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Video Lesson: Learn Basic Bossa Nova Patterns, Inside and Out

Bill EvansSeptember 9, 2017<p>From the November 2017 issue of <i>Acoustic Guitar</i> | BY DANIEL WARD<p>In the 1950s and ’60s, Brazilian musicians like Antônio …

How I Hacked My Sleep To Become 10X More Productive

I used to think about sleep as a burden. Sure, I knew I <i>had</i> to do it, but I never wanted to, believing it deterred from productivity. Granted, now that I’m a little older, I realize how much sleep improves my performance, but how I get my 6-8 hours isn’t always standard.<p>Like most people reading …

Sleep

Emerging LinkedIn Profile Trends to Maximize Your Success in 2017

Impressive stats indicate that LinkedIn is the place to be in 2017. Use it well. Here's how.<p>There were 45 billion page views from LinkedIn members during Q1 alone in 2016.<p>Two new members join LinkedIn every second.<p>Each month, 106 million unique users visit LinkedIn.<p>41% of millionaires use …

Downplay

85 Percent of Your Sales Depend on This One Technique

Make sure you master this method of engagement on LinkedIn so that you can generate more sales leads, paying clients and extra revenue.<p><i>"About 15 percent of one's financial success is due to one's technical knowledge and about 85 percent is due to skill in human engineering--to personality and the</i> …

Self-improvement

Expand Your Marketing Knowledge with 4 Tools

Today I have some great resources to help you improve your marketing knowledge whether you are a business or individual entrepreneur. Here’s four …

Marketing

This tiny camera drone is literally palm-size

At first glance you're probably wondering: what is this, a drone made for ants? In fact, this tiny drone operates just like a full-size drone, but …

HandBrake, the ultimate video format converter, finally out of beta after 13 years

It’s common practice for apps to launch first in beta-test format for a few weeks or months, to allow early users to provide feedback before the official release. Video conversion utility HandBrake must, though, have set a new record: after 13 years in beta, the app has finally officially launched …

Software

Team Supreme Assembles A Panel Of All-Star Artists To Give Advice To A 14 Year Old Aspiring Producer

The LA-based production collective Team Supreme that’s home to artists like Djemba Djemba, Great Dane, Mr. Carmack, and many, many more received an …

10 Weekend habits of highly successful entrepreneurs

Share168<p>Tweet<p>Share250<p>+18<p>Shares 426<p>Successful entrepreneurs know that good habits don’t start on Monday and end on Friday. Entrepreneurs expect to …

Time Management

Stephen King Explains the Key to His Creativity: Not Losing the Dream-State Thinking All Children Are Born With

While nothing could make me personally want to return to childhood, children do, for better or for worse, perceive the world more vividly than …

Working-class

Mark Cuban Recommends These 5 Books for Entrepreneurs

Your reading list for 2017 has arrived.<p>Mark Cuban is a powerhouse. A savvy entrepreneur, exacting investor, and professional sports team owner, his suggestions, then, carry weight. Here are five of his top picks for reading material for aspiring as well as current entrepreneurs:<p>1. <i>Rework</i>, by Jason …

Entrepreneurship

5 Ways to Develop Your Intuition

And like anything else in life, when you stop using it, you can lose it. A muscle must move, an eye must see, a brain must think; the same holds true …

Spirituality

Tips on Creating a Guitar Practice Schedule

1<p>SHARES<p>How would you respond to this question: “What’s the hardest thing you know on guitar?”<p>Some people might whip out their flashiest sweep-picking …

Guitar

5 of the Most Important Online Trends for Marketing Managers Today

In an ever-changing digital landscape, success often comes down to what you are–and aren’t–doing online. What you do and don’t know about internet …

Marketing

6 Killer Tips To Promote Your Instagram Page

So fellow entrepreneurs and business owners, you must all be using Instagram as a part of your Social Media Strategy by now and you want to be …

Author Marketing Mastery #24: How Facebook Authors Connect with Millions of Readers

We all know the power of Facebook to connect with other people. Try finding a serious reader NOT on Facebook these days, and beyond the occasional …

Writing

6 Simple Tips To Optimize Your Facebook Reach

Social media is now a vital tool for businesses to reach their target audience and boost prospects. It’s a wonderful way to reach to those that might …

Marketing

The best dumbbell-only routine to build a colossal chest

We love the barbell bench press as much as you do, but just because you’ve been doing it every Monday night since high school doesn’t mean you can’t …

Health

12 Time Management Tips Successful People Live By

Take notes.<p><i>This story is part of our monthlong “</i><i>Work Well</i><i>” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from this project</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>While we'd all like to fancy ourselves amazing multi-taskers, that's not always the case. With so much to do and so little time, it's a …

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness to Fix Your Brain, Decrease Stress and Improve Performance

Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by …

Mindfulness

5 Content Marketing Tools to Get One Million Visitors to Your Website

42 percent of B2B marketers who believe they are effective at content marketing also say that there is always room for improvement. The evolving …

Here's How Your Startup Can Improve Local SEO

When it comes to startup success, local SEO is the next frontier in optimizing businesses for the web. A study from Google revealed that 50 percent …

6 Ways to Align Your Mission With Your Content-Marketing Strategy

Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may have a strong, well-developed company mission, and a vision that summarizes your organization’s long-term plans and values. You may also have a brilliant content-marketing strategy, capable of …

Marketing

2016 Marketing Statistics To Keep You Ahead Of Competitors

<b>DID YOU KNOW: 67% OF LEADS IN 2016 ARE GENERATED BY COMPANIES WITH AN ACTIVE BLOG?</b><p>As someone who has live through the digital age, and has been …

12 Growth Hacks for Content Marketing

Some quick and cost-effective growth hacks for content marketing that you can employ to drive real results for your business.<p>You know you need to be …

Marketing

The Best Content Marketing Managers Use These 10 Essential Marketing Tactics

Content marketing is such a broad and multifaceted discipline, it’s maddening to try and reduce it to any one block of advice. Even in specific industries, it’s hard to find a one-size-fits-all approach that works for everyone—different industries, business sizes, and brands require fine-tuning for …

Marketing

Rich Results: 5 New SEO Strategies Marketers Must Use

Darn that Google. Just when you’ve got your digital marketing strategy figured out, including SEO, Google goes and changes things. Again and again. …

Marketing

22 Twitter Power User Features to Give You a Social Media Advantage

Twitter is woven into the fabric of business. Here's how to make it even more valuable.<p>Twitter makes headlines when the stock price falls or they tweak their character limits. Yet, for most of us, it is a way of life. It's how we make company announcements, connect with influential people in the …

Here‘s How Entrepreneurs Go From $0 To $5M in Funding

During the writing of my book, <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising</i>, I tried to distill all of my learnings during my years connecting startups with …

Venture Capital