Juliana Leon Niño

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Slide Design: Building a Powerful Color Palette

With sight dominating our senses, it is no surprise that colors have come to hold so much meaning and importance in our culture. Consciously and …

Bill Gates: Good Feedback Is the Key to Improvement

The world's richest man says everyone needs feedback beyond one-word descriptors.<p>Bill Gates, who recently reclaimed the title of the richest man in the world, took to the stage earlier this month for a TED talk on one of his pet causes: improving the quality of education. Specifically, the …

7 Foods That Boost Your Brainpower

Making big decisions for your company? Add these foods to your regular diet to keep your mind sharp.<p>Most entrepreneurs are accustomed to long days and hectic schedules. But if you want to make smart decisions for your company, what you put in your body matters almost as much as how many hours you …

How To Resolve Conflict Like A Pro

Conflict is inevitable whether you are running your own business or working for someone else. However, how you handle the conflict could be the difference between running a successful organization or getting run down by bad blood. I recently had the opportunity to ask an expert a few questions and …

How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge

For all of the books (thousands) written on leadership, individuals (millions) who have participated in leadership seminars and dollars (billions) invested in leadership development, too many leadership experts still fail to distinguish between the practice of leadership and the exercise of …

How to Motivate With Bonuses

Here are four simple rules to get the biggest bang from your bonus bucks.<p>Bonuses are probably the most misused tool in the management toolbox. Done correctly, bonuses can drive a team to excel; done poorly, they can actually make employees discouraged and dissatisfied.<p>Here are the four rules for …

3 Things You Don't Really Need to Be a Great Leader

Sometimes the things you think you need will lead you down the wrong path. Here's what you need to know.<p>We all do what we do because of deep-seated needs. Most founder-owners, for example, start businesses because of a <i>need</i> for freedom and autonomy. Most leaders arrive in leadership positions driven …

How Managers Should Use Data

<b>Thomas H. Davenport</b>, coauthor of <i>Keeping Up with the Quants</i>, describes the three major stages of analytical thinking.

Why We Really Do Need HR

HR gets a bad rap for being too administrative and too pro-employee. That's a legitimate complaint, but I wonder: What the hell did you expect?<p>The History of Human Resources<p>The entire HR function exists because employees were tough to manage. Unions were busy. Pesky women and minorities wanted …

Civil Rights

Getting the Best From Every Employee: Communication Techniques That Work

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Eliciting the best work from your employees is the mark of an effective leader. But, effectively communicating what exactly you expect from them can be difficult.<p>"Unclear expectations lead to inefficient processes and subpar performance," …

Employee Engagement

6 Ways Successful People Stretch Their Comfort Zones

Truly great entrepreneurs aren't satisfied with comfort. Pushing their own limits is how they get to greatness.<p>Everyone has a so-called "comfort zone." You know what I'm talking about: that mental space you live in where there are boundaries and you feel a sense of emotional security with your work …

6 Ways To Talk Like a Leader

Your speech should advance your leadership, not undermine it.<p>Effective leadership requires verbal discipline.<p>Leaders need to care about and practice the quality, specificity, and power of their language. Not enough of them do. <br>Communication is particularly crucial to entrepreneurs. A founder’s …

6 Rules To Transform Your Leadership Development Program

What makes a leader great? And what type of leader is best for your business? Digging into the questions–and answers–that are crucial to any company.<p>Peter Drucker, who remains the guru of management, had little to say on leadership. In fact, Drucker believed that leadership was only useful inside …

What It Takes to Be a Boss Every Employee Loves

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful leader means being good at what you do and possessing integrity. But more than anything, it's about your ability to build healthy relationships with others -- particularly those who work for you.<p>As an entrepreneur, …

Leadership

Get Employees Engaged, Then You Can Talk About Wellness, Says Keas

Just five chronic conditions—heart disease, cancer, diabetes, arthritis, and obesity—account for more than 75 percent of all healthcare costs in the …

Stop Doing These Three Things To Your Team

I recently heard behavioral analyst Steve Sisler speak at an event for the Colorado Chapter of Entrepreneur’s Organization. Prior to the event, he asked us all to take two tests: a personality assessment tool that measures dominance, influence, steadiness and conscientiousness — or DISC profile — …

3 Reasons Your Team Is Underperforming

Can't figure out why you have great people but your team just isn't producing brilliance? Here's what's wrong. (Hint: It's not them.)<p>I hear it all the time: "<i>My people just don't perform at the level I expect</i>"; "<i>I'm not getting the creativity and innovation from them that I need</i>"; "<i>Why am I the one</i> …

7 Workplace Shortcuts You Need to Know

These seven secrets can help you navigate some common but difficult workplace challenges.<p>This post contains seven techniques to help you navigate some common (but difficult) challenges of the business world. These techniques are extracted from my soon-to-be-published, crowd-sourced book, <i>Business</i> …

Make Time for the Work That Matters

More hours in the day. It’s one thing everyone wants, and yet it’s impossible to attain. But what if you could free up significant time—maybe as much as 20% of your workday—to focus on the responsibilities that really matter?<p>We’ve spent the past three years studying how knowledge workers can become …

Women, The Workplace, And 'Second Generation' Gender Bias

Support the news<p>They call it "Second Generation" gender bias. We look at women and the workplace now.<p>American women have come on strong all over the …

Master Your Virtual Workforce With These 6 Tips

It’s been six years since I started working with Diane Gottsman, and not once had I ever met her in person—until earlier this month. Diane is a regular contributor to Hitched and also a frequent guest on our weekly podcast that I host. Over the years we’ve had a fantastic relationship that feels …

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