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  1. ProducerJason Baudendistel
    What I Learned The Hard Way
    What I Learned The Hard WayIt has been a while since I hired outside consulting help and I was enthusiastic because of how I heard about this individualI had read articles in Forbes and Entrepreneur and had been wanting major media placement. However little did I know the...
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  2. Anel Marx

    Anel Marx

    12/09/2017
    One of the biggest Human Resources game changers coming up is with the “Gig Economy”
    Do you know what is "Gig Economy"? Read more about this interesting topic from Susan Shea, Take Answers Human Resource Innovation Expert and tell us your thoughts

    Do you want to join the "Gig Economy" - download Take Answers from the Apple App Store: http://apple.co/2u3zzAN.
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    Anel Marx
    The Gig Economy – Part 1
    takeanswers.com As a human resource professional, I'm always on the lookout for future trends and innovations in human resources and one of the biggest game changers coming up is with the gig...
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  3. ProducerBarbara Clements
    We Don't Bill up Front for our Services
    We Don't Bill up Front for our Services Auditel puts "Value" in Service. The value in Auditel comes from the telecom savings and refunds realized by our clients. Business have to know a refund exists to claim it, and that is where we come in. We are paid from the telecom refunds and...
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  4. ProducerPrakashan B.V

    Prakashan B.V

    04/09/2017
    They Foresee The Trouble & Help You To Have A Smooth Sailing
    They Foresee The Trouble & Help You To Have A Smooth SailingThe Background :The first recognized consulting firm was established in 1890 by Arthur D. Little, and it specialized in technology. In 1898, Coopers and Lybrand (today’s PricewaterhouseCoopers) was set up for accounting consultancy. In 1914, Booz...
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    David B. Grinberg
    05/09/2017 #1 David B. Grinberg
    Nice buzz and videos, Prakashan, Thanks, as always, for sharing your excellent advice!
  5. ProducerJason Baudendistel
    Why I Tried To Commit Suicide
    Why I Tried To Commit SuicideSome people say not to show vulnerability but I believe firmly in sharing your unique story and not being ashamed of your demons.So why did I try to commit suicide? In order to know with certainty we have to cover the whole story that led me there.I...
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    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    06/09/2017 #9 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #7 @Jason Baudendistel as Matt wrote, it sure does take a lot of courage to write about subject matter like this. Matt and other men write for the Goodmen Project and have shared personal struggles too. Much of my writing is about my anxiety disorder with ensuing depression on occasion but like you, it does not define me. I've always hoped when people read my material that they realize, I am not my illness and I too, am high functioning. So, I totally understand what you meant. I've written many articles with the hopes of touching another that may be going through something similar so they understand, we are not alone. My goal is to be part of ending the stigma. Again, thanks for this!
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    05/09/2017 #8 Javier 🐝 beBee
    bzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz ! Enjoy your life, enjoy beBee !
    Matt 🐝 Sweetwood
    05/09/2017 #7 Matt 🐝 Sweetwood
    Thanks for being so open about your journey. It takes courage to do that and it is healing. Feel free to reach out to me if you need someone to talk to. I help coach men frequently through difficult times and am an expert at helping men find happiness. Buzz On!
    Debasish Majumder
    05/09/2017 #6 Debasish Majumder
    your story is sad yet, nicely translated about so many's pain and sufferings, not able to cope up to the adverse situation one may confronting with @Jason Baudendistel! but, suicide is the only resort will surely narrow ones vision and that cannot be an axiom for many to follow. however, it is certainly heart rending.
    Geoff Hudson-Searle
    05/09/2017 #5 Geoff Hudson-Searle
    Hi Jason, I concur with what @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher said and trust you have the help required to stabalize your situation. I talk with experience when I say that adversity can be incredibly challenging at times, that life can have mysterious ways in presenting itself at the best of times. This experience and the fact that you have been so transparent with the truth tells me that you are comfortable with yourself, you will have strengthened yourself through the process and perhaps you will go on to help others in similar circumstances?
    Jason Baudendistel
    03/09/2017 #3 Jason Baudendistel
    I want to clarify to anyone reading this, my story does not define me, if you are thinking of doing business with me and you let my story scary you away I promise you will regret it.
    Pascal Derrien
    01/09/2017 #2 Pascal Derrien
    Direct and personal yet the style of the article seems to show you have somewhat detached yourself now from this episode, that is taking mighty will power to do that. Don't know you but you are stronger than you think..... :-)
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    01/09/2017 #1 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Short and to the point @Jason Baudendistel. I'm sorry things got so bad that suicide felt like your only way out. Did you get the help you needed after the 72 hr suicide watch was over? Keep focusing on the plans that lie ahead and the idea that plans can change but that's not always a bad thing. Through struggles we either swim or sink. I'm glad you are still swimming and ended up back on shore! Thanks for sharing this, there is no shame in sharing when the brain becomes ill.
  6. ProducerAnel Marx

