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What Exactly Is Agile? A Definition of Agile Project Management

In 2001, at Utah’s Snowbird ski resort, 17 software developers got together and produced the groundbreaking Agile Manifesto.It was meant to …

Project Management

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Leadership

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Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are three reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaces it with provides even more valuable insight for …

Public Speaking

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Leadership

Elon Musk Just Gave the World's Best Productivity Advice in a Single, Short Sentence

And we all owe him a debt of gratitude for pointing out the obvious.<p>Leave it to Elon Musk to get to the heart of the matter. In a recent memo directed to Tesla employees, Musk described a number of actions that he plans to take to improve the company's performance, particularly in regard to the …

10 Traits That Sabotage Ambition

Ambition can have a negative connotation for people in business, especially for women, but it’s a necessary quality for success in the modern day workplace. The key is to harness your ambition into something sustainable that builds your success rather than undercuts it. Ambition run amok undercuts …

Self-improvement

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

<i>Want to receive this post in your inbox every morning?</i> <i>Sign up here</i><i>.</i><p>A truce between the U.S. and China on trade looks possible, HNA cuts stake after …

How To Build A Sustainable, Supportive Community Around Your Work

“We want to connect with the community.”<p>“Let’s bring this to the community.”<p>“Our company is invested in community.”<p>Do these sentences sound familiar? “Community” is a buzzword these days when it comes to offline and online brand recognition and marketing. It’s associated with notions of fandom, a …

Thought Leadership

How to Run Better Business Meetings

By Cameron Herold, COO Alliance Founder. Originally published on Quora.<p>People are invited to meetings because they have something to contribute. If …

A board interview guide for prospective CEOs

Working through these questions as they prepare to take the top job can help executives clarify their thinking.<p>Over the years, we’ve spoken with many …

7 Traits of Super-Productive People

Is there someone on your team who seems unusually productive? Someone who gets a huge amount done — without working longer hours?<p>Super-productive people are in every industry. The most productive software developers write nine times more usable code per day than the average developer, according to …

All the Common Excuses for Not Delegating Boil Down to Lack of Confidence

Leaders delegate important work when they trust their team and know their own worth.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Moving from “doer” to “manager” is seldom a smooth transition. One of the most difficult components of this move lies in understanding when to stop doing …

A Cognitive Psychologist on Why the Most Rewarding Life is So Counterintuitive | Heleo

“The moment you start giving money away, or giving things away to other people, our happiness increases beyond the level that we would</b> …

Self-improvement

The Power of Leaders Who Focus on Solving Problems

In front of a packed room of MIT students and alumni, Vivienne Ming is holding forth in a style all her own. “Embrace cyborgs,” she calls out, as she clicks to a slide that raises eyebrows even in this tech-smitten crowd. “<i>Really</i>. Fifteen to 25 years from now, cognitive neuroprosthetics will …

Leadership

7 Ways Business Leaders Get Stuck (And How To Get Back On Track)

In a rut? Unable to scale? Communications breakdown? Time to make a change.<p><i>Andy Bailey, CEO and head coach of business coaching firm Petra Coach, serves in an advisory role on the Gazelles Council, leaders of the Scale Up movement. We asked Andy for insight about how business leaders get stuck and</i> …

Forget That Product You're Working On. What's Really Going to Sell in the Future Is ... Services.

"Do-it-for-me" is the next evolution of the on-demand economy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today’s consumers value their time more than ever. With the proliferation of on-demand apps, there is virtually no need to wait in lines or even to leave your house if you’re …

Why You Need A Coach

I hear this question a lot: “Why does any one need a coach?” The answer is quite simple.<p>Research shows that individuals who engage in coaching are …

4 Sleep Myths That You Need To Stop Believing

Sleep has a major impact on almost every aspect of our lives. Here are some common misconceptions about it.<p>The quality of your sleep affects every other aspect of your life. A bad night’s sleep doesn’t just mean you’ll be tired the next day. You’re more likely to forget things, have trouble …

The Success Coach

By Dr. Philip A. Foster<p><b>Background</b><br>A premier interventional pain management and ambulatory surgery center in middle Tennessee focused on helping adults …

Why You Need a Failure Résumé

CommentsView the discussion thread. Failure gets a bad rap. It's the other “F” word, loaded with bad grade school associations. And in a social media …

Résumés

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11 Home-Office Decorating Ideas That Will Make You Feel Like a CEO

In today's digital age, there's no need to go into the office every day—our hyper-connected lives make it easy to work from virtually anywhere. …

CEOs are frustrated staff don't read their emails

Business Insider is the media partner for the NextGen in Business conference series, hosted by the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in …

5 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Should Pen Down Their Experiences

It is important for entrepreneurs to share experiences and insights, to create an engaging atmosphere for both consumers and the organization to grow and thrive<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur …

Inside Nike, Women Staffers Circulated Survey About Workplace Behavior

Informal survey about alleged inappropriate behavior by men at company triggered formal review<p>A group of female employees at Nike Inc. last year circulated an informal survey about alleged inappropriate behavior by men at the world’s largest sportswear maker, people familiar with the matter said, a …

Sportswear

8 things successful people don't do in their 30s

Thinking<p>After using your 20s to find yourself, your 30s are typically a time for further establishing your career and personal life.<p>Many …