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Why We Run When Times Are Bad

In modern history, there have been three major booms in American distance-running. The first was during the Great Depression, when 15 million Americans were unemployed. The second was in the early 1970s, when the U.S. was struggling to recover from the Cold War, Vietnam War,

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How The 75 Hard Challenge Can Make You The Best You

As an entrepreneur, one of the biggest challenges can be creating your own schedule. When you work for yourself, it can be tricky summoning up the motivation to give yourself tasks and deadlines. To add on to that, the concept of working-from-home has now been

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How The Pandemic Promotes Toxic Productivity

Toxic Productivity Culture: A cultural trend defined as an obsession, or addiction, to being productive; results in one’s self-worth being measured by levels of productivity. Toxic productivity culture was on the rise far before the pandemic turned our lives upside down. Yet when COVID-19 led

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The Most Powerful Secret Weapon Many Entrepreneurs Use

For many looking in from the outside, entrepreneurs appear to have it all. They are in control of their own destiny, have respect, vision, and in some cases, a lifestyle that most people can only dream of. From the inside looking out, the picture can

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Why I Want To Cancel Toxic Productivity Culture

A crippling fear of failure and a relentless desire to please sound familiar? We have our society to thank for that one. Before I start laying out a recovery plan for those suffering from toxic productivity culture like I was, I felt I needed to tell you

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How Much Does It Take To Win? 85% Says Hugh Jackman

A long time ago, in the year 2020, there was a pandemic that caused the “podcast” to become intensely popular among the populace. This was especially true among would-be and already-are entrepreneurs, who grasped the opportunity to jump on a profit-flourishing trend and milk the

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Why Toxic Productivity Culture Engulfed Entrepreneurs In 2020

Feel like you’re worthless if you’re not working 24/7? That you won’t succeed unless you’re hustling to the point of exhaustion? Spoiler alert: you’re probably a victim of toxic productivity culture. The cure? Keep reading. How Entrepreneurs Handled Productivity in 2020 Entrepreneur working late from bed

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5 Positive Ways How To Deal With Failure As An Entrepreneur

An estimated 90% of new startups fail. As an entrepreneur, this probably doesn’t sound like a motivating statistic. But what causes startups to fail? At what point in the business cycle does this happen? How can you prevent it from being a complete failure and

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5 Key Takeaways From The 2020 GREY Cohort Survey

One thing we learned this year is that 2020 was all about seeing how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. Even if Rocky’s words of inspiration have been a bit overused lately, they still ring true. No one could have predicted how

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Why You Need To Ditch Slack Along With 2020

Are you familiar with Slack, the instant message app that is supposed to allow you to combine chats with emails into one? With most of the business world shifting to remote work during the pandemic, apps like Slack, Google Hangouts, Microsoft Teams, and Flock make

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