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How To Protect Yourself When Selling Your Life Insurance

Dumb Little Man

It’s a long-term financial commitment to buy a permanent life settlement policy. But, when you no longer need your life insurance, or you’re not able to pay the premium, it’s possible to sell it. Here’s how it works, and here’s how you protect yourself, as we’ve outlined for you below.

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Small Business Applications in May 2nd Highest Ever

Small Business Labs

May was yet another banner month for new business applications.    As the U.S. Census chart below shows (click to enlarge), 500,219 business applications were filed in May.    This was the second highest number of applications filed since this data was first collected in 2005.

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Why This is the Perfect Time to Say Goodbye to Your Boss

Tips From T. Marie

The pandemic taught us a lot of things. Some good, some not so good. One important thing that lockdowns and quarantines taught us is that just because business has always been done a certain way doesn’t mean it’s because it’s the best way.

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Moxie Tip #1: Focus on Plan A

Virtual Moxie

“Spare” time is created through efficiencies. I’m all for efficiencies and what they do for us, but the downside. In all areas of your life—life, work, relationships, money, business, etc., ditch your plan B. Nothing great comes from having a fall-back plan. Consider marriage.

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The Importance Of Mental Wellness And How To Achieve It

Dumb Little Man

The human brain controls every function of the body and is one of the most important organs. When an organ is in pain, it is the brain that indicates it so a person can take proper action. If the brain is not healthy, then the functioning of other organs will also suffer.

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McKinsey on Technology Trends

Small Business Labs

McKinsey, which is best known as a strategy consulting firm serving CEOs and seniors executives at large corporations, recently released its top trends in tech list.

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Podcast Episode 50: Why You Shouldn’t Overplan

Simple Productivity Blog

Today we've talked about the dangers of overplanning and how it ties into traditional project planning. Agile planning is a better way and we talk about how to do this. The post Podcast Episode 50: Why You Shouldn’t Overplan appeared first on Laura Earnest

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Reducing The Complexity Of Healthcare Payments

Dumb Little Man

As the world of healthcare payments becomes increasingly complex during the pandemic, a lot of people have faced the difficulties due to unexpected medical bills. The majority of adults want price estimates upfront when it comes to healthcare.

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A Houston Man Is Arrested For Alleged Illegal Voting As Texas GOP Seeks Tighter Laws

NPR Technology

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is prosecuting Hervis Rogers, who allegedly voted before his parole ended. Paxton has made prosecuting alleged cases of voter fraud a core mission of his office. Image credit: Jen Rice/Houston Public Media

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Getting Household Things Done

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the downfalls to the Getting Things Done system is that it focuses on work. And in that focus, it loses sight of the myriad things that have to be done to support life.

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The Power of Giving Yourself Permission: Hot Mess to Awesomeness Show

Stephanie LH Calahan

It is easy to look at successful people and think that they always have it “together” and that their life is nothing but joy. But, everyone has points in their life that are messy.

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How To Rank Highly In Local Searches

Dumb Little Man

In 2019, 90% of consumers searched the internet to find a local business. In 2020, 57% of customers bought from a local business for the first time. How will customers find your business? What can you do to make it stand out in the virtual crowd?

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Fauci Says Current Vaccines Will Stand Up To The Delta Variant

NPR Technology

All the data so far shows the vaccines are highly effective at preventing serious disease or hospitalization, Dr. Anthony Fauci said. Vaccination is also imperative to preventing mutations, he added. Image credit: Stefani Reynolds/Pool/Getty Images

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The 7 habits you must practice if you want to be highly effective

Entrepreneur.com

Excerpted from Stephen Covey's book, these are some routines that we should pay attention to in order to improve in our life. Productivity

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6 Steps to Discover Your True Self

Success

To truly know yourself is the most important skill you can possess. When you know who you are, you know what you need to do instead of looking for permission from others. It allows you to bypass tons of frustration caused by putting time into the wrong things.

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How To Date Your Partner Like A Boss

Dumb Little Man

We live in an increasingly fragmented, digitally-focused world. That makes it challenging to forge real connections with your partner in the offline world.

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The Delta Variant Isn't Just Hyper-Contagious. It Also Grows More Rapidly Inside You

NPR Technology

New research from China suggests people infected with the delta variant have, on average, about 1,000 times more virus in their respiratory tracts than people infected with the original strain. Image credit: Juan Gaertner/Science Source

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3 Reasons Why Some Companies Successfully Manage a Turnaround. and Why Many Don't

Entrepreneur.com

Which strategies can help you save your business? Turnaround Strategies

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Why we need to consider switching to a 4-day workweek — now 

Ideas.Ted

Iceland has made recent headlines by declaring the world’s largest ever trial of a shorter working week in the public sector a resounding success.

