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4 Things the New Leader of an Organization Should Do Right Away

If you're taking on a leadership role, there are things you can do to hit the ground running

Changing leadership is an adjustment process. It’s a period of excitement, growing pains and hope. While earning the trust and loyalty of an entire organization is a challenge, there are four things an incoming leader can do right away to hit the ground running and ...

by Tom Gimbel  | March 25, 2017 12:00:00
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Leadership 101: Narrow Your Say-Do Gap

When you say you are going to do something, do it

I was recently in a client’s office, and they had an interesting collage of words and images hung on their wall, trying to summarize the culture they wanted to create for their employees. One section stood out to me. It said “Narrow your say-do ...

by George Deeb  | January 10, 2017 12:00:00
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3 Things Successful Leaders Do to Get Out of a Rut

If you don't understand the principles of your business you may find yourself repeating the same mistakes over and over again

I have seen countless authors cite statistics that say 80 to 90 percent of startups fail within the first 18 months. Many of those citations are out of date or just apocryphal. What is true is that failure has become a badge of ...

by Glenn Llopis  | December 28, 2016 12:00:00
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What Is a Leader's Most Important Job?

Leadership is all about helping teams accomplish goals.

Leadership styles come in all shapes and sizes, and getting the job done, whatever the job may be, seems to be front and center of the focus of most of those in leadership positions. But what is a leader’s most important job? ...

by David Meltzer  | December 25, 2016 12:00:00
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3 Keys to Stop Being a Helicopter CEO

CEOs should stop micromanaging and hire the right people to manage the small detail

If you’re a child of the ’80s like me, you’ll be familiar with the concept of the “helicopter parent,” meaning moms and dads who figure that the best way to ensure their kids’ success is to be truly hands-on.Whether it’s debating a report ...

by Caren Maio  | December 24, 2016 12:00:00
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What Today's Leaders Can Learn From Pearl Harbor

There are lessons in the Japanese sneak attack that brought the U.S. into a war and world leadership

It is still rightly referred to as the Date Which Will Live in Infamy, that morning 75 years ago when Japanese airmen launched an attack on the U.S. at Pearl Harbor. Though war with Japan had been building, peace talks were underway even ...

by Ray Hennessey  | December 10, 2016 12:00:00
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The top 4 things your employees look for in their careers

Have a solid plan on how to help your teammates achieve their goals, even personal ones

 As leaders, we must always hold ourselves accountable to build meaningful and purposeful relationships with our employees. This allows us to better understand those we are serving and what motivates them to perform for the betterment of a healthier whole.Assessments, books and ...

by Glenn Llopis  | December 01, 2016 12:00:00
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4 ways to handle a boss who steals credit for your ideas

Being a loyal member of the team doesn't require you to be a passive victim

A top complaint among employees is that employers simply don’t recognize their contributions. When a supervisor doesn’t acknowledge the hard work an employee has put in, it makes that employee feel as if all of that work is for nothing. This is especially ...

by John Boitnott  | November 26, 2016 06:00:00
Startup Tips

What makes great entrepreneurs think differently?

Consider how these 4 founders think; see how changing perspective can open up possibilities

Think outside the box. Take risks. Turn obstacles into success. We’ve all heard these motivational platitudes before. So, why do so many of us struggle to actually apply them on our daily business lives?Successful entrepreneurs understand that cultivating a strong mindset is a lifelong process. ...

by Brian Hughes  | November 23, 2016 02:00:00
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10 things truly confident people do differently

Some people, regardless of the resources they lack, always radiate with energy

True confidence, as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities, has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly confident people always have the upper hand over the doubtful and the skittish because they inspire others ...

by Travis Bradberry  | November 23, 2016 02:00:00
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How to disrupt your next meeting ”" and look like the smartest person in the room

Even the most ineffective meetings represent opportunities for leverage

Eighty percent of success, the saying holds, is about just showing up.By this measure, the millions of meetings that are held in offices across the United States every day provide attendees with a strong chance to make the other 20 percent happen.If they could ...

by Harrison Monarth  | November 21, 2016 08:00:00
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A special guide to growing stronger, feeling better and bouncing back after failure

It's not the mistake that matters but how you bounce back

Entrepreneurship is no walk in the park.The mistakes leaders make can have personal impact. Take it from the founder of Renoun, a startup specializing in professional skis. Circumstance forced him to ask his friends to give up their stakes in the company they shared – clearly a ...

by Entrepreneur US Staff  | November 21, 2016 08:00:00
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Best career moves: Getting married and staying married

Making your way in life can be too tough to do alone

Nobody’s career shoots straight up like a rocket. Every successful business leader faces tough times when nothing goes right and everything falls apart. I’ve seen more of those days than I care to remember, but somehow, things always seemed to work out ...

by Steve Tobak  | November 20, 2016 02:00:00