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The One Leadership Skill You Need To Succeed

There is one leadership skill that will influence your overall success more than any other. If you develop it well, your potential grows …

Self-improvement

11 Smart Tips for Hiring the Best Candidates (That Most Firms Won't Tell You)

"Rogue Recruiter" David. E. Perry shares inside information on how to hire the best.<p>Hiring is never easy. Hiring for a key executive position is one of the most difficult things you'll ever do as a leader. "Most decisions a business makes are small.," says David E. Perry, co-author of <i>Hiring</i> …

Employment

10 No-Fail Ways to Strengthen Your Emotional Intelligence at Work | Inc.com

"Emotional intelligence" has become a buzzword among business leaders recently, but what does it really mean, and how can you improve upon it?<p>By tapping into the emotions of your colleagues as well as turning inwards to understand your own, you can become a better leader who facilitates team …

Emotional Intelligence

Want to Start a Freelance Business? 12 Successful Freelancers Share Their Best Advice

Experience is a great teacher, but so is learning from people who have been there and done that -- extremely well.<p>You have the skills. You have the desire. You have the persistence, work ethic, and belief in yourself required to start your own business and become a successful freelancer.<p>But what …

Small Business

9 Tips for Packing Your Brand's Message Into a 15-Second Instagram Video

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It has been shown through data, most recently by Forrester Research, that Instagram represents by far, the best platform for marketers to interact with consumers. Brands are beginning to understand that having a presence on the platform …

Marketing

What every manager can do to boost employee happiness

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

Work-life Balance

Great HR Writers Deserve Some Recognition!

The team of writers over at The Hiring Site will spend the month of November looking at the concept of <b>recognition</b>. If you treat your best workers …

Human Resources

Minnesota Governor: “Our Economy Cannot Expand Based on White, B+, Minnesota-born Citizens.” | VDARE - premier news outlet for patriotic immigration reform

From the <i>St. Cloud (Minnesota) Times</i>:<p>By Vicki Ikeogu / <i>St. Cloud Times</i> on Oct 13, 2015 at 9:32 p.m.<p>ST. CLOUD — Harsh words and heartfelt sentiment were …

3 Unexpected Reasons Moms Make Great Employees | Inc.com

Whether or not people like to talk about it, one of the major concerns for many business owners when it comes to hiring women is how to handle a possible maternity leave and/or retain a great female employee once she enters motherhood. And although more men are taking an active role in child …

Parenting

5 Questions to Ask When You Don't Know What to Do With Your Life

“What do you do for a living?” might be the second-most frequently asked question, after your name. If it weren’t so commonplace, it might be …

5 Personal Branding Strategies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Every entrepreneur will tell you that it takes hard work and persistence to be successful. In addition to loving what you do, continually learning from others and building a great team around you, one of the most important things you can do is build your personal brand and reputation.<p>When it comes …

Public Relations

5 Ways to Become a Better HR Professional

There is a lot on the talent advisor’s plate these days. Continued changes to the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed …

The 5 Best Beach Camping Spots in America

<i>By: Andrew Villagomez</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/s__i</i><p>Sometimes all you really need for the perfect summer vacation is a little sun, some sand, and a pup tent. Few getaways rival a relaxing beach camping escape: roaring bonfires, gorgeous ocean sunrises (or sunsets), and the soothing sound of waves crashing on …

Hiking

Is 'Lifestyle Inflation' Making You Broke?

The tendency to spend more as you earn more can short change your long-term goals.<p>In theory, when your paycheck gets bigger, so should your ability …

Personal Finance

Build A Better Business: Seven Guidelines For Choosing, Launching And Growing Your Online Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>It has been almost two years since I started working on my startup pricena.com, a price comparison site in UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt that allows …

Entrepreneurship

7 Free Tools That Will Shave Hours Off Social Media Management | Inc.com

It should come as no surprise that social media isn't going anywhere. Not only are businesses solidifying their presence on more social media networks, but they're also investing more in these channels. In fact, in 2014 alone, social media ad spend topped $8.5 billion, and that number is projected …

Small Business

Overcoming Burnout: Five Ways To Get Back On Track At Work

“I haven’t seen you smile in a week,” Anne vividly recalls her husband saying. She was in the depths of burnout. She worked as a medical professional in a relentlessly pressure-packed environment, with an unreasonably heavy workload, yet she didn’t think her job was the source of her unhappiness. …

The Workplace

Contact | Saba Software

You’ve got questions. Our team is ready to help. Complete the form below and we’ll be in touch!<p>Fill out this form and we'll get back to you within 24 …

27 Underrated U.S. Vacation Spots You Should Visit Before You Die

Did your favorite hidden gem make the list?<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Lake Superior

25 Best Personal Finance Books for Your Summer Reading List

<i>By Laura Woods, Contributor</i><p>While you relax in the sun by the pool this summer, make the most of your free time by checking out 25 of the hottest, newest and best-selling personal finance books. Learn how to catapult yourself to success and better manage your funds so that you can have even more …

Self-improvement

9 Things You SHOULD Say During A Fight — So You'll BOTH Win

<b>Change the way you argue ... forever!</b><p>Are you a pirate when it comes to fighting? As in, do you brazenly charge in with accusations, a smattering of …

6 Ways to Cultivate Better Relationships for More Happiness

Happiness is an elusive topic that has been studied and contemplated by many throughout history. While there are many theories and ideas of what it means to be happy, I decided to focus on the relational aspect of happiness in this blog. As an Imago relationship therapist and someone who …

Happiness

Can Jamaica 'Hack' Entrepreneurship For The Caribbean?

At the Start-up Jamaica headquarters in central Kingston, an entrepreneur pitches his idea to me. He runs through the business model and then ends with a flourish: his company is among a trio of local startups jetting off to Amman, Jordan, where tech accelerator Oasis500 will invest seed capital. …

Entrepreneurship

Growth Hack Your Company With These 8 Tricks | SEJ

Do you have an idea or a company, but just can’t seem to get off the ground? When you’re strapped for resources and low on capital, growth hacking is …

Marketing

Articles about finally-office-furniture-laptop-workforce on Dwell.com - Dwell

Good Mod, a Portland, Oregon, studio and retailer, develops an inventive furniture model for the 21st-century office.<p>Dutch designers Makkink & Bey prove that flexible furnishings can increase efficiency in the modern workplace.<p>The original Slingbox was one of those rare devices that did one thing, …

Mexico City

ConveyIQ Talent Management Solutions - Communicate, Coordinate & Interview Candidates

<b>Robert Banovic – Talent Team Manager</b><br>Philz Coffee<p>We need the wow factor in the moment…that was a one shot deal. We want them to remember the …

Talent Management

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

Entrepreneurship

Why I Eat A Plant-Based Diet

The on-trend diet isn't a fad and it's way more sustainable than it sounds. Here's how I started eating more veggies and grains and loved every healthy second of it.<p>I started eating a whole foods plant-based diet nine months ago. I had gained 20-something pounds from a hormone-related health issue …

Why Perks Don't Make a Company Culture

Until about six months ago, I thought I knew exactly what went into creating a positive company culture.<p>The components included Google-style perks …

Employee Engagement