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6 Tips for Building and Maintaining Credibility as a Leader | Inc.com

Earlier this week I wrote an article titled <i>Leadership and the 7 I's For Influencing Others</i>. One of the key points is that building and maintaining credibility is imperative for being an influential leader.<p>As a former Navy SEAL, I can attest to the fact that being a member of any high performance …

Leadership

5 Incredibly Simple Habits of Leaders Who Know How to Empower Their People | Inc.com

As a parent, one thing I've learned is the importance of empowerment. Unless you want your kids to rely on you forever--and worse yet, never move out--you have to give them the tools they need to survive and then let go. In my professional experience, I've learned those same lessons also apply to …

Team Building

4 study skills that will help you succeed in your career

If you’re like most college students, much of your time outside of class is spent studying. Studying is an important part of college, one that goes beyond just helping to get you good grades. It’s a part of your academic routine that—whether you realize it or not — prepares you for a career as well.<p>…

College & University

How to Immediately Connect With Anyone

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your …

6 Things to Ask Yourself Before Delivering Bad News

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

12 Steps to Clear the (Mental and Physical) Clutter From Your Life

Make time and space for what really matters with this step-by-step guide.<p>Clutter, both mental and physical, is a productivity and a joy killer. And you don't have to take my word for it. Here's what one study out of Princeton concluded about clutter:<p>"If you want to focus to the best of your ability …

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

Time Management

Seven Leadership Keys To Resolving Mission Impossible

What do you do as a leader when you’re facing mission impossible? What are the options when you simply don’t have enough resources—human, financial, or physical—to achieve the goals that you are required to achieve? Given that this is real life, not the fictional world of Tom Cruise, what are your …

Stock Markets

Have you mastered this commonly overlooked career skill?

Chances are you’ve heard a friend complain about having to "manage up." The act of managing up is often cast in a negative light — an inappropriate …

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success is not an act; it is a slow process that involves growth, change and failure. It involves all aspects of your life, from how you manage your …

Self-improvement

6 Things Effective Leaders Always Say

Too often we forget our most basic goal in business—to create relationships with clients, customers, prospects, colleagues, shareholders and, at the …

Learn This in 10 Minutes and Be More Productive for Life | Inc.com

You're probably short on time reading this, and I don't blame you. Life moves fast. It seems impossible to keep up with hundreds of tasks being thrown your way every day, especially at the office.<p>In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work according to Cornerstone's …

Productivity

12 Reasons You Can't Focus — And How to Fix It Now

Focus. It's a word often yelled at children from frustrated teachers, and at ourselves when we have trouble getting to the bottom of something. "Come …

Frugal Living

Dealing with a Passive-Aggressive Partner

Passive-aggressive people act passive but express aggression covertly. They’re basically obstructionists who try to block whatever it is you want. …

7 Powerful Habits of Super Successful People | Inc.com

Super successful people have experienced the ups and downs of life and as a result they have learned the best out of every situation. Nothing happens overnight, and certainly not for super successful people. It takes time, effort, and patience to bring your dreams and goals to reality. Giving up is …

Self-improvement

10 Things Most Successful People Do At Night Before Sleep

Shawn Lim | Lifehack<p>So what do you do at night before you sleep? Do you watch television? Do you surf the web and this is how you found this blog? Or …

Formatting shortcuts for keyboard junkies

A lot of analysts swear strong allegiance to keyboard shortcuts. But when it comes to formatting a spreadsheet, these shortcuts go for a toss as …

Tutorials

Public Speaking 101: How To Wow An Audience

Over the past year, I’ve started my paid speeches in a counter-intuitive fashion. “I’m not that good a speaker,” I say. “I’m also not smarter than you or more accomplished than you.”<p>My goal is not to lower the audience’s expectations. It’s to stress that everything I’ve accomplished, they can, too. …

Public Speaking

10 Exercises That Burn More Calories Than Running

Running isn’t for everyone. If you are one of those people who would rather eat rocks than go for a jog, you’re in for some good news. Running is not …

News, Entertainment and lifestyle parrot on the web

Latest<p>ANGLO ABDULLAHI JUSTIFY WHY HERDSMEN MUST KILL PEOPLE Former Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, and spokesperson of the Northern …

5 Steps To Keeping Your Employees–And Yourself–Motivated Daily

Attitudes are contagious. Do you have the kind that will inspire your team to start each day excited to face new challenges head-on?<p>It’s no accident that Steve Jobs is a household name, and it’s not just because he was the head of a widely known company.<p>Jobs was a character with a philosophy: a …

Why the Best Leaders Always Listen First | Inc.com

His name was Jerry, and he was the best boss I've ever had.<p>I was working at a small startup in Minneapolis in the 90s. Being young and hungry to show the masses I was ready to conquer the work world, I had somehow fallen into a role as a middle manager reporting to a director who had the ear of the …

Leadership

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence To Succeed

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform …

Why Emotionally Intelligent People Make More Money

A recent study shows those who are in tune with their colleagues’ emotions may be more financially successful.<p>The workplace should be a professional environment: tough, efficient, and free from emotion, right? Wrong.<p>The old adage about leaving your emotions at the door before stepping into the …

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

<b>Do a Nighttime Workout</b><br>You know that sweating can help you drop pounds, but you may think that exercising too close to bedtime can keep you up at night. Luckily, that's not true; a 2013 survey from the National Sleep Foundation found that active people are 56 to 67 percent more likely to say they …

Overworked And Overwhelmed? Use These Mindfulness Secrets To Restore Balance In 2015

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle, as quoted by Scott Eblin, author of “Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative“</i><p>Stress and burnout are an all-too-frequent condition for executives, and especially for entrepreneurs. But feeling …

5 Secret Powers of Eye Contact

Surprising reasons why the eyes always have it.<p>There has been considerable research on how nonverbal cues, particularly those coming from the eyes, …

Psychology