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Research Suggests Legal Cannabis Is Failing To Corrupt Youth

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:58:00 -0400

Research suggests that changes to cannabis laws aren't leading to reefer-mad middle schools, after all.

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The No. 1 Reason Megaman And Link's Working Conditions Are Harder Than Yours

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:17:00 -0400

Their gripes may seem trivial to us, but how many worlds have you single-handedly saved? Hmm ... Cartoon by Steve Napierski.

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Americans Differ On Healthcare Math, But Three In Four Want Planned Parenthood Funded

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:50:00 -0400

A Kaiser poll found that while Republicans and Democrats have different ideas about the cost of healthcare, their views on family planning are planted in common ground.

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Hard Times For Patent Trolls And Challengers As Courts, Targets Fight Back

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:46:00 -0400

A string of losses cast doubt on Kyle Bass's strategy of challenging patents as well as trolls' tactics for extracting royalties.

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10-Minute Mindfulness Meditation to Reduce Stress

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:45:00 -0400

It's easy to feel stressed out. There are so many demands such as meetings to attend, to-do lists to be completed, and phone calls to be made. There is a way out. If you meditate for even ten minutes, you'll feel better. Learn ways to do a simple but powerful meditation.

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Three Good Reasons To Support Your People's Passion Projects

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:30:00 -0400

1) Good for others. 2) Good for your people. 3) Good for your organization.

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Managing Business In A World With Low Returns On Capital

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:25:00 -0400

A recent Harvard Business Review article argues that returns on capital will be low for a long time. Businesses should lower hurdle rates, but what else? Focus on growth, the authors suggest, but there are reasons to be cautious. Experimentation is a good idea, but could waste executive time.

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Why We All Need To Work Two Jobs

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:17:00 -0400

Your first job is to help other people. Your second is your actual job. The better you are at no. 1, the easier no. 2 becomes.

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Seattle's Headset Offers Big Data Analytics To The Cannabis Industry - 'Just Like Walmart'

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:06:00 -0400

This startup tracks the marijuana industry with dashboards and infographics.

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7 Key Facts You Need to Know Before Investing In Drone Technology

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:03:00 -0400

With a broad range of practical applications and rapidly evolving technology, drones offer huge untapped potential, but not every market offers equal opportunities for growth. Here are seven facts and forecasts to know before investing.

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Why You Should Know Your Cost Per Lead Like The Back Of Your Hand

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:00:00 -0400

We all want lots of leads for free, but marketing costs money. The question is, how can you spend your money profitably?

£20,000 Up For Grabs For UK Small Businesses

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:26:00 -0400

A new competition offers growing small businesses the chance to win £20,000 of funding - it's just one of a growing number of sources of such support

'Rate My Content Marketing' With Ex-Samsung Exec Patricia Mulles

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:04:00 -0400

Learn and be inspired from this former Samsung exec's content marketing review of a large automation company in Asia Pacific.

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Mind The Funding Gap: Why We Need More Female Founded Scale-Ups

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:52:00 -0400

A new report identifies ways to close the funding gap for female founded businesses.

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Why India's Big Hospitality Companies Are Taking Notice Of This Small Boutique Brand In Mumbai

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:10:00 -0400

Tucked away in an inconspicuous 107-year-old building in Mumbai is a hotel that's challenging India’s approach to hospitality, which generally comes in two packages: luxurious, five-star hotels or very basic, budget hotels which lack atmosphere and can be unsanitary. Abode fits in between.

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Sports Analysts Cry For Colin Kaepernick, Leave Sad Jay Cutler In The Cold

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:31:00 -0400

Poor Jay Cutler. While every football analyst in the country has developed dry mouth talking about the injustice of Colin Kaepernick not being signed by an NFL team, the 11-year veteran cut by the Bears earlier this month has quietly watched free agency pass him by. Cartoon by Rob Tornoe.

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Your Voice as CEO Has Resonance - How Loud Should It Be?

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:41:00 -0400

Jana Rich, founder of Rich Talent Group, joins Forbes contributor Kara Goldin, CEO and founder of Hint, Inc., for a discussion about company culture and executive communication.

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How Pakistanis Became Happier Than Indians

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:43:00 -0400

Pakistan has been getting ahead of India in working towards the right cocktail between market and government institutions. And this strategy has begun to make a difference in the way Pakistanis create and spend wealth in the pursuit of happiness.

