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4 Things to Focus On After Making a Mistake at Work

The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions about careers and leadership. Today’s answer to the question, “How can you bounce back after making a major mistake?” is written by Nat Greene, co-founder and current CEO of Stroud International, and author…

http://fortune.com/2017/04/20/leadership-career-advice-work-professional-mistake-setback/

What the Boston Marathon Bombing Heroes Teach Us About Leadership

The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions about careers and leadership. Today’s answer to the question, “What quality does every great leader have in common?” is written by Tom Grilk, chief executive officer of the Boston Athletic Association/Boston Marathon. We…

http://fortune.com/2017/04/17/boston-marathon-bombing-2017-victims-date-when-year/

Advice for New Working Mums: Stop Taking Advice

The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for, “How do you deal with the pressures of work and being a new parent?” is written by Heather Zynczak, chief marketing officer at Pluralsight. After having three kids in less…

http://fortune.com/2017/04/12/most-powerful-women-career-advice-motherhood-new-moms-work/

You’ll Be Working With Robots Sooner Than You Think

Microsoft founder Bill Gates recently suggested that robots primed to replace humans in the workplace should be taxed. While Gates’s proposal received a mixed reception, it mainly served to stoke an erroneous narrative that humans need to fear robots stealing their jobs. The whole idea of implementing a robot tax is premature, though not quite…

http://fortune.com/2017/04/10/bill-gates-tax-robots-ai-work-compliance/

Tips From an Investor on What Not to Say to Investors

The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute answers to timely questions about entrepreneurship and careers. Today’s answer to the question, “What’s the worst thing you can say to a potential investor?” is written by Andrew Ackerman, managing director of Dreamit New York.…

http://fortune.com/2017/03/30/dreamit-new-york-investors-funding-entrepreneurs/

How This CEO Helps His Employees Stop Stressing Over Emails

The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute answers to timely questions about entrepreneurship and careers. Today’s answer to the question, “How do you stay sane with little to no free time?” is written by William Vanderbloemen, founder and CEO of Vanderbloemen Search…

http://fortune.com/2017/03/16/startups-free-time-business-success/

Scotland Makes a Last, Desperate Bid for Self-Destruction

If Scotland manages to avoid economic self-destruction, at least no-one will be able to say they didn’t try. Independence is on the docket again for the U.K. country. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she will prepare a new referendum for independence from the U.K., barely three years after one was defeated by a 10-point…

http://fortune.com/2017/03/13/scotland-makes-a-last-desperate-bid-for-self-destruction/

How Giving Second Chances Can Help Your Business

The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute answers to timely questions about entrepreneurship and careers. Today’s answer to the question, “What are some of the biggest misconceptions about startup life?” is written by Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, co-founders of theSkimm. Once…

http://fortune.com/2017/02/28/the-skimm-co-founders-business-startup/

5 Ways to Ace a Job Interview Over the Phone

Phone screens save companies time and money as they seek to narrow down their candidate pool to the top few who will merit an in-person interview. The medium presents some limitations, but understanding them ahead of time will help you to communicate effectively and garner a second interview. 1. Have materials at hand As you…

http://fortune.com/2017/02/28/job-interview-phone/

Why It’s Fine If Your Grandma Finances Your Startup

The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute answers to timely questions about entrepreneurship and careers. Today’s answer to the question “What are some of the biggest misconceptions about startup life?” is written by Allen Shayanfekr, CEO and co-founder of Sharestates. There are…

http://fortune.com/2017/02/25/entrepreneurs-career-advice-startup-funding-venture-capital-innovation/