Mike Higgins

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There's even more evidence that one type of diet is the best for your body and brain — and it could save you money, too

Eating healthy in a country where heavily processed snack foods are sold as breakfast and fried foods are cheaper than fresh produce is no easy task. Finding the right eating plan gets even harder when medical experts can't seem to agree on what we should consume for optimal health. But as it turns …

Holistic Medicine

As He Lay Dying

Steve Jobs had outlasted an initial death sentence — three to six months to live, the doctors had said — when he told Stanford graduates that the threat of an early demise was perhaps the most liberating thing that ever happened to him.<p>I was thinking of Jobs, who died seven years after a diagnosis …

Thomas Jefferson

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Trends

Slack has 3 million paid customers

Slack, which has long been seen as a possible IPO candidate, says it now has more than 8 million daily active users. On the paid front, it says it …

Customers

Oracle Marketing Cloud Transforms Sales Process with Powerful New Data Integrations

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., May 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping sales teams engage customers and accelerate and close more deals, Oracle today announced …

How to Reach Your Goals In One Year With Digital

I'm acutely aware of what it takes to fail, but I also know what it takes for digital marketing campaigns to succeed. If you want to hit your goals …

Marketing

The Formula Behind San Francisco’s Startup Success

Why has San Francisco’s startup scene generated so many hugely valuable companies over the past decade?That’s the question we asked over the past few …

San Francisco

Smart Selling Tools

SALES TECHNOLOGY AT YOUR FINGERTIPS<p>SALES TECHNOLOGY AT YOUR FINGERTIPS<p>We provide free resources on sales technologies so you can find the best …

Marketing

5 Ways to Stand Out from Other Salespeople

Your job is to sell, right? Your product is pretty good, maybe even great… right? This should be easy, right?<p>Wrong.<p>Competition is fierce. No great …

Selling

Sales Hacker’s Top Sales Trends & Predictions You MUST Be Aware Of In 2018

It’s that time of year again. The race to the 2017 finish line is in full throttle – While last minute closed deals are still trickling in, B2B …

Smart Selling Tools Assessment

What a year it’s been. The Sales Tech space has grown dramatically as evidenced by the publication of our 2017 Sales Tech Landscape with 500 …

Top 10

How to Manage Your Sales Stack!!

Look at all the sales tools on in this graphic. It’s frickin’ crazy. We are being barraged and overwhelmed with more sales tools than we know what to …

The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action

Publication Date: <b>October 05, 1999</b><p>Why are there so many gaps between what firms know they should do and what they actually do? Why do so many companies fail to implement the experience and insight they've worked so hard to acquire? The Knowing-Doing Gap is the first book to confront the challenge of …

Schadenfreude

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

The Numbers Behind WeWork’s Growing Empire

WeWork Cos. is tapping the bond market for the first time and in doing so, has provided a rare glimpse into the startling numbers behind its …

Startups

How to Choose a Pricing Strategy for Your SaaS Business

It's not one-size-fits-all.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How do you figure out the best pricing model for your business? Should you offer a free plan or a free trial? Charge a flat rate or per user? In this post, we’ll give you a few tips and options to choose the …

The Practice Of High Standards: Five Lessons From Bezos' Annual Shareholder Letter

A generally accepted practice for leaders in business is to stick to your circle of competency. For everyone except Jeff Bezos, that is. Over the last 20 years, Bezos has proved he is exempt from this general principle after mounting repeated offenses in varied markets where he had no evident head …

Jeff Bezos

The Top MarTech Tools Every Digital Marketer Needs to Know

In today’s marketing world, the rise of marketing technology (martech) doesn’t just impact the way organizations adjust their marketing operations, …

Marketing

13 types of videos that could power up your business

You’ve been thinking about investing in video content, but you’re not sure where to start.<p>Video is certainly worthy of investment, but it’s important …

Digital Marketing For Small Companies Becomes Big Business

by Thomas Zadvydas, with analytics by Lana Vilner<p>Digital marketing for small shops like local bakeries, grocers and regional accountants is growing into big business.<p>Those small-and-medium-sized businesses (SMB) are increasingly turning to growing outside firms to handle their digital outreach, …

Small Business

Why basic visual content won’t cut it anymore

We’ve all heard the cliché—a picture is worth a thousand words.You’ve probably also heard a thousand times about how visual content grabs attention, …

Infographics

How SMBs Are Using Social Media: Platform, Posting, and Content Trends

Most small-to-midsize businesses in the United States are now using social media for marketing purposes, according to recent research from Clutch.<p>The …

Police release shocking CCTV of moment 51-year-old man was attacked and killed in Trafalgar Square

Police have released the footage of the moment a 51-year-old man was attacked, apparently randomly, in Trafalgar Square, in a bid for witnesses.<p>Desmond O'Beirne, 51, from Westminster was attacked outside the National Gallery at around 00:25 on Saturday, 3rd June 2017.<p>He was approached by two men, …

Benioff: Every VC in Silicon Valley turned us down

In an interview last month with Julie Bort from Business Insider, Parker Harris and Marc Benioff told the story of how when they first launched the company, they were trying to raise money and nobody would give them a dime. Benioff said he went to every venture capital in Silicon Valley — and was …

Amazon (and Alexa) know a whole lot about you. Here's how download and delete that info.

It's not just Facebook and Google that have loads of our personal data. There's also Amazon.<p>The company isn’t only the most popular Internet retailer in the country but it also dishes up content (via Amazon Prime Video, Audible and the Kindle library); runs a successful cloud platform for …

Smart Homes

Smucker to Buy Parent of Pet-Food Maker Nutrish for $1.7 Billion

J.M. Smucker Co. is the latest food maker looking to cook up more meals for pets instead of people.<p>The jam and Jif peanut-butter maker said Wednesday that it will buy Ainsworth Pet Nutrition LLC in a $1.7 billion deal. Smucker also said it would sell its U.S. baking business, which includes brands …

Pets

Cable Giants Launch Jointly Owned Advertising Unit

Three of the country’s largest cable providers, Comcast, Charter, and Cox, are launching a shared advanced advertising unit that will design, deploy …

Attract New Customers to Your Direct Sales Business Using the Power of Inbound Marketing

Let’s just get this out of the way. Direct sales is not easy. If it were, everyone would be successful at it. And, the fact is, most people are …

Marketing