    Anel Marx

    29/08/2017
    Why I need Professional and Personal Mentors?
    Why I need Professional and Personal Mentors?Thinking back to my school and university years and later starting my corporate career, I fondly think about the cousins, teachers, professors, seniors, managers and colleagues that played some kind of mentoring role in my life. At that stage,...
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    Mohammed A. Jawad
    29/08/2017 #1 Mohammed A. Jawad
    Aha...@Anel Marx so well you have exposed the essence of mentorship and significance of mentors. It's under their tutelage that people become great, prosperous and successful. They are like luminous lanterns that enlighten pathways of those who loyally follow them.
  7. Anel Marx

    Anel Marx

    29/08/2017
    Thank you Elan of New York for covering Take Answers. We are here to serve Start-ups and hands-on Experts. Together we will create dreams and make them come true!
    Anel Marx
    elan | The First Consultancy App for Startups - elan
    www.elanthemag.com Take Answers marked 55 Days into the launch of the first online consultancy app. Take Answers is the first consultancy app to serve Start-ups and...
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  8. ProducerJason Baudendistel
    99 Percent Of Facebook Fans Are Worthless To Business
    99 Percent Of Facebook Fans Are Worthless To BusinessAccording to a study by the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science, an important sounding group, Facebook fans are basically really worthless. In an ideal world, all these brands would love to believe that consumers “like” really...
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    Anne 🐝 Thornley-Brown, MBA
    29/08/2017 #11 Anne 🐝 Thornley-Brown, MBA
    #10 Jason, you provide LinkedIn coaching. There would be something wrong if you didn't generate business on LinkedIn. You have a captive audience of LinkedIn users who have the budgets to engage your services. I would bet dollars to donuts that the majority of your clients are not major corporations but entrepreneurs and small businesses. This is very different from other service categories that operate in the B2B space. Usually, they have no interaction with the decision makers. I am not even going to ask what cannabis has to do with all of this or touch that one with a 10 foot pole.
    Jason Baudendistel
    29/08/2017 #10 Jason Baudendistel
    #9 I appreciate your reply. I have generated business leads and opportunities from Linkedin myself they have become less prevalent however I respectfully disagree.
    Anne 🐝 Thornley-Brown, MBA
    29/08/2017 #9 Anne 🐝 Thornley-Brown, MBA
    #3 Jason, LinkedIn is a glorified Yellow Pages for business owners and a resume repository for employees, nothing more, nothing less.
    Mohammed A. Jawad
    29/08/2017 #8 Mohammed A. Jawad
    And, with all the junk data, Facebook is reaping profits!
    Zacharias 🐝 Voulgaris
    29/08/2017 #7 Zacharias 🐝 Voulgaris
    I had a suspicion that FB marketing wasn't worth the effort but it's good to see some numbers behind this gut feeling. Also, I'm curious to see how beBee scores as a marketing tool for businesses.
    Sadman Ishrak
    29/08/2017 #6 Sadman Ishrak
    Hard cold numbers speak the truth which no one wants to accept as Facebook advertisement is so cheap.
    Nick Mlatchkov
    29/08/2017 #5 Anonymous
    FB & Twitter have not been created for B2B in mind in the first place ... And thankfully.!
    Jason Baudendistel
    29/08/2017 #3 Jason Baudendistel
    #2 Linkedin has some lead generation capability the other two do not seem to have much use other marginal branding benefit.
    Anne 🐝 Thornley-Brown, MBA
    29/08/2017 #2 Anne 🐝 Thornley-Brown, MBA
    This does not surprise me.

