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The ‘perfectly optimized’ webpage

Just what is search engine optimization, anyway?<p>It’s the practice of creating a digital piece of content or web page that is Google-friendly. If a …

Public Relations

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read | Inc.com

Since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and profit.<p>Roughly one-third of those companies are regularly featured in <i>Fortune</i> …

Leadership

How to Get Paid to Learn How to Become a Better Writer

What if I told you people would <i>pay you</i> to become a better writer?<p>What if I also told you people would pay you higher amounts to <i>keep learning</i> how to …

Writing

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

While pursuing our teaching degrees we were introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best. Some familiar …

Education Technology

12 Speedy Keto Recipes You Can Make on One Sheet Pan

Cooking

The Internet of Growing Things

Connected sensors and big data are changing how farmers grow crops and raise livestock—making food safer and better for everyone.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) is turning the ancient practice of farming into precision agriculture. Sensors implanted in the soil can tell you when and where to irrigate. …

The Revisionist History of the Gospel

Do you ever get the sense from any of the Gospel accounts of Jesus’s calling his disciples that he is looking for the cream of the crop?Does it …

What Your LinkedIn Profile Should Look Like in 2018

Stop treating it as a Rolodex.<p>Hate to break it to you, but if you’re treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re doing it wrong.<p>Nearly …

An Amazing Home in Brooklyn Made Out of 21 Shipping Containers

Sited on a typical 25-by-100-foot corner lot in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood, this 5,000-square-foot residence was built with 21 stacked shipping containers cut diagonally along the top and bottom to create a step-like structure with four tiered levels and a small pool between the two lower …

Architecture

Tip: 3 Oddball Exercises to Boost Your Bench Press

Build better shoulder and back stability and your bench numbers will blow up. Here's what to do.<p>Everyone wants to bench press more weight. What's …

21 Things You Should Make Your Kids Pay For

Kids who need money are more likely to work, and working outside the house helps them develop valuable skills.<p>Whether they receive it from relatives …

Living in a parking lot amid Santa Barbara's wealth is a kind of middle-class homelessness

Kathy is a senior citizen, Marva is a nurse, Santiago is a chef and Luis is an eighth-grade student.<p>All of them live in Santa Barbara with one thing in common.<p>When night falls, they head to designated parking lots and sleep in their vehicles, all clients in the region's Safe Parking program.<p>"I was …

How to Write Well: 10 Timeless Rules From Legendary Ad Exec David Ogilvy

Writing is easy. Most people can do it. If you’re reading this, you can write.But can you write <i> well</i>? Does your writing connect with people? Does it …

7 Online Business Ideas That Could Make You Rich

These three industries could make you rich when you start your next business online.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're at all interested in starting your own online business, there's no time like the present. We live in a golden age of wealth. As much as the …

10 Proven Ways to Make Millions on Social Media

Sales and marketing is a numbers game. With 2.5 billion people online and more added every day, are the numbers working for you?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketers go where the people are, and marketing dollars follow. Last year, for the first time ever, marketers …

Affordable flat-pack Surf Shack shelter operates completely off the grid

Nature lovers looking to construct their own sustainable off-grid getaway are going to love the new flat-pack Surf Shack shelter designed by the …

The Looking-Glass World of Nonprofit Money: Managing in For-Profits’ Shadow Universe

Share233<p>Share279<p>Tweet22<p>Email<p>Shares 534<p><i>Editors’ Note: More than a decade ago, we attended a presentation given by Clara Miller to a group of</i> …

Lifting Heavy Doesn't Have to Be Intimidating. Here Are 6 Basic Olympic Lifts to Get You Started

It's tough to hit the gym when you’ve got a full to-do list including lunch plans and a full Netflix queue. Even tougher? Stepping within 10 feet of …

Top Six Sigma Consultant Saves Billions for Clients. Then Explains Why Most Process Improvements Fail Utterly. | Inc.com

The New York Times has referred to Subir Chowdhury as a "leading Quality Expert". Recently, Chowdhury and his team helped save one of his Fortune 100 clients a whopping <b>$3 Billion dollars</b>. Then he told their senior leaders why he was certain that he would be back doing the exact same thing in 10 …

Self-improvement

Learn How to Use a DSLR Camera Properly With This Neat Web Tool

Most of us just take pictures with our phones, and those who do dabble in better equipment — namely a DSLR — stick to the automatic settings. But …

What Celebrities Get About Snapchat That Brands Don’t

Without visible follower counts, likes, or any other kind of public metrics, Snapchat provides an even playing field for all users. Celebrities …

5 Free Go Into The Story eBooks – Go Into The Story

One GITS eBook every month in 2017… all of ’em free!<p>There are over 21,000 posts on this blog. That’s a boatload of content. I decided to do something …

Writing and the Creative Life: Why Your Brain Loves Good Storytelling (Part 5)

Of Transactional Purpose and Transcendent Purpose.<p>In Part 1, we looked at a Harvard Business Review article about the influence of stories on the …

4 books every new college grad needs to have on their shelf

After studying for several final exams and writing research papers, the last thing any college grad may want to do this summer is reach for another …

5 Online Learning Sources to Boost Your Business Acumen

The internet's free exchange of ideas makes it easier than ever to learn about real-world issues that affect your company.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s never been a better time to be in business. As the world has grown increasingly interconnected, the internet …

20 exercises to bulletproof your joints and prevent injury

How Depression Could Be Severely Impacting Your Ability to Have Kids<p>How to Train Like a World Cup Soccer Player<p>The 10 Healthiest, Low-sodium Jerky …

Flu

The favorite books of 10 millionaires and billionaires

From entrepreneurs and media tycoons, to international superstars and the president himself, here are 10 books that should be required reading for anyone looking to improve their lives.

Literature

The Tesla Solar Roof Finally Has a Price

And it's competitive with normal roofs.<p>On Wednesday, Tesla opened up orders for its long-anticipated solar roof. On average, the Tesla solar roof …

Tesla

7 Things Parents Do That Destroy Their Children's Careers

Everyone wants their kids to grow into wildly successful, happy adults. As parents, you can have a major impact on your kids’ ability to achieve that success, but many parental behaviors will actually impede a child’s future career path.<p>Here are seven of the worst things a parent can do to a future …

Self-improvement