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September 2018

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15 Creative Exercises That Are Better Than Brainstorming

We're all familiar with traditional brainstorming as a way to produce new ideas. You sit in a room with a whiteboard and work with whatever comes to mind. Maybe you play a few rounds of word association to strengthen your ideas, or pull up Google and use research to flesh them out. But there a...

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How to Write a Professional Resignation Letter [Samples + Template]

Telling your boss that you’re leaving the company is never an easy conversation. But a respectful resignation letter can mean the difference between an awkward goodbye, and a chance for a long-term professional connection. Ideally, you’ll provide a resignation letter two weeks before you leav...

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Why This New VR Headset Could Be a Game-Changer

There are some days that make us want to escape reality. And it could be said that there's no better place to do that than a conference dedicated entirely to virtual reality (VR). This week saw the fifth occurrence of Oculus Connect: Facebook's annual VR conference. And while this year ...

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What Has the Eurozone Learned from the Financial Crisis?

Thomas Janisch/Getty Images This month marks the 10-year anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse, the prelude to the worst global financial crisis since 1929. As we pass that mark, we are also approaching the 20-year anniversary of the launch of the Euro. And when the retrospective assessments ...

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When to Stick with Something — and When to Quit

INTI OCON/Getty Images When Vontae Davis walked off the field at halftime, the Buffalo Bills were down 28-6 to the Los Angeles Chargers. But instead of huddling with teammates, the Bills cornerback quit football entirely, right then and there. Later that evening, Davis announced his retirement on s...

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The Straightforward Guide to Twitter Analytics

When it launched in 2014, Twitter Analytics marked a solid (if long overdue) move toward greater transparency and measurement abilities for all its users. Since then, Twitter has continued to make upgrades to the tool, having created a standalone analytics app called Engage in 2016 and launching an...

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Image Alt Text: What It Is, How to Write It, and Why It Matters to SEO

If you spend time optimizing your blog or website's content, headers, subheaders, and meta descriptions for search engines, the following image should alarm you: Today, Google's search engine results pages (SERPs) deliver just as many image results as they do text-based results. The...

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Gender Neutral Pronouns: What They Are & How to Use Them

In the past few years, the U.S. has made some small but mighty strides towards inclusivity, and language plays a big part in that. We've become rightfully cautious when we label other people, and are learning the importance of asking permission before identifying someone as a certain gender. ...

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20 of the Best Form Builder Tools for 2018

You’ve heard it before -- forms are the gold standard when it comes to capturing leads, learning about industry trends, doing market research, and even just getting some customer feedback. It might be one of the older methods in the book, but old is gold. Before we dive into the best form builde...

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