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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 …

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 …

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>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 create a path for success.<p>If your boss is a “visionary,” then …

9 Signs You Are Genuinely Confident, Without Seeming Cocky at All

The best confidence is quiet confidence. Here's how to know if you have real confidence -- and if not, how you can develop it.<p>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 …

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

3 compelling reasons to work and play well with others<p>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 …

11 Habits of Genuinely Likable People

How to make a great first impression -- and a great lasting impression.<p>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 …

The Simple Secret to Building a Great Relationship With Your Boss

It's all about design.<p><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><b>Answer by Edmond Lau, Author of The Effective Engineer, on …

5 Proven Ways to Be More Influential at Work

Never underestimate the influence you have on others.<p>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 …

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

Actions speak louder than words.<p>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 …

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 …

9 Phrases Bosses Should Say Often to Inspire and Motivate Others

Forty-five percent of employees say words of affirmation are the primary way they like to be shown appreciation in the workplace.<p>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 …

What's Your Point? 3 Rules For Communicating With Executives

Getting to the point is a promotable skill -- learn how to master it so you can rise up.<p>When you're a young, rising star you have to work with people who are older, different, and more experienced than you. How do you conduct yourself in a room with the people who can (and will) either fast-track …

10 Ways to Cut Workplace Drama and Make Work Fun Again

Keeping your business competitive and growing today is tougher than ever before. The last thing you need is more drama to slow you down.<p>Is it just me in my role as business advisor, or is emotional drama in the workplace increasing? Team members seem to be spending more and more time venting to …

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

Fix these, and you'll climb fast.<p>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 …

60 Great Business and Leadership Books, All Written by Women

Looking for a great leadership or business book that will provide new perspectives? Look no further.<p>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 …

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 …

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 …

5 Strategies to Improve Your Content Marketing Instantly

Does it ever feel like the things you want to accomplish always end up on the back burner? If the answer to that question is “yes,” you’re not alone. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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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>…

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 …

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 …