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15 cringeworthy Tinder fails that are almost too painful to read

Most people have <i>some</i> experience of using Tinder.<p>Whether it's looking for Mr/Mrs Right or or simply nicking your mate's phone and swiping endlessly …

Apps

The Best Mentors Ask These 8 Questions

An essential part of being a good mentor is asking the right questions. Here’s a cheat sheet to get you started.<p>It’s hard to deny that good mentors are important. The best workplaces have formal programs to develop mentoring relationships. LinkedIn has even launched a feature to help you find one. …

Leadership

When You Have to Carry Out a Decision You Disagree With

One of the great frustrations of being a middle manager is that senior leaders make decisions that go against what you would have done had it been up to you. Sometimes you are part of the decision process, and other times the decision is simply handed down. Either way, you are now responsible for …

Management

Why People Lose Motivation — and What Managers Can Do to Help

At some point, every leader has dealt with a person — or, worse, a group of people — who has lost motivation. It’s frustrating, isn’t it? As much as we’ve been there ourselves, sometimes it’s hard to sympathize with others who are disengaged from work and unproductive as a result. Sometimes, we …

Employee Engagement

When to Decentralize Decision Making, and When Not To

Rare is the business executive who doubts the importance of responsiveness: to be acutely alert to business opportunities and threats, and to be capable of grabbing the opportunity or fending off the threat fast and effectively. Hence, when (re-)designing the organization structure, they tend to …

Management

These 7 Leadership Styles Allow Great Executives To Tackle Any Situation

Great executives know how to adapt their style to the people and the situation. Here are 7 approaches that will expand your leadership toolkit.<p>When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail. The same is true for leadership. If you're great at driving your team by calling the shots, then you'll …

Leadership

How to Fit in Your Organizational Culture?

When you join an office, you meet many kinds of people, who develop and direct the office culture<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>When you join an office, you meet many kinds of …

The Workplace

How Bob Dylan found God, and his fans found another boxset to buy

It reads like a scene from a bad movie. The jaded rock-star retires to his room after the show, in some nondescript hotel. The mini-bar beckons, a …

11 things organized and productive people do every day

We often confuse being productive with working as fast as we can, every second of the day. We fear that slowing down to get organized will kill our …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Mistakes Smart People Never Make Twice

<i>Emotionally intelligent people embrace mistakes for what they are—great opportunities to learn. In this article, originally published on</i></i> …

Self-improvement

4 Surprisingly Effective Methods for Influencing

Shutterstock<b>Influence</b> is a concept that exists at the very core of effective leadership. The use of management controls and standard operating …

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well

One of the most difficult transitions for leaders to make is the shift from <i>doing</i> to <i>leading</i>. As a new manager you can get away with holding on to work. Peers and bosses may even admire your willingness to keep “rolling up your sleeves” to execute tactical assignments. But as your responsibilities …

Management

Contribution Margin: What It Is, How to Calculate It, and Why You Need It

When you run a company, it’s obviously important to understand how profitable the business is. Many leaders look at profit margin, which measures the total amount by which revenue from sales exceeds costs. But if you want to understand how a specific product contributes to the company’s profit, you …

Management

A stubborn blood cancer, but there is hope

A leading French hematologist came to lecture on multiple myeloma. It is still incurable, yet new drugs may eventually offer more than maintenance of …

See London’s Underground ‘Mail Rail,’ Then and Now

It’s like the Tube, but for post.<p>There’s a whole world hidden beneath modern London: Churchill’s war bunker, a Victorian street, and the 2,000-year …

101 Good Habits for a Productive, Prosperous, Happy Life.

All the small things you do to be helpful and healthy add up to living a good life.<p>22 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're a budding entrepreneur, a career professional, a student or even unemployed, your habits are either empowering you to achieve and …

Productivity

7 Reasons Salespeople Don’t Close the Deal

Pretend that you’re an experienced buyer who has met with hundreds of business-to-business salespeople. What percentage of them would you say are excellent, good, average, or poor?<p>According to a new study of more than 230 buyers, 12% of salespeople are excellent, 23% good, 38% average, and 27% poor.<p>…

B2B

These 6 Efficiency Tips Will Help You Decide Which Problems to Tackle

Learn to delegate more efficiently and think more clearly about what to do next.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In the new podcast</i> Masters of Scale<i>, LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman explores his philosophy on how to scale a</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a …

An Exciting New Cancer Treatment Has Just Been Endorsed by FDA

We can reprogram immune cells!<p>Food and Drug Administration advisers on Wednesday enthusiastically endorsed a first-of-its-kind cancer treatment that …

Understanding Project Management and Tips for Success

Basic Project Management 101: What Is Project Management?<p>The Elements of Project Management Explained<p>Updated February 04, 2018<p>Project management is …

4 Ways Smart Teams Achieve Consensus Quickly

It's good to share different perspectives, but at some point, they need to become one.<p>Innovation is a team sport. It is rare for a successful innovation initiative to be executed by a sole individual, and that's a good thing. A truly disruptive innovation is the manifestation of multiple …

Management

The Four Most Difficult Personalities and How to Handle Them

In a difficult work relationship, it is helpful to first define what kind of individual you are dealing with, then tailor your response to his or her limitations.<p>As a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, many clients seek my help handling difficult relationships. Although the old saying "it takes two …

Narcissism

Leadership 101: Narrow Your Say-Do Gap

When you say you are going to do something, do it.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was recently in a client’s office, and they had an interesting collage of words and images hung on their wall, trying to summarize the culture they wanted to create for their …

Leadership

14 executives share the daily habits that keep them on top

But another ingredient typically goes into the mix: discipline. Take it from these executives who share the daily habits that propelled them to the top and help them stay there.<p>1. Keep a gratitude book<p>"Having a gratitude diary of things in your life you are grateful reminds you and focuses you on …

8 Critical Questions for Managers to Ask Themselves

Being a strong leader means striving for continuous improvement.<p>Part of any manager's evolution is being aware of their own strengths and weaknesses. Honest self-evaluation will help supervisors get the most out of themselves and the team they lead.<p><b>Managers should start by asking themselves these 8</b> …

Employee Engagement

What I like and what I miss with my new GTD workflow

I recently switched from using Todoist as my main GTD system to using the three Google services Google Keep, Google Calendar and Inbox by Gmail …

4 Ways to Improve Your Strategic Thinking Skills

If you’ve ever received feedback that you “need to be more strategic,” you know how frustrating it can feel. To add insult to injury, the feedback rarely comes with any concrete guidance on what to do about it. One of my coaching clients, Lisa, a vice president of HR, was in this situation and …

How to Prioritize Your Company’s Projects

Every organization needs what I call a “hierarchy of purpose.” Without one, it is almost impossible to prioritize effectively.<p>When I first joined BNP Paribas Fortis, for example, two younger and more dynamic banks had just overtaken us. Although we had been a market leader for many years, our new …

Management