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BENEFITS OF WORKING FROM HOME
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BENEFITS OF WORKING FROM HOME

It doesn’t take a genius to say that working from home as its benefits, even for introverts such as myself, the benefits of working from home far out way having to travel every day to go into the office. Though some will claim that working from home brings on more challenges and/or distractions than in the office, many will agree that it is a small price to pay compared to the luxury it is to stay at home. My research and experience have proven that companies both locally and internationally can consider work from home options for staff as a part of a long-term strategy for cutting costs and retaining employees. Let us consider some advantages: Cost-Effective – Jamaican companies, specifically the BPO industry, can spend $60,000 USD monthly or more on electric bills. There a...
The internet is crazy
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The internet is crazy

The world is weird. The internet is crazy. Earlier this month, I joined Twitter as I thought it would be all fun and jokes. Whew chile, was I wrong. This morning I had to delete the app from my phones as the negativity and level of toxicity are beyond what I can manage.  Not to say that this app isn’t insightful but people are so full of opinions and everybody thinks they are right; there are people with opinions fighting others with opinions. Nobody has the right to do anything they want, as far as I can see, if you do, people hate. If you don’t people hate. Either case it’s not a win for any party.  Twitter was founded in 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams. It was created with the hopes that people could share posts and interact with others ...
Business Affirmations
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Business Affirmations

About two years ago, a self-proprietorship by the name of D’orandae was formed and launched itself on social media platforms. This business was created by a black woman at the age of 20 years old because of her love for writing as a form of expressing herself. A friend of hers encouraged her numerous times to be braver in showcasing her talent and it turned out she was able to gain more than 2000 followers on Instagram, numerous articles in the Western Mirror, and the launch of its website. The brand now motivates women to showcase themselves despite what others may think and built a virtual community for women to discuss what or who is stopping them from achieving their goals. The motivation behind D’orandae came from seeing and starting to believe in affir...
What to do if Covid-19 took your job
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What to do if Covid-19 took your job

I’ve not been on this earth long enough to compare the severity of world events but based on the views of others; this truly is the worst the world’s economy has been in. Covid-19 has ruined lives by stealing joy, money, and lives; many personal and business lives have been severely impacted not just in Jamaica but across the globe.On the other hand, Covid 19 has showed us what should be important in our lives; realizing that the things that truly matter we have been taking for granted just for the sake of earning a buck to spend it on bills. The question that many are asking now is “What should I do now that Covid-19 took my job?” Thankfully, I have a few suggestions below: Enjoy the moments with your family - Many despise the Kardashian family for reasons that are unknown to me. Y...
Top 25 | Success Quotes
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Top 25 | Success Quotes

Google has over one million definitions of success. However, between all those definitions, we can agree that success means never giving up despite obstacles and many failures. What do you think the greatest minds who ever lived has to say about success? Let's consider 25 quotes about success. The key to success is to focus on goals, no obstacles. 2. "Success is not what you have but who you are" ~ Bo Bennett 3. "Failure is not the opposite of success; it's part of success." ~Arianna Huffington 4. "Behind every successful man there's a lot of unsuccessful years." ~ Bob Brown 5. Dream of success and work hard for it. 6. "Successful people have fear. Successful people have doubts. Successful people have worries. They just don't let these feelings...
Business Ideas for Black Women
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Business Ideas for Black Women

Whether you are a stay at home mom or just a woman tired of slaving for the traditional 9-5 there are plenty of business ideas you can consider. We understand that it is hard to sit and home and wait for your husband to bring home that bread or tired of that nagging boss but want to start your career full speed ahead. We assure you we have been in this position before and decided to help you out with launching a business for yourself. Let's dive in. Blogging Blogging is a potential billion-dollar business if you build your blog based on quality information. Just think about it, people are always searching for information, whether it is food, travel, lifestyle, money, etc. What if you decided to start a blog on something you are passionate about? Depending on your skill...