Admit it. You can't stand preparing and delivering employee reviews. This process offers many benefits and takes the pain out of the process for everyone. Have you ever met a manager or an employee who
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New studies shows purpose gives you grit, and that's what will get you ahead. "Follow your passion" is one of the most frequently repeated bits of work advice. It's also one of the most frequently criticized,
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No one said work was easy, but it doesn't have to feel so punishing either. Whether you're a leader, entrepreneur, small business owner, or any and all of the above, some days bring you to your knees.
Start by thinking of your audience first, then thoroughly engaging them with this powerful approach. You've likely already had to give an important presentation in your career. If not, you will, and if
Jeff Bezos and Jack Dorsey have banned PowerPoint. Here's what they use instead. Jeff Bezos and Jack Dorsey are among the highly successful CEOs who've banned PowerPoint, electing instead to start meetings
Harvard Research Says If You Want to Improve Your Performance, Don't Ask for Feedback--Ask for Advice
It's contrary to popular belief for how to get better at something, but the research findings are right. Everyone wants to get better. Heck, there's an entire multibillion-dollar industry called self-improvement
Co-workers or any difficult people in your life don't have to cause you so much angst. The only certainties in life may be death, taxes, and the presence of difficult people. Whether it's co-workers or
Transparency and vulnerability are key and hard to achieve. One of the most important things we do as leaders is to help align teams around attaining a strategic goal or goals. Lots of leaders struggle
Every organization is experiencing change. Some of the changes come from the external environment, such as customer expectations, government regulations, global competition, or new domestic competitors.
This column is the third in a five-part series on creating purposeful lives using the same business principles that guide decisions in corporate boardrooms. The target audience is you, the CEO of My Enterprise
The 6 Best Techniques for Communicating Clearly and Persuasively, According to a Speechwriter for Top CEOs
Words matter. This advice will make yours matter more. There's no one in business who can't benefit from being skilled at communicating clearly, crisply, and in a compelling fashion. Whether you're giving
Learning is the most important job a CEO has, yet we're never taught how to learn. Jonathan Levi has dedicated his life to studying how humans learn. He's an Inc. 5000 serial entrepreneur and the founder
A Career Expert Reveals the 5 Trickiest Interview Questions (and How You Should Respond to Them Every Time)
Career expert Dr. Thomas Denham explains that even the most difficult interview questions can be successfully prepared for and answered. At long last, you have finally been selected for a job interview.
Building these habits doesn't take brute strength--just attention to your intention. Success is no cakewalk. It takes every ounce of perseverance and strength you've got. That includes mental strength.