Michelle Raymond

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Unexpected Method Of How To Write Your Unique Brand Offering

Think you’re in a so-called oversaturated market? You and everyone else! Luckily, there are always ways to stand apart from the competition. You’re probably already distinct in your own mind, but the challenge is capturing that difference and getting it into your message. Being different from the …

Customer Service

Infographic: What PR pros should know about typography and color

There’s more to good web design than avoiding Comic Sans.<p>The typography you choose, as well as the color and other concerns, will convey a lot about …

Typography

The 3-Second Trick From Craig Ferguson That Will Help You Manage Your Emotions

This quick mental dialogue could save you some major regrets.<p>Our emotions influence practically every decision we make. That's why it's so important to understand emotions and how they work--and learn how to keep them under control.<p>In my new book, <i>EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

5 tips to dominate local SEO

Too often, entrepreneurs leave money on the table (and customers in the dark) by failing to drive traffic to their business.<p>Small-business owners …

Ryan Reynolds Reveals His Lifelong Battle With Anxiety, Shares Intimate Details No One Expects From Man Like Him

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Ryan Reynolds has started a conversation around anxiety, after opening up about his personal battle with …

These Acne Products Don't Just Work, They Work Fast

Want to Work from Home and Save Money? Amazon, Apple, IBM, and Dell Are Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Technical or non-technical positions, there's something here for just about everyone.<p>FlexJobs, a leader in the flexible job movement that's currently disrupting the traditional workforce, has released data about how working remotely will save you money.<p>The average person can save between $4,668 to …

Employment

7 Surprising Signs You Actually Have High-Functioning ADHD

When most people thinking of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), they may picture someone who is fidgety or someone who gets easily …

How Bad Is the Labor Shortage? Cities Will Pay You to Move There - WSJ

HAMILTON, Ohio—Jobs at the paper mills and safe manufacturers on this stretch of the Great Miami River mostly dried up by the early 2000s, leaving behind closed factories and an abandoned downtown.<p>Today, a spruced-up waterfront, loft apartments and help-wanted signs give the appearance of economic …

Lofts

A woman left a restaurant a 3-star Yelp review—and then things got weird

When a woman in Sterling, Virginia reviewed an Italian restaurant on Yelp in late April, she had no idea the rating would lead to a nightmare …

9x13 Chicken Recipes So Delicious You’ll Make Them Again and Again

Crowd-pleasing chicken recipes you can rely on—every time.<p>The best thing about a chicken casserole—other than its gloriously creamy and cheesy …

How To Tell If You’re Falling Out Of Love Or Just In A Slump, According To Experts

Have you ever looked over at your partner who you love dearly and thought, "Ugh" — but then immediately started panicking because you're not sure …

How bacteria are changing your mood

<b>If anything makes us human it's our minds, thoughts and emotions.</b><p>And yet a controversial new concept is emerging that claims gut bacteria are an invisible hand altering our brains.<p>Science is piecing together how the trillions of microbes that live on and in all of us - our microbiome - affect our …

What's the difference between a narcissist, sociopath, and borderline? | The Recovery Expert

People often wonder about the differences between borderline, narcissist, and antisocial personality disorders – the <b>Cluster B personality …

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

The Guide to Getting into Pearl Jam

While many rock fans left their love of Pearl Jam in the 90s, the band has continued to create music on their own terms.<p>Pearl Jam hasn’t been cool since the early 90s, and even then they weren’t talked about so favorably. As The Lawrence Arms’ Brendan Kelly so succinctly put it for Noisey in 2015, …

It's been 20 years since Microsoft's most embarrassing moment (besides Vista, obviously)

Forgive me if this article makes you feel old, but I feel it’s my journalistic responsibility to inform you that this video of Windows 98 shitting the bed in a most public fashion turned 20 years old this weekend. Let’s revisit it:<p>Let me set the scene. Twenty years ago, Microsoft CEO Bill Gates and …

This Is The Best Natural Painkiller Plant That You Can Find In Your Backyard!

Regardless of its causes, physical pain can be excruciating sometimes. Most of us rely on painkillers for a quick relief from acute or chronic pain. …

18 Animals Share Their Everyday Life As Waitresses Serving People

Serving people could be a hard job sometimes...

A Smiling Deli Clerk Humorously Presents Different Cuts of Meat for a Standing Stray Cat to Inspect

In a truly heartwarming display of affection, a smiling deli clerk was amused by a stray cat who wandered into his store, stood up on hind legs …

18 small changes you can make every day to lose weight

1/<p>1. Invest in a water bottle.<p>Getty<p>When you don't drink enough water, your body can confuse hunger with thirst. This is why "upping the water intake …

A Perfect Circle Talk Coachella Memories, Band’s Future

Maynard James Keenan travels light on the road. For the last 12 years, his main companion has been Miho, a tiny Yorkie currently asleep in his …

Los Angeles

5 Basic Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Website with Online Marketing

If your marketing well has run dry, try these basic ideas -- they still work like a charm to bring in more site visitors.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Robert W. Bly’s book</i> The Digital Marketing Handbook. <i>Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & …

How To Win Customers Without Spending A Dollar On Ads

When I was 19 years old, I was a first-time entrepreneur running a fast-growing company that sold golf clubs on the internet. I had never taken a business class in college and only knew a little about marketing from trial and error. I was getting a lot of customers through Facebook ads but didn’t …

Marketing

I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>6 min read<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t know how I was going to pay the rent, let alone eat. …

Infographic: How long must you wait to ascend Google’s rankings?

When it comes to SEO, patience and persistence are the best virtues.How quickly your company can climb Google’s ladder depends on a multitude of …

Reclaiming Your Identity Outside Of Depression

When you’re living with depression, I believe one of the most important struggles you have to go through is around identity.<p><i>How do you see</i> …

Mental Health

This 1 Change to Your Content Will Spike Your Organic Search Traffic by 30 Percent

Optimizing your new or existing content for featured snippet status on Google can greatly improve your traffic performance--and it's actually a pretty easy update.<p>Before we dive in, here are the four most important things you need to know about Google's Featured Snippets:<p>Featured Snippets are …

Google Search

Your Brain Won't Let You Tear Your Eyes Away from the Yankees-Red Sox Brawl

The human brain rewards aggression.<p>On Wednesday night, a Bean Town brawl went down between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox, culminating …

Psychology

If You Say This During An Apology, You're Doing It Wrong

Leave your non-apology at the door.<p>A genuine, heartfelt apology is a powerful step toward mending hurt feelings and finding a resolution. A half-assed apology, on the other hand, can be worse than none at all.<p>The difference between a sincere apology and cheap one has a lot to do with how it’s …