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Many professionals in business, from startups to multinationals, assume that their team leader or executive is an appointed position, and that the skills come with the title. In reality, leadership is best demonstrated while not in a position of authority and is a skill that must be sharpened every Read More
Businesses and new owners are drowning in the current information overload, where the volume of data created is like a new Library of Congress every 15 minutes. That creates a huge gap between data and meaning, and makes quick decisions and action ever more difficult. We all need to take a little Read More

8 Leadership Strategies for Maintaining Morale In Tough Times

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From https://www.inc.com 160 days ago
Made Hot by: thecorneroffice on February 19, 2024 4:40 am
Most successful business leaders will tell you that their primary motivation is to “change the world” and to build something lasting, not to make a lot of money. But the conventional wisdom is that employees work for money, above all else. Yet my own experience leads me to believe that non-cash mo Read More

10 New Venture Initiatives That Lead To Long-Term Growth and Success

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From https://www.linkedin.com 161 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on February 16, 2024 11:20 am
Success in a new business is not possible as a “one-man show.” A new owner has to engage with team members, partners, investors, vendors, and customers. In my experience, the joy of positive engagement is sometimes the only pay you get in an early venture. Amazingly, many successful businesses a Read More
The ultimate compliment that any business leader can get is that they can “see around corners.” This is a statement that they are willing and able (and successful) at projecting market and technology turns, not just straight-line innovations. They have the courage to make bold decisions, often con Read More
One of the toughest challenges of every business professional and business owner is the fact that there are so many things that you don’t like to do, or can’t control. Things like networking for mentors, developing a business strategy, or hiring and firing people. These aren’t fun, especially for a Read More

5 Keys to Having Productive 1-on-1 Meetings With Team Members

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From https://www.inc.com 165 days ago
Made Hot by: problogger78 on February 10, 2024 2:39 pm
Some managers and business leaders insist on regularly scheduled one-on-one strategy and mentoring meetings with subordinates, while others feel these to be minimally productive, and prefer full team sessions for the most effective communication. After many years on both sides of the management rol Read More

7 Reasons Why You Should Make Every Effort To Have Fun In Business

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From https://www.inc.com 167 days ago
Made Hot by: JoshRed on February 8, 2024 1:30 pm
I'm convinced that people who have fun at work are more innovative, as well as happier. I don't have any big scientific studies to prove this, but in my considerable business experience, I haven't seen many successes come out of a group of fearful pessimists or unhappy people. Read More
Aspiring new business owners often have formidable technical expertise, key to developing a new product or service, but a great naïveté in management skills. They run into difficulty when their business reaches the million-dollar annual sales range, or their employee count exceeds a few. It’s here Read More

As A Business Professional, Enhance Your Impact By Listening More

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From https://www.linkedin.com 171 days ago
Made Hot by: JoshRed on February 4, 2024 9:08 am
When you are not presenting to business leaders or your team, try to spend more time listening than talking. You can’t learn anything new while you’re talking, yet many professionals seem to never stop. It’s a sad spiral, since the more you talk, the less people really hear, meaning they don’t le Read More
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