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Study: Pandemic rumors may have killed hundreds of people

Pandemic rumors and information overload make separating fact from fancy difficult, putting people's health and lives at risk.

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  • An "infodemic" describes a dangerous time when an overload of information makes evaluating that information difficult.
  • A new study found that pandemic rumors and conspiracies lead to people mistrusting governments and health agencies, leading to hundreds of avoidable deaths.
  • Experts recommend that health agencies track misinformation, while individuals take steps to protect themselves from the infodemic.
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    • Daniel Goleman's 1995 book Emotional Intelligence catapulted the term into widespread use in the business world.
    • One study found that EQ (emotional intelligence) is the top predictor of performance and accounts for 58% of success across all job types.
    • EQ has been found to increase annual pay by around $29,000 and be present in 90% of top performers.
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    The entrepreneur's guide to success: Follow these tips

    Starting and running a business takes more than a good idea and the desire to not have a boss.

    • Anyone can start a business and be an entrepreneur, but the reality is that most businesses will fail. Building something successful from the ground up takes hard work, passion, intelligence, and a network of people who are equally as smart and passionate as you are. It also requires the ability to accept and learn from your failures.
    • In this video, entrepreneurs in various industries including 3D printing, fashion, hygiene, capital investments, aerospace, and biotechnology share what they've learned over the years about relationships, setting and attaining goals, growth, and what happens when things don't go according to plan.
    • "People who start businesses for the exit, most of them will fail because there's just no true passion behind it," says Miki Agrawal, co-founder of THINX and TUSHY. A key point of Agrawal's advice is that if you can't see yourself in something for 10 years, you shouldn't do it.

    4 breathing techniques to get you through high-stress moments

    You're always in control of your breath.

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    • Anxiety is triggered environmentally and emotionally, but a physiological response quickly follows.
    • Calming breathing techniques help to tamp down the physiological response of anxiety.
    • The following four exercises are known to help calm anxiety and develop focus.
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    Learn to trade stocks like a pro for under $30

    Get 11 hours of proven techniques on candlestick, day trading, and investment.

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    • Becoming a successful trader involves learning the psychology tricks of the trade.
    • Risk management and a winning mindset can help you maximize profits in the market.
    • Simple technical and fundamental analysis strategies can help you consistently profit.
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    Break down the secrets to a lucrative project management career

    This course collection can get you trained and ready for a six-figure career in this field.

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    • The Premium 2020 Project & Quality Management Certification Bundle explores the most popular project management methodologies.
    • Coursework covers Agile, Agile Scrum, PMI-PMBOK and Six Sigma approaches.
    • Valued at $2,699, the course package is on sale for just $45.99.
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    Learn to create any logo, icon, or graphic with this Illustrator guidebook

    From logo design to marketing mastery, this Adobe bundle is a bargain.

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    • Digital designers are in high demand as companies must compete to stand out.
    • Translating your artwork from canvas to screen is easy with the right tools.
    • From logo designs for business cards to billboards, all the skills you need can be learned in Adobe Illustrator.
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