Joshua Dela Cruz

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How to Raise Kids to Be Entrepreneurs

The media’s fascination with young entrepreneurs gives off the impression that all of America’s businesses are being run by messy-haired …

Why the Best Leaders Want Their Superstar Employees to Leave

When a stream of top performers go on to better things, it usually hastens the flow of more top talent into the company<p>Should bosses try to hold on to their star performers?<p>For most of corporate America, the question might seem like nonsense. Star performers are seen as so valuable that managers …

Employment

iPhone 7 Launch Will Smash Smartphone Competition

The world’s Android manufacturers are gathering in Berlin for the annual IFA Trade Fair, ready to show the world the next evolution of smartphone technology. It’s going to be a struggle to be remembered. Right after IFA, Apple is going to come along with the iPhone 7, soak up all the digital column …

Mobile Technology

Tim Cook On Apple’s Values, Mistakes, And Seeing Around Corners

“If you’re on the outside, why do you want to join Apple? You want to join Apple because you want to change the world.”<p>In this exclusive interview, Apple’s CEO reveals the company’s boundless ambition.<p><b>Fast Company: Let’s start with this: Please define artificial intelligence for me.</b><p><b>Apple CEO Tim</b> …

Playing The Long Game Inside Tim Cook’s Apple

iPhone sales have slumped, stock is down, and pundits insist Apple is a tech laggard. But the company may be stronger than ever.<p>Eddy Cue doesn’t look like a man in the midst of his toughest year in decades. Sporting an untucked apricot camp shirt and blue jeans over camouflage socks and a pair of …

Why nice bosses finish first

Share33<p>Tweet<p>Share90<p>+11<p>Shares 124<p>Many bosses assume that a leader needs to be aloof and tough on employees in order to be effective. They fear that …

Leadership

10 Quotes to Inspire Reflection | Inc.com

Just as water reflects your image as you gaze into it, when you look inside yourself, you see who you really are. Your knowledge and success with others is directly related to your self-knowledge.<p>Excellence is built from the inside out. So, reflect on who you are, what you can be and where you are …

12 Habits of Horrible Leaders and How to Break Them | Inc.com

In leadership, everything you do counts. All eyes are on you, even when you aren't there. Employees feel your presence throughout the day because you set the tone.<p>This is what it means to be a leader--to be aware of how your actions and decisions impact others even when you are physically absent.<p>I …

Leadership

What's Your Leadership Style? 3 Questions to Ask

Do you want to be an inspiring leader, but are afraid of becoming an obnoxious boss?<p>Many of the professional women I speak with tell me they feel they are ready to become better leaders, but they don't know where to start.<p>They struggle with an underlying fear of being labeled inflexible, difficult …

Truly Successful People Never Compromise on These 6 Things

Successful people do their deep work early in the day, when most people are still fast asleep.<p><i>How do smart and successful people maintain sanity and manage their time, career, and lives? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people</i> …

These Are Richard Branson's 10 Rules for Being a Great Leader

Whether he’s showing up to a press event dressed as revolutionary Che Guevara or kite surfing across the English Channel, Virgin Group chairman …

7 Powerful Lessons From TED Talks About Leadership

What makes a great leader in today's world? Answers from the likes of Sheryl Sandberg and Simon Sinek.<p>What does it take to be a great leader? In a fascinating series of talks, business leaders, researchers, a famed general, and an orchestra conductor tackle that question from their diverse …

The 5 Commandments of Personal Development

Are you drowning under the sea of information on personal development? You wonder what you should really focus on in order to get results?<p>It is while …

A new study finds a key component of effective leadership is surprisingly simple

In fact, research suggests that extroversion is generally a strong predictor of successful leadership.<p>Yet a new analysis of 25 studies, led by Dana Joseph, Ph.D., at the University of Central Florida, complicates the idea that simply being outgoing is enough to make you an outstanding leader. Now, …

