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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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Honesty, integrity, values - not optional

A dejected father confided in his pastor with a problem:  his youngster had been caught cheating on a test at school.  He was crushed, feeling like he had failed as a father, concerned it would saddle the child with a reputation for
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Here’s Why iCIMS Acquisition of TextRecruit Is So Brilliant, Scary for Competitors

News broke earlier this week that iCIMS, an applicant tracking system, had acquired TextRecruit, a text messaging and live chat communications platform for employers. “This couldn’t be a better fit,” said Erik Kostelnik,
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Appreciation increases your value

A man attending a seminar on interpersonal relationships became convinced of the need for him to begin showing appreciation to people.  His family seemed like an appropriate place to start.  So on his way home, he picked up a dozen long-
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Decision making, after the fact

Critics are eager to pick apart complex decisions made by others. Prime Ministers, CEOs, even football coaches are apparently serially incompetent. If they had only listened to folks who knew precisely what they should have done, they would have

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