What are you doing to prepare for “The Mobile Mind Shift”?

There is no question that the proliferation of mobile devices among consumers and business professionals have taken our technology-driven lives to the next level. The question is what does this really mean for business world and what are we doing about it? Your customers now turn to their smartphones for everything. What’s tomorrow’s weather? Is…

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Data Science for Business: What you need to know about data mining and data-analytic thinking

With the growth of concepts such as big data and increasing need to experts who can conduct business analytics, knowing about nuts and bolts of data science is more important than ever. Written by renowned data science experts Foster Provost and Tom Fawcett, Data Science for Business: What you need to know about data mining…

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How To Use Web To Build Influence: “Trust Agents”

Without the doubt, one can say that today’s youngsters are much more immersed and influenced by what is happening in the virtual world of Internet and Social media than by traditional media outlets. Now, if you are running a business with these new demographic group as your target customers, an important question would be: How…

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Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t

Why do only a few people get to say “I love my job”? It seems unfair that finding fulfillment at work is like winning a lottery; that only a few lucky ones get to feel valued by their organizations, to feel like they belong. Well, this is the subject of the new book Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull…

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What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know

rian Cohen is what some might refer to as an “old school” angel investor with an approach somewhat different from many others who invest in high tech start ups. But he was the first to invest in a gem like Pinterest! In a new book titled What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know, Cohen…

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“The Crowd-Funding Revolution” By Kevin Lawton and Dan Marom

The JOBS Act which was signed by President Obama in April 2012 and which goes into effect in 2013 will enable small businesses to tap into the power of crowd-funding as a means to raise capital. Crowd-Funding lobbyist Kevin Lawton and his co-author Dan Marom, see this as a great step in transforming the current…

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Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What It Means for the World

ommodities permeate virtually every aspect of modern daily living, but for all their importance—their breadth, their depth, their intricacies, and their central role in daily life—few people who are not economists or traders know how commodity markets work. Almost every day, newspaper headlines and media commentators scream warnings of impending doom–shortages of arable land, clashes…

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Judgment Calls: Twelve Stories of Big Decisions and the Teams That Got Them Right

Despite the dizzying amount of data at our disposal today—and an increasing reliance on analytics to make the majority of our decisions—many of our most critical choices still come down to human judgment. This fact is fundamental to organizations whose leaders must often make crucial decisions: to do this they need the best available insights.…

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Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time

f you are looking for a book on networking and how you can master it, Keith Ferrazzi’s Never Eat Alone is probably one of the good reads to start with: Keith is founder and CEO of the training and consulting company Ferrazzi Greenlight and a contributor to Inc., the Wall Street Journal, and Harvard Business…

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