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Should You Tell Employees They're Part of the Succession Plan?

by Sharlyn Lauby | Posted April 1, 2014 | Career Management<p>There’s a consistent conversation happening regarding the need for retention planning. …

How to Decide Which Content to Sell and What to Give Away for Free - Copyblogger

You are all well aware by now that content is vitally important to your business.<p>But how do you decide which content should be freely available and …

Marketing

8 Ways to Stick to Your Workout

Get motivated to exercise with these helpful, motivating tricks<p><b>1. Just Show Up</b>On low-energy days, head to the gym with the promise that you can leave after you finish your warmup. "Tell yourself you'll just do the Dynamic Warmup," says Rachel Cosgrove, author of The Female Body Breakthrough and …

"Era la zorra del colegio, esa que los chicos pensaban que se podían llevar a la cama"

Emily Lindin no acababa de aterrizar en la adolescencia cuando pasó por los momentos más difíciles de su vida. Durante varios años estuvo en el punto …

The Only 2 Things You Should Be Discussing in Meetings

The problem with your meetings? You're talking about the wrong things, in the wrong ways.<p>"Of the hundreds of companies I've worked with over the past 30 years, I repeatedly see only five types of communication," writes expert coach and consultant Christine Comaford in Forbes. "And only two of them …

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Why Corporate Decision Makers Agree to Meetings

What’s your go-to summary of why decision makers should make time for you in their schedule? If you don’t have a quick, compelling response to this …

Management

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Apps

Start 2014 With A 30-Day Fitness Challenge

<i>Start the year off right with a commitment to fitness every day.</i><p>Do you find yourself constantly saying, “I really need to get in shape” or “This is …

All Day Muscle-Building

New tips, trends, and insights from the world's leading enterprise cloud ecosystem in sales, service, marketing, community, analytics, and apps

Trail of the Month<p>WEBCASTS<p>Exclusive Leadership Webcast Series<p>BLOG SERIES<p>Real Trailblazer Stories to Inspire You<p>May 02, 2018 By Jody Kohner<p>Last fall, …

Cover All the Bases With 21 Winning Content Marketing Tactics

You might be surprised to learn that, for me, the arrival of spring marks the return of two of my favorite traditions: watching the start of the …

Lift off with the Crouch to Superman tubing exercise

You'll feel like Superman after this press-and-pull exercise that works most of the major muscle groups in your body. Demonstrated here by Long Beach fitness instructor John Garey who uses it in his "Core Total Body Tone With Tubing" DVD, it's a great get-it-all-done move to use on days when you're …

How To Write A Mission Statement

By definition a mission statement is the official line on the aims and objectives of your organisation. Academic papers have been written about how …

5 Crazy Simple Ways to Fit in More Exercise

Because those little things you do (or don't do) can totally add up<p>We're still obsessed with the news that Moscow city officials are offering their citizens the chance to pay their subway fare in squats—not actual money. So cool! But since most of us don’t live in Moscow, and it doesn't look like …

10 Digital Marketing Assets You Need To Invest In Today

Saving for most of us was encouraged from an early age.<p>The piggybank was placed somewhere safe. The shiny coins clunked and clinked into the slot …

Having It Their Way: The Big Opportunity In Personalized Products

Sellers of everything from dress shirts to handbags and even consumer packaged goods are discovering the value of letting customers create their own unique products. Retailers use Big Data to present a personalized set of products to their customers—it’s been a driving force behind Amazon’s …

5 Lessons Learned From Listening to Kids

As editor of <i>Highlights</i> magazine, I get tens of thousands of letters from kids every year. Following the tradition of the magazine's founders, I, along with my fellow editors, respond to each of those letters. This practice is one of the most profound ways we learn about kids and expand our sense of …

Research: The Emotions that Make Marketing Campaigns Go Viral

We’re all well aware of the fact that marketing is shifting from a landscape where marketers can utilize mass media to speak <i>at</i>consumers, to one where marketers are simply part of the crowd themselves. The bullhorn of radio, television, printand other one-way interruptive marketing approaches are …

6 new uses for your old iPad

If the arrival of Apple's latest iPad is tempting you to upgrade, you might be debating the fate of your old iPad.<p>Two options: keep or sell. The latter can net you some funds to help defray the cost of the new tablet; here are some tips on selling used iPads for maximum profit.<p>But there are plenty …

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The Life Out Loud: Turning Dreams Into Reality With Vision Boards

How do you keep your heart alive when something you're aching for hasn't happened yet? How do you heal from heartbreak? What do you do with dreams that are so big they feel overwhelming?<p>Well, have you ever tried making a vision board? It's often one of the first assignments I give my coaching …

What Makes Strategic Decisions Different

Photography: Stephen Petegorsky<p>Artwork: Matt Phillips, Prop, 2012, oil on canvas, 20″ x 24″<p>The past decade has seen a wealth of research on decision making, much of it not only useful but also fascinating to read. At the same time, a growing chorus has noted that business executives, in particular, …

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

Workouts

7 Things You Might Not Know About Calvin and Hobbes

Though we can’t pick your friends, we strongly encourage you to ostracize anyone who expresses disinterest or disdain for <i>Calvin and Hobbes,</i> the …

Comic Books

6 Reasons Why Going To The Gym Beats Home Workouts | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Home workouts are popular for their convenience, which is why I worked out at home for several years. But when I started to exercise at the gym, I …

The 10 Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013

The experts agree: anyone can take a course in C++, but it’s not going to land you the job. The most in-demand jobs for the new year might be rooted in the booming computer industry, but it’s not only technical and programming chops that prospective hires should be showcasing.<p>“The most sought-after …

Become A Social Media Rock Star In Four Easy Steps [Infographic]

My friend Vala Afshar is one of the smartest at social media that I know. I sat down with him recently to find out his secrets. Here they are in Vala’s words…<p>I wish I could reveal an instant shortcut or even a few quick tricks to becoming a social media influencer and industry thought leader. There …

Chocolate Chip Cookie No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Parfaits.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 20, 2013 101<p>It’s a BIG day.<p>A big birthday day that is. Someone in this house …