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Harvey Mackay's picture

3 Bones Lead To Success

A young woman was starting her career and leaving her parents’ home when her father pulled her aside and said, “There are only three things you need to make a big success in this world – three strong bones.”“Three bones?” the young woman asked.“
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California faces steep increase in 'precipitation whiplash,' threatening infrastructure

From late 1861 through early 1862, a megaflood of historic proportions put large parts of the state of California underwater. The state's Central Valley, which is now one of the most productive agricultural ares in the country, became a vast inland
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Every Survival Kit Should Include A Sense Of Humor

We all need to laugh more, especially around tax time! I received so many positive responses to my column on humorous stories with good business lessons, I decided to do a sequel. It’s been my experience that people remember information better
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changethis's picture

Start Imagining a Future of Human + Machine

“In the first wave of transformation, businesses standardized processes. Think Henry Ford and the assembly line, where steps in the overall process were broken down, measured, and optimized to achieve gains in efficiency. The second wave of
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changethis's picture

The Paradox of Leadership

“San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy is as gifted as any CEO we’ve ever met. Intelligence, strategy, creativity, courage, heart, and leadership presence—he’s got the whole package. This guy gets leadership.In a game that has enough data,
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changethis's picture

Making ‘Agile’ Business as Usual

“There is more to Agility than putting lipstick on a pig. Organizations that attempt to migrate to Agile approaches need to take accountability for their 'inner pig.' Any sector can espouse Agile practices, such as SCRUMS, Sprints, and Stand-ups.
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3 Things: Advice from 2 business eminences — plus cautionary tales from con men and music prodigies

1. A 19-minute fire hose of advice, insights, and the occasional rantThirty-five years ago, Tom Peters and Bob Waterman published In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America’s Best-Run Companies. It was one of the most influential non-fiction
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The other kind of customer service

Reactive customer service waits until something is broken. We leave it up to the annoyed customer to go to the trouble of finding us, contacting us, and then, in real time, advocating for themselves until we finally manage to make...  
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Budget 2018: 9 suggestions for Arun Jaitley to step up public expenditure

 Finance Minister, Mr Arun Jaitley has let it known that in the forthcoming Union Budget, the government will further boost spending on infrastructure and use it as the key driver of economic growth and recovery. This is clearly welcome; though
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sethgodin's picture

Rules for working in a studio

Don’t hide your work Offer help Ask for help Tell the truth Upgrade your tools Don’t hide your mistakes Add energy, don't subtract it Share If you're not proud of it, don't ship it Know the rules of your craft...      

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