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Stealing Done Right – When Copying from Other Businesses is a Good Idea

We all know successful, inspiring people we look up to. And sometimes, we want to be just like them. 

What's their secret? Can we be just as successful as they are if we copy what they do? 

Yes and no. 

While following someone's example and getting inspired by their actions may be a good thing, copying them without filtering can hurt your business. Take it too far and your customers will lose trust and find you unethical.

How to follow someone else's example without crossing the line and still remaining ethical, original and authentic? And how to know what ideas are worth stealing - and what's just a waste of time?

In the newest episode of the ActiveGrowth podcast, we're answering these questions. Listen in!

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Remote Work Rising – How To Maximize Your Coworking Productivity

The way people work is rapidly changing – especially if that work is tied to online industries.

Instead of signing up to do a manager’s bidding from a drab office cubicle, more and more people are opting in to do remote work from locations of their own choosing.

Since working from home eliminates hassles like the stress of daily commuting – or even having to put pants on in the morning – the benefits of such careers are becoming increasingly appealing.

But even as people ditch the corporate cubicle, they’re not saying goodbye to the office environment all together. Remote coworking spaces are quickly becoming the productivity environment of choice for modern day solopreneurs and freelancers.

These work locations offer opportunities for coworkers to share their skills and build networks with other online professionals in a way they can’t do from home.

If you’re thinking about leaving the comfort of your home office to work from a coworking space near you, this week’s Silver Bulletin will show you the many productivity benefits and drawbacks these new work environments have to offer.

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