Phil Anthony

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According to Psychologist Adam Grant, This Is the Best Way to Respond to Negative Feedback

The secret is in focusing less on the feedback itself, and more on how you respond to it.<p>When we receive negative feedback, our bodies react instinctively. Physiologically, our shoulders tense up and our breath becomes more shallow. What's worse is that, according to studies on how we respond to …

How to get more women in the boardroom, according to experts who examined 11 years of data about gender equality at US companies

<b>The modern corporate boardroom is unbalanced when it comes to gender. Strelka Institute/Flickr/Attribution License</b><p><b>In 2015 women held just 16.6% of seats in American corporate boardrooms, even though they make up 56.7% of the labor-force.</b>• <b><br>In most states companies have at least one woman in the</b> …

The best question to ask in a job interview can tell you more than you think

Asking questions in a job interview is not only a great way to show your enthusiasm, but it can also demonstrate that you're already thinking about the role you plan to play in the company's future.<p>The best way to convey this intention is by asking a two-part question at the end of your</b> …

How I Beat Anxiety Into Submission Every Single Day

The struggle is real for millions of people across the world, but anxiety doesn't have to control your life.<p>My dad was dying of cancer. I had a year to prepare for the inevitable, but when he passed away, it still hit me like a ton of bricks. I was an only child and very close to my father my …

Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …

9 phrases only MBAs understand

Every industry has its own lingo. Business-school jargon may be especially perplexing to outsiders.<p>To help clear up some of the confusion, we asked two MBA grads about the most unusual terms and phrases they picked up in business school.<p>Paul Ollinger graduated from the Tuck School of Business at …

8 Daily Rituals That Dramatically Improve Your Prospects of Becoming Rich

Working daily to becoming healthier and smarter leads to success by every measure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Obtaining wealth and success is a journey. We can look at those who have made it and tell ourselves that they were born special or have been incredibly …

6 Habits That Will Help You Become a Better Leader, According to Someone Who Coaches CEOs

Start implementing these now.<p>Over the past 25 years, I’ve coached a mix of executives in for profit and not-for-profit companies like Kellogg’s, …

Work Smarter Not Harder: 17 Great Tips

In Dan Pink’s Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself he closes the book with a long, excellent list of “Work Smarter Not Harder” type …

5 Winning Examples of Sales Emails Done Right | Inc.com

According to Tellwise, the average consumer gets over 100 emails per day, but opens just 23% and clicks on only 2%. When you're sending a sales email, you need to be part of that 2%.<p>But how do you get someone to not only read your email but take action from it? The key is to write a killer sales …

1 Word Every Entrepreneur Should Know | Inc.com

I've been fortunate enough to have worked closely with some extremely talented individuals. I look to collaborate with those I know have the talent, drive, and skills necessary to be successful. I have helped a couple of them create their own agencies, and some others establish award-winning …

Ditch the Cold Call and Email Blast: 5 Creative Ways to Reach Your Ideal Prospects | Inc.com

Gone are the days when prospecting was limited to dialing for dollars. With the ability to reach hundreds of ideal prospects everyday through social media, everyone in sales (which should be everyone in your organization), should be engaging in these prospecting activities.<p>You may already be doing …

Business Development

5 Tips To Quickly Identify Business Opportunity and Execute | Inc.com

I've built my life around seeing opportunities where others see obstacles. As entrepreneurs, we should always live eyes-wide-open, and learn how to view problems as a means to creating solutions. As business leaders in different industries, we should be doing the same and figuring out how to …

These 5 Hiring Tactics Made All the Difference for This Startup CEO | Inc.com

Pablo Fuentes is the founder and CEO of Proven, a technology business based in Austin with a fully remote workforce. He's a Stanford MBA with a who's-who of venture capitalists behind his idea, and his company's ability to adapt, pivot and thrive springs from his philosophy on how to hire and …

Team Building

4 Leadership Mistakes to Avoid When Running a Small Business | Inc.com

We are creatures of habit. Once we have a way of doing something, we tend to stick with it because we know it works and we like that predictability. For example, I have been taking my sons to school via the same route for three years. I drop the older one off first and then the younger one.<p>Then, …

