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It’s the lack of this type of freedom that has led skeptics to question if today's schools could ever inspire true creativity. While there are …

The Business Reason for Learning to Tell a Good Fairy Tale | Inc.com

February 26 is National Tell a Fairy Tale Day. It's origin is unclear, but it's purpose is as old as human communication--oral traditions, myths, and fables being handed down from one generation to the next.<p>We never get tired of stories. We read them, watch them, listen to them and tell them every …

Public Speaking

How To Be More Creative Right Now

When you’re feeling uninspired, forcing creativity feels like spinning wheels. These tips can get you back to rolling, quickly.<p>To some, creativity is an elusive muse who rarely graces us with her presence. To others, she’s a best friend who stops by all the time to play and hang out. Either way, …

50 Productivity Tips to Boost Your Brain Power | Inc.com

It might seem like a weird question, but how much time do you give your brain a fair consideration? Do you stop to marvel at its supreme cleverness and incredible power? That it's a giant electrical muscle controlling your entire body? Or at the minimum, check in and give your brain a …

Productivity

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Literature

Developing The Brand Storytelling Plan

“Storytelling.” It’s the flavor of the day, whether you’re talking about content marketing, visual communications, or public relations, and for good …

3 Ways to Meet the Endless Challenge of Coming Up With Great Content Ideas

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Content marketing has become an integral component of a brand’s online marketing plan. Marketers are just getting the hang of proving content marketing ROI, and businesses, irrespective of their size, have started trusting the ability of …

3 Business Benefits of Social Media Engagement

Photo credit: Randy Barnes<p>The debate over the importance of social media engagement continues.<p>Measuring engagement is among the most controversial …

Marketing

9 Ways to Do PR Like a Pro | Inc.com

Marketing and public relations are vital to growing a business and to sustaining its profitability over the long term. Without either, your firm can quickly disappear from the public consciousness, and your sales and profits can plummet.<p>Not everyone can afford to hire a PR firm, but that doesn't …

Public Relations

How Marketing Technologists are Intersecting All Areas of Business | Inc.com

Somewhere between IT and marketing, there's magic. That's why <b>"Marketing Technologists"</b> are some of the most in-demand professionals of the moment--and they're equally adept at creative and tech skills. From designing algorithms to programming, they're sheer strategists that still have a special …

Marketing

4 Marketing Trends Business Owners Should Use in 2015 | Inc.com

It's hard to believe it, but in just a few days, 2014 will be over and a new year will be upon us. Changing the calendar doesn't mean a business needs to completely change their marketing strategy, but it is a good time to review and think about what may happen this year. By looking at data from …

Marketing

3 Ways To Engage Customers Through Social Media

Most companies have embraced social media as part of their marketing mix, but they don’t always understand what makes it successful. That means their efforts are often through trial and error.<p>Meanwhile, there’s rising pressure on marketing budgets even as organizations look for ways to identify, …