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3 Ways You Are Pissing Off Your Employees (And What to Do About It)

According to this study of 482 executives, professionals, and managers, they are working an average day of 13.5 hours and blaming YOU! Here's why...<p>An international study by the Center for Creative Leadership titled, <i>Always On, Never Done?</i>, which surveyed professionals, executives and managers in …

MomentFeed raises $16.3 million to help brands with social media marketing

MomentFeed, which helps companies customize and manage their marketing strategies, announced today a funding round of $16.3 million.<p>The Santa Monica, Calif.-based startup provides software that centralizes all of a brand’s social media accounts onto a single dashboard-like page. From there, brands …

Social Media Marketing

6 Easy Ways to Get Rid Of Toenail Fungus

From Vicks VapoRub to Listerine, these remedies are easy to find without a prescription—and really work<p>The public shower stalls at your gym may have left you with an unwanted gift: onychomycosis, otherwise known as nail fungus.<p>Although it starts innocuously enough, as a white or yellow spot …

Every Entrepreneur Should Outsource These 3 Key Tasks

Outsourcing. It is not an unfamiliar word in the entrepreneurial sphere. More and more entrepreneurs are trying to infuse this tactic in their business to be more productive.<p>With books like "The 4 Hour Work Week," the benefits of outsourcing have been overstated. Many entrepreneurs want to start …

5 Ways To Improve Conversions From Your Website And Digital Advertising Efforts

All businesses need to generate leads in order to grow their brand, however, improving sales is often a constant challenge that companies face. For many brands, "sales" is one of the most expensive departments to account for. The lead generation process is far from an inexpensive endeavor, and is …

Marketing

4 Critical Ingredients For Every Sales Leader's Playbook

Every sales leader has a playbook. Make sure yours has these key ingredients.<p>Sales leadership has always been a tough job. Today, in addition to managing the interpersonal dynamics of a team, Sales Leaders are having to navigate an increasingly complex B2B buying process with more checkpoints and …

5 Ways Great Leaders Cultivate Wisdom In The Workplace

Throughout my life, my father would often remind me: “If you enrich your mind with meaningful knowledge each day, it will grow stronger – if you put it to the test, it will grow wiser.” Wisdom guides our thinking, attitude and overall mindset. It pushes us to break through boundaries, and to see …

Leadership

The Evolution of the Sales Playbook

Sales playbooks have been integral to sales training, onboarding and ongoing success for many decades. Playbooks—collections of tactics and methods …

The 5 books Bill Gates thinks you should read this summer

Balmy beach days usually send readers in search of juicy, fast-paced dramas, but for Bill Gates, the summer heat is equally great for nerdy escapism. …

A New App Lets Kids Design Their Own Games

Infinite Arcade is the latest app from Brooklyn-based TinyBop that is designed to create inclusive digital experiences for kids.<p>For all their aesthetic virtuosity, kids’ gaming apps can actually be pretty limiting. Whereas analog toys forced kids to use their imagination, high-tech games with …

How To Teach Children That Failure Is The Secret To Success

Is failure a positive opportunity to learn and grow, or is it a negative experience that hinders success? How parents answer that question has a big influence on how much children think they can improve their intelligence through hard work, a study says.<p>"Parents are a really critical force in child …

Psychology

Hackers selling 117 million LinkedIn passwords

LinkedIn was hacked four years ago, and what initially seemed to be a theft of 6.5 million passwords has actually turned out to be a breach of 117 million passwords.<p>On Wednesday, the professional social network company acknowledged that a massive batch of login credentials is being sold on the …

36 Tips Every Evernote User Must Know

What are the tips and tricks that will make you an Evernote master? We've got them here for you.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

The 15-Year-Old Teen Who Discovered a Lost Mayan City Takes on His Critics

In early May, news spread in the international media that a Canadian teen made the discovery of a lifetime, while only 15 years old! <b>By studying</b> …

Your Step By Step Content Marketing Strategy

Since content marketing is still a relatively new methodology – at least when we’re talking about digital marketing – it should come as no surprise that one of the most common searches associated with it is “content marketing strategy”. Just look at this suggested search provided by Google.<p>It’s …

Marketing

Physicist Says Time Travel Is Possible This Century -- Here's How

Time travel has long-been invoked in works of science fiction. But how close is it to becoming a reality?<p>An artist’s depiction of the center of a …

The 1 Book Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2016

If the rise of Trump blindsided you, it's because you didn't read this book.<p>Every year I read dozens of books and provide you with a list of the "best of the best" motivational books, sales and marketing books, and management books. Many of the books I recommend (as well as those recommended by …

Europe's 20 most beautiful hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — With so many iconic cities and diverse landscapes, beautiful hotels in Europe are commonplace. But some are, quite simply, more beautiful than others.<p>From clifftop luxury retreats on Italy's Amalfi Coast to art nouveau masterpieces in the heart of Budapest, we've handpicked Europe's 20 most …

7 SEO Trends Every Small Business Needs To Know

Staying on top of emerging SEO trends is critical if you want to achieve and maintain high search rankings. While the fundamentals of SEO tend to remain relatively consistent, it’s important to be aware of any factors that can give you a competitive edge.<p>This post will look at 7 SEO trends that all …

SEO

Silicon Valley legend Bill Campbell has died — here is some of his best leadership advice

Bill Campbell, widely known in Silicon Valley as "The Coach," died on Tuesday after a long battle with cancer.<p>Before entering the tech industry, Campbell served as head football coach at Columbia University and maintained a pep-talk approach when dealing with executives. Campbell's illustrious …

Silicon Valley

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

How to protect your data and avoid being hacked

NEW YORK (AP) — The government hack of an iPhone used by a San Bernardino killer serves as a reminder that phones and other electronic devices aren't …

Information Systems

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Non-fiction

What Happens When an Astronaut Gets Sick in Space?

Comedian James Veitch took it upon himself to do something I think we all consider sometimes: He started responding to email scammers, stringing them …

7 Data Visualization Types You Should be Using More (and How to Start)

Unique data visualizations are more memorable, and add variety for the audience — even the most clear and straightforward visualization types lose …

7 Ways You Can Make More Money With Google AdWords

AdWords, Google's advertising system, requires time and money--but thousands of companies have discovered it to be time and money well spent. Here's why.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making</i> …

25 books that every entrepreneur should read

We spoke with wildly successful entrepreneurs and VCs like Mark Cuban and Peter Thiel and pored over years of interviews with star founders to find the books that every aspiring entrepreneur should read.<p>Here are their top recommendations.<p><i>Bianca Male, Aimee Groth, Richard Feloni, Natalie Walters,</i> …

Self-improvement