Lori Riches

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These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

4 Steps For A Better Return On Leadership Development Investment

After several combat tours as a Navy SEAL, I went to graduate school and became an entrepreneur. As a budding business leader, it took years before I broke the bad habit of promoting people into leadership and management roles with little to no training or experience. Just because someone is a …

To Retain New Hires, Make Sure You Meet with Them in Their First Week

First impressions in the workplace really matter — and not just to the employer. New employees can begin to formulate impressions about organizations from the get-go, influencing their decision to stay with the company in the long term. Poor onboarding experiences can lead to unnecessary and …

25 TED Talks That Will Make You a Better Leader

You can improve your skills by watching lectures from these amazing and brilliant individuals.<p>If you're the owner of a business or someone in a management position, then you know how often employees, colleagues, and partners turn to you when they have questions, concerns, or need advice. Not only …

Self-improvement

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

3 Powerful Habits That Can Make (or Break) Your Success

Never underestimate the importance of sleep.<p><i>If a happy and successful life is all about developing three good daily habits, what would those three habits be? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</b> …

10 things happy professionals do before 10 a.m.

Success often seems like a visionary goal — a feat in life that’s attempted only after many strides, plenty of pitfalls and a healthy serving of …

Happiness

To Move Forward We Need to Let Go

“<i>We can't be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that</i> …

8 Things Positive People Do Differently

Some people go through life carried forward on the wings of good vibrations. These people are the chipper, resilient, Leslie Knopes of the world. But …

7 Things Every Employee Should Hear During Their Next Review

Employee reviews aren't just check-ins. They're opportunities to drastically improve your business.<p>I am a believer that employee reviews should not happen once a year, or once every three months. Employees should know where they're at and how they're doing regularly.<p>The reason is because a review …

Only 1 in 10 People Has the Right Skills to Manage. Here Are 5 Things That Person Does to Succeed (the Other 9 Rarely Will)

Research by Gallup has determined that managers with these skills frequently realize 48 percent greater profitability and 22 percent greater productivity.<p>According to extensive Gallup studies over two decades, one of the most important decisions any organization will ever make is whom to hire or to …

15 Simple Recruiting Tips You’ll Be Happy You Learned

A truly successful recruiting strategy involves your entire team and several areas of your business that you might not expect. We’ve shared ten …

Change Your Leaders To Change Your Culture

How would you describe the culture of your organization? Some might say, “It’s the smell of the place,” or, “It’s how things are done around here.” Research done on culture and organizational performance by Kotter and Heskett defines culture as “…gained knowledge, explanations, values, beliefs, …

Leadership

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Change Management

Corporate transformations still have a miserable success rate, even though scholars and consultants have significantly improved our understanding of how they work. Studies consistently report that about three-quarters of change efforts flop—either they fail to deliver the anticipated benefits or …

The Woman Aiming to Get 50 Million Americans Into the Worker-Owner Economy

For decades Marjorie Kelly has looked for ways that businesses can better contribute to the good of society. In 1987, after getting a master’s degree …

What if the office worked like your smartphone?

There’s no denying we love our phones.<p>It’s not just that they’re easy and intuitive. Apart from the occasional lover’s tiff (flat battery, out of …

Human-Centered Design

How to Build a Profitable Side Hustle While Working Full Time

Follow these four steps to make your side hustle a success.<p>Dreaming of becoming your own boss? You're not alone. Tons of people wish they could quit their job and work for themselves, and some are even making it happen.<p>Today more than ever, working from home and starting your own business is a …

Small Business

Billionaire CEO Sara Blakely Says These 7 Words Are the Best Career Advice She Ever Got

Sometimes the simplest things are the most profound.<p>Sara Blakely founded Spanx in her late 20s. The company made $4 million in sales in its first year and $10 million in its second year. In 2012, <i>Forbes</i> named Blakely the youngest self-made woman billionaire in the world.<p>She is clearly massively …

Sara Blakely

LinkedIn's CEO Just Gave Some Brilliant Life Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence

For an executive of his magnitude, Jeff Weiner has never lost sight of what truly matters in life.<p>Since taking over as LinkedIn's CEO in 2009, Jeff Weiner has accomplished a great deal to earn him the title of Highest Rated CEO.<p>He has grown LinkedIn's membership base from 33 million to more than …

7 signs it's time to quit and look for a new job

At one point or another we've all dreamt about changing jobs. The reasons vary. For some, it's about money.<p>For others, it's about doing something with meaning or maybe the chance to create their own business.<p>As someone who's lived in 11 countries, worked in 10+ different companies and started a few …

Burnout

Need those office brewskies? Maybe you're not ready for virtual work

Face time with the boss isn’t happening at Goodway Group, an advertising media planning and buying company in Jenkintown. That’s because the majority …

How to Transform Your Hiring Process with The Best Team Wins

No matter what industry you are in, people are the engine of your business. They are also the most expensive part of your business with salaries, …

Human Resources

How Organizations and Employees Can Start Focusing on Wellness

<i>(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Cubii, the world’s first smart under-desk elliptical machine. After their successful Kickstarter</i> …

Richard Branson's company has no dress code — and it could boost productivity

Richard Branson has always done things differently. The billionaire entrepreneur dropped out of school as a teen to start his own business, prefers to work from his hammock or bathtub rather than a desk and drinks 20 cups of tea a day.<p>He's also eliminated any notion of a dress code at Virgin Group, …

A 27-year-old CEO says too many company founders get a key element of leadership all wrong

When Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe first launched her dating app in 2014, she had a tiny team and a lot of doubters.<p>"There was just a few of us," 27-year-old Wolfe tells Business Insider. "Early on, when you're starting a company, for every 10 people who tell you you're crazy, you've got this one person …

Wolfe

10 Best Ways to Explore New York City

Since New York City is the largest (by population), busiest, and most culturally diverse city in the United States, you might be tempted to believe …

Millennials are telling you why your company stinks but you’re not listening: A Q&A with Simon Sinek

Leadership expert and author Simon Sinek has become something of a Millennial Whisperer. With an outrageously popular TED talk and a willingness to …

3 Things Leaders With Impressive Communication Skills Always Do

As a leader, your communication skills have the potential to leave a lasting impact on others--make sure that impact is a positive one.<p>Communication is an essential life skill for anyone and everyone. It's one of the earliest survival skills we learn as growing children. (How else would we have …

Communication Skills

Not even remotely possible

Down with the tyranny of geography. Down with commuting, “the daily activity most injurious to human happiness.” Down with allegedly “collaborative” open floor plans built such that “high-level executives […] are exempt from this collaborative environment.” Up with more time, greater flexibility, …

Remote Working