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How Steve Jobs Taught an Early Apple Employee a Lesson in Radical Honesty That We All Should Learn

'Working for Steve Jobs wasn't easy, and it wasn't pleasant.'<p>Harsh truth time: If success were simple or easy, everyone would be doing it.<p>Read a lot of posts and articles these days and it sounds like all you need to do to get your life in order is breathe deeply, let go of the past, show …

Guy Kawasaki

A CEO says too many executives make the same leadership mistake

If you want to be a good leader, you've got to actually interact with those that you're leading.<p>It seems like straightforward advice, but it can be difficult to implement.<p>"A lot of leaders struggle with being in the weeds of their business," United Shore CEO Mat Ishbia says. "They think that they …

Leadership

6 Things Every Manager Wants from Employees

No matter the company, industry, or geography, this is what every competent manager looks for in his or her direct reports.<p>Each job comes with its own set of requirements, but there are a few universal things every manager looks for in an employee.<p>To impress your manager and earn a reputation for …

Employee Engagement

A man who flew around the world for 3 months on less than $1,000 shares his best advice to save a fortune on airfare

After retiring at age 34, Brandon traveled around the world for three months, visiting 14 countries on four different continents — and he paid only $947.91 for his flights.<p>What's his secret to traveling so cheaply?<p>Frequent flyer miles, scored through free credit card signup bonuses.<p>Brandon, who …

Personal Finance

How to invest with $5, $50 or $100

Investing isn't just for the rich.<p>It is true that if you have lots of cash, you'll have lots of options on where to put it. But if you are just getting started and have just a minimal amount of money to work with — anywhere from $5 to $1,000 — you may have more choices than you might think.<p>A few …

Investing

Ten Ways Great Coaches Overcome Resistance To Change

“I just don’t know how to make this coaching stick” said a frustrated leader to me. He’s an executive coaching client and he is trying to coach a direct report to change his behavior.<p>His tone of voice reminded me of the frustration I had felt too often, when I was just not getting through to an …

Self-help

Is Poor Employee Engagement Management's Fault?

Polls say disengaged employees outnumber engaged employees by nearly 2:1. What's going on?<p>Business Leader, Author, Keynote Speaker<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A recent Gallup study found that a high percentage of managers around the globe are not meeting the need of …

Employee Engagement

It Only Takes 7 Words to Create the Last Work-From-Home Policy You'll Ever Need

There are great reasons for companies to embrace remote workers--but not to have multiple-page work-from-home policies.<p>A friend of mine runs a company with approximately 300 employees. Eighty percent are totally remote workers, and many of the remaining 20 percent work from home at least some …

The Workplace

How These 5 Entrepreneurs Used Their Limited Resources to Grow Their Business Into a Successful Venture

Executive Director of the Clark Center for Entrepreneurship at Utah State University<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Michael Glauser’s new book</i> <i>Main Street Entrepreneur</i><i>. Buy it now from</i> <i>Amazon</i> <i>|</i> <i>Barnes & Noble</i> <i>|</i> <i>iTunes</i><p>There are always ways to …

Entrepreneurship
Management

HR’s Vital Role in How Employees Spend Their Time, Talent, and Energy

HR’s value and efficacy is a favorite topic of debate in business. Complaints about HR include things from weak, reactive business partnering to poor talent recruitment and development, from time-wasting processes to incomprehensible communications. I don’t intend to defend HR or provide guidance …

Your easy 8-step guide to becoming an online influencer

When using this strategy, watch your analytics carefully to see which sites are most effective in terms of targeted traffic. It may be tempting to post to big-name sites, but if you’re not getting results, you’re wasting your time.<p>And don’t discount smaller, niche sites just because of their size! …

Marketing

How to have mind-blowing sex using Kundalini yoga techniques

Kate Hudson, Alicia Keys, and Amanda Chantal Bacon are radiant proof of Kundalini yoga’s superpowers—and it’s no coincidence that they’re all …

