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Can you build a better successor for Facebook? This competition wants you

For millions of people, Facebook replaced MySpace years ago. But what comes next? While people ponder over whether they should delete Facebook in light of the Cambridge Analytica debacle, a competition called the OpenBook Challenge wants entrants to
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Billy Graham - the best salesperson I ever met

Other ministers told funnier jokes than Billy Graham, did a better job of illustrating Bible passages and organizing sermons, but no one was more effective than Graham in getting people to step forward in front of the congregation and make a
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#TheDifferenceSheMakes: Celebrate the women who inspire you in this vertical video contest

All around the world, incredible and ordinary women are sparking positive change within their communities and homes. Their achievements range from small and everyday — one woman making an impact upon a classroom or neighbourhood, for example
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7 animated feature films that deserved more attention than their Oscar competition

Often overlooked, the Best Animated Feature category has piqued some interest this year because of a few unexpected nominations. But some of us have paid close attention to it for years.  Prior to 2018, voting on the Best Animated Feature and
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Google opens its Slack competitor, Hangouts Chat, to everyone

Google Hangouts is officially a business tool. After months of testing, Google is opening its business messaging platform, Hangouts Chat, to everyone. The Slack-like service for team communication is now open to all of the company's business
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What Norway can teach us about high performance

The real star of the Winter Olympics wasn’t so much a person, but a country: Norway. How did a nation of only 5.2 million people (fewer than the population of metro Atlanta) leave PyeongChang with more medals than any country on the planet?Several
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Five Levels of a Referral

A referral is a referral, right? Well, not so much.  Once a referral source has given you the name of a person to call, what more could you hope for?Actually, there’s quite a bit more you can expect from referrals that have been properly
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This Amazon competitor is betting young shoppers will love its fancy boxes

One of Amazon's biggest advantages is being the "everything store." Shoppers can seemingly get anything they want with a few clicks, and for Prime members, there's free and fast shipping.  But doing "everything" is definitely not the strategy
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Spotify may be building a smart speaker to compete with the Amazon Echo

The smart speaker race has intensified since Apple threw its hat in the ring with HomePod, but a new competitor may be entering the fray — and it could be a game-changer. Based on a series of job postings, it appears Spotify is making its own
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Now juice stores are giving out Bitcoin as a competition prize

It's not just cashed-up dads jumping on cryptocurrencies, juice companies are doing the same too. Australian juice chain Boost have launched a competition where customers can win one Bitcoin, if they can correctly guess the price of the

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