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You Have to Trust Everyone You Work With -- Including the Ones You Don't Like

It's an essential business requirement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I like working with people I like. Who doesn’t? It makes life easy and work enjoyable. It makes me want to show up on Monday and tackle big jobs, knowing I’ll be shoulder-to-shoulder with people I …

Leadership

Forget the Gym, The Best Workouts Are On Your Phone

On the go, just like you.<p>While the camaraderie of an intense, sweat-inducing exercise class is undeniably fun, the ease of an at-home workout is …

Exercise

9 phrases Montessori teachers use to build resilient kids

While we can't possibly protect our children from all of the hardships and challenges life brings, we <i>can</i> help them cope with these difficulties. We …

Parenting

Do you come across as arrogant? 5 workplace behaviors to curb

Many of us have had to battle the specter of arrogance at one time or another. No one is perfect, and the particularly intelligent must be especially …

Communication Skills

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 …

Esther Wojcicki On Raising Two Of The Nation's Most Successful Women Entrepreneurs

For the first time, two sets of siblings appear on Forbes’ annual Self-Made Women ranking. The Instagram savvy Kardashians and Silicon Valley powerhouses Anne Wojcicki, cofounder and CEO of genetic testing company 23andMe, and her oldest sister Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube.<p>Anne, 44, who is also …

Silicon Valley

“Find your passion” is bad advice, say Yale and Stanford psychologists

Your passion isn’t out there, waiting to be discovered. It’s not a mysterious force that will—when found—remove all obstacles from your path. In fact, psychologists argue in a new study that the pithy mantra “find your passion” may be a dangerous distraction.<p>In a study (pdf) by researchers from …

Psychology

Here’s the difference between leading and managing a team

<b>What’s the difference between leading and managing a team?</b><p>It takes great leaders and talent to grow a successful company. One of the best …

Habits That Will Strengthen Your Parent-Child Bond

Like any relationship, the bond between a parent and child can be made stronger with some habits that can be easily incorporated into your everyday …

A Lost Secret: How To Get Kids To Pay Attention

Fifteen years ago, psychologists Barbara Rogoff and Maricela Correa-Chavez ran a simple experiment. They wanted to see how well kids pay attention — even if they don't have to.<p>They would bring two kids, between the ages 5 to 11, into a room and have them sit at two tables.<p>Then they had a research …

Parenting

Brand-Name Luxury at Bargain Prices?! Why Japan is the Best Place to Buy Quality Watches!

Whether we’re at a meeting or out on the town, when we want to make an impression, what’s on our wrist says as much about our personality and …

How A Cleaning Lady Inspired Awesome Leadership

In an interview with Adam Bryant of the <i>New York Times</i>, Charles Schwab CEO Walt Bettinger shared a lesson he learned in college during a business strategy final exam. Bettinger needed to ace the test so he could graduate with a 4.0. He spent hours reviewing formulas and case studies. On the day of …

Leadership

4 Reasons Why Introverts Make Great Leaders

Leadership is about solving problems and making decisions. You don't need to be the life of the business party to do either one.<p>Whether in business or in life, we look to our leaders to teach us, guide us, and help us make sense of everything. Therefore, most successful leaders have a strong sense …

Steve Jobs' secret for eliciting questions, overheard at a San Francisco café

Last month I was enjoying the remarkably good crab cake and poached eggs at Just for You Café in San Francisco's Dogpatch neighborhood, when I overheard a mentoring session taking place at the next table. I recognized the mentor as the famous, 50-something ex-CEO of a household-brand internet …

Collect $3,333 In Monthly Dividends On Just $500,000 For Life

Most investors with $500,000 in their portfolios think they don’t have enough money to retire on.<p>They do – they just need to do two things with their …

The (Proven) Best Activity You Should Be Doing with Your Kids

There have been numerous research studies demonstrating that one of the most beneficial activities you can do with your children is consistently …

My teens don’t have a cellphone. Here’s how it works.

During a recent gathering of families at a California park, a cluster of teenagers sat at the end of a picnic table sharing Snapchat videos and comparing game scores while my sons, ages 13 and 16, stood awkwardly to the side, hands in their pockets. It was a scene that has played out numerous times …

Want to Hire a Good Leader? Just Ask These Three Questions

This is a simple method to quickly identify people with strong leadership qualities.<p>In order to build a leadership team for your organization, you need to be able to identify the qualities of a good leader. Recently, at the Wharton People Analytics Conference in Philadelphia, General Motors CEO and …

Warren Buffett's 10 rules to get rich

At first I thought the manager of my local Jimmy John's was just a huge Warren Buffett fan. But then I did some research online and I found out that this same plaque can be found in Jimmy John's restaurants all across the country.<p>Why are these plaques in Jimmy John's? Well, that remains a mystery. …

Investing

Bill Gates’s 5 favorite books of 2017

In what’s become an annual tradition, Bill Gates has named his favorite books of the year. And this year’s diverse list features a graphic novel …

Bill Gates

The World's Most Beautiful Beaches, Mapped

For some, there's no question that Christmas is the best time of the year — but if you're less hot-chocolate-by-the-fire and more …

The 26 countries around the world where same-sex marriage is legal

People fighting for same-sex marriage rights around the world had a huge year in 2017. Australia, Malta, and Germany legalized same-sex marriage last year.<p>Australia was the latest country to join the fold in early December, when the House of Representatives passed the bill making same-sex marriage …

LGBTQI

30 things travelers should do before turning 30

<b>(CNN) —</b> First, some comforting reassurance to all panicked late 20-somethings fighting off enough unchecked lists already. This isn't really a checklist, and 30 is really just a number. So if you're 72 and don't feel a day over 29 ½, the following naturally applies to you as well.<p>Just two …

Travel

Want Your Employees to Respect You? Give Them the 1 Thing Most Bosses Never Do

This is a signature trait of the best leaders. It's also a rare commodity and extremely hard to pull off in a business setting.<p>A signature trait of the most likable leaders -- a trait that leads to uncommon loyalty in employees as well as business results -- is one that's extremely hard to pull …

Is Your Workout Actually Aging You? Here's How to Tell

We know that exercise is one of the best possible things you can do for your health, but it turns out it can also work wonders when it comes to …

10 Insanely Cool Caribbean Travel Adventures You Must Try

When planning your next travel adventure to the Caribbean, try and venture out and do something you have never done before, whether it be hiking up a …

Seven of New Zealand’s Most Unspoiled Landscapes—And Where to Stay to Take Them In

With its wide-open spaces, dramatic coastlines, and delicious food and wine, far-flung New Zealand is a traveler’s dream. “Easy access to the ocean, mountains, lakes, beaches, streams, water and land activities, and great little cities and communities are just a few of the selling points,” says …

16 International Adventures You Can Go On for $100 Or Less

From swimming with sharks to riding camels.<p>Traveling isn’t cheap. But once you get to some places, adventure is. In fact, you might be surprised at …

Traveling in Iceland - The do's and dont's you should know!

There are so many things written about Iceland what to do and what not to do. Everyone has a different idea and expectation when they get there. We …