Work-Life Balance

10 Mindfulness Techniques to Practice at Work

In the past, going to work meant slaving away for hours at a time without taking a moment for yourself. And, more often than not, it felt like you were trading meaningful life moments for tedious work tasks. Today, however, employees and companies are improving working conditions through one health trend: mindfulness. The word "mindfulness" has been thrown around a lot recently by fitness gurus and celebrities, but many are still confused as to what it really is. So what is mindfulness, anyway? Looking at a definition by the

Marketing

These Are the 15 Social Media Blogs You Should Be Following in 2020

Social media is constantly growing and evolving. So is the way we use it in business and as marketers. Following blogs that discuss social media and social media marketing is a great way to stay up-to-date with these changes in how social media is being run and used so that you can utilize it in the most productive way. I've compiled a list of the best social media blogs to be following in 2020 to help you keep your marketing strategies up-to-date in the new year. 1. Inc. Inc. is an entrepreneur-focused editorial-style social med

Technology

Google’s Biggest Donkey Products in History

Google is one of the biggest companies in the world. And that's no fluke; this unicorn company has put out product after product that has taken the world by storm. But not every launch is a rocket. Google has released a few flops -- even when we all really think that the products will soar. Here's a list of Google products that have failed, to remind us as entrepreneurs that not everything goes exactly as planned. Google+ Google+ was Google's answer to -- well -- everything. And that might just be why it failed. It featured video confere

Social Media

10 Content Ideas to Make Your Social Media Stand Out

By the year 2020, there will be nearly 3 billion social media users worldwide. That's nearly 3 billion people that are using these online platforms to communicate, share, and express themselves. If you want to have a unicorn business, it's imperative that you participate in sharing social media content. It helps to increase engagement, expand reach, and make your business stand out on social media and outshine those other donkey businesses. I hear it all the time: business owners have social media, they know they should be using it, but they just don't kno

Marketing

10 Places You Can Promote Your Business for Free

If you want to expand your reach, increase your engagement, and boost your revenue, then promoting your business is crucial. Utilizing social media is an important aspect of business. It is the most popular method of online communication among your customers, and people like to have different channels through which to communicate with businesses. Promoting your business might sound daunting, but it's actually quite simple. Here are 10 online platforms where you can promote your business for free. 1. A Facebook Business Page

Productivity

10 Productivity Tips for Incredibly Busy People

It can be hard to make the most of your time when you're running a business, especially when you're wearing a lot of different hats and trying to complete a lot of different tasks. There are others who have been there, and they've found some methods to improve productivity. Keep reading for productivity tips for incredibly busy people so that you can up your productivity game at work. 1. Have A Single Focus If you're someone who wears a lot of different hats at work, multitasking might seem like a good idea. Whether you're doing

Blog, Chatbots

11 Amazing Facts You Might Not Know About Chatbots

What is a chatbot? They come in two flavors: Virtual assistants, which help you find information, remember stuff, or buy things. Think Apple's Siri, Amazon's Alexa, Microsoft's Cortana, and Google's Assistant. These are powered by machine learning, meaning they rely on artificial intelligence to learn and figure out what you want. Messaging apps, which essentially allow businesses and brands to be online 24/7 providing customer support (e.g., instant responses, quick answers, complaint resolution). Think Facebook Messenger, Kik, WeChat, and Slack. These types of c