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10 ways leaders cause doubt in their teams

Leadership behaviors that hurt your credibility include failing to follow through and giving negative feedback publicly, writes John R. Stoker. He …

Self-help

Strategies for Dealing with Defensive Employees

Feedback is wasted on Mr. Defensive. He closes his mind to anything that feels threatening. The chronically defensive can’t benefit from helpful …

Self Defense

This "I'm On Vacation" Auto-Reply Email Is Freaking Brilliant

Why should you be burdened with digging through two weeks of emails the moment you get back?<p>it's hard or even impossible to relax on vacation when you constantly have to answer emails. (Is that a vacation, really?) That's why most people set an "out of office" email response, promising that you'll …

Productivity

How Do You Know Someone Is a True Leader? The Litmus Test Comes Down to 1 Word

According to best-selling author and leadership expert Stephen M.R. Covey, this type of leadership stands in direct opposition to traditional positional leadership.<p>In the outstanding book <i>Servant Leadership in Action --</i> a collection ofessays by forty-four renowned servant leadership experts and …

Leadership

GM’s dress code is only two words

When asked what men can do to improve women’s lives at work, Mary Barra gets straight to the point: “Stop making assumptions,” she tells Quartz.<p>As chief executive at General Motors, Barra practices what she preaches. Her management philosophy is epitomized by GM’s workplace dress code—which is …

General Motors

iOS 12: Five features we’re excited about

Apple has a lot of new features to explore in the latest version of iOS 12.<p>From personalized Animoji to a Siri that can help you do more things at once, there's lots to dig through in the developer beta. Because this is a beta release, features and functionality are subject to change between now …

Apps

6 Nonverbal Signs That Guarantee You Made a Great First Impression, Backed by Science

Nonverbal cues that reliably indicate whether other people like you, plus what you can do to make sure you make a great first impression a lot more often.<p>Everyone wants to make a great first impression. And everyone knows some simple ways to be more likable: Make eye contact, smile, ask questions …

The Secret Tool You Can Use To Keep People Accountable

If You Use It, You Can Get an Immediate Jump in Productivity<p>Accountability is a topic that lots of CEOs and leader talk about. Specifically, most of their concern is that they don't feel like their people hold themselves accountable to the things they need to do in driving higher levels of …

Southwest and United Airlines: This 1 Simple Quote Explains the Huge Difference

It's not really about what either of them did last month, or the month before. It's about what they've done over the years.<p>There's a big difference between United Airlines and Southwest Airlines, and it comes down to a quote from Maya Angelou:<p><i>"People may not remember exactly what you did, or what</i> …

To Be More Likable and Make a Great First Impression,Science Says First Do 1 Thing

And then you can almost guarantee the people you meet will like you.<p>If you want to make a great first impression -- and why wouldn't you? -- you know there are basic steps you can take: Smile, make eye contact, listen more than you talk, ask questions about the other person... anyone can do those …

Body Language

5 Signs That Instantly Identify a Leader with True Emotional Intelligence

This is what the best leaders do to gain trust and win the hearts and minds of people.<p>What do emotional intelligence and authenticity have in common? Everything. In its most stripped down form, being emotionally-intelligent means being an authentic person.<p>Yet authenticity doesn't come natural, …

26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

The 3 Books You Need To Read To Be A Morning Person

<b>* Finally be the morning person you’ve always wanted to be</b> <b><br>* Discover the secrets to conquering the morning from these experts</b> <b><br>* Read these books to</b> …

My husband and I use this budget spreadsheet to manage our money, and it completely changed our lives

Two years ago, my husband and I were living in Manhattan and struggling to make ends meet. We had more money going out than coming in, and we knew we needed a way to do better when it came to managing our finances.<p>So, my husband, like the total Type A personality he is, turned to Excel to fix our …

Three lesser-known websites that will save you a ton of money on flights

These days, you can travel the world for a lot less than you may think. After all, it’s easier than ever to find great deals on everything from …

Flying

How Can You Tell a Great Leader When You See One? Look for This 1 Uncommon Sign

This is the stuff of which legacies are made, careers advance, and companies ultimately flourish.<p>Many of us have to make decisions that define who we are. It's often arriving at the crossroads of choosing between towing the line or doing the difficult, unpopular thing. And sometimes, doing what you …

Leadership

Chuong Bui, Ph.D. on LinkedIn: “You cannot just lay off…

If You Don't Do These 4 Things, Your Meetings Might Just Be a Complete Waste of Time

The truth that most leaders don't want to hear.<p>Have you ever stopped to do the math behind meetings?<p>Every time you bring 10 people together in an one hour meeting, you are basically trading 10 hours of productivity for one. That means you're sacrificing nine hours in the process.<p>Considering that …

Jack Kosakowski on LinkedIn: “The most powerful tool we…

The most powerful tool we have is our mind. Yet, how much time are we giving it to work efficiently without a million distractions? So much wisdom in …

A healthcare algorithm started cutting care, and no one knew why

For most of her life, Tammy Dobbs, who has cerebral palsy, relied on her family in Missouri for care. But in 2008, she moved to Arkansas, where she signed up for a state program that provided for a caretaker to give her the help she needed.<p>There, under a Medicaid waiver program, assessors …

Washing Machines

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

Seven Management Behaviors That Erode Employee Morale

In this rapidly changing technological landscape, it has become increasingly important to redefine how managers lead. Bad managers can cost the economy a staggering $398 billion annually, according to Gallup. According to another Gallup study of more than 7,000 U.S. adults, one in two people cited …

7 Harsh Truths That Will Improve Your Leadership Skills Overnight

This is taking your leadership to a whole new level, again.<p>Remember those old and scratchy vinyl records that would skip and play the same thing over and over until you moved the needle? (I know I'm showing my age, play along.)<p>Well, the Gallup Organization has been playing a tune now for over three …

Want to Raise Kids Everyone Wants to Hire? Train Them to Master This 1 Skill

Employers say it's the skill that's needed most in today's workplace.<p>With the cost of college tuition at an all-time high in the U.S., the most common question asked on campus tours these days is, "What's the job placement rate of your graduates?" However, having a college degree no longer …

9 Inspiring Quotes From One of the Most Anticipated Leadership Books Ever Published

Marshall Goldsmith, Simon Sinek, Stephen M.R. Covey, Bren Brown and the rest are featured on this important, new book release.<p>Hailed by its publisher as "the most comprehensive and wide-ranging guide on the subject of servant leadership ever produced," the newly-released <i>Servant Leadership in</i> …

The Mind of the Leader: How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>March 13, 2018</b><p>Join the global movement that's making corporations more people-centric to achieve great results. The world is facing a global leadership crisis. Seventy-seven percent of leaders think they do a good job of engaging their people, yet 88 percent of employees …

Stop What You're Doing and Check These Facebook Privacy Settings on Your Facebook Account. I Was Truly Stunned by Mine

It's not quite panic time, but most people will be surprised by just how many apps they've given permission to access their data.<p>In the wake of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytics scandal, and the news now that the Federal Trade Commission has opened an investigation into Facebook's use of private …

How much you really need to earn to take home $100,000

For many American workers, earning a six-figure income is an impressive milestone. But it might not mean as much after accounting for state and local …

How I Make a Full-Time Income in My Spare Time -- And How You Can, Too

Affiliate marketing is simple, but it's not easy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young man, I learned how to make money online, initially to pay off my mother’s debt. I’ve used these same skills to create a lifestyle that many dream about, flying 96 times just this …

Donald Trump Hits A Grand Slam Appointing Larry Kudlow His Chief Economic Advisor

President Trump announced last week via Twitter:<p>Larry Kudlow will be my Chief Economic Advisor as Director of the National Economic Council. Our Country will have many years of Great Economic & Financial Success, with low taxes, unparalleled innovation, fair trade and an ever expanding labor force …