Robert Henderson

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The Secret Art of the Follow-up Email

Use these tricks to immediately double your email response rate.<p>For years I'd been doing something that just came naturally to me when sending (or responding to) sales or pitch emails. That thing was sending a follow-up email. And I recently realized that more than 75 percent of the 2,000 deals …

20 Ways to Become a Better Leader Right Now

Good leaders don't just happen overnight. I should know. I spent a decade trying to be one.<p>It all started in 2001.<p>My role as a leader in business had reached a pivotal point. I was managing about 50 people in three large teams, just a couple of positions away from the CEO of a major retailer, …

Car Camping

Even a passing mention of camping conjures up vivid memories of sleeping under the stars, watching the sun rise and the quintessential smell of a campfire. An adventurous way to escape the daily grind, we've prepared a few gear round-ups for different levels of outdoorsiness. This first—for the …

Driving

14 Ways to Make Your Twitter Updates More Creative

Shares 24K<p>Are you looking for creative ways to improve your Twitter updates?<p>Do you want to spark better conversations with your followers?<p>Coming up …

Is Email Marketing Effective? Three Examples That Prove It Is

Email marketing gets a bad rap. Sure, it’s not quite as embarrassing as direct mail (which is somehow a $12 billion per year industry), but it’s …

Emma Email Marketing Blog

20 WordPress Plugins You Need To Make Your Blog Awesome

Great plugins are awesome. Great and free plugins are even more awesome. WordPress has a directory full of 34,000+. We went through all 34,000 and …

When It's Ok To Cheat And 7 Other Secrets From Entrepreneurs

As the new Executive Director of Tech Wildcatters, one of my new favorite things is to review the applications coming in for our next class. I’m not kidding. If you’re even five minutes late to a meeting with me, you’re going to roll up on me deep in my laptop taking that brief chance to search …

Use Google's new panel in security settings to keep your account safe

Just how secure is your Google account? For example, have you set up two-step verification? Do you know which apps you've allowed to access your account? Is your recovery information up to date in case you get locked out of your account? These questions are important for any Google user; even more …

Brining Chicken Wings

Brining poultry is a great way to add moisture to chicken or turkey before you cook the whole bird, but some cooks may not realize this technique is …

Nigel Slater's Really Good Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> A bolognese that works around your schedule—and might even be better than Nonna's, thanks to a secret ingredient or four. Adapted slightly from <b>The Kitchen Diaries</b> (Gotham Books, 2006). —Genius Recipes<p><b>Serves: 4</b><p><b>For the bolognese</b><p>4 tablespoons butter<br>• 3 ounces cubed pancetta<br>• 1 medium onion<br>• 2 …

Tomato, Nectarine and Mozzarella Salad Recipe on Food52

• 3-4 tomatoes<br>• 2-3 nectarines<br>• 1 ball fresh mozzarella<br>• 3/4 cup fresh basil leaves<br>• extra virgin olive oil (enough to drizzle over the salad)<br>• salt and pepper<br>• 2 - 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar reduced to a syrup (I add a bit of honey before I reduce it)<p>Slice the tomatoes, nectarines, and mozzarella in wedges …

Corn Salad with Cilantro & Caramelized Onions Recipe on Food52

Red Leaf Salad with Roasted Beets, Oranges and Walnuts Recipe on Food52

How to Cook Soba Noodles

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Your soba noodle package has been holding out on you.</i><p>If you’ve ever eagerly anticipated sneaking a bite from a bowl of perfectly-dressed soba noodles, …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

The One Move That'll Help You Get Strong, Toned Abs FAST

A trainer shares her go-to exercise for a flat tummy.<p>It's time to stop cranking out endless crunches if you want to achieve killer abs. Holly Perkins, C.S.C.S., recommends one basic move that you can do in your living room: the single-leg holding plank. "It's a bit challenging, but it's super …

7 Post-Workout Mistakes You're Probably Making

Any trainer will tell you that the real progress happens after you hit the gym (that's when your muscles are recovering and rebuilding). But are you undermining your own efforts?

13 Types of Baseball Moms

You know some of these moms. While the majority of baseball moms are completely normal, these moms do exist. I've seen them. <i>In action.</i><p>And I have to …