Geremy Meyers

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The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Productivity

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who …

Leadership

5 Winning Examples of Sales Emails Done Right

Success your failure in your sales email campaign all comes down to copy<p>According to Tellwise, the average consumer gets over 100 emails per day, but opens just 23% and clicks on only 2%. When you're sending a sales email, you need to be part of that 2%.<p>But how do you get someone to not only read …

Marketing

The 10 Best Blues Albums for a Beginner

When I was a kid, my parents bought me a guitar and got me lessons from a local teacher. He asked me to list 10 songs I wanted to learn and, outside …

Guitar

Best Vinyl Records - 52 Essential Albums to Own on Vinyl

Below is a list of 52 albums we consider essential to own on vinyl due to a variety of factors to include: sound, production, mastering, album …

Vinyl Records

36 records that deserve a place in any vinyl collection

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>While some holler at the top of their lungs that the music industry is dying in the age of Spotify and iTunes, one form of music sales …

The 8 Keys to High-Performing Office Culture: The Best Employees Take Cues From Great Managers

There's no linear equation to follow when creating a high-performing culture. Rather, organizational success is a byproduct of the right conditions.<p>Nearly 70 percent of CEOs now recognize culture as one of the greatest sources of competitive advantage. Whereas company processes, technology, and …

Employee Engagement

This U.S. Dollar-Backed Token Issued On Bitcoin And Ethereum Is A Ticking Time Bomb

2017 has been the year of issuing tokens on top of Ethereum, and one of the more intriguing tokens recently announced is Tether, which is backed by U.S. dollars in a bank account. However, there is an issue with this token that makes it unlikely to stand the test of time, at least in its current …

10 minute writing workouts to improve your creativity, clarity, and storytelling skills

Although some people try to find the science in it, writing is really an art. Which means it's hard to study precisely, and it's hard for us to know …

32 Easy Exercises to Boost Your Creativity Everyday

You don't need to be a talented artist to pick up a creative habit.<p>For a lot of people, creativity is a talent that few people have.<p>For me, creativity is a skill we all have and can improve with regular exercise.<p>"Creativity is not just for artists. It's for businesspeople looking for a new way to …

Creativity

28 Creative Exercises That Will Get Hooked on Making Stuff

During the first week, you’ll celebrate everyday objects by drawing them with Kate Bingaman Burt. Kate’s endearing style will inspire you to take in …

The growing list of applications and use cases of blockchain technology in business & life

Below, BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service, has outlined those applications across finance, business, government, and other industries.<p>Blockchain Use Cases in Banking & Finance<p>Blockchain technology is simple to understand at its roots. Basically, the tech exists as a shared …

8 ways you aren't impressing your boss

"From shopping to dating, whether it's getting a good deal on your dream home, or student loans, getting upgraded on a plane, to receiving faster care at the ER, likable people tend to move to the front of the line," she says. "You want your boss to like you, since she's the one determining who …

In Blockchain We Trust? Not Yet, Say Consumers

Among the reasons why blockchain has gained so much interest as a platform for development of financial apps and services is the transparency and trust built into it. And, despite increasing number of investors and traders recognizing the value of cryptocurrencies as a long-term investment, …

Blockchain

The Simple Shift in Mindset That Took This TED Speaker From Broke to Billionaire

After making one important change, he was able to radically transform his business.<p>To some, this working style might seem radical. To Ray Dalio, it was the key to bringing his business back from the ashes.<p>At one point, the founder, chairman and CIO of investment firm Bridgewater Associates had lost …

TED Talks

15 Essential Accessories for MacBook and MacBook Pro

Because you and your laptop deserve nice things.<p>Apple's laptops boast the best ecosystem of accessories in the business. Here are some of our favorite picks for the 12-inch MacBook and the new MacBook Pro models.

15 tips and tricks to close more deals and make tons of money in 2017

Selling is a tough job.<p>But there are certain things you can do to improve your salesmanship.<p>We sifted through a number of different sales-related surveys and reports to come up with the 15 things every salesperson should do to up their game in 2017.

5 Mistakes You'll Want To Avoid When Introducing A Speaker

You’ve been chosen to introduce the speaker because you have a relationship with the audience, and it is your job to bridge the gap between the people in the seats and the person on the stage. Think of yourself as a lawyer arguing a case in front of a jury; sell the audience on what they are about …

10 Fascinating Things You Probably Didn't Know About Credit Scores

Credit scores are an important part of life for most U.S. adults. If you want to buy a house, finance a car, get a credit card, or rent an apartment, good credit makes it easier to do so. However, there are many things about credit scores that are not well understood, and here are 10 you may not be …

The ultimate guide to LinkedIn profiles

If you’re like me, you have a LinkedIn profile that serves as a modern replacement for the business card.<p>It’s decked out with your photo, experience …

Citrix Desktop Master Class – New in XA/XD 7.9, Skype for Business, HDX Raspberry Pi

"Use Video Codec for Compression": to Use or Not to Use?

<b>With the release of 7.6 FP3 in September 2015 came a new graphics policy, “Use Video Codec for Compression,” with new settings:</b><p>1. Use video codec …

Citrix NetScaler, an overview

Citrix NetScaler an overview<p>This article will be a review of Citrix NetScaler, One of Citrix most successful products in the market. It will be a …

Virtualization

X Marks the Spot: XenApp, XenDesktop & XenServer with Intel Xeon & HPE Moonshot!

XenApp, XenDesktop and XenServer with Intel Xeon with Iris Pro Graphics powered by the HPE Moonshot m710x!<p><b>Designing the right solution to solve</b> …

"New" Citrix Best Practices 2.0 | Citrix Blogs

<b>PVS Ports and Threads.</b> I still see so many folks (including our own CCS team, so we’re guilty, too!) using non-optimal settings in terms of PVS ports …

Virtualization

PVS vs. MCS – Part 3: Storage Optimization

This is part of a series comparing Provisioning Services and Machine Creation Services Part 1: Resource Delivery Options Part 2: Scalability Part 3: …

How to Know If Someone Is Ready to Be a Manager

When you’re hiring a new manager, the stakes are high. You need someone who can effectively lead people, manage a budget, liaise with upper management — and, usually, do it all from day one. But what if a potential hire doesn’t yet have a track record in doing all of the above? Would you hire or …

Siblings

The Complete Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit | Popular Science Shop

<b>Raspberry Pi 3</b><p>Learn to Code & Build Programs with this Family-Friendly CPU Designed by Leading Computer Science Educators<p>Raspberry Pi is a compact computer developed by leading computer science educators to help people of all ages explore computing and learn how to program. Simply plug it into a …

Does your boss inspire greatness?

Do you have a mentor? You know, someone who you can ask for advice on occasion, someone that might be able to help you navigate the political puzzles of corporate life? Today, more than ever before, companies are appointing mentors for junior staff and who’s to say that’s a bad idea?<p>Except for one …