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The Founder Of LinkedIn Is Giving Away Some Of His Best Management Advice For Free — Here's How To Get It

The book pinpoints a major workplace issue — a growing lack of trust between employers and employees — and focuses on helping managers understand how to attract and retain the best teams through creating alliances.<p>Today, Hoffman, Casnocha, and Yeh are offering some of the book's brilliant …

Startups

Can Your Business Live Without You?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Can you take a vacation without a laptop or tablet? If you answered no to this question then you might be facing one or two of the following scenarios:<p>You believe that your role is to make all the important decisions and solve the all …

Leadership

How to build a lasting family business

If you took the train from Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur airport into the city, checked into your hotel and went shopping in the capital's biggest malls, chances are, many of the services you've used are owned or controlled by one single family - YTL Corporation.<p>Once a small construction firm, it is now …

Kuala Lumpur

7 Management Strategies From Some Of History's Greatest Generals

"The moral is to the physical as three is to one," Napoleon once said.<p>"He meant that his troops' fighting spirit was crucial in the outcome of the battle. With motivated soldiers he could beat an army three times the size of his own," writes Robert Greene in his book "The 33 Strategies of …

World History

Sometimes Entrepreneurs Just Need to Move the Moon

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Occasionally art really does imitate life, especially where entrepreneurs are concerned.<p>In an episode of <i>Star Trek: The Next Generation,</i> the planet Bre’el IV is in danger when a moon’s orbit deteriorates and threatens to smash into the …

McDonald's

How To Train Your Brain To Make Smarter (And Happier) Money Moves

<i>By Linda Lombardi</i><p><i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>They say money can’t buy happiness, but who hasn’t pictured how wonderful life could be if you bought that must-have tech gadget or new set of wheels?<p>Of course, you’ve probably also experienced the letdown that accompanies the realization …

The Leadership Secret Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg Have In Common

<b>What You Can Learn About Leadership From Jobs And Zuckerberg</b><p>Robert Sutton:<p><b>We all have imperfections and surrounding yourself with people who can do</b> …

Mark Zuckerberg

12 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

Time Management

14 habits of exceptionally likable people

One thing that will never change in business is the advantage charisma offers. The ability to form lasting relationships built on genuine empathy will always beat out a cold-blooded Machiavellian approach in the long run<p>The writer Napoleon Hill recognized this as a young business journalist and …

Self-improvement

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Note-Taking

The Amazing History Of The To-Do List–And How To Make One That Actually Works

Put down that pen and paper and read this first. Bonus: the real to-do lists of Ben Franklin and Johnny Cash.<p>When I was a kid, I read a book called <i>The Listmaker</i>. It’s about a young girl who uses lists to organize and make sense of her life. At the time I didn’t read any more into it besides the …

Time Management

What time do top CEOs wake up?

Investigating the bedtimes of high achievers in hopes of divining the secret of success sounds a bit like looking to a novelist's desk placement for the key to good writing. I want my characters to be believable – should I be facing the window? But there is no doubt that once you start examining …

To Change A Company, You Need Intrapreneurs

It can be hard to get a big, slow company to change its ways. It’s the efforts of courageous intrapreneurs that can change their trajectory. The key is to make your company a place where intrapreneurs can thrive.<p>Multinational corporations aren’t always known for their agility. Organizational …

How To Recognize “Big A**” Opportunities

Entrepreneurs have one thing in common: the ability to see and seize opportunities when others don’t.<p>I write this from one of Asia’s largest cities–Dhaka in Bangladesh–with street sounds making their way up to my 20th floor hotel window. Though still one of the poorest areas of the world, the city …

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