Thu.Dec 17, 2020

Key Findings from 10 Years of Studying the Gig Economy: Freelancers Happier and Healthier

Small Business Labs

One of the clearest findings of the decade-long MBO Partners State of Independence study is full-time Independent workers (freelancers, independent contractors, the self-employed) consistently report that they believe they're happier and healthier because they are independent workers.

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The Benefits of Solitude

Dumb Little Man

We live in a world that is always connected. Our daily lives are filled with work, school, family obligations, house chores, or caring for the elderly. When we are not busy carrying out our daily commitments, we fill our remaining time with social media, extra activities, or community work.

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We Should View These Lessons As A Gift From 2020

Tips From T. Marie

Well, here we are again. At the end of another year. Normally I’d be writing about yearly accomplishments and setting goals for the new year. But 2020 has been as far from a normal year as you can get. So, there will be no ‘normal’ year end post.

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Financial inclusion, the digital divide and other thoughts on the future of money | Ajay Banga

TED Talks

Roughly two billion people worldwide don't have access to banks or financial services like credit, insurance and investment -- or even a way to formally prove their identity. How do we bridge this divide?

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The shadow pandemic of domestic violence during COVID-19 | Kemi DaSilva-Ibru

TED Talks

Mandatory lockdowns, quarantines and shelter-in-place orders meant to contain COVID-19 have created a shadow pandemic of domestic abuse, says physician Kemi DaSilva-Ibru.

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