Thu.Nov 16, 2017

Do You Reduce Stress Or Increase Stress?

Feld Thoughts

Mark Cuban had a great line a few weeks ago at the interview I did with him and Charlie Ergen at Denver Startup Week. He said: “I like to invest in people who reduce stress and avoid people who increase stress.” ” As I was dealing with something yesterday, this reappeared in my brain but slightly modified. “I like to be the person who reduces stress and avoid people who increase stress.” ” My world is filled with people who increase stress.

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How to Use A/B Testing and Personalization Best Together

ConversionXL

If you ask most marketers, they will tell you that A/B testing and personalization are two completely different things. I respectfully disagree, and I think this disagreement is at the root of how to use them best together.

How To Hire A Small Business Bookkeeper

YFS Magazine

As a small business owner, you’re often told to hire someone to manage your finances, but you’re rarely given advice to make sure you hire the right person. Finance Grow accounting services bookkeeping cash flow money

7 Tips for More Confidence at Work

The Startup Magazine

Competence is understood by everyone as being critical to professional achievement, success in the workplace, and even personal satisfaction. However, competence can only take you so far if you lack confidence. Unfortunately, confidence is lacking in very many perfectly capable leaders.

How to Make Employee Training Count

Startup Professionals Musings

This article was originally published under Jeff Miller’s column “The Science of Workplace Motivation” on Inc.com. When most people think of training , the first thing that comes to mind is a mandatory meeting in a stuffy conference room with a boring instructor walking through poorly designed slides. Even though US companies spent more than $70 billion last year on learning and development , this training stereotype is unfortunately the reality for many employees.

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How to Use Email Marketing to Build Brand Awareness

Duct Tape Marketing

How to Use Email Marketing to Build Brand Awareness written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Employing an effective email marketing strategy is an essential tool for building up brand awareness. Many online businesses tend to view email marketing solely in terms of sales.

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North Carolina Zoo getting new restaurant

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

An award-winning chef, known for a sustainable approach to the culinary industry, will operate a new restaurant at the North Carolina Zoo

6 Golden Rules Of Perfect Social Media Visuals

YoungUpstarts

by Areg Vardanyan, founder and COO of AYYO Marketing. Social media posts require visuals – no breaking news there. All big companies go all out in hiring the best design groups to create banners, images, or other visuals that impress and stick to memory.

13 Gifts Your Employees Will Actually Appreciate

The Startup Magazine

Christmas is drawing ever closer, and bosses across the country are scrambling to discover ways to show employees their appreciation. Stay away from the tired Christmas gifts and give something inspired this holiday season.

4 Ways to Use the KonMari Method to Transform Your Business

Inc Startups

The KonMari Method can Help Tidy Up Your Closet. It Can Also Transform Your Business. Innovate

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How to Create a High Converting Landing Page

crowdSPRING Blog

The landing page is a beautiful thing. It exists for one purpose – to convert. Whether you’re looking to turn prospects into subscribers, clients, members or customers, the humble landing page has got your back. Landing pages can be powerful tools.

How to Turn a No Into a Yes, According to the Inventor of the Miracle Mop

Inc Startups

Joy Mangano retells how she got the Miracle Mop into all the Kmart stores east of the Mississippi.

Want to Be Like Amazon?

Duct Tape Marketing

Want to Be Like Amazon? written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Bryan Eisenberg. Podcast Transcript. C’mon, how are you going to be like Amazon – I mean, why would you want to?

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8 Incredible Perks Google Offers Its Employees

Inc Startups

Googlers can't stop raving about the free food and 401k plans. HR/Benefits

5 questions I asked my team to help them figure out what really makes them happy

Jeff Hilimire

I took the Dragon Army team offsite last week for a 4-hour retreat to roll out our new Purpose, Vision, Tenets & Values. We had the retreat at the new co-working space downtown, Post Office (which also hosted 48in48 Atlanta a few weeks back!). One of the exercises I took the team through was focused on helping them identify what truly makes each of them happy.

Thanks, Trump: Coolness of American 'Brand' Drops to Record Low

Inc Startups

Germany ranked No. 1 while the U.S. fell to sixth place, according to new research.

Man wanted on sex charges in Kernersville arrested in Florida

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

KERNERSVILLE — A man wanted on multiple sex offense charges in Kernersville was arrested in Osceola County, Florida, on Nov.

Elon Musk Uses This 6-Step Process to Make Decisions

Inc Startups

It's really helpful for figuring out the tricky things,' says the founder of SpaceX and Tesla. Icons of Entrepreneurship

Report: Chatham County, Rocky Mount megasites to miss out on Toyota/Mazda plant

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

North Carolina is in the running for a new Toyota-Mazda automotive plant, but Chatham County’s Moncure Megasite is no longer being considered, according to multiple news reports

Get Rid of Your Bad Habits With This 1 Powerful Mental Tool

Inc Startups

Tony Robbins uses apowerful mental tool torid anyaddiction or bad habit. The Inc.

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Boychuk's go-ahead goal helps Islanders beat Hurricanes 6-4

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Boychuk scored the tiebreaking goal on a slap shot with 4:25 remaining and the New York Islanders rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-4 Thursday night

5 Habits You Need to Drop Immediately For a Successful 2018

Inc Startups

Whatever made you successful in 2017 probably won't help you much in 2018. Innovate

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Getting more 'wolflike' is the key to the future for coyotes

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The future of the coyotes that roam from Newfoundland to Virginia could hinge on the animals becoming the "wolves" of the East Coast

3 New Ways to Use Social Media for Great Marketing

Inc Startups

How will social media evolve in 2018? 3 changes that your business must focus on. Social Media Toolkit

Newton, run game and defense have Panthers thinking playoffs

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — A re-energized Cam Newton, a suddenly improving running game and the league's No. 1-ranked defense have the Carolina Panthers thinking about a return to the playoffs for the fourth time in five years under coach Ron

5 Ways to Stop Overthinking It and Finally Get Started on Your Side Hustle

Inc Startups

Overcome analysis paralysis and start building your escape hatch from your 9-to-5. Productivity

Win one for Jr.: JR Motorsports has 3 shots at Xfinity title

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. can still end his final NASCAR season with a championship

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Your Resume is Obsolete, Says This Hiring Expert

Inc Startups

The business world is evolving in a direction where the resume isn't always necessary, and certainly not the best method a company has for evaluating a potential hire. How to Hire the Best

Ready to rumble! Cindric to fight the field for Trucks title

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) AP) — Austin Cindric returned to his hauler and found a scrum of drivers more ready to rumble than make small talk about championship weekend

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New Research Claims Millennials Are Facing a 'Quarter-Life Crisis.' Here's Why That's a Good Thing

Inc Startups

A LinkedIn survey says millennials are facing uncertainty and doubt. But those feelings can lead to positive change. 30 Under 30

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Truex maintains role as favorite at NASCAR's media day

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) AP) — NASCAR's four championship contenders were seated elbow-to-elbow previewing their upcoming title race when they were asked to give one word to describe the season

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How 1 LinkedIn Message Led Me to Quit My Job and Immediately Start a Business

Inc Startups

Leaving a stable job to launch a business is like jumping off a cliff, but sometimes all it takes is a little nudge at the right time. Extreme Entrepreneurship

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Winston-Salem woman who took sanctuary in Greensboro church won't be deported - for now

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE — A Winston-Salem woman who took sanctuary at a Greensboro church in June will not be deported right now

How to Form a New Habit (in 5 Easy Steps)

Inc Startups

You will never change your habits until you change something you do daily.

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