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Your Salespeople Aren't Using Your CRM -- But What If It Did The Work For Them?

As entrepreneurs build companies, they find themselves running into the leadership paradox: They need to lead their growing teams, but they often have no idea how to do so. To help them learn from those who’ve been there, I’m profiling business owners in June who have found ways to grow their …

Artificial Intelligence

Saying Yes to Any of These 8 Questions Reveals You're Way More Emotionally Intelligent Than You Think

Ever wonder what your strengths and limitations are in emotional intelligence? Now you know.<p>There's no shortage of content available on the popular topic emotional intelligence -- it's everywhere, and found to be one of the most desired qualities for personal and professional development.<p>But …

Emotional Intelligence

The Simple Interview Trick That Will Get You The Job

If you want one thing to focus on in your next job interview (and every job interview you attend in the future) here it is: focus on the person sitting across the desk from you.<p>It is normal and natural to focus on yourself in a job interview. You want to put your best foot forward. You can’t wait …

Employment

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Nutrition

Performance Reviews Are Dead: Here's What You Should Do Instead

The dreaded annual performance review is a relic of the industrial age. To manage people in times of fast change you need to do this.<p>Anyone who has had the privilege to lead has also had the responsibility of the dreaded annual performance review.<p>We've all been through them, but I've yet to meet …

Doing This 1 Thing Will Make You Fail Every Job Interview

A simple equation can help you do better in an interview.<p>One of the most popular techniques in interviewing today is the the use of behavioral questioning. It's when the interviewer asks you a series of open-ended questions designed to force you to give a detailed answer. The theory is that through …

Ten Things To Add To Your Resume -- And Ten To Remove Immediately

Most people don’t like their resumes. I don’t blame them! Most resumes are weak. They are boring, and they all sound alike.<p>Most resumes are lame because they are written in an awful language that’s only used for resumes and company policy memos. I call this language Corporate Zombie Speak. It is …

Employment

Recruiters Explain What The Worst Resumes Have In Common

Are you making one of these top five mistakes? Hint: You should worry more about being specific, than sounding impressive.<p>Recruiters know all too well that not all resumes are created equal. But while the weaker ones land in the rejection pile for lots of different reasons, there are some common …

I’m A Hiring Manager—Here Are Five Questions I Always Ask Job Candidates

With the right questions, there’s a lot you can tell about a candidate in just half an hour.<p>Job interviews can be really unpleasant for interviewers and candidates alike. A 30-minute chat sandwiched between a busy hiring manager’s afternoon meetings isn’t always the best way to get to know …

This Camping Startup Is Like Airbnb For Sleeping Under The Stars

Want to go camping but don’t have the equipment? Tentrr is part-rental service, part-campsite manufacturer.<p>In theory, camping is a cheap, low-maintenance option for total seclusion. But in practice, it’s not so simple: you’ll need a car, a tent, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, a lantern, some cooking …

13 Perks You Wouldn't Think You Could Negotiate -- But You Can

Dear Liz,<p>I am excited! I got a job offer last Friday. I like the job description a lot. The salary offer is just okay. The pay is a little low for my level of experience.<p>My hiring manager “Lou” knows his offer is somewhat low.<p>When I said “I’m really committed to getting the $80,000 salary target …

Employment

This Is The Part Of Your Resume That Recruiters Look At First

If you don’t have their attention in the first 10 lines, you probably never will.<p>If you want to land job interviews, your entire resume needs to be great, but only one part of it has to be <i>really</i> great. Think of it this way: recruiters and hiring managers are most likely to encounter your resume as …

7 Simple Phrases That Make People Really Trust You | Inc.com

No matter how honest we may be in our interactions with others, there's always the possibility that people may misconstrue our words to mean otherwise. Certain key phrases that we say, sometimes even without us knowing, result in others perceiving us a certain way--whether rightly or wrongly.<p>Check …

Self-help

The Exercise You Need to Do If You Sit at a Desk All Day

Tight hip flexors can lead to things like back pain and bad exercise form. Here's how to fix them<p>You probably often hear gripes about tight hip flexors at the gym. They're not uncommon, especially if you sit at a desk all day.<p>"When you sit, your legs are parked at a 90-degree angle from your hips …

Workouts