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A History of American Protest Music: How The Hutchinson Family Singers Achieved Pop Stardom with an Anti-Slavery Anthem

<i>Tom Maxwell | Longreads | March 2017 | 9 minutes (2,170 words)</i><p>On March 18, 1845, the Hutchinson Family Singers were huddled in a Manhattan boarding …

Why customer experience matters in project delivery

‘Experience management’ is a key term and ideology in business today, and effectively refers to the experience that users/customers receive when …

Project Management

6 Concepts Your Millennial Employees Wish You Understood

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most fraught challenges that an entrepreneur can face is the management of employees. Plenty of books have been written on the subject; plenty of classes have been taught. But it’s only when you’re suddenly sharing an office …

Leadership

The 10 most valuable career skills you can acquire in your spare time

In other words, they evaluated a ton of different skills that companies look for in their job postings and then evaluated how much higher those jobs paid on average than similar jobs that <i>didn't</i> include those skills.<p>For example, a lab technician job that includes a requirement for the "data …

Employment

11 Impressive Project Management Apps

This week in Apps to Watch we cover Best Project Management Apps that are beautifully designed, solve a real problem and have a very promising …

Project Management

What Should You Study To Be More Valuable In The Workplace?

• shares<p><i>Success only begins in school — what you need to learn from formal instruction is how to continue your learning on and off the job.</i><p>With so much …

The 4 Magic Words That Will Rapidly Improve Your Conversations | Inc.com

Words are powerful, but often misused.<p>In this post, I'll share four words to help you rapidly improve your conversations.<p>"Specifically"<p>The word <i>specifically</i> is kryptonite to jargon, buzzwords, and loose language.<p>You're time-poor. Instead of dreading the next meeting that has no agenda, ask the …

Gratitude