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How to have business success in computer-driven world? Try being an ‘Algorithmic Leader.”

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The world is now increasingly dominated by algorithms, processes or rule sets that make calculations that affect real people. When you see digital advertisements that appear to be targeted to your interests, an algorithm chose those ads for your. When entertainment ...

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Lessons from Japan: How to build a business that lasts more than 200 years

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Japan is home to a number of the world’s oldest companies. There is even a specific Japanese term for companies that have survived for more than a century, retained ownership within the same family and continued plying the same trade for the duration. They are called “shinise” firms.

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5 things leaders can learn from stand-up comedians

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Editor’s Note: This blog post is by Andrew Tarvin, CEO of Humor That Works, a consultancy for human effectiveness. As you can imagine, stand-up comedy can make you a better presenter. After all, it’s one of the hardest forms of ...

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Our smartphone addiction is killing us – can apps that limit screen time offer a lifeline?

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We’re squandering increasing amounts of time distracted by our phones. And that’s taking a serious toll on our mental and physical well-being. Perhaps ironically, software developers themselves have been on the forefront of efforts to solve this problem by creating ...

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Could your business benefit from multiple computer monitors?

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Is it time for your business to embrace the use of multiple computer monitors? Some professionals like having the extra screen space to work with. Some won’t work without it. But having more displays on a computer can be distracting. ...

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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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