Jim Lawhead

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12 Habits Of Genuine People

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs. Suffice it to say, emotional intelligence is a powerful way to focus your energy in one direction with …

The Goldilocks Rule: How to Stay Motivated in Life and Business

It was 1955 and Disneyland had just opened in Anaheim, California when a ten-year-old boy walked in and asked for a job. Labor laws were loose back then and the boy managed to land a position selling guidebooks to visitors for $0.50 a piece.<p>Within a year, he had transitioned to Disney's magic shop …

Want To Be More Marketable? Add These 11 In-Demand Tech Skills To Your Resume

Tech skills pay more. According to a labor-market analysis by Burning Glass Technologies, 78% of well-paying “middle-skill” positions call for basic proficiency with technology.<p>But I get it: you have a full-time job, volunteering every other weekend, a puppy to train, plans with friends…you’re …

The Mental Trick That Will Help You Achieve Your Goals

The most important question you need to ask yourself before you set out to achieve any kind of goal is a simple one: Why?<p>After all, as William …

Benchmarking CrunchBase's Top 25 CRM Startups

Apttus, Weimob, Insightly, Infer, Salesnet, Classy, SoHalo, TinderBox, Oro Inc. and MindTouch are the top 10 CRM startups based on an analysis of CrunchBase data today.<p>Reflecting how diverse the startup CRM ecosystem is right now, the latest CrunchBase data has 71 different categories and …

Ultimate Guide: Self-Help Tips To Deal With Depression

It’s never too late. Whether you’ve hit middle age or your golden years, the benefits of exercise are profound.<p>But as we age, not all exercises offer …

Yoga

Defining Principles to Drive Design Decisions

There’s a standing joke here at Salesforce… Whenever someone in the product organization presents a list — and it could be a list of anything: …

UX Design

Reports in Power BI - Power BI

What is a Power BI report?<p>A Power BI <i>report</i> is a multi-perspective view into a dataset, with visualizations that represent different findings and …

Big Data Analysis Learning Resources: 50 Courses, Blogs, Tutorials, and More for Mastering Big Data Analytics

One thing has become abundantly clear about Big Data: it is not just a buzz word. In fact, Big Data has become the driving force behind nearly every …

10 Tools That Entrepreneurs Can Use to Automate Their Business

Being an entrepreneur is challenging enough without the extra menial day-to-day tasks.<p>The good news is, nowadays entrepreneurs can automate a lot of their responsibilities, giving you more time to dedicate to growing your company. You'll be able to focus on the things that matter most. A number of …

Small Business

Nora En Pure - Morning Dew (Radio Mix)

Music Production

Time Wasted on Facebook Could Be Costing Us Trillions in Lost Productivity

Twelve years ago Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook with a simple dream: to have everyone spending as much time as possible clicking around on his website. Today, the social network site's users are closing in on $3.5 trillion in squandered productivity.<p>The company has about 1.6 billion …

Demo Day: Microsoft Power BI Possibilities in Finance, Retail and Healthcare

Microsoft Power BI’s potential spans industries. This cloud-based business analytics suite offers a one-stop shop to harness, view and examine …

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

Is A “High” Bounce Rate Always Bad? Plus: How To Improve Bounce Rates

Concerned about your bounce rate? Columnist George Aspland explains when a high bounce rate is OK and outlines steps to help turn it around when it's …

SalesforceIQ unhitches from Sales Cloud to woo SMBs

One of Salesforce’s proudest boasts is that it offers something for every size of business, from the smallest startup to the largest, most …

Customer Service

The Most Important Skill You’ll Need to Succeed at Work

As the workplace changes, so do the skills necessary to succeed. And boy, according to a report put out by the World Economic Forum in Davos, …

Artificial Intelligence

323 marketing tech startups fetched over $11B from VCs in 2015 (research)

In 2015, marketing tech swelled in deal sizes, frequency, and valuations like never before. 2016 is off to a similar start. In a new MoneyTree Report from PWC and the National Venture Capital Associate, VCs cooled on later-stage growth investments, particularly in tech, at the end of last year. …

Gartner names Microsoft a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Data Management Solutions for Analytics (DMSA) | Microsoft

Gartner has, once again, recognized Microsoft as a leader in the <b>Magic Quadrant for Data Management Solutions for Analytics (DMSA)</b> for 2018. Gartner …

Gentlemen Prefer Solutions: The Expanding Dynamics CRM Footprint

If you haven’t worked with CRM Online using Office 365 Global Admin rights recently, you might have missed the new delivery mechanism that Microsoft …

SMS Marketing: An Often Forgotten Goldmine In A Good Mobile Strategy

Looking for a new way to reach your customers that your competitors probably aren't trying yet? Columnist Brian Patterson recommends SMS marketing. …

Destination Is the Difference Between Content and Content Marketing

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What is the difference between content and content marketing? It's the destination you use to attract and build an audience.<p>Everyone does content -- product content, sales content, customer service content, event content, …

Marketing

The 8 Self-Assessments You Need to Improve at Work This Year

We all need to grow — not only to stay engaged in our work but also to keep up with our employers’ changing needs. And this is the perfect time of year to set personal development goals and start making progress on them.<p>No matter what skills you’d like to improve, it’s important to know where to …

Emotional Intelligence

The State of the Union with Microsoft Pulse and Azure Event Hubs

In the United States, the Constitution asks that the President “from time to time give to Congress information of the State of the Union and …

Five Ways Data Analytics Will Shape Business, Sports And Politics In 2016

Over the past few years, we’ve seen a steady rise in the importance of data analytics, in organizations as varied as consumer goods companies, professional sports franchises, political consultancies, medical research institutions, and financial firms. At the steering wheel of many of the analytics …

Big Data

How to Use Google Analytics for Social Media Measurement

The importance social media marketing plays in long-term business growth is one of the most heavily debated topics among marketers and business …