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5 books that will make you more well-rounded

Want to know one of the "secrets" to becoming a better leader? Become a more voracious reader.<p>One of the best ways to "stand on the shoulders of giants" is to read. We hear it all the time--that the most successful people, our greatest leaders, are people who read constantly (including Bill Gates, …

The Follow-Up Email Every Job Seeker Needs To Know How To Write

You can do much more than just get your name back at the top of a hiring manager’s inbox.<p>Fact No. 1: After you’ve interviewed for a job, hiring managers don’t always get back to you in the time frame they told you they would.<p>Consider describing a project you’re working on–one that could apply in …

Candidates: How to successfully end an interview

If you’ve got through to an interview, then the chances are you’re in at least the top three or four people under consideration for the position, …

Employment

10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate from Your Daily Routine

You are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits …

Time Management

Why Your Content Should Tell A Great Story

Do you know how to tell a great story? Storytelling has become the latest buzzword when it comes to marketing your business. So much so, that the …

Marketing

How Business Intelligence Helps Small Businesses Make Better Decisions

Credit<p>We often talk about the benefits of business intelligence, but we rarely explain what business intelligence is and why you should even consider it. More often than not, we are faced with this dilemma as we find ourselves excited at the "prospect" of what our business intelligence (BI) tools …

Actionable Insights: The Missing Link Between Data And Business Value

If you’ve read the marketing collateral from any analytics or business intelligence vendor, you’ve no doubt come across the phrase “actionable insights.” Every analytics or business intelligence solution promises to unlock a tidal wave of them for your business—maybe even in “real-time” if you’re …

Analytics

Supply Chain Leaders Making The Move To CEO

The metamorphosis of supply chain from a humble collection of support functions like purchasing, shipping and production to true business leadership is huge. Chief Supply Chain Officers (CSCOs) increasingly control 50% or more of a company’s annual spending, with two thirds of all employees …

Toyota's supply chain woes hold a lesson for all manufacturers

The recent earthquakes in Japan expose weaknesses of lean supply chains.<p>Earthquakes that have wracked southern Japan in recent days have had a major …

Manufacturing

Anyone who wants to be president needs to understand these 5 maps

Maps shape how we see the world.<p>The world has less than 500,000 kilometers of borders.<p>By comparison, it has 64 million km of highways, 4 million km of railways, 2 million km of pipelines and more than 1 million km of Internet cables ­­all part of a rapidly expanding global infrastructural Matrix.<p>As …

Big data and project management training to boost your résumé

Spring cleaning may just call for a career overhaul this year, and you can stack the deck in your favor with a good resume boost from any (or all) of these great offers from TNW Deals, including project management training, data & analytics mastery and more.<p><b>eduCBA Project Management & Quality</b> …

LinkedIn HR chief recommends 3 books to all new managers

As the head of HR for LinkedIn, the professional social network with more than 400 million active users around the world, Pat Wadors is constantly having conversations about what tools and resources managers and their employees need to succeed.<p>She says learned two fundamental truths about …

Self-improvement

The Project Management Process

<i>In this article, you will find information to help you understand proper techniques and best practices for the Project Management role in the service</i> …

7 ways everyone can cut supply chain costs

Strategy<p>You don’t need to be a corporate giant to save big on supply chain costs. These seven areas offer significant savings opportunities for …

10 Powerful Concepts That Will Boost Your Leadership Skills

Unlock your potential for greatness with these 10 powerful leadership concepts.<p>Leadership is a commitment to make a difference in the lives of those around you.<p>I believe most who have chosen the path of leadership would agree that it comes with challenges and complications, but also with …

Leadership

How and Why You Should Use Infographics On Your Blog

If there’s one thing you should learn about blogging, it’s that text alone isn’t enough to garner consistent traffic. Multimedia is what engages …

The Single Biggest Difference Between Leaders and Managers

I’m not dogmatic when it comes to distinguishing the difference between leadership and management. In fact, I think the difference between leadership …

9 Signs You Have the Mindset It Takes to Succeed

Skills, education, experience--all are important, but each is based on embracing the right mindset.<p>There are a number of qualities that help you succeed. Learning to be more likable and charming is one; so is becoming more charismatic. Developing greater willpower and mental toughness -- both of …

personaldevelopment

Is Being A Data Scientist Really The Best Job In America?

It’s official – data scientist is the best job in America, according to users of online employment analysts Glassdoor.<p>Glassdoor’s service allows employees to anonymously rate their jobs and their employers, awarding scores for how well they are paid, treated, and helped to advance in their …

Learn to apply analytics to meet business objective

Business Analytics skills are in high demand. Get your credentials with Penn State World Campus 9-credit online Graduate Certificate in Business …

Power BI publisher for Excel - Power BI

7 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>With Microsoft <b>Power BI publisher for Excel</b>, you can take snapshots of your most important insights in Excel, like …

4 LinkedIn updates to take advantage of even if you're not job searching

You not only have an up-to-date profile, but you also have a stellar headline, plenty of endorsements and a photo that manages to make you look both …

The 7 Big Data Skills Every Consultant Needs to Know

Today’s world is a Big Data world.<p>Those who are able to tap meaningful data flows of business opportunity in internal company data and freely …

How to Use LinkedIn Sponsored Updates to Jumpstart Content Promotion in 2016

2015 was the year that content marketing exploded. Brands have become publishers and are all competing in the same arena to provide a quantity of …

Kanban 101: How to Use Kanban Boards to Manage Your Next Project

Project management apps turn ambitious ideas into workable plans. They put lists, tasks and files into a centralized hub, so your team can …

15 WordPress Plugins No Content Marketer Should Live Without

When it comes to websites, you’ll agree with me that WordPress is one of the most popular choices for blog content marketers and general bloggers …

Marketing

No cost training to becoming a data scientist

10 podcasts to sharpen your sales skills

In the competitive 21st century marketplace, it’s more important than ever to keep your sales skills sharp. Regardless of how busy you are, podcasts provide an opportunity to continue learning without disrupting your daily routine. Whether you’re traveling, exercising or sitting in a waiting room, …

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