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3 LinkedIn Strategies Currently Making Job Search More Effective

These LinkedIn tips will help you connect faster with your ideal employer.<p>If you are looking for a job today, there's a good chance you've been told to update your LinkedIn profile. Here's why that's a smart idea...<p>Most recruiters looking for white collar workers use the platform to identify …

Employment

How to Manage Stress (A Step-by-Step Guide to Turn Stress Into Success)

Wondering how to manage stress effectively? Here's a counterintuitive guide to embracing stress to beat it without meditation or mindfulness.

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

Top 25 Social Media Tools For Marketers

With today’s society becoming more connected and more reliant on the internet, business ties are increasing being forged online rather than in a boardroom. Nowadays, most brands have at least one online presence, and most have several.<p>Social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat …

Marketing

7 Common Marketing Mistakes That Business Startups Should Avoid

Marketing is the lifeblood of any startup, but it’s not always a walk in the park. In fact, marketing mistakes are often unavoidable, especially in the early stages of your business. While there is no surefire method to marketing success, there are plenty of mistakes you can avoid to improve your …

Small Business

SEO Is Simpler Than You Think. 5 Things Every Beginner Needs to Know to Get It Right | Inc.com

As a non-tech founder, I understand the resistance that comes with doing anything that makes you feel stupid. For me, that includes web design, HTML, and search engine optimization (SEO). This was particularly embarrassing since SEO is one of the most foundational digital marketing tools in the …

Digital Marketing

How Voice Search Will Change The Future Of SEO

Voice search is undeniably growing at a rapid pace, and for good reason — it’s fast, convenient, allows you to search on the go, and it’s just cool. Even better, as the technology behind voice search services like Siri and Cortana improves, it’s becoming increasingly reliable.<p>Because of this, smart …

Online

Can Gas Turbines Using Nuclear Fuel Change The Energy Game?

<i>Disclosure: Rod Adams founded a now defunct company named Adams Atomic Engines, Inc. that worked on nuclear gas turbines from 1993-2010.</i><p>It is a modern day truism that natural gas power plants are cheap while nuclear power plants are expensive. Natural gas plants can also be built in a variety of …

Engineering

Consider these critical success factors to separate yourself from the rest.

<b>To put this into perspective, first I’m going to tell you a story:</b><p>An aging farmer realized he was becoming too old to care for his farm, and was now …

Self-improvement

I'm Brad Smith, CEO of Intuit, and This Is How I Work

Brad Smith knows karate. Not “business karate” or any overwrought metaphor about teamwork; he literally teaches karate. Or at least he used to before …

Self-improvement

5 Ways Small Business Owners Can Leverage Social Media To Grow

From Tom and Myspace in 2003 to Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook in 2004, social media has become part of the fabric of society. Almost a decade and a half later, the list of social media networks continues to grow, making it harder to compete through the noise. According to Statista, only 24 percent …

Small Business

5 Mistakes I Made Launching My Podcast (And What You Can Learn From Me)

Late last year, I teamed up with a buddy of mine, Aaron Agius, to launch a show we’re calling the Growth Mapping Podcast. Aaron’s technically a competitor of mine, but he’s got a great mind for marketing, and I really appreciate the value he brings to the table as a co-host.<p>To date, we’ve put out …

Marketing

What Is The Difference Between A Chief Strategy And Chief Marketing Officer?

At the recent Theory and Practice in Marketing Conference, I discussed some research regarding the different types of CMO roles, with one type being focused on guiding firm strategy. However, there are many firms where both CMOs and CSOs (Chief Strategy Officers) exist, making it unclear what the …

Marketing

Your Future Self Will Thank You For Starting To Do This For Only 10 Minutes Every Day

“How’s your day?” People ask us about our day all the time. Sometimes, you brushed it off because you know these are just small talks. Often, you had …

Stress

Why Performance Management Is Dead And Performance Motivation Is Here To Stay [Infographic]

How’s your team performing?<p>Before you start the process of performance evaluations, take 10 minutes and discover why performance management is dead and performance motivation is here to stay.<p>As we know, performance management is the term used to refer to activities, tools, processes, and programs …

Project Management

Triumph Bonneville Bobber

Triumph has revealed the new Bonneville Bobber, and boy does it look stunning. With styling inspired by bobbers from the 1940s, this new Triumph is …

How Tablet Computers Changed the Construction Industry

Robert Kipp’s must-have tool when he steps onto a construction site isn’t a walkie-talkie or a hard hat, though you’ll never spot him without them. …

You Can’t Lead a Team Well Without Building This

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Ten Things Top Performers Do Every Day

When you are an HR person like me, a big part of your job is to zip around from department to department. You notice a lot, if you keep your eyes open. You see which managers are on their game and on the ball, and which managers think their job description is to stay in their office all day with …

The Workplace

Garb: Insomnia

Sheex PJ Pants ($64). <br>Sheex Sport Hoodie ($98). <br>Sheex Sleep Tee ($44). <br>Birkenstock Arizona Sandal ($35). <br>Silk Sleep Mask ($9). <br>Knock Knock I Can't …

8 Habits That Make Some Leaders Extraordinarily Likeable

Are you a likable leader? The best leaders are not just wise and intelligent – they are also popular and well-liked by others. Some people are much …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Skills You Must Learn to Reach Your Full Potential (And Where to Learn Them)

To become our best selves, we must constantly be learning more skills and educating ourselves on how to provide more value to the world. Here are 7 …

Learning

Turn a Crate into a Bike Rack and Shelf

If you have a wooden crate available, you can make a nifty bike holder complete with a shelf for your helmet or other stuff.<p>The picture above, posted …

Man Crates

Man Crates deliver some awesome and original gifts for men, kind of like flower bouquets but for guys. The gifts are delivered in a army-style wooden …

Sears to convert old Auto Centers into... Data Centers?

You can buy pretty much anything from Sears, but we doubt it's your first-choice destination for server capacity. That's likely to change if Ubiquity Critical Environments, the company's IT infrastructure arm, gets its way. The outfit is considering turning old Sears Auto Centers into server farms …

Hey Liberals! What Do You Think of Obamacare So Far?

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A Health Insurance CEO Who's Bringing Apps To Affordable Care

If you’ve lost faith in the government’s effort, Aetna’s Mark Bertolini could be the guy who gives you hope that the health insurance industry will indeed improve. A top exec with the healthcare giant since 2003, and at the helm since 2010, Bertolini exemplifies this week’s Techonomy 2013 …

Coin Wants To Be The One Card In Your Wallet To Rule Them All, And It Looks Brilliant

What if you could condense all of the credit, debit, membership, and gift cards in your wallet down to a single card? Companies like Apple and Google have tried to give us digital wallets, but nothing has really caught on. People still feel tied to their physical wallets.<p>Coin is a new product that …

Cryptocurrency