Jacque Riehl

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These Simple Hacks Will Make You Super Creative, According to Science

We can all learn to activate the creative side of our brain by doing these things.<p>Here's a riddle for you: A man has married 20 women in a small town. All of the women are still alive, and none of them is divorced. The man has broken no laws. Who is the man?<p>Most likely if you solved this one, it …

Creativity

What the Best Managers Are Asking Their Employees During 1-on-1s

How much do you really know about your employees’ professional goals? With the fast pace of today’s business world, many managers opt for a simple …

Employee Engagement

5 Powerful Tools You Should Use to Dominate Social Media

Social media doesn't have to be time consuming anymore with these easy fixes.<p>Social media channels can take all the time you are willing to throw at them and then take the same again. Yes, we need social channels for marketing, but it needs to be on our terms and work for us, not against.<p>Luckily …

Social Media

12 Easy Ways to Get Over Your Laziness

Stop making excuses for why you cannot get it done and start focusing on all the reasons why you must make it happen, here are 12 easy ways to overcome your laziness so you can reach your goals.<p>Being highly productive isn't a natural talent for everyone. Some of us have a naturally strong work …

Procrastination

7 apps that’ll kickstart your meditation practice—for good

Meditation is simple, right? In theory, at least, it requires nothing more than functioning lungs—but as anyone who’s tried it can attest, focusing …

7 Tools Every Digital Entrepreneur Must Use

Being an entrepreneur isn’t all about sitting on a secluded beach somewhere in paradise. If you think that entrepreneurship is about working 2-3 …

6 Tools To Help You Kickstart Your Morning

There is nothing like the early morning quiet when the whole world feels like it belongs to you. In those few precious hours before the barrage of …

Productivity

5 Secrets I Learned From My Google Interview

There are 5 tricks to get any job offer.<p>Getting a job offer isn't about your qualification for the job; it's about what you do and say during the interview process.<p>My most recent Inc. article detailed the 5 steps to getting an interview at any company, which teaches you how to get your foot in the …

Employment

Microsoft Monday: Windows 10 To Cost $119, 10 New Xbox Backward Compatibility Games, E3 2016 Plans

“Microsoft Monday” takes a look back at the past week of news related to Microsoft. This week, “Microsoft Monday” includes details about Windows 10 hitting 300 million active devices, the cost of the Windows 10 upgrade starting July 30th, speculation about the Surface Book 2, a demo of the …

I Tried This Weird Wearable to Fix My Slouching. This Is What Happened

I’ve spent the last decade trying practically everything I can to fix my chronic neck pain. Chiropractor visits, acupuncture stabbings, daily yoga, massages and — thanks to my sister — I even have one of those weird acupressure mats.<p>But I say <i>almost</i> because I do one thing very wrong. I’m a …

How your personal brand can stand out in crazy-competitive spaces

It’s a common misconception that personal branding is reserved for authors, speakers or those looking to become well-known personalities. In our digitally savvy world, where potential clients, investors and employers are just as apt to look you up on Facebook or Google search your name as they are …

Let This Bot Generate Millions of Logos for Your Brand

Beyond offering a product or service that people want, every great company needs an attractive and memorable logo. For those who are not artistically …

Job interview questions: possible curve-balls to watch out for

Preparing for a job interview and wondering how to ace it? Be ready for the unexpected because some employers like to throw oddball interview …

What It's Like for an American to Visit Cuba Right Now

Everyday life in this vibrant country is about to go through dramatic change.<p>On a Saturday afternoon, the streets of Old Havana have a steady rhythm.<p>A dark-skinned woman sings while she sells peanuts wrapped in paper cones. Men smoke fat cigars in the outdoor cafes of the cobbled squares, the …

Cuba

65 Part Time Side Businesses To Start

Not all entrepreneurs are able to jump right into full time business ownership. Some would rather start small or just stick with business ideas they …

Modern Industrial Japanese Home Redefines Boundaries of Style and Space

Finding the balance between the right style, functionality and smart utilization of space is often the biggest challenge when designing a modern …

15 things you should do right before a job interview

"Those 15 minutes are your opportunity to get yourself into the right frame of mind, and set your energy and focus on who you'll be meeting with, what you want them to remember about you, and what you want to ask them," says Deborah Shane, a professional branding strategist and author of "Career …

How to Build a Resume That Will Get Google’s Attention

Demonstrate an ability to be good on the job.<p><i>How can an average programmer get their resume noticed by Google? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Gayle Laakmann McDowell, Author of Cracking</b> …

Employment

The Art of Persuasion: How to Craft Words That Sell

Do your words sell? Want to sharpen your copywriting skills? To explore the art of persuasion and why it’s important to social marketers, I interview …

7 Ways to Quickly Show How Competent You Are

A first impression isn't everything, but it's important to start off on the right foot.<p>People form impressions of your personality in a matter of seconds.<p>It's not necessarily fair, but it's reality.<p>Especially in a professional setting, one thing you'll want to immediately appear is competent: …

Harvard Business School

How to start a side business without quitting your current job

Not all entrepreneurs started out their businesses fresh from college – or quit halfway through.<p>Most entrepreneurs already had careers before they decided to go it alone. But making the jump can be terrifying, especially if you have overheads to pay. That’s why a growing number of people are …

Small Business

How to become a highly paid freelancer while keeping your day job

Since I began freelancing just over a year ago, I've had the opportunity to work with nearly a dozen high-growth startups and world-class experts.<p>What's more, I've never had to negotiate for the premium prices I charge for my content marketing services.<p>Because I've done such an effective job of …

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …

Time Management

Why the most successful people aren't afraid to promote themselves

We don't want to expose ourselves to potential criticism, so we mask our self-protection with a demure (and often proud!), "Oh, me? I'm just not very comfortable with promoting myself."<p>Congratulations, your less competent colleague is about to take your promotion.<p>I have identified the top five …

Three ways to improve sleep quality and brain function

Research shows that sleep is among the most critical factors for peak performance, memory, productivity, immune function and mood regulation – but the speed and information overload of today's pace of life can challenge sleep quality, resulting in a decline in health and cognitive function.<p>Our best …

I Thought Meditation Was a Waste of Time. I Was Wrong

If you're looking for a performance edge that also yields important health benefits -- and if you're not, why aren't you? -- look no farther.<p>I used to go to a yoga class that started with a few minutes of meditation designed to help us "find our center."<p>I never found my (gosh darn) center.<p>Instead I …

Meditation

How to Host the Best Outdoor Summer Party in Any Space

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12 educational resources every marketer should know

Successful marketing in the digital age is dependent on keeping up with the times.<p>Social media’s rapid growth and a steady increase in customer …

Public Relations

Transform any tabletop into a giant tablet computer

We're not far from the day when any tabletop could be transformed into a giant tablet computer, said Nick Statt at <i>The Verge</i>. At Austin's South by …