Elvis Collis

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6 Words to Drop From Your Vocabulary

Stop saying these seemingly innocuous words and you'll have better success in business and life.<p>Words are powerful things. Consider the various ways they can influence your personal or company brand: A blog people actually want to read, content marketing that lures thousands of new users to your …

The Key To Productive Coffee Meetings

How to make the most of everything that comes after “Let’s grab coffee!”<p>A coffee meeting is like a work date: It’s you, them, and the potential for some sort of connection, or, as the MBA kids say, business development. However, unlike a date, you’re allowed to take notes–and that can make all the …

IBM Smarter PlanetVoice: Three Ways Social Networking Leads To Better Business http://onforb.es/1ln12Dg Are you using social networking to learn, gain knowledge, engage with experts on what interests you? Are you sharing your knowledge? If so, you are not alone. More than seven in 10 employed people are now active social networkers as social networking has become the number one use of the internet. As a result of this social activity, three emerging trends are leading to better businesses.

10 LinkedIn Blunders That Make You Look Like An Amateur

In working with clients on their LinkedIn strategy over the past few years, I have identified some all-too-common faux pas that will create a negative impression rather than build your brand. I share ten of the most egregious gaffes here in two categories – Content and Contacts.<p><b>CONTENT</b> The content …

3 Sentences That Destroy Companies

When these utterances start to become commonplace around the office, it just might be the beginning of the end.<p>If you hear any of these three sentences at work more than once or twice, you can be certain that your company is heading down a dead-end path:<p><b>1. "We've always done it this way."</b><p>If there's …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Elsa, Ledger, Coco

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

The Shirt Factory – Brand Identity by Bold

The Shirt Factory.<p>Another great branding project by Bold. The Stockholm-based graphic design studio developed the new brand identity for The Shirt …

Graphic Design

Canaro – Geometric Font Family by Rene Bieder

Canaro – Modern Type Family.<p>German font designer Rene Bieder is well known for his contemporary typefaces and the <b>Canaro</b> font family is no exception. …

Typography

Helpful Infographic Perfectly Pairs Wine with Food

Whether you consider yourself a wine connoisseur or not, you could probably use this infographic to learn a thing or two about the liquid of the gods. How many calories does a typical glass of white wine versus red wine have and, more importantly, which wine should you pair with tonight's dinner? …

Food & Dining

Life Changers: 15 of the Most Inspirational Books For Entrepreneurs

Every once in a while, you read a book that changes you -- inspiring your career, clarifying your goals, challenging your thinking. The right book can give you the courage to start your business, the reality check that you're not yet ready or the quiet affirmation that you're not alone in your …

Entrepreneurship

3 Ways You Might Be Screwing Up Your LinkedIn Profile and How to Avoid Them

Using LinkedIn can be similar to online dating. Only the people creeping your profile are your current and future investors, employees, customers and colleagues. And, yes, just like on dating sites, first impressions mean everything.<p>Like it or not, people will harshly judge you by how slick your …

Employment

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Aleo, Muchacho, ...

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Typography

Free Design Resources: Templates and UI Kits

Time for more great freebies for you! This time I've made a brief selection of some top-notch website templates that look simply amazing, and I've …

How to Design Your Startup Office for a Productive Workforce

If you look at some of the latest startup offices, there seems to be a competition to who can have the coolest ping pong tables, kitchen, and big TVs displaying real time data. But are they essential to office productivity and culture?<p>We spoke to some of the hottest startups to hear their …

Navy SEAL Lessons For Operating Successfully As A Team

Every person counts. And four other important rules to work by.<p>In the military, there are shared beliefs, consistent values, and deep traditions across all military units. In comparison, it’s often unclear in businesses what values a company operates with. In the military, certain protocols exist …

This Will Be The #1 Business Skill Of The Next 5 Years

Last year, a pale woman with crazy eyebrows and a keytar strapped to her back made a video of herself, wearing a kimono and holding up hand-Sharpied …

9 Data Sets Every Ecommerce Company Should Measure

To see big wins in e-commerce today, entrepreneurs need to cover all of their bases, from organic SEO to mobile advertising.<p>Analytics tools can …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Starting And Running Your Business

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) came out on June 3. Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>This is going be a bullet FAQ on starting a business. No joke. If …

Backed By $3 Million In Funding, Canva Launches A Graphic Design Platform Anyone Can Use

A company called Canva is today launching what it hopes will become the default tool people use to create and collaborate on design online. The service, which offers an easy to use drag-and-drop interface and access to over a million photographs, graphics and fonts, is aimed at the mainstream user …

3 Ways Entrepreneur Editor Amy Cosper Rocks on Twitter

She's smart. She's a badass. She's also pretty awesome on Twitter. <i>Entrepreneur</i> magazine's editor-in-chief, Amy Cosper, has been recognized by <i>Fast Company</i> as one of the 25 smartest women on Twitter.<p>Cosper is on the list for good reason and is among impressive company. Also on the list are serial …

Social Media