Mark Engleman

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Customer Success Is Proving That The Customer Made The Right Decision To Do Business With You

I just wrote an article on the concept of validation. In a successful business relationship, validation is a two-way street. First, during the initial sales process, the customer validates the company’s efforts by making a purchase or agreeing to do business. Then, after the sale is made, the …

20 of the Most Popular Cleaning Hacks on Pinterest

The One Thing You Need to Stop Procrastinating

A brain hack to get yourself going.<p>We can try to psych ourselves up to be motivated all we want, but it's often easier said than done. But recent research suggests that it can be scientifically crafted. All you need is a little of your own motivation. And an fMRI scanner.<p>The research, published in</i> …

20 Quotes From Jim Rohn Putting Success and Life Into Perspective

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone, and especially entrepreneurs working to build a business from the ground up, enjoys a solid rags-to-riches story. It’s something we can relate to and get behind.<p>One of the greatest rags-to-riches stories is that of Jim Rohn. Jim …

How to Live in the Present Moment? Advice from 13 experts.

Focus on the present moment. It sounds so simple. Yet most of the time our minds are wandering; we are either planning for the future or rehashing …

Process Mapping

The 10 Best Family Board Games of 2017

Try something new on your next game night. These family-tested picks are the best of the year!<p><b>3.</b> <b>Monopoly Ultimate Banking</b><p>Wheelers and dealers will love the upgrades to this Monopoly classic: A battery-powered banking unit scans property and credit cards, transfers money, and keeps track of your …

Board Games

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31 Phrases That Kill an Introductory Sales Email

"Trust me," I "can guarantee" you won't want to use any of these cringeworthy phrases in your sales emails.

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

7 Zen Stories That Might Just Give You a Glimpse of Enlightenment

Whether you're new to Zen or a devotee, these stories will be funny, interesting, and instructive.The post 7 Zen Stories That Might Just Give You a …

How My Kids’ Montessori Schooling Influenced My Parenting

<i>Photo by Parker Fitzgerald</i><p>When my son was three months old, I observed a Montessori classroom of toddlers. The miniature furniture, the homey feel, …

No Time to Meditate? Try Deepak Chopra's 1-Minute Meditation

If the idea of clearing 20 minutes to an hour in your schedule on a busy day feels impossible, try the following 1-minute meditation with Deepak …

Meditation

50 Must-Read Personal Development Bloggers That’ll Change Your Life

Tired of reading the same blogs over and over? Looking for fresh articles to read? A new angle on your favorite personal development topics? I got …

“Love brings self-confidence”: 7 quotes from His Holiness the Dalai Lama at TED2015

The Dalai Lama shares wisdom on happiness, humanity, and coexistence.<p>On the final day of TED2015, Curator Chris Anderson reveals an exclusive video …

Mindfulness

9 Books To Help You Improve Your Presentations

This time of year, I am always inspired to challenge myself. During the first weeks of warmer weather, when all of the plants start to bloom, and the …

Grilled Honey Balsamic Chicken

Grilled Honey Balsamic Chicken<p>Author: Alyssa<p>Prep time: 10 mins<p>Cook time: 10 mins<p>Total time: 20 mins<p>A delicious honey balsamic chicken that is grilled …

Deepak Chopra's Guided Meditation for Deep Sleep

New research shows mindfulness meditation can be a powerful antidote to insomnia. Deepak Chopra leads you to restful sleep in this bedtime video.<p>If …

Meditation

29 Boredom Busters Your Kids Will Actually Love

Because you refuse to hear the b-word.

How temp jobs make your office more dangerous

Let’s start with some good news: The American workplace is much safer than it used to be. In 1970, 14,000 workers were killed on the job, about 38 …

10 Powerful Habits of Ultra Successful People

This excellent infographic is a brilliant way to get you into the right frame of mind to achieve all the goals you are set to accomplish: It goes …

A Handy Google Drive Tool to Create Animated Presentations and Engaging Educational Videos

February 19, 2015<br>In a post we published a few months ago, we talked about WeVideo and how teachers use it to create videos and short animations in …

March 2015

The Experimental Cookie: Teaching Kids Science Through Baking

The Plate<p>If you spend any time around cooks, you might hear some version of this comment: “Cooking is an art. But baking… ooh, that’s science.”<p>What people mean, usually, is that baking requires precision and relies on chemistry. Neglect kneading your bread dough, and you’ll forego the development …

Dessert

5 Teacher-Approved Apps to Get Your Kid Ready for Kindergarten

<i>By August Deshais, Common Sense Media education blogger</i><p>With the arrival of August, many 5-year-olds are hearing a special question: "Are you excited about kindergarten?"<p>For parents, a different question may come up: "Is my child ready?" As a kindergarten teacher, I know how scary that question can …

How To Tell If Your Anxiety Is Normal (And What To Do If It's Not)

<i>By Art Markman, Ph.D. for YouBeauty</i><p>It is surely a marker of modern society that we have reached such a high degree of daily stress that we now worry about the amount of worrying that we do.<p>If you worry that you worry too much, you are certainly not alone. Many people feel anxiety and than feel …

Spend More Time on Energizing Activities to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed

If we spend 129 hours working and sleeping, we still have 45 hours free each week. Feeling overwhelmed is from lack of energy, not lack of time, says …