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The Best CEOs Use This Approach to Overcome Common Leadership Mistakes | Inc.com

Mindfulness is a term that gets used a lot, and is also a central idea I use when coaching leaders. Understanding what mindfulness is about will help you see how to stay on the path to success.<p>According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, mindfulness is "the practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental …

Mindfulness

Stephen Schwarzman and Blackstone: Wall Street's unstoppable force

Image: Jamel Toppin for Forbes<p>In March 2015, Stephen Schwarzman got a telephone call from JP­Morgan Vice Chairman Jimmy Lee, one of Wall Street’s …

5 Signs You're CEO Material

If you lack these character fundamentals, no amount of training will turn you into a great leader.<p>Are CEOs born or made? According to entrepreneur-turned-top venture capitalist Ben Horowitz, most of the tricky skills needed to excel are drummed into leaders through years of experience.<p>Likening …

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Europe's boutique firms stealing M&A market share, dealmakers, data shows | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Boutique advisory firms now receive nearly half of all mergers and acquisition fees in Europe, stealing market share and top dealmakers from global investment banks hamstrung by a renewed focus on cost-cutting and regulations on how much they can pay.<p>Photo illustration of beer …

Stephen Schwarzman and Blackstone: Wall Street's unstoppable force

After every crisis of the past three decades, Blackstone's Stephen Schwarzman has come out a winner. More than $32 billion later, he's just getting …

10 Growing Trends In Venture Capital for 2016 | Inc.com

If you're raising money for your startup (or keeping an eye on your own investment options), here are a few big trends to keep in mind next year. Mark Haefale, global CIO at UBS Wealth Management, recently remarked, "the US equity surge is now in its seventh year, making it the longest bull run …

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As Your Startup Grows, Here Is Who to Hire When (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Knowing who to hire when is just as important as picking the right people for each role.<p>As a small company, when resources are tight, every new team member has to add a lot of value to drive growth. And as you scale, your staffing needs …

Four Lessons for Turning Around a Declining Business

The movie theatre business offers insights as to how firms can find new opportunities for turning around dying businesses by understanding consumers …

How Strategic Thinking Shapes the Future of Your Business

A delicate balance exists between running your business on a daily basis and strategizing for tomorrow. The good news is that small-business entrepreneurs do spend time thinking about their future. The bad news is that it's done on the fly and on the run. Is that the kind of quality strategic …

How Sequoia Capital India became Asia’s most prolific venture capital firm

A decade ago, much before the likes of Flipkart and Snapdeal grew into behemoths, Sequoia Capital had already made its first bet on the Indian startup ecosystem.<p>In 2006, the storied Silicon Valley enterprise—with a history of backing technology giants such as Apple, Google, LinkedIn and …

Why capital expenditures need more CFO attention

Companies in capital-intensive industries need to get more out of their capital budgets. CFOs can play a critical role.<p><b>It’s no secret</b> that cost …

The Evolving Role of Finance: From Spreadsheets to Strategy

As I often remark, CFOs and other senior finance professionals are transitioning from “bean counters” to “bean sprouters,” as we play a greater role in our organizations’ strategy. According to a report recently released by BlackLine and Middle Market Executive, CFOs at mid-market companies are …

Resource Planning

5 ways to boost sustainability's value proposition for CFOs

Until very recently, most CFOs viewed sustainability as someone else’s job — a matter of compliance or philanthropy unrelated to the pressing …

9 Steps to Building a Unique Value Proposition in Management Consulting

When professional services buyers look to hire a management consulting firm, they want to make sure they find the firm best suited to improve their …

How Websites Drive New Business for Management Consulting Firms

For management consulting firms, finding new sources of business is an increasingly urgent challenge. But today’s leading firms are rising to the …

The T-shirt workout routine to get a jacked upper body

The Riker Brothers<p>The Riker Brothers<p><b>Duration</b> 60<p><b>Exercises</b> 6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Regardless of style, there’s one detail that all suits, from the baggy …

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