Stress sucks. According to the American Psychological Association, stress can result in headache, muscle tension, muscle pain, chest pain, fatigue, upset stomach, insomnia, anxiety, restlessness, lack of motivation, lack of focus, irritability, depression, eating problems, addiction … and social withdrawal. Yow!
Fortunately, stress isn’t inevitable, even in today’s hyper-connected, highly competitive world. Here are six techniques that I’ve picked up over the years and now use on a daily basis.
56 Ways to Market Your Blog on Pinterest
In case you’ve been living in a mountain cave in Bhutan for the past couple of months, Pinterest is a relatively new social networking site that allows users to create online image collages, then quickly and easily share those collages — called “pinboards” — with other Pinterest users.
It’s fun, easy, and catching on like wildfire right now.
How to Turn Your Facebook Timeline into Content Marketing Gold
Whether you like it or not, all brand Facebook Pages have been migrated to use the Facebook Timeline layout. Resistance is futile and you must assimilate.
Don’t worry. For brands and businesses, the new Facebook Timeline makes it easier than ever for you to tell your brand story and take control of that story as well as visitors’ experiences on your Facebook Page.
10 Top Reasons Why First Time Entrepreneurs Fail
For entrepreneurs — especially those just starting out — businesses succeed as much as they fail. I’ve seen this time and again as a mentor and entrepreneur. But statistics also suggest that the failure rate for new startups within the first five years is as high as 50 percent.
Of course, real entrepreneurs treat business failure as a milestone on the road to success. They count on learning from their mistakes, and use the experience to move to the next idea. But why not learn from the mistakes of others, without all the pain and suffering?
By: Liz King
I talk to people all the time who plan their own fundraisers, parties, and events. While things seem to go off without a hitch, they simply don’t realize the amount of money they could be saving by hiring a professional. Yepp, I said it. Sometimes paying someone can save you money AND headaches. If your event goes just as it’s planned, you may only be losing money. However, if there’s a need to cancel or a natural disaster, you could find yourself up a creek.