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7 Ways to Write Damn Bad Copy - Copyblogger

It’s obvious that creativity is an essential part of being a remarkable writer.<p>But when a <i>results-oriented</i> writer says “creative” and an <i>image-oriented</i> …

The Hipster's Dilemma | Rainmaker.FM

A simple story about one of the greatest hipsters who ever lived … and the reality behind the facade of his particular brand of cool. Dave — one of …

Top 6 Reasons Every Company Should Have a Blog

So, you have opened your own company website. Now what? Of course, all company owners want that their website rank higher in the search engines and …

Self-Improvement Strategies For Becoming A More Authentic Leader

Along with fearless passion and courage, becoming an authentic leader takes mental discipline. Here are 9 principles to get you started.<p>Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. …

Leadership

One Reason Everyone Has Outsourced Their Brains To Evernote

CEO Phil Libin wants Evernote to be consistent on every device. Which has meant a lot more work–but a much better user experience.<p>Evernote CEO Phil Libin has this great story about the iPad launch. Let’s crank back to April 2010, before tablets were everywhere and people debated about whether …

Productivity

6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day

Becoming and staying productive isn’t about hard-to-follow programs or logging your every move in an app. It’s about self-care. Here are daily to-dos to get you started.<p>It’s Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They’d …

Time Management

Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …

Mindfulness

How To Write Content For Your Company People Actually Want To Read

Companies realize the importance of branded content–but very few do it well (unless their goal is to turn off readers, or perhaps put them to sleep). Six basic tips to help your copy shine.<p>When it comes to doing business on the Internet, nothing brings in new leads and generates buzz about your …

Marketing

This Guy Wrote A Computer Program To Do His Job For Him

We reached out to a source who created a computer program to do his job for him.<p>He was working at a collection agency, spending loads of time poring over people's information by hand to determine if they owed money. This was a time-consuming process but he saw a way to simplify it.<p>"I wrote a simple …