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The New Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo is Foaming at the Mouth

Nike’s all-time best running shoe gets an upgrade and she’s a helluva looker. Introducing the Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo. Announced last night in Tokyo, …

Why Soft Skills Are Harder Than They Look

Move over, cloud computing and mobile development. The skills that matter most today are the ones we mistakenly call “soft.”<p>But there’s nothing soft about them.<p>In fact, soft skills are quickly becoming the difficult skills to recruit for and develop in our organizations. And they’re the ones that …

TED Talks

TMC Dumont

Daytona Bike Week in Daytona Beach, Florida is the place for some of the wildest custom two-wheelers on the planet. Retired F1 driver Tarso Marquez …

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Employee Engagement

‘Helicopter parenting’ linked to behavioural issues later in life, study finds

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – School has been out for around three weeks now. How closely have you been hovering over your kids? A recent study links …

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Give Them the 7 Things They Need the Most

This is what every human being on the planet desires to experience in life. It's no different in the workplace.<p>In the quest to crack the code on employee engagement, companies spend hundreds of thousands of dollars each year on wasted efforts to "develop their leaders."<p>Since leadership development …

Saucy career advice commencement speakers fail to mention

A new university graduating class is starting to take their place in the working world after hearing all sorts of advice at commencement addresses. But those perky talks filled with platitudes may have been fake news.<p>"The platitudes of graduation speeches are so damaging. It sets you up for some …

2 former Navy SEAL commanders explain what Hollywood gets wrong about the SEALs

This image may help draw people to Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, the former SEAL commanders behind the leadership consulting firm Echelon Front, but they're quick to dispel the notion.<p>"We're not Terminators," Willink said at the firm's two-day Muster conference in New York in May.<p>Willink led Task …

Military

3 Ways Effective Communicators Structure Unforgettable Messages

Even the best ideas must be presented in a way the listener will understand and remember.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Effective communicators rely on structure.<p>You may be the smartest person in the room, but if you can’t communicate what you know, you’re not of much …

Public Speaking

Introverts tend to be better CEOs — and other surprising traits of top-performing executives

By Jena McGregor<p>, Reporter<p>The image most people have of a straight-from-central-casting CEO is usually something like the following: An extroverted, charismatic, confident executive who climbed a mistake-free ladder to the top with a degree from an elite school.<p>But a new 10-year study from a …

Leadership

The Curse of Being Labeled a Star

There were many late nights during Thomas’s time at a private equity firm, but two of them really stand out. On the first, he was at a bar. Earlier in the day, his boss had let him know that he was the top performer in his cohort. Over drinks that evening, he struck up a conversation with a partner …

6 Ways To Position Yourself For A Promotion

So you’ve busted your butt for two years and counting, but you’re still sitting in the same position where you started. Sure, you like your job (and you’re good at it, if you do say so yourself), but you’re hungry for growth and pining for a promotion.<p>Is jumping ship the only way to advance? The …

Be a Better Manager in Six Steps

A Stanford professor explains why you should kill consensus.<p><i>By Bill Snyder | Stanford Business Contributor</i><p>Do good managers look for consensus and strive to predict the future? Not according to William Barnett, a professor of business leadership at Stanford Graduate School of Business. "Humans fear …

Speedy Tuesday – 60 Years of Speedmaster – An Overview

2017 marks the year of the Speedmaster or more specifically: 60 years of Speedmaster. Omega sent an awesome press kit last week to journalists with …

A former FBI agent shares 8 qualities the most resilient people share

As an FBI agent, I was assigned investigations where I had no idea how to solve them, but this was my thinking: Drop me in the middle of any squad or any situation, anywhere, anytime.<p>I will not be scared, nor will I give up. If I'm knocked down, I'll drag myself back up and keep at it until I solve …

A Little Competition Could Improve Your HR, IT, and Legal Departments

I think we can all agree that corporate functions tend to be a locus of frustration for pretty much all employees — except, of course, the ones from the function that is the object of the frustration in question. If you have ever thought to yourself “Doesn’t legal understand that we are going to …

8 Superb Watch Winders for the Budding Collector

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: This post has been updated with new picks for 2017. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>You’ve caught the …

Want to Be a Successful Leader? Make This a Top Priority (Most Don't Even Bother)

This will unleash motivation across your whole organization.<p>In my assessment of the healthiest work cultures, I've noticed a trend that can no longer be denied. Leaders in such organizations put the needs of others first, shine the spotlight on their employees, and through it all, the organizations …

Is Your Employee Ready to Be a Manager?

You have an ambitious team member who’s asking to be promoted to manager. He’s great at his job, but is he really ready to lead? How do you judge his skills and experience? What’s the best way to measure his potential?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>As a manager, you’re always on the lookout for the next …

Science Confirms Your Older Sibling Is Probably Smarter Than You

​You can blame this one on your parents<p>Ever feel like your parents always favored your older brother? He might have benefited from that more than you realize: First-born children are smarter than their siblings, according to a new University of Edinburgh study.<p>To further explain the “birth order …

Redirect Notice

Understanding Project Management and Tips for Success

Project management is one of the most critical components of a successful business. It affects revenues and liabilities, and it ultimately interacts …

7 Core Beliefs of Great Bosses

A great boss has the incredible ability to bring out the best in you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great bosses change us for the better. They see more in us than we see in ourselves, and they help us learn to see it too. They dream big and show us all the great …

Leadership

Why It's A Great Idea To Change Careers When You Are 40

When I reached my mid-50s I decided to make a radical career change. I’d spent 25 years in industry in a series of increasingly senior HR roles with high profile companies and I had no real reason to abandon a career that was developing very well. No real reason, that is, except one, crucial one. I …

Self-confidence

When You Think the Strategy is Wrong

Chances are that at some point in your career you’ve been asked to implement a strategy that was developed by someone other than yourself. A manager’s job is to implement that strategy, and to be sure that her team, unit, or department executes well. But what if you believe the strategy you’ve been …

Blitzscaling

Reid Hoffman is one of Silicon Valley’s grown-ups. After helping to found PayPal, he moved on to found LinkedIn, in 2002, which has turned him into a billionaire. He was an early investor in Facebook and now serves as a partner at the venture capital firm Greylock. He’s written two books, The …

How Rudeness Stops People from Working Together

Incivility can fracture a team, destroying collaboration, splintering members’ sense of psychological safety, and hampering team effectiveness. Belittling and demeaning comments, insults, backbiting, and other rude behavior can deflate confidence, sink trust, and erode helpfulness — even for those …

Jocko Willink: Career Advice From A Former Navy SEAL

I spoke to Jocko Willink, the bestselling author of <i>Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win</i> and former Navy SEAL officer, about the lessons he learned from his time in the military, the most important leadership qualities, how he transitioned from being a Navy SEAL to the business world, …

Five ways to build a happy and engaged team

Managers should develop their teams, not just lead them. Here's how.<p>Every CIO can help their staff make the most of their abilities. "I don't think …

How to Tell Your Boss You Have Too Much Work

These days it seems like most people have too much on their plate. Everyone complains about feeling overworked. So how do you tell your boss you simply have too much to do? No one wants to come across as lazy, uncommitted, or not a team player. How can you protect your image as a hard worker while …