    In the B2B space, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter have not lived up to the hype. They just aren't delivering the expected results as lead generation and business development channels.
    Kevin Baker
    28/08/2017 #1 Kevin Baker
    so true
  9. ProducerJason Baudendistel
    Does Your Marketing Have A Clear Target?
    Does Your Marketing Have A Clear Target?One of the biggest marketing sins I have seen in my years is the desire to try to serve everyone. Not everyone is going to want, need or understand how you fix their pain point. Trying to serve someone who doesn't get it is probably worse...
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  10. ProducerJason Baudendistel
    Your Network Is Screaming Please Hack Me
    Your Network Is Screaming Please Hack MeIn my limited time working in corporate America I have learned a fascinating lesson. Many companies don't think anyone wants to hack them, or will or maybe they just assume it can't happen to us. Some of the biggest transgressions I have...
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  11. ProducerJason Baudendistel
    Why Does America Treat Cannabis Like A Dirty Word?
    Why Does America Treat Cannabis Like A Dirty Word?Medical Benefits: It can be used to treat Glaucoma. Marijuana use can be used to treat and prevent the eye disease glaucoma, which increases pressure in the eyeball, damaging the optic nerve and causing loss of vision. Marijuana decreases...
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    Zacharias 🐝 Voulgaris
    29/08/2017 #4 Zacharias 🐝 Voulgaris
    Indeed. The medical benefits of this plant outweigh any potential problems it may cause. Here is an interesting fact about it. How many people do you think have died from overdose of marijuana? Think about it. 10, 100, 1000? The answer is zero.
    Paul Walters
    29/08/2017 #3 Paul Walters
    @Jason Baudendistel Good piece !!! As a committed user for many years ( no longer I now live in Indonesia and the drug laws here are draconian!!) I became a creative director for several large multi -national ad agencies. I ran my own 'shop' for almost 20 years before selling out to one of those self same multi-nationals. Some of my 'best' work was done while an ever present spliff rested in the ash tray...there I said it!!!
    Kevin Baker
    28/08/2017 #2 Kevin Baker
    Big pharma and big textiles. Hemp products last to long. Natural remedies for health are to hard to regulate and profit from.
    Harvey Lloyd
    28/08/2017 #1 Harvey Lloyd
    Marijuana i believe does have the medical effects you mentioned. We need to go back to the beginning when legislative efforts and films produced in the mid 1900's that created a belief that "drugs" caused senility. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yKvP7gD3XI View more
    Marijuana i believe does have the medical effects you mentioned. We need to go back to the beginning when legislative efforts and films produced in the mid 1900's that created a belief that "drugs" caused senility. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yKvP7gD3XI Funny stuff.

    We have lived with alcohol and its entertaining/devastating uses. We have laws, and society has accepted some form of responsibility in its use and affects in various settings. Marijuana though has been established as an "illegal" drug.

    When we speak to legalizing the product then we must also address all the regulations, policies (Public and Private) and insurance policies that have long been unsupportive of illicit drugs in the workplace.

    Colorado businesses are now having to sort this out. Most businesses have a drug policy and their insurance carriers expect the policy to be enforced. Now that it is legal in their state how do you enforce a policy that use to check if any was present to now understanding that like alcohol it was just used in the recent past, not necessarily today?

    I'm a personal fan but in a business format it's a little scary in dealing with employees on any drug that affects their performance, specifically in judgement and safety. Close
  12. ProducerJason Baudendistel
    Do You Have A Moat?
    Do You Have A Moat?Do you have a moat? First off, no I do not mean the literal swamp area filled with alligators or crocodiles surrounding a medieval castle. The business version does not include any pets however it is just as important. As Warren Buffet...
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  13. ProducerJason Baudendistel
    Can Your Business Answer These Questions?
    Can Your Business Answer These Questions?When you analyze your business you should be able to answer these or you have room for potential concern. 1.      What is your business estimated annual revenue?  Obviously this will depend on growth rate, industry and profit margin as well...
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  14. ProducerSusan Shea

    Susan Shea

    23/08/2017
    The "Gig" Economy
    The "Gig" Economy As a human resource professional, I'm always on the lookout for future trends and innovations in human resources and one of the biggest game changers coming up is with the "gig economy".  You join the gig economy when your income source is broken...
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  15. Anel Marx

    Anel Marx

    21/08/2017
    Recruiters, Take Answers needs you. Be a part of our Consultancy Revolution. Join our Take Answers Experts Referral and Revenue program by emailing us to sign up: takeanswers@TakeAnswers.com.
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    Anel Marx
    Take Answers
    takeanswers.com Take answers is a business consultancy app that facilitates individual questions and answers sessions with global...
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  16. ProducerDhruv Dev Dubey

