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8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>6 min read<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, personalities and preferences while also caring about yourself. Even …

Self-improvement

6 essential documents for project management success

Here are six key documents that project managers and their teams rely on to successfully guide and execute projects.<p>Careful project planning and …

Project Management

6 Brilliant Questions You Should Ask Before Accepting That Job Offer

Are you really sure that company or boss is the right one for you? Ask these questions to be absolutely sure.<p>A typical interview cycle can sometimes last up to several weeks. A recruiter screens you, followed by an interrogation-style panel interview a week or two later; background checks, …

Employment

How To Become A Professional Speaker In 7 Easy Steps

One thing that successful freelancers and entrepreneurs often do is create multiple income streams. For example, a freelance web designer might teach a design course as an adjunct instructor at a local community college. A marketing consultant might write a set of e-books on marketing for small …

Public Speaking

Here are 5 ways to be a leader instead of a manager

Have you ever wondered about the difference between a <i>manager</i> and a <b>leader</b>?<p>Jennifer Hill has. Having held senior leadership positions with some top …

Bank of America

4 Leadership Methods for Empowering Employees and Building Strong Teams

Realizing your responsibility to lead can be scary, but done right, leadership breaks down to communicating, informing and involving your employees, while never micromanaging them.<p>Deciding to start your own business takes guts, passion and motivation. Being an entrepreneur shows you aren’t a …

Leadership

This is what the Warren Buffett empire looks like, in one giant chart

While most of the world’s richest people came to that title through a single company, billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s story is different.<p>Jeff …

Investing

Agile at Scale

Publication Date: <b>May 01, 2018</b><p>When implemented correctly, agile innovation teams almost always result in higher team productivity and morale, faster time to market, better quality, and lower risk than traditional approaches can achieve. What if a company were to launch dozens, hundreds, or even …

Project Management

You Cannot Be a Good CEO Without These Skills

There is no school that can teach you to be a good leader.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>What does it take to be the Chief Executive Officer of an organisation? There is no one answer to this question as the role of a leader is a multi-faceted …

Leadership

Everything You Need to Know About Great Leadership

Leaders are not born, they are made.<p>Effective leadership can be thought of as a set of qualities and skills. Different leaders may have different makeups, different strengths and challenges. But there are certain traits that lie at the core of leadership--the qualities that all great leaders …

Leadership

How To Answer Five Salary-Related Questions Pushy Recruiters Ask

I encourage you to keep talking to recruiters without committing to anyone until you feel completely comfortable with a recruiter who treats you the way you deserve to be treated.<p>In my experience there are more less-than-sensational recruiters than good ones. That’s because there are no barriers to …

Recruitment

You Too Can Grow a Successful Subscription Company. Here's How.

Dog toys? Baby stuff? Puzzles? Makeup? How can you think 'outside the box'?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Subscription companies have a unique opportunity to connect with their customers. By offering a recurring product, they get multiple chances to interact. Products …

Business Strategy

How to Choose a Pricing Strategy for Your SaaS Business

It's not one-size-fits-all.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How do you figure out the best pricing model for your business? Should you offer a free plan or a free trial? Charge a flat rate or per user? In this post, we’ll give you a few tips and options to choose the …

Small Business

10 YouTube Channels For UX Design Tips & Tutorials

The world of interface design has gradually shifted from a design focus to a user focus. This means designers now care more about <b>the experience</b> …

UX Design

Want to be likable? 7 universal secrets to help you

If you want to be more likable then you must remember one thing … You cannot be liked by everyone.<p>You cannot make everyone like you!<p>Any time you …

How to answer the ‘sell me this pen/pencil’ question in a job interview

I’ve been on both sides of this question, both interviewing people and interviewing for sales jobs. It can be awkward. And as highlighted in <i>The Wolf</i> …

4 soft skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

<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>Navigating the job search as a candidate can feel pretty opaque. From your perspective, it's difficult to identify which skills you should …

Project Management

Ready, Set, Switch! The Only 3 Things That Matter In The Interview

Getting in front of the decision-makers can be the toughest part of the job search, and everything you’ve done up to this point has prepared you to succeed.<p>There are three things an interviewer is looking for:<p><b>Abilities (the “What”)</b>• <b><br>Fit (the “How”)</b>• <b><br>Motivation (the “Why”)</b><p>If you made it to the …

Employment

Never, Ever Give A Recruiter Your Salary Details -- Do This Instead

Dear Liz,<p>I’m having a hard time keeping my salary history to myself, because recruiters can be very demanding. They almost always ask me, “What are you earning now?” within two or three minutes of starting a phone conversation. How can I politely say, “I don’t want to share that information” …

Employment

15 Body Language Hacks That’ll Instantly Make You More Impressive At An Interview

Being successful is not something everyone can achieve. Not for the lack of trying, of course. Sometimes, it's just the way you walk, talk or behave. …

Body Language

How to Stop Yourself From Interrupting People All The Time

Serial interrupting pisses people off and makes you seem selfish and impatient. Here's how to kick the habit.<p>Life is full of interruptions. Some are …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Gig Economy

Here Are Tips on How to Answer Business Analyst Interview Questions

How to Answer Business Analyst Interview Questions<p>Updated December 31, 2017<p>A business analyst's core role is the ability to understand a company's …

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

Here’s how to make the salary expectations question work for you

During the job interview process, you should have three ideas about compensation clear in your mind before you get the salary expectations question: …

Employment

4 Commitments You Must Make If You Want To Succeed Individually And As A Team

If a person doesn't feel protected in a relationship, they won't take risks. They won't speak up. They'll hold back their best performance.<p>When Mark Eaton was 21 years old, he had left the game of basketball behind him. He didn't have the stuff. So instead, he became a mechanic, working on …

17 Inspirational TED Talks on Motivation (Infographic)

Need a boost? These TED talks will get you excited and inspired.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no doubt that during your entrepreneurship journey your motivation will be put to the test. Whether it’s stress from family or finances, staying motivated can be …

Top questions you should ask during an interview to raise eyebrows

Job interviews are laced with questions that give the interviewer the opportunity to get to know A) if you will be an asset to the company and B) if …

Make money moves: 30 simple ways to grow richer and smarter each day of Financial Literacy Month

Pop quiz: Will checking your credit report hurt your credit score?<p>The answer, luckily, is no. While “hard” inquiries for new credit (when you’re …