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Top 10 Underrated Leadership Traits | Inc.com

<i>"Control is not leadership; management is not leadership; leadership is leadership."</i> <i><br>--Dee Hock, founder and former CEO of Visa</i><p>Just because you're a manager, doesn't mean you're a leader. Management skills are something you you develop out of necessity; leadership skills are entirely different.<p>One …

How to Make Good Decisions ... Faster | Inc.com

Take a look at this paragraph:<p><i>Cna yuo raed tihs? I cdn'uolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The phaonemnel pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rsereeachr at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dseno't mtaetr in waht oerdr the ltteres in a wrod are, the olny iproamtnt tihng is</i> …

How to Manage: What Really Sets Leaders Apart | Inc.com

Coach and consultant Bill Treasurer has been teaching leadership development and studying leadership models for 20 years. But he says he learned a valuable lesson when his five-year-old son came home from school and announced he'd been chosen class leader for the day.<p>"What did you get to do as …

Leadership

How to Work Less and Do More | Inc.com

About a year ago, a CEO I know well was on the verge of burning out so she decided to set about transforming her business-life routine. She wanted to work less and yet still see her company continue to grow rapidly. Who doesn't, right? In fact, her goal was to double her business and at the same …

A Powerful New Way to Think About Your Company's Growth | Inc.com

It's been a banner week for disruption.<p>In the airline industry, a self-avowed novice launched an "All-You-Can-Fly" fixed-price subscription model. In the broadcast versus cable TV wars, CBS and Time Warner fought each other to a standstill, all the while handing fledgling start-up Aereo a …

Simple Move That Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Bobby Harris, CEO of BlueGrace Logistics was sitting in a meeting with the company's other executives when it hit him: "We were discussing suggestions about changes in the workplace and we didn't know how these changes would affect the people working for us."<p>The shipping franchise company had been …

5 Tips for Getting Job Candidates to Want to Work for You | Inc.com

Sometimes you're in a situation where the right people are lining up around the block for the chance to work for your company. But, most of the time, it's the wrong people lining up, and you're faced with a limited supply of right people--people with the right skills, experience, drive, …

How to Find Inspiration and Perspective | Inc.com

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has taken a lot of heat lately. The whole world is wondering if Apple lost its innovative mojo when it lost its iconic co-founder, Steve Jobs. And now, word on the street is that the company's board of directors has expressed concern about its pace of innovation.<p>Yup, …

5 Common Hiring Mistakes (and Their Solutions) | Inc.com

Selecting the right people is the ultimate pay-me-now or pay-me-later leadership proposition. Do it effectively now and reap the benefits of a high performing team later. Do it fast and cheap now, and pay the price later of increased turnover, underperforming teams, a diluted culture and drain on …

Employment

9 Management Rules of the Road | Inc.com

Most entrepreneurs have more than enough to do: capital to secure, products to develop, websites to design, marketing campaigns to roll out. It’s no wonder that management often gets put on the back burner--something to be handled when there’s nothing else to do. And, of course, there’s always …

Align Your Culture and Your Brand

Randy Hetrick explains the steps for building a strong culture--and the dangers of getting it wrong.

13 CEOs and Founders Reveal Their Top Productivity Hacks

Struggling with distractions in the workplace? Here is how 13 tech entrepreneurs get the most out of their workday.

Productivity

Bitcoin: More Regulation, More Opportunity? | Inc.com

Bitcoin may be a $1.2 billion marketplace, but the virtual currency still operates in a legal gray area: Companies that accept Bitcoin as payment--including reddit, Wordpress, and Mega--aren't breaking the law, but they aren't exactly complying with it either. That's because there are no laws …