November 2017 archive

Nov 28

7 Reasons Your Best People Might Quit After the New Year (and How You Can Stop Them)

Some of your best people are already thinking of leaving. Here’s how to change their minds. By Justin Bariso Founder, Insight @JustinJBariso (https://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/7-reasons-your-best-people-might-quit-after-the-new-year-and-how-you-can-stop-th.html) CREDIT: Getty Images As 2016 draws to a close, it’s a good time to reflect on the previous year. What went right? What went wrong? Contemplating both can make you and your team better. …

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Nov 28

A Year-End Checklist That Will Make You a Much Better Leader

There’s no better time than now to stop and think about how to be a better leader. By Marcel Schwantes  Principal and founder, Leadership From the Core @MarcelSchwantes (https://www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/countdown-2017-year-end-checklist-for-all-leaders.html) CREDIT: Getty Images You’ve heard the catchy definition of insanity, right? It’s been attributed to Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, and Mark Twain, among others: “Doing the same thing over …

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Nov 27

6 Ways to Inspire Passion In Unmotivated Employees

Jared Buckley I help businesses develop millennials to excel. Full Bio (http://www.lifehack.org/508205/6-ways-inspire-passion-unmotivated-employees)  Dealing with unmotivated employees can send even the sharpest manager or business owner into a fit of frustration. In fact, if they’re not careful, it can even lead managers down the road toward wrongfully stereotyping entire groups or generations. For instance, the millennials have gotten a bad …

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Nov 27

This CEO gives his employees a 3-day weekend every month and a $2,000 vacation bonus

By:  Chris Weller (https://amp-businessinsider-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/amp.businessinsider.com/steelhouse-ceo-monthly-three-day-weekends-2016-12) Mark Douglas was addressing his employees at a recent team-wide meeting when, out of nowhere, he began to go off-script. Douglas, the CEO of the marketing and advertising company SteelHouse, began reading off the list of company holidays for 2017.

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Nov 27

9 Things Truly Passionate People Do Differently

By Dr. Travis Bradberry (https://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-travis-bradberry/9-things-truly-passionate_b_13521636.html)  Do you have enough passion in your life? Passion is the difference between playing the piano and being a pianist; it’s who you are, not just what you do. Passion makes you leap out of bed in the morning, eager to start your day.

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Nov 27

7 Remarkably Powerful Keys to Happiness and Success (According to Science)

The good news is that happiness and success are things we can get more of. By Peter Economy The Leadership Guy @bizzwriter (https://www.inc.com/peter-economy/the-7-surprising-keys-to-happiness-and-success-according-to-science.html) CREDIT: Getty Images Do you ever feel like you’re always striving towards something–like a doing well at a job, finishing a project, or even meeting a deadline–without fully reaping the potential benefits that come …

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Nov 27

The Productivity Guide: Time Management Strategies That Work

By James Clear (https://jamesclear.com/productivity) What is Productivity? Let’s define productivity. Productivity is a measure of efficiency of a person completing a task. We often assume that productivity means getting more things done each day. Wrong. Productivity is getting important things done consistently. And no matter what you are working on, there are only a few things …

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Nov 26

10 CEOs Share Their Secrets To Keeping Employees Motivated (And Happy) In December

The weeks leading up to the holidays are full of distractions, so we found bosses that successfully keep everyone both happy and productive. [PHOTO: ALICE DONOVAN ROUSE VIA UNSPLASH] BY MICHAEL GROTHAUS (https://www.fastcompany.com/3066392/10-ceos-share-their-secrets-to-keeping-employees-motivated-and-happy-in-december) The month of December, perhaps more than any other time of the year, is the ultimate tightrope act for bosses. Be too loose with …

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Nov 26

10 Reasons Nice Bosses Finish First

By Dr. Travis Bradberry (https://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-travis-bradberry/10-reasons-nice-bosses-fi_b_13355210.html) Many bosses assume that a leader needs to be aloof and tough on employees in order to be effective. They fear that looking “soft” will erode their employee’s motivation and respect for them. To prove their case, they cite examples of brilliant leaders who modeled a tough leadership style and …

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Nov 26

2 Things Self-Made Billionaires Can’t Succeed Without

Is it luck? Power? Being in the right place at the right time? For self-made billionaires, it’s much more than that. By Peter Economy The Leadership Guy @bizzwriter CREDIT: Getty Images Self-made billionaires are misunderstood. Now, I’m not asking you to pity them or create a Kickstarter campaign to lessen their suffering. But there’s an ongoing dialogue …

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