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YouTube cofounders part ways, will spin off Mixbit

YouTube cofounders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen are splitting up after many years of working closely together, reports TechCrunch.<p>The move comes after Hurley and Chen’s product incubator-focused company Avos Systems made some cuts and rearrangements to its employee roster back in February. At the …

Ten Ways to Say Yes to Saying No

Saying no feels like a door closing. But, those who can’t say no end up over-committed, overwhelmed, and ineffective.<p>Saying no is the first step …

Self-help

The Email Marketer’s Checklist: 9 Questions to Ask Before You Hit Send

Behavioral Email Written On by Jimmy Daly "Permission marketing is the privilege (not the right) of delivering anticipated, personal and relevant …

Is Your Startup Moving Fast Enough to Stay Ahead?

<b>In today’s business startup environment, if you don’t move fast, you get run over. Without a sense of urgency, people and businesses just can’t move</b> …

What’s Your Best Productivity Tip?

Time Management

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Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

Child's play: The growth of the playdate economy

Hazel Davis shares advice for home workers on her top playdate-meeting tips<p>When Vicky Matthews needed to meet with the woman who was eventually to do her PR, she didn't let the fact that her son had his own urgent Lego business to attend to hold her back.<p>Matthews runs PA service, Pink Spaghetti, …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

Finding the Balance Between Coaching and Managing

Ask 100 people if they have good common sense, and more than 95% will tell you they do. Ask them if they are good coaches, and almost as many will say yes. Executives we talk to assume that if they’re good managers, then being a good coach is like your shadow on a sunny day. It just naturally …

13 Accidental Inventions That Changed the World

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Necessity isn't always the mother of invention.<p>Lots of the things we rely on to cure our diseases, cook our meals, and sweeten our days weren't deliberately designed. Instead, they were a happy accident.<p>Read on to see how society-shaping inventions …

FREE Webinar! Social Media Visual Content featuring Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick

Online social media marketing is an extremely effective way to grow your business. But, in today’s hyper-busy, information-overloaded world, how do …

Public Relations

Second-Act-Career Success Stories, From Those Who’ve Creatively Reinvented Themselves

Digital natives don’t have anything on these gen-Xers and Boomers who crafted new careers with social media savvy, storytelling chops and a dynamic approach to reinvention.<p>Around these parts, we like to celebrate creative people. And we stand up and cheer for (and hire!) people like Natalia …

How Marketing Will Change In 2014: The Creative Forecast

What will be the forces shaping brand creativity in the coming year? Creative professionals weigh in–and also share their own plans for a more creative 2014.<p>The very definition of marketing has been morphing for years now, altered by a series of game-changing forces. First, the rise of digital …

Creativity

Quit Using These 10 Words to Describe Yourself on LinkedIn

Why? Everyone else is using them too. Check out LinkedIn's 2013 Most Overused Buzzwords list.<p>Words can make a huge impact.<p>Or not.<p>Even the most descriptive, most meaningful words can lose all meaning when they're used too often. That's why most corporate communications don't really say anything. …

Margaret Thatcher

Why we’re closing BusinessZone

Three common threads appear to be weaved into every successful startup story; networking, relentlessness and failure.<p>Just beyond the PR-grabbing …

Entrepreneurship