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Viral Video Star Explains How to Build a Brand While Drunk -- Lessons from This Week's Headlines Plus: Real-world reasons to think before you post to social media.

By Lindsay Friedman

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Kick back and relax. You made it through another week. Read the lessons viral star Matt Bellassai learned while building an award-winning brand in less than a year -- all while drunk.

Think before you post. Some people -- like these folks -- learned the hard way that not every thought needs to make into a social media feed. Entrepreneur's own Carolyn Sun has this roundup of real-world miscalculations that got people fired.

The power of kindness. Turns out there's a science to kindness, and when you give support you're often supported in return. Contributor Jacqueline Whitmore shares the research as well as effortless ways you can own the week by spreading cheer.
Lindsay Friedman

Staff writer. Frequently covers franchise news and food trends.

Lindsay Friedman is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.

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