Cesar Alfonso Garcia Valdes

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This Could Be The Next Disruption in Enterprise Technology

Nope, it's not blockchain related.<p>Legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden once said, "It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen." The same philosophy could be applied to data.<p>It's not the vastness of data accumulation that has value, it's what can be done with …

Artificial Intelligence

According to Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil, These Are the Most Dangerous and Disruptive Ideas

The greatest unfair competitive advantage for your small business is leveraging this critical shift in how you view the drivers of the future.<p>As I was growing up I'd often quip that my grandmother, who had been born at the start of the 20th Century in a Greek village and lived to nearly the age of …

Singularity

The Future of Human Work Is Imagination, Creativity, and Strategy

It seems beyond debate: Technology is going to replace jobs, or, more precisely, the <i>people</i> holding those jobs. Few industries, if any, will be untouched.<p>Knowledge workers will not escape. Recently, the CEO of Deutsche Bank predicted that half of its 97,000 employees could be replaced by robots. One …

How to Build Sales Operations Within Your Start-up

If you have ever wondered why your head of sales is struggling to give you an accurate view of next month’s forecast, or you can’t understand why the …

3 Reasons Why You Should Start A Business In This $400 Billion Industry That Most Entrepreneurs Ignore

This might be better than the next Facebook.<p>Some say it's $400 billion. Other estimate it to be over $800 billion. To put it in perspective... this industry is 6 to 13 times larger than digital advertising. In fact, Google, Amazon, and Bing are fighting to see who's boss in this space.<p>I'm talking …

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This song is so relaxing, scientists recommend NOT listening while behind the wheel

The next time you need to unwind, there’s one song in particular that’s likely to relax you. Its effect is so strong, in fact, that one doctor …

Demystifying the Role of Sales Operations

If you haven’t heard, sales and business operations is here in a big way.The growing need for this function is underpinned by the huge opportunities …

How edtech start-ups are shaking up executive education | Financial Times

Executive education has long been a lucrative market for business schools, but they now face competition from tech start-ups, which have seen an …

Education Technology

You can only claim to be fit if you pass these 7 tests, says hardcore gym instructor

You might be able to squat, lift your own body weight and execute a round of pushups without breaking a sweat but that doesn’t necessarily mean …

Self-Driving Trucks

Roman Mugriyev was driving his long-haul 18-wheeler down a two-lane Texas highway when he saw an oncoming car drift into his lane just a few hundred …

AI Is Going to Change the 80/20 Rule

Many high-performance organizations remain passionate about Vilfredo Pareto, the incisive Italian engineer and economist. They continue to be inspired by his 80/20 principle, the idea that 80% of effects (sales, revenue, etc.) come from 20% of causes (products, employees, etc). As machine learning …

Data Warehousing

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Sales Process

What is a sales process?“Sales process” most often refers to a repeatable set of steps your sales team takes with a prospect to move them from early …

Opinion: That time Obama agreed with Republicans about the economy

Ever since President Barack Obama was elected in 2008, Democrats and Republicans have been engaged in a very public fight about the best way to help …

Employment

This Is Your "New Economy": These 10 Startups Are Valued At $156 Billion On $4 Billion In Revenue

If one had to summarize the "new economy", which supposedly <i>this time is different</i> than the last time the US had a "new economy", in just one chart, …

This guy visited every country in the world before turning 40 — here are the highlights from his journey

It was then that he decided to make it his mission to travel to every single country in the world — 198, to be exact.<p>He accomplished his goal on May 8, 2013, earning him the title of the youngest person to travel to every country. He was 37 years old.<p>He has since written a book called "198: How I …