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How the Best Leaders Resolve Workplace Conflicts | Inc.com

Disagreements among people in a workplace are common. When they're on your team, those disagreements have the potential to escalate into conflict between coworkers, creating a distracting, unproductive, and negative working environment. And if you're in charge, your staff's problems are your …

Leadership

It's Not Magic: You Can Have Amazing Executive Presence | Inc.com

You're smart. You're educated. You have a resume packed with accomplishments. But you're not getting ahead.<p>As an executive coach, I often hear similar frustrations from many of my clients around the world. These leaders are ready to move up in their careers and yet promotions routinely pass them …

Leadership

How Can You Spot True Leaders? They Do Any of These 3 Super Rare Things Daily | Inc.com

Business and management books galore continue to expound on the virtues of good leadership. But one simple truth that doesn't require poring over another 250 pages of text remains: Leadership (and life, really) is about people and relationships. Therefore, the best and most respected leaders are …

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Alibaba founder Jack Ma says to be a successful leader you need EQ, IQ, and LQ

Good leaders generally develop different kinds of intelligence. There’s old-fashioned IQ of course, their intelligence quotient. There’s EQ, the quotient related to emotional intelligence; this concept turned fashionable in management circles within the last few years. And then there is what Jack …

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14 Proven Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills

Estimate the attention span of your audience, then cut it in half. That's a good length for your presentation.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful leaders are able to meaningfully communicate with others.<p>Steve Jobs inspired his employees to strive for perfect …

What the Best Leaders Know About Preventing Employee Burnout (That You Should Too) | Inc.com

We have all been there. For whatever reason we are facing a spike on the demands placed on our business.<p>Maybe we closed some or even many new accounts. Perhaps we are in the middle of upgrading our infrastructure, and we need to run parallel systems for a while. Maybe one of our projects ran off …

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Richard Branson's Secrets on Public Speaking -You Need to Know | Inc.com

I recently heard Richard Branson say how much he hates public speaking. I have to admit I was more than a little surprised, because I constantly see him out and about on the speaking circuit. Along with his feelings, he shared some of the secrets that he finds helpful when he has to speak in public.<p>…

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11 Habits of Remarkably Likable Bosses | Inc.com

Are leaders born or made? That's the age-old question. Since that question is above my pay grade, why don't we ask a bonafide psychologist to rest this case?<p>Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D., is the Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology at Claremont McKenna College and the …

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