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Want Potential Customers To Remember You? Try One Of These 6 Unusual Sales Tactics

These six approaches to sales conversations can refresh your selling style and improve your customer relationships<p>One of my favorite things about sales is that you don't need to go to school to learn how to stand out from your competitors. Don't get me wrong--business school has lots of uses and …

Business Strategy

Complacency is the Real Enemy for Every Business

And it normally strikes when business is really good.<p>One of the greatest risks any business faces is complacency. It's such an easy trap to fall into, especially when business is not overly challenging. But the reality is that our business could be thrown into chaos in an instant with the loss of a …

Business Strategy

7 Sex Positions To Switch Things Up On Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is supposed to be all about the romance, but that doesn't mean it can't be sexy AF too. The great thing is that even if you don't …

Relationships

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet

There is no shortage of excuses for failure, and even more for mediocrity. This list will make you aware of the real truth about your ability to be successful.<p>You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But …

12 Daily Reminders We Need to Read Every Morning for the Rest of the Year

<i>Where you ultimately end up this year is dependent on your daily attitude and response.</i><p>This morning one of our course students, Monica—a recovering …

The 10 keys to happiness that scientifically proven

January doesn't have to be blue.<p>To create a happy January, we linked up with nonprofit, Action for Happiness, who do incredible work spreading the …

Tim Ferriss Says You Need This Superpower to Achieve Mental Toughness (In Fact, It Saved His Life)

Tim Ferriss developed this exercise in fear-setting to help him make the hardest decisions of his life.<p>We know that Tim Ferriss is a New York Times best-selling author. We know that he's an extraordinarily successful entrepreneur, and an investor. What many don't know about Tim Ferriss is that he …

Tim Ferriss

33 Things Highly Successful People are Doing Every Day (That You Probably Aren't)

Getting ahead can be a struggle if you don't have the discipline to do the right simple things every single day.<p>Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless …

40 Paulo Coelho Quotes About Love, Life and The Alchemist

Paulo Coelho is best known for his international bestselling book, ‘The Alchemist’, the story of a young man traveling the world, searching for …

What Are The 5 Love Languages? Knowing Yours Can Help You Be A Better Partner

Love. What a loaded word we use to describe about a million different things. It's something that can felt from miles away and meaningfully expressed …

10 questions to ask yourself in the last month of 2017

Life is a constant pursuit. We are all chasing something - money, successful career, a partner, and endless other things. Every day we get up from our beds with a desire to reach a step closer to our dream and work our butt off to chase our priorities.<p>As we have entered in the last month of 2017, …

I Did a 10-Minute Ab Workout Every Day For 2 Weeks — This Happened to My Belly

I've never been the type of lady who effortlessly has a six pack. In fact, I'm a little suspicious about the ones that do have a chiseled midsection. Still, after recently penning an open letter to my hidden abs (I know they're in there somewhere), I had a moment of pause. If I were to spend some …

Workouts

15 People Married For 20+ Years Reveal How They Keep Sex Hot

Whether they've managed to always keep things fiery or have found their way back after a dry spell, here's how they do it<p>When you first got together, sex might have been hot, heavy, and frequent. But after being married for a while? Probably not so much.<p>It's a clichéd truth that sex tends to happen …

28 Top Business Books to Get Ahead In 2018

Reading is both a leisure activity and a strategically important self improvement strategy.<p>Reading has been noted as one of the primary habits of ultra-successful people, with magnates like Warren Buffett reading hundreds of pages each day and Bill Gates consuming numerous books each …

Five Ways To Stay Motivated And Hit Your Business Goals

Many of us have great ideas. The difference between those with great ideas and those who execute great ideas lies in our ability to focus, and stay driven and motivated to see the idea to its final manifestation. I recently met with entrepreneur and motivational speaker Simon Arias. Arias was born …

Motivation

Happier New Year: 11 ways to lift your mood in 2018

With a new year just around the corner, here are some ways to boost your happiness in 2018. Positive psychology specialist Florence Servan-Schreiber …

