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10 Simple Phrases Emotionally Intelligent People Know How to Use

Each of these phrases will help you make emotions work for you, instead of against you.<p>As humans, we're emotional creatures. We may use logic and intelligence to help us figure out what to do, but if our feelings and emotions aren't engaged, we won't be motivated to do it. In contrast, those same …

Emotional Intelligence

12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 Has A Nasty Surprise

There’s a lot to like about Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 (really, lots), but if you look a little closer there’s also a nasty surprise in the design of the Samsung’s biggest, most expensive smartphone ever that buyers would not have expected…<p><i>‘Great Secret Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular</i> …

Galaxy Note

Sarah Sanders apologizes for false claim about African-American jobs

<b>(CNN) —</b> White House press secretary Sarah Sanders issued a rare correction Tuesday night after falsely declaring that President Donald Trump has created three times as many jobs for African-American workers as former President Barack Obama did during his two terms in office.<p>"Correction from today's …

Donald Trump

Jeff Bezos described the 4 qualities of a 'dreamy' business offering, and broke down exactly why projects like Prime have been so successful

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos knows a good business opportunity when he sees one. His shrewd judgment has spurred Amazon's growth from a small online bookstore to a company worth nearly $1 trillion.<p>For Bezos, a good opportunity has four qualities, which he outlined in his annual letter to Amazon …

Jeff Bezos

6 Life Lessons the World's Most Successful Business People Have Learned That You Still Don't Get

If you want to make it you need to start by changing your mindset.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What separates the most successful business people from the average white-collar professional? Aside from the fact that they can buy and sell your most prized possessions a …

Entrepreneurship

After She Trusted Her Instincts and Pursued a Different Strategy, She Became CEO of Vimeo

Anjali Sud explains why you should never wait to go after your passion.<p><i>In this series,</i> <i>Open Every Door</i><i>, Entrepreneur staff writer Nina Zipkin shares her conversations with leaders about understanding what you have to offer, navigating the obstacles that will block your path, identifying opportunity</i> …

Leadership

Steve Jobs Asked One Profound Question That Took Apple From Near Bankruptcy To $1 Trillion

It’s easy to forget that Apple’s path to its $1 trillion valuation was nearly derailed when the company was running out of cash. Steve Jobs asked one profound question that got it back on track.<p>In my keynotes about inspirational leadership, I often show a grainy video clip of Steve Jobs holding a …

Steve Jobs

Apple breaches $1 trillion stock market valuation

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Thursday became the first $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company, crowning a decade-long rise fueled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into a global powerhouse spanning entertainment and …

Stock Markets

How This Couple Created A $13 Million Business On Their First Date

In 2012, Radha Vyas and Lee Thompson went on a first date that created more than just sparks — it sparked the creation of Flash Pack, a London-based travel company specializing in adventure trips for solo travelers.<p>On the night they met, the couple formed the idea for the company — which is based …

Entrepreneurship

Michael Cohen just dropped a collusion bombshell in the Russia investigation

<b>(CNN) —</b> This may be the most important paragraph of Donald Trump's presidency:<p><i>"Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, claims that then-candidate Trump knew in advance about the June 2016 meeting in Trump Tower in which Russians were expected to offer his campaign dirt on</i> …

Donald Trump

7 truly alarming things that have been said about Brexit this weekend

Parliament may be winding down for the summer, but the arguments over Brexit are as furious as ever.<p>Since Michel Barnier responded to Theresa May’s …

Great Britain

Are we sliding back to the chaos of the 1930s?

