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Cardiologists Set the Record Straight on Eggs, Coconut Oil, Gluten, and More

While the big pillars of a heart-healthy diet haven’t changed much over time, it <i>can</i> be difficult to keep track of those smaller details that seem to …

Getting Job Interviews Archives • Career Sidekick

If you’re looking the fastest way to get a job, this article will walk you through everything you need to know. I’m going to show you 3 reasons that …

After Studying the Lives of 724 Men for 79 Years, Harvard Reveals the 1 Biggest Secret to Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Have you ever wondered what it takes to live the good life? Have you ever wondered what the secret to success and happiness is? Harvard researchers seem to have an answer in a 79-year-old study.<p>After poring through a mountain-load of data, obtained from in-person interviews, questionnaires, medical …

Happiness

Want to Be a Self-Made Millionaire? With 1 Sentence, Mark Cuban Reveals How to Get Rich | Inc.com

Mark Cuban: billionaire. Investor. NBA team owner. Nice guy. Mark Cuban knows a little about making money.<p>So when he was asked what he would do if he lost everything, here's what he said he would do first:<p>"I would get a job as a bartender at night and a sales job during the day, and I would start …

Communication Skills

Health Care Providers Can Use Design Thinking to Improve Patient Experiences

A hospital administrator recently talked to us about an issue that is all too common for patients: missed medical appointments. The story was about a woman named Mary (a pseudonym), a patient with a painful chronic condition who continually failed to keep her regular appointments. In an effort to …

Gillette, Bleeding Market Share, Cuts Prices of Razors

Top brand also plans to add focus on its cheaper products as pressure mounts from online start-ups<p>Gillette, which dominates the global razor business, has long followed a simple and lucrative strategy: Add new features and raise prices.<p>But the 115-year-old brand is changing tactics this month by …

Startups

There’s an Unlimited Demand for Free

What is it with customers always asking for more?Sure, you might make a point of offering various end-of-quarter, end-of-year incentives to induce …

10 Life Changing Ways to Invest in Yourself

<i>This is a guest post by Grant Hensel of Viibrant.</i><p>If you stripped Bill Gates of his assets and dumped him on the street…he’d be back to living a …

Bill Gates

3 Valuable Ways to Invest in Yourself

Investing in yourself may be the most profitable investment you ever make. It yields not only future returns, but often a current pay-off as well. …

Investing

8 body language tricks to appear more trustworthy

"Trust means that someone relies on you to do what you say you will do, or to act like the kind of person you say you are," Darlene Price, president of Well Said Inc. and author of "Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results," previously told Business Insider.<p>That's why, as a …

3 Questions That All Great Sales Messages Answer | Inc.com

Based upon the hundreds of sales messages I've critiqued in my free weekly newsletter, most sales messages try to sell too soon.<p>The purpose of a sales message is to obtain permission for you to sell. If you jump right into selling, you're simply alienating people.<p>Think about it. How do YOU feel …

Demonstration

200+ Healthy Recipes For Every Meal of the Day

It's tough staying healthy when you're eating the same boring bowl of oatmeal or lifeless salad day after day. Add a little much-needed pizzazz to …

How to Get Your Salespeople to Execute Your Strategy

Sales professionals make decisions every day about what prospects and customers they will be meeting with, what products or services they will highlight in their pitches, and even what elements of your value proposition they will emphasize. McKinsey & Co. research on B2B purchases indicates that …

A Tool to Help You Reach Your Goals in 4 Steps

The Founder of TOMS on Reimagining the Company’s Mission

Kendrick Brinson<p>In the fall of 2012 I did something I never thought I’d do: I took a sabbatical from TOMS. It was not your typical travel-the-world sabbatical. My wife, Heather, and I moved to Austin, Texas, where I’d grown up, and I used the physical and psychological separation from the company …

An Error Occurred Setting Your User Cookie

There are many reasons why a cookie could not be set correctly. Below are the most common reasons:<p>You have cookies disabled in your browser. You need …

IT security

The 4 personality types of your customers

The driving force<p>“We usually think of ourselves as sitting in the driver’s seat, with ultimate control over the decisions we made and the direction our life takes; but, alas, this perception has more to do with our desires-with how we want to view ourselves-than with reality” ― Dan Ariely, …

Dental implant cost | Consumer information & clear prices

Dental implants might be a phrase you have heard recently if you are dealing with gingivitis (gum disease), periodontal disease, or if you have …

Write a Resume Summary That'll Stop Recruiters in Their Tracks

How long will recruiters spend on your résumé before deciding to toss it in the recycle bin? Six seconds, says online job search site The Ladders. That’s about 20 to 30 words.<p>So how do you write those first few lines of your resume—the summary section—to compel the recruiter to keep reading? How do …

How to Really Motivate Salespeople

Before I became a business school professor, I worked as a management consultant. One engagement in particular had a profound influence on my career. The project involved working with the Asia-based sales force of a global consumer products company. This company practiced “route sales,” which meant …

The Future Of Sales Requires Thinking Like Marketers

I might sound like a broken record when I say this, but I can’t stress enough that people aren’t buying the way they used to anymore. Forward-thinkers keep warning us that things are changing in the business world with the rise of the “empowered customer.” And a 2012 CEB study hammered home that …

Customer Experience

How to Give a Killer Presentation

A little more than a year ago, on a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, some colleagues and I met a 12-year-old Masai boy named Richard Turere, who told us a fascinating story. His family raises livestock on the edge of a vast national park, and one of the biggest challenges is protecting the animals from …

Facing Rising Dental Costs, Senior Citizens Head To Mexico

<b>Follow CBSDFW.COM:</b> <b>Facebook |</b> <b></b><b>Twitter</b><p><b>LOS ALGODONES, Mexico (AP)</b> — Mark Bolzern traveled 3,700 miles to go to the dentist. The 56-year-old Anchorage, …

Health Care

The Top 12 SEO Tools of 2018

Learn about 12 tools that can help you easily optimize your website for search engines and boost your organic traffic this year.

What Separates the Strongest Salespeople from the Weakest

What separates high-performing salespeople who exceed their quota from underperformers who miss their quotas by more than 25%?<p>I recently conducted a research project involving nearly 800 salespeople and sales leaders to better answer this question. In addition, I have had the privilege to interview …

The Salesperson is Either Dying or Never More Important - Corp. Visions

Much has been made of the salesperson going the way of the pager, the payphone and the Palm Pilot. In recent years, three prominent analyst firms …

B2B

What Kind Of Business Pain Do You Solve?

For years we talked about our Skills. We said “I have negotiation skills, administrative skills and strategic skills.” We claimed a whole bunch of skills, but what are skills, really? Who can say whether you have those skills?<p>When someone tells me s/he has great Negotiation Skills, I immediately …

Employment

How to Build Muscle as You Age

But none of this matters. With the right type of training, you can still build muscle and get strong well into your forties, fifties, and beyond<p>University of Oklahoma researchers compared people of different ages who followed the exact same program for eight weeks. They found that guys between 35 …

Marketing Is Dead, and Loyalty Killed It

So, you’ve worked your way up the corporate ladder to become Chief Marketing Officer. Pat yourself on the back – you deserve it! All done? Good. Now, please accept my condolences. Your job is obsolete, and unless you turn yourself into a Chief Loyalty Officer, you’re sure to eventually be replaced …