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Top 10 Marketing Books of All Time | Inc.com

In previous posts, I've identified the best motivational books of all time and the best sales books of all time. Today, I've selected 10 books about marketing that I believe should be in every business library.<p>Some of these books explain how technology has changed the strategy and tactics of …

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Bill Gates and Paul Allen together again

Thirty-two years ago, Microsoft co-founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen took a picture together, surrounded by the computers of the time. It was 1981 and Ronald Reagan had just become president of the U.S. In June of that year, Microsoft incorporated in Washington state, and in August IBM introduced …

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Brands Will Become Media: Here's How

If your company doesn’t have the below model in place a year from now, you may regret it.<p>You’ve probably felt it for some time, but now the roadmap …

Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, And Even The New T-Mobile Are Trying To Screw You

T-Mobile announced its new "Uncarrier" strategy--no more two-year contracts, pay for the phone up front. It's a step in the right direction, but not enough. Let's ban all smartphone subsidies and contracts.<p>Today T-Mobile announced that it will begin selling the iPhone 5, which is nice for T-Mobile …

Family dinners boost teens’ mental health - Futurity

MCGILL (CAN) — Regular family dinners are good for teens, even those who say they …

Scientists unravel genetic causes of prostate, breast and ovarian cancer

A national screening programme for prostate cancer could be introduced by the NHS following an international effort by more than 1,000 scientists to …

Music amps immunity and cuts stress - Futurity

MCGILL (CAN) — Before surgery, listening to music is more effective at reducing anxiety than …

How the internet is making us poor

Everyone knows the story of how robots replaced humans on the factory floor. