Sat.Aug 08, 2020

7 Black Owned Clothing Brands You Probably Haven’t Heard About

Thrive Global

Fear of God, Off-White, Pyer Moss, Telfar, Don C, and Yeezy are some of the black owned brands everyone knows about. But there are more where that came from. Here are 7 black owned clothing brands you probably never heard about.

4 Tips for Preparing Your House for an Addition

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When it comes to the livable space in our homes, it tends to decrease as time goes on. We get more and more items that take up precious space. If your budget can’t afford upgrading to a new home or you just really like your existing home, an addition is the way to go. This […].

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Swiss Saturday: English

Evil HR Lady

There’s a joke that Switzerland is the only country to have a national language that no one speaks: German.

Why Offering Corporate Gifts to Employees is Crucial for Any Business?

Career Metis

Most managers consider getting a gift for their employees a common thing they need to do at the end of the year. However, according to employee satisfaction surveys , it takes more than a bottle of wine to show your employees that you appreciate them.

Stupid Simple Ways We Limit Ourselves And How To Kickstart Change

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The limits you’re facing are the limits you’re putting on yourself. Rise about the limits you have set! How does reading the words of that sentence make you feel? I imagine that you felt something similar to what I was feeling, which was there were accusing fingers pointing at me.

Mortgage Rates Will Drop Further In Coming Weeks

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Mortgage interest rates are falling, but they’ll drop even more in the coming weeks, giving some 18 million homeowners an opportunity to save money by refinancing.

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How Many Copycat Apps Can Instagram Fit Under Its Umbrella?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Facebook has launched its second TikTok clone, Reels, in over 50 countries through an integration with Instagram, the same method it used in 2016 to try to dethrone Snapchat.

Albert Corey: “Why meeting like-minded people can be your key to success in business”

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You need to go to events and webinars. Meeting like-minded people is your key to success. Joining Facebook groups is a great way to interact when you are at home. Everyone understands you. At home, family can’t relate to what you are going through to grow your business.

How To Change Your Mindset To Cultivate Resilience

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Energy follows attention. The things you are noticing, focusing on and paying attention to are the things your energy will go toward. Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy leadership

Life after COVID – what’s next for Marketers?

Thrive Global

When it comes to 2020, this year has been a rollercoaster of emotions. The only constant is the curveballs that keep coming.

Four Techniques Olympic Athletes Will Use To Retain Their Skills For Another Year

Forbes Leadership Strategy

There are four things that every athlete or anyone whose aspirations are suspended should consider: Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Business /business SportsMoney /sportsmoney small business small business strategy

Cracking Our Hearts Wide Open

Thrive Global

We’ve been holding our breath lately, haven’t we? Self-protection is high; the proverbial walls between us are too. Maybe instead of actively or inadvertently cancelling each other out while we prioritize our own comforts, we open our hands and hearts.

Rob Girling: “It’s a marathon, not a sprint.”

Thrive Global

It’s a marathon, not a sprint. You can’t sustain imbalance for long, so it’s better to treat yourself kindly all the time. Don’t believe you need to have all the answers. It’s ok to say, “I don’t know, let me think about that.” As a business owner, you shouldn’t have many rote answers to questions.

Mike Armistead: “One way to get to those mini-successes is to listen a lot”

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One way to get to those mini-successes is to listen a lot, listening for the root cause or ground truth rather than what’s being said on the surface. if you can get to that root, then you usually know how to help move the ball forward.

Author David Dye: “Add to the conversation”

Thrive Global

One of my favorite stories is that of an engineer named Jamie. He works in a demanding, fast-paced industry that isn’t known for its focus on human-centered leadership. He saw a need to support leaders and managers in his company with positive leadership development.

Rei Carvalho: “Learn what the right questions were to build the right team. ”

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Early on, we had to learn what were the right questions to build the right team. Interviewing is your chance to ask the right questions to make sure it’s a fit for everyone. You never want to bring someone into your culture only for them to feel unhappy.

