Stephanie Mills

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These Are the Most Spectacular Nature Photos of the Year

The winners of Royal Society Publishing’s inaugural photography competition have been announced, and they’re extraordinary.<p>These inspiring nature …

5 Bad Leadership Habits That Undercut Your Team's Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the entrepreneurial world, every second counts. In the early stages of a startup, you’ll only have limited resources despite operating under high pressure and tight deadlines. Every decision you make could potentially set a course for …

Starbucks is feeling the pain from employee tuition, wage hikes

Better customer service and reduced turnover comes at a cost.<p>Starbucks (SBUX) reported another set of stellar quarterly results, but its stock got …

Should We Really Trust the Universe?

It's not often that any of us change a long-held view about an important matter, but it happened to me recently. I got on a plane from Gatwick and when I arrived in Naples I had completely changed my mind on something I have been banging on about for many years. If I am right in my new view, it has …

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

<i>This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>Have you ever asked yourself questions like these?<p>"Why do I have to get up so early?"<br>• "Why is this happening to me?"<br>• "I'm screwed, aren't I?"<br>• "Why is life so hard?"<br>• "I should just give up, shouldn't I?<p>If you are like the average person, you …

7 Ways To Go From Good To Great Leader

Being a good leader isn’t a piece of cake. And being a great leader is even tougher. Any business leader wants to lead, motivate and support his …

4 must-have skills for leaders to manage change

To survive and thrive, every organization—from for-profit to non-profit to governmental—has to know how to navigate change. But sadly, 75% of change …

9 Compelling Reasons Why Writing a Book Is the Best Personal Development Program | Inc.com

Over the past couple of years I have helped over 200 people write and publish their first book. Without exception every one of them found it challenging but hugely rewarding. A common statement is, "I learned so much about myself by writing my book." I'm the same. As an author, I know that with …

Writing

Top CEOs Share Their Secrets Of Legendary Customer Service

Sam Walton, the founder of the world’s largest company, Walmart, once summed up his business philosophy by stating, “The goal of a company is to have customer service that is not just the best but legendary.”<p>As leaders aim to achieve legendary customer service, I thought it would be fascinating to …

Leadership

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The price of this item includes a contribution to a Product recycling fund to ensure that waste electrical and electronic equipment is collected and …

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

11 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge—there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach …

7 Habits That Force Your Mind to Stop Worrying | Inc.com

Worrying can get the better of almost anybody. Work stresses, personal concerns, and sometimes even irrational thoughts can seep into your mind and interfere with your ability to concentrate on ordinary tasks. Unfortunately, stopping those worries isn't easy--there's no "off switch" that can shut …

Mindfulness

These tweaks to your morning routine will make your entire day more productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. …

21 time-management lessons everyone should learn in their 20s

You can waste a tremendous amount of time by trying to multitask or focusing too much on unimportant details.<p>Montreal-based designer and author Étienne Garbugli has struggled with all of that. As he's gotten older, he's learned how to manage his time and workload more effectively and has analyzed …

9 super-successful people share their biggest leadership secrets

For its most recent Influencers editorial package, titled "How I Lead," LinkedIn asked some of the world's most successful executives, entrepreneurs, and industry experts to share their best leadership secrets and "surefire management methods" for getting through the good times, and bad.<p>Over 50 …

10 Things Successful Leaders Remember When Things Go Wrong | Inc.com

We tend to think of good leadership in conjunction with smooth sailing. If you're smart and resourceful, and you build and nurture a good team and generate good ideas, what can go wrong? A lot.<p>Whether it's a failure of planning, a bad judgment call, or an accident of fate, trouble eventually comes …

4 Design Skills Every Product Manager Should Have

The importance of design is a common refrain these days in the tech industry — to the point of almost being a cliche. Whether in the consumer …

17 Small Habits To Make You More Productive

<i>“The goal of a mini-habit is to be consistent. In fact, consistency is much more important than what you accomplish with this daily habit.”</i><p><b>The</b> …

Why all entrepreneurs should watch this movie about a rock music promoter

YouTube This summer I had the extreme pleasure of watching one of the funniest, funnest and most insightful documentaries in a long time: Supermensch. If I had one wish for all startup employees it would be that you watch this film.<p>It's not for everybody: it condones sex, drugs and rock & roll. But …

10 Ways To Earn Money Without Being Employed

Unemployed individuals don’t need to despair anymore—there are tons of online opportunities for gaining money. What’s more, the joy of earning money …

6 Things Effective Leaders Always Say

Too often we forget our most basic goal in business—to create relationships with clients, customers, prospects, colleagues, shareholders and, at the …

Leadership

The five deadly sins of leadership

"Ask your staff questions like, 'What can you contribute to this project? What ideas do you have? How would you like this to look?' When you empower …

8 ways 20-somethings can improve their leadership skills

No one is asking you to manage a team or take charge of a multimillion-dollar project. So what?<p>Even young, green employees can boost their leadership skills by learning from others and volunteering for small-scale assignments.<p>And they should learn to lead now, given that 73% of the nearly 800 …

7 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Start Getting Stuff Done

Are you tired of stressing out over your growing to-do list? Learn how to finally get stuff done and be more productive.<p>If you're like many of my clients prior to them seeing me, you might have a hard time getting started with projects and completing tasks. Maybe you do everything but what you need …