Where Self-Employment Should be Strong over the Coming Eight Years People often ask me to predict the sectors of the economy where we should see a big expansion in entrepreneurial activity over the next few years. Those predictions are difficult to make because “entrepreneurial activity” has a variety of meetings, and because we don’t have a great deal of data to use to make forecasts. But I can make some predictions for self-employment using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Before I give you my take, let me tell you how I’m figuring this. Second, in what sectors of the economy is self-employment common? To identify the sectors of the economy where expansion is expected, I looked at the BLS’s projections for growth in economic output from 2008 through 2018 and selected those sectors with expected expansion rates that exceed the median for all sectors. Below are the sectors (as named by the BLS) which look best for future self-employment: What’s noticeable about the list is what’s missing.
The Noticer Project - From New York Times Bestselling Author Andy Andrews Stress Survival Tactics Stress has become a problem of pandemic proportions. I keep hearing people tell me how “stressed out” they are. It’s time to eradicate this disease of the mind. I came across a transcript by a journalist who interviewed me for a national newspaper a while back. Tips on Avoiding and Preventing Stress1. DARREN HARDY: Stress is a part of life. 2. DH: Ultimately, stress is a mental illusion, an interpretation and a perception. 3. • DH: Don’t major in minors. • This too shall pass. • What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. • “At least I don’t live in Bosnia.” If that doesn’t do it, read Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl. • Get over yourself! Something I learned from Jim Rohn goes like this: It is not what happens to you that makes the difference in how your life works out. 4. What are your best stress survival strategies?
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Looking for a New Business? Start a Gym for Baby Boomers | Rosie’s Boomer Review I went to the gym the other night. Yes, I know I should go every night but sometimes I negotiate with myself and lose. But while at the gym I realized that the majority of the members were baby boomers. Imagine how much you will be able to meet the specific needs of this group that is very unique. I even have a couple of possible names for the franchise that include: Boomer Time Gym Boomer Biceps Boomer Fun Fitness Boomer Workout Express Here is a blog post I read that emphasizes the goldmine possibility in starting a fitness place for baby boomers. Let me know if you create a start-up. Tags: boomer exercise
Women in Christian Media Tony Robbins Unleashing the Power - Success Magazine Tony Robbins has coached U.S. presidents, Fortune 500 CEOs, sports and entertainment superstars—all seeking strategies to reach the next level in their lives and careers. People often call upon Robbins to help remove barriers holding them back and to inspire them to take action. This master motivator is equally adept at keeping a crowd of 10,000 people on its feet for hours. Robbins' message goes beyond positive thinking; intelligent thinking is what drives him. "Confidence and competence is not the same thing," Robbins tells SUCCESS, following his return from a recent seminar tour through Australia and India. "The bottom line is that people have within them a force that is so powerful, there is nothing that can keep them from doing, being, sharing, creating and giving whatever they envision in life," Robbins continues. Harnessing Emotion to Fuel Change As economic uncertainty continues to shake Wall Street and Main Street, many success-minded professionals are being put to the test.
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