Lisa Lottering

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How to choose the best digital marketing channel for your business

Is digital marketing relevant to my business?<p>Would Facebook be relevant for my products and services or should I start with LinkedIn?<p>Will I be able …

Marketing

15,000 Scientists From 184 Countries Are Warning Humankind We Are Screwed

Human impacts on the environment are putting our future at risk, they say.<p>More than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries warn the evidence is clear: Current and future human health and wellbeing are at serious risk from climate change, deforestation, loss of access to freshwater, species …

What to do when meditation doesn’t work for you

Developing a regular mindfulness practice has always been a goal of mine. I’m an anxious person and I know it would help, but I’m more of a …

My dad was called 'stupid' in high school and now he's a successful entrepreneur — here are the 5 best lessons he's taught me about life

It might have had something to do with being the oldest, or with having a protective dad who sometimes set rules that the younger me found completely unreasonable.<p>I was so hardheaded that I remember debating more of his wisdom than I actually listened to.<p>But as an adult, I've come to appreciate …

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress and Boost Performance

There's no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

5 Things Every Great Marketing Campaign Asks Itself

The formula to making your message shareable by journalists and customers alike.<p>One of my party tricks as a professional speaker is to ask the audience, "When you want to create buzz around your brand and someone asks you <b>"why is this relevant right now?"</b> what do you say?"<p>One after the other, hands …

The only make-up, skincare and hair accounts to follow on social media

Discovering a new blog or social media feed that speaks to you is like finding a new best friend—one who fuels your braid addiction and pushes you to …

How We Grew Our Web Traffic By 5,000% In 3 Months (With Zero Advertising)

<i>554.</i><p>That’s how much monthly website traffic we had to our website three months ago.<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to shape what's next for your businessI'm interested<p>20 visitors a day may sound encouraging if you’re starting a personal …

7 must-have apps to be more productive at work

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share19<p>+12<p>Shares 44<p><i>Get our latest app for startup stories, news, ideas, research and analysis.</i> <i>Install Now »</i><p>A lot has been written about …

Transportation technology will be the next Internet protocol

A communications test was performed in 1975 between Stanford and University College London for what was to become arguably the most important communication innovation of the 20th century: The Internet Protocol (IP). At its core, IP was focused on speed and simplicity. This required decentralization …

Carsharing

4 Brands Killing It With Email Marketing

Want your email marketing campaigns to be more successful? Follow in the footsteps of these companies doing it right.<p>When used correctly, email marketing can increase sales, keep customers interested in your brand, and dramatically improve your overall ROI. When used incorrectly, email marketing …

5 Proven Ways For Driving Traffic to Your Website With Visual Content

Driving traffic to your website has become a major marketing priority.But with so much competing advice, contributing factors and variable …

Infographics

How to Write the Perfect Headline + 37 Templates to Get You Started

Over the past few years, we’ve seen an exponential surge in content on the web. Competition for online attention is more cutthroat than ever, and as …

Marketing

The Mother of All Mother’s Day Infographics

Whether you think it’s a Hallmark holiday or not, there’s no denying that people are spending more than ever for Mother’s Day. Part of the reason? …

This Is What It Takes To Inspire Your Employees

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

The Fear of Letting Go: Meditation 101

Okay, so we are all hearing and maybe talking about being mindful, doing yoga and taking time out to meditate. People are thinking, "oh great yet …

How to Build a Massive Email List With These 5 Tools

Email marketing is the bread and butter of all of your marketing campaigns. Why? Email is the most direct and personal form of communication that you …

Marketing

5 Instagram Tips From Mercedes-Benz, Which Gets Superb Engagement on the Platform

Follow Mercedes-Benz on Instagram, and you'll soon learn two things: It posts several times a day across the brand's properties, and people eat it up.<p>…

Six Habits of The Best Conversationalists

Becoming a good conversationalist requires having a certain set of skills in your communication toolbox.<p>Some people have the gift of gab, and can talk to anyone about anything. And some people struggle to make small talk. What separates the two isn’t knowing what to talk about; it’s polishing up …

9 Things Mentally Tough People Always Do

Talent is important, but success is also based on persistence, focus, and standing fast in the face of criticism. Fortunately, mental toughness is something you can develop.<p>Let's get this out of the way: Mental toughness is not a quality you either do or don't have.<p>Sure, some people may have …

A former FBI agent explains how emotional intelligence will make you more mentally tough

While they considered themselves mentally tough, they preferred words like awareness and alertness to describe the skills they carefully honed over the years.<p>So what is mental toughness? It is being alert and aware of our emotions, thoughts, and behavior so we can manage them in ways that set us up …

Emotional Intelligence

The innovators: portable solar panels that can be unrolled like a carpet

John Hingley has developed a ‘micro-grid’ in a metal box that can be used for disaster relief, mining, and even festivals<p>Talk is not cheap in the mountains of Nepal. Getting a mobile phone charged can cost $5 in areas where there is no electricity and backpackers have to rely on diesel generators …

Clean Energy

People With Anxiety Perceive The World In A Fundamentally Different Way

Can't argue with science: A person isn't responsible for having a mental illness.<p>People who still believe the outdated notion that mental health conditions are "all in a person's head" have yet another reason to stop believing the myth: According to a new study in the journal Current Biology, those …

Mental Health

Is Your to-Do List Limiting Your Success?

An author who has interviewed hundreds of high achievers claims none of them use to-do lists.<p>Got lots to do? Then a to-do list seems like the obvious solution. By getting it all down on paper, you can organize your tasks, make sure nothing is missed, and provide yourself the satisfaction of ticking …

32 of the Best Apps That You Need to Work Remotely

Remote work is easier if you have the right apps. Here are 32 of the best apps that will help you be more effective and efficient.<p>It used to be that working collaboratively meant scheduling a conference room and sending around a memo telling everyone to meet up at a certain time.<p>Now your team may …

Top 10 Campaigns of the Season

This season, a CGI gaming goddess takes on the three original Supers and the East African savanna vies with the Berlin skyline for best backdrop. BoF …

Top 10

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p>That's because he participated in a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin, Richard Davidson.<p>Davidson hooked up …

Happiness

Amazon, the king of e-commerce, gets primed for 2016

If it weren't for Prime, Amazon might have been just the name of a river.<p>The top revenue-maker in online retail worldwide owes much of its success to its Prime membership service, which the Seattle company started in 2005 with an offer of free and speedy shipping.<p>In the 10 years since then, Amazon …

Zuckerberg, Gates lead 'Breakthrough' coalition on clean energy

An elite group of private investors including Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson and Mark Zuckerberg have formed a coalition to help companies …

10 biggest game changers in digital marketing of 2015

Technology is changing quickly, and as a business owner, you need to be one step ahead. From exciting developments in machine learning to Google's …