Kevin Burk

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What Are The Best Times to Post on Social Media?

Shares 166<p><i>Today’s guest post is from Natasha Haley from Social Elephant.</i><p>Social media gurus around the world have been trying to pinpoint the ideal …

10 Ultimate Social Media Marketing Tips You Need to Know Right Now

To make sure you're maximizing your success on social media, I've compiled my top 10 social media tips below. If you're wondering how to take your social media marketing to the next level, or feel like you've hit a plateau when it comes to the results you're seeing, this article is for you!<p><b>1.</b> …

How to Get People to Say Yes to What You Want, According to Science

Researchers have been studying the art of persuasion for years. Here's what they've found.<p>The ability to persuade others is a valuable skill. It can translate into making a huge sale, convincing people to follow your leadership, getting a raise, or countless other successes in the business realm. …

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Forget relaxing - use your stress to become a high achiever

Take a slow deep breath, puff out your chest like Superman and read this story. It might just save your life.<p>For one of Europe’s most eminent neuroscientists has devised a simple, four-point plan for channelling stress and turning it to one’s advantage.<p>Professor Ian Robertson’s “four-step brain …

Stop Making These 6 Content Marketing Mistakes

Here are a few huge content marketing mistakes I see countless people making online.<p>Content marketing can be extremely effective - except when it's not.<p>According to the Content Marketing Institute, 88% of B2B marketers say they use content marketing. Yet, only <i>30%</i> say it's effective.<p>This means that …

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What's on Your Sci-Fi & Fantasy Bucket List?

Science fiction and fantasy is a vast, deep ocean. No matter how big your vessel, you’re never going explore it all; you have to pick and choose your …

The Buddhist Review

Trike Daily<p>The Rohingya Are Not the Only Ones<p>The tribalism plaguing Myanmar for the last 60 years has led to the persecution of many more of the …

The 4 Agreements of Mindful Selling

As an entrepreneur or freelancer, acquiring customers is a critical part of the job because you probably don't have a sales department. Initially, many of you might assume the product will speak for itself; it clearly fills a need and you've invested some real effort into a slick website and logo. …

33 1/3 essential books that rock

Stories of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll: These are the basic elements of a rock book. Make the band the Rolling Stones and you get <b>"Life" by Keith Richards</b> (2010), a memoir notable not just because the legendary guitarist lived through all those crazy exploits but because he remembers them. Focus in …

100 Life Hacks You Need To Read To Start Your 2016 Right

<i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>Over the past 31 years of my life, I've learned a lot through my …

9 Productivity Tips from People Who Write About Productivity

In recent years, work has become infinitely more complex.<p>Technological innovations have led to round-the-clock work schedules and mounting expectations. Our assignments have grown more collaborative, requiring more coordination, conference calls, and meetings. We now face an endless barrage of …

Time Management

Top Ten Films of 2015

When you read other Top Ten Film lists, consider that the journalists do not give equal weight to docs, animation and dramatic features, nor foreign versus American indies and studio pictures. Perhaps, they should call their lists "Top Ten Films That We All Generally Write About."<p>1. <i>Wild Tales</i> (dir. …

The 20 most popular business books of 2015

Amazon recently released its list of the best-selling books of 2015, including the most popular business and investing books.<p>Whether you run a company, work for one, or work for yourself, these 20 books are guaranteed to teach you something new. Scroll down to see which books made the list.

5 Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For

Have you ever noticed that when you ask someone in your company, “How are you?” they are more likely to answer “Busy!” than “Very well, thank you”? That is because the norm in most companies is that you are supposed to be very busy – or otherwise at least pretend to be – because otherwise you can’t …

Management

Christmas Dinner Side Dishes

Browse our collection of 35-plus Christmas dinner side dishes that are sure to please. Recipes include flash-roasted broccoli with spicy crumbs and a …

Pro-refugee activists scuffle with police at London Eurostar terminal

London’s St Pancras station sees second protest this month against UK’s response to migration crisis in which thousands have died while travelling<p>Activists threw smoke bombs in a clash with police at London’s Eurostar terminal during a pro-refugee demonstration on Saturday night.<p>About 100 …

The best young adult books of 2015

<b>How many of our best YA books of the year did you read in 2015?</b><p><b>Reveiws by Martin Chilton (and Rebecca Hawkes, where stated). The list is in no particular order.</b><p>See also: <b>best YA books of 2016</b><p><b>1. THE ART OF BEING NORMAL BY LISA WILLIAMSON (DAVID FICKLING BOOKS)</b> <br>Lisa Williamson's debut YA novel The Art …

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