a few.<p>Yet introverts often get a bad rap …

Personality

The No. 1 Thing That Keeps Your Best Employees Motivated? It's Not What You Think

The No. 1 employee motivator for innovation is more time, not money.<p>Most of my executive clients strive to deliver compelling incentive packages for their most innovative employees--to keep them engaged and motivated. This isn't surprising. According to research from Innovation Leader, 65 percent …

Team Building

It’s Time for Marketers to Start Thinking Like Media Companies

Much has been made of the fact that television ratings for this year’s Super Bowl, Oscars and Winter Olympics have decreased significantly compared …

Advertising Industry

A board interview guide for prospective CEOs

Working through these questions as they prepare to take the top job can help executives clarify their thinking.<p>Over the years, we’ve spoken with many …

CEOs

Get an MBA If You Want to Get Ahead in Business. Skip It If You Want Your Business to Get Ahead.

MBA programs do provide a useful toolkit, but they are better suited for established businesses than rapid-growth startups.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With a plentitude of resources at our fingertips, there has never been a better time to build a business. Sites …

Entrepreneurship

The Power of Leaders Who Focus on Solving Problems

In front of a packed room of MIT students and alumni, Vivienne Ming is holding forth in a style all her own. “Embrace cyborgs,” she calls out, as she clicks to a slide that raises eyebrows even in this tech-smitten crowd. “<i>Really</i>. Fifteen to 25 years from now, cognitive neuroprosthetics will …

Leadership

7 Ways Business Leaders Get Stuck (And How To Get Back On Track)

In a rut? Unable to scale? Communications breakdown? Time to make a change.<p><i>Andy Bailey, CEO and head coach of business coaching firm Petra Coach, serves in an advisory role on the Gazelles Council, leaders of the Scale Up movement. We asked Andy for insight about how business leaders get stuck and</i> …

Leadership

7 Traits of Super-Productive People

Is there someone on your team who seems unusually productive? Someone who gets a huge amount done — without working longer hours?<p>Super-productive people are in every industry. The most productive software developers write nine times more usable code per day than the average developer, according to …

Time Management

7 Signs That You're Not Busy; You're Just 'Busy Bragging'

We all need to look a little deeper and learn more about our work-related habits -- especially those of us who are caught up on our favorite TV shows.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you found yourself complaining about how busy you are, possibly to a spouse, friend …

Time Management

10 stylish ways to remove single-use plastic from your life

The UK government has announced plans to ban the sale of many single-use plastic items, including plastic straws, drink stirrers, and plastic-stemmed …

Shopping

Quantum Radar Could Make Stealth Technology Obsolete

The frigid Canadian arctic is a rough place to try and catch a spy.<p>For one, the region is smack dab on top of the world's magnetic North Pole, where …

Quantum Mechanics

9 ways to ruin your resume in the eyes of hiring managers

There are a zillion ways to go wrong over email and in conversation at work, so it would only make sense for there to be a bunch of ways to mess up …

Employment

Your DNA determines whether you're an introvert or an extrovert — here's how to tell which one you are

At some point in your life, you've probably been described as an extrovert or an introvert. It's true that many of us place ourselves in one of those two categories — or somewhere in the middle if you're an ambivert.<p>These labels were coined in the 1920s by the psychologist Carl Jung. He said the …

Psychology

Amazon executives sat through a brutally uncomfortable 4.5-minute phone call that showed them just how much Jeff Bezos cares about customers

Jeff Bezos takes customer service seriously.<p>That's the lesson former global VP of customer service Bill Price learned during a meeting of 30 Amazon executives years ago, according to an excerpt from Brad Stone's "The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon."<p>When Bezos asked Price how …

Customer Service