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Don't Hire Remote Workers Who Can't Ace These 6 Interview Questions

Let's face it: not not everybody has what it takes to be successful working from home full time.<p>Remote workers are giving our calcified attitudes about collaboration and office culture a much-needed shake-up. They're just as--if not more--productive than co-located workers, and enjoy a high level …

Create a Growth Culture, Not a Performance-Obsessed One

Here’s the dilemma: In a competitive, complex, and volatile business environment, companies need more from their employees than ever. But the same forces rocking businesses are also overwhelming employees, driving up their fear, and compromising their capacity.<p>It’s no wonder that so many C-Suite …

Management

How To Gain Respect As A Young Leader Without Having Years Of Management Experience

Motivating and managing people toward a common goal is rarely easy, regardless of whether it’s leading a group of employees, coaching players on a sports team or leading troops on a battlefield.<p>People inherently want to be led by someone they trust, who has a strong vision of where the organization …

Leadership

6 signs you are a micromanager

As a manager or CEO it can be extremely difficult to self-diagnose whether you are a micro-manager or not. Especially if you run a fast-growing company, you might expect that your job entails staying on top of every detail, meeting, and conversation inside the business — let alone insuring that all …

Better Brainstorming

About 20 years ago I was leading a brainstorming session in one of my MBA classes, and it was like wading through oatmeal. We were talking about something that many organizations struggle with: how to build a culture of equality in a male-dominated environment. Though it was an issue the students …

What B2B Buyers Really Care About

It’s Saturday, and a chief operating officer who last week negotiated a multimillion-dollar deal for a fleet of vehicles for her company is feeling pretty good. To reward herself, she’s shopping for a convertible sports car to enjoy on weekends. Surely the price-value calculation she makes for a …

Management

The Most Successful Guy on the Internet Really Made His Millions Doing This | Inc.com

The other day I came across an interview with celebrity entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk where he said that all he did between the ages of 20 and 30 was work. No social life. No outside interests. Every single hour of his life was dedicated to the grueling labor required to build his empire.<p>This is not …

Gary Vaynerchuk

5 Things That Can Really Influence How Others Perceive You

It can be as simple as being curious about the other person.<p>There are several ways you can elicit a great first impression from someone you just met. Here are five proven strategies to get you started.<p>1. Be curious.<p>Want to be the most interesting person in the room? In a previous article, I posed …

How to Increase Your Influence at Work

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives …

Leadership

Angry Customers Don’t Want an Apology

It’s the first rule of customer service: When something goes wrong, apologize. In many cases, the apologies continue throughout the interaction as an employee goes the extra mile to convey empathy and concern. But surprising new research shows that approach can backfire: An apology that extends …

Why People Thrive in Coworking Spaces

Shonagh Rae<p>There seems to be something special about coworking spaces. As researchers who have, for years, studied how employees thrive, we were surprised to discover that people who belong to them report levels of thriving that approach an average of 6 on a 7-point scale. This is at least a point …

Keeping Your Employees Happy Isn't Always About Higher Pay -- Here Are 6 Alternatives

Happy employees are productive employees.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It often takes a small fortune to find someone who's truly great at what they do.<p>Yet, many business owners make the mistake of not treating their employees right -- and then they pay dearly for …

Highly Motivated Employees Have a Boss That Always Does This One Thing | Inc.com

How do you motivate employees?<p>It's not always about higher wages. Or a comfortable chair. Or making sure there are free bagels in the break room. In my experience, motivating someone on your team is all about setting a vision for the future, but to do that you have to get into the nitty-gritty …

Employment

4 Tips To Become A Consultant For Your Second Career

<i>(The following is adapted from</i> The Consulting Economy: How to Manage Your Career in the Coming Workforce Revolution <i>by Jonathan Dison, published by Lioncrest.com.)</i><p>I’ve had the same conversation hundreds of times with different professionals. It’s the one in which I convince them that not only are …

Employment

The 5 Best Marketing Blogs That Will Make You A Better Marketer | Inc.com

When it comes to marketing, there is a lot of content out there. But there aren't many platforms that <i>consistently</i> provide high-quality content year after year. As someone who's spent the better part of the last decade reading marketing blogs, I've grown accustomed to seeing an enticing headline …