Small Business

7 Must-Read Books From Entrepreneurs in the Trenches

The right books can help you grow both as a person and an entrepreneur. Here's a few book recommendations from seasoned entrepreneurs.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Aside from incredible success, what do Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey and Mark Zuckerberg …

Google Just Revealed Its 5 HR Secrets for Identifying and Developing Great Managers | Inc.com

In a recent podcast at Google's Re:work, Sarah Calderon, a manager at Google who oversees Google's Manager Development curriculum, revealed some nifty secrets about how they train and develop great managers.<p>She shares five lessons that will give your organization an edge in management training and …

Emotional Intelligence

If You're Using These Words, Then You're Showing Hidden Signs of Stress

While headaches and mood swings are often indicators of stress, turns out the way we speak is, too.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From mood swings to being unable to fall asleep at night -- some things are clear symptoms of stress. However, it turns out stress …

How to Become a LinkedIn Power User (Infographic)

How your profile can be the key to standing out in the crowd, and landing the job.<p>More than 70 percent of employers are using LinkedIn to recruit and hire new employees, so having an effective profile can be the difference between being the preferred candidate and getting beaten by the …

These 3 Tips Will Help You Seal the Deal During Your Next Sales Pitch | Inc.com

No two sales pitches should be the same. I tend to think of sales pitches more like conversations, having a new and personalized one for every prospect. After all, you likely never have the same exact conversation with two separate people.<p>When it comes to selling, it's important to get to know your …

17 Years Ago, Jeff Bezos Shared the Interview Secrets That Built Amazon. Here's What He Said | Inc.com

Want to know what Jeff Bezos thinks? He doesn't give many unscripted interviews these days. Heck, he made news recently just by answering some open-ended questions onstage from his younger brother. But it wasn't always this way.<p>Years ago, Bezos appeared much more often in the press, and among his …

Jeff Bezos

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

10 books '4-Hour Work Week' author Tim Ferriss thinks everyone should read

Tim Ferriss, the productivity expert, author and inspirational speaker, is an avid reader, and has highlighted many books on his show and through his blog, seeking to share some of the same wisdom that inspires him.<p>From self-help to science fiction, there is something for everyone, and these 10 …

8 things you probably do without realizing they're toxic to your mental health

People often confuse high achieving behavior with perfectionistic behavior. High achievers are dedicated, determined individuals who have a strong desire to accomplish something that's important to them. Their achievements are not about what others will think of them or a fear of failure, it's to …

9 Free Apps You Didn't Know Your Small Business Needed | Inc.com

When you're starting out as a small company, prices can easily skyrocket in the search for experienced, knowledgeable employees. But with the flourishing enterprise app market, solutions may be right at your fingertips -- literally!<p>While technology can't take the place of a real person, it can ease …

Apps

34 Words You Can Use in Your Resume to Highlight Your Leadership Skills | Inc.com

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Innovation

You're 5 Times More Likely to Land an Interview During this 4 Hour Window | Inc.com

Just as there are best times to send emails, there are best times to focus your job hunt. You should be networking year round, but keep in mind that companies are most likely to hire new employees during September, October, January, and February, according to Monster.com.<p>You can up your odds of …

Employment

4 Leadership Lessons You Should Learn Early

You never really know the type of leader you need to be. You may have an idea of how you <i>want</i> to lead in certain circumstances but as situations change and reality unfolds, you begin to see that who you aspired to be and what you hoped to do don’t actually fit.<p><i>Watch on Forbes:</i><p>Leadership challenges …

Leadership

From Broke to Billions: 5 Strategies These Billionaires Used to Get Rich

Today, as it's been for all our recorded history, getting rich entails building and adding an abundant amount of value to the world.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are 2,043 billionaires in this world. Approximately one-quarter of them are from the US. …

8 Words That Will Impress Your Boss at a Meeting | Inc.com

The words we use are important. And, they're even more important when the boss is around. If you are in a meeting, try using the following words in everyday conversation. They all have one thing in common: They show you are literate and perceptive enough to choose the right words at the right time, …

Leadership