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10 Life Lessons to Excel in Your 30s

A couple weeks ago I turned 30. Leading up to my birthday I wrote a post on what I learned in my 20s.<p>But I did something else. I sent an email out to …

Self-improvement

Men's Shaved Hairstyles: 40 Ideas & Inspirations

Men’s shaved hairstyles have been knocking about since the days soldiers were fighting it out on the battlefield but came into modern fashion when …

To Negotiate Effectively, First Shake Hands

Negotiations − especially when they involve high stakes, complex issues, and multiple parties — require much thinking and preparation on each side of the bargaining table. Consider the recent negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program. Even before the contentious talks actually started, U.S. …

The Simplest Way to Build Trust

In the midst of an intense negotiation, it’s hard to know what’s motivating the person across the table — is he willing to cooperate with you to meet both your interests or does he only want to serve his? You need to build trust with your counterpart so you can align your interests and increase the …

5 Tips For Fast And Focused Meetings

No more crowded rooms or rambling opinions–meetings can be speedy and productive with these five tips.<p>If you slowly feel your soul draining and your mind turning to mush right now–and if you’re reading this on your smartphone–there’s a very good chance you’re currently sitting in on a truly …

Whiteboards

How Do I Avoid Being A Micromanager?

You need to make sure things get accomplished but you don’t want to be the boss that everyone hates–the dreaded micromanager. Leadership coach Lolly Daskal and Psychologist Art Markman offer their advice in how to balance this tricky situation.<p>The micromanager might be one of the most common “bad …

Mentoring

Diamond Supply Co. Native Trek | Preview

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>0<p>SHARES<p>We present an early look at a upcoming lifestyle sneaker from Diamond Supply Co., which is set to …

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm …

10 Secrets to Influencing Absolutely Anyone

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below</i> …

15 Things That Will Never Go Out of Style

Timeless, investment-worthy pieces that every man should have in his closet<p>Timeless, investment-worthy pieces that every man should have in his closet

Kat Cole: What do you tell a team that has failed?

FAST COMPANY: What do you tell a team that has failed?<p>KAT COLE: If a team has failed, I tell them that I have failed, as a leader, to lead them to success. A great leader once told me that it’s so important to just fail faster. When you fail, you learn, so I tell the team we’ll learn from it, we’ll …

Schadenfreude

Whitney Johnson: What do you tell a team that has failed?

If your team fails, the key is moving on as quickly as possible. But here are the five questions you have to ask first, according to Whitney Johnson, cofounder of Rose Park Advisors.AB

Tawheed Kader: How do you inspire your staff?

FAST COMPANY: How do you inspire your staff?<p>TAWHEED KADER: Inspiration comes when you have a shared purpose. When it’s not just a job to people, when you as the founder of the company make it clear to everyone why the company exists why they are there in that company and why basically we’re waking …

Customers

Candace Nelson: How do you grow your customer base?

FAST COMPANY: How do you grow your customer base?<p>CANDACE NELSON: Sprinkles has always relied on word of mouth to drive our customer base. We’re focused on providing a great product at an amazing overall experience that we hope people will run home and tell all their friends and family. We also …

Tips for Effectively Working from Home

If you're considering working from home, it's important to find a healthy balance between getting your work done and having a healthy home life. …

The Surprising Weekend Habits Of Highly Effective People

It's a vicious cycle: We get more stressed at work as the week goes on, but once the weekend rolls around, instead of taking time to rest and recharge, we're busy checking things off our to-do list and responding to neglected emails. When the alarm goes off on Monday morning, we start yet another …

6 Secrets Of Super Productive To-Do Lists

While it may appear simple, the to-do list is a many-splendored thing. Here are half a dozen ways to make yours splendid.<p>Just as there’s a difference between typing and writing, convulsing and dancing, and noshing and tasting, there’s a difference between emailing yourself about every project …

Productivity

How to Get Everything Done By Doing Less

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs subscribe to the philosophy: "If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself." This mantra, accepted by many small-business owners as fact, is only half true. If you want something done right once and you …

Small Business

5 Habits of Highly Effective Communicators

Have you ever walked away from talking with someone that you’ve just met and thought to yourself <b>“Wow, this was one of the best conversations I’ve</b> …

Self-improvement

9 Habits Of Productive People

It doesn’t matter what you do or where you work – everyone is looking for ways to be more productive on the job. But excessive amounts of caffeine and list-making won’t get you any closer to reaching peak productivity levels today.<p>So, why are we all so obsessed with productivity? It’s probably …

33 Rules to Boost Your Productivity

Breaking the deadlock of indecision and taking action, any action for that matter, as long as it won’t lead you to another deadlock, is OK. Besides, …

Time Management