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Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits 1

Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data, and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of the company’s most interesting initiatives, Project Aristotle, gathered several of Google’s best and brightest to help the organization codify the secrets to team effectiveness. Specifically, Google wanted to know why […]

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3 Payment Innovation Trends That Will Evolve E-Commerce

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Close up hands holding credit card and using mobile smart phone with icon Online shopping, E-Commerce. Getty E-commerce is growing rapidly, with worldwide sales anticipated to be $4 trillion in 2020. The evolution in e-commerce can be partially credited to the developments within financial technology (fintech), such as e-wallets, new payment options, in-app purchasing, and […]

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Allusion vs. Illusion: What’s the Difference? – Writing Explained

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It’s not always easy to remember the meanings of English words. English contains many words borrowed or anglicized from a variety of earlier languages, so etymology is not always a clear indicator. Likewise, pronunciation varies from region to region, and even spelling is standardized according to separate American and British norms. Even with these obstacles […]

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Someday vs. Some Day – What’s the Difference? – Writing Explained

Someday vs. Some Day – What’s the Difference? - Writing Explained 6

The meanings of some words and phrases are so similar that it’s difficult to see an appreciable difference. Why, for instance, does English have words like stairway and staircase, which appear to have no appreciable difference in meaning? Likewise, the difference between someday and some day seems unclear at first blush. Why does the space […]

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Small Business Coach & Mentor

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Once in awhile I get to recommend a really special person ….. not just a great business or resource. This is one of those pleasurable times ….. Debra A. Woog, president of Connect2 Coaching, partners with her clients to address questions of identity, vision, and conflict. She specializes in coaching and mentoring entrepreneurs to accelerate […]

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Metacognition: How Thinking About Thinking Can Help Kids

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When kids hit difficult problems — the seemingly insurmountable English essay, a math test that takes on epic proportions, social struggles that leave them feeling frustrated — it can be tempting to give up and resort to four words no parent ever wants to hear: “I can’t do it.” In order to thrive, kids need […]

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Lifetime or Life time – What’s the Difference? – Writing Explained

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There are many words in English that mean a long time. One could speak of forever, an eternity, an infinity, or a lifetime. Interestingly, all of these words are frequently used figuratively to describe even short durations where nothing interesting is happening, like in the phrase this is taking forever. It would seem English speakers […]

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Top 20 Marketing Mistakes: Number Three-Wrong Pricing Model – ActionCOACH

Top 20 Marketing Mistakes: Number Three-Wrong Pricing Model - ActionCOACH 11

Discounting is a mistake. Period. The Wrong Pricing Model comes in third in our Top 20 Marketing Mistakes series. We previously discussed the top two blunders: having no marketing team and using we vs. you verbiage in marketing materials. But pricing actually IS marketing. Think about it. Stores often categorize items by high, middle, and […]

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Why Should you Have a Goal in Business? (Infographic) – Business Partner Magazine

Why Should you Have a Goal in Business? (Infographic) - Business Partner Magazine 13

Click here to get this post in PDF According to Murphy’s Law, “anything that can go wrong will go wrong.” In the field of entrepreneurship and business, companies who don’t establish clear and substantial goals fail to plan, and as such, plan to fail. Developing a goal comes from how a business plan presented with […]

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Building a Winning Business – Business and Marketing Seminar

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Join us for a free seminar (lunch included) combining business and marketing techniques that will help you take control of your business and make it work for you. This workshop is a MUST for all business owners who are serious about wanting to grow their business. From business owners who want to take it to […]

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