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5 Online Learning Sources to Boost Your Business Acumen

The internet's free exchange of ideas makes it easier than ever to learn about real-world issues that affect your company.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s never been a better time to be in business. As the world has grown increasingly interconnected, the internet …

Entrepreneurship

How To Get Rid Of A Problem Employee

Dear Liz,<p>I took a new job five months ago. I’m the HR Manager in a privately-owned business.<p>It’s a bigger job than I’ve had before and I like it, but I’m on a steep learning curve.<p>In the past, when a supervisor would tell my predecessor “I need to get rid of Charlie” the previous HR manager would …

The Top 10 Books Every Leader Must Read

Being a leader requires a strong drive to learn, something these 10 authors dwell on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That's because the best leaders …

Self-improvement

Confidence Will Be the Ultimate Driver of Your Success. Here's How to Make Sure It's Rock Solid

Without this trait, you will never rise above the tide.<p>Your confidence level is what will determine your success level in the workplace.<p>That's proved true again and again for the most famous entrepreneurs, the smartest business leaders, and the most talented managers.<p>If you lack confidence, you …

5 books that will make you more well-rounded

Want to know one of the "secrets" to becoming a better leader? Become a more voracious reader.<p>One of the best ways to "stand on the shoulders of giants" is to read. We hear it all the time--that the most successful people, our greatest leaders, are people who read constantly (including Bill Gates, …

Bill Gates

Transformation Tuesday: The scrawny-to-brawny, 25-pounds-of-mass plan

Gill Mensah<p>Gill Mensah<p><b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>The ectomorph body type is both a gift and a curse: It's easier to look shredded, but …

47 Books You Should Add To Your Shelf, According To Poet Rupi Kaur

The provocative artist and poet shares her list.<p>Rupi Kaur has vision beyond her years.<p>At 24, the Indian-Canadian artist and poet decided to create a menstruation-themed photo series for a college project. She posted one now-famous photograph to Instagram, showing herself lying on a bed facing the …

Books

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't

Within each of us are two competing sides, a polarity of character. Only one leads to greatness<p>Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make …

Leadership

6 Incredibly Important Body Language Cues When You First Meet Someone

Are you offered a warm handshake, a light formal hug, or just a nod?<p>I'm just getting back from a tech trade show in Las Vegas where I had to meet dozens of people, some for the first time. Many were contacts who know me only as the person on the receiving end of an email or phone call. Others I've …

15 Books by Billionaires On How to Run the World

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16 Lists to Make to Jump-Start Your Career in 2016

If you want to get a headstart on your New Year's resolutions, it's time to get organized.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>There's nothing I love more than a good list, especially at the end of the year, when …

101 Motivational Quotes to Start 2016 Off Right

No matter how this past year went for you, use these 101 motivational quotes to start 2016 off right.<p>Another year has passed. It's time to start over with a clean slate. Maybe 2015 didn't go the way you planned; you didn't follow through with your great ideas and your goals weren't met. Well it's a …

How to Become a Millionaire: 9 Habits That Can Make You Rich

If wealth is the destination, the journey always starts with attitude.<p>Want to get rich? If you work for someone else, you won't. (Don't believe me? Check this out.)<p>That's why entrepreneurs are willing to face the vulnerability, the emotional ups and downs, and the risk of public and private …

The 3 Biggest Leadership Ideas You Need to Know About in 2016

Your company's culture is getting younger and more democratic. And the information you used to share on a need-to-know basis is getting harder to hide. Here's what leaders need to know at a time like this.<p>Some principles of great leadership never change--but others do, in response to evolving …

21 Super Inspiring Quotes for Leaders

From Steve Jobs to Sheryl Sandberg to Sam Walton to Oprah, the thoughts of these great achievers will lift your mood--and elevate your game.<p>No one ever said that leading a business is easy--it's not. In fact, it can be frightening, exasperating, challenging, harrowing, and exhausting. When you feel …

7 Powerful Words That Instantly Get You What You Want

There are words and then there are powerful words, words that get you what you want when you want it.<p>Many of us dream of being magically persuasive, to be able to enlist our co-worker to help us, our team member to support us, and our partner to listen to us.<p>If you know the right words, you can …

14 ways 20-somethings should invest their time to set themselves up for long-term success

It was good advice when Ben Franklin said it, and it's good advice now, no matter your age.<p>But your 20s are a particularly crucial time in life. Many call these the "formative" years, and the habits you form can carry you through the rest of your life.<p>So what's the best way to spend this time?<p>We …

Self-improvement

(Video) Motivation On Steroids

One of the best <i>Motivational Videos</i> Created.<p>Muhammad Ali had an insatiable desire to prove to the world that he had greatness within and that everyone …

100 Novels All Kids Should Read Before Leaving High School

Last year, a <i>Slate</i> essay called “Against YA” by Ruth Graham irked thousands of readers who took offense at her argument that although grown-ups …

Books

Twenty-Eight Keys to Unlocking Organizational Culture

<i>by Doug Kirkpatrick, US Partner at NuFocus Strategic Group</i><p>There are myriad reasons to investigate an organization's culture. A job seeker may want to check out a prospective employer. A corporate suitor might perform due diligence for an acquisition or merger. An academic may simply want to do …

A Fun Weekend in Vancouver on Just $25 a Day

Enjoy a short trip to this waterfront city for a song.<p>Vancouver can be an expensive city, but there are ways to keep daily expenses low. The big …

2 Dumbbells, 5 Minutes, No Rest—One Fat-Melting Finisher

You won’t believe what this super short workout has in store for your muscles and metabolism<p>When you read this headline, you probably thought: <i>Five minutes? Come on … that’s all?</i><p>But trust us, that’s enough.<p>This total-body ladder workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer 2015 Winner Gideon Akande …

6 Ways Successful Leaders Evaluate Business Relationships

The external partners that you decide to align your business with can either positively or negatively impact your short and long term success. They can either lift your business up to reach greater levels of significance or pull your business down — making you vulnerable and guiding you down a path …

7 apps for making the most of ski season

No matter your level of ski expertise, there is an app that will make this season better than ever.<p>Put 21st-century technology to the test and use …

Apple Music is finally available on Android

On Tuesday, the Cupertino tech giant's music streaming service rolled out on Google's mobile operating system. It's only the second ever app Apple has launched on Android.<p>(The first? "Move to iOS," an app designed to help users ditch Android smartphones and transfer data over to an iPhone.)<p>The …

The Quickest Way to Kill Employee Motivation

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

7 Ways Millennial Managers Will Change Work

Like it or not, Millennials will soon be promoted en masse. Here's how they'll shake things up.<p>Like it or not, here they come.<p>As of this year, the so-called Millennials (born from 1980 to 2000) are the largest generation in the U.S. work force, according to Pew. They represent one out of three …

The 1 Personality Type That Employers Are Craving Like Crazy

It's not easy for companies to find desirable staff. Here's one character aspect they're desperate for.<p>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.<p>Do you care about your job? No, you know, really care.<p>Do you care so much that you will …

The 50 most underrated colleges in America

We often hear about the best colleges in the US, but there are dozens more outstanding schools that don't always get the recognition they deserve.<p>To discover the most <i>underrated</i> colleges in America, we compared US News and World Report's rankings of the best universities and the best liberal-arts …

College & University