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Social Media Use in 2018

A new Pew Research Center survey of U.S. adults finds that the social media landscape in early 2018 is defined by a mix of long-standing trends and …

Social Media

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

This may be the scariest thing Donald Trump has said as president

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump has said lots -- and lots -- of controversial things since he started running for office almost three years ago. But, something he said over the weekend -- at a party fundraiser at his Mar-a-Lago resort -- struck me as particularly tone-deaf and dangerous.<p>Speaking …

Donald Trump

The 3 Foundations Of Self-Care, According To A Psychotherapist

Self-care has become a loaded term. Of course, it's very important to take care of ourselves, but the way we talk about it sometimes suggests that …

How to Use Storytelling to Sell Your Brand and Vision

People remember how you make them feel, not the information you give them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The reason why the Bible is the bestselling book every year is because it delivers its lessons as a series of stories. And if you don't want to use the Bible as an …

Entrepreneurship

The Queen bans plastic in the royal estates following David Attenborough documentary

<b>The Queen</b> has banned plastic bottles and straws from the royal estates as part of a plan to cut back on the use of plastics "at all levels".</b> …

The Dangers of Taking PPIs for Acid Reflux

There might be serious consequences to taking these drugs long-term.<p>You've probably felt it at some point—that sharp, burning sensation that starts in your gut and climbs up the back of your throat, possibly after your second cup of coffee, or that extra helping of fries.<p>We tend to call it …

Wellness

Michael Wolff Did What Every Other White House Reporter Is Too Cowardly to Do

Why is Fire & Fury having such an impact? Drew Magary writes it’s because Wolff was willing to throw decorum away and torch his access—and more journalists should do the same.<p>I’m gonna begin this post with the same disclaimer that needs to come with every post about Michael Wolff, which is that …

Donald Trump

Fire and Fury confirms our worst fears – about the Republicans

Donald Trump’s utter unfitness for the presidency has been laid bare in Michael Wolff’s new book. What will it take for his party to remove him from office?<p>What did you think would be the Republican reaction to the latest revelations about Donald Trump? Did you expect the party’s luminaries to drop …

It Only Took This Instagram Co-Founder 1 Sentence to Provide the Perfect Cure for Procrastination | Inc.com

Everyone at least occasionally puts things off. Everyone at least occasionally avoids doing things they need to do. Everyone, at some point, procrastinates.<p>And everyone who procrastinates <i>hates</i> the fact they procrastinate -- especially when they put off things they actually enjoy doing or, more …

Procrastination

As Flow of Foreign Students Wanes, U.S. Universities Feel the Sting

At Wright State University in Ohio, the French horn and tuba professors are out. So is the accomplished swimming team.<p>At Kansas State, Italian classes are going the way of the Roman Empire.<p>And at the University of Central Missouri, The Muleskinner, the biweekly campus newspaper, is publishing …

College & University

Useful web optimization techniques to improve site speed

Do you think the speed of your website matters?<p>Well, Google considers this as one of the factors for ranking in the search engines.<p>Amazon found this …

Web Development

What to know about avoiding depression

Depression is a common and serious medical condition that affects how people feel and act. The illness can lead to emotional as well as physical …

American Psychiatric Association

The President Is Mentally Unwell — and Everyone Around Him Knows It

Until recently, the debate over our president’s mental health has focused on questions of psychological pathology: Do Donald Trump’s flamboyant …

9 big Wolff revelations that go beyond Steve Bannon

Excerpts from Michael Wolff's forthcoming "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump Administration" in The Guardian, New York Magazine, The Hollywood …

Donald Trump

Why We Should Be Disagreeing More at Work

When I worked as a management consultant, I had a client that I thought of as difficult. Let’s call her Marguerite. She and I didn’t see eye to eye on much. I disagreed with the direction she was taking our project, the people she chose to involve, and the pace at which she thought we should do our …

