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New Research Says You Will Need This 1 Rare Management Skill to Be Successful

As the new poster boy for "Managing Compassionately," LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner has just raised the bar for leaders everywhere.<p>Conventional management thinking demands that standard work traits that drive results -- things like persistence, sacrifice, grit, resilience -- are what most bottom-line …

Dubai airport retains position as world's No. 1

DUBAI: Dubai International (codename: DXB) has retained its position as the world's No. 1 airport for international passengers for the fourth …

Ditch the To-Do List. This is the Only Prioritization System You Need

The life hack that will keep you on track and super productive.<p>Prioritization made simple: write a list of all the things you have to do and cross them off as you go. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy, right?<p>Not quite. To-do lists might help you get things done today, but they're also a double-edged sword. …

When My Employees Ask Me for a Raise, I Always Tell Them This

Your fail-proof plan for your next promotion.<p>Startups often house a recognizable cast of characters.<p>In my current version, I play the part of the seasoned veteran. Even though, and don't tell my people this, I don't really have it figured out either.<p>I'm the CEO. And, as many startups do, we carry a …

This Is the Single Most Important Leadership Trait, According to Hundreds of Founders

Do you possess this crucial leadership quality? If not, here's how to get it.<p>Transparency. Passion. Communication.<p>You know that they're all important traits of effective leaders. But are they the <i>most</i> important qualities?<p>Not according to a recent study conducted by The Alternative Board, which …

The 3 lists I make every day to stay focused and productive

Some of the most valuable habits I've identified go back to basics. They aren't anything fancy. In fact, all I need to complete them is something to write with.<p>My favorite writing exercises, when I do them consistently, make me more productive, effective, and just plain happy.<p>They've also been …

San Francisco

6 Best Brain-Boosting Podcasts to Listen to Over Your Lunch Break

Your brain needs food too.<p>Until a year ago, I belonged to the 80 percent of Americans who don't listen to podcasts. I couldn't find time in my day to dedicate to listening. Then, last March, during a weekly lunch meeting with fellow business designers, we got into a discussion about NPR's Planet …

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying — and 17 You Should Eat More

If you’re eating a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, then you’re probably pretty far ahead of the nutrition curve. But even …

How to be 1% Better Every Day (The Kaizen Approach to Self-improvement)

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups “CompoundingThe post How to be 1% Better Every Day (The Kaizen …

Self-improvement

8 Ways to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year

How much do you read?<p>For most of my adult life I read maybe five books a year — if I was lucky. I’d read a couple on vacation and I’d always have a few slow burners hanging around the bedside table for months.<p>And then last year I surprised myself by reading 50 books. This year I’m on pace for 100. …

The Reward Chart That Changed Everything In My House

Right when we become fooled into believing that we have mastered a certain tricky stage in our child’s development, a new one smacks us right in the …

10 Success lessons from Peter Drucker – “Father of Modern Management” for entrepreneurs

Share49<p>Tweet<p>Share443<p>+16<p>Shares 498<p>Peter Drucker, “the father of modern management,” turned management theory into a serious discipline. In a legendary …

Entrepreneurship

18 bad habits you should break in 2017 to be more productive

While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Below are 18 things you should stop doing right now to become more productive.

7 New Year's Resolutions That Will Make You Creative in 2017

It's the time of year to reflect on the previous year and set goals for the new one. Here are 7 resolutions you can keep, and that will make you more creative in 2017.<p>1. Set the right goals.<p>The first business book I ever read was <i>Built to Last</i> by Jim Collins and Jerry Porras. That book grabbed me. …

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Over 100 3D Printing Projects for Your Home

“But what are they really good for except printing more plastic crap that we don’t need?” We hear such sentiments a lot when talking about 3D printing. And there’s some grain of truth to that statement. A lot of what we still see coming out of 3D printers are trinkets, toys (that kids won’t likely …

How to educate your child to be an entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Me and Richard Branson, the boss of mighty Virgin empire, share something in common. We both started our businesses at school. His was a scrappy school …

Entrepreneurship

5 Breaks Every Entrepreneur Needs to Take

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you own your own business, work never ends. There are always more calls to make, more emails to answer and more items in your in-box to sort through. Your to-do list never stops growing.<p>This constant busy-ness can make it hard to …

Work-life Balance

20 Entrepreneur Quotes That Should Become Your Motto

Web design is a business – a wonderful artistic business, but still, a business. If you want to be successful you must have an entrepreneur mindset …

5 Financial Ratios Every Entrepreneur Should Know

You don't truly know how well your company is doing until you delve into specific financial stats that reveal the whole picture.<p>Stories about entrepreneurs always focus on their big ideas, but building a successful business is as much about the details as it is about the central concept. Successful …

Small Business

10 YouTube Videos Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Want business advice from Warren Buffet? Inc.com compiled a list of videos that every entrepreneur should watch.<p><i>This post originally appeared at Inc.com. To read more, check out:</i><p><i>The Best Industries to Start and Grow a Business in 2011</i><p><i>
Jason Fried: Why I Run a Flat Company</i>

Entrepreneurship

How To Peel Tomatoes (And Why You Actually Do Want to)

Yes, it is worth slipping those tomato skins off for certain recipes—and so easy to do. Here’s how, in four easy steps. Plus a recipe for the silkiest raw tomato soup<p>By<p>Gail Monaghan<p>I once subscribed to the why-in-the-world-would-you-peel-a-tomato school of thought. For me, skin-on summer tomatoes …

9 Business Books That Will Change Your Life Today

Knowledge is regarded as the only lasting competitive advantage. This is true for economies, countries, organizations and people. This is the reason, …

4 Gmail tricks that will completely change your workday​ ​

Sometimes it's fantastic, like when my best friend and I send each other cool links all morning while simultaneously talking on Gchat. But other times, as I'm watching my inbox fill up at the speed of light, it can just be overwhelming.<p>Gmail and I have finally come to a mutually respectful …

Productivity

5 Lessons You Learn Your First Year at Harvard Business School

A current student explains the most mind-blowing insights she learned her first year at HBS.<p>Is getting an MBA worth it? It's a fraught question with passionately argued cases on both sides of the debate. But whether you think a stint at a top-tier business school is overpriced and creativity …

Harvard Business School

7 Inspiring Steve Jobs Quotes That Just Might Change Your Life

Steve Jobs didn't just leave a legacy of great products. He also shared ideas that continue to inspire and motivate.<p>He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>"I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure</b> …