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An Expert's Guide to Steering a Conversation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My wife is an excellent driver. She’s not only accomplished behind the wheel of a car; she knows how to deftly steer a conversation as well.<p>Recently, we hosted a dinner party during which the conversation turned to baseball.The Mets fans …

Five children’s books with the best leadership lessons for adults

Managers may rely on a multitude of tropes but seldom do we hear them encouraging their teams to “ride the wise eagle.”<p>Yet their workers could chase away evil worms and cultivate courage by reading and sharing Neil Gaiman‘s<i>Instructions</i> (2010)<i>,</i> a 40-page children’s book that may resonate with …

13 Ways to (Productively) Waste Time | Inc.com

It's 3:30 in the afternoon or right before lunch on a Friday and it's clear: your brain just isn't going to do any more work at this exact moment. Experts suggest you not fight the impulse.<p>Numerous studies have shown that we actually get more done if we take periodic breaks away from work to …

7 Power Tools of Persuasion

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just about all entrepreneurs have experienced that warm, tingly feeling when they realize they’ve hatched a brilliant idea that could change an industry, make a meaningful impact and land them a fortune Perhaps the only thing standing …

The complete guide to listening to music at work

If you’re reading this article at work, there’s a decent chance you’re wearing headphones.<p>It has never been easier to tune in to your own customized soundtrack—or more necessary to tune out your open-office coworkers, cubicle mates, and fellow coffee-shop denizens. But not all music is created …

7 ways to be the most interesting person in any room

I've posted a lot of research from experts on getting people to like you, being influential, and having great conversations. What's the best way to …

How Can I Best Absorb Information While Reading?

<i>Reading a good book can be a rewarding experience, but it can be frustrating when the information just floats through your head without sticking in</i> …

Thomas Jefferson

How to Get Better Sleep (and Need Less Every Night)

Many of us struggle to get enough sleep every night, but is the sleep we get any good? While it’s important to get enough sleep, <i>better sleep</i> is a …

7 Sins of Newbie Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs are familiar with the ridiculously high percentage of small businesses that will fail in the first couple years. The business owners who survived the odds will tell you that they didn’t achieve success on sheer passion …

Lacking Motivation? Follow These Steps to Get Back on Track.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Not long ago, a business owner who reads my column asked me this question:<p><i>I was wondering what do you do when your motivation level is lacking, as well as your self esteem? What do you do to regain the motivation needed to move on with</i> …

Simplifying Work-Life Balance With These 4 Steps

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As business owners, we have many roles and responsibilities to fulfill – everything from company duties to family time and socializing with friends. Yet, breaking down all these roles and responsibilities can be daunting, and often …

14 Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs for Managing Social Media

This story originally appeared on Visual.ly<p>Smart businesses know that social media is a power to be reckoned with, as it creates a direct line of communication between your company and consumers and allows anyone with an internet connection instant access to the latest buzz around your products or …

In Order to Persevere, You Need Deeply Held Beliefs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"Victory belongs to the most persevering." -- Napoleon<p>Perseverance is a trait that many hold in high regard. But developing it requires a commitment to deeply held beliefs. Many great entrepreneurs did not see overnight success. They …

How To Be A Better Leader By Rewiring Your Brain | Inc.com

As a leader, you can't let emotions like stress, fear, or anger control your behavior. Although it takes time to perfect, there are ways to control your negative emotions and guide your responses.<p>Dr. Casey Mulqueen, a psychologist and the director of research and product development at <b></b>leadership …

The Recruiter's Guide to Hiring Motivated Achievers: Lou Adler on Interviewing | Inc.com

All of the best recruiters I know use performance-based job descriptions and follow this three-part guide to hiring when assessing candidates:<p><b>Rule One</b>: Suspend judgment for at least 30 minutes. A good first impression may compel you to seek out evidence to justify a hire, and the opposite is true …

Why We Procrastinate in the Afternoon (and How to Stop)

It's 3pm and you find yourself struggling to focus on work. You can't seem to stop checking Facebook. Instead of being productive, you welcome …

What Should I Do When I Can't Fall Asleep?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I'm not an insomniac or anything, but sometimes I just can't fall asleep. Is there anything I can do to help the process …

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