Yvonne Ndlovu

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How to Create a Strong First Impression as a Leader

Lead with authenticity, and these tips will help you communicate the rest to make the best first impression as a leader.<p>5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>You’ve likely heard this saying: “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” And it’s true. You …

Body Language

6 Simple Steps to Start Believing in Yourself (They'll Make You a Better Leader) | Inc.com

Every successful business leader has a strong sense of self-belief.<p>It's a precursor to success, no matter how you decide to define it--it's the foundation of confidence--but let's try to define it, anyway. Here's my definition: Belief is the full acceptance and trust in something--self-belief is …

Self-improvement

How to increase emotional intelligence: 5 powerful secrets

Emotional Intelligence. Another “it” theory of the moment. The media’s panacea of the week. Another great thing we all need — that nobody seems to be …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Give a Killer Presentation

A little more than a year ago, on a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, some colleagues and I met a 12-year-old Masai boy named Richard Turere, who told us a fascinating story. His family raises livestock on the edge of a vast national park, and one of the biggest challenges is protecting the animals from …

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest person on the planet (as of this writing).<p>So, how has he done it? Actually, it's not so much about <i>what he has done</i> as it is <i>what he hasn't done</i>. …

Self-improvement

Want to Raise Successful Kids Who Aren't Perfectionists? This 27-Year, 41,000-Person Study Shows How | Inc.com

I'd hazard a guess that one out of every three interview respondents uses "I'm just too much of a perfectionist" as the weakness to talk about in interviews--as if it were an okay thing to slide by with. (Although I guess it's better than my old go-to response of "I have chronic …

Parenting

Learn From The Battle Scars Of Others: 5 Things Successful People Commit Themselves to Doing

When you’re trying to reach a goal, spend time learning from the people who’ve already achieved what you want to do. Because sometimes it’s better to …

Everything You Should Know About Happy Relationships in One Infographic

From communication to intimacy, this data visual has it all covered.<br>Read More

Happiness

12 Motivation Hacks from the Best of the Best

Use these inspiring lessons from the most motivated in the world to reach your goals all the time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no reason why committing to self-improvement and goals should be tied to New Year's Day. Every day can be a day for motivation with …

It Takes 10,000 Hours to Become an Expert in Anything: Use These 4 Techniques | Inc.com

10,000 hours.<p>That's how long it takes to master your craft, according to bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell. Whether you want to become a better leader, an expert in marketing or a master of a language, it's going to take time. With all of the new social media platforms and business opportunities, …

Leonardo Da Vinci

How to Respond Gracefully to Destructive Criticism

If you’re someone who grapples with a harsh internal critic, you know how powerful that force can be. The good news is that with a bit of …

10 Tips for Overcoming the Pain of the Past

We all handle trauma and abuse differently. We may even have different definitions of what abuse is, depending on our culture and context. As men, we …

Self-help

How to set SMART goals

Creating goals that are specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and time-based can help employees feel a greater sense of purpose in their work. …

30+ Life Skills That Aren't Taught in School but Largely Affect Our Lives

What do you remember learning at school? Algebra? Shakespeare? Chemistry? Baseball? Chances are, your teachers taught you all sorts of useless stuff,</b> …

Self-improvement

3 Strategies for Thinking and Acting Courageously

Know your strengths and weaknesses, and be willing to face your fears.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To be successful in business, you must be bold and have courage to take calculated risks. Courage often makes the difference between overcoming a challenge and staying …

How Trying Something Outside Your Comfort Zone Can Pull You Out of a Mental Rut

<b>“Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” – Brian Tracy</b><p>Have …

10 Ways to Become a Super-Likable Person

Everybody likes a person who listens compassionately and speaks with honesty.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you make people feel comfortable and welcome when they are around you? Do people feel appreciated, understood and accepted by you?<p>Likeable people know how to …

9 things bosses do that make great employees quit

It's pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain about — few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the door.<p>Managers tend to blame their turnover problems on everything under the …

Employment

How you can use the 5-hour rule to achieve your goals and improve your life

You try hard ever day, but never see any long-term improvement. You feel trapped where you are, unable to move forward or progress. You see other …

6 Ways to Be More Confident.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>4</b><p>(<b>ThySistas.com</b>) What is a simple way to stay consistent with doing something? To remember the most important reasons why …

If You Want to Create a World-Class Team, Research Says Focus on These 3 Things | Inc.com

Everybody loves a star performer. Whether it's LeBron James, Jack Welch, or Yo-Yo Ma, individual achievement is always held in the highest regard. So it's not surprising that managers seek to stock their organization with hard-driving "type A" players, who went to top schools and have impressive …

The Workplace

How to know if quitting your job is a really bad idea

Is your boss a psychopath? Is your office full of backstabbers? Do you dream of saying #ByeFelicia and traveling like the cool kids on …

4 Essential Steps to Learn or Improve Any Skill More Effectively

You have big dreams that ignite your soul. You want to live those dreams today. Yet, you’re not equipped with the skills that’ll lead you to those …

Self-improvement

Which Comes First, Success or Self-Confidence?

The relationship between success and self-confidence is a complicated one, and how it plays out within each of us can have far-reaching implications …

The 50/30/20 Budget: What It Is and Why You Need It

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, then the good news is, you're</i> …

8 Simple habits of highly successful entrepreneurs that everyone should learn

Share20<p>Tweet<p>Share29<p>+12<p>Shares 51<p>Many of the best-known entrepreneurs who achieved long-term successes, shares a common set of attributes and habits. …

Entrepreneurship

5 Money Management Tips Every Entrepreneur Needs to Grow Their Portfolio | Inc.com

As an entrepreneur, you grind for your money. You toil away for 60, 70, or 80 hours a week to perfect your craft, find new clients, and grow your business. It's not all about building a wildly successful brand, though. The end goal is to provide your family with the income needed to live a …

Personal Finance

6 Ways To Take Your Business From Big To Bigger In 2017

Debbie Sterling never pictured herself a social entrepreneur.<p>Yet, her company GoldieBlox has sold over 1 million apps and 1 million toys, empowering a generation of young girls to pursue engineering and technology careers in the process. What follows are 6 lessons the Shopify Build-A-<i>Bigger</i> …

5 important things to do every day to improve your memory

Even with state-of-the-art technology at our fingertips, we still manage to forget things. Do these 5 things every day and your ability to remember …

Do Not Say These 4 Words at Your Next Job Interview

Who wants to hire a jack-of-all-trades? Nobody. I learned this the hard way early in my career when I was speaking with the VP of the product group at a company where I was interviewing. I told him that I had done a bit of everything at the marketing consulting firm I worked at in Chicago. He …