Ryan Steinbock

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5 Great Books Every Leader Should Read By This Fall

There are lots of books a leader can read. They all have a number of great review so where do you start? Here are the top 5 books you need to read by …

Learn to be lean when it comes to project management [Deals]

Like any skill or discipline, being effective at getting projects done is something that can be learned and refined. This certified course in project management by the Management and Strategy Institute focuses on lean process and project management. It’s basically a master course in keeping any …

Business Apps | The Next Web

Top 5 Smartsheet Apps for Project Managers

It takes an exceptional person to be a project manager. They’re frequently required to manage everything from simple tasks to complex project …

A Guide to Cape Town's Most Popular Beaches

Cape Town

Gold List 2015: Breathtaking Views from Our Favorite Hotels

Talk about a room with a view: These 13 hotels, which were among <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i>'s favorites this year, offer stunning vistas of all sorts of landscapes, be it mountains, oceans, or iconic cityscapes.

How to Be the Kind of Influential Leader That You Would Like to Follow | Inc.com

Leadership is not about titles. Leadership doesn't necessarily imply having a position at the highest executive level within a company, or being the boss. There are any many types of leadership, and they can occur at any level in your organization. However, the essence of leadership is influence. …

Leadership

Dear Boss: Your Team Wants You to Go on Vacation

Over the past decade, a staggering number of studies have demonstrated that our work performance plummets when we work prolonged periods without a break. We know that overworked employees are prone to mood swings, impulsive decision-making, and poor concentration. They’re more likely to lash out at …

The Workplace

The best app for managing your money just got even better

The problem is that most personal finance apps and services suck. They're buggy and confusing to use.<p>I just moved to New York City and got a new job. The app I'm using to help me plan my budget is called Level Money. I've been using it for a few months, and it solves all of the problems that …

Personal Finance

7 Common Business Deductions You're Probably Missing | Inc.com

• <b>Start up costs for new businesses.</b> When you are investigating setting up a new business there may be significant costs that could be expensed or amortized. Some examples are travel and lodging costs, consultant fees, expert fees such as a CPA or attorney, meals and entertainment for meetings, …

Personal Finance

7 Critical Things to Know Before Giving a Presentation | Inc.com

Presentations are forks in the road. If you succeed in your objectives, you may open the door to a new job, a promotion, or funding for your latest venture, but if you fail, you could leave with a damaged reputation and a lost opportunity. The stakes are too high for you to go on stage and "wing …

Public Speaking

This 7-Minute Morning Routine Will Change Your (Work) Life | Inc.com

It only takes seven minutes to change how you approach your day. Using the routine described below when you get to work will make a world of difference in your productivity, your attitude, your success, and your health. It's like the approach you make to the tee on a golf course. You plan out how …

Productivity

The One Thing You Need to Do at 5 p.m. | Inc.com

It's amazing how many people work all hours of the day. And I mean <i>all</i> hours.<p>We jump out of bed in the morning and check email. At night, we're still responding to social media comments. Yet, there's something special about that hour hand clicking over to 5 p.m. (even if your clock doesn't have an …

Social Media

How to Improve Your Business Writing

You probably write on the job all the time: proposals to clients, memos to senior executives, a constant flow of emails to colleagues. But how can you ensure that your writing is as clear and effective as possible? How do you make your communications stand out?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Overworked …

Your Strategy Needs a Strategy: How to Choose and Execute the Right Approach

Publication Date: <b>June 09, 2015</b><p>You think you have a winning strategy. But do you? Executives are bombarded with bestselling ideas and best practices for achieving competitive advantage, but many of these ideas and practices contradict each other. Should you aim to be big or fast? Should you create a …

Management

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How to make sure your resume, interview stand out (in the right way)

Google’s Senior Vice President of People Operations, Laszlo Bock, joins TODAY to share tips on how you can stand out from the pack when applying for a job, and what NOT to do that might be a red flag to a potential employer.

Employment

25 Books That Will Teach You The Most Powerful Leadership Lessons Ever

You’ve heard the old saying right?<p>“All great leaders are readers.”<p>… Well, it’s true. And I’m reminded of it at least once a week, when I interview an …

20 biggest reasons why startup companies fail

Startup companies seem to have all the fun. They create new markets, disrupt old ones, get ridiculous amounts of money from venture capital firms, …

Startups

4 Qualities That Make an Agile Leader | Inc.com

Your company may value leadership that's resilient, adaptable, and flexible, but do you truly possess those attributes? While these are qualities a leader needs to be successful, they're hard to measure and track in performance assessments.<p>Metrics such as revenue and reviews from employees are all …

Leadership

7 Quick Ways to Connect With Anybody | Inc.com

If you're introverted (like me), you may find it difficult to connect with people at social gatherings. If you're extroverted, you face a different challenge--your outgoing personality may run roughshod over people you'd like to know better.<p>Not to worry. There's help for all of us.<p>At the Reader's …

Tony Robbins

One Thing The Best Leaders Never Do | Inc.com

Being a leader means saying what you think. You can't stay silent, withhold your opinion, and wait to see what everyone else is thinking because that would make you a follower, and completely ineffective. But there is one time when the best leaders always hold their tongues: When they have …

Essays

How to Work with People Who Aren’t Good at Working with People

Twenty five years after the term “emotional intelligence” was first introduced by academics, thousands of independent scientific studies have highlighted the importance of managing your own and others’ emotions in relation to career success, job performance, entrepreneurship, and leadership.<p>But …

Emotional Intelligence

Six horrible excuses for not chasing your entrepreneurial dreams

Do you have dreams that keep getting pushed to the side, and every time they are revisited you make another excuse as to why it's not the right time to chase them? Successful entrepreneurs all have one thing in common – they pushed the excuses aside, not their dreams.<p>While there are countless …

Entrepreneurship

How to Get Employees Excited to Do Their Work

What keeps you up at night as a manager? Are you worried about hitting your numbers? How to boost the results of lower performers? What about how to keep top performers motivated?<p>We often believe that the most effective way to respond to these concerns is to directly tell our employees what to do. …

Leadership

How to Motivate Yourself When Your Boss Doesn’t

Let’s face it: some bosses are not inspiring. They don’t motivate us to perform at our best — let alone improve our skills. What should you do if your boss is too hands-off, ambivalent, or downright demotivating? How can you keep your engagement up and your own professional goals on track? Is it …