4 Leadership Lessons From a Yale Coxswain | Inc.com

As he lay dying, a father predicted his daughter’s future. He did not envision a traditional path for her — but one that she would craft on her own.<p>And decades later, the father’s prediction is coming true.<p>That daughter is Carol Barash, founder and CEO of EdTech company, Story2.<p>As Barash — who …

Avoid These Three Traps and Become a More Decisive Leader

I recently oversaw a study designed to clarify the relationship between pivotal decisions and leadership. Based on our nationwide survey of 500 …

How To Train Your Employees To Become Managers

Where do you find the perfect manager? Hiring a manager from within your current employees seems wise. Who better knows your business that those …

Keys to Developing Leaders When Your Team Grows Too Big

Boss: <i>“You’re doing a great job with your team!”</i><p>You: <i>“Thanks!”</i><p>Boss: <i>“You don’t mind if we go ahead and put a few more people on your team, right?”</i><p>You:</i> …

Bold Leadership: The 4 Steps That Take Leaders To Another Level

In college, my daughter was dating the man she wanted to marry, but he hadn’t made his mind up about her. He was dating another girl and my daughter at the same time. After a few weeks of this spilt relationship my daughter confidently told him, “I don’t want to be with someone who doesn’t want to …

Leadership

Five Common Rookie Storytelling Mistakes

In honor of this week’s launch of our new online course, Presentation Prep: 10 Steps to Persuasive Storytelling, I’m devoting this post to some of the rookie storytelling mistakes I’ve seen in my 18 years as the President of Public Words Inc. Specifically, in the form of presentations and speeches. …

Public Speaking

Be a Leader Who Can Admit Mistakes

This might sound obvious, but if you want to build a more engaged workforce you need to, well, engage. That means, whether you are a CEO or a frontline manager, you need to be working hard to connect, face-to-face, with your people. That can mean anything from walking around and making pit stops in …

5 types of emotional intelligence all great leaders have mastered

The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team.<p>The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to emotions, overcoming stress in the moment, and being aware of how your words and …

44 Inspiring John C. Maxwell Quotes for Leadership Success | Inc.com

Being a great leader is all about having a genuine willingness and a true commitment to lead others to achieve a common vision and goals through positive influence. No leader can ever achieve anything great or long-lasting all alone. Teamwork goes hand in hand with leadership. Leadership is <i>about</i> …

Motivation

5 Aspects of Emotional Intelligence Required for Effective Leadership | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is widely known to be a key component of effective leadership. The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team. The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to …

15 Signs You Will Become A Great Leader

Throughout the ages, great leaders have forged new societies, built great companies and advanced progress toward social change using a set of skills …

7 Things the Best Leaders Never Fail to Do | Inc.com

How does a seemingly ordinary woman become a super-successful business leader? What qualities do you need to reach and then effectively fill a top leadership position? And what qualities or actions are likely to hold you back?<p>To find out, Kathy Hurley and Priscilla Shumway, who are themselves …

When Stephen Fry met Jony Ive: the self-confessed tech geek talks to Apple's newly promoted chief design officer

In an exclusive interview - in which Ive's promotion is revealed for the first time - Stephen Fry meets Jony Ive, and his boss, Apple chief executive Tim Cook, to talk spaceships, design and Steve Jobs<p><b>Jony Ive promoted to new role of chief design officer</b>• <b><br>Ive will spend more time on design and</b> …

23 Battle-Tested Leadership Quotes That Can Transform Your Life | Inc.com

While we remember those who served in the armed forces, it is also important to reflect on the lessons those soldiers learned. No other setting that can drive fear and summon courage like battle. Top commanding officers have to bring their troops through something no completely sane human would …

What the Blackberry guys said when they saw Apple's iPhone

“How did they do that?”<p>According to Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff, that’s what Research in Motion founder Mike Lazaridis thought when he first saw …

What does leadership mean in the 21st century?