Michael Greene: “Leadership is about helping to make other people great.”

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As a leader, it is easy to get caught up in your work, push the hours in your day, give up weekends, and let your role consume you. Indeed, many of these factors may have brought you to where you are today.

Art Lee: “Always be on the move.”

Thrive Global

If I could start a movement or create change in people’s lives in some way it would be to push for personalized education. Personalized learning helps students take their strengths and interests and build a skillset for further growth.

Haresh Patel: “Make sure you have a deep Rolodex”

Thrive Global

Get to product/market fit before you invest heavily in sales and marketing: A term first used by Andy Rachleff, product/market fit is the first step to building a successful company — it’s the process of identifying a compelling value hypothesis that articulates the key assumption that underlies why a customer is likely to use your product.

Rachael Bozsik: Why Time Blocking Is Your Best Friend

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Time Blocking Is Your Best Friend. In my early days of overwhelm and mile-long to-do lists, I felt like there was never an end. There was always something more I could do. And, honestly — that is the truth. As entrepreneurs, we are always connected and there is always another project to dive into.

Rising Star Naomi McDougall Jones: “Storytelling”

Thrive Global

The good news is that we have at our disposal an incalculably powerful tool custom-built to produce precisely that kind of transformation in people’s brains: storytelling.

“Challenge what “beauty” means” With Emma Chiu

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Challenge what “beauty” means: Conventional beauty standards are being uprooted as designers and consumers start exploring “anti-beauty” aesthetics. Be part of this conversation and re-evaluate what the new beauty standards could be. I had the pleasure of interviewing Emma Chiu.

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David Shove-Brown: “We’re all really very lucky”

Thrive Global

I try to preach to my team that we’re all really very lucky. I think it’s important to remind people that yes, you may be up to eyeballs in student debt, but that can be seen as a good thing.

Alyssa G. Martin of Weaver: “Why I’d like to inspire a movement to increase the diversity among those serving on public company boards of directors”

Thrive Global

I would like to inspire a movement to increase the diversity among those serving on public company boards of directors. Diversity can take many forms. It’s not just race, gender or creed.

Greg Steltenpohl: “Practice what you preach”

Thrive Global

Practice what you preach: if you’re part of a company trying to help people create healthier lifestyles like ours, create one for yourself. Pacing is also important.

Christopher Rim of Command Education: “My Life as a TwentySomething Founder”

Thrive Global

My favorite quote has always been “if someone says no, you’re talking to the wrong person.” I would tell any potential twenty-something founder to be tenacious in the path to making their business a reality.

Simone Marsiglia: “Trust your intuition”

Thrive Global

One thing that I wish someone told me is that being a Founder and CEO of a company is a 24/7 job. In order to reach your goals, you really need to focus, and sometimes that means missing important moments in your life like holidays with my family.

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Gavin Brodin: “Communication is key!”

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Communication is key! what I wish I had known was the importance of listening and communication. You can be an amazing designer with a keen eye, but if you lack the ability to truly listen to your clients, and execute their vision, then you’ll always miss the mark.

Ray & Justin Kim: “DO IT; You live once.”

Thrive Global

The main takeaways we would advise to a twenty year old who is looking to found a business is that if you have an idea that you are truly passionate about then first do your research.

Why Dubai is a great honeymoon destination

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Dubai is a favorite of all including newly-weds and romantic couples. This pleasant sunshine Arabian city offers a big chunk of everything that a couple seeks in their dream honeymoon. But if you’re still skeptical or looking for more reasons to honeymoon in Dubai, just read on!

Our Internet Needs ‘Guardians’: Supernatural’s Mark Pellegrino Speaks Out Against Online Bullying

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If the Galaxy can have its ‘Guardians’, why can’t the Internet? Unfortunately, since COVID-19 has been at large for the past six months, online bullying has only worsened, as the entire world has been forced onto cyberspace to continue with their daily routine and career requirements.