<b>(CNN) —</b> US President Donald Trump swept through Europe like a hurricane. He asked why his country was obliged to defend its allies, carped about "unfair" trade practices, blasted the UK and Germany as weak on migration and suggested President Vladimir Putin was as credible as America's own …

Great Depression

First Order of Business for Lowe's New CEO: Clean House

Time, more than dramatic changes, is what Lowe's needs to reverse course.<p>Just days after stepping into his new role as CEO of <b>Lowe's</b> (NYSE:LOW), …

Lowe's

Kim Jong-un 'enraged' as he berates officials in rare public attack during inspection of overdue projects

North Korea has published photographs of leader Kim Jong-un berating officials in a rare series of attacks on party workers for delays in key infrastructure projects.<p>In what has been interpreted as a signal to the outside world that he was serious about accelerating the country’s modernisation …

North Korea

The Secret To Great Leadership? Stop Being Fair

How can leaders truly tap the discretionary effort of their team members? How can they instill a sense of loyalty that translates into reduced turnover? What does <i>conventional</i> management get wrong?<p>Bill Erickson has studied great companies and great leaders for over 40 years. After 15 years as …

Leadership

A Google Executive Just Admitted a Frightening Truth About Its Search Engine. Here It Is in 5 Words

Well, this should make a few people think a little more.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You do it all the time, don't you?<p>You're at a restaurant, in a bar, on a train, or merely prostrate on the sofa when a question comes …

This Boston Train Rescue Will Make You Feel Good And Terrible

Does this story make you feel safe or unsafe, happy or upset, hopeful or pessimistic? The answer is yes.<p>On Friday, in Boston, a 45-year-old woman tried to step off an Orange Line train at the Massachusetts Avenue stop when her leg fell through a gap between the train and the platform. As Maria …

The Muslim Evil-Eye Amulet Discovered in a Jerusalem Parking Lot

A fascinating little amulet found in Jerusalem is a reminder of the long worldwide obsession with warding off the evil eye.<p>Every few months, it …

New Harvard Study Reveals How CEOs Really Spend Their Work Time

For many working professionals, there isn’t enough time in the day to complete all business tasks and obligations. The challenge for CEOs, who ultimately carry the full responsibility for the success or failure of their organization, is that they are constrained to the same 24-hour clock as …

The Five Most Common Mistakes Of Board Directors

Kevin Sharer knows a thing or two about serving on boards. During his 12-year tenure as CEO of Amgen, and across his 35 years of service on the boards of Chevron, Unocal, Northrop Grumman and 3M, he’s seen good directors, bad directors, and the subtle dynamics that can derail boards or elevate them …

Leaders, Stop Avoiding Hard Decisions

Too many leaders avoid making tough calls. In an effort not to upset others or lose status in the eyes of their followers, they concoct sophisticated justifications for putting off difficult decisions, and the delay often does far more damage than whatever fallout they were trying to avoid. In …

Gavin Williamson 'threatens to bring Theresa May's government down unless PM commits extra £20bn to defence'

Defence secretary Gavin Williamson has reportedly demanded an extra £20bn for the armed forces – or threatened to bring down Theresa May’s government.<p>…

Ten Bad Habits That Are Killing Your Credibility

Dear Liz,<p>I started my job in October. It’s going great so far. My manager “Brenda” is like a mentor. I really like her.<p>Brenda and I meet every week to review goals and issues. Last week at our meeting she said, “I have some feedback for you. You are doing really well in your job so far. I’m very …

Public Speaking

Why Stephen Miller Is The Most Hated Jew In America — By Fellow Jews

Until now, Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner were the main targets of ire for the overwhelmingly liberal American-Jewish community, …

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

Do this one thing that wealthy investors do to avoid losing money

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>This has been one of the longest running bull markets in the history of the stock market. …

Want To Up Your Leadership Skills This Summer? Consider These 3 Core Lessons From A Master Leader

I had a conversation recently with Peter Boylan, president of Ballard Brands and PJ’s Coffee, a privately held food and restaurant company based out of New Orleans. I wanted to learn his thoughts about critical leadership skills and practices based on his combined experience in military and …

The Bilderberg conference: Military-level security and hostility to press

On the first day of my new job as a hotel waitress — before I have a chance to polish a glass or proffer a canapé — I’m primed in detail about how to …