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7 Invaluable Leadership Tips That Boost Accountability in the Workplace

If you want to raise your employees' performance, consider these wise tips.<p>Accountability is one of those buzzwords that was quickly recognized in management and leadership circles as an important concept. The unfortunate outcome of a buzzword is it minimizes the importance of the buzz-worthy …

7 signs it's time to quit your job to become an entrepreneur

Usually, it's because we find that simply working a job just isn't enough. We need to challenge ourselves, to test our ideas and to take control. Working for someone else just can't satisfy that kind of personal drive.<p><b>Related: 6 Tips to Successfully Transition From Your Day Job to Your Own …

Entrepreneurship

The Easy Secret to Getting The Most Out of Your Team

When I interview job candidates, there are several standard questions I like to pose. As I listen to their responses, I’m assessing them within a set …

The 5 Essential Skills Everyone--Especially Leaders and Entrepreneurs--Should Cultivate ASAP

Before management or leadership skills, before marketing, financial, or operational skills, there are five more essential, more foundational skills that drive success.<p>Five essential skills are needed to create and build a great business.<p>Leaders need these skills if their business is to have the …

Sustainability

7 Brain Hacks That Will Make You a Faster Learner

To stay ahead in life, you need to be a constant learner. These hacks will help you pull it off.<p>Our world is evolving quicker than ever.<p>To stay competitive in business and ahead of the game, it's increasingly important to continually learn new skills and information. That's why mega-moguls like …

Leadership at all Levels: Do Leaders Need Followers? - The HR Gazette

Posted By Joe Britto<p>“I’d really like to help you Sir, and I agree you should get some compensation, but I’m just not authorized… my supervisor will …

How Moderating Focus Groups Has Made Me A Better Manager

Focus-group moderators patiently draw out respondents’ attitudes, feelings, beliefs, and reactions. Managers should, too.<p>I recently dusted off my focus-group–moderator shoes in order to run a few sessions on behalf of a big client. As I was preparing, I found myself jotting down a quick script with …

3 Leadership Skills Critical For Driving Change

In their book “Change the Culture, Change the Game” Roger Connors and Tom Smith provide tools for improving organizational culture to drive better results. Here are some key takeaways on the skills leaders need to make this happen.<p>All organizations experience periods of much-needed culture change …

Leadership

8 tips for kicking your bad habits to the curb

Bad habits; we all got' em. You know what they are. You know you should stop. But… it's hard. In fact, sometimes you feel downright powerless. And …

Self-help

6 Conversations Every Parent Needs To Have With Their Teenager

Before they leave the nest, make time to sit your teen down for these essential life lessons.<p><b>1. The “There Are More Chairs In The Basement” Talk:</b> …

Parenting

Hillary Clinton: 'We're Going to Raise Taxes on the Middle Class'

On 3 August 2016, a video showing Hillary Clinton seemingly promising to raise taxes on the middle class started circulating via conservative web …

We Put Trump Quotes on Pictures of Clinton and Here's What Happened

Yesterday, we decided to do a little experiment. We took a bunch of racist quotes that Donald Trump said and attributed them Hillary Clinton. At the …

Donald Trump

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

<i>This column is by Journalist & Consultant Benjamin Hardy</i><p>Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job …

Self-improvement

Why You're Not Management Material -- And How To Get There

You got to work this morning to find the office all abuzz. Jessica, the manager of another team in your department, has given her two-week notice, and everyone’s talking about who’s going to fill her role. Your company typically fills open management slots from the inside, and you’ve been working …

Project Management

Heartbreaking: This Man Raised A Bear Cub As His Son And Now It Acts Just Like A Regular Bear

Heartbreaking: This Man Raised A Bear...<br>Just another reminder that every parent makes sacrifices, whether your child is a human or a regular, hungry …

Cute Animals

You Need to Try Orgasmic Meditation — Here's Why

Take responsibility for your orgasm and you just might feel more confident in all other aspects of your life.<p>"Orgasmic meditation" sounds New Age-y, but this super-focused practice of getting to the big O with your partner could be secret to not just a happier relationship, but a happier life. OM …

Meditation

6 Things the Best Bosses Do to Stay Friends With Their Employees

Simply running a business is not enough. Here's a guide to help you tackle interoffice relationships<p>Most of us spend at least 40 hours per week at work. It makes sense that we'd want to have friends there.<p>Our friends are not only our break buddies and lunch dates, they're our allies, our …

3 Simple Steps To Instantly Become a Remarkably Effective Leader

Drop the masquerade, acknowledge your fears, and allow your authenticity to inspire others.<p>Not all well-intentioned leaders have the impact they desire.<p>Some individuals find themselves in leadership roles by default and promotions despite the fact that they don't enjoy the responsibility and …

5 Tips on Negotiating for Anything You Want

A few smart moves exponentially increase your chances of success, regardless of who it involves convincing.<p>Negotiation isn't just about making a better sale or hammering out the best terms of a deal. People skilled in arguing for what they want can achieve higher levels of success in all realms of …

Getting Your Team Passionate for the Mission Is What Makes a Good Leader

CEO of Zillow Group<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a leader today isn’t what it was 20 years ago. Employees -- millennials in particular -- want more than a paycheck and benefits; they want a mission. They need to understand the larger vision and how their day to …

Leadership

6 Bad Habits to Break to Be More Productive

Productivity can mean the difference between a task taking one hour or two hours. Over time, even a few minutes lost can really add up. You need to …

Time Management

There Are 5 Stages of Leadership. Which One Describes You?

Moving to the next stage will help your company compete in a complex world.<p>What kind of leader are you? Are you able to inspire those around you to do their best work and help your company thrive in a complex world? And does being a good leader leave you drained and exhausted or are you able to …

Leadership

What You'll Never Hear Successful People Saying

Success is relative. This article allows for a broad definition of success, highlighting 7 things you will never find successful people saying.

Self-improvement

4 Critical Steps to Reinvent Your Company

Your company is probably not as innovative as it used to be--or as innovative as your competitors. Once you realize that, take these four steps to reinvent it.<p><i>Note: This article is an adapted excerpt from my upcoming book: un-kill creativity, how corporate America can out-innovate …

6 Ways to Build Your Self-Confidence and Get Ahead in the World

Researchers have found this way of behaving is contagious and makes others want to follow.<p>Wisdom, vision, fearlessness--they're all qualities you'd expect in a great leader. But according to a recent study published in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, confidence is the real key …

How to Get Along With Your Most Annoying Coworkers

From the chatterbox to the know-it-all.<p>Unless you’ve worked alone your entire career or you’re extremely tolerant, you’ve probably had your share of …

Time management tips: How to create meetings that work

Be chairman of the board, not chairman of the bored.<p>Meetings are a plague on modern business: bored staff can waste months of their lives nodding …

New To Budgeting? Try The 50-20-30 Rule

If you're new to budgeting, figuring out how to manage your money each month can feel overwhelming. Not only do you need to organize, but you also have to make difficult decisions about how to spend your cash. Relying on the experiences of others can help only so much, because your income and …

9 signs you're successful — even if it doesn't feel like it

We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won't admit it — other than the guy with the 'He who dies with the most toys wins' bumper sticker — in the back of our minds, we equate material possessions with success.<p>It's a shame we fall prey to materialistic thinking because …

Self-improvement

This Should Be Your Approach to Hiring

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …