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Inciteful

The right answer might not be the best thing you can say. Perhaps it would be better if you could help your friend take action instead. The acts of finding and doing are almost always more useful than getting good...     
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Tighter

Since dawn of the industrial age, tighter has been the goal. A tighter system, with less slack. Tighter connection with customers. Even plastic surgeons deliver tighter skin. No one ever goes seeking more folds and flab. The thing is, tighter...
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The Strategy Behind Job Requisitions and Sourcing Candidates

In my previous blog, we discussed determining who needs to be involved in the hiring process and assuring they are aligned with the companies hiring goals. What next? The job requisitions. There is no perfect job description; no one size...
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Researchers hit back at climate change deniers twisting polar bear science

Most polar bear populations are in okay shape today, and this comes with a problem: Climate change deniers, often in the form of bloggers, employ this fleeting reality to promote skepticism about the idea that the planet is warming. The broad
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Hitsville

The latest episode my Akimbo podcast is about hits. (Click then scroll down to see all the episodes, or, even better, subscribe for free...) The hit that sweeps an industry, like a thresher through a wheat field. The one that...   
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Rubbernecking

A traffic jam can teach us quite a lot about human nature. In the US, when there's an accident on the side of the road, traffic in the other direction slows down. People voluntarily slow down and look over at...      
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Enterprising food blogger figures out how to make wine in an Instant Pot

It's been a long week and you need a glass of wine. Do you: Drive to the nearest wine shop. Visit a local wine bar. Pour some grape juice in an Instant Pot. David Murphy of Food N Service went for the final option, and to hear him tell it, the
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Social publisher LittleThings shuts down, citing Facebook algorithm changes

From humble beginnings as a blog for a pet food venture, in four years LittleThings accrued millions of followers and views on its social platforms through feel-good content. But the publisher announced that it would be no more on Tuesday, putting
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Totaled

A car is totaled when the cost of fixing it is more than the cost of buying a similar used car in good condition. The broken car is a sunk cost. It doesn't matter how much you paid for it....       
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Please don't kill the blogs

An open note to Google To the gmail team, You've built a tool for a billion people. Most of my blog readers use it every day, and so do I. Thanks for creating an effective way for people to connect...       

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