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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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A Recruiter’s Worst Enemy

The worst enemy of any recruiter or sourcer is not the candidate, hiring manager or competitor. Not even time is our biggest enemy. The worst enemy of every recruiter is a habit. Habits are far worse than any mistakes we...
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There will not be an international refugee team competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics

During the 2016 Olympic Games the International Olympic Committee allowed a collective team of refugees to compete as a way of highlighting the global crises of displaced people. There will not be a similar team for this year's Winter Games. 
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Thought Leadership Themes For 2018 And Beyond

A thought leadership piece about themes that will drive business in 2018.
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The tragedy of the unused commons

“The tragedy of the commons” as you may recall, refers in economics to the overexploitation of shared resources because of unregulated access. The tragedy results from shared resources being depleted or degraded because users pursue their own

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