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The Global Survey on Platform Based Freelancers

Small Business Labs

The recently released Global Survey on Freelancing covers data gleaned from over 1900 freelancers from across the globe. 

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Facebook is Down! This is Why Your Business Should Never Rely On Social Media

Tips From T. Marie

Back in 2015 I wrote an article about using a social media page as your website. Today Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went down. In fact, they are still offline as I write this article. I can’t help but wonder how many businesses are in a panic because they use a Facebook page as their website.

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How to Work With (and For) Difficult People

Eat Your Career

Let’s be honest: The workplace is full of difficult people! You aren’t going to “love” everyone you work with or for, but you still have to find a way to create productive working relationships with them.

2021 164

Moxie Tip #14: Respect Resource Limits

Virtual Moxie

Among the things a client has the right to expect from you is that you’re respect the value and limits of his/her resources. It’s easy to understand that you should be careful about spending the clients money (one of the resources), right?

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Rising Above Rejection: How to Achieve a Dream That Looks and Feels Impossible

Success

Shoba Narayan is a musical actor, which means she faces more rejection than the average person. Going from audition to audition and hearing the word no isn’t just a side effect of the business. It is the business.

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Study: Work Interruptions Aren't Always Bad

On The Job

Does it get on your last nerve when you're in the "zone" at work and then someone interrupts you? If so, you're not alone. But interruptions aren't always a bad thing, finds a new study by the University of Missouri.

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Ep 135: Tarah J – Executive Assistant to the CMO at PODS

Go Burrows

Tarah J is the executive assistant to the chief marketing officer at PODS. She has over 10 years of administrative support experience, including many years at Estée Lauder Companies in New York.

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Daring to Dream: Finding the Courage to Follow Your Own Path

Success

Balancing your parents’ plans for your life with your own dreams can be hard—often something the children of immigrants know well. Parents who move across the world want to give their children a more secure life than they had.

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5 Types of Legal Forms of Business

Small Business CEO

One of the things that every entrepreneur struggles with is choosing from the several legal forms of business. Each of these legal forms of business has its own set of advantages. Read this post to learn more about the five different business structures and their key characteristics.

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Great Business Ideas To Start This Year

Productivityist

Looking for a new venture to try this year? Entrepreneurship is a tempting beast, and when you feel stuck in a rut or are looking for a way to make more money for yourself and your family – starting a business can be a great idea.

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An Interview the LUMINI Network – A Peer to Peer Advisory Group for Administrative Professionals

Admin Awards

On this next edition of Backbone LIVE! Admin Awards Founder Sunny Nunan interviews the Co-Founders of LUMINI Network, Sean Magennis and Jackie Ludwig, which is a peer to peer advisory group for Administrative Professionals inspired by their work together at Young Presidents Organization (YPO).

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The ‘Right’ Moment to Chase Your Dreams Is Now: 3 Tips to Get You Started

Success

This week’s conversation on SUCCESS Line meant a lot to me personally. I talk to Joseph, an entrepreneur who feels a calling to share his expertise and become a motivational speaker.

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What to Look for in a Vehicle for Your Business

Small Business CEO

For many companies, owning or having access to a business vehicle is a non-negotiable. Whether you need your vehicles for employees who are out on the road a lot, for deliveries, transporting of goods or any other purposes, the vehicle you choose is an important decision.

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What is List Fatigue? 5 Ways to Overcome it!

Jennie Lyon

Do you find yourself scrolling past articles with titles like “7 Ways to Increase Your Email Subscribers by 20%” or “How to Gain More Followers on Social Media” because they all say the same thing? You’re not alone.

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Understanding Shifting Employee Values

AdminUniverse

Summary: There’s no time like the present to reevaluate your company vision and ensure that there is a balanced alignment between what is important to you and what is important to your team. Let’s talk about how you are going to make that happen.

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You Have a Responsibility to Market Your Small Business—Here’s How

Success

When it comes to running a business , I’ve learned a lot of things the hard way, and that’s one reason I work so hard to help other entrepreneurs avoid making the same costly mistakes I did.

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What Are the Biggest Mistakes You Can Make as a Business Owner?

Small Business CEO

When you own and run a business, the marketing aspect of it must be done correctly. Your prospective consumers will not know you exist until you advertise to them, and they will not come to you to purchase your products and services unless you market to them.

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Episode 391: Lisa Erickson talks about the Art and Science of Meditation

Productivityist

There is a true art and science when it comes to meditation. Meditation teacher Lisa Erickson shares how to build a sustainable practice once and for all. This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs.

