Marco Maduro

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A Simple Way to Be More Assertive (Without Being Pushy)

In the workplace, we all run into conflict. Many of us would love to speak up and assert ourselves to correct it. And, in a perfect world, it would be easy. You could finally tell that colleague who keeps interrupting you exactly how you feel. You could give him a piece of your mind, releasing the …

Emotional Intelligence

Why You're Not Getting Customers From Social Media

New study shows how Facebook likes alone don't cut it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“I’ve got 10,000 likes on my Facebook page,” proudly proclaimed the business owner sitting next to me at the conference lunch I was speaking at. Not a bad start, but as it turns out, …

Marketing

Why You Should Spend 80 Percent of Your Time on LinkedIn | Inc.com

If you are marketing your business online and you're not active on LinkedIn, chances are you are missing 80% of your leads.<p>LinkedIn recently shared some eye-opening statistics that should give you serious pause to consider the time and effort you spend (or don't spend) on the platform.<p>"Studies show …

Marketing

Munich Startup Triples As It Takes Share From IBM, Accenture In $15 Billion Market

Can artificial intelligence do the work of high-powered consultants?<p>A Munich-based startup founded by a math major is doing just that. His fast-growing software startup offers companies like 3M, Cisco, and General Electric better results at a fraction of the cost — and he’s grabbing market share in …

Computer Science

4 Simple Steps for Creating a Social Editorial Calendar

There’s no possible way that you can spend every waking moment managing your brand’s social media presence—at least not without suffering from some …

Marketing

A 3-Step Process to Making Better Decisions

Knowing if, when and how to make decisions requires experience and self-awareness.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No area of leadership exposes a CEO’s weaknesses quicker than his or her approach to decision making. Some CEOs procrastinate for fear of making a wrong …

Management

Is There a Link Between Negative Emotions and Disease?

You're reading Is There a Link Between Negative Emotions and Disease?, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

Chronic Disease

Make Operations Your Secret Weapon - Here’s How

At <b>Etsy</b>, COO <b>Linda Kozlowski</b> spearheaded international expansion, unified and started growing its marketing plans, began redefining the company’s …

Obama speechwriter talks lessons from writing during tragedies

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> By Cody Keenan's recollection, President Barack Obama gave 3,577 speeches during his eight years in the White House. And Keenan, his former chief speechwriter, was there for every one of them.<p>Entering the White House as a junior speechwriter, Keenan remembers being immediately …

The White House

How to Make Real Money From Virtual Things | Inc.com

Just a decade ago, few would have guessed that virtual goods could create a real market. Then the smartphone age sparked a whole new universe of ephemeral, yet lucrative, commerce. "People have gotten much more comfortable with the idea of paying for things that are virtual," says Joost van …

Machine Learning

Surviving Loss: You Always Have Choice

<b>“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” ~Stephen Covey</b><p>One ordinary night after an ordinary day of work and family, …

Self-help

Design Plagiarism Is A Serious Problem–This Startup’s AI Could Help

It’s an omnipresent fear for companies and designers alike. Deep learning might hold the solution.<p>There are two competing nightmare scenarios for any company unveiling a new brand or logo. The first is that the internet will rise up in righteous indignation about how awful it is or what part of …

Graphic Design

Why Some Consumers Want No Logos on Their Gifts This Season

Can you have an unbranded Christmas?<p>Wielding scalpels, irons, seam rippers and permanent markers, an undercurrent of logo-conscious shoppers are removing and hiding the decals from their clothing.<p>“Why would I do someone else’s advertising for free?” Max Ilich, a 47-year-old consultant from New …

New Hampshire

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't have to add three leisurely hours to your morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>Several of those habits are listed under the Quora thread, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my …

Immune System
eCommerce
eCommerce
eCommerce

The Best Investing Advice for 2017 From Fortune’s Experts

<b>By Matthew Heimer</b><p>Photographs by Robyn Twomey for Fortune<p>December 5, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p>Insights from the panelists at our annual roundtable<p>For seven …

Markets
Customer Service

Preparing Your Social Media Strategy for 2017

It’s never too early to start working on your social media strategy for next year (or next week or next month).Recently, Buffer released their annual …

Marketing

The Top 10 Branding Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make - OLBlog

A big part of starting a business is having a plan then having thediscipline to act on it. Being part of a startup isn’t always glamorous, and often …

Blood sugar Managements

While it gains more momentum in the health world, the keto diet is still a point of controversy. Some nutritionists READ MORE<p>JUST two years ago, when …

This Meditation Exercise Builds Mental Muscle and Cures Procrastination

Imagine always having the strongest mind in the room.<p>That would mean being smart, sure.<p>But more importantly, you’d be grounded and unflappable. No …

Why Your Company Logo Should Be Wordless

Millennials are accused of many failings, from failure to eat cereal to the destruction of soap bars. (Best quote: “If young adults are not even up …

Bernie Sanders

7 Surprising Snapchat Secrets Every Marketer Should Know

The thing about marketing on social media is that stuff moves too fast. One minute you are everything the market cares about and the next you are …

The New Rules of Style According to Millennials

Millennials are the largest generation to date—numbering over 80 million strong here in the US alone. That is a lot of young people driving …

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

Princeton University

Ten Secrets Of Public Speaking Success

From time to time it’s important to take a step back and put the world of public speaking into perspective. I do take it very seriously, and I am completely passionate about it, but it’s also important to recognize that public speaking is one human activity out of many, we don’t burn people at the …

Public Speaking

Personal Finance Basics: 7 Essential Habits for Saving and Investing

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Investors<p>These are the basics of running your financial life.<p>By Suzanne Woolley | June 20, 2016<p>Just 8 percent of …

Retirement

Branding Genius: Old School Tactic Crushes a $40 Billion Market ~via @davidbrier

They ignore all the brand rules of retail:• Sell nothing online.<br>• Encourage touching and interacting with products. A lot. (Even scheduling visits to try …

TED Talks