Axel Pettersson

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Say These 7 Words When Employees Bring You Their Problems

Imagine that one of your employees walks into your office and says “Boss, we’ve got a huge problem with the ACME account; they’re angry and I think we might lose their business!” This is one of those situations that rightly spikes a leader’s blood pressure. But as much as the wrong response risks …

Leadership

How to become CEO of a huge public company

Note to Millennials, and anyone else with a frequent urge to change jobs: If you want to be CEO someday, pick an employer where you can see yourself …

11 Amazing Things That Will Happen When You Stop Caring What Other People Think

<i>Where would you be if you learned how to stop caring what other people think?</i><p>Would you be fulfilling your childhood dream of being a garbage …

Happiness

The one skill that made Amazon’s CEO wildly successful

As a child, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos spent his summers fixing windmills and repairing equipment on his grandparents’ ranch in Texas. Though …

Innovation

Being a New Manager in a New Culture Is Twice as Hard

Becoming a manager for the first time is no easy task. One day you’re happily doing your own work and achieving your own goals, and then, suddenly, your work life does a 180: Instead of focusing on yourself, you have to focus your attention on others. You have to motivate others, build …

Sleep More, Sneeze Less: Increased Slumber Helps Prevent Colds

The viruses that cause the common cold are always lurking. But consider this: Even if we touch a doorknob or keyboard that's covered in cold germs from an infected person, we don't always catch the cold.<p>"Sometimes when we're exposed to viruses, we end up not getting sick," says Aric Prather, a …

Sleep

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend

Here are 25 books recommended by some of the top CEOs in the world to kick off your reading list.<p>Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few …

Here's the secret to getting better employees

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer</i> …

Harvard says these 8 leadership traits are critical for success

Ray Carvey, executive vice president of corporate learning at Harvard Business Publishing, a subsidiary of the Harvard Business School, says management structures today are very different than 20 years ago, namely because of the middle manager.<p>Carvey describes today's business world as "volatile, …

Leadership

Millennials leaving church in droves

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Religion

Why Muslims Celebrate Ramadan

Wednesday evening is expected to mark the beginning of Ramadan, a month of sunrise-to-sunset fasting for nearly 1.6 billion Muslims across the world. …

5 Ways to Effectively Communicate With Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Effective communication with employees takes effort, repetition, thoughtfulness and most importantly needs to come from the heart. Communication needs to be something business leaders seek to do whenever they can rather than considering …

Leadership

Skrillex: The making of a superstar

By Katie Brinn and Andrew Rothschild<p>He introduces himself as Sonny Moore, but to his millions of young fans, he’s Skrillex — one of the biggest names …

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45 Best Albums of 2015 So Far

Kendrick Lamar, ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’<p><b>We Say:</b> Thanks to D'Angelo's <i>Black Messiah</i> and Kendrick Lamar's <i>To Pimp a Butterfly</i>, 2015 will be remembered as …

9 Simple Habits to Start Now for a More Energetic Day Tomorrow

Let’s just accept the fact that most of us don’t cook healthy meals every night, hit the gym every morning or have the best sleep habits. However, there are some simple ways to start working on healthy habits that don’t require you to have the discipline of a drill sergeant. Pick and choose which …

7 mistakes companies are making on social right now

Gone are the days when marketing professionals question the value of their company having a presence on social networks. Regardless of if the company is B2B, B2C, or any combination of the two – their customers are on social because EVERYONE is on social.<p>You would think, however, that at this point …

The 10 best jobs for millennials right now

This group is known for a lot of things. One of them: job hopping.<p>So, there's a good chance that if you're a millennial reading this, you're on the hunt for a new gig.<p>To help you decide what to do next — or, if you're a recent grad just joining the workforce, to guide you in the right direction — …

Harvard's 75-Year Study Reveals The Secret To Living A Happy Life. And Here It Is.

A must-read.<p>There are countless ways to live life, but what if one way was better than others? What if there were certain "secrets" to ensuring …

Happiness

See How What Makes Us Happy Has Changed Over the Past 80 Years

Psychologists from the University of Bolton in the U.K. have re-created a famous study conducted in the same town almost eight decades ago that …

How to Feel Self-Confident in Any Situation

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

Slow Cooker Recipes

Science says that charisma can be learned — here are 9 proven strategies

"Charisma is simply the result of learned behaviors," says Olivia Fox Cobane, author of "The Charisma Myth."

Public Speaking

10 Practical Ways to Find Your Passion

<b>Podcasts</b><p>Podcast are an emerging form of media that allows you to hear conversations between some of the most interesting and influential people in …

10 Things Overthinkers Do that Make Them More Likely To Be Successful

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time—there’s <i>always</i> something more interesting than the work in hand. We usually think it’s no big …

12 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own.<p>When it comes to confidence, one thing is certain: truly confident …

5 Ways To Quickly Pull Yourself Out of a Funk If Your Life is in The Dumps

I was in a funk for a very long time around my “Quarter-life crisis” period and like most people, I turned to the Internet for advice before asking …

Michael Bloomberg's ode to his old boss is a perfect example of a Wall Street that doesn't exist anymore

In the ensuing 15 years he would spend with the firm, Bloomberg grew close with then managing partner William Salomon, the son of one of the firm's three founding brothers.<p>So in a tribute to "Billy" Salomon, who died at the age of 100 in December, Bloomberg wrote an op-ed to eulogize his former …

Wall Street

42 Ways to Make People Like and Respect You

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>We all want to be liked, yes. But—perhaps more …