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Learning These 9 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

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How To Look Like A Leader When You're Not

The paradox – you won’t get promoted to a leadership role if you don’t have leadership experience. But how do you get leadership experience when you’re only cast in a supporting role? Even if you’re in an entry-level position, you need to demonstrate leadership skills consistently and overtly. They …

Leadership

9 Things Richard Branson Says You Should Do to Be Successful and Happy

Branson's approach to making the most of business and life can work for you, too.<p>If you're looking for a model for a fully successful life, it's hard to do much better than Sir Richard Branson. Despite having dyslexia and dropping out of school at 16, he managed to build the Virgin Group into an …

Virgin America

5 Challenging Experiences That Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

Daily experiences, especially those that are difficult, can teach you valuable lessons that help you grow and succeed.<p>Not only do challenges in life make you more resilient, but they have the potential to set you up for success. Showing up, no matter what battles you endure exhibits perseverance …

Leadership

The Real Reason Your Employees Can't Innovate

CEOs talk incessantly about innovation.<p>They want innovation, but they can’t get it. Their teams disappoint them by failing to come up with big, out-of-the-box ideas at the rate the CEO is looking for.<p>CEOs who get upset by their team’s inability to innovate are blind to the reality that the …

Innovation

Rule Your Room Kit

Winner of 15 awards & gift guides, the Rule Your Room Kit empowers your kids to transform any boring old object into an awesome, interactive …

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What's The Secret To Success? Ingratiate Yourself With People Of Great Wealth

As the CEO of a rapidly growing fintech company and a frequent contributor to Forbes, I get asked to do a lot of media interviews.<p>The same questions seem to pop up time and time again, but during a recent interview, I was asked a question I had never encountered before.<p>The interviewer asked, “What …

Self-improvement

Lego unveils Boost kit to help children learn coding

Lego has announced a kit for building and programming robots, designed to encourage a younger generation to learn how to code, at this year's CES …

How to Succeed in Business Beyond Your Wildest Dreams

Use these principles in business and in life.<p>10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We live in a chaotic world, where the dichotomy between the haves and the have-nots is increasingly more apparent with each subsequent year. It's a world where people are immersed in …

Motivation

Want To Stop Procrastinating? You Should Fine Tune Your Mindset In This Way

Is your house full of clutter?<p>Are you looking for some help to finally get things under control?<p>Decluttering is the act of removing clutter, or all …

Minimalism

This Secret From NFL Coach Bill Walsh Will Help You Achieve What You Want (Whether That's a Six-Pack or a Million-Dollar Business)

Achieving a six-pack or a million-dollar business requires the fundamentals--here's how to make the goal a reality.<p>Sports are a great metaphor for succeeding in life, no matter the endeavor that you're pursuing.<p>During that offseason of 1978, The San Francisco 49ers hired Bill Walsh who went on to …

San Francisco

Why you get shin splints & how to avoid them

Shin splints…<p>This is one running & rucking related injury that keeps popping up on my radar thanks to people writing me and asking how to …

Introducing 13 Useful Free Apps For you To Install Today

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The 7 Leadership Lessons I Learned From Being Abducted by My Boss

Managers this toxic end up costing the company a fortune.<p>I was just at a conference for entrepreneurs and told a group I was presenting to that I always "win the award" for having had the most toxic micromanager of anyone in the room. I told them the story. Well, not the whole story.<p>We were in a …

Leadership

This is how special operators ‘embrace the suck’

For most people, joining the special operations community is just a dream — a fantasy born of countless hours playing video games and watching …

These Leadership Lessons From The SEAL Teams Are Universal For Any Industry

I’m a big believer in sharing lessons learned. Leadership lessons, lessons in teamwork, lessons in effective thinking are all “things” that are ultimately the dividing line between success and failure, life and death.<p>Last week I gave a speech on leadership lessons from complex environments, and …

Leadership

How to Not Be Miserable at Work

Yale psychologist Amy Wrzesniewski has made a living out of studying how the mental conceptions we have of our jobs affect performance. After many …

Want to Be an Exceptional Leader? Science Says Think This Way (Because Most Bosses Don't)

To develop high performers, praising effort achieves way more than praising results.<p>Praise can be incredibly motivating. Praise can be extremely encouraging. Praise can be hugely inspiring.<p>If you do it the right way. Take the wrong approach, and praising an employee can actually have the opposite …

Self-improvement

A Lesson From Donald Trump's First 100 Days: Listen First, Implement Later

I’ve always been fascinated by the intense focus placed on new political administrations during their first 100 days in office. Pundits, fans and critics are certainly already drawing up their scorecards of President Donald Trump’s performance in that short time frame.<p>He had high hopes about what …

How to Keep Your Cool When You Get Harsh Feedback

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

How to Get on the Shortlist for the C-Suite

The career question I hear most often from rising senior leaders is this: “How do I get on the C-suite shortlist?”<p>The management literature is overflowing with advice on becoming the boss. Yet the path narrows significantly as executives ascend closer to the top slots. Having played a role in many …

Management

Not Your Laptop, Here’s Why Cybercriminals Are More Interested In Your Smartphone

Smartphones have become a mine of personal information, holding bank data, credit card information and addresses, making them the preferred target …