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'Oh, The Places You'll Godin' -- Seth Godin on Pushing Beyond Fear to Be a Social Entrepreneur

Mark W. Guay | Posted 11.29.2014 | Business
Mark W. Guay

It's often easy to look at the past and see how leaders pushed through fear. But, in the present, it can be painfully difficult to push through fear when it's so much easier to sit comfortably. Not take a leap of faith. Not start an idea. Not question a boss.

Three Ways the Internet Is Good for the Religious

Cindy Brandt | Posted 09.14.2014 | Religion
Cindy Brandt

The internet is being used as a tool to do good in religious communities all over the world trending under the hashtag #ReligionDoingGood. For every nasty attack uttered online, somewhere there is a person of faith turning their cheek in an act of mercy.

What's Your Meeting Brand?

Shani Harmon | Posted 08.11.2014 | Business
Shani Harmon

Many leaders operate as if their meeting brand doesn't directly affect their professional brand. We're here to argue that they're one in the same. Most professionals spend the majority of their work day in meetings; their perceptions of one another are based on what they see during these.

A Cover Girl's Confession

Maaretta Tukiainen | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Maaretta Tukiainen

Many people dream of being on a magazine's cover. I never did. For me being in public has always been just part of the job, nothing more. Of course yo...

The Unexpected Way This New Site Helps You Give To Charity

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology

Product review sites are a staple of our online landscape. You can review hotels, electronics, and even mattresses, and a persuasive review can drive ...

Trends in Fitness: 2014 IHRSA Show Review

Andrea Metcalf | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Metcalf

The International Health Racquet Sports Association, know as IHRSA, hosted it's annual international convention at the San Diego Convention Center thi...

Reinventing You: 15 Minutes with Dorie Clark

Phil Simon | Posted 05.10.2014 | Books
Phil Simon

I recently sat down with author and smart cookie Dorie Clark to talk about her book Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future. Quest...

Why Proprietary Property Is Dangerous for Your Business

Ian Altman | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business
Ian Altman

Creative businesses would figure out a better way to solve a similar issue, without infringing on our patents. The problem is that by resting on the false-security of a patent, it is easy to get blindsided by innovation, service or creative alternatives.

Why I Don't Blog Every Day

Phil Simon | Posted 03.07.2014 | Business
Phil Simon

Look around the web and you'll find no shortage of advice on blogging. Long gone are the days in which blogging or journaling can be called a new p...

5 Ways to Energize Your Brand and Fuel Innovation

Scott MacFarland | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Advice for the employee; leave the negative attitude at home. Come to work and bring inspiration with you. Cultivate fresh new ideas and share them with your co-workers.

Seth Godin: How to Be Indispensible

Bryan Elliott | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business
Bryan Elliott

Best-selling author, and the godfather of modern marketing Seth Godin suggests -- no, exhorts -- that people everywhere become linchpins in their personal and professional lives.

Seth Godin: Why the Person Who Fails the Most Wins

Bryan Elliott | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Bryan Elliott

If you're an entrepreneur, you've got your game face on. Every hour of every day is invested in your business and you're doing all you can to make it work. So why does Seth Godin, the godfather of modern marketing, believe that "the person who fails the most wins"?

Playing It Safe No Longer Works for Today's Business

Catherine Mandler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Catherine Mandler

People aren't looking for the next mass produced item. Mass produced items are easily replaceable. You need to bring value! What's unique about what you bring to the table?

This Marketing Principle Explains the Sad State of Politics Today

Chad Pollitt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Chad Pollitt

As Big Data gets bigger the political outliers will have a greater share of voice and the normal middle will continue to shrink.

What Is Inbound Marketing? More Lessons From Inbound 13

Chuck Melton | Posted 11.06.2013 | Small Business
Chuck Melton

We have entered an entirely new business model phase. Marketing has been transformed from "interruption" marketing, represented by the old, to "permission" marketing, a term used by Seth Godin to define the new.

Ignore the Blame Game -- 5 Steps to Build a School Culture of Innovation

Mark W. Guay | Posted 11.03.2013 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

When one grows red in frustration at the faulty education system, it makes sense to blame teachers or school leaders or parents. What if, however, it's the system itself that's to blame?

Lessons From Hubspot's Inbound 13

Chuck Melton | Posted 10.30.2013 | Small Business
Chuck Melton

If most people are honest with themselves, the most joyful moments in their life are a result of giving. "It is better to give than receive." Remember our parents telling us this. Of course, we may have been skeptical in our younger more self-centered days, but it is absolutely true.

Do the Best Work of Your Life or Get Your $#*! Together

Ryan McKeever | Posted 10.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Ryan McKeever

While something was off for a long time, it was as close as I could get at the time. If you're not there, start by getting closer to what you love. Small steps towards a new direction now drastically changes where your journey ends.

Dharmesh Shah: The Best Talk I've Ever Slept Through

Dharmesh Shah | Posted 10.27.2013 | Business
Dharmesh Shah

Arianna Huffington was giving me direct, personal sleeping advice in front of over 5,000 people from the keynote stage at the INBOUND 2013 conference (a conference my company hosted last week). Meanwhile, I was sound asleep in a hotel room 27 floors above her.


Rajesh Setty | Posted 10.26.2013 | Business
Rajesh Setty

Recharge your strengths and build a network to manage your weaknesses by building a strong ecosystem surrounding you.

How To Do Something Impossible

Jessica Sweet | Posted 09.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Jessica Sweet

It's not that you need to wake up and seize the day. It's that you need to have a vision of what impossible thing you're supposed to do -- and that vision will allow you to let go of the protective coating that keeps you "asleep" and numb to the pain of not knowing.

Social Enterprise: From Its Roots to Mainstream Conversation

Christian HELP | Posted 08.29.2013 | Impact
Christian HELP

Can you believe the social enterprise business model has been in existence since before 1900? Yes, it's true! Goodwill Industries was founded in 1895 ...

The Global Search for Education: Campus Talk

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.01.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"Campus" is a professional seminar for all New York City public school teachers that will be held this Saturday, May 4th, with the aim of allowing experts on a diverse range of topics to share perspectives with educators on recent developments in their spheres.

3 Draft Picks in the Fantasy Entrepreneurs League

John Hrabe | Posted 06.25.2013 | Small Business
John Hrabe

To inspire others, who want to start their business, but can't overcome the internal obstacle. To share tips of what works and what didn't. To support our friends and family that are putting in 12 hour days, every day.

40 Years Later: My Best Trip Ever with My Mom

Lisa Ellen Niver | Posted 06.12.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Ellen Niver

One of the biggest adventures of my entire life was learning to read and constantly getting lost in great adventures. I