Tracy Dang

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How Can You Really Tell Someone Is an Exceptional Leader? Ask This 1 Simple Question

The answer is an eye-opener.<p>Have you ever thought about the essence of true leadership? How exactly do you define it?<p>Better yet, how do you simply become a good leader in your office or business -- enough so that your employees, peers, and customers will respect you?<p>The answer comes down to a …

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China, where Facebook is banned, could make $5 billion for the company this year

China is very much in business with Facebook.<p>According to a new report by Pivotal Research analyst Brian Wieser, almost 10% of Facebook’s global ad revenue might come from China (paywall). Wieser estimates that Chinese advertisers will spend $5 billion in Facebook ad revenue over the course of …

How to Strengthen Your Reputation as an Employer

Many companies are aiming to be more transparent and authentic about their products, services, and costs. For example, McDonald’s has an online FAQ about how the company’s food products are made, while Southwest’s Transfarency initiative aims to give customers a clearer picture of the total fare …

What Entrepreneurs Should Ask Themselves When an Economic Crisis Hits

After the stock market’s rocky ride in recent months, some analysts are wondering whether a new economic crisis might be around the corner. Judging by the economy’s overall performance, there is no need for immediate concern. But for entrepreneurs who prefer to be safe than sorry, the question …

Taming Destructive Emotions

<b>In your new book, Destructive Emotions, you write that “recognizing and transforming destructive emotions is the heart of spiritual practice.” Can</b> …

Healing from Parental Neglect | The Recovery Expert

If you grew up with an “oblivious” parent – one who didn’t seem to realize he/she was supposed to <i>raise</i> you – then you most likely have some emotional …

Recognizing the Source of Irrational Thoughts, Fears, Beliefs and Behaviors

It’s safe to say that not every part of the human brain is rational. Research suggests that the rational mindset we experience is a recent …

Laughing at yourself may be good for mental well-being

Humour enables individuals with low scores in honesty to build trust, closeness, etc. with other people and thereby use important information in …

6 Ways to Hold Yourself Accountable and Crush Your Goals This Year

Maximize your time and energy with these tips.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been on a networking mission as of late. In an effort to create a free online community for entrepreneurs and business owners, I have been speaking to as many people as possible through …

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10 Quotes on Following Your Dreams, Having Passion and Showing Hard Work from Tech Guru Michael Dell

If you're in need of a little motivation, check out these quotes from Dell's CEO, founder and chairman.<p>There’s much to learn from one of the computer industry’s longest tenured CEOs and founders, Michael Dell. As an integral part of the computer revolution in the 1980s, Dell launched Dell Computer …

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How You Can Create A Schedule That Really Works For You

Don’t fall prey to under or over-scheduling.<p>When it comes to our daily schedule, most people fall into one of two camps:<p><b>The over-scheduler:</b> Their calendars look like a kindergartener’s finger painting. Meetings overlap meetings while reminders for events, breaks, tasks, and more meetings are going …

Don't Let the 'Urgent' Overtake the 'Important'

The difference between the two is key to proper time management and vital to growing your business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently, at our consulting firm, we were scheduled to begin strategy work with a new client. But, the night before our session, he emailed …

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Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

How five great leaders dealt with crisis, and what we can learn from them

In the early 2000s, Nancy Koehn was socked with one personal blow after the next within a three-year period: Her father dropped dead suddenly. Her husband walked out and a terrible divorce ensued. And she was diagnosed with breast cancer.<p>As these “big hunky blocks” of her life were falling around …

9 Brain Exercises to Keep You Productive and Happy

Feeling gloomy or burned out? These mental exercises can help you stay focused.<p>Originally published by <b>Gretchen Rubin</b> on LinkedIn: Try These Surprising and Intriguing Brain Exercises<p>Dorothea Brande was an American writer and editor, well known for her books <i>Wake Up and Live</i> and <i>Becoming a Writer</i> (a …

What Airbnb Understands About Customers’ “Jobs to Be Done”

On a recent business trip to London, I surprised the conference organizers by turning down the opportunity to stay at the posh hotel hosting the conference in favor of a rather modest Airbnb flat. The hotel was clearly much more luxurious. The flat would require me to take the tube or an Uber to …

5 Easy Morning Habits That Can Make Your Day More Productive

It's the most important part of your day that most people don't think about.<p>Do you want to be more productive? Do you want to be more motivated today? Happier? Then put some thought into the most important part of the day: the start.<p>I know it may seem obvious, but the beginning of your day is the …

8 Telling Elon Musk Quotes on the Tesla Motors, Inc.-SolarCity Deal

When electric-car maker <b>Tesla Motors</b> announced its offer to acquire solar-panel company <b>SolarCity</b> earlier this week, the overall response from investors was negative. Shares of Tesla fell about 10% in the following trading days as investors questioned the quality of the potential acquisition. As …

Scientists think you can rewire your brain without taking drugs or changing your lifestyle

Imagine a treatment that involves sitting in a chair, with electrodes attached to your skull. The electrodes are attached to a computer that measure activity in your brain and then send feedback to regulate your brainwaves. Are you rolling your eyes at this weak sci-fi portrayal of futuristic …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

Former GE CEO Jack Welch says leaders have 5 basic traits — and only 2 can be taught

For some people, the question of whether leaders are born or made is truly intellectual — fodder for a good classroom or dinner party debate.<p>But for people in front-line positions to hire, promote, and fire, the question, "Who has the right stuff to lead?" definitely has more urgency.<p>Getting the …

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Improve 1% Each Day In Small Areas, Rather Than Aiming For Huge Changes

When you decide that life needs to change, the biggest problem areas of your life will stand out. The gap between where you are and where you want to …

This Website Can Teach You to Count Cards Like an MIT Math Genius

It turns out you don’t need to be an idiot savant like Dustin Hoffman’s character in <i>Rain Man</i>, or an MIT mathematics prodigy in order to count cards. …

9 Things Mentally Tough People Always Do

Talent is important, but success is also based on persistence, focus, and standing fast in the face of criticism. Fortunately, mental toughness is something you can develop.<p>Let's get this out of the way: Mental toughness is not a quality you either do or don't have.<p>Sure, some people may have …

To Recover Faster from Rejection, Shift Your Mindset

Everyone knows what rejection feels like. It’s a universal (and universally disliked) experience, but it’s one that we each experience differently. For the most part, people are pretty good at moving on with their lives — even better than they might guess. Sometimes, though, getting rejected hurts …

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13 highly useful life hacks you can learn in a minute or less

While one minute may not seem like a lot of time to master a useful skill, you'd be surprised just how much you can actually accomplish in 60 seconds or less.<p>With the help of a Quora thread on the matter, we found several handy life skills you can pick up almost instantly.<p>Here are 13 of them: