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17 Ways To Motivate Yourself To Do Great Things

Sometimes, no matter how experienced we are or how much we have accomplished, we all can use a little help to keep going, a bit of motivation if you will.<p>In the face of the inevitable obstacles we are going to encounter, here are ideas that have worked for me, my friends who run both …

11 Things Extremely Confident People Do Differently

I remember my younger days when I considered myself lacking in confidence in almost every area in my life. I doubted myself all the time and always …

It Takes Just 3 Seconds To Make A Brilliant First Impression

This is crucial when it comes to meetings where that first impression makes all the difference, such as a job interview. From your posture to the jewelry you wear, key details can have a significant impact on how you're perceived.<p>Nicole Williams, a career expert at LinkedIn, tells Business Insider …

Employment

5 Secrets To Being Persuasive

Whether you're selling a project, managing a team, or pitching a new idea, knowing how to persuade others is often essential to your success. If you can manage it without seeming pushy, that's even better. Katya Andresen, the new CEO of education network ePals, outlines five ways to do just that in …

Selling

Kaspersky Lab Names This Year's Top Cyber Security Threats

Russian cyber security company Kaspersky Lab listed their take on the year’s top security stories on Monday. And two quick takeaways: the cloud is dead, encryption services will come back strong.<p>No surprise, the IT firm led by the charismatic Eugene Kaspersky put cyber espionage on the top of their …

From Bikini To Boardroom: 4 Secrets From Kathy Ireland

Don’t mess with Ireland.<p>Seriously. Behind that pretty face is a woman with strength, tenacity and gritty determination. As Founder and CEO of kathy ireland worldwide, she has risen from the pages of Sports Illustrated where she was an iconic swimsuit model to the visionary behind a $2 billion …

Most Productive People: Cory Booker

Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, and U.S. Senator-elect<p>Cory Booker<p>Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, and U.S. Senator-elect<p>“I’m a guy who’s always trying to pack as much as I can into a single day. I’m going to fill every minute of my day. I wish I could say I have a set routine.<p>I try to end each day with a …

New Jersey

5 simple steps to help SMEs save on energy costs

<i>This feature was placed by npower.</i><p>npower has carried out energy saving audits with a number of SMEs that practically demonstrate where real savings …

The Amazing History Of The To-Do List–And How To Make One That Actually Works

Put down that pen and paper and read this first. Bonus: the real to-do lists of Ben Franklin and Johnny Cash.<p>When I was a kid, I read a book called <i>The Listmaker</i>. It’s about a young girl who uses lists to organize and make sense of her life. At the time I didn’t read any more into it besides the …

Time Management

How To Filter The Nonsense Out Of Meetings

That might not be entirely true but if you follow the advice below, you might quickly find yourself with more time on your hands. Nothing gets you uninvited to meetings quicker than being labeled a troublemaker.<p>With that warning, try these ideas the next time you are in a meeting.<p>Simply ask people …

Productivity

Big data and the SME

Unfortunately, such an oversight can result in SMEs losing out to competitors who are effectively using data as a means of improving performance and …

If You Talk About Yourself All The Time, You Might Need More Confidence

I did this, I feel this way, it effects me.<p>What kind of people pepper their speech with first-person pronouns? Is it that the more you say “I,” the more you’re a narcissist or a super-powerful egomaniac or a whole range of other expletives?<p>Turns out that saying “I’ isn’t so much about being super …

Wall Street

A Day In The Life Of A CEO Who's Crushing It

As a rule, there aren’t many of them: those fast-thinking, hyper-successful CEOs that have their companies on the move, setting strategy for the short term and the long haul, always ready with an all-important pivot, keeping investors happy in one room, developing radical new tactics with a …