Carlo Castillo

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Servant Leadership Is Not What You Think: Ken Blanchard Explains

What is “servant leadership” and how can it make you a better leader?<p>Often in life and work, we become focused on tasks instead of people. If left unchecked, this “results first, team second” mentality can lead to low morale and even lower performances. However, by leading from the ground up and …

Leadership

Top Questions to Ask at an Informational Interview

Questions to Ask at an Informational Interview<p>Updated February 19, 2018<p>The following questions are intended to help you build a detailed picture of …

6 critical missteps that hurt your career advancement

Let’s face it: it isn’t easy to break out and establish yourself as an up-and-coming leader inside a large corporation. In fact, some days you can …

Google Automatically Rejects Most Resumes for Common Mistakes You've Probably Made Too

Former HR chief Laszlo Bock says Google gets 50,000 resumes a week. This is how it eliminates many of them.<p>Want to get hired at Google (or any other desirable employer)? Chances are, you won't, because your resume is getting in your way. Not because you didn't phrase things just right, or you …

Employment

The tiny ways prejudice seeps into the workplace

Microaggressions are everyday slights and indignities some people encounter all the time - while others aren’t even aware they’re committing them.<p>To a female CEO: “Can I speak with your boss?”<p>To a man who’s a nurse: “Wow, you don’t see many male nurses.”<p>To an LGBTQ intern: “Huh, you don’t sound …

University of London

How to achieve your goals the easy way (using the Kaizen approach)

In 2015, I set a New Year’s resolution to achieve the goal of waking up at 5 a.m. daily from January through to December.<p>During the first week of …

Weight Loss

The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

Ikigai

11 things unsuccessful people do over the weekend

Everybody's working for the weekend, but how you spend your two days off may say something about how successful you are.<p>What you get up to doesn't really matter, per se. If you prefer lounging around the house to spontaneous adventures, that's great! You probably need that time to wind down.<p>When it …

5 Photography Courses That Will Take You From Amateur to Expert

Learn to shoot and edit like a pro.<p>Knowing the right time to press the shutter isn't the only skill needed to capture a great photo. With these comprehensive courses (all over 90% off), you can unlock the power of your DSLR and discover professional editing methods to take your pics to the next …

Forget Your Product: Start Selling 'Solutions' Instead

It's time to shift from pushing products to creating genuine connections with people -- using these four steps.<p>Transforming your team’s approach to sales requires a shift from just pushing products to creating genuine connections with people. And those genuine connections don't include fraud and …

Selling

A Look at the Creative Work of X-Ray Photographer Nick Veasey

Photographer Nick Veasey has made a name for himself by photographing large objects using X-Rays instead of visible light. The 6-minute video above …

Photography

The 1 Practice That Will Help You Live in the Moment

How often do you use your phone while eating? Chances are that your answer is most of the time. We go about our everyday lives passively, going through the motions without actually digesting what we see. That's where mindfulness comes in. David Schiller best describes mindfulness as "intentional …

6 Things You Shouldn’t Do if You’re Just Starting Out in Photography (VIDEO)

Here’s more great advice for beginning photographers in the form of a helpful how-to video from landscape photographer Serge Ramelli. Titled …

Photography

Why You're Late for Work All the Time — and How to Fix It

Tips so you'll be at work on time, all the time.<p>The car accident that snarled your commute, the alarm that didn’t go off, the burning need to respond …

Time Management

Top app for running Windows apps on Mac gets essential upgrades

Wine, the app that lets you run Windows programs inside macOS, just got a massive update that brings a whopping 6,600 changes — including support for 64-bit applications (finally!) and high-resolution Retina displays.<p>Apple started blurring the lines between macOS and Windows when it joined forces …

Quadro is a super-charged Touch Bar that runs on iOS devices

You don’t have to break the bank on a new MacBook Pro to get Touch Bar functionality. Thanks to an app called Quadro, you can add a super-powered Touch Bar with even more features than the real thing to any Mac or Windows PC.<p>Lots of apps turn your iOS device into an extension of your computer, …

How to Be an Exceptional Leader: Advice From a Navy SEAL

Great leaders push, pull, teach...and never set their teams up for failure.<p>If you're even a semi-regular reader of mine, by now you know I love the reality series <i>The Selection: Special Operations Experiment</i>, which airs Thursday nights at 10 p.m. EST on History. (Or you can catch up on the show's …

Leadership

5 killer productivity hacks: How to work faster and finish early every day

Between meetings, deadlines that require quick turnaround, more meetings, hitting your goals (and even more meetings) it's easy to feel like you're …

Time Management

Managing a Team That’s Been Asked to Do Too Much

Recent cases highlighted in the media suggest that executives, in a desperate quest to quench the market’s unquenchable thirst for growth, are ignoring reason and dictating growth targets so insurmountable that their employees are turning to unethical and perhaps illegal means to achieve their …

Management

This Is The Key To Realizing Your Full Potential

We all have something that makes us extraordinary, and once you figure it out you're unstoppable!<p>Cutting To The Core<p>If you want to achieve your full potential there is something about yourself that you need to understand intimately and fine tune relentlessly, and it's something that's been inside …

Leadership

Is Your Mind Controlling You? How to Get Rid Of Bad Thoughts And Stay Present

Your thoughts are on the front line when it comes to your life. They are the foundation for everything. At the most fundamental level, a positive …

Mindfulness

Learning to code isn't just for full-time developers; it can boost anyone's productivity at work — here's how

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock We've spent a lot of time telling you about the career-related benefits of learning Python, one of the web's most versatile …

Are You A Good Boss? Test Yourself With These 5 Questions

Think you’re good at managing people? Most managers, when asked, provide a glowing commentary of their stellar people management skills.<p>Yet research has demonstrated the opposite. A Gallup study of 7,272 U.S. adults revealed that 50% had left their job to get away from their manager to improve …

21 Dumb Things Every Smart Leader Needs to Stop Doing Right Now

4 out of every 5 workers are not fully engaged in their jobs. The good news is you can do something about that.<p>One of the biggest challenges any leader--and any organization--faces is how to engage employees. According to HR consulting company TowersWatson, 4 out of every 5 workers are not fully …

Employee Engagement

6 Tips for Managing Millennials

They're the future of the workplace. What are you doing differently to manage them?<p>Millennials have been mystifying leadership for years. Baby Boomers and Gen Xers' inability to figure out this generation has spurred dozens of negative stereotypes about people born between 1980-1998. Millennials …

The Workplace