The same overarching metaphor as your presentation

When preparing to give a presentation you need to remember that it should be a discussion between you and your audience, not just a long talk straight from a PowerPoint presentation. Each day, your business grows, shifts, and adds new chapters to its story. If the story can, without forcing …

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Grow Your Instagram Following

If you’ve ever browsed a friend’s account on Instagram, you might have noticed that they have a LOT of followers, relatively speaking.

They’re just ordinary people who do ordinary things, and who take ordinary pictures of seemingly ordinary things. Yet - despite having just 5 or 10 friends …

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Starting a Business in Later Life

The highest success rates in entrepreneurship come from founders in middle age and beyond. Transforming a passion into paying work can be life changing especially for mid-career entrepreneurs.

Here are some top tips for those looking to launch their own business in later life:

  1. Be clear about your goals. You …

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History of Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is quite popular form of digital marketing. And this is a performance based form of marketing wherein the retailers commission or compensation received for the services provided would depend upon the number of customers they can acquire due to the influence exuberated in the form of marketing efforts …

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Getting to Inbox Zero

So what is Inbox Zero? The term was coined by blogger, podcaster and all-round productivity type Merlin Mann, who first laid out the strategy in several posts on his 43 Folders blog in 2006 and then in a Google Tech Talk in 2007. In these, Mann shares a simple way …

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Mastering the Art of Leverage

Leverage is becoming more and more important in our society. We have the internet, a huge vehicle for leveraging time. You can outsource any task for pounds and pence on sites like Elance. You can employ a virtual assistant who you can pay by the hour or even by the …

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The First Goal of Time Management

The first and most important thing to do in managing our time is to have an end goal or purpose. There are two main types of purposes that we can pursue, defined by their relationships to our external reality: intrinsic purposes (which are conceptualized to serve the individual, regardless of …

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Keeping a Clear Diary

However well organized you may be or get to be, you cannot hope to keep all the details of what you will do when in your head. A good, clear diary system is a must. Many formal systems combine the conventional diary with their sophisticated version of the “to do …

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Speculating to Accumulate

You will find that some ways of saving time, or better utilizing it, do need an investment—but it is an investment of time. It seems like a contradiction in terms, having to spend time to save time. Again this can all too easily become a barrier to action. Yet …

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