William Lum

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Have You Heard? These 10 B2B Content Marketing Trends Are Going To Be Big(ger) In 2018 | LinkedIn Marketing Blog

1. Programmatic Ad Buying<p>Programmatic advertising buying is an improved form of the traditional advertising buying process of years past. Where human …

How the Best Leaders Resolve Workplace Conflicts

Resolving conflict in the office is a crucial leadership role in any company<p>Disagreements among people in a workplace are common. When they're on your team, those disagreements have the potential to escalate into conflict between coworkers, creating a distracting, unproductive, and negative working …

Anger Management

How to Control Your Emotions During a Difficult Conversation

It’s hard not to get worked up emotionally when you’re in a tense conversation. After all, a disagreement can feel like a threat. You’re afraid you’re going to have to give up something — your point of view, the way you’re used to doing something, the notion that you’re right, or maybe even power – …

10 Simple Questions The Most Exceptional Leaders Ask Themselves (To Discover Their Values)

Values make and break leaders.<p>Each leader is unique. I've worked for and been inspired by a wide-range of leaders--some of whom were silent and led by example. Others who, through their display of confidence, put others at ease. And some who embraced their authoritarian values, ran a tight ship, …

Framing

7 Traits That Will Help You Build Great Teams that Deliver Amazing Results

Leaders is not complicated, but it does require us to be proactive and develop the right skills.<p>What is it that makes a great leader? What characteristics and qualities help to inspire, motivate and drive teams and companies to success.<br>Having worked in senior leadership roles for over 25 years, …

Leadership

Boost Your Rankings With the Ultimate Local SEO Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here’s a question for you...where does your business appear in search engine results?<p>First page? Second page? Even further back?<p>The fact of the matter is, where your business lands in search engine results matters, quite a bit …

Mobile Devices

Improve Your Astrophotography Focus With a Bahtinov Mask

Finding razor-sharp focus when shooting astrophotography can be hard – stars appear as point light sources, and there are no detailed surfaces to aid …

Astrophotography

Adobe Premiere Pro's Editing Tools Explained

It took me several years of editing video before I became comfortable venturing out to use some of Premiere Pro's editing tools. The problem is that …

Tutorials

Here are 100 PowerPoint shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Well, get ready to be even fancier (and more productive) because we've curated 100 of the best PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

When Leaders Are Hired for Talent but Fired for Not Fitting In

Over and over again, organizations are unable to appoint the right leaders. According to academic estimates, the baseline for effective corporate leadership is merely 30%, while in politics, approval ratings oscillate between 25% and 40%. In America, 75% of employees report that their direct line …

Leadership

How to rank on the first Google page if you have a low-authority site

The other day I was reviewing an archive of my client’s SEO articles and their rankings. A whole lot of articles didn’t even make the top-30 positions because the competition had much higher DA ranks.<p>Since we were syndicating more newsworthy content to high-profile publications likes Forbes, …

Marketing

Let's build a simple notepad app for Android

In this post, you are going to learn to make a basic notepad app. This is a great project to get to grips with because it will lend itself to a range of alternative uses as similar concepts can be used to create SMS apps, email apps and anything that requires text input. This will allow us to look …

Be the Most Persuasive Person in the Room: 9 Things Highly Influential People Always Do, According to Science

Sometimes facts, logic, and reasoning aren't enough. Here's how the most persuasive people make a great argument even more convincing.<p>Every successful person I know is extremely good at persuading other people. Not manipulating or pressuring, but genuinely <i>persuading</i>: Describing the logic and …

Self-improvement

7 signs you're not taking enough chances, according to an expert

Taking risks may not be at the top of your priority list, what with your busy job and bustling personal life. But if you zoom out and look at the …

How to blow your boss’s mind

We all want to get ahead. Still, even when it seems you’re doing everything right — you’re never late to work, rarely take a sick day, and always …

Self-improvement

How To Look Like A Leader When You're Not

The paradox – you won’t get promoted to a leadership role if you don’t have leadership experience. But how do you get leadership experience when you’re only cast in a supporting role? Even if you’re in an entry-level position, you need to demonstrate leadership skills consistently and overtly. They …

Leadership

25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago

This curated column is authored by Darius Foroux, Founder ofThe post 25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago appeared first on iamwire.

This Is the Most Simple and Productive Way to Lead Your Employees in 2017

Simple. Effective. Powerful. And your employees will thank you.<p>Some critics and naysayers take a hard line on human-centered workplaces that focus on people. It's a counter-cultural trend, so you'll hear incorrect interpretations that it's too soft.<p>You'll also hear misconceptions that leaders at …

workimprovement

5 Bad Marketing Habits To Kick In 2017

Insanity has been defined as<b>"</b>doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results<b>.”</b> I guess that means we marketers can act a bit …

5 Effective Ways to Change Your Behavior And Improve Your Life

But I'll be honest, it will take some courage.<p>Lets be honest: Change Is hard. And sometimes we set goals that we can't meet. Stuff happens. Most of the time, however, it's "stuff" that we have full control over.<p>If you're stuck and looking to change up your strategy to set better goals and be more …

Procrastination

What to Do When You Have a Leader Who Obfuscates | Inc.com

There are so many studies of organizations that put up a great front while the core was rotting. Think Enron as a prime example. Once the darling of Wall Street, Enron ended up collapsing and affecting the lives of thousands of employees.<p>It showed the power of hiding losses and making the company …

How to tell if your child's educational needs are being met at school

As a new school year begins, your child will most likely have a new teacher. With a new teacher comes a new opportunity for your child to learn the …

Pedagogy

The Fastest Way To Turn Around Career Burnout

There are three common types of burnout. Once you figure out what’s going on, you can take steps to fix it.<p>We’ve all felt like we’re in a rut, uninspired, and burned out. Often the feeling lasts a few days and then goes away, but if it persists, it’s important to get to the root of the …

Burnout

This Google Expert’s Top SEO Tips For Job Seekers In 2017

Putting “customer happiness ninja” as your LinkedIn headline—even if that’s your actual job title—won’t do you any favors.<p>When’s the last time you Googled yourself? If you said never, it’s time to start. Recruiters and potential employers are already searching you to decide if you’re a candidate …

Employment

Pioneer the next gaming hit with 26 hours of Unity3D training

From <i>Call of Duty</i> to <i>World of Warcraft</i>, multiplayer games have become the bread and butter for many of the industry's biggest developers. So, if you …

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

Richard Feynman

The Racing Line Goes Over Differences Between RWD, FWD, and AWD

Learn the pros and cons of each drive type<p>On the street, it may not matter which wheels propel your vehicle. But on the track, drivetrain layout has a big influence on how you approach corners and get around the course. That’s what Randy Pobst talks about on the latest episode of “The Racing …

Pros and Cons

How to convince coworkers to adopt your new idea

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer</i> …

How To Take Headshots

At a recent Google+ photography conference Peter Hurley provided more great tips on how to take headshots. When his presentation, The Art of The …

The top 14 skills in the red hot market for marketing jobs

Has the market for marketers heated up?<p>Short answer: Yes.<p>Slightly longer answer: Yes, absolutely!<p>For a more complete answer, read on …<p>We all know that the marketing industry is changing quickly — so quickly that most organizations are having a hard time keeping up. So it’s no surprise that …