George Chadwick

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10 killer ways to tame your email inbox

<b>Takeaway</b>: 10 killer ways to tame your email inbox: Keep a tally of how many times you check your email every day for a week; keep all of your emails …

Productivity

Put the Company’s Interests Ahead of Your Unit’s

Imagine that you’re running retail banking for a large, diversified financial services firm. You are focused on and rewarded for building the retail business. You’re a tremendous success. The CEO makes you part of the senior executive team.<p>You’re still heading up retail, of course, and you have a …

7 Simple Meditations to Rid Stress

Learn these 7 simple, yet powerful ways of meditation that help rid the day-to-day stress we face! Try it!

LinkedIn

The Mini-Guide to Presentation Practice

To deliver a compelling and memorable presentation, you need to rehearse your presentation material. Learn the best ways to practice for a professional presentation by reviewing this Mini-Guide to Presentation Practice by Ethos3. If you want to be trained by presentation professionals, or if you …

LinkedIn

Rise and Shine: 8 Stretches You Should Do Each Morning

One of the best ways to start your day in a healthy way is to take a moment to ground your thoughts by stretching and intentionally breathing. It's …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite the eventFIND OUT WHY<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than …

What's on Joe's iPad right now!

Wallpaper: While I change my wallpaper frequently, my current favorite is iPad variant of the Seas by Louie Mantia, and you can find this and more …

Video: A Must-Watch Commencement Speech for Creatives at Every Stage in Their Journey

Neil Gaiman is an author, a writer whose work you have probably read at some point or another, but the advice he offers in this 20-minute …

How to Create Presentations That Don't Suck

Check out some common presentation pitfalls to avoid and tips on making presentations that can instead inspire and inform.

3 Reasons You Underestimate Risk

In hindsight, many risks seem obvious. And when we do take the time to evaluate potential risks, there is often not much that is profound about them. Yet so many of us fall prey to unforeseen risks, believing that they came out of nowhere or that they could not have been anticipated. While this may …

Motivational Quotes For Success

Inspiration

Storytelling Startup: From Core-Story to Content Strategy.

20 Awesome Productivity Tricks Anyone Can Use

Simple. Easy to try. Easy to incorporate. And very effective.

Productivity

Everything You Need to Know About Giving Negative Feedback

There’s a lot of conflicting advice out there on giving corrective feedback. If you really need to criticize someone’s work, how should you do it? I dug into our archives for our best, research- and experience-based advice on what to do, and what to avoid.<p>Never, ever, ever feed someone a …

Why I Built A Weekly Creativity Routine

Many people around me have a pretty good artistic side: Music, painting… they are crafters of all sorts, they can truly create things out of thin air!<p>…

The Unusual Habits Of 8 Famous Creative Minds

From Jay-Z to de Balzac, these famous creative minds have developed some odd habits on the path to genius.<p>There is no secret formula for innovation, and a lot of great minds arrive at their creativity in many different ways.<p>Though we’d all like to crack the code for reaching our creative …

The best file managers for iPhone and iPad

iDevices are perfect tools for organizing our lives. From photos and videos to legal documents and sales receipts, file management apps are suitable …

Inclusiveness Means Giving Every Employee Personal Attention

Several years ago, a large, global company asked me to help improve their employee engagement. I suggested a strengths-based approach to the problem: a search for “hot spots” in the organization where people were highly engaged <i>and</i> performing well. By understanding what was working, we could harness …

How to Write Emails that Get Opened, Read, and Clicked

We’ve all been there …<p>You’ve carefully crafted an email. You’ve polished each sentence. You’ve racked your brain for the very best subject line.<p>You hit publish with a sigh of relief. That’s done.<p>But when you look at your email stats, you notice that the opens aren’t as good as you’d hoped, and the …

Negotiation- A Trial Lawyer's Negotiation Secrets!

Negotiation tips from the 2013 California Litigation Lawyer of the Year (CLAY Award), Jon Mitchell Jackson. These are the same approaches I use to negotiate multi-million dollar deals. Please feel free to share if you find value in this Slideshare presentation. Also please connect with me on …

Employment

10 Actionable SlideShare Tips For Maximum Results

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Is SlideShare part of your content strategy? Truth be told, we have yet to fully integrate it into our content creation process here at Buffer. We’ve felt lots of great nudges, though.<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Start with a Theory, Not a Strategy

Well-crafted strategies are road maps to places that yield competitive advantage and generate value for the firm. But once you’ve arrived, they don’t take you anyplace else. That’s a problem for companies under continual pressure from investors to find <i>new</i> sources of competitive advantage.<p>I recently …

The best leaders gain power by giving it away

It's common to assume that successful senior leaders spend the majority of their time making decisions, directing subordinates, allocating resources, and resolving conflicts. A related assumption is that the more senior the leader's position, the more power and authority she or he has to impose …

Everyday Inspiration: How Everyone Can Be Creative | Inc.com

In the recent article, “4 Ways to Find Inspiration Everywhere,” <i>Fast Company</i> shared this quote from Christina E. Shalley, Ph.D., organizational behavior professor at Georgia Institute of Technology: “Everybody can be creative in certain ways. You need to find that outlet that brings it out in …

Creativity

Acquire Merchants Online

<b>0</b> Flares <b>0</b> Flares ×<p>About 215,000 merchants* (representing a total opportunity of US$30 billion in processing) rely exclusively on the internet to look …

Write like the President’s Speechwriter

<i>For similar thoughts, find me on Twitter @mariosundar</i><p>Remember, President Obama’s <i>triumphant</i> “Yes, We Can” speech, or <i>the hopeful</i> New Hampshire …

New Hampshire

Strategize First, Analyze Later

The people who gravitate to strategic planning functions and strategy consulting firms tend to be highly analytical. That, I believe, is a problem. To be sure, analysis is important but in the end, strategy is and will always be a creative process.<p>Strategy is not the inevitable outcome of a process …