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This Is How To Handle A Boss Who Over-Communicates

Your boss keeps interrupting you with long stories or repeating instructions that you got the first time. Here’s how to make it stop.<p>Remember when you were a kid and one of your parents had something important to tell you? So they told you. And then they told you again. And then they found <i>another</i> …

Project A

17 Inspirational Quotes from Oscar-Winning Movies

To get excited for the Academy Awards this weekend, here are some of the best quotes from Hollywood's top films.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Oscars are just around the corner and that means on Sunday March 4, the famous awards show will reveal the top films of …

Motivation

How To Assess An Essential Leadership Capacity: Trusting Others And Inspiring Trust

Trust is a fundamental leadership capacity, and it works in two directions. It’s pretty obvious that a leader needs to be able to inspire trust and be worthy of that trust. It’s equally important that she has the capacity to trust others, a psychological strength has its foundations in early …

Leadership

3 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Leadership Skills Up to Date | Inc.com

Perhaps you've heard the term "digital immigrant" applied to a person before - it refers to somebody who was born before the widespread use of digital technology and therefore struggles with using it. But companies that have been around for a couple decades or more can fall into this label as …

Leadership
Employment

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Demonstrated the Perfect Way to Respond to an Insult | Inc.com

We live in a world where the insult has become the weapon of choice.<p>Internet trolls use them to get us riled up.<p>Competitors use them to get us off our game.<p>Sometimes, even those we care about may use them when they feel slighted or threatened.<p>Of course, we shouldn't discount all critical …

Demonstration

There are 4 primary communication personalities —and knowing yours can help you improve your relationships

More than two million people have taken a DISC assessment to better understand their communication style.<p>In fact, organizations that I work with often request DISC profiles for high-potential employees and high-performance teams to help them identify and maximize their strengths.<p>Research shows that …

Emotional Intelligence

How To Be A Horizontal And Vertical Leader At The Same Time

Do you find leading your organization to be a constant balancing act? Sometimes you’re giving people flexibility to link up and learn, to “be their best”— but then you’re pushing them to the limit, demanding results. You want to be interconnected, horizontal, and coolly supportive of people far and …

Leadership

Want to Be A Better Leader? Then Adopt These 9 Habits! | Inc.com

Over the course of my career, I must have spent over 3000 hours reading leadership books, attending training sessions, and studying leadership. From this I learned a lot of things which have worked, many that didn't and several I should have just known better and avoided.<p>I've led large complex …

Team Building
Critical Thinking

Critical thinking skills: 5 strategies to make you a more successful decision-maker

When faced with a decision, we often talk of our instinct, intuition or even “gut feeling” on a subject, and while our initial instincts on a topic …

Leadership

One Of The Biggest Boss Fails? Not Setting Expectations

I once had a boss tell me, “But you didn’t achieve my number one priority for what I wanted you to accomplish.” The problem? He never told me about this item.<p>During the time I had worked for him, I had provided a weekly update (hardcopy and electronic) on all my key projects and activities, but my …

Project Management

Ten Tips For Your Best Performance Review Ever

The end of the year is a great time to look back and look forward. It’s the perfect time to capture your learning from the year that is ending and make plans for the new year.<p>Many working people have annual performance reviews at this time of year. I’m not a fan of annual performance reviews, but …

Gear & Gadgets

Assessment: Can You Handle the Increased Workload of Being a Modern Leader?

In my organizational coaching, I’ve noticed that more people than ever before are requesting help with time management, self-care, and work-life balance. They’re taking on heavier workloads with fewer resources, living with uncertainty during company restructuring and change, and experiencing …

Work-life Balance

Super Inspiring Leaders Have these 33 Characteristics

We tend to put great emphasis on leadership skills and ways we can learn and build them (and spend a ton of money on professional development each …

The 3 Stages of Failure in Life and Work (And How to Fix Them)

One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on.<p>On the one hand, perseverance and grit are key to achieving …

4 ways effective leaders deal with incompetent people

They have to be able to motivate underperformers, collaborate with annoying coworkers and overcome difficult employees. While this makes a leader's job frustrating, aggravatingly incompetent team members are often inescapable.<p>And since firing or avoiding these people isn't always an option, leaders …

Leadership

Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader: How to Change the Course of Your Career

Turning into a leader doesn't happen overnight. It takes time and strategy to develop leadership skills and put them into practice.<p>Want to be a leader? You'll have to walk the walk before you talk the talk.<p>That's the claim of Herminia Ibarra, a professor of leadership at the INSEAD School of …

Leadership

Employee Performance Depends On These 3 Critical Factors

For decades, business leaders believed that simply focusing on performance management was the key to building a successful company. If they just had the right vision and strategy, clear objectives, people with the skill sets to achieve those objectives, and alignment toward their goals throughout …

Employee Engagement

How to Avoid the 3 Most Dangerous Roles in Leadership (and Life)

In life and leadership, you likely have played 3 dangerous roles. Here is how to shift your mindset and behavior to never play them again.<p>There is a dangerous triangle of roles that even the best leaders may unknowingly adapt at one time or another in an effort to quickly solve problems.<p>Although …

Leadership

8 Ways startup founders can improve team performance and build a strong team

Share13<p>Tweet<p>Share6<p>+11<p>Shares 20<p>Every Founder wants his/her team to use their talents to the fullest capacity. But realistically, it’s not possible for …

Employee Engagement

Listening Is an Overlooked Leadership Tool

HBR STAFF<p>“What do you think?”<p>I ask this question a lot. My team knows that when they come to me with a question, this is likely the question I’ll come back with first. Sometimes I even preface it with, “I don’t know.” As leaders in our organizations, it’s up to us to coach colleagues and our …

San Francisco

Two Opposing Skills No Leader Can Do Without | Inc.com

Years ago I attended a course at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, where, among other things, I learned that leadership is a constant tug between assertiveness and empathy.<p>Assertiveness vs. Empathy<p>First, let's define our terms. Assertiveness is the quality of being self-assured and confident …

Leadership

Are You a Productive Manager or a Busy Manager?

We all know that being busy isn’t the same as being productive. Or do we? The fallacy of the busy manager is a bad business trope that many of us …

14 Things You Should Give Up Chasing No Matter What Others Say

Whenever we chase after something, we take ourselves out of the present moment where life actually happens. The future doesn’t exist yet and the past …

How to Write a Great Business Plan: Key Concepts | Inc.com

Some entrepreneurs succeed without a business plan. With great timing, solid business skills, entrepreneurial drive, and a little luck, some founders build thriving businesses without ever creating even an informal business plan.<p>But the chances are more likely that those entrepreneurs fail.<p>Will a …

Small Business

6 Steps to Becoming a Highly Effective Leader: Your Personal “SWOT” Analysis

August kicked off a new venture for me, working towards obtaining a Master of Science in Management and Leadership from Western Governors University …

32 American Presidents Share Their Best Life Advice

Some of them hated it. Some of them loved it. All of them learned from it.<p>Since George Washington's inauguration, 43 men have occupied the White House to perform one of the most difficult jobs in the world. Some defined their terms with great accomplishments or grave misjudgments; others barely …

Ronald Reagan

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm …

4 Ways To Avoid Hiring The Wrong Person

<i>"I just don't know what happened. It seemed like she had exactly the right experience we were looking for!"</i><p><i>"The whole team loved him, so we just went with it."</i><p>Perhaps you've uttered these words yourself, or heard them from a hiring manager who is experiencing frustration and buyer's remorse when a …

Employment