Getty Image There was a time that rappers who wanted to expand their income portfolio would simply look around for a juicy acting role, but it looks like the new wave is putting their pen skills to use writing books. Gucci Mane kicked off the trend with an autobiography, while Logic tried his hand at writing a novel. Both have become bestsellers. Even Snoop Dogg jumped on the bandwagon, contributing a cookbook of his favorite recipes. The next logical genre for someone to tackle is the motivational aisle and if you ever wanted a self-help book written by a rapper, you’re in luck — Russ has you covered. [embedded content]Share This Video Inside the press release for his newest song, “Paranoid,” which you can listen to above, his publicists tucked the info about Russ’ upcoming self-
Self-Help PodcastsTop self-help podcasts for depression and anxiety Hunting for the best self-help podcasts? Searching for a show that gives practical information on depression and anxiety? Need some tips for living a calmer life? If so, you wouldn’t be alone. Self-help podcasts have become all the rage in recent years, particularly as among folks who desire natural pathways to wellness. But finding a quality show to listen to isn’t always easy. That’s because there are thousands of programs to choose from. If you’ve ever swiped through iTunes, you know exactly what I mean. Complicating matters more are the ambiguous names attached to some shows. The truth is, many of them deal with self-help but you’d never it going by the title. And so part of the reason why I put this post togeth
More Cowbell, Grumpy Cat, Rebecca Black’s “Friday” Song; you’ve seen these mega popular memes of the past go viral all across social media. It might make you wonder how you can use popular memes to market your business, is it even possible? You’re in luck, it is possible but you have to do it right.By definition, a meme is a “humorous image, video, piece of text, etc. that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly by Internet users”. While memes seem like they’re only for making your friends laugh, they can actually increase traffic and engagement. Not only that, but sharing memes correctly can make your business seem more socially relevant. But be careful, if a meme is shared incorrectly, the joke’s on you.Here’s how to use memes in your social media marketing.Know yo
Researchers from Emory University examine new evidence about how low-grade inflammation could impact a person's level of motivation. This may also have implications for the treatment of some cases of depression. Researchers are taking a closer look at evidence directly connecting inflammation with a lack of motivation. The idea that depression or symptoms of depression are linked to inflammation is not a new one. A study from 2017, for instance, which measured immune response markers in the brains of 14 people with moderate or severe depression, suggested that individuals with suicidal thoughts also had clear signs of brain inflammation. New research conducted by investigators at Emory University, in Atlanta, GA, now puts forward the idea that low...
Consumers increasingly access business websites and e-commerce sites via smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices rather than desktop computers. According to Statista, in 2018, 52.2% of worldwide website traffic was via mobile phones—a rate that rose nearly 2% in a single year. Mobile devices allow consumers to access information, products and services at any time, anywhere—companies need to ensure that their websites are built for mobile platforms so that they’re easily accessible to this ever-growing audience.Optimizing for mobile is a multi-step process, and businesses need to evaluate their content, loading speed and even mobile ergonomics—among other factors. To help you build a checklist for your mobile marketing strategy, read these suggestions from 10 members from Forbes Ag
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Lead Change is a leadership media destination with a unique editorial focus on driving change within organizations, teams, and individuals. Lead Change, a division of Weaving Influence, publishes twice monthly with SmartBrief. Today's post is an excerpt from "Master Your Motivation: Three Scientific Truths for Achieving Your Goals" by Susan Fowler. Are you lazy? Do you think most people are basically lazy? Do you enjoy being disengaged at work? Do you think millions of people worldwide enjoy being disengaged? Is that why we need to be prodded, bribed, praised, and pushed into doing what we’re tasked to do? If managers did not hold us accountable for achieving our goals, do you think we would slack off? If you answer any of these questions yes, maybe your basic beliefs about human motiv
© Opolja | Offering flexi-time is not agile working. Individuals need to feel valued – and that demands a fundamentally different approach to employee empowerment and trust, explains Adam Kene, Managing Director at Kene Partners Employee attraction and retention models within the financial services sector are irrelevant to the younger generation. Brands, however well-known, cannot promote their way to job satisfaction. Offering flexi-time is not agile working. Individuals need to feel valued – and that demands a fundamentally different approach to employee empowerment and trust. Attracting top talent is a priority for every financial services organisation, yet too many of the younger generation now face a compromise between realising personal ambition and meeting corporate
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Since 2016, the self-help industry’s worth surpassed $10 billion. In 2014, Americans spent $1.24 billion dollars on self-help books and audiobooks. What kind of “help” are Americans seeking with that kind of cash? According to Aristotle, humans simply want to know how to be happy, and how to be good. In Dr. Larry Arnn’s free online course at Hillsdale College, he proposes that it was Aristotle who wrote the original self-help book. In Aristotle’s book, “Nicomachean Ethics,” the famous Greek philosopher explores what is “good” and how humans can be “good.” In asking the question, “What is the good?” Aristotle rejects Plato’s idea that to be truly virtuous, one must study and be trained in math, science, philosophy, and an understanding of what goodness is. For Aristotle, the good for hum