Hooray for Fridays!
Short weeks = BIG to-do lists. A crazy week calls for a nice, relaxing weekend – cheers!
Start your Friday off right by catching up on some reading. We’ve gathered the articles, tools and links you didn’t have time to look at during the week for our latest #THRIVEable Friday post. Grab another cup of coffee and take a break – you’ve earned it!
Entrepreneurship…LIKE A BOSS.
Measure Your Success.
There are problems or issues that plague almost everyone in the business world. Not enough hours in the day, poor communication with clients or coworkers, a too-long to-do list, and so on. But what if you could stay on top of those challenges? This article from Forbes describes three methods of measuring your work that can help you take a proactive stand against workplace woes.
Solve Problems Like Sherlock.
The ability to come up with creative and effective solutions to any issue is an important and sought-after trait. It’s true that there are natural problem solvers, but there are ways to improve your own abilities. Inc.com shares helpful tips for becoming a better problem solver. Time to get out the crossword.
Work on Your Website.
Your business doesn’t have a website…and it’s time to get on that. (Seriously, it’s 2014.) If you’ve come out from under your rock or you’re looking to revamp your existing site, it can be confusing to know what features are essential and which are best to leave behind. This post from Entrepreneur lists what essential items to include on your site and how to use them to boost your biz.
Tips and Tools to Empower Your Life
Have you ever thought to yourself “I’ll just send them a quick email” and then spent too much time trying to attach a document or image from your cloud account? The point of email is quick communication, but if I want to share a file from Dropbox or meeting notes from Evernote, Gmail is not happy. Cloudy is a great app that makes it possible to attach almost any cloud file to an email. The app works with Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, Picasa, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram and direct URLs to help send emails fast as lightning. No more wasted time!
Links We Love
- 5 brands that survived reputation hell
- Twitter May Be Moving Closer to Filtered Feeds — But Don’t Freak Out Yet
- The Natural Ingredient 2 Food Brands Are Now Dropping
- How to Become a Twitter Influencer: Science and Practice
- 24 complex words—and their simpler alternatives
- A Carrot Company Is Using Junk Food-Style Marketing To Change The Way Kids Eat
- Five Trends Shaping the Future of Work
Have a wonderful weekend!
–Megan and Team Belle