Terence Chiew

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5 Things to Do When You Feel Overwhelmed by Your Workload

Do your to-do lists stretch on and on — and on? Do you dread checking email on Friday afternoons, worried about seeing messages piling up when you’re just trying to get out the door? Or maybe you’ve noticed that anxiety is preventing you from concentrating on whatever you’re currently doing. You …

Self-help

How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Just What’s Urgent

Do you get to the end of the day and feel that you’ve met your most pressing deadlines but haven’t accomplished anything that’s fundamentally important? You’re hardly alone. In a series of studies recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research, people typically chose to complete tasks that …

Time Management

Take Control of Your Learning at Work

Human beings have an astonishing ability to learn, but our motivation to do so tends to decrease with age, particularly in adulthood. As children, we are naturally curious and free to explore the world around us. As adults, we are much more interested in preserving what we learned, to the point of …

Learning

The Complete 35-Step Guide For Entrepreneurs Starting A Business

Starting a business entails understanding and dealing with many issues—legal, financing, sales and marketing, intellectual property protection, liability protection, human resources, and more. But interest in entrepreneurship is at an all-time high. And there have been spectacular success stories …

Small Business

Be Tough on Yourself

Good people never regret doing the right thing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The right thing is almost always the hardest thing to do. We need to do the right thing and be hard on ourselves. We need to look at ourselves, our situations, how we act and how we make …

Self-improvement

10 Signs You Need to Quit Your Job

Source: Getty Images<p>Continue<br>Reading<p>1 of 11<p>How to know when the time has come<p>If you’re frustrated with your job, you’re not alone. A surprising 52% of …

10 Free Powerpoint Templates for Creatives

Creating a visually attractive presentation to help you pitch your idea, team, or business to potential business partners, investors, or clients is …

How to be happier in just one minute

When you're feeling stressed, frustrated, dissatisfied, ask yourself this: am I thinking about what's wrong? Or what's right? The answer to this question is very important. And your happiness depends on it...<p>So much of our lives are spent finding fault - with ourselves, our lives, with others. …

This CEO Stopped Managing Results and Started Focusing on People, and Everything Changed

Traditional wisdom says you should manage your business based on results, turns out its bad advice.<p>When Jason Lippert became CEO in 2003, Lippert Components (LCI) a manufacturing company was assumed to have peaked while hovering at $100 million in sales.<p>With many companies outsourcing shipping …

Network Effects Matter Less Than They Used To. That’s a Really Big Deal.

When we teach strategy to MBA students, they want magic bullets, things they can do to make their companies thrive forever. For a long time we emphasized “network effects” as a potential secret sauce for business models. Economists use “network effects” to describe contexts where a good or service …

Google Docs

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …

Is Your Emotional Intelligence Authentic, or Self-Serving?

It’s possible to fake emotional intelligence. Similar to knockoffs of luxury watches or handbags, there are emotions and actions that look like the real thing but really aren’t. With the best of intentions, I’ve seen smart leaders charge into sensitive interactions armed with what they believed was …

Emotional Intelligence

The Obamas Signed a Multi-Year Deal With Netflix, and Every Entrepreneur Should Learn This 1 Lesson From It

The people, brands, and companies that are embracing their role as a media company are increasing their platforms and winning new audiences.<p>Today Netflix announced a multi-year agreement with former President and First Lady, Barack and Michelle Obama. In a statement on Twitter, Netflix said the …

An executive coach explains how to learn in 2 days what normally takes 6 months

If you're not clear on what you're doing, it's hard to be motivated. Which is why seemingly easy tasks, like sending a fax, could end up taking months. There's a lack of clarity on <i>how to do it,</i> so you don't  —  until either you have to or it's too late.<p>Can you relate?<p>Unfortunately, having a lack of …

Motivation

Preparing Learners for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Do you like change? If you do, then living in the present is an exhilarating experience. For those who don’t, buckle up as we are only going to see …

5 Ways to Quiet the Negative Voices in Your Head

“There’s a brilliant, beautiful, priceless piece of art hanging right in front of you. It’s sophisticated and meticulously detailed—a painstaking …

Design

New Grads Should Follow PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi's 5-Step Success Model

I’ve been speaking recently on the topic of communication skills to advance a person’s career. In my presentations I talk about Indra Nooyi’s “5 C’s” model of leadership. She presented it publicly several years ago, but it’s more relevant today than ever. When I speak about the model, it resonates …

Communication Skills

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

Wonder what emotional intelligence looks like in everyday life? Here are 13 examples.<p>In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that an ability to understand and manage …

Emotional Intelligence

A former Googler who left after 2 years to build her own startup explains how to know it's time to quit your job

<b>• Sometimes, it can be tricky to determine when to leave your job and pursue another opportunity.</b><p><b>• WayUp CEO and cofounder Liz Wessel, who quit Google after two years, has some insight on timing your move.</b><p><b>• If the prospect of your next step is actually distracting you from your work, that's a sign</b> …

Career Development

3 Ways to Make Memorable Small Talk That Gets People Interested In Working With You

The easiest way to be intriguing is listen closely after you've asked someone to tell you about themself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>"Small talk is the biggest talk we do." ~ Susan RoAne, author/keynote speaker</i><p>Most people try to avoid small talk---the often …

Eleven signs that you lack emotional intelligence

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Emotional Intelligence

Steve Jobs Was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

The New Facebook Algorithm: Secrets Behind How It Works and What You Can Do To Succeed

<i>Too busy to read? Just click the play button below to listen to this post.</i><p>The Facebook algorithm is constantly evolving in order to provide a better …

19 simple social skills that will instantly make you more likable

<b>• Likability isn’t necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain behaviours in order to appear – and become – more likable.</b><p><b>• Practices range from</b> …

Doing This 1 Thing Will Make You Fail Every Job Interview

A simple equation can help you do better in an interview.<p>One of the most popular techniques in interviewing today is the the use of behavioral questioning. It's when the interviewer asks you a series of open-ended questions designed to force you to give a detailed answer. The theory is that through …

Finding Your Preferred Leadership Style Will Make You a Better Leader. Here's How

Which leadership style does your team need from you?<p>We all have things we do well. We all have things we prefer. In fact, every so often someone writes a book about finding your inner strength and exploiting it. This might help some folks, but it's just about the worst advice you can give anyone …

How to Create Executive Team Norms — and Make Them Stick

Have you ever been on an executive team where things just clicked? You had a common goal, communication flowed easily, and everyone was willing to put in the long hours for a final push. Looking back, you wish you could replicate and carry forward that same secret sauce on every team, especially …

The Top 100 Leadership Speakers for 2018

An up-to-date list of the most innovative speakers in leadership.<p>It can take many frustrating hours to find a leadership speaker that's just right for your next conference or executive retreat. Who can match your requirements around content, diversity, and fees?<p>I'm in a fairly unique position to …

8 Ways to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year

How much do you read?<p>For most of my adult life I read maybe five books a year — if I was lucky. I’d read a couple on vacation and I’d always have a few slow burners hanging around the bedside table for months.<p>And then last year I surprised myself by reading 50 books. This year I’m on pace for 100. …

How to Stop 5 Types of Emotional Vampires from Destroying Your Career

Slow, rational thought is the key to protecting yourself.<p>Some people consistently make you want to crawl under a rock and hibernate. These people, as psychologist Albert J. Bernstein outlines in <i>Emotional Vampires at Work: Dealing With Bosses and Coworkers Who Drain You Dry</i>, come in five major …