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How to Be a Freelancer and Not End Up Homeless

Freelancing isn't for everyone. If you're dying to start a real business--meaning one with employees, products, and investors and a big-money exit strategy, freelancing is going to seem second best.<p>On the other hand, unlike businesses, freelancing has a very low startup cost, gives you maximum …

Freelancing

Infographic: What is the ideal blog post length?

It can be tricky trying to decide how long to make your blog post.<p>If it’s too long, people might not take time to read it. However, a piece that’s …

Social Media

4 secrets to reading body language like an expert

How important is body language?<p>About 55% of what you convey when you speak comes from body language. In fact, when you’re speaking about something …

Faceted Classification

19 Goddamn Hilarious Tweets That'll Get You Sent To The Bad Place

"If you want to read Shrek’s favourite verse in the Bible, just open up to Psalm-BODY ONCE TOLD ME."

Shrek

Don’t look for the right answer. Try this instead

In solving problems, our first instinct is to find the right answer.<p>In boardrooms across America, executives fall over each other to be the first to …

Framing

Leftism As a Secular Religion

One of the most important books of the 20th century—it remains a best-seller 59 years after it was first published—is “Man’s Search for Meaning” by …

Religion

How to find good writers and other content marketing struggles

While the “content is king” mantra sits firm 0n its throne, it leaves one burning question: “How do I find writers fit for such royalty?”From …

Copywriting

The anti-dollar awakening could be ruder and sooner than most economists predict

The United States is currently waging economic warfare against one tenth of the world's countries with cumulative population of nearly 2 billion …

Geopolitics

Procrastination: It's pretty much all in the mind

<b>To procrastinate or not: the answer may be down to differences in how our brains are wired, a study suggests.</b><p>It identified two areas of the brain that determine whether we are more likely to get on with a task or continually put it off.<p>Researchers used a survey and scans of 264 people's brains to …

Amygdala

Disruptor Marketing: Five No-Fail Marketing Strategies

Marketing leaders at disruptive companies are often surprised when the world doesn’t love them straight out of the gate. Here’s the thing: People don’t like change. Incumbent product, service and solution providers will be particularly hostile to change. And industry thought leaders won’t always be …

Business Strategy

A Professor Has Uncovered The One Element That Has The Biggest Effect In Marketing

When it comes to marketing, it can be easy to complicate things. Which social media platform should you use? How can you apply big data to your latest campaign? How granular should you get with your testing? And so on…and so on…<p>But really, the root of all marketing is much simpler than we tend to …

Consumer Behavior

Bill Gates warns of changing digital economic trends

Bill Gates writes on Gates Notes: The Blog of Bill Gates that when he entered Harvard in 1973, the drawing below "was basically how the global …

Bill Gates

How Successful Marketing Writers Plan Their Content - Copyblogger

I never realized just how important it was to connect content with business goals until I had a particular conversation with a client.<p>The client, …

Think Twice About a Company When You Keep Hearing These 4 AI Buzzwords

For every AI company doing groundbreaking work there are a dozen new "know-it-alls."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For every business that's using AI to do something groundbreaking, there are more that, well, aren't. Adobe’s 2018 "Digital Trends" report found that …

Machine Learning

Become a Writing Champion by Turning the Hard Stuff into a Game - Copyblogger

Over in our Killers and Poets Facebook group, we’ve been talking about a quote from my friend Susan Garrett.<p>Susan is a multiple worldwide champion in …

Creating a New Version of Leviticus to Support Gay Sex

What do you do when the biblical text is against your position, explicitly so? What do you do when not one single verse supports your viewpoint? It's …

43 Best Napoleon Hill Quotes to Inspire Success in Life and Business | Inc.com

Napoleon Hill started his career teaching courses on selling and advertising, basing his classes on the premise that a positive attitude, relentless personal development, and consistent hard work were the keys to success -- and getting rich.<p>For the next 40-plus years, Hill wrote ten books that have …

'Crossing The Chasm' Revisited: Harnessing The Durable Power Of A Marketing Classic

In these demanding times for marketers — with “disruptive” business models popping up everywhere, the economy blazing on all cylinders and startup mode fast becoming the new normal — I often find myself scanning my bookshelves to pull out a couple of the classic, tried-and-true guides to our …

Chasm

As the Industry Evolves, It’s Time for CMOs to Act Like CEOs

Gartner’s prediction that CMOs will outspend CIOs on technology is now a fact: CMOs will use 12 percent of their company’s revenue on marketing …

The Most Successful Brands Focus on Users — Not Buyers

What makes a brand successful in the digital age? A joint study by SAP, Siegel+Gale, and Shift Thinking suggests that digital brands don’t just do things differently; they also think differently. Where traditional brands focus on positioning their brands in the <i>minds</i> of their customers, digital …

Customer Experience

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Profit

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …

Employment

Trump's Legal Threats Backfire

The president is used to getting his way by bluster and intimidation, but the strategy that once worked for him is now working against him.<p>Minutes after the Stormy Daniels interview on <i>60 Minutes</i>, Team Trump fired off a heavy-breathing lawyer’s letter, bristling with phrases like “cease and desist” …

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

One Last Word from Danny Woodhead

Danny Woodhead will begin retirement with a road trip from Baltimore to a suburb of Omaha, Neb., with his wife, four kids and two parents in tow. …

The Patriot Way

Listen: If there’s one thing I know after having played for the Patriots for 13 years, it’s that you don’t wanna be late to a Bill Belichick …

14 Subject Lines That Will Get Your Email Deleted Immediately

These irritating teasers are the quickest way to get your emails deleted and your account blacklisted.<p>When I check my email today, I found the most inept and self-centered introductory email I've ever received. I may share its full heinousness in a future post, but for now here's just the dreadful …

Productivity

5 Myths About Christianity

Opinion<p>Posted: Jan 13, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>As you may have …

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

3 important career tips most people never hear

<b>• Success is ultimately about deciding what's important to you in life — and pursuing that.</b><p><b>• Some of the best advice out there on achieving success is also relatively unheard of.</b><p><b>• These career tips are simple, but insightful.</b><p>The career advice we receive changes as we age. As children, we're …