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Packing for a Business Trip? Some Must-Remember Traveling Tips and Tricks

I travel several months a year, speaking to business professionals about networking. When traveling, especially internationally, I try very hard not to forget important items I need for meetings or speaking to groups of people. . . but I admit it’s
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Boeing's passenger drone competition winners imagine wild new flying car designs

The next major development in aerospace design isn't focused on airplanes, but rather personal flying vehicles — yes flying cars. These designs typically go far beyond usual sci-fi sketches and flesh out concepts that could one day be flying
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Apple Watch adds podcasts, competitions, and a walkie-talkie app

The operating system behind the Apple Watch will get an update this fall with the new watchOS 5. At Apple's annual developer conference, WWDC, in San Jose, California on Monday, CEO Tim Cook introduced the newest version of the wearable device's OS
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Big crew/little crew

Software projects work better with small teams. On the other hand, it makes sense to have multiple teams of workers if you're paving a patch of highly trafficked highway. Three reasons: Coordination Learning Ramp up time As we learned from... 
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Things: The secrets of high standards and happiness

1. WHAT TO READ: Can you teach high standards? Each year, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos — whose current personal net worth exceeds the GDP of nearly 150 nations — writes a letter to shareholders. Most corporate missives are snoozers, but Bezos’s is
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The Sleep Doctor Puts Your Worries To Rest

When I am asked what I would like on my tombstone, my standard reply is, “He couldn’t sleep fast enough.” For my entire life, I’ve been afraid that I will miss something, so I cheat on sleep. I can’t tell you how many years I’ve been getting by on
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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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