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Hay 5 cosas que incomodan a los millennials de ser directivos • Forbes México

<i>A los millennials les toca hoy superar la angustia que provoca el primer cargo de liderazgo, ya sin un mentor que los lleve de la mano. Te digo qué</i> …

5 Attitudes That Define Great Leaders

I typically work with huge datasets and draw conclusions based on thousands of leaders. Recently, however, I was working with a small dataset of just 30 leaders. These leaders work for a high tech company with more than 60,000 total employees. This group of 30 were considered to be some of the …

Leadership

What Amazing Bosses Do Differently

We all know that job satisfaction often hinges on the quality of the relationships we have with our bosses. Yet in today’s rapidly evolving, 24/7 workplaces, it’s not always clear what managers should do to create the most satisfying work experiences and the happiest employees. My research into the …

10 Ways Creativity Can Completely Change Your Life

<b>“Life is a great big canvas. Throw all the paint you can on it.” ~Danny Kaye</b><p>I’ve had those days when I felt like my life was in the doldrums. When I …

5 Things Employees Crave Above All | Inc.com

There are many things an employee craves in the workplace, but it can all be boiled down to one major thing: meaning. Even if they don't know it, they're happiest when they're absorbed in doing meaningful work. They're in the zone and become so focused on making progress that they don't even …

Employee Engagement

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

13 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Laughing

<i>This post originally appeared on RealSimple.com.</i><p><b>1.</b> Contrary to popular belief, the number one catalyst for laughter isn’t a joke: It’s interacting …

Focus on What Works and You Start Solving Problems | Inc.com

When I was growing up, my mom had a ritual. Every night at dinner, despite the real challenges we were facing as a family, she would look around the table at her six kids and say, “Tell me something good that happened today.” As simple as those words are, they changed the energy in the room. …

Leadership Is About Emotion

Make a list of the 5 leaders you most admire. They can be from business, social media, politics, technology, the sciences, any field. Now ask yourself why you admire them. The chances are high that your admiration is based on more than their accomplishments, impressive as those may be. I’ll bet …

The Best Management Advice From 'The Art Of War'

AJancso / Shutterstock.com "The Art Of War" is one of the most famous books of all time, said to be written by the legendary Chinese general Sun Tzu around the fifth century B.C.<p>Some of the advice is pretty narrowly focused and dated (for instance, what generals should do when confronted with …

Motivation

The New Role Of Leaders

When Alfred Sloan created the modern corporation at General Motors, he based it on the military. The company was split into divisions, each with its …

5 Ways Being A Good Follower Makes You A Better Leader

Followers are much-maligned, but we’re all followers in some areas of our lives. And in that role, we can learn some important skills that make us better leaders.<p>The relationship between leaders and followers seems pretty straightforward: Leaders lead. Followers follow.<p>But Barbara Kellerman, a …

How Google’s Flexible Workspace Ignites Creative Collaboration (On Wheels)

<i>Editor’s Note: This video is featured on our list of the most valuable, blunt, and slightly unconventional business lessons of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>On our second trip inside the Google Garage–or what Program Manager Mamie Rheingold calls Google’s “hacker maker design space”–we …

Define Your Personal Core Values: 5 Steps | Inc.com

Most concede the power of core values in business. Jim Collins made a great case in <i>Built to Last</i>. But it's difficult to accurately create or accept core values for your company if your own personal core values are unclear.<p>Many claim to understand their own values, but I maintain you don't really …

Leadership

Effective ways to deal with negative self-talk

<b>In this article, Kate Griffiths explores how easy it is to get trapped into a negative mindset. This is what prevents business owners from moving</b> …

Find Your Passion With These 8 Thought-Provoking Questions

Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question, collected the provocative questions top designers, tech innovators, and entrepreneurs ask themselves to spark creativity.<p>In a previous post, I shared questions that can help in overcoming fear of failure. But sometimes, there’s an even more basic …

The Language Of Leadership

These days, we talk a lot about the benefits of embracing diversity in the workplace. Of how intermingling people of different cultures, beliefs and …

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How Adopting A "Growth Mindset" Can Boost Your Success | Inc.com

A small psychological change to how we approach challenges can dramatically change how successful we are at these tasks.<p>That's according to Carol Dweck, a psychology professor at Stanford University who coined the term "growth mindset" in her 2007 book "Mindset: The New Psychology of …

Self-improvement

10 words that matter

Everybody has combination of words that matter to them and they reasonate with them on daily basis. Here are my favorite ones. Chosen from the best quotes by the best people our planet knows

Why Good Managers Are So Rare

Gallup has found that one of the most important decisions companies make is simply whom they name manager. Yet our analysis suggests that they usually get it wrong. In fact, Gallup finds that companies fail to choose the candidate with the right talent for the job 82% of the time.<p>Bad managers cost …

Pitching Ideas: How to sell your ideas to others

Learn how to convince others of your UX ideas by understanding them.<p>We are good in designing usable and engaging products and services. We understand the user's needs and have a toolkit with dozens of deliverables. But for some reason it remains difficult to sell an idea or concept to team members, …

Creating a Powerful, Productive, Connected Workforce

The best companies in the world don’t guess about how to amplify performance at every level. They know.<p>There’s a growing body of research on the significant drivers and motivators of human behavior. What makes us work harder in some situations and not in others? Why do we<p>slack off on the job or …

5 Tips For Better Typography In Your Slides

Download and watch on your computer for best view!<p>This deck covers five tips on how to improve the typography on your presentation slides.<p>This presentation was created 100% in PowerPoint by my presentation design agency Slides. We are based in Spain (Europe) but have clients worldwide.<p>Drop me an …

Success is Broken

Success is Broken because our education system, and the old advice about how to build a career, and the collapse of the command and control management hierarchy...they're all in the way.<p>The New Economy is waaaay better for building a life of satisfaction, flow and financial independence, BUT it's …

Being Team [Tradecraft]

This talk outlines how to work together as a Balanced Team. The ideas were pioneered by Tim McCoy (@seriouslynow, Pivotal Labs) and Janice Fraser (@clevergirl, Luxr.co) in 2011, and I've added on insights on how to shape your time as a contributor on a balanced team. Shared at the start of week 7 …