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Maybe They're Born With It: 10 Qualities That Make Great Leaders

Not everyone is cut out for it, but there are a few traits that separate the good leaders from the greats.<p>"What makes a great leader" just might be the eighth wonder of the world. There's no cookie cutter formula to it, as some leaders are lauded for things like understanding emotional intelligence …

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7 Ways to Become a Better Business Leader

Are you the best boss you can be?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know that, as entrepreneurs, we need to wear many hats. We’re often accountable for a wide range of responsibilities, from marketing and business development to accounting and inventory …

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This Famous Quote Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Leadership

When you think about it, this quote makes perfect business sense.<p>Robert K. Greenleaf coined the term "servant leadership" in the modern corporate setting when he wrote these famous words in his legendary essay <i>The Servant as Leader,</i> published in 1970. He said:<p>The servant-leader <i>is</i> servant first. It …

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The best leaders share these 5 traits, according to research

When you imagine a successful CEO, a specific set of qualities might come to mind: Maybe you think of a person who went to an elite university — …

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10 Qualities of Masterful Leaders

In the book <i>Extreme Ownership</i>, retired Navy SEALs Jocko Willink and Leif Babin explain there are “no bad teams, only bad leaders.” These 10 highly …

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10 Signs You're a Follower Instead of a Leader

Leaders don't create more followers they create more leaders.<p>Anyone is capable of becoming a leader, but not everyone is cut out for leadership. That doesn't mean they're less capable of making an important contribution, just that they bring a different set of skills to the table.<p>There's nothing …

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10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

Many of life’s essential truths need repeating.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often because you’ve lost …

To Be an Exceptional Boss, Here Are 11 Things You Must Give Your Employees

No, the list doesn't include great pay and benefits. (Shouldn't those be a given?) Great bosses go much further.<p>Think about a boss you truly respected. Think about a leader you truly admired. Think about a leader you not only loved to work for, but <i>with</i>.<p>What sets that person apart from every other …

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10 ways smart people handle negative people

Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people's buttons.<p>Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all, stress.<p><b>Related: 10 Habits of Unlikable</b> …

5 Facts About Medicare Every Retiree Should Know

The basics you need to know about Medicare.<p>Medicare doesn't have to be complicated.<p>Sure, there are many aspects to the federal healthcare program. …

The Science of Making Bold Decisions and Avoiding Regrets in Life

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy YouThe post The Science of Making Bold Decisions and Avoiding …

8 Essentials for Becoming a Manager Who Motivates

I have a simple rule: manage people the way I would want to be managed.<p><i>In your experience as a manager, what practices have helped you to motivate and influence your team to be productive and fulfilled employees? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering</i> …

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Your January Financial To-Do List

It may be more difficult than usual to predict what the New Year will bring, but there are some steps you can take so that your personal finances …

22 business-etiquette rules every professional should know

In "The Essentials of Business Etiquette," Barbara Pachter writes about the things people need to know in order to conduct and present themselves appropriately in professional social settings.<p>Here are some of her most important points:<p>1. Stand when you're being introduced to someone<p>"Standing helps …

The 20 best books of the year, according to readers

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Book recommendation sharing website Goodreads just released its 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards, the only major book awards chosen by readers …

Gifts for Men – Personalized Whiskey Decanter – The Perfect Gifts for Him, Boyfriend Gift or Wedding Gift.

Ideal for: Groomsmen gift Customized decanter, Boyfriend gift, Fathers gift, Best mans gift, Custom decanter, personalized gift, mens gift, glass decanter, gift for men, gifts for him, wedding gift.<p>Gift for Men, Personalized Whiskey Decanter. This engraved whiskey decanter set is the perfect gift …

6 times an investment adviser isn't a waste of money, according to a financial planner

The tools available to you these days are so good, no matter how much money you have to invest, that it doesn't make sense to pay a professional for help if all they're going to do is watch your portfolio and rebalance it every now and then.<p>You can get that exact same service from a computer for a …

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Photographers rejoice! Most photography professionals and graphic designers can likely relate to the tedious and mundane process of post production, …

How to Build a Highly Effective Photography Website

If you’re a budding photographer, one of the most critical tools you need is a gorgeous website to show off your work. More than ever before, people …

Photoshop for Photographers - User Interface and Toolbar Tour - Dam

Photoshop for Photographers – User Interface and Toolbar Tour<p>In this <b>guide to Photoshop for Photographers</b>, I will take you on a tour of very basic …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Nikon Now Offering Paid Online Photography Classes

Nikon has been running the Nikon School program in the U.S.A. for the past 30 years and just a few days ago they announced the expansion of this …

Travel Photography Simplified: 4 Changes that Made me a Better Photographer

When I look back and analyze how my photography has changed over time, I see that the last couple of years were the most eventful in regards to the …

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11 Steps for Basic Portrait Editing in Lightroom – A Beginner’s Guide

I love Lightroom, and use it for the vast majority of my portrait editing. You can achieve a wide variety of portrait effects in Lightroom, from …

These 25 Photos Are Not Your Average Engagement Pics

There's nothing corny about these shots.<p>Junebug Weddings just announced the winners of their annual engagement photo contest. Much to our delight, there's not a single awkward or cheesy shot in sight.<p>The team at Junebug Weddings, along with three renowned wedding photographers, sifted through more …

Easy Cocktails: 35 Simple, 3-Ingredient Drinks to Make at Home

It can be fun to watch a bartender carefully add a litany of ingredients to a mixing glass: layers of different spirits, unusual liqueurs, custom tinctures, bizarre bitters. A bar is a great place to get familiar with unusual bottles and sample drinks that take a more effort than just opening the …

Divorce: ‘No one tells you about the dent on your wedding finger that doesn’t go’

Sara Davison is a divorce coach – she’s been through it herself and now helps others to come to terms with the loss of a long-term relationship.<p>Sara Davison loved her husband. They had been married for three years, shared a life in Ascot, built a business together and started a family. Then one …

LG adds brighter, more portable projectors to Minibeam lineup

For the very truly dedicated cord-cutters out there, LG has just announced two new portable, battery-powered projectors that can be set up blissfully free of any audio, video or power cables. The two models in LG's Minibeam lineup will debut next month at IFA 2016 in Berlin and hit retailers in the …

Debunking Credit Card Myths: Having Lots of Cards

We talk about travel rewards credit cards quite a bit here at TPG. Applying for and utilizing these cards strategically can unlock incredible travel …