Elle Morgan

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The 5:3:2 Rule for Social Media

When it comes to social sharing you need to get the balance right, and that's where the 5:3:2 rule comes into play. But what is 5:3:2?<p>Social media …

I asked some of the most successful people what books they give as gifts — and there were 5 winners

"What's your favorite book?" seems like a good question. So innocent, so simple. In practice, it's terrible. I interviewed more than 100 of the most successful entrepreneurs, athletes, actors, writers, and other experts for my book, "Tribe of Mentors." These are people who have often read hundreds …

Unlike IBM, This Company Figured Out How to Make Working from Home Happy and Productive for Everyone | Inc.com

Many people get excited about the prospect of working at home in their pajamas. But few companies have really figured out how to make this work. It’s so difficult that IBM, the company that pioneered the idea of telecommuting, recently announced it would end the program. Yahoo, Bank of America, and …

Human Resources

The Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2017

Every year for the past three, Forbes has gone looking for 25 young U.S. companies with a strong shot at reaching a valuation of $1 billion or more. Last year’s list included hot companies like the crowdfunding site GoFundMe, online retailer Boxed and innovative home seller OpenDoor. This year, …

Startups

What Are 5 Books That Can Change Your Life?

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

26 Favorite Books of High Achievers | Inc.com

The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull<p>"It may not be the newest shiny object on the shelf, but …

The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying (And No, Working Longer Hours Didn't Make the List) | Inc.com

No matter what you do for a living, all of us have something in common: We all have 24 hours in a day. How you choose to spend your time, or your life, is up to you.<p>We only have one life to live. At the end of your life, what do you want to be remembered for? There are many popular, introspective …

Positive Thinking

Face it, AI is better at data-analysis than humans

It’s time we stopped pretending that we’re computers and let the machines do their jobs. Anodot, a real-time analytics company, is using advanced machine-learning algorithms to overcome the limitations that humans bring to data analysis.<p>AI can chew up all your data and spit out more answers than …

A leadership expert explains why everyone should do the 'friends test' before heading into a job interview

So I was intrigued by the idea that there's an easy way to prepare a thoughtful, genuine to answer to the question.<p>It's called the "friends test," and it comes from Simon Sinek, who is a leadership expert and the bestselling author of multiple books including, most recently, "Leaders Eat Last." …

The best hidden gems and secret spots in San Francisco

San Francisco is a city that can excite you forever — it's one of those wonderfully dynamic places that's always ready to surprise. It's why, despite the rising costs and million other complaints, the city sticks with you.<p>But even the most beloved places can get a little worn. You've been to the …

San Francisco

The Bravest You: Dealing With Fear At Work, At Home, In Life

No doubt about it. Navigating through life — your career, your work environment, your family life — can sometimes require bravery.<p>Are you contemplating a job change? You’ll need to be brave. Dealing with a tough relationship at work? Bravery will help you get through it. Challenges on the home …

3 Reasons Why Millennials Are Timid Leaders

Millennials aren’t kids anymore. While there is some argument over exactly where Generation X ends and where the millennial generation begins, it’s generally agreed that millennials were born between 1982 and 2004. This means the oldest members of this generation are well into their thirties.<p>More …

Leadership

Career site Workey raises $8M to replace headhunters with artificial intelligence

One of the ways companies fill their ranks with good employees is by scouting “passive talent,” or people who aren’t currently looking for new jobs but might be convinced with the right offer. This usually takes hours of networking, but a Tel Aviv-headquartered startup called Workey uses artificial …

This Is the Biggest News in Electricity Since the Light Bulb -- Seriously

If the world can generate and store energy from the sun for less than the cost of fossil fuels, it literally changes everything about the energy …

This Is the Job That Best Prepares You for CEO Success

Best training ground for the C-suite isn't glamorous, just crucial.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many paths lead to the CEO chair, but one individual role best prepares people to be a CEO -- product manager. This job is a great training ground for chief executives, at …