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Making Tough Calls That Disappoint Supporters

AdminUniverse

Summary: Sometimes as a leader, you have a better view of the big picture. Because of that elite perspective, not all of your decisions will be understood or appreciated and you are bound to have tough conversations. Let’s talk about why it is so important to have those.

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3 Skills Every Leader Must Cultivate to Successfully Manage Distributed Teams

Success

The COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally changed the way people work. This is changing every aspect of work—not just where and how work gets done—but also workplace design, employee-employer relationships, employee expectations, management styles and more.

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The Ultimate Guide To Customer Feedback For 2021

Small Business CEO

If you run a business that offers products or services to customers, it’s normal that customers will talk about your brand and company.

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Business Coach vs. Mentor: Which One Do You Need?

Success

One of the most humbling aspects of becoming a new business owner is to admit that you don’t know everything… and be willing to look for aid and advice from someone more experienced. The idea is to learn and apply things you wouldn’t have otherwise thought of yourself.

How to Protect Yourself from Online Scams

Success

If you’ve felt like the number of scammy emails coming through your inbox has risen in the last year, you’re not alone. The FBI’s 2020 Internet Crime Report states that there were 300,000 more internet crimes (phishing, non-payment/non-delivery scams or extortion) complaints in 2020 than in 2019.

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Never Stop Dreaming of Your Best Future

Success

As we sat down to plan the magazine this article originally appeared in , it quickly stood out to me that the official on-sale date—Oct. 5, the day this issue becomes widely available on newsstands—is exactly the 10-year anniversary of the death of Steve Jobs.

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10 Years After His Death, Steve Jobs Still Inspires Our Imaginations

Success

There’s a scene near the beginning of the film Steve Jobs , in which the titular character, played by Michael Fassbender, is about to go on stage and introduce the world to the Macintosh.

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13 Best Meditation Apps to Add Mindfulness to Your Self-Care Routine [2021]

Success

We’ve known for centuries and longer the benefits of daily meditation. Today, those benefits are scientifically documented. In fact, the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health makes clear the health benefits of mediation.

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8 Best E-Commerce Books for the New Entrepreneur [2021]

Success

Starting and growing an e-commerce can seem daunting. The skills for growing a successful online business go far beyond creating a great e-commerce website. The entrepreneur needs to learn the usual business basics plus content creation, data analytics, conversion funnels and more.

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3 Steps to Move from a Fixed to a Growth Money Mindset

Success

Our relationship with money is formed at a young age. And contrary to popular belief, it’s not our management of our money, but rather our relationship with money that keeps us from truly breaking through and achieving financial independence.

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My Life Changed When I Decided to Play to Win

Success

I love running. I like to say that I took up long-distance running as a tween because it’s one of the few sports you can do anywhere. You don’t need special equipment or the right season; you can just lace up and hit the road. I decided this would be my thing.

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Square Credit Card Processing

Small Business CEO

Square Credit Card Processing is the preferred method for many business owners and consumers. If you are a business owner or want to make purchases online or offline, you need Square Credit. photo credit: Alan Levine / Flickr.

How 3 Female ‘Black Angels’ Are Working to Close the Racial Funding Gap

Success

For startup businesses that are strapped for cash and not yet strong enough to gain the attention of traditional investors such as limited partners and venture capital firms, angel investors often serve as their only opportunity to gain access to capital.

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7 Customer Service Books to Help You Level Up Your Business

Success

Good customer service will help you level up your business. That’s because great customer service can turn even a dissatisfied customer into one of your biggest brand advocates. But customer service has become increasingly complex with more roles to play than ever.

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A Non-Clinical Healthcare Career: From Economics to Administration

Small Business CEO

When people think of the healthcare sector, an image of a doctor or nurse likely springs to mind. Yet, there are many more occupations that support patient care, efficiency, and department operations.

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Struggling to Connect With Your Audience? 7 Tips for Better Facebook Engagement

Small Business CEO

You’ve used Facebook for years to keep in touch with former classmates, family friends, distant relatives. Some of these folks you probably wouldn’t speak to at all, for one reason or another, had Facebook not made it easy to do so. Your efforts consistently generate engagement.

Questions You May Have About Closing a Limited Company

Small Business CEO

The COVID-19 crisis has led to many businesses having to shut down. Many sectors suffered, especially the arts and entertainment sector and the leisure travel sector. According to reports, both sectors saw about 80% of businesses shutting down or pausing activities in 2020.

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5 Things Ethereum Does Better Than Bitcoin

Small Business CEO

Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency, and years later, it still leads the pack in terms of popular opinion and market value. That said, Bitcoin can’t rest on its laurels forever, and other promising cryptocurrencies like Ethereum are now starting to generate a lot more hype.