Five On Friday — August 16

“Eighty percent of success is showing up.”
-Woody Allen

By making the choice to show up to work today, you’re already 80 percent there. We hope that these five articles will help with that last 20 percent.

How to Manage Your Inbox

Investing an initial chunk of time in cleaning out and reorganizing your inbox will save you time and frustration later—just think of how nice it would be to get to work on Monday morning without having emails from last Wednesday fighting for your attention before you’ve even had your coffee. If you aren’t sure where to start, here are five tips.

Eight Ways to Use Facebook Advertising

Despite having recently been pared down, Facebook advertising is still multifaceted and maybe even a little confusing. If you’re looking for a little guidance, here are eight entrepreneurs’ thoughts on how they use the service and what kind of results it has had for them.

Are Teens Losing Interest in Facebook?

Despite a 13-year-old Ruby Karp’s assessment that her peers are turning away from Facebook in favor of Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat, data from the Pew Research Center suggests that Facebook is still the most popular social network among teens.

Are You a Leader or a Victim?

Robin Sharma, author of The Leader Who Had No Title, gives us 19 distinctions between the behaviors of leaders and the behaviors of victims. It’s important to remember that no matter your job title, you can choose to be a leader.

10 Things Exceptional Bosses Give Their Employees

Sorry, but there’s no mention of free food on this list—the things on this list (like independence and a sense of purpose) provide satisfaction on a much deeper and more fulfilling level, and they can be the difference between having employees who just show up to work and having employees who take pride in the work that they do.

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