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7 Ways to Manage Your Most Motivated and Talented Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Any manager who tells you that motivating the troops is the first thing on his mind is lying. That’s because managing people is never a job title and it’s rarely a priority. Like it or not, that’s just the way it is.<p>While managers do have …

Failure Quotes

<b><br>This is the huge, ultimate list of Failure Quotes! Reading them will help you “keep-on-keeping-on”.</b><p>Fear of failure must never be a reason not to try …

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome

It's truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face of hardship is driven by the ability to let go of the negativity that holds so many otherwise sensible people …

10 New Truths Great Leaders Know That Most People Don't | Inc.com

Like any other field, leadership goes through trends and changes--and if you want to be successful, you need to stay on top of them. Old-school leadership is just that, and what we do today is very different. To understand leadership, you need to be able to separate historic thought from current …

Leadership

20 Les Brown Quotes To Inspire You To Create Your Own Reality

Quite frankly, I'm not a big follower of Les Brown. But I always recognize his voice whenever I'm catching up a on motivational video on YouTube.His …

Motivation

9 tricks to motivate yourself to reach your goals

Maybe your boss has set a due date for a project report or your personal trainer is shouting at you while you power through push-ups.<p>But sometimes motivation needs to come from within. Your boss won't always be hovering over you asking for status updates on your project report — you have to make …

The 4 Personality Traits Of Engaging Leaders

How well you keep your team engaged is partly a matter of your own personality.<p>Most people think of leadership as a vocation, but it’s really a psychological process–namely, the process of influencing others to put aside their self-serving agendas and cooperate for the common good of a group. …

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had built it into the world’s most valuable company. Along the way …

The Five Traits of Great Leaders

<i>By Gini Dietrich</i><p>The Peter principle is a concept in management theory formulated by Laurence J. Peter in which the selection of a candidate for a …

The 50 Best Quotes From the 50 Best Business Books | Inc.com

<i>1. Think and Grow Rich</i><p>“If you truly desire money so keenly that your desire is an obsession, you will have no difficulty in convincing yourself that you will acquire it. The object is to want money, and to be so determined to have it that you convince yourself that you will have it.”<p><i>2. Feel the</i> …

Selling

6 Things Wise Leaders Do To Engage Their Employees

An article in the New York Daily News reports that nearly 70% of U.S. employees are miserable at work. According to the story, research conducted by the Gallup Poll suggests that the majority of American’s dislike or feel disengaged on the job. Needless to say, this is disturbing news. It’s also an …

Leadership

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7 Qualities You’ll Never Find in Millionaires | Inc.com

Looking to make it to millionaire status? Simply do as the rich do. You'll never find these seven qualities in millionaires-and we're sharing why.<p>1. They Aren't TV Junkies.<p>Millionaires don't spend their time indulging in Netflix binge-watching. Instead, they substitute tube time for books. From …

Self-improvement

5 Leadership Lessons From the U.S. Women's World Cup Team | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Perhaps you leaped on the bandwagon late.<p>Perhaps you were there all along in spirit. Or at least on Twitter.<p>Perhaps you haven't gone to bed yet, after many rousing hours of celebration and …

Leadership

100 Things You Are Doing Wrong on Social Media

Director, Content Strategy<p>1. You are tweeting press releases.<p>2. You are not following ANYONE back on Twitter.<p>3. You are not answering questions …

Marketing

Content Marketing 2015: Top Influencers and Brands

What’s next for content marketing?<p>With a growing discussion and a solid increase in the use of content marketing across all disciplines we are asking …

Marketing

The Daily Habits of 20 Highly Successful People | Inc.com

While the definition of success may be debatable, most people would agree that the leaders of companies getting good traction have likely garnered some measure of it. Want to know how high achievers get to the top? Here are quotes from 20 founders and CEOs on the daily habits that help them get …

Startups

Five Powerful Quotes of Inspiration From Daymond John | Inc.com

This week I had the opportunity to meet shark Daymond John at the Inc and CNBC IConic tour. I have distilled his words of wisdom into these five quotes and ideas to inspire you:<p>1. "<b>Never give up what you believe."</b><p><i>Shark Tank</i> was nearly canceled in the first 12 months. It kept getting moved to …

Entrepreneurship

10 Seconds to Take Your Leadership From Good to Great | Inc.com

These are times that call for great leaders--people who are confident and courageous, certain in their leadership--to show us the way. It's not easy, but if we can learn to follow their example, we too can separate ourselves from the pack. Here are some of their lessons:<p>1. Create a compelling …

Leadership

How to Increase Your Strength as a Leader Right Now | Inc.com

Stop wasting retreats, team building, and personal development on the latest idea that puts a label on your head about the type of leader/communicator/decision maker that you are. Such endeavors have as much impact on business results as the latest quiz overtaking Facebook feeds everywhere: "Which …

Leadership

Google, Facebook & Twitter Haven't Forgotten What Your Pocket Supercomputer Can Really Do

Facebook recently joined Google and Twitter by offering a click-to-call functionality in its ads, giving consumers an option to call businesses directly, versus emailing them or completing an online form – effectively making the plain old phone one of the most powerful <i>on/offline</i> marketing tools of …

Marketing

7 Email Metrics Dealerships Should Be Tracking #Infographic

How to Advertise on Facebook: The Complete Guide

Share<p>Facebook advertising is a big and growing business: companies spent more than $9 billion on Facebook ads in the second quarter of 2017 alone. …

Content Marketing Tips: Image Standards For The Top 7 Social Networks

In the 80’s a revolution happened.<p>But when it started no-one knew it was going to change the world forever.<p>The IBM personal computer had just hit the …

Super List of Tools for Bloggers – More Than 70 Resources

Shares 276<p>Blogging is a marathon, not a sprint, and over the time, can be really hard to continue doing an awesome job.<p>Having the right tools will …