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The Key Trait That Will Make You An Exceptional Leader

Every CEO wants to know how he or she can be a stronger, more efficient leader. That’s why, as a leadership and culture coach, I am often asked: how can we be <i>better?</i><p>The science is in! Strong leaders are the most <i>compassionate</i>. But what exactly does it mean to be a compassionate CEO? It means …

Employment

4 Leadership Lessons That Leaders Say They Wish They Had Learned Sooner

As a leadership coach, I often see the same leadership challenges arise across industries. There’s the challenge of time (there’s never enough of it), decision making, navigating organizational politics (which is really a trust issue), creating a shared purpose, communicating across silos and, of …

Entrepreneurship

Top 10 Crowdfunding Sites For Fundraising

Unless you’ve been living in a remote island for the last few years, you’ve heard about crowdfunding or stories of people raising thousands or millions of dollars online.<p>In fact, there’s been so much chatter out there about crowdfunding that people love to throw out the line “yeah, I’ve heard there …

Accurately Vet A Good Salesperson With a 10-minute Phone Interview?

You bet.<p>In my last post, I shared a simple way to distinguish a potentially good sales hire from a bad one via a single email exchange--at the start of the application process. My next step in vetting a good salesperson is still about testing curiosity and commitment. The idea is this: selling is …

Want to Be a Great Leader? The Smartest Ones Start by Doing These 4 Rare Things

If you want your employees to respect you and give you exceptional performance, adopt these four behaviors of the best leaders.<p>Do you work for a boss who has been defined as a "driver?" You know, he or she "drives performance" and "drives results." Maybe even "drives people?" (Maybe into the …

Leadership

4 Behavioral Interview Questions That Reveal What a Job Candidate Is Really Like

Especially if you ask the right follow-up questions.<p>Conduct enough job interviews and it feels like some of the candidates have tried to "hack" the most common interview questions. Their answers seem a little too polished, a little too rehearsed, and a lot insincere.<p>That's the problem with only …

Qatar Airways lands its five-star menu at Washington Dulles

WASHINGTON, DC – On September 25th, a group of media guests celebrated five-star dining and comfort onboard a Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300ER on the …

Living in Dominica isn't easy, but worth it, says American expat Jennifer

253<p>Jennifer Miller<p><b>-Where were you born?</b> <br>St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.<p><b>-In which country and city are you living now?</b> <br>Roseau, Dominica<p><b>-Are you living alone</b> …

Western Union, Foxconn's and Prudential's Venture Arms Back Blockchain Firm Digital Currency Group

The world of financial services — from companies to institutional and individual investors — continues to embrace digital currency and distributed ledger technology, and at a rapid pace.<p>Bitcoin- and blockchain-focused firm Digital Currency Group announces Thursday an undisclosed amount of …

How not to blockchain - a look at OneCoin. @investorseurope #blockchain | The Blockchain Revolution

There has been a resurgence of news about OneCoin in recent weeks, in what appears to be a high-profile multi-level marketing ponzi scheme disguised …

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Millennials 'set to earn less than Generation X'

<b>Millennials are set to become the first generation to earn less than their predecessors, new research suggests.</b><p>The Resolution Foundation found that under-35s earned £8,000 less in their twenties than Generation X workers.<p>The thinktank defines Generation X as those born between 1966 and 1980 and …

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Sharpening your personal development skills can help you to become a more effective leader. A successful leader always should be open to change and …

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20 Creative Floors You Won’t Be Able to Stop Staring At

So you want to give your floors a makeover, but you’d like something a little more exciting than a new area rug. The options are endless, but a creative floor pattern might be exactly what you’re looking for. One of the boldest ways to revamp a bland room is to paint the floors… if you’re up for …

Decorations

Internal Customer Service: How To Serve The People Who Serve Your Customers

If you're going to be a great company for your customers, you need to be a great company for your employees<p>From time to time, I run into company leaders who'll fawn all over paying customers, then turn around and treat employees (the people who serve those customers, day in and day out) like pond …

When It Comes To Recruiting, Texting May Be The Next Big Thing

Texting is about much more than emojis and abbreviations -- it can land you your next great hire.<p>Be honest: how many times a day do you check your phone? If you're like most Americans, your smartphone is rarely out of arm's reach, and texting is now your main form of communication. A 2015 Informate …

Employment

3 Ways To Make Communication More Appetizing

Don't overwhelm your audience with too much information<p>What's the most effective thing you can do to improve any communication? Trim your message so audience members can easily and quickly consume it.<p>After all, we've become a grab-and-go society:<p><b>Food is increasingly served in small portions</b>. Amuse …

Science Reveals the Right Timing for Eye Contact

New scientific study defines 'normal' eye contact for the first time<p>Proper eye contact gets a lot of attention. It's supposedly the key to being a great speaker, to executive presence, and to how to own a room. It's worried over by those on job interviews, on dates, and negotiating. People who hold …

7 Tips for Using PR to Grow Your Business

A great public relations strategy can positively influence your brand awareness.<p>When it comes to communicating the credibility of your brand to the world, PR (Public Relations) is very simply, hands down, the best channel.<p>Contrary to what most people think, PR is one of the most cost-effective …

Science Says This Is the Best Way to Treat Employees

From startups to corporate giants, these remarkably simple behaviors will tell your employees that you care about them.<p>Here's something to chew on: Do your employees feel valued? How would you know? If you haven't smelled the fresh brew, we are in a relationship economy and the workplace has …

7 Quick Ways to Build Your Confidence Right Now

Need a rapid-fire self-esteem boost in the next five minutes? There's something you can do about that.<p>Need a rapid-fire self-esteem boost in the next five minutes? While we all know that true inner confidence takes time and practice, sometimes we just need something with immediate effects. Here are …

4 Simple Ways to Capture Your Customer's Attention

Tried and true tactics for staying high touch in our high tech world.<p>The leadership speaker Simon Sinek once said, "I don't care how good your product is. I don't care how good your marketing is. I don't care how good your design is. If you don't understand people, you don't understand business."<p>As …

6 Things You Can Learn From Top Podcasters

Podcasts are on the rise, but the best ones do these things to stand out.<p>Since the spike in awareness brought about by the success of <i>Serial</i>, podcasts have been steadily growing. Between 2015 and 2016, podcast listening grew 23 percent.<p>You may be wondering if the time is right for you to start your …

Meet the entrepreneur whose unicorn could make Excel obsolete

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10 Things You Do That Make You Less Likeable

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few -- the good looking, the fiercely social and the incredibly talented. It’s easy to fall prey to this …

Pew Research Center

5 Ways Your Agency Can Improve the Client Experience

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Running an agency is challenging. Senior management juggles everything -- sales, human resources, marketing and more.<p>No matter how busy you get, however, you can't forget the most important aspect of your business -- your clients. Their …