Wellness

4 New Year's Resolutions You Can Start Today

Don't wait until 2018 to be the best version of yourself.<p>With the new year just around the corner, you're probably starting to reflect on the past year. Even if it's merely at a subconscious level, the ending of one thing and the beginning of another tends to stimulate the desire for change within …

Science Says Kids Who Become Great Leaders Have Parents Who Teach Them 8 Things

Have you taught your kids to be more persuasive? You should, because that will make them more successful.<p>Every extremely successful person I know -- and every great leader I know -- is extremely good at convincing other people to follow them, convincing other people that their ideas make sense, …

10 Relationship Goals To Keep The Spark Alive

As any old married couple will tell you, being able to keep the spark alive is one of the single most challenging things about making a relationship …

The key to a happy life? Gratitude that goes beyond Thanksgiving

The importance of gratitude goes beyond a picture-perfect Thanksgiving tableau.<p>Many experts believe that feeling grateful is also beneficial to your health.<p>"Gratitude is good medicine," says Robert A. Emmons, professor of psychology at UC Davis and founding editor in chief of the Journal of …

Happiness

20 Sexy Gifts You'll Enjoy as Much as She Does

Sex toys, games, and lingerie that will do it for the both of you<p>Gift giving around the holidays can be seriously stressful. You want to give your partner something that shows you care, but you also want to make sure she’ll actually use it. Also, you have to be able to live with it hanging around, …

Use These 6 Little Steps to Make Really Big Things Happen

This simple system will help you start (and finish!) any big project, achieve huge goals, and make each day "your masterpiece."<p>Even though I don't really follow basketball I've been a super fan of John Wooden for a number of years. Wooden was the legendary coach of UCLA's men's team, who led them …

Motivation

50 thoughts that can motivate you to do anything

When you're thinking about implementing that new idea, or starting that new company or beginning that new regimen — this is the new year, after all — it's easy to talk yourself into procrastinating.<p>Or worse, avoiding your goal altogether.<p><b>Related: 5 Motivation Blocks Hurting Your Success, and How to</b> …

Motivation

5 Surprising Steps to a More Effective To-Do List

<b>Ah, the to-do list.</b><p>Lately, I've had dozens of calls from high-achievers (a Head of School, a university athletic coach, a tech industry Chief Marketing Officer) asking me for specific instructions for keeping a more effective to-do list. Ineffective task lists trigger overwhelm, and these folks …

17 People in Long-Term Relationships Reveal How to Keep the Sex Exciting

Long term relationships don’t have to get boring, monotonous. Keep the honeymoon phase alive as long as possible with these 17 spicy tips from Reddit.<p>…

Relationships

10 Motivational TED Talks to Start Your Morning

Enjoy a side order of inspiration and knowledge with your breakfast.<p>One of my favorite innovations in recent years is the idea of TED Talks. Whether you attend a session in person or watch online, you can learn and gain inspiration and see and hear people tell their stories and share their …

Stefan Sagmeister

13 Life Lessons All Parents Should Teach Their Kids

<i>by the editors of Prevention</i><p>Forget the Mom guilt--these basic health, nutrition, fitness, and happiness 101s are easy to impart to your family. In fact, you've probably ingrained most of them already! But it never hurts to reflect on how well your kids are hearing--and adhering to--these life …

7 Quotes that Will Stop You from Holding On When You Should Let Go

One of the hardest lessons in life is letting go – whether it’s guilt, anger, love or loss. Change is never easy – you fight to hold on and you fight …

Greek Philosophy

10 Gratitude Mantras that Will Make You Appreciate What You Have

As you sit here reading these words, pause for a moment and take a quick assessment of your life. Chances are, you have access to food, shelter, and …

Gratitude

Why Parents Shouldn’t Talk About Weight With Their Teens

Experts think there’s a fairly straightforward way to reduce both obesity and eating disorders in teens: Stop harping on weight or dieting.<p>And the …

Holistic Medicine