Chip Urban

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5 Life-Changing TED Talks About Personal Finance

<b>TED Talks</b> began in 1984 as a conference that encouraged innovation and discussion in the fields of technology, entertainment and design. Since then, …

7 Things Successful People Do Every Day

I have been interviewing over 30 multimillionaires, 5 billionaires, world-class athletes, NYT bestselling authors, and billionaires. Moreover, having …

Bison Made Paddle Strop Razor Case

If you decided to pony up the cash to pick up one of these excellent Bison x Max Sprecher Straight Razor, you might have noticed that its edge has …

23 Surprisingly Helpful Life Tips

36<p>SHARES<p>Every once in a while the internet and Reddit will come across something that nobody knows or have thought about, but definitely should. …

Amazon’s Smartphone May Come With A Special Data Plan Called ‘Prime Data’

The Amazon Phone is almost certainly on its way, but the details surrounding its features and selling points are still somewhat unclear. Multiple sources have revealed that 3D effects and gesture-based features will be present on the device, but today another detail has leaked out.<p>BGR reports that …

Get It Together! Consolidate Your Business Systems

As your company grows, you add more processes, software, and people. If you haven’t been proactively streamlining all along, you may be surprised to …

Business By Miles: Automate Your Business All in a Single System

Business by Miles is a business automation platform that handles tasks like scheduling, human resources, billing, invoicing, project management, …

Design Can Drive Exceptional Returns for Shareholders

It used to be about “us” and “them.”<p>“Us” were the people who believed that design could add significant value when tightly integrated with other business processes. “Them” were the majority of managers who didn’t get what design was all about in the first place.<p>Today, however, the distance between …

The Complete A to Z Guide to Personal Branding

It’s easy to neglect one’s personal brand, or even the very idea of it. From childhood we are conditioned to dislike the idea of being self-promotional. Even our popular culture reflects the negative perception that we have about selling ourselves or being boastful. Movies like The Wolf of Wall …

Infographic Elements from Overflow Design Group

Infographic Elements – Vol. 3.<p>It takes a lot of time to create interesting infographics. Luckily, there are people who are familiar with it. The …

How to Create an Effective Award Strategy

Organizations looking to attract and retain top talent can no longer rely on simply increasing employee compensation and offering cash bonuses. Employers can overcome this challenge by implementing an effective awards strategy.

Talent Management - It's a Marathon not a Sprint

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53 Takeaways from the World's Best Business Books

The world's best business books are filled with timeless words of wisdom on management, entrepreneurship, marketing, sales, customer service, motivation, and more.<p>This presentation explores 53 bullet-point takeaways from a library of the greatest business books ever written. Small business owners, …

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10 presentation tips in under 10 minutes by @matteoc

http://fbbr.co/preshero<p>Discover 10 simple actionable tips that can instantly make your next presentation a success. Presentation Hero is a framework to structure, design and deliver any kind of presentation. In this first document we focus on presentation structure: how to captivate your audience, …

6 Best Practices Should Be in Your Customer Centric Tool Box - Small Business Trends

What are the best practices that help you succeed, serve your customers and keep up with changing times?<p>If you figure out who your customer is, what …

It All Begins With Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn is the best place for business professionals to post information about themselves, regardless of your discipline. As a business …

MasterCard Releases MasterPass Mobile Payment App

MasterCard says its MasterPass In-App Payments feature will allow customers to make all mobile payments from one app.<p>In an official release, the …

Top 25 Most Beautiful Real Estate Websites 2014

Your real estate website is more than just a place where folks can search through your listings: it’s a representation of your business and the quality of service you deliver. We’ve put together this list of the 25 most beautiful real estate websites for 2014. Agent sites, broker sites, hotel …

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Unlocking Your Content's Potential #ICC2014 Keynote

This is Joe Pulizzi's keynote presentation at the Intelligent Content Conference 2014 #ICC2014 in San Jose. The presentation covers why content strategists need to help marketers understand their clear "why" for content marketing, and the three integrated steps to making that happen.

Microsoft Taps DocuSign for Office 365 Integration

Microsoft and DocuSign have announced a deal that will see Office 365 users able to digitally sign and send documents using the service without ever needing to print, scan or copy a document on paper ever again.<p>The companies announced the move on Monday, with DocuSign’s Jesper Frederikson, general …

Microsoft Partners With DocuSign To Bring eSignatures To Office 365

Microsoft and eSignature service DocuSign today announced a long-term partnership that will make it easy for Office 365 subscribers to submit and sign documents without leaving Microsoft’s Office apps.<p>This new solution, the two companies announced, will be available in the Office Store early next …

The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2013

It started with a gap in the market.<p>Technology writing comes in many forms. It can be long and lyrical a la The New Yorker. And it can be bite-size — …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Designer Drills Holes into Quarters, Turns Them into Rings

Designer Nicholas Heckaman of The Ring Tree meticulously handcrafts detailed rings out of US coins. The Gainesville, Florida-based designer first discovered his skill when he was looking for the perfect ring to propose to his girlfriend with. He managed to create a special engagement ring out of a …

Vintage Typographic Identity for Law Office of Matthew Messina

Typographic Identity.<p>Graphic designer Kevin Cantrell created this vintage inspired visual identity for the law office of Matthew Messina. The law …

Top 25 Informative Maps That Teach Us Something Uniquely Different About the World

<b>Population of Southeast Asia Compared to the Rest of the World</b><p>Maps can be great guides for more than just finding routes for traveling. They often provide insight on the rest of the world. Taking a look at certain maps can be incredibly informative, especially when comparing the standing of …

Americans are starting to cut the cable TV cord, and here’s what it looks like

Americans are starting to ditch pay television.<p>It’s been suspected for several years that more Americans were cutting the cord—that is, going without cable—than were signing up for new pay TV subscriptions. But solid evidence of the trend had been difficult to find. Though subscriptions to pay TV …

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