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LinkedIn Growth Hacks the Best Growth Marketers Don't Want You to Know

Are you on LinkedIn? If so, do you know how to use it?<p>In my opinion, LinkedIn is an excellent way to generate leads and clients around the world no …

Post-work: the radical idea of a world without jobs

Work has ruled our lives for centuries, and it does so today more than ever. But a new generation of thinkers insists there is an alternative. By Andy Beckett<p>Work is the master of the modern world. For most people, it is impossible to imagine society without it. It dominates and pervades everyday …

Commuting

Learn all about digital marketing with these online courses

You should have a solid foundation in digital marketing regardless of where you work. But, let's be real, who has time to get another degree while …

Marketing

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't)

Getting ahead can be a struggle if you don't have the discipline to do the right simple things every single day.<p>Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless …

This 12-Month Self-Care Challenge Will Be the Only Resolution You Actually Keep

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Self Care<p>Self-Care Challenge<p>This 12-Month Self-Care Challenge Will Be the Only Resolution You Actually Keep<p>Shares<p>Whether you …

10 Things Every Lifter Should Be Able to Do

Take the Tests, Identify Weaknesses, and Get Better<p>Focus on what you need to do, not necessarily on what you want to do. That's the secret to …

Workouts

Top 5 Podcasts For Entrepreneurs, From a Podcast Entrepreneur

Could a podcast be the source of your next great idea? You'll never know if you don't listen.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I refuse to leave the house without my earphones: As the founder of a global business, I find that travel time is often the only chance I get to …

Entrepreneurship

3 Reasons You Should Spy on Your Competition

One of the best ways to thoroughly understand your market is to take a look at your competition.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When strategizing and contemplating your next business endeavor, it’s easy to think you know everything about your product or service. After …

How To Meditate In 10 Easy Steps (Infographic)

Most everyday challenges in life can be alleviated by mindfulness — tuning into the present moment and learning to pay attention to our experiences …

Mindfulness

23 Struggles All Ambitious People With Depression Know Too Well

All of the dreams, none of the motivation.<p>By the way: Relatable posts are fine and good, but nothing beats getting the help you need. SO, here are some quick resources, just in case:<p>* You learn more about starting therapy here, since pretty much <i>everyone</i> can benefit from talking to a professional.<p>* …

Depression

Increase Strength by Integrating Yoga: 10 Essential Postures for Strength Athletes

Before diving into the ways in which yoga will increase your performance, let me first lay out a few guiding principles in how to approach yoga …

If You Love 'Shark Tank,' You'll Love These Podcasts

The 7 must-listen podcasts for people who can't get enough of the drama of starting a business.<p>There are hundreds, perhaps thousands, of business-oriented podcasts. Since your listening time is limited, how do you choose the best ones to follow?<p>Well, if you're a regular watcher of <i>Shark Tank</i>, the …

Entrepreneurship

There’s a free app from Apple that can help you earn $100,000 a year

‘App Development with Swift,’ available on iBooks, helps you learn to code<p>Want to make up to $100,000 by learning to code? There’s an app for that. …

How I made my own VPN server in 15 minutes

People are (rightfully) freaking out about their privacy as the Senate voted to let internet providers share your private data with advertisers. While it’s important to protect your privacy, it doesn’t mean that you should sign up to a VPN service and tunnel all your internet traffic through VPN …

What mastering a new skill every 30 days has taught me (part one)

I am a workaholic. I have also been fortunate enough to do jobs I have very much enjoyed (and still enjoy) and work with incredible people making …

27 classic songs you didn’t know were covers

Click or tap to zoom into this image<p>This is an image <i>1</i> of 27<p><b>What:</b> ‘Respect’. <b>Who:</b> Otis Redding wrote the original, before Aretha Franklin covered it.</i> …

'The aim is to weaken the West': The inside story of how Russian propagandists are waging war on Europe

A Russian-born 13-year-old girl, known only as Lisa F, claimed in January last year that she was kidnapped and raped by three refugees while living in Berlin.<p>The story provoked a huge response on social media. Russian news outlets ran with the news before the police could complete their …

Russia

How the U.S. Marines Encourage Service-Based Leadership

Most of us feel that we’re completely stretched to capacity at work and have nothing left to give. But according to a recent Gallup poll, 70% of the workforce is either “actively disengaged” or “not engaged,” meaning there are millions of professionals who have discretionary effort — effort they …

How to Break Down Process Flow for a Six Sigma Initiative

• Careers<br>• Project Management<br>• Six Sigma<br>• How to Break Down Process Flow for a Six Sigma Initiative<p>In Six Sigma, you want to define a process very precisely …

No One Likes to Be Changed

Listen to the language that any leader, consultant, or HR professional uses, and you’ll hear them expound at length about how “we” need to change “them.” That says it all: the fact is, no one likes to be changed, even if the change is ultimately beneficial.<p>In his recent HBR blog post, Ron Ashkenas …

Define Your Organization’s Habits to Work More Efficiently

We don’t often think about the way we usually operate at work, whether we’re performing an informal five-step process for evaluating a new proposal, or setting priorities for managing our time. But our ability to improve the ways we do things depends on defining and shaping our daily habits of mind …

What Peter Drucker Had to Say About Automation

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>In discussing his new book, <i>Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots</i>, the journalist John Markoff pointed out how polarizing the subject of automation and its effect on employment tends to be.<p>“You can go from the International Federation of Robotics on …

Learning to Code after 40

It was fishkeeping, of all things, that lured Ken Hart, then age 43, to the world of web design. After years of caring for aquatic life in his own …

4 rituals from the philosophy of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius that will make you mentally stronger

Because there have been good solutions to the underlying problem for about, oh, 2,000 years. The ancient Stoic philosophers really knew what they were doing when it came to building mental toughness.<p>In fact…<p>What's the most effective psychological tool we have today? Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. …

Self-help

Congratulations, America — you did it! An actual fascist is now your official president

<b>(Getty/Alex Wong)</b><p>Yes, the word fits him, and it really happened. There is still time to fight back and save the best of America<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>January 21, 2017 2:00pm (UTC)<p>America's increasingly abnormal politics have now surrendered to dystopia.<p>Donald Trump, a serial liar, narcissist, failed …

Self-Publishing Best Practices by the Experts

Annually, Smashwords’ founder Mark Coker makes his prognostications as to what the New Year has in store for indie authors. This past December, he …

Learn Anything In Four Steps With The Feynman Technique

With the Feynman Technique, you learn by teaching someone else a topic in simple terms so you can quickly pinpoint the holes in your knowledge. After …

Use a Mind Map To Figure Out What You Want to Do With Your Life

We’ve talked before about using mind maps as a means to kickstart creativity, but former Google career coach Jenny Blake suggests using one to figure …

Tim Ferriss: If You're Not Happy With What You Have, You Might Never Be Happy

Self-improvement master Tim Ferriss has a surprising message for those who keep searching for something better: You have to know when to stop.<p>This story appears in the January 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Tim Ferriss has plenty of sound advice for someone undertaking the grueling physical …

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