June, 2021

CB Insights Creator Economy Map and the Rise of Content Monetization

Small Business Labs

CB Insights is a technology analyst firm covering emerging technologies and tech startups.    They just released a creator economy market map , which is below (click to enlarge).

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Why Is Seeking Help For Mental Health Furtive?

Dumb Little Man

Why is seeking help a taboo or a deciding factor for your social status of being sane? Is going to a therapist wrong? Does it mean you’re crazy? Why is it a dirty little secret? It seems controversial to know someone who goes to therapy as if it’s wrong.

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How To Make Traditional Business Cards Work For You In The Digital Age.

Tips From T. Marie

Purchasing traditional business cards used to be one of the first official things you did when you started your own business. Today, with everything from file storage to forms being offered electronically, many business startups are abandoning the traditional business card altogether.

3 Steps to Improve Accuracy and Attention to Detail in Your Work

Eat Your Career

This video is an excerpt from a live Q&A session with Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video is available in the Career Success Library.

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How To Move Small Stalled Projects Forward

Simple Productivity Blog

The 12 Week plan is a great way to get moving on the stuff that I never seem to have time for. It allows me to break things down and schedule what I am going to do to make sure I make progress. But it works best for large, complex projects with multiple steps. What about smaller projects?

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FBI Negotiation Tactics You Can Use to Get What You Need

Entrepreneur.com

Use these FBI negotiation tactics in eveyday business situations. Success

Mapping the Creator Economy

Small Business Labs

The venture capital firm Antler recently released The Ultimate Guide to the Creator Economy. The guide includes the map below (click to enlarge), which shows, by category, "the 220+ platforms that are empowering creators to make an income by doing what they love." 

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PHOTOS: The Pacific Northwest Heatwave Is Melting Power Cables And Buckling Roads

NPR Technology

The Pacific Northwest is being scorched. Trapped beneath a heat dome, the effects of extreme heat are being seen in dramatic detail. Image credit: Chuchart Duangdaw/Getty Images

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Understanding Resilience: The Rubber Band Analogy

Eat Your Career

This video is an excerpt from a live training session with Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video (“Building Career Resilience”) is available in the Career Success Library. The article below summarizes the video content.

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Podcast Episode 49: Motivation, Levels of Commitment, and Unfinished Projects

Simple Productivity Blog

Today's show will have segments on avoiding motivation, assessing your levels of commitment and moving on to unfinished projects. The post Podcast Episode 49: Motivation, Levels of Commitment, and Unfinished Projects appeared first on Laura Earnest. Podcast

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Are Online Businesses Ready to Start Accepting Dogecoin?

Entrepreneur.com

It wasn’t long ago that business purchases with a QR scan that transfers cryptocurrency from wallet to wallet sounded like science fiction. Today, it’. Finance

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Google Opens a Retail Store

Small Business Labs

Google opened its first retail store in the trendy Chelsea neighborhood of New York City.    Google has done pop-up retail stores in the past, and they even considered opening a store on a barge in San Francisco Bay. 

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Lessons Learned From The Elephants – Five Secrets To Self-Development From The Noble Giants

Dumb Little Man

If you listen carefully, everyone is the guru. Some agree to it, while others are more skeptical. But, what most of us learn (usually) the hard way, is that when a lesson is delivered, we owe it to ourselves to learn from it. Otherwise, this lesson will keep showing again. And again. And again.

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Some Proud Boys Are Moving To Local Politics As Scrutiny Of Far-Right Group Ramps Up

NPR Technology

The future of the far-right Proud Boys is murky after at least 30 alleged members are facing charges in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot. Now, a former member and the current leader describe their plans. Image credit: Eva Marie Uzcategui Trinkl/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

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Building Career Resilience: How to Bounce Back After the Unexpected

Eat Your Career

As a professional, you have hopes for your career. When things don’t go your way, it’s easy to get stuck in disappointment and regret. If you’ve ever been laid off or terminated, passed over for a promotion or denied a job you thought was perfect, you know how hard it can be to bounce back.

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Podcast Episode 49: 49: Motivation, Levels of Commitment, and Unfinished Projects

Simple Productivity Blog

Today's show will have segments on avoiding motivation, assessing your levels of commitment and moving on to unfinished projects. The post Podcast Episode 49: 49: Motivation, Levels of Commitment, and Unfinished Projects appeared first on Laura Earnest. Podcast

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How to Craft a Content-Marketing Strategy That Works

Entrepreneur.com

Search-engine optimization (SEO) must be part of your strategy, but not just any optimized content works. Here's what you need to know. Prepare to Succeed

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What are Gigfluencers?

Small Business Labs

Influencer marketing has become a popular way for companies to promote their brands.    According to Influencer Marketing Hub, brands are expected to spend $13.8 billion on influencer marketing programs in 2021.