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Symptoms Of Having Type 2 Diabetes

Dumb Little Man

Diabetes, an ailment characterized by having excessive sugar in the bloodstream, has different types, but the most common is type 2 diabetes. According to the CDC, of the estimated 34 million Americans diagnosed with diabetes, about 90% to 95% of them have type 2 diabetes.

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U.S. Sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson Will Not Compete In The Tokyo Olympics

NPR Technology

The 21-year-old was left off the U.S. Track & FIeld Olympic roster despite her astonishing performance at last month's trials, due to a 30-day suspension following a positive drug test for THC. Image credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images

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10 Ways SEO Is the Secret to Brand-Building

Entrepreneur.com

Search visibility plays a significant role in building an online brand. Here are 10 ways to use SEO to build your brand this year. Brands

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Best of the Best: How to Create a Personal Brand Like DJ Khaled

Success

Eighteen minutes and 17 seconds into DJ Khaled’s Zoom interview with SUCCESS , his voice was briefly drowned out by what sounded like the unmistakable roar of a lion. I’d be lying if I told you it didn’t startle me. Was it actually a phone notification plugged into a loudspeaker?

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Want To Become A Day Trader? The Pros And Cons Of Day Trading

Dumb Little Man

Day trading is a risky method that some people sell as a get-rich-quick scheme to using the stock market. People who understand the stock market could turn day trading into a successful career , but, it’s also easy for people to lose a large amount of money.

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2 Americans Are Among Those Arrested In The Assassination Of Haiti's President

NPR Technology

Two men believed to be Haitian Americans — one of them purportedly a former bodyguard at the Canadian Embassy in Port au Prince — have been detained in connection with the killing of Jovenel Moïse. Image credit: Joseph Odelyn/AP

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5 Examples of How Hard Times Breed the Most Impactful Innovations

Entrepreneur.com

Difficult challenges are sometimes the secret behind the best innovations. Innovation

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3 Things to Consider If You're Thinking of Quitting Your Job

On The Job

Are you ready to quit your job? If so, you're not alone. As we emerge from the pandemic, many people are looking at their jobs and thinking: "Is this the best I can do?"

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Crush Your Second Act: Why—And How—to Embrace Your Later Years

Success

If your birthday plans have transitioned from dancing until 4 a.m. to sobbing over finding yet another gray hair, you don’t need a time machine; you need an attitude adjustment.

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Barry Diller Headed 2 Hollywood Studios. He Now Says The Movie Business Is Dead

NPR Technology

In an exclusive interview with NPR, the IAC chairman laments the state of the movie industry, saying the rise in streaming has upended both the business model and the quality of films being made. Image credit: Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images

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How to Go From Procrastination to Inspiration

Entrepreneur.com

Three simple steps can help you unlock your full potential. Prepare to Succeed

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3 ways to create a work culture that brings out the best in people

Ideas.Ted

This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from people in the TED community; browse through all the posts here.

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9 Ways to Focus on Growth from 9 Focused Entrepreneurs

Success

Embrace lifelong learning. I’ve been working in media and public relations for over 20 years, but I still love to learn. Being open to fresh ideas or new approaches helps me grow as a business owner and as a leader to my team. —Ann Ann Noder, CEO and founder of Pitch Public Relations.

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As COVID Vaccinations Slow, Parts Of The U.S. Remain Far Behind 70% Goal

NPR Technology

Vermont and Massachusetts lead the nation, with more than 70% of adults having had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Southern states like Tennessee lag far behind. Image credit: Blake Farmer/WPLN

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Serious mistakes in Content Marketing that cost companies

Entrepreneur.com

Content marketing is a way of providing your potential customers with informative content to questions they seek, with the purpose of meeting a need. Content Marketing

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The Lie of ‘Expired’ Food

Vox Open Sourced

The disastrous truth of America’s food waste problem [link

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Start with the Foundation: The 7 Building Blocks of a Fulfilling Life

Success

I was in an unhappy marriage. One day, I simply decided I wasn’t going to stay in a relationship with a person who was holding me back from my dreams. It was unhealthy for me and for our adopted son, Jeffrey. I’m a generally happy person. People know me as upbeat, positive and kind.

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You Could Save A Child From Drowning This Summer. Here's How

NPR Technology

A swimmer of any skill level might need your help, and preventing a drowning takes closer supervision of the kids than you might think. The distress signs can be subtle and quick. Image credit: Imgorthand/Getty Images

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