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How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm …

Non-Awkward Ways To Start And End Networking Conversations

When I first started attending networking events, I was terrified to approach large groups of strangers. I watched some of my peers dive into these situations with ease, and wondered how on earth they made it look so natural. Meanwhile, I found myself sitting awkwardly alone, clutching a cocktail, …

The Case for Hiring “Outlier” Employees

A few months ago, software giant SAP announced plans to hire 650 new employees with autism.<p>Yes, autism—even though people on what’s known as the “autism spectrum” are often seen as unemployable. They typically have trouble interacting with others and tend to engage in repetitive behaviors. Only 15% …

6 Leadership Lessons From The Great Outdoors

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For someone with no experience in retail, apparel or business, starting my own clothing company was a pretty bold move. I never intended to be an entrepreneur, but after years of working in the outdoors, I could never find workpants that …

Leadership

8 Ways To Spot Great Leadership

If you ever wonder why we’re in a crisis of leadership all you have to do is to watch and listen to those in positions of leadership. While there are clearly many aspects of leadership that must work together in harmony in order for leaders to be effective, everything breaks down when leaders don’t …

Redefining leadership will solve society's big problems

In a world that changes faster than we can learn, the narrowness of current leadership models has been exposed. If we want to continue to make progress as a society as well as an economy these have to change.<p>The world is more connected thanks to new technology, the increasing ease of travel, and …

15 Best Leadership Books Every Young Leader Must Read

When you have many thoughts in your mind, it can be overwhelming. Maybe you won’t be able to focus on just the thing you’re working on because of …

Looking to Attract Top Talent? Offer This Perk

Companies looking to attract top talent should be offering a flexible work environment, new research shows.<p>A study by national talent acquisition and …