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Bring the power of progress into your one-to-one meetings

Acknowledging team success via a “Friday Wins Meeting” like this one at content marketing tech firm Percolate has become standard practice at many …

Leadership

3 crucial skills for leading without authority

With flatter management structures, increased outsourcing, the move toward collaborative cultures, and the ongoing formation of cross-functional …

Body Language

10 Tips That Make Complex Leadership Ideas Really Simple

Leadership is a choice--and if you choose to rise to the occasion, you'll need to approach it thoughtfully and intentionally.<p>Like many Inc.com columnists, I am a consultant and business author. I've written five books over the past 25 years and am proud of all of them. My latest, It's Good To Be …

Leadership

This Is Why Your Team Isn't Getting Results Even Though Everyone Is Working Hard

There are more channels for teams to communicate than ever. So why is nobody on the same page, just like always?<p>7 min read<p>Lack of team alignment isn’t just a problem in organizations today. It’s a flat-out emergency. In a recent MindManager survey of knowledge workers, 77 percent of respondents …

Warren Buffett Says if You Hire Somebody Without This Trait, 'You Really Want Them to Be Dumb and Lazy'

No, it's not intelligence. But it should be a non-negotiable in building strong teams and companies.<p>Billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett has been dazzling us with wisdom for nearly half a century.<p>As one of the most successful value investors in the world, the Oracle of Omaha …

Bad Employees Are Bad for Business, but Average Ones Are Even Worse

Hirer beware.<p><i>Why is hiring 'average' employees so dangerous? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Robert Glazer, founder and CEO, Acceleration Partners, on Quora:</b><p>Every leader knows that …

Influence Effectiveness: Three Keys To Attaining Your Goals

Learning to lead with influence is the No. 1 way to achieve any goal in any organization. No matter how far up an organization you’ve risen, every decision for every initiative requires someone else to buy into your ideas. Leaders who think that merely telling their employees what to do will result …

Leadership

Leading Your Company Forward in These Tumultuous Times

A shifting power base in a polarizing political climate is changing the landscape of leadership. How do you garner trust, create a culture of accountability and ensure a healthy and productive workplace?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Old business models are …

Common Signs That Your Workplace Culture Needs a Reboot--and How to Do It

Manage your culture before it manages you.<p><i>By Mattson Newell (@MattsonNewell), director for partners in leadership, and an expert and author on breakthrough communications, global human resources, and talent development</i><p>Companies encounter external roadblocks to success all the time, from the …

Five Critical Decisions Every Leader Must Make

Great companies and leaders develop themselves through a series of making good choices that bring about excellent results. In fact, the legacy of a leader is often determined by the decision and choices that they make. The better the decisions, the better the results.<p>I like to remind leaders that …

Leadership

Inspire Your Team by Living This One Leadership Principle From the U.S. Marines

Only an unselfish leader can earn the trust that is essential for small teams to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>JJDIDTIEBUCKLE. No I didn't just type a bunch of random letters on my keyboard. It’s the 14 leadership principles followed by the United States …

To Avoid Making Bad Hires, Look For These 5 Things in Every Person You Interview

Bad hires happen when you don't know what to look for during the interview process.<p>I have been interviewing candidates and observing others interview for my businesses for over 40 years.<p>In a previous Inc article, I talked about how to effectively prepare for an interview. In this article, however, …

Want to Be a Better Leader? Stop Giving Orders and Do This Instead

There are all kinds of images people have when they think about a leader but there is one you should forget<p>If I asked you to close your eyes and visualize a leader, what image would come to mind?<p>When I originally did the exercise, the first thought that came to my mind was a statue of a military …

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more productive year.<p>1. "It's not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know."</i> …

Motivation

Ten Authentic Leadership Practices

Of all the principles supporting sustainable leadership, authenticity is one of the most important. It also can be one of the most challenging to practice. Despite this, few people realize it’s an area that even needs continuous attention. In more than three decades of interacting with thousands of …

5 Characteristics of a Great Leader

Here are five critical qualities of great leaders and how they can help you be a great leader -- or colleague, or family member, or friend -- as well.<p>…

5 Ways To Focus In On Your Vision | Inc.com

The world is littered with companies that had great visions but failed to execute on them. Back in the 1970's Kodak's vision was a world in which cameras could be carried in a shirt pocket. Motorola envisioned a day when the world would be connected without wires. Nortel's vision was that everyone …

Pizza Hut

30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable | Inc.com

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A <i>select few</i> are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don't compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do -- only that you will be forced to respond. Even though they don't …

Motivation

18 Hard Things to Do If You Want to Be a Successful Leader | Inc.com

Nobody ever said that being a leader would be easy. If you've taken more than a couple of steps down the path, you know that leadership comes with challenges and complications at every stage.<p>Becoming a successful leader is synonymous with becoming the best version of yourself--it's that simple and …

Leadership

What Makes A Great Leader?

Engagement is predominantly created and driven by an employee’s immediate leader. It is this relationship that is the number one factor in engagement …

A former Navy SEAL commander explains the surprising way he trained his troops to respond to failure

During his deployment in Iraq in 2006, Jocko Willink oversaw about 100 people as the commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3 Task Unit Bruiser.<p>In an episode of his podcast, Willink explained that he developed a habit that could annoy his troops but also serve as a real motivator.<p>From the podcast:<p>"One of …

'It's not about the job title': A Marine explains how to lead when you're not the boss

Angie Morgan is a Marine veteran who is a coauthor, along with Courtney Lynch and Sean Lynch, of the new book "Spark: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success." Here Morgan explains how you can lead when you are not the boss. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>So leadership is about</i> …

Why It's Time To Redefine 'Manager' | Inc.com

When you heard the word 'manager,' what typically comes to mind? If you're like most people words like: command and control, delegate, outdated, or hierarchy come to mind. What about when you hear the word 'leader?' Again, if you're like most people words like: visionary, engagement, and …

Leadership

Leading Change: 6 Reasons Change Management Strategies Fail

There are hundreds if not thousands of books about change management. There are courses managers can take an oodles of “expert” consultants companies can higher. So why do so many organizations get it wrong. In a 2013 Strategy&/Katzenbach Center survey of global senior leaders on culture and change …

Management

Want to Succeed as a Leader at Work? Talent And Skills Alone Won't Do It (but This Will)

This will make you rethink about whom you're hiring or promoting to lead your company.<p>People are hired for strengths in areas where they are talented, experienced, and gifted, so goes conventional wisdom.<p>But do you ever interview someone for character? Seriously, before you hire that VP, developer …

The Surprising Thing Strong Leaders Know That Weak Leaders Don’t

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

7 Leadership Lessons From the Coach Who Mentored Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt, and Jeff Bezos | Inc.com

Most Silicon Valley titans are familiar figures. They make commencement speeches that rack up millions of views on YouTube, get profiled by business websites such as this one, and have irreverent movies made about their lives.<p>And then there was Bill Campbell, who died of cancer on Monday at 75. He …

Silicon Valley

The Unexpected Secret to Effective Leadership: Listening

You have all of the qualities of a good leader: You are sincere, honest, accountable, and have a respectable attitude. However, there is one key …

Employment

The Difference Between Customer Service And Customer Experience

In this week’s edition of Blake’s Take I address the difference between customer service and customer experience. In this video I discuss how customer service is the bare bones transaction happening between the business and the customer. The business offers customer service because they have to, …

Customer Experience

13 bad habits you should break in 2016 to be more productive

Being more productive is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day. While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Following are 13 things you should stop doing right now to become …