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How To Be The Person Who Never Misses A Deadline

Missing deadlines is a bad habit that’s easy to fall into, but it hurts your professional reputation. Here’s how to change it.<p>I’ll be the first one to admit that in certain areas of my life, I have fallen into a pattern of lateness. In fact, as I type these very words, this piece is late, and I can …

Slack has raised so much money it’s now investing in other startups

Slack, a business chat app launched in February 2014, already has 2 million daily users. To keep its momentum going, the company plans to invest $80 million in startups building on top of the Slack platform.<p>In an event in San Francisco tonight (Oct. 15), Slack revealed that it has partnered with …

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Top 10 Content Writing Tools for Your Small Business Website

<i>The following is a guest post by Robert Morris. Robert Morris is an online editor and content writer who lives in NYC. He is also a Yoga lover and</i> …

The Social Good Network: Where 11,000 Entrepreneurs Go To Grow

Starting any business is tough, and it’s often even harder for those looking to help, rather than just to capitalize. The most valuable asset many entrepreneurs have, especially when starting out, is their network—but how do you find those like-minded people, if you don’t already know them?<p>Enter …

Jira vs Asana vs Trello - Best Project Management Software

Project management software typically offers the same solutions; tasks can be created, and these tasks can then have details added to them with …

Project Management

8 Secrets Smart People Know About Time Management

<b>1. You can’t manage time, you can only manage yourself.</b><p>There are 24 hours in each day. You can’t change that. As long as you focus on managing time – searching for systems, lists, and tools – you are ignoring the real issue: how to manage yourself.<p><b>2. “Too much to do” and “Not enough time” are</b> …

Time Management

'Ridiculous Fun' Helps A Blogger See Through Depression's Darkness

Humor writer Jenny Lawson has never dealt with her mental health issues the traditional way.<p>As a small child, for example, she had a toy box. When she was feeling anxious, she would take all the toys out of the box and climb inside it.<p>"I would close it," Lawson says, "and it was like a sensory …

Guide to Small Business Ideas

You know you want to start a business and give yourself the best shot at success, but perhaps you’re still considering the kind of business you want to pursue. After all, you probably have a number of small-business ideas.<p>One thing is for certain: the type of business you start should be …

Small Business

Slack overhauls user profiles, adds unlimited customization

This week Slack’s been on a roll and released a number of new features, but it also quietly overhauled user profiles on Halloween.<p>The new user profile options in Slack allow you to create custom profiles for your team so that extra details show up for your users.<p>Custom profiles allows you to add …

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How to Get Things Done with Trello

My work involves prioritizing, organizing and managing tasks, information and ideas. I have tried hundreds of todo lists and project management tools …

Project Management

6 Best Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week

6 Best Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week1. Xcerpt for TwitterDo you want to make the articles you share on Twitter more eye-catching – and …

Create a Business Plan | The U.S. Small Business Administration

Build Your Business Plan<p>Are you interested in starting a business? Creating a business plan is one of the most important steps you will take because …

Windows 10 will automatically download on to Windows 7 or 8 PCs

Company to make Windows 10 a ‘recommended update’ next year, meaning those running updates will have it downloaded and will be prompted to install<p>Microsoft’s efforts to entice users to upgrade to Windows 10 will soon see it automatically downloaded on to users computers without their knowledge.<p>The …

Gest is here to kill the keyboard and mouse

Being hands-off usually means relinquishing control. With Gest, it’s the exact opposite.<p>Remember Tony Stark in his lab in <i>Iron Man</i>, browsing through a …

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Keep lets you draw, view notes on your Android home screen

I’d been a die-hard Evernote user since 2009, but over the past few months I’ve taken a liking to Google Keep. It’s not nearly as powerful and can’t do cool stuff like store attachments and search text within PDFs, but it’s far lighter, quicker and simpler to use when you want to quickly make notes …

Why Companies Are So Bad at Treating Employees Like People

Few disagree that the time is ripe for reimagining complex organizations so that they are more human and more agile. But existing models for how to make the shift seem to offer a choice between a rock and a hard place.<p>Take the thorny problem of developing people. Anachronistic annual performance …

Starting your First Small Business Online: The 101

Starting a business is challenging. You may have all the ideas of what you want but if you do not act on it and start your plans, everything will …

Planning with #NoEstimates

People are used to making plans and taking decisions using estimates, even though they are often not so good in estimation says Gil Zilberfeld. The …

Cost of Volkswagen scandal: 'Enormous but manageable'

Volkswagen executives on Wednesday signaled that the cost of the automaker's emissions scandal will mushroom but indicated that the company can absorb the blow.<p>New Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller, speaking to American reporters in a conference call, pledged to overhaul the company's operations, …

58 Business Apps and Tools to Make Your Life Easier as an Entrepreneur

As an entrepreneur, you’re constantly looking for tools to help give you that edge above the competition.<p>Whether that be a tool to manage your …

PayPal has loaned $1B to small businesses, half of it since May

PayPal has ramped up its loan business to the tune of $500 million in small business loans in the past five months.<p>Specifically, the “Working Capital” program has awarded loans to some 60,000 unique merchants in amounts up to $85,000.<p>In May, the company said it had loaned a total of $500 million in …

Bill Gates', Richard Branson's advice for successful startups

Starting a new venture is a challenge laden task. While some ventures after months of toil and trouble see the success they aimed for, some also fail …

Rare, Earth-bound space junk offers a big opportunity for scientists

A man-made piece of space debris dubbed “WT1190F” is scheduled to hit Earth on Nov. 13 off the coast of Sri Lanka, reports Nature. Most of the mysterious six-foot (two meter) object will burn up in the atmosphere, but there’s a chance some small fragments could make it back to earth. While …

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