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Technology Marketing Blog

<b>The ability to measure is a sure sign of a quality organization. As marketing technology permits access more data, the gap between excellent</b> …

This 1-Year-Old Startup Says It's the Fastest-Growing Business App Ever

Office messaging service Slack, which is celebrating its first birthday Thursday, says it’s now the fastest-growing business app ever.<p>Slack has more …

Startups

33 Ways To Be An Insanely Productive, Happy Balanced Person

By Ryan Holiday,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1B2iuVo<p>We all try to be productive. We all have lots of stuff that we need to get done, for work, …

The Dangers of a Bad Hire

Brian Halligan recalls a bad hire that took his business a long time to recover from.

6 Things a Successful Startup Needs

Here are six metrics to consider when deciding whether your startup idea has what it takes.<p>What are the keys to startup success and how can you know if a startup is likely to succeed? A study by Inc. magazine and the National Business Incubator Association found the failure rate to be as high as …

Product Management

7 Ways to Set Yourself Up for a Stellar Work Day

Don't be fooled: you have the power to have a great day. Following these steps will give you a little help.<p>Not every work day can be perfect--life just doesn't roll that way. But you do have a tremendous amount of control over the quality of your 9 to 5. It's just a matter of being intentional.<p>Here …

workday

9 Things Great Speakers Always Do

From Martin Luther King to Malala Yousafzai, whether you're giving a wedding toast or an address to thousands, here are nine key practices from some of the best public speakers in history.<p>Whether you're giving a wedding toast, a TED talk, or an important address to an audience of thousands, you …

Public Speaking

5 Reasons to Make Time for Yourself Right Now

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's instinctive for driven professionals, especially entrepreneurs, to work 'round the clock, making little time for themselves. These ambitious types swear off the New Age folks who spew rhetoric about work-life balance, …

Work-life Balance

9 Reasons Why Most Startups Fail

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ll never forget my first IPO. The story is as old as the hills of Silicon Valley: It was a great ride … until it flopped. Our primary business was crushed by an 800-pound gorilla and we didn’t have the wherewithal to pick up …

Entrepreneurship

Email Inbox Management Tips

On episode 44 of the Fizzle Show we shared a bit at the end about some of the inbox management practices we’ve come to love.<p>Below is a list of those …

Productivity

20: Growing your business: How long it really takes | EOFire

Have you ever stopped to think about how long growing your business really takes? The endurance, the nurturing and the patience required to <i>really</i> …

Seth Godin

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? It'll Help You Rise Above Failure.

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are all about achieving peak performance. The top or quickly emerging entrepreneurs' definition of success goes way beyond just the money they earn or the promotional support they receive. Today’s greats are …

Emotional Intelligence