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7 Ways Being Alone Changes Your Brain, According To Science

Social isolation isn't known to be great for the body. Being alone a lot has been shown to increase everything from muscle tension to immune system …

Psychology

7 tips to develop your employees as brand ambassadors

Your employees are often your company’s best storytellers.<p>The question is: What kinds of stories do they have that are worth telling?<p>Here are tips …

Public Relations

Why Weight Loss Routines Stop Working in Your 40s — and 8 Fixes That’ll Help

Most women aren't aware of the real changes that come after 40.<p>It sneaks up on you. You feel like your normal self and then, one day, you notice that …

Exercise

7 Natural Ways To Keep Cockroaches & Other Bugs Out Of Your House

Summer means rosé all day, pool floats, and uninvited house guests that won't leave, and I don't mean your couch-surfing friends. These freeloaders …

Insects

2 Books That Will Change Your Mindset And Business (That You've Probably Never Heard Of)

There are lots of books out there that everyone has read. There are others which are slightly less known, but that are written by some of the best practitioners in the world.<p><i>"If you read what everyone else is reading, you'll think like everyone else thinks."</i>--Ryan Holiday<p>Like many people who read …

Self-improvement

Effective Leadership Depends On How Well You Carry Out These 5 Things

Everybody wants to have a positive impact. Everybody wants to matter and to belong. People also recognize a difference between effective leadership and, well, leadership wannabee’s who have no idea how to lead because they’re leaders by competence only, not by character. Effective leadership …

Leadership

Stop Targeting Keywords and Start Targeting Customers

For years we’ve all been taught that the first step to creating content that ranks is to target keywords.<p>For years, the ability to rank high in SERPs …

AdWords

5 Everyday Strategies to Make Your Brain Stronger (One of Them Involves Eating)

You can actually bulk up your brain strength -- without going to the gym.<p>4 min read<p>We want to make sure that not only our bodies but our brains are healthy. Otherwise creativity and innovation can't happen. But you don't need to do a major overhaul to improve your brain function. It can be …

The Brain

For A Healthy Brain, Exercise Your Legs

Exercise — and specifically leg exercise — is critical for keeping the nervous system healthy.<p>Leg day might be even more important than we thought. …

Neuroscience

How using your legs keeps your brain healthy

New research suggests that moving one's legs is crucial for brain health. In fact, exercising leg muscles helps the brain to produce new neurons, the …

Medical Research

5 TEDx Talks That Will Help You Learn How to Focus

These TEDx talks teach the power of mindfulness and how it can help overcome common obstacles in your business and your life.<p>Although we know it's best to be fully present in everything we do throughout the day--it's tough to do this without practice and guidance on how to stay focused.<p>When we are …

Mindfulness

The Smartest Marketing Strategy: Agile Marketing

One of the most popular digital marketing buzzwords of 2018 is agility. Considering how fragmented the social media landscape has become and the …

Marketing

Every Business Has an Origin Story: A Lesson in Branding

How do you revitalize a brand that's lost its way? Michael Ventura, author of Applied Empathy, shares his experience activating Levi's 'Go Forth' …

Branding

11 Simple Changes That Help Your Body Burn More Fat

Looking at our culture, it doesn't take long to see how obsessed we are with dieting and working out. We all want to be at a healthy weight in order …

Wellness

Change the Shape of Your Arms With These 50 Essential Moves

Your tank tops and sleeveless dresses are so excited to help you show off your toned, strong, chiseled arms. And these arm exercises will help you get there. Some use equipment and some just your own bodyweight, but you'll definitely notice a difference in how your arms look and what they're able …

Workouts

This startup is poised to optimize digital advertising, using blockchain

2017 marked a major milestone in the world of advertising: it was the first year on record that global digital ad spending exceeded global TV ad spending. Worldwide, advertisers spent $209 billion on digital, compared to $178 billion for TV.<p>The digital marketing sphere has come a long way from …

Blockchain

What's the Secret to Becoming a Leader? Stop Being a Boss.

Striving to become a legendary leader? Ditch those management habits -- fast -- and focus on the bigger picture..<p>7 min read<p>Although the difference between managers and leaders appears almost nitpicky at face value, it’s actually quite distinct. The former control the direction of progress through …

Pew Research Center

3 Ways to Use Experiential Marketing to Deepen the Impact of Social Media

In a world where people check their smartphones 85 times per day, usually for less than one minute at a time, consumer engagement can seem elusive, …

Public Relations

5 Effective Tips for Moving Forward When You Feel Like Quitting

Anything worth doing is not easy.Successful people keep going.<p>Anything worth doing is not easy. So getting discouraged when trying to reach your goals is only natural. But that doesn't mean you should give up, no matter how impossible things are looking at the moment. Here are 5 tips for sticking …

Motivation

How To Build Your Thought Leadership Presence In Six Simple Steps

Even the mention of creating a stronger thought leadership presence puts fear in the hearts and minds of many talented professionals. What will I say? Who will care? And, more importantly, how will I find the time to write thought-provoking articles or respond to every comment?<p>Establishing and …

Thought Leadership

Never pay for these purchases with cash

Personal finance experts break down when to pay with cash or credit — and plastic is a must while on vacation.<p>Paper money, or plastic?<p>Cash remains …

Personal Finance

This Entrepreneur Shares How She Built an Audience Without Advertising

When most platforms wouldn't even allow this company to advertise on their sites, the founder had to get creative.<p>2 min read<p><i>This is an episode of our podcast</i> Problem Solvers<i>. Each week, an entrepreneur reveals how they overcame an unexpected problem in their business -- and were happier and more</i> …

Entrepreneurship

The 100 stories that shaped the world

BBC Culture asked writers around the globe to pick stories that have endured across generations and continents – and changed society.<p>“I rarely find someone, really anyone, who doesn’t know some part of this story – the idea of the lost man who can’t get home after the war… the woman at home with …

Literature

Want To Try Influencer Marketing? Be Careful

Whether your company is already on board with influencer marketing (IM) or considering it for the first time, there are some important things you need to know.<p>Influencer marketing — the practice of paying people with large social followings to promote a product or service — is a big business. …

Public Relations

Warren Buffett Says if You Hire Somebody Without This Trait, 'You Really Want Them to Be Dumb and Lazy'

No, it's not intelligence. But it should be a non-negotiable in building strong teams and companies.<p>Billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett has been dazzling us with wisdom for nearly half a century.<p>As one of the most successful value investors in the world, the Oracle of Omaha …

Self-improvement

How This Couple Saved $1 Million in 11 Years and Became Financially Independent Before 40

They aim to spend just $2 on every meal.<p>Convenience drives American cuisine, and from her kitchen in Richmond, Va., Laura Barrett has put her own, …

Personal Finance

Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

Time Management

Why Would You Want to Switch to YouTube Music?

Google’s new music streaming service sounds a lot like Spotify and Apple Music. Its music recommendation engine is its best shot at breaking …

YouTube Music

6 keys to successful social media measurement

Social media measurement tools enable marketers to determine which tactics work best.<p>Marketers use measurement to track their progress and contribute …

Public Relations

This Eye Cream Works SO Fast It Keeps Selling Out At Sephora

Eye creams are a skincare essential because of their nourishing properties. They’re designed to deliver necessary hydration and nutrients to the eye …

Skin Care