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Disable those annoying, power hungry carrier apps [How-To]

As I think we all know, manufacturer and carrier apps can be some of the most annoying apps on the planet, especially if they are constantly bugging …

Employees Forgo Wellness Cash Incentives Worth Millions

If your employer was ready to hand you an extra $700, wouldn’t you just grab it? In the case of wellness incentives (complete a biometric screening, get a gift card, for example), employees are leaving cash on the table worth millions, according to a recent survey by Fidelity Investments and the …

Health Care

10 Skills A Digital Marketing Manager Needs To Succeed

A digital marketer is like a conductor. Many players, a lot of shiny noisy instruments and a big audience.It means understanding the nuances of the …

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 …

5 Tips For An Effective Mobile Content Marketing Strategy

Your content market strategy for 2015 needs to increase market traffic, respond faster and certainly be more aware of the trending and growing mobile device dynasty of consumers. Mobile marketing strategy is going to be one of the keys to your success.<p><b>Mobile Devices Drive Traffic.</b><p>Gavin Cooper, the …

Marketing

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 …

The Best Management Article Of 2014

Good news: Harvard Business Review has announced that Bill Lazonick is the 2014 HBR McKinsey Award winner for the best HBR article in 2014 for his brilliant, hard-hitting piece, “Profits Without Prosperity” (September 2014 HBR). Lazonick is a professor of economics at the University of …

Management

Price-Sensitive Customers Will Tolerate Uncertainty

When I help a company with their pricing strategy, the typical first day of an engagement entails the client company’s vice president saying with a grin: “So, how are you going to help us raise prices?”<p>While price-raising opportunities generally do exist, this is a provincial view of the upside of …

Leadership Lessons From Chevron CEO John Watson

John Watson, 58, has been CEO of Chevron since 2010. He’s a lifer at the oil and gas giant, joining as a financial analyst in 1980 straight out of business school at the University of Chicago. A California native, he studied agricultural economics at University of California at Davis. As he pursued …

Leadership

6 Ways to Validate Your Business Idea

<i>This is a guest post from David Fallarme of ReferralCandy</i>When you’re building a new store, it’s normal to feel a little anxious about whether it's …

eCommerce

How to Use Visual Content to Drive More Traffic

Shares 7K<p>Do you create images?<p>Do they inspire your readers to take action?<p>When used strategically images, slide decks and infographics can drive …

Brand Voice Consistency: 12 Essential Elements

Want to know what big, disparate companies like Microsoft, LinkedIn, MarketingProfs, Unilever, Yamaha, Cisco, and Google all have in common? They …

How Leaders Can Get People to Tell the Truth

<i>Guest post from Peter Romary:</i> <br>Harry S. Truman once said, “My definition of a leader . . . is a man who can persuade people to do what they don’t want …

Surveillance

A Checklist for Planning Your Next Big Meeting

In theory, everyone understands that preparation can make or break an important meeting. The more work you do before you walk into the room, the more productive and efficient you’ll be. But who has the time to properly prepare? Our checklist makes meeting prep quick and easy—be sure to print it out …

4 Things You Thought Were True About Time Management

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t struggle with how to make the most of their time at work. How do you stay on top of an overflowing inbox? How do you get work done when your day is taken up by meetings? How can you get through a continually expanding to-do list? How do you even find time to make a …

How to Structure and Sell Your Natural Expertise - Copyblogger

Way back in late 2009, I was getting antsy, on both a personal and a professional level.<p>I had run my own design studio for almost 20 years. And I’d …

Influencer Marketing Is A Kick Butt Way To Advertise

The rules of marketing are changing every day, but there’s one thing that remains constant: content marketing is king. It’s one of the most effective …

An Engaging Retail Exhibit Featuring Illustrations That Animate When Customers Interact With Them

London-based ad agency Dalziel + Pow created an interesting and engaging exhibit for the first Retail Design Expo in the UK that features …

How calm can avoid a storm

MELBOURNE entrepreneur James Tutton was worried about his children becoming stressed as they prepared for their annual NAPLAN tests.<p>Tutton, who …

5 Signs Your Employees Hate Your Outdated Technology

You work hard to keep your employees happy. From break room renovations to white noise machines and new chairs – you try to do everything you …

Employee Engagement

The Most Useful Leadership Guide to Managing Your Moods | Inc.com

There are few things more disruptive than a moody person in the workplace--especially if that person is in a leadership position.<p>We all have moods and emotions, but great leadership requires emotional health, and that includes knowing how to manage your moods.<p>If you're prone to moodiness, here are …

Leadership

How to Create an Unforgettable Integrated Campaign

March 20, 2015 marked Europe’s largest solar eclipse since 1999, with 90 percent of the sun covered in parts of the UK. Never one to shy away from a …

Marketing

The One Key Thing You Need for Content Marketing Success | Inc.com

Marketers are investing more in content marketing than in any other digital tactic, except for digital advertising. Very soon, content-related investments will likely emerge as the largest share of digital marketing spend.<p>In a recent SpiceWorks survey of content marketing, one major factor was …

Marketing

Should You Invest in Techies or Train Non-Technical Employees?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you want your team to be the best of the best -- the most creative, the smartest, the most skilled. But when it comes to sourcing tech talent, startups can struggle to find the best brains at an affordable price.<p>The …

Sony Pictures Picks Up The Rights To 'Robotech'

Sony Pictures has picked up the rights to Robotech in the hope of turning it into a big blockbuster movie franchise. However, the history behind Robotech is a messy one and the movie rights have also changed hands a lot over recent years. From the likes of Tobey Maguire to Leonardo DiCaprio trying …

Anime

Content Not Found

Oops! It looks like the content you’re looking for has fallen into a bottomless pit.<p>It’s probably lying next to Hoffa’s body and the Holy Grail. …

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