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To Be a Great Boss, Show These 4 Traits to Your Employees Every Day (Most Never Do)

You will find the founders and CEOs of some of the best companies in the world, including The Container Store, Nordstrom, and Zappos, displaying these unconventional traits.<p>I've done my fair share of researching what true leadership looks like over the years. What I've found is that all great …

15 Mind-Blowing Stats About Marketing ROI

CMOs remain under the gun to deliver measurable results. The Internet and a plethora of measurement tools have made tracking easier for hard metrics, …

Marketing

What I Wish I Knew in My 20s as an Entrepreneur

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Enon Landenberg, Small Factory of Big Ideas. Enon Landenberg, Small Factory of Big Ideas<p>In 2015, one thing is clear, startups …

50 Productivity Tips to Boost Your Brain Power

Modern science is teaching us that the brain is not static. It changes every day and you can be the one directing that change.<p>It might seem like a weird question, but how much time do you give your brain a fair consideration? Do you stop to marvel at its supreme cleverness and incredible power? …

Bootstrapping Is The New Seed

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ryan Shank is the COO of mHelpDesk, a field service software company, and blogs about their journey from a bootstrapped startup to a well-funded 60-person software company.</i><p>The all-American ‘rags to riches’ story is one that many can identify with or find inspiration from — going from …

13 Reasons You Need To Visit Budapest ASAP

Europe is mind-blowingly cheap right now. The euro is nearly equal to the dollar (for now), and flight prices are largely on the decline, too. Even many hotel costs are pointing downward, making this quite possibly the most budget-friendly time to visit Europe in <i>years</i>.<p>And of all the picturesque …

How Great Startups Build Brands With The Right Words

Your marketing message is often the very first communication between you and a potential customer, which is why it’s so important to nail your first …

Artist's Illustrations Remind Us Love Is The Little Things

Love is cooking dinner on a Tuesday night; lazing on a Sunday afternoon; riding bikes through the park. Love is the little things.<p>Korean artist Puuung captures this in illustrations for the "Love is.." series showcased on Grafolio, an online forum featuring works from various artists, and updated …

Drawing

26 weight-loss tips based on science

People are being advised to do all sorts of crazy things, most of which have no evidence behind them.<p>Over the years, however, scientists have found numerous strategies that seem to be effective.<p>Here are 26 weight-loss tips that are actually based on evidence.<p>It is often said that drinking water can …

Nutrition

How to Create a Position Cheat Sheet in Excel

Step-by-Step Instructions<p>1.<p>Visit the Auction Calculator and download a set of dollar values specific to your league’s settings. When you’ve completed …

Forget Your Product: Start Selling 'Solutions' Instead

It's time to shift from pushing products to creating genuine connections with people -- using these four steps.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Transforming your team’s approach to sales requires a shift from just pushing products to creating genuine connections with …

Selling

10 Hip Wallpaper Designs

Wallpaper is a homes' best friend. The popular material changes boring white walls into incredible murals. Wallpaper also adds funk to your home, no matter the room (plus, it's fun to look at).<p>Take a peek at some of our favorite patterned wall designs.

Farrow & Ball

The State Of Location Intelligence Analytics & BI, 2017

• Research & Development (R&D) and executive management are two functions that place the greatest importance on location intelligence analytics and business intelligence (BI).<br>• Energy and transportation industries place the most significant emphasis on location intelligence analytics and BI today.<br>• 63% …

72 things to do in the Bay Area before you die

We can bicker about the Bay Area's changing landscape all day long, but some things stay the same, like just how much our swath of California has to offer.<p>From inspiring natural scenery and classic institutions to new traditions and only-in-S.F. events, the Bay Area has something for everyone — and …

New ways to get the Excel business analytics features you need

Recently, we told you about the exciting new features and improvements in Excel 2016 that expand the business analytics capabilities available to you …

Analytics

Food Lover’s Guide to Toronto

Not only is friendly, funky Toronto Canada's most populous city, but it's also one of the most multicultural municipalities in the world—and that …

The ‘Back to the Future’ Trilogy in 1.21 Minutes

Burger Fiction has compressed the entire <i>Back to the Future</i> trilogy into a 1.21 minute edit. “1.21” is in reference to the 1.21 gigawatts of power …

9 Reasons Why It Sucks Working for a Startup

If you think it sounds sexy to work for a startup, there are some things you should know.<p>Between offering free gourmet lunches, a relaxed dress code, and the chance to become rich and famous at a very young age, startups have a certain sexiness that drives a massive amount of interest in working …

Excel 2016 introduces and streamlines data analysis capabilities | On MSFT

The pervasive tech of today without a doubt is big data. Companies and tools are springing up to analyze and visualize the massive amounts of data …

163 Free Things to Do in America’s Top Destinations

Our favorite free things to do in America’s most-visited cities.<p>They say the best things in life are free, and for every avid traveler, it’s a …

Drink Up: The Greatest Bars in the World

What makes a bar truly great? We tapped mixologists, bartenders, cocktail kingpins, and professional drinkers to find out—and their picks include upscale drinking dens and gritty dive bars, places with world-class cocktail menus or a vibe that just keeps you coming back every Thursday. Read on for …

How to Get Employees Excited to Do Their Work

What keeps you up at night as a manager? Are you worried about hitting your numbers? How to boost the results of lower performers? What about how to keep top performers motivated?<p>We often believe that the most effective way to respond to these concerns is to directly tell our employees what to do. …

Pre-Workout Foods

The Best<p>We've covered what you should eat after working out. But what about beforehand? You need to fuel up properly, because exercising on an empty …

The one trick to getting the response you want from an email

On one hand, I love that I just need to waggle my fingers to get pretty much anything I want.<p>In fact, my livelihood depends on email, and if I wield my powers of persuasion correctly, life becomes much more efficient, whether I'm requesting a client's approval on a project or asking my roommates to …

Productivity

11 Inspirational Quotes On Secrets Of Success From Entrepreneurs

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

The Ultimate WordPress Cheatsheet

WordPress is quickly becoming a household name if it isn’t already. It’s everywhere, this benign beauty, powering some of the...The post The Ultimate …

WordPress themes

The Best London Bars as Chosen by Bartenders

London is one of the world’s best drinking cities, but that begs the question: Which of its multitude of pubs and bars is really worth your time? Two of the partners behind Portobello Road Gin, Jake Burger and Tom Coates, helped us distill the best of the best, with their picks for where to drink …