Suzan Chisholm

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How to Break Through Your Biggest Mental Barriers (With a Simple Change)

One of the world's most fittest, ultra-endurance athlete shares his formula.<p>The biggest gap that we have from where we are today to where we want to be is not information, it's ourselves.<p>It's the ability to break through our own mental and physical barriers. Whether you're looking to improve your …

Plant-Based Diet

If you truly want to become tech savvy, you’ll need this…

If this is your first time reading this series you’ll get the most value by starting with the first article. Note for the already tech savvy, IT professionals, and our regular readers: this is designed as a resource as you help others or for those looking to become tech savvy on their …

Yes, It’s Your Parents’ Fault

We live in a culture that celebrates individualism and self-reliance, and yet we humans are an exquisitely social species, thriving in good company and suffering in isolation. More than anything else, our intimate relationships, or lack thereof, shape and define our lives.<p>While there have been many …

Psychology

The runaway who travelled the world

Despite having little money, he’s the second most travelled person on the planet<p>Although he’s ranked the world’s #2 on The Best Traveled website, 62-year-old Barcelona native Jorge Sanchez insists that he is nothing like the other competitive travellers. He comes from a poor background, dropped out …

Long delay in identifying the flight attendant who fled LAX raises security concerns

After a flight attendant allegedly tried to smuggle 70 pounds of cocaine through Los Angeles International Airport, authorities were unable to identify her until the next day even though her airline crew member's badge had been scanned at a security checkpoint moments before she fled, federal …

2 countries have been fighting over an uninhabited island by leaving each other bottles of alcohol for over 3 decades

The uninhabited half-square-mile island, possessing no apparent natural resources, is a bizarre sliver of territory for two countries to fight over.<p>However, since the early 1930s, this nondescript rock has been at the center of an ongoing disagreement between Canada and Denmark.<p>According to World …

20 qualities that all great salespeople share

"Great salespeople are literally the engine of every economy in the world," says Grant Cardone, a sales expert and the author of "Sell or Be Sold: How to Get Your Way in Business and in Life"<i>.</i><p>So how does one become great? We caught up with Cardone, who shared the 20 qualities that he thinks set …

How Pinterest and Instragram Can Rock Your Marketing

Pinterest and Instagram – Which One is Better for Marketing?<p>Both Pinterest and Instagram have exploded in the last few years to become leading …

25 Amazing Hotels With Eye-Popping Views

A one-of-a-kind, awe-inspiring view is a welcome perk at any hotel, but some properties truly outshine the rest when it comes to the surrounding scenery. Fortunately, there are views that appeal to every kind of traveler, whether you want to gaze at mountains, oceans, vineyards, or dazzling city …

The Top 7 Content Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2015

Content marketing is bigger than ever; content creation and publication is at an all-time high, and traditional marketing budgets are being reallocated to content marketing efforts. However, despite its pervasive usage, content marketing isn’t without its struggles.<p>In this article, I’ll outline …

What Maslow’s Hierarchy Won’t Tell You About Motivation

At some point in their careers, most leaders have either consciously — or, more likely, unwittingly — based (or justified) their approach to motivation on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Maslow’s idea that people are motivated by satisfying lower-level needs such as food, water, shelter, and security, …

How Social Media Predicted The Failure Of 4K and 3D TVs

Could social media have predicted the failure of 3D TVs and its successor 4K? Why did these products fail when they seemed nailed-on to be the next big thing? Naturally, like all tipping points, positive and negative, there was probably a mixture of reasons, but a new report from UK social media …

Understanding The Channels: An Overview Of Social, Mobile, Digital And Traditional Marketing For B2B

With an endless gamut of channels coming into play in today’s complex world of marketing, B2B marketers often find themselves reeling under the pressure of which one to choose. There’s digital in general, mobile marketing and how our omnipresent devices are changing everything about marketing. …

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Truth In Advertising and Misleading a Generation

"Every girl is expected to have Caucasian blue eyes, full Spanish lips, a classic button nose, hairless Asian skin with a California tan, a Jamaican dance hall ass, long Swedish legs, small Japanese feet, the abs of a lesbian gym owner, the hips of a 9-year-old boy, the arms of Michelle Obama and …

7 Killer Online Marketing Tactics That Take A Minute Or Less

Unless you’re a full time marketer, you probably don’t have hours each day to dedicate to promoting your business, product and website. That’s why I’ve put together this list of effective online marketing tactics that shouldn’t take you more than about a minute each to complete.<p>While the majority …

Facebook ads: cost per impression up 186%, cost per click up 35%, revenue per click up 83%

For Facebook advertisers, everything is going up and to the right: impressions, clicks, costs … and revenue.<p>“The 2.9X increase in CPMs year-over-year shows the continued demand for valuable inventory as Facebook has continuously ramped up its direct response advertising capabilities,” Nanigans …

Amazon's 'Flow' uses your iPhone's camera to make a shopping list

Earlier this week, Amazon brought its "Flow" image recognition technology to the retailer's main iOS app. The feature, which has long been available as a standalone utility, lets iPhone users add products to their Amazon shopping list simply by capturing them with the device's built-in camera. Flow …

New Chrome plugin helps marketers get an amazing 42% reply rate on cold prospecting email

Marketing automation company Autopilot is releasing a new prospecting tool for sales and marketing that’s generating up to 42 percent reply rates on cold email tomorrow.<p>That compares to a traditional rate of just 1 percent to 9 percent.<p>The tool, which companies like Bosch, Model N, and Voxer are …

Amazon may offer Kindle checkout system this summer

Amazon.com is reportedly planning to offer small and mid-size retail businesses a checkout system that would use the company's Kindle tablets to process payments, a report Wednesday said.<p>The Seattle online retailer could have the checkout system ready to roll out as early as this summer, according …

eCommerce

Point Your iPhone at Something You Like, and Amazon's New App Buys It

Amazon just keeps making it easier for you to buy everything on the web. If the company continues to have its way, you'll never need to go to the …

Philips takes on Apple's iBeacon with lights that send deals to your smartphone

Philips is already one of the biggest names in smart light bulbs, and now it's beginning to test a new unit that could be even smarter. At a retailer in Düsseldorf, Philips is piloting a lighting unit that includes a built-in beacon that can relay location and product information to smartphones. By …

Jamaica grinding to halt - Manufacturers say nation needs more mechanical engineers before economy crumbles

<b>Edmond Campbell,</b> <b>Senior Staff Reporter</b><p><b>A warning has been issued to the nation that continued dependence on the service sector alone could be a death</b> …

Oxford Dictionaries Dubs "Selfie" as 2013's Word of the Year

It was the word heard 'round the world—the Oxford Dictionaries has officially dubbed "selfie" 2013’s Word of the Year, beating out Miley Cyrus's …

This a Cappella Version of Lorde's "Royals" Gives Us Chills

If <i>Pitch Perfect</i>'s Barden Bellas really existed, we're sure Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, and the gang would be scheming up strategies on how to beat the Florida State University AcaBelles in a sing-off. This real-life a cappella girl group is fierce—and their gorgeous rendition of Lorde's catchy …

12 Shoes for 12 Lovers by Sebastian Errazuriz: Part 1

Artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz has never been one to be afraid of pushing the boundaries and his latest project entitled 12 Shoes for 12 …

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5 Ways to Develop a Unique Selling Proposition

A unique selling proposition, which defines your company’s unique position in the marketplace, is an important part of creating pricing power and a …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before