Mon.Jul 19, 2021

Top 6 Psychological Insights That Boost Productivity At The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

There are various things that an organization is concerned about in running the business successfully. And one of the most predominant ones is the productivity of the employees, because many other aspects are dependent on it.

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Outrage As A Business Model: How Ben Shapiro Is Using Facebook To Build An Empire

NPR Technology

In May, Ben Shapiro's website The Daily Wire had more Facebook engagement on its articles than The New York Times , CNN, The Washington Post and NBC News combined. Image credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images

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Stop Making Ads. Start Making Entertainment.

Entrepreneur.com

Audience entertainment should always be the main goal of any sales pitch. Advertising

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Stocks Sink And Yields Tumble As COVID-19 Fears Circle The World

NPR Technology

Stocks are falling sharply Monday as worries sweep from Wall Street to Sydney that a worsening pandemic in hotspots in Southeast Asia and elsewhere will disrupt what's been a strong economic recovery. Image credit: Richard Drew/AP

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It's Time to Upgrade U.S. Economic and Labor Statistics

Small Business Labs

Sometimes we post articles on topics few people are interested in.    This is such an article.      But you should be interested because the economic and labor data collected by government agencies no longer provide the information we need to properly understand and manage the U.S. economy. Over the past week several sources explained the problems with government data collection efforts and made suggestions on how to improve them.

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"Creepy" Video of Robots Dancing Causes Internet Frenzy -- And Even Elon Musk is Weighing In

Entrepreneur.com

A new video of a dancing robot by Boston Dynamics went viral on Twitter this week. News and Trends

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New Data Leads To Rethinking (Once More) Where The Pandemic Actually Began

NPR Technology

One of the scientists who signed a recent letter calling for more investigation of the lab-leak origin theory says new data has come to light. And that information has changed his thinking. Image credit: Andrew Rambaut and Robert Garry, from "The Origins of SARS-CoV-2: A Critical Review

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How To Heat-Proof Your Summer Workout

NPR Technology

With much of the U.S. already sweltering this summer, even avid runners, hikers and bikers are wilting. We've got 10 strategies from experts on how to enjoy hot weather exercise without keeling over. Image credit: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images

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From Busboy to Millionaire: How This Bangladeshi Immigrant Made His Big Break in the U.S. Restaurant Industry

Entrepreneur.com

Lunchbox founder Nabeel Alamgir has worked his way up from bussing tables at a fast food chain to securing $20 million in VC funding. Entrepreneurs

Luke Prokop Comes Out As Gay And Makes NHL History

NPR Technology

The 19-year-old prospect for the Nashville Predators is the first NHL player, active or retired, to come out. Living my authentic life will allow me to bring my whole self to the rink," Prokop said. Image credit: Marissa Baecker/Getty Images

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Wendy's Quietly Removed a Fan-Favorite Sauce, and People are Going Nuts: 'That Place Is Now Dead to Me'

Entrepreneur.com

The fast-food chain announced this week that it would be adding a new super-spicy Ghost Pepper Ranch dipping sauce to locations around the country, but at the seeming expense of another beloved condiment. News and Trends

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The Latest Eid Fashion Trend? Sustainability

NPR Technology

Muslim designers, noticing a demand for sustainable Eid clothing, have launched eco-friendly pieces leading up to the holiday. Image credit: Haute Hijab

Your Tesla Can Now Have Full Self-Driving for $199 a Month

Entrepreneur.com

Elon Musk's company launched a subscription scheme for owners of Tesla electric vehicles to have full self-driving for a monthly fee. Tesla

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Justice Department Blasts Purdue Pharma's Bankruptcy Plan

NPR Technology

Two divisions of the DOJ filed briefs Monday arguing the deal improperly shelters members of the Sackler family and their associates from liability. Image credit: Toby Talbot/AP

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A Tesla X is trapped in the center of a tornado and its camera records the disaster

Entrepreneur.com

The vehicle's automatic camera captured how the vehicle was left in the middle of a natural phenomenon that struck the city of Barrie. Tesla

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Ben & Jerry's Says It Will Stop Ice Cream Sales In Occupied Territories

NPR Technology

The company said sales in the Palestinian territories are "inconsistent" with its values. Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett called the move "morally wrong" and vowed to fight it. Image credit: Toby Talbot/AP

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Zoe Saldana's Advice for Reaching Small Business Goals in the Social Media Age: 'It's Not About the Smallness of It. It's Just About the Efficiency.'

Entrepreneur.com

As the host of Facebook's Good Ideas Festival, the actor and business owner offers insights from the event and her own experience. News and Trends

Indiana University's Vaccine Requirement Should Stand, Federal Judge Rules

NPR Technology

A group of students challenged the college's policy, saying it violated their rights to reject medical treatment, among other things. Image credit: Jeremy Hogan/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

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Robinhood Targets $35 Billion IPO

Entrepreneur.com

Last year, Robinhood's revenue soared 245% to $959 million. News and Trends

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Haiti's Interim Prime Minister Will Step Down To Honor Its Slain President's Wishes

NPR Technology

Haiti's designated Prime Minister Ariel Henry will replace the interim prime minister to honor the wishes of the country's slain president, according to Haiti Elections Minister Mathias Pierre. Image credit: Joseph Odelyn/AP

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The child tax credit is blowing up on TikTok. That should tell lawmakers something.

