Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how
Technology is disrupting every industry and area of life, and work is no exception. One of the main career implications of the digital revolution is a shift in demand for human expertise. For instance,
"Is working at the grocery store a good job?" my 13-year-old daughter recently asked. "Don't give me the long answer, dad. Please just say yes or no." We all could argue over the definition of success.
When Jason Lippert became CEO in 2003, Lippert Components (LCI) a manufacturing company was assumed to have peaked while hovering at $100 million in sales. With many companies outsourcing shipping overseas,
A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who and
The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel." They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and real--and
A few months back, a friend whose new boss used to work for Jeff Bezos at Amazon told me that the company actually banned PowerPoint presentations in favor of memos. That's right, instead of reading bullet
When you hear the phrase “born leader,” do you feel good about yourself? Or do you feel that you’ll never be in a position to lead others? If you don’t feel like a born leader, take heart. Research suggests
You're always right, and you like to let people know. You get to decide how things run, and when you do, it is going to be a golden rule. Because, at the end of the day, you own the gold and you rule.
One day in 1978, Intel CEO and co-founder Andy Grove took a call from an executive at Silicon Valley pioneer Varian Associates. Ram Charan, the veteran CEO adviser, was sitting in Grove's office, and let
We all know at least one person who overuses buzzwords and corporate jargon. He's (because it's almost always a guy) harmless, if a little irritating. But when your website, press coverage, and social
Are you unstoppable or average? Do you get derailed by prior success? Are you thinking linearly or exponentially? Do you do these 10 things? 1. Don't get crushed by success. Success can become a catalyst
In Gallup's massive research over the course of three decades, they have identified three types of workers: 1. Engaged Employees: They work with passion and feel a profound connection to their company.
Laszlo Bock led Google's people resources team for more than a decade. He turned HR at Google into a science. This is the guy Google employees have to thank for on-site chefs and generous parental leave
Over the years, I've witnessed many toxic traits in the workplace. But I have to tell you, there's one that stands out and consistently holds people back: Perfectionism. Have you seen it? Hopefully not.
In more than four decades in the corporate world, I've learned many management lessons -- some the hard way. I've also endeavored to share some of the wisdom I've picked up from those lessons with the
We all know how infuriating it can be when you're being ignored. When backs are facing towards you, eyes are glued to phones or questions awkwardly hang in the air, keeping your cool can be easier said
In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's Squawk Box to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer software development skills, which
Performance reviews suck. Why? Well, doing these reviews is like trying to drive forward, while keeping your eyes trained on your rear view mirror. You won't get anywhere. And you might just get into Here's
Many of us have to make decisions that define who we are. It's often arriving at the crossroads of choosing between towing the line or doing the difficult, unpopular thing. And sometimes, doing what you
Can a CEO be effective without having to make a lot of executive decisions? Reed Hastings is living proof that it can be done. In an interview with TED curator Chris Anderson in Vancouver last week, the
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