Naif AbuSaida

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14 Meaningless Phrases That Will Make You Sound Like A Stock-Market Wizard

A handful of analysts speak English. But the vast majority don't.<p>Rather, they speak a language unique to the investment business.<p>This language consists of market phrases that sound intelligent but don't mean anything.<p>The phrases don't <i>sound</i> like they don't mean anything, of course. On the contrary, …

Daily Travel Startup Watch: Onyoway Travel, Travel Recon and More

Every day we alert our readers of new startups in the travel industry being listed on Angel List as an early information service for those who keep …

Here's Everything You Need To Build The Perfect Home Gym

The fun parts of winter, seeing family, the time off, is coming to a close. Now you realize you've put on an extra 5 pounds in the last few weeks, and it's such a pain dragging yourself to the gym in 20-degree weather.<p>And it's even worse after your workout when you have to get back out into the …

35 things you should do for your career by the time you turn 35

We're all for flexibility. Going your own way. Paving your own path. Doing what works for you (and not doing what doesn't).<p>We're also big fans of not …

Secrets to Successful Communication

Etiquette expert and author Barbara Pachter offers advice on how to say the right things at work.<p>Connect: Professional Women’s Network is online community with more than 360,000 members that discusses issues relevant to women and their success. The free LinkedIn group powered by Citi also features …

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Why PR is embracing the PESO model

<i>This article is part of SWOT Team, a new series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public …

OPEC's Gamesmanship Could Benefit Exxon and Chevron

OPEC (read, Saudi Arabia) sees the oil surplus, but says it will not be the one to cut production to balance supply with demand. This decision is more than inaction or inertia. It looks to be commodity gamesmanship designed to squeeze out higher cost competition.<p><i>Disclosure: Author purchased Chevron</i> …

How to Be a Better Writer: 6 Tips From Harvard’s Steven Pinker

U want 2B a better writer?<p>Good writing is often looked at as an art and, frankly, that can be intimidating. No need to worry. There are rules — even …

Time Assets vs. Time Debts: A New Productivity Strategy Inspired by Steve Jobs

Late in his career, Steve Jobs famously drove his car without a license plate.<p>There were all sorts of theories about why Jobs decided to drive …

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Flic: Cute as a Button

It seems that nothing can stop the Swedish startup juggernaut at the moment, as another piece of tech by Shortcut Labs gets its crowdfunding launch. Unlike many hardware offerings though, Flic is a simple premise at a winning price point. Essentially it's a cute little button that can be set to …

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MBAs Need to Stop Assuming That Markets Always Work

Many management experts urging companies to improve their social performance have tended to ignore a couple of truths about why markets might not work well — truths that are known to most economists.<p>First, they tend to gloss over the fact that the market mechanism itself is subject to a variety of …

10 Best Business Books of 2014 | Inc.com

Every year, I select 10 books that, IMHO, provided the most value to their readers. Some of these may already be on your radar, but others you might have missed. Enjoy!<p><b>Author:</b> Judy Robinett<p><b>Subtitle:</b> <i>The 5 50 100 Rule for Turning Your Business Network Into Profits</i><p><b>Why I like it:</b> As somebody who is …

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Islam and Politics: Crash Course World History 216

12 Tools to Help You Avoid PR and Marketing Workload Stressors

Public relations and marketing professionals always have yet one more job to tick off their lists. We know how hard it is to keep on top of a …

How LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman taught Stanford students to build billion-dollar businesses through personal networks (in 4 quotes)

The founder of LinkedIn visited Stanford University’s super-popular tech startup class and dispensed some advice on how to lead a business to Internet fame. The course is curated by noted investor Sam Altman, who has opened up his Rolodex of tech celebrities and asked them to teach the next …

Steve Jobs' Former Ad Chief Says Apple's Marketing Has Become 'Soft' And 'Ordinary'

In recent years, however, Apple's advertising hasn't been that great. Its most memorable recent campaigns were the longrunning "Mac vs PC" ads and its dancing silhouette work for the iPod. Both those campaigns ended years ago. Since then, Apple's ads have mostly shown its products against a white …

Banner Ads Must Die!!!

Earlier this week I was asked for my view on which marketing tactic is like “The Walking Dead” of marketing.<p>I was honored to be included on the list …

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Wear It Well: The Top Ten Wearable Tech Made In Israel

Wearable technology is steadily becoming the next frontier for high tech companies, investors and consumers. From earphones to pedometers, we are …

Magisto iPhone Video App Update Has a Surprise for You

Magisto, a cloud-based iOS app that uses Artificial Intelligence to automatically mix your iPhone photos and videos into movies, has unveiled a new trick: Surprise Me. This new feature — part of an update to the free app — uses AI to create original videos, but this time independently and without …

Israeli startup launches all-in-one site and marketing platform for SMB-serving agencies

Although many don’t realize it at first, online maintenance and marketing is a bigger challenge for most small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) than building a Web or mobile site.<p>A Tel Aviv-based company called Camilyo — derived from “chameleon,” according to CEO and co-founder Gil Ilani — is …

Simple messaging app Yo adds location sharing for context

Today, one-tap messaging app Yo is stepping up its game with a new location-sharing feature.<p>Now you can set up the app so that it sends your current location when you “Yo” a friend. In addition to enabling location sharing between users, Yo will also allow developers to access this feature via its …

Intel to spend $6b. in Israel’s biggest-ever tech investment

Intel appears set to produce its next generation of chips in Israel with the largest-ever foreign investment in Israeli tech. Under a deal announced …

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The difference between US vs UK Ebola news coverage

Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You find …

11 Great Business Books to Read Right Now

Great books on innovation, entrepreneurship, behavior, success, happiness, famous entrepreneurs... what's not to love?

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