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24 High Achievers Say These Simple Daily Habits Give Them Their Edge

Getting ahead in business and life is less about grand moves, and more about routines proven over time to work.<p>Ever wonder what sets highly successful people apart? I've polled countless executives about the things they're doing every day which give them an edge, and certain themes have surfaced …

6 Tips for Building and Maintaining Credibility as a Leader

Credibility is based on a combination of characteristics that you exhibit in your personal and professional lives that build trust in your abilities.<p>Earlier this week I wrote an article titled <i>Leadership and the 7 I's For Influencing Others</i>. One of the key points is that building and maintaining …

The 3 Keys To Relationship Building That Separate Mediocre Leaders From The Brightest And Best

Humans are hard wired to connect. They are social creatures that crave friendship and positive interactions with others. As much as we yearn for these interactions, however, many of us struggle to be good at building relationships. But why? To gain more clarity, my colleague Joe Folkman and I …

25 Small Life Changes That Create Lasting Success

The guaranteed way to increase your luck is to increase the number of times you bet.<p><i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong on Quora:</b><p><b>Start before</b> …

21 Core Beliefs That Will Take Your Leadership From Good to Great

If you live your beliefs you can turn the world around.<p>Great leaders come from all eras, all levels of society, and all cultures--but there are certain beliefs great leaders share. These core beliefs are the foundation of your leadership, the things that will help you become successful. See how …

How to Increase Employee Performance Without Giving a Raise

Never mind pay raises, bonuses, and perks. Emotional currency is the new motivator.<p>If you want to increase employee satisfaction on the people that matter most to you, stop attaching their happiness to pay raises. Start thinking about "emotional currency" and how you've led your people along the …

To Find Success, Psychologists Recommend More Listening and Connecting

Emotional intelligence is a people skill that is not only necessary but powerful when it comes to connecting and engaging with others.<p>Do you struggle to understand what people may be thinking?<p>Do you wonder why you are not as successful as you want to be?<p>Do you think that sometimes your emotions get …

What Every Manager Should Know About Being The Boss

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

5 Rare Public Speaking Tricks the Best Presenters Use

Your audience is savvy. Be warned–don't fall into the trap of the usual "public speaking" tips and tricks.<p>When you're giving a speech, you need to be different, like Mary Meeker was when she recently delivered her presentation at the 2016 Code Conference.<p>She challenged the trend of using an …

5 Reasons Top Employees Leave Their Companies

Want to be a great leader? Avoid these five really awful habits that will suck the life out of your people.<p>Gallup CEO Jim Clifton once said in a profound statement something that they'll probably never teach you in business school.<p>"The single biggest decision you make in your job -- bigger than all …

Employment

If You Want Happy Employees, Don’t Ignore These 3 Things

Employees are happier when they have concrete, unambiguously defined goals and the freedom to figure out how to achieve them.<p><i>What are some ways companies can increase happiness levels of employees in order to boost performance? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where</i> …

6 Public Speaking Tips From a Navy SEAL

Want to improve your abilities as a public speaker? Here's how.<p>Whether your goal is to improve your leadership communication abilities, develop your thought leadership in a certain area or become a professional public speaker there are always obstacles to overcome before achieving greatness.<p>Getting …

The Single Best Way to Handle Toxic People at Work

Sometimes who you think are toxic people are just people who are socially inept.<p><i>What are the best strategies for dealing with toxic people in your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Eva</b> …

This Is the Secret Sauce for Happy Employees

Workers want more from their employer than a paycheck.<p>Before we get to the secret sauce for happy employees, let's first talk about happiness at work. It's tricky to focus on happiness at work. It's subjective, and too often leaders focus on making employees happy. This is the wrong focus.<p>Where …