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Tuna and Avocado Toast

Makes 1 Serving<p>Ingredients<p>1/ 3 medium avocado<br>• 1 can (5 ounces) tuna in water, drained<br>• Salt<br>• Pepper<br>• 2slices whole wheat bread, toasted<p>Directions<p>In a medium …

20 Pasta Recipes You Can Make in Less than 20 Minutes

Pasta is known for being a quick weeknight dinner, but just how quickly can you make it? How about 20 minutes or less? It's hard not to like the …

5 One-Pot Chicken Recipes That Will Make Your Life Infinitely Easier

We've officially entered that awkward between-season stretch where it's not quite time to put away our Dutch ovens, but it's not quite time to break …

The Emotionally Intelligent Way To Cold-Email People (If You Must)

People don’t love being contacted out of the blue. So you need an opening line that puts your recipient front and center. Here are five ways to craft one.<p>I get about 10 cold emails a day. Most are from PR firms who know I’m a <i>Fast Company</i> contributor and want me to write about their clients. If the …

One-Dish Chicken Recipes

We combine America's favorite dinner bird with our favorite way to cook: everything together in one pan for less fuss, easy cleanup, and downright …

This Eye Cream Is SO Good It Keeps Selling Out At Sephora

Finding a good eye cream isn’t an easy task. There are so many brands and formulas out there that promise instant results, but often fail to deliver. …

How to Write a Killer 'About Me' Page

Your “About Me” page is one of the single most powerful ways to define your brand, stand out from your competition, and make potential clients feel …

10 digital tools to grow your Instagram following

Any business serious about long-term success needs to focus on increasing its brand visibility through social media. However, with so much …

Social Media

6 Digital Marketing Trends That Will Explode Your Brand Awareness in 2018

You need to become omnipresent and top of mind.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Online marketing has changed a lot over the last few years. The paradigm has shifted, and what worked for you last year won't work for you this year. What got you to this point won't get you …

Marketing

Infographic: How Brands Struggle Internally to Adapt to Digital

As digital disruption continues to create both challenges and new opportunities, brands are making changes to their legacy operating models, …

What is blockchain, and why is it vital to communicators?

Why don't most producers of goods sell directly to customers?<p>There are no Whirlpool stores. If you want a Whirlpool refrigerator, you go to Sears or …

‘More agile’ pitch process aims to halve the time taken to match brands with agencies

A new pitching process has been launched that is claimed to help brands find agencies better suited to meeting business objectives in half the …

Agile Development

Micro-influencer Marketing: 5 Enterprise Tech Companies Getting It Done

Just a couple of decades ago, you had to be working for a seriously large organization in order to consider influencer marketing. Partnering with a …

Sorrell hands Imperato reins to iconic firm after years of double-digit growth

Hope Hicks quit the comms director role at the White House and brands cut links with the NRA following the Parkland school massacre, but the biggest …

5 Reasons Why Social Media Is The Most Essential Tool For Any Business

Brand Building (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)<p>In today’s day and age, with the world being driven by technology and social media, it has become almost …

Can Traditional Beauty Companies Compete With Disruptors Dominating Instagram?

In the past few years, mobile has risen to become the most dominant form of media consumption. With this change in consumer behavior, platforms like …

Public Relations

Micro-Influencers: The Marketing Force Of The Future?

When one thinks of social media influencers, who comes to mind? Is it a group of the most highly-followed social media stars with millions of followers or is it someone more approachable and relatable, with a smaller, yet immensely dedicated following? If it’s the latter, they are likely …

Public Relations

5 Rare Habits of Managers Everyone Would Die to Work For

It all starts with their ability to listen actively to your needs.<p>Does the thought of working for the boss from hell frighten you? Perhaps you've already met that dismal fate and are considering a change. Or maybe you <i>made</i> the change and have sworn off bad bosses forever.<p>Good move. Now where do you …

4 Industries That Will Dominate Social Media in 2018

Once seen as purely a tool for entertainment, social media has become an indispensable marketing tool for many industries over the past few years, …

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Leaders Make in Managing Their Brands

These basic blunders can cost you the success of your CEO brand.<p>According to one study from Burson-Marsteller, 48 percent of a company's reputation can be attributed to the standing of its CEO.<p>For better or worse, having an active CEO brand is no longer an option. And while there is a growing …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

• Their focus shifts from <i>why</i> they’re writing music to <i>what</i> their music has brought them. Consequently, they are either satisfied with their results and no longer have the drive to write more. Or, they desire to make more music but the fire (their “why”) is gone, and thus, they can’t create the same …

Success

New Research Says You Will Need This 1 Rare Management Skill to Be Successful

As the new poster boy for "Managing Compassionately," LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner has just raised the bar for leaders everywhere.<p>Conventional management thinking demands that standard work traits that drive results -- things like persistence, sacrifice, grit, resilience -- are what most bottom-line …

Follow These 3 Rules For Making Decisions and Your Business Will Never Stop Growing

Paralysis by analysis stops so many entrepreneurs from becoming successful.<p>Over the years, I have encountered a lot of managers, directors, vice presidents, and (even) C-level executives who have a hard time "pulling the trigger" on a decision.<p>This is how a "culture of indecision" spreads like …

How Can Brands Effectively Use Influencers? This Marketing Company Explains Its Strategy

Influencers, they’re just like us—or at least that’s the message they’re trying to convey to the average person who lacks thousands or even hundreds …

WPP names Ogilvy PR CEO to lead the Ogilvy Group in the UK

Ogilvy PR CEO EMEA, Michael Frohlich, has been promoted to group CEO, replacing Annette King, who left last year after 18 years to become CEO of …

The Happiest People Always Make Sure They Do Any of These 8 Things Daily

Try any of these to increase your happiness levels at home or at work.<p>Chances are you landed here looking for practical, real-life advice to get you on track toward living a more positive and fulfilling life. Well, good news. Here are eight ways to do it, with most of them solidly grounded in …

Happiness

Instant Pot Coq au Vin

4 servings<p>Browning the bacon, vegetables, and chicken in a skillet before adding them to the Instant Pot is the most efficient way to get good color on each ingredient without making yourself crazy trying to use the machine’s “Sauté” setting. Instead of hours in the oven, this classic French braise …

9 bad manager mistakes that make good people quit

It’s pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain …

Here’s the Grilled Cheese Sandwich You’ve Never Made Before (and It’s Epic)

National Grilled Cheese Day (April 12) is approaching, and it's led us to realize there are so many ways to build a decadent grilled cheese sandwich. …