Yoga

15 things that may be hard to do, but could change your life forever

As Quora user Joos Meyer explains in response to the question, "What uncomfortable things such as cold showers can improve your life?" pushing your comfort zone is the key to self-improvement.<p>"I think the best methodology is to every day or week set a task or find a situation that makes you …

Self-help

5 Mantras to Help You Become Calm and Confident

Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? According to Sherianna Boyle, the answer is most definitely yes. She is the author of</i> …

Why Google, Twitter, And LinkedIn Employees Are Kicking These Seven Work Habits

We asked insiders at some of the top tech companies which bad habits they’re trying to cut out of their workdays. Here’s what they said.<p>By this time in January, some of that initial excitement around New Year’s resolutions may be starting to fade. Here we are, just a week away from the whateverness …

How Being Selfish in the Morning Leads to a More Productive Workday

In order to be successful, it is essential to make progress against your top priorities before responding to other people’s requests.<p>This means …

8 Complementary and Alternative Holistic Health Remedies to Try in 2017

Being healthier is one of the top resolutions on peoples’ lists each year. Health is had in a lot of ways but the main routes that people focus on …

Alternative Medicine

15 Powerful Quotes From a Tibetan Buddhist Master That Will Make You Rethink Life, Love and Happiness

Ever heard of Pema Chödrön? If not, she is one of the most inspiring Tibetan Buddhists you’re likely to hear of.<p>She’s written several books that …

Spirituality

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2017

Things to skip: Times New Roman, an "objective" blurb, and a Hotmail address.<p>Resume trends change quickly. From head shots to QR codes to company …

Design How Your Team Thinks

Every day, we sit in meetings in which someone presents a problem or opportunity. The response is always a version of “What are we going to do about it?” When’s the last time someone said, “How are we going to think about it?”<p>Design thinking is popular these days. We design products, experiences, …

This $2.8 billion startup gets all of its daily meetings done in 10 minutes

I arrived just in time for breakfast: Like I found out on my previous visit, Pivotal brings in a catered breakfast every single day as an incentive to make sure all employees are around for a daily all-hands meeting, attended by everybody in every department, at precisely 9:06am.<p>(Breakfast today …

Time Management

Why The Best Leaders Delegate?

Team and Startup Management Coach, Wither Leadership Consulting<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Being a leader is tough. Whether you're a CEO of a big company, trying to run a small …

Entrepreneurship

How to Boost Your (and Others’) Emotional Intelligence

Among the various core ingredients of talent and career success, few personal qualities have received more attention in the past decade than emotional intelligence (EQ), the ability to identify and manage your own and others’ emotions. Importantly, unlike most of the competencies that make it into …

Five ways to build a happy and engaged team

Managers should develop their teams, not just lead them. Here's how.<p>Every CIO can help their staff make the most of their abilities. "I don't think …

Here's How Warren Buffett Earned More Than Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos in 2016

Buffett made more than any other American, beating out Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos.<p>Warren Buffett has always done pretty well as an investor. But even for him, 2016 was an exceptional year. Shares of Berkshire Hathaway went up about 20 percent in value, increasing Buffett's personal fortune by about …

Investing

Managing Your Mental Health as an Entrepreneur

Mental health, if not addressed, can have debilitating side effects -- some of which may be detrimental to your business.<p>CEO of MEBO International and Skingenix<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When people talk about entrepreneurship, most of the discussions revolve …

Mental Health

25 Profound Mindfulness Meditation Quotes That Will Help You Find the Real You

If you’ve read anything about mindfulness or Buddhism, you’ve probably at one point given meditation a go. And if you’re like most people, you found …

Meditation

How To Calculate How Valuable You Are To Your Boss

Are you getting paid fairly? Here’s how to figure out your worth and how to ask for (and get) a raise this year.<p>If you’re like most people—64%, according to Payscale’s “2016 Compensation Best Practices Report”—you feel like you aren’t being paid fairly. Yet, the same study found that 73% of …