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The Diet That Can Save Your Life

What you eat can dramatically affect your chances of developing heart disease, a.k.a. the number-one killer of women in the U.S.<p>When many women think of something that could seriously threaten their health, the bogeyman often starts with a "C": cancer. But if you're going to fear anything, it …

Top 5 laptops of 2014

Laptops are facing a lot of competition from tablets and even large smartphones, but they’re still the mainstay device for getting work done. Here are the best of 2014.<p><b>13-inch MacBook Air</b><p>The MacBook Air hasn’t changed much over the past few years, but that’s a testament to its design, which was …

15 Fabulous Make-Ahead Holiday Recipes

When it comes to holiday entertaining, there's nothing worse than being stressed out and stuck in the kitchen while your guests enjoy the party. The key is to plan a menu that can be made almost entirely ahead of time. All of these dishes can -- and often should -- be made in advance so you can …

This Is Generation Flux: Meet The Pioneers Of The New (And Chaotic) Frontier Of Business

The future of business is pure chaos. Here’s how you can survive–and perhaps even thrive.<p><b>DJ Patil pulls a 2-foot-long metalbar</b> from his backpack. The contraption, which he calls a “double pendulum,” is hinged in the middle, so it can fold in on itself. Another hinge on one end is attached to a …

Complementary App Design for your Business!

From the 8th October 2013 for a limited period, iOS Apple Apps are offering your business a complementary App design.<p>If you would like a complementary App design for your business simply email craigsmart@thehermonapps.com your company website.<p>Benefits and iOS App features:<p>* All your content will be …

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Three Steps to Transform Your Passion for Design Into a Sustainable Business

Three Steps to Transform Your Passion for Design Into a Sustainable Business Three Steps to Transform Your Passion for Design Into a Sustainable …

Get Your Content to Stand Out From the Crowd | Inc.com

We're smack-dab in the golden age of content marketing. Everywhere you look, there's a webinar/podcast/blog post telling you to jump on the bandwagon and produce engaging, relevant content and your business will boom.<p>Well, it's not quite that simple. In this race to produce content, my team and I …

Marketing

Are You a "Small Business Person" or an Entrepreneur? | Inc.com

A few years ago, I went on a date with a girl I'd met online. She was nice, but there was no romantic chemistry, and our talk turned to Internet dating war stories. She shared a hard-won insight:<p>Just because a guy says he's an 'entrepreneur' doesn't mean he actually owns a business.<p>Truer words were …

Entrepreneurship

In a Bad Mood? Tackle a Creative Task | Inc.com

Creativity is mysterious and difficult. If you have tasks on your to-do list that require a creative spark, perhaps you’ve been putting them off, waiting to get in a mellow mood or for inspiration to strike.<p>But a new study suggests you may have been making a mistake waiting around for the right …

Creativity

6 Ways To Talk Like a Leader | Inc.com

Effective leadership requires verbal discipline.<p>Leaders need to care about and practice the quality, specificity, and power of their language. Not enough of them do. <br>Communication is particularly crucial to entrepreneurs. A founder’s individual vision and presence is vital to his or her …

Leadership

9 Ways to Help Your Significant Other Be Successful | Inc.com

Books and blog posts from thought leaders like Sheryl Sandberg and <i>Inc.</i> columnist Carrie Kerpen have triggered many a party conversation about the roles of husbands and wives as contributors to family success. I recently found myself in a fascinating conversation with Australian entrepreneur …

Relationships

Top 10 Marketing Books of All Time | Inc.com

In previous posts, I've identified the best motivational books of all time and the best sales books of all time. Today, I've selected 10 books about marketing that I believe should be in every business library.<p>Some of these books explain how technology has changed the strategy and tactics of …

Marketing

How to Get Everything You Want. Seriously | Inc.com

Getting what you want in your career and in life isn't as difficult as it may seem. I mean it.<p>I've been very fortunate, both professionally and personally, and along the way learned seven key ways to help make it happen. In essence, I work to put others first, and to be more likeable, to end up …

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Getting Press: 8 Tips for Going Hyperlocal | Inc.com

National advertising campaigns might sound amazing in theory, but an entrepreneur's secret marketing weapon could be waiting right outside the front door. We asked eight successful founders from the Young Entrepreneur Council to name some creative ways businesses can use hyperlocal press to their …

