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John Boitnott

John Boitnott

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Journalist, Digital Media Consultant and Investor

About John Boitnott

John Boitnott is a longtime digital media consultant and journalist living in San Francisco. He's written for Venturebeat, USA Today and FastCompany.

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Culture

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sabbaticals

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Crisis Management

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Philanthropy

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The best measure of wealth is what you give back.
Fraud

How to Protect Yourself and Your Business From Fraud

Avoid being ripped off requires prudence, not dark suspicions of everyone.
Personal Health

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Stop being a work martyr for at least eight hours per night.
Networking

Effective Networking Requires Mastering These 5 Skills

Good networking is a learned skill, and all entrepreneurs have made mistakes with their networking at some point.
Hiring

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You need someone who can do the job and who fits in at your company. It has to be both.
Productivity

8 Non-Work Related Activities That Increase Productivity

Productivity results from how you live your life.
Small Business Heroes

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Mental Health

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The same character traits make people choose entrepreneurship can make them vulnerable to depression and anxiety.
Freelancers

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Hiring a freelancer allows you to reap the benefits of a unique pool of talent.
Charisma

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Charisma is a set of social skills that can be learned and improved upon.