Daniel Avery

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Infographic: 6 social media marketing trends to watch

When it comes to social media marketing, one thing is certain: Nothing lasts forever.<p>What worked last year for your marketing strategy might not this …

Social Media

Take these vital steps for storytelling mastery

There’s a saying in Alabama: “He who spins the yarn wins the barn.”<p>That’s not really a saying in Alabama, or anywhere, to my knowledge, though the …

Public Speaking

How the Deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain Are a Wakeup Call About the Dark Side of Success

How this week's tragic news is a sobering wakeup call that our own pursuit of success can derail if we ignore our own wellbeing.<p>This past year has been one of the worst years of my life.<p>I haven't talked a lot about what made this previous year so awful, but after waking up this morning to the news …

Time I

Infographic: 5 steps for defining your perfect audience

What does your ideal audience member look like?<p>Any level of communication requires an audience, someone on the receiving end. Savvy PR pros know that …

Public Relations

Why Marijuana-Infused Edibles Are a Huge Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

Marijuana masked as something delicious is ideal for the cannabis curious who are reluctant to smoke.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are many ways to earn money in the marijuana industry without growing or selling marijuana flower. Increasingly, the most …

Cannabis

Google Is Offering Free Career-Prep Courses to Help You Get a Job

A new partnership with Udacity will allow anyone to brush up on their resume writing, interviewing and other related skills.<p>2 min read<p>Access to information via Google has always been free, thanks to its ad-revenue based model. But lately, it's been sharing a wealth of knowledge beyond Search, …

Employment

1 Skill That Will Make You Irresistible and Irreplaceable in the Age of AI

A new McKinsey study identifies the key driver of success in the next decade.<p>A new McKinsey study of 800 occupations finds that automation and artificial intelligence will transform the workplace over the next decade. In order to compete, our skills have to change. The study finds that …

Artificial Intelligence

$0 to $1,000 in a Day: How to Build an Ecommerce Business That Could Make You Millions

For our first video in the series $0 to $1,000, ecommerce expert Trevor Chapman chats about the type of site you need, the basics you must have before you launch and how to use email the right way.<p>1 min read<p>Before you can run, you need to learn how to walk. The same logic goes for building a …

eCommerce

3 Key Concepts That Will Make You A Better Person And Entrepreneur

Always make your future bigger than your past<p>Dan Sullivan is the founder of Strategic Coach, which is arguably the #1 coaching program for entrepreneurs in the world. He wrote a really great book called, THE LAWS OF LIFETIME GROWTH.<p>In this article, I'm going to focus on three of those laws. But …

Self-improvement

12 Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

Ridding stubborn belly fat is a high priority on many of our lists, so what exactly does it take to zap an undesirable midsection? The "secret" is actually to strengthen both your upper <i>and</i> lower body, because there's no such thing as spot reduction. But there are specific exercises you can do to …

Workouts

Want Your Team to Trust You? Create a Culture of Accountability With These 4 Rules

Does your team know where it's going?<p>If team members don't know what winning looks like, they will get lost on their way to the summit. Without a clear vision of the destination, how could they? To achieve uncommon goals in today's interdependent and complex world, information workers must …

Management

Want to Attract Bigger Clients? Take a Look at How Luxury Brands Do it How to Use Branding to Target a Niche

Understanding your audience's needs is an essential aspect of branding and marketing efforts.<p>Branding is more than just graphic design and brainstorming slogans. It's about telling a unified story across all channels that will resonate with your intended audience. How you brand yourself, then, …

Marketing

7 Reasons To Start A YouTube Channel Now (And First Steps To Take)

Have you considered starting a YouTube channel? YouTube stars are influencing generation Z’s buying habits and career ambitions on an astounding level, millennials check YouTube at least once a day on average, and even gen Xers and baby boomers are in on the action, watching videos at least …

Marketing

Report: Journalists are ditching the press release

The press release isn’t dead, but its traditional format is on life support.<p>Muck Rack and Zeno Group surveyed more than 500 journalists around the …

Public Relations

There are only 13 actual vitamins, and you’ll die without them

But do you need supplements?<p>Here’s the confusing thing about vitamins: your life literally depends on them—but that doesn’t mean you need to <i>take</i> them. The best scientific evidence to date says you probably don’t need vitamins in pill form.<p>A recent systematic analysis of studies, published in the</i> …

Nutrition

Most of Your Vitamin Supplements Really Are Useless, Says Huge New Study

Don't waste your money.<p>Vitamin and mineral supplements are a staple in many people's diets, but there is increasing evidence to suggest the most …

Research

Unsuccessful people focus on “The Gap.” Here’s what successful people focus on

“The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal.” — Dan Sullivan, THE GAIN AND THE GAP<p>Key concepts to …

Happiness

You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its dynamic young cousin sophrology

Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your thing? For those too twitchy to sit still and focus on breathing, the ubiquitous mindfulness apps, self-help sheets and courses in schools and workplaces are …

Mindfulness

How one woman used the '3-hour reset' rule to lose 65 pounds

It’s a typical weight-loss tragedy: You ate healthy for a week, then you devoured a donut at the office party and now you’re mourning your diet.<p>Instead of feeling like you’ve ruined your progress — or yourself, for that matter — reset and restart your mindset before you eat again. It’s what Tiffiny …

Fitness

There are three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

Self-help

How to delete your Google history

Like Facebook and Apple before it, Google has introduced a new user privacy policy to comply with a new European data privacy law -- General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) -- that goes into effect on May 25. Google's updated privacy policy makes it easier to understand what information it …

Google

6 essential documents for project management success

Here are six key documents that project managers and their teams rely on to successfully guide and execute projects.<p>Careful project planning and …

Project Management

Make this generations-old steak recipe that still holds up

<b>In the Southern Kitchen series Saving Southern Recipes, Associate Editor Kate Williams explores the deep heritage of Southern cooking through the</b> …

Easy chicken paprikash might be the best dish my mom ever taught me

Depending on your mother’s kitchen prowess, you may or may not have treasured recipes of hers that withstand the test of time. I have many such …

Top 10 Moneymaking Apps You Need to Download Now

These moneymaking apps won't make you rich but can earn you some respectable extra pocket money with little effort.<p>12 min read<p>Apps that can make you money? It sounds too good to be true, but moneymaking apps do actually exist. While these apps won’t make you rich, they can earn you some respectable …

My Company Grew 800 Percent in a Year After I Made This Mindset Shift Grow

The surprising thing about being grateful for what you have is how much more you end up getting.<p>7 min read<p>When it comes to rapid growth, there are lots of strategies you can implement. But what if I told you that the strategy responsible for growing my business 800 percent in the last year was …

Leading Through Emotions Is the Opposite of Manipulation

Leading means helping people do what they want, not what they don't want. Thinking otherwise undermines your ability to lead.<p>As a leadership professor, trainer, and author, I have occasion to see people develop leadership skills at all levels.<p>When I describe the difference between leadership and …

18 ways to write better business copy

When you’re launching a business, the budget is probably tight.<p>It’s tough to differentiate between a wise investment and a wasteful rabbit hole, but …

In 2 Sentences Elon Musk Explains Why the Key to Success Is Failure

If you're an entrepreneur you should follow Elon Musk's rule of thumb.<p>Failure is an inevitable part of life. Yet failure has a harmfully negative connotation. It seems as though failing at something means doing something wrong, or not being good enough. While at times that may be true, failure is …

A few thoughts on imposter syndrome

I’m sure many of you are familiar with this term. For those who aren’t, imposter syndrome is the deep-seated feeling that you are a fraud, that you …