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10 Excel templates to help manage your budget

Maintaining a budget is a task just about everyone in an enterprise must perform to some degree. Luckily, dozens of budgeting templates are available …

Project Management

Your attitude is more important to your success than your IQ

When it comes to success, it's easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind (and your attitude).<p>Psychologist Carol Dweck has spent her entire career studying attitude and …

Self-improvement

6 Types of Bosses and How to Work With Them (Infographic)

To maximize your success, learn the best way to work with you boss.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From a visionary to a commander, there are different types of bosses. By understanding the leadership style of your manager, you’ll be able to work with them better and …

Employment

9 Signs You Are Genuinely Confident, Without Seeming Cocky at All | Inc.com

Like most people's, my confidence level ebbs and flows. I'm what I call situationally confident. Depending on the setting, sometimes I'm extremely assured. Other times I'm shy and insecure.<p>Since confidence is something we all need -- when you feel more confident, your performance almost always …

Self-improvement

Being Kind Makes You More Influential, Increases Productivity, and Builds Trust (According to Science) | Inc.com

We live in a rough, rude times. From anger in the oval office, to road rage, to pundits shouting on TV, to companies where a toxic culture is not only condoned but promoted, it seems that meanness has become the nasty norm.<p>That's why I'd like to stop the madness and (politely) ask you to be …

Profit

11 Habits of Genuinely Likable People | Inc.com

There's a formula to making a great first impression: Smile, make eye contact, be engaging. But first impressions can also quickly lose their impact, especially when there's no substance beneath the surface glow.<p>Being genuinely likable over the long haul is tougher. Building and maintaining great …

Self-improvement

The Simple Secret to Building a Great Relationship With Your Boss | Inc.com

<i>What do developers/programmers expect from their manager/supervisor? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Everyone will have different assumptions and expectations of their manager and want …

Quora

5 Proven Ways to Be More Influential at Work | Inc.com

Most people, at some point in their professional life, feel that they're not really getting anywhere but just kicking the can down the road.<p>Sometimes that's nature's way of saying you need to be working in a different organization or even a different field. But often it simply means you need to …

Leadership

12 Little Things That Show People You're Intelligent, Without You Having to Say It | Inc.com

I was at a breakfast meeting the other day.<p>Four people around a small table on the outdoor deck of a nice hotel, right on the beach, one of the women brought two boxes of avocado toast from the café.<p>"For us to share," she said.<p>My first thought was, "How are we going to share avocado toast in those …

Notepads

7 simple tips for more positive communication in the workplace

In an office full of competent employees, one of the top thieves of productivity is miscommunication. The failure to send an email or memo, misplacing a file, waiting for hours to contact a superior or teammate because they’re in a meeting — poor communication plagues offices around the world.<p>These …

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well

One of the most difficult transitions for leaders to make is the shift from <i>doing</i> to <i>leading</i>. As a new manager you can get away with holding on to work. Peers and bosses may even admire your willingness to keep “rolling up your sleeves” to execute tactical assignments. But as your responsibilities …

Management

9 Phrases Bosses Should Say Often to Inspire and Motivate Others | Inc.com

We hardly ever think about it, but a leader's words are a powerful means for motivating people at work. But where do you start with what to say, or even how to say things that will inspire?<p>According to Dr. Paul White, co-author of <i>The New York Times</i> bestseller <i>The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the</i> …

Employment
Public Speaking
Leadership

High Potential Employees: Love ‘Em or They’ll Leave

I recently worked with an insurance executive and business owner who had a receptionist who demonstrated many high potential behaviors. Within six …

What Makes Coaching and Mentoring Different?

When it comes to the development of your team playing the role of mentor and coach can be beneficial to their development. These two terms are often …

3 Reasons Millennials Don't Get Promoted | Inc.com

You don't get promoted for attendance. You get promoted for impact.<p>There is a huge misconception around how promotions work in our economy. For the most part, people assume that promotions are the result of time. The more time you spend at a company, the more likely you are to get promoted.<p>As my …

Leadership

60 Great Business and Leadership Books, All Written by Women | Inc.com

We're all looking for great books to read: Books on leadership, books on strategy, books on managing and inspiring and motivating people...<p>And while there are certainly classic books on those subjects, take a quick look at "top leadership books" lists and you'll notice that most include relatively …

Leadership

How to Promote Yourself and Your Content on Social Media

Facebook and other social media platforms love video -- here's how to utilize this and maximize your audience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Salma Jafri breaks down how to promote yourself on social media. Social media …

Thought Leadership

Want to become a marketing whiz? This SEO certification training is essential

SEO Remains the secret sauce of the web. Everyone knows understanding Search Engine Optimization is vital to a high-performing website — but very few know how to execute it in a way that matters. Be among those learned few with this Expert Lecture Series for SEO Certification, now just $29 from TNW …

2017's Top 10 Digital Branding and Marketing Trends [Infographic]

Planning your digital marketing efforts for the coming year? Digital marketing and branding agency Borenstein Group offers some advice about the top …

Marketing

5 Strategies to Improve Your Content Marketing Instantly

An increasingly huge segment of the capital that modern businesses are assigning for marketing is being dedicated to online marketing. In fact, …

How to save at least 32,000 lives each year: Replace male doctors with female ones

Doctors from Harvard have an intriguing suggestion for saving 32,000 lives each year: Make sure all senior citizens who wind up in the hospital are treated by female doctors.<p>After examining the medical records of<p>Medicarepatients from across the country, the Harvard researchers calculated that …

20 Of The Best Time Tracking Tools To Increase Your Productivity

Time is money, an old saying, has been widely used in most cultures and languages for ages. Today, in a world of business and a crazy pace, time is more valuable than ever.<p>The rhythm of our century puts us in a place where we have no choice but to start planning and tracking our time. It becomes …

Project Management

Learning to code can get you a $70,000 job

It's no secret that coding is a lucrative skill, but it turns out learning this skill can actually double your salary.<p>Coding Dojo, a coding bootcamp founded in 2012, released a report Tuesday, which found that 56.5% of its graduates earned less than $35,000 before enrolling. After completing the …

Computer Science

12 Business Metrics That Every Company Should Know

<b>HOW DO YOU</b> measure your company’s performance?<p>The way <i>not</i> to do it is by following your gut feeling. Running a successful business requires a thorough …

What would happen if the world suddenly went vegetarian?

Eliminating meat from our diets would bring a bounty of benefits to both our own health and the planet’s – but it could also harm millions of people.<p>People become vegetarians for a variety of reasons. Some do it to alleviate animal suffering, others because they want to pursue a healthier …

Sustainability

Here are the Ten Most Powerful Women in Business This Year

There are 22 female CEOs — down from 27 last year — on the 19th Most Powerful Women list that Time, Inc. publication <i>Fortune</i> released Thursday morning.<p>…

Mary Barra

Why Google Is Snapping Up This Startup for $625 Million

Google just announced it is buying Apigee, a specialist in application programming interfaces (APIs), for approximately $625 million in cash.<p>The …

Customers

Fear of a Female President

Hillary Clinton’s candidacy has provoked a wave of misogyny—one that may roil American life for years to come.<p>Except for her gender, Hillary Clinton is a highly conventional presidential candidate. She’s been in public life for decades. Her rhetoric is carefully calibrated. She tailors her views to …

Hillary Clinton