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60 Keyboard Shortcuts That Will Make You More Productive | Inc.com

That's what's so great about keyboard shortcuts. They make you way more productive.<p>Every day your work probably requires you to navigate lots of different operating systems, browsers, and software. That's why I've previously shared some brilliant hacks to make your life simpler--especially if you …

Keyboard Shortcuts

10 Free Chrome Extensions That Will Transform Your Workday

It's not an oversell: These browser add-ons really can make you better, faster, smarter, and safer when working in Chrome.<p>You fill your phone with apps to make it work harder for you--but how about the computer you use every day at work?<p>Chrome extensions work to supercharge your go-to Google …

How to Focus on Work Again When You're Just Not Into it

Taking breaks, using a standing desk and working in short spurts can help you to focus better at work but sometimes it's not enough. If you find yourself off track lately, here are some tips to reboot your attention.<p><b>1. Find new people to follow on social media</b><p>I recently wrote about how to get back …

Your Step By Step Content Marketing Strategy

Since content marketing is still a relatively new methodology – at least when we’re talking about digital marketing – it should come as no surprise that one of the most common searches associated with it is “content marketing strategy”. Just look at this suggested search provided by Google.<p>It’s …

Marketing

5 Powerful Ways to Increase Brand Awareness (Educate First, Sell Later)

B2B marketers say increasing brand awareness is the top challenge they face, according to a report from B2B International.The report was based on …

3 Ways to Use Psychology in Your Social Media Marketing

Looking for ways to connect with fans on a deeper level? Have you thought about using psychology in your marketing? Implementing basic psychological …

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Confessions Of A Self-Made Real Estate Mogul: 'How My Net Worth Quadrupled In Just Five Years'

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p><i>n our Money Mic series, we hand over the podium to people with controversial views about money. These are their views, not ours—and we recognize their strategies may not work for everyone—but we welcome your responses.</i><p><i>Today, one man explains how he built a</i> …

Real Estate

Study Reveals A Conversation Trick That Motivates People To Change Their Behavior

Whether you want your New Year’s resolution to actually stick this year, or you want your team to do something different, behavior change can be hard. Although there are lots of theories about what really motivates people to create long-lasting change, new research shows the secret might be simpler …

Psychology

Millennials not quite ready to start buying homes yet

Friday's strong jobs report has several economists predicting a healthier future for the housing market. But it may be several years before the all-important Millennials are ready to start buying their first homes.<p>On Friday, the Bureau of Labor reported that hiring remained strong in January. …

5 Skills Workers Will Need To Be Successful In The Future

She started out as a lawyer and then launched a public finance business. She worked at Lehman Brothers, became a White House fellow, started a television division for Time Warner, ran Americast, and worked at Maveron, a venture capital firm founded by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.<p>Today, Miller is …

Two Things You Need To Know About Yourself Before Starting Any Business

<b>Advice From Western Civilization’s First Self-Help Author (Hint: He’s Greek)</b><p>“Know thyself,” is one of the oldest pieces of advice in Western thought. It was inscribed above the entrance the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, and it appears multiple times in Plato’s dialogues (and even he called it “old …

Increase Employee Retention By Filling These 3 Gaps

The search for new methods of increasing employee performance goes on in every industry. According to a recent study published by TINYpulse, “organizations that don’t invest in their employees and engagement overall are just asking to be outmaneuvered by their savvier, more progressive …

How To Become A Thought Leader

Maybe ten years ago people started to use the term Thought Leader to describe someone who writes and/or speaks in public a lot. By Thought Leader people mean someone who has ideas and shares them. As a thought leader these folks influence other people’s thinking.<p>You undoubtedly have ideas and …

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How Obama would close the 'trust fund loophole'

To help pay for a slew of proposals intended to give a leg up to the middle class, President Obama wants to close what he terms the "trust fund loophole."<p>What he's really referring to is the 'step-up in basis' on assets you leave to your heirs.<p>Here's how it works currently:<p>Say you bought bought a …

10 Surefire Ways To Build Your Wealth In 2015

<i>Be sure to check out the related story, 10 Surefire Ways To Boost Your Productivity in 2015.</i><p>A new year brings renewed energy to strive for one’s goals and dreams. And key to that pursuit is money.<p>Whether you’ve set your sights on launching a business, taking a trip to Patagonia, or buying a house, …

Personal Finance

Germ-zapping robot Gigi sets its sights on Ebola

Gigi the robot looks like a skinny, harmless cousin of R2-D2, but the machine is a cold-blooded killer for hire, a germ zapper that could become an important weapon in the fight against Ebola.<p>After being wheeled into patient rooms at St. Joseph Hospital, humans clear out, and Gigi begins popping …

How to Start a Business in 10 Days

This story appears in the September 2013 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>With an executive staffing venture about to open, a business loan from the in-laws gnawing at her conscience and a new baby to care for, Michelle Fish was already feeling the pressure. But what really pushed her over the edge was …

4 Things Millionaires Have in Common, Backed by Research

<b>What do millionaires do differently?</b><p>Are they harder workers? Do they have brains that can bend spoons? Do they exhibit Bond Villain levels of cunning?<p>…