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5 Time Management Personality Types: Which Are You?

For better or worse, how we spend or misspend our time is our own choice. While you might already <i>know</i> that you procrastinate, or that you're always late, or that you're a little flaky, you might not recognize how much of that behavior is rooted in your own unique and possibly dysfunctional …

The 7 Gifts of Adopting a Personal-Development Mindset

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is no greater path to success than through your own self-development. Those who are radically successful are immersed in themselves. They are endlessly curious and passionate about self-education. To rank among them, you …

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10 Free Online Resources to Help Upgrade Your Career

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How To Pick And Stick To Career Goals

Nadine Katz, senior associate dean, professor and director of medical education in the department of obstetrics, gynecology and women's health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in New York City, teaches a course on leadership. One of the themes she covers: how to pick and stick to career …

10 Tips For Giving A Great Speech

Anybody can learn to give a great speech. The best speakers include a clear, relevant message and a few great stories to illustrate it. Forget fancy PowerPoint presentations and loads of data. Instead, keep your speech simple, with a clear beginning, middle and end. Focus on one theme, and …

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Taking That Promotion

Congratulations! You’ve been offered a promotion. But before you sign the dotted line, it’s important to think through all of the right—and wrong—reasons to say yes. “When the ego soars and visions of fatter paychecks and other benefits dance in our heads, reason eludes us,” says Ann Latham, the …

7 Tips For Young Professionals Starting A New Job

How To Give Difficult Feedback

For most of his career, Thomas D'Aunno has been studying how people give one another feedback. As a professor of health policy and management at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, he focuses on health care, where the failure to give or take feedback can have life or death …

Navigating The New Workplace

Four wildly different generations are now working together in one office, and it can be a Petri dish for problems. Veterans (born before 1946), Baby Boomers (1946-1964), Generation X (1965-1979), and Generation Y or Millennials (1980-2000) grew up in different times, have wide-ranging value sets …

What To Do When The Boss Takes Credit For Your Work

5 Ways To Improve Your Company's Search For Talent

A report released yesterday by ManpowerGroup based on a survey of upwards of 200 job seekers recommends that companies do more to get to know the pool of job seekers from which they're looking to hire and take steps to better target the individuals they're seeking.<p>"The picture that emerges," states …

7 Ways You're Isolating Yourself At Work (And What To Do Instead)

There are times at work when you want to isolate yourself. You might have an urgent project to get done, or some work that requires intense concentration. That’s not the kind of isolation I’m talking about. I’m talking about the kind of isolation that is unintentional, negative, and leads to lost …

What To Do When The Job Interviewer Doesn’t Ask The Right Questions

Hiring manager typically use the time during the job interview to figure out if you’re the best person for the position, and how well you’d fit into the organization. How? They ask question. The <i>right</i> questions.<p>But some interviewers don't–and that may hurt your chances of landing the job.<p>I spoke to …