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How Adobe keeps key employees from quitting

If there’s one thing almost everyone in corporate America can agree on, it’s that traditional once-a-year evaluations are a waste of time. Managers …

HoloLens: The hands on experience

Let’s get this out of the way: Microsoft HoloLens is not exactly a holographic system, but don’t hold that against it. The reality of Microsoft’s …

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America's Dirtiest Cops: Cash, Cocaine and Corruption on the Texas Border

The temperature was nearing triple digits when Jonathan Treviño strapped on his bulletproof vest, slipped his .40-caliber Glock into his ankle …

New 'Tripr' App Makes Your Friends For You, Ahead Of Time

Instead of taking chances that you'll meet some good-looking backpacker at the next hostel or run into a gaggle of handsome travelers on a Parisian street, why not just "book them" ahead for your next vacation? New travel app Tripr can (and will) make that happen.<p>The app's mantra is that you should …

Our Dangerous Obsession with External Recognition

Rebecca, a tech entrepreneur, would love you to equate her company’s expansive press coverage with real value creation. “Yesterday, we got written up in TechCrunch and LA Magazine, and we all had dinner at Nobu to celebrate!” She will, however, conveniently forget to mention that her startup has …

If You Don't Do These 3 Things for Your Website, You're Losing Customers | Inc.com

No matter what type of business you run, you need a strong Web presence. These days, entrepreneurs are so focused on building their company's influence on LinkedIn, Facebook, and other social networks, it's easy for them to neglect the company's headquarters on the Web.<p>Unfortunately, without a good …

5 Psychological Hacks That'll Give Your Marketing a Boost | Inc.com

Successful marketers know how to ethically use psychological principles to understand their customers, in order to deliver exactly what those customers need and want.<p>Here are five of those powerful psychological hacks that will take your business to new levels.<p>1. Cater to curiosity: We have an …

11 Tweets That Got People Fired From Their Jobs

EMGN<p>1. This girl dressed up as a victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings before coming to work and tweeted about it to the whole world. …

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How to Beat Online Price Discrimination

A new study found that major e-commerce retailers show some users different prices or a different set of results.<p>Do you think you can find the lowest …

Freelancers, break free from billing by the hour

I spent the first few years of my freelance career earning an income the way most freelancers do: working project-to-project and billing by the …

Why People Share: The Psychology of Social Sharing

How do you get more people to share your content?<p>It’s a simple question that lacks a simple answer.<p>But, perhaps it’s not as complicated as you …

Man Treated for Google Glass Addiction

Chris Jackson—Getty Images<p>Michael Mathes—AFP/Getty Images<p>Peter Kramer—NBC NewsWire/Getty Images<p>Stephen M. Dowell—MCT/Getty Images<p>Bloomberg/Getty …

15 Steps To Create The Perfect Digital Marketing Strategy (How-To Plan)

It’s the time of the year, when you should start thinking (again) about your digital marketing strategy.<p>As the weather starts to cool down, digital …

How Contactually CRM and Contact Management Works

Sync Your Email, Phone, and Communication History<p>With one click, connect your email accounts and Contactually will automatically sync your contacts …

3 Radical Habits of Highly Successful Remote Teams

<i>This post originally appeared on the iDoneThis blog.</i><p>Working remotely requires a totally different approach from how we’ve come to define our workday. We’re so used to the commutes, having to deal with our cubicle neighbor, the water cooler chats, and shuffling in and out of meetings. That’s the way …

40 Best Hip Hop Workout Songs

We can all break the monotony of daily workouts by adding some vibrant hip-hop music to the mix. Without a doubt, music is the quickest way to shake …

25 Social Media ROI Tips From the Pros

Shares 8K<p>Do you struggle with establishing return-on-investment (ROI) for your social media efforts?<p>Are you looking for advice to help you measure …

Les misérables: Despite welfare state and wine, unhappiness reigns in France

[np_storybar title=”Graphic: The Happiness Index” link=”#1″]<br>[/np_storybar]<p>France has good wine, a great culture, a 35-hour work week and a miserable …

A Practical Guide to Writing an Effective Social Media Policy

<i>“Through these [online] interactions, IBM’s greatest asset—the expertise of its employees—can be shared with clients, shareholders, and the communities in which it operates.”</i><p>In one concise statement, IBM both establishes its position as an organization that values its employees’ ideas and …

6 Steps to Fewer, Shorter and More Efficient Meetings

Few aspects of corporate culture are more widely disliked and ridiculed than intra-office meetings.<p>Employees, for the most part, feel that they're …

Dad can use Facebook to serve child support papers, judge rules

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Flickr/SpencerEHoltaway<p>Maybe this is why some teens think Facebook is for old people: a New York father just got …

17 Things Great Leaders Always Say to Their Employees | Inc.com

Quick, name your favorite boss of all time. I'll wait here for you to think of him or her.<p>Playing Jeopardy music.<p>OK, do you have the answer?<p>Now think about something that boss told you that stuck in your brain. Maybe it's an encouraging comment, an inspiring story, or a vote of confidence.<p>Guess …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

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This Invaluable Lesson Will Keep You From Making Catastrophic Hiring Mistakes | Inc.com

I was driving up First Street in San Jose, CA, last month and drove past the building of a client from long ago. At the time, I was a full-time recruiter, and the client was a fast-growing Internet hardware company. While the full-time recruiter is history, the story is as relevant today as it was …

The Everything Guide to Twitter Cards

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Here’s a riddle: When is a tweet more than a tweet?<p>We’re all pretty familiar with Twitter’s 140 characters—and of course, a photo is always an eye-catching addition. But what if your Twitter audience could sign up for your email list without ever …