Pam Parish

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10 Harsh Lessons That Will Make You More Successful

Everyone fails in life, and failure can be a crushing experience. The only thing that separates successful people from the rest is how they respond after they fail.<p>When facing obstacles, you have to decide if you're going to let them be the excuse for your failure or if you're going to make them …

Self-improvement

Authentic Leadership Means Being Real

Authentic leadership is really about owning yourself, knowing who you are and what your leadership style is. Many people don't realize it, but a big part of true leadership is the ability and willingness to identify, accept and share yourself as a whole person - not just someone who works perfectly …

Delta Airlines

10 of Mother Teresa's Most Powerful Quotes

Mother Teresa will be declared a saint of the Roman Catholic Church on Sunday by Pope Francis, who approved her second miracle last year, a …

8 Character Traits Mentally Strong People Avoid in Social Settings

Character Traits Mentally Strong People Avoid<p>We all feel mentally strong in ordinary situations and in our comfort zone. But in the adverse …

OLBlog

The main serial killer of startups and SMEs is a bad execution. A business without a plan is like a ship without navigation systems. Eventually, it …

Want to Stay Mentally Focused All Day? Start With These 10 Brain Hacks

Here's a big hint: Don't multitask.<p>Ever have a day like this? One minute you're prepping for your next status meeting. The next, an urgent email pops up and you begin replying--and before you can hit send a co-worker alarms you with an instant message demanding your immediate attention to put out a …

8 Social Media Tools to Protect Your Reputation and Influence Conversations

The most important social media conversations about your brand usually don’t involve you.It happens all the time. A customer fires off an angry …

Social Media

Here’s What Happened When I Started Writing “Anti-To-Do Lists”

One writer was surprised by the productivity boost that came from tracking what she’d done, not what she still had to do.<p>I live and die by my to-do list. Jotting down everything that needs to get done is often the very first thing I do when I sit down at my desk in the morning. It helps me to feel …

6 Lies We Believe About What It Is to Be Successful

Success isn’t common when starting your own business. When 50% of startups fail within the first five years the odds are already against you. People …

Entrepreneurship

The Email Marketing Secret Nobody Talks About

It's the fastest, easiest way to ensure your emails get read while also building a deeper connection with your readers.<p>Once upon a time, we loved email. Heck, Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan even starred in a movie about it.<p>However, these days most of us view email as more a necessary evil of doing business …

Marketing

A Harvard psychologist reveals the biggest reason people don’t achieve their goals

Shooting for the moon is a worthwhile goal if you're NASA.<p>But as Harvard psychologist Amy Cuddy explains in a recent Big Think video, the average …

The Eisenhower Matrix Productivity Tool – As A Trello Board

The post The Eisenhower Matrix Productivity Tool – As A Trello Board appeared first on Trello Blog.You’ve got a lot on your plate. In addition to …

Time Management

How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

Mindfulness

These 6 Types of Content Will Boost Your Traffic and Engagement. Here’s How to Do Them Right

How can you create content with the most efficiency and ease?<p>Are you challenging yourself to come up with new ideas and new ways of imparting …

Fundraising Is A State Of Mind

There are two levels of mind state when connecting with others, said Richard Brown: subconscious emotional and conscious rational. Brown, president …

Selling

Why Nonprofit Content Marketing Should Help; Not Sell

One of my favorite marketing strategists is Jay Baer, author of Youtility. He says the difference between “helping” and “selling’ is only two …

Marketing

Non-Profit Blogging: 5 Reasons Not-For-Profits Should Blog

I recently volunteered to set up a blog and website for a local church and during the process it occurred to me that all kinds of non-profit …

Nonprofits

Charities Would Raise Far More if They Knew Donors' Motives, Study Finds

<b>Organization:</b> Camber Collective<p><b>Summary:</b> Nonprofits could reap billions of dollars more in donations by tailoring their fundraising to fit people’s …

11 Startups Share Their Friday Rituals

Even if entrepreneurs have left the corporate grind, where Fridays are like an oasis in a cruel and neverending desert, the last day of the workweek …

How to Produce a Podcast

Here at Convince & Convert Media, we produce three podcasts. Most frequent is my nearly-daily video show Jay Today (read this post to see how we make …

Marketing

The Most Productive Way to Develop as a Leader

Everybody loves self-improvement. We want to get smarter, network better, be connected, balance our lives, and so on. That’s why we’re such avid consumers of “top 10” lists of things to do to be a more effective, productive, promotable, mindful — you name it — leader. We read all the lists, but we …

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had built it into the world’s most valuable company. Along the way …

Severe Geomagnetic Storm & Flares Causing Widespread Sleep Disturbances & Other Human Health Effects

Last week on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 the Sun blasted us with a direct hit from a powerful solar flare that wiped out a huge amount of radio …

Solar Cycle

Report: Number of children in foster care rises slightly after years of decline

The annual report from the US Department of Health and Human Services released Monday shows an uptick in US children in foster care, but the average …

What You Eat Affects Your Productivity

Think back to your most productive workday in the past week. Now ask yourself: On that afternoon, what did you have for lunch?<p>When we think about the factors that contribute to workplace performance, we rarely give much consideration to food. For those of us battling to stay on top of emails, …