Amanda Ryan

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The Next Fastest Car in the World Could Pass an Incredible Milestone

Two hypercars coming to the 2018 Geneva Motor Show in March are poised to enter the history books by becoming the first production cars to register a …

Sports Cars

This 1 Daily Habit Will Keep You Accountable For All Of Your Other Goals

This one habit will help you create all other good habits.<p>Breaking habits are hard, and starting new ones can be even harder. When you're on the strenuous and adventurous path of success and determination, shedding old habits and creating new ones are a necessary part of the journey.<p>Knowing where …

Productivity

Research Shows High-Performing CEOs Boost Growth By Doing These 5 Things

Research shows that the majority of CEOs from small and midsize businesses are projecting revenue growth in 2018 -- here's how they are making that happen.<p>Is the current business environment good for revenue growth? A lot of CEOs from small and midsize businesses (SMBs) think so.<p>In the latest …

Customer Service

Driverless cars can operate in California as early as April

The California DMV passed regulations that allow for the public testing and deployment of autonomous cars without drivers.<p>Driverless cars will begin operating on California roads as early as April under regulations that were passed today by the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles.<p>This is the first …

Driverless Cars

Want to be More Successful? Go to Bed.

And don't think you can 'make up' those missed hours of shut-eye on the weekend.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We're in the process of scaling one of our businesses. If you have ever been involved in a scale, you know that it takes everything you can give.<p>To complicate …

Sleep

Beautiful Practice Ground: The Secret to Training Your Mind

I’ve been diving deeper into training the mind when it meets difficulty, stress, the urge to procrastinate, anger, pain, uncertainty, discomfort.<p>And …

Mindfulness

Time Management vs. Attention Management: What’s the Difference?

geralt / PixabayWhen you think about it, “time management” is sort of an odd phrase. Time always marches forward, and we all have the same number of …

Time Management

Thirteen Cars From the 90s That Still Look Modern Today

Sometimes design is timeless.<p>There are cars that follow a design trend, and within five years they look more outdated than acid wash jeans. But then there are other times that car manufacturers get it just right. In fact, they get it so right that the design looks new 20 years after the car came …

Lotus Cars

The 4 Main Personality Types You See in Meetings (and How to Manage Them)

Here's what you need to know before you send out invites to your next meeting.<p><i>What are some tips and methods for effectively organizing a business meeting? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</b> …

InterAct

Can independent review platforms make google love your site?

Major review platforms can charge a monthly subscription fee so you can edit and maintain your page on their site in a way that is consistent with your Google My Business page as well as various “citations” found across the web, including on other review sites. This is very important for local …

Google Introduces Breadcrumb SERPs by @martinibuster

Google introduces search results featuring breadcrumb navigation. Google may be transitioning to a mobile first SERP display.The post Google …

Search Engines

How to Improve Employee Productivity Without Micromanaging

Productivity is one of the most important ingredients for a business’s success. You’re paying your employees a set amount per hour. Therefore, the …

Employee Engagement

By 2020, 30% of search is voice-conducted. Here’s what that means for your business.

Bought an Amazon Echo last Christmas? You were not the only one.<p>According to a statement released by Amazon, “millions” of Echo Dots — the manufacturer’s smart home devices featuring voice assistant Alexa — were sold during the holidays, making it the best-selling item on their website.<p>Indeed, …

SEO

Volkswagen GTI: The History of an Icon

Automotive Design

If Your Website Doesn't Have This 1 Thing on Every Page, Customers Will Click Away

Fortunately, it's really easy to add and it's a guaranteed increase in leads.<p>Having a website is great and all, but if you haven't built it to lead to more leads, then you are losing out on precious opportunities.<p>Think of your website as a digital business card (because it is). Every single person …

Marketing

The 5 Communication Tactics That Helped Me Become a Better Leader

Effective leadership starts with effective communication. From writing emails to giving a company-wide speech, what you say and how you say it will matter.<p>Having a strong vision for your company is one thing. Being able to communicate it clearly is another ballgame. As a leader, your job can take …

Self-confidence

Facebook is removing 20 outdated, redundant ad metrics; adding methodology labels

Facebook has made several changes to how and what advertising metrics it reports in an effort to improve transparency and clear up advertiser …

Analytics

Seven Considerations for Your New Business's Social Media Strategy

So you started a new business. Congratulations!<p>Now comes the hard work: marketing and promotion.<p>You know you need to be on social media, but you have …

Handy

Most Leaders Know Their Strengths — but Are Oblivious to Their Weaknesses

“Oh, I pretty much know my strengths and my weaknesses.”<p>If we had a dollar for every time we’d heard this from an executive we were coaching, we could have retired a long time ago. When probed, they often proclaim that while they might not recognize all their strengths, they are confident about …

Leadership

This is the astonishing Ferrari 488 Pista

A new Ferrari is always something special, but the Ferrari 488 Pista promises to be even more unusual than most. Revealed today ahead of its official …

19 tiny habits that will have a big impact on your personal happiness

Success doesn't happen in an instant. It happens through the progression of lots of little successes, strung together over time.<p>If you want to build something big, if you have a vision, a dream, or even just a clearly defined end goal, the question is not how you can make that happen right now, or …

Time I

Why LinkedIn Groups Can Be Great for Businesses (and How to Create a Successful One)

LinkedIn Groups do not have a great reputation. Many of them are filled with self-promotion and spam rather than valuable discussions and meaningful …

2019 Volvo V60: Five Things You Need to Know

Other than the fact that it's a gorgeous wagon<p>We generally like the current V60, especially in Polestar form. Even with a dated infotainment system and confusing center console, it pairs wagon practicality with some of the most comfortable seats on the market. But after Volvo showed off the larger, …

Have You Ever Owned A Mitsubishi 3000GT, The Most Overcomplicated Car Of The '90s?

The specs of the Mitsubishi 3000GT read like something new today: all-wheel drive, all-wheel steering, twin-turbo, with active suspension, active …

How Audience Targeting Is Changing in the Age of Digital Transformation

The advertising industry is notoriously fickle. Cast your mind back to the 1950s when large companies with larger budgets would broadcast messages to …

Digital Advertising
Marketing

The Best Foods To Help You Relax When You're Stressed Out, According To Science

If you're absolutely starving and simultaneously stressed out, it can be a pretty dangerous combination. You might end up grabbing the closest snack …

Wellness

4 Effective Ways to Clear Your Mind

Many people find that, when they face stress in their lives, they tend to dwell on it in their moments of downtime. If you're like most people, this …

5 Characteristics to Identify the Goodness in People

A Company Is Only as Good as Its People. Here's How to Find Them<p>In the business world, success traditionally means maximizing profit. This view clearly fails to take into account the wide-reaching and long-term value generated by the people who improve every aspect of their organizations simply by …

Leadership