Indira Abidin

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5 Ways To Transform Yourself Into A Leader

After months of effort, you finally land the promotion you’ve had your eyes on. On paper, it’s your dream job: You have a bigger team under you, more exciting responsibilities, a direct line of communication to the big boss, a salary that’s<i>actually</i> competitive, and of course, the highly anticipated …

3 Places to Find Entrepreneurship Inspiration

My kids, TV and Shark Tank in particular do it for me. What does it for you? Where do you most often uncover the spark of inspiration?<p>The shower moment. It's the moment when inspiration and clarity converge to solve a problem or answer a question. Sometimes, often in fact, it happens in the shower …

Entrepreneurship

The Characteristics Of A True Leader

Every one of us is a leader in our own right. Whether we lead an entire company, or a team of people, or a group of friends, or our families, or just ourselves…we are all leaders in some form or fashion. Whatever size our circle of influence may be today, if we work to improve as leaders, that …

The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding

A comprehensive look at the role color plays in marketing and how it impacts customer engagement.<p>11 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Help Scout<p>The psychology of color as it relates to persuasion is one of the most interesting--and most controversial--aspects of marketing.<p><b>The reason:</b> Most …

Graphic Design

An Important Reminder to Stay Humble

Success has a way of getting to your head. Sometimes it's important to take a step back to put it all in perspective.<p>With the amount of chaos in the startup culture, it's easy to lose perspective of the world around us. From time to time, no matter if you're an entrepreneur or a 9-5′er, we all need …

Startups

10 Things Exceptionally Productive Entrepreneurs Do Every Day

Guest Writer<p>Co-Founder of Empact<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Inception</i> is one of my all-time favorite movies. In it, characters find themselves in dream worlds without knowing where they are or how they got there.<p>That’s how I used to feel throughout the day… every …

Time Management

4 Tips For Building Your Personal Brand

When entering into the professional market, your personal brand is everything. It showcases your credibility, your experiences, and what you have to …

Public Relations

Big data = Big gains for cancer research

These scientific “treasure hunters” are researchers in MD Anderson’s Bioinformatics and Computational Biology department. They have the patience and …

The Great Myth of Success

It's not about you.<p>A million dollars.<p>Two million dollars.<p>A boat.<p>A bigger boat.<p>Two boats.<p>This is the typical ladder of success for most people.<p>You start with a wish list, and then you start checking things off that list. The Audi with the 5-speed and the V6 becomes the Audi with the 6-speed, the V8, …

Motivation

Want to Help Your Business Prepare for The Future? Go Retro

Why "old school" may be better than new wave.<p>Most predictions for the future of business include a lot of technology--maximizing connectivity, mining data, and increasing instant satisfaction. While these trends will surely continue, I actually think the future promises a return to "retro" methods …

eCommerce

How to Achieve Change through Mindfulness | Goop

After spending over 10 years as a Buddhist monk, Andy Puddicombe returned to England, determined to make meditation and mindfulness more accessible …

Meditation

Great Leaders 'Act Before They Think'

In business, as in other walks of life, great emphasis is placed upon thinking before acting. Only after careful consideration of the options can the right decisions be made, goes the theory. But is this necessarily correct? Herminia Ibarra, a professor specializing in leadership at INSEAD, …

How Leaders Can Grow Employee Intelligence To Drive Success

Why is it that some leaders are able to stretch and build the intelligence, creativity and motivation of their employees, while other leaders seem …

6 Keys To Leading So People Want To Follow Your Lead

What does storytelling reveal to us as being the key attributes leaders everywhere need to exhibit to encourage employees to follow them both in good …

Talent Shortage or Transformation?

There have been ongoing debates for a decade or more over whether or not there is a talent shortage. If there were real talent shortage we would have …

Employee Engagement: Engage Through Connection Not Status #Peopleskills

<b>Employee Engagement: Leaders Are You Connecting to Engage Employees?</b><p>Employee Engagement: Engage Through Connection Not Status. Image via …

5 Reasons to Stay Near the Ocean for Your Health

For anyone who has spent time by the sea, you already know that it does something to your body, mind and soul. Some of us are even more connected and …

Here’s How Facebook Plans to Help Brands Find Out When Their Ads Actually Worked

Facebook is looking for an answer to that age-old marketing question: Which part of your advertising is actually working? The social network is …

Advertising

Look out ‘Serial’: Agencies take a crack at podcasts

Agencies are getting in on the podcast game. TBWA has unveiled its own series, while R/GA is in the production stage. Huge’s content strategy team is …

Marketing

Take Care of the Little Things And The Big Things Will Take Care Of Themselves - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

For many the idea of being a leader—of being in charge, of being the boss, of being responsible for a team or a company—seems overwhelming. And …

3 Magic Phrases for Handling Overly Emotional People

Irate customer? Unhappy employee? A clinical psychologist shares the magic phrases that can make your most difficult conversations much easier.<p>If only the world were populated exclusively by the sane and rational, your job as a business owner would certainly be a lot easier. But as we all know, …

Emotional Intelligence

What is Blocked Qi?

We can work on fixing our bodies and circumstances from the outside all day long, but until we get to the true cause, nothing will really change.<p>Once …

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