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24 Must-Have Tools for Running a Growing Company Today

How many tools does it take to run a company today? The answer (from this Data Tracking Company) might shock you.<p>According to data gathered by Siftery, a tool that tracks and suggests software used by businesses, top companies today use an average of 37 different tools or software platforms to run …

Small Business

5 Hidden Social Media Hacks Millennials Can Use to Boost Their Careers

Hello, millennials: Enjoying your avocado toast and unicorn-themed beverages? Millennial life doesn’t have to be known only for fidget spinners and …

Social Media

4 Easy Ways to Boost Productivity Throughout the Day (and Accomplish More)

How do we go through each day and accomplish as much as possible without burning ourselves out?Here are a few tips I’ve found that can help boost …

THE $10 BILLION CLUB: Meet the 7 most valuable startups in the US

But when too many startups became unicorns, a new class of startups emerged: "decacorns," companies valued at over $10 billion.<p>These are the Ubers and Airbnbs of the world, the startups that steadfastly remain private companies as they seek more millions in funding at higher and higher …

Startups

Here's Why Your Innovation Strategy Will Fail

Different types of problems need different types of solutions<p>,A decade ago, Apple looked unbeatable. It's launch of the iPhone completely revolutionized mobile phones and made good on Steve Jobs' vision of creating a hub of devices that connected people to technology. What's more, he did it with …

Innovation

36 Books to Read If You Want to Become a Billionaire

Here are some important guides to cultivating a success mindset, starting up, developing product, and becoming a great leader.<p><i>"What one book would you suggest if I want to be a billionaire within next 10 years?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people</i> …

Seth Godin

The Complete Learn to Code Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>Python Tutorial: Learn by Coding</b><p>Go From Beginner to Master of Python with 7.5 Hours of Hands-On Training<p>Cement your coding skills by learning Python: server-side interpreted, open-source, non-compiled scripting language commonly used in web and video game development. Begin with the basics of …

I Have 15 ideas to Change Your Life—Do You Have Five Minutes?

I’m the last person to say that life is easy. I don’t think that’s the case at all. But there’s one thing I’ve learned in recent years that changed …

How I Built A Successful Startup In The Middle Of Nowhere

It can be done–even in Utica, New York.<p>Location, location, location. It’s an old mantra of traditional marketers and a reason why so many startups all cluster in the same place. For many of those in the San Francisco Bay Area or New York City, location really is everything. The connections and …

Startups

11 ways to stop procrastinating right now

Every day, you decide that you're going to finally give up procrastinating forever.<p>And then you decide to put if off till tomorrow.<p>Don't worry. There are tips and tricks out there that'll help you kick procrastination to the curb for good.<p>Here are 11 ideas for getting your productivity back on …

5 essential keys to building a multi-million dollar company

What does it take to build a company valued at over a hundred million dollars?<p>A while back, I had asked this question to Ambarish Gupta, CEO and Founder at Knowlarity, a major cloud telephony company.<p>Incorporated in 2009, Knowlarity has 15,000 customers in more than 65 companies across the world. …

Millennials could be millionaires – if they start investing instead of saving

In a new poll, 64% of working millennials said they couldn’t see themselves ever becoming millionaires – but it’s a much more reasonable goal than many realize<p>Pity the poor millennials.<p>The 83 million or so members of this generation – a quarter of America’s population, the largest age cohort – have …

Financial Services

1 Simple Habit That Will Make You More Motivated and Less Stressed

Shorten your list to get more done.<p>Busy, busy bees: That's all of us. Working amid the constant buzz of activity, we tend to overload our to-do lists each day so that we only cross off a fraction of the things we have on them. Instead of being a simple way to stay focused, our lists become …

Time Management

22 Must-have apps to be more productive at work

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share28<p>+16<p>Shares 59<p>A lot has been written about technology. Some call it a time –consuming distraction from life’s important tasks. But …

8 Mistakes Managers Make, According to Their Employees

This independent survey reveals the truth about workplace bosses, from the employees' perspective.<p>Last year, I conducted an independent workplace survey on LinkedIn and received hundreds of responses to the question: <i>"What is the ONE mistake leaders make more frequently than others?"</i><p>It obviously …

Employment

Microsoft's iPhone keyboard takes aim at Google with new built-in search

Microsoft has released a big update for its Word Flow keyboard on the iPhone this week. The biggest addition is a new search interface that lets you find GIFs, emoji, images, contacts, and anything from Bing search results without leaving the keyboard. Microsoft's GIF search feature copies the …

Smartphone-Connected Contact Lenses Give New Meaning to ‘Eye Phone’

Apps allow you to link your smartphone to anything from your shoes, to your jewelry, to your doorbell — and soon, you may be able to add your contact …

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks ahead of iPhone 7 launch about advice, AI/AR, and the future [Video]

The <i>Washington Post</i> this weekend published a very in-depth video/interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook just weeks before Apple is set to unveil its biggest product of the year by far, the iPhone 7. In it, Cook talks about the incredibly important people outside of Apple he turns to for advice at pivotal …

11 practical link building ideas for e

Does search engine optimization really help?<p><i>Is search engine optimization essential for your e-commerce business? You bet it is. Here are 11</i> …

Mobile bill shock for O2 customers holidaying in Europe

Phone firm’s travel bolt-on plan is catching out unsuspecting travellers, charging them £1.99 a day even if they only send one text<p>O2 mobile users heading abroad should check if the travel bolt-on package, automatically charged to phones on arrival overseas, is suitable for them, after several …

10 Success lessons from Mark Cuban – “Self-made Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share52<p>Tweet<p>Share137<p>+16<p>Shares 195<p>He’s the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures, and the chairman of the HDTV …

Becoming Strategic

A good strategy was the key to making moving to Thailand a reality.<p>Strategy is one of the most misused concepts in business literature, often …

Management

Does Your Brand Need a Local SEO Strategy?

On the main street of a quiet town in the suburbs of Boston, tucked between a convenience store and a hair salon, there is a little shop—without any …

Content Marketing

10 Basic Strategies for Growing Your Business - Small Business Trends

It’s not uncommon for businesses to get a bit ahead of themselves when it comes to growth opportunities. But you need to have the basics covered …

Habits & Routines

Over the last 20 years, more and more Americans have surrendered their weekends to the workplace—and technology keeps making it easier to do. The …

What I Learned From 10 Years of Doing PR for Apple

I first started working for Apple on the PR agency side at Porter Novelli in Sydney, Australia in 1997. Steve Jobs had just returned to the company and the product line was a shamble of computers with confusing names, printers, scanners, and a curious, yet ill-conceived PDA called the Newton.<p>The …

Public Relations

10 Essential Tips to Make Your Crowdfunding Project Successful

Thousands of crowdfunding projects go live every year. Yet, only a handful of them become big names like the Oculus Rift and BAUBAX Travel Jacket. …

12 highly effective Self-Improvement tips to simplify your life

Simplicity brings balance, freedom, and joy in a person’s life. Our lives can get hectic because of lots of things we want to do. Simplifying our …

Minimalism

3 Tools to Improve Your Mindset and Streamline Your Business

Tips for smoothing out the way you operate.<p>There is no one app or tool that will completely change your life. However, when it comes to improving your mindset and streamlining your business, it's all about finding a synchronicity between the tangible and intangible resources at your disposal. …

Productivity

How to Improve Your Life when You Don’t Know Where to Start

Want to improve your life but not sure where to start? Here are some ideas to get you moving in the right direction. This post contains affiliate …