To be a great innovator, learn to embrace and thrive in uncertainty

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Madam C.J. Walker, born Sarah Breedlove, was America’s first female self-made millionaire. She pioneered a line of hair care and beauty products for people of color early in the 20th century, and the recent Netflix series “Self Made” details the story of this talented innovator and the challenges she overcame on the way to her success.

To accomplish her goals, she had to face overwhelming uncertainties. How would she finance her business? Would her partnerships fail? Would her products sell? Would ruthless competition and racism get in her way? Madame Walker’s future was far from certain when she began her journey, but that did not dissuade her.

A historical photo of Madam C.J. Walker
A historical photo of Madam C.J. Walker

It is tempting to think that innovators are a breed apart or perhaps lucky to be in the right place and time. But research shows this

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Digital marketing is an all-important 2020 business skill. Learn it now before you start your company

TLDR: The Entrepreneur’s 2.0 Digital Marketing Tools Bundle is a comprehensive guide to a host of strategies for successful online business building in 2020.

If you’re a business owner in 2020, you better have some ideas about how your product or service is going to capture attention online. If you haven’t thought through exactly how that will happen, you might want to put the brakes on everything until you do.

Optimized content can drive up an online blog post by 2000 percent. Almost 90 percent of marketers say adding video to online messaging led to a direct increase in their sales. And 86 percent of women will look at social media before deciding to make a purchase.

All those engagement opportunities are there for those savvy enough to take them — and will be lost for those foolish enough to ignore them. The training in The Entrepreneur’s 2.0 Digital

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The 15 coding languages with the highest salaries, and how to learn them online at no cost

Common coding languages many employers look for include JavaScript, Python, and the C languages. 

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Common coding languages many employers look for include JavaScript, Python, and the C languages.
  • If you’re unemployed, or are self-isolating and have extra time on your hands, learning how to code could help your career.

  • According to jobs site Indeed.com, the two most in-demand jobs of 2020 are software architect and full-stack developer, both of which require a proficiency in coding.

  • Tech company HackerRank polled over 116,000 software engineers to find out which languages are associated with the highest salary.

  • From C++ and Python to Ruby and Perl, here are the top 15 coding languages associated with the highest salaries worldwide, along with online courses to learn them.

  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

More than 1.1 million people filed for unemployment last week, per the Labor Department’s most recent report. This blew past economists’ predictions of jobless claims under

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20 courses for less than $20 that will help you learn something new

20 courses for less than $20 that will help you learn something new
20 courses for less than $20 that will help you learn something new

As disappointing and discouraging as the cancellations and postponement of events and milestones may be, this forced free time has given us all a unique opportunity to better ourselves. You can focus your extra time on amping up your workout routines and eating healthier or you can fuel your mind by learning new skills. Both are great, but if you opt for the latter category, we’ve got the perfect thing to help you get started.

These 20 online courses are all under $20 for a limited time and can help you use your period of social distancing to build skills that make you more well-rounded, more marketable to employers, and just an overall better version of yourself. The year 2020 could be the perfect time for growth, after all. Whether you want to learn to code, launch

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Learn how to edit films using Adobe Premiere with this $40 online course

Learn how to edit films using Adobe Premiere with this $40 online course
Learn how to edit films using Adobe Premiere with this $40 online course

TL;DR: Access hundreds of informative lessons with the Complete Adobe Hollywood Filmmaker bundle for $39.99, a 91% savings as of Aug. 5.

Everything you need to create a movie is right in your pocket. Yup, we’re talking about your smartphone. Considering how today’s devices boast complex photography capabilities, it’s not surprising that there is a growing list of films that are partly or entirely shot on phones.

Just take Searching for Sugar Man, for example. Directed by Malik Bendjelloul, it’s a documentary that clinched an Oscar despite being filmed using an 8mm camera and an iPhone app. If all these hotshot filmmakers can do it, why can’t you?

But filming footage and editing it are entirely different processes. It may be easy to shoot, but stringing together your clips to create a masterpiece is much more

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