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August 22, 2019

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How to Spot a Bad Boss

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Harvard and Stanford researchers have found that the stress bad bosses cause can be as damaging as second hand smoke and that they can also make you sad, lazy and fat. Red flag No. 1 — do they lack basic respect and manners — is an obvious sign of a bad bops but there are five others, according to this piece in Fast Company. 

 

Warm Up to the Idea of Working from Home and Being Your Own Boss

Spring is usually a time of renewal and change. That change around the corner could be in your career. Doesn’t the idea of being your own boss sound refreshing? Let spring be the inspiration for your new career to bloom and let your independence shine. Working for yourself, you can enjoy the freedom of making your own hours while working from the comfort of your own home, with a successful career operating a home based customer service call center business. This idea can grow into a reality by using the Arise Platform.

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Celebrate Women’s History Month by Starting Your Own Business

While everyone else celebrates Women’s History Month, you can take inspiration from women in history- start your own company and be your own boss! The great women in our history can inspire your own greatness and independence. Experience the feeling of empowerment and thrill of having your own work from home business. Just imagine yourself as the boss running a customer service call center using the Arise Platform.

According to NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners), more than 11.6 million U.S. firms are owned by women. These women owned businesses generate $1.7 trillion in sales, and they employ close to 9 million people. Another impressive statistic: one in five firms with revenue of $1 million or more is woman-owned. You can join these ranks of women owned businesses and seize the day! Read More

Mark Cuban: Following Your Passion Is For The Birds 

 
“One of the great lies of life is ‘follow your passions,’” Shark Tank star Mark Cuban says. Reason: you may not excel at what you’re passionate about. “I used to be passionate to be a baseball player. Then I realized I had a 70-mile-per-hour fastball,” says Cuban. Competitive major league pitchers throw fastballs at 90-plus. Instead, Cuban says to pay attention to the things you spend most of your time on, instead of what you’re passionate about. Odds are you’ll be good at the things you put the most effort into, he says.

Women Debate How to Fight Workplace Sex Harassment

As allegations of men’s misbehavior fuel a broader conversation, a zero-tolerance attitude has evolved into discussions about what is acceptable, due process and generational differences.

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Are You a Procrastinator? These Tips Are for You

Do you struggle to get things done? Relax, it happens to most people at one time or another. In this piece, Jeffrey Hayzlett suggests putting your most difficult tasks at the top of your to-do list.