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7 Leadership Lessons From the CEO of a Multibillion-Dollar Company | Inc.com

In many ways, the current beliefs and thinking around leadership are amazing compared to the leadership beliefs of prior generations. No longer does it feel like leaders have to rule with an iron fist, not care about their people, or have to be afraid to show vulnerability in front of those …

Leadership

The End Of Culture Fit

As more companies strive for diversity and inclusion, the term “culture fit” is falling out of favor.<p>The notion of hiring for culture fit was established as a foundation of many corporate recruiting processes. The term was embedded in career sites, integrated into interview processes, and touted as …

Human Resources

5 Startup Challenges Most Entrepreneurs Don’t Anticipate

New entrepreneurs have big dreams, but there are many things that can stand in the way of bringing their vision to fruition. This isn’t surprising …

Entrepreneurship

Exit Strategy: Know How You Will Leave Your Business | Investopedia

One of the common conversations I have with the people I work with is about their business or startup. How they came up with the idea in the first …

Small Business

Marine vets say getting people to trust you comes down to the 'say-do gap'

That doozy of an insight comes from three US military veterans and leadership consultants, who recently published a book titled, "Spark: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success."<p>The authors — Angie Morgan, Courtney Lynch (both former Marines), and Sean Lynch, (former Air Force), of …

Leadership

3 Crucial Paradigm Shifts for Unparalleled Leadership Development

I’m in my 19th year working with the human side of business. Within that duration of time and exposure to a variety companies, you’d think nothing …

Human Resources

5 Ingredients for a Successful Work Environment

Happy employees take care of their customers. And happy customers who are well taken care of refer new clients. Think about it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As the founder and CEO of a company that has grown from its modest beginnings in my spare bedroom at home to a …

Employment

25 Things That Are Part Of Your Brand -- Whether You Like It Or Not

I understand completely why people say “I don’t want a personal brand. I’m a person, not a bottle of ketchup!”<p>Anyone could sympathize with a person who says “I don’t want to label myself,” but the fact is that we all carry labels. We don’t have a choice.<p>If you go out of your house at all and if you …

Communicate

Becoming a Transformational Leader

<b>Monday, March 20, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT</b> <b><br>Host:</b> Association for Talent Development<p><b>By:</b> Ria Story, Founder, Top Story Leadership<p>A transformational …

Leadership

4 Ways to Personalize the Employee Experience

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The employee experience is what makes or breaks retention. Simply put, if employees enjoy their work, they will stay.<p>However, this is no easy feat. The best way to improve the employee experience is by giving them a personalized …

Employee Engagement

7 Core Beliefs Of Great Bosses

Great bosses change us for the better. They see more in us than we see in ourselves, and they help us learn to see it too. They dream big and show us all the great things we can accomplish.<p>Great leadership can be a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know a great leader when you’re …

How Can a Manager Deal with Employees Who Won't Get Along?

What Can a Manager Do When Employees Won't Get Along?<p>Coaching, Intervention, and Mediation Are All Musts for Workplace Harmony<p>Updated December 12, …