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The Science of Scarcity

Toward the end of World War II, while thousands of Europeans were dying of hunger, 36 men at the University of Minnesota volunteered for a study that …

How to Edit Video on YouTube

Wave goodbye to the days of inaccessible, high-priced video editing tools — they're long gone. Anyone with a smartphone and a free YouTube account …

The 10 Most-Followed Brands on Instagram

As Instagram gears up to roll out ads in the coming months, many brands are winning on Instagram without putting money behind their content.<p><i>The Ellen</i> …

The Search Engine for Writers

7 Sources of Stress You Tolerate Too Often

<i>“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.”<br>―E.E. Cummings</i><p>Life is to be enjoyed and appreciated, not endured and tolerated. Which is why …

8 Apps to Beautify Your Pinterest Quotes

Pinterest may be a visual social platform, but words still have a place on most users' boards. Inspirational, thought-provoking or just funny, the …

Agent Mollie Glick Seeks Adult Fiction Submissions Now

If you read my blog, you know that, once a week, I post a New Agent Alert about a new/newer agent seeking submissions now. But every now and again, …

Writing

How to Write a Rockstar Twitter Bio

What does <i>your</i> Twitter bio say about you? Don't think in terms of cold, hard facts — what does it really reveal about you to others?<p>As we've recently …

Career Tips From 12 of the World's Most Successful People

What' are the best career tips you've ever received? We've compiled 12 of our favorite career advice quotes from some of the world's most successful …

What Makes Strategic Decisions Different

Photography: Stephen Petegorsky<p>Artwork: Matt Phillips, Prop, 2012, oil on canvas, 20″ x 24″<p>The past decade has seen a wealth of research on decision making, much of it not only useful but also fascinating to read. At the same time, a growing chorus has noted that business executives, in particular, …

Can't Keep Up? 23 Ways to Simply Your Social Media Routine

Spending too much time on Facebook every day to post updates? Or do you try to have conversations on Twitter, only it takes far too long to get …

Productivity

45 Productivity Tips for Extremely Busy People

You run from meeting to meeting. Your inbox is filled to the rafters (and you're about up to here with it). You spend hours and hours working every …

Productivity

The "Personal Brand" Myth

I was asked recently to do a workshop at a local college on branding. I agreed with the intention of talking about branding as a meta-concept. Little …

Marketing

When Hiring, First Test, and Then Interview

Many service companies rely on skilled, personable employees to satisfy customers, but finding them can be costly; in some industries the annual churn rate exceeds 50%. Weak labor markets and click-to-apply online applications increase the burden on companies, which may get hundreds of applicants …

Five things every great leader gets right

October 22, 2013<p>Despite all the press given to the rotten leaders in the world, workplaces all across the United States are filled with great …

Simple Tricks for Building Relationships That Will Benefit Your Career

What if you could get any job you wanted, be the first person in your company to get promoted and make everyone crave to work with you?<p><i>Top performers</i> …

A Slacker Clock to Beat Jet Lag?

<i>Aah, the cursed jet lag! How I loathe thee! Source: Hank Conner www.flickr.com</i><p>In <i>Around the World in 80 days</i>, the protagonists faced a lifetime’s …

How to Deal with Judgment and Criticism in a Healthy Way

It doesn’t matter how you choose to live your life—whether you build a business or work a corporate job; have children or choose not to have …

Looks Can Be Convincing: To Get Promoted, Just Appear Competent

If you’re confident enough, new research suggests, people will think you’re right.<p>In a perfect–or at least more rational world–the most qualified people would rise fastest. But new research suggests that just appearing to be competent is as important to getting ahead.<p>How so? Think about why …

The Pitfalls (and Upsides) of Partnering with Entrepreneurs

<i>To en·gage</i> <i>( n-g j ):</i> <i>To pledge or promise, especially to marry; to draw into; to involve; to enter into conflict with</i><p>Corporate executives are exhorted daily by well-meaning public leaders that they should support their local entrepreneurs in order to be good corporate citizens and to bolster local …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

10 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Everybody knows Evernote and Dropbox. Here’s a sneak peek at the next wave of productivity apps that top entrepreneurs like Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and Guy Kawasaki are working with daily.<p>Recently something terribly obvious–yet powerful–occurred to me: If you want to achieve things that no one …