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Apple Watch may have helped save the life of Florida teen

A Florida teenager reportedly had her life saved by her trusty Apple Watch after it alerted her to a dangerously high resting heart rate.<p>18-year-old Deanna Recktenwald was at church when her Apple Watch displayed a warning, noting that her heart rate had hit 190 beats per minute and that she should …

Apple Watch

40 Years of Leadership Taught Me 3 Rules That All Managers Should Follow

Leadership is greater than the sum of its parts.<p>In more than four decades in the corporate world, I've learned many management lessons -- some the hard way.<p>I've also endeavored to share some of the wisdom I've picked up from those lessons with the sharp, ambitious, young men and women at Stanford …

Leadership

3 Errors CEOs Make with Their Executive Teams | Inc.com

The executive team is the most important unit in the company. CEOs and their executive teams have a symbiotic relationship, with mutual cooperation required for any organization to achieve success. Yet it's the CEO's job to build the right team in the first place and lead it effectively.<p>Here are …

Management

How You Define the Problem Determines Whether You Solve It

Typical stories of creativity and invention focus on finding novel ways to solve problems. James Dyson found a way to adapt the industrial cyclone to eliminate the bag in a vacuum cleaner. Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque developed cubism as a technique for including several views of a scene in the …

How Can You Tell Someone Is Truly a Bad Boss? Look for 1 Sign That Makes Most Employees Cringe

Research has found that these bad bosses fly below the radar undetected. That also makes them very dangerous.<p>If you keep up with my column, you know that I've covered the topic of bad bosses' impact on organizations for years. Most of what I've found and documented centers around toxic management …

Executives Fail to Execute Strategy Because They’re Too Internally Focused

Experts have opined for decades on the reasons behind the spectacular failure rates of strategy execution. In 2016, it was estimated that 67% of well-formulated strategies failed due to poor execution. There are many explanations for this abysmal failure rate, but a 10-year longitudinal study on …

10 Leadership Focus Areas That Build High Performing Teams | Inc.com

No one person is more important than the whole team.<p>The best teams win together, learn together, adapt together, lose together, and grow together. In high performing teams, their interactions and communications are fluid, relevant, and even playful. Great teams are capable of achieving astonishing …

Leadership

Research Shows This 1 Rare Habit Totally Separates Successful Leaders From All Others

This may be cringeworthy but the research doesn't lie.<p>When it comes to choosing a leadership philosophy that will turn employees into loyal and committed high-performers, who will then win over loyal and committed customers time and time again, you can't beat Servant Leadership.<p>In fact, the …

How to Get More Battery Life Out of Your Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is the most popular smartwatch on the market, yet battery life has never been its strong suit. That said, Apple has made improvements in this area with successive models, and while the company still only promises all-day battery life on a single charge, many Series 2 and 3 owners …

Smartwatches

6 Meeting Hacks (and 1 Weird Tip) That Instantly Boost Your Credibility | Inc.com

This is it: the Big Meeting. You've brought a conference room's worth of people together to make an important decision, close that huge sale, or kick off a new strategic initiative. Trouble is, most of these people barely know each other. And some of them barely know <i>you</i>.<p>You'll need to build trust …

Women of Color

Tips and Tricks: Creating and Marking Up PDFs in iOS 11

As a contractor, I can tell you that PDF documents are the industry standard in my world. You don’t have to fuss with security settings or worry about them being altered the same way that you do with a Word doc, or other editable document style. If I am sending a customer a quote, it’s going to be …

Tutorials

Elon Musk's Management Style Proves it Pays To Be a Leader, and Not Simply a Boss | Inc.com

When you are South African-born American business magnate Elon Musk, you don't have to listen to anyone. After all, the 46-year old, worth an estimated $21 billion, is the CEO of SpaceX; a co-founder, inventor, CEO product architect of Tesla Inc.; and co-founder and former chairman of Solar City …

Customers

Bad Leaders React, But Here's What Good Leaders Do | Inc.com

Driven by their emotions, bad leaders react quickly to situations often without worrying about the facts or the repercussions of their actions, believing that they can always show good emotional intelligence by apologizing later.<p>Unfortunately, it doesn't work like that.<p>Leaders can't just react, …

Emotional Intelligence

Take Ownership: How to Rise Up as a Leader in 2018 | Inc.com

I'm often asked what is the number one skill that I would focus on if I want to achieve success in business and in life. My answer is always leadership.<p>There is a leader within everyone, and I am obsessed with pulling this out. I've spent the past 15 years as an entrepreneur studying leaders and …

