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Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Innovation

5 Golden Rules for Raising Mentally Strong Kids

Give your kids the skills they'll need to tackle life's toughest challenges head-on.<p>When my first book, <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, hit the shelves, readers kept asking me the same question over and over again: "How do I teach my kids how to be mentally strong?"<p>I was thrilled to learn …

This Side Hustle Can Help You Build Long-Term Wealth, and You Don't Need a Ton of Money to Start It

Ask yourself these questions to build yourself a profitable empire.<p>Some of the wealthiest people I know made their money in real estate.<p>They didn't start out big. They started by buying one small property or project, and then after the first came a second, and so on.<p>I personally didn't start …

Buy one rental property a year to help build your wealth

By Justin Pierce<p>To make a rental property purchase successful, owners must find a bargain — paying no more than 80 percent of the home’s value when factoring in purchase price, closing costs and renovations. But what happens when an owner wants to own multiple rental properties? How does someone go …

Real Estate

How to Create Effective, High-Quality Marketing Reports & Dashboards

My current obsession has been reporting. Everyone could benefit from paying more attention to it. Five years, countless ciders, and too many …

The 5 Clustering Algorithms Data Scientists Need to Know

Clustering is a Machine Learning technique that involves the grouping of data points. Given a set of data points, we can use a clustering algorithm …

7 Powerful Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself

What you say about yourself has much to do with how you will succeed.<p>There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my bestselling book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can …

Leadership

This Is The Skill Every Great Leader Needs

If you're leading all or part of a company, a to-do list may not cut it. Try these ideas to organize your priorities.<p>The ability to prioritize competing responsibilities is an important skill for leaders and employees at companies of all sizes. Whether this need arises from multiple initiatives …

Want to Immediately Become More Successful? Stop Using These 4 Toxic Words

You don't need any more strategies or morning routines. You need to watch your language.<p>We know that relationships, nutrition, sleep, and exercise all play a positive effect on our chances for succeeding in business. However, what you may not know or simply be overlooking is the role your daily …

3 Scientific Reasons Great Design Makes People Want to Read Your Reports

Every report takes a lot of energy to create. The work conducted, the surveys taken, the sales calls made—whatever the report contains, it is …

How to set smart goals: What science says about getting what you want

During my two-week break, I’ve been working to migrate some of my old Money Boss articles to Get Rich Slowly. I thought this long piece on how to set …

This Technique From Tony Robbins Will Help You Actually Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

It's just three, simple but powerful questions that you can answer today.<p>New Year's Resolutions are broken. On Jan 1st, you set a resolution that says, I'll get up at 5am 5 days a week and go to the gym. Then it's cold out so you skip a day. And then another. By February your resolution is dead and …

Why Great Leaders Do These 5 Things in Every Meeting

When your schedule is packed with back-to-back meetings, you have to use every chance to set yourself apart.<p>Most people accept that meetings are a part of work--but that doesn't mean they enjoy them. As this infographic shows, managers spend between 35-50% of their time in meetings, and up to <i>four</i> …

Want to Increase Your Presence? Start by Telling One of These Stories

Here's how to grow your influence, boost your impression and make a powerful impact.<p>Leading business schools, from Stanford to Wharton, teach storytelling as a business communication strategy. The ability to tell an engaging, compelling, and persuasive story is a hallmark of effective leadership …

How the '5 Second Rule' Can Help You Fight the Urge to Procrastinate

Mel Robbins' provides a unique approach to eliminating procrastination and taking immediate action in life.<p>We have all done it -- hit the snooze button a few more times than necessary on a big day. The reluctance to face new challenges, make a phone call or finish a major project has affected us …

This Elon Musk Email to Tesla Employees Is a Powerful Lesson in Authentic, Heartfelt Leadership

When times get tough, great leaders don't just protect -- they connect.<p>Elon Musk is one of the world's most popular entrepreneurs. As the guiding force behind Tesla, SpaceX, and OpenAI -- not to mention helping to found PayPal -- he tackles some of the biggest challenges.<p>That includes some of the …

My Meetings Used to Be Epic Fails Until I Adopted These 4 Habits

Our meetings were showcases for my ego, not opportunities to share best practices.<p><i>What are the best ways to run a meeting? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Rob Jeppsen, CEO at</b> …

The One Thing the Top 1 Percent of Income Earners Do Every Day

Successful people all over the world have embraced this daily habit as the quickest path to success and the easiest way to gain a competitive edge.<p>I have always believed that your output in this world is only as great as your input. You need to always be striving to learn more, and consuming as …

Want to Get More Done? Answer These 5 Questions Every Night

Changing your life and winning the next day starts with these 5 questions.<p>When it comes to staying on the positive end of the spectrum to growth and expansion, many people think that high performers have a secret that the majority doesn't possess.<p>However, their success isn't rooted in secrets and …

5 Reasons Why Real Estate Is a Great Investment

As one of the stars of "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles," James Harris knows a thing or two about making money in real estate.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Real estate is a great investment for many reasons. You can enjoy an excellent rate of returns, amazing tax …

Real Estate

What Makes a Great Chief Strategy Officer

Creating good strategy is more important (and more challenging) than ever. Powerful global forces—game-changing technologies, unprecedented growth in emerging markets, and rapidly aging populations, to name a few—are transforming the world economy, and with it, the way companies plan for and …

5 Ways to Select a High-Value Predictive Workforce Project

Today’s business executives are increasingly applying pressure to their human resources, sales, customer service, IT, and finance leaders to use …

Data Warehousing

Ditch the To-Do List. This is the Only Prioritization System You Need

The life hack that will keep you on track and super productive.<p>Prioritization made simple: write a list of all the things you have to do and cross them off as you go. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy, right?<p>Not quite. To-do lists might help you get things done today, but they're also a double-edged sword. …

This Common Speaking Habit Is Draining All Your Negotiating Power

Here's how to sound as credible as you are.<p>"John - we are receiving some feedback about the team and their presentation style. In particular we get comments about the inflection of their voice going up at the end. Can you work on this with folks on the team?"<p>Uncertain Language vs. Command …

Credit Scoring: Data Preparation and Exploratory Data Analysis

"Garbage in, garbage out" is a commonly used axiom in computer science and a threat to a project's success — the quality of output is largely …

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Successful Leaders Do Any of These 4 Things Daily

If you follow these practices, expect a steady rise to the top.<p>Whenever I deliver keynotes on leadership topics, I make sure to touch on the most important aspect that a leader needs to become truly exceptional: valuing his or her people.<p>If that has triggered your own thinking about whether your …

Create Chart Templates Using R Functions

(This article was first published on <b>R – Displayr</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>R functions can be used to create chart templates, which keep …

11 Habits of Remarkably Likable Bosses

Practice any of these and watch your employees' loyalty skyrocket.<p>Are leaders born or made? That's the age-old question. Since that question is above my pay grade, why don't we ask a bonafide psychologist to rest this case?<p>Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D., is the Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and …

5 Top Tips For Presenting Data More Effectively

Reporting the findings of data-driven discovery is often thought of as “the crucial last step” in an analytics program. Unfortunately, this is often misinterpreted as meaning it is of lesser importance – nothing could be further from the truth!<p>If you’re interested in data-driven transformation and …

Public Speaking