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The 7 Fantasy Football Sleepers No One is Talking About

With the NFL season just days away, most fantasy football enthusiasts have already read article after article about sleepers to target in their …

6 Last-Round Fliers (Fantasy Football)

Tyrod Taylor’s mobility could run him right into a viable fantasy QB option<p>The last pick in the NFL draft each year gets labeled as “Mr. Irrelevant”. …

Berry's bold predictions for 2015 fantasy football

"You heard me."<p>As the regular season inches closer, it's time once again for my eighth annual "bold predictions" column.<p>The "you heard me" premise …

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How to Find the Perfect Web or Mobile Developer | Inc.com

You need to build or redesign your company's web or mobile presence, but you don't have the time or ability to do it yourself. It's going to cost money and you want an excellent return on your investment. Yet plenty of small and medium size businesses waste thousands of dollars when undertaking …

How to Have an Honest Data-Driven Debate

Malcolm Gladwell of bestselling <i>Tipping Point</i> and <i>Outliers</i>fame proposed a delightfully provocative way to begin his onstage debate with <i>Sports Gene</i> author David Epstein about whether practice or genetics is the better guarantor of professional success. But instead of launching directly into argument, …

Sitedrop Turns A Dropbox Folder Into A Visual Workspace Where You Can Collaborate With Others

Getting everyone to use the same project management software is a challenge, but everyone seems to have a Dropbox account. Hoping to build on top of the consumer-friendly service’s popularity, a new startup called Sitedrop allows you quickly turn any Dropbox folder into a website where you can …

Why You Should Stop Brainstorming

How many times have you been in a brainstorming session this week? Chances are the answer is, “More than I can count.” But no study has proven that brainstorming works well, even though it has been the go-to method for idea generation since 1953.<p>But there is an alternative. After researching why …

Leaders Can No Longer Afford to Downplay Procurement

If you were asked to identify the most strategic and valued unit in your corporation, the procurement department would probably not come to mind. The term procurement itself has a very administrative connotation: It’s associated with buying ‘stuff’ for the lowest prices possible.<p>Today’s …

Amazon WorkSpaces, Amazon’s Cloud Desktop Service, Launches To Public Along With New Sync Client

Amazon WorkSpaces, the company’s virtual desktop computing environment introduced last fall at the AWS re:Invent conference, is today available to the public. Up until now, Amazon was testing the service in a “Limited Preview” with select customers large and small, including Peet’s Coffee & Tea and …

Indix Raises Additional $8.5M From Avalon, Nexus To Build World’s Largest Product Database For Brands

Indix, a big data startup building an index for over 1 billion consumer products in the world, is raising $8.5 million in Series A-1 funding from Avalon Ventures and Nexus Venture partners to achieve that goal.<p>Indix is among a growing breed of startups that are helping consumer brands tackle the …

Why Diverse Teams Create Better Work | Inc.com

A diverse workplace might ultimately create better results, a new study suggests.<p>The study, detailed by NPR, looks at the work of scientific researchers and finds that papers written by multicultural teams were cited in other research more often than those written by homogenous groups. In the world …

How to Tell Your Professional Story on LinkedIn | Inc.com

There are more how-to articles about creating LinkedIn profiles than there were stars at the Academy Awards. But with all due respect, most are worth less than a DVD of Lindsay Lohan's best performances. That’s because almost every tip I’ve read suggests you should create an LI profile that reads …

5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

You work really hard. In fact, you might not be able to work any harder. But you can still work <i>smarter</i>.<p>Here are five ways anyone can work smarter from Belle Beth Cooper, content crafter at Buffer, the maker of a social media management tool that lets you schedule, automate, and analyze social media …

8 Things Remarkably Effective People Do Every Day | Inc.com

What is it that separates people who are highly effective in work (and life) from those who are less so? Often it's a few very specific (and learnable!) things. Acquire these eight simple habits and you won't just get more done, you might actually change your life.<p>1. <b>Visualize Your Success</b><p>Recognize …

Using Data to Pick the Optimal Name for Your Startup | Inc.com

Naming your startup can be one of the hardest things to do when starting a company. Each founder must agree. The domain must be available to buy. Last and perhaps most importantly, investors need to like it. And the first letter of startup's name has meaningful impact on how easily the company will …

10 Secrets to Influencing Absolutely Anyone | Inc.com

Ever wish you were better at getting people to do what you want? You can be. All it takes is practice and desire.<p>I know this from experience. When I first got involved in the American Society of Journalists and Authors, I quickly learned a few things about freelance writers. They're (mostly) …

6 Unconventional Ways to Be More Productive | Inc.com

I'm a little obsessed with my productivity. As a writer, I'm constantly trying to tweak my routine and squeak out a bit more work in a shorter period of time, or at least within the normal business hours of 8 to 5, yet still maintain a high level of quality. Over the years, I've tried a few …

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5 Things That Drive Away Customers | Inc.com

How often do you drive away customers without even realizing it?<p>I thought about this recently, when I had a bad experience in a local store. The salespeople were too busy to help, and there was only one register serving a long line of customers. They had the product I was looking for. I had cash in …