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The Simple Truth No Boss Will Ever Tell You

Bosses come in all shapes and sizes and widely differing skill levels. Some bosses are TMI; others laconic as clams. Some are naturally devious; others straightforward. Some honest; others full of it.<p>However, there is one simple truth that no boss will ever tell you, even though it's vital both to …

Mentoring

How to hack your unconscious

Aha! moments of inspiration seem to come from nowhere – but the counterintuitive key to a creative brain is to defocus your thoughts<p>You can determine …

Consciousness

How to Be Invisible Online -- Without Going Off the Grid (Infographic)

It's important to go the extra mile to protect your personal information online.<p>Companies and organizations are getting their hands on our data and using it for a number of reasons we don’t even know about. Luckily, there are a number of things you can do to minimize your presence online and …

Personal Information

The importance of grit and how to harness it in achieving your life goals

<b>Grit in entrepreneurship is the ability to pursue a higher-level goal with sustained interest for a long period of time</b>Adrian Li, Founder & Managing …

Can Mark Zuckerberg Fix Facebook Before It Breaks Democracy?

The most famous entrepreneur of his generation is facing a public reckoning with the power of Big Tech.<p>At ten o’clock on a weekday morning in August, Mark Zuckerberg, the chairman and C.E.O. of Facebook, opened the front door of his house in Palo Alto, California, wearing the tight smile of …

Social Media

How to Get Sponsored on Instagram (Even if You Currently Have 0 Followers)

It's no surprise you want to become a paid Instagram influencer -- heck, the average price for a sponsored Instagram post is $300, and if you become …

Public Relations

Scientists may soon be able to make it rain in the Sahara Desert

Scientists may have found a way to bring rainfall and greenery back to the ever-expanding Sahara Desert.<p>A massive wind and solar installation in the desert would raise local temperature, precipitation and vegetation and could bring benefits to the area, according to a report published last week by …

Renewable Energy

99 Percent of Companies Are Missing This 1 Major Marketing Strategy

Word of mouth advertising is a powerful tool to win more customers. Increasingly, recommendations or rebukes about brands are playing an increasingly larger role in the consumers' decisions about whether or not to buy from a company. Recent data from Convince and Convert shows that word of mouth …

Customers

10 ways smart people work less and get more done

Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or …

Success

Leadership Expert Simon Sinek on the Importance of Finding Your Tribe | Heleo

“Whoever thinks they can do this thing called ‘life’ by themselves is kidding themselves.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>The key leadership habit that Nelson</i> …

Nelson Mandela

This Bizarre World Map Is So Crazily Accurate, It Actually Folds Into a Globe

Look closely.<p>We all know most maps of the world aren't entirely accurate. For starters, Africa is way bigger than it looks, and Greenland isn't …

Maps

Here’s how successful people avoid information overwhelm

There are seemingly infinite options in the world today. With increasing options comes increased <i>choices</i>.<p>This may seem like a good thing. But at a …

Self-improvement

Want Your Children Better Prepared For the Real World? Modify Their Classwork Like This Iowa School Did | Inc.com

All parents like to read about how to help children become high-achievers or how to maximize the productivity of the school week. But a group of 65 parents in Iowa took reading and learning to another level on behalf of their school districts' students, and did so with great leadership and …

Iowa

10 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read Before the Year Ends

These classics have the potential to teach and guide your inner entrepreneur through the hurdles of business. Learn & Enjoy<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Needless to say, books are a person’s best friend. While many might not agree but the …

Entrepreneurship

A New Facebook Guide to Creating Video, The Shift to Instagram Stories Ads and Messenger, and 5 YouTube Facts You Can’t Miss

Looking to catch up on the latest social media news, but short on time? We have you covered! This week (episode #110) we’re chatting about all of …

Social Media

How To Give Negative Feedback More Effectively

Feedback is a manager’s best tool, but it’s only effective when it’s delivered properly. Positive feedback is typically straightforward and easy to provide, but negative feedback can be more complicated and difficult to deliver. When it’s not delivered properly, employees aren’t receptive to it. …

Employment

3 Surprisingly Simple Ways You Can Learn More in Less Time, According to a Cognitive Psychologist | Inc.com

College students are notorious for cramming. They'll stay up late and study for final exams, stuffing weeks and even months of material into their brain just so they can spit it out the next day on the test.<p>Some students manage to get good grades this way, but the process they go through to get …

Pedagogy

Why Personal Branding Is Key To Career Success -- And How To Create Yours

I once had a client, let’s call him Jim, who came to me with a question: <i>do I need a personal brand to be successful</i>?<p>My answer was a whole-hearted, resounding, yes!<p>Personal branding is crucial to cultivating a successful career. Marketing yourself and your career as a brand is more than just about …

Personal Branding

3 Tricks to Get People to Actually Listen to Your Presentations

Make sure your audience doesn't tune out what you have to say.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Few things conjure up a feeling of dread quite like the anticipation of a lengthy PowerPoint presentation. Professionals spend an average of 40 percent of their workday in …

Public Speaking

How to Create and Use a Character Bible for your Novel

A character bible is the place you collect information about all the characters in your novel. From your heroine to the car wash attendant who says …

Creative Writing

This Underrated Business Skill Is Incredibly Important. Here’s How You Can Master It

According to a CEO.<p>When I was the senior vice president and general manager of the Oracle Data Cloud, I once hosted a vendor who wanted to market …

Spaghetti mystery that stumped famous physicist is finally solved

<b>(CNN) —</b> Richard P. Feynman was one of the brightest minds of the 20th century. He was a key player in inventing quantum electrodynamics, which describes the behavior of light and matter. He invented what are now called Feynman diagrams, hieroglyphic scribbles that make it easier for lesser minds to …

Richard Feynman

10 Great Ideas to Improve Your Productivity when You Work From Home

I love working from home. I love the fact that I can crawl out of bed 5 minutes before work and still be on time. It thrills me that there’s no dress …

Interaction Design

Scientists discover 'apparent evidence' for universes beyond our own

As we all take a moment to mourn the impending loss of CBS’ hit show “The Big Bang Theory,” let us also bow our heads in memory of the outdated origin theory of our universe that shares the same name.<p>Scientists believe the Big Bang theory (the science one, not the Sheldon Cooper one) may only be …

Black Holes

What to Do When a Good Employee Stops Trying to Grow

The best managers know they’re supposed to give the people they lead challenging assignments to keep them interested and engaged. But what do you do when someone you manage gets to the top of their learning curve — and doesn’t really want to be pushed any further?<p>Is it OK if someone you are …

4 Strategies for Dynamic Storytelling That Will Catapult Your Brand

When it comes to audience engagement, a story is worth 1,000 stats.<p>The connection between stories and true customer engagement has been clear for ages, but science is only now beginning to explain why. While our unconscious brain processes most of what we think and do, it's not particularly great …

Marketing

This course uses neuroscience to triple your reading speed

popsci shop<p>Master the science of speed reading and memorization for just $9.<p>In this fast-changing world, it’s vital to acquire new skills. The problem is, learning something new takes precious time. But what if we could speed things up? Become A SuperLearner 2: Speed Reading & Memory is a course …

How to View Your Healthcare Provider's Digital Records on iPhone

Amid the declining health of its former CEO and co-founder, Steve Jobs, Apple embarked on a mission to revolutionize digital health for the …

How to Clean Your Apple Keyboard and Mac Display the Right Way

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How to Perfect Your Digital Marketing Campaign

Technology dominates every part of our lives, and it is impossible to imagine our society without it.This means it is imperative that we, as …