Jeanette Bremner

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Brain: Why exercise boosts IQ

If you want your mind to be sharper, the evidence suggests you should visit the gym. But how can exercising your muscles boost your brain power?<p>We tend to assume that brains don’t go with brawn – but that assumption is turning out to be seriously flawed. As the latest video from the Head Squeeze …

Humanity

What I Wish I'd Known About Running a Startup

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I knew building a startup would be hard. I knew it would be slow. I knew we had to do lots of customer development and build something people want.<p>But there were things I didn’t know.<p>A lot of the work is actually email<p>Someone asked me recently what a …

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

Glide Across your iPad Screen: Dart Active Stylus Review

I reviewed the Apex Rechargeable active stylus a few weeks back and I was really impressed with it after years of using those rubber or mesh tipped disasters to try to add a handwritten element to my iPad. As commented in the review, being in the Ned Flanders left handed brigade made the use of a …

Still Sorely Tempted To Purchase A Pencil Stylus For My iPad

I’ve written about the Pencil stylus before, and it still seems really, really cool. Not only is it custom-built for one of my favourite drawing apps, Paper, but it recently expanded its support with a FiftyThree SDK. That means you can now use the Pencil with other awesome apps, like Noteshelf …

The Power of Sleep

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Sleep
Illustration

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

Business Strategy
Employee Engagement
Time Management

11 Really Effective Ways to Show Your Gratitude

One of the easiest and most powerful things any leader can do is to show gratitude for their employees. What are you waiting for?<p>Business is busier than ever, and it's easy to forget to take time to tell your employees just how grateful you are that they're working for you. This is a mistake. …

Employee Engagement
Business Strategy

5 Creative Ways to Get More Social Shares for Your Startup

Creating shareable content is the name of the online marketing game, and this is how you do it.<p>The only way that social media marketing really works is if people share your content, which will be how you grow your viewership the most. Having sharable content means having creative, concise content …

Marketing

Disrupt Your Industry, Before Someone Else Does

Don't wait for video to kill the radio star in your industry. You need to focus on what's ahead and strike first.<p>When MTV launched back in 1981, the first music video aired was, aptly, <i>Video Killed the Radio Star</i> by the Buggles. The song, and the concept, made history as a new format of musical …

Innovation

21 Unmistakable Traits of a Heart-Centered Leader

Take care of your people and your people will take care of your business -- and bottom line profits will follow.<p>There is a great cost when you neglect the human connection point in business.<p>Over the past 20 years there has been a significant amount of data showing that investment in the human …

Leadership