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40 Questions To Ask A Mentor

Imagine you approached someone you admired, and boldly asked that person to mentor you. And the answer was “Yes!” But a year into the relationship, those monthly mentoring sessions might not invigorate you like they used to, and aren’t quite as energizing for the mentor, either.<p>Have conversations …

Project Management

Five People You Need In Your Life -- And Five You Need To Ditch

You need somebody in your life who knows you all the way down — better than you know yourself.<p>It could be a friend, a sibling, a sweetheart, a cousin or the teammate you carpool to work with. You need somebody who listens to you and understands what you’re going through.<p><i>Watch on Forbes:</i><p>You need …

Carpool

Job Interview Tips: 9 Ways to Wow Your Future Boss

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanSome people think they can show up to a job interview and just wing it. No thought to …

Employment

5 Essential Tips For Business Storytelling

When done well, business storytelling gives a compelling reason for consumers to buy from you. A good brand can inspire trust between your business and customers, employees, and suppliers.<p>At Patriot Software, our story started in the basement of a factory with no heat, no air-conditioning, and …

Customers

What Your LinkedIn Profile Should Look Like in 2018

Stop treating it as a Rolodex.<p>Hate to break it to you, but if you’re treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re doing it wrong.<p>Nearly …

Employment

Five Things You Must Bring To Every Job Interview

Dear Liz,<p>I have a big job interview next week. The recruiter and I had coffee yesterday and talked about the position, and the interview. I want to make sure I have everything I need for the interview. Apart from myself, what do I need to bring with me?<p>Thanks!<p>Yours,<p>Nicole<p><b>Watch on Forbes:</b><p>Dear Nicole,<p>…

Employment

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

Exactly What To Do While You Wait To Hear Back About A Job

Expert recruiters from Facebook, LinkedIn, and others weigh in on the right approach to following up after an interview.<p>When Joseph Waites* first applied for a new job in early November, he had no idea it would take over a month before he’d hear from anyone. After six weeks, an email arrived to …

Employment

Using these 13 words will help salespeople close deals faster and make tons of money

They say selling is more art than science.<p>And according to marketing-software maker HubSpot, there are certain words salespeople should use to boost their chances of closing more deals.<p>Using the 13 words below can help you significantly sell more and make a boatload of money.<p>Read the full HubSpot …

Wall Street

24 Executives Share the Daily Habits That Keep Them on Top | Inc.com

The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 successful executives who credit simple daily habits for helping them …

Success

Direct from the Source: What a value proposition is, what it isn’t and the 5 questions it must answer

TweetMichael Lanning invented the term “value proposition” back in the 80s. Since then, it has become a staple in the marketing lexicon, and volumes …

Product Management

How to Make Learning More Automatic

The new year is here, and for many of us, that means resolutions. At work, it often translates into a vague desire to broaden our horizons or learn new things. But to really make consistent progress, we need to make learning a habit. Habits are freeing because they save us from the difficult, …

Faceted Classification

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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TED Talks

Do You Have a Manager’s Mindset?

Julie Long, a senior developer at a software company, was identified by her manager as a high performer. When she was asked to coordinate a team of three junior developers on a project, Julie was excited about the opportunity to finally move into a management role. However she quickly became …

Management

The Best Managers Are Boring Managers

What would the perfect robot manager be like? Looks aside, it would arguably be objective, transparent, unselfish, and apolitical. Because of this, it would assign the right task to every person and reward unselfish team behaviors, creating a culture of trust and keeping morale high. It would …

Charisma

The Behaviors that Define A-Players

Individual contributors sometimes ask themselves, “What will it take for others to recognize my potential?” They may simply want acknowledgement of the importance of the work they do. Or they may aspire to move into management. In some cases, they’ve been told that they’re doing fine and have been …

23 Powerful Motivational Quotes to Lead You to Success | Inc.com

Motivation is the essential factor to set and achieve goals in your personal and professional life--it is what causes you to act. Research has shown that you can influence your levels of motivation by knowing what you want and begin taking steps to becoming who you want to be. Everyone needs …

Motivation

How to Be a Better Father

<b>2. Don't Give in to Tantrums</b><br>"When your anxiety visibly rises, you add fuel to the fire," says Hal Edward Runkel, a family therapist and the author of ScreamFree Parenting. And if you simply hand over a piece of candy (or something else your shouldn't feed them from Eat This, Not That! 2013), you …

THE BANK OF THE FUTURE | McKINSEY

Digitization promises to automate and improve many banking processes. Yet it’s not without peril: customer demands and expectations are increasing, …

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5 Secrets of Public Speaking From the Best TED Presenters | Inc.com

Ask just about anyone these days for great examples of public speaking and you'll hear a variation on a single thing--"Did you see that TED talk by so and so?" Powerful enough to change your life in 18 short minutes and garnering millions upon millions of views, the best TED talks are well-deserved …

Public Speaking