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Weekend Project - Identify a Goal for Your Blog

When it comes to blogging one of the patterns that I see every school year starts to emerge around this time of year. That pattern is, our blogs that …

Infographic: How to make money by writing and editing

Writing and editing remain highly marketable skills.With the internet’s insatiable appetite for content, many organizations are putting serious money …

Why "Follow Your Gut And Work For What You Love" Is Terrible Career Advice

Passion alone is not going to give you the career fulfillment you seek! Find out the 3 step formula to career advice and figure out your passion.

Nobody Knows

Which industry will you change forever?<p>It's cold and foggy in San Francisco today, after several hot weeks and several hot rainless months. The fog rolled in last week, just in time for Box's second annual developer conference at Fort Mason. When Facebook held its developer conference at Fort …

Eight tips on creativity and work from a professional performance artist

1 – Deadlines are your friend<p>Putting pen to paper and coming up with a coherent text has never been an easy task for me, so when invited to participate in a “major book project” and to offer insight and advice to artists starting out in the field, I was flattered but hesitant.<p>Plagued by a horrible …

Avant-garde

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness at Work

Happy people are 36 percent more motivated, six times more energized, and twice as productive as their unhappy counterparts.<p>Let's face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13 percent of us …

7 Psychological Tricks for Getting More Work Done

Being more productive starts with willpower and discipline. Here are seven mind tricks for becoming more productive and disciplined.<p>We all wish we could get more work done in less time. If we were more productive, we'd have a better chance at getting that raise, we'd have more personal time to do …

How to Master Work-Life Integration and Find Harmony in Your Schedule

American adults report working an average of 47 hours per week, so it's no surprise that finding time to separate life's demands is so difficult. …

10 tips for becoming a better conversationalist

Whether you love standing around and chatting or cringe at the thought of yet another “forced” conversation, being a good conversationalist is …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

How to Beat the Twisted Psychology of Busyness

You actually have more free time than you think.<p>A recently released book by <i>Washington Post</i> reporter Brigid Schulte is getting a lot of media attention. When you read the title--<i>Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time</i>--you'll see why.<p>From parents to students to teachers to CEOs, …

How to Maximize the 2 Most Productive Hours of the Day

Don't waste your most precious and productive window of time.<p>Wake up, smell the coffee, and get right to work. That should be your new mantra to start the day, according to Dan Ariely, a Duke University professor of psychology and behavioral economics.<p>This week, Ariely conducted an Ask Me Anything …

Replacing Skills

I haven’t been blogging here much as my time has been spent working with teachers in their schools, Learning2 and COETAIL…which I love!<b>Replace</b> is my …

How To Bail On A Job Interview

It’s a new day now. There are scams and bogus business schemes everywhere, and if I didn’t have an excellent spam filter I’d be deleting heartfelt messages from the children of African kings right now. There are bogus job ads that turn out to be come-ons for scummy credit-rating services and …

The Real Power of Personal Branding

It might have been fifteen years ago when I first heard about Personal Branding. “Oh, gag me!” had to be my first reaction. Personal Branding sounds gross. It sounds like another grovelly, ‘look how awesome I am’ business weenie tactic. Every few years we hear about some new way to brown-nose …

5 Habits Of People Who Always Get What They Want

The fine art of the counter-offer: Do your homework, have a real conversation, and arrive with confidence.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is part of “10 Ways To Be A Better Employee In 2015.” Read the full list here.</i><p>You’ve been offered a job but the salary wasn’t the number you were hoping to hear. Or …

'Are We There Yet?!' = The Enemy of Positive Change

Surrendering to a process is hard for a lot of people.<p>"What's the outcome? What can I count on? Am I going to get what I want?"<p>These are the worries that derail process. They disrupt the flow and bring things to an abrupt stop like hitting the brakes on your car while in full 50-mile-an-hour …

The Many, Many, Many Things You Should Say “No” To At Work

Forget having it all. NewBrand Analytics CEO Kristin Muhlner is having none of it. Look at all the things she says no to, and get inspired.<p>Kristin Muhlner is the CEO of NewBrand Analytics, which helps companies monitor social media chatter about them. She also has mastered the art of saying no, …

10 Secrets of What Great Leaders Know and Do

Ten years ago Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller shared <i>The Secret</i>. The book was a business fable told through the eyes of Debbie Brewster. Through her journey of transformation, she learns the answer to a simple question,<p>“<i>What’s the secret of great leaders</i>?”<p>It’s a compelling short read. <i>The Secret</i> has …

Top 9 Struggles New Managers Face But You Don’t Have To

<i>Elli Bishop</i> <i>is the community manager for</i> <i>BusinessBee</i><i>, a place for business owners and executives to discover and compare various business service providers. This article originally appeared on the 15Five blog.</i><p>Do you remember when you were first hired as a manager or were promoted from within? Perhaps …

Social Media Is A Game Changer For CIOs

Within the past few weeks the ALS Association, a national non-profit organization fighting Lou Gehrig's disease, has successfully raised $115 million with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, an unprecedented social media phenomena. There is still no end in sight as the total increases daily. Naysayers …

Social Media

Three Steps To Writing The Perfect LinkedIn Summary

If you read my Forbes article “Move Over, Resume, You’ve Been Replaced,” you understand why your bio (I call it a 3D brand bio) is the most powerful personal branding tool you have. And in the digital world, the most important version of your bio is your LinkedIn summary. This will likely be read …

How to create social media image animations

In a time when visuals and imagery rule on the web, animations are a great way of capturing attention. Did you know that Twitter recently started …

The New Habit Challenge: Create A Better To-Do List

Making a simple list isn’t the best way to get things done. Next week we’ll test more effective approaches to organizing our days.<p>Tons of successful leaders laud the to-do list as the key to more organized, productive, and focused days, but is there a right way and a wrong way to do your to-do?<p>The …

The Origin of the 8 Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It

One of the most unchanged elements of our life today is our optimal work time or how long we should work -- generally, every person I've spoken to quotes me something close to 8 hours a day.<p>And data seems to confirm that: The average American works 8.8 hours every day. At least, those are the …

Time Management

5 Easy Ways to Become a Better Public Speaker -- Fast

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Speaking at events is a great way to enhance your status as an expert and generate PR for your business. However, becoming a great speaker is an art, not a science. The good news is that with some tips and some practice, you can leave a …

Public Speaking

Cross-Training: Your Best Defense Against Indispensable Employees

Imagine you’re part of a dangerous military combat operation. Suddenly, one of your team members with a mission-critical skill is injured or killed.<p>Do you just pack up and go home? Of course not.<p>In the military, cross-training is a part of everyday life. Our armed forces understand that duplication …

The Four Principles of Happiness | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There comes a time in every person’s life when they have to decide if they are where they want to be or if they want to work towards getting to where …

Motivation

How Everything We Tell Ourselves About How Busy We Are Is A Lie

Insights from the time-diaries collected from Americans over the past 11 years show we’re shifting in our priorities.<p>If you can’t catch a breath during the frantic daily grind, don’t blame it on not having any free time.<p>Americans actually have more leisure time, are less rushed, less stressed, and …