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Author Archives: Jason Whong

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A covid-19 vaccine candidate developed in America induced immune responses in all of the volunteers who received it in early human research.  CNN > Many Americans might not get another stimulus check. Here’s where things stand on another COVID-19 bill. USA TODAY ...

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About a third of people say they are using their stimulus checks to pay bills.  MARKETWATCH > A survey of economists suggests a slow economic recovery. FIVETHIRTYEIGHT > CEO pay has topped $12.3M. Can it keep rising post-pandemic?  AP> What to consider if winding ...

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A number to know: Big losses coming

$5 billion A number that Ford said its second-quarter operating loss could exceed. READ MORE AT MOTLEY FOOL >

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Salary, benefits key in attracting, retaining employees

From left, Lacey Johansson, Michael Creath, guest of Ann Moyers, Ann Moyers and Teri Mallonee react to an announcement of $10 million in bonuses. (St. John Properties)

Employees at a commercial real estate company’s holiday party knew they were in for a surprise. They just didn’t know how big of a surprise it would be. When workers at St. John Properties, which is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, finally learned of ...

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This book aims to hone your emotional intelligence for business

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In any organization, people usually have to work together to assure success. But as complexity and uncertainty increase, workers and even leaders can let their emotions interfere with their ability to contribute to success. Leaders who learn about about emotions ...

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Everything in business goes better with a story, this book says

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With a deadline approaching, it was time for me to review another book for BetterSMB. I’d gone through the stack of books on my desk, looking for something — anything — that would stand out when each of the books has ...

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What to do if you’ve lost some money in the stock market  YAHOO MONEY > The Federal Reserve is pumping up to $1.5 trillion into the economy because of the coronavirus.  CNBC > As COVID-19 spreads, many small business owners are rethinking their strategies and ...

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A number to know: Virus blamed for slump in sales

$1.14 billion Adidas’ projected  maximum of sales decrease in greater China due to sales decline attributable to the new coronavirus. READ MORE AT CNBC >

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Here’s a list of nine things you may not have known are tax deductions AOL FINANCE > The holding company for Sears has sold the DieHard battery brand to Advance Auto Parts for $200 million MARKETWATCH > With the new year comes new overtime rules for ...

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Businesses need a strategy for marketing and advertising

Kelsey Abernathy and Daniel Fucich, two graduate students pursuing doctorates in molecular biotechnology, were both involved in an environmental entrepreneurship program that led them to start their company, AlgenAir.

When launching a new product or service, the amount of attention you give to marketing could mean the difference between success and failure. Joan Schneider and Julie Hall of Schnider Associates wrote in the Harvard Business Review that the biggest ...

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This book says you can close deals faster with science

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What if you could use science to close your deals faster? What if it took only an hour or less to read a book about using science to close your deals faster? John Asher posits that you can do both ...

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‘Optimizing Growth’ with big data and predictive algorithms

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For your business to succeed, it needs to grow. But growth these days is harder than it has ever been. Jason Green, Mark Henneman and Dimitar Antov aim to show readers the way forward with new growth strategies made for ...

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