By David Kahn | We all have the potential to be a great leader. It is up to each of us to unlock that potential.
Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>While it might be predictable that Google would become the king of the web and a trailblazer for technology innovations, there’s something no one …Employment
The way a question is phrased can determine whether one gets the truth or a deceitful answer, according to Wharton's Maurice Schweitzer.Psychology
Underestimating the power of gratitude – recipients of thank-you letters are more touched than we expect
<i>By</i> Christian JarrettWe’ve all been there: feeling so grateful to a friend or colleague that we hatch the idea of sending them a thank-you message. …Psychology
Have you ever noticed that every gang of pals on a television show hangs out in the same place? <i>Friends</i> drank coffee at Central Perk. <i>M.A.S.H.</i> downed …Research
Author Jonah Sachs, founder of Free Range Studios, explains why playing it safe no longer gets results -- and what to do about it.
Who manages in an agile organization? And what exactly do they do?<p><b>The agile workplace</b> is becoming increasingly common. In a McKinsey survey of more …Management
Unpacking the counterintuitive psychology behind conflict resolution.<p>Imagine you run a tech startup. Cash is tight, but you can’t afford to enter the market with a product that doesn’t live up to its promises. And right now, it’s clear that your engineers aren’t focusing enough on the …Startups
C-Suiters share their secret sauce for exceptional leadership.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Imagine a world where everyone woke up feeling inspired to go to work. Unfortunately, many businesses are a toxic blend of apathy, political paranoia, and self-interest.<p>Eight …Leadership
From asking for a raise to getting to a flexible work schedule or a sabbatical, we got advice from people who have successfully gotten what they asked for.<p>Part of business–no matter what type you’re in–is bargaining and asking for what you want, deserve, and need. From going after opportunities to …Employment
Innovation is famously difficult — many projects end up losing money, frustrating employees, and going nowhere. And yet corporations and governments spend billions of dollars annually pursuing innovation. This huge spending would generate more value for businesses and societies if the innovation …Innovation
Storytelling can transform a company’s relationships with its customers and employees, according to a new book.Wharton School
From Tian et al, 2018<i>By guest blogger</i> Tomasz WitkowskiWe could say without exaggeration that the discovery of a means of achieving full control over …Psychology
“Men get attacked for their opinions, and women get attacked because they have opinions,” says <i>Vox</i> producer and correspondent Liz Plank. Suffice it to say: Expressing opinions is not easy. Studies show women writers receive more negative feedback, regardless of the topic. It is no wonder only 20% of …
<i>By</i> Alex FraderaIf you are with someone who is ignoring you while they interact with their smartphone, you have been phone snubbed, or “phubbed”. …
We know that controlling what we pay attention to is the key to living an intentional life. According to an informal poll of my clients, one of the biggest impediments to attention management is “O.P.P.” — other people’s problems. This is a particular problem for my clients in leadership who find …Management
Today, I have an easy tip that, unfortunately, we are learning from the misfortunes of others. Famed director James Gunn was recently removed as the …
Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation. Yet unlike professionals such as litigators, journalists, and doctors, who are taught how to ask questions as an …Psychology
Small, independent teams are the lifeblood of the agile organization. Top executives can unleash them by driving ambition, removing red tape, and …Management
All workplaces are more productive and profitable when employees are engaged. But outcome-based cultures need this to function at their peak.
<b>Part of the series “Today’s True Leadership”</b><p>In my work as a career and leadership coach with mid- to senior-level leaders each year, I’ve seen that the vast majority of the “leadership” or “career” challenges that my clients are facing are actually not career-related or professional in nature at …Blue Cheese
The fundamentals of change implementation are crucial for not only top-level executives but also frontline managers who are involved in the …Management
“One of the greatest powers is to be able to take one person’s idea [and] another person’s idea and make [them] more powerful by bringing them …Self-improvement
Have you been watching the Netflix series, <i>The Crown</i>? This biographically-based, historically-accurate program depicts Queen Elizabeth II and …Psychology
Companies that integrate brand and culture are more successful than those that keep the two separate, notes a new book by Denise Lee Yohn.
Agile — the management approach that relies on small, entrepreneurial, close-to-the-customer teams — has a reputation that reflects its rapid adoption in software development. It’s for techies. It’s for hip Silicon Valley startups. It is most definitely not for big, old-line companies that are …
Giving senior leaders hands-on, digitally enhanced experience with lean management helps kick-start a transformation.<p><b>Picture a global manufacturing</b> …Manufacturing
I’ve long been captivated by the idea of creating a leadership “user’s manual.”<p>The basic idea is that managers should create a short guide to their personality, work style and, yes, even quirks, so that their direct reports would know how to best work with them. I also suspected that this kind of …Self-awareness