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Are Leaders Who Email At Night More Efficient?

If you do an internet search for “email etiquette,” 95% of the articles suggest you should not send work emails at night. In my work with professionals across the country, I’ve found the split between those who email at night and those who don’t, isn’t nearly as skewed. And many who don’t email …

Productivity

In its seventh season premiere, Homeland doubles down on its alternative reality

It’s been a long time since anyone could say with a straight face that <i>Homeland</i> held a mirror up to our current geopolitical situation, unless we’re …

Netflix Doc Seeing Allred Gives Rare Look at Gloria Allred’s Personal Life

The legal firebrand who has gone after Donald Trump, Harvey Weinstein, and Bill Cosby won’t quit: “These women, the alleged victims, are the voices that need to be heard.”<p><b>Gloria Allred</b> is tireless. The 76-year-old attorney has been fighting for the rights of women and people from underserved …

The Movie Sleuth's Top 10 Horror Films Of 2017

2017 has been a banner year for the horror genre, with films breaking box office records and also receiving awards recognition. Four horror movies …

Horror

5 Tips on Better Filmmaking from Director Sean Baker

Want to start your filmmaking career on the right foot? Then take some advice from Sean Baker, the writer/director of "The Florida Project."After …

The 10 best films of 2017

From The Florida Project to Paddington 2, BBC Culture film critic Nicholas Barber chooses his favourite movies of the year.

Florida

Stop! You're Demoralizing Employees With Reviews! And Frequency Isn't the Reason.

One place to start is to learn the difference between "situational" and "dispositional" feedback.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The annual employee review is antiquated. While some companies are making changes and conducting them on a regular basis, many …

Employment

How to Make Work More Meaningful for Your Team

There is a well-known story about a cleaner at NASA who, when asked by JFK what his job was, responded “I’m helping to put a man on the moon.” This anecdote is often used to show how even the most mundane job can be seen as meaningful with the right mindset and under a good leadership.<p>Today, more …

Employee Engagement

This Email From Google's CEO to Employees Teaches Some Major Lessons in Leadership

In six short paragraphs, Sundar Pichai shows us how to respond to a crisis--and demonstrates how much words matter.<p>At this point, you've probably heard about "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber," a controversial memo written by a Google employee that went viral over the weekend.<p>The 10-page manifesto …

Leadership

This CEO Writes an Inspirational Email to His Employees Every Friday--and the Internet Seriously Loves It

Wonder if you're doing a good job on your company newsletter? Wait until you read this.<p>When's the last time you felt like you needed just a little bit of inspiration?<p>One CEO isn't stopping to ask; instead, he has taken it into his own hands to inspire thousands of people each week, with a simple …

Motivation

It Took Bob Dylan Less Than 30 Seconds to Teach a Remarkable Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Instead of basking in the glory of his great accomplishment, Dylan showed us what's missing in today's world.<p>Bob Dylan made major headlines last year when he became the first musician in history to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.<p>Yesterday, the Nobel Foundation published Mr. Dylan's …

Literature

To Be a Great Boss, Show These 4 Traits to Your Employees Every Day (Most Never Do)

You will find the founders and CEOs of some of the best companies in the world, including The Container Store, Nordstrom, and Zappos, displaying these unconventional traits.<p>I've done my fair share of researching what true leadership looks like over the years. What I've found is that all great …

Leadership

6 Leadership Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way

Learning lessons the hard way is often the only way most people learn. When it comes to leadership that approach can have horrid consequences.<p>Everybody loves to focus on the things you must do to be a great leader. While there is nothing inherently wrong with this approach, it's often our …

Team Building

The 33 Traits Of Inspirational Leaders [Infographic]

The power of a company with leaders who inspire at every level in the organization is hard to overstate. These are the companies that consistently pull off innovative or heroic feats in business because so many of the people who work there are motivated to make them happen.<p>But what makes an …

Infographics

10 Thought Leaders You Should Be Following to Be More Successful

Learning from others is a key part of life. Don't miss learning from these people.<p>People are spending an enormous amount of time each day checking social media. A recent study showed teens are spending as much as nine hours a day, and the average person is spending roughly two hours.<p>In today's …

