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    Why All Companies Should Normalize Flexibility For Working Parents

    Local and state governments have a unique moment to formalize flexibility for working parents, marshalling resources and expertise to be a leading light on this vitally important workforce issue.
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    Top Beaches To Add To Your Summer Vacation List

    As many are making their final plans for enjoying the final days of summer fun before fall hits, consider a beach destination to soak up some sun. Here are a few amazing options.
    By Mindy Smoak
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    All You Need To Know About Financing A Car

    Buying a car is a huge step, as it takes a lot of time and money. If you can't pay for a car outright, there are several options for financing it instead.
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    4 Key Tips To Help You Stay Engaged And Connected When Working Remote

    Knowing how to navigate the downsides to remote work—the isolation, diminishing trust, or feelings of exclusion— is important to your career success.
    By Sonia Layne-Gartside
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    Quiet Quitting: What It Is And How You Can Find Fulfillment

    Hate your job and giving it the bare minimum? You might be practicing something called quiet quitting. Here's how to look out for the signs and find career fulfillment.
    By Rita Pike
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    Entrepreneurs: How To Prepare For Employee Absences

    As a business owner, you must ensure everything's running smoothly, even when unanticipated events arise. Here's how you plan for employee absences and create a policy that works.
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    How To Stay Cool In A Heat Wave

    As heat waves make their way across the United States, the summer weather can be hard to bear. Here are top tips for staying cool no matter how high the temperatures rise.
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    How Your Hiring Strategy Is Vital To Your Startup's Growth

    Startup teams face several challenges, including pivoting with their hiring strategy as their companies grow. One entrepreneur offers a few options on how to face those challenges and win.
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    You Can Finally Get Organized With These 5 Simple Rules

    If you feel like you're constantly struggling to keep up with the demands of daily life, it's time to get organized. Use these five rules to get your act together and take control of your time.
    By Emily Blackwood
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    How Inflation Is Affecting Small Businesses

    Inflation is negatively affecting consumers everywhere. Small business owners and those they employ are among those who are facing serious challenges as well.
    By Camryn Quick
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    Successful Entrepreneurs Share The Habits That Sustain Them

    Having good habits is key for longevity and success in business. Entrepreneurs share the habits that have sustained them, their employees and their businesses.
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    Not On TikTok As A Business Owner? Here Are 3 Reasons You Should Be

    As an entrepreneur, it's important to leverage the benefits of strategic social meda use, and TikTok is a great place to start. Here are tips from one successful entrepreneur on how to do that.
    By Katie Love
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    How To Eat Healthy On A Budget

    Vegetables and fruits are important for us to have on a daily basis, but with their steep prices, it can be a challenge to afford them. Despite the difficulty, there are ways that you can eat healthy on a tighter budget.
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    5 Tips For Writing A Winning Grant Proposal

    Getting grant funds can be a fairly simple process if you have the right tools at your disposal. Here are a few tips that can help you streamline the process.
    By Lindsey Giardino
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    A Millennial Woman's Guide To Tapping Into Your Inner Child At Disneyland

    There’s a unique joy that comes with paying a visit to Disneyland, the original Disney park. You tap into your inner child and slowly, the troubles of the real world slip away.
    By Bareerah Zafar
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    4 Tips To Start Food Blogging

    Food blogging has become a lucrative business for many. Here's how you can turn a passion for food, cooking, or cuisine education into a successful venture.
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    4 Smart Ways To Support Women During Black Business Month

    Celebrating Black Business Month means showing support and investing in Black-owned businesses. Here are ways you can do your part.
    By Camryn Quick
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    Gender Roles And Their Effect On Managing Family Finances

    For decades, many have been led to believe that men are supposed to be in charge of family finances. One writer says women should embrace being financial leaders in their homes.
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    6 Smart Ways Millennials Can Monetize A Blog

    Blogging can be a fun activity for those who enjoy documenting their lives, but it can also be a money-making opportunity. Read on for the best ways to monetize your blog.
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    Artist Domonique Brown Is Taking Black Culture Depictions To The Next Level

    Domonique Brown depicts Black culture through her art, creating portraits of some of the greatest historical figures in history. Here's her take on building your craft and community as a Black creative.
    By Tia Quashie
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    All You Need To Know About Business Data Security Threats

    Data breaches are common problems for business owners, and they can cost you money and consumer trust. Here's what to look out for and how to protect your business.
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    7 Ways To Spend Your Beach Day....Other Than Sunbathing

    Beaches aren't just for lounging or sunbathing. Here are a few fun activities you can do whether traveling solo, enjoying with your family, or visiting with a significant other.
    By Asha Bey
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    Why More Industries Are Shifting To Hybrid Workplaces

    Companies are embracing the hybrid workplace more and more, with job descriptions reflecting the change. Here's how the shift affects jobseekers and professionals.
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    How To Bounce Back After Making A Mistake At Work

    Humans make mistakes but making a mistake in the workplace can feel like the end of the world. It doesn't have to be. Here are tips on ways to bounce back.
    By Michelle Richardson
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    Why Startup Investors Should Be More Forward-Thinking