Marketing

Forming Stronger Bonds with People at Work

Connecting with others is at the heart of human nature. Recent research emphasizes that the power of connections can help us be creative, resilient, even live longer. But we can easily overlook the importance of these bonds. As popular writer and researcher Adam Grant has noted, the pressure of …

How to Gain Credibility When You Have Little Experience

There’s a meme on the internet, which speaks truth about a dilemma for young people entering the hypercompetitive workforce of 2017. The photo is of two seasoned, older interviewers glaring critically across the table at a young interview candidate with the following words: “We’re looking for …

4 Reliable Signs Someone Is About to Waste Your Time

When someone's first interaction with you is about them and something they want, run the other way as fast as you can.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This internet and information age that we're living in has created some exciting opportunities. Today, we have access to …

9 Signs an Employee Deserves a Promotion (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations) | Inc.com

Along with, "How do I get a raise?" one of the most common questions that even exceptional employees ask their boss is, "What can I do to get promoted?"<p>For some bosses, the answer to getting promoted is obvious: complete a specific task, gain a certain amount of experience, or simply be the next in …

Leadership

7 Reasons Salespeople Don’t Close the Deal

Pretend that you’re an experienced buyer who has met with hundreds of business-to-business salespeople. What percentage of them would you say are excellent, good, average, or poor?<p>According to a new study of more than 230 buyers, 12% of salespeople are excellent, 23% good, 38% average, and 27% poor.<p>…

B2B

Small Talk Is an Overrated Way to Build Relationships with Your Employees

The relationships that you form with each of your direct reports are central to your ability to fulfill your three core responsibilities as a manager: Create a culture of feedback, build a cohesive team, and achieve results collaboratively. But these relationships do not follow the rules of other …

Retailers Need New Tools For Marketing: Forget The 4Ps, Embrace The 4Es

A recent Adobe Think Tank, a video streaming forum, entitled “The Future of Experience Business,” began with a startling premise: “Marketing is an outdated practice, period.”<p>The statement arose from a question about marketing’s role in the experiential economy now that simply selling a product …

Customer Experience

The Changing Landscape Of Brand Language

Throughout history times of accelerated change have been accompanied by cries of things “coming to an end.” Before we had solid academic research on …

Marketing

Why Marketers Should Embrace Cross-Device Marketing Strategy [Infographic]

Unlike in the past when consumers used to browse the internet from the PC only, these days the average consumers switches from device to device on a …

Marketing

A Second Look At Southeast Asia's Digital Leadership Problem

Digital Leadership is fast becoming the business buzzword for 2017, and in Southeast Asia only 5% of businesses are prepared for it. It is almost impossible to find an industry that is not feeling the effects of digital disruption and the need for digital leadership in their businesses. From …

South-east Asia

Building a Brand? Avoid These 5 Mistakes

Your brand represents everything you are or everything you aspireThe post Building a Brand? Avoid These 5 Mistakes appeared first on iamwire.

Startups (India)

Everything is branding: The expanding influence of the CMO

<i>by Alicia Hatch, CMO of Deloitte Digital</i><p>Every marketer knows that customer-centric companies are winning in our digital world. If you’re uncertain by …

Outstanding Sales People Possess These Unique Character Traits. Do You? | Inc.com

Whether you want to grow your own sales abilities, mentor an employee, or hire the best candidate, these experts volunteered their informed opinions to help. Ranging from middle market and corporate CEOs, sales trainers, award-winning sales people, and psychologists, they agree that the following …

Leadership

3 Essential Hiring Truths This CEO Learned From Reviewing 10,000 Applications | Inc.com

Firing under-performing employees can be incredibly costly (one estimate puts the price tag as high as $840,00 for a mid-level manager), but keeping around mediocre hires is seriously expensive too (another expert suggests they suck 15X their salary out of your business each year).<p>Obviously, the …

Employment

7 things people think are terrible for their productivity that actually aren't

Maybe you like to wake up at 5 a.m., go through your entire email inbox, organize your desk, and get cracking on your to-do list.<p>Or, maybe you prefer to wake up at 8 a.m., hit the gym, scan your emails without responding to any, and eat a leisurely breakfast while brainstorming before getting …