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Photography: Stephanie Diani The Idea: Thanks to its catalog heritage, the retailer was well positioned to collect and use data from customers and other sources. Now it has reorganized to take its analytics
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Gallup has found that one of the most important decisions companies make is simply whom they name manager. Yet our analysis suggests that they usually get it wrong. In fact, Gallup finds that companies
This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. If you’ve been to any of Buffer’s social media accounts recently (take Twitter, for instance), you may have noticed that the lion’s share of stories we
Life has a lot to offer… a lot that we often take for granted. Love, happiness, family, friendship, success; perhaps these are a few of the words that come to mind when describing what inspires us as beings.
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Is your content going as far as it could on Twitter? In this webinar, you'll learn how to create irresistible Tweets – with a little help from science and Buffer's own recent research. By the time you
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The French chef made a name for himself at Paris' Jamin, regarded as one of the best restaurants in history. After retiring from Jamin in the '90s, Robuchon re-emerged with a series of restaurants bearing
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Kraig Swensrud is the CEO & Co-Founder of GetFeedback.com, a modern survey marketing application designed and built for a mobile world. Kraig previously was the Chief Marketing Officer at salesforce.com.
Sean Kim is an entrepreneur, new-born writer, and striving life-hacker. He was recognized as one of Canada’s Next 36 leaders, and is the the cofounder of Needle. This article was originally posted on Growth