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The Speed Trap: When Taking Your Time (Really) Matters

“Speed-for-speed’s-sake is about the most counterproductive* approach imaginable. (*I use counterproductive because it’s impolite to use “stupid”—which is what I really believe.)While we must indeed evolve and experiment rapidly, the process of
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Encouragement Unleashes Potential

Thomas Edison’s teacher said he was a poor student. His mother was furious at that characterization and took him out of school and taught him at home.Edison gave this account of the incident in an interview published on Nov. 29, 1907: “One day I
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Facebook's assistant could be different from the competition in one important way

Siri, Alexa, Cortana, by now you've probably noticed that nearly all digital assistants are portrayed as female. Even Google's more gender neutral Assistant has a female voice by default. Interestingly, Facebook may be the tech company to buck this
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A stuffed anteater just took down the winner of a wildlife photography competition

A taxidermied anteater, of all things, is at the center of a scandal plaguing a global wildlife photography competition.  The Natural History Museum in London announced Friday that it has disqualified a winning photo from its 2017 Wildlife
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Every Survival Kit Should Include A Sense Of Humor

We all need to laugh more, especially around tax time! I received so many positive responses to my column on humorous stories with good business lessons, I decided to do a sequel. It’s been my experience that people remember information better
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3 Things to Focus on When Conducting a Talent Brand Competitive Audit

Over the past few years we’ve seen an almost unquenchable thirst for big data. That’s because implementing a data-driven recruitment marketing strategy has made it easier for companies to realize greater returns (awareness, applications
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Believe in yourself even when no one else does

Life is not a parabolic curve.  It doesn't go straight up.  There are a lot of lumps, a lot of bumps.  I have never yet met a successful person that hasn't had to overcome either a little or a lot of adversity in his or her life.
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Perseverance pays off

The popular Academy Award nominated movie "Darkest Hour" has brought a lot of attention to former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill recently.  It's also brought a lot of attention to Gary Oldman, who won the Best Actor Oscar for his
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These teams are competing to create devices that can extract water from thin air

Clean water is a necessity, but as recent events in Cape Town have shown, securing it isn't so easy. That looming challenge has led to a competition called the Water Abundance XPRIZE. It's getting teams to build technology which can extract a

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