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Kate's House / Bower Architecture

“A house for living in!” exclaimed the client in the early stages. “Textured and warm with a touch of whimsy – but no stunts that will date..”<p>With …

Why Influencer Marketing Pays Off for Small Businesses

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Small-business owners face a massive challenge when it comes to marketing their companies and products. Without the proper tools or experience, they can end up spending large budgets with no guaranteed return.<p>The typical customer sees …

Marketing

The Power of Word of Mouth Marketing to Drive Business Growth

March 23, 2015<p>Marketing is no longer just about buying ad space and big banner ads. The real power behind marketing your business is through word of …

5 Simple Ways To Improve Word-of-Mouth About Your Business

Word-of-mouth is the most effective marketing tool of all times. It was recognized in 1950’s, when Bill Bernbach noticed, that “word of mouth is the …

Marketing

A 10-Year Study Reveals What Great Executives Know and Do

Despite the huge impact executives can have on their organizations, failure rates remain high. Prescriptions for what to do continue to fall short. So we wondered: If we closely studied the executives who succeed in top jobs once appointed, could we identify distinguishing features that set them …

5 trends that will transform project management

A transformation is taking place in the project management field as the result of changes to business practices, requirements and expectations. It’s …

Top 5 Leadership Predictions That Will Impact Business Evolution In 2016 And Beyond

Over the past several years, I’ve witnessed the decline of courageous leadership in American enterprise. Rather than welcome change in order to evolve, leaders are playing it safe. Where are the leaders with the strategic focus and wisdom to take a leap of faith and the tenacity to find new ways of …

Innovation

RANKED: The 10 best movies of 2015

I was there for all of it and have to admit that there was more good than bad.<p>With so much interesting filmmaking, it was tough to come up with just 10 favorites of the year, but here they are — along with a few others that deserve recognition.

Movies

The Leadership Behavior That’s Most Important to Employees

For the last 20 years, I’ve studied the costs of incivility, as well as the benefits of civility. Across the board, I’ve found that civility pays. It enhances your influence and performance — and is positively associated with being perceived as a leader.<p>Being respectful doesn’t just benefit you, …

How to lead change when employees say 'that’s the way we’ve always done things'

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>There is certainly no shortage of advice on what actions …

Donald Trump's True Leadership Lesson

Like many people around the world, I have felt appalled, amused, and astonished at the many things Donald Trump has said during this year’s political campaign for the U.S. presidency. I am even more amazed at the great following that he has generated during his still brief career as a candidate in …

6 Content Writing Strategies That'll Help You Acquire More Organic Traffic

Content. Traffic. Revenue.<p>These are the 3 things that truly matter. Every other metric is secondary in your content marketing strategy..<p>The good news …

You’ve Never Done a 7-Minute Abs Workout Like This Before

Get ready to feel the burn throughout your core the entire time<p>One of the best ways to score a chiseled core: crawl.<p>This abs workout consists entirely of bear crawl variations. It’s called a “flow complex,” says <i>Men’s Health</i> B.J. Gaddour.<p>So you’ll do one version of the movement—for example, a bear …

The Quickest Way to Kill Employee Motivation

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

Self-improvement

All Time Top 10 Quotes by Eckhart Tolle

<b>Eckhart Tolle</b> , born <b>Ulrich Leonard Tölle</b>, February 16, 1948) is a German-born resident of Canada, best known as the author of <i>The Power of Now</i> and <i>A</i> …