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How to Make Sure Your Business Shows Up In Google's Top Three

Looking for local leads? You'll want to follow these steps to earn a spot in Google's 'Three Pack.'<p>Google processes over 3.5 billion searches per day. While these searches cover millions of different topics, a significant portion are people looking for a business or service in their local area, …

Exceptional Managers Don't Leave the Office Without Doing This Every Day

When you think about the best boss you've ever had, you likely credit them with at least some part of your personal career success—that's how much …

We all thought having more data was better. We were wrong.

“Little data” is not exactly a sexy, attention-grabbing topic. But is more and bigger data really better?<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at</i> <i>Tech.pinions</i><i>, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.</i><p>For years, the mantra in the world of …

This Is the Single Most Important Leadership Trait, According to Hundreds of Founders

Do you possess this crucial leadership quality? If not, here's how to get it.<p>Transparency. Passion. Communication.<p>You know that they're all important traits of effective leaders. But are they the <i>most</i> important qualities?<p>Not according to a recent study conducted by The Alternative Board, which …

10 tips for making your home entrance stand out from the get go

When people walk into your home for the first time, what do you want them to think? If it's<p>wow, this is one hell of a stylish house, then read on, as …

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7 Tips On How to Display Photos in a Home or Gallery So They Look Gorgeous

(<b>Editor’s Note:</b> Jan-Ole Schmidt is an avid photographer and a Product Manager at WhiteWall.com, a professional online photo lab.)<p>Everyone has at …

What Marketers Should Know About Facebook User Engagement in 2017

As Facebook made crystal clear during its fourth-quarter and full-year-2016 earnings call, its team is laser-focused on increasing user …

4 Ways Smart Teams Achieve Consensus Quickly

It's good to share different perspectives, but at some point, they need to become one.<p>Innovation is a team sport. It is rare for a successful innovation initiative to be executed by a sole individual, and that's a good thing. A truly disruptive innovation is the manifestation of multiple …

Being a Strategic Leader Is About Asking the Right Questions

If you asked the world’s most successful business leaders what it means to “be strategic,” how many different answers do you think you’d get? Consider this number: 115,800,000. It’s the number of unique links returned when I searched online for “strategic leadership.”<p>There’s a good reason for all …

Kinds of Media You Should Share on Instagram for Branding

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The 5 Communication Habits All Leaders Need to Motivate a Team

Good communication is certainly a strong leadership trait. But what exactly does that look like?<p>A global leadership study revealed that 85 percent of companies report an urgent need to develop employees with leadership potential.<p>Let me echo that massive study: We are in an era with an alarming …

2017's Top 10 Digital Branding and Marketing Trends [Infographic]

Planning your digital marketing efforts for the coming year? Digital marketing and branding agency Borenstein Group offers some advice about the top …

10 daily habits that are sabotaging your productivity and success

When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken." —</i> …

Time Management

It’s Time for Leaders to Stop Dragging Everyone to So Many Meetings

<i>The Fortune 500 Insiders Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

7 Skills That Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off Forever

The act of learning is every bit as important as what you learn. Believing that you can improve yourself and do things in the future that are beyond your current possibilities is exciting and fulfilling.<p>Still, your time is finite, and you should dedicate yourself to learning skills that will yield …

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

<i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”</i> — <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>The ability to expand your mind …

5 Things Entrepreneurs Should Outsource Immediately to Save More Time

Are you an entrepreneur looking to save time and money? Start outsourcing these five things today.<p>The saying goes that entrepreneurs are the only people who will work 80 hours to avoid working 40. More often than not, they're also the only people who will try to do everything themselves to save …

25 Things Strong Leaders Tell Their Employees

A great way to step into your leadership power is to start saying things that you haven’t said before. The more aware you can be of your language, the more effective a leader you will be.<p>Too often new leaders are taught to concentrate on schedules, forecasts and milestones. They aren’t always …

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12-Step Guide for Social Media Marketing Success (Infographic)

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The Most Important Skill for New Managers to Learn

<b>Dear Annie:</b> A friend sent me your column on seven questions team leaders should ask their direct reports because I was promoted three months ago to …

Early data shows 2015 blew away previous records to become Earth's hottest year

During the next week, the official climate agencies around the world that are responsible for tracking the planet's average temperatures will almost …

7 lessons from entrepreneurs who kept jobs while starting businesses

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By Michelle Goodman, Entrepreneur<p>Keeping …

18 Ways to Make the First 10 Minutes of Your Workday Super Productive

Start your day off on the right foot by adding these tasks to your morning routine.<p>How you handle the first 10 minutes of your workday can largely determine how productive and effective you'll be the rest of the day.<p>"Getting off on the right foot isn't just important with relationships, it's …

9 Things You Need to Know About Part-Time Entrepreneurship

Are you looking to start side business? Here are a few things you need to know before you get started.<p>Is there such a thing as a part-time entrepreneur--someone who builds a side business, but still works as an employee?<p>The number of part-time entrepreneurs is bigger than you might think. The …

Here's What Rich CEOs Say to Do In Your 20s

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IKEA’s 2016 Catalog Will Have Your Kitchen Begging for a Makeover

Little by little, IKEA is becoming less about cheap furniture and more about finding a balance in your daily life. From doing research on how the world eats at home to helping you improve your morning routine, IKEA is becoming something we appreciate more and more, and not just for their reasonable …