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How to Reclaim Your Goals When the Path to Success Gets Foggy



I want to have an extraordinary career — and really make an impact inside my company, and out in the world.

But there are so many little things that need to get done every day.

It’s so hard to stay focused on the big picture.

Sound like you?

If so, I can relate. In running my own business, I know how challenging it can be to get all of the “little things” done, while still making progress toward your bigger, more meaningful career goals.

Some days, it can feel like you’re drowning in…

These 16 Aussie ‘Coffices’ Make Working From Home Brilliant



SYDNEY — So you’ve scored the dream. A sweet little gig from the comforts of your living room. This is all fantastic, until you start talking to the chair. Human interaction is a life necessity and you don’t get it when you are holed up in your house working from your inappropriate couch

With almost half a million Australians working from home, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, coffices (cafe-offices) are becoming a melting pot of activity, ideas and much-needed social…

When Should You Send Marketing Email? Data Science FTW



This article is part of SWOT Team, a new series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations.

When we think “data science,” most of the headlines that come to mind are tales of the creepy and the overreaching. And unless you’re Tommy Wiseau, creepy is contrary to a good customer experience. Especially at a company like MailChimp, where I work as Chief Data Scientist.

MailChimp is the world’s largest email service provider, and the way it…

High-Tech Cooler Will Be the Coolest Thing At Your Party



A Portland, Oregon man has raised over $4 million in a Kickstarter campaign for a new and improved cooler.

Gunning for $50,000 when it first went live, the campaign has been funded over 80 times that amount in less than one week

Cheekily called the Coolest, the product is like a regular cooler but with extra features tacked on, including Bluetooth speakers, a blender, a USB charger, LED lights and a bottle opener

“As of today, there’s…

Tinder’s Sean Rad To Join Us At Disrupt SF 2014

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Talk Digital Marketing Trends With #Mashies Twitter Chat



In 2013, Mashable hosted the first-ever Mashies awards program to celebrate the best and most creative work in digital marketing, and it’s returning once again to highlight the cutting-edge campaigns and people powering the industry in 2014.

In preparation for the awards program, we will be hosting a #Mashies Twitter chat on Thursday at 2 p.m. ET on our @MashBusiness account with several of our Mashies judges. These experts and influencers will address some of the most talked-about questions…

6 Tips For Running a Successful Internship Program



Each summer, a new group of fresh-faced, eager and energetic interns take over company cubicles and break rooms. While this new summer staff can give your startup an extra set of hands and a lot of energy, figuring out the right way to put them to work for your business while giving them a positive experience can be tricky

Here are six tips to ensure greater success with your internship program this summer:

1. Make mentoring…

Lua, The Mobile-First Comms Tool For Any Workforce, Launches Insights Metrics Product


‘Lady Marmalade’ Part 2? Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, Jessie J Team Up



Hit makers Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj and Jessie J are planning to release a song together on July 29, and the yet-to-be-heard collaboration is reminiscent of 2001′s “Lady Marmalade” in group structure, with powerhouse vocalists and a rapper in the mix

“Lady Marmalade,” from the Moulin Rouge soundtrack, memorably infused the talents of Christina Aguilera, Pink, Mya and Lil’ Kim, resulting in a No.1 spot on Billboard‘s Hot 100 and a Grammy win for Best Pop Collaboration.

See also: 10 Flawless…

Spanish Mobile Company Aims at High-Quality Low-Cost Niche



Spanish mobile company BQ has a strategy for taking on Samsung and Apple in its home country: Give the people a smartphone with decent services and a good camera. Just make it cheaper.

BQ’s nine partners are convinced that’s the way its Aquaris E5, the first smartphone fully developed in Spain, can slice away at the market share of the smartphone giants in a country with a youth unemployment rate of 53%.

“There are a lot of cost-conscious consumers in the Spanish market, especially with…