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30 Fastest-Selling Products On Amazon With Thousands Of Near-Perfect Reviews

I'll cop to a sincere and abiding love of shopping in all its forms, and if you also enjoy indulging in a little retail therapy from time to time, …

eCommerce

Why Modern-Day Unicorn Marketers Just Don’t Exist

A few weeks ago, I ran across this visual in my LinkedIn feed from a fella named Larry Kim, CEO of Mobile Monkey:The notion of the “unicorn” marketer …

Social Media Marketing

'It's Never Too Late' to Become a Bolder, Braver Version of Yourself, Says This C-Suite Executive -- Here Is Her Strategy.

Shoprunner COO Stacey Bernhard reveals how she found the strength to walk away from solid jobs.<p><i>Editor’s Note: Inspire Me is a series in which entrepreneurs and leaders share what motivates them through good times and bad, while also sharing stories of how they overcame challenges in hopes of</i> …

Motivation

BuzzFeed’s Dao Nguyen: 'We don't think of ourselves as an island' - Digiday

Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | RSS<p>BuzzFeed’s rise was made possible, in large part, by platforms like Facebook. These new distribution engines …

Media Industry

8 Reasons You're Waking Up Mid-Sleep, and How to Fix Them

One minute you’re snoozing peacefully, the next you’re wide awake in the dead of night. Sound familiar? Unless you’re blessed enough to conk out like …

Sleep

A Simple Trick for Eliminating 'Filler Words' Like 'Like' From Your Vocabulary

When speaking, the average person uses about five filler words—such as <i>um</i> and <i>uh</i>—per minute, Noah Zandan, CEO and co-founder of science firm Quantified …

Lips

Simplify your life with the mental model known as Occam’s razor

Legend has it that NASA spent a decade and millions of dollars developing a ballpoint pen that would work in zero gravity and function in extreme …

Stephen King

Growing new immune system could end misery of Crohn's disease

Stem cell transplants could the end misery of Crohn's disease, scientists hope.<p>A clinical trial has begun which will use stem cells to grow a new immune system for people with the condition which causes inflammation in the digestive system, leading to chronic pain and extreme tiredness.<p>Around …

Immune System

14 Agility Drills For Men Over 40

Feel like an athlete again with moves that build speed, reaction time, and conditioning.<p>Basketball isn’t just a “young man’s game.” Neither is ice hockey, tennis, touch football, or martial arts. In fact, there’s no sport or leisure activity you should have to give up completely just because you’re …

If Your Sales Pitch Is Missing This Step, You May Miss Out on the Sale

Here's the one thing you can do to move beyond a quick sale and into a long-term partnership.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Throughout my career, I have been on both sides of the sales process, as a buyer and as a seller. As a buyer, I've observed that salespeople whom …

Customers

The 19 Best Pens on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

<i>Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy (like</i> <i>pillows</i><i>), but as much as we’d like to,</i> …

Shopping

7 Things the Best Leaders Do to Get Business Back on Track During Hard Times | Inc.com

When the business is struggling, most business owners I know feel like anything but a leader. They start second-guessing their own vision, and are prone to making snap decisions suggested by someone else, in lieu of their carefully crafted processes and metrics.<p>Entrepreneurs who can keep their cool …

Entrepreneurship

The 10 Best and Worst Oils For Your Health

Home cooks have plenty of options when it comes to choosing which type of oil to sauté, bake and drizzle with. Some, like olive oil, are well known, …

Nutrition

None of Google's 85,000 employees have had their work accounts taken over in a year — and it's because of a simple $20 product anyone can use

One of the most common ways that people get hacked is called phishing or spearphishing.<p>Basically, attackers craft an email that looks just like something you'd normally click on, like a bill or an email telling you to change your password. Unsuspecting people click on the link in the phishing …

Employment

Harvard Study Reveals One Word Is the Secret to Being Likable and Emotionally Intelligent

Some things are so simple that we just can't help complicating them. Here's one area where you absolutely need to keep it simple.<p>As I've grown older and more experienced, the greatest of all lessons learned is how simple most things in life really are; and yet, how we try our darnedest to …

Relationships

These Are the Five Steps to an Expertly Designed Living Room

I spotted the living room above in a recent Brooklyn house tour and instantly loved it. You can immediately see that it's a balanced, well-appointed …

Home Decorating

11 tech devices I use to solve little problems that used to annoy me all the time

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff that we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>I review <i>a lot</i> of gadgets for Insider Picks, and my favorites always end up solving problems I didn't realize I had.<p>I never knew …

“Urgency bias” is killing your productivity

We often deceive ourselves into believing that getting X done now will give us the freedom for Y later, when in reality we let too many other tasks flood in. Quick as it may seem we can knock them off our to-do list, these minor chores sneakily steal our attention. If they feel urgent, we’re …

Time Management

6 Workout Tips That Will Build You Stronger, Faster Legs

You have to do more than log miles if you want to see some serious results.<p>Having strong legs is essential for making you a faster and more efficient runner. That’s why you should regularly incorporate lower-body exercises into your routine in addition to logging your weekly miles.<p>Not sure where to …

Every DIY Idea in This Customized Rental Is Worth Stealing

<b>Name:</b> Mackenzie Schieck with cats Franklin and Louisa <b><br>Location:</b> Seattle, Washington <b><br>Size:</b> 1,000 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 1 year, renting<p>The trouble …

The 1 networking rule 99% of people are afraid to follow, but should

How many times have you found yourself at a networking event, only to feel like you’re at a networking event?<p>I’ll let you in on a little secret: …

Networking

12 Expenses Successful People Don't Waste Time or Money On

Aside from the occasional indulgence, most financially successful people keep a close eye on their budgets and bank balances.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>People have struck it rich by launching social media startups, inspiring wildly successful crowdfunding campaigns and writing …

Personal Finance

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 …

The Best Way to See the U.S. Is by Train

Trains have long endured as a fixture of American industry, transporting goods and people across the country and forging what has become the United States as we know it. They still do a lot of that stuff, but long ago they stopped being a primary mode of long-haul transportation. Now they’re mostly …

Trains

7 Simple Ways to Tell a Compelling Story

You have meaningful, important stories to tell. Here's how to do so.<p>You tell stories all the time to friends, family and coworkers. Stories about your vacation. About how your daughter scored the winning goal. About how your brother drank way too much beer at the family reunion and then what …

Free Marketing Tools Every Small Business Marketer Should Try

Got big plans for your small business, but only a tiny marketing budget? You’re not alone. According to the Wasp Barcode Small Business Report, 42% of small businesses invest 3% or less of their revenue into marketing.<p>But maybe that isn’t such a big problem. With these small business marketing …

Small Business

The Best Plant Stands

Plants are all the rage right now, but they've been a staple of apartment living for years. After all, you need something to remind you of wide open …

15 of the Best Sources for Cheap Frames

This is a problem we always seem to struggle with...finding a way to display artwork without paying huge amounts of money for framing. Since the type …

I Tried Jeff Bezos's PowerPoint Replacement at My Company--and It Actually Worked

Getting your team literally on the same page increases meeting productivity, keeps everyone engaged and allows for meaningful dialogue.<p>A few months back, a friend whose new boss used to work for Jeff Bezos at Amazon told me that the company actually banned PowerPoint presentations in favor of memos.<p>…

You'll Never Make Lemonade Any Other Way After This Method

Sipping icy-cold sweet lemonade on a blazing-hot summer day is one of life's finest pleasures, which is why we think making lemonade from scratch …