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51 brilliant pub chalkboards to make your day better

Here’s our new favourite pub sign, and another 50 which we saw earlier.Cheers!1.The Inversnecky Cafe on Aberdeen Beach is famous for its puns and …

British Humour

10 Email Productivity Tools That Will Make You Fall in Love Again With Your Inbox

Check out these tools to pause your email, filter your email, automatically reply to your email and more.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're like most office professionals, you spend a lot of time emailing. You have to delegate tasks, give updates, exchange …

Productivity

4 Better Ways to Showcase Testimonials for Your Business

Make your existing customers your company's best salespeople.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Case studies and client testimonials can provide a huge boost to your conversion of new customers and your bottom line. They often prove essential for establishing credibility …

Marketing

9 Of The Best Bars In London

It will take you almost 19 years to visit all of London’s licensed bars… a mind-boggling challenge if you’re up for it? Just like any city, it can be …

Luggage

The 20 best business books of 2016

We've got your back. Below, we've rounded up the best reads out there focusing on entrepreneurship, negotiation, and more. There's everything from the story of two psychologists who rocked economists' world to a guide to making a career change from a former Googler.<p>It's the perfect list to choose …

Self-improvement

Learn to listen and you will improve employees’ performance

I have just finished an intensive unit on coaching and performance management and it has been a revelation. Hands on from the start, students were …

Employment

This Simple Approach Cures Procrastination Forever

Want to stop struggling with yourself and start getting things done?<p>You know what you need to accomplish. You sit down at your desk at the start of the day fully intending to do it. Or at least make meaningful headway toward your goal. But by the time you finally leave the office in the evening, …

Procrastination

Let the pound fall and the economy rise

The Brexit trade-off of weaker currency, cheaper exports will make the economy less dependent on consumers and more reliant on producers<p>It has been just like old times. The pound has been falling on the foreign exchanges and, like a patient in intensive care, there are daily bulletins about its …

Economics

How management consultants are cashing in on austerity

Advisers helping the public sector to make cuts have a profitable strategy – talk about ‘the valley of death’, promise ‘salvation’, then take a share of the savings<p>Since 2010, when the coalition embarked on austerity, one profession has turned cuts to the public sector into a business opportunity: …

Management

How to trick yourself into keeping your desk organized with cute accessories

Maybe you’ve recently headed back to school. Maybe you’re determined to get your act together before the end of the year. Maybe you’re about to start …

Bent Acrylic Desk Organizers

We love the retro/mod style of Time4Circle’s desk organizers, made from sheets of acrylic bent into an S-curve. They’re perfect for pens, pencils, …

Eyeglasses

11 Questions to Ask Every Day to Help Improve Your Life

Benjamin Franklin began and ended each day with a question: “What good shall I do this day?” in the morning, and “What good have I done this day?” in …

Self-improvement

What’s the Difference Between All These Running Apps?

A lot has changed since we picked our favorite running apps a few years ago. Now there are tons of apps that save your stats in the cloud and let you …