Johan François

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3 Keys to Triggering a Radically Positive Shift in Consciousness

Justin Faerman, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>There’s quite a bit of talk these days about raising consciousness, and despite a growing mainstream awareness …

6 Chinese Proverbs Every Entrepreneur Should Read | Inc.com

As an entrepreneur who is always seeking to grow and evolve professionally, I try to collect insightful quotes I can use to help manage my business.<p>Over the years, I've collected hundreds of passages. Yet one type always seems to stand out to me--Chinese proverbs. I find myself fascinated with …

Entrepreneurship

Onboarding Employees: Waste of Time or Strategic Process?

Hiring and training a new employee is often just as stressful for managers as it is for the new hire. Preparing the necessary paperwork, outlining job responsibilities (especially if you're creating a new position), and making sure the employee knows the ins and outs of your company are all …

Human Resources

How To Get Employee Onboarding Right

When your company is growing like a weed, it’s difficult to think about anything besides keeping your head above water. Although many young, smart intrapreneurs will join a company because of its startup cred, that’s not a sustainable way to keep new employees engaged and productive.<p>While training …

Employee Engagement
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Why Keynesian Voodoo Doesn't Work?

Keynesian policy of manipulating economic “aggregates” through countercyclical macro-measures <b>appeared to work when balance sheets were not stretched</b> …

See How What Makes Us Happy Has Changed Over the Past 80 Years

Psychologists from the University of Bolton in the U.K. have re-created a famous study conducted in the same town almost eight decades ago that …

Happiness

Three Scenarios For The Future Of Work

Recently PwC released a 30 page report called “The Future of Work – A Journey to 2022” which is actually quite fascinating. In fact, I did a podcast with Toni Cusumano who actually helped create the report. While the whole thing is worth a read I think the most interesting and important aspect of …

The Workplace

The Best Of The Best: Hadafi Awards Three Female Entrepreneurs From The UAE

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Beating out 1000 entrepreneurs, 14 shortlisted projects and more than 600 submissions just from the UAE, three Dubai-based entrepreneurs were …

Entrepreneurship
Crowd Funding

The future of work: Say goodbye to HR?

When Deloitte revealed recently that it was redesigning its approach to performance management—hoping to fix a process that chews up nearly 2 million …

Human Resources

How LinkedIn Is Creating The HR Organization Of The Future

Pat Wadors is the Senior Vice President of Global Talent Organization at LinkedIn and is one of the speakers at our upcoming Future of Work Forum in San Francisco on April 29th. She is responsible for helping make sure that the LinkedIn culture can scale, making sure employees stay engaged, …

Employee Engagement

The Best Leaders Are Insatiable Learners

Nearly a quarter century ago, at a gathering in Phoenix, Arizona, John W. Gardner delivered a speech that may be one of the most quietly influential speeches in the history of American business — a text that has been photocopied, passed along, underlined, and linked to by senior executives in some …

Becoming a Great Leader Starts With Building Trust

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the movie <i>Braveheart</i>, Mel Gibson’s character, William Wallace, cries “Alba gu bràth" as he and his men forge boldly into battle. The Gaelic phrase, which means roughly "Scotland forever,” gave the troops something to rally around and …

Dog Food

5 Tips to Chase Your Entrepreneurial Pursuit While Working a Full-Time Job

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I heard some pretty terrible advice the other day.<p>The advice came on a business podcast from a successful entrepreneur who had built a company to billion-dollar status. In this podcast, he told the audience that if you are going to be …

Entrepreneurship

Report Highlights Digital Trends Entrepreneurs Need to Know About in 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Smartphone and tablet usage has exploded, but marketing plans have not necessarily changed radically to reflect this, according to a recently released white paper.<p>Digital media analytics company comScore's Digital Future in Focus is based …

Marketing

How to Write a Great Business Plan: Key Concepts | Inc.com

Some entrepreneurs succeed without a business plan. With great timing, solid business skills, entrepreneurial drive, and a little luck, some founders build thriving businesses without ever creating even an informal business plan.<p>But the chances are more likely that those entrepreneurs fail.<p>Will a …

Small Business

Blog

Blog<p>By Michael C. Bush<p>Michael C Bush's Message about the 2018 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For List<p>February 14, 2018<p>Blog<p>By Great Place to …

Employee Engagement

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If you are a small business owner who is struggling to write a business plan, help is here.<p>Planning is one of the most important, yet often …

7 Key Tools To Run Your Online Business From Anywhere

When it comes to streamlining your online business building efforts, you can literally go to town when it comes to choosing the best online tools and apps to help you save time and money.<p>The thing is though, you really only need a few core tools to run your online business successfully. I’ve spent …

3 Steps to Transform Your Business Idea Into a Prototype

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most frequent questions we hear from entrepreneurs is about the design cycle and how long it will take to develop an idea into a real product. Of course that answer totally depends on the complexity of the product, but by …

Prototypes

To Pimp a Butterfly: Kendrick Lamar's new album is perfect

I’ve never been afraid to listen to an album.<p>It’s a strange feeling. Music can elicit a number of emotions — tears, unbridled happiness, a wave of calmness, a strong stank face — but fear usually isn’t drawn out by music. It’s not something that artists strive to pull out of their audience. And yet …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Authenticity Paradox

Authenticity has become the gold standard for leadership. But a simplistic understanding of what it means can hinder your growth and limit your impact.<p>Consider Cynthia, a general manager in a health care organization. Her promotion into that role increased her direct reports 10-fold and expanded …

Leadership

Why Traditional Recruiting Efforts Don’t Work

The amount of time, effort and frustration companies go through to find reliable, intelligent recruiting assistance is astronomical.<p>Over the years, …

Employment

'Tell Me About Yourself' -- Why Job Interviews Really Ask That Question And Four Ways To Answer

<i>Tell me about yourself. Walk me through your resume. Walk me through your career.</i><p>Many interviews will open with an invitation to tell your story, so you want to prepare to address that specific question. Don’t answer this question in the most literal sense! This isn’t a storytelling contest or a …

Employment
Human Resources

5 Good Reasons HR Management Software is a Worthwhile Asset

The human resources (HR) department is a <b>key component of any organization</b>. They oversee functions spanning hiring, compensation and benefits …

Human Resources

Delivering an Effective Performance Review

It’s performance review season, and you know the drill. Drag each of your direct reports into a conference room for a one-on-one, hand them an official-looking document, and then start in with the same, tired conversation. Say some positive things about what the employee is good at, then some …