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Use this Harvard Law checklist to prepare for any negotiation

When it comes to workplace conflict, many of us sabotage ourselves. Instead of preparing for difficult conversations—which requires dealing with uncomfortable emotions and complex strategies—we avoid the issue until we’re forced to confront it, face-to-face. Emotions like anger and fear then get …

Management

16 Incredibly Useful Resources for Aspiring Authors

…You’ll Wish You Knew About These EarlierThroughout the process of writing my book and helping clients with theirs, I’ve curated a list of tools that …

If You Want To Humanize Your Brand On Social Media, Try These 10 Tactics

The reason channels like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube are so successful is because they encourage two-way conversations with customers. If you want those conversations to be successful and ultimately lead to conversions, you have to remember that people want to talk to other people, not …

Public Relations

How to Use Google Analytics for Social Media: A Beginner’s Guide

Did you know that social media spend will increase by 71% in the next five years? And did you know that 42.3% of marketers believe that social media …

The 5 books Bill Gates thinks everyone should read this summer

Bill Gates has made it a tradition to share his favorite reads on his blog, Gates Notes. Every year, he rounds up a selection of titles you may enjoy …

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

41 Significant Value-Adding Home Renovation Ideas – Most You Can Do Yourself

Whether you’re looking to sell your home or simply want to improve it for your own living, most homes could benefit from a bit of home renovation. …

The Barn

"The Barn" is an exceptional conversion by Carney Logan Burke Architects, it combines both rustic and modern details to complement the beautiful and …

There's another way people in expensive cities are 'penalized,' and they might not know it

When Donald Trump unveiled his proposal to make child care tax deductible, there was one line that went by almost unnoticed. It said the benefit would be capped "at the average cost of care for the state of residence."<p>Whether or not this ever becomes law, the mention of it is remarkable. Today, …

Income Inequality

Fitness Routine for the Business Traveler

For frequent business travelers, establishing and maintaining a consistent fitness habit can seem almost impossible.<p>With long hours, long duration …

Words in your ears: the 10 best books podcasts

A bookseller and writer chooses his favourite audio options for those occasions when actually reading a book would be ill-advised<p>You can’t read books all the time; trust me, I’ve tried (and like I said to the officer, at least I wasn’t texting and driving). The next best thing is a good books …

Text Messaging

10 Modern Home Decor Stores (That Aren't IKEA)

Don't get me wrong. I love IKEA. Many of the core pieces in my home came from the Swedish retailer, and of course, the prices are hard to beat. …

Living Rooms

Volvo Just Announced Its Sexiest Sport Wagon Yet

My goodness, that’s a purty beast of a motor car. The new Volvo V90 Cross Country, coming out in March 2017, is a streamlined, jacked-up, rolling day …

10 TED talks that will teach you how to sound smarter

If you need help figuring out which ones to watch, you're in luck. TED has curated playlists so you can dig into a particular topic.<p>Here are TED talks from linguists, literary critics, psychologists, dictionary editors and the word-obsessed that will pique the interest of any verbivore.

TED Talks

Motivational Quotes From 49 Intensely Competitive People

These motivational quotes will keep you energized and in the fight until you emerge as the winner.<p>Last week I explained why you should never apologize for being competitive, suggested that managers could foster competition by making salaries public and provided a five step guide to compete at work …

Why India is the most promising of all emerging markets

Prudent investors are generally "risk-averse," and thus, seek to avoid uncertainty. This is a major reason why equity markets of developed countries attract more capital than emerging markets. But with traditional powerhouses of the world – the United States, Western Europe and Japan – each now …

Anna Victoria's 3 best moves for a strong core

A strong body starts with a strong core. While the plank is often called one of the best core training exercises, you shouldn't stop there! The key to strengthening your core and getting results it to target it from all sides and with various movements.<p>Here are three creative and effective ways to …

Workouts

These 5 Startups Used Snapchat To Boost Their Brand (And So Can You)

These brands jumped on Snapchat early and have reaped the benefits. They spill their secrets here.<p>When Snapchat burst onto the scene in 2011, it became a sensation among teenagers who loved the idea of sending messages that disappear. In a social media landscape dominated by platforms like Facebook …

Everlane: The San Francisco clothing company that launches t-shirts like they’re iPhones

When the San Francisco-based apparel brand Everlane launched in 2011 with its simply designed t-shirts, ties, and bags in luxe materials, it could easily have been yet another e-commerce site seeking to “disrupt” the crowded market for high-end basic clothing.<p>Five years later, Everlane is one of …

Clothing

5 Words And Phrases That Can Transform Your Work Life

A Stanford design and engineering professor says making simple changes to the words and phrases we use can empower us to achieve our goals.<p>Reporting for this story took a different turn from the beginning.<p>Usually when I reach out to experts I get enthusiastic replies. But that was not the case when …

3 Must-Read Books for Serious Business Bloggers

<b>Blogging can be tough, right?</b><p>And incredibly disheartening at times. Especially when you spend hours crafting a great post (to you, anyway) that attracts little, to no, traffic. Or days writing a mega article that fails to hold readers' attention.<p>Blogging was meant to help you stand out and win …

Marketing

11 Ways Successful People Stay Happy

You should never sacrifice happiness in order to be successful.<p>The book <i>If I Knew Then</i>offers advice on careers, finances, and life from the Harvard Business School's Class of 1963. It's interesting to note that no one says having a ridiculous amount of business success and money is the key to …

5 Proven Ways Remarketing Will Make Your Business Ridiculously Successful

Updating your brand strategy can accelerate growth and make 2016 a breakout year for your business. Here are a few ways technology can help you with remarketing your brand.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know</i> …

7 Inspiring Books You Must Read

She told me to turn off the light.<p>It was 8pm and it was time to sleep according to the adult’s house rules. These were non-negotiable. My desire and …

Digital Age

A small-business owner who expects to bring in $20 million next year describes how she fights her biggest distractions at work

When you're running a small business, you need to stay focused to succeed.<p>"As a small-business owner, there are so many tasks that need attention, which makes optimizing productivity especially important," says Jennifer Bandier, founder of BANDIER, a luxury athletic-apparel company.<p>BANDIER opened …

Small Business

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

Good morning! There's an 80% chance of rain in New York, so bring an umbrella, and maybe a rain coat. Or is that like a belt with suspenders? Anyway, here's the news:

Jack Dorsey

Business cards grow a brain with SwivelCard

Most business cards end up in the recycle bin or tucked away in a drawer, discarded and forgotten. That's why there have been some creative attempts at making business cards more interesting, like the playable Tetris business card. The latest shot at a smart business card has appeared on …

6 Commonly Used and Confused Tools in Photoshop Explained

There are lots of tools in Photoshop that are sometimes a bit confusing due to the similar nature of their functionality. With subtle differences, …