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Mental health care depressed young black woman su 2022 02 03 01 52 46 utcFor decades, discussing mental health issues carried a stigma that made it impossible to have meaningful discourse on the subject. Over the past few years, attitudes have shifted, thanks to the increased availability of scientific knowledge and movements for equality and authenticity.

One of the unfortunate truths of entrepreneurship is that founders, especially younger ones, suffer from mental health troubles at a much higher rate than the general population. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, about 72% of founders report mental health struggles. In comparison, the numbers for the average person are about 48%.

 

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Analyzing sales 2021 09 01 11 21 32 utcSelling products and services to customers is the lifeblood of any organization. This is especially critical for small businesses and new entrepreneurs. Without a constant inflow of new customers, many businesses risk losing their source of revenue and profit. But has it changed? Yes, it has.

 

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Job interview 2022 02 02 04 52 05 utcLike many entrepreneurs, I’ve always felt blessed with the gift of self-confidence: confidence to take chances, try new things and even risk failure. But, high self-confidence can come at a cost.

This became evident early on in my career as a small-business owner turned part-time real estate investor. My strategy was to acquire one or two investment properties per year, simply dictated by my capacity. It wasn’t until a chance meeting with other investors that I started to see the flaw in my thinking.

 

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Side view of handsome sportsman drinking water fro 2022 01 19 00 04 33 utcA team of scientists has discovered a simple, low-energy way to break apart one of the largest groups of 'forever chemicals', nefarious pollutants that have been linked to environmental harm and human health concerns.

While practical applications are still a way off, scientists are in awe of the new technique's potential.

In detailed simulations, PFAS molecules – long-chain synthetic chemicals with carbon-fluorine bonds so strong they were considered impossible to break without a great deal of effort – quickly 'fell apart' under a specific set of mild conditions.

 

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1660586299757We just released 8 new high priority funding opportunities where your company can make a difference in meeting the needs of cancer patients… Please see the solicitation and join our webinar on August 24th….

 

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P 1 intelligence is overrated heres how to really spot someone who can succeedTyler Cowen holds the Holbert C. Harris chair in economics at George Mason University. He is the bestselling author of numerous books, and has written regularly for The New York Times. Daniel Gross is an entrepreneur and investor who founded search engines Cue and Pioneer.

Here, Cowan shares five key insights from their new book, Talent: How to Identify Energizers, Creatives, and Winners Around the World. Listen to the audio version—read by Cowan himself—in the Next Big Idea App.

Image: Photo: Anna Shvets/Pexels

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Growth concept 2021 08 29 17 10 49 utcOne of the surest signs of a thriving enterprise is robust and consistent revenue growth. That has not been easy to accomplish over the past 15 years. Corporate growth slowed dramatically after the global financial crisis, with the world’s largest companies growing at half the rate they did before 2008. Furthermore, increases in capital investments outstripped revenue expansion, compressing returns. Now, with a slowing global economy, rising inflation, and geopolitical uncertainty, growth that delivers profits and shareholder value may become more elusive still.

 

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Skyscrapers and city in evening 2022 03 04 05 33 44 utc2021 was the world’s sixth-warmest year on record, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This was an improvement over 2019 and 2020, which ranked among the top three warmest on record, but it wasn’t cause for celebration. The ocean heat content – a measure of the amount of heat stored in the upper levels of oceans – broke another record high in 2021, surpassing the previous record high set in 2020.

 

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This is the Secret to Cheap and LIMITLESS Clean Energy Greentech NewsNuclear fusion is the most naturally occurring method of creating energy which if cracked, promises cheap, clean and abundant energy. Unfortunately for scientists, it also happens to occur in the Sun… Achieving these extreme and brutal conditions of the sun in a lab on earth is immensely difficult and has presented countless scientific and engineering challenges in the decades long plight for making fusion a reality.

 

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Media Gallery Sono MotorsWho wants a cheap, simple EV that charges itself by the sun? Oh and you also want some moss on the dashboard? Well, you’re in luck.

The new, production-ready Sono Sion is finally here. A year on from his visit to Sono HQ in Munich, Jack explains everything that’s changed with this new final version and why you should be so excited about it.

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