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5 Things to Remember Now That You're The Boss

You've talked the talk, so make sure you walk the walk with these tips for new managers.<p>The moment your business needs more people to help you, suddenly, often overnight, you're a manager. You've built your business up as far as you can on your own, and now you need more faces in the workplace. …

Leadership

Culturally Competent Leadership

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the IB Global Conference in Singapore with my amazing CISB colleagues. For me this was one of my first …

The 4 Pillars of Great Leadership

Over 100 years of research on leadership has clearly determined the keys to leader success. There are four key factors that make a leader effective, …

The Secret to Small Space Design? Go Big!

Just because you have a tiny space doesn’t mean you should have tiny furniture. One of the biggest design mistakes for a room of any size is …

28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Job Interviews

If Your Employees Can't Answer This 1 Simple Question, They're a Lot Less Productive Than You Think

Nothing is more powerful for tracking productivity than these 6 words.<p>Want to know a dirty little secret in business? Everyone loves being busy.<p>Don't believe me? Try walking into your office and asking all of your employees this one simple question:<p>"What results did you achieve today?"<p>More often …

30 Living Rooms That'll Make You Want to Redecorate Immediately

You've got your bedroom looking cozy and the kitchen has been overhauled. Now it's time to turn your attention to the living room. Luckily, the lounge is one of the easiest rooms in the house to redecorate: a lick of paint, a new sofa (or cover) and some cleverly chosen ornaments, throws, and …

Interior Design

Interviewing for your dream job? 4 savvy questions to ask the hiring manager

Where do you see yourself in five years? What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses? What interests you about this position? Heading into a job …

How to stop being so busy and get more done

To be effective, you have to do "all the right things," not "all the things."<p>“Busy!”<p>It’s the response Darius Foroux always got whenever he asked coworkers how they were doing.<p>The Dutch businessman and blogger said the word “busy” first began to puzzle him when he briefly worked for an IT research …

Time Management

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Language

Six steps to younger looking skin with simple facial yoga workout

Fancy lifting, firming and smoothing your skin for zero cost? A simple facial yoga workout has been shown to turn back time the natural way.<p>Imagine …

Skin Care

These simple exercises can make your face look three years younger

New research suggests facial workouts can save money on skin care.<p>Talk about face lifts.<p>A new Northwestern University study claims that doing facial …

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Charisma

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

These are the 9 most annoying phrases people use at work, according to a new survey

With ridiculous words and passive-aggressive work phrases invading today’s office dialogue, it’s clear people are pretty sensitive about language in …

The 5 Leadership Skills You Need to Get to the Next Level | Inc.com

Congratulations! You've built a business, and the vision that was just a blank piece of paper now becomes a real live breathing entity that generates revenue and profit.<p>Your business is growing like crazy. Is growth good? Generally speaking, growth is good, but growth can also be a huge …

Leadership

11 Ideas for How to Frame a Bed Without a Headboard

A headboard is a feature that can really elevate the look of a bedroom. It gives the bed a little extra presence, and adds a focal point to the whole …

San Francisco

8 ways you aren't impressing your boss

"From shopping to dating, whether it's getting a good deal on your dream home, or student loans, getting upgraded on a plane, to receiving faster care at the ER, likable people tend to move to the front of the line," she says. "You want your boss to like you, since she's the one determining who …

26 Books to Help You Succeed in Business and Life | Inc.com

Highly successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day and strive for self-improvement, with the latter often coming in the form of a book. If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, take some suggestions from more than two dozen executives who have …

Self-improvement

79 Percent of Employees Quit Because They're not Appreciated. Try These 4 Things Before You Say Good-Bye

How employees can have more impact than they think.<p>Feathers were ruffled. People from all around the globe reacted to a post I wrote last week about how anger can destroy your career. It wasn't a surprise. Numerous studies spotlight an increasingly ugly problem that exists in the corporate …

Employment

When In Decorating Doubt, Follow the 3/3 Rule

Sometimes the best way to decorate, particularly when you don't know where to start, is by looking at nature itself. Plenty of decorators will tell …

Home Decorating

How to quit a job you just started without burning bridges

Sometimes a new job just doesn’t work out, but leaving so soon after being hired can prove to be a sticky situation.<p>Should you quit – and if you do, …

7 ways to make a good impression your first week at a new job

Congratulations, you’ve made a good enough impression on the hiring manager and scored the job, but don’t think your efforts in impressing stop there …

7 signs it's time to quit and look for a new job

At one point or another we've all dreamt about changing jobs. The reasons vary. For some, it's about money.<p>For others, it's about doing something with meaning or maybe the chance to create their own business.<p>As someone who's lived in 11 countries, worked in 10+ different companies and started a few …

Labor Economics

How to use iCloud Keychain to sync passwords across Apple devices

Nobody likes having to type a password every time they need to sign in to a website or service. iCloud Keychain is Apple’s take on simplifying password management across the Mac, iPhone and iPad. It securely stores your user names, passwords, and credit and debit card details, then auto-fills …

Smart Leaders Know the Difference Between Complex and Complicated. Do You? | Inc.com

You probably use the words 'complex' and 'complicated' interchangeably. Most of us do. Heck, most dictionaries use complex to define complicated and vice versa. There's just one problem: If you're a leader and you treat a complex problem like a complicated problem, you are setting up yourself and …

Mathematics

5 things you should remember if you're a young boss with older employees

You are likely to be in charge of people who have a range of different skills, different personalities, and different ages.<p>At some point, you'll probably have to manage someone who is older than you. This can get a little awkward to say the least.<p>According to Juliet Hailstone, senior product …

10 Free Smartphone Apps Every Stylish Man Needs

In this glorious/terrifying digital age we live in, there truly is an app for everything. We’re talking ordering pizza, operating a drone, learning a …

Asking your employees these 5 simple questions will make them never want to leave you

If you're new to this concept, unlike the exit interview, managers are getting fresh insight into improving the work environment or their own leadership skills to retain those valued employees — today — not after they have emotionally disconnected and stopped caring.<p>Fair warning: Stay interviews …

Employee Engagement