Guy Haynes

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Three Steps To Fix A Broken Culture

Our world is in a constant state of change and organizations are evolving to create exceptional cultures. Is yours?<p><b>What Makes A Workplace Culture Exceptional?</b><p>According to Gallup, “The world’s best organizations don’t simply promise a great employee experience; they create a <i>culture</i> <i></i>of engagement in …

Employee Engagement

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Just Taught a Master Class in How to Run a Company

Two innovative thinkers. Two extremely detailed communiqus. Many invaluable lessons.<p>Jeff Bezos. Elon Musk.<p>These two tech visionaries share a lot in common. They're both known as extremely innovative thinkers. They're both trying to change the world, one by altering the way people buy products and …

Jeff Bezos

Ignoring This Group of People Could Destroy Your Business. Are You Listening? | Inc.com

In order to run a successful business, you need to learn to be a great listener. One voice you can't ignore? The voice of your customer.<p>Listening to your customers' feedback, of course, is a must for any business. But in recent years, many companies (mine included) have put more structure around …

Customer Experience

Ransomware Actors Cut Loose on Health Care Organizations

An attack on Allscripts last week that knocked out EHR services to 1,500 clients is the third reported incident just this month.<p>A string of recent …

Nine Minutes Can Make Your Team Superstars

Can nine minutes once a week transform you from being a manager into a true leader?<p>As a leader, it can be difficult to remember in your day-to-day that in addition to leading your team with confidence, you also have to make sure you’re addressing their professional needs. But how can you be sure …

Here's the Kind of Person You Should Always Be Hiring--No Matter the Job | Inc.com

Company culture is a personality. While it may start with the CEO's vision, it ends up developing a life of its own, evolving and maturing based on a unique set of tangible and intangible components. These include the people, values and behaviors in the workplace, your company's purpose, and even …

Leadership

Boost Your Rankings With the Ultimate Local SEO Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here’s a question for you...where does your business appear in search engine results?<p>First page? Second page? Even further back?<p>The fact of the matter is, where your business lands in search engine results matters, quite a bit in fact. …

Don't Be Like the Rest. Set Your Business Apart Like These 3 Companies.

Here are simple techniques brands can employ to essentially hack their way to distinction.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It goes without saying that there’s a lot of competition today. Startups and established brands are competing for consumer attention and loyalty. …

How Smart People Handle Difficult People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negativity they spread, while others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they …

The Most Powerful Leadership Tool You Have: Your Own Example

Leadership is tricky. It’s more than the title you hold within your company or how many people you manage, but how far does its definition reach? What is leadership? What makes a leader, and how do you improve your own ability to lead?<p>Plenty of definitions exist explaining what a leader is, and we …

Leadership

Break Into the Lucrative World of Ethical Hacking with Over 45 Hours of Immersive Content

<b>Ethical Hacker Bootcamp for 2017</b><p>Break Into a Career As An Ethical Hacker<p>Ethical hackers are in huge demand in the wake of highly publicized hacks and …

Don’t Make Perfect Security the Enemy of Good Security

We’ve written before about what it means to meet compliance standards without going completely overboard. Today, we want to talk about how that …

8 Valuable Security Certifications For 2017

A security credential could be the step towards your next job title. But which one to get?<p>1 of 9<p>(Image: wk1003mike via Shutterstock)<p>Security …

Information Security

6 Characteristics of Successful Remote Employees

Millions of Americans now classify themselves as remote workers, and both employers and employees are benefiting from these relationships.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Remote working.</i> <i>Telecommuting. W</i><i>orking from home</i>: It’s extremely popular, no matter what you call it. …

5 Steps Every Entrepreneur Can Take to Make The Journey Easier | Inc.com

Simply put, entrepreneurship is hard. At almost every turn, there are challenges and barriers to overcome. It can be difficult to keep your focus in the face of so many setbacks, but there's good news: new tools, resources, and technology are emerging every single day that will make your journey as …

Which of These 4 Personality Types Are You? | Inc.com

Dr. James Hollis, a famous clinical psychologist and author, says that "The single largest cause of conflict between two persons is that they are operating from different typological orientations."<p>If you work with a mixed bag, you've noticed that personality types have different communication …

Leadership

How to Write a One-Page Business Plan

It's not as hard as you think.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is no easy feat, and at the backbone of every business is a solid business plan. Before those words scare you, you'll be happy to know there's a simple way to do this.<p>In this video, …

LinkedIn 101: How To Craft A Stellar Profile

This is the first in a series of posts all focused on the most powerful social media tool for building your personal brand – LinkedIn. In this post, I’ll tell you everything you need to know to build a stellar profile. That’s the cornerstone of an effective LinkedIn strategy.<p>I am amazed by how many …

Employment

An Ultimate Guide to Creating a User Friendly Business Website (Insights from Experts)

• 29shares<p>Your website is annoyingly important. It’s the public facing part of your brand, and pretty much the only aspect of your public image over …

3 Signs That You Don't Really Know Your Core Business | Inc.com

The first question I ask entrepreneurs is, "What is your core product, and who are your core customers?"<p>Sometimes I get a quick, confident answer.<p>Sometimes, by contrast, it feels as if the poor business-builder is making it up. I hear a long pause, followed by an explanation of all the ideas the …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

This Single Management Tip Will Have Employees Starting 2017 With a Bang | Inc.com

It's that time again: The end of the year sprint.<p>As you tick off your to-do list before the year ends, it pays off to start laying the groundwork for the new year. But how can you take advantage of the time remaining to connect with your people?<p>I spoke recently with Andy Decker, regional president …

16 Books That Top CEOs Think You Should Read | Inc.com

In previous posts, I've provided reading lists from Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Warren Buffett. However, there are plenty of CEOs in the world with their own ideas of what people should be reading.<p>Facebook recently asked for reading suggestions from various luminaries from the worlds of …

How You Can Fix These 4 Credibility Damaging Leadership Mistakes | Inc.com

Credibility might be the most important thing you have as a leader. Without it, you lose the ability to influence people, move initiatives forward, and build support towards your vision.<p>With the sheer number of things that need attention and the pace at which business operates, it can be easy to …

3 Marketing Lessons They Don't Teach You in Business School | Inc.com

Is it worthwhile to get an MBA?<p>Many people seem to think so. Even though an MBA in one of the top business schools in the United States will set you back $128,000 (not including foregone salaries while attending school full-time, which averages another $120K), it has become the most popular …

Businesses Still Neglecting Cybersecurity (Infographic)

Cybersecurity requires agile improvement and dedicated resources. Unfortunately, instead of businesses taking the recommended holistic approach, …

Most CIOs Don't Think Their Companies Can Handle Big Data

Talk to CEOs about data analytics and they will tell you it’s a business challenge, not a technology issue.<p>They can tell you (or you can read for yourself in the management press) that gleaning insights and creating value from data isn’t something that can be handed over to IT. It requires new …

Big Data

A handy guide to taking your kids camping for the first time | Adventure Sports Network

When taking kids camping for the first time, don’t focus the ultimate camping experience. Focus on going camping a second time. Photo: Courtesy of …

97% of Java Apps Harbor a Known Security Hole

Nearly all software applications written in Java, one of the world’s most popular programming languages, contain code that has at least one known …

Meet Apache Spot, a new open-source project for cybersecurity

Hard on the heels of the discovery of the largest known data breach in history, Cloudera and Intel on Wednesday announced that they've donated a new …