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What is the Value of Agility?

One of the many challenges that Product Managers face in trying to move organizations toward a more agile approach to product development is that …

Robo-Advisers Are Coming to Consulting and Corporate Strategy

Does a robot manage your money? For many of us, the answer is yes. Online and algorithmic investment and financial advice is easy to come by these days, usually under the moniker of “robo-advisor.” Startups such as Wealthfront, Personal Capital, and Betterment launched robo-advisors as industry …

If It Doesn't Suck, It's Not Worth Doing | Inc.com

According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>The dread of asking your boss for a raise is paralyzing and can last months. Yet, once you get yourself to finally do it, it's over before you know it. The excitement …

Motivation

A Manager's Guide to Delivering Bad News (Infographic)

If you have the right approach, breaking bad news doesn't have to be so daunting.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From giving someone negative feedback to letting an employee go -- whether you like it or not, as a business manager, you’re going to be the bearer of bad …

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals 7 Morning Rituals That Will Transform Your Life

I think we can all agree that the morning is the most important part of the day. If you have a peaceful and productive morning, you’ll be ready to …

Meditation

5 Simple Ways to Manage Employee Morale During Company Change

Budget cuts and hiring freezes are likely to affect employee morale and overall workplace productivity. So are social and personal tensions. How are you responding?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is a government agency that …

5 Simple Hacks for Finding Peace in the Chaos of Life (It Is Possible)

It’s important to live in the moment, but all of the noise in our lives can make it feel impossible at times—the beeping horns, ringing cell phones, …

Top 3 Strategies to Increase Customer Engagement in 2017 | Inc.com

Customer success strategies are always changing, but what never changes is the need for unique and efficient ways to keep customers engaged. As marketing and advertising evolve to meet the changing demands of a more digital landscape, they often struggle to keep methods human-centered. This is a …

Marketing

6 Ways to Overcome Your Negative Emotions

As a Reiki practitioner, I am supposed to be conscious of myself. There are guidelines which are to help me be a more […]The post 6 Ways to Overcome …

Consciousness

Critical Thinking

How Do We Know?<p>Believe it or not, there are several different ways of knowing things. While we may not spend a significant amount of our days …

Critical Thinking

Every Man Should Read These Life-Changing Books

Don’t take life learning and personal growth for granted. Some of these books are guaranteed to expand your mind, provoke your thoughts, and even …

Steve Jobs and the Profound Question That Will Transform Your Career | Inc.com

At the conclusion of his last major public presentation, Steve Jobs paused and said, "It's technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the result that make our hearts sing."<p>I believe that turning Jobs' observation into a question will transform your career or …

Entrepreneurship

4 Simple and Effective Strategies to Handle Difficult People at Work | Inc.com

Lets get right down to it. You want to handle those difficult personalities like a boss? Well, as you read further, you'll notice a theme. It's more about you than that difficult person driving you nuts.<p>I say this because when we're dealing with a difficult person, the only thing we have control …

Self-help

6 Mindfulness Experts Reveal Their Number One Strategy For Reducing Stress and Anxiety

Sonima recently posted an article where 6 mindfulness and yoga experts gave their advice on how to de-stress. There was some wonderful tidbits of …

Bad Habits You Need to Kill Immediately to be a Much Better Person This Year

Habits define us. And nothing sabotages your creativity and productive life quite like bad habits. In the words of Samuel Johnson “The chains of …

Self-improvement

5 Collaboration Tools for a Tightly-Knit Remote Team

Running a business online has numerous benefits. Not only is it cheaper than brick and mortar businesses, but it also allows companies to cater to …

8 Tips to Stay Motivated Throughout the Year

Photo: Shutterstock.comConsistency is imperative for maintaining and improving fitness and remaining injury free. While it should be as easy as …

Motivation

Dropbox's Paper app leaves beta to take on Google Docs

A couple of years ago, Dropbox set out to take on traditional productivity apps with Paper, a tool for collaborating on flexible documents. After more than a year in beta, it’s finally ready for prime-time and is available to everyone with an account.<p>If you’ve used Google Docs, Microsoft Word or …

Apps

Mobile App Development Lifecycle Guide that Every Developer Should Bookmark

When it comes to mobile app development, every step ofThe post Mobile App Development Lifecycle Guide that Every Developer Should Bookmark appeared …

Apps

A famous scorecard taught at Harvard Business School can help you improve your life and relationships

I’ve always known that I’m addicted to achievement. But it’s only in the past few years that I’ve realized that can be a bad thing.<p>Every year, when New Year’s Eve rolled around, I used to set resolutions like “run 13 half-marathons in 2013” (because #medals). That particular year, I hit the goal. I …

Management

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

Share48<p>Tweet<p>Share443<p>+16<p>Shares 497<p>Peter Drucker, “the father of modern management,” turned management theory into a serious discipline. In a legendary …

Peter Drucker

Health Benefits of Magnesium

Health

7 Product Management Lessons From Leading the Wharton Tech Conference - MBA Program

“As a PM, it is important to have the end goal clearly in mind and relay it effectively to the team.”<p>Tamanna Kottwani, WG’17, recaps the lessons she …

Wharton School

10 Dangerous Brain-Damaging Habits To Stop Immediately

The brain is an incredibly important body part, as it is one of the biggest one in the body and represents the main control center. It has multiple …

Agile vs Lean vs Design Thinking

This curated column is by Author, Speaker, Organizational Designer, Jeff Gothelf<p>There’s an unforgettable scene in my favorite movie, Goodfellas, …

Five Skills to Improve Your Strategic Thinking

The ability to take strategic decisions can lead the organization to achieve business success as firms can’t preserve its existence without a …

Management

5 Powerful Traits of the Most Influential Leaders

Put these habits in play to exercise influence like a boss.<p>We've all heard the John Maxwell saying "leadership is influence." Easier said than done, right? The real challenge is figuring out how to do it! Well, here's a clue: Get others to respond <i>emphatically</i> to your leadership. When you do, you're …

Leadership