Monthly Archives: January 2022

Losing Confidence in What You Do? 4 Steps to Regain Confidence | Life Hack

Oh, those voices in our heads! You know the ones. They whisper words of judgment and doubt. They ask us, “Who do you think you are?” and “How could you possibly be so clueless?” They are masters at making us feel as if we’re just not good enough. And before we even realize it’s happening, slowly but surely, we start losing confidence in who we are, what we do, and pretty much everything we ever thought we knew.

Sound familiar?

You’re not alone. According to the online therapy platform BetterHealth, everyone lacks confidence occasionally.[1] It’s also not your fault. So many factors contribute to losing confidence. An article in Psychology Today points to everything from genetic makeup to life experiences to media messages as reasons why we may be losing confidence.

So, what can we do when we’re losing confidence? The answer is “a lot.”

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MrBeast goes full Willy Wonka, launches his own Feastables food brand | Fast Company

In just a few short years, 23-year-old Jimmy Donaldson—better known as MrBeast—has built one of the largest audiences on the internet; become the highest-paid YouTube star ever, thanks to his videos generating some 10 billion views; and even convinced 456 people to compete in a precise reimagining of the activities at the heart of Squid Game (minus the bloody death) for $456,000. A year ago, he launched a restaurant concept called MrBeast Burger, using ghost kitchens to scale up very quickly. It sold 1 million burgers in its first three months.

Now, starting today, January 29, he’s also a major packaged-food brand.

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Coding vs. Programming: What’s the Difference? |

It seems that the entire world has decided to begin developing apps, web pages, and web apps. The Apple App Store and Google Play Store host millions of apps, and the number continues to grow. On top of that, more than 250,000 new websites hit the internet every day.

Each new page, app, or web app may involve developers, designers, programmers, and coders. While many people rapidly swap back and forth between these terms to describe the same functions, they actually have distinct differences.

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Time May Be Running Out on Backdoor Roth IRAs | Small Business Trends

The passing of President Biden’s Build Back Better (BBB) legislation could mean the scrapping of a loophole referred to as the backdoor Roth Individual Retirement Account (IRA). The Roth IRA unlike traditional IRAs is funded with after-tax dollars making contributions not tax-deductible. But once account holders start withdrawing funds, the money is tax-free. It gives them an edge over traditional IRA deposits which are generally made with pretax dollars and income tax is charged when money is withdrawn from the account during retirement

Critics of the backdoor Roth say that it allows individuals a loophole to get around the income limits that normally prevent high earners from owning Roths.

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How to watch Super Bowl 2022 on your phone | Digital Trends

After some of the most exciting NFL playoff games we’ve ever seen, the field for Super Bowl 2022 is getting narrower! The tension keeps building for one of the winter’s biggest events, so who can blame you if you’re already thinking about how to watch the big game?

If you don’t have cable, the answer might not be obvious! Fortunately, there are many streaming services and streaming devices that make watching the Super Bowl easy. (You could even watch it for free with an over-the-air antenna.)

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How Samsung’s Galaxy S22 Ultra can beat the Galaxy S21 Ultra | Digital Trends

How is Samsung going to surpass the Galaxy S21 Ultra? I ask this in all seriousness, as the 2021 flagship has remained one of my favorite Android phones alongside the Google Pixel 6 Pro. I’m using it again as I write this, and it’s as spectacular and capable as it was when I first reviewed it at the end of January 2021.

The Galaxy S22 Ultra will almost certainly launch alongside other members of the S22 range on February 9, and perhaps more than any other year before, Samsung really has to go all-out to make the new phone markedly better.

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Qualities of a Successful Entrepreneur | The Startup Magazine

Business Qualities of an Entrepreneur

The business qualities of any successful entrepreneur should be in the first place. It is thanks to them that you can achieve success in business. Let’s look at the five most important ones.

1. Practicality

A synonym for practicality can be called prudence. Successful startup entrepreneurs will invest money only in the business that brings income. That is why really rich people try to dress inconspicuously, do not use provocatively expensive accessories. After all, buying these things will only satisfy whims and will not pay off in any way.

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Amazon’s Alexa returns after morning snooze | BBC News

Users of Amazon’s Alexa complained that the voice assistant was not working on Friday morning.

According to the website Down Detector, the problem appeared to affect the UK and parts of Europe and lasted about an hour.

Some users posted on social media that they had been unable to get Alexa to respond or help with their morning routine.

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How a Day of Apple-Picking Led to a $2 Billion Startup on a Mission to Feed the Hungry |

Abhi Ramesh had expected to return with only fresh fruit the first time he went apple-picking with his future wife in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. But he also brought home a business idea.

“There were apples all over the ground,” says Ramesh, a serial entrepreneur who had earlier founded a coding school and an e-commerce startup. “I saw just firsthand how much food goes to waste at the farm level. I was shocked at the time.”

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Google gets hit with a new lawsuit over ‘deceptive’ location tracking | TechCrunch

Washington DC, Texas, Washington state and Indiana announced the latest lawsuit against Big Tech Monday, alleging that Google deceived users by collecting their location data even when they believed that kind of tracking was disabled.

“Google falsely led consumers to believe that changing their account and device settings would allow customers to protect their privacy and control what personal data the company could access,” DC Attorney General Karl Racine said. “The truth is that contrary to Google’s representations it continues to systematically surveil customers and profit from customer data.”

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