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6 Things Confident Women Do Differently

We all know that one woman who wows everyone—take a page out of her lesson book

As a female businesswoman, I can tell you that stepping out there and going after your financial dreams is not for the faint of heart. It requires daring, chutzpah, guts, strength of character and, above all else, the ability to laugh (sometimes at yourself).

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Don’t Compete. Create.

3 Strategy Practices Of Visionaries Like Tony Robbins

This piece was written and contributed by Renée Mauborgne and W. Chan Kim – professors and authors of the 3.6 million copy international bestseller Blue Ocean Strategy and the indispensable followup, Blue Ocean Shift – Beyond Competing: Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth (Hachette, September 2017).

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What Does It Mean to Be a Cool Boss?

I’m constantly reading about and interacting with business leaders who’ve installed arcade games in their office spaces, host happy hours every Friday and have gone out of their way to encourage team members to be the best they can be through continuing education. The feedback from clients and employees alike is always the same: “Wow, what a cool boss!”

So I set out to identify what it means to be cool. How can leaders become cool? What is being a cool boss about, and how can these special skills apply in the workplace? (more…)

7 Mental Hacks to Be More Confident in Yourself

On my first day at the FBI Academy, I didn’t feel like a superhero. In fact it wasn’t until after four grueling months of being placed in dangerous and awkward situations that I built the self-confidence necessary for my career. Boosting confidence is the primary goal of the Academy—before they send agents out with a gun and badge. (more…)

12 Simple Habits That Set Ultra-Successful People Apart

How many of these things are you doing?

Success comes down to emotional intelligence more than anything else. In this article, originally published on LinkedIn Pulse, Dr. Travis Bradberry shows how ultra-successful people use this skill to achieve their dreams.

A study at Strayer University found that most people think success is about achieving your personal goals. (more…)

4 Ways to Take Charge of Your Workplace Productivity

It’s up to you to shape your workday into productive time.

There’s no shortage of hacks when it comes to being productive, but finding what works best for you can often be a little catch-as-catch-can. If you’re still in search of that magical efficiency elixir, have no fear because you’re not alone—70 percent of the workforce doesn’t feel engaged at work, according to Gallup’s 2017 State of the American Workforce survey. (more…)