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Why Being Nice Makes You a Better Leader

Being nice doesn't mean you're weak

The following excerpt is from Jessica Abo’s book Unfiltered: How to Be as Happy as You Look on Social Media. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | IndieBoundFor far too long, being nice has been mistaken for being weak, and Fran Hauser, a startup investor and longtime ...

by Jessica Abo  | September 09, 2018 02:00:00
Run & Grow

5 thoughts to keep you calm in an angry moment

Let these thoughts help you rise above anger.

There are 10 or so moments in my career that make me wince when I think of them, and all but one involve a flash of anger. (The other one: an autocorrect in an email to my boss that turned an innocuous ...

by Ross McCammon  | May 18, 2016 05:00:00
Startup Tips

Breaking these 13 bad habits will make you happier

Old habits die hard, but you have to work to make and keep yourself happy.

It is no secret that we are obsessed with happiness. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive?Psychologists at the University of California have discovered some fascinating things about happiness that could change your life.Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky ...

by Travis Bradberry  | April 26, 2016 09:00:00
Startup Tips

4 ways to have a better attitude about your life

Keep a positive attitude and see how it helps you even at worst situations.

Our attitude is a product of how we come to terms with our perception of reality. Your attitude, in its essence, is how you choose to deal with every situation thrown your way and the consequences of every choice you make. Whether you behave in ...

by John Rampton  | April 06, 2016 07:00:00
Startup Tips

Good or bad days, learn to shift your attitude at work

All of us have bad days but it does not have to ruin our goal of making an impact and learning to be more.

Have you ever woken up, hit the snooze three times and crawled to wherever you make your morning coffee wondering if it is even worth it to go to work today? We all have "those days," but learning to not be "that ...

by Sandi Krakowski  | March 25, 2016 11:00:00
Startup Tips

5 reasons not to be mean in business

Because karma exists: What goes around does come around.

We have been told nice guys finish last. In TV shows and movies, those who trample others are the ones who reach the top and succeed in business. Some look at business as the most Darwinian part of modern life—only the strong ...

by Zach Cutler  | March 12, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

If you're not happy, stop complaining and make a change

You owe it to yourself to make a change-life is too short to delay any longer.

How many times have you seen an, “Ugh, I hate Mondays” post on social media? Or how about the classic “FML” status update? F**k your life? Seriously?Those who are completely happy have put themselves in that position because anything other than happiness just ...

by Jonathan Long  | February 25, 2016 03:00:00
Run & Grow

Why rebellious kids make more money later in life

According to study, rebellious children usually grow up earning higher income. Find out why.

Who knew not listening to your parents as a kid could pay off?New research published in the journal Developmental Psychology found that children who didn’t listen to their parents growing up ended up with a higher income, according to Quartz.“We might assume that ...

by Benjamin Snyder  | July 28, 2015 10:00:00
Startup Tips

4 strategies to improve how you deal with conflict

These four ways can help improve your conflict management style.

Facing conflict can be about as fun as playing in traffic—and equally as stressful. Going against the conversational grain on a topic that you’re not even passionate about can put more gray hairs on your head than you’d care to see, which is ...

by Jeff Boss  | July 11, 2015 08:00:00
Startup Tips

You don’t need a cause to do what’s right

Because doing the right thing isn't about fame-it's about being selfless.

A cause is only as powerful as the actions of each individual. While it's one thing to identify with a cause - talk about it, write about it, even march for it - it's another thing entirely to choose doing the right ...

by Steve Tobak  | March 29, 2015 02:00:00
Startup Tips

4 reasons why you should hire for attitude over IQ

When hiring someone for a job, which is more important for you: good attitude or high IQ?

Business owners should put a premium on attitude when managing and developing teams. They should consider attitude as a lead indicator when making hiring decisions.Here are four reasons why you should hire for attitude over anything else.Related: 3 simple, yet critical musts ...

by Craig Cincotta  | February 04, 2015 06:00:00
Business Ideas

Who do Filipinos trust?

Filipinos became more trusting of institutions in 2012, with more people saying they trusted the Government than the previous year.

Filipinos became more trusting of institutions in 2012, with more people saying they trusted the Government than the previous year, according to the 2nd Philippine Trust Index (PTI), undertaken by EON Stakeholder Relations in partnership with the Ateneo Graduate School of Business ...

March 05, 2013 01:00:00
Startup Tips

Got attitude? Watch out for habits that kill success

Two attitudes that prevent your network marketing riches from happening.

Amazing success in network marketing happens to less than one percent of those who attempt it. But those who do achieve success get to transform their lives from ordinary to magical! So what do the other 99 percent need to be aware ...

by Jopet Pedroso  | February 21, 2012 11:00:00