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Cybersecurity To Protect The Work From Home Movement

Dumb Little Man

There are a lot of things we might miss about life before the pandemic. We may miss being able to walk around barefaced everywhere we go. We may still miss hanging with a larger group of friends or going to a restaurant with a large party, or just sitting in a crowded bar, or at a crowded concert.

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Road Deal With China Is Blamed For Catapulting Montenegro Into Historic Debt

NPR Technology

In Southeastern Europe, Montenegro needed a good road and China offered to build it. Montenegro is not sure now if it can pay for it, and it owes China the equivalent of a quarter of its economy

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How to Help Your Sales Team Overcome the 4 Most Limiting Mindsets

Success

Sales managers are responsible for optimizing seller performance to realize revenue goals. Often, sales managers rely on training to help improve seller performance, but this approach by itself is insufficient. Training and hands-on experience can only get sellers so far.

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How I Moved From Evernote to OneNote and Trello

Simple Productivity Blog

When I made the decision to move away from Evernote I knew I had to find a new home for my information. After a lot of searching and trial and error, I settled on OneNote and Trello. However, I was facing a major pile of pain in moving the information over.

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8 Unique Ways You Can Be More Productive with Your Income

Entrepreneur.com

Efficiency doesn’t just have a place in the office. Your money can be efficient, too, if you know how to be productive with your income. Personal fina. Finance

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The Swoosh Recovery Continues

Small Business Labs

Last year early in the recession, there was quite a debate about what shape the U.S. economy pandemic recovery would take. The two candidates that got the most support were a V-shaped recovery and a swoosh-shaped one.

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6 Ways To Get Outside And Stay Active This Summer

Dumb Little Man

Are you looking to lose a bit of weight this summer? Maybe you have already lost a few pounds and want to keep them off. There are plenty of exciting ways for you to do so. The summer season is perfect for you to move around in a comfortable fashion.

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Record Heat Wave Set To Scorch Pacific Northwest To Southern California

NPR Technology

Record highs are expected with temperatures projected to climb to more than 100 degrees. Image credit: National Weather Service

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Millions of tons of plastic are trashed every year. But what if we used it to pave our roads?

Ideas.Ted

This article first appeared in Yale Environment 360. . A road running through Accra, Ghana’s capital, looks like any other blacktop.

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Finding An Evernote Replacement

Simple Productivity Blog

When I decided to leave Evernote, I knew I needed to find something to replace it. The problem is, there is nothing on the market that does exactly what Evernote does: a repository for reference information with tagging, notebooks and the ability to link to task managers.

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Fueling Your Body is Key to Fueling Your Business

Entrepreneur.com

The foods we eat greatly affect our mental health, and in turn, our business. Lifestyle

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"Hotel on Wheels" #VanLife Firm Cabana Raises $10 Million

Small Business Labs

Cabana rents custom-built Ford Transit vans that include beds, storage, bathrooms, and Internet access.    Their tagline is "a hotel that travels with you"   They're hoping to tap into the large and growing number of #Vanlifers.

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5 Ways Of Handling Panic Attacks

Dumb Little Man

Many people use the term panic attack without clarifying what it is or how it happens. Moreover, people often confuse this reaction with shock. Shock can be defined as an immediate response to an experience that causes fear.

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He Inherited A Devastating Disease. A CRISPR Gene-Editing Breakthrough Stopped It

NPR Technology

Scientists successfully treated a rare disease with the experimental gene-editing technique. It could open the door to new ways of treating other common disorders in the future. Image credit: Patrick Doherty

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3 Easy Ways to Be a Better Person at Work

On The Job

Walk into any mall store -- or check out any online retailer -- and you're likely to find a "Be Kind" t-shirt. Or tote bag. Or pillow. Or coffee mug. It seems we all want to be kind to one another and hope others will do the same. But what does it mean to be kind in the workplace?

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Why I Left Evernote

Simple Productivity Blog

Sometimes people continue to do things out of habit. Even if it's not optimal, they will keep putting up with inconvenience and discomfort because the known is better than the unknown. But sometimes enough is enough. This last is why I left Evernote.

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How to Go From Incredibly Shy to Insanely Confident So Your Business Can Thrive

Entrepreneur.com

Embody intrinsic confidence and spark new levels of growth in your company. Confidence

The Flying Car Dream Continues

Small Business Labs

The first flying car prototypes were produced over a century ago.    And yet here we are, 100+ years later and still no flying cars.

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Business Culture Is King

Dumb Little Man

When talking about a successful business many say that “Culture is King.” Business culture is who you are as a business, it reflects a business’ morals and ethics. It also plays an integral role in the public perception of a business.

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