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National Read A Book Day: Business Edition

September is home to various National Holidays, with my favorite one coming up. National Read a Book Day is on September 6th. This day makes my heart shine and smile so big. If you are like me, an avid reader, you do not wait to

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Marketing Starter Kit For The New 20-Something Entrepreneur

To begin with, let me congratulate you—you’ve done three things worth applause: You have stepped out of the bog of a job market. Instead of pleasing your recruiter, you’re now about to please your customers and your employees. You have one recruiter and maybe a

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How Pier 1 Imports Sank

In its heyday, Pier 1 Imports had 18,000 employees and over 1,000 stores worldwide, bringing us the most eclectic and quirky array of home furnishing design and décor products—from love beads, exotic rattan chairs, to other treasured goods. For over 5 decades, Pier 1 took

HEALTH

3 Tips To Self-Care Sunday Every Day Of The Week

When Covid-19 came in and swept the world, every individual was hit hard financially, mentally, and physically. The world stopped and everything we knew and loved was put on hold. How did we cope with this enormous amount of stress and fear? Well, according to

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The Great Resignation, What It Means For Business

As the world tries to turn the page on COVID, employees are turning in resignation letters. Some are quitting to start a business, while others are quitting for a better workplace or work-life balance. The COVID pandemic has left the world in a state of

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How Smoothie King Was Founded

Smoothie King has come a long way from the small experimental kitchen in Louisiana that it was born in. Its founder, Steve Kuhnau, created the smoothie business, pioneering and innovating one of the biggest markets in food. Under his leadership, and later Wan Kim’s, the

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4 Smart Business Website Ideas For Entrepreneurs

Because Google has all the answers, people turn to the internet to find what they need. In order for entrepreneurs to help find what searchers need, they should have a website. Websites act as a portfolio, resume, and cover letter. Thus, business websites help entrepreneurs

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How To End LGBTQ+ Discrimination In The Workplace

Is your workplace a welcoming, safe space for LGBTQ+ employees? As of June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court ruled that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity is illegal under title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This ruling, however,

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13 Bollywood Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

With startup culture on this rise across the globe the population of entrepreneurs has also been increasing, and with a large number of entrepreneurs comes a great amount of competition in the business world. So it’s a given for entrepreneurs to feel stuck at times

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MoviePass Rolls the Credits

Cinephile and film enthusiast, Stacy Spikes, sought to reinvent the way people watched movies. His answer was MoviePass, a subscription-based service that allowed people to watch any movie, at any theater, at any time for one monthly fee. It was ground-breaking, well-suiting the company to

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Ingvar Kamprad and The Building of Ikea

Ikea is a staple for college kids like me across the globe. What started with cheap, easy to build furniture has become so much more. The company has gone global, driven by the dreams of the founder, Ingvar Kamprad. The native Swede came from nearly

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