Doug Sheridan

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'I'm Not A Lookalike' Project Showcases Strangers Who Look Like Twins (PHOTOS)

Think you're special and unique?<p>So did these folks, until they met Francois Brunelle.<p>The 62-year-old Montreal-based photographer has spent the last 12 years scouring the world for complete strangers who look alarmingly similar, according to Rex USA.<p>"I was inspired by 2 things," Brunelle told Rex …

If a tweet worked once, send it again — and other lessons from The New York Times’ social media desk

The team that runs the Times’ Twitter accounts looked back on what they learned — what worked, what didn’t — from running @nytimes in 2013.<p><i>With contributions from Hanna Ingber, Sona Patel, Daniel Victor, Lexi Mainland, and Sasha Koren.</i><p>The social media desk at The New York Times expanded in 2013 …

Finding Your Company’s ‘Controversy Sweet Spot’

As the saying goes, there’s no such thing as bad publicity. Extend the aphorism, and there is no such thing as bad controversy — especially if that …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

11 Unlikely Life Lessons From The Super Successful

1. Be a social ninja.<p>Have you ever had a conversation with someone, gotten a great impression, then, upon walking away, realized you hardly learned …

3 Weird Things Breakfast Does To Your Brain

The day’s purportedly most important meal is more than meets the eye: science shows that the <b>when</b> and <b>what</b> of your breakfast transforms how your mind works the rest of the day.<p>How so? As a new paper published in the <i>Frontiers of Human Neuroscience</i> argues, breaking your fast is a many-faceted thing. …

Breakfast

Why Entrepreneurs Need to be Pilots, Not Engineers | Inc.com

We all zone out. We even do it during the workday. We just don’t do it--hopefully--when we’re supposed to be driving a passenger train around a sharp curve into Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx.<p>Wednesday, the engineer of the Metro-North Railroad train that derailed over the holiday weekend said …

Entrepreneurship

Compass - A company on a mission to radically improve the success rate of businesses

Compass – Maximizing Business Success by providing dynamic benchmarking via 30+ data sources startups to CEOs, CFOs and Founders to identify …

Hootsuite Apps: 7 Extremely useful apps for Hootsuite

When was the last time you had a look at all the apps in the Hootsuite app directory?<p>There is an ever growing list of apps so every so often it’s …

Apps

Why You Can No Longer Afford to Ignore Google Plus for Business

Despite all the hoopla that surrounded the new social site when it was first released, many businesses are ignoring Google Plus completely in …

What Marketers Do: Their Tactics, Tools, Challenges, and Campaigns [Infographic]

Some 19,464 North American marketers were surveyed recently by Act-On about their favorite marketing technologies, tools, and tactics, along with the …

These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

5 Ways To Rescue An Unproductive Day

It’s not like you don’t have things to do–some days just never get off the ground.<p>Some days you’re on fire. And some days, you’re not. Every time you try to crank out a report, you wind up on Facebook. You haven’t heard back from anyone whose input is necessary for a project. You have a million …

Time Management

7 Ways to Get Bloggers Buzzing About Your Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no secret that customers trust word-of-mouth above corporate advertising. According to Nielsen, 92 percent of consumers trust peer recommendations while only 53 percent trust content that you create and post on your website.<p>If you …

Marketing

How Clutter Affects Your Productivity (And What You Can Do About It)

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a creative marketplace connecting mobile and Web projects with vetted, handpicked developers and designers from around the world. This post originally appeared on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Cleaning out your closet, emptying your inbox, putting things where they …

How Neuroscience Is Key to Successful Marketing Strategies

I'm fascinated with all the new information being published about the brain and how it is converging with the efforts of marketers to more …