A Brian Clark 

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4 Innovative Ideas to Build Your Customer Database

How to build your customer database…it’s a tough question that keeps many business owners up at night. You want to reach your customers and clientele …

Marketing

SEO for Amateurs: What, How, and Why

If your brand has a website, you have probably heard of SEO. This concept is frequently mentioned, but rarely discussed in lay terms. What is it? How …

Middle School

Google Just Revealed Its 5 HR Secrets for Identifying and Developing Great Managers

For starters, it's a mistake to think that a high-performing employee should be promoted to management.<p>In a recent podcast at Google's Re:work, Sarah Calderon, a manager at Google who oversees Google's Manager Development curriculum, revealed some nifty secrets about how they train and develop …

Employee Engagement

Executives Fail to Execute Strategy Because They’re Too Internally Focused

Experts have opined for decades on the reasons behind the spectacular failure rates of strategy execution. In 2016, it was estimated that 67% of well-formulated strategies failed due to poor execution. There are many explanations for this abysmal failure rate, but a 10-year longitudinal study on …

Management

20 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally

You may be able to manage your blood pressure without drugs.

Wellness

If You Prioritize Your 2018 Goals This Way, You'll Reach Every Single One of Them

Goals only get achieved when you prioritize them the right way.<p>I am obsessive about the goals I set.<p>Each year, right around Thanksgiving, I start reflecting. I can't help it. Growing up in the Midwest, this is the time of year when the cold settles in, the trees turn colors, and then bare. The …

Winter Fashion

Train Your Mind: Overcoming Negative Thoughts Is Half the Battle

<b>“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” ~Theodore Roosevelt</b><p>I could not find the bottom of the pool.<p>The task seemed simple enough: Wearing no more …

BMW's Launching an Uber Competitor in Seattle

In this wacky new world of bike shares, electric scooters, OneWheels, and transit apps, automotive companies aren’t quite <i>famous</i> for their inspired, …

Transportation

Are smartphones in the office a productivity gain or drain?

I wrote last week about the difficulties of disconnecting from technology. When we were in Uluru on our all company trip, we challenged people to put …

Time Management

How purpose travels through your organisation

This week I want to build on a comment I posted on Linkedin. In response to a post about the expansive impact of organisational purpose (beyond warm …

Customers

10 ways to beef up your LinkedIn profile

LinkedIn has become the preeminent platform for professionals.<p>What started as a simple networking and job search tool has blossomed into an essential …

Marketing

5 Unexpected Social Media Platforms to Grow Your Brand Awareness

It's time to look beyond social media powerhouses like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's no surprise that social media marketing is crucial to business growth in 2018. After all, we're living in a digital world -- …

Social Media

Why Reading Books Makes You a Better Person, According to Science

Researchers have found that people who read regularly are better off.<p>Books are good for people on so many levels. They can help you fall asleep, lower your stress through laughter or tears, provide an escape from reality, and offer exposure to perspectives different from your own. Here are three …

The Brain

How to use Whatsapp as a Business Tool: 3 Easy Tips

WhatsApp is no more just an instant messaging tool, explore the creative aspects of WhatsApp for your Business.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>To thrive as a business in …

Small Business

How to Work for a Boss Who Lacks Self-Awareness

Just as people differ in height, musical talent, and sense of humor, there are pretty consistent differences in their ability to understand how others see them. Such differences are usually attributed to their self-awareness, though a more appropriate name for this ability would be <i>other-</i>awareness: …

Leadership

Bottling up emotions doesn’t work, but neither does brooding. Here’s a different approach.

<b>Gretchen Rubin</b> is the New York Times #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project, Better Than Before, and Happier at Home. Her books have sold …

Self-help

Use These Growth Strategies to Build a 6-Figure Business

Step one is knowing what's possible. It's a lot.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I built my first business to multiple six figures fairly quickly in 1999. It was a service business that filled a major need for a select industry. It's a business that many …

Entrepreneurship

How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Just What’s Urgent

Do you get to the end of the day and feel that you’ve met your most pressing deadlines but haven’t accomplished anything that’s fundamentally important? You’re hardly alone. In a series of studies recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research, people typically chose to complete tasks that …

Time Management

Still Using Facebook for Advertising? Here's Why You Should Stop Immediately

Facebook is quickly learning that making The Onion angry isn't a great idea.<p>One of the most popular satire publications in the world, <i>The Onion</i>, spent the past few weeks ruthlessly targeting Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook, even launching their own social media site: Onion Social.<p>These attacks on …

Social Media

Want to Live Longer? Science Says Drink More Coffee (Even This Insane Amount)

Yet another study says that even more coffee will help you live longer and fight off cancer.<p>I hope you're reading this while drinking a cup of coffee. Maybe even your second or third cup.<p>That's because a massive new British study, examining the coffee habits and longevity of nearly 500,000 adults, …

Coffee

What to Do When Your Growth Has Stalled

If your business doesn't grow, it dies, and no one wants that. Here's how to get your growth engine humming again.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the startup world, growth is everything. Companies that don’t grow don’t survive.<p>So, if you're an entrepreneur …

Human Resources

Simple Tools You Can Use to Manage Your Time and Increase Productivity

Promoting diverse learning tools and mindsets can help you leverage a great business or become a great professional.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether it's the distractions of an open office, high stress levels or persistent procrastination, the barriers …

Top 3 Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Digital Marketing

The positive thing is that digital marketing services are not limited by their own skills and bandwidth<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The culture when it was mandatory to work …

Office Politics Is a Fact of Life--Here Are 5 Ways to Survive and Thrive in Even the Most Difficult Environment

Where it comes to office politics, you can either be a winner or a loser. Here's how to win.<p>As soon as your business has more than just one employee, you're going to have office politics. It's a natural result of the competition employees have with one another in the workplace, and it's a major …

Leadership

America’s Largest Private Company Reboots a 153-Year-Old Strategy

William Wallace Cargill pioneered the modern agricultural trading industry in 1865 when he established a string of grain warehouses across the …

BrandPost: 4 Strategies for CIOs to Accelerate Digital Transformation

The role of the chief information officer changes as fast as the technology they manage. While once primarily focused on managing IT infrastructure …

Soon, Both Students and Teachers Will Be (Online Learning) Digital Natives

<b>874</b> <b>7</b><p>Much has been made for nearly the last two decades about digital natives in the context of education. First described by Marc Plensky in a 2001 …

Richard Rohr Meditation: Blues and Jazz: Lament and Improvisation

Why We Should Transform “Talk Soon” Into “See You Soon”

The phrase “talk soon” frequents our outboxes as a prompt for phone meetings with colleagues, partners, and clients. But “talk soon” is a half-truth; …

Video Conferencing

Five Signs It’s Time for a Rebrand | Carabiner Communications

Whether your company is young or well established, sometimes events change and it becomes necessary to decide if a rebrand is in order. Whether it’s …