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9 Phrases Bosses Should Say Often to Inspire and Motivate Others

Forty-five percent of employees say words of affirmation are the primary way they like to be shown appreciation in the workplace.<p>We hardly ever think about it, but a leader's words are a powerful means for motivating people at work. But where do you start with what to say, or even how to say things …

Are You Eating Too Much Fruit?

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Zahra Barnes for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Loading your diet with fruit seems like a no-brainer, right? Your body gets a boost from nutritious superstars like fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants, plus juicy berries might even satisfy your sweet tooth. But that doesn't mean maintaining a 24/7 …

10 Simple Things Productive People Do Better (And So Can You)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productive people appear to have the ability to do it all, but that’s only an appearance. The truth is they’ve figured out some important lifestyle habits, that while simple, most of us have not yet mastered.<p>Here are 10 simple things that …

Time Management

20 Tips to Becoming a Peak-Performing Business Leader

On any given day, Evolution Trainers, a 10,000 square foot facility in Mountain View, Calif., is sprawling with members, three-quarters of whom are local tech employees, engineers, venture capitalists and M&A lawyers routinely exercising to reverse the damages of desk life.<p>“Folks living the Silicon …

Lebron James

8 Ways to Become a Better Boss

No one intends to be a bad boss. Some just don't know any better. Here are 10 tips that will help any boss improve.<p>Some get to be boss by luck and others earn their way into the driver's seat. Unfortunately, many people become a boss without getting proper training to manage. There is no sinister …

Do You Have the Body Language of a Champion?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The NCAA Tournament is winding down to the Final Four, and even if you’re not a basketball fan you can benefit from doing the little experiment I’m about to suggest. Turn your television on and watch one of the semifinal games for a few …

Body Language

Six Reasons Your Best Employees Quit You

There’s a saying that employees don’t leave companies, they leave managers – and today they are leaving more often than ever. According to recent Department of Labor statistics, the average tenure of an employee in the U.S. is now only 1.5 years. What do these numbers mean? Are managers doing that …

How a Personal Assistant Can Help You Be Even More Awesome

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>There’s a defining time in every well-maintained brand when it becomes so popular and respected that you have to ask yourself, ‘Can I continue doing this alone?’<p>If your answer to the above question is no, and you continue chugging along solo, …

Personal Assistants

The Two Words Steve Jobs Hated Most

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>It's not often that we get to hear new first-hand accounts of what it was like to work at Steve Jobs' Apple.<p>When we do get a new chance, there's always some new reveal about how he shaped the company's culture.<p>Take, for instance, this new interview …

Marketing

Richard Branson's top 10 tips for success

<b>Richard Branson left school at the age of 16 and set up Student Magazine with one of his friends. He went on to start Virgin Records in the 1970s and is the founder of the Virgin Group. In the 1980s he formed Virgin Atlantic airline and the 1990s saw the arrival of Virgin Mobile and Virgin …

Top 10

Get Extraordinary Results By Doing One Thing

In a world where we’re constantly bombarded with alerts, messages, phone calls, and the urgency to fulfill each role within our lives, it becomes …

15 Things That Could Cause Small Business Failure

It’s sad. 8 out of 10 businesses fail. And many of the causes can be prevented. This list can help you put together a plan to make sure your business …

5 Ways to Become a Better Manager

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ineffective managers do a lot of damage in today’s business world. Their actions and attitudes can lead to decreased engagement and productivity along with increased turnover and even lawsuits. The number-one reason people leave a company …

Employment

10 Ways to Become the Most Productive Person Around

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever come across someone who just seemed to get so much done and was by far the most productive person you knew? Why can't you be that person?<p>Here are 10 ways to become the most productive person you know.<p>Start Slideshow<p>We really …

Productivity

When Ego Is the Enemy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A growth in confidence in a person who is experiencing success is a very normal human response. Yet there are significant differences in the ways individuals portray confidence that can have a dramatic and lasting effect on their future …

Self-improvement

Lowfat Milk May Not Be As Healthy As We Thought, Says Harvard Expert

Got milk? Well, you might not really need it, according to the current issue of JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) Pediatrics. Reduced-fat milk is high in sugar and may be contributing to the obesity epidemic, argues Harvard professor of pediatrics David Ludwig, MD.<p>One cup of …