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Tools/Resources

Business

Art of Self Promotion Archives
Trusted source of no-nonsense, practical (and inexpensive) marketing ideas for small business owners, the creatively self-employed, freelancers and anyone else promoting themselves and their services.

BNET
A fantastic news site intended to “provide working professionals with the advice and insights they need to get ahead in today’s workplace.” Worth subscribing to in your favorite RSS reader.

Cool Business Ideas
Dedicated to the gathering of brand new promising business ideas and opportunities from around the world and informing our newsletter subscribers of emerging trends in the business world.

Entrepreneur.com
This online version of the magazine has a huge variety of articles, resources, tools, and communities for starting and growing your entrepreneurial venture.

Fast Company
Where ideas and people meet." The online world of the popular business magazine.

Inc.com
The website for the magazine, delivers advice, tools, and services, to help business owners and CEOs start, run, and grow their businesses more successfully.

Mixergy
Created “to help ambitious people who love business… learn from a mix of experienced mentors” via live events and online interviews.

Social Media Examiner
Contains comprehensive articles and videos on how to use the best social media tools, along with original case studies, reviews of the latest industry research and advice direct from the world’s leading experts.”

Springwise
One of the world’s leading sources of new business ideas, powered by a network of 8000+ spotters." Also has a biweekly email digest of the most innovative ideas of the past two weeks.

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Career

Career Journal
Career management news, job hunting advice and salary news from The Wall Street Journal.

Freelance Switch
A community of expert freelancers from around the world. Find a freelancer, find a job, find information and support.

Gotta Mentor
Connecting you to advice and people to help you achieve your career goals.

LinkedIn
Online network of more than 25 million experienced professionals from around the world, representing 150 industries. A must for any person who is working. Period.

O*NET OnLine
Serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations. Also includes salary information.

Resume Help
How to write a resume, distribute a resume, tips for interviewing, and numerous tools to get the perfect job.

Vault
Indispensable provider of information and solutions for professionals and students who are pursuing and managing high-potential careers. Also has an extensive free job board with thousands of top job openings.

Workplace Diversity
The source for diversity talent, including job listings and company/industry information.

ZoomInfo
Find people and companies in this searchable database.

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Community

Birth2Work
Birth2Work guides community stakeholder leaders to integrate and develop systems that produce measurable, scaleable, and sustained impact based on the vision for that community.

Change.org
Provides daily coverage of breaking social action campaigns across a variety of causes, connecting people to opportunities to get involved, and free tools that allow anyone to run their own campaigns.

The Community Tool Box
Promoting community health and development by connecting people, ideas and resources.

Net Impact
An international nonprofit organization whose mission is to make a positive impact on society by growing and strengthening a community of leaders who use business to improve the world.

Social Venture Network
A nonprofit network committed to building a just and sustainable world through business. SVN promotes new models and leadership for socially and environmentally sustainable business in the 21st century.

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Life

DailyOM
Nurturing mind, body, and spirit. Articles on personal development, a supportive online community, and a selection of products and low-cost online workshops on a variety of topics. Worth subscribing to the feed.

LifeTips
Move up in life. A collection of articles from independent writers on life topics.

Judah Buddha
My very own blog, with insight, tools, exercises, and thought-provoking posts for being effective and engaged in your personal and professional lives.

Meetup
The world's largest network of local groups – across an infinite number of categories to allow you to connect with people for business or pleasure. Great for networking or joining communities of interest.

Tiny Buddha
The site features stories and tips about applying wisdom from readers all over the globe.

Zen Habits
A site centered around “finding simplicity in the daily chaos of our lives.” Includes a selection of articles from guest writers on health and fitness, motivation and inspiration, productivity, living in the moment, and more.

Zen to Fitness
The simple, no-nonsense guide to staying fit.

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Personal Development Workshops

Coaches Training Institute (CTI): Co-Active Coaching Fundamentals
Designed as an introductory course for coaching training, it is also a great personal development tool. It gives you a sampling of skills gained from other courses offered through CTI, as well as allowing you to gain greater proficiency in the areas of communication and relationships.

Landmark Education: The Landmark Forum
This is a fantastic course that focuses you on personal development in a very profound way. Highly recommended for everyone. There are even Forums for kids and teenagers. Once you complete The Forum, you are eligible to take an endless list of other courses and workshops – all of which are extremely valuable.

ManKind Project
The ManKind Project is an educational organization committed to empowering men to missions of service.

Wright Leadership Institute
The Wright Leadership Institute's More Life Training gives you the skills, coaching, and support you need to get started changing your life as it relates to your family, career, and the world.

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Spirit

17 Seconds of Abraham: Law of Attraction Quotes
Inspirational quotes by Abraham-Hicks.

Caroline Myss
Education in spirituality, mysticism, and energy medicine.

The Daily Motivator
Inspirational passages by Ralph Marston.

Institute of Noetic Sciences
Conducts leading-edge research into the potentials and powers of consciousness—including perceptions, beliefs, attention, intention, and intuition. The Institute explores phenomena that do not necessarily fit conventional scientific models, while maintaining a commitment to scientific rigor.

Planet Sark
Sark is an author, artist, and incest survivor with many years of therapy and self-healing behind her. She provides encouragement and inspiration to women.

Shambhala Publications
Small, independent publisher of hundreds of spiritual and metaphysical titles – from miniature classics to oversized art books, scholarly translations, stories for children, books on tape, etc.

TUT’s Adventurers Club
The “Notes from the Universe” can’t be beat for inspiration and insight. Also has an online community and other resources.

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Tools/Resources

37 Signals
Simple web-based software and tools for small businesses. Includes Basecamp for project management and Highrise for managing contacts.

Constant Contact
A variety of tools for email and event marketing, online surveys, email templates, and social media marketing.

Emma
Email and marketing communications service.

FunctionFox
Time and project tracking system of choice for professionals in advertising, design, public relations and all realms of creative service.

HootSuite
The social media dashboard to help you manage all your feeds. It also allows you to schedule posts ahead of time. An invaluable time saver.

IndieGoGo
“The world's leading international funding platform. Helping people create campaigns and fund ideas.”

Instapaper
A simple tool to save web pages for reading later.

Kickstarter
An innovative way to fund creative ideas and ambitious endeavors…powered by a unique all-or-nothing funding method where projects must be fully-funded or no money changes hands.

MailChimp
A low-cost alternative to Constant Contact for email marketing, managing your subscribers, and tracking your campaign’s performance.

Marketing Mentor
Tools you need to market your services, get your ideal clients, grow your business and create the work/life balance that works for you.

SCORE
Free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs – both online and in-person. They also have workshops and mentors.

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