Gary McIntire

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Become a Thought Leader in Your Industry

Becoming a thought leader in your industry is a process, one that shouldn't be taken lightly. Here are five steps to get you started.<p>Being a thought …

Ten Signs Your Boss Is A Manager -- But Not A Leader

A simple way to answer the question “What’s the difference between managing and leading?” is this:<p>Managing people means watching them to make sure they do what they’re supposed to do.<p>The concept of traditional supervision is rooted in the fear that working people will misbehave or make mistakes if …

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus On ThisᅡᅠInstead.

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the path to those things starts by setting a specific and …

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Top 5 Exercises to Get Rid of the Annoying Love Handles

People endearingly call them love handles. Others prefer to call it a muffin top. Either way, the excess fat that sits on the side of the torso is …

These Will Be The Top Jobs In 2025 (And The Skills You’ll Need To Get Them)

As work changes at warp speed, here are 2025’s hottest job sectors (and the skills you’ll need to work in them).<p>Two-thirds of Americans believe that, in 50 years, robots and computers will do much of the work humans now do. The World Economic Forum’s 2016 report, <i>The Future of Jobs</i>, estimates that 5 …

Easy exercise to train your brain and lose weight

Training, or, re-training the brain to respond to food differently is not as hard as we've been making it, and this simple step will get you started …

Curating Your Online Presence: How To Use The Power Of Snapchat For Personal Branding

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>“Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.” Jeff Bezos<p>You’ve certainly heard of it. You may even use it already. But like …

How To Improve Your Instagram Marketing Strategy - #infographic

Instagram is more than just a fun app – it’s tied with Snapchat as the top photo sharing social media channel. Businesses and brands have taken the …

How To Work Faster And Smarter

<i>You forgot to set your wake-up alarm. As you slowly come to consciousness, you begin to panic as you realize that you’re going to be extremely late</i> …

How to Connect to Influential Bloggers Effectively

Have you noticed how some bloggers have pretty much reached celebrity status?<p>Those well-known writers are read almost constantly, have an active …

10 Crucial Questions For Defining Your Personal Brand

Branding is rooted in authenticity. That means you need to know yourself – <i>really</i> know yourself – before you can start building your brand. If you start expressing your brand through marketing materials and social media before you are clear about what your unique promise of value is and who needs to …

Experiences, not ads, will bring in the millennials for businesses

Usually, the best promise an airline can make to travellers is to get them where they are going with minimum fuss. But this week, WestJet Airlines Ltd. is all about the fuss.<p>The company is hard at work on its next stunt, surprising people on one of its flights with an "experience" that will be …

Your Business Means Nothing If No One Knows Who You Are

Last fall, I was invited to an exclusive event at the Hollywood Hills home of <i>Never Eat Alone</i> author Keith Ferrazzi. The top leaders from across the …

7 steps for promoting your personal brand

As PR pros, we work hard to promote our clients, our companies and our stories, but what about promoting ourselves and our personal brands?<p>Developing …

People who don't spend 5 hours a week online learning will make themselves obsolete, says AT&T CEO

Faced with competition from not just from Verizon and Sprint, but also Google and Amazon, the telecommunications giant is working aggressively to make sure its employees catch up and get ahead of the changing technology of the times.<p>Its CEO and Chairman, Randall Stephenson, isn't afraid to mince …

How startups can turn LinkedIn into the ultimate marketing tool

Thinking of LinkedIn as just an online resume is a big mistake. Read on to know how it can take your business to a whole new level

Looking to Guest Post on Authority Sites? Here's How to Find the Best Blogs

<i>This is a guest contribution from Danny Adetunji</i><p>It’s no secret that getting your content published on the most popular and highly trafficked blogs in …

Give Your Personal Brand A Boost With Blogging

A professional blog on your website is just the beginning to building your personal brand and attracting new subscribers. Creating unique and fresh …

Why Corporate Brands Need Personal Brands As Support

There’s a branding problem in the world today. For decades, brands have served as the foundation of the marketing and advertising campaigns of countless businesses of all industries. Brands represent the core identity of businesses, with a set of color, font, style, tone, values, and voice that …

The Ultimate, Indisputable Secret to Success

If you can muster up whatever it takes to demonstrate some of this on the job, whether it is real or manufactured, you will get ahead!<p>Do you want to be successful in your new job or business endeavor? Forget about kissing up to the boss or driving yourself frantic over reeling in the biggest fish …

The Battle for Customer Attention Starts With Company Culture

Many people believe that marketing is just advertising or selling. But, in reality, marketing is actually a conversation that you the entrepreneur …

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“According to a recent Altimeter survey, 62% of companies report having no social media education programs in place.” <i>source</i><p>If you own a business and …

Why Strong Customer Relationships Trump Powerful Brands

Since the birth of e-commerce, marketing experts have disagreed about the future role of brands. Some have predicted that digital technologies will hasten the demise of brands because customers will have ready access to information they need to make purchase decisions, and “brand” will therefore …

Why social media advertising could be a better option than search advertising

<b>Search advertising (e.g. banners ads, PPCs) is a proven marketing method that effectively drives traffic and sales to advertisers. For lots of</b> …

Marketers Struggle to Identify and Engage Social Media Influencers (Report)

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The 5 Pillars of a Successful Personal Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketing is the act of getting people to know who you are, what you stand for and why they should buy from you. As the saying goes, it’s not who you know, it’s who knows you. Your success in business hinges on your brand: the inner core …

5 Personal Branding Strategies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Every entrepreneur will tell you that it takes hard work and persistence to be successful. In addition to loving what you do, continually learning from others and building a great team around you, one of the most important things you can do is build your personal brand and reputation.<p>When it comes …

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The new tool colleges are using in admissions decisions: big data

Applicants for this year’s freshman class at Ithaca College didn’t have to send their standardized test scores. If they did, the scores were …

What Great Brands Do That You Should Do for Your Personal Brand

"Regardless of age, regardless of position, regardless of the business we happen to be in, all of us need to understand the importance of branding.We are CEOs of our own companies: ME Inc. To be in business today our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called YOU."<p>What always …

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