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By Global Advisors | A hand picked selection of business items we like. Global Advisors is a strategy and management consulting boutique. http://www.globaladvisors.biz

3 Steps To Create A High-functioning Team

By Joelle K. Jay<p>Every leader wants a high-functioning team. On a high-functioning team, the members are highly engaged. They distribute tasks to …

Five Misconceptions I Had To Abandon Fast As A New Manager

By Julia Stieglitz – The Muse<p><i>Photo: monkeybusinessimages/iStock</i><p>When I started my first management role, my mental image of what a manager should be …

What’s the Difference Between Mental Strength and Emotional Intelligence?

By Amy Morin<p>Almost every week, I get a question from someone asking me about the difference between emotional intelligence and mental strength. It’s …

Term: Jitney

• A situation in which one broker who has direct access to a stock exchange performs trades for a broker who does not have access.<br>• A fraudulent activity …

Quote: Mark Twain

5 Ways to Ensure More Effective Communication within Your Team

By Kenny Kline<p>The value of communication between a company’s team members can’t be overstated.<p>Among other benefits, effective workplace communication …

Term: Inside Day

<b>DEFINITION of ‘Inside Day’</b><br>A candlestick formation that occurs when the entire daily price range for a given security falls within the price range of …

Quote: Abraham Lincoln

Leaders: This Is The Secret To Preserving Top Talent

By Joelle K. Jay<p>If company leaders hope to keep top talent, they are going to have to preserve their most talented employees.<p>If talented employees …

Term: Hubris

<b>DEFINITION of ‘Hubris’</b><br>The characteristic of excessive confidence or arrogance, which leads a person to believe that he or she may do no wrong. The …

Quote: Oscar Levant

8 Top Qualities of People Who Easily Influence Others

By Marcel Schwantes<p>If you’re in a people business of any sort (then again, who isn’t?), it should be your highest priority to connect with the human …

Term: Grey Swan

<b>DEFINITION of ‘Grey Swan’</b><br>An event that can be anticipated to a certain degree, but is considered unlikely to occur and may have a sizable impact on …

Quote: Viktor E. Frankl

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Don’t Do (and What They Do Instead)

By Matthew Jones<p>As I’ve previously written, one of the most vital components of emotional intelligence is self-awareness. Whether you’re a janitor or …

Term: Far Option

<b>DEFINITION of ‘Far Option’</b><br>The option with the longer time to expiration in a calendar option spread, which involves buying or selling options with …

Quote: Simon Sinek

Great leaders are willing to sacrifice the numbers to save the people. Poor leaders sacrifice the people to save the numbers.

Six Quick Tips To Make Your Resume Fit On One Page

By Daniel Bortz, Monster<p>That section on your interests can go. Oh, and no shrinking the margins–that’s cheating.<p><i>Photo: Luca Bravo via UNSPLASH</i><p>From …

How to Turn Your Most Demanding Employee into a Top Performer

By Marla Tabaka<p>If you’ve managed people for some time, you’ve most likely had to deal with a needy employee who makes a hobby out of pursuing …

Term: Employee Engagement

<b>DEFINITION of ‘Employee Engagement’</b><br>A business management concept that describes the level of enthusiasm and dedication a worker feels toward his/her …

7 Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself

By Lolly Daskal<p>There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness.<p>Here are seven statements that …

Quote: Winston Churchill

6 Ways to Look More Confident During a Presentation

By Kasia Wezowski<p>Several years ago, colleagues and I were invited to predict the results of a start-up pitch contest in Vienna, where 2,500 tech …

3 Things Every Powerful Mission Statement Has

By Minda Zetlin<p>The much-maligned company mission statement can be a powerful, and lasting, sales tool.<p>Say “mission statement” and most people think …

Term: Call Rule

<b>DEFINITION of ‘Call Rule’</b><br>A exchange rule whereby the official bidding price for a cash commodity is competitively established at the end of each …

7 Signs You’re A Control Freak (And What You Can Do About It)

By Amy Morin<p>Being a control freak may help you feel better right now. But it will create bigger problems in your life over the …

Term: Bag Holder

<b>DEFINITION of ‘Bag Holder’</b><br>An informal investment term used to describe an investor who holds a position in a stock which decreases in value until it …

Quote: Robin S. Sharma

Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It’s about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about …

As Graduation Approaches: How to Hire Future Leaders

By Samuel Bacharach<p><i>CREDIT: Getty Images</i><p>As the academic semester ends and graduation approaches, the hiring season is in full swing. For over four …