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This 10-Year Study Had 1.5 Million People Rate 122,000 Leaders. It Revealed a Lot About Company Culture

Diversity in business is easy to measure. Inclusivity is much more difficult--and most leaders don't know how inclusive they are (or aren't).<p>Creating an inclusive business culture should be one of the main objectives for all leaders. Inclusive business cultures make team members of all races, …

The Workplace

8 Things the Smartest Leaders Do to Motivate Their Employees

Science has found that positive emotions are at the root of human motivation. It's how employees "feel" that will drive the motivation deep within them. Here's where to start.<p>Whether you've been promoted to management recently or have been at it for ten years or longer, one thing never changes: …

Want Exceptional Personal Growth? Commit to These 5 Ultimate Resolutions

If you want to achieve all you're meant to be, start here.<p>You've probably heard some good entrepreneurial resolutions--attend more conferences, lose weight or finally get organized, for example. Those common goals are are absolutely worthwhile. But if you really want to see a dramatic shift in your …

Shonda Rhimes

9 Habits of Trustworthy Leaders

<b>habit</b> [hab-it], noun — an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntaryHabits…we all have them, don’t we? Some …

Leadership

BBC Ignores Olympian Usain Bolt's Commitment to Christ

The fastest man on the planet, Usain Bolt is making headlines around the world, but reports say the God he worships is being ignored by the BBC.<p>— …

Noah's ark of biblical proportions ready to open in Kentucky

WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A 510-foot-long, $100 million Noah's ark attraction built by Christians who say the biblical story really happened is ready to open in Kentucky this week.<p>Since its announcement in 2010, the ark project has rankled opponents who say the attraction will be detrimental to …

4 Science-Backed Methods to Stop Procrastinating

The post 4 Science-Backed Methods to Stop Procrastinating appeared first on Trello Blog.You have a huge deadline hanging over your head, and you know …

Procrastination

Listening Is an Overlooked Leadership Tool

HBR STAFF<p>“What do you think?”<p>I ask this question a lot. My team knows that when they come to me with a question, this is likely the question I’ll come back with first. Sometimes I even preface it with, “I don’t know.” As leaders in our organizations, it’s up to us to coach colleagues and our …

Upcoming 'Jesus VR' film to portray Bible like never before

Coming on the heels of the successes of faith-based films like “God’s Not Dead,” “Miracles From Heaven” and “Heaven Is For Real,” a new movie slated …

13 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

Success

6 Books That Should Be on Every Entrepreneur's Reading List

Every book, try to get one takeaway.<p><i>What books should entrepreneurs read? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, entrepreneur, angel investor, and best-selling author, on Quora:</b><p>I'm …

6 Mantras That Will Set You Apart as a Genuine Leader

Any strategy for success must include defining who you are as a leader, and then learning how it can set you apart from the rest.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by</i> …

Tim Hawkins: Atheist Worships Songs

What happens in the walls of atheist churches? Tim Hawkins has a few ideas.

Atheism

‘Risen’ Is The New High-Water Mark Of The Faith-Based Film

Maybe it’s because the New Testament is generally more straightforward and upbeat than the Old Testament (see: Lewis Black’s bit on the subject), but perhaps the most striking thing about <i>Risen</i> is how much better a Bible epic it is than <i>Exodus: Gods And Kings</i>. Whereas <i>Exodus</i> cost $140-145 million to …

9 Things That Worked in the Church A Decade Ago That Don’t Today

So you entered into church leadership full of enthusiasm and fresh ideas.And for a season, a lot of those ideas worked.You saw your ministry grow, …

Marketing

The Mostly Unknown Leadership Lessons from a Learner's Permit

I'm teaching my 16-year-old to drive. We go out in the evenings after work for about an hour at a clip. I try to keep my voice modulated to hide the terror. "Move a little to the left," I'll say, "so we don't take out the row of mailboxes," I silently add. At other times, I may casually mention …

Modern Science’s Christian Sources | James Hannam

Back in 1978, Carl Sagan included a time line of scientific progress in his book <i>Cosmos</i>, showing that nothing at all happened between a.d. 415 and …

Does God Have Two Wills?

“Have I any pleasure in the death of the wicked, declares the Lord God, and not rather that he should turn from his way and live?” – Ezekiel 18:23 …

Theology

The Best Leaders Are Constant Learners

As Juan Manuel Fangio exited the chicane before the blind Tabac corner in the 1950 Monaco Grand Prix, he stomped on the brake. It was a counterintuitive reaction for a racing driver exiting a corner — but one that likely saved his life. By slowing down he avoided plowing into a multi-car pile-up, …

Learning

90 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Business Leadership

Let this be the year you become the leader you want to be--in your business, and in life.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the First 90 Days count by joining the conversation on social</i> …

ISIS Slaughters Christians “In Their Beds”: Muslim Persecution of Christians, October 2015

Gatestone Institute Teams of trained killers disguised as refugees were sent by the Islamic State (IS) into U.N. refugee camps to kill Christians, …

Islam

Which School of Leadership Are You From?

There are several schools of thought about what it takes to be a great leader. See if you can recognize yours -- and whether it's time to change schools.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In</i> Real Leaders Don't Follow<i>, author Steve Tobak explains how real entrepreneurs can</i> …

Leadership

16 Tips for Getting 90 Percent of Your Work Done Before Lunch

Don't have enough time in a day? Follow these tips to get majority of your work done in the morning.<p>Imagine this.<p>By the time lunch rolls around, you push back from your desk with a satisfied sigh, saunter off to your car, and drive off to have a leisurely, stress-free lunch, daydreaming about the …

LinkedIn's CEO on the Most Important Leadership Lesson He's Learned

No matter how big your organization is, Jeff Weiner says, you can't be an impersonal leader.<p>Since becoming CEO of LinkedIn in 2009, Jeff Weiner has earned a reputation as being a particularly inspirational and effective leader.<p>That's partially because he considers "managing compassionately" to be …

7 Ways Satan Tries to Destroy a Church

<i>Be serious! Be alert! Your adversary the Devil is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for anyone he can devour.</i> 1 Peter 5:8I’m not a pastor …

Baptist Church

Personal Guide to Fasting

<b>How desperate am I for God?</b><p>Fasting is one of the most powerful spiritual disciplines of all the Christian disciplines. It is a way to align our …

Fasting

Is the Bible True?

Hi Joyce,<p>Your question is a good one. Many times people will raise an objection to a Christian's belief in the Bible as being the infallible word of …

Theology

5 Common Heresies Today

<i>This topic is adapted from the Bryan & Tracy Dwyer YouTube channel.</i><p>There are a lot of bad ideas about God and spirituality in the world. This article …

3 Ways Leaders Undermine Cohesion by Trying to Create It

When companies want to address fragmented cultures, they do some of the oddest things. For example, we’ve seen at least 15 corporations put “one” in front of their name (as in, “One Acme”), as they launched campaigns to dramatically increase interconnection across the organization.<p>As if that would …