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Optimizing Delegation: The Advantage Of Mastering A Task Before You Hand It Off

You’re in your chair slumped over a small, blue screen. You’re dizzy from the day, but you’re even more exasperated from trying to help your indecisive boss make a clear decision. Or, maybe, you’re tired from a boss micromanaging and shouting orders like a military drill sergeant into your ears.<p>Did …

Leadership

Why You Need More Emotional Intelligence

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of …

27 Life Lessons You Owe Yourself To Learn By 27

By Shani Jay,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2u1M2EI<p><b>1.</b> You will lose a lot of friends in your twenties. People who you’ll drift apart from and …

23 Quotes on Failure From Super Successful Leaders Like Barbara Corcoran, Mark Cuban and More

Failure is a byproduct of entrepreneurship -- use it to your advantage.<p>Entrepreneurship is no walk in the park. And one of the unavoidable side effects that goes along with being an entrepreneur is failure. Even some of the most successful people in the world have experienced failure -- in fact, …

Mark Cuban

29 highly successful people share their best career advice for people in their 20s

From "Don't work too hard" to "Relax," here's some often unconventional career advice from some really successful people:

Self-improvement

13 Habits Of Exceptionally Likable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, being likable is under your control, …

17 Disney Quotes That Will Inspire You To Remarkable Success

You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.<p>Growing up, we all knew just how inspirational Disney movies could be. If you're unsure of your path or how to best achieve those dreams, make them come true and let these 17 Disney quotes inspire you to dazzling …

Walt Disney Company

5 Useful Negotiation Tactics That Will Get You Ahead in Business

You get what you settle for.<p>Whether you're negotiating for more office space or trying to close a big deal, it's helpful to have a few staple tricks up your sleeve. In order to become a skilled negotiator, you should plan on refining both your business prowess and your social smarts.<p>Five …

Entrepreneurship

Frustration leads to disruption

All of our Virgin businesses have been built out of frustration. Fed up with the status quo, we’ve looked beyond the standard and dull ways of …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>Guest Writer<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy …

Emotional Intelligence

11 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Successful People

Learning these fantastic habits is just half the equation. Actually doing them will get you to the promised land.<p>Succeeding in business and in life obviously requires mastering a set of skills that will produce extraordinary results, says conventional wisdom.<p>None of them, unfortunately, come from …

Self-improvement

5 Things I Learned Hanging Out With 12 Multi Millionaires

In 2015, I decided to reach out to wealthy people to understand how they got there. From having lunch with Robert Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad, Poor …

Entrepreneurship

5 Best Meeting Practices Every Leader Should Follow

Wasted or poorly run meetings deaden your team and cost you tens of thousands of dollars a year. Here are 5 meeting best practices that top companies follow...<p>A recent article in the <i>Harvard Business Review</i> reported on an international study by the Center for Creative Leadership titled, <i>Always On,</i> …

Management

5 Revealing Questions That Job Seekers Should Ask Their Interviewers

Being an active listener signals to the interviewer that you are a discerning job seeker.<p><i>What questions should a job candidate ask the interviewer? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

Employment

A Strategy For Steady Leadership in an Unsteady World

Management is tough enough in normal times. But what are leaders to do when their companies are buffeted by global uncertainty? Bill George explains …

Management

How Amazon's Wooing Of Chinese Sellers Is Killing Small American Businesses

E-commerce is now global. The geographic boundaries separating the spheres of marketplaces like Amazon, Taobao, TMall, and JD, have dissolved very rapidly, and now merchants in the U.S. have direct access to customers in places like China, and Chinese merchants have direct access to customers in …

9 signs you're successful — even if it doesn't feel like it

We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won't admit it — other than the guy with the 'He who dies with the most toys wins' bumper sticker — in the back of our minds, we equate material possessions with success.<p>It's a shame we fall prey to materialistic thinking because …

These Are the 5 Best TED Talks Ever, According to the Guy Who Runs TED

The event's boss names the talks that have taught him the most.<p>If you're a massive TED fan like me, you've probably watched a whole lot of the compelling talks by now. But when it comes to consuming all the insights TED has to offer, even the most dedicated enthusiasts can't hold a candle to Chris …

Public Speaking

12 of the Most Inspirational Commencement Speeches of All Time

The best commencement speeches that will not only inspire you but will motivate you when you need it most.<p>Now and then we all need something to pick us up when we're feeling down, to give us clarity when we're confused, to inspire us when we don't feel motivated.<p>These lines, excerpted from a dozen …

Motivation

Tiffany's 'old-world luxury' fails to charm millennials

(Reuters) - For Alan Feid, a 28-year-old looking to buy an engagement ring for his fiancée, the rings he found in the diamond district in Manhattan were just as good as the ones he saw at Tiffany & Co’s (TIF.N) flagship store on Fifth Avenue. And they cost less than half the price.<p>The Tiffany & Co. …

Macy's

14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day

Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick, and, most importantly, what makes them so successful and productive.<p><i>"Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private</i> …

A Helpful Guide to the Best Self-Help Books

1<p><b>“The Productivity Project”</b> by Chris Bailey, recommended by Amelia Diamond<p><b>What made you read it?</b><p>The cover, which apparently you’re not supposed to …

What Are 5 Books That Can Change Your Life?

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

Books

After work, is what determines your future! Spend one hour per day doing these 5 things and your life will change forever!

You finish work at 6 pm, go to bed at 12 midnight.<p>Within these six hours, how do you spend them?<p>Watching TV?<p>In fact, the activities you do between 6 …

Millennials, This Is Why You Haven't Been Promoted

According to a recent millennial leadership survey from The Hartford, 80% of millennials see themselves as leaders today.<p>Yet only 12% of Gen Y held management roles in 2013; and less than a third of The Hartford’s sample reported that they’re currently business leaders.<p>Maybe we’re entitled and …

Leadership

This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Clarity and Creativity

<i>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep." </i>-- Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, and digestion. It controls all the vital processes and functions of your body and knows …

10 Ways to Convert More Customers, Backed by Science

There's a gap between what science knows and what business does. Here's how to bridge the gap.<p><i>By Gregory Ciotti, marketer at Help Scout</i><p>"There's a gap between what science knows and what business does," wrote Daniel Pink. To bridge the gap, start by having a firm understanding of consumer behavior …

Customers

Former Disney Staffers Share Their Best Hacks For The Parks

<i>Photo: © RSBPhoto1 / Alamy Stock Photo</i><p>If your spring or summer plans include a stay at Disney World, you're likely aware that there are a ton of tips and tricks for making the most of your stay. But beyond "hidden Mickeys" and trading pins with characters, here are a few smart insider hacks from …

This Tiny Change to Your Website Will Get You Way More Clicks

This small tweak to how you word requests could mean lots more clicks.<p>The list of human cognitive biases is long. From the availability heuristic to the Zeigarnik effect, reading about them all is enough to make you despair that we'll ever be able to make logical decisions or plan rationally.<p>But …

AdWords

How Muay Thai Kickboxers Embody the Soul of Entrepreneurs

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The warm Thailand beach breeze passes through the gym. The dingy lighting spotlights the center of the ring. Live music plays behind my right shoulder. The crowd yells. The air smell of blood and sweat. Servers run around us …

Entrepreneurship