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5 Things Every Millennial Needs to Know About Becoming a Leader

Even best-selling author Simon Sinek struggled to develop the confidence that's made him famous. Here's his advice for young leaders-in-training.<p>You probably know Simon Sinek as a best-selling author and accomplished speaker. But what you probably don't know is that he struggled early on in his …

The Four “I’s” of Every Transformational Leader

A few weeks ago something extraordinary happened to me! For the first time after several years working in a big corporation I felt the presence of a</b> …

Harvard Says The Best Thinkers Have These 7 'Thinking Dispositions'

• Can you play the piano?<p>• Do you play the piano?<p>The queries are less similar than they seem — and they tell you something about how you learn.<p>"These are different questions," she writes, "and your answer may well be 'yes' to the first and 'no' to the second."<p>How so?<p>"The first question asks about …

Self-improvement

9 Powerful Ways Great Leaders Show Real Authenticity

People respond to leaders who are authentic and genuine. Be authentic and genuine every day of the week.<p>Wouldn't it be wonderful to live a truly authentic life? To have the respect of your family and co-workers, to be well liked, to be trusted by all, to make your workplace and home a better place …

Leading by Serving—5 Essential Ingredients to Becoming a Leader People Want to Follow

Regardless of their formal title or position, people who want to be great leaders must embrace an attitude of service to others. That’s the message …

8 Things More Important Than Your Job

So there you are. You’re probably sitting at your desk right now reading this, waiting for the clock to reach 5pm.<p>You can’t wait to get into your …

Outsourcing

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

LA jail conditions 'unconstitutional'

<b>The condition of mental healthcare inside Los Angeles County jails is so poor that it is unconstitutional, the US justice department has said.</b><p>The "deplorable" conditions violated a ban on cruel and unusual punishment in the US Constitution, its report said.<p>Jail officials, it said, had failed to …

Mental Health

This Is the Worst Uniform Fail in Sports History

We're really not looking forward to seeing what the men's team is wearing<p>If you weren't following the Twitter accounts of Colombia women’s cycling teams this weekend—and really, why would you have been?—you likely missed the eyebrow-raising Tweet that contained the photo that you see above.<p>Yes, it …

The Leadership Equation: 7 Keys To An Awesome Team - Terry "Starbucker" St. Marie

Sometimes it all boils down to math.<p>Even for something as inherently “unmathmatical” as great leadership of an awesome team.<p>I’ve discovered that …

A welcome softening of 'tough on crime'?

After moving to California in 1998 during the last months of a governor’s race pitting Lt. Gov. Gray Davis against Attorney General Dan Lungren, I …

8 Qualities That Make Great Bosses Unforgettable

I remember all of my bosses. Some were bad. Most were good.<p>But only one was, in the best possible way, truly <i>memorable</i>.<p>Unforgettable bosses possess …

World's Greatest Two-Year-Old Drops F-Bomb After Ice Bucket Challenge

We have seen have seen more ice buckets dropped on heads than we care to remember. We have seen superheroes and wanted criminals, former presidents …

AM Alert: How are California counties handling prison realignment?

At a panel discussion in April hosted by the <b>Public Policy Institute of California</b>, lawmakers called on the state to do a better job measuring how …

Early jail releases have surged since California's prison realignment

Jesus Ysasaga had been arrested multiple times and ordered by the court to keep away from his ex-girlfriend. Two parole boards sentenced him to nearly a year in jail for stalking, drunkenness and battery.<p>But the Fresno County jail would not keep him.<p>Four times in the summer of 2012, authorities let …

Embarrassing party photos and Fails

Rebel Circus

Rebel Circus added a new photo — with Misty McDonald and 39 others.

Mortal Kombat Trolling

10 Secrets to Influencing Absolutely Anyone

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below</i> …

5 Things Successful People Never Do

But an important one many don't know about is the ability to manage emotions and remain calm under pressure, says Travis Bradberry, president at TalentSmart and coauthor of "Emotional Intelligence 2.0," in a LinkedIn post.<p>In a more recent follow-up post, Bradberry says that managing your emotions …

Emotional Intelligence

How Great Leaders Use the Power of Language

All successful organizations have their own language--whether it be a shared vocabulary or shared beliefs--that helps motivate people and create a sense of community.<p>After you've hired a new employee, it's very important during the onboarding process to impart your company's mission, its reason to …

DALE CARNEGIE'S 9 LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES

1. Begin with Praise and honest appreciation<p>2. Call attention to people's mistake indirectly <br>3. Talk about your own mistakes before criticising the …

9 Things Great Leaders Say Every Day

People judge you by what you do--and by what you say. Here are nine phrases that should roll off your lips every single day.<p>Your words are among your greatest tools. They're a window into your vision, your values and your abilities. So, whether you're running a giant organization or just trying to …