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Mindfulness activities for stress relief

Everyone gets stressed from time to time. A long day at work, a fight with a friend or a big change in plans can leave you feeling tense, and that's normal. But constant stress is ​not normal. ​In fact, it's actually bad for your health. Stress can lead to all sorts of unpleasant conditions like high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, and digestive problems. If any of this is sounding familiar, you aren't alone. According to the American Psychological Association in 2014, nea...
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How to make flexible schedules work for your startup

According to the Harvard Business Review, nearly 90% of American workers would take a lower paying job if they had the option for a flexible work schedule.Those numbers are sure to be similar across the globe. Why? In today's digital age, employees understand that for many jobs, they are able to work remotely. It provides a certain freedom not traditionally found in the workplace.What's more, when they work remotely, they are happier, and their productivity soars. Flexible work schedules are goo...
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How to embed Instagram feed on website

What you should look for when embedding InstagramIt pays to think about embedding Instagram feeds on your website or linking them to other sites because this social media platform is very popular. Use this fact for your SEO and other campaigns, it can be very helpful to do it. It's worth knowing how to embed an Instagram profile on your own platform and how to do it right.Obviously, the first question is how to do this. If you want to embed Instagram feeds into web pages and the like, you'll fir...
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Unique HR issues faced by startups

As a startup, you face different challenges than more established companies face.Many of these challenges have to do with staffing and human resources. Let's look at some unique HR issues faced by startups.Lack of management buy-inSometimes startup management teams don't care enough about HR policies and ignore them. They go so far as to think HR is only about hiring when it's about so much more.Make sure your leadership team buys in to your policies. Your human resources team will set your comp...
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10 Enemies of Success as an Entrepreneur


 Are there enemies of success you can defend yourself from as an entrepreneur? The answer is: Yes. Patrick Bet-David covers 10 of them in this #videooftheday, courtesy of @PatrickBetDavid.Valuetainment

Skills for resume

When you write a resume, highlighting your most relevant skills is crucial if you want to impress the hiring manager. Listing all of your skills without honing in on the most applicable ones to the job you're applying to is a mistake. To make sure you're on the right track, check the job posting if you're unsure what skills are relevant to a role, and then find ones that match your own skill-set to use on your resume.There are two types of skills for a resume: hard skills and soft skills. Hard s...
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Doer of All, Master of None


 The word "passion" is often looked at negatively when thought of as a career choice. Axel explains how your passion drives you in life. Whether it is your career choice or your passion entirely, you need a passion to drive you when everything seems downhill and especially when that thing you are pursuing may seem impossible or disruptive enough to sound too crazy to work out. But it's the people that see things differently and use their passion to go beyond what's impossible who will chang...
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Performance review options for startups

You probably know your employees dread performance reviews, but did you know that most managers are uncomfortable with them, too?If you fall into this category as well, it's good to know you aren't alone. Performance reviews are difficult to do, but they are the basis of a happy, well-trained staff. That is, if they are done right.In this article, let's look at performance review options for startups.Ditch the annual review​Who really wants this hanging over their head all year long? Plus, when ...
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Here's the Formula for Success


Success is simple - it's just not easy. Whatever you do, remain true to the principles of success. Be disciplined and perseverant#Videooftheday courtesy of @ArtOfImprovement 

HOW TO BE A LEADER


  If you want some advice on how to be a good leader, watch this incredible and motivational speech by Simon Sinek

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