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How to Increase Your Value in One Hour, Each Day | Inc.com

Everybody wants to be more valuable. While assigning an absolute "value" to a person has unfavorable moral implications, there's no question that some workers are more valuable to their employers than others; workers who have more skills, more experience, and a greater drive to work hard tend to …

Learning

20 Steve Jobs Quotes To Get You Inspired

It is hard to deny the brilliance of Steve Jobs. Not only did he pioneer Apple to become a revolutionary company, but also to be the most valued …

Motivation

How to Blow Your Boss's Mind | Inc.com

We all want to get ahead. Still, even when it seems you're doing everything right--you're never late to work, rarely take a sick day, and always meet deadlines--promotions can be few and far between.<p>You're putting the work in, so why aren't you getting rewarded? The answer is simple: You don't get …

Self-improvement

5 Ways to Become Politically Savvy at Work | Inc.com

Have you ever wondered if playing the game of office politics is necessary to be successful? I will give you the short answer: It is!<p>Without knowing the rules and how to play the game, you will be sitting on the sidelines while that loud mouth sitting across from you gets rewarded.<p><b>Forget about the</b> …

Leadership

15 Phrases You Should Start Using to Sound More Professional

Whether you're interviewing for your first job or hoping to move up the career ladder in your current position, there are a few phrases you can use to help. These 15 phrases can help establish you as a positive force in any office environment.<p><b>"Let's touch base."</b><p>This statement is vague enough to …

Customer Service

The 10 Commandments of Easy, Healthy Living

Ready to commit to a healthier lifestyle and just feel better every day? It doesn't have to be a pipe dream. Meet the 10 commandments that will allow you to see, feel, and reap results. You're worth the effort.<p>1. Thou Shalt Drink More Water<p>If you're working with a foggy, tired brain a lot of the …

5 Leadership Habits for People Who Hate Following Leadership Advice | Inc.com

No one leads quite like you. You have developed a few habits that have worked for your eclectic mix of employees and product segment. You have a unique leadership style.<p>Good for you! Not every leadership tactic works for every leader. Some are way too detailed-oriented, invented by people who went …

Leadership

What's the Best Career For Me? A Quick Way to Identify It

I learned this excercise when I was getting training in Gestalt therapy from Howie Lambert, PhD whose guidance during my psychologist internship year …

foto

Hireside chat: How to structure the perfect interview

<i>Hireside chats are in partnership with The Resumator, bringing recruiters, hiring managers and heads of talent or HR the latest thinking around both</i> …

Business Analyst | The Structure of Business Analysis Documents

The diagram below shows the attributes common to all documents:<p>Current State Analysis<p>Once a project has been mandated and the Project Initiation …

Project Management

The 3 Career Paths—Which Are You On?

In working with tens of thousands of professionals and partnering with leading workplaces scientists, we have come to find that people are driven to …

San Francisco

Four Qualities Leaders Need for Success

It's hard to imagine, but the four qualities that leaders need in order to be successful were first discussed more than 2,000 years ago. Aristotle …

Self-improvement

9 Of The Worst Mistakes You Can Ever Make At Work

We’ve all heard of (or seen firsthand) people doing some pretty crazy things at work.<p>Truth is, you don’t have to throw a chair through a window or quit in the middle of a presentation to cause irreparable damage to your career.<p>No matter how talented you are or what you’ve accomplished, there are …

Self-help

10 Simple Secrets You Need to Know to Increase Employee Engagement

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By some accounts, an epidemic of worker disengagement is raging in this country. In its most recent “State of the American Workplace” report, Gallup Research found that 70 percent of U.S. workers were either not engaged or were actively</i> …

Fast Weight Loss Tips from a Celebrity Trainer

If you want the scale to tip in your favor, you have to vary your workouts and do exercises that you’re not particularly good at so your body stays …

Exercise

Becoming a Great Leader Starts With Building Trust

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the movie <i>Braveheart</i>, Mel Gibson’s character, William Wallace, cries “Alba gu bràth" as he and his men forge boldly into battle. The Gaelic phrase, which means roughly "Scotland forever,” gave the troops something to rally around and …

5 Tips for Women on Getting Ahead in Business | Inc.com

According to a recent Pew Research Center survey, two-thirds of women and nearly half of men say females face some discrimination when it comes to getting ahead in business. There's always the interesting question of children, for one thing. Twenty-two percent of those polled believe women who want …

Pew Research Center

5 Signs That It's Time to Outsource Your Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many business owners, it’s easy to try to shoulder a lot when it comes to running a business. But you may face certain challenges you can’t solve on your own -- or realize that you’d rather pay someone else to handle certain aspects …

6 Things You as a Leader Need To Know About Technology

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many leaders think that technology is just a tool to help employees better perform their jobs and that investment in the latest hardware/software will keep their company competitive in its industry. But this belief may be fatal to the …

5 Business Lessons I Learned From Starting a Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the biggest draws to becoming an entrepreneur is creating true freedom in your life. The idea of being in control of your schedule, income and time is what drives so many of us to brave the odds and set our stake in the ground.<p>That …

5 Timeless Leadership Roles To Help Navigate Change

If there’s one thing that’s constant today (and everyday, for that matter), it’s change. Whether it’s people or organizations, change is the one thing both can rely on that will emerge when it’s least expected—or desired.<p>While the business landscape is in a perpetual state of flux—and always will …

Leadership

What the Most Successful Entrepreneurs Do | Inc.com

The editors at Business Week are a demanding lot. They got a copy of my new book, <b>Entrepreneurship for the Rest of Us</b>, and said, "boil it down for us."<p>Here goes.<p>We live in a world where no matter what we do for a living or where we work--whether we just starting off on our own or are employed by a …

Entrepreneurship

20 Rewards Your Employees -- and Budget -- Will Love (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business is just as much about relationships as it is about the bottom line, and having a good relationship with your staff is vital to your company’s success. Research shows that employees who feel appreciated for their work will be more …

14 Ways To Lose 5 Pounds in A Week

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, nutritionist-backed tips to drop 5 lbs fast—the healthy way.<p>Cosmo has come up with a fat-torching plan that really will subtract up to 5 pounds from your bod in seven days—without starvation, bizarre supplements, or cutting out entire food groups. How? It's all …

Five Tips for a Spankin' Company Meeting

In an early stage company, the all-hands company meeting is the most important means of communicating. In my experience, it is the best opportunity for management to be assured that important information is highlighted and discussed with employees.<p>In small companies, managing and teaching managers …

Employment

5 Tips for Leading Millennials

This story appears in the March 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Millennials aren't all that different from the generations before them, but knowing a bit more about their motivations and needs in the workplace can help your entire company succeed. Here's some advice:<p><b>Emphasize training and</b> …

Arms Workouts

7 Workouts For Hot Arms<p>Ready to give everyone arm envy?<p>It’s not like anyone ever <i>liked</i> having arm jiggle, but lately, the dreaded “bingo arm” has become public enemy No. 1: Since 2000, there’s been a <i>major</i> uptick—4,378 percent—in the number of upper arm lift procedures done in the U.S, according to …