essential websites for entrepreneurs, business owners and marketers

67 essential websites for entrepreneurs, business owners and marketers

Is there a website that you turn for inspiration, business tips or the latest tech tools and hacks? Ever wondered what websites entrepreneur swear by to save time and refine their skills? Here are 67 websites that entrepreneurs recommend in online forums. Canva, Trello, and Producthunt get a lot of love! The good news is […]

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bad meetings

Why am I here? The true cost of bad meetings

Bad Meetings. Amazon boss Jeff Bezos banned PowerPoint presentations from ‘em; Elon Musk has famously encouraged walkouts. The bane of many lives. As the saying goes:  minutes are kept in meetings but hours are lost. Workers on average waste 61% of their time coordinating their work in meetings, email, and chat rather than actually doing […]

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The key to more creative brainstorming? Embarrass yourself

Want to foster more creative brainstorming?  Embrace your embarrassing side. An experiment looked into whether gr0ups could be pre-loaded for better brainstorming. 93 managers were randomly assigned to three-person teams. Half of the groups were told to share embarrassing stories; half talked about times they had felt pride. Embarrassing Brainstorming No cheating. The anecdotes had to be […]

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Why employees are mostly training themselves

Employees get 1% of their working week to focus on training and development. Yet, we live in a culture where companies look to hire “learning animals”. The perfect employee has the smarts to handle massive change and the character to love it. IBM found that when deprived of advancement opportunities, learning animals were 12 times more likely to […]

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Why Doing Mostly Nothing at Work is OK

When you let your mind wander, you engage a brain circuit called the “default mode network” (DMN) . Dipping into our deep storehouse of memories, ideas, and emotions plugs us into our DMN. Which was thought of as our “Mostly Do Nothing” circuit. Until recently. Turns out, the “resting” DMN uses 20% of the body’s […]

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excuses for being late to work

top 15 most hilarious employee excuses for lateness you will ever hear

People on Quora reveal the most awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping excuses they’ve heard for lateness from an employee or co-worker. Yes, this happened. Source From the “cat told me it was Saturday” to  “my Llama gave birth”, I dare you not to crease yourself at these excuses. Share them at work – you’ll look great in comparison! Caught […]

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