Carolne Springer

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Why building your own brand can be the key to your career's survival

When you live in the world of employment, you'll naturally worry about your job. Will it still be there 12 months from now? Or will you find yourself …

Employment

Stretching: 35 stretches to improve flexibility and reduce pain

Your report includes photos and instructions for 35 stretches, including:<p>•<p><b>10 moves</b> to improve flexibility and ease tight muscles<p>•<p><b>9 stretches</b> to ease …

Pain

This Is the Best Dividend Stock to Own During a Recession

<i>UPDATE: Charts in this story have been updated to reflect the day's trading.</i><p>There has been quite a bit of talk lately about the United States …

Investing

5 Reasons Your Sales Team Isn't Selling

Sales. It's pretty black and white. For your salespeople, there are several reasons why the closing isn't happening as often as you'd like.<p>Sales is a numbers game. Except when it's a people game. This constant dual-brain thinking can cause imbalances on your sales team that lead to down cycles. How …

Selling

To Create Great Customer Experiences, Do This

3 min read<p>This story appears in the September 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Ever contact a company for help with its product, only to have your inbox flooded with endless help-desk tickets? Nick Francis is here to fix that. As the cofounder and CEO of Help Scout -- which hit $3.5 million in …

Customer Service

30 Things Your Product Absolutely Needs (If You Want Customers to Buy It)

New research identifies the 30 attributes driving consumer purchasing decisions.<p>You probably remember Maslow's hierarchy of needs from school--that model demonstrating our most basic needs (food, security, warmth, rest) at the bottom of the pyramid.<p>The higher up the pyramid, the more complex our …

Customer Experience

5 Herbs and Spices for Diabetes Prevention

Not only do these herbs and spices taste great, but they have some possible health benefits that may help to keep diabetes at bay. Here are five …

Trello Card Repeater: How To Stick Regular Tasks on Repeat

Work and life are often filled with repetitive tasks, chores, and maintenance items that can be really important things that you need to remember, …

Master the One-on-One Meeting

The one-on-one meeting between supervisor and staff is an invaluable tool for managing, but requires much attention to detail. Julia B. Austin …

Harvard Business School

2 Reasons You Don't Need Funding for Your New Business

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently, we were speaking to a group of entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs when one of the latter asked a familiar question: "I have a great business idea; how do I get it funded?" We hear this concern frequently from …

Small Business

The Biggest Mistake Almost All Women Make When Working Out

The one workout most of us ladies avoid is strength training. We think lifting weights will somehow magically bulk us up overnight. Well, turns out, …

What is corporate storytelling and why is it important?

<b>Persistence is the quality that often gets attributed to any type of success in marketing and sales. Most professionals will tell you that you have</b> …

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Hack Still Works Like A Charm

The “Ivy Lee Method” is stupidly simple — and that’s partly why it’s so effective.<p><i>By James Clear, who writes about self-improvement tips based on</i> …

Time Management

The Housing Market Is Finally Starting to Look Healthy

It has been an excruciatingly long time coming, but the housing sector in the United States is finally getting healthy. Thank millennials and thank homebuilders who are starting to produce more of the starter houses young people demand.<p>That’s the conclusion to be drawn from a new report Tuesday …

How To Get Customer Feedback In 1 Hour Or Less (And 3 Other Time-Efficient Methods)

Even with limited time and resources, you can gather quality input.<p>You're sitting in a meeting discussing how you need to improve your product and attract more users. All the key decision makers are in the room, which is good because this decision needs to be made before the end of the week. …

Customers

10 Tips for Writing LinkedIn Blog Posts That Expand Your Influence

This is what I've learned from writing 100 posts on LinkedIn.<p>I just hit publish on my 100th blog post on LinkedIn.<p>When I started writing on LinkedIn nearly two and a half years ago, I wasn't sure about what I would even write about. I just knew I wanted to write.<p>After a few posts that attracted …

Creative Writing

What's the Right Social Media Platform for Digital Storytelling?

Do you ever log in to Facebook only to see a feed full of the same photos you just saw on Instagram—then get an email from Twitter claiming you …

How to Map Your Customer's Journey

Do you think about your customers on an intimate level? How important is their satisfaction? Do you lose sleep at night if a customer insults your …

ZipBooks: Free Accounting Software to Fill Your Startup Needs

Accounting is one reality that no business can escape. There are already a lot of companies out there that make accounting and invoicing software and …

Small Business

15 Secrets From the Top Social Media Experts

The best and brightest took the stage at Social Fresh 2016. Here's what they shared.<p>Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking at Social Fresh 2016 in Orlando to share some insights about creating relevant content with the audience of marketers, social media managers and entrepreneurs. As a …

Public Relations

How to save for retirement: The 5-minute guide to 401(k)s, IRAs, Roth accounts and more

You know that you should be saving for retirement, but it's hard to worry about something that's decades away — especially on an entry-level …

Retirement

U.S. economy's biggest problem now: the smartphone?

America's economy has a problem: Workers just aren't producing as much as they once did.<p>Some blame social media. Employees might feel like they're toiling away at the office, but if they are tweeting and Facebook messaging their friends, that's not doing much to boost the economy.<p>"What do we …

Old Tibetan Tea For Long Life

Tibetan medicine is so respected around the world because Tibetan people almost always lie to a ripe old age. People have become more interested in …

Let’s talk about all the BS people teaching yoga

It was a hot July afternoon, and the large Upper East Side yoga studio was only half full when a student placed her mat in a wide-open space. Walking …

Yoga

Focusing On The Ultimate All In one Marketing Strategy

No matter what kind of business you focus on building, you’re going to need to have a marketing strategy in place. These days, the best thing to work …

Eat Organic. For Less. With No Food Waste.  - Chowhound

Sustainable. Organic. Non-GMO. Local. Cost-effective. Time-efficient. Humanely-raised. Not wasteful. Healthy. Clean. The modern world of food …

Make a Decadent, Protein-Packed Chocolate Pudding with an Avocado

When I think of chocolate pudding, I usually think of powdered mix, goop in portable, little containers, or tons of whisking and stirring. But not …

Top Branding and Marketing Strategies for New Businesses

Image Source<p>Marketing and branding are not always cheap for small businesses. While it is very essential given the very early stage of a business, branding and marketing a new business is an effort that has to compete with several other efforts in the startup. Nonetheless, there's no other way …

Best Money Tips: 5 Must-Haves for Personal Finance Success

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on the essentials of personal finance success, ways to save on school and …

Personal Finance

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