    Dhruv Dev Dubey

    18/08/2017
    GUIDE TO TRAVELING WORLD WHEN YOU HAVE NO MONEY
    GUIDE TO TRAVELING WORLD WHEN YOU HAVE NO MONEYWork overseas Working overseas often gets discounted as an option because it seems hard to do. It’s not. Just be open. These jobs don’t require advanced degrees or a lot of work experience either. Are you going to get some high-paying office...
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  17. ProducerEugenio D Leo

    Eugenio D Leo

    12/08/2017
    Importance of Saying “No” at your workplace to be more efficient
    Importance of Saying “No” at your workplace to be more efficientThe important thing is to comprehend why it works, and pick the one that's right for you. In several organizations, individuals are communicating with an equally big and varied number of means. It's difficult to find people who can work with those...
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  18. ProducerAnel Marx

    Anel Marx

    08/08/2017
    Creating a Marketing Measurement Framework
    Creating a Marketing Measurement FrameworkMarketing measurement is a methodology to measure how EFFECTIVE and EFFICIENT marketing execution is with regards to the GO TO marketing strategy, maximizing spend, achieving business results and return on investment. Measuring marketing impact is...
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  19. ProducerMohammed A. Jawad
    Take Answers All Set To Go Global
    Take Answers All Set To Go GlobalIndeed, a good change will always bring in positive results. And Take Answers is all set to go global and create an uncorporate culture by serving entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs seeking quick answers through question and answer model across...
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  20. ProducerAnel Marx

    Anel Marx

    06/08/2017
    How creativity shaped me
    How creativity shaped meI have been a creative being all my life. When I was planning to write this article, I traced back in my memory to the first time I created something…. And my earliest memory was creating some clothes for my Barbie doll when I was about 5 years old....
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    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    09/08/2017 #11 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    #9 Dear @Anel Marx one of the interesting things about this particular platform is that it seems to have attracted some spectacularly brilliant women and you will begin meeting more of these minds in due course. The welcome here to you at beBee is as natural as life can possibly be. I look forward to see you become an integral part of this creative energy, and while you add to the brilliant women here, of course first and foremost I see you as a human being with a great mind. So yes welcome to beBee !!!
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    09/08/2017 #10 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #7 @CityVP 🐝 Manjit, you wrote, " It is our own soul that knows what is whole and what has become cultural prejudice." What a great observation and I could not agree more!
    Anel Marx
    07/08/2017 #9 Anel Marx
    #8 Thank you for all the comments and insights. What a great welcome to BeBee
    Tausif Mundrawala
    07/08/2017 #8 Tausif Mundrawala
    It allows our senses to mingle with the feel-good factor which we otherwise have forgotten about it's existence. That feel-good factor gives a huge high to our confidence and the feeling of that joy is indescribable. Even me being a creative person I love playing with resources available. One of the instance which I could remember is of an auspicious night where my brother bought a huge basket of lillies to decorate our house. Majority went with a string but I with my creative energy took the matter in my hand by decorating it in a unique way. I tried highlighting the shape and size of those exquisite and fragrant beings with the help of sellotape.

    You helped me unleash my creative juices where I sometimes try my level best to hide from others. Thanks for this wonderful gift, @Anel Marx
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    07/08/2017 #7 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    #6 Failure is normal Lisa until that is we make it abnormal through personal branding and social judgement. The key part that I focus on from Anel's comment is trial and error, process shapes end result therefore trust the process, also as she says the moments that surprise us and thus being more open to this surprise and delight. I too enjoy the learning that comes from failure and I really do like most of all Anel's closing - progress not perfection. In a world that is tailor made for prejudice, creativity is the get out of social jail card and failure is also a great friend of creative response. We should not separate success and failure unless our desire is to live an abnormal existence, outside of that abnormality we will point failure as abnormal, but inside of us is where this abnormal existence becomes abnormal. It is our own soul that knows what is whole and what has become cultural prejudice.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    07/08/2017 #6 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Hi @Anel Marx, not being afraid of failure is a major key ingredient. Thanks for this, very insightful!
    Sara Jacobovici
    07/08/2017 #5 Sara Jacobovici
    Thanks to @CityVP 🐝 Manjit for bringing your post to my attention @Anel Marx. Well written and an important piece of communication. We are creative beings!
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    07/08/2017 #4 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    If there is not a renaissance in humanity with the promise of what may well have been a mythical "golden age", the renaissance in craft is huge, it is here and this buzz is exemplary of it. What matters here above the elements of creativity is the re-emergence of craft, that was particularly curtailed by the industrial age. This craft is detailed here as a personal story and it is also prevalent in the rise of D.I.Y. practices. Today it is expanding with the arrival of sexy new technologies like 3D Printing, but the essence of it is the same energy and purpose described by Anel Marx. Beyond what gets shared at Pinterest, there is digital scaling of craft through places like Etsy https://www.fastcodesign.com/3042352/how-one-knitter-makes-almost-1-million-a-year-on-etsy

