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How to Run Better Business Meetings

By Cameron Herold, COO Alliance Founder. Originally published on Quora.<p>People are invited to meetings because they have something to contribute. If …

InterAct

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

Image via Vladyslav Tulinovskyi<br>Competition in the employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, …

Graphic Design

6 Signs to Instantly Identify Someone With True Leadership Skills | Inc.com

What are the defining attributes of great leaders? That's the age-old question thought leaders and scholars galore have been attempting to answer in mountains of books and literature.<p>While great leadership, to an extent, can be personal and subjective to the follower, there are universal principles …

Leadership

The 10 Best TRX Moves for Runners

If you’re not using these straps to improve your running performance, you should be.<p>To get better, most runners—well, run. But the best runners know that improving speed and endurance isn’t just about logging more miles; it also requires time in the gym. And one of the best ways to build the …

Workouts

Bill Gates: Every American Who Lives a Comfortable Life Should Read This Book | Inc.com

How was your holiday season? If it was filled with love, plenty, and relaxation, congrats! I hope you enjoyed it to the fullest. But now that you're back to work and settling into 2018, Bill Gates has a book recommendation for you that will remind you just how many of your fellow Americans aren't …

Bill Gates

Want an Edge Over Your Competitors? Master These 7 Skills Now | Inc.com

May 2018, I know exactly where I'll be - waiting in line for Avengers: Infinity War. When I saw the trailer, all my childhood memories came flooding back. As a child, I loved comics. They were so full of adventure and excitement. I remember sitting on my dad's lap and having him read them to me …

Iron Man

The one book every student should read in 2018, according to Harvard professors

Harvard University professors constantly read and assign texts to their students. So they know a good book when they see one.<p>With that in mind, Business Insider asked professors at Harvard to share the single book they think every student should read in 2018.<p>The professors include Nobel laureates, …

Books

Here Are the First 6 Books You Should Read In 2018 | Inc.com

If you love lists, December is a fun month to browse the internet. These lists usually take one of two forms: You're looking back on the previous year or eyeing the horizon for the year to come.<p>Some of the lists in the rearview mirror are autopsies. Here's what went wrong or the biggest flame …

Books

Want to Build Your Ideal Future in 2018? Read These Books

Whether you are currently living your life on purpose, know what you want in life or you are still discovering your life’s work, this list will help …

Motivation

13 Things Mentally Strong Leaders Don't Do | Inc.com

My fifteen years as a psychotherapist taught me about mental strength and the resilience of the human spirit. I saw countless people bounce back from overwhelming adversity and beat the odds.<p>One of the biggest lessons I learned about mentally strong people was that their resilience had less to do …

Self-help

Reduce employee turnover with these retention strategies - AMA

As companies focus their attention on employee retention, their strategies often include the creation of a “retention environment.” This environment …

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When it comes to holding down a job, there's nothing more important than keeping your skills up-to-date. Sometimes that means going back to grad …

eLearning

Why cybersecurity workers are some of the hardest to retain

Cybersecurity workers are in high demand, and the security industry may face a shortage of close to two million qualified personnel by 2022. That’s concerning giving the increasing number of cyber attacks we’re witnessing. But what’s more concerning is that, according to recent research I …

7 Must-Read Books From Entrepreneurs in the Trenches

The right books can help you grow both as a person and an entrepreneur. Here's a few book recommendations from seasoned entrepreneurs.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Aside from incredible success, what do Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey and Mark Zuckerberg …

Entrepreneurship

9 Phrases Bosses Should Say Often to Inspire and Motivate Others | Inc.com

We hardly ever think about it, but a leader's words are a powerful means for motivating people at work. But where do you start with what to say, or even how to say things that will inspire?<p>According to Dr. Paul White, co-author of <i>The New York Times</i> bestseller <i>The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the</i> …

Employment

10 ways to fix your résumé when you're not entry-level anymore

It may not feel like it, but once you've got a few years of job experience under your belt, you're not an entry-level employee anymore — you're mid-level.<p>Your approach to finding a job will need to change accordingly.<p>No longer can you rely on what you did in college to impress potential employers — …

Employment

How to read a tape measure — and five things you didn't know you could do with it

The basic purpose of a tape measure is obvious, but it can be hard to get a precise measurement if it isn't used properly. Following is the text of the video.<p>How to read a tape measure — and five surprising hacks. First, let's focus on the numbers. These numbers are inches. In-between each inch are …

Woodworking

9 Surprising Signs You're an Exceptional Boss (That Most People Never Consider) | Inc.com

Many people are good bosses. Some people are great bosses.<p>A handful go even further: They're phenomenal, not only because of what you see them do but also because of what you don't see them do.<p>If you're a truly phenomenal boss, what your employees see is far from everything they get.<p><b>1. You look</b> …

Leadership

12 Ways Successful People Get More Done Than the Rest of Us | Inc.com

Most of us know at least one madly productive person--someone who's able to accomplish more in a couple of hours than the rest of us get done all day. And chances are that person is also quite successful.<p>It's no accident that great work habits and success go hand in hand. Improving your work habits …

Self-improvement

26 of the best business books you can read, from the CEOs and execs who can't put them down

Highly successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day and strive for self-improvement, with the latter often coming in the form of a book. If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, take some suggestions from more than two dozen executives who have …

U.S. Dept. of Education

How to Build a Profitable Side Hustle While Working Full Time | Inc.com

Dreaming of becoming your own boss? You're not alone. Tons of people wish they could quit their job and work for themselves, and some are even making it happen.<p>Today more than ever, working from home and starting your own business is a viable option. But running a business isn't easy - especially …

Small Business

How to Get More Instagram Followers: 12 Tips | Inc.com

Face it. Instagram is one of the hottest social media platforms on the planet right now. With 800 million users now using the platform, you'll be able to target your customers and drive business results no matter what industry you're in. Not to mention, they're owned by Facebook, so they're not …

Marketing

3 TED Talks you should watch if you want to be successful

Success is what motivates us. We go to college, attain jobs and network with our peers with the hopes of achieving our goals in life.<p>But how do you …

The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need To Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

Books

28 books Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are …

Books

Bodybuilding in Your 50s: The Diet Puzzle

Meals at Fire Department Station 1 in Everett, Wash., resemble Thanksgiving dinner. The station averages 1,000 calls a month and the crew fuels accordingly. “Our plates are what most people use as meat platters,” says captain Richard Langford. Four years ago, Mr. Langford, 51, realized shift meals …

Fitness

The 25-minute workout that will leave you soaked in sweat

"It feels like I'm on a space ship piloted by the Darth Vader of fitness."<p>The Supraformer workout is a lot of things at once — strength, stretching, balance, aerobic. But that reaction, uttered by Laura Green, a 40-year-old ophthalmologist visiting from Houston, is the typical reaction. For 25 …

Why the Best Leaders Never Do This 1 Thing | Inc.com

Shortly before legendary management guru Peter Drucker's death in 2005, he made this bold declaration: Increasing the productivity of <i>knowledge workers</i> was "the most important contribution management needs to make in the 21st century."<p>What are "knowledge workers?" Drucker simply defined them this …

Leadership

What Makes a Good Boss? Follow This Flowchart to Find Out [Infographic]

"You never stop learning how to be a great boss," according to a flowchart infographic from Headway Capital. But having the responsibility of a boss …

Infographics

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

Self-improvement