Posts Tagged Under: business leader

These 3 Determined Entrepreneurs Will Show You What It Takes to Be Insanely Successful in Business

As long as you have a brilliant idea and determination, nothing can stop you from reaching your goals, in life and business. Just look at these successful entrepreneurs: one of them finished reading an entire library by the age of 8, the other learned English by offering tour guide services to foreign visitors, and the last one doesn’t know how to code, even though he owns one of the most popular apps today. Guessed who I’m talking about?

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How Basic Well-Being Generates Engagement, Growth and Profits

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Working-class citizens can count their biggest problems on the fingers of one hand. Two fingers is all it takes to “enumerate” the main deterrents faced by those who wake up and go to work every morning: lack of engagement and lack of well-being.

Engagement

Healthways in collaboration with Gallup uncovered that employees who are engaged and have high well-being are 42% more likely to evaluate their overall lives highly, 27% more likely to

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Need Innovation? Foster Curiosity First

9 out of 10 workers acknowledge that it’s the curious person in the office that will most likely bring ideas and get promoted. But only 22% of workers describe themselves as curious, and only 12% say their employers are encouraging a strong desire to know or learn something. No wonder innovation doesn’t grow on trees!

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Know When to Unplug

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Nearly half of small business owners in 2014 reported missing their summer vacation due to a fear of unplugging – i.e. to leave their business unattended – according to a survey by office supply chain store Staples.

Needless to say this is bad. For all the material advantages that good business produces, at the end of the day it’s the sum of all things that makes or breaks a person. We are living, breathing creatures that need to unwind in order to function properly. Forget to do it and you end up with an always-on society that never shuts up and forces every individual to do the same or fall behind

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How Entrepreneurs (Don’t) Sleep

Ask any business leader what he / she does first thing in the morning and chances are they’ll tell you the same thing: jump right out of bed and into their white collars. Good leadership calls for discipline and sacrifice, but it always pays off. So, here’s why real leaders don’t waste time between the sheets.

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Quote of the Day by Norman Schwarzkopf

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Leadership is a quality, a distinction. It’s something you’re either good at or you’re not. There’s no exact recipe for being a leader. In business, for instance, it’s good for the CEO to have charisma. Because the CEO is often the face of the company. But you can do without a charming personality and still make a truckload of cash if you have your game on. Attractiveness is a plus, but certainly not a requirement.

In sales, it pays to be convincing. Some convince through body language, others with their tone of voice. Master none and you can still sell if you dot the “i” with strong arguments. In sales, it doesn’t matter how you get there, as long as you get there.

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