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How to Start Your Own Business While on the Job

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Becoming an intrapreneur isn’t something people typically fall into. If you want it to happen, you’re going to have to get out there and make it happen. And to do that, you’ll need a plan.
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The Value of Meaningful Connections

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The internet isn’t a meritocracy, where we can just do good work, put it on a website and hope others will find it and buy it. (The value of meaningful connections: Paul Jarvis experiments with words and design.
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Why Women Entrepreneurs Are Happier Than Male Entrepreneurs

Why Women Entrepreneurs Are Happier Than Male Entrepreneurs | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
It might be a long road getting there, but once women are running their own businesses, they're happier than ever.
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How to Overcome Stagnant Hiring in the New Economy

How to Overcome Stagnant Hiring in the New Economy | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
We all know the skills gap [1] is real, but it’s not the only thing contributing to stagnant hiring. I was reminded of this after reading 7 Reasons Why Your Company Can’t Hire.
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The Metropolitan Revolution: Cities on the Rise out of Necessity

The Metropolitan Revolution: Cities on the Rise out of Necessity | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
In the face of “federal gridlock, economic stagnation and fiscal turmoil,” cities and metropolitan areas across the country are tackling the pressing problems that Washington won’t, says Jennifer Bradley, a fellow at the Brookings Institute...
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Twitter Looks to Break Out of Its Earnings Slump

Twitter Looks to Break Out of Its Earnings Slump | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
A busy second quarter of 2014 will be overshadowed if Twitter is unable to convince investors that its user growth is back on the upswing when the company reports earnings on Tuesday afternoon.
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Fist Bumps Better Than Handshakes, Says Science

Fist Bumps Better Than Handshakes, Says Science | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
I knew it! I knew it. Looks like Army of Two was onto something after all .
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Feeling Successful Doesn't Require a Huge Salary, Study Finds

Feeling Successful Doesn't Require a Huge Salary, Study Finds | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
How much money do you need in order to feel successful? Most people say it doesn't require an overflowing bank account, according to new research.
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What if you doubled your rate?...Like right now?

What if you doubled your rate?...Like right now? | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
We talk a lot on this blog about what it means to bring real value to your clients. Not just a list of skills. Not just a project you apply your talent to and send out the door. The best freelancers become trusted advisors. In every project, they know they’ll spend 50% on the work and 50% being there, listening, and knocking their clients’ socks off. If you already do this, you should double your rates -- first for new clients and then for existing clients. Like right now. If you end most projects with clients thrilled with you, your ...
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100 Great Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask

Paul Graham, Jim Collins, Tony Hsieh, and other business leaders share the questions you should be asking if you want to improve your company.
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6 Tips for Avoiding Office Burnout

Everyone gets burned out from time to time, even when you own the business.
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Avoid Playing Email Ping Pong With “If…Then” Statements

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Always propose a time.
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Companies with Benefits - The New Yorker

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The New Yorker
Companies with Benefits
The New Yorker
The commitments that these companies are making aren't just rhetorical. Whereas a regular business can abandon altruistic policies when times get tough, a benefit corporation can't.
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​Brian Eno's Oblique Strategies Cards Break Down Creative Blocks

​Brian Eno's Oblique Strategies Cards Break Down Creative Blocks | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
We all encounter creative blocks from time to time. Writers suffer with writers' block, but people in all fields of work hit a wall every now and then.
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Five Things I Learned From Hanging Out with a Nine Year Old

Five Things I Learned From Hanging Out with a Nine Year Old | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Kids are great at providing perspective.
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How to generate and nurture a strong co-operative culture

How to generate and nurture a strong co-operative culture | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Talking about governance problems at the Co-operative Group, our friend and fellow co-operator Sion Whellens, of worker co-operative Calverts Design & (Article based on 'Co-operantics Conversations' findings @coopnews
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Here's why all freelancers are idiots - Freelance Advisor

Here's why all freelancers are idiots - Freelance Advisor | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
What on earth are you doing? Did no one tell you freelancing isn’t a real job? Look at you, desperately snatching at your rapidly evaporating youth as you refuse to join the adult world like the rest of us.
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How co-operatives are major global players as social employers

How co-operatives are major global players as social employers | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Together, co-operative enterprises constitute a major part of the world’s economy. Latest academic research, undertaken for the annual World Co-operative M (RT @CoopsCanada: How co-operatives are major global players as social employers.
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Practice Self-Compassion to Improve How You Feel About Yourself

Practice Self-Compassion to Improve How You Feel About Yourself | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
I've been thinking about self-esteem lately, and how you can never have too much of it (or so I thought). I wanted to find out more about how self-esteem works and how to give it a boost when it's running low.
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Your Dream Job Doesn't Exist Yet. Here's How to Land It Anyway

Your Dream Job Doesn't Exist Yet. Here's How to Land It Anyway | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Waiting for the perfect position to pop up in your LinkedIn feed? Can’t find job descriptions that nail down your skills and goals in your daily search results?
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No Time to Think

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Nowadays, people can keep negative thoughts at bay with a frenzy of activity.
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Ask an Expert: All About Staying Fit for Busy People

Ask an Expert: All About Staying Fit for Busy People | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Admit it: at the end of a nine hour workday, you're more likely to plop down on the couch and watch some TV instead of going to the gym. How do people find the time to stay healthy while leading a busy life?
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Richard Feynman: What Counts as “Worthwhile” Work?

Richard Feynman: What Counts as “Worthwhile” Work? | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
The worthwhile problems are the ones you can really solve or help solve
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Why Do People Actually Quit Their Jobs? (Infographic)

Why Do People Actually Quit Their Jobs? (Infographic) | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Lack of advancement, poor work-life balance and economics – here are the real deal breakers for employees.
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I hate design…now what?

I hate design…now what? | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
So you've been working as a designer for the past few years. You're good at it. You're successful. Maybe even really successful. You've had big-name clients, yo
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How to Be More Interesting When Meeting New People

How to Be More Interesting When Meeting New People | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
You might think that being interesting is an innate talent, or that it means you have to be the "life of the party." Neither of those things are necessarily true.
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