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8 Things the Successful Elite Do Quietly

Humility is often rewarded with loyalty while boastfulness more often generates resentment.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have the potential to be as successful as we dream of being, so what separates those who actually live out their potential from …

Self-improvement

How to Prioritize When Everything Is a Priority

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Greg McKeown, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>I recently was the keynote speaker at an event where the CEO had recently announced he had 107 goals or priorities for the year! I was not surprised …

Time Management

If Your Employees Act Like They Don't Care, You Might Be Doing These 11 Things Wrong

A careless leader can wreak havoc on a company and send the best people packing. To keep your employees in the fight, stop waving these red flags.<p>I came across this quote today: "People come for great vision and leave for poor leadership."<p>It made me think of all the times when I've stepped into a …

Leadership

5 Ways to Tell If Someone Is Untrustworthy

Trust is the superglue of relationships, but if you spot these behaviors, it's time to find a new partner to do business with.<p>I'm going to ask you to trust me on this. It's a lesson I've learned the hard way, and it may be one of the most important ones I have to pass on.<p>It's been said that the …

Psychology

The Science Behind What Really Drives Performance (It's Going to Surprise You)

If you're skeptical that this is too touchy-feely for a business setting, the research doesn't lie.<p>Imagine you could have a skill where--in any given conversation with colleagues, clients, or subordinates--you could be keenly aware of, and even experience, their feelings and thoughts.<p>Sounds like …

Empathy

Leaders Need To Understand They Will Never Please Their Employees

Another month, another survey suggesting that employees are not sufficiently engaged, not satisfied or downright unhappy. At a time when organizations of all sorts appear to be bending over backwards to make themselves appealing to would-be employees, reading these reports must be more than …

8 Bad Mistakes That Make Good Employees Leave

It’s tough to hold on to good employees, but it shouldn’t be. Most of the mistakes that companies make are easily avoided. When you do make mistakes, your best employees are the first to go, because they have the most options.<p>If you can’t keep your best employees engaged, you can’t keep your best …

The Workplace

24 signs you're a good boss — even if it doesn't feel like it

Being the boss comes with a ton of pressure. And when you're in a management position, it can be difficult to evaluate how you're doing.<p>Are you striking the right balance between commanding respect and appearing accessible? Are your employees responding well to your style of leadership? Are any of …

Employment

Why Aren't More People Responding to Your Emails?

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every day I get dozens of emails from public relations firms pitching me stories. And, I am grateful. Yes, grateful. I am always looking for things to write about and PR firms are helping me to do my job. Whether you’re in PR or …

NHS

12 Clues That You Are a Micromanager

I’ve been around leaders of organizations for almost 30 years. In that time, I’ve never run into a leader who admitted, “I am a micromanager.” …

Five Reasons To Take Your Extended Family On A Cruise

[fblike]<p>Multi-generational cruising<p>Vacationing with extended family has become more popular as today’s busy families have found a fun way to connect …

How to Plan the Perfect Family Cruise

So many ships, so many destinations! It isn't easy finding the right mix of amenities, ports and costs

Family Reunions - Planning a Family Reunion Cruise

Click Here For A FREE<br>Family Reunion Cruise Quote<p>A Family Reunion Cruise - the Best Family Reunion Ever<p>More and more families are turning to cruise …

Tips for Surviving a Multigenerational Vacation

<i>My pregnant wife wrapped a beach towel around my foot to stave off the bleeding. My mom rushed over to see why her son was writhing in the sand. My</i> …

5 Reasons Why Disney Cruise is Perfect For a Family Reunion

5 Reasons a Disney Cruise is Perfect for a Multi-Family Trip or Reunion<p>So you want to travel with your kids, your parents, your siblings and their …

Disney Cruise Line

How To Plan A Family Reunion Cruise — GroupTravel.org

Family reunion cruises offer a unique hassle free setting where everyone, young and old, can enjoy a vacation at their own pace.<p>Not only are family …

Genealogy

7 Things You Need to Know About Multigenerational Cruises

Maria Hsieh had a hunch that her family would welcome the idea of joining her on a cruise vacation. Her hunch was spot on.<p>“My granddaughters loved …

Kids

How to plan a multifamily vacation

Executing a great family vacation with your clan and other families<p>When my daughter, Kaylin, was just 8 months old, we flew to Maui for a week's …

Kids

Choosing the Right Cruise Line is Key to Successful Multi-Generational Vacations

<i>Cruise Holidays Reveals Top Tips for Organizing a Cruise for Families that Span Generations</i><p><b>Plymouth, MN (March 11, 2014)</b>—Responding to the growing …

Dining Rooms

How to Plan a Group Cruise

Customer Care Is Your Best Marketing Strategy

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“Our job is to connect to people, to interact with them in a way that leaves them better than we found them, more able to get where they’d like to go.” Those words could easily be a customer service rallying cry -- the sort of …

Marketing

7 Tricks for Never Forgetting Your Manners Anywhere in the World

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an etiquette expert, I am often called upon to give presentations to corporations and associations around the world. I’ve learned that each country has its own customs and etiquette rules, both written and unwritten. And if …

Latin America

Are You a Builder, Accelerator or Fixer?

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Succeeding as a leader requires knowing how your skills and strengths complement a company’s challenges and opportunities at a given stage in its lifecycle. This kind of leadership requires not just management chops, but also …

Leadership

Avoid raising an entitled child: 5 strategies that really work

You may have seen it, or felt it — that phenomenon that seems to have taken over kids in recent years and turned them into entitled, me-centric beings? I call it the “The Me, Me, Me Epidemic,” and believe it or not, it happens in tiny little ways every single day when we’re not conscious of it. The …

Parenting

7 Secrets for Tackling Your 'To-Do' List Everyday

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to productivity, most of us start each day with the best intentions. We plan on plowing through every task that comes our way with maximum energy and creativity -- and minimal distractions. And, occasionally, …

Time Management

If You're Not Buying What You're Selling, You're in Big Trouble

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Outdoor and fitness goods retail chain REI recently made an announcement that it would be closing stores on Black Friday. You should do the same.<p>I’m not talking about closing your store. What I’m referring to is believing so …

Selling

When to Bring the Office Home

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Work and personal life are inherently intermeshed. This is so true that for many entrepreneurs it's hard to distinguish which is which. For those who successfully maintain some semblance of non-work related activities and …

Entrepreneurship