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Arianna Huffington Just Shared 5 Simple Habits That Separate Successful People From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Arianna Huffington, founder and CEO of Thrive Global and founder of The Huffington Post, dropped a quick video announcement on Monday to let her LinkedIn audience know that she's taking questions in an "Ask Me Anything" format.<p>The flat-shoe advocate, sleep evangelist, and international best-selling …

Success

Why Jeff Bezos Believes Company Culture Will Make or Break You | Inc.com

In a competitive and ever-changing world, companies need more from their employees than ever. Leaders like Jeff Bezos of Amazon have put a relentless focus on culture -- because it pays off. Bezos is now the richest person in the world, and Amazon is one of the strongest forces in all of retail. …

Jeff Bezos

Researchers Say Good Thoughts in the Morning Mean Better Memory During the Day | Inc.com

Starting your day off right has always sounded like a nice idea, but now a new study indicates that "waking up on the wrong side of the bed" is more real than ever.<p>According to researchers at Penn State, if you wake up feeling as if your day will be negative and full of problems, then your memory …

Penn State

3 Steps to Transform a Bad Boss Into a Great Leader | Inc.com

As he read the comments from his team, I saw his facial expression change from excited to confused. At one point he looked up and said, "It's hard to believe they don't think I care about them and that I only care about their performance." Sitting back in his chair, he to process the new …

Leadership

How to Write the Perfect Business Plan: A Comprehensive Guide | Inc.com

Maybe you think you don't need a step by step guide to writing a great business plan. Maybe you think you don't need a template for writing a business plan. After all, some entrepreneurs succeed without writing a business plan. With great timing, solid business skills, entrepreneurial drive, and a …

Small Business

Maintaining Your Company Culture During Growth | Inc.com

<i>By Charles Sinclair, Co-Founder and Head of Employer Branding at Oddwork.</i><p>Company culture can be defined as a set of mutual beliefs and values that impact behavior. Your company culture sets the tone for your work environment, how your team interacts and how you are perceived by others. According to …

Employment

How United Airlines' Turbulent Year Caused Its CEO to Recognize the Importance of HR | Inc.com

United Airlines faced a variety of scandals in 2017. From a passenger being dragged off a plane to a child being kicked out of a seat, to several pets dying on board, United Airlines needed to figure out a way to improve customer service and reshape its reputation. In fact, United Airlines was just …

United Airlines

The Results of This 32-Hour Work Week Experiment Could be a Major Breakthrough in Employee Happiness | Inc.com

Today more than ever, employee happiness is critical -- and the same, long work week can really take a toll. There's a ton of science that supports how long we should work every week, or when we need to stop working, rather. So, what's the middle ground in striking a work/life balance that strives …

Employment

Being a CEO Is Different Than Being a Leader. Here's What to Expect | Inc.com

Functional leaders exist in every company. Each department and team has someone in charge who's making sure everyone is operating effectively.<p>But the buck stops with the CEO.<p>People tend to envision the CEO as the most enviable position in a company. While you can find a lot of fulfillment by taking …

Leadership

How to Build A Positive Work Environment: 7 Steps | Inc.com

<i>Veronique James is a member and former president of Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)'s Arizona chapter and CEO of The James Agency, an integrated agency specializing in consumer advertising, public relations and digital marketing that has been honored locally and nationally for its excellence in</i> …

Entrepreneurship

This is How to Develop the Skill That Set Steve Jobs Apart | Inc.com

It's widely agreed that public speaking is one of the most important skills for business leaders. The phrase "public speaking" in a business capacity may conjure up images of Steve Jobs wowing an audience of Apple enthusiasts, and while that type of speaking is hugely important, there are less …

Public Speaking

How to Be a Better Boss, According to Research

To encourage your employees' development, you may think you have to be their teacher or cheerleader. Turns out what they really need is a matchmaker.<p>Entrepreneurs face a lot of challenges as their companies grow. In the early days of Influence & Co., my co-founder and I were all over the place: We …

Employment

It’s Time to Make Business School Research More Relevant

One of the biggest challenges facing management scientists has been the struggle to produce knowledge that is both academically rigorous <i>and</i> applicable to practicing managers. In an Academy of Management Journal editorial, we described two problems that contribute to this challenge.<p>The first is what …

Business School

How to Make an AI Project More Likely to Succeed

A recent survey by Deloitte of “aggressive adopters” of cognitive technologies found that 76% believe that they will “substantially transform” their companies within the next three years. There probably hasn’t been this much excitement about a new technology since the dotcom boom years in the late …

