Author Archives: Jason Whong

A number to know: A proposal for debt collectors

7 The number of times per week a debt collector may place phone calls to a debtor, under rules proposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. (No limit is proposed for contacts by electronic mail or text message, though the bureau has ...

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Just thinking about coffee may be enough to boost your focus

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Workplaces of all kinds are places where you can smell coffee's fragrant aroma, appreciate its brown color and her the sound of its percolation. It's no secret that business and coffee go well together, because caffeine has been shown to help with focus.

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This book will train you for ‘Radical Outcomes’ in company training

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Imagine this: your company works with multiple call centers, and you need to train agents on something new. The company spends gobs of time and money building a virtual classroom course for the staff to use online, from their office ...

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iPhone business tips: Let Siri Be Your Translator

The following tip is excerpted from “100+ iPhone/iPad Tricks You Can Do Right Now! (iOS 12)” by Liz M. Weiman, published by iWorkshop Academy Press. It is reprinted in BetterSMB by permission. Trick 48: Let Siri Be Your Translator Siri can translate ...

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iPhone business tips: Use Apple Mail to view only unread messages

The following tip is excerpted from “100+ iPhone/iPad Tricks You Can Do Right Now! (iOS 12)” by Liz M. Weiman, published by iWorkshop Academy Press. It is reprinted in BetterSMB by permission. Trick 48: Save time by Filtering Emails in Apple Mail ...

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iPhone business tips: Use your phone as a scanner with the Notes app

The following tip is excerpted from “100+ iPhone/iPad Tricks You Can Do Right Now! (iOS 12)” by Liz M. Weiman, published by iWorkshop Academy Press. It is reprinted in BetterSMB by permission. Trick 44: Scan a Document Using Notes iOS 12 has ...

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iPhone business tips: Collaborate in the Notes app

The following tip is excerpted from “100+ iPhone/iPad Tricks You Can Do Right Now! (iOS 12)” by Liz M. Weiman, published by iWorkshop Academy Press. It is reprinted in BetterSMB by permission. Trick 43: Collaborate with Others in Real Time Using the ...

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Business news roundup

Here are the six cars that General Motors will stop making by the end of 2019. CNN BUSINESS > It’s the latest sign that the era of the industrial conglomerate is over. United Technologies is spinning off its elevator and ...

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These are America’s richest self-made women

According to Forbes, America’s richest self-made women for 2018 are: 1. Diane Hendricks ($4.9 billion) 2. Marian Ilitch ($4.3 billion) 3. Judy Faulkner ($3.5 billion) 4. Meg Whitman ($3.3 billion) 5. Johnelle Hunt ($3.2 billion) 6. Oprah Winfrey ($3.1 billion) ...

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A number to know: Amazon jobs

25,000 Amazon recently announced New York City and Arlington, Virginia, will become the new homes of the online retail giant’s second headquarters and will bring 25,000 jobs to each city. READ MORE AT THE NEW YORK TIMES >

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