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Women Leaders: Break 12 Habits That Hold You Back

“Sure, I can self-promote but that just doesn’t feel authentic.” I heard this from a female leader during one of my speaking engagements. This and other mindsets often hold women leaders back.<p>As we work to drive gender balance in workplaces we must work with organizations to remove barriers for …

Leadership

Agile at Scale

By now most business leaders are familiar with agile innovation teams. These small, entrepreneurial groups are designed to stay close to customers and adapt quickly to changing conditions. When implemented correctly, they almost always result in higher team productivity and morale, faster time to …

Management

How to Give Employees Structure Without Stifling Them

Leaders know they need to give people room to be their best, to pursue unconventional ideas, and to make smart decisions in the moment. It’s been said so often that it’s a cliché. But here’s the problem: Executives have trouble resolving the tension between employee empowerment and operational …

How to Ask Great Questions

Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation. Yet unlike professionals such as litigators, journalists, and doctors, who are taught how to ask questions as an …

Psychology

How to Respond When You’re Put on the Spot in a Meeting

“Katherine, have a go at it?”<p>I love this scene from the 2017 movie, <i>Hidden Figures.</i> Katherine, played by Taraji P. Henson, is put on the spot by her boss, played by Kevin Costner, in a room filled with top brass NASA officials — all male. She is asked to go to the chalkboard and lay out the math to …

Setup

The Difference Between Managers and Leaders

Debate has long surrounded the topic of whether managers differ from leaders and vice versa, and if so, how. Some companies try to train employees to …

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 …

Leadership

Core Leadership Competencies: Which Do You Possess?

There are a number of competency models that are used to guide leadership development efforts in businesses, in nonprofit organizations, and in …

Tips to create a better mission statement

<i>This is part of The Handover, an original Chase series that aims to help business owners think strategically about succession planning. It is</i> …

The One Truth You Should Know That Most Leaders Keep Quiet

While our lives and careers can often find themselves in predictable patterns—go to school, get a job, work hard, and rise to the top—there’s one little secret that most leaders never like to talk about. It’s a subject that can make any one of us anxious to admit. It’s a reality that, at first …

Leadership

Are You Capable of Leading Leaders?

It's one thing to lead a team. But leading a team of leaders presents all sorts of unique challenges. See if you are capable of exponential leadership with this assessment.<p>Some of the most difficult people to lead are leaders themselves. Leaders are strong-willed, passionate, and opinionated, and …

4 Questions You Should Always Ask That Will Tell You Who Your Best Employees Are

Top performers usually check off all these boxes.<p><i>As a CEO, how do you know that your employee is an A, B, or C player? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Greg Skloot, founder of</b> …

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

10 everyday objects with a twist at Ambiente 2018

An easy way of understanding the length of breadth of Ambiente, a leading trade fair of the consumer goods held in Frankfurt, is to see it as a fair …

Difficult People

How should you handle a co-worker who treats you like dirt? In this episode of HBR’s advice podcast Dear HBR:, co-hosts Alison Beard and Dan McGinn answer your questions with the help of Stanford management professor Bob Sutton, an expert in dealing with difficult people. They talk through what to …

Pictures Capture the Invisible Glow of Flowers

Ultraviolet light reveals alien-like colors and fairy sparkles in seemingly normal plants.<p>Take a look at some of the flowers photographed by Craig Burrows and you might feel as if you’ve suddenly been transported into the alien world of Pandora from James Cameron’s <i>Avatar</i>. Brightly pigmented petals …

James Cameron

This Renowned Wharton Professor's Best Leadership Advice: For the Love of God, Stop Brainstorming

Superstar leadership expert Adam Grant identifies the most important evidence-based truths to apply to your business today.<p>Leadership is not mysterious. If you understand how people and organizations behave, you'll have a pretty good idea how to maximize the performance of both. Fortunately, we're …

Bill and Melinda Gates Just Wrote an Extraordinary Annual Letter That Teaches Us 7 Powerful Leadership Lessons

In their phenomenal Annual Letter released yesterday, Bill and Melinda Gates take us to leadership school.<p>A decade ago, Bill and Melinda Gates began writing about their enormous philanthropic efforts impacting the world, which they highlight in their annual letter.<p>They just released their 10th …

We've interviewed nearly 50 millionaires about how they invest their money — here are 5 strategies anyone can implement

<i>Each week on a podcast called "Millionaires Unveiled," Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson, both certified public accountants, interview a millionaire — someone with a current net worth of over $1 million. They ask them to share their story, investment strategies, and current portfolio …

Retirement

Where to Find Japan's Hidden Corners During Its Tourism Boom

Japan is in the middle of a travel boom. Political instability across much of the world has given it the appeal of a safe haven, and before the 2020 …

Japan

If Your Employees Aren't Learning, You're Not Leading

There’s a strong positive relationship between how much people learn on the job and how much they love their job. Employees who score high on survey questions like “I will have to learn new skills to achieve my assigned goals for this year” have higher scores on questions such as:<p>“I consider myself …

Employment

How many of these design classics do you have in your home?

We love a design icon<p>Not all modern design classics cost the earth or are exclusive to high-end interiors. Here are seven iconic products that could …

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest person on the planet (as of this writing).<p>So, how has he done it? Actually, it's not so much about <i>what he has done</i> as it is <i>what he hasn't done</i>. …

Self-improvement

Starting Your Projects With This Team-Building Exercise Vastly Improves Your Success Rate. Here's Why. | Inc.com

If you're a team leader looking for ways to make your team more effective, you might consider taking a look at the team dynamic. It can make or break any given project you're working on, but it's an aspect of management that often gets less attention than it deserves.<p>Personally, I've been on teams …

Leadership

Best Fried Chicken in the U.S.

While fried chicken traces its origins to the South, innovative chefs across the country understand the innate appeal of the homey, crunchy, juicy …

Cooking

These Are the 100 Best Restaurants in America, According to OpenTable

OpenTable, the online restaurant reservation service, released its year-end list of the 100 best restaurants in America today. The list—which is …

Everything You Need to Know About Cleaning with Baking Soda

We love being able to clean with ingredients right out of the pantry. For one, it's easier than running to the store to buy expensive specialty …

This Miracle Recipe Will Heal Your Back, Joints and Legs Pain in Just 7 Days!

This recipe is an very old one made by a military doctor. This is a recipe which will keep all your bones functioning without any problems. It works …

Employees Say This 1 Thing Would Make Them Work Harder (And 6 Reasons Why Managers Won't Do It) | Inc.com

Contrary to popular belief, fear isn't the strongest motivator.<p>81 percent of respondents to Glassdoor's <i>Employee Appreciation Survey</i> said they're motivated to work harder when their boss shows appreciation for their work. In contrast, only 38 percent said they work harder when their boss is …

Employment

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