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A Former FBI Kidnapping Negotiator Shares the 7 Most Important Words in a Negotiation | Inc.com

I love to negotiate, sometimes a bit too much.<p>A deep negotiation has to be one of life's most exhilarating experiences. Few things will force you to dig deeper into your creativity, to become so fully aware of your strengths and weaknesses, and will test your mettle as fully as a negotiation on …

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Get More Done: 15 Things the Most Successful People Do Differently to Be More Productive

And the best part is, you can adopt them all.<p>Some people get more done than others -- a <i>lot</i> more.<p>But how?<p>To find out, Kevin Kruse, a keynote speaker on wholehearted leadership and extreme productivity and the author of <i>15 Secrets Ultra-Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, interviewed over …

8 Consistent Behaviors of Highly Authentic Leaders

Authentic leaders that truly walk the walk engage in these 8 behaviors every day. With intention, you too can step into your greatest authenticity.<p>In an era where virtually everyone is calling themselves a leader or entrepreneur, how can we distinguish the truly great ones from everyone else? And …

Unlock Your Creative Genius with These 9 Tips

Learn the secrets behind what makes the creative minds of LinkedIn, Chobani, and Zipcar tick.<p>It's what all entrepreneurs dream about.<p>The back of the napkin idea or "aha moment" that comes to you like a burst of blinding inspiration. Except that notion is just a myth Hollywood propagates.<p>After …

5 Simple Things That Require No Skill or Training and That Will Improve Your Leadership Today

Being a great leader can be difficult. Being a better leader is easy.<p>Leadership is often made out to be more difficult than it really is.<p>That's not to say it's easy to be a great leader, but there are some simple things everyone can do to be a better leader that do not require a great deal of skill …

12 Confidence Killers You Need to Stop Doing Right Now | Inc.com

We each have within us some inner enemies that can quickly kill off our confidence. They drain our lives of potential and our purpose, and they fill us with deep regret. Left unchecked, they can unfortunately quickly erode our grandest plans and our noblest intentions.<p>See if you recognize any of …

12 Phrases That Damage Your Credibility | Inc.com

If you're preparing for a high-stakes business meeting, you have no doubt given meticulous thought to your attire and the types of questions you may be asked. Your efforts aren't in vain. A recent study conducted by Abraham M. Rutchick of California State University, Northridge found a correlation …

6 Really Dumb Moves: What Managers Should Never Do to Millennial Employees

Research says if you really want to retain and engage your Millennials, avoid these six dumb moves at all cost.<p>In 2015, Millennials became the largest share of the American workforce, according to The Pew Research Center. In fact, Millennials will make up 75 percent or more of the global workforce …

22 Executives Share the Daily Habits That Keep Them on Top

You might be surprised at the simple things they do to succeed.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They tend to get up early, stay in front of health issues, and know how to handle money. They get quality sleep, play hard and stay sharp through continuous learning. They also …

10 Words Smart People Always Use (and 7 They Never Do)

How many of the smart words do you use? And if none, here's why you should.<p>The rights words can motivate, inspire, and even change lives. The right words can turn an otherwise meaningless conversation into an unforgettable moment for your audience.<p>(And the wrong words can make you look dumb.)<p>In …

23 Michael Jordan Quotes That Will Immediately Boost Your Confidence

What M.J. would say about North Carolina's loss to Villanova.<p>Last night, Villanova beat North Carolina to become NCAA National Champions. Villanova deserves respect and applause for their victory. However, what would Michael Jordan say to the team of his alma mater after such a defeat?<p>Fittingly, …

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