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Turning Your Idea into a Business

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  Have you ever had a big eureka moment where you believed you might have a great idea? After having that moment did you ever consider how you could take that idea and actually make it into a viable business?
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Schopenhauer on the Power of Music

Schopenhauer on the Power of Music | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
"The effect of music is so very much more powerful and penetrating than is that of the other arts, for these others speak only of the shadow, but music of the
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The LinkedIn For Women Who Have Taken A Career Break

Après is a new job marketplace that is targeted toward moms who want to opt back into their careers.
Jennifer Gefsky is an accomplished professional.
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Are Freelance Web Designers a Dying Breed?

Are Freelance Web Designers a Dying Breed? | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Some may think that freelance web designers are a dying breed. However, this article discusses the "real truth" in further details. 
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Could this slowdown the 'gig economy'?

Could this slowdown the 'gig economy'? | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
As the freelance economy trend continues, some young companies have started to give company equity to early employees of all levels.
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Job Search Strategy: Pros and cons of freelancing

Job Search Strategy: Pros and cons of freelancing | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Is it possible that the age of traditional 9-5 work is about to be Uberized?If you wonder what all the fuss is about regarding Uber and other digitally driven work opportunities, keep wondering.The growing ‘app’ economy has a lot of people thinking about the freedom of working on their own and when they want to.Freelancing isn’t a new opportunity, but the Web has made it much easier to match freelancers with those willing to pay for their services.First, a bit of
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How Beyoncé Is Redefining The Future Of The Music Industry

The release of Lemonade proves again that innovating in the industry means changing the way music is created, distributed, and promoted.
Beyoncé's new visual album Lemonade, released last weekend, is a masterpiece of a short film.
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This Is Exactly How Hard It Is For Mom Entrepreneurs

A new report details the multiple hurdles that women face when starting their own businesses after becoming mothers.
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10 Things You Should Do Before You Start Investing

10 Things You Should Do Before You Start Investing | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
People often get excited about the possibility of getting a nice return on their money through investing, so as soon as they have a little bit of cash in hand, they’re ready to invest.
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The Top 10 Most Entrepreneurial States

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Which are the most entrepreneurial states? Business financing, venture capital, and location show where small businesses are having the most success.
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How Raaka Chocolate Uses Storytelling to Shape Their Marketing Strategy

How Raaka Chocolate Uses Storytelling to Shape Their Marketing Strategy | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
William Mullan, a graduate of General Assembly, blends his passion for chocolate with digital marketing techniques to share Raaka Chocolate's brand story.
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What Happened When I Stopped Using Screens After 11 p.m.

Some amazing things happened to my productivity when I gave myself a tech curfew for a month.
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Cut the Cord On Your Work Periodically to Avoid Burnout

Cut the Cord On Your Work Periodically to Avoid Burnout | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
It’s Saturday afternoon and you’re relaxing at home. Have you checked your work email today? If so, you’re probably contributing to your own burnout.
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Here's What Happened When This Googler Made It Harder For Himself To Use Email

The theory is simple: When something's harder to do, you'll do it less.
Email is about as much fun as going to the dentist, except in most jobs you have to do it every day.
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My Year At A Standing Desk And Why I'll Never Go Back

Fast Company Web Producer Cia Bernales made the switch to a standing desk a year ago. She shares why she's never going back to a regular offic
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The Economy Is Great. The Economy Is Terrible.

The Economy Is Great. The Economy Is Terrible. | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Journalists and policy makers can have a hard time describing the economy when "average" departs so markedly from what's normal.
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The "Gig Economy" and the Need for New Worker Classifications

The "Gig Economy" and the Need for New Worker Classifications | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
The emerging "gig" or sharing economy is generating considerable debate in legal, business and culture circles in Silicon Valley and elsewhere.
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Freedom and Family Time: The Top Freelancer Motivations

Freedom and Family Time: The Top Freelancer Motivations | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
A recent survey from freelance network Toptal revealed the primary motivations for today's full-time freelancers.
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Job Search Strategy: Pros and cons of freelancing

Job Search Strategy: Pros and cons of freelancing | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Is it possible that the age of traditional 9-5 work is about to be Uberized?If you wonder what all the fuss is about regarding Uber and other digitally driven work opportunities, keep wondering.The growing ‘app’ economy has a lot of people thinking about the freedom of working on their own and when they want to.Freelancing isn’t a new opportunity, but the Web has made it much easier to match freelancers with those willing to pay for their services.First, a bit of
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How I've Learned To Thrive With The Loneliness Of Self-Employment

Working solo can make you feel rudderless, without any skeptics or cheerleaders. But with these five tips, it can also be invigorating.
One of the questions I get most as an independent creative is, "Don't you get lonely?
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Suffering From Professional Envy? Here's How To Turn It Around

You can beat back the worst outcomes of jealousy, and gain self-knowledge, with a few smart strategies.
A colleague hired at the same time as you gets promoted into a new leadership role.
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Shark Tank's Mark Cuban: The First Step is Always the Hardest

Shark Tank's Mark Cuban: The First Step is Always the Hardest | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
For Mark Cuban, the early stages of starting a new business are all about reducing risk and maximizing your success potential by using your skills.
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The Call for Design Thinking Facilitators -

The Call for Design Thinking Facilitators - | Daily Clippings | Scoop.it
Design Thinking is the latest competitive advantage for businesses across a wide range of industries: tech, education, retail and even aerospace. Design Thinking (DT) has received extensive coverage in major publications like Harvard Business Review and the New York Times. Relatively old stalwarts in the area like IDEO and Frog focus on design as a …
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How Being A Control Freak Is Wrecking Your Health And Career

People need to control their circumstances to thrive, but overdoing it can be disastrous. Here's the secret to "internal control."
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Why You Should Evaluate Job Offers Like An Investor

Many of the principles investors use to evaluate a stock can be applied to employment decisions.
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