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10 Free Tools That Will Help Your Content Creation

Content drives business success and it also drives customer satisfaction in the digital world we live in today. Behind every successful marketing …

7 Tasks Successful Leaders Never Delegate

I’ve made the point before that knowing when and how to delegate is a trait of good leaders. It shows trust in your employees and ensures that you …

Brain Boosters for Groups

“101 active games to encourage brain development and team building in classrooms, advisory groups, after-school programs, teams, and youth groups.” …

7 Things the Smartest Leaders Do at the Start of Every Year | Inc.com

When we look at the major priorities and initiatives for growing your business in 2017, we need to take a cue from the Global Leadership Forecast study, conducted by DDI and the Conference Board.<p>Their crystal ball is clear: Leaders just aren't ready to lead. In the research, four of the top 10 …

Leadership

5 Must have attributes that every successful team has

Share10<p>Tweet<p>Share34<p>+1<p>Shares 44<p>We are all part of teams. Our family is a team. Our place of work is a team. The community groups we belong to are …

13 Killer At-Home Workouts To Help You Avoid The Crowds At The Gym

Exercise

The 20-Minute Killer Pilates Sequence for a Crazy-Strong Core

Pilates is known for building a crazy-strong core, and since a strong core is the foundation for almost every bodyweight and strength exercise out …

Workouts
Podcasting
Customer Experience

Foolproof Customer Retention Strategies for Retailers and How to Implement Them

Improving sales and growing your business isn’t just about attracting new customers — retaining the customers that you have is just as important for …

Customer Experience

9 Key Customer Lifecycle Stats for 2017

In 1906, Vilfredo Pareto made the famous observation that just 20% of the Italian population owned 80% of the property. He found this peculiar, and …

Free Webinar: Optimizing Customer Engagement Through Data

Did you miss Mastercard’s #SkiftWebinar on customer engagement for travel retailers? Have no fear, you can still register to immediately view a …

Product Management

18 bad habits you should break in 2017 to be more productive

While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Below are 18 things you should stop doing right now to become more productive.

Time Management

The Importance of Being Emotional

You're reading The Importance of Being Emotional, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

Psychology

How to Lead in the Virtual Office

Good leaders can overcome challenges of communication issues and confusion remote teams can face.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the increase of technology and sophisticated work tools, more and more employees are working from coffee shops, couches and the virtual …

Employment

CEO Explains His Trick to Overcoming Inbox Overload

Tom Patterson, founder of men's underwear apparel company, has a trick to his overwhelmed inbox. Stop answering them. As his business grew, his day …

Advertising Industry

11 Ways Master Entrepreneurs Make Unhappy Customers Happy

You can’t please everyone, but when it comes to your customers, you better damn well try. How do top entrepreneurs handle unhappy customers? We asked …

Entrepreneurship
Leadership

The Problem with Rewarding Individual Performers

In 1968, The Ohio State Buckeyes football team started one of the most cherished traditions in American sports. According to team legend, a member of the coaching staff proposed an idea to motivate the players. After each game, the coaches would reward the best players with small stickers …

Leadership

An Energizing 12-Minute Workout to Wake You Up

When it comes to exercise, caffeine has its benefits, but it also has some drawbacks (like possibly feeling more jittery than energized). So if a cup …

Self-improvement

Create Compelling Content: 21 Ways Writers Can Find Creative Inspiration

Coming up with ideas for new posts, articles, and even books can be tough. Here's a list of ways to find the inspiration you need.<p>Want to write more posts? Want to write more articles? Want to write a book?<p>If so, you're not alone (here's looking at you, LinkedIn Pulse), but coming up with …

Writing

Staying Organized And On Task (Even If It's Not Your Forte)

<b>by Liz Gutman</b><p>I will be the first to admit that I'm not the most organized person in the world. In fact, I'm not even the most organized person in my company. Shockingly -- appallingly -- I might not even be the most organized one who lives in my apartment. (My dog has a weird habit of organizing …

Productivity

7 Takeaways in the Success of Elon Musk for Young Entrepreneurs

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Elon Musk is among the top entrepreneurs who are in the news almost every day and have a vast impact …

Elon Musk

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Relieve Your Stress | Inc.com

Many of us struggle with stress--at work and in our personal life. Like any problem, stress requires a strategic approach to conquer, or at least manage.<p>Stress is real, but we always have a choice--we can let it consume us or we learn to control it. To help you in the fight, I have complied 100 of …

Motivation

Skyrocketing Your Success: 5 Lessons From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

When you’re looking for an idea for a business, there is never a shortage of people eager to impart their ideas. In fact, as soon as entrepreneurs announce we’re pursuing an entrepreneurial endeavor, friends come out of the woodwork to offer perspective, parents insist on weighing in, and we’re …

Entrepreneurship

9 TEDx presentations that completely changed my life

I'm a big fan of TED. I've walked away with a better understanding of the human psyche, a better business acumen, and some truly astounding takeaways about the future of science and technology.<p>But just as impressive are the independently organized TEDx presentations, which, while following TED's …

Public Speaking

A Profound Contradiction of Human Existence

“<i>Science does not reveal the meaning of our existence, but it does draw back some of the veils.</i>”<p>“Be not deceived,” Epictetus writes in <i>The Discourses</i>, …

Spirituality

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books