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Straight Talk About Advancing Your Career

Randy Pennington | Posted 05.07.2015 | Business
Randy Pennington

If you aren't satisfied with the way your career is progressing, you are not alone. Most of your friends and colleagues share your frustration. If you are serious about advancing your career, you must first understand the people who can make that happen.

Leadership Is Not for the Faint of Heart

Neil Grimmer | Posted 06.21.2015 | Business
Neil Grimmer

I'll be the first to admit that my family and close friends were initially surprised to hear that I run a "corporation." Maybe it's the tattoo sleeves or the fact that I wear Vans to work, or maybe it's because I will forever be seen as that kid who never followed directions

12 Things That Successful Leaders Never Tolerate

| Lolly Daskal | Posted 03.17.2015 | Small Business

By and large, tolerance is a good trait. The differences we encounter enrich our lives and organizations. But to attain a successful life and meaningf...

The Future of Work: Creating Purpose-Driven Organizations

Anne Loehr | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
Anne Loehr

It's time to change the way we work.I don't mean a revolutionary time management system, or a productivity breakthrough. I'm talking about integrating purpose into the workplace.

An Entrepreneur's Guide To Sustaining Momentum

Girish Navani | Posted 04.22.2015 | Business
Girish Navani

Don't measure success by the bank account or the company's worth. You make goals and once you reach them you reset.

10 Tips For Leadership When You're Not The Boss

| Suzanne Lucas | Posted 02.26.2015 | Small Business

When founders and CEOs look to hire and promote managers, they want people who exhibit leadership. But how can you exhibit leadership if you're stuck ...

5 Reasons Developing Confidence Is Critical to Your Success

Ellevate | Posted 02.04.2015 | Women
Ellevate

Every step of my career path has been possible because I channeled the confidence that I needed -- from navigating corporate America to starting my own business. That's not to say that confidence was all I needed.

6 Tips to Get the Most from Mentoring

Ellevate | Posted 01.03.2015 | Women
Ellevate

Your mentor's time and wisdom are valuable. Appreciate and get the most from her by showing up prepared.

9 Ways Amazing Leaders Demonstrate Real Authenticity

| Peter Economy | Posted 10.10.2014 | Small Business

Wouldn't it be wonderful to live a truly authentic life? To have the respect of your family and co-workers, to be well liked, to be trusted by all, to...

The Best Leaders Are Insatiable Learners

Harvard Business Review | Bill Taylor | Posted 09.09.2014 | World

Nearly a quarter century ago, at a gathering in Phoenix, Arizona, John W. Gardner delivered a speech that may be one of the most quietly influential s...

What Is Transformation?

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I've been talking about transformation a lot these days. It's the theme for 2014 at Rodale. It's definitely a buzzword, and once you focus on it, yo...

8 Things Truly Outstanding Leaders Do Without Thinking

Inc. | Jeff Haden | Posted 04.29.2014 | Small Business

Once in a while you meet a leader who stands out -- even in a room filled with skilled, experienced, successful people. She isn't just remarkably ...

12 Ways To Get More Of What You Want

: Inc. | Lee Colan | Posted 02.21.2014 | Small Business

Margie Blanchard, Ph.D., has been a driving force behind the Ken Blanchard Companies' growth as a premier management consulting firm. She heads up...

9 Things Successful People Say Every Day

Inc. | BILL MURPHY JR. | Posted 02.18.2014 | Small Business

Your words are among your greatest tools. They're a window into your vision, your values and your abilities. So, whether you're running a giant or...

I Can Do Anything Better Than You!

Fiona Citkin, Ph.D. | Posted 04.09.2014 | Books
Fiona Citkin, Ph.D.

I'm an immigrant writing about successful immigrant women, regretting that I'd never had a book portraying such role models. The topic simply never received the attention it deserves.

How to Be an Effective Manager

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business
Bruce Tulgan

Remember the old rule when it comes to school teachers? Start off very strict and then, after the students come to expect, accept, and adapt to the strict regime, you can relax a bit. The same basic rule applies to managing employees, but you have to do it one person at a time

18 Secrets For Being A Kickass Leader

Hung Vo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Hung Vo

Be confident, but be careful to not confuse confidence with arrogance. To do this, you need to fully know what you are talking about. When you do speak, speak with conviction.

Leadership, aka Advertising

Simon Higby | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Simon Higby

Brilliant leaders are those who use all the tools at their disposal to "earn the ears" of the audience. They use who they are and what they are good at. In effect, using their personal unique selling point to help get their message through in the very same way we would advertise a product.

What's the Line Between Authenticity And TMI?

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Dorie Clark

It's so critical for all of us to determine our own preferred protocols. If you focus on sharing information that's important to you, helpful to others, relevant to the discussion and with the right people, you'll be ahead of the information curve.

Mindful Leadership Is Fearless Leadership

Laura Huckabee-Jennings | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business
Laura Huckabee-Jennings

There is ample research to show that real vacation time helps overall productivity, and mindfulness habits help create that "vacation" feeling every day. Here are a few of our favorite practices.

Mariann Johnson: Mindfully Navigating Office Politics

Mariann Johnson | Posted 11.16.2013 | Women
Mariann Johnson

As leaders, we must embody in words and deeds the values and practices we expect from others. It is important that we take the time to reflect honestly on our own role in possibly perpetuating an atmosphere that allows for office politics to flourish.

Leaders Can't Afford to Have an 'Off-Day'

Alex Malley | Posted 11.13.2013 | Business
Alex Malley

Should a leader falter -- drop their guard to reveal a candid glimpse of themselves which is contrary to their public persona -- there will be a keen observer, willing to share their observations with a ready audience.

Relationship Is the Currency of Leadership

Omega Institute | Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

"The bottom line is that vulnerability is scary and it feels really dangerous, but it's not nearly as dangerous or scary as spending your life on the outside looking in and wondering, 'What if I had chosen to show up?'"

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP: 6 Tips For Effective Leadership

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

Part of the challenge for leaders is that they are all human. And as humans, we are all flawed. That being said, what is effective leadership? Is it a title? Is it achieving goals? Is it inspiring others? Is it seeing a unique vision?

5 Tasks Small Business Owners Should Be Delegating Right Now

Posted 06.16.2015 | Small Business

This post is by Goldman Sachs as part of their sponsorship of The Huffington Post's What Is Working: Small Businesses Leading a small business requ...