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Top 25 Smart Real Estate Marketing Blogs

Digital media has forever changed the world of real estate for the better. No longer are buyers and agents limited to the listings within a single …

Reputation 3.0: The Internet Is Your Resume

Resumes are quickly becoming a thing of the past, says executive job search consultant Debra Feldman. “Before anyone asks to see your resume,” she says, “they’ll undoubtedly have checked you out on the web. What others say, true and false, is visible 24/7.” The resume you create becomes almost …

The 30-Minute Strategy For Creating A Successful Path To Your Goals

How the wisdom of hip-hop star Drake helped focus the author’s mind and illuminate an important idea: Great strategies are stories told backward.<p>I’m on a flight to Florida after five hours of sleep, and I should be drafting a strategic vision statement for a client I worked with yesterday.<p>But …

Florida

3 Reasons Exercise Makes You Smarter

Your brain is a part of your body. Your body works better with exercise–and, research suggests, so does your brain.<p>If you need more reason to make a jog part of your morning routine or to turn your afternoon meetings into walk-n-talks, try this: <i>exercise boosts your cognitive functioning and</i> …

Humanity

How Morning Rituals Jumpstart Joyous Workdays

Let’s imagine two entrepreneurs. We’ll call them John and Marie. They run similar businesses, wake up around the same time each day, and both get to the office around 9 a.m..<p>But what they do between waking up and getting to work is very different.<p>Phil Drolet<p>John hits snooze a few times, then grabs …

Time Management

Top 10 Marketing Books of All Time

Essential books for entrepreneurs who really want to understand how and why their customers buy.<p>In previous posts, I've identified the best motivational books of all time and the best sales books of all time. Today, I've selected 10 books about marketing that I believe should be in every business …

Marketing

How Much the Homebuying Process Really Costs

Saving for a down payment on a home is a huge step in the homebuying process. A sizable down payment can help with mortgage prequalification or …

3 Places to Get a Crash Course in Entrepreneurship

Do you have some holes in your expertise? These classes will get you up to speed and back to work.<p>Though no classroom can truly prepare you for the ups and downs of being an entrepreneur, you’re not completely on your own.<p>A new breed of start-up-focused schools, taught by entrepreneurs, has emerged …

Startups

50+ Mini-Tasks to Improve Your Finances One Step at a Time

Every new year, we set up big audacious goals that we want to accomplish in the new year. Some how, we are magically more likely to succeed because a …

There are safe alternatives to low yielding money markets and Treasury bonds.

"Safe" U.S. money market and Treasury bonds are losing money due to inflation and negative yield. Chuck Butler, president of EverBank World Markets in St. Louis recommends diversifying away from the dollar and into bank CDs and government bonds in these foreign currencies.

Live Hassle-Free: 11 Must-Have Apps of 2013

Believe it or not, 2013 is almost halfway over, and if you’ve been struggling to keep up with your daily tasks, workload, or finances, it’s time to …

Motivation Mystery: How to Keep Employees Productive

In my previous post, I explored the importance of positive work environments and one key benefit is that great workplaces can help motivate employees.<p>It makes sense. Employees that are happy tend to be more productive, which is better for a business’ bottom line. Lots of research has shown the …

Mindmapping 101: Mindmapping Principles | MarTech

We recently signed up for the online version of Mindjet, our client and a technology sponsor on MarTech. They have a 25% off special running through …

26 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known At 20

Etienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when he was starting into a presentation posted to SlideShare. With his permission we're posting it here.

Time Management

What The Most Productive People Do Before Bed

Sleep is your body’s most important program. Which is precisely why you should hack it.<p>Breaking news: When you’re asleep, you’re still alive–and you’ll probably be alive the next day. So it follows that your circadian style will dictate whether you greet the day like Michael Phelps or a drunk (or, …

Sleep

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9 Slightly Crazy Things That Might Make You Wildly Productive

Break up your routine with these secret (slightly off-the-wall) tricks to jump-starting your productivity.<p>The other day during a grueling seven-hour car ride, I found myself feeling the stress of fatigue, impatience, and boredom. Suddenly, my dog, Riley, yawned with an outrageously funny expression …

The Brain

10 Things To Do Every Workday

I’ve always been focused on performance. I’m a list person. I love the feeling of crossing things off. It makes me feel productive. Plus, consistent …

15 Things Successful People Do

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.”<p>Whether in business or …

These Tips Will Help You Escape The 9-To-5 Mindset

His first bestseller, The Four Hour Workweek, came out of his own experience of going from working long hours, seven days a week to figuring out how to run a business more efficiently.<p>But even for people not ready to take that step, Ferriss has some valuable tips for figuring how to get …

Time Management

15 Secrets of the Most Successful Self-Learners

For many curious folks, their impassioned yearning to soak up as much of the world’s wonders as possible completely transcends the boundaries of a …

F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Secret to Great Writing: Letters of Advice to a Friend’s Teenage Daughter and to His Own

What is the secret of great writing? For David Foster Wallace, it was about fun. For Henry Miller, about discovery. Susan Sontag saw it as self-exploration. Many literary greats anchored it to their daily routines. And yet, the answer remains elusive and ever-changing.<p>In the fall of 1938, Radcliffe …

Daily Rituals: A Guided Tour of Writers’ and Artists’ Creative Habits

<i>“We are spinning our own fates, good or evil, and never to be undone,”</i> the William James’s famous words on habit echo. <i>“Every smallest stroke of virtue or of vice leaves its never so little scar.”</i><p>Given this omnibus of the daily routines of famous writers was not only one of my favorite articles to …