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5 Rare Signs That Prove You Were Meant to Lead People

Are you someone that understands what truly motivates people psychologically? You may be leadership material.<p>A quick Google search on the work "leadership" gave me about 376,000,000 results. And while it won't give me the totals for "leadership books" (if anyone knows, leave it in the comments), …

Leadership

Ten Skills Every Manager Needs -- But 90% Of Managers Lack

Dear Liz,<p>I’m the Training Manager in a great firm. I have developed and delivered customer service training, communication skills training and several other courses, but now I have a new and bigger challenge. My CEO asked me to develop an in-house leadership development program. I’m very excited …

Leadership

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Employment

6 Signs to Instantly Identify Someone With True Leadership Skills

Here are six defining traits that keep surfacing over and over again in leadership best-sellers.<p>What are the defining attributes of great leaders? That's the age-old question thought leaders and scholars galore have been attempting to answer in mountains of books and literature.<p>While great …

10 skills employers will want the most in 2020

Professional development: It's not always clear what to focus on. Should you go to a coding bootcamp? Invest in a social media marketing course? Attend a communications training? What should you do to help you excel in your current job — or prepare you for your next one?<p>According to the World …

Employment

Apple shares back in vogue as Wall Street bets on iPhone surge

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Wall Street has regained an appetite for Apple as investors bet that the release of a 10th-anniversary iPhone and pent up customer demand will shore up shrinking sales.<p>The largest component of the S&P 500, Apple remained a core holding of Wall Street throughout a decline …

From tiny innovations to big brawls, this is how Apple rolled in 2016

2016 sent Apple for a wild ride full of fantastic new products, crazy controversies and tons of extra drama with its rivals.<p>Tim Cook and his colleagues probably can’t wait to jump into 2017. But before we start looking toward Apple’s future, let’s take a quick look back at all the stories that made …

Didi Chuxing

How Amazon innovates in ways that Google and Apple can't

The Echo, Amazon’s voice-controlled speaker, was a big hit this holiday season. Amazon is keeping specific sales figures under wraps, but the company says it sold nine times as many Echo devices during the holidays as it did a year earlier.<p>It’s the latest example of Amazon pioneering a new product …

What's Wrong with Apple?

Apple is no longer the darling of the tech world it once was. It used to be that if you wrote something that even mildly suggested problems at the company, you were subjected to howls of execration by a seemingly endless legion of Apple fan boys. Yet clearly, those days are now over.<p>Consider this. …

Innovation

Getting Your Mojo Back: 10 Things to Do When You Feel Stuck

What to do when you're stuck and need to get back into your creative space<p>Did your va-va lose its voom? Your edge its steely sharpness? Boomerang not coming back? Mojo not working its magic?<p>Chances are you're suffering from the age-old disease of "stuck." People feel their best when their focus and …

How to Answer 10 of the Toughest Apple Interview Questions

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>The job search has never been easy — and it’s not meant to be.<p>With it being so competitive, especially …

New Year's resolution: Start investing

Are you in the 1%? Congratulations! This article isn't for you. For everyone else, make a New Year's resolution to get into the 50% club.<p>About half of Americans own stocks. They understand the secret to getting wealthy and financially healthy.<p>The U.S. stock market has been on steroids. It's gained …

CNN

7 research-backed ways to stop procrastinating (and get more done)

We’re all guilty of procrastination.<p>We start the day with the intention of doing one thing, and it gets pushed off for later in the day. Then the next day. And soon after, the next week.<p>It’s a never ending cycle that never seems to get any easier.<p>Before we introduce the seven research-backed ways …

Procrastination

Who Says You Can't Time the Stock Market? Why Market Timing Is Easy

At some point every investor, trader, or stock picker has dreamt of buying a stock right before some major news turning him/her into a retired millionaire seemingly overnight.<p>It's fair to think that way, and I've done it myself several times. After all <b>we buy stocks to see our investment go up in</b> …

Natalie Portman reveals her 'dark moments' in college during powerful Harvard commencement speech

In 2003, she graduated with a degree in psychology.<p>But Portman's time at school wasn't always easy.<p>While addressing Harvard's graduating class on Wednesday, she began by revealing, "I have to admit that today, even 12 years after graduation, I'm still insecure about my own worthiness."<p>When I got to …

Natalie Portman

Google just showed us one area where it's miles ahead of Apple

Arguably the most exciting announcement at Google I/O was the introduction of Google on Tap: A more advanced version of Google Now that can actually anticipate what you need before you ask.<p>It does this by assessing the information on your phone to pull up relevant bits of data, such as locations, …

Machine Learning

4 In 5 Millennials Optimistic For Future, But Half Live Paycheck To Paycheck

Millennials display a noteworthy optimism about their finances, but it’s not yet reflected in their reality.<p>Eighty percent of millennials think that they will be as well or better off than their parents, but more than half are still living paycheck to paycheck — and 35% are getting help from their …

Act Like a Leader Before You Are One

If you want to become a leader, don’t wait for the fancy title or the corner office. You can begin to act, think, and communicate like a leader long before that promotion. Even if you’re still several levels down and someone else is calling all the shots, there are numerous ways to demonstrate your …

4 Things Investors Should Do In December

December is a busy time for most people, and investors are no exception. This month, my team and I are busy helping clients manage taxable year-end distributions. We’re helping retirees take their required minimum IRA distributions, and reminding other clients to make their annual IRA …