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Perspective deserves a second look

A woman hired a bricklayer to build a wall outside her upscale home.  Talking with him while he worked, she was amazed to discover he was the brother of a brilliant concert violinist whom she'd recently seen perform.  "Oh, you're so
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Entrepreneurs, Not Institutions, Drive Big Innovation

From: medium.com   By: Vinod Khosla Via: twitter.com 2/17. Reinventing Societal Infrastructure
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The overflowing outbox

Deadlines are vitamins for creativity. If you've got too much in progress, too much of a buffer, too many items ready to go, it's easy to slip back to complacency. Without the feeling of imminent, it's easier to hide. If...    
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3 Rules Of Customer Engagement

Companies that excel in customer engagement—the leaders—are set apart by their engagement processes and measurement.
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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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Do you hear what they're saying?

A social work student was learning the value of reflective listening - summarizing what someone has said to show you heard them accurately.  At the conclusion of several practice sessions, each student was asked to choose someone with whom they
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Curiosity can set life on path of discovery

Thomas Edison once visited Luther Burbank, the famed horticulturist, who invited every guest who visited his home to sign the guest book.  Each line in the book had a space for the guest's name, address and special interests.  When Edison
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Finland can play role in India’s Smart Cities mission, says minister

 Smart grids, smart cities and clean water are among the areas where Finland’s know-how converges with India’s needs, Finnish minister for energy and environment Kimmo Tiilikainen said on Wednesday.The minister, who was in India with a business
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India's valuations, earnings trend not favourable: Expert

As is the case every year, markets are hopeful of a demand recovery in the second half, after initial GST (goods and services tax) disruption and into the big festive season. This is reflected in optimistic earnings estimates and valuations. Our
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When will Indian innovation come of age?

From: Buisness-standard By Chandru Chawla Recommended by: business-standard The Forbes list of The World’s Ten Most Innovative Companies has some surprises. There are four Asian companies — one from China, one from South Korea and

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