5 Steps To Becoming An Amazing Mentor

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If you’ve just been asked to mentor someone, it’s time for a little reality check.

Managers, watch your words

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Add to My Page   If you have ever had a bad boss, you probably have a litany of sentences tucked away in your memory that stand out as the red flags that made that manager so terrible to work for. Here I have picked 10 sentences that any manager should be banned from using.

How To Run a Meeting

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From: hbr.org   By: Antony Jay  
“@HarvardBiz: Our archive pick this week is Antony Jay’s classic “How to Run a Meeting.” http://t.co/Q0dODP2qPt http://t.co/LUPhh8JPC9” Why have a meeting anyway? Why indeed? A great many important matters are quite satisfactorily conducted by a single individual who consults nobody. A great many more are resolved by a letter, a memo, a phone call, or a simple conversation between two people. Sometimes five minutes
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Which is more effective when it comes to re-using hotel towels : "Save the environment " or "Join your fellow guests in saving the environment"?  Turns out the second message gets significantly better results, because it uses "Social Proof",  Dan Pink says that “When we try to predict people’s behaviors, we always over weight the importance of personality and underweight the

BETTER and FASTER: How to Adapt & Change

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“Your breakthrough opportunity, your big idea and your team's top tier are much closer than you think. The only problem is, for every opportunity you have hundreds of choices you could make with each one leading you to a slightly different version of your full potential. So, how do you

Ricardo Semler: Radical wisdom for a company, a school, a life

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I added a video to a @YouTube playlist http://t.co/VlbiLa7Wzw Ricardo Semler: Radical wisdom for a company, a school, a life What if your job didn’t control your life? Brazilian CEO Ricardo Semler practices a radical form of corporate democracy, rethinking everything from board meetings to how workers report their vacation days (they don’t have to). It’s a vision that rewards the wisdom of workers, promotes work-life balance — and leads to some deep insight on what work, and life, is really all about.

How to Delegate Effectively in a Small Business

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Entrepreneurs are natural-born do-it-yourselfers, tackling each and every task that comes their way. And while that attitude is admirable, it can be pretty ineffective, too. Luckily, my super-efficient small business slice will show you how to delegate effectively in under 90 seconds flat. Don&rs

Forbes KPMG CEO Outlook — Setting The Course For Growth [VIDEO]

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In 2014 partnered with KPMG to explore CEOs’ outlook for the global economy and growth. The study identified that while executives are confident about their abilities to realize efficient growth, they are focusing attention on implementing rapid innovation strategies to combat disrupti

Self-Made Billionaires Do This; Grit Camp for Students; Facebook's Surprise KPI; Where Should Leaders Sit

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"...keeping you great" HEADLINES: The first billion is the hardest. I know from experience. If you are interested in giving it a shot, The Self-made Billionaire Effect is a good starting point. Great research. Great stories. Great opportunity. T.

Changing Habits And Assessing Our Lives: January's Top 10 Leadership Stories

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In January, everything seems possible: We can be healthier this year, read more, and get that promotion. This month, we helped you get those goals started—and added a few new ones to the mix.   Here are the stories you loved in Leadership this month. The year may h