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Read this article from @KHNews @philgalewitz with great interest. A few questions, thread 1/x

khn.org/news/covid-lik…
why does the web link say "surprise medical bill"? This was clearly an in-network claim, which, by default, can never be SMB? 2/x
The plan appears to be a high deductible plan, per the EOB. That's how HDHC plans work - even in-network, these plans have, well, a high deductible. Not sure how we got from that to the surprise medical billing part. 3/x
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William Sadleir, the former CEO & Chairman of movie production company Aviron Pictures LLC, was arrested for embezzling approx $14 million of investor money from the company to pay for a Beverly Hills mansion and other things.
Aviron was involved with distributing numerous films such as....
Here is says that the investor who Sadleir defrauded was Blackrock. Specifically, the BlackRock Multi-Sector Income Trust Fund.

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As part of the #TweetStormTuesday was thinking about the less obvious opportunities from the #COVIDー19 #pandemic

👇A thread on why #Indian #B2B #SaaS companies can make the most of this tragic situation and help usher #SMB companies around the world into the #digital age.
1/ In this world of #lockdown and #WFH governments everywhere have been proposing large #economic #StimulusPlan packages. #COVIDー19 has caught many businesses off guard.
2/ While industries like travel, hospitality and real estate were unfortunately predictable casualties, many small/medium sized (SME) companies across sectors have been disproportionately impacted. These companies have put off digitizing operations and are completely gridlocked.
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1/ Several features of the not yet passed #COVID19 “3.0” bill (The CARES Act), pluses/ minuses—
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1. -2% ⁦@CMSGov⁩ “Medicare sequester cuts” eliminated for duration of public health emergency (PHE)—ok thanks but could we get a complete elimination?
2. Extended ..

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2/ ACA enrollment for uninsured in the federal exchanges;

3. Extension of 1.0 GPCI floor through 11/30/20— thx but why the cut off?

4. Feds covering Pt cost sharing for MCA, Advantage & MCD testing & treatment;

Negatives:

1. Both a “Sense of Congress” & Senate language....
3/ that would address #surprisemedicalbilling — what’s a sense of Congress you ask? No clue. Strength of statue? “Strength” of a UN resolution”? Not good if Congress punts entire issue to @HHSGov
Still reviewing Senate language—but are they frigging kidding us w/ cramming...
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#Campaign in tweets - @Guardicore Labs in a new tradition; we find the attacks, you get to know them and learn the attackers' tricks and techniques. This time, let's get familiarized with "Lemon_Duck", a #cryptomining campaign involving a sophisticated #propagation tool. 🍋🦆
Before we start: all scripts, binaries and IOCs are available on our github repository. In addition, malicious IPs, attack servers and domains appear on @Guadicore Cyber Threat Intelligence portal. You're welcome to take a look :)
threatintelligence.guardicore.com/?utm_medium=or…
github.com/guardicore/lab…
Lemon_Duck starts by breaching machines over the #MSSQL service or the #SMB protocol. We'll focus on the MS-SQL flow. Once inside the machine, the attacker enables #xp_cmdshell to run shell commands. It will take only a single command line to trigger the rest of the attack.
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1/ Today I’m nervously hitting the publish button on a big project. For the past month I’ve been obsessively analyzing over 150,000 small business websites to find out what makes them tick. That’s roughly 1% of all small businesses in the US.
freshchalk.com/blog/150k-smal…
2/ I call it the 150k Small Business Website Teardown 2019. A lot of folks helped out with this gigantic project. Special thanks to @danaditomaso, @darrenshaw_, @davidmihm, @JoyanneHawkins, @lauratroyani, @randfish and @RobOusbey for putting up with my questions.
3/ To complement the crawl I ran hundreds of Google searches to see how these websites stack up in the rankings. I fetched #PageSpeed scores to see which sites were speedy and which were slow. Ultimately I collected over 300 data points for each website.
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Can't Save Photoshop Files on Shared Folders Through SMB
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Problem - saving a PSD on a shared folder results in this error:
“Could not save because write access was not granted.”
forums.adobe.com/message/962320…
Happens even with correct permissions.
The fix?
#Workflow
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In Finder:
• Hide Preview when viewing files.
• Hide Preview -> ⇧ + ⌘ + P
Or...
• If Show Preview is enabled, de-select the file you’re working on in Finder before you save.
#Photoshop #Workflow
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Also, in #Photoshop:
• Preferences -> File Handling -> File Saving Options -> Image Previews -> Never Save
#SMB #macOS #Workflow
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"I'm afraid to discuss my business ideas because I'm afraid someone will steal them. What do I do, Shadeed?"

Good question. Here are 7 ways that you can protect your #business ideas.

