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Harvard Biz Review on Twitter: "How @google learned to love management http://t.co/BDswu0h7Y3 http://t.co/tbRY7pZ2sp"

Replying to @<b>HarvardBiz</b><p>The 8 keys to good management? RT @<b>HarvardBiz</b>: How @<b>google</b> learned to love management http://s.hbr.org/18oe8IH …

Americans are leaving more than half a billion vacation days on the table

The Western world thinks Americans work too hard, and they may be right.<p>In 2013, Americans only used 10 out of 14 vacation days, leaving more than 577 million days untouched, according to an Expedia survey of 8,535 people across 24 countries. That’s more than twice as many as the year before.<p>What’s …

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How Chinese Companies Can Develop Global Brands

China leads all emerging markets with 89 companies on the latest <i>Fortune</i> Global 500 list of the world’s largest. Yet it does not have a single representative on Interbrand’s list of the top 100 global brands. Also, while China’s outward-bound foreign direct investment (FDI) has grown from an annual …

To Avoid the Customer Recency Trap, Listen to the Data

A lot of stories emerge from customer data. The trick is figuring out which story to listen to.<p>Companies that are planning marketing campaigns typically look at their data on past responses to figure out which customers are most likely to react favorably, and they spend their marketing dollars …

Is Your Next Great CEO a Management Consultant?

<i>There are a variety of places where corporations and boards look for potential CEOs, but the leagues of management consulting generally isn’t one of them. However, new unreleased research from Spencer Stuart, a global executive search firm, suggests that we’re giving this sector short shift: There</i> …

A New Model for Innovation in Big Companies

It seems we’re all racing to get more entrepreneurial. Increasing creativity and innovation is not only on the priority list for start-ups; it’s also a strategic goal for CEOs of small, medium, and large-sized companies. Despite this growing obsession, however, big companies are still not very good …

Set Your Photos On Fire With Corel AfterShot Pro | Cult of Mac Deals

THE GOODS<p>Are you looking for an easy and fast tool that will allow you to organize and edit your photos like a pro? Look no further because Corel AfterShot Pro will take your photographs to a whole new level.<p>WHY WE LOVE IT<p>We love being able to quickly and powerfully edit our photos and if you don't …

Adobe Treating Australians As Lesser Beings Even After Details Of 2.9 Million Accounts Were Stolen

Oh, Adobe. Not content with overcharging Australians and trying to dodge questions about it, now we're getting second-rate treatment even when you're …

How You Should Be Using LinkedIn -- But Probably Aren't

This story originally appeared on Business on Main<p>If you're like me, you hastily set up a LinkedIn page, accepted invitations to connect, and then left your page to wither. Big mistake. In a recent survey of 835 business owners by Vistage International and The Wall Street Journal, 41 percent of …

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Defeat Hackers with Biomimicry

From denial of service attacks to server crashes to day-long disruptions of Google Drive, almost all organizations are familiar with threats to their information security. Given that digital information is more central than ever, it’s worrisome that the history of data security is littered with …