Anthony Wilmot

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Amazon's 'Flow' uses your iPhone's camera to make a shopping list

Earlier this week, Amazon brought its "Flow" image recognition technology to the retailer's main iOS app. The feature, which has long been available as a standalone utility, lets iPhone users add products to their Amazon shopping list simply by capturing them with the device's built-in camera. Flow …

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Gloss bookmarklet puts a highlighter to the World Wide Web

Bookmarking things you find while browsing is nothing new, but sometimes it can be jarring to come back to them later. Maybe you saved a story, but then you go back to it after a few days or weeks and forget what exactly was so gripping. A new bookmarking service called Gloss attacks that problem …

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What It Takes to Be a Boss Every Employee Loves

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful leader means being good at what you do and possessing integrity. But more than anything, it's about your ability to build healthy relationships with others -- particularly those who work for you.<p>As an entrepreneur, …

4 Essential Questions To Ask At The End Of A Job Interview

“I am always surprised how some interviewees tend to trail off towards the end of an interview instead of finishing strong and leaving a lasting impression,” says Zachary Rose, CEO and founder of Green Education Services, a green jobs training firm in New York City. Whether you’re a senior …

Why We Really Do Need HR

HR gets a bad rap for being too administrative and too pro-employee. That's a legitimate complaint, but I wonder: What the hell did you expect?<p>The History of Human Resources<p>The entire HR function exists because employees were tough to manage. Unions were busy. Pesky women and minorities wanted …

6 Ways To Talk Like a Leader | Inc.com

Effective leadership requires verbal discipline.<p>Leaders need to care about and practice the quality, specificity, and power of their language. Not enough of them do. <br>Communication is particularly crucial to entrepreneurs. A founder’s individual vision and presence is vital to his or her …

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Why Some Employees Need To Be Fired

When we were kids, we used to play the ‘dead weight’ game – where you’d go absolutely limp on the ground and see how hard it was for your friends to lift you up. We found it unaccountably hilarious.<p>In later life, I became fascinated about this phenomenon: Why does a person who’s gone limp seem to …

7 Workplace Shortcuts You Need to Know | Inc.com

This post contains seven techniques to help you navigate some common (but difficult) challenges of the business world. These techniques are extracted from my soon-to-be-published, crowd-sourced book, <i>Business Without the Bullsh*t.</i><p><b>1. To get more done, work fewer hours.</b><p>Conventional wisdom says that …

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Women, The Workplace, And ‘Second Generation’ Gender Bias

They call it “Second Generation” gender bias. We look at women and the workplace now.<p>This April 16, 2013 photo provided by Wix Lounge shows group …

5 Reasons Why Your Resume Is Overlooked

You’ve been searching the internet for weeks and you’ve applied for job after job. You’ve uploaded your cover letter and resume and followed all the …

Act Like a Leader Before You Are One

If you want to become a leader, don’t wait for the fancy title or the corner office. You can begin to act, think, and communicate like a leader long before that promotion. Even if you’re still several levels down and someone else is calling all the shots, there are numerous ways to demonstrate your …

3 Things You Don't Really Need to Be a Great Leader | Inc.com

We all do what we do because of deep-seated needs. Most founder-owners, for example, start businesses because of a <i>need</i> for freedom and autonomy. Most leaders arrive in leadership positions driven by a <i>need</i> to make a difference.<p>Some needs sour, however, taking the edge off otherwise great leaders and …

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Small-business hiring plans reach highest level since 2007

WASHINGTON -- The percentage of small-business owners planning to hire more workers rose last month to its highest level since 2007, according to the National Federation of Independent Business.<p>The jump came as the group's overall small-business optimism index slipped 0.1 points to 94 in August …

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Why the U.S. Economy Needs Small Businesses to Hire More

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About one in five U.S. small businesses has more than one employee. This might lead you to believe that running a successful small business can be a lonely, one-person affair. But nothing could be farther from the truth. Surrounding …