Sat.Feb 20, 2021

How Has Technology Changed Business?

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Technology has become a fundamental aspect of our lives, be it the food and health sector, education, communication, and social relationships, you name it. Life today revolves around technology, as it influences how we think and behave. Businesses have not stood idle.

Swiss Saturday: The Lost Kitty

Evil HR Lady

This is Mikey. This is also Mikey. Mikey loves plants and adventure. Or rather, he thinks he loves adventure, but then he gets freaked out. We have an apartment on what Europeans call the first floor, but Americans call the second.

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Breast Cancer: Risk Factors and When to Get Help

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As one of the most studied types of cancer, there is a significant amount of information and research that you can lean on to educate and empower yourself about your chance of getting breast cancer.

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Is Nature Sentient?

Thrive Global

People who believe in God the way religions relate to Him attribute to Him feelings and thoughts, and communicate with Him the way we communicate with any powerful individual who determines our fate: We aim to please Him, and in return seek His favor. But what about nature? Is nature sentient?

CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

5 Ways to Become More Eco-Friendly This Year

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Going into 2021, you will want to do all that you can to become eco-friendly. Becoming eco-friendly will help you improve the environment and will even help you to improve your overall health. DIY Consider doing it yourself as much as possible.

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How A Woman Lost Her Famous Singer Husband In A Plane Crash

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It was early Sunday evening, Steve had just finished performing at the Lucky Strike Bar in Los Angeles. As he was unplugging all of his equipment, he saw the most beautiful girl slowly walking up to him. Was that an original song?” I asked.

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One Effective Way To Manage Pandemic Fatigue

Thrive Global

‘Pandemic Fatigue’ it’s an interesting term. It so aptly describes the fatigue that we are all feeling due to the changes in life that have happened because of the pandemic.

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Look beyond mystery shopping to improve your customer experience

Qualtrics

We’ve heard of them before, but what does a mystery shopper do and how can they drive customer experience improvements? What is a mystery shopper? A mystery shopper, or a secret shopper, is a person who is hired to audit a company to see if they meet standards.

Pandemic Positivity

Thrive Global

Hopeless. That’s how so many people are feeling since Covid-19 came into our lives. This time last year I was working in a job I hated. I was gaining weight every week. I was overworking and overeating. I was under exercising and undersleeping. Thanks to this pandemic I stopped the struggle.

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

Rating vs. ranking: which question type is best for your data?

Qualtrics

When it comes to surveys , how you ask each question can be just as important as what you ask. Here we look at two of the most popular question types, their pros and cons, and when to use them. Rating scale vs. ranking scale – what’s the difference?

3 Ways Staying Calm Gets More Work Done

Thrive Global

I’m one of those people who have a lot of dreams and interests. Every single day I wake up, I’m slightly overwhelmed by everything I want to get done in the day.

Why cognitive testing reaps ROI for market researchers

Qualtrics

Originally published on Quirks.com. Imagine that the local dairy farmers in your area want to know how much milk people drink in a week. So they send out a questionnaire that asks, “In a typical day, how many glasses of milk do you drink?” John and Selma both drink 12 ounces of milk every day.

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Dr. Joseph Antoun of L-Nutra: “Listen to many, but finally follow your instinct and judgement”

Thrive Global

Focus and hard work are in my opinion what separates the best from second best. I used to watch successful leaders and businessmen being asked about their secrets for success and I strongly believe that consistent focus and hard work is the most mentioned recipe.

How to Select the Right Training Software for Your Company

Creating a training program for your organization can be a daunting task. Luckily, there are many platforms that offer lots of solutions. How do you decide which one is right for you? Learn about the features to look for and questions to ask before making an important investment in your company’s future.

How Do You Know You Have The Right Startup Idea?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Studies show that the more innovative your startup idea, the higher are its chances of failure. If you’re building an innovative solution, it’s important to make sure you’re investing your resources in the right idea. Here’s how.

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Mike Kennedy of KOALA: “Fall in love with the problem, not the solution”

Thrive Global

“Fall in love with the problem, not the solution.” Many have heard this quote before, and it obviously wasn’t stated directly to me. Yet it’s the simplest, most-effective mantra I’ve come across, and it has kept me from getting in my own way.

Batteries Are Already Powering The Future: Here's Why

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Batteries, whether for powering electric vehicles, heating our homes, or storing the energy produced at renewable power plants, are fundamental to understanding the future of energy.

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Dr. Alper Yilmaz of Ubihere: “You should always share your knowledge”

Thrive Global

One thing I’ve learned is that you never give up, despite what might seem like constant failures. Your tenth, 20th, or 30th trial might not work. Even in situations such as working on your doctoral research, keep on pushing forward.If you don’t think out of the box, then you fail.

Brand Health Report: Tech Talent Ranks the Most Innovative Companies They'd Love to Work for and Why

Hired surveyed more than 4,000 tech workers to find out which companies rank as their most desirable employers and how other organizations can compete for their attention. Download this report to learn what tech talent values most in a potential employer and how to improve your employer brand.

The Case For Fossil Fuel Divestment

Forbes Leadership Strategy

In the face of the climate crisis, calls for divestment from fossil fuels have grown louder. What does divestment mean? Does it work? Understand the financial and social impacts of the divestment movement in reducing carbon emissions.

George Sullivan of Net Zero Analysis & Design Corp.: “Disruption can get messy”

Thrive Global

When framing the scope of a project or addressing an issue, it’s important to make an honest assessment that includes all pros and cons. Painting too rosy a picture or making big claims that you can’t be sure to live up to doesn’t help anyone.

How To Lead A Better Team

Forbes Leadership Strategy

No surprise that the best companies in the world are run by the best teams. What do those teams do differently? Read on for simple, consistent strategies that any senior leader or team can apply.

Paul Powers of Physna: “It encourages me to strive to be better every single day”

Thrive Global

“Why do you care about yesterday? Last time I checked, today is a new day.” My mother told me this once when I was twelve. I often think of this when I have a bad day and am tempted to view myself more negatively as a result.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

Cuomo’s Decision To Withhold Covid Information Underscores Need To Disclose All Facts About Any Crisis

Forbes Leadership Strategy

News that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo had withheld information about the number of nursing home residents who died because of the coronavirus is a reminder for business leaders about the importance of disclosing all the facts about any crisis situation. A lot can be at take if they don't.

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Helaine Knapp of CITYROW: “Know what you’re good at, but more importantly what you’re not good at”

Thrive Global

“Know what you’re good at, but more importantly what you’re not good at.”. It’s not a sign of weakness to not be good at everything! Know your strengths but really work hard at recognizing your weaknesses and where the holes are.

How Pandemic Fatigue Attacks The One Job Of Leadership You Can’t Delegate

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Pandemic fatigue brings new challenges to how we manage our energy as leaders and new importance to doing so. Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy

Lee Daley of Hello Genius: “Find a way to keep going”

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“Find a way to keep going.”?—?Jack Jack Lee. My business partner and I were in a grim, rundown hotel in Hong Kong after three weeks in the UAE and across Asia pitching for capital. It was a fruitless trip and we were exhausted, beaten up and out of money.

Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.