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How to handle public humiliation on social media


 Dr. Caroline Leaf talks about How to Handle Public Humiliation on Social Media with Patrick Bet-David

How startups can provide feedback to employees

Startups are uniquely poised to create their own company culture right from the outset.As a new business, you can set the tone for your culture through your own employee morale. There are many things you can do to set the tenor of your business, and one such way is through your feedback process.Let's look at how startups can provide feedback to employees.Why feedback is importantFrom the beginning days of your startup and in your employee onboarding, it's important to let your new team members k...
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Inside the making of Forbes' Power Women list


The Forbes ranking of the 100 most powerful women in the world highlights the most influential women across business, media, entertainment, finance and politics. ForbesWomen editor Maggie McGrath highlights some notable names from this year's ranking and reveals the process behind creating the list.  

How improving your assessments can help your hiring process

As a new startup, some of the biggest decisions you are going to make for your business are who to hire and who not to hire.Why is this so important? First, it may mean the difference between your startup succeeding, and it failing. And, second, it will play a role in determining your company culture.Because your hiring is so essential and impacts your business in so many ways, let's look at how improving your assessments can help your hiring process. What are assessments?These are pre-empl...
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10 ways to relieve stress with more laughter

Whether you are a working professional, a graduate student or a busy parent, stress has a way of creeping up on us in different ways. While stress can be a good motivator at times, too much stress can lead to headaches, low energy, insomnia, and much more.One way to mitigate stress is with laughter. Laughter is a natural medicine with a variety of physical and mental health benefits including improved cardiac health, lower blood pressure, and increased endorphins. For more details on the benefit...
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Why startups should offer retirement plans to their employees

Many startups and small businesses think offering their employees a 401(k) plan isn't in the cards. The budget is tight, most startups think they're too small, and they don't think they can afford the administrative care.This is no longer true. It is possible for your startup to provide a retirement savings plan, and it can be affordable.In this article, we look at why startups should offer retirement plans to their employees. You'll attract top talentYou're more likely to recruit and hire ...
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30 under 30 honorees on the importance of reinvention


The Forbes 30 Under 30 honorees from the 2020 list were asked to weigh in on how they're reinventing or re-imagining their respective industries to change the world for the better. So, what does reinvention mean to them?

Importance of estate planning for family businesses

Did you know that a huge number of family-owned businesses do not survive into the second generation (65 percent), and, on top of that, around 20 per cent fail once it reaches the third generation?The reasons for this are many and varied. Some heirs are simply not the business leaders their parents were. Others don't have the same appetite for the sector. Others might have different risk tolerance. In still other cases, family rivalries and legal issues can tear a business apart from within...
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15 Inspiring Entrepreneurs To Watch In 2020

Now more than ever, entrepreneurship seems to be the métier of the future. Self-help aisles in bookstores across the world are filled with titles which promise to unlock your potential as a successful entrepreneur. Podcasts and videos on the subject generate millions of listeners and views every day. It seems that people are searching for the secret formula, the recipe for startup success. This article spotlights 15 entrepreneurs to keep an eye out for, and draw inspiration from, in 2020. [Read ...
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5 reasons why not providing employee training costs your startup money

With unemployment rates at record lows, many large companies are recommitting chunks of their budgets to employee training.Why? This is to increase retention rates and enable their companies to keep their best and brightest team members.Yet, small businesses and startups may find themselves reluctant to provide employee training. Let's look at five reasons why not providing employee training costs your startup money. #1: A more competitive workforceIf you want to be competitive in your chos...
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