Monthly Archives: September 2019

If You Suck as an Employee, You Will Probably Suck as an Entrepreneur | Entrepreneur

Do you want to make the jump from working for an employer to running your own business? Odds are that if you suck as an employee now, then you won’t make it as an entrepreneur. It sounds harsh, but that’s real talk.

As an employee, if you don’t build the skills you need to thrive as an entrepreneur, especially in terms of having a strong work ethic, then it’s incredibly difficult to flip a switch and all of a sudden thrive as an entrepreneur.

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An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Multifamily Real Estate Investing | Getentrepreneurial.com

Entrepreneurs tend to be good fits for real estate investing. This has something to do with their creativity, ingenuity, and stomach for risk-taking. And if there’s one type of real estate investing that’s more appealing than the rest, it’s multifamily properties.

The Benefits of Multifamily Real Estate Investing

As the name suggests, a multifamily piece of real estate is housing where there are multiple units. These units are typically all owned by one person, but leased out to different tenants. Examples include large apartment buildings, duplexes, and triplexes. The benefits of investing in multifamily properties include:

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Integrating Vacuum Technology To Keep Food Hot | CoolBusinessIdeas.com

This stainless-steel cooking pot based on a traditional Japanese design uses a double-wall construction to create a vacuum that insulates the contents to retain heat for long periods.

The Maho Nabé pot achieves precise heat control and a long-lasting internal temperature thanks to its innovative double-walled structure, which improves thermal insulation.

Unlike other vacuum pans, there is no separate outer container so the pot itself can be heated on an open flame.

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Facebook has a gaping loophole in its fight against fake news | Mashable

Facebook has a major loophole that allows nefarious users to get around its strategy to stop fake news.

The social media giant has been taking its fight against misinformation and fake news more seriously in recent years. The company has taken action against malicious accounts spreading disinformation. Its updated its policies to keep misinformation off the platform. Studies have even shown that the steps Facebook has taken are working. That’s all good news!

However, a recently discovered loophole proves that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and the rest of his company still have a lot more work to do.

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Amazon is hiring 30,000 workers. Here’s how to find out more | CNN

Amazon is looking to fill 30,000 jobs and, to help accomplish that goal, it plans to host career days in six cities across the US next week.

The open spots span a variety of skill and experience levels, from entry-level positions at Amazon’s (AMZN) fulfillment centers to software development engineers. All of the jobs are permanent, and most of them are full-time posts. They all pay at least $15 an hour with benefits.

Amazon’s Career Day will take place on September 17 in Arlington, Virginia (the location of the company’s second headquarters), as well as in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Nashville and its hometown of Seattle. The company said it expects to see significant growth in these cities in the future.

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Teen’s Junk Food Diet Caused Him to Go Blind, Doctors Say | Live Science

A teen who ate nothing but fries, chips and other junk food for years slowly went blind as a result of his poor diet, according to a new report of the case.

The case highlights a perhaps little-known fact about poor diets: In addition to being tied to obesity, heart disease and cancer, they “can also permanently damage the nervous system, particularly vision,” according to the report, published today (Sept. 2) in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.

The teen’s problems began at age 14, when he went to the doctor’s office complaining of tiredness.

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15 Companies Founded By Amazing Young Entrepreneurs | Business News Daily

You’ve heard about 30 under 30 lists (and other lists) that celebrate entrepreneurs under a certain age for achieving greatness. Did you ever imagine a list featuring entrepreneurs as young as nine years old?

Age doesn’t equal success, and no one knows that more than the young entrepreneurs on this list. They don’t need a driver’s license or high school diploma to transform their ideas into thriving businesses.

Here are 15 companies started by amazing young entrepreneurs.

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20 Best Guided Meditations for Sleep and Insomnia | Life Hack

Do you have trouble sleeping at night, or suffer from insomnia? Well, you’re not alone. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 30 to 40 percent of adults have difficulty sleeping, and 10 to 15 percent suffer from chronic insomnia.

You know what it feels like to not get enough sleep… The next day you feel lethargic, have trouble focusing, and lack motivation. But, did you know that insomnia can have more serious health consequences?

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Guest Post: The Three Biggest (Serious) Mistakes People Make With Their WordPress Websites | Marketing For Hippies

I once had three websites hacked on the same day.

My mother-in-law kindly telephoned to let me know that her granddaughter’s photo website was now a propaganda hub for an Saharan militant group.

Luckily, I had backups. So it only took three days to replace the machete mutilation tips with the angelic photos of smiling little faces.

Then it was on to the other two hacked sites . . .

Those backups saved my sites. But I’d made two other crucial mistakes that allowed the problems to happen in the first place.

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8 states and D.C. investigate Facebook over antitrust issues. | Fast Company

New York attorney general Letitia James is leading a multistate investigation into whether Facebook violated antitrust laws, she said in a statement Friday.

“I am proud to be leading a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general in investigating whether Facebook has stifled competition and put users at risk,” James said. “We will use every investigative tool at our disposal to determine whether Facebook’s actions may have endangered consumer data, reduced the quality of consumers’ choices, or increased the price of advertising.”

She’s joined in the investigations by the attorneys general from Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, and the District of Columbia.

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