Vox Open Sourced

@yellowha , @amiraaliya._ , @wifeandmomlife. The videos of parents getting their checks aren’t just a fun meme — they suggest a path for making the one-year policy permanent.

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England Has Lifted Most Of Its COVID-19 Restrictions, Even As U.K. Cases Are Up 41%

NPR Technology

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in self-isolation following close contact with the UK health secretary, who announced he had tested positive for the coronavirus. Cases in the U.K. are rising fast. Image credit: Rob Pinney/Getty Images

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From Macy’s to Albertsons, facial recognition is already everywhere

Vox Open Sourced

Rite Aid had deployed facial recognition in at least 200 stores over eight years, before ditching the technology last year. Noam Galai/Getty Images. Customers are largely unaware that some of their favorite stores are using facial recognition tech.

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Why Steady, Low Condo Fees Should Raise A Flag – And Other Tips For Owners And Buyers

NPR Technology

Robert Nordlund of Association Reserves says condo boards should expect that buildings deteriorate. He says always-low monthly assessments could mean the board isn't budgeting for building needs. Image credit: Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

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Time Is Your Most Valuable Resource—Don’t Waste It

Success

W e live in a remarkable time. We have an infinite wealth of information, connections and resources at our fingertips, thanks to the internet and smartphones. But what we don’t have is an abundance of time or unlimited attention spans, both of which are scarce resources.

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With A Whirr, Not A Roar, Auto Racing Drives Toward An Electric Future

NPR Technology

Formula E is an all-electric auto race — like Formula 1, but battery-powered. And some of the innovation seen on the race track could eventually make it to your driveway. Image credit: Handout/Jaguar Racing via Getty Images

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5 reasons why knowing how to listen is one of the most sought after skills to work

Entrepreneur.com

The true power of communication is knowing how to listen, not speaking. Entrepreneurial Life

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A Rural Teacher Wins Peru's Presidency After The Longest Electoral Count In 40 Years

NPR Technology

Political novice Pedro Castillo defeated right-wing politician Keiko Fujimori by just 44,000 votes. Image credit: Martin Mejia/AP

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What Is a Brokerage Account and Do You Need One?

Success

You’ve fully met your employer’s matching funds in the company 401(k) and have a robust emergency fund —good job. The next step in your financial journey may be to open a brokerage investment account to make the most of your available investing funds.

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Capitol Rioter Who Walked On Senate Floor On Jan. 6 Sentenced To 8 Months In Prison

NPR Technology

A U.S. District Court judge says he wanted to send a message with his sentencing of Paul Hodgkins. It is the first resolution of a felony case stemming from the insurrection. Image credit: U.S. Capitol Police via AP

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Ranked: The Best And Worst Airlines In America In 2021, According To New Report

Forbes Leadership

A new survey ranks the best airlines in the U.S.—and and the worst airlines in America. ForbesWomen /forbeswomen Leadership /leadership ForbesWomen /forbeswomen Lifestyle /lifestyle Travel /travel leadership Lifestyle

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Tourists In Colombia Can Now Take Jungle Hikes With Ex-FARC Guerrilla Guides

NPR Technology

FARC rebels used to chain their kidnap victims in the jungle until they received ransom. Now tourists pay ex-guerrillas hundreds of dollars to take them hiking and whitewater rafting there. Image credit: Carlos Saavedra for NPR

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6 Ways Your Brand Can Stand Out From The Competition

Entrepreneur.com

Whatever you sell, there will always be several other brands selling the same or nearly similar things. Around 19% of the businesses fail because the. Finance

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Stocks Took A Hard Hit Over Delta Fears. Here Are 3 Things To Know

NPR Technology

What to know as markets dropped, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 700 points to its worst fall since October. Image credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images

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The Talent And Diversity Of HBCU Faculty

Forbes Leadership

Nichole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates have brought national attention to the faculty ranks at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with their recent decisions to join the Howard University faculty. Education /education Leadership /leadership Education /education

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Southeast Asian Countries Struggle To Contain A Devastating Third Wave Of COVID-19

NPR Technology

Thailand, Myanmar and Indonesia report record high levels of COVID-19 infections and death as Southeast Asia struggles to contain a third wave of the coronavirus. Image credit: Achmad Ibrahim/AP

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Customers Don’t Want The Technology Experiences Offered By Stores

Forbes Leadership

A new survey finds that the majority of shoppers either want less technology integrated into their shopping experience or for it to stay the same. Just 30% of consumers want more technology as they shop.

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