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8 Ways to Become a Better Boss | Inc.com

Some get to be boss by luck and others earn their way into the driver's seat. Unfortunately, many people become a boss without getting proper training to manage. There is no sinister conspiracy at work--sometimes entrepreneurs focused on taking a product to market or heirs to family businesses find …

Leadership

Jack Dorsey’s Dream Job Is Mayor Of New York

Twitter cofounder Jack Dorsey was on 60 Minutes last night, where he spoke again about his New York mayoral ambitions. The tech innovator, who was on the show to talk about his mobile payment system Square, first talked about his political dreams a couple of years back, in a <i>Vanity Fair</i> …

Influential Leaders Ask These 6 Questions | Inc.com

The key to being a powerful leader isn't giving orders -- it's extending your influence. And one important way to do that is by spreading and soliciting new ideas.<p>As an influential leader, you are a conduit of ideas. Some are your own, while others are from your team. Some are well-baked concepts …

Can You Have Meetings and Still Innovate? | Inc.com

There is no consensus when it comes to meetings and their impact on organizational, entrepreneurial, and personal innovation.<p>Advocates of meetings stress the benefits of brainstorming and repeat the adage, “many hands make light work.”<p>Those who look down on meetings point out how much time they …

How to Reach Every Business Goal--Even If the Economy Is in the Gutter | Inc.com

Up? Down? Growing? Stagnate? We've all learned by now that predicting economic growth is, for the present, a mug's game.<p>How then, as a business leader or manager, can you set attainable, realistic goals in an up/down, who-knows-what's-next market--without demoralizing your team by setting them up …

Goal Setting

For Founders, the Hardest Part Is Letting Go

Gary Hirshberg, co-founder of Stonyfield Farms, talks about his own company's roots -- and how to know when it's time to let go.