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The Productivity Paradox

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Technology has allowed us to spend less time gathering information, and more time using it. In the information age, this is crucial. Just think how the spreadsheet replaced the calculator and paper records — then add… Continue reading

What to do when things get heated

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No matter how reasonable you try to be in a work transaction, sometimes lines get crossed, mistakes get made, and conversations turn into arguments. It’s a lose-lose situation, with both (or all) parties… Continue reading

Cross-Cultural Communication Pitfalls

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As the world shrinks, doing business with people from different cultures becomes something of a minefield, especially when it comes to those ‘difficult’ conversations, when things have gone wrong, or when bargaining for… Continue reading

Bridging the Gap Between Marketing and IT

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According to the Harvard Business Review, the CMO Council has found that more than a third of CMOs believe that digital marketing will account for 75% or more of their spending within the… Continue reading

Smaller Bites = Bigger Gains

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I have written about the dangers of multitasking before — studies at MIT concluded that the human brain is only capable of focusing on one thing at a time. Yes, you can drive… Continue reading

Get Your Team De-Stressed

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Work is getting more demanding and complex, and because many of us now work in 24/7 environments, anxiety and burnout are not uncommon. Investing in your team’s personal growth and development is the… Continue reading