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How to Own the Room: 6 Steps for Boosting Your Executive Presence | Inc.com

You're smart. You're educated. You have a resume packed with accomplishments. But you're not getting ahead.<p>My coaching clients and the people who take my seminars often voice a similar frustration. By any objective measure, these leaders are ready to move up in their careers, and yet promotions …

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The Biggest Mistake New Entrepreneurs Make When Coming Up With a Business Model

Having an innovative product is nice--but providing exceptional service is the core differentiator.<p>I'll never forget how my dad supported me when I dropped out of college to build my junk removal business. As one of the top surgeons in Canada, he could have been embarrassed; after all, he expected …

The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur's Library

No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey, whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful …

Outdoor Essentials From Fjallraven

(Photo courtesy of Joel Bear)<p>Anyone who has spent any amount of time in the mountains during the fall has memories of those quintessential autumn …

Camping

How Innovation Can Sustain the Music Industry

An interesting article featured on my newsfeed this week detailing 99 problems faced by the music industry. Though the article is a year old, it paints a gloomy picture for the future of music and all the issues raised are valid. The article has haunted me for a few days but the deeper you delve …

Maine Wants To Ban Soda, Sweets From Food Stamp Sales

Paul LePage is tired of fat food stamp recipients riding around on jet skis.<p>Maine would like to stop poor people from using food stamps to buy candy and soda, the latest gambit in Republican Gov. Paul LePage's ongoing crusade to make safety net programs a little less giving.<p>States don't have the …

How to Build a Compelling Marketing Plan for Your Startup | Inc.com

This 3-part series is intended to illuminate what goes into developing a superior business plan-one worth funding. I hope that you enjoyed Part I of the series last week. In this installment, we will examine the <b>Marketing and Sales Section</b> of the typical business plan.<p>The <b>Marketing and Sales Section</b> …

3 Tips for Turning a Company Into a Brand | Inc.com

Boosting online visibility has never been more important. Because of this, the number one job for companies online is building a unique brand and gaining credibility. No longer can companies create brands using old school tactics. In this smart era, the traditional form of branding doesn't work at …

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Fantasy Football Draft Strategy 2015: Cheatsheet and Tips for Nailing Every Pick

Link to Media<p>Are you ready to get slapped in the face with so much fantasy knowledge you'll take off an imaginary glove and challenge me to a duel?<p>No?<p>I don't blame you. That would be weird. So instead, just enjoy this fantasy football advice that I'll softly, gently lay at your feet. Let's not …

The NFL's hypocritical stance on fantasy football and gambling

The NFL says it strongly opposes gambling. In the past year alone, the league successfully sued the state of New Jersey to prevent it from legalizing sports betting, and forced Tony Romo and several other players to cancel their appearances at a Las Vegas conference because it was held at a …

Fantasy Football 2015: Mobile Cheatsheet, Mock-Draft Strategy for Top Positions

Fantasy football is back. <i>Finally</i>.<p>With NFL teams working in training camp and the league creeping up on the 2015-16 season, fantasy owners are preparing for the biggest event of the year—the draft.<p>A poor showing at a fantasy draft almost always spells trouble for even the craftiest of owners. It …

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Fantasy Football 2015: Standard League Mock Draft and Position Strategy

With NFL training camps well underway across the country, fans have begun to make preparations for their fantasy drafts. It's one of the most tense and physically draining times of the year, but it can lead to great rewards when the season ends in January.<p>Of course, some may not have been able to …

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Fantasy Football Preview: The Best Value Picks and Sleepers

A number of sports fans are reeling amidst the summer months devoid of NFL or NBA action, but football is right around the corner. As a result, …

6 Chinese Proverbs Every Entrepreneur Should Read | Inc.com

As an entrepreneur who is always seeking to grow and evolve professionally, I try to collect insightful quotes I can use to help manage my business.<p>Over the years, I've collected hundreds of passages. Yet one type always seems to stand out to me--Chinese proverbs. I find myself fascinated with …

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18 Business Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way | Inc.com

Much of the knowledge we gain in business and in life we learn the hard way. But if you can learn the lessons before you make the mistakes, you can gain the advantage that much earlier--<i>and</i> free yourself from the struggle of getting it wrong.<p>Here are 18 useful business lessons you don't have to …

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Fantasy Football Sleepers 2015: Breakout Stars Ready to Explode

With so much information at our disposal, the term “sleeper” doesn’t really exist anymore in fantasy football, so it’s become a lot more important to figure out which players will make the jump from solid contributors to fantasy superstardom.<p>Maximizing the value of your draft picks is a big factor …

10 Important Tips for Entrepreneurs on Their First Startup

It’s a complex and exciting thing to be an entrepreneur these days, but there are plenty of challenges that go along with this lifestyle.If you are …

10 Daily Routines For Honing Your Creativity

If your daily routine doesn’t get your creative juices flowing, consider adapting these habits of famously creative thinkers.<p>Creativity can be as elusive as it is rewarding. Inspiration usually lies just beyond the intellect’s reach, sparking our best work and sneaking away when we need it …

Long Weekends Like a Local: Packing List

Camping is one of the best and easiest escapes into nature, away from the chores of daily life. The more nights this summer you can spend staring at a campfire and sleeping under a canopy of stars, the better, even if you stay close to home. Here are ten ways to make it more fun and happen more …

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Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: The Best Rounds to Draft Each Position in 2015

Like the pirate's code, average draft position data is more like a guideline than a rule in fantasy football. After all, leagues are populated by humans with biases—five quarterbacks could go in the first two rounds for no discernible reason.<p>It's for that reason that you should take the following …

Five basic rules of drafting in fantasy football

The chat area at the bottom of ESPN Fantasy draft rooms often swings to one side of the pendulum or the other: busy with constant chatter amongst …

Beginner's Guide: An A-Z of the music industry

I’ve always been obsessed with pop music, but growing up in the countryside I never considered working in the music industry as a viable career …

19 terrible LinkedIn mistakes you're making

Kim Brown is an assistant director for Syracuse University's Career Services department. She spends a good portion of her day looking over LinkedIn profiles for job seekers and students.<p>She makes sure candidates are putting their best foot forward on LinkedIn.<p>Here are the most common mistakes Brown …

4 Steps to Attract Customer Photos for Your Brand’s Social Campaigns

We’ve all heard the saying, “A photo is worth a thousand words.” But in today’s marketing landscape, a photo is also worth a thousand words of …

Fantasy Football 2015: Mock Draft Strategy and Top Sleepers to Watch

Your fantasy football draft is coming up in a few weeks, and your plan is to bookmark some rankings the night before, order a pizza and dive in when the draft room opens.<p>After all, you know that in most cases you should still go for a top running back with your first pick and that Andrew Luck will …

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The global Information

2 days ago<p><i>Comments Off on Gordon Ramsay’s father-in-law jailed for six months for hacking chef’s computer</i><p>Dispute among the pair dates lower back to …

251+ Horribly Awesome Fantasy Football Team Names and Logos (Updated!)

It’s that time, once again, where we get to share our most awesome Fantasy Football team names that you will hate so much, you’ll want to use …

Fantasy Football 2015 Sleepers, Rankings, Draft: Top 5 Steals of the Upcoming Season

Fantasy Football is a time for NFL fans to annually show off how much they know about position players and value while having some fun at the same …