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Find Your Most Productive Hours with This Spreadsheet

We all have certain times during the day when we’re most focused and have more energy. These “good hours” are when we’re at our most productive. Find …

Knowing How to Improve Doesn't Matter Unless You Build New Habits

You’ve read all the diet guides, you’ve learned all about how to lose weight, but you still have a cheeseburger a day. What good did the learning do? …

8 Power Habits of the Most Productive People

Your body needs to be active for your brain to be active.<p><i>What are the best daily routines of highly productive people? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by MacLean Gander, writer and teacher, on</b> …

Quora

Launching a Tech Startup While Raising Young Kids? 4 Tips to Keep You Sane

We've all come across technology stories with the headline usually reading something like Ex-Google engineers want to be <i>[insert name of any hot startup]</i> for <i>[insert emerging market]</i>. The stories are unusually similar and the focus is on young people who got bitten by the entrepreneurial bug. Their …

This Habit Is the Number One Predictor of Divorce

Here's how to stop it.<p>John Gottman, Ph.D, author of <i>The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work</i>, is one of the world's foremost marriage therapists. He's spent four decades studying couples at the Gottman Institute in order to determine what <i>really</i> causes a rift between two people—and how to fix …

Fun-Da-Mental

5 Powerful Laws to Achieve Anything You Want Faster

The speed at which we learn can determine the quality of our lives. Imagine if you could achieve a goal you’ve always wanted in a matter of months …

The Power of Habit: 3 Steps to Starting (or Stopping) Habits of Any Kind

When you woke up this morning, what did you do first?Did you hop in the shower, check your email or grab a doughnut from the kitchen counter?Did you …

Productivity

How to Build an Attractive Business and Personal Brand - Small Business Trends

Should you brand yourself or your business? The short answer is both. The better question is what should you brand first — your business or …

Small Business

From Impossible To Inevitable: 3 Painful Truths About Sales & Marketing

Aaron Ross (Predictable Revenue) and Jason Lemkin (SaaStr) have helped companies like Salesforce.com and EchoSign achieve record-breaking growth. In …

This SEO Marketing Strategy Will Double Your Organic Traffic

At one time there was a way to game the SEO system. Tricks like loading down your website with high traffic keywords would allow search engines to …

Marketing

Ben Hoffman’s 'Burn Baby Burn' Trainer Session

Much of the country is covered in snow, and many of our kitchen counters are covered with holiday cookies, pies and the like.<p>There’s nothing wrong …

Essential Run Advice From Coach Brett Sutton

<i>We asked legendary coach Brett Sutton for some simple advice to help age groupers make the most of their run training. Find more training thoughts</i> …

Reverse Periodisation and the New Way Forward

<i>1985-86 Swim Coach of the Year.</i><p>One of my first observations on joining triathlon in the early 90s was how outdated and neanderthal the mainstream …

Swimming

Ex-Microsoft manager raises cash from sports team owners to enhance the fan experience at live games

As technology helps our living room become a more attractive and comfortable place to watch live sports — think HDTVs, surround sound, multiple …

Tampa Bay Lightning

Apple Shares Will Fly If Tim Cook Addresses These 6 Issues

After the market closes this coming Tuesday, Apple will announce results for the December quarter and also provide investors and analysts with an update for the current (March) quarter. To say that this is a crucial earnings report for Apple is putting it mildly. With almost every analyst, good guy …

Investing

What Your Sleeping Habits Say About Your Productivity

We all know that there's more dividing night owls and early birds than their bedtimes, but those differences could just be based on late sleepers we …

Time Management

Even if you die, LastPass 4.0 has you covered

LastPass, the free password management application for Apple’s iOS, has release a major update bringing a number of interesting changes to the …

Work out at home: easy exercises to try in 2016

Are you keen to add some healthy habits to your routine in 2016? Exercise can help to ease the stresses of work, boost your endorphins and keep you energised.<p>If you work from home, next time you need a break instead of staring out of the window or getting agitated, why not try a few office-based …

Workouts

Forget your logo. Sign with words

Over the last few years, Chipotle has had great success with its Cultivating Thought campaign, which places quotes and short stories from famous …

What Makes a Logo Great and Why They Ultimately Don’t Matter Much on Their Own

For a brand, having a great logo is kind of like having a great face or body: the more people want to look at you, the more likely they are to want …

Graphic Design

Why Creativity Is a Numbers Game

<i>Adapted from Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind, by Scott Barry Kaufman and Carolyn Gregoire, available today.</i><p>It’s a …

Creativity

Get Your Best Productivity System for 2016

Get the sticky notes off your desk<p>Chances are, you’ve been thinking about trying a new productivity system or technique. You’re ready to up your game.<p>…

Productivity

8 Easy Ways to Optimize Your Content Marketing Strategy

• <b>Purpose of the Content.</b><br>You content should be serving a purpose. It should be informational and a solution to the problems faced by your reader. …

Marketing

7 Mindfulness Habits That Lead To 365 Days of Happiness

Would you like to become smarter, healthier, be in better shape, feel more relaxed, and have more energy than you thought possible? Of course you …

Mindfulness

How Content Marketing Works.

<i>The internet is a shopping mall.</i><p><i>The vendor, who advertises his wares well, attracts shoppers.</i><p>If you’re a modern day Sales or Marketing Director …

Marketing

5 Tips for Effective Integration of Sales and Content Marketing (Infographic)

Sales and marketing on social are most effective when integrated, and creating customer experience teams allows your company to make the most of its …

Marketing

Don't Copy. Be Different. And Your Marketing Will Win.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Gary Vaynerchuk nailed it when he said, “Marketers ruin everything.”<p>Because it’s true. The moment they see people flocking to a new website, posting to the latest social platform or watching the hottest new TV show, they swarm in and fill …

Marketing

How Can I Make My Transitions Faster?

<i>Coach Kathleeen Johnson provides some basic tips for keeping your transition times to a minimum.</i><p>Keep your transition area simple and clutter-free. …

Swimming

How to Prevent Muscle Cramps

Prevent muscles from seizing by ordering up a custom hydration plan. It's easier than it sounds.<p>Will Sherman was 10 minutes from his best result as an amateur mountain bike racer when his quads seized, causing him to crash hard on a flat section of Indiana singletrack. As his muscles cramped into …