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5 Powerful Traits of the Most Influential Leaders

Put these habits in play to exercise influence like a boss.<p>We've all heard the John Maxwell saying "leadership is influence." Easier said than done, right? The real challenge is figuring out how to do it! Well, here's a clue: Get others to respond <i>emphatically</i> to your leadership. When you do, you're …

6 Phrases You'll Always Hear From Confident Leaders

The best bosses use these words and short phrases to motivate and encourage their teams.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Whether you've just started training your first hire or you've been managing scores of people for …

5 Daily Habits of 5 Incredibly Successful People (Including 2 Billionaires)

Mark Cuban, Venus Williams, Jack Welch, Kirk Hammett, and Roger Penske all do at least one thing consistently--and have the results to show for it.<p>In the past months, I've been fortunate enough to meet and speak with some incredibly successful people; in this case, Mark Cuban, Venus Williams, Jack …

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10 genius ways to use every inch of space in your home

Whether you live in a compact one-room home or a large luxurious mansion, you are going to want to get the most out of your space. Remodelling your …

Do This Workout 3 Days Per Week To See Results

Whether you’re just starting a fitness regimen or trying to keep up with one, finding the time to work out is half the battle. In a perfect world, …

See How Celebrities Dressed For Halloween This Year

Stars enjoy Halloween as much as everyone else, and this year, celebrities dressed to the nines to celebrate the holiday.<p>From takes on Eleven from</i> …

21 Quotes on Living Authentically From Bill Murray

Few have influenced culture as much as Bill Murray. Perhaps the real secret is in being true to yourself.<p>I grew up on a steady diet of comedy, mostly from Mel Brooks, Monty Python, and Bill Murray. Murray, more than anyone, influenced my love of humor and inspired my own artistic endeavors. No one …

The World's No. 1 Leadership Thinker on How You Can Succeed Too

Faced with the challenge of nowhere to go but down, Marshall Goldsmith offers the world his wisdom, and keeps going up<p>Successful leaders know how to keep leading. We can learn from them.<p><i>Inc</i>. has written about Marshall Goldsmith many times. He writes here. With good reason: he's written #1 …

7 Ways to Communicate So Team Members Really Understand What to Do

Slow down and start a conversation<p>You've got a big project coming up and you want to make sure your team members know why it's so critical and what they need to do to support it. So you create a detailed PowerPoint, call a meeting and take a full hour to explain everything.<p>That's why you're so …

Stressed Out At Work? Here's How To Find Your Center With Just 3 Minutes Of Breathing

How to chill even when you have 100 unread emails.<p>Here’s what we know about workplace stress: almost all of us feel it at some point, and sometimes that’s a good thing. A little bit of pressure can help you meet a deadline, prepare for the presentation, nail the interview.<p>But stress overload can be …

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What Happens When Careers Last 20 Years Longer?

Like many of my peers, I had thought that I could gently start thinking about retirement in my mid-fifties. But as my mid-fifties arrived, and as the debate about the human lifespan rages on, I’ve been confronting a new question: what if I live to 100?<p>For more, I looked to a book by Lynda Gratton …

Billion Dollar Tech Trends for 2017

Here are some of the emerging technologies that will make billions of dollars starting next year.<p>Companies worldwide will spend $3.5 trillion on IT in 2017, market research firm Gartner predicts.<p>Above all else, companies are expected to increase their spending on software and services (as opposed …

The future: where borrowing is the norm and ownership is luxury

Turn any idle asset into a productive piece of capital. All you have to do is set a price, and the robots will take care of the rest. What could possibly go wrong?<p>Imagine life without ownership. You own nothing. You rent everything. You do this because it’s cheaper: you pay pennies or fractions of …

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How 2 Entrepreneurs Saw Amazing Success in Just 2 Months

I recently connected with the founders of WUDN, Chad Keller and Phil Laboon, and it was obvious that we all shared that energy for entrepreneurship.<p>You've probably already heard that 90 percent of startups fail. Fortunately for a lot of entrepreneurs I know, that high risk of failure is more …

