Powerful Leaders Practice the Culture They Preach

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Company culture is more than building relationships and making friends — it’s about dollars and cents. For years now, industries have been struggling to keep and hire workers. A 2022 MIT Sloan study found that toxic work culture, including disrespect, unethical behavior or a lack of diversity, … Read more

How to Lead Your Team Through the Best (and Worst) of Times

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It feels like we’re moving from one global crisis to the next with almost no reprieve, and I’ve found myself having more and more conversations with so many of my peers about the differences in leading through the peaks and valleys of this current cycle. Whether the … Read more

What Makes a Leader Effective?

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Think of great business leadersand Henry FordMadame CJ Walker, Andrew CarnegieEstée Lauder and Steve Jobs may come to mind. Regardless of when they rose to prominence, all were not only effective leaders but visionaries and disruptors whose innovative ideas took their companies to new levels and defined … Read more

7 Ways to Build Resiliency in Challenging Times

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. When I reflect on 2020, I think of the uncertainty We all felt — pandemics, politics, war, inflation and recession. Historical events were piling up, and navigating them at the helm of a business was challenging to say the least. Problems changed at a faster pace. The … Read more

How to Communicate to a Global Workforce

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. I recently rolled out some updates to our executive benefits for our leadership team from different countries. I started by explaining why the change was happening and provided some context before getting to the changes, figuring people might appreciate the rationale behind the changes. Trying to explain … Read more

12 Character Traits Exceptional Entrepreneurial Leaders Have In Common

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Entrepreneurs with excellent leadership skills are even more successful than those without the ability to lead. They excel in their field because they have earned the love and trust of the people around them. Do you ever wonder what makes entrepreneurial leaders different? What characteristics do they … Read more

Why Situational Leadership Is More Relevant Than Ever

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The 1959 classic film Ben-Hur is frequently cited as one of the best movies of all time (watch it if you haven’t). At one point before the epic chariot race scene, the Sheikh introduces Charlton Heston’s character Judah Ben-Hur to the four horses he’ll be racing. The … Read more

7 Practices Exceptional Leaders Do Differently from the Rest

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. I’ll never forget the first moment I really knew leadership mattered. I was 19, working as a teller for a regional bank, and a group of executives came to visit our office. The top-performing teller that worked next to me had been working hard for years and … Read more

How to Tame the Subconscious Mind and Control Your Life

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Have you ever felt wronged? Maybe your boss gave you an unfair review, your best friend consistently shows up late to meet you for dinner or a random stranger cuts you off in traffic. It’s not uncommon to feel anger, hurt or annoyance in our daily lives … Read more

5 Simple Ways to Do More for Your Employees’ Mental Health This Week

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It is estimated that roughly one in five adults in the United States lives with mental illness. This includes a wide range of disorders that can have a mild or severe impact on an individual’s daily living. Like it or not, stressors in the workplace can sometimes … Read more