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The Perfect Amount of Time to Work Each Day

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. Let go of this relic and try a new, more productive approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution in an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual labor that workers were forced to endure on …

Time Management

Know Thy Time: Peter Drucker’s Strategy To Become More Effective

<i>This column is by Darius Foroux, Author of Massive Life Success and founder of Procrastinate Zero</i><p>The reason I research productivity is simple. I …

The Destructive Power of Assumptions

A fundamental flaw in most governmental policy-making is that those making the deals and decisions think they are operating with facts. The reality …

Management

These secret codes let you access hidden iPhone features

Did you know that there are actually a handful of secret iPhone codes? Well it’s true, and the features range from extremely useful (like showing …

Codes

How to Network Your Way to Success

You often hear that to be successful you must be a networker, and that your connections will do more for you than your resume. There is certainly …

Self-improvement

The Top 10 Best Jobs You Can Do from Home

Earn a steady paycheck without ever leaving your house.<p>Earn a steady paycheck without ever leaving your house. These easy work-at-home job ideas will have you earning cash in no time.

It is 6 Times More Expensive to Win a New Customer than to Retain an Existing One

A quote from well-known customer service and customer experience advocate Bill Quiseng encourages organizations to “work as hard to keep a customer …

Martin Shkreli Fires His Entire Defense Team, Hires Attorney Like Tom Cruise From "A Few Good Men"

The notorious "pharma bro" replaced his legal team, pushing back his court date by two weeks.<p>Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive and former hedge fund manager charged with securities fraud, fired his entire defense team on Monday, pushing back a Wednesday court date by two weeks.<p>Shkreli's …

Martin Shkreli

Warren Buffett says these are the 6 most important things you should do with your money

Do you want to be smarter with your money and better at building wealth next year than you were this year? There's no one better to turn to for advice than Warren Buffett. The Oracle of Omaha has built his own personal fortune to more than $72 billion, making him the third richest person in the …

Investing

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Time Management

7 Things You Need To Stop Doing To Be More Productive, Backed By Science

Work Hard, Work Smart<p>When I was 17 years old, I used to work and study for about 20 hours a day. I went to school, did my homework during breaks and …

100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

Entrepreneurship

Do I need a reference from my current employer if I’m looking for a new job?

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>I work in an environment that is not conducive to open lines of communication between employees and management. In light of this I want to either switch careers or leverage another offer to find a better position at my current company. I am wary of how such job hunting may be received …

5 Bad Office Habits That Could Be Undermining Your Career

<i>This story originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Let’s face it: Office dynamics can be tricky.<p>You may <i>think</i> you’re doing all the right things—when it turns out you’re actually frustrating colleagues, alienating work allies and maybe even disrespecting your boss.<p>The possible culprit?<p>You’re engaging in …

Self-help

We finally know why Batman is going head-to-head with Superman

In fact, it got a rare standing ovation from the crowd.<p>Warner Bros. quickly put the trailer online, and, from the looks of it, we are given a very big clue to why the Caped Crusader is so upset with the Man of Steel.<p>In fact, it goes back to Zack Snyder's previous Superman film, 2013's "Man of …

Comic Books

Marketers Will Drool Over Facebook’s New Signup Ads That Auto-Fill Your Email Or Number

Businesses desperately want your email address, but it’s annoying to enter it on mobile. Cue Facebook’s latest News Feed ads. A marketer can buy an ad asking for you to sign-up for a newsletter or request a sales call, and with two-taps you can auto-fill your email address, phone number, or other …

Facebook

How you can do less to achieve more in your career

I was in a Starbucks this morning and looked around. Every single person I could see — dressed in his or her business finest — was perched in place, …

You no longer need a Facebook account to use Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger just moved one step closer to messaging domination.<p>The social network no longer requires people to have active Facebook accounts …

How Your Marketing Turns on Sales Objections – Part 01

Marketing, in today’s business world, is what attracts sales leads. From a firm handshake, a friendly smile, a well crafted telephone script, a …

3 Ways to Boost Email Subscribers

You have the perfect layout for your marketing emails, a thoughtful strategy that includes engaging content, and exciting calls-to-action that should …

Marketing

Why You Should Be Nice at Work—Even if You Don’t Have Time for It

Christine Porath, an associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, has surveyed people across 17 industries to find …

How to Target Your Facebook Ads Effectively

When setting up advertisements within Facebook, one of the first things to be aware of is the campaign structure which you should adhere to when …

Facebook Ads

Why More Companies Today Are Embracing Wellness

Even Don Draper meditates. And when he does, the fictional ad titan comes up with a seminal feel-good commercial for Coca-Cola that teaches the world …

Advertising Industry

Why Your Email Marketing Campaign Failed | SEJ

You’ve composed your email’s message. You’ve formatted its design. And, finally, you’ve pressed the ‘send’ button.<p>So where’s all your traffic? Why …

Where Should B2B Spend on Social Advertising

Paid programmatic marketing on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn are hot topics right now for both B2B and B2C companies trying to take advantage of the massive boom in social media advertising. But B2B and B2C can be vastly different creatures in the ways they use social channels for …

Marketing

Why Email Marketing Beats Social Media in Lead Generation, And What You Can Do About It

Social media has many legitimate marketing uses. When used right, social lets you build a genuine relationship with your customers. It helps you find …

Email Newsletters for Authors: Get Started Guide

by lamazone / via Flickr<i>Note from Jane: This article originally appeared in Scratch. It has been edited and updated for my blog. Also, next month,</i> …

Marketing

What You Need to Know About Email Marketing: Statistics and Trends [Infographic]

Email marketing is considered by marketers as one of the most effective tactics for driving sales. According to Invesp, emails are 40 times more …

Marketing

Hashtags Aren’t Gimmicks: How Buffer’s Twitter Chat Reached 49,993,695 People in One Year

Normally, when we think about how we can use hashtags effectively, we think of creating viral hashtag campaigns for our business or website.The …

Marketing

How to Work with People Who Aren’t Good at Working with People

Twenty five years after the term “emotional intelligence” was first introduced by academics, thousands of independent scientific studies have highlighted the importance of managing your own and others’ emotions in relation to career success, job performance, entrepreneurship, and leadership.<p>But …

Emotional Intelligence