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What Athletics Can Teach About the Characteristics of Great Leaders

What Athletics Can Teach About the Characteristics of Great Leaders

Your failure quotient is more important than your IQ.
New Gen Y Leaders Can Carry the X Factor for Success

New Gen Y Leaders Can Carry the X Factor for Success

Millennials who are new to management roles can follow these three tips to achieve better outcomes.
Oh, Shut Up and Listen Already

Oh, Shut Up and Listen Already

It's the bane of your work life. That crucial idea you have isn't being heard by a particular someone. Here are some tips on how to follow up.
5 Sure-Footed Steps Toward Earning Respect and Loyalty as a New Entrepreneur

5 Sure-Footed Steps Toward Earning Respect and Loyalty as a New Entrepreneur

It might seem a little daunting at first to present yourself as a new business owner when you're just starting out. But these pointers can provide you with a plan.
5 Simple Ways to Express Gratitude Every Day

5 Simple Ways to Express Gratitude Every Day

When you take the time to say 'thank you' to those who are most important to your business, it can leave a lasting impression.
6 Ways to Improve Your Conversations

6 Ways to Improve Your Conversations

You don't have to be born with the gift of gab to become an expert communicator. Here are six tips for better speaking and listening.
Richard Branson: Strong Leaders Are Good Listeners

Richard Branson: Strong Leaders Are Good Listeners

The Virgin Group founder attributes his success to being open to all possibilities.
For Better Conversations, Replace 'How Are You?' With This One Phrase

For Better Conversations, Replace 'How Are You?' With This One Phrase

If you want to connect with people, you have to let them know you're listening. Here's how.
SBA Chief: The Secret to Being a Good Boss Is Being a Good Cheerleader

SBA Chief: The Secret to Being a Good Boss Is Being a Good Cheerleader

Maria Contreras-Sweet became head of the Small Business Administration just about two months ago, but managing employees is hardly new territory for her.
6 Ways to Learn to Radiate Charisma If You Don't Have It at First

6 Ways to Learn to Radiate Charisma If You Don't Have It at First

Here are the easy-to-implement suggestions of a formerly shy girl who's now a CEO coach.
 Smart Leaders Keep Their Ego in Check and Listen In

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.
 Negotiate With Finesse, Style and Success

Negotiate With Finesse, Style and Success

A guide to practicing the art of give-and-take while boldly asking for what you truly want in four steps.
Break the Ice: 8 Networking Tips for Introverts

Break the Ice: 8 Networking Tips for Introverts

If the pressure to come across as interesting and likable feels defeating at times, here are some helpful hints to letting your true self shine through.
Boosting Your Business By Using Your Ears

Boosting Your Business By Using Your Ears

Listen more, serve with all you have, give with excellence and work with honor, and you will see your dreams come true.
5 Must-Have Skills of Intrapreneurs Inside Their Grown-Up Startups

5 Must-Have Skills of Intrapreneurs Inside Their Grown-Up Startups

Great entrepreneurs don't have to sell and start over once their businesses hit it big. Instead, they can transform themselves into intrapreneurs.
5 Inside Sales Hiring Tips for Growing Companies

5 Inside Sales Hiring Tips for Growing Companies

Competition for all-star sales reps has never been fiercer. Adopt a winning strategy to build your team.
My Mentor Is 30 Years Younger Than Me (and Taught Me 5 Incredible Lessons)

My Mentor Is 30 Years Younger Than Me (and Taught Me 5 Incredible Lessons)

Valuable lessons sometimes come from unexpected sources. Learn to listen to those around you and take a break from technology addiction.
4 Ways to Negotiate Your Way to a 'Yes'

4 Ways to Negotiate Your Way to a 'Yes'

Business owners who work for themselves must learn fairly quickly how to negotiate for optimal terms.
Fans, Rejoice: DailyCandy and Television Without Pity Archives to Remain Open

Fans, Rejoice: DailyCandy and Television Without Pity Archives to Remain Open

NBCUniversal is jettisoning the lifestyle and TV recap sites, but vocal fans prompted the company to reverse its decision to keep the sites' archived content from the public.
4 Ways to Talk to Employees So They Listen

4 Ways to Talk to Employees So They Listen

No one likes to be lectured at the workplace. As a leader, here is how to communicate your needs to employees and get your agenda met.
Why Feedback Is Key to Your Greatness in Business -- and Life

Why Feedback Is Key to Your Greatness in Business -- and Life

What's the difference between those who get results and those who don't? They understand feedback.
When Ego Is the Enemy

When Ego Is the Enemy

Overconfident big mouths are not just bores at parties; they can harm your business
Richard Branson on Why Leading Means Listening

Richard Branson on Why Leading Means Listening

Any organization's best assets are its people so start paying attention to what your employees are saying.
An Exercise in Compromise: How to Agree to Disagree

An Exercise in Compromise: How to Agree to Disagree

A healthy corporate culture ultimately hinges upon a leader's ability to make diplomatic compromises.
3 Situations When You Should Shut Your Mouth

3 Situations When You Should Shut Your Mouth

While entrepreneurs could babble on and on about their endeavor and how much they accomplished, sometimes it pays to just listen to others.

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