Laura Danielson

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How to Find Digital Rock Stars Just About Anywhere

If you ask any digital marketer today what's keeping her up at night, chances are she'll tell you it's talent -- finding the bright, smart people who …

The 10 Questions Clients Must Ask Agencies In A Pitch, But Rarely Do

Pitch sessions are a lot like interviewing for a new hire. The agency introduces itself, shows what it has to offer and makes the case why you should hire them. It’s an opportunity for a company to get to know an agency in person, not just through their website or just through their current or past …

6 trends that will shape the future of agencies

<i>John Winsor is CEO of the agency Victors & Spoils</i><p>Change is the one constant we can count on in life — and in marketing.<p>Technology continues to drive …

To Engage Audiences with Storytelling, Don't Just Think Like a Pop Star

<i>"Cause the players gonna play, play, play</i><p><i>And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate</i><p><i>Baby I'm just gonna shake, shake, shake, shake it off…"</i><p>Like most people …

10 outstanding marketing analytics tools

The Internet may be flooded with data tools of every size and shape, but not all data tools are created equal.<p>Because there is no single analytics …

Strategic Thinking Questions – 21 Tips for Reading Someone Else

I will admit to not being the most perceptive person in the world.Even if I would not admit it, however, my wife would tell you that (assuming she …

Management

Do You Really Need to Hold That Meeting?

“Let’s schedule a meeting” has become the universal default response to most business issues. Not sure what to do on a project? Let’s schedule a meeting. Have a few ideas to share? Let’s schedule a meeting. Struggling with taking action? Let’s schedule a meeting.<p>Although scheduling a meeting <i>can</i> be …

Leading with Strategic Thinking: Four Ways Effective Leaders Gain Insight, Drive Change, and Get Results

Foreword Kristi Savacool xi<p>Preface xv<p>Introduction xxi<p>Issues and Considerations xxi<p>Fundamental Questions xxv<p><b>Chapter 1 Fundamentals of Strategic</b> …

6 Awesome Zen Stories That Will Teach You Important Life Lessons

3 Buddhist Beliefs That Will Rock Your World (And Make You Much Happier!)

You don't have to practice yoga or follow an Ayurvedic diet to benefit from Buddhist ideas (but if you do, more power to you).<p>So whether or not you …

Meditation

What Is a Chakra?

Read More About The Other Chakras<p>The Sanskrit word <i>Chakra</i> literally translates to wheel or disk. In yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda, this term refers …

Meditation Tips for the Easily Distracted

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Odds are good that you’re one of the 90.6 percent of Americans that have not meditated in the past 12 months. …

Bring These Sandwiches To Work, Save Tons Of Money

Packing a lunch is a lot harder than it sounds. First you have to remember to buy the groceries. Next, you have to carve out time in the mornings to make it happen. And then, you have to think of something to make that you'll actually want to eat come lunch time. It's a drag, we know. But it's one …

4 Ways to Get a Smoother Decolletage

Photo: Gorunway.com<p><i>ELLE's annual roundup of age-defying breakthroughs will have you looking better than your #flashbackfriday from head to toe. Here, we highlight treatments and products that focus on an often overlooked area: the décolletage.</i><p><b>Chin Up</b><p>The same molecule used by our digestive system to …

#theLIST: French Fare

From the classic bistro to brand new cafés, take a look at the best French restaurants New York has to offer.<p>From the classic bistro to brand new cafés, take a look at the best French restaurants New York has to offer.

Model Recipes: Malaika Firth's Spicy Holiday Pasta

Who says supermodels don't eat carbs?<p><b>What You Need:</b><p>3 handfuls of minced meat (can be lamb or beef)<p>1 1/2 onions<p>4 garlic cloves<p>A tiny piece of ginger<p>1 tablespoon of tomato purée<p>Chicken stock (can be cubed or fresh)<p>2 boxes of pasta (I like to use the bows or penne)<p>2 cans of diced tomato<p>1/2 cup of …

Food

Street Style: London

Photo: Dan Roberts<p><i>See more street style looks from London Fashion Week</i>

How To Stay Fit

JD Irons knows that confidence in your ability to both ride waves and survive Mother Nature's lashings is crucial on the North Shore, and requires a …

5 Ways Technology Can Help You Sleep Better

Get a deeper sleep with these tech-y helpers.<p>The importance of eight hours of sleep cannot be overstated—from keeping your appetite in check to lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, the proper amount of sleep ensures your body is functioning at its highest level. But according to a December 2013 …