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Facebook is about to make it a lot easier for businesses to connect with their clients: today it’s introducing a set of tools that simplify private message communications between Pages and customers. admins
“Let’s schedule a meeting” has become the universal default response to most business issues. Not sure what to do on a project? Let’s schedule a meeting. Have a few ideas to share? Let’s schedule a meeting.
“This thing all things devours: Birds, beasts, trees, flowers; Gnaws iron, bites steel; Grinds hard stones to meal; Slays king, ruins town, And beats high mountain down.”– Gollum, The Hobbit Time has seemed
That means putting the needs of mobile users first every time you consider and make a business decision. This requires understanding how people are using their phones and tablets, so that you can deliver
Hitting a creative wall, or getting nowhere with a colleague? Think differently about how you ask questions. “Effective leaders ask questions instead of giving orders,” wrote Dale Carnegie nearly 80 years
IDEAS Barker is the author of Barking Up The Wrong Tree What our neighbors buy affects what we buy, as does our names, the weather, and the type of floor a store has. Music manipulates us into spending
The number of hours in the day stays constant, but your to-do list is ever expanding. You start the day worrying about how you’ll get everything you need to do finished, and end it by worrying if everything
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman once said “Communications is at the heart of e-commerce and community.” And marketing is all about good communications. So how do you communicate the value and desirability
If you flip a coin 20 times and it comes up ‘heads’ each time, the odds of getting another ‘heads’ on the 21st flip is still 50-50. In a pure game of chance, past results have no effect on future outcomes.