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Tony Robbins and Other Famous Motivational Speakers on How to Capture Anyone's Attention

What you can learn about engaging any audience from Jim Rohn, Amy Purdy Tony Robbins and others.<p>There's more to be learned from great motivational speakers than what it takes to be happy in your work or at home.<p>In addition to finding new ways to improve your life and find passions in your work, you …

Four Easy Ways To Make A Memorable First Impression

That firm handshake is great, but it’s what you say next–and how you say it–that matters more.<p>You already know the basics of leaving a polished first impression, like dressing well, making eye contact, and having a firm handshake. That’s great advice, but it’s probably not enough. If you really …

Construction Industry

How These Three Women Made Mid-Career Pivots Into Data Science

There’s more than one path into a successful data job than through the university system’s “talent pipeline.”<p>In the U.S., women earn about 40% of undergraduate degrees in STEM fields overall, according to a recent study, yet receive less than 20% each of the degrees awarded in computer science, …

17 Marketing Trends To Watch Out For In 2017

December is the time of year when every strategist should be taking a step away from the day-to-day and giving a good hard look at the past year’s performance. After all, if you’re not paying attention to what has worked (or hasn’t worked) over the past 12 months, how are you going to know what to …

Marketing

These 20 Books Are Game Changers, Read Them Before You Turn 30

Mike Bryan<p>Read full profile<p>Books offer wisdom that we ourselves might need years to figure out. Between 20 and 30, we all would undergo lots of …

Motivation

Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

I can’t explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you <i>appear</i> to …

5 Podcasts That Will Give You a Leadership Edge

Listening to these podcasts will make you smarter, tougher, and more business savvy.<p>Ever since NPR's <i>Serial</i> broke the internet last year, it seems like we've been in the middle of a podcast boom. But while podcasts like <i>Serial</i> can be fun and fascinating to listen to, there are some podcasts that are …

How to Write a Rockstar Twitter Bio

What does <i>your</i> Twitter bio say about you? Don't think in terms of cold, hard facts — what does it really reveal about you to others?<p>As we've recently …

Social Marketing Platform SocialBro Adds Twitter Monitoring

Social media campaign management platform SocialBro has just launched a monitoring tool that harnesses the power of Twitter data, enabling deep data mining across available Twitter content in real-time.<p>With this addition to its arsenal, SocialBro is able to provide its users with full real-time and …

8 Apps That Put PR In Your Pocket

From creative ways to uncover journalists to sharing live video feeds, here are 8 apps to boost your profile right away.<p>If you're like most startups, you have a love/hate relationship with public relations. You love your headlines. You hate the potentially tortured path to getting them. Here are …

4 Ways to Stay Ahead of the Competition on Social Media

Social media marketing has gone from being a “good to have” tool in your marketing toolbox to one of the first go-to platforms that new businesses …

15 Essential Resources for Social Media Marketer Success

Social Media Marketing is a contemporary field and it is necessary for any kind of business. New social media websites and tools appear on a regular …

Are You Using A Content Delivery Network For Your Website Yet? You Should Be

In this day and age where web hosting is incredibly inexpensive, many people are satisfied by simply purchasing a hosting plan and forgetting about that part of the puzzle. However, when your website grows and starts receiving more and more traffic, you should start thinking about getting a content …

A Master Class In Marketing Taught By Taylor Swift

I was performing my thrice-daily ritual of perusing iTunes when a piece of art caught my eye. It was a Polaroid photo of a girl that brought me right back to the 1980s. Coincidentally, it was the cover art for Taylor Swift’s new album, <i>1989</i>, which launches at the end of this month.<p>Now, I am no …

6 Soft Skills That Guarantee Your Success

I failed ‘Introduction to Java’ in my first year of college and gave up software engineering for good.<p>In spite of this, I co-founded a successful WordPress support service.<p>Three things have helped me succeed as a first-time entrepreneur. The first is luck and the second is my co-founder, Dan. The …

What Polaris win for Tagaq means for Canadian music

The winner of the 2014 Polaris Music Prize was announced as Tanya Tagaq last night in a decision that will go down in Canadian music history as a key …

The top 5 gyms with live DJs in Toronto

Gyms with live DJs in Toronto have been growing steadily in number over the past few years, as downtown fitness studios attempt to pump up the …

Massive zombie Thriller dance coming to City Hall

1. Curry

Turmeric, the spice that gives curry and mustard their yellow color, contains a chemical called curcumin that’s the subject of numerous neurologic studies right now. Research has shown curcumin’s ability to boost memory, slow the progression of Alzheimer's and stimulate neurogenesis, which is the …

Alzheimer's Disease

Inside the new HMV Underground venue

The HMV Underground venue at its Toronto flagship Yonge Street store has been an unlikely addition to the city's live music scene, as the struggling …

TIFF Best-Dressed (and Not-So-Best-Dressed) 2014

TIFF Party Guide 2014

Parties at TIFF are half the fun of the festival; the late nights, the celebrity sightings, the sad attempts at pretending you're Colin Farrell's …

The top 10 foreign films to see at TIFF 2014

For all of TIFF's star-studded glamor, and the chance to see films that could go Oscar, one of the festival's greatest pleasures is enjoying its vast …

The top 10 events in Toronto for September 2014

The top events in Toronto this September won't allow us much time to mourn the passing (or almost-passing, we hope) of summer. Lit fans will browse …

Huge dance party BBQ coming to Sherbourne Common

Dance parties and barbecues aren't exactly rare in Toronto, but here's one that's shaping up to be massive - and the food is free. You don't even …

Get Your Festival Tickets! | TIFF 2014

TIFF in the Park: Pitch Perfect

Join us for a free screening of 'Pitch Perfect' in David Pecaut Square! An all-girl a cappella group takes their dysfunctional act to the national...

FESTIVAL TRAILER MASHUP | TIFF 2014

A brief history of the Guvernment Nightclub

When it was officially announced on May 1, 2014 that the Guvernment entertainment complex would be shutting their doors forever at the end of January …