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So, What's Your Story? 3 Ways Storytelling Can Help Boost Your Business.

As entrepreneurs, we're all in a perpetual "competitive admissions" game. Stories connect your customers to you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I served as an admissions officer for the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, one thing became abundantly …

Business Strategy

4 Tips for Mastering the Art of Persuasion

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …


How to Give a Data-Heavy Presentation

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Data storytelling has become a powerful part of the communications toolkit, allowing both journalists and marketers to communicate key messages by using data and data visualization to drive articles, blog posts, and reports. But the power of data storytelling isn’t limited to written …

Data Visualization

ETL: The Silent Killer of Big Data Projects

<i>In this special guest feature, Monte Zweben of Splice Machine outlines how traditional ETL processes are bursting at the seams with the volume of Big</i> …

The 6 Most Popular Google Docs Templates for Teachers

July 23, 2015<br>In today’s post we are sharing with you a set of handy document templates created and provided for free download by the folks in Google …

The 50 Best Tips to Get Your Home Super Organized

Your mess is simply no match for these helpful solutions.<p>Your mess is simply no match for these helpful solutions.

Designing Data-Driven Interfaces

Telling the story of your data<p>“Dashboard”, “Big Data”, “Data visualization”, “Analytics” — there’s been an explosion of people and companies looking …

Forget About Meditation. This Simple Practice Can Change Your Life

Your yoga teacher, shrink and shaman all told you that you should practice meditation. You saw Ellen Degeneres endorse TM -- that's Transcendental Meditation for those who've lived under a rock for the past 50 years -- on TV and thought perhaps it was time to invest $1000 in your spiritual growth. …


44 Inspiring John C. Maxwell Quotes for Leadership Success |

Being a great leader is all about having a genuine willingness and a true commitment to lead others to achieve a common vision and goals through positive influence. No leader can ever achieve anything great or long-lasting all alone. Teamwork goes hand in hand with leadership. Leadership is <i>about</i> …


How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

It’s 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. …

Time Management

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

Small Business

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

Change The World By Doing Work You Love

“One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way …

Mark Twain

This Year At The 'Davos of Education.' Plus, The 16 Most Critical 21st Century Skills

Each year, the Global Education and Skills Forum is held in Dubai. Sometimes called “The Davos of Education,” the event brings together educators, politicians, activists and thought leaders for a few days of focused conversation about the state of global education.<p>The 2015 “New Vision For …