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28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Job Interviews

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing

9 Tips to Help You Co-exist Peacefully With Difficult People

Try out these proven ways to deal with difficult people and see how magically they work out for you<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Are you struggling to cope with difficult behavior of …

Self-help

9 Things I Learned In Therapy That I Actually Use Every Day

This is like my mental health toolkit.<p>"Do I???" I said, second-guessing everything before I made the leap to a new city. But it's been almost two years since that last session — and she was right. Whenever I find myself feeling anxious, I recall a tip or mantra from our sessions that calms me down. …

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

Happiness

3 Top Executives Spill Their Secrets on How to Successfully Manage Workplace Culture

Five valuable lessons from three C-suite leaders on how to guide your company through a major culture shift.<p>Shaping company culture is work, especially as companies scale. It's a process that requires visionary leaders who can inspire every member of the organization to commit for the long haul. …

C-suite Leadership

Office 365 Tools: Where to Begin

If you are new to Office 365, you will notice very quickly that there is no shortage of tools available to you. This abundance can be exciting and …

Project Management

What Are Millennials Willing to Give Up for Their Careers? (Infographic)

According to a recent study, many millennials say they would end a relationship for a promotion at work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millennials often get a bad rap in the workplace, but the reality is many of these young people are extremely hard workers and willing …

The Workplace

Google spent years studying effective teams — and one trait stood out

The best companies are made up of great teams. You see, even a company full of A-players won't succeed if those individuals don't have the ability to work well together.<p>That's why not too long ago, Google set out on a quest to figure out what makes a team successful. They code-named the study …

Emotional Intelligence

Telefónica uses Yammer to stay engaged, aligned and more competitive

Telefónica believes that by encouraging an online employee community based on respectful, enlightened conversations and problem solving, a concept it …

Employee Engagement

A Conversation with Slack Co-Founder, Stewart Butterfield

As industries have changed, the nature of <i>work</i> and the <i>workplace</i> has transformed. Mercantilism during the renaissance began a trend, exploding during …

Entrepreneurship

Is Your Company Ready for a Digital Future?

In preparing for the future, many large, established enterprises are embarking on a digital business transformation journey — often without any sense …

MIT
The Workplace
Productivity

Top Analytics Trends in 2018

1. Veracity rather than velocity or volume of data will take precedenceVeracity, i.e. accuracy of data, will become more important than volume or …

Big Data

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

Time Management

Why You Can Be Dead Wrong but Still Believe You're Right, According to Science | Inc.com

Have you ever had an argument with a friend, relative, or co-worker who remains certain of their position, even after you provide irrefutable proof that you're right and they're wrong? It's frustrating, but common. It turns out the human brain is wired that way.<p>An outraged friend once showed me a …

Critical Thinking

Employees Say This 1 Thing Would Make Them Work Harder (And 6 Reasons Why Managers Won't Do It) | Inc.com

Contrary to popular belief, fear isn't the strongest motivator.<p>81 percent of respondents to Glassdoor's <i>Employee Appreciation Survey</i> said they're motivated to work harder when their boss shows appreciation for their work. In contrast, only 38 percent said they work harder when their boss is …

Employment

21 Hidden Facebook Features Only Power Users Know

There are so many things you can do on Facebook.com that you probably don't know about everything.<p>Features Editor<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p>Facebook is the principal digital public square of today. Well, it's the principal digital public square for those <i>of a certain age</i> (i.e. …

Social Media

This new image mapping website could be an invaluable tool for location and landscape photographers

Panoramio was an invaluable location scouting tool for me. I could zoom into an area I wanted to scout, and all these little blips would appear on …

Google Maps

How to Use Composition Templates to Improve Your Photography

When doing photography in general, and in my case travel photography, the use of a <i>photography template</i> can be very beneficial and help improve the …

Landscape Photography

FinTechs are growing concern for incumbent banks, collaboration is key

<i>Incumbent banks are concerned that FinTech startups will start to eat into their business, a new study finds. A loss of market share and pressure on</i> …

20 Habits of Unsuccessful and Ineffective Leaders (Infographic)

What not to do if you want to succeed in leadership<p>A few weeks ago I wrote an article which focused on the bad habits of leaders which should be avoided, as I thought this was just as important as modeling ourselves on the best. Due to the popularity of this article I produced an Infographic, using …

Self-improvement

Calculating the ROI of Customer Engagement

Juan Díaz-Faes for HBR<p>We know that customer engagement matters. Yet much of our thinking about engagement remains simplistic. Most current definitions of engagement are bimodal – someone is either engaged or they ‘re not. But this is a limited view that hampers our ability to manage engagement in …

Employee Engagement

Ten Things Strong Leaders Won't Tolerate

Dear Liz,<p>I love your columns. I’m an HR Manager and I try to lead our company’s HR function in the most human way I can. I have a question about your story “Ten Things A Good Manager Won’t Ask Employees to Do.”<p>This is a great list, but I wonder: There must be things that strong managers won’t …

Employment

Twitter 'quality filter' works because it's about news, not social

Recently, Twitter added a quality filter meant to help us all distill our timelines. It’s a handy feature, but I think it’s the clearest example Twitter is no longer a social app.<p>First, the actual quality filter in the Twitter is describes as such:<p>Quality filtering aims to remove all Tweets from …