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This Mental Trick of Olympic Athletes Can Radically Increase Your Productivity

Top athletes use this simple but powerful technique to perform at their best. So can you.<p>This summer in Rio de Janeiro, we're likely to see awe-inspiring displays of physical prowess. What we're unlikely to see is the mental work that goes into those jaw-dropping accomplishments.<p>Everyone knows that …

Rio De Janeiro

A Harvard psychologist says your success in any situation hinges on 3 things

As she described in her 2012 TED Talk, power-posing is about taking advantage of the body-mind connection: You adopt the body language of powerful people so that you feel and act more confident.<p>But power posing is just one path to a state of calm self-confidence that will help you succeed in …

Posting Vacation Photos To Facebook Costs An Employee His Job

Before the Internet, people used to make slides of their vacation photos and invite friends and neighbors to a slide show party, which always seemed to be more fun for the hosts than the guests. Nowadays, we feel compelled to post our vacation photos to Facebook and show the world what a great life …

Social Media

Watch Dave Grohl, Pat Smear Tour David Bowie’s L.A. Haunts

Just days after covering David Bowie with Beck at a Grammy pre-party, Foo Fighters‘ Dave Grohl and Pat Smear— the latter admitting he used to stalk …

Music

Infographic: How to book a perfect apartment when traveling

Renting an apartment instead of staying in a hotel has transformed the way we travel, but what kind of digs should you be choosing? Surely the nature …

17 little pleasures Mexicans enjoy in Europe

1. The sex appeal you don’t have in Mexico.<p>2. Knowing exactly when your bus is going to arrive.<p>3. Those big fat magical drapes that allow you to …

Tap Water

8 Easy Ways to Optimize Your Content Marketing Strategy

• <b>Purpose of the Content.</b><br>You content should be serving a purpose. It should be informational and a solution to the problems faced by your reader. …

Marketing

12 Things You Need to Really Get Rid of in the Next 12 Months

In 12 months you can be a more successful, more productive, more effective leader. You just have to get rid of these 12 bad habits.<p>If you want the next 12 months to be different than the past 12 months, look at your habits.<p>Changing a habit, especially a bad one, is among the most powerful forces …

Self-improvement

Infographic: Around the world in 14 hot drinks

If you think Coffee is the best hot drink out there, then you really need to check out this infographic from our friends at MEDWAY Leisure Travel. …

Travel

Advice from 40-year-old me to 30-year-old me

IN JANUARY I AM TURNING 40. Time to reflect on the past decade and see if I’ve become any wiser. I’d like to think I have.<p>1. 30 is not “getting …

Bruce Lee

KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK Trailer - A Unique Profile of Nirvana's Frontman

10 Ideas for Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring Budget

If you run a small business and have a specific budget set aside for marketing, consider yourself among the elite few. The ideal marketing budget is …

10 Reasons Why You Should Spend $10 Per Week on Facebook Advertising

Imagine spending months writing a novel and having an esteemed journalist for the New York Times review your book. You are a nervous wreck waiting …

The New Rules Of Content Monetization

<i>Matthew Capala is an Internet entrepreneur, SEO strategist, speaker, and author. He is the founder of Alphametic, an organic growth accelerator, and SearchDecoder. Mathew is an Adj. Professor at NYU, and is the author of Amazon-bestselling book, “SEO Like I’m 5</i>.”<p>Content monetization in 2015 …

2015 Small Business Social Media Trends [Research]

How The Inc 500 Use Social Media In 2015<p><b>93% of the Inc 500 use at least one social media platform or tool</b> based on research by University of …

5 of the Best Social Media SEO Tips that Will Boost Your Reach

<b>1. Create Compelling Content</b><p>Content keeps giving. When you provide content to your fans, they can help you extend its reach by sharing it with their …

How to develop a laser-like focus on building your new business

If you want to build a successful business, you're going to do battle with the demons of distraction. The world's most successful people are those who have streamlined their lives to a seamless flow of productivity and focus.<p>What's their secret?<p>It's a matter of focus, and it's critical to business …

10 Quotes 'From House of Cards' for Entrepreneurs

In the newly released Season 3 of the Netflix hit “<b>House of Cards</b>”, we once again dive deep into the manipulative world of politics propagated by …

27 Content Marketing Experts to Follow in 2015

Content is king, but few are creating “out of this world” content. We’ve scanned through hundreds of content marketing influencers so you can learn …

15 amazing features in Google Apps you probably don't know about

To do that, Google isn't just matching some of Microsoft's Office's best features, it is adding a bunch of cool features of its own. Some of them can be pretty hard to find. So we asked Google to send us a list of some the best little-known features in Google Apps (plus we threw in a few of our …

Trends + Trendsetters: The Best in Fashion Content Marketing

Our Industry Landscape guides aim to educate marketers on trends, opportunities, and content strategies that best-in-class brands are utilizing to engage their audiences. In this guide, we’ll take a look at content marketing in the fashion industry.<p>Interested in learning more? We'd love to hear …

39 Incredibly Simple Life Hacks of Highly Successful People

You can be more successful by adopting some very simple, but powerful new habits in your life.<p>"When asked to describe significant regrets in their lives, more than 8 out of 10 people focused on actions they did not take rather than actions they did. In other words, they focused on things they …

Self-improvement

Warren Buffett's Secret to Staying Young: 5 Cokes a Day

The world’s most successful investor stays youthful by eating "like a 6-year-old." Turns out, the Berkshire Hathaway CEO’s bizarre diet is highly …

Investing

Texting this phone number will get you 'anything you want as long as it's not illegal'

What if you could text a number and get anything you want?<p>That's the ambitious goal of a new startup called Magic, a text-messaging-based concierge service that promises to pull strings, place orders, and schedule deliveries all so you don't have to.<p>Magic doesn't have a dedicated app. It instead …

Why Bing Ads Will Eventually Overtake Google Adwords

In the fourth quarter of 2014, Yahoo/Bing saw its highest paid search market share since the Search Alliance was formed back in 2008: Yahoo/Bing now …

5 Mindfulness Techniques That Will Improve Your Relationships and Make You a Better Leader

You know that mindfulness can improve your health. Turns out it can also make you a better manager.<p>Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make better decisions. That advice comes from Charles …

Mindfulness

How sleeping 6 times a day helped the founder of WordPress build a billion-dollar company

Matt Mullenweg’s WordPress content management platform is one of the most influential pieces of software on the Internet, running more than 19 percent of websites (including VentureBeat).<p>But before Automattic, the parent company of WordPress, was on the path to being a billion-dollar company, …

36 Visual Content Creation Tools the Pros Can't Live Without

Shares 10.1K<p><b>Are you wanting to create more visual content but don’t know where to start?</b><p><b>I asked 19 visual social media experts about their favourite,</b> …

Infographics