Christine Smith

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19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

By Charles Day9 minute Read<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are …

Management

Peach, Blueberry + Basil Crisp

Fresh Peach, Blueberry + Basil Crisp.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 21, 2013 75<p>This is how I know it’s officially summer.<p>Warm fruit<p>with a crispy topping<p>and melty …

The workforce in the cloud

FOR translating a 22-minute video from English into Spanish at short notice, 7Brands Global Content, a professional-translation firm based in New …

Employment

9 Strategic Principles to Help You Get Unstuck

There are three types of leadership required in any organization. There’s the visionary. Someone has to cast a compelling vision for a preferred …

Why Content is the Future of Marketing

The internet has become a powerful tool, not only for getting information on academic topics, but also in doing business. In fact, the internet can …

How to Find New Customers

The inimitable Brian Tracy explains how to find the kind of customer who's most likely to buy from you.<p>A few years ago I interviewed one of the greatest sales gurus of all time: Brian Tracy. You might remember that I named Tracy's <i>Psychology of Selling</i> as one of the Top 10 Sales Books of All Time.<p>To …

Business Strategy

5 Ways to Know What Your Customers Want Before They Do

You have to train yourself to see the world through their eyes. Here's how.<p>The number one worry we hear from our clients today is this: “I need to understand my customer better, but it's getting harder, not easier.” Why is that true for so many entrepreneurs? Let us count the ways:<p>Customers are …

Customer Experience

3 Ways Great Leaders Hold Themselves Back

Are you getting in your own way? You might be shooting yourself in the foot if you're guilty of these three things.<p>Leadership is tough, and often confusing. To use two metaphors that frankly shouldn't be seen on the same page together, being a leader often feels like you're the only one driving …

Management

Crowdsourcing Your Way To More Effective Leadership

It’s not just a tool for innovation anymore. Today’s top leaders–more miners than oracles–need to learn from clients and customers efficiently and effectively.<p>The rock musician, humanitarian, and venture capitalist Bono is perhaps echoing the thinking among many of today’s top business leaders with …

Crowdsourcing

Exceptional! Abu Dhabi

<b>Hollie Smith, Key Account Manager from Travel 2,</b> one of our key supplier partners has just returned from Abu Dhabi, and she popped into the office to …