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Observation: A Social Media Trend

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Instagram’s algorithms are not working in users’ favor. They’ve reduced the % of followers who see our content, which means less engagement, less traffic, less opportunities for connection. For evidence, check out your ratios of followers to Likes or Views. This filtering may prompt some users to seek promotional methods …

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Trend: The DNA Test Exchange

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Trend: It’s important to recognize the popularity pattern for products and services are liable to be hijacked. If you’ve been seeing more of these DNA test/ancestry commercials lately, think back to the original site, ancestry.com. That platform was one of the first to help people investigate lineages, but no need …

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How to Use Your Environment to Evolve Your Epigenetics

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Our immediate environment influences us daily, touching our senses and mingling with our mental states. Environment is the facilitator for epigenetic changes we experience. What we think, feel, see, hear, touch, taste and smell alter us each moment. By overtly focusing on magnanimous steps, we can overlook the more immediate …

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3 Reasons to Take Meeting Minutes

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Unless you’re working in a well-developed organization, you may not come across meeting minutes. “Meeting minutes” are literally the minutes (or moments) recorded from a meeting. When there are many members in the meeting, it’s likely there will be plenty of information, recommendations, cross-talk, possible disputes, ideas, all sorts of …

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1 Method to Increase Concentration & Avoid Self-Induced ADD

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The definition of ADD is: “a developmental disorder that is marked especially by persistent symptoms of inattention (such as distractibility, forgetfulness, or disorganization) or by symptoms of hyperactivity and impulsivity (such as fidgeting, speaking out of turn, or restlessness) or by symptoms of all three and that is not caused …

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The 3 R’s of Effective Internships

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In past centuries, when someone wanted to develop a skill and had the opportunity, he or she would be introduced to a master craftsman. After an evaluation based on criteria including potential for the craft, discipline, overall “the right stuff,” the individual became an apprentice. An apprentice was a direct …