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10 Influencer Marketing Strategies You Should Know [Infographic]

Before buying anything, consumers are increasingly turning to blog reviews and/or social media these days.<p>And given the prevalence of online …

Marketing

Can AI and AR Turn Your Prospects into Customers?

These technologies are the next step in business. Here are three ways to grow.<p><i>Content Sponsored by Comcast Business</i><p>From streamlining marketing to improving customer service and building sales, the intelligent offerings of artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) technology are …

Artificial Intelligence

Millennial millionaire: The 8 steps I took to make $1 million

Since releasing my 2015 book "Millennial Millionaire," I have enjoyed speaking alongside icons of the business world and sharing my advice on all …

Billionaire Ray Dalio's Bridgewater Bets Big on ETFs: 13F Filing | Investopedia

Billionaire investor Ray Dalio's firm Bridgewater Associated tumbled in the fourth quarter of 2017. The largest hedge fund in the world maintains a …

The pros and cons of investment apps

It’s no surprise that most Americans — especially millennials — aren’t investing in the stock market despite its historic gains under President Donald Trump.<p>According to poll released last May, Gallup found only 54% of Americans are currently invested in the stock market — either through a …

I used an investing app for the first time and it made for the easiest $300 I ever saved

When it comes to managing my money, I like to keep things as simple as possible. I automate everything, so my bills are paid automatically at the end …

Investing

This One Chart Can Help You Retire Richer

Here are its key takeaways.<p>We’re all familiar with the caveat that past results are no guarantee of future performance. While that’s true, …

11 Smart Personal Finance Blogs You Should Read This Year | Inc.com

Even though I'm a financial planner, I still pay close attention to the financial advice and opinions of the smartest money experts all over the web. Why? Because no matter how money-savvy you are, there's always something more you can learn.<p>If you're looking for a way to become financially …

Personal Finance

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

10 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Want to Have an Amazing Year | Inc.com

According to science, if you want to actually keep your New Year's resolution, it's better to start it February first. Why? Because the hubbub of celebrations and back-to-work chaos in January often gets in the way of thoughtful commitment to our goals.<p>Whether you take that advice or not, it points …

Positive Thinking

9 Low-Budget Marketing Strategies Every Startup Can Afford

Many cash-strapped startups abandon the "superfluous" investment of marketing. Big mistake, because marketing can actually provide that cash.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startups face many challenges, but none as precarious or life-threatening as the struggle to …

Science Says This 5-Second Rule Will Make Your Brain Stop Procrastinating (Thomas K.) | Inc.com

I've been meaning to write this column for some time. The reason I'm finally getting to it is because it's an excuse to avoid doing something else.<p>Let's face it, few of us, if we're honest, wouldn't confess to occasionally procrastinating. Our lives are busy, with lots of competing priorities, so …

Self-help

The #1 Reason CEOs Get Fired

Despite what you may think, ethical violations, scandals or improper conduct are not amongst the top reasons why CEOs are fired or forced to step …

Hilton says smartphone door unlocking used 11 million times without being hacked

A growing number of hotels are now allowing people to use their iPhone (and in some cases, Apple Watch) to unlock their doors. The Hilton hotel group, which first started experimenting with the technology three years ago, says that the security of the system is now firmly proven …<p>It says that the …

Apple Watch

3 Tips For Finding Your Ideal Workflow

When most of us think of flow at work, we may think of charts, project plans and deadlines. But there is another kind of work flow that is incredibly important, especially for entrepreneurs.<p>Hungarian psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi popularized the concept of “flow” in the early 1990’s. …

Self-improvement

16 pictures of beautifully designed small kitchens

You may think your décor has to be boring and ugly because your kitchen is small, but this homify feature includes 16 sensational, modern ideas to …

4 Ways to Improve Your Strategic Thinking Skills

If you’ve ever received feedback that you “need to be more strategic,” you know how frustrating it can feel. To add insult to injury, the feedback rarely comes with any concrete guidance on what to do about it. One of my coaching clients, Lisa, a vice president of HR, was in this situation and …

Management

What to Do When You’re the Target of a Hurtful Office Rumor

When Caroline moved to a new city to take on a job at a company she was thrilled to join, she was surprised when she had a hard time building friendships and positive relationships with her colleagues. A few months down the road, she found out why: Someone from her previous company had falsely told …

Mobile marketing strategy is a must-have to make it through this season

Change is integral to fashion. For brands and businesses in the sector to be successful, they have to have their fingers on the pulse, constantly …

This “smart crib” from MIT Media Lab-trained engineers is designed to quiet a crying baby in under a minute

Swaddle, Side-stomach, Shush, Swing, Suck. This five-step baby calming technique has made pediatrician Harvey Karp a celebrity among parents desperate for better ways to quell their newborn’s crying fits.<p>The author of the 2002 bestseller <i>The Happiest Baby on the Block,</i> Karp has spent the last five …

Pregnancy

Why Peter Drucker’s Writing Still Feels So Relevant

In an era of rapid technological and social change, in which new management jargons seem to rise even faster than the disruptive startups that coin them, the career of Peter Drucker is perhaps as instructive as his writings themselves. Why do his writings remain so fresh and vibrant today? How did …

4 Steps to Having More “Aha” Moments

The owner of a graphic design firm worries that her clients have dried up despite her best efforts. Even a seemingly bulletproof marketing plan that worked in the past is now yielding crickets. What should she do? And how exactly should she go about deciding what’s best for her business?<p>Your …

16 daily habits that are easy to practice and can significantly improve your life

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our favorites:<p>1. …

A Checklist for More Persuasive Presentations

We all know the basics of good presentation skills: don’t read from a script; don’t overwhelm your audience with verbose slides; and the like. But for a particular kind of high-stakes presentation — one in which you’re trying to get buy-in from key decision-makers — those basics aren’t enough.<p>To …

Leadership and behavior: Mastering the mechanics of reason and emotion

A Nobel Prize winner and a leading behavioral economist offer common sense and counterintuitive insights on performance, collaboration, and …

Nobel Prize

How This Millennial Turned His Biggest Fear Into A Business

Fear… It can be paralyzing. It may be what is keeping you stuck in that job or relationship that you hate.<p>Neuroscience tells us that when the fear system of the brain is active, we are less likely to take risks, and more likely to cling onto what we already have. Moreover, fear requires massive …

Entrepreneurship

The Mainstreaming of Augmented Reality: A Brief History

The launch of Pokémon Go this summer was a huge success—both for the gaming industry and for Augmented Reality (AR). After launching in July 2016, the game hit its peak in August of almost 45 million users. Despite the fact that Niantic, the American software development company that developed …

Networking with People You Can’t Meet in Person

These days, most professionals work with clients or colleagues across the globe — which means you’re at a serious disadvantage if you limit your networking efforts to local industry meet-ups or inviting people out to coffee. In order to develop solid professional relationships with contacts outside …

What Great Managers Do

“The best boss I ever had.” That’s a phrase most of us have said or heard at some point, but what does it mean? What sets the great boss apart from the average boss? The literature is rife with provocative writing about the qualities of managers and leaders and whether the two differ, but little …