Leadership Qualities

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Stop Wasting Time on the Details and Commit to the Fundamentals

The small stuff, like answering emails and tweaking your web site design, are important but shouldn't be at the top of your to-do list. Instead, your time would be better spent focusing on the fundamentals.

How You Can Inspire the Best From Your Employees

Professional coach Lindsay Broder on how and why effective business managers need to lead -- and inspire -- by example.

Lessons in Greatness: One Woman's Journey From Heart Condition to Climbing Mt. Everest

In this podcast, adventurer and leadership professor Alison Levine discusses her personal struggles and the lessons she has learned along the way.

Stop Being a Jack-of-All-Trades. Join the Billion Dollar Unicorn Club.

All founders can be seen as either artists, entrepreneurs or managers. Often multitasking, they may need in time to choose to focus on their strengths.

What Mozilla's Chief Forgot About 21st Century Leadership

The rise of 'glass house' transparency is redefining the reality of business life. Are you aware of the new rules of the game?

4 Ways to Look Like an Expert When You're Just Starting Out

Even if newly-minted entrepreneurs are talented and qualified, they often aren't taken seriously right off the bat. Here are a few ways to change that viewpoint.

What High Performers Do When Things Get Tough

Business is now about having rich conversations with global audiences. Here are four winning attitudes for success at a time of great change.

Keys to Business Success: 3 Lessons From the Masters

What you can learn about life and business from Albert Einstein, Leonardo Da Vinci and Benjamin Franklin.

On Becoming That Truly Inclusive Leader

In a global economy, openness to new diverse ideas is critical for staying competitive. Embrace a method to cull the best ideas from your team and put them into action.

The Keys to Becoming a Better Business Leader

In this Google Hangout, we'll chat with certified professional coach and Entrepreneur.com contributor Lindsay Broder on all things strategy, management and more.

Why Millennials Are a Perfect Fit for Startups

Members of this generation may take career risks that their parents would never have considered. And new companies can benefit from Generation Y's fast pace.

8 Power Poses That Can Make You More Successful at Work

The act of taking a posture of confidence, even when you don't feel so confident, can make yourself appear more dominant in the workplace.

Challenge Assumptions. Don't Be Afraid of Taking a Different Tack.

A former Microsoft COO says company leaders need to re-examine their core thinking and test out new approaches to not be left behind.

Dealing With Feelings: How to Be an Emotionally-Aware Leader

When an entrepreneur (or executive) is more in tune with their employees' emotions, they are better able to balance the workforce, complete day-to-day work and innovate.

Why 'Don't Take It Personally' Is BS

It's okay to have passion be a driver to start your own business. You just need to make sure it doesn't cloud your judgment.

My Crazy Exhausting-Yet-Exhilarating Entrepreneur Life

Starting a company can be a thrilling ride and also a fatiguing marathon. But if it's your passion, read on.

9 Lessons You Won't Learn in Business School

Yahoo's chairman of the board provides his insights on succeeding in the real world of business, especially in the gritty trenches of startups.

4 Common Traits of the Best Chief Operating Officers

The attributes of the greats of these oft-misunderstood leaders can provide examples for anyone.

Want Your Business to Be a Success? Set Your Employees Up to Succeed.

A company can boost performance between 20 and 30 percent by implementing a positive culture.

Be Trendy. Understand Where Your Business Fits In.

Anticipate future changes in your industry, try to predict new directions and take steps to meet the challenges.

How the Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Stereotype Is Killing Entrepreneurship

If you're not a gregarious tech entrepreneur, are you an entrepreneur at all?

4 Critical Traits of Great Leaders

Whether you're already a business owner or aspire to be, keep these points in mind when trying to lead a team an inspire greatness in others.

Stay Calm and Carry On: Using 'Extra-Sensory Perception' Amidst Chaos

The entrepreneurial journey is known to be a roller coaster of a ride. For founders to remain composed during crazy times, they should hone their “extra-sensory entrepreneur” skills.

50 Signs You Might Be an Entrepreneur

Peruse this list to find out if your temperament and traits indicate you're the type to mastermind a startup.

5 Steps to Getting Better Employee Feedback (Even If You Hate It)

As an entrepreneur, feedback from your employees allows you to grow as a founder and lead your company down a successful path.

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