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    1. We Can All Be LinkedIn Influencers. Here's How

      We Can All Be LinkedIn Influencers. Here's How

      Want to get published next to Richard Branson and Guy Kawasaki?

      When LinkedIn launched the publishing network known as LinkedIn Influencer in 2012, members gained instant access to top voices in business like Richard Branson, Martha Stewart, and Arianna Huffington. Now you have the opportunity to join these powerful voices as LinkedIn opens the doors to its publishing platform to the public.

      Who Writes? Why publish? How do you make your post great?
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    2. Why Chronic Busyness Is Bad for Your Brain

      Why Chronic Busyness Is Bad for Your Brain

      A bunch of neuroscientists and a new book all argue that you really, really need to quit being busy all the time.

      The backlash against busyness continues.

      Even a casual poke around the internet or a quick chat around the average office watercooler will confirm Americans’ obsession with squeezing more productivity into each hour. According to a recent New York Times magazine article, we even view sleep as a way to be more productive.

      The Value of Switching on the Autopilot Struggling to Loaf?
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    3. 9 Key Things Successful Business Partners Always Do

      9 Key Things Successful Business Partners Always Do

      Are you going into business with the right person? The answer was apparently no in the case of Zipcar's founders. Here's what you can learn from them.

      1. Have a successful history together before founding a company. 2. Agree on vision. 3. Have the hard talks about money. 4. Decide who the real leader is. 5. Ensure you understand each others' commitment. 6. Have compatible, vital skills. 7. Have compatible styles. 8. Decide how to fill other positions. 9. Have a plan for happily ever after.
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    4. Building a Successful Social Media Campaign

      Building a Successful Social Media Campaign

      As an entrepreneur, you know all about the power of social media: It can help you build your brand, promote your business, and connect with customers. But before you write your next post or tweet, consider whether your current strategies are making efficient use of your time and resonating with your market.

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  1. PEOPLE in Small Business News this week

    1. (8 articles) Mark Zuckerberg
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    Richard Turcott

    Richard Turcott is a Small Business advocate, a career tech start-up CEO/CMO, customer experience enthusiast, 14x marathon runner, 2x ultra-marathon runner and 20+ year marketer.

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