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Why the First and Most Important Person You Need to Lead Is Yourself

To successfully lead others, sharpen your skills so you can set yourself apart as a leader.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social</i> …

Self-improvement

5 habits that will guarantee your failure in life

In the words of Winston Churchill: "Success is not final, failure is not fatal — it is the courage to continue that counts." If you have ever failed in the past but never gave up, you are stronger than you think.<p>If you have failed recently and are considering giving up, don't. The obstacle is …

How to Become a Millionaire: 9 Habits That Can Make You Rich

If wealth is the destination, the journey always starts with attitude.<p>Want to get rich? If you work for someone else, you won't. (Don't believe me? Check this out.)<p>That's why entrepreneurs are willing to face the vulnerability, the emotional ups and downs, and the risk of public and private …

Self-improvement

30 Books to Help Further Your Career

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Books

Great Leaders Know They’re Not Perfect

It’s not unusual for executives to enter a new job with deep-seated feelings of being an impostor. Our research studying thousands of leaders rising into bigger jobs revealed 69% feel underprepared for roles they assume. Forty-five percent had minimal understanding of the challenges they would …

Leadership

To Lead Change, Explain the Context

Imagine that your boss asks you to run as fast as possible in one direction, and then after a few minutes, blows the whistle and asks you to run the opposite way. Imagine that this happens over and over again. After a while, you’d not only get tired, you would be frustrated by the meaningless …

Management

5 Phrases Every Leader Should Overuse

One of the hardest roles to fill is being a leader of a start-up. You have to deal with never ending issues. Start-up CEOs must motivate the rest of the team, establish a company culture, and find a way to keep everyone together.<p>When stepping into a leadership position, it's easy to become …

7 Habits of Highly Motivating Leaders

These are the things effective leaders do to inspire people.<p>Motivating leaders are dynamic people who can flex their leadership style to match each person's needs. These leaders are often relationship builders. They are more interested in finding what motivates each employee to reach high levels of …

Employee Engagement

What Warren Buffet, Sir Richard Branson and Elon Musk Know About Success (and You Should Too!)

Since the baseball playoffs just ended, picture this scene. Johnny steps up to the plate. Three pitches thrown, three swings, three strikes -- Johnny's out.<p>What does Johnny's failed at bat have to do with success?<p>Everything, depending on what Johnny does with his failure.<p>How we fail, how we …

There Are Some Strange Things Going On With Ronda Rousey’s Coach And A Reported Bankruptcy

Ronda Rousey has been pretty good thus far at dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodging controversy. Even her relationship with Travis Browne, a UFC fighter accused by his last wife of domestic abuse, hasn’t created as many ripples as you’d expect in the media. Thus far, the biggest drama the UFC …

Ronda Rousey

9 #Leadership Actions That Build Trust

Building trust seems so cliche, which is unfortunate, because its importance simply cannot be overstated. Real trust is critical to a healthy team …

Here's what it costs to open a Taco Bell restaurant

Startup costs, which include construction expenses and a $45,000 franchise fee, average between $1.2 million and $2.5 million, according to the company.<p>The costs are slightly lower — between $175,000 and $1.4 million — for franchisees to acquire an existing Taco Bell restaurant.<p>Because initial …

Coach says Serena Williams was 'depressed' after her stunning loss in the US Open

Williams hasn't played tennis since, as she apparently needed time to rest her body and recover emotionally.<p>According to Williams' coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, Serena was "depressed" after her loss and needed several weeks to recover, in which Mouratoglou didn't talk to her.<p>"She was depressed," …

There's a new most expensive condo building in New York City

Move over 15 Central Park West — there's a new most expensive building in town.<p>One57, the 90-floor supertall skyscraper in midtown Manhattan, has been crowned the new most expensive building in Manhattan as of 2015, according to a report by CityRealty.<p>The building's average price per square foot …

How to get rid of love handles

No man wants lower back fat. Accumulating adipose tissue around your base is about as physiologically welcome as a double chin or a pair of man …

Exercise

The 7 Attributes of the Most Effective Sales Leaders

Every salesperson knows the quality of their sales manager will have a profound impact on their own success. A recent study I conducted proves this point. Sixty-nine percent of salespeople who exceeded their annual quota rated their sales manager as being excellent or above average. In addition, …

Management

10 things highly successful people do to stay motivated

<i>Answer by Nelson Wang on Quora.</i><p>When I was in 20 years old and studying at UCLA, I flunked an economics class. I was devastated. Guess what happened? …

The Bad Boys Of Indian YouTube

YouTube is exploding in India right now, and four comedians from Mumbai who go by the name All India Bakchod are leading the pack. But after causing a national scandal by organizing India’s first comedy roast, they’re discovering the country might not be quite ready to laugh at itself yet.<p>In the …

Why Leadership Is a Contact Sport

The best leaders realize that being in charge can't occur in a vacuum. Best-selling author and executive coach Marshall Goldsmith explains how you can turn your leadership into a group effort.<p>My career as an executive coach began in the late 1980s, with a phone call from the CEO of a Fortune 100 …

Leadership

Dan Erwin

It’s wonderful—perhaps because it’s so rare—to reread something that you started using thirty years ago and discover that it’s still highly relevant. …

How to Be More Resilient When Things Get Tough

The choices we make every day determine how resilient we can be when things go wrong. Discover the secret to thriving in challenging times.<p>It's human nature to resist change--particularly when it comes in the form of adversity or challenges. But change is inevitable, and developing the trait of …

Self-improvement

17 Easy Ways You Can Inspire Your Team

Communication tips for creating energy and commitment.<p>Picture this: Each person on your team is as excited as you are. They are energized at the thought of contributing to making the team's and company's dreams come true. Is this a ridiculous ideal or something within your reach?<p>Think back to the …

Public Speaking

Just Promoted To Manager? Here Are 5 Strategies For Success

It’s a quiet afternoon at work when you get a phone call from your boss, asking you to come up to her office for a quick chat.<p><i>Could it be?</i> You ask yourself… <i>Am I finally getting a promotion??</i><p>You’ve been waiting for this. You’ve put in hours of work, smiled through thousands of late nights, and taken …

Leadership

Train Like The Rock: Dwayne Johnson's Shoulder Routine

Zachary Tanne/ WME IMG<p>Dwayne Johnson's Pain & Gain Training Split<p>Johnson hits the gym six days per week, usually focusing on one body part per day. …

4 Moves to Build Abs of Steel

We all want to feel great, stay healthy, build muscle and stay lean. Most of us also want to keep our midsection in check. Most people who are …

4 Moves to Increase Your Back Width

Nothing looks quite as ridiculous as huge, ripped biceps attached to a back with the width of a spider monkey. Building an enormous, wide back is …

Workouts

5 Ab-Exercise Upgrades

Get out of your ab-routine rut with these new moves<p>These 5 new spins on old ab workouts work you harder, so you can build muscle faster, says Jim Smith, C.S.C.S., cofounder of Diesel Crew.<p><b>Around-the-World Plank</b><p><b>Replaces:</b> Plank<p><b>How to do it:</b> Place both feet on a bench, and assume a pushup position. …