    One investor says a bear market is the time to look forward instead of backwards, and investors must make long-term plays that will pay dividends for decades to come.
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    4 Ways Investing In Real Estate Can Help You Achieve A 'Sovereign Life'

    This wealth advocate believes in the power of owning and selling real estate to achieve financial and personal freedom. Here's her take on achieving a "Sovereign Life."
    By Karen Hatcher
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    How Company Leaders Can Lead In Advocating For Work-Life Balance

    It’s highly important for management to prioritize employee wellbeing by encouraging employees to switch off where necessary. Here's how company leaders can do just that.
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    How To Approach Wellness Holistically As A Recent Graduate

    Many summer graduates are embarking on a new transition, and having good health habits is important. Here are ways to tap into post-college holistic wellness.
    By Thrive Global
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    How To Write Awesome Email Subject Lines

    The subject line of your next email can determine whether you get the response you need or your message ends up trashed. Check out these five tips on writing one that can't be denied.
    By Emily Blackwood
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    Rural Entrepreneurs: Here Are 12 Funding Options For Growing Your Business

    Several funding sources are available for rural entrepreneurs to explore, from crowdfunding to small business loans to state trade expansion programs.
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    Best Outdoorsy Cities For Millennials

    More millennials of color are taking things outdoors, enjoying the fun and wellness benefits of being in nature. Here are a few select locales that are perfect for just that.
    By Camryn Quick
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    Try These Top Tips To Help You Expand Your Business

    As a business leader, you want to expand your company, and there are strategic steps in achieving that goal. You can turn your dreams into reality and go from playing small to winning big.
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    Consumers Are Shopping Differently, So Here's How To Adapt

    The past few years have affected the way in which consumers shop. This means that small business owners will have to adjust to new habits and processes.
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    Judge Shequitta Kelly, Creator Of The Hair Shield, Talks Balancing Career With Entrepreneurship

    Shequitta Kelly, creator and founder of The Hair Shield, finds fulfillment in both her career as a judge and her entrepreneurial journey. Here's how she balances it all.
    By Janell Hazelwood
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    Here's How You Can Leverage Research In Leadership

    Research is an important tool to use for innovating in business. Use these tips to learn how to lead using strategy and research.
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    Black Excellence: Sports Industry Adds Power Women To Their Leadership Ranks

    Condoleezza Rice and Sandra Douglass Morgan have made waves this week by joining the leadership ranks of the NFL. Let's celebrate Black women who are trailblazers in the industry.
    By Camryn Quick
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    Entrepreneurship

    How To Leverage Opportunities During Independent Retailer Month

    This month is the perfect time to leverage exposure and opportunities to expand your customer base. Here are tips to maximize your opportunities as a retailer.
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    How To Pull Yourself Out Of Entrepreneurial Isolation

    It's easy to feel isolated as a solopreneur, especially if your work is web-based, but there are ways to deal with lonliness. Try these tips to expand your network and find more balance.
    By Emily Blackwood
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    Body Image: How To Radically Tap Into Self-Acceptance, No Matter What

    Body image is a psychological construct that influences the way that we live with our bodies. Try these tips to embrace self-acceptance and empower yourself.
    By Luisana Rodríguez
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    How To Get A High-Paying Job

    Getting a job in your field with a high salary might be challenging, but it's doable. Try these five tips to land a job you love that pays well.
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    How The Euro-To-Dollar Parity Changes Things For Your Next Europe Trip

    For the first time in almost 20 years, the U.S. dollar and the euro are almost equal to each other. With a balanced exchange rate, you can save more money on your purchases abroad.
    By Camryn Quick
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    Investors: Nurture Dealflow With These 3 Steps

    Investing can be an exciting game to start, but there are steps to follow to ensure you're getting the most out of it. Here are ways you can nurture dealflow and get the most out of investing.
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    8 Books Women Entrepreneurs Should Add To Their Summer Reading List

    From money management and confidence, to creativity and time management, these books offer smart approaches to thriving in the business world.
    By Emily Blackwood
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    How To Support Women-Owned Businesses On Amazon Prime Day

    Amazon offers many opportunities to support women-owned businesses on Prime Day and beyond. Here's where to start and why it's important.
    By Camryn Quick
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    Why Leaders Must Improve Their Management Skills

    Proper workforce management is good for business. This is why there is a need to reevaluate how workforce management is being carried out.
    By Your Coffee Break
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    The Lessons Learned During Your First Job Interview Are Still Relevant Today

    Though the first job interview was almost a decade ago, the lessons are still relevant and useful. Here's why one writer says they still stick with her today.
    By Camryn Quick
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    8 Ways Business Leaders Can Get Women Back In The Workforce

    Women have been leaving their jobs at a higher rate than men during the Great Resignation. Here's how business leaders can create better workplaces in order for women to return and stay.
    By Switch
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    11 Smart Social Media Strategies For Small Business Owners

    Marketing for a small business can be challenging, but take a cue from marketing professionals who share their top strategies for running various social media sites.
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