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How to Overcome Fear of Failure on Social Media

Unless you have been hiding under a rock you will know that social media is a key part of running a business in 2016. According to the last Sensis Social Media Report, almost 50% of consumers use social media every day. Yet only 31% of small - medium sized businesses have an effective social media …

How to Conquer Mondays With Success–Each And Every Time

Most people dread Mondays. But if you get this down, you can conquer them each and every single week.<p>When it comes to Monday, many of us dread going back to work. The weekend is full of fun and relaxation, but when Monday hits, you're back to the grind. Work from the past week begins to pile up on …

Five brands that got social media right in 2015

From Lexus offering 100 different ads on Facebook to Clash of Clans’ video storytelling, here are some of the best social media campaigns from 2015<p>It was the year social media marketing finally started to grow up. In 2015 advertisers began switching serious percentages of their total media …

Scots left reeling as Canadian whisky named world's best

The Scots are renowned for their whisky but, for the second year in a row, whisky from another country has been named the best in the world.<p>Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye, a Canadian malt whisky, was awarded 97.5 marks out of 100 in Jim Murray's Whisky Bible, earning it the title of world whisky …

7 Horrible thoughts that hinder success

Getting control of your mind is one of the toughest challenges entrepreneurs face and something you will likely work on your whole life. It’s normal …

Professor: The truth about really good leaders? They're often really good liars.

Leadership development is a $130 billion a year industry. The traditional thought is that good leaders — whether they are CEOs, politicians or principals — are supposed to be honest, authentic and transparent.<p>But history tells us otherwise. According to Jeffrey Pfeffer, professor of organizational …

Why Facebook Is Taking More of Its Advertising Work In-House

During an Advertising Week panel Thursday with a quintet of CMOs from tech and media brands, Facebook's marketing chief Gary Briggs made a comment …

Volkswagen isn’t the only carmaker that has some explaining to do

Research compiled by Adac, Europe's largest motoring organisation, shows that some of the diesel cars it examined released over 10 times more NOx than revealed by existing EU tests, using an alternative standard due to be introduced later this decade.<p>Adac put the diesel cars through the EU's …

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The Two Essential Entrepreneurial Types

In my research on innovators, I like to draw the distinction between “path finders” and “path creators.” Rarely does the metaphor seem so apt as in the case of Federico Bastiani. He is the originator of the “social streets” movement now spreading across Italy, so the innovation he created literally …

Syria: Assad regime barrel bombs kill at least 35 people in Aleppo

At least 35 people have died and 50 others been injured in a series of barrel bombs dropped by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in a town …