Motivation

Want to Increase Your Presence? Start by Telling One of These Stories | Inc.com

Leading business schools, from Stanford to Wharton, teach storytelling as a business communication strategy. The ability to tell an engaging, compelling, and persuasive story is a hallmark of effective leadership and executive presence.<p>Stories are a powerful way for leaders to engage customers, …

Leadership

8 Things You Can Do to Increase Trust in the Workplace | Inc.com

When I built my first company, I didn't understand that trust was so valuable. I had read every book in the world but didn't fundamentally understand the basics.<p>Building trust among your team is one of the most important qualities in developing a successful work culture. Over the years I've had to …

Team Building

Ten best plank variations to keep your core strong

Want to tone your abs but bored with the static, orthodox plank position? Personal fitness trainer Scott Laidler explains the ten more exciting options that can help you change up your workout<p>The plank exercise is a staple core exercise that works everything from your abdominals, lower back, …

7 Steps to a Bang-Free Kettlebell Clean

Few movements in “kettlebell land” frustrate people like kettlebell cleans. Not everyone enjoys the bruising and soreness we often deal with while …

Workouts

9 Technology Mega Trends That Will Change The World In 2018

Some tech trends fizzle out and die a quiet death, while others are so significant that they transform our world and how we live in it. Here are the top nine tech mega-trends that I believe will define 2018 and beyond.<p><b>Trend 1: The increasing datafication of our lives</b><p>From chatting to friends in a …

Artificial Intelligence

Why You Should Only Ever Book a Flight for the Early Morning (Video)

The holidays can be the most miserable time of the year for those stuck in airports. But for travelers looking to mitigate the frustration of crowded …

15 Signs You Will Become A Great Leader

Throughout the ages, great leaders have forged new societies, built great companies and advanced progress toward social change using a set of skills …

Ford Motor Company

Blended Learning for Leadership Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on April 5, 2015<p>How important are your leaders within your organisation? Effective managers and leaders can improve employee performance by …

3 Qualities That Make Great Leaders Truly Unforgettable | Inc.com

Great leaders leave the world better than they found it. This implies that they take responsibility and commitment in everything they do. They make a positive and meaningful impact in the lives of people because they understand that leadership is about people and for people.<p>Great leaders look out …

Leadership

Want to Be a Great Leader? Follow Satya Nadella's 3 Rules for Extraordinary Success | Inc.com

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is one of the most transformative leaders on the planet. He understands that success doesn't happen overnight. Rather, you must think long-term, plant seeds for the future and start reinventing today while building tomorrow. This means rethinking everything in your …

Inventions

The 8 Rules of Leadership by Jack Welch | Inc.com

Leadership is all about growing others. It's about your team and its welfare. It's about your direct reports and their performance.<p>Leadership is a tough act. It's a daily balancing act. As a leader, you're expected to use your insight, experience, and rigor to balance the conflicting demands of …

Leadership

Mastering This 1 Trait Will Make You Smarter, Happier, and More Successful | Inc.com

American culture worships the individual. We have all heard stories--even when we were children--about "pulling yourself up by your bootstraps," and the importance of hard work, patience, and perseverance.<p>I remember being young. And in my privileged middle class suburban community, I recall being …

Self-improvement

How Do You Know If You Work for a Toxic Manager? They Will Do Any of These 8 Things Daily | Inc.com

Randstad USA, a provider of HR, legal staffing, and recruitment services, recently conducted an employee engagement survey that reveals more bad news about the state of the American workplace (with some findings that you just can't help but laugh at).<p>According to the Society for Human Resource …

Human Resources

Richard Branson Reveals His 6-Word Motto That's Motivated His Billion-Dollar Career

The Virgin founder also announced that his space company will get off the planet within four months.<p>Richard Branson, perhaps the world's preeminent entrepreneur -- having dabbled in everything from a record company to an airline, from banking and health care to telecommunications, and now space and …

Google’s Secret Formula for Management? Doing the Basics Well

Google has opened its trove of management processes to one and all, for free. It might not feel that surprising — after all, Google has created plenty of free tools for the world to use, from internet search to email. Management tools may not seem that different. And it also follows Google’s many …

Project Management

Emotional Intelligence Has 12 Elements. Which Do You Need to Work On?

Esther is a well-liked manager of a small team. Kind and respectful, she is sensitive to the needs of others. She is a problem solver; she tends to see setbacks as opportunities. She’s always engaged and is a source of calm to her colleagues. Her manager feels lucky to have such an easy direct …