Vincent Deng

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Use These Six Simple Decision-Making Metrics To Kill Meetings And Emails

Leadership and management are largely about judgment and decisiveness, so it’s no surprise a Bain & Co study found that decision making drives 95% of business performance.<p>The real surprise is that decision making is one of the most poorly tracked business activities. Think about it: your company’s …

Management

6 traits of a great customer service email

We're long-time fans of Basecamp. No lie, it was a key tool in scaling my operation to meet increased demand from an important client and become …

John C. Maxwell: 5 Tips to Spark Creativity in Others

A few months back, I met with my team to kick off a big project, my next book. I started by asking everyone to share their ideas and saying we’d run …

7 things financially successful people refuse to do

The truth is, ordinary people can do extraordinary things. But it's not just what they choose to do that matters, it's what they refuse to do that matters as well.<p>Let's take a look at some things enormously successful people refuse to do.

Are You Ready For The Next Big Innovation In Workplace Productivity?

In “Why Is Productivity So Weak? Three Theories” from <i>The New York Times</i> on April 28th, the author’s “depressing scenario” suggests that innovations in technology (such as a computer on every desk) and management techniques (such as outsourcing noncore functions) have been fully implemented across …

What Mark Zuckerberg Taught Me About Motivation

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

3 Productivity Hacks That Will Completely Change the Way You Work

Starting work is painful. That never goes away, but you can get better at facing it, just like you can get better at playing the piano or julienning carrots.<p><i>What tips or hacks have saved you the most time or energy in your life? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where</i> …

Time Management

4 Simple Steps to Getting Twice as Much Done in Half the Time

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you ever get to the end of a day, look back and ask yourself, <i>“What did I really get done today?</i>” You feel like you spent the whole day working but have nothing to show for it: Your business hasn't improved. You haven't …

Time Management

How Improvising Fatherhood Made Me A Better Dad

The theme of “imperfect parenting” is a natural fit for my Improvising Fatherhood style of parenting. As an improviser, I bring the rules of improv into every aspect of my life and especially into my parenting. Improv is all about embracing your mistakes and using them to keep moving forward. In …

7 Management Hacks Worthy of Tacking on Your Wall

The next time you're under the gun and feel like your head is about to explode, pull these 7 hacks out of your little bag of management tricks and get things back on track.<p>It's easy to become overwhelmed when time is tight and the pressure is on. Use these 7 management hacks the next time you sense …

Time Management

7 money basics to teach your kids in elementary school if you want them to grow up to be rich

Less than half of states in the US require that students at public high schools take a personal finance class before they graduate.<p>"Even if they have personal finance being taught in high school, that's too late," explains Gregg Murset, certified financial planner and founder of MyJobChart.com, a …

Five things Science says will make you Happier

Did you know that happiness has its own holiday? Four years ago, the General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed March 20 to be the …

Happiness

The Power of the Three-Item To-Do List

Want to see your productivity skyrocket?<p>Limit your daily to-do list to the top three most important things you want to accomplish for the day.<p>Do this same process at the beginning of every week for the week ahead.<p>It's that simple.<p>This habit turbocharges your productivity because it forces you to …

The Best Way to Structure Your Day: The 10-3-2-1-0 Formula

Here's a dead simple strategy for calmer nights, more energetic mornings, and greater productivity.<p>The super successful swear by their daily routines. Whether it's Sir Richard Branson recommending his long-standing habit of waking up at 5 a.m., or author Tim Ferriss telling fans how much of a lift …

Time Management

Australia’s Best Business Blogs: 2016

<i>By Eloise Keating, Broede Carmody and Ronelle Richards</i><p>Are you looking for some banking advice or tips on how to make your e-commerce site shine?<p>The …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

Success

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

The One Thing Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec Never Does in Business

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

8 Business Leaders on How to Be More Productive and Successful in 2016

These experts have big plans for 2016 for productivity and success. Do you?<p>What if your 2016 was even more productive than last year? That's the goal for these business leaders, some of whom have big plans to get more work done, reduce distractions, and hit an even higher milestone.<p>1. Reduce the …

Time Management

7 Simple Things Really Productive People Do Every Day

Ever notice how some people get a ton done and others don't? Try these easy tips to be more productive.<p>I am ready to work. Opportunities are happening with abundance and I am ready to get lots of stuff done. When I get in a productivity mode, I like to learn from those who seem to be busier than I …

Time Management

Five simple trades to get you started with share investment

Back now? Good – let's continue.<p>Once you've got the basics set up, it's time to start building your portfolio. And remember, you're an investor, not …

Investing

DIVIDEND DUEL: National Australia Bank Ltd. Vs Telstra Corporation Ltd

Dividends are one of the best reasons to hold shares in Australian companies.<p>But dividends are not created equal. And they’re certainly <b>not guaranteed.</b><p>…

'Breeding bludgers': work hard and avoid the sharemarket, says billionaire Con Makris

"Nobody loses on land."<p>Makris built his wealth from very modest beginnings running barbecue chicken shops, where he says he was working seven days a …