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If You Read These 9 Books on Leadership, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

While no aspiring leader's bookshelf is complete without a copy of Sheryl Sandberg's <i>Lean In</i>, there are literally hundreds of other books on the topic …

Want to Be a Better Leader? Try Staying Quiet

Staying quiet doesn't mean you have become passive or overstepped, it means you've created space for impact.<p>There's a quote by Plato that has always stuck with me: "Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools speak because they have to say something."<p>It's a saying that has helped my …

PLATO

Step inside this mind-bending studio where every painting is an optical illusion

Patrick Hughes is an artist like no other – he doesn't do 'normal' and presides over all conventions to create insanely mind-bending paintings that …

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) | Inc.com

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 promote to management.<p>Not to be a downer, but good luck with that. Why? Gallup has determined that only one in 10 people actually possesses the talent to …

Employee Engagement

10 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often at Work | Inc.com

In management literature over the years, thought leaders keep drilling down on trust as that one huge motivator that will get you great collaboration, increase employee engagement, and lead to positive business results.<p>But what's the starting point to trust? Well, like anything else involving …

Leadership

A former Navy SEAL commander says you can transform your life with 5 simple choices in the next 24 hours

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3's "Task Unit Bruiser," the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned what it takes to lead people in incredibly dangerous and complex situations.<p>The mantra that Willink instilled into his men was "Discipline Equals …

Athletic Apparel

Want Your Boss to Be a Better Leader? Persuade Them to Try Any of These Top 5 Habits of Smart Leaders | Inc.com

Years ago, Gallup estimated quite shockingly that 75 percent of the reasons people quit comes down to their managers.<p>In my own research pouring over mountains of literature as well as my own client data to get to the bottom line of the most likely reason employees quit their managers, I found the …

Leadership

The business behind winning

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Extreme Sports

6 Landmine Exercises for Explosive Results

As a coach, one of the biggest mistakes I see trainers and lifters making in the gym is that of “force feeding” certain lifts.<p>The idea that a lift is …

8 Books Every Leader Needs to Read in 2017 | Inc.com

From recent bestsellers to old-school business parables, these are the best business books to read in 2017. What would you add to this list? Leave me a comment.<p>by Adam Galinsky and Maurice Schweitzer<p>Researchers Galinsky and Schweitzer say that success isn't a one-sided path of collaboration or …

Leadership

10 podcasts that will help boost your productivity

Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective — a new approach, a new mindset, a new strategy or technique — that tool is yours forever.<p>And so is your ability to get more done.<p>Fortunately, learning ways to be more efficient and effective is really easy, especially if you listen to the …

Time Management

The Books, Podcasts and TED Talks You Need to Stay Committed to Your Goals

If you're feeling discouraged, these resources will help keep you going.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s 2017 and you’re probably staring a list of hefty resolutions. Good job. You’ve got some goals set up that you want to achieve. But here comes the hard part: …

Motivation

5 Things the Best Leaders Do Every Day

Start by recognizing your staff members for their good work. And do it in public.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors, entrepreneurs, and</i> …

Employee Engagement

The Explainer: Blue Ocean Strategy

Oceans

After interviewing over 100 successful people, Tim Ferriss says a passage from a 1922 novel captures the approach every high performer takes

Since starting his podcast in 2014, bestselling author Tim Ferriss has interviewed well over 100 highly successful people, from Navy SEALs to billionaire entrepreneurs.<p>He uses his interviews to pick apart the, as he puts it, "tactics, routines, and habits," that have brought these subjects to the …

Self-improvement

This Great Course on Beating Procrastination Used to Be Paid, Now It’s Free

Productivity trainer Kosio Angelov built a paid course at Udemy on how to beat procrastination, and over a thousand people took it. Now Angelov has …

Procrastination

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Knowledge is king. The first step to creating change in your life is to know what you're doing wrong or why you need to change. We've picked out over …

Books

How Urban Design Perpetuates Racial Inequality–And What We Can Do About It

Our cities weren’t created equal. But they don’t have to stay that way.<p>Cities are complex organisms shaped by myriad forces, but their organization bears the fingerprints of planners and policy makers who have shaped them for decades. At the root of many of these practices is racism, and modern …

Urban Design

These Five Motivational Speeches Will Get You off Your Ass

We all know we aren’t reaching our full potential. Our lives are full of empty promises, “maybe’s”, and failed ideas. Failed ideas that we never went …

Eerily Beautiful Photos of Utopian Housing Projects in Paris

Between the 1950s and 1980s, large-scale residential districts were built in and around Paris, France, to provide affordable housing for a booming …

11 Ways Successful People Stay Happy

You should never sacrifice happiness in order to be successful.<p>The book <i>If I Knew Then</i>offers advice on careers, finances, and life from the Harvard Business School's Class of 1963. It's interesting to note that no one says having a ridiculous amount of business success and money is the key to …

Happiness

The World's Most Intense Fitness Program

I was a multisport burnout, searching for a new challenge, when a Web trawl served up a fitness program I’d never heard of: Kokoro Camp, a civilian version of the infamous Hell Week that the Navy uses as a grueling test of the men who hope to serve as SEALs. Kokoro is run by coaches working for a …

Codes of Conduct

10 Ways You Can Create an Irresistibly Great Workplace | Inc.com

People come to the workplace with different motivations, different personalities, different stories, different abilities. The right kind of workplace makes it easier to bring them in, keep them, and boost their effectiveness--creating a workplace that is irresistibly great.<p>So how do <i>you</i> create a …

Employee Engagement

What Makes A Good Manager? 7 Things To Ask Before You Promote

Thumbs up image by Bigstock<p>It’s important to motivate and reward your best people, but is promotion really the right call?<p>In the medical sales field …

8 Deadly Ways to Kill Employee Motivation | Inc.com

If you want to make sure you're providing your employees with an environment in which they can thrive, check your workplace for these motivation killers.<p>1. Toxic people.<p>If you've ever spent time with truly toxic people, you know how destructive and exhausting they can be. Toxic people spread …

Employee Engagement

How to Really Listen to Your Employees

Let’s face it: strong leaders tend to be characterized by their strong opinions, decisive action, and take-no-prisoners attitude. These are important traits, but it’s equally important for managers to stand down and listen up. Yet many leaders struggle to do this, in part because they’ve become …

Leadership

Big Acquisitions Can Fall Apart Over Tiny Details

In September 2005, Alphahealth*, a large American healthcare company acquired the British company Pharmateam*.<p>Pharmateam was an ideal target. With just a few hundred employees, the company was relatively small and affordably priced, but it had a solid product portfolio, over a century of history, …

Articles about blue facade on Dwell.com - Dwell

Canada's Magdalen Islands offer a seaside retreat to landlocked Quebecers, two of whom have turned the local vernacular on its...<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>A 450-square-foot apartment in the Upper West Side needed to accommodate the resident’s working, entertaining, and resting needs,...<p>An …

Architecture

These 4 Sisters Were Photographed Every Year For 36 Years

The year was 1975 when world-renowned Nicolas Nixon, a professor of photography at the Massachusetts College of Art originally photographed his wife …