How to Start a Successful Company as a Millennial (According to This Millennial Entrepreneur)

Age doesn't matter when you're making the right moves.<p>Millennial entrepreneurship is a hot topic right now--and rightfully so.<p>However, the reason why this is such a controversial topic for people is because never before have there been <i>so many opportunities</i> for young people to succeed as well--and …

16 Things My Dad Taught Me About Success

No. 16: "There is always a way. No exceptions. No excuses." Here are the other fifteen. They are equally direct, blunt and just old school enough to be really cool in today's new school world.<p>Most days, I simply want to be happy and feel like I am successful at what I do. Achieving those seemingly …

Agile vs Lean vs Design Thinking

There’s an unforgettable scene in my favorite movie, Goodfellas, where Joe Pesci, Robert DeNiro and Ray Liotta pay a late night visit to Pesci’s mom. …

Six Simple Skills Anyone Can Learn to Improve Earning Potential

The wide variety of things people do to earn money might seem as radically different from each other as different colors in the rainbow, but the …

You Are What You Repeatedly Do, Seriously

If you repeated today every day for the next year, realistically, where would you end up?<p><i>"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." </i>-- Mahatma Gandhi<p>Gandhi was completely right. When you don't act in accordance with your values and goals, you're …

7 Elements of an Effective LinkedIn Profile

The world's biggest professional networking site merits deliberation and thoughtfulness in order to achieve optimal results. LinkedIn deserves a …

Want to Work Smarter, Not Harder? 10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

15 Books These Successful Executives Say Inspired Them the Most

Whether you still flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, these inspiring titles are worth checking out.<p>Whether you still flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect companion, relaxation aid or source of inspiration. Check out these quotes from more than a …

Want to Be More Productive? Stop Getting Organized And Do This Instead

Is getting more organized the key to increasing your productivity? The answer will surprise you.<p>While we have more time-saving devices than any other generation, we've become obsessed with productivity: doing more things, and doing them better, in less time.<p>We turn to technology. Millions of people …

I've been helping the ultra-rich protect their wealth for years, and here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

I spent years as a wealth advisor. Now, I run a firm that helps the ultra-rich protect their wealth. Here are my best pieces of money advice:<p>1. Be mindful of the tax consequences on any investments you make.<p>We cannot escape taxes, as they impact not only our earnings but also our investments. The …

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LittleBits adds Bluetooth LE module so kids can control their creations from an Android phone or tablet

Kids electronics kit makers LittleBits have long used an Android app to help kids build their own gadgets, but the addition of a Bluetooth LE module means that their creations can now be directly controlled by a smartphone or tablet.<p>LittleBits first launched its kits for tech-minded kids back in …

6 Books Entrepreneurs Should Read Every Year

Essential reading for entrepreneurs on strategy and execution<p>While speaking to students at USC's Greif Center of Entrepreneurial Studies this week, I was asked for a list of books that have been most beneficial to me in business. You'll find those titles below, but I wanted to quickly preface why …

One of the few female FTSE 100 CEOs gave us her 7 tips to becoming the boss

In her rise to the top at Whitbread, which owns brands such as Premier Inn and Costa Coffee, she has gathered a range of advice for other women seeking the top job in their careers.<p>Speaking at the FT Women at the Top event in London this week, Brittain outlined how to make that step from managing …

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The One Monthly Payment Killing Your Wealth

All across the nation, families are struggling to get ahead. For some, the rising costs of healthcare chip away at their gains. For others, stagnating wages and college bills are a real problem.<p>Then there are those who claim raising kids makes it impossible to grow wealth.<p>No matter where you go, …

Jack Nicklaus Won 18 Major Championships And It Didn't Start With Hard Work

Many friends and colleagues are surprised to learn that I retired from golf when I left for college.<p>I was a single handicap in high school. I played competitively, but my performance on the course never lived up to my potential.<p>Yet I had opportunities most don’t. Access to two excellent courses. A …