Jason Young

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Need More Hours Every Day to Grow Your Business? Then Quit These 7 Time Wasters

Between checking Twitter and jetting off to client meetings, where do you find time to run the business?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial life is busy, which means you can’t afford to waste time on tasks that don’t lead to results. That doesn’t mean …

Time Management

Meet the Cast Member Who’s Played Disney’s Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf 557 Times

Dave Hartmann knows a thing or two about the Fairways course at Disney’s Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf. He’s worked there since January 2007, but …

Golf

Top 5 Frozen Summer Treats at Magic Kingdom Park

During those hot summer days in Florida, sometimes you just need to cool down with a tasty frozen treat! Today, I’m sharing with you my top 5 frozen …

7 Types of Shirt Every Man Should Own | Mens Style Essentials

Types of Shirt – An Introduction<p>A common mistake in innumerable mens wardrobes is a lack of pre-planning. I was guilty of this crime, until I figured …

The Art of Eye Contact: 4 Best Approaches for Any Interaction

Impressions are formed in seconds based on how you use your eyes.<p>As a communication specialist, I can tell you how to craft compelling presentations, share powerful stories, and build brand messages. All that work is worthless if you violate one cardinal rule of body language: making eye contact. …

This CEO Stopped Managing Results and Started Focusing on People, and Everything Changed

Traditional wisdom says you should manage your business based on results, turns out its bad advice.<p>When Jason Lippert became CEO in 2003, Lippert Components (LCI) a manufacturing company was assumed to have peaked while hovering at $100 million in sales.<p>With many companies outsourcing shipping …

Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've scrolled …

Documentaries

What makes a great leader, explained in eight counterintuitive charts

A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build things”—and I had …

You Don't Just Get Fired at Amazon. What Happens Instead Is Brilliant. (Or Maybe Insane. Your Choice)

It's like "a video-conference version of the Thunderdome," as one report described it.<p>Few people would want to admit they nearly got fired from a job--especially from a big company like Amazon.<p>But a woman named Jane, who works at Amazon's headquarters in Seattle, came clean recently about her …

Servant Leadership Is Not What You Think: Ken Blanchard Explains

What is “servant leadership” and how can it make you a better leader?<p>Often in life and work, we become focused on tasks instead of people. If left unchecked, this “results first, team second” mentality can lead to low morale and even lower performances. However, by leading from the ground up and …

Leadership

When It Comes to Achievement, There's Good News and Bad News

It really doesn't matter if you have natural ability or not.<p>You want to dominate in your profession, perfect your skill as a performer, or impress the world with your writing, artwork, or athletic achievements. There's just one problem: You're not very good at whatever it is you seek to do.<p>Should …

People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why.<p>The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."<p>They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and …

Why New Leaders Should Be Wary of Quick Wins

As soon as you step into a top position at a company that needs to significantly improve the way it operates, there’s pressure to get off to a quick start.<p>Yet the best way to succeed, paradoxically, is to slow things down.<p>Forces pushing in the other direction — toward hyperspeed — are powerful, of …

Salesforce

What Does Perfect Service Recovery Look Like?

There are many great customer service stories that can serve as a template for how to handle a problem. I always fall back on my five-step service …

Customer Service

You'll Never Make Lemonade Any Other Way After This Method

Sipping icy-cold sweet lemonade on a blazing-hot summer day is one of life's finest pleasures, which is why we think making lemonade from scratch …

Recipes

GM Has a 2 Word Dress Code and It's Actually Brilliant

It used to be 10 pages. Now it's just two words. Here's why they made the change.<p>This story is about three things: dress codes, leadership and common sense.<p>It's about a $62 billion company with roots going back 100 years--the kind of giant, legacy organization you might think would get bogged down …

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Profit

Saying Yes to Any of These 8 Questions Reveals You're Way More Emotionally Intelligent Than You Think

Ever wonder what your strengths and limitations are in emotional intelligence? Now you know.<p>There's no shortage of content available on the popular topic emotional intelligence -- it's everywhere, and found to be one of the most desired qualities for personal and professional development.<p>But …

5 Ways Starbucks is Innovating the Customer Experience

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Customer Experience

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader or colleague with the capacity to verbally praise, encourage, and motivate others.<p>I said <i>verbally</i> -- a lost art in the digital …

Employment

Reading 'can help reduce stress'

Reading is the best way to relax and even six minutes can be enough to reduce the stress levels by more than two thirds, according to new research.<p>And it works better and faster than other methods to calm frazzled nerves such as listening to music, going for a walk or settling down with a cup of …

Google's CEO Doesn't Use Bullet Points and Neither Should You

Google's Sundar Pichai gives a master class for creating simple, engaging presentations.<p>Google CEO Sundar Pichai recently announced at the company's 2017 developers conference thatGoogle is "rethinking all our products" as it moves from a mobile-first world to an "A.I.-first" one. His presentation …

‘The Middle’ Is a Hit for Maren Morris, After Demi, Camila, Bebe Don’t Make the Cut

The hit single “The Middle,” by Zedd and featuring Maren Morris, is currently on its third week at No. 1 on pop radio – a giant feat for any song but …

To Create A Great Customer Experience, Sweat The Small Stuff

There’s a famous book called <i>Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff</i> that teaches people how focusing on the little things in life is a recipe for unhappiness.<p>But for companies seeking to create the best customer experiences in their industry, sweating the small stuff and focusing on details <i>can</i> help them create …

HR Leaders From Netflix & Pinterest Think You Should Read These Books

Pick up one of these six must-reads if you want to be part of the conversation about the future of work or just know how to get more done.<p>Ever wonder what the people in charge of all the hiring, promoting, and firing are actually thinking? What’s top of mind for them, and where are they finding …

An American Airlines Passenger Was Stuck Next to a 'Screaming and Kicking' Toddler. His Stunning Reaction Went Viral

You have three choices in a situation like this one. Two of them can wind up making you 'internet famous.'<p>Imagine your happy place. Now, imagine that in order to get to your happy place, you first have to sit next to a screaming toddler in economy class on American Airlines for a few hours.<p>We've …

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson had the best response to a Minnesota teen's 'promposal'

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson had a special surprise on Friday for a Minnesota high school senior who asked the actor to prom.<p>In a video posted Twitter, Katie Kelzenberg asked Johnson an important question: “Will you ROCK it with me at prom?”<p>Days later, the teen got her answer. While in her AP …

Filmmaking

The rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes, who started Theranos when she was 19 and became the world's youngest female billionaire before it all came crashing down

In 2014, blood-testing startup Theranos and its founder, Elizabeth Holmes, were on top of the world.<p>Back then, Theranos was a revolutionary idea thought up by a woman hailed as a genius who styled herself as a female Steve Jobs. Holmes was the world's youngest female self-made billionaire, and …

Theranos

Honest Vulnerability Is a Better Personal Brand Than Pretending Life Is Perfect

Real life isn't all sunshine with no bad hair days. Your social media posts shouldn't be either.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The social media era has been a fascinating time period that I’m sure psychologists and researchers have salivated over. There are many people …

Social Media

Want to Raise Kids Everyone Wants to Hire? Train Them to Master This 1 Skill

Employers say it's the skill that's needed most in today's workplace.<p>With the cost of college tuition at an all-time high in the U.S., the most common question asked on campus tours these days is, "What's the job placement rate of your graduates?" However, having a college degree no longer …