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Why LinkedIn Is About to Become Scary Good | Inc.com

If you are still not convinced of the power of LinkedIn for sales and marketing, listen to this announcement about the platform's game-changing new job and recruiting features.<p>"Our platform is changing. Today, 500 million members are engaging on LinkedIn at record rates," LinkedIn noted in …

Employment

5 Social Media Marketing Trends For 2016 - #infographic

It's that time of the year again! Most businesses would have probably chalked out their marketing plan for 2016. But does your social media marketing …

Why women are smarter than men

Trying to compare intelligence and gender doesn't typically yield much in the way of productive discussion, but sometimes research comes along that's worth opening this particular can of worms.<p>Decades of research show unequivocally that men and women are equal in general intelligence (IQ), but that …

Emotional Intelligence

6 Predictions About Digital Marketing In 2016

It’s that time of year again. A time to reflect on the state of online marketing over the past year and a time to figure out how to score big marketing wins over the year to come. Since every new year brings new marketing challenges, we can use these predictions to help build forward-thinking …

Marketing

What Every Millennial Can Learn From Steve Jobs About Success

<i>The Fortune 500 Insider Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

Your Life Sucks Because You’re Not Happy

It’s not the other way around.<p>It’s easy to think that it is though.<p>That if only you had a bit more good in your life, then you would be happy.<p>It …

10 Entrepreneurs' Productivity Secrets | Inc.com

Whether you're looking for a productivity app or a podcast to download, most of us ask our network for a recommendation. Why read a random website review when someone in your network has an opinion? Do the number of app downloads really matter if someone you trust loves a product? In the …

Entrepreneurship

Leadership Reading to Start Your Week: 11/2/15

Here are choice articles on hot leadership topics culled from the business schools, the business press and major consulting firms, to start off your …

Why Creating A Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

For the majority of my child and adult life, I never considered myself a "morning person." I was a night owl. During my architecture school career I worked late through the night and slept in the mornings. When I started working at an Architecture firm, I conformed to getting up at 7 a.m... but I …

The 13 funniest TED Talks

Great TED Talks illuminate a fascinating idea. And sometimes, they do it while making you laugh. These talks will bring a smile to your face.

TED Talks

Can I Really Speed Up My Metabolism?

<i>A:</i><p>Yes, you really can speed up your metabolism, though likely not significantly, and certainly not with diet pills, green tea, or any other quick-fix products. There's only real way to make a difference in how your body burns calories: increase your lean muscle mass.<p>To get why, you have to …

Look Beyond Your Resolution, See Your Legacy

Most of us look at the changing of the new year as a time of renewal, when we resolve to make ourselves better, happier, and more fulfilled than we were the year before. But what if this year, we looked beyond our resolutions toward something broader -- a personal resolution that will leave a …

2015 Resolutions for Millenials That Better Our Reputation

We know. You want to lose 10 pounds. You want to live a "healthier life." Maybe you just want to read more or spend less money on clothes.<p>Whereas these are all great, there may be some resolutions that can give back in their own way. Some resolutions that would show the world that millennials as a …

DUI

12 Men Reveal What They Look for in a Girlfriend

“My ideal woman is unique. She doesn't stand out from a crowd, but her humor, smile, and interests separate her from everyone else. Someone who’s not afraid to be a complete goof around me. She enjoys being sociable, while still staying in sometimes. Lastly, she understands when to give me some …

Restore Your Harmony and Connection With 2 Words

It's Monday morning. There's a big meeting at work, and you cannot be late. In a nervous rush, you skip breakfast, scramble to locate your keys, and head out only to find torrential rain... and a dead car battery.<p>No matter what set of circumstances seem to be conspiring to rob you of your ability …

Meditation

How Your Food Impacts Your Vagina

But the foods you eat can influence that pH, changing the way your nether region smells (and even tastes). For instance, spices, onions, garlic, red meat, dairy, asparagus, broccoli, and alcohol can all affect the natural balance you’ve got going on, while fruits and fruit juices may turn things …

4 Ways to Cope When You're Around Unhappy People

I've always been the kind of person who easily gets tuned into other people's "vibes." What I mean by this is that I tend to pick up and easily recognize on the energy that they are putting out. I'll easily sense if others are happy, sad, stressed, pissed off, worried, or excited. I also get a …

Happiness

10 Exercises You Can Do Without Getting Out of Bed

Don't get up. Really!<p>Don't want to get up extra early to log a morning workout at the gym? Fine, stay in bed. You can still transform your body with exercises you can do right on your mattress. Choose a few of them, or complete every move, and perform as many reps as you can in 30 seconds. You'll …

Minds Matter: Mindfulness Is the Key to Success

"Being mindful is not a matter of thinking more clearly about experience; it is the act of experiencing more clearly" -- Sam Harris<p>Have you ever grabbed a snack from the office counter and looked in wonder at the empty wrapper by the time you reached your desk?<p>Have you ever looked at the clock and …

Coming soon to a workplace near you: 'wellness or else' | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. companies are increasingly penalizing workers who decline to join “wellness” programs, embracing an element of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law that has raised questions about fairness in the workplace.<p>A man looks over the Affordable Care Act (commonly known as …

Health Care

Duke Researchers Hail Breakthrough After Growing Muscle Tissue in Lab

Scientists at Duke University announced this week that human skeletal muscle has been successfully grown in the laboratory that is able to react to …

Hate to Wait? The 5 Immediate Benefits of Exercise Backed By Science

By now, we all know that getting our sweat on does wonders for our physical and mental health. But that doesn’t make it any easier to get us off the …

Five tips for building your brand

Building a brand is a strategic process. The objective is to create a positive market perception for your business. Here are five simple steps to follow.<p><b>1. Think long term.</b> If you are success-driven, you imagine what your business will look like 10 years down the line. Your core brand positioning …

“This Girl Can” Campaign Features The Fitness Triumphs Of Real Women Of Different Ages, Sizes

The creators of “This Girl Can” streetcast real British women to make fitness attainable to those who were putting off the gym for fear of being judged.<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aN7lt0CYwHg<p>“A celebration of active women designed to make the attainable aspirational” is how London agency FCB …

Social Media and PR Event Digital Marketing Success

Facebook-promoted posts helped Loessfest 2014 in Council Bluffs, Iowa beat attendance goals by driving website traffic, raising awareness and reinforcing messaging through traditional radio promotion.<p>Sarah Lake, vice president of community engagement, and designer Lynn Schneider at Emspace Group …

4 Things I Wish I Knew BEFORE I Started Losing Weight

<b>1. Eating Peanut Butter Out of the Jar Isn't Healthy</b><br>While peanut butter is full of heart-healthy fats, it's not void of calories. I found myself spooning it straight out of the jar, wondering why my jeans weren't any looser. This is important to remember with all healthy foods: Just because they …

LinkedIn & Social Selling: 5 Things You Must Do in 2015 | LinkedIn Sales Solutions

Sales is no longer about cocktail hours and cold calling – today the name of the game is <b>social selling</b>, and it’s all about relationship building, …

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations At CES 2015

Once again, we scoured the edges of the 2.2 million square feet of exhibit space at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show looking for what we call Big Bang Disruptors.<p>Those are the innovations that enter the market both better and cheaper than existing products or services, creating the greatest …

Internet of Things

11 Fantastic Productivity Tricks You Can Use Today | Inc.com

We all have important things to get done at work, but far too often, at the end of the day we realize that we haven't accomplished what we set out to do. The problem is that for all sorts of different reasons we end up doing things that don't help us meet our goals.<p>The solution is to focus on the …

Time Management