Angus Grady

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The smart marketing strategies behind Slack's extreme growth

File "less pointless emails" under "things every employee wishes for." Take that, and add "no more waiting around for a response" (and the …

101 Stress-Busting Ways to Chill Out at Night -- And Get Better Sleep

It's no secret that working on your laptop scrolling through social media, or even zoning out for a Netflix binge-fest on your laptop or tablet can make it harder to fall asleep at night.<p>Answering emails and seeing what your friends are up to on Instagram can make your mind race, and research shows …

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Science says dancing with friends is good for your health

You might not think of yourself as a dancer. In fact, maybe even the idea of dancing makes your palms sweat. But growing scientific evidence suggests that getting up and grooving with others has a lot of benefits. In our recent study, we found that synchronizing with others while dancing raised …

Dancing

Russia is doubling down on gold

Look more closely, said my friend. It isn't private or institutional investors buying. It is Russia. Russia's total reserves in US dollars have fallen recently (as you'd expect given the oil price collapse), but its holdings of gold are up by 30% since 2014. Russia now holds as many ounces of gold …

Russia

Track and view all of your activities in an Instant

You keep track of how far you have walked or how many steps you have taken with your activity app. You open your travel or maps app to see how far …

Wunderlist for Mac now lets you add to-dos and reminders without switching apps

Microsoft’s recently acquired to-do app Wunderlist just got a neat update on OS X, which lets users add tasks with a global keyboard shortcut.<p>No matter what app you’re currently using, you can hit CTRL+Option (Alt)+W to invoke Wunderlist’s new Quick Add feature and click the + button to add a new …

Apps

Twitter Removes Its Ads With Autoplay Videos After Epilepsy Group Calls The Promos “Irresponsible”

Twitter has pulled two ads promoting its new music service after an epilepsy organization complained that the auto-playing videos with brightly …

Try Out This Productivity Tip That Worked Wonders for Me

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Type “productivity tip” into Google search and you are likely to come up with more than 112 million hits. That’s because we are all trying to be more productive. This interest has caused dozens of productivity-based companies (tech and …

7 Stages of the Entrepreneur's Life Cycle: From Independence to Interdependence | Inc.com

Today, as we celebrate our founding fathers' bold move for independence and the founding of the United States of America, it's a wonderful time to reflect on similar desires and attributes that all entrepreneurs go through when starting their own company. Deciding to branch out on your own is a …

Business Strategy

8 Invaluable Online Classes for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have to continually expand your knowledge to succeed as an entrepreneur. Thankfully, educational institutions and technology are making continuing your education more convenient through online course. While there are thousands of …

5 On-Page Elements to Improve Social, SEO, and Conversion Rates

It's all too easy to get lost in a maze of social media, spend too much time on content marketing, and forget the basics of technical and on-page …

Internet Marketing

How successful people beat stress

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their …

Self-help