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33 Cartoons About Technology Changing EverythingThis way to the tech cartoons ...Happy Anniversary Apple! Here's To 10 More Years Of iPhone-Related Distraction#NetflixAndChill ... 5 Years LaterUber, But For CatsThe Government Can't Take What You Give Away For Free'Smart Clothes' Will Improve And/Or Ruin Your LifeThe No. 1 Quality Future Employers Want In A Job CandidateFinally! An 'American Ninja' Competition For The Netflix Warrior In Us AllHow To Reboot Your Child For The Digital AgeBig Brother Is Watching You ... From Your ToasterVictimized By An Airbnb Racist? Good Luck With That ...'Pokémon GO': Expand Your World, Meet New People, Get Robbed By ThemNever Too Young To Learn Password Protection!Samsung's New Galaxy Note 7 Is The BombAs Robots Are Able To Do More Jobs, What's Left For Humans?Driverless Cars Are Missing A Human TouchKeep Calm And Play 'Pokémon GO'Mating Rituals Of Silicon ValleyYes. But Would A Car Want To Drive Itself?The One Sure Way To Get Your Kickstarter CrowdfundedCatfishing: Another Concern Of Video Job InterviewsHarriet Tubman $20 Bill In The Era Of Apple Pay'Observing And Recording' The Cops Comes With LimitationsHow Slack (And Open-Office Design) Is Transforming Workplace CommunicationHow To Answer Dumb Interview Questions (In Silicon Valley)What Do Women Want From Video Games?How Office Robots May Put Your Job At Risk In Ways You Haven't ImaginedThe Ultimate First World ProblemPrince Fans Pay Tribute By Paying For His MusicHe's A Mac, He's A PC ... And That's The FBIStar Wars' BB-8 Takes The FieldRoger Goodell Isn't Dead, But The NFL Needs A New Twitter PasswordRallHillary Clinton's Private Email Server Is Still A Thing

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:43:00 -0400

Americans love privacy so much, weshare it with everyone. Cartoon byChris Britt.

Back in the day, co-workers used to email each other rather than leaning over the cubicle wall. Times certainly have changed ... or have they?

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If Chatbots Win, Customers Lose, Says Zappos Customer Service Expert

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:39:00 -0400

Facebook Messenger, Amazon Echo’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and other chatbots and voice response systems powered by artificial intelligence (AI) have begun to make inroads into customer service and customer support. But some customer service experts, including at Zappos, have been bucking the trend.

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3 Hallmarks Of Strength, And Why They're Rare Qualities In Most Leaders

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:30:00 -0400

Many like to think leadership is defined by a style. However, research suggests three hallmarks of leadership strength that you may not have considered before but, with just a little extra focus, could greatly change your ability to influence greatness in your organization.

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Navigating Unconscious Bias: Three Things Women Must Master To Thrive In Startups And STEM

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:58:00 -0400

3 areas for women in startups and STEM to be aware of when navigating potential unconscious bias.

A Serial Entrepreneur Explains Five Secrets For More B2B Sales

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:38:00 -0400

There are probably more factors that have led to the success of this Simultaneous Entrepreneur, but this list of five could be a good starting point for anyone hoping to attract and retain more B2B customers.

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Poll Finds Small Businesses Actually Prefer Obamacare To Trumpcare

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:00:00 -0400

A new survey by a liberal groups reports that small business owners like the Republican's replacement for Obamacare less than Obamacare itself — and the more they learn about it, the more they dislike it.

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U.S., U.K. Boycott Of Google And YouTube By Major Advertisers Spreading Over Hate Content

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:42:00 -0400

Google and YouTube are taking it on the chin and in their wallets as the boycott by companies and government agencies grows over extremist and hate content appearing next to their ads.

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5 U.S. Cities Poised To Become Tomorrow's Tech Meccas

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:46:00 -0400

Instead of holding tight to top talent, Silicon Valley is spreading its seeds. Those floating away are planting themselves firmly in other metropolises.

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Navigating The Growing Pains Of Advertising To The Education Market

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:41:00 -0400

As education advertising grows into the sophisticated, interconnected vehicle that advertisers are clamoring for, the immediate beneficiaries will be the school districts and universities as they increase their acquisition pipelines. The uptick of quality education materials will be a boon to kids.

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Lewis Gersh's PebblePost Invents Programmatic Direct Mail

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:14:00 -0400

Marketers spent $50 billion on direct mail in the U.S. alone, according to eMarketer. Now along comes PebblePost, which enables marketers to marry the best of digital marketing with the impact of physical direct mail. PebblePost’s founder and CEO, Lewis Gersh calls it “programmatic direct mail.”

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