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Raising gentlemen in a #MeToo world

<i>"Mike" Michael L. Baird. CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>A <i>league of gentlemen</i> is the solution being sought by the <i>#MeToo</i> movement, and by "Grace," the …

The Skills Companies Need Most in 2018 – And The Courses to Get Them

Whenever there is change, there is opportunity. With report after report showing the world of work changing faster than ever today, it’s fair to …

8 Behaviors High Achievers Avoid, According to an Expert Who Has Studied Success for a Decade

Part of Kathy Caprino's series "Finding Brave To Create a Happier Life"<p><i>by</i><p>, Hi! I’m a career and personal growth coach, writer, speaker, and …

To Find Meaning in Your Work, Change How You Think About It

A wonderful <i>New York Times</i> article from 2007 recounted the 20th annual “Operator’s Challenge” — aka the “Sludge Olympics” — a competition for New York sewage treatment workers. The participants compete to show skill in their work, and often do so with great passion. Emily Lloyd, the commissioner of …

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7 books every market researcher should read

In my recent post, <i>7 Habits Of Highly Successful Market Researchers</i><i>,</i> I argued that modern insight professionals should seek out fresh insights. In …

Business Book of the Year 2017 — the longlist

Death, taxis and technology: titles in the running for this year’s Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year give a new twist to the old …

Why brands must stop trying to eliminate customer effort

Deploying customer effort score (CES) could be destructive under two conditions: using CES as a key metric for your critical touchpoint experiences …

Passengers Are Happier Interacting With Technology Than With People, Study Finds

Passengers give biometric technology high marks.<p>The most recent passenger survey published by air transport technology company SITA found that the …

What CEOs are reading in 2017

Leaders of some of the world’s biggest organizations share which books will keep them occupied in the weeks ahead.<p><b>Whether you’re heading</b> to a …

How Customer Service Experts Like Marriott Gather Customer Feedback And Promote Engagement

It doesn’t matter what kind of business you’re in; it’s essential that you have a process to determine whether and why customers are satisfied (or not), delighted (or not), loyal (or not). You need to figure out what’s inspiring some customers not only to do business with you but to refer their …

AFI's 100 Years, 100 Movies - 10th Anniversary Edition - How many have you seen?

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11 Things to Always Pack in Your Carry-On

Even if you’re not taking a long-haul flight, extended delays from weather or maintenance can drain patience, not to mention your mobile phone, …

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What Most Companies Miss About Customer Lifetime Value

For managers and marketers alike, the power to calculate what customers might be worth is alluring. That’s what makes customer lifetime value (CLV) so popular in so many industries. CLV brings both quantitative rigor and long-term perspective to customer acquisition and relationships.<p>“Rather than …

Get started with machine learning using Python

Have you wondered what it takes to get started with machine learning? In this article, I will walk through steps for getting started with machine …

How to shoot on iPhone - Photography

30 Books to Help Further Your Career

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How an Award Winning Photo is Made, All 27 PS Blending Modes Explained, Useful Editing Skills and More!

A few days ago I received an email telling me that my photo “Windermere Morning” had won the Olympus Global Photo Contest 2017. Apart from the kudos …

47 Books You Should Add To Your Shelf, According To Poet Rupi Kaur

The provocative artist and poet shares her list.<p>Rupi Kaur has vision beyond her years.<p>At 24, the Indian-Canadian artist and poet decided to create a menstruation-themed photo series for a college project. She posted one now-famous photograph to Instagram, showing herself lying on a bed facing the …

10 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

Their focused pursuit is driven by these habits that you can emulate and absorb.<p>True confidence -- as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities -- has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly confident people always have the upper hand over the doubtful and …

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I Lost 31% of My Search Traffic but My Sales Went up by 73%

Do you ever wish you could read people’s minds?More specifically, have you ever wished that you could know exactly how to lead people to your site?In …

The Books, Podcasts and TED Talks You Need to Stay Committed to Your Goals

If you're feeling discouraged, these resources will help keep you going.<p>It’s 2017 and you’re probably staring a list of hefty resolutions. Good job. You’ve got some goals set up that you want to achieve. But here comes the hard part: maintaining those goals.<p>Just a few weeks in and you may be …

You can't go to London and not see these 20 must see London attractions

London has many iconic buildings, landmarks and sights to be seen, whether they be old or new the city is constantly evolving and is rich in historic …

A psychologist shares the 10 qualities of the most authentic people

In a society roided-out on bling, cash, ego, nakedness, and status, we have lost our authenticity.<p>We have lost morals and what it means to be ourselves. So many are caught up in following the crowd they have gotten lost in it. How can any type of true success come from being a follower?<p>Followers …

Digital Photography for Beginners - Free Online Course

Alison’s free online course on Digital Photography introduces you to the basic set-up of the camera, visual skills, and how to get better pictures.

For the Guys: The 6 Pairs of Shoes You'll Ever Really Need

<b>(SPOT.ph)</b> How many pairs of shoes does the average Filipino guy own? The shoe-obsessed may have a closetful, especially the hardcore sneakerheads, …

The top reads of 2016 - as chosen by influential leaders around the world

What do the world's most successful business leaders, politicians, and top minds in medicine and culture read in their spare time?<p>Facebook asked its …