Monthly Archives : August 2014


Here’s how to apply:Click the links below and read each story, then record one 60-second video with your rant or reaction to the stories.  Upload your video to YouTube and email the link to your video with your resume and…

August 28, 2014

Why Optimistic Leaders Build the Healthiest Companies

The founder of Life Is Good explains how the right kind of optimism will make you a better leader and a happier person. What can optimism do for you? Optimism happens to be our brand and a philosophical approach to…

August 25, 2014

For $100,000, GQ Magazine’s Most ‘Elite’ Readers Will Promote Your Brand

Here’s the pitch Conde Nast’s GQ magazine is giving marketers: Spend at least $100,000 with us and get access to 57 “elite” GQ readers who will help promote your brand across print and digital. The program, called GQ57, is the…

August 25, 2014

Should Women Have To Talk Sports To Get Ahead In Business?

Today, I had the distinct pleasure of having my blood boiled over a recent LinkedIn article – A Small But Important Piece of Advice For Aspiring Young Women – Be Able To Talk Sports. When I saw the title, I couldn’t wait to…

August 25, 2014

Your ‘Creation Story’: A Sure-Fire Way to Build Brand Engagement

The story is probably as old as time. The hero (or heroine) sets out to recreate the world according to their own point of view. They have an idea about how to make something better, cheaper, faster, stronger, and more…

August 25, 2014

To Be a Better Leader, Become a Better Listener

Here’s how to improve your listening skills for more effective conversations with employees and customers. Why hire talented people and not fully utilize them? When you start a business, you don’t need to know how to do absolutely everything. For…

August 25, 2014

The Most Powerful Ways to Start a Presentation

The science is clear: People make decisions on the basis of first impressions. As speakers, we need to take advantage of that. Some years ago, Nalini Ambady, an experimental psychologist at Harvard University, was curious about the nonverbal aspects of good teaching….

August 25, 2014

The Top 10 Benefits Of Social Media Marketing

To some entrepreneurs, social media marketing is the “next big thing,” a temporary yet powerful fad that must be taken advantage of while it’s still in the spotlight. To others, it’s a buzzword with no practical advantages and a steep,…

August 25, 2014

7 Tips to Being a Power Networker

Networking. It’s a dirty job, but–no, it isn’t. Here’s how to get the most from a fun part of your job. Networking can be a very fun, very enjoyable, and very fulfilling part of your professional career if you do…

August 25, 2014

Why Successful People Don’t Crumble Under Pressure

How did Kobe Bryant score 81 points in a single NBA game? How did Rory McIlroy bounce back from choking at the 2011 Masters to winning the US Open shortly after? Martin Turner, a lecturer at Staffordshire University in the School of Psychology, Sport,…

August 25, 2014