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Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

Self-improvement

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<i>By Tim Thyne, Head of Customer Development at Help Scout</i>.<p>There's a massive problem with the way we think about the relationship between sales and support.<p>Traditionally, sales and support are thought of as two related yet isolated departments. To assess how well they're doing, we use metrics. We …

9 Brain Exercises to Keep You Productive and Happy

Feeling gloomy or burned out? These mental exercises can help you stay focused.<p>Originally published by <b>Gretchen Rubin</b> on LinkedIn: Try These Surprising and Intriguing Brain Exercises<p>Dorothea Brande was an American writer and editor, well known for her books <i>Wake Up and Live</i> and <i>Becoming a Writer</i> (a …

This Is Why Salesforce Wants to Buy Twitter (and Block MSFT-LNKD)

Salesforce.com chief executive Marc Benioff may be feeling a bit left out these days. The rising tide of cloud computing seems to have lifted all boats but his: Shares of rivals Oracle and SAP are among a host of cloud stocks up this year, while Salesforce is down almost 10%.<p>Benioff also failed to …

11 Unconventional Lessons In Sales I Wish I Knew 10 Years Ago

I’ve spent 10 years in various sales roles at Verizon, BlackBerry, Google, and now Gartner. I’ve done many types of roles like inside, outside, and channel sales. Some were short sales cycles and others were long-term relationship based roles. I’ve learned a lot and I’m continuously learning every …

How Managers Accidentally Squash Innovation

The history of business is filled with what look, in retrospect, like boneheaded decisions. Remember when Excite (since evolved into Ask.com) had the …

12 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started My Own Company

You have to trick yourself into thinking that you will succeed, no matter the odds.<p><b>1. There's never a "good time" to start your business.</b> Quitting a comfortable job to start a new company is a leap of faith, regardless of whether you have funding, an investor, or great mentorship. We had this idea …

10 Free Apps Every Entrepreneur Should Have

From time tracking to cloud data integration, these free apps will help you run your business smoothly and efficiently without spending a cent.

Data Management

A Top Sales Executive's Formula for Lasting Success: 10 Tips | Inc.com

Without sales you have no business. And that means without great salespeople you have no business.<p>Want to make your sales team more effective? (Of course you do.)<p>Here's a guest post from Lynne Zaledonis, a Senior Director of Product Marketing at Salesforce who helps drive product marketing and …

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

Not in Your Genes review – blame the parenting not the parents

Oliver James makes a forceful argument for the influence of upbringing on personality<p>“All of us were maltreated sometimes,” writes Oliver James in his latest offering, <i>Not in Your Genes</i>. A cheery thought, it forms the basis of the clinical psychologist’s long-held thesis that when it comes to …

Psychology

I’ve Installed Google Analytics – Now What?

After your company’s website launched, setting up your Google Analytics account was probably one of the next items on your list. Whether you worked …

These Are the 30 Happiest Cities in the U.S.

Surprise: There's a lot of California here.<p>The annual Well-Being Index by Gallup-Healthways shows the best communities in the company to find happiness by looking at the 190 biggest communities in the U.S. to determine the most comfortable place to call home.<p>The rankings analyzed five different …

10 public speaking mistakes successful people don't make

After interviewing successful professionals such as Guy Kawasaki, Nancy Duarte and Michael Port on my podcast, Improving Public Speaking, I have discovered what high achievers consider these mistakes to be.<p>The mistakes most professionals make in public speaking include:<p>When speaking in public, you …

3 tests to help you decide whether your million-dollar business idea is worth pursuing

Masters, who wrote her book under the name Jamie Tardy, studied and interviewed over 100 millionaires to get insights on how to change her own life. She was 24 years old, over $70,000 in debt, and in a job she hated.<p>She learned that many millionaires did not want to be committed to working for …

“Get a blender”: 10 habits to take your life into the stratosphere of greatness

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What habits have changed people’s lives?</i> <i>Answer by Nelson Wang, entrepreneur and writer with 10 years in technology. Founder of CEO Lifestyle.</i><p>When I was seventeen, I was fired from my job as a tuxedo salesperson for missing a rotation. I was devastated. …

7 Interview Questions For Measuring Emotional Intelligence

The traditional interview model helps you probe someone’s past experience, not their style of thinking.<p>Emotional intelligence involves self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills. In other words, it’s a complicated amalgam that hiring managers have a hard time testing …

Here is how you make a million dollars, but first know what your potential customer “The Corporate” wants

Often insights, in the B2B industry, are the easiest thing to gather. But it is oversight, on the startup’s part, in thinking that an idea works …

The Most Design-Forward Sofa at IKEA (We've Been Spotting It Everywhere)

Clean lines keep it chic, and deep seats and comfy cushions make it a really livable sofa for real people's real homes. Oh, and the affordable price …

How Leaders At Google, BuzzFeed, And More Make Decisions

We’ve culled the best practices of leaders of all types of organizations to learn how they make better decisions.<p>Good decision making is a critical skill at any stage of a career. But it’s not easy to master. Studies have shown that it’s a complex process that involves evaluating both cognitive and …

15 big changes on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat

If you work in marketing, public relations or social media, you know that social media is in constant flux.<p>Changes happen almost daily, and staying …

Startup marketing for everyone | Highbrow

Related Courses<p>Did you know that 95% of Google searchers click one of the first 10 search…<p>Startup companies need to purchase equipment, rent offices, …

3 Embarrassing Mistakes Your Sales Team Is Probably Making | Inc.com

Because sales is at the heart of your business' revenue generation, any missteps in your sales department will cost you big bucks.<p>I've helped more than 200 business to business companies remove the bottlenecks in their sales processes to help them add millions of dollars to their sales …

Website Logo Placement for Maximum Brand Recall

<b>Summary:</b> Users are 89% more likely to remember logos shown in the traditional top-left position than logos placed on the right.<p>Showing a logo in the …

Why Millennials Don't Like Your Posts

Revamp your social-media strategy and get Millennials talking about your brand.<p>Every company wants to build a Millennial following on social media, yet few succeed. Successful businesses make interacting with their audiences look completely natural, leaving other business owners asking, "How is it …

5 Striking Visual Content Marketing Formats That Drive Engagement

Over the past few years, the promotion of visual content online has increased significantly. Human beings are visually-motivated creatures, and …

Building the Best Damn Logo Design for Your Business

Source: PixabayThe business of designing your company logo is of utmost importance. While a logo design may seem like a peripheral part of your …

20 things you should never say to your coworkers

Getting along with your coworkers is a beautiful thing. It can make your workday less dreary, help you focus better, and make you more productive.<p>But …

Employment