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By Jay White

The Best New Presentation Templates of 2017 (PowerPoint & More)

If you have a new presentation to give soon, then you need to make it count:   Do you have your topic selected and presentation notes ready to go? What about your presentation design? Do your slides feature your ideas best? Does your presentation come across as professional?

What Are the Right Dimensions for Your PowerPoint Slides?

Giving a PowerPoint presentation is the end result of much preparation. You've spent time doing research, crafting your message, creating visuals, and now you're ready to present. Using PowerPoint slides can help you reinforce your message and provide a strong backdrop to your presentation.When you plug your laptop into an external display, you might be surprised by how your presentation appears.

A question for your growth (that has nothing to do with quick, easy or “proven.”)

What’s the best way to find my passion? What’s the quickest way to lose weight? What’s the sure way to get unstuck? What’s the #1 reason people don’t succeed? Well…I don’t know. And neither does anyone else. (Except for…you. You know.

Staying Out Of Debt: 3 Money Habits You Should Be Doing

Falling into debt is easy. Repaying that debt is much harder. A recent study found that more than a third of all Americans have personal debt that’s at least 180 days past due.

Transcript: The 10 Commandments of Startup Success with Reid Hoffman

When Reid Hoffman — who is rightly called “the Oracle of Silicon Valley” by many tech giants — returned to the podcast, I figured it would be popular, but it exploded. Many of you have asked for the transcript of our conversation, so you can find it below.

The Hidden Advantages Of Using Nofollow Links For Your SEO Strategy

What is the ultimate goal of your marketing strategy? For most companies, it is to increase their brand presence. In digital marketing, it is all about getting in the first few ranks of Google search results. You should push your brand towards popularity to increase your ROI. According to the leading SEO companies, it is all about getting the right kind of links.

Don’t Take Your Marching Orders From Your Belly

During the Winter War, Finnish troops held off and often won astonishing victories against the Russian forces invading their country.

Is it possible to plan for disorganization?

At work we are busy organizing the new year, which for us starts in September. Years ago, we waited until after holidays in August to start planning and organizing, but that left us with only three weeks before we had to launch. Then slowly, we’ve been convincing clients to make their reservations earlier, first in July, then June and now we start in May. And it’s been incredibly successful!

A Little Happier: More Advice about How to Be Successful–Check Every Box.

Last week, I talked about some excellent advice I got very indirectly — from my law-school roommate’s ex-boyfriend. You never know where good advice will come from. Here’s something else he told me: Try to check every box.

Audio Production Workstation with pull-out MIDI keyboard

IKEA items used: 1X KLIMPEN Table top, 47 1/4×23 5/8 “ 1X LINNMON Table top, 47 1/4×23 5/8 “ 2 packs of 2X CAPITA brackets 4x OLOV adjustable table leg 1x SIGNUM cable management NON-IKEA items used: 2x 18” full extension drawer slides (from my local hardware store) Industrial strength sticky back Velcro (from my local hardware store) Fellowes Designer Suites™ Com

5 Tips On How To Land The Best Jobs For Introverts

If you become uneasy or anxious when you are around others, then landing a dream job may seem limited. The requirements many businesses have include working and being around others. For an introvert, this creates discomfort and may slow down your potential to achieve success. Psychology today states that almost 50% of the population is considered an introvert.

SEO Basics 101: How to Quickly Optimize Your Website for Search Engines

Fail to optimize your website for search engines, and thereby fail to get new leads, customers and traffic to your site. That’s how it goes in today’s modern world of SEO and digital marketing on the web.Are you ready to master SEO basics?

Reader question: Which linens stay and which ones go?

Reader Pamela sent us the following question: I have a question/problem I think you folks might be able to help with. I have been trying for the past few months to trim down – unclutter my home – since I had a roommate move in a few months back. So, far, I have been proud of how I am doing. However, I am still struggling with a few problems spots in the house — linens and books.

Best Business Books: The First-Time Entrepreneur’s Reading List

Many of recent history’s well-renowned entrepreneurs are well-read. Take, for example, Elon Musk and Richard Branson. They have an extensive list, ranging from science fiction and fantasy to historical and business books. While reading is just one factor that may contribute to success, it is a habit that heavily influences the mind.

Now Available on Envato Elements: Unlimited Stock Photos

Welcome to unlimited stock photos on Envato Elements!If you're already an Elements subscriber, you'll now see that, along with all the graphics, fonts, web templates, 3D models and everything else you've been used to downloading, you have unlimited access to over 240,000 high-quality stock images. Enjoy!If you're not an Elements subscriber, here's how it works.