Leadership Qualities

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Why Having an 'Open-Door' Policy Is Imperative for a Scaling Company

As a startup grows into a company, maintaining open communication will help ensure trust – a necessity for employee engagement, productivity and innovation.

Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec on Great Business Pitches and Why Sales Reps Need to Be Chameleons

The serial entrepreneur and investor explains how company plans should be framed around customer needs -- and his sartorial choices.

Facing Startup Uncertainty? Try 2 Different Ways to Plan for the Future.

New business owners often rely on prediction or creation logic -- and sometimes use both.

5 Things Productive Entrepreneurs Do Each Day

Successful leaders cultivate effective daily habits to provide them with that extra advantage.

Growth and Change Require Agile Leadership and Bedrock Values

The agile CEO is humble enough to question assumptions and accept suggestions but firm on core principles.

A Strong Core Is the Key to Great Leadership

If your body's core is weak, you won't perform to the best of your ability. The same can be said about business.

The 6 Different Hats a CEO Might Have to Put On

Company chiefs may assume as many as half a dozen roles to guide their companies and inspire their staff. Take a look at how it plays out.

10 Surprisingly Useful Business Tips From a Parody Twitter Account

Want to your kick management skills into warp speed? Here are some great business tips, courtesy of the wacky world of Twitter.

Stop Fixing Women to Act Like Men

The authors of 'Gender Intelligence,' out this month, argue companies should recognize the value of thinking differently and blend the talents of men and women -- at all levels of leadership.

Successful Entrepreneurs Do These 5 Things Daily

Try out these activities and you may just find that you'll lead better and your business will thrive.

Smart Leaders Keep Their Ego in Check and Listen In

The more successful you become, the more your confidence may swell. Practice these tips to take full advantage of the wealth of ideas from your team.

What These Influential Leaders Want to Tell Today's 22-Year-Olds

Richard Branson, Deepak Chopra and other LinkedIn Influencers look back at themselves at 22 to offer advice to this year's group of college graduates.

Smiling Is Contagious. Customers (and Your Business) Thrive on It.

This simple act helps creates a jovial base of clients who will continue using a service and feeling good about it.

Determining Your Entrepreneur Style and Getting Past Your Business Blind Spots

Are you a controller, innovator, nurturer, or 'systemizer?' Determining your brain type can help you recognize and address the blind spots holding you back from your true potential.

The 3 Qualities of Likable People

Business leaders and entrepreneurs with these skills have a competitive edge over others.

The Untouchable Asset That Everybody Strives For

It takes a certain something to run a business where making money is your top priority.

Here's How to Foster Leadership on All Levels

While some entrepreneurs may be reluctant to expand leadership positions, if done correctly, it can be beneficial to employees and the company as a whole.

7 Ways to Get People to Take You Seriously

If you're going to get anything done in business, you need people to respect you. Here are some tips.

Leading Your Team Down the Path of Change in 4 Steps

While change can be stressful, it is inevitable. How you handle it will determine if you sink or float.

Hungry Entrepreneurs Need True Grit to Get Their Next Meal

Three essential qualities are the hallmarks of business owners who prevail.

Mindfulness and the Startup CEO

Uncertainty is the fog through which the CEO navigates a startup. Life skills are as important as what you learned in business school.

How to Envision and Achieve Your Dreams

In this podcast, Lewis Howes chats with leadership and motivational trainer Chris Lee.

Don't Make These 4 Assumptions About Leaders

To lead better, you must first understand what someone in charge is and isn't responsible for.

Why Inclusive Workplaces Drive More Innovation and Better Performance

Four key leadership behaviors can predict whether employees feel engaged, according to a new report studying six countries released today by Catalyst.

Gary Vaynerchuk: This Is the Greatest Period of 'Fake Entrepreneurship'

The serial entrepreneur says not everyone is built to strike out on their own. Here's what he thinks it takes.

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