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Bill Gates Reads 50 Books Per Year. But Only These 6 Leadership Books Made His List of Recommendations

Of all 186 books Bill Gates has ever recommended on his personal blog, six leadership books get special attention.<p>In a 2016 interview at the <i>New York Times</i>, Bill Gates said that reading is still the "main way that I both learn new things and test my understanding." He told <i>The Times</i> he reads about 50 …

Bill Gates

Full Body Kettlebell at Home (or Anywhere) Circuit Workout

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>General Fitness<p>Workout Type<p>Full Body<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration8 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>3<p>Time Per Workout15-60 …

Exercise

The Critical Role Of Leadership Development During Organizational Change

Most business leaders today would agree on two things: (1) organizational change is constant, and (2) leading change is one of the most difficult burdens of a leader’s command. In last week’s article I focused on the seven mindsets necessary for successful leadership development. In this article, I …

Leadership

Reinventing The Missing Piece (You) In Leading Through A Point Of Inflection

Accelerating through strategic inflection points requires step-changes in strategy, organization, and operations, carefully synced together. Those are necessary, but not sufficient unless you reinvent yourself as what John Hillen and Mark Nevins describe as a more sophisticated leader.<p>Per my …

Why Ronald Reagan Believed If You Can't Handle Conflict, You Can't Lead

Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means - Reagan<p>I have worked with thousands of CEOs over the years in my advisory work and one thing that really stands out to me is how common it is to find leaders who don't know how to handle conflict. And while …

Yes, you can be in love with your job and still get burned out. Here’s how to prevent that

Do you feel passionate about your job? The vast majority of professionals we surveyed recently said they were. Deloitte conducted a marketplace …

HIIT

Get a Handle on Home Maintenance With This Checklist

Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist<p>Staying on Top of Chores Saves Repairs Later<p>Updated February 26, 2018<p>A big part of the American dream is owning …

Vision and Mission

In a previous blog, I provided an overview of strategic planning processes, including six core elements essential to any successful strategic plan. …

The Mind of the Leader: How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>March 13, 2018</b><p>Join the global movement that's making corporations more people-centric to achieve great results. The world is facing a global leadership crisis. Seventy-seven percent of leaders think they do a good job of engaging their people, yet 88 percent of employees …

This Core Workout Is the Secret Weapon for Killer Abs

Has your quest for a toned stomach halted? It’s time to try something new.<p>For your next abs workout program, look no further than the rings. A …

If You Want a Good Relationship With Your Board, You Need to Ask These Questions

These are the top five questions founders don't ask their boards, but should.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following is adapted from Elena L. Botelho and Kim R. Powell's book</i> The CEO Next Door<i>.</i><p>We were recently called up to Chicago to coach an entrepreneur of a …

'Superconnectors': 3 Steps to Becoming a Networking Genius

The ability to form significant professional relationships is paramount to all entrepreneurs. The question, though, is, how?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“Social capital is the most important currency in the world"</i> is the core message of an upcoming book I was …

Four Types of Organizational Culture

There are many types of organizational culture. Some cultures are fun-loving (Zappos) while others are more staid and rule-bound (Bank of America). …

How to Take Back Your Facebook News Feed

In December, Facebook announced yet another tweak to the News Feed. This time, the social network would begin prioritizing “meaningful” conversations …

Social Media

6 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything | Inc.com

My grandmother once said, "Most of the things you worry about will never happen while you worry and overthink." However, the habit was difficult to resist. I used to overthink every aspect of my professional life and focus on the "worst-case scenarios" to protect myself against the feeling of …

When School Becomes a Game

Adam Avery<p>How can educators get students to be more engaged? Some experts say it's a matter of gamifying the learning experience.<p>Every year, the American Psychological Society talks to Americans about their mental state. In 2013, the topic was stress—and the group found that, of the teenagers who …

Teaching

Bookshelves That Instantly Make You Feel Warm and Cozy

Masters of the #shelfie.<p>The days are over when haphazardly shoving yet another novel into your packed bookshelf, only for it to gather dust, is …

The Number-One Sign Your Core Workouts Aren't Working

Do you feel the burn in your abs...or somewhere else?<p>By now, you should be aware how important a strong core is to cycling. It's the foundation from which all movement—including your pedal stroke—stems. But even when you dedicate yourself to working out your core with exercises like toe touches and …

The 10 Best TRX Moves for Runners

If you’re not using these straps to improve your running performance, you should be.<p>To get better, most runners—well, run. But the best runners know that improving speed and endurance isn’t just about logging more miles; it also requires time in the gym. And one of the best ways to build the …

Great Product? OK, Now Prove Your Business Model. Here's How | Inc.com

In my experience with technical entrepreneurs, they work hard on creating an innovative and elegant solution, and assume that customers will flock to them ("if we build it, they will come").<p>The reality is that successful businesses these days require an equally elegant business model, with the …

Small Business

How to Build An Injury-Proof Knee

It’s time to stop blaming your knee pain on running, especially if it’s why your only exercise is a circuit between the couch and the fridge. Recent …

16 mental models for founders and leaders

Think of mental models as the operating systems (OS) that run in the background of your brain. They’re always running—and you’ve put them together, either consciously or subconsciously, from your experiences and information.<p>Mental models give you a perspective or a frame of mind with which to view …

Management

Mixed organization of gut bacteria is revealed by microbiome imaging technology

Disruptions in the microbiome of the human gut are correlated with several diseases, including obesity and cancer. Yet little is known about the …

Here’s everything Gregg Popovich said about President Trump and racism at Spurs media day

Popovich talked for more than 10 minutes about the divisiveness of the country and said that we must feel uncomfortable for change to happen.<p>Gregg Popovich is the most respected head coach in the NBA, bar none, and he has increasingly chosen to speak out about President Donald Trump over the past …

A Simple & Fun Game Even DIY Rookies Can Make

One of the greatest intersections of design happens when function and taste meet. Even more so is finding the sweet spot between functional …

3 New TED Talks on Overcoming Failure and Why You Should Listen | Inc.com

As an entrepreneur failure is inevitable and that's why I enjoy listening to other leaders who have overcome failure and how they did it. Recently I have found three TED talks that I enjoyed immensely, and thought other should give a listen.<p>1. Leonard Kim<br>Leonard Kim is a brand strategist and …

Motivation

14 Cardio Exercises You Can Do With a Kettlebell That Aren't Just Swings

If your cardio routine is feeling stale, you may want to ditch the treadmill and grab some kettlebells instead.<p>“One of the things I like most about …

Running Slower in the Heat

Summer is the season of overtraining.<p>Every year, when the temperature starts getting higher and the humidity begins to creep up, the coach in me …

Marathons