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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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‘Smoothing’ earnings numbers can help, if management can handle it

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New research from the Kelley School of Business makes the case that “smoothing the numbers” can be beneficial — if you have the right team in place to handle the job. Smoothing, in this case, means adjusting accounting reserves up ...

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Nearly half of accused harassers can return to work

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Newswise — EAST LANSING, Mich. – What happens behind the scenes when employees are accused of harassment? New research from Michigan State University revealed that almost half of accused harassers can go back to work when disputes are settled by ...

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How blogging can build your brand and business

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Editor’s Note: This guest blog post is submitted by Shani Godwin, Chief Executive Officer Audible Voices, LLC It’s no surprise that blogging seems to be the name of the game when it comes to content marketing these days especially considering that over ...

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This book could help your business capitalize on the connected device economy

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W. David Stephenson wants readers of "The Future is Smart" to know that the "Internet of Things" — the concept that everything can be connected to other things on the Internet — is nothing short of a revolution, because now businesses that embrace the technology can get data about practically anything in real time, a feat that until recently was impossible.

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Becoming a data visualization nerd is easier when you read her book

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It's far too easy to make a quick pie chart that utterly fails at communicating the point that you found obvious as you combed through the data. That's where Stephanie D.H. Evergreen's "Effective Data Visualization" book comes to the rescue.

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3 reasons why Windows 7’s end-of-life needs to matter

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Windows 7 is going end-of-life in January 2020, yet you may not feel a sense of urgency to take any action right now. It can be easy to tell yourself, “we’ll just upgrade at the beginning of quarter 1 2020,” ...

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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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