Artificial Intelligence

A Study of Thousands of Dropbox Projects Reveals How Successful Teams Collaborate

The use of virtual file-sharing platforms like Dropbox, Google Docs, and others has become ubiquitous in business, academic, and other settings. But is your team using such collaborative platforms as effectively as they could be?<p>Whether working on cancer cures or the latest consumer-tech products, …

Top 10

Survey: 68% of CEOs Admit They Weren’t Fully Prepared for the Job

CEOs are known for their confidence. It is, after all, one of the reasons they’ve made it to the top. And yet, that confidence sometimes flags, as we at leadership advisory firm Egon Zehnder learned from a survey of 402 CEOs from 11 countries—executives who together run companies with $2.6 trillion …

Leadership

Bad Boss Index: Are Men and Women Managed Differently?

At the risk of coming across like I’m mansplaining something, let’s briefly talk about gender issues.<p>As we discovered last year, there is a gender …

The Workplace

The real reason women earn a reputation as bully bosses

by Olga Khazan<p>The bitches, as Shannon saw it, came in three varieties. She categorised them on her personal blog, in a post titled "Beware the Female …

Los Angeles

Would You Rather Work for a Woman or a Man?

<i>Read time: 4 minutes</i><p>I was trying to figure out how I could take my child to the dentist without using any of my precious vacation time. My plan was …

Women of Color

The Female Boss Syndrome. Do You Have It?

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>“I seriously don’t like working under a female boss”, “a female boss is too tough to handle”; these are several phrases we overhear from the …

Leadership

Why Do Women Bully Each Other at Work?

Research suggests that conditions in the workplace might be to blame.<p><i>Updated on August 3, 2017</i><p>The bitches,as Shannon saw it, came in three varieties. She categorized them on her personal blog, in a post titled “Beware the Female BigLaw Partner.”<p>First was the “aggressive bitch”—a certain kind of …

Why Women Prefer Male Bosses

Studies show that when women have a preference, they would choose to have a male boss instead of a female boss. Participants in one study described their female bosses as “emotional,” “catty,” or “bitchy.” Where does this aversion to female bosses come from? And why do some women seem to undercut …

Bees

Learn Why More People State They Would Prefer Working for a Male Boss

More People Prefer to Work for a Male Boss<p>Updated August 07, 2017<p>You don’t like being stereotyped as a woman, so don’t make the mistake of …

The Workplace

The One Ingredient You Should Avoid In Your Coffee If You’re Trying To Lose Weight

But first, coffee. That’s how we feel every single morning. The day cannot and will not commence until the glorious scent of java fills the air. And …

Nutrition

The 2 Types of Respect Leaders Must Show

<b>Kristie Rogers,</b> an assistant professor of management at Marquette University, has identified a free and abundant resource most leaders aren’t giving employees enough of: respect. She explains the two types of workplace respect, how to communicate them, and what happens when you don’t foster both. …

Leadership

4 Ways Leaders Can Protect Their Time and Empower Their Teams

We know that controlling what we pay attention to is the key to living an intentional life. According to an informal poll of my clients, one of the biggest impediments to attention management is “O.P.P.” — other people’s problems. This is a particular problem for my clients in leadership who find …

Customer Service

The struggle to be New Mexico’s 1st Native American congresswoman

Deb Haaland, Democratic candidate for New Mexico’s 1st congressional district, looks to make a historic win for female tribe members.<p>“I don’t look like most people in Congress,” begins the 30-second TV ad.<p>It’s dusk and a woman with long, thick black hair–clad in jeans, sneakers, and Patagonia …

New Mexico

This one tiny word is minimizing your impact at work

Four times you’re undercutting your confidence, credibility, and leadership without even meaning to.<p>Chances are that no matter your job title, you want to come across as a confident and credible leader at work. Whether you’re in a job interview, a team meeting, or a casual conversation with your …

Leadership

Introverts, here’s how to make friends at a new job

Don’t feel obligated to jump right in. Take the time to observe your surroundings, and then start to identify opportunities to build relationships.<p>You’re about to start a new role. It’s exciting because yay, fresh start, but it’s also incredibly intimidating.<p>You’re not anti-social or shy, but you …

Personality

What Are You So Damned Happy About?

Happier? The History of a Cultural Movement That Aspired to Transform America<p>Daniel Horowitz<p>Oxford University Press<p>Dec 2017<p>In January, <i>The New York</i></i> …

Happiness