Inspiration

Twitter Link Roundup #357 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers! – Business Article

Cabin fever is a phenomenon known to any of us who have suffered through cold, unreasonably long winters. While the specifics may vary from person to person, cabin fever generally encompasses feelings of boredom, irritability, restlessness, and the vague impulse to set fire to the walls. Feeling stressed out because of a marathon of mandatory stay-at-home days is common, even for people living in routinely cold places – we’re looking at you, Winnipeg. The restrictions imposed on lifestyle, routine,…

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Amazon, Etsy or eBay – What’s the Right Marketplace for You? – Online Business Article

Thinking about starting an online business for your side hustle? Get your feet wet by selling through a marketplace like Etsy or eBay first. Why? Well, there are two big advantages of selling on a marketplace: ● Setting up a shop is quick and generally pain-free● Getting discovered by customers can by easier and faster Before you get started on deciding which marketplace is right for your wares, there’s a crucial step that you must complete – getting a domain…

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Need Inspiration? Get Outdoors by @relaxedmale – Women in Business Article

by Bryan Goodwin | Featured Contributor  Well look at that, midweek and your get up and go and has gotten up and left. You are not feeling the drive. That blank Word Document hasn’t sparked any joy and you are ready to scream. You are needing some serious help. How do I know? Well, you are reading this post right now. We all drift into the inspirational doldrums from time to time. It happens. How you get out of the…

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Why Community Matters Now, More Than Ever by @annamcafee – Wonen in Business Article

by Anna McAfee | Featured Contributor “What tribes are, is a very simple concept that goes back 50 million years. It’s about leading and connecting people and ideas. And it’s something that people have wanted forever” says Seth Godin. You’d have to be living under a rock to not have recently heard the words ‘community’ and ‘tribe’. But why does it matter so much, and why does it matters now?  We need to take a look at the world, where we…

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Know Your Digital Footprint: Who’s Doing Your Hosting? – Online Business Article

It isn’t only brick and mortar companies that have an impact on the physical world around them. Even if the thing you’re selling isn’t tangible, the way you run your business can be good for the world or bad for it. That’s why it’s important to choose ethical suppliers for everything — even your domain and hosting. Here are some things to consider: Build Relationships No one likes to deal with a company where you’re reduced to a customer number…

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Rituals for Creativity and Inspiration with Alexi Panos – Women in Business Article

It’s such an exciting day for #MondayMotivation here in She Takes on the World Land, because joining me today is the one, the only Alexi Panos! Alexi is one of my dear friends, and if you haven’t met her yet, she’s a modern day philosopher, writer, artist, humanitarian and all around badass nerd.   To date, she’s created thousands of hours of videos transforming big ideas around spirituality, personal development, and business into bite sized nuggets anyone can digest. We…

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Have vision, be confident – The Commercial Reality – Business Article

While Chamber of Commerce and Industry of WA CEO Deidre Willmott has worked with some amazing leaders in government and the private sector throughout her career, she’s developed her own style along the way. “I would say that what I have learnt is that a leader has to have a vision. They have to articulate where they want an organisation to go and they need to live that vision every day,” she says. “Firstly, they need to be confident that…

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Contracts of the heart – The Commercial Reality – Business Article

While some US companies have drawn up “love contracts” for their executives and employees, leading WA businesswoman Diane Smith-Gander does not want Australia going down that track. Despite public scandals and salacious headlines involving high-profile companies, Smith-Gander says every company should have a comprehensive code of conduct that addresses workplace relationships while avoid the issuing of rules. Smith-Gander, who sits on the board of Wesfarmers, AGL Energy and was a former NBN deputy chair, says disclosure is more important than…

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