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Silicon Valley

The Harsh Reality of Running a Business

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Entrepreneurship

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This Is How to Fail Your Way to Success

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

Leadership
Entrepreneurship

Silicon Valley Legend Creates Pitch Deck Template For Entrepreneurs

Peter Thiel cofounded Paypal with Elon Musk and Max Levchin in 1998. They sold this company to eBay in a deal worth over $1B. He then founded several …

Venture Capital
Leadership

Four keys to creating sustainable, successful business partnerships

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>Strong, independent and successful business leaders inevitably …

5 Signs You Might Be a Micromanager | Inc.com

When you're leading a team, it can be tempting to try to get everything done just your way. But when leadership turns into micromanagement, employees can find it hard to carve their own path and develop independent ideas and solutions. At the end of the day, while micromanagers may get results, the …

Communication Skills

Who Is Sundar Pichai, Google's New CEO?

A surprise announcement from Google not only radically changed the structure of the Internet giant, but installed a new CEO: Sundar Pichai. He will now head up Google, which will be a subsidiary to a new company called Alphabet.<p>If the name doesn't ring a bell, you're not alone — Pichai has been …

Sundar Pichai

5 Characteristics of Those Who Earn the Right to Lead

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To recognize the traits of a great leader, and then attempt to personally embody them is similar to dining at a world-class restaurant and trying to duplicate that meal at home later. Your efforts likely won’t meet your expectations.<p>Why? …

Leadership

6 Ways to Motivate Individuals to Become a Winning Team

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In sports, we often talk about athletes who “want it” more than others. These are the players who show up early, who use up every last ounce of energy in pursuit of their best performance. Players for whom defeat is viscerally painful, …

Motivation

38 of the Most Inspirational Leadership Quotes

Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No one can deny the power of a good quote. They motivate and inspire us to be our best.<p>Here are 38 of my absolute favorites:<p>I alone cannot change the world<p>“I alone cannot …

Motivation

8 Powerful Habits to Establish Credibility As a Leader | Inc.com

Research shows that only 49 percent of employees trust their senior management, and only 28 percent believe CEOs are a credible source of information. This is an alarming statistic. Trust goes hand in hand with credibility. Credibility is something that all leaders and potential leaders must aspire …

Leadership

Square CEO Jack Dorsey Says If You’re Making Decisions, You’re Not Leading | Inc.com

<b>The Manager--How Not to Do It</b><p>Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, is famous for having up to 70 meetings, and receiving 3,500 to 4,000 emails, each week. She has joked about having people in line outside her office and needing a "take-a-number" machine to manage the traffic.<p>This is not leadership, it's …

Leadership

Why Emotionally Intelligent People Are More Successful

Research shows that people with strong emotional intelligence are more likely to succeed than those with high IQs or relevant experience.<p>We’ve learned that emotional intelligence (EQ) is a crucial skill for both leaders and employees. But several studies point to just how important EQ can be to …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Secrets to Mastering Conflict | Inc.com

Between the two of us, Joseph Grenny (bio below) and I have spent 50 years studying what makes people successful at work. A persistent finding is that your ability to handle moments of conflict has a massive impact on your success.<p>How you handle conflict determines the amount of trust, respect, and …

Self-help
Body Language

9 super-successful people share their biggest leadership secrets

For its most recent Influencers editorial package, titled "How I Lead," LinkedIn asked some of the world's most successful executives, entrepreneurs, and industry experts to share their best leadership secrets and "surefire management methods" for getting through the good times, and bad.<p>Over 50 …

General Motors

Great Leaders Can Think Like Each Member of Their Team

Money wasn’t the only thing that enabled financier Cosimo de’ Medici to become <i>de facto</i> ruler of Florence for much of the Italian Renaissance. He exemplified a special leadership skill — the ability to get diverse teams of contending bankers, merchants, and traders to collaborate effectively. How? …

Leadership

Three More Ideas for Effective Leadership Communications

Business owners and key executives create their company culture and that culture drives their organization’s results. In my last post, I offered Four …

6 Things Wise Leaders Do To Engage Their Employees

An article in the New York Daily News reports that nearly 70% of U.S. employees are miserable at work. According to the story, research conducted by the Gallup Poll suggests that the majority of American’s dislike or feel disengaged on the job. Needless to say, this is disturbing news. It’s also an …

Employee Engagement

50 inspirational quotes to help you lead, listen and stay positive

We’ve all been on the receiving line before. The one where the customer service personnel on the other line clearly is not listening to the issue, does not care, is hard to understand, rude, too quiet, TOO LOUD – the list goes on.<p>When serving as an expert customer service representative, you are …

10 beliefs highly successful people share

Incredibly successful people share a number of perspectives and beliefs.<p>Here are some of those beliefs ... no. Wait. Before you comment that my point of view is shallow and materialistic, read this to see why I feel <i>this</i> is the only definition of success that matters. (Hint: success has nothing to …

Self-improvement

5 Ways to Effectively Communicate With Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Effective communication with employees takes effort, repetition, thoughtfulness and most importantly needs to come from the heart. Communication needs to be something business leaders seek to do whenever they can rather than considering …

Leadership

The 5 Biggest Mistakes All Leaders Make

Scott Eells—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Tomohiro Ohsumi—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Noah Berger—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Microsoft/Corbis<p>Robert …

Silicon Valley

7 TED Talks that will make you a better leader

But soon I was hiring people and had to figure out on my own how to be a good boss and business person. That was 25 years ago, before Ted and the Internet made expert learning fast and accessible.<p>Today, the most amazing experts are available in powerful short bursts that will be sure to increase …

Leadership
Leadership
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