Danny

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8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, …

Self-improvement

How To Tell if Your iPhone Was Originally Purchased New, Refurbished, Replacement, or (Fancy!) Personalized

- May 11, 2018<p>If you’re buying a used iPhone, or need to have your iPhone repaired, or maybe it’s just a particularly boring weekend, you may wonder …

Apple Watch

The 6 Questions I Ask Before I Say 'Yes' to Anything

It's okay to value your time and energy -- in fact, it's important.<p>8 min read<p>When I started my business at 19 years old, I was so hungry to grow it that I said yes to just about any conference, any opportunity and anyone who would meet with me. Any idea I had was worth pursuing.<p>It worked out. I …

20 Top Social Media Tools to Try in 2018

Now that 2018 is here and in full swing, you might be looking for new social media tools to add to your marketing stack.<p>According to Scott Brinker of …

16 Small Habits That Could Seriously Improve Your Life Within A Year

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

Mindfulness Apps Aim To Help People Disconnect From Stress

From fires and hurricanes, to confrontational politics — with all that's been going on, it's no wonder the American Psychological Association found an increase in Americans' stress levels over the last year.<p>Our constant checking of smartphones — with the bombardment of news and social media — can …

Mindfulness

Without Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness Doesn’t Work

Mindfulness has become the corporate fad <i>du jour</i>, a practice widely touted as a fast-track to better leadership. But we suspect that not all the benefits laid at its feet actually belong there. Our research and analysis has revealed a complicated relationship between mindfulness and executive …

Want to Be Happier? Answer These 34 Essential Life Audit Questions | Inc.com

Audits are standard in both personal and business finance, but in many ways, life audits are much more crucial. That's because life audits evaluate well-being not just in one area but in basically everything. They can mean massive changes to relationships, work, activities, and even what you put on …

Personality

8 ways to deal with people that you don't like

Unless you're a genetic anomaly, it's likely you will meet people you don't like throughout your lifetime. Whether it's your mother-in-law or one of …

Self-help

7 Ways to Reboot & Create More Joy | Inc.com

A few weeks back I was in need of a good old fashioned "reboot".<p>After a couple of months of travel, politics, a little heartbreak, illness of loved ones, death, and a lot of go go go and yo yo yo... my brain, heart, body, and soul needed a little refresh. A little timeout. A little breath.<p>So I …

3 of the Best Ways to Work With Influencers When You're Short on Cash | Inc.com

Influencer marketing has been super popular with brands and marketers alike the past few years. And it's only going to keep growing in popularity this year. In fact, it's gotten so popular that even business-to-business companies are starting to use it for their marketing campaigns. But how can …

Public Relations

The meeting that showed me the truth about VCs

Tomer Dean Contributor<p>Tomer Dean is a serial tech entrepreneur currently based in Tel Aviv. He is co-founder and CEO of Bllush.<p>I recently had a meeting with a well-known Israeli startup investor. The talk somehow pivoted from my seed-seeking startup into talking about the macro view of venture …

The Difference Between Tactics and Strategy in Marketing | Inc.com

• "Have you tried a welcome mat? Those can 10x your subscribers!"<br>• "Did you add social media buttons before and after your content? Those can double your shares!"<br>• "Are you using embedded tweets for your social proof? Those can skyrocket trust!"<p>The internet is full of tips, tricks and tactics for how to …

Life Goals Are a Waste of Time, Here’s What You Should Do Instead

People set all kinds of goals. To visit Paris and see the Eiffel Tower, to run a marathon in less than four hours, to swim with dolphins, to earn a …

Should You Take That Design Job?

This flowchart can help.<p>For freelancers or a new design studio, navigating the intricacies of client relationships can be one of the biggest initial challenges. How much should you charge? How do you find new clients? And once you do, will the work they want be worth it for you, both financially …

Kids Should Not Be Punished For Simply Being Human

Part of my daily routine after I get the kids off to school is to shut my daughter’s bedroom door. Every time I look in there, it makes me stabby. …

3 Social Media Tools Entrepreneurs Should Be Using Every Day

Social media is evolving at an incredible rate. The most important thing you can do is to equip yourself with the best tools.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One hundred years from now, when historians are asked what they labeled as the biggest breakthrough in human …

Want to Be Happy? Stop Doing These 10 Things.

A few small adjustments to your outlook could be the key to happiness.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, the Journal of Happiness Studies published research by Michael Minkov and Michael Harris Bond that claims happiness has a genetic component -- some people …

3 Conversation Starters to Convert Prospects Into Customers

To start a sales relationship off right, you have to offer value out of the gate, but just as important is attempting to understand a prospect's challenges. Without these essential exchanges, you're just pitching into the wind.<p>Sales Strategist and Author<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> …

Typography: Noway Font + Icons Free Download

Noway font plus icons is a graphic design and typography post shared by atipo ® on their Behance profile. Noway was originally designed as a …

16 UX/UI Instagram accounts you must follow

With hundreds of millions of monthly active users, Instagram is a fantastic visual platform for designers. The Facebook-owned social network lets you …

5 Free CRM Tools That Will Help Keep Your Web Design Business Organized

According to an infographic by CloudWave, 75 per cent of companies have no process for nurturing leads (yikes!). While lead nurturing may not be top …

10 Creativity Quotes to Kick Off Your Year

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>If accessing your creative side is one of your …

Creativity

The 5 Rules of Killer Copywriting That Will Hook Prospects at 'Hello'

Copywriting is the one marketing tool that will never change. So, why don't people still not know how to do it right?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I was a little kid, I remember, I was fascinated by the text copy on potato chip bags. Even at that age, I could …

5 Social Media Studies That Will Boost Your Marketing Skills

To help you better understand the ever-changing social media landscape, check out these studies.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>We are very grateful for all the research that has been done on social media.<p>Social media studies have given us great ideas to improve our social media marketing, …

Marie Kondo: How to clear out sentimental clutter

Even if you’re good at clearing the clutter out of your home, the sentimental stuff is always the hardest to shift: what do you <i>do</i> with those daubings your now 15-year-old did aged three, or all the Mother’s Day cards you’ve ever received, or those boxes of bits and pieces retrieved from your …

Minimalism

How Much Does Facebook Advertising Cost? The Complete Guide to Facebook Ads Pricing

We previously shared what $5 per day will buy you on Facebook Ads, but how much does Facebook advertising <i>really</i> cost?<p>That’s a tricky question! And …

The Cast of 'Shark Tank' on the Importance of Due Diligence | Inc.com

If you've ever seen an episode of the award-winning TV show, Shark Tank, then you know how intense things can get seconds before a 'Shark' decides to invest in the startup pitching them on set. While it may seem like a simple back-and-forth once a deal is struck on the show between investor and …

Entrepreneurship

15 simple ways to relax, according to scientists

And getting rid of that stress often seems exponentially difficult.<p>So if you're looking for a way to escape, here are some science-backed ways to decompress — even if you can't get away from the things that are stressing you out.