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35 Lessons Learned in 35 Years

A collaboration between Srini Rao and David Crandall - Every year on his birthday Srini shares one lesson for each year he's been alive. This year he asked if I'd like to design and illustrate his 35 lessons. Being his business partner (and friend!), I said "HECK YA!!!" This is what we came up …

without surgery

I will be 40 in 18 months. When I was a child, this landmark birthday meant the start of life with a white cauliflower hairdo and sensible shoes …

Training Style to Know: The 7-4-7 Method

Why Chocolate Milk Is the Perfect Post-workout Recovery Beverage<p>Drinking Red Wine Might Help Make You a Better Athlete<p>5 Ways Your Workout Can Kill You<p>…

Workouts

5 reasons your startup is failing at PR

<i>Jennifer L. Jacobson is the Founder of Jacobson Communication.</i><p>Wondering why your startup is being ignored by the press? It may be a for a good reason.<p>In an effort to help you get the most out of your communication efforts, I’ve outlined five common PR mistakes that startups often make. Keep this …

The 2013 World's Most Innovative Companies | Fast Company

The 2013 World's Most Innovative Companies | Fast Company

Steve Jobs' 10 best quotes on business

<i>To celebrate the life of Apple’s former CEO, here are the ten best Steve Jobs quotes:</i><p><b>Steve Jobs on work/life:</b><p>“Your work is going to fill a large part …

Vintage Badge

Collection of awesome 8 vintage insignias/badges that designed to use for logos stamps stickers badges and more by Yaniv Kamak . You can download and edit your own here.

Brands Must Master Short-Form Storytelling

<i>David Armano is managing director at Edelman Digital. Follow him @armano.</i><p>Last week’s launch of video on Instagram got everyone talking about the new …

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3 Entrepreneurial Skills You Won't Learn In Business School

Business school was great. I learned about a broad variety of topics I had never been exposed to before—accounting, finance, strategy, and marketing—all of which were very important in starting my own company, Bunndle.<p>But shortly after getting started, I realized there were a few things b-school …

Global award-winning entrepreneurs: best business advice

Winners at the World Entrepreneur of the Year awards in Monaco share the best advice they've ever received with the Telegraph.<p>Entrepreneurs from around the world came together in Monaco for the 2013 World Entrepreneur of the Year awards. In our exclusive video, some of the winners share the best …

Six Reasons Your Best Employees Quit You

There’s a saying that employees don’t leave companies, they leave managers – and today they are leaving more often than ever. According to recent Department of Labor statistics, the average tenure of an employee in the U.S. is now only 1.5 years. What do these numbers mean? Are managers doing that …

13 Hot Startups With Inspired Office Design

Startup culture became known for several things over the years: hoodies, ping pong, beer consumption and really awesome offices. Amazing offices …

Top 10 Marketing Books of All Time

Essential books for entrepreneurs who really want to understand how and why their customers buy.<p>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 …

Marketing

A Surprising but Effective Way to Figure out What Someone Really Thinks

Over the weekend, I was trying to remember something I’d read in Tyler Cowen’s book, <i>Discover Your Inner Economist: Using Incentives to Fall in Love,</i> …

16 Sneaky Ways You Sabotage Your Own Happiness (And What To Do About It)

Everything just feels miserable.Can you even remember the last time you actually felt happy?<p>The Real Causes of Unhappiness<p>During one summer while I …

Altimeter Open Research: Organizing for Content Marketing

<b>Every company is now a media company.</b><br>Content Marketing is in high demand, as every company has now realized they are media companies. In fact, our …

As brands become publishers, are they getting their content right?

As the shift towards brands becoming publishers gathers pace, so the role of content to drive social media conversations and SEO becomes even more …

The future of business: Six layers of customer engagement

<i>By Mark Schaefer</i><p>Over the past few years I have been giving a speech about the “six layers” of customer engagement. It has been a hit with my …

Branding & Content Marketing: 2 Definitions of the Same Thing?

These days, there’s a very fine line between a company’s “brand” and its “content marketing.” The two terms are <i>almost</i> beginning to appear …

The Advanced Guide to Content Marketing

You already know that content marketing is the new SEO, but how do you do it? There are a lot of guides on the Internet that talk about it, but no …

10 Job Interview Tips From A CEO Headhunter

Whether you’re being interviewed to be an intern or a CEO, you’re going to run into a few notoriously tricky questions–here’s a road map of what you’ll be asked, and how to craft impressive answers to even the toughest questions.<p>No two situations are ever exactly the same, but as a general guide, …

Employment

The Single Most Important Element for Business Success

If somebody asked you what is the most crucial aspect of business to focus on to ensure success, what would you say?<p>Some would choose Sales. Some would say Marketing. Many would claim it’s Leadership. Others believe it’s Systems. More than a few would be adamant that the most important element is …

22 Crowdfunding Sites (and How To Choose Yours!)

It's not just Kickstarter anymore. Here's a road map.<p>Crowdfunding used to be pretty simple. Artists, inventors, and filmmakers posted their ideas, and funders chipped in a few bucks to make something happen. Kickstarter, the site that triggered the crowdfunding movement, was the cornerstone. In …

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