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6 Ways to Convert Prospects into Clients with Emotional Intelligence

People may believe that decisions are based on logic only, but the brain doesn't work that way. Here's how to make your prospect's decision easy with emotionally intelligent marketing.<p>A few weeks ago I attended an event as a guest expert with my radio co-host Kevin Harrington, one of the original …

The Easiest Way To Get A Better, Smarter Brain

Extraordinary abilities -- from memory to supercharged creativity -- may be within reach for all of us, says neuroscientist Berit Brogaard, PhD, coauthor of the new book <i>The Superhuman Mind</i>. We asked her to tell us more.<p><b>Q: You say ordinary people possess talents they haven't even tapped into. Can</b> …

7 Skills for Becoming An Emotionally Intelligent Leader

<i>“If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if you don’t have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can’t</i> …

Leadership

11 morning routine tweaks that will make the rest of your day more productive

I don't know anyone who couldn't use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What they found will change the way you start your day.<p>The …

Five Things That Successful Brand Managers Do

I have good news for people who explore a career in brand management: Good brand managers will continue to be a hot commodity.<p>Last year, Procter & …

How To Teach Empathy

<b>How To Teach Empathy</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b>Right near the core of education, just past tolerance and just short of affectionate connectivity, is the idea of …

7 Habits of the Most Joyful People in the Office | Inc.com

Want to change your mood around the office? It all starts with your actions.<p>Smile when you walk in the door and people will know you are ready to get things done. Look down at the floor and smirk at people waiting for that morning meeting and you're giving them the message that you'll be hiding in …

How two minutes of mindfulness can calm a class and boost attainment

Buddhists have practised mindfulness for more than 2,000 years, but the technique of focusing on the present moment has long been dismissed by scientists as new age mumbo jumbo. Now, though, the West is finally waking up to the benefits of Eastern meditation and schools are discovering a daily dose …

How Staying True to Your Company DNA Can Grow Your Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a company is hard. Starting a company in the middle of a recession seems impossible. But that is exactly what sisters Danielle and Jodie Snyder did when they launched their jewelry line DANNIJO in 2007.<p>DANNIJO is comprised of …

Shopify Predicts Three Major Retail Shifts in 2014

A revolution is playing out in the retail industry and small businesses have the upper hand, according to one industry insider.<p>According to Shopify Chief Platform Officer Harley Finkelstein, the future of retail belongs to the entrepreneur and the creator, rather than the big-box stores. …

Retail trends and predictions for 2014

Mike Coupe, group commercial director, Sainsbury's<p><b>More savvy customers with better values:</b> You don't need a crystal ball to see that many households will continue to struggle in 2014. Household budgets will remain under pressure and until we see an uptick in employment, the much-vaunted economic …