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  • What's Trending on Twitter: #TwitterSilence, #MarilynMonroe, and #SocialMedia

    This week's Twitter roundup recaps three trending topics that have caused quit a buzz: #TwitterSilence, #MarilynMonroe, and #SocialMedia. Read on to find out how these trending hashtags relate to standing up for a cause, being fearless in your life and career, and why privacy settings on social media are crucial.
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  • Stop Procrastinating! (Right After You Read This Post)

    Don't wait until tomorrow to implement this Jerry Seinfeld's foolproof way to end procrastination.

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  • 3 Professional Mermaids' Tales

    If you are looking for a job, love to swim, and can hold your breath for a long time, you may be able to find work as a mermaid.

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  • TED Talks: The Power of Seduction in Our Everyday Lives

    The word "seduction" has been so sensationalized (and sexualized) that it is mostly associated with promiscuity or manipulation. However, as Chen Lizra points out, we all can use seduction in our daily lives to help achieve our life goals. In her recent TED Talk, Lizra shows us how seduction can be a positive tool that professionals can use to achieve their life dreams.
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  • 5 Things 20-Year-Olds Need to Know Right Now

    The upside of getting older is that it gives you the opportunity to grumble a lot about the younger generation. But in between all the griping about changing technology, manners, and morals, there are occasionally a few pieces of good advice.

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  • 7 Top Cities for Startups [Infographic]

    Looking for an affordable startup scene? Consider packing up and moving to Austin, Texas, which topped a recent ranking of the hottest startup scenes in the U.S.
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  • Your Knight in Shining Armor: 3 Lessons in Success from Sir Richard Branson

    If any one person comes to mind when someone says "serial entrepreneur," it's Sir Richard Branson. Even his name sounds fancy and successful, right? So, how does a drop-out with a learning disability become one of the most accomplished entrepreneurs to grace this planet (and maybe others)? Take a seat and fasten your seat belt ... it's time for takeoff.
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  • Self-Employed Workers Less Likely to Score Corporate Gigs

    Recent research indicates that hiring managers at companies prefer candidates with corporate experience to those who have worked for themselves.

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  • Beer Is Great for Business

    Think watering holes are bad for the neighborhood or bad for business? Think again!
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  • 3 Simple Ways to Network Effectively on Social Media

    When you're at a networking event, does your heart start racing when it's time to introduce yourself to complete strangers? Don’t worry, you're not alone. Thankfully, there's a neat little networking tool called social media that enables you to, literally, make connections from the comfort of your own home. So, leave on those pajamas, don't bother brushing your hair, and simply turn on your computer ... it's time to schmooze, people!
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  • 3 Tips for Entrepreneurs to Stay the Course

    Growing a business takes time and patience. Don't be tempted to make rash decisions that may be detrimental in the long run.
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  • Why We're Seeing So Many Entrepreneurs Aged 40+

    Would it surprise you to learn that there are twice as many entrepreneurs over the age of 50 as there are under 25? In a recent post on HBR blog network, Whitney Johnson explains why we're seeing more small business owners aged 40 and above.

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  • Could You Own the Cowboys?

    Fancy yourself a future NFL owner? If your bank account is bursting and your timing is right, you just might be able to crack the close quarters of the ownership fraternity. How much cash are we talking? Based on Forbes.com’s list of team values, a billion should get you in the ballpark.
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  • 10 Organizational Tips for Professionals From Donna Smallin Kuper of Unclutter.com

    A big part of being productive in work and life is staying organized. PayScale turned to professional organizer, Donna Smallin Kuper of Unclutter.com, for some tips on how professionals can stay on top of things, whether they commute to an office or work at home.
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  • Cool Jobs on TV: Randy to the Rescue

    A woman's wedding day is supposed to be one of the happiest days of her life but the months leading up to that day can be the most stressful. Picking a date, sending out invitations, booking the venue, hiring a caterer; you could have a full-time staff and not get it all done. Then, there's the biggest decision of them all, choosing the right wedding dress.
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  • 5 Lessons We Can Learn From Jack and Jasinda Wilder

    Desperate circumstances demanded that Jack and Jasinda Wilder find a way to make money to save the home they shared with their five children. Sometimes creativity and the will to attempt the impossible do pay off. We can all learn from their ingenuity.
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  • Ed Hardy Says a Bad Celebrity Endorsement Cost Him His Business

    Branding and brand reputation is a huge part of any business, but it's even more important when your name is the brand. Take tattoo artist Ed Hardy, who in 2003 agreed to license a few of his designs to a t-shirt manufacturer. He had never thought of going into the fashion business, but the opportunity arose, so he thought, why not try it?
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  • Will More Female Breadwinners Mean More Female Entrepreneurs?

    A recent Pew Center analysis found that 40 percent of households with children under the age of 18 have a female breadwinner, either as the sole salary earner or as the partner who earned more. Elaine Pofeldt of Forbes.com argues that this could create a boom in female entrepreneurship.

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  • Tabatha Takes Over: YouTube is My Trainer

    In last week's episode of Tabatha Takes Over, Tabatha met a business owner who couldn't understand why her Hollywood nail salon was failing. Customers came in but they never came back. Why?
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  • Public Speaking for Organizational Success: Your Pathway to Leadership

    When it comes to the top skills that are valuable for any career, the ability to deliver your message through public speaking tops the list. Communication in all its forms can be a deal breaker in almost every career. In today’s connected business world, having the skills to communicate in both the written and spoken word are paramount to success. Consider that many companies pay big bucks to hire a motivational speaker to come in for just one day. If you can harness this skill, there’s no limit to your career growth.
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