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#smallbusiness #startup #smb
Protect your business idea #1
Non-disclosure agreements. (NDA)

What is a NDA?

A legally enforceable contract that binds confidentiality
between a person holding information with the person who
is receiving it.

You sign NDA before you tell the details.
Protect your Business Ideas: #2
Trademark your Name

What is a trademark, Shadeed?
A symbol or words that are legally filed to represent a product or company.

Where do I file my trademark?
Apply online here: bit.ly/2owQZB7

#business101
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The #HydroQuebecCrisis saga continues.

More info here 👇
#AI #Bitcoin #Dissuasif #MiningOps
My previous thread on this matter

Click here ⚠️

Quebec #SMB's continues to be discriminated against, while they total 141MW in cumulative claims. #Dissuasif #Discriminatory #Bitcoin
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If there is one personal business quality I would package & sell to others is my ability to ask for and receive opportunities a.k.a. Creative deal-making.

I reverse engineered why this works for *me* into bite sized lessons that will work for *you*
(Thread) #startupgrind
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I shoot my shot often in business & partnership scenarios but what is often overlooked is that I give value 10x more than I ask.

💡Establish a “Reciprocity Engine” for your platform that enables you to give freely.

Why is this important? ➡️

#crm #smb #startupgrind
“Reciprocity Engine” is important as you position yourself for larger opportunities.
Decision makers will vet your worthiness based upon your:
✅referrals
✅social proof
✅testimonials

💡The depth that people are willing to vouch for you reflects the heights that you’ll reach
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Social media is powerful but if you want to make a lasting impact as a thought leader or entrepreneur, you need to host live events.

Here are my reasons why based on a lifetime of experience

(thread) #smb #crmchat #socialskillschat
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Public speaking is the lowest cost method to transition from Unknown to Rockstar in your industry. It still remains as one of society’s greatest fears.
Simply standing in front of an audience and sharing your ideas & experience positions you as an authority. #socialskillschat
Hosting live events crowns you as the “Authority”.
💡When a person is introduced to a new way of thinking about an idea that they value or hold in high esteem they elevate you within their own mind.
As event host, you are attributed for helping people see themselves differently
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How to build your platform and share your knowledge while overcoming imposter syndrome.

A guide for beginners to get started and overcome self-doubt & procrastination.

(Much needed #Thread)
Based on a true story

#personalbrand #SMB

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Q.)I feel I should wait to build my platform because I’m “still a student” and not an expert. How do I overcome this?

A.)We are all on a journey of improvement. Documenting your journey as you learn delivers value & perspective to those who are getting started #PersonalBranding
Examples of content types on how to document your journey & delivering value.

✅How I completed a task
✅Lessons learned
✅How I failed. What I learned
✅Getting started guide
✅Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

#PersonalBranding
#SMB
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The Go-Getter’s Guide to Creating Your Own Luck In Your Business & Your Career

☘️#StPatricksDay2018 ☘️
#SMB #CRM #Networking
#startupgrind #entrepreneur

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Luck ☘️ is associated with being in the right place at the right time.

In your business, this is known as “proper positioning”.

👉🏾Get crystal clear about what you specialize in
👉🏾Get clear about the audience you serve
👉🏾What result do you deliver?
#SMB #StPatricksDay
The biggest mistake that new businesses make is the desire to deliver all things for all people

Proper positioning results in standing out due to hyper focus

When you lessen your competition you increase your luck by being available for opportunity.

#SMB #StPatricksDay
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The value & importance of building networks & support groups for Entrepreneurs and Top Notch Professionals.

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#Networking #SMB #CRM

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Breakthrough success in any endeavor requires the conscious cooperation of smart and talented people.

When you start a new idea, you ask “How can I get started?”

Top notch performers ask “ Who are the best people to help me make this idea launch successfully?” #SMB
As Innovators & Game Changers, eliminate the mindset of:

“Owning 100% of nothing”

💡Collaborations, Joint Ventures, & Partnerships are the fastest approach to growth, scalability, & getting wins on the board💡

#SMB #Startupgrind
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Why do your friends hesitate to support your ideas and your business?

These are details you need to understand about friendship that will save you time and heartbreak on your path as a Creator.

Based on a true story.

(Thread) #SMB
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Success in small business requires the conscious cooperation of other people to succeed. We naturally rely upon the direct support of our immediate peer group.

There are 3 types of friends.
Only 1 type has the capacity to support your evolution.
Let’s go deeper.
The first type of friends you develop are your Rite of Passage friends.
You meet during moments of transformation. During times of stress, the mind seeks familiarity & comfort.
Common interaction points:
Bootcamp, Freshmen year of college, high school athletics, church choir
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