June, 2021

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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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.

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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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3 Smart Money Moves to Make Before Starting a Business


If you have a groundbreaking entrepreneurial idea floating around your head, then you might be wondering what to consider before starting a business. . Adopting this simple mentality will help: The more planning you do upfront, the better off your new business venture will be.

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Feeling emotionally exhausted? 6 things you can do to release your stress


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


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


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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How to Make Yourself More Powerful at Work

On The Job

Are you a person who gets things done? Not just your daily "to do" list of picking up the dry cleaning, attending a meeting or hitting the gym. But do you get things done when others are opposing you? The key to that question may be in determining how you are seen by others.

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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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How to Be Productive When You’re Tired


Our energy levels ebb and flow through the day. There will be periods when you’re drained and feeling unproductive, so it’s important to figure out how to be productive when you’re tired. I’ve made no secret about my night owl tendencies over the years.

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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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5 Life Lessons I Learned from My Father


My oldest daughter Madison was excited to be interviewed for this article because, as she so bluntly put it, she’s had “a very unusual upbringing.”.

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Want to be a leader? 9 tips, from a young and “unapologetically ambitious” CEO


Anjali Sud , 37, is the CEO of Vimeo, a global video posting and sharing platform with over 850 employees, 200 million users and a staggering 350,000 videos added every single day. She was named CEO in 2017, and Vimeo became a publicly traded company last month.

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3 Things to Do When You've Made a Mistake at Work

On The Job

When was the last time you made a mistake at work? If you say "never," then I've got one word for you: HA. That's because everyone makes mistakes at work. Sometimes they're little, harmless ones like forgetting to take your moldy sandwich out of the office refrigerator.

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Online Platforms Supporting Digital Nomads

Small Business Labs

Platform Professional's  Platforms and Digital Nomads  covers online platforms supporting digital nomads. Key quote: "Platforms may not have created the phenomenon of the digital nomad, but they are making it easier to become one."

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The Workforce is on the Move…and so is Compensation

Bonnie Low-Krayman

By Jeremy Spake and Bonnie Low-Kramen. May 26, 2021. Employees who work from home are choosing to take “remote” literally. They are moving to new cities and new qualities of life, as nature may become the new corner office. So…when they choose to move, what happens to their compensation?

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Reasons You Should Utilize The Internet in Your Marketing Efforts

Small Business CEO

For the past few decades, the internet has totally dominated so many people’s day to day lives. It’s transformed the way we work and live.

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10 Powerful Ways to Stand Up for Yourself in Any Situation


Every day we make dozens of little choices that either benefit us by asserting our ideas or diminish us because we hesitate in making our views or desires known. Sometimes it seems easier to go with the flow to avoid potential conflict.

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The wrong way to email someone for career advice — and the right way to do it


Great career advice is hard to come by, no matter where you are in your life. Discover powerful insights to navigate challenges and help you take control of your professional life with Zig Zag , Manoush Zomorodi’s business podcast. Listen to it on Apple Podcasts. .

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How to Ensure Fair Treatment as a Remote Worker

On The Job

When interviewing for a job, it's always a good idea to pay attention when you get a tour of the workplace and meet other employees. During this time, you want to look for red flags -- the things that indicate that employees are unhappy or that the workplace has a toxic atmosphere.

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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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How to Finish the Week Strong


There are ways to finish the week strong. You can dedicate all of your focus and attention on one single task. You can dedicate all of your focus on one massive project. You can simply write everything down that you’re going to do bit by bit and check it off as you do it.

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Virtual Events that Could Help Drive Growth Within Your Business

Small Business CEO

Did you know that online virtual events have their roots back in the early 00s?

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16 Rich Habits


Intelligence, talent and charm are great, but more often than not these aren’t what separate the wealthiest among us from the poorest. Instead, the differences are in our daily habits. Do you realize that these subconscious, second-nature activities make up 40 percent of our waking hours?

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12 documentaries and series that will give you an up-close look at climate change — and some solutions


Quick question: Can you name two documentaries about climate change? And if you got stuck after An Inconvenient Truth , that’s OK — we’re here to help. The first documentary to ever mention climate change was The Unchained Goddess in 1958, part of an educational film series overseen by Frank Capra. Yes, that Frank Capra. You can view a clip from the film here.)

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Ep 118: Monique Helstrom on Communication

Go Burrows

After nearly a decade as the Executive Assistant, Producer, and “Chief of Simon Sinek ,” New York Times Best-Selling author and TED celebrity , Monique Helstrom has had unparalleled experiences and gained unique perspectives from thought leaders, executives, celebrities, educators, military, and the general workforce that this world depends on.

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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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10 Business Development Strategies For Agency Recruiters To Land The Finest Clients

Recruit CRM

As a recruitment entrepreneur , you have to constantly be on the lookout for newer ways to find both candidates and clients. Growing any form of business is always a challenge, and the best way to focus on growth is to have a clear plan and balance.

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Should You Start Your Own Company? 

Small Business CEO

Perhaps you have reached a point in your professional career where you no longer feel interested in working for your large corporation for the next few years. In fact, you’re ready to resign despite being a senior manager.

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These Are the 45 Most Important Minutes of Your Day


Successful people maintain a positive focus in life, no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures.

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How to find the right therapist for you


When people are trying out a new therapist, they often tend to put the therapist in the driver’s seat during their initial sessions. But this isn’t quite right — the client should be an equal partner too. What else should people keep in mind during that process?

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Your Roadmap to Effective Office Systems

All Things Admin

Many believe that the terms “procedures” and “systems” are interchangeable, but that’s not exactly true. While they do work together to save you time, effort, and stress, they are not the same.

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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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5 Hacks To Choose The Best Recruiting Software For Your Company

Recruit CRM

Choosing the best recruiting software requires proper judgement and the ability to assess a product intricately compared to other recruitment tools. This shouldn't be a one-person job but rather a collaborative effort of your staffing firm.

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