Amy Walker

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Brand Like Your Company Really Matters

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every company worth starting begins with roughly the same basic ingredients: a great product, a big vision, and a belief that both can add something meaningful to the world. Now it just comes down to getting people to buy into …

Marketing

Advertisers 'Are Now Openly Talking About Their Discontent' With Facebook

This time, he says in a new blog post, a recent change Facebook made to reduce the "organic reach" of advertisers' posts — the percentage of their fans who see them — makes advertising on the social network no longer worth it:<p>Is there any doubt now that Facebook has abandoned social marketing, and …

Advertising

Publishers need to take tips from social and gaming apps in mobile

<i>This is the second installment in the series “Mobile Next,” Digiday’s coverage of innovations in mobile media. This series is sponsored by LIN</i> …

Step by step: Inside Keds’s girl-oriented social strategy

Keds, the almost century-old brand of canvas sneakers, has put on its big girl social media shoes and is — at long last — dashing ahead.<p>“Keds had …

Social Media

6 Ways to Stop Dwelling On It

It's 5 p.m., the deadline for an important work project is at 6, and all you can think about is the fight you had with the next-door neighbor this …

Mindfulness

The Habits of Happy People

Most people have something that gnaws at them at night, a problem or unrealized dream somewhere in their lives that causes them to feel incomplete, dissatisfied and unhappy. For them, happiness feels unachievable and elusive. However, addressing and conquering their fears helps them to achieve what …

How To Be More Satisfied With Your Life – 5 Steps Proven By Research

<b>I’ve posted a lot about the research around</b> <b>how to be happier</b><b>. But being satisfied with your life is something a little different.</b><p>Daniel Kahneman, …

Happiness

7 Essential Books on the Art and Science of Happiness

If you, like me, are fascinated by the human quest to understand the underpinnings of happiness but break out in hives at the mere mention of self-help books, you’re in luck: I’ve sifted through my personal library, a decade’s worth of obsessive reading, to surface seven essential books on the art …

John Cleese on the Five Factors to Make Your Life More Creative

Much has been said about how creativity works, its secrets, its origins, and what we can do to optimize ourselves for it. In this excerpt from his fantastic 1991 lecture, <b>John Cleese</b> (b. October 27, 1939) offers a recipe for creativity, delivered with his signature blend of cultural insight and …

Sally Kempton's Simple Self-Inquiry Meditation

8<p>SHARES<p>Try this self-inquiry meditation on the question "Who Am I?" that can help you look beyond your ego's definition of you and discover what lies …