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7 signs your marriage will last

The old adage says, "Happy wife, happy life." It takes two to tango, so if the wife is happy, the hubs must be doing many things right! How do you know if you're in a good relationship or marriage that will last? Here are seven signs that say you are going to stay on happiness island for a good …

Relationships

This Millionaire Explains the 5 Skills You Must Master to Do and Sell More

"Self-Discipline Strategist" Rory Vaden explains how to make sure what you're doing today will pay off tomorrow.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Rory Vaden is known as the “Self-Discipline Strategist.” He teaches audiences around the world how to become a …

Entrepreneurship

How to Create World-Class Customer Experiences

Missing the mark on customer satisfaction? How employee development might be key to creating customer experiences you want the world talking about.<p><i>By Mattson Newell (@MattsonNewell), Director at Partners In Leadership.</i><p>Customer satisfaction, or lack thereof, has been all the rage in the news the …

Employee Engagement

A 75-year study pinpointed the most important component to living a fulfilling life

Enter the science of what to prioritize, when.<p>For over 75 years, Harvard's Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional well-being of two populations: 456 poor men growing up in Boston from 1939 to 2014 (the Grant Study), and 268 male graduates from Harvard's classes of 1939-1944 …

Stop Trying to Close and Do This Instead

Play the long game, be patient and succeed.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you clicked on this article and I immediately tried to sell my app/product/service, the vast majority would close this page, and rightfully leave with a bad taste in their mouths. …

Marketing

Need to Teach Something New without Boring Team Members to Tears? Use This Powerful Technique

Hint: It has absolutely nothing to do with making a presentation<p>You need to share your considerable wisdom with team members, so your first instinct is to open PowerPoint and create a presentation explaining precisely what you do. Step by step. On a lot of slides. In excruciating detail.<p>But here's …

Learning

62 Percent of Small Business Owners Say Facebook Ads Don't Work. Here's Why Experts Disagree.

Are Facebook ads ineffective, or is the problem user error?<p>In January 2017, Small Business Trends released the results of a survey of over 2,600 small-business owners, revealing that 62 percent of them believe Facebook ads are ineffective. With complaints of little-to-no ROI, these entrepreneurs …

Small Business

The Secret of Story Telling

Consumer touch points are opportunities to communicate. Walk in your customer's shoes and think about where they interact with your brand.<p><i>The following is an excerpt from Brand Buzz: 3 Breakthrough Secrets for Building a Winning Brand by Adrienne Weiss and Greg Weiss.</i><p>On the south side of Chicago in …

Marketing

3 Techniques to Help You Get Through to a Bad Listener

These work whether you're dealing with a boss, co-worker, or employee.<p>Maybe your boss never pays attention to what you say. Or maybe <i>you're the boss</i> with an employee who never implements your feedback. Or it could be you're working on a group project with a teammate who's not on the same page as the …

Communication Skills

​16 Natural Ways to Relieve Your Anxiety

​These simple tricks can help settle your nerves without medication<p>Anxiety is uncomfortable: Even if you don’t deal with full-blown panic disorder, your nerves have probably crept up on you at some point—and it’s a pain to deal with. Your palms may get sweaty, your breathing becomes shallow, and …

There's a New Cognitive Bias in Town: SPOT

We write often on <i>Big Think</i> about cognitive biases, and researchers in England have just discovered a new one we didn’t know about. You may be …