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Why You Should Focus on Developing Yourself as a Leader -- and 5 Ways to Start

Are you spending enough time and money on your leadership development? These five questions can help you decide.<p>To be effective in today's rapidly evolving business world, leadership development is a critical investment for us to make. As leaders, we need to stay on top of marketplace changes -- …

5 Rare Signs That Prove You Were Meant to Lead People | Inc.com

A quick Google search of the word <i>leadership</i> gave me about 376 million results. And while it wouldn't give me the total for "leadership books" (if anyone knows, leave it in the comments), the same search on Amazon landed me with more than 100,000 possibilities.<p>With endless resources, the question of …

Leadership

It's Not Magic: You Can Have Amazing Executive Presence | Inc.com

You're smart. You're educated. You have a resume packed with accomplishments. But you're not getting ahead.<p>As an executive coach, I often hear similar frustrations from many of my clients around the world. These leaders are ready to move up in their careers and yet promotions routinely pass them …

Leadership

Note 8 could bring the first 3x optical zoom in a phone

Samsung Pay could go to other Android phones, new Pixel 2 renders of Google's next phone, plus Samsung reveals new features of its dual-lens camera system.

Cameras

When Leaders Are Hired for Talent but Fired for Not Fitting In

Over and over again, organizations are unable to appoint the right leaders. According to academic estimates, the baseline for effective corporate leadership is merely 30%, while in politics, approval ratings oscillate between 25% and 40%. In America, 75% of employees report that their direct line …

Why being humble will get you nowhere

My client spearheaded a major technology change initiative. He came in under budget and met all deliverables. A winning formula for success, you say?<p>Well here’s what happened. He applied for three internal executive positions and was turned down for all three.<p>He was bewildered. The project he so …

I Made These 8 Classic Mistakes When First Becoming a Manager

Winning business is so distractingly sexy that we keep making the same mistake over and over: we prioritize business development over fostering good …

Why Introverts Make Some of the Best Leaders

An introvert brings amazing things to the table when it comes to good management and ROI.<p>Leadership roles traditionally go to extroverts, on the assumption that an outgoing personality is needed to guide and motivate employees and encourage teamwork.<p>Introverts are considered to be too 'quiet' and …

5 Bad Habits You Must Change to Be More Productive

No. 3 was killing my business in 2016 and still has an effect in 2017.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity is very important in today's fast-moving world. Most people try to add to their routine to get more done, but that approach takes a while before it yields …

7 Ways to Make Yourself Indispensable Without Being Overworked

The most valuable employees are the ones who do the necessary work with the least drama.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Managers value indispensable employees. We all know this, but being a truly indispensable employee may feel impossible. You have schedules to balance …

30 of the Most Important Photoshop Features and How to Use Them

Nate Dodson over at TutVid just put together one of the most comprehensive overviews of Photoshop’s key tools and features we’ve ever seen. 30 …

Tutorials

Why Performance Management Is Dead And Performance Motivation Is Here To Stay [Infographic]

How’s your team performing?<p>Before you start the process of performance evaluations, take 10 minutes and discover why performance management is dead and performance motivation is here to stay.<p>As we know, performance management is the term used to refer to activities, tools, processes, and programs …

Leadership

4 Weeks to Health and Fitness for Yo-Yo Exercisers

Do you want to lose weight? Most of us would probably say, "Yes, I'd love to lose weight." When you embark on that kind of goal, you probably spend a …

Exercise

Best 101 Most Inspiring And Success Driven Leadership Quotes

“A leader is he who can patiently listen to others. “<p>I believe and always emphasis only on one major quality about a leader, a leader must be a good …

Motivation

10 New Leadership Books You Must Read in 2016

<i>Update: For a look at the latest picks on top management books, you’ll want to read Best Management Books for 2017.</i><p>As the year winds to a close, …