Whit Dreher

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6 Must-Have Back to School Apps

When you pen a story about school children and technology, this is typically the spot where the writer goes on about how kids used to walk uphill in …

Magic just showed its first product to investors on Monday — now it may be worth $40 million

Magic — the service that lets you text a number and get "anything you want as long as it's not illegal" — is raising $12 million from Sequoia Capital at a $40 million valuation, just a few days after graduating from the Y Combinator startup accelerator program, reports TechCrunch.<p>If Sequoia is …

4 Tips for Handling Customer Complaints Without Compromising Your Values | Inc.com

Warren Buffett once said, "It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it."<p>This is especially true for consumer-facing brands in an age when customers rely on reviews and social media to determine which products to buy. When you're building your brand, your reputation is …

Customers

How To Figure Out What’s Worth Spending Your Time On

Do you feel like you’re on a nonstop roller coaster, unable to get off? Experts say thinking about time differently will shift your outlook.<p>How should you spend your time?<p>It’s a question you likely ask yourself every time you sit down at your desk. Whatever you choose, you could have chosen …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

Professor Philip Kotler's utopian vision for the future of business

<b>The internet’s ability to keep companies accountable will result in a future world where “all companies are good because bad companies will be</b> …

10 Effective Strategies for Boosting Your Efficiency and Productivity

<i>Image Credit:</i> Pixabay.<p>Whether you're in Australia, England, or America; blue-collared, white, or pink, we've all got 24 hours to work with. Success comes down to what we're able to do in those hours. While every entrepreneur would love to keep the sun from setting and adding hours to their day, …

TED Talks

How to Be Efficient: Dan Ariely’s 6 New Secrets to Managing Your Time

It’s hard to be efficient.<p>Sometimes it feels like the world doesn’t make any sense. Sometimes youdon’t make any sense. And sometimes it feels like …

15 Simple Moves That Will Change Your Career

"Work-life balance" is like the flossing of life skills. Everyone talks about how incredibly important it is, but pretty much nobody's doing it. But, …

Why You Aren't Who You're Supposed to Be

<i>"It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are." Roy E. Disney</i><p>Over the years, I've run into students who are frustrated. No matter how hard they try, how many processes they do, how many goals they set, how many barriers they overcome, they just can't seem to create the life …

7 Traits You Need If You Want to Work From Home | Inc.com

Working from home isn't for everyone. If you can't get enough of workplace drama, office politics, or water cooler gossip, for instance, working from home could leave you feeling unfulfilled and out of the loop. But seriously, we know that certain personality types do better when given the …

Communication Skills

What Is Permissive Parenting? Characteristics, Effects

Permissive parenting is a type of parenting style characterized by low demands with high responsiveness. Permissive parents tend to be very loving, …

5 Things I’d Do Differently If Raising My Family Again

What would I do differently I were raising my family again?<p>I’ve been asked several times recently for my advice on raising a family.<p>The only advice I …