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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 …

Employee Engagement

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 …

War

3 Ways Effective Communicators Structure Unforgettable Messages

Even the best ideas must be presented in a way the listener will understand and remember.<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 value to others. The million-dollar ideas inside your head …

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

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 advisory firm and …

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 …

Leadership

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 …

Business School

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 …

Watches

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 …

Self-help

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 …

Watches

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 …

Employee Engagement

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

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Understanding Project Management and Tips for Success

He's responsible for having the appropriate equipment and materials in the correct location at the proper time.<p>Time<p>The three elements to successful …

Project Management

7 Core Beliefs of Great Bosses

Leadership > Bosses<p>A great boss has the incredible ability to bring out the best in you.<p>Next Article<p>10 Reasons Nice Bosses Finish First<p>Next Article<p>Travis Bradberry • Guest Writer<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are …

Leadership
Leadership

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, …

Tim Ferriss

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 …

13 kid expenses that are not worth the money, according to real parents

The average American family pays over $11,000 just in the first year of a child's life, and nearly $250,000 by the time they're 18. And while most of the incurred expenses prove worthwhile, not every toy, class, or experience warrants its price tag.<p>Business Insider asked parents with children of …

Kids

3 Traits That Separate the Best Leaders from Average Ones

The best leaders seem to possess an elusive mix of qualities that resist precise categorization.It feels like every week there's a new study or book …

Leadership

How To Calculate How Valuable You Are To Your Boss

Are you getting paid fairly? Here’s how to figure out your worth and how to ask for (and get) a raise this year.<p>If you’re like most people—64%, according to Payscale’s “2016 Compensation Best Practices Report”—you feel like you aren’t being paid fairly. Yet, the same study found that 73% of …

A former adviser for 'Sesame Street' explains 4 ways parents can raise independent kids

The inevitable clashes between parents and kids in this stage of development are their first steps towards independence, when they start forming their own ideas.<p>It can be a difficult phase for parents to navigate, but Dr. Klein offered four ways that parents can raise independent kids while …

Parenting

Ten Things Every Employee Wants Their Boss To Know

Why is communication between employees and their managers so difficult?<p>There are several reasons why:<p>1. It is hard to talk about sticky topics. Many of the topics employees and their managers struggle to communicate about are sticky. Some of those sticky topics are work hours, workload, conflicts, …

The Workplace