Marketing

3 Novel Ways to Fund Your Business | Inc.com

It's still not easy to find money out there, especially via traditional funding routes. For those entrepreneurs who have no collateral, it's nearly impossible. And if you are a female business owner, studies show that your odds of success are even less.<p>Entrepreneurs fund their business growth most …

Small Business

All Great Entrepreneurs Have This | Inc.com

What makes an entrepreneur successful?<p>Some people believe it's the ability to innovate. However, many startups are refinements of existing business models or improvements on how everyday products and services are delivered. Being innovative helps, but it's not the deciding factor.<p>How about access …

Entrepreneurship

Great Idea. Now, Here's How to Get It Funded | Inc.com

Most entrepreneurial ventures start with an idea. Before long, someone says, "We need money!" and the effort shifts to convincing investors, a corporate parent, or friends and family to fund the effort.<p>A common challenge in moving from "idea" to "fundraising" is that entrepreneurial teams often …

Entrepreneurship

Take These Leadership Skills From the Boxing Ring | Inc.com

I was more than a little intrigued to read Christine Lagorio's June feature in <i>Inc.</i> about Michael the Boxer, and his success in training Silicon Valley techies, programmers and entrepreneurs to box. In the article, the boxing newbies waxed poetic about the benefits they received from the sweet …

Weightlifting

How to Become Inspired and Engaged | Inc.com

Gallup recently released its report on "The State of the American Workplace," based a survey of millions of employees. They discovered that about a third (30 percent) of American workers are "engaged and inspired [by] a great boss" while a fifth (20 percent) "have bosses from hell that make them …

Employment

9 Biggest Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Make | Inc.com

Entrepreneurship, at its best, is synonymous with learning. Don't let the overnight success stories fool you. The more common story looks like this: test a product, fail, retest, and improve. Mistakes are a crucial part of this process.<p>Of course, not all mistakes are productive. Throughout my years …

Entrepreneurship

5 Videos You Must Watch Before Starting a Business | Inc.com

As any seasoned entrepreneur can tell you, starting a business is not always easy. From leadership to fundraising to recruiting, there are plenty of potholes in which you can get stuck as a fledgling founder.<p>Luckily, you can learn from the experiences of successful entrepreneurs who were once in …

Entrepreneurship

Incorporate These 5 Habits to Take Advantage of the 'Highly Improbable'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people think they can, and should, plan their life. But let’s face it, luck has a lot to do with most of the people we meet, most of the goals we achieve and most of the life that we live.<p>Nassim Nicholas Taleb goes even further by …

The Incredibly Dull, Yet Powerful Secret to Scalability | Inc.com

In over 30 years of working with organizations of every shape and size, I've become convinced of one thing more than anything else: there <i>is</i> a dirty little secret of attaining scalability, and it's not only not very complicated, it's downright prosaic.<p>The secret? <b>Effective team-based decision-making</b>. …

Leadership

10 Awesome Infographics to Guide Your Marketing Plan for 2014

Infographics seem to be getting more and more popular lately. They’re certainly fun to look at, and they convey useful information in a format that’s …

Infographics

5 Things Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Rise and shine! Morning time just became your new best friend. Love it or hate it, utilizing the morning hours before work may be the key to a …

The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2013

It started with a gap in the market.<p>Technology writing comes in many forms. It can be long and lyrical a la The New Yorker. And it can be bite-size — …

Startups

The $0 Marketing Stack: 41 Free Options to Popular Paid Services and Tools

What tools do you use to get your online marketing work done?<p>Can you do all the same work of a digital marketer, and do it for <b>free</b>?<p>The list of tools …

Infographics

The Perch Blog | Penguin Random House

Who better to give book recommendations than the bookish experts? Penguin Random House employees are sharing their favorite reads every month. Browse …

Here's How Your Brain, Thoughts and Habits are Shaping Your Life

Arnold H. Glasow<p>An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupies.<p><b>Exploring Your Conscious Brain</b><p>There are two …

Consciousness

Quick and Comforting Winter Meals

Warm up your weeknights with quick and comforting winter meals, like golden spiced chicken and skillet-fried sausages with seared apples<p>Warm up your weeknights with quick and comforting winter meals, like golden spiced chicken and skillet-fried sausages with seared apples.

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