Leadership

Best tip ever: Set up Find My Device as soon as you get your phone

There are several options available for remotely tracking your phone, but Google's own Find My Device service is one of the most convenient around. …

Android News

This Study of 400,000 People Reveals the 1 Reason Employees Work Harder (and It's Not Pay or Benefits or Culture Decks) | Inc.com

Forget slogans and posters. Forget mission statements. Forget culture decks. A survey of over 400,000 people across the U.S. found that when employees believe promotions are managed effectively, they are more than <b>two</b> times as likely to give extra effort at work -- and to plan for having a long-term …

Employee Engagement

Three TVs, a phone and a cheeseburger: tell-all book reveals Donald's bedtime

Among the revelations in Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury is a fascinating glimpse of home life in Trump’s White House, from separate bedrooms to rambling rants<p>Michael Wolff’s new book paints the most detailed portrait yet of life inside the Trump White House.<p>Reported first by the Guardian, then in …

Donald Trump

The Top Ten Most Important Ancient Documents Lost to History

From Rome’s holiest texts to a Chinese manuscript that wouldn’t have fit inside a shipping container, here’s our top ten list of the most important …

7 Common Portrait Lighting Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

If you’re just getting started in studio portrait light, here’s a 12-minute video that may be helpful to you. Photographer Antti Karppinen shares 7 …

Tutorials

Linkkle is a super simple tool for all your social media links

Decisions, decisions. Do you link to your Instagram profile on your Twitter feed or your Facebook page? Or maybe you want to showcase your Github, LinkedIn and Pinterest pages but there’s only one URL field which means you have to choose.<p>Linkkle is a newly launched, free to use tool that aims to …

Web Design

8 indispensable (and free) Google tools

Google is so much more than just the world’s premier search engine.<p>Google has a bevy of helpful products—many of which are completely free. If you …

SEO

10 Instagram Tools to Help You Build Your Following in 2018

Successful brands and influencers have used these tools in order to generate sizable Instagram audiences in no time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do the world's best brands and most successful influencers have in common? One comonality is a massive Instagram …

Marketing

The Basic Social Media Mistakes Companies Still Make

Over 90% of medium and large businesses have used social media in their marketing for five years or longer. Yet the CMO Survey reveals that nearly half of marketers are unable to show the impact of their social media investments. That’s why, no matter what your social media strategy is, it’s always …

Marketing

6 Types of Toxic People You Should Never Hire | Inc.com

Finding the right people to hire is one of the bigger challenges for companies today. It is expensive and time-consuming, and the process makes it difficult to really get to know the candidates. Not to mention that high-quality hires are hard to come by.<p>When recruiting new employees, though, there …

Entrepreneurship

Apple iOS 11.2.5 Release: It's A Big One

So far Apple iOS 11.2.5 is a mystery. Why Apple has jumped four version numbers (from iOS 11.2.1) is a mystery. What it contains is a mystery. But following the last week of iPhone power throttling revelations (and a fully deserved backlash), the upcoming iOS 11.2.5 just became the biggest and most …

iOS

Anarchy united them, but nudity tore them apart

<b>How a splintered group of self-defined outcasts lost a battle of “nudes versus prudes”</b><p><b>(This article is the fourth in a</b> <b>5-part series</b> <b>about experimental</b> …

Puget Sound

6 Great Business Books to Read in 2018 | Inc.com

Want to know about some of the great business books coming out in 2018? I receive tons of advance copies from publishers and authors, and here are some of my favorites that will be released in the next few months.<p>(If you see a few books you like, consider pre-ordering instead of waiting until the …

Stephen King

Richard Branson Says You Should Do 3 Things to Achieve More Happiness in 2018 | Inc.com

Every year, it is estimated that one in four people struggle with a mental health problem. In fact, according to <i>Psychology Today</i>, an estimated 15 million Americans a year struggle with depression.<p>One of my own family members has grappled with depression for decades, so I understand it firsthand. …

Happiness