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  1. 5 Firefox and Chrome Extensions That’ll Save Your Life

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    People look for productivity in odd places. They time themselves driving to work to save 20 seconds on their morning commute. Sometimes they skip lunch, which only serves to make them more distracted when 4:00 p.m. rolls around. But are you in front of a web browser 8 hours a day? Then the place to […]

  2. 10 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn in Communications 101

    by Published in Entrepreneurship, Tips & Tricks on

    The field of communications. Sounds like a common sense area, doesn’t it? As simple-sounding as it is (and as much as some consider it “fluffy”), communicating well is one of the most important things when it comes to business and getting things done right. Getting your point across is essential for negotiating deals, speaking to […]

  3. What’s the Simple Secret to Energy, Productivity, and Success?

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    When you’re almost late to an 8:00 a.m. meeting, little else matters to you except being on time. Bagels or bacon, donuts or scrambled eggs—as long as you can put it in your body, you’re happy. And, hey, if you don’t have time, you can always wait until lunch. Really, who’s got time for breakfast? […]

  4. Clean vs. Messy Desks: What Does Your Style Say About You?

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    You try to take care of your desk. You cup your pencils, coaster your soft drinks, and pile your papers so that there’s more empty space on your desk—the same kind of empty space that leaves you free to focus and be more productive. But as Albert Einstein said, “if a cluttered desk is a […]

  5. Beef Up Productivity in the First Hour of Every Day

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    Some people like to say, “It’s not how you start, but how you finish.” Humbug! How you start matters, too. Imagine if you started a marathon running 6-minute miles. Most of us would be screwed! When it comes to personal productivity, the quality of your day hinges on how you begin. While we like to […]

  6. What You Can Learn From Street Performers About Marketing

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    This is a guest post by Brad Farris, Founder of When I walk through the streets of Chicago, I regularly encounter street performers playing at subway stops (where the acoustics make them sound fantastic) and on street corners. In Chicago, we have everyone from a lone man with a horn to a whole team […]

  7. Get The Data: Teach Yourself the Foundations of Analysis

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    It’s an understatement to say that the internet is packed with a mind-boggling amount of data. From predictive modeling to content personalization, companies are investing significant time and budget in quantitative strategies. That’s because data directly impacts the choices we make about business. Data and analytics are foundational to helping companies of all sizes run as efficiently as […]

  8. Boost Conversions Immediately with These 5 Simple Tips

    by Published in Startup, Tips & Tricks on

    A “click here” hyperlink used to be enough to drive business online, but those days are over. With so many goods and services being sold over the ‘net, web developers, designers, and marketers are scrambling to come up with ways to increase conversions. In short, we all want people to be clicking, signing up, and […]