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Delta partners with on-demand helicopter startup so VIPs can avoid the airport

Delta is partnering with Blade, a company billed as the “Uber for helicopters,” to give passengers of the elite on-demand transportation service a better way to travel to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, according to <i>Business Insider</i>. Blade, which has three lounges in Manhattan, …

Watch 2 So-Called Lawyers Fighting Over An Armrest In Coach And Learn You All You Need To Know About Flying Today

No one can claim that flying has got better.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>My favorite kind of flight is an empty one.<p>My second favorite is one where I'm sitting up front and someone else is paying.<p>My least favorite is one …

17 Profound Quotes From The Dalai Lama That Will Make You Realize That Kindness and Compassion is the Only Answer

The Dalai Lama is one of the most inspirational spiritual teachers living today. From the age of 16, he was inducted with enormous responsibility in …

How Mindfulness Helped a Workplace Diversity Exercise

A couple of years ago I was invited to facilitate an offsite training for the diversity committee of a Fortune 500 company. In an era in which “diversity” has become a buzzword in the business world, the firm’s interest in the topic was both admirable and understandable. Research shows that having …

How Managers Can Make Group Projects More Efficient

We may have hit a saturation point when it comes to collaboration. Consider the following:<p>Research out of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce shows that time spent by managers and employees in collaborative activities has …

2016 Was One of the Safest Years in Aviation History

Mainstream media excels at reporting deadly plane crashes and hijackings – but what about all the planes that landed safely?<p>According to new data …

What do marketers need to know about content marketing?

Creating the right content to engage with customers has become increasingly important. Research by the Content Marketing Institute recently found …

The Content Marketer's Approach to Successful Social Selling and Sales Enablement

Push marketing. Pull marketing. Content marketing. Social selling. Sales enablement.<p>This article should begin with a brief glossary...<p><b>Push marketing</b> …

4 Simple Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Social Distribution Strategy

Content that you sit on won't help your audience, and a plan without action is worthless.<p>It honestly doesn't matter how engaging or groundbreaking your content is if no one in your audience sees it. If the people you're trying to influence don't read, see, or hear your content and take some kind of …

Marketing

10 best tools to create interactive content for your website or blog

2017 is a busy year in content marketing. With more and more businesses investing in it, the market is getting beyond saturated. This means, there’s …

How to Write Phenomenal Blog Posts in a World Full of Average Ones

Follow these eight steps to write better than everyone else.<p>You may be wondering why I’m writing a blog post about how to write a blog post, when so …

4 Keys to Writing Content That Readers Will Love

Writing content that readers will love isn't only about what you write, but how you write it.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>If your content doesn’t provide readers with value, solve a problem, answer a question or entertain, then it doesn’t really serve a …

Writing

5 Reasons Why You Need to Take Advantage of Influencer Marketing

There is mounting evidence that done correctly, influencers can drive sales far more effectively than traditional advertising.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/290745Influencer marketing is one of the hottest, and effective, ways to …

Marketing

The Skills You Should Highlight When You're Underqualified for a Job

You see a job you’d like to apply for—but there’s a catch, you don’t meet all of the requirements. Despite that, you know the difference between …

Employment

Stunning photos of planes will change the way you see air travel

The LA-based architectural photographer spends hours at airports around the world taking pictures of planes taking off and landing, then photoshopping them together to create "Airportraits."<p>According to Kelley, "Every day, tens of thousands of aircraft take to the sky, connecting cities, moving …

9 Ways to Use Social Media to Build Your Personal Brand

Brands often work tirelessly to leverage social media in order to boost online visibility and revenue. They want more clicks, more likes, and they want to create a positive user experience.<p>But what happens when a brand is a person instead of a company? When it’s just you, you need to take a …

Public Relations

Here’s What You Do When Customers Start Abandoning Your Business

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.</i><p>There are a number of reasons why customers may decide to abandon your product or service. But if you …

FAA warns airline passengers not to use Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones during flights

Aviation safety officials took the extraordinary step of warning airline passengers not to turn on or charge a new-model Samsung smartphone during flights following numerous reports of the devices catching fire.<p>The Federal Aviation Administration issued the warning Thursday night, citing "recent …

This airline's aromatherapy and mindfulness additions aim to help banish jetlag

Jet lag is the curse of long-haul trips, so the news that one airline has introduced a range of aromatherapy and relaxation techniques designed to help passengers unwind sounds very exciting. Aromatherapy is the practice of using natural oils to enhance psychological and physical well-being, and …

Jet Lag

Changing Professional Development From the Inside Out

By Whitney Crews<p>I'm sure most of you have stories of ways you have spent your last dime, your last minute of free time, your last shred of sanity to …

The Global Search for Education: WHAT is "Four-Dimensional" Education?

<i>"Our framework is a result of the analysis and synthesis of research on learning sciences, views from futurists and economists, standards around the world, and needs of employers and societies -- all organized to be maximally comprehensive, compact, appropriate, and globally relevant." -- Charles</i> …

Constant Multitasking Is Damaging Millennial Brains, Research Shows

And their employers are making things worse.<p>You probably know that multitasking makes you less productive not more so. Neuroscientists, psychologists, and efficiency experts have been telling the world for years that since the brain can't actually pay attention to more than one thing at a time. …

Stop Teaching, So Students Can Start Learning

I have an issue with the use of the word 'teaching.' We often use 'teaching' and 'learning' synonymously. In reality, learning is distinctly different from teaching: teaching is about <i>teachers,</i> and learning is about <i>students.</i> In traditional education, teaching is like a teacher giving a student a cup …

Teaching

Classic Man: "What To Do If The Pilot Dies"

<i>Frequently in this space, we will consult a new entry in the 1987 book</i> The Modern Man’s Guide to Life <i>to see how the advice therein has aged. This is</i> …