August 11, 2020


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I was recently referred to Robby Blanchard, an increasingly popular online marketer who got his start as a gym owner. Blanchard was perpetually looking for new and better ways to market his gym, and in the process, he developed a series of easy steps that every can use to accelerate their desired marketing goals. He became familiar with the Clickbank online , and within five years became Clickbank’s top-selling affiliate. Following that , he created an online program called “Commission Hero” to teach other users how to earn online affiliate revenue from their homes.

In a nutshell, Blanchard shared these five simple marketing strategies to propel any small online business to greater success:

1. Network your way to the top

Blanchard explains that when he started his online business, there was no

When Isaac Newton published his third law of motion in 1687 — that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction — he unintentionally gave us a conceptual model that extended beyond the motion of physical objects. About 300 years later, the economist Albert Hirschman applied this action–reaction lens to the study of political, social, and economic progress and arrived at a provocative conclusion. He proposed in his book The Rhetoric of Reaction that opposition to progress is often “shaped, not so much by fundamental personality traits, but simply by the imperatives of argument, almost regardless of the desires, character, or conviction of the participants.” Hirschman’s theses can help us understand why some executives aren’t going full throttle with business experimentation, a practice that is key to innovation, that drives profitable growth and creates shareholder value.

I’ve found that there are commonly held misconceptions — deployed as rhetorical


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Most entrepreneurs enter that space because they want to create a positive impact on the world. They have a purpose and a mission. They see a problem; they find a way to solve it. The reasons why we do the things that we do are everything.

However, it can be all too easy to lose sight of this as we go further down the road. As investors demand returns, or as revenue demands become more pressing. As we start to work longer hours, and as our own ego starts to get in the way.

However, purpose and profit are delicately intertwined. Perhaps, you can have one without the other, but as we move forward into a more millennial- and Generation Z-led workforce (those born between 1983 and 2003), the case for having both becomes far more


In a massive crackdown against front-runners, market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) imposed a stock market ban on more than two dozen individuals. also ordered impounding of their bank accounts to an extent of the alleged illicit gains made by these individuals.


The market regulator passed a 55-page interim order in the matter of front running trading activity by dealers of Between December 2019 and April 2020, Sebi’s internal alert system generated front running alerts.



Front running is a term used to describe a broker, or any other entity, carrying out trades based on foreknowledge of a big transaction to be placed, typically by an institutional investor.


In this case, some dealers and their connected entities are suspected of front-running trades of Tata Absolute Return Fund, a scheme of Tata Alternative Investment Fund