    While one might not see the connection between sowing and hand-crafts and 3D printing, the bigger connection of this craft revival (helped also by instructional videos on you-tube) is the rise of the "maker movement" http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brit-morin/what-is-the-maker-movemen_b_3201977.html and once people are a part of this maker culture, they can combine resources and scale.

    This element of creativity is one of the most positive effects of the rise of the Internet, and to keep focusing on what we have lost through internet and mobile communications, does a great disservice to those whose value now can be seen as they share their love of crafts, as is being shared here and recognizing that as the fastco article shows, this is not just a hobby anymore, it is a whole community, as well as new paths manufacturing and the return of the hand as a symbol of being human. I love this as much as I detest the mentality of focusing only on personal brand. This should be what the greater spirit of beBee should be about.
    Aleta Curry
    07/08/2017 #3 Aleta Curry
    ...Except maybe when it comes to cheesecake. It's okay to strive for the perfect cheesecake....
    Aleta Curry
    07/08/2017 #2 Aleta Curry
    Er...are you Superwoman, @Anel? Just wondering.

    I love this part: 'I strive for progress, not perfection!' Yes, yes and yes!
    Moi Kliniger
    07/08/2017 #1 Anonymous
    Very nice article @Anel Marx, happy new week to you 🌹
  21. Anel Marx

    Anel Marx

    04/08/2017
    Take Answers - the first 40 Days!
    Brace yourself - Change is here!
    Anel Marx
    TAKE ANSWERS – 40 Days
    takeanswers.com Brace yourself, Change is here Lisbon, Portugal: Take Answers marked this week on 1 August 2017, 40 Days into the launch of the first online consultancy app. Take Answers is the first consultancy app to serve Start-ups and SME's, the app is...
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  22. ProducerHenry Smith

    Henry Smith

    08/06/2017
    Boosting The Overall Performance via Sales Coaching - Digital Influence
    Boosting The Overall Performance via Sales Coaching - Digital InfluenceThe aim of every business is to increase its sales and build a customer base. These days a method known as sales coaching is in the air where with effective training courses brings about a positive change in an organization. These sales for coaches...
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    Javier 🐝 beBee
    08/06/2017 #1 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @Henry Smith welcome to beBee. We need a picture on your profile! Thanks
  23. Anne 🐝 Thornley-Brown, MBA
    Listen to this reggae song about rip-offs while reading my beBee blog post about how to avoid getting ripped off when engaging consultants.

    Please like and comment on my LinkedIn status update about it to help spread the word. Thanks.

    https://www.linkedin.com/hp/update/6273831187400192000
    Jimmy Cliff - Rip Off
    Jimmy Cliff - Rip Off Rip Off by Jimmy Cliff, so...
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  24. ProducerAnne 🐝 Thornley-Brown, MBA
    Engaging External Consultants: Is your company being penny wise and pound foolish?
    Engaging External Consultants: Is your company being penny wise and pound foolish?It's a new trend that's costing companies big bucks ..... and they are ending up with entry level consultants, facilitators, and trainers.There are a number of really excellent firms that specialize in team building, facilitation, training, or...
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  25. Philip Calvert

    Philip Calvert

    18/05/2017
    How Any Speaker, Coach & Consultant Can Use Social Media To Raise Their Profile and Get More Gigs...

    Hi... I'm Philip Calvert and I speak for a living...

    But we all want more gigs, yes...?!

    I get 87% of my speaking business through Social Media, which is great! I LOVE my job!

    So I'm often asked for a super simple plan that speakers, coaches and consultants can use to attract more gigs with LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and other sites...

    For the last fourteen years I've been using a simple process for getting my message out to conference organisers and meeting planners and I'd love to share it with you.

    Would you like a copy...?

    It's so simple I even managed to get it onto one side of paper. Happy to share it here -bebee
    socialmedia4speakers.com Free Social Media Plan for Speakers, Experts &...
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