Jeff Boyle

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You Can Rent This Private Island in Belize for Just $350 Per Night

Prepare to feel like royalty for the duration of your trip.<p>If you think the only people who vacation on private islands are the Brangelinas and Clooneys of the world, think again: The remote and gorgeous Bird Island near Placencia, Belize will make you feel like an A-list celebrity — even if just …

Walt Disney's Wisdom: 10 Customer Service Lessons

I love Disney theme parks! While they may claim to be the happiest place on earth, I also put them in the category of one of the most amazing companies on earth. I’ve visited Disney theme parks more than 75 times. I’ve attended classes at Disney Institute and gone to numerous seminars put on by the …

Walt Disney Company

16 Wise Ways To Build Your Brand In 2016

I took a look at my posts, articles and interviews from the recent past and pulled together the ones that got the most views and comments. I also added some that are just my favorites. Culling the best advice from these, this post shares the top 16 ways you can bolster the brand called <i>you</i>.<p><b>#16</b> …

Marketing

Going Above And Beyond Customer Service To Achieve True Customer Engagement

“Anyone who wants to get to the top 1% of customer satisfaction and loyalty needs to go beyond ‘service’ to the heart of creating a superior customer experience. And the way you get there is through customer engagement.”<p>These are the words of Ricard Casimiro, whom I had the opportunity to interview …

Customer Experience

Five Customer Experience Truths That Almost Every Company Gets Wrong

1. The customer experience as you think of it internally <i>doesn’t exist.</i> (That’s <i>your</i> experience, not the customer experience.) Customers don’t care about your org chart, your process map. In the customer’s eye there are no company divisions, no chain of command, no such thing as a subcontractor who …

Customer Experience

The Best and Worst Projects for Increasing Your Home's Return on Investment

If you’re a homeowner, you’re probably always thinking of ways you can increase your home’s resale value. Here are the best additions you can make to …

Home Improvement

Why Steve Jobs wore the same outfit every day

<i>What he knew about decision making that most people don’t.</i><p>Every day we make a bunch of choices. It starts in the morning with hitting the snooze …

There's one number that matters more than any others when it comes to your money

In fact, there are so many numbers bandied about that it's easy to get completely lost in a flood of them.<p>However, there's one number that I've found trumps all others. It's the one single number that indicates whether you personally will find personal finance success in the future. It's also not …

These Sales Email Templates Will Help You Close More Deals | Inc.com

You've opened a new business. Great, but you have no customers. What do you do? Unless yours is the sort of business that can literally open its doors and stick a sign on the pavement, the answer is probably to send some emails.<p>Complaining about email might be the national sport of cubicle nation, …

Employment

10 Hard Things You Need To Do For Success (While Many People Are Unaware)

Not everyone is ready to do what it takes to attain success, but if you are serious about it, doing these 10 things will give you a head start.

You Need To Visit These 20 Websites If You Want To Learn New Skills

Are you still trying to think of a clever goal to work toward this year? How about challenging yourself to learn a new skill? Or even better, several!<p>…

Online Education

The 20 best business books of 2015

From a biography of Elon Musk to a look inside Google's management structure and an introduction to behavioral economics, we've picked our favorite business books of 2015.

100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

Entrepreneurship

The 27 best apps of 2015 for doing your job

But with millions of apps available, which ones are worth trying? We scanned the "best of 2015 apps" lists put out by Apple and Google to come up with this list of apps for work, plus we added a whole bunch of our own recommendations, from our recently published App 100 list.<p>Our picks span the …

Apps

9 U.S. Drives You Have to Take in Your Lifetime

It's so easy (or is it?) to hop on a flight these days; paid time-off is limited, and travelers want to get the most out of their vacations -- which, to many, means more time spent in the destination. But we've all heard it before: <i>It's the journey that counts, not the destination.</i> While we find …

Selling a Home with a Real Estate Agent!

Why Should I use a Real Estate Agent to Sell my Home?<p>Selling your home is a big decision. Chances are it’s one of your largest assets for which you …

20 Awesome Backpacking Trips

If you haven’t walked four to 16 miles on a trail lately, set up a tent, slept under the stars, woken up, drank coffee, and watched the world wake up …

Hiking

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, the first things that come to mind might be movie stars, avocados, and tech. But if you love outdoor adventure, then California has so much more to offer. With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, …