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Research: To Be a Good Leader, Start By Being a Good Follower

There is no shortage of advice for those who aspire to be effective leaders. One piece of advice may be particularly enticing: if you want to be a successful leader, ensure that you are <i>seen as</i> <i>a leader</i> and not a follower. To do this, goes the usual advice, you should seek out opportunities to lead, …

Leadership

My Company Cut Down on Emails by 30 Percent With This Simple Hack

As we grew, communication via email, video calls, Slack and IM became overwhelming, and I knew we needed a new model for information sharing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As any leader of a growing company can attest, it gets exponentially more difficult to share …

Project Management

9 Words That Will Make You Sound Smarter

We’re sure you’ve all heard the saying, “choose your words carefully.” And that couldn’t be more true for conversations where you’re trying to sound …

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can understand …

Business Strategy

We Read All the New Books on Leadership So You Don’t Have To

Every year, dozens of publications are released that all claim to have an answer to the question: What makes a great leader? But if you’ve ever had …

What's the Secret to Becoming a Leader? Stop Being a Boss.

Striving to become a legendary leader? Ditch those management habits -- fast -- and focus on the bigger picture..<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Although the difference between managers and leaders appears almost nitpicky at face value, it’s actually quite distinct. The …

Leadership

Bill Gates says read this book if you want to be a better manager

Billionaire — and bookworm — Bill Gates has announced his latest reading recommendation, and it's based on the principals of the man who first taught …

8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, personalities and …

Self-improvement

4 Examples That Will Confirm You Were Born to Be a Leader

Do you have a natural bent for people and relationships? That's a good starting point.<p>Ever wonder if you're true leadership material? Perhaps you've been told you are, but the question is, <i>by what standard</i><i>?</i> Thousands of leadership books are written each year, many of them with marketing agendas to …

Bring These Plants Into the Bedroom For Better Sleep

The research is in. For a better snooze, surround yourself with indoor plants. While many plants have beneficial properties and can contribute to …

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Happiness

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Gig Economy

6 styles of project leadership and how to use them effectively

No two projects, or project teams, are exactly the same. Here's how managers can develop multiple leadership styles to meet different goals and …

Project Management

13 of Maya Angelou's greatest quotes on life, success, and change

Maya Angelou, the renowned author, was born 90 years ago, on April 4, 1928. She had a diverse career as a civil-rights activist, poet, and much more.<p>In her speeches, interviews, and writing, Angelou offered beautiful advice on living life to the fullest. She died in 2014, but her timeless words …

Civil Rights

SPEAK IT, BELIEVE IT, RECEIVE IT - Morning Motivational Video

YouTube

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

ISO 9001 2015 Translated into Plain English

<b>8.3.3 Determine product and service design and development inputs</b><p><b>• Clarify your product and service design and development inputs.</b><p><b>• Define product</b> …

Quality Assurance and Quality Control

<b>Quality Assurance-</b> <br>Its process oriented. In this we basically focused on planning and documenting those processes to assure quality including …

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How to use your calendar to maximize your effectiveness

This simple practice will help you accomplish your goals.<p>I’ve combined knowledge from several amazing books (<i>The Effective Executive</i>, <i>The 7 Habits of</i> …

The 3 stages of failure in work and life — and how to overcome them

One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on.<p>On the one hand, perseverance and grit are key to achieving success in any field. Anyone who masters their craft will face moments of doubt and somehow find the inner resolve to keep going.<p>If you want to build a …

Motivation

22 Must-have apps to be more productive at work

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share28<p>+16<p>Shares 59<p>A lot has been written about technology. Some call it a time –consuming distraction from life’s important tasks. But …

Apps

How the Best CEOs Get the Important Work Done

If you’re a chief executive officer, your job is to execute. It’s written right into your title. But what does it mean, in terms of daily tasks, to be the company’s top “executer?” After all, CEOs don’t actually build factories or sell products.<p>It’s tempting, therefore, to view the CEO as primarily …

10 office items under $40 that will make you more productive

The right desk supplies can encourage creativity, happiness, and productivity.<p>To help you perform your best at work, Business Insider rounded up a list of our favorite, affordable office items.<p>Keep scrolling to check them out.

Self Control

10 Kardashian Weight Loss Tips That Might Actually Work

The proof is in lost pounds.<p>Although none of the Kardashian women are certified weight-loss experts, they've collectively lost hundreds of pounds right before your eyes:<p>Take Kim, who lost the 60 pounds she gained during her last pregnancy:<p>Or Kourtney, who lost her 35 pounds of baby weight within …

Business guide to setting up an internal audit system

MANILA, Philippines – The Center for Global Best Practices is launching this special CPD-accredited program titled, “Best Practices on How to Set Up …