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6 Trust-Building Actions That Work

Having a solid foundation of trust strengthens business results and positively impacts the bottom line.The stats speak for themselves. Harvard …

Leadership

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 -- …

How to Establish Values on a Small Team

When Tony Hsieh, founder of Zappos, was asked what he’d do differently if he could restart his company from scratch, he responded with this: “If I could go back and do Zappos all over again I would actually come up with our values from day one.”<p>Developing your corporate values early in your …

I've Gone From Entrepreneur to the Corporate World and Back Again. This Is What It Takes to Lead a Company.

These are the critical success factors every CEO should consider.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I was a kid growing up in New Jersey, I had the idea of being an accountant firmly ingrained in my mind. I knew that accounting was a foundational element of business …

Business Strategy

The Best Time Management Tools Used by Highly Successful People

Some simple time-saving hacks could help you optimize your time<p>About a year ago I threw my back out. And voila, my body forced me to lay down and rest to take care of my "L5-S1″. No that's not a cool new battleship from Star Wars, it's the location for my slipped disc (for those of you with back …

Time Management

Good Leadership: Nature Versus Nurture

Do you believe you are destined to be a great leader? Science says looking at these factors is a great way to determine your leadership potential.<p>For a company to evolve and grow, entrepreneurs must develop into good leaders.<p>But what are the factors that determine good leadership? Do good leaders …

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

Even smart managers make this killer mistake<p>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 …

5 Things Healthy People Do Every Day Before Work

Adding five things to your day usually means taking more time out of it, right?<p>Usually. But not in this case.<p>When the five additional tasks are …

Time Management

10 Effective Steps To Make Goal Setting Work For You

Hundreds of people have talked about the importance of goal setting. Thousands or even millions of people know that setting goals can help you …

10 Tips to Manage Time Like a Pro

Time management is tough, huh?<p>The to-do list increases, but the hours don’t, and soon you find yourself cutting back on downtime to compensate for …

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3D Printing Is Changing the Way We Think

Surveys indicate that more than 30 percent of the top 300 largest global brands are now using or evaluating 3D printing (often with printing technology in-house) whether for prototyping and other innovation projects or in actual production of what they sell. Over 200 universities and colleges …

Man admits swapping classic Chinese artworks for fakes he painted himself

Xiao Yuan stole 143 works from the Guanghzou Academy of Fine Arts while working as its chief librarian, making £3.5m from auction sales<p>A former university librarian has admitted stealing 143 paintings by famous Chinese artists from a gallery he was in charge of and replacing them with fakes he …

How a Cartoon Caption Contest Can Make You a Better Writer

On the first day of my undergraduate marketing strategy course, I show my students one of my favorite <i>New Yorker</i> cartoons. It is an image of a familiar red-and-white-shirted man with matching cap and wooden cane. He sits at a bar. The caption states, “Nobody ever asks ‘<i>How’s</i> Waldo?’” It’s sharp. It …

The vanished streets of Old Paris

Lost streets of Old Paris<p>Eugène Atget's record of a city about to be swept away<p>1902<p>1902<p>Eugène Atget (1857-1927) took up photography because he felt …

Middle-class 'glass-floor' block on social mobility

A study by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission has found that bright children from poor backgrounds are not getting highly paid jobs because of less able middle-class children.<p>The group said a so-called "glass floor" had been created by better-off families, which stops their children …

Middle-class

5 Summer Reads for All Women in Business

Women today are leading the charge and achieving greater success in the corporate world. Here are 5 great reads for women who are defining and creating their own success with leadership and integrity.

Leadership

The Productivity Mistake Everyone Is Making

Showing off how many hours you work? You may be hurting your entire team.<p>Getting the job done day in and day out is tough. I always go through periods where my productivity starts slacking, and I can feel the laziness bug start creeping in. To get back on track, I follow a few steps and I'm back in …

Time Management

25 Things I've Learned In Life

Life is all about learning. Believe it or not, what looks like a mistake to others has probably been a milestone to us in our lives. Even if people have betrayed us, even if our hearts were broken, even if people misunderstood or judged us, we learned from these incidents. We are human and we make …

8 Signs You May Be A Mystic

Here’s the definition I use for the word “mystic”: a person who claims to attain, or believes in the possibility of attaining, insight into mysteries …

Spirituality

Your Team Can’t Read Your Mind

Steven Moore for HBR<p>When you live or work with people for a while, it’s easy to assume that they can read your mind and that you can read theirs. Whether it’s a spouse or a long-time team member, you may presume that you know what they’re thinking and that you can save time and effort by not having …

How to learn 30 languages

Some people can speak a seemingly impossible number of tongues. How do they manage it, asks David Robson, and what can we learn from them?<p>Out on a sunny Berlin balcony, Tim Keeley and Daniel Krasa are firing words like bullets at each other. First German, then Hindi, Nepali, Polish, Croatian, …

The Fascinating Ways Our Attitudes About Work Are Changing

From lying about our past jobs to how much time we spend getting ready for work. New survey data reveal what employees really think.<p>The world of work is rapidly changing, and, with it, employees’ attitudes about what’s acceptable on the job. Covering up that you were fired? Fine with many. Not …

5 Productivity Strategies from the Mind of Richard Feynman

Nobel-prizewinning physicist Richard Feynman was an eccentric within the scientific community. But he sure got a lot done.<p>In the book, <i>Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!</i>, Richard Feynman, a Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist, relates a story about an ant he found near his bathtub.<p>Instead of …

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