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    New Research Finds That Supporting Female Entrepreneurs Could Boost Global Economy By $5 Trillion

    New research from Boston Consulting Group (BCG) found that if female entrepreneurs received as much support as male entrepreneurs, the global economy could experience up to a $5 trillion boost. It is well-documented that women-led businesses are underfunded, with data revealing that in 2017 only 2.2% of venture capital (VC) funding going to women-led companies. Women received only $1.9 billion in […]

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    Giving A Boost To Entrepreneurs In North Omaha

    Julian Young went from drug dealer and dropout, to minister, to entrepreneurship coach. His Start Center for Entrepreneurship serves small business owners in North Omaha, Nebraska. COURTESY OF JULIAN YOUNG & COMPANY To teach others the ins and outs of entrepreneurship is to empower them to explore their potential and help themselves using their own […]

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    How To Boost Motivation When You’re Working With Software Engineers

    Finding, hiring and retaining talent is no small ordeal. Every relevant business operating in this digital-driven era needs different levels of technology to succee d. This reality leads to a massive need for skilled developers capable of fulfilling the numerous data science, front-end and back-end development and QA testing roles that require their skills. Now imagine that […]

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    Trash-Talking at Work Can Actually Boost Motivation and Performance

    From bosses to athletes to even brands, most of us engage in trash-talking occasionally. While this critical chatter might seem like it could have only negative repercussions, it turns out it can spark those being talked about to work harder, depending on the context. To determine the true effects of trash-talking, Wharton School visiting scholar […]

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    Korea to boost Sri Lankan startups

    Sri Lankan startups are presented with an opportunity to receive a further boost this year with the Republic of Korea announcing the ‘2017 K-Startup Grand Challenge’ in Colombo yesterday. The K–Startup Grand Challenge, an initiative of National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA), is a project conducted and financed by the Korean government. The global startup […]

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    Swap caffeine for stair-walking to boost energy, motivation

    Researchers say that walking up and down stairs may be more effective than caffeine for increasing energy and motivation. Researchers from the University of Georgia found that sleep-deprived adults who walked up and down stairs at a regular pace for 10 minutes felt more energized and motivated than those who consumed 50 milligrams of caffeine […]

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    Swap caffeine for stair-walking to boost energy, motivation

    Researchers from the University of Georgia found that sleep-deprived adults who walked up and down stairs at a regular pace for 10 minutes felt more energized and motivated than those who consumed 50 milligrams of caffeine – the equivalent to one can of soda. Study co-author Patrick J. O’Connor, of the Department of Kinesiology at […]

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    Vocus.io Chrome Extension Aims to Boost Email Productivity

    Usefulness Functionality Price Summary Vocus.io is a Chrome extension that will help you to accurately track email opens and link clicks, find any person’s email from their name, automate “gentle reminder” followups and more. Want to keep better track of your email? Vocus.io, is a Google Chrome browser extension that founder Ahmad AlNaimi says will “dramatically […]

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    8 Simple Ways to Boost Your WiFi Signal

    WiFi is considered the most useful and significant aspects of using a computer. But sometimes, working on a WiFi connection can get too frustrating due to poor signal strengths resulting in slow internet connections. There are certain ways that you can implement to boost your home/business WiFi signal in the best possible way. This article […]

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    20 Tools to Boost Security at Your Small Business While on a Budget

    The prevalence of digital technology has made small business owners keenly aware of the security threats they face. However, it is just as important for them to be aware of the physical security threats that threaten their business. Protecting your place of business, whether it is in your home or a retail space, has become […]