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6 Things You Should Never Say During a Speech

6 Things You Should Never Say During a Speech

With these tips you'll be cool, confident and comfortable in front of a crowd.
Target's CEO Steps Down. But Why Now?

Target's CEO Steps Down. But Why Now?

Target's board praised the way CEO Gregg Steinhafel 'held himself personally accountable' for the company's massive data breach five months ago, but has decided it's time for new leadership.
The Personality Trait That Most Often Predicts Success

The Personality Trait That Most Often Predicts Success

A staggering amount of research links this trait with people who are also super organized, responsible and plan ahead, among other things.
What Donald Sterling's NBA Blowup Teaches Entrepreneurs

What Donald Sterling's NBA Blowup Teaches Entrepreneurs

The Los Angeles Clippers owner was banned for life from the organization after recorded racist remarks surfaced.
What's More Important to Give Employees: A Gift Card or a Pat on the Back?

What's More Important to Give Employees: A Gift Card or a Pat on the Back?

For employee success to ensue, businesses need to motivate and encourage their team. But how should the go about it: recognition or compensation?
5 Ways to Get More Respect at Work

5 Ways to Get More Respect at Work

Consider these tips if you want to be better respected at your job.
 Lead From the Top: 5 Core Responsibilities of a CEO

Lead From the Top: 5 Core Responsibilities of a CEO

Knowing exactly what the chief executive's role entails is critical for steering a company to success.
How Early-Stage Startups Can Attract Seasoned Executives

How Early-Stage Startups Can Attract Seasoned Executives

While startups need the enthusiasm of fresh-faced hires, they also need the knowledge of veteran executives.
One of the Nation's Top-Paid CEOs Leads an Unprofitable, Largely Unknown Company

One of the Nation's Top-Paid CEOs Leads an Unprofitable, Largely Unknown Company

Charif Souki of Cheniere Energy, a Houston-based enterprise hoping to one day capitalize on the fracking boom, raked in a whopping $142 million last year.
HP CEO Meg Whitman on Learning from Failure

HP CEO Meg Whitman on Learning from Failure

Whitman says during her tenure at eBay, missing out on an eBay Japan was one of her biggest mistakes.
The Women Behind Networking Platform Be Moxie Want to Pay It Forward

The Women Behind Networking Platform Be Moxie Want to Pay It Forward

Aline Murta, Macia Batista and Joannie Diaz are hoping to mentor on a broad scale.
Turning Crisis Into Opportunity: 5 Ways to Deal With Hardship

Turning Crisis Into Opportunity: 5 Ways to Deal With Hardship

Some of history's greatest leaders and inventors not only kept their cool under fire but used calamity to inspire success.
Join the League of Extraordinary Bosses: 4 Habits to Cultivate

Join the League of Extraordinary Bosses: 4 Habits to Cultivate

The most effective managers value transparency, practice two-way communication, provide constructive feedback and go above and beyond to serve their employees.
How to Fire Someone Without Getting Sued (Infographic)

How to Fire Someone Without Getting Sued (Infographic)

Dismissals can sometimes backfire, leading to taxing legal clashes. ThatÂ’s why it's crucial to have your bases covered.
What to Do When You Screw Up

What to Do When You Screw Up

We all occasionally shoot ourselves in the foot, but some of us are our own worst enemy. No worries: This six-step program will fix you right up.
Use the 'Eisenhower Box' to Stop Wasting Time and Be More Productive

Use the 'Eisenhower Box' to Stop Wasting Time and Be More Productive

Want to be more productive? Of course you do. Here's one proven strategy to improve your schedule -- from an unexpected source.
3 Steps to Recovering Stolen Time: Confront Your 'Time Bandits'

3 Steps to Recovering Stolen Time: Confront Your 'Time Bandits'

If you're like most people, you lose three to five hours every day to interruptions. Find out how to laser focus on work.
How RadiumOne Did the Right Thing in Firing Its CEO

How RadiumOne Did the Right Thing in Firing Its CEO

Gurbaksh Chahal assaulted his girlfriend, but firing him took more guts by the board than you think.
Why 'No' is the Most Important Word You'll Ever Say

Why 'No' is the Most Important Word You'll Ever Say

Before you take on any more responsibilities, here are some guidelines to consider.
Goodbye, Suits. Sport These Smart Looks but Shun Interview No-nos.

Goodbye, Suits. Sport These Smart Looks but Shun Interview No-nos.

Prove you understand the culture of the startup world by adding a little personal flare to your professional attire.
The Truth About Multitasking, Once and For All

The Truth About Multitasking, Once and For All

Multitasking is a key skill you need to succeed. But don't confuse it with just being distracted.
Want to Nab Top, Young Talent? Millennial-Proof Your Office.

Want to Nab Top, Young Talent? Millennial-Proof Your Office.

Millennial-proofing your office, like, goes so beyond ping-pong tables and yoga classes.
Hottest of the Hot: The Most Exciting Trends in Innovation Right Now

Hottest of the Hot: The Most Exciting Trends in Innovation Right Now

At the launch of Tribeca Film Festival's Innovation Week, a panel of leaders in NYC talked about what excites them most right now. Answers ranged from a crowdfunded virtual reality headset to a new way to think about our own identities.
The One Word Leaders Should Stop Using

The One Word Leaders Should Stop Using

A corporate consultant warns about the disastrous effects of overuse of a very common qualifier.
5 Key Characteristics Every Entrepreneur Should Have

5 Key Characteristics Every Entrepreneur Should Have

If you're aspiring to start your own company, see how many of these vital personality traits you possess.
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