Joseph Nazzaro

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Motivation Doesn't Work: Here's What Does

When people hear ‘motivation,’ they often think of classic incentives like bonuses, extra paid time off, and maybe the occasional pep talk. In truth motivation is elusive, because it so often depends on the individual and what makes them tick at any given moment. So how can leaders begin a more …

The Key To Growing Your Business (And Preserving Your Sanity)

How relinquishing control and accepting help can help you grow.<p>When I first left my corporate role and started my business I felt this tremendous pressure to handle everything myself. Having just jumped ship from a series of high-profile corporate jobs with major companies, I felt like the pressure …

What Do You Do Once You've Hit $100M In Sales? This CEO Is Building His Personal Brand

"People relate to people."<p>I am a firm believer that resumés are out the door and that employment, and even collaboration, is going to be entirely dependent upon your audience. It's not about what you've done, it's about what you're currently doing. And that means building a personal brand.<p>This idea …

9 Clever Ways to Automate Your Small Business with IFTTT

IFTTT (If This, Then That) is a free online tool that automates actions between websites, apps, smartphones, gadgets and more.Want your tagged …

The Secret to Happiness

Happiness comes from your own actions. Happiness is a choice. When you find yourself in an emotional state that you'd rather not be in, you have the power to change it in an instant.<p>There have been several books written on the subject of happiness, including several from Tal Ben-Shahar (<i>Happier</i>,</i> …

Happiness

Yes, You CAN Work and Have Fun Too

I designed my office to re-create the feeling I got when I walked into my favorite magic shop as a kid. Work and play don't have to be separate events; employ thoughtful office infrastructure and a spirit of childlike curiosity in your workplace to make your own magic happen.<p>From the first taste of …

The One Thing You Need to Do at 5 p.m.

Follow this ritual, right at 5 p.m. daily, to revel in success and track progress.<p>It's amazing how many people work all hours of the day. And I mean <i>all</i> hours.<p>We jump out of bed in the morning and check email. At night, we're still responding to social media comments. Yet, there's something special …

Why Facebook doesn't like your brand

Organic growth for digital marketers is in steep decline. Brands shake in their boots at the prospect of Google making further major changes to its algorithms, and marketers struggle to keep up with the impact of those changes. Recently, its new mobile-friendly ranking factor algorithm has led to …

60 awesome free tools to create a visual marketing campaign on a budget – Learn

<i>Creating a visual marketing campaign is not just about telling the story of your brand or product, but finding the right tools to do it.</i><p>The …

Infographics

The Best Industries for Starting a Business in 2015

These eight sectors are hotbeds of opportunity for entrepreneurs with the foresight and motivation to take advantage.<p>The old adage that timing is everything in business is incomplete. When it comes to launching a successful startup, the other crucial ingredient is identifying a new, untapped market …

20 New Ideas For A Subscription Business

Think the subscription model is only for magazines and software companies? Think again.<p>The subscription business model has been around for centuries. The aristocracy in sixteenth century Britain used to subscribe to cartographers so they received the very latest maps of the world as the borders of …

Your 2015 Marketing Budget Isn't Complete Without This Key Factor

Start taking more calculated risks with your marketing budget with these three steps.<p>Life Is Good is a pretty impressive company.<p>Think about it: Two brothers started it out of the back of their van with only $200, and they found incredible success. They could have had cushy jobs at a university …

Ditching Performance Reviews for Authentic Conversations

<i>By: Chris Marcell Murchison, M.Ed., Vice President Staff Development and Culture at HopeLab</i><p>Performance management has a bad rap. Mention the topic and a common reaction is "Ugh!" followed by anecdotes of unfair reviews, reviews that never happened, 360s gone awry, and so on. Most are quick to say …

Employment

15 Best Browser Extensions for Social Media Marketers

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>There are a few actions I perform over and over again as I work through my social media marketing plan. Do you know the feeling? You click on the same few buttons or type in the same URL.<p>And then, one day, someone shows you a browser extension that …

The 8 Best Apps For A Calm, Focused Mind

There's almost no place or time in most of our lives that's beyond the reach of digital distractions, which can make it incredibly difficult to focus and get things done -- and to carve out quiet time for ourselves.<p>At work, we can go for hours without stepping away from the computer, instead …

6 Fascinating Food Facts You Never Saw Coming (PHOTOS)

Bona fide chef? Cooking novice? Die hard food lover or a budding culinary enthusiast? The following six facts, courtesy of the wonderfully titled book "1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off," are exactly what you need to impress at the next dinner conversation:<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>6 Amazing …

Deepak Chopra On His Quest To Unite Technology, Spirituality, And Success

America’s favorite alternative medicine practitioner is taking a turn toward tech. As he explains in an interview, the quantified self includes your psychology–and success isn’t what you think it is.<p><i>When we say the words “physician-author-guru,” your brain probably flips to only one person: Deepak</i> …

What Would God Think of the God Particle? (Part 2)

By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP and Menas Kafatos, Ph.D., Fletcher Jones Endowed Professor in Computational Physics, Chapman University<p>The “God particle” seems to be well and truly with us. The award on October 3 of the Nobel Prize in physics that focused on the Higgs boson – the technical term for …

Twitter founder reveals secret formula for getting rich online

Ev Williams has figured out the internet.<p>That's what he told the gathered tech heads at the recent XOXO conference in Portland, Oregon, and while he …