Self-improvement

7 Podcasts That Will Make You a Smarter Leader

Top tech investors share the best podcasts for becoming a better leader.<p>"Venture capitalists are great aggregators of information (and opinions) on specific industries, geographies and market sentiment," said Kara Nortman a seasoned entrepreneur and venture capitalist at Upfront Ventures. "They're …

Entrepreneurship

4 Unexpected Words Powerful Leaders Say Daily to Inspire Others

Change your language to achieve better relationships and results.<p>It's not a good number. In fact, it's not something anyone in a leadership position wants to admit. However, when a Harvard Business Review survey reveals that 58 percent of people trust strangers, while only 42 percent trust their …

Leadership

Learn From The Habits of the World's Most Successful Women

Whatever may be holding you back from achieving your goals might have also at one time been holding these women back too.<p>In 2017 there are only 17% of startups with a female founder. According to an American Express Open study, the number of women-owned businesses in the United States outpaced the …

Sheryl Sandberg

Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem Claimed Ivanka Trump's Maternity Policy Is the 'Same Policy' as Nazi Germany

Ever since Gloria Steinem declared, “The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off,” she's become an icon to feminists everywhere.<p>So it …

Think Millennials Are Selfish? Understanding Why That's Not True Will Help You Better Manage Them

Research suggests that Millennials are preoccupied with themselves but is that really true?<p>50 percent of Millennials believe that "someone should make a movie about their life" according to Viacom's Velocity research. Are Millennials really that conceited or is it just a case of misunderstanding by …

benharries

What I’ve Learned About Giving Up Control and Trusting My Team

At some point cofounders will hire people to help build their company, and that means giving up some control and trusting that the people will work …

Writing Your Résumé When Your Job Title Doesn’t Reflect Your Responsibilities

You’re ready to make a career move, up to a higher level or into a different industry or an entirely new field. But your current title doesn’t match the titles on the job postings that most excite you. How do you avoid your applications getting tossed by HR or automated filters? How do you use your …

Management

9 Actions Successful Leaders Take Daily That Speak Louder Than Words

Leadership is not a pose or a title but the willingness to take responsibility and give credit.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How can you spot a leader?<p>Is it because they have a nametag that proudly displays “Manager.” Are they the founder of a startup? A …

Self-improvement

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Ask Them 5 Simple Questions

Most important, leaders should be asking these questions before their best people mentally and emotionally check out.<p>Want to do something that will launch you into the new era of HR? Get rid of your exit interviews and replace them with "stay interviews."<p>If you're new to this concept, unlike the …

Employee Engagement

7 Habits to Build Your Center of Influence

Use these stealth and natural conversational methods to rapidly build rapport, be memorable, and deduce what motivates the individual on the other side of the table.<p>Business is done by and between humans. Business is a relationship. Although humans come in a multitude of sizes, shapes, colors, and …

Hobbies

6 Creative Ways To Develop Your People That Don't Cost Any Money

If you work in a large company, there are lots of formal ways you can develop your people. Small companies often don't have the resources or infrastructure, but that doesn't mean you can't come up with great ways to develop your people.<p>Whether you run a Fortune 100 company or a small start-up, you …

Human Resources

​the story of 'mulholland drive', as told by the people who made it

David Lynch’s collaborators explain how they made his most iconic, confusing, and amazing film.<p>"That's another thing I can't talk about," laughs Mary Sweeney, longstanding editor, producer, and secret-keeper of David Lynch. She's talking — or not, in this case — about the meaning of the blue box, …

A former Google and Apple exec says there are 4 ways to lead a team — and 3 are ineffective

Kim Scott is no psychoanalyst — she's a CEO coach— but when she talks about the genesis of ineffective leadership styles, she points straight to your experience at 18 months old.<p>At that point, Scott says, you're taught: "If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all."<p>Then, when …

This Is the No. 1 Soft Skill You Need to Develop

It can't be replaced by automation.<p>It's been heartening to see heightened interest in soft skills in response to rising automation and the shrinking half-life of hard or technical skills. I'm among those who believe soft skills and continuous learning will be what lift some careers while others …

payattention

The Most Effective Way to Keep Star Employees From Leaving

For starters, let's look at what the best companies on the planet do.<p>Gallup has been tracking employee engagement over the past 17 years, and its research reveals that roughly 30 percent of U.S. workers are considered "engaged" in their jobs.<p>Translation: They are inspired by, involved in, …

Employee Engagement