Lee Jones

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Good Employees Make Mistakes. Great Leaders Allow Them To.

As a business leader, I found that one of the scariest things to do was to give your people the freedom to make mistakes. While mistakes allow individuals to learn and grow, they can also be very costly to any company. Scared as I was, I knew that truly great leaders found ways to allow their …

Procrastination is a Mindfulness Problem

We all procrastinate, and by and large, we all know the solutions to our procrastination.<p>I put off writing this article (ironically, I know, and yes …

11 Ways To Create More Time To Think

It could be just a coincidence, but I don’t think so.<p>In the course of the last 10 days or so, I’ve had three in-depth conversations with businesspeople (two of them entrepreneurs) that I truly respect. The theme: Carving out more time to think.<p>All three people–two men and a woman–had been searching …

Regional Project Manager job with NATIONAL SPACE CENTRE | Guardian Jobs

<b>NATIONAL SPACE ACADEMY</b><br>REGIONAL PROJECT MANAGER<p>The National Space Academy provides education programmes, continuing professional development sessions (CPD) and careers events, designed to support schools' curricula in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) using space as the inspirational …

Marketing and Engagement Manager job with MEDIA TRUST | Guardian Jobs

At Media Trust we believe in the power of media to change lives. We work with the media industry to empower charities and communities to have a voice and be heard.<p><b>Marketing and Engagement Manager</b><b><br>£28-£32,000 p.a.</b><b><br>Full-time</b><b><br>Permanent</b><b><br>London</b><p>Working with the Head of Marketing, you will lead the marketing …

Why businesses can't manage creativity

Whether it's sparking new ideas for products, services or working practices, businesses need creativity. Without it they become stale, boring and worst of all, unprofitable.<p>So managers should focus on telling their teams to be more creative, right? They can certainly try that strategy, but it's …

Growing Guiding Project Manager job with GIRLGUIDING | Guardian Jobs

Girlguiding is recruiting a Growing Guiding Project Manager, reporting to the Head of Quality & Membership Development, to work within our Guiding Services Directorate on a 12 month fixed term contract.<p>The Growing Guiding Project Manager will be required to develop projects for growing a …

Happily ever after? Using children's stories to teach philosophy and ethics

Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? What is language? Can you have a private language? Is life ever not worth living? Should a leader conceal the truth if it saves more lives to do so?<p>These are some of the most profound questions anyone may be faced with and you would be forgiven for thinking …

How ObamaCare Creates Ethical Conflicts For Physicians And How Patients Can Protect Themselves

Do you trust your doctor? Most patients assume their doctor is working in their best medical interests whenever he or she orders a diagnostic test or recommends a particular treatment. Customers might wonder whether an unscrupulous auto mechanic is being truthful when he recommends a brake job or a …

Study: Millennials' Work Ethic Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

No, millennials aren’t being paranoid. They <i>are</i> being judged.<p>A massive Bentley University study of millennials and their bosses finds that older fogies really do think millennials don’t work hard enough.<p>As noted in a related post, the survey found that 15% of all respondents identified “work ethic” …

Top 7 Most In-Demand Tech Skills For 2013

If you promised yourself you were going to beef up your tech skills in 2013, now is the time to get moving.<p>But where to start? With so many languages, platforms, protocols and other technologies, it’s hard to know what’s worth spending your limited free time to learn. Based on surveys and data from …

Tiggly is making sure our tech-savvy toddlers develop basic motor skills (exclusive)

A three-year-old may be a whiz on the iPad, but this won’t get him/her very far without fine motor skills.<p>Tiggly is an ed-tech startup that brings together digital and physical play. The company has closed a $500,000 seed round, released its products for sale on Nordstrom.com earlier this month, …

Fifteen basic tech skills all entrepreneurs should have

<b>1. Know how to wireframe.</b> Being able to wireframe a page is an incredible important skill for technology development. It's critical for being able to properly and ideally communicate with your technical and product teams. While not a coding skill per se, it requires understanding how sites or apps …

Why Non-Tech People Should Apply for Tech Jobs

If you own a smartphone, tablet or even if you’re just glued to your laptop, you're aware of the tech revolution. But have you ever thought about how …

Nimble Rated Among Top CRM Platforms Based on User Reviews

<b>94 Percent Satisfaction Rating Positions Nimble as One of the Highest-Rated CRM Platforms on G2 Crowd Nimble Also Achieves Largest Positive Momentum in Scale and Satisfaction Scores Since Last Grid Report</b><p>SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 16, 2014–<p>Nimble, the pioneer in social …

CRM startup Linko gets $2.6M, buys up Localstream

Mobile customer relationship management (CRM) solution Linko today announced a $2.6 million seed funding round and its acquisition of fellow Berlin startup Localstream. Funded by angel investors, Linko will use the funding to build its developer team, improve the product, and increase customer …

Nimble Named High Performer in G2Crowd CRM Grid | The Nimble Blog

Today business software comparison site G2 Crowd released its crowdsourced review grid for CRM, and Nimble is named as a High Performer, ranking in …

Customers

Dominion Dealer Solutions and Microsoft Expand Strategic Relationship to Offer Next-Generation Automotive CRM and Marketing Solution

NORFOLK, Va., Jan 25, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dominion Dealer Solutions and Microsoft announced today they have expanded their strategic relationship …

The Top 20 CRM Blogs of 2013, Part 1: Greenberg Through Rampen | CRM

When you write regularly about CRM, you realize what a challenge it can be to keep a blog going. The same themes come up again and again, and the …

CRM

Post-PC CRM startup Linko scores $2.6M, snaps up Localstream for location context

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Linko, a mobile enterprise startup operating out of Berlin, San Francisco and Helsinki, has just picked up two rather useful …

Crowd-sourced CRM Rankings Released

Start-up crowdsourcing software review website G2 Crowd released an updated list of the best and worst performing CRM vendors based on customer …

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Community

Down to the Wire: How Much GDPR Control Do You Really Need?<p>Will privacy rights stymie AI?<p>Featured<p>At HPE Discover Las Vegas 2018, find out how to tame …

Artificial Intelligence

iPhone 5S Fingerprint Scanner is Real, Says Biometric Expert

Sonny Dickson is fairly popular as he is the guy who showed us various components of the upcoming iPhone lineup and iPad. A few days back, Dickson …

Apple Officially Announces Fingerprint ID: Could They Give the Feds Your Biometric Info?

Apple’s event at its California headquarters Tuesday confirmed many rumors that have been building in the past months and weeks. One of them is a futuristic fingerprint identification system, which has been concerning some, especially in light of the National Security Agency’s collection of data …

Indian biometric ID project faces court hurdle

A controversial biometric project in India, which could require people to produce their biometric IDs to collect government subsidies, has received a significant setback from the country's Supreme Court.<p>The court ruled this week in an interim order that people cannot be required to have the …

At last! The ‘splashback problem’ has been solved

After months of study, scientists have at last discovered the most amenable way to urinate without suffering what they call ‘splashback’. In a study entitled ‘Splash dynamics of a male urine stream’, the researchers suggest that a ‘narrow angle of attack’ and close proximity to the receptacle are …

Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>Pete Baxter: 'In the case of large potentially sensitive infrastructure projects such as rail lines ... more insights gleaned from simulations in the cloud lead to better decisions'. Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty …