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Key Steps to Success in Today’s Challenging Business World

In the modern business world, everyone wants to know how to get a leg up to emerge victorious over the competition. But succeeding as a business now is no small feat, as entrepreneurs must overcome big challenges, from creating a viable business model to building a strong and reliable team.

Some of the key steps to achieving success include:

  • Retaining talent
  • Helping others shine
  • Not being afraid to fail
  • Constantly evolving
  • Letting your employees grow

Check out more of those key steps here:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/theyec/2018/01/04/seven-key-steps-to-success-in-todays-challenging-business-world/#5a4d3f4b41a0

Crypto Markets Seeing Another Slump

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It’s par for the course, but Saturday, August 18 saw crypto markets in another slump, with some coins wavering following weekly gains. The total market cap decreased to about $210 billion. Bitcoin was down 1.79 percent over the last day, while Ethereum was trading at $291, suffering a 3.7 percent loss over the last 24 hours.

Ripple, which is the third biggest altcoin by market cap, also took a hit by six percent on the day, trading at $0.31.

Check out more on the action here:

https://cointelegraph.com/news/crypto-markets-see-slight-slump-ethereum-fails-to-hold-300-support

Billionnaire Boys Club

Can’t wait to see this one. It’s about a group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s who come up with a ‘get-rich-quick’ scam that turns deadly. Starring Ansel Elgort, Emma Roberts and Kevin Spacey (who is attempting to emerge from his hideout after the accusations of the past year). The movie did poorly its opening weekend but despite the presence of the disgraced movie star, it still looks like a solid premise for a movie.

I’ll have to wait till it comes out on BlueRay though, as it was only released in limited theaters and it looks like its time there will be short lived. What movies are you itching to see?

 

Highest-Paying Jobs in the U.S. Right Now

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When I first got my degree, the world was my oyster. I had every opportunity laid out before me…I just had to grab them. With 4 1/2 million students graduating from college this year alone, one has to wonder what opportunities will be afforded them, even with a degree.

It looks like the technology sector is grabbing the most top spots, with more than half of the 25 highest-paying jobs being in that sector, with the lowest average base salary well over $100,000.

In a related report, 7 in 10 workers and job seekers said salary is a key factor in determining a career. Check out this interesting report from Bloomberg…

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-15/these-are-the-highest-paying-jobs-in-the-u-s-right-now?cmpid=socialflow-twitter-business&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_medium=social&utm_content=business

Fun Facts About MLB

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Did you know?

The phrase “walk-off home run” didn’t apply before the 1920 season.

In 1998, Mark McGwire hit 70 home runs, breaking the all-time single-season home run record set by Roger Maris in 1961. Those home runs traveled a total of 29,958 feet, more than enough to reach above the peaks of Mt. Everest.

Before every MLB game, umpires prepare six dozen baseballs by rubbing them in mud — a special mud produced by an unknown source in New Jersey. This takes the slick shine off new baseballs.

William “Dummy” Hoy was the first deaf player ever to play Major League Baseball.

Do these facts interest you like they do me? Read on to learn more…

https://bleacherreport.com/articles/981899-50-random-mlb-facts-you-never-knew#slide20

Bitcoin’s Biggest Startups are Trying to Keep Fees Low

Well, 2017 was certainly a wake-up call for bitcoin supporters.  We saw so many people using the software amidst a price boom, the transaction fees went through the roof. Now, they’re back to more manageable levels, but people fear this spike could happen again. Check out the commentary:

https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoins-biggest-startups-are-backing-a-new-effort-to-keep-fees-low/

Top Business Books for Getting Ahead: 2018

I always love reading books on how to get ahead in business and achieving success in general. That’s why this article: “28 Top Business Books to Get Ahead In 2018″ caught my attention.

It’s been proven that reading can significantly improve your health and wellness, including mental sharpness, stress levels, sleep quality, empathy and positivity. Check it out.

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/305643

The Joker Coming Next Year

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The plot details for Joker have been few and far between so far, but this unique new DC installment has a release date of October 4, 2019. Joaquin Phoenix is slated to play the famed DC villain, playing a man named Arthur Fleck before turning into the Clown Prince of Crime. Can’t wait for this one!