Stand out from the Wallys of the marketing world by identifying your customer's story

In an increasingly virtual market, it’s becoming harder and harder to stand out from the crowd, which is why you need a strong brand.<p>We’re all …

How to Ask Purposeful Questions to Engage Your Team | Inc.com

Plenty of books are filled with lists of questions, but asking questions without a clear objective is like playing the question lotto. Very occasionally you might get lucky and win, but most of the time you will come up empty-handed. That's a loss for you and for your team member. There is rarely a …

Employee Engagement

These 197 Tech Companies Are The World's Most Valuable Unicorns

What are the world’s most valuable private technology companies?<p>A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered “unicorns,” meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.<p>Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion …

Venture Capital

How to Use Google Search Console to Drive 28% More Search Traffic

Do you know what question I get asked almost more than any other question?It’s this one: <i>“How do I get more traffic?”</i>People ask me this every single …

When Joy Buolamwini found that a robot recognised her face better when she wore a white mask, she knew a problem needed fixing<p>Joy Buolamwini is a graduate researcher at the MIT Media Lab and founder of the Algorithmic Justice League – an organisation that aims to challenge the biases in …

Artificial Intelligence

Google had an incredible reason for not giving gender pay data to the government: It's too expensive

But if the tech giant hoped to prove its fairness to the world, it didn't exactly win many fans with one of its major lines of reasoning.<p>According to a report by The Guardian's Sam Levin, Google's budget-minded lawyers argued in court that the government was being unreasonable in demanding that …

Women take up just 9 percent of senior IT leadership roles, survey finds

Little progress is being made in representing women in senior IT leadership roles, according to a global survey of chief information officers (CIOs) …

How to Effectively Use Storytelling to Attract a Larger Brand Following

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>In order to establish a credible personal brand that people trust you need great content that speaks directly to them. Without this you will not be successful in your lead generation and conversion rates.<p>How can your brand better connect with …

People are using more apps now than ever before

The rhetoric regarding apps hasn’t changed much over the years. Every year, people are using more and more for longer periods of time. As it turns out, 2016 wasn’t much different. According to a report by App Annie, people spent nearly one trillion hours in apps in 2016. That trend is looking to …

Apps

Explore how to analyze data through the customer’s eyes

The rise of communication through visual content has been one of the most phenomenal changes inspired by pervasive access to the Internet and the …

Want a Happier Workplace? Studies Say the Best Companies Do These 5 Things Every Single Day | Inc.com

Making happy workplaces and happy employees sounds so ... what's the word ... Disney-like. In the results-oriented, bottom-line business world, does happiness really fit in, or is this the stuff of Tinker Bell, Cinderella, and Lightning McQueen?<p>Well, what if I told you that the happier your …

Employee Engagement

3 Companies Bringing Content Marketing Back to Life | Inc.com

Take a minute to think about marketing in 2014 and how a basic 500-word article could probably drive results for your company: site traffic, perception of influence and thought leadership, and inbound leads. Fast-forward to the present day, and a lot of the buzz surrounding content marketing has …

Marketing

How to nail a winning pitch in 5 minutes

Your first meeting with an investor is akin to your first date with a prospective romantic partner – filled with anxiety, anticipation, and …

If You Want To Know How Technology Will Affect Your Work, Look at These 3 Long-Term Trends | Inc.com

Work used to be pretty simple. You got up in the morning, did your job and came home at the end of the day. Most people spent their whole career doing pretty much the same thing for the same employer. They were judged by their skill, diligence and seniority and, at the end of it all, they looked …

Innovation

Form, deliver, disband: The power of temporary innovation teams

When teams are firing on all cylinders, great things happen. Consider all the people and skills that came together to bring us Moonlight and La-La Land. But when a team trips over itself, the results are less great. Like… oh, I dunno… maybe WARREN BEATTY ENDS UP WITH THE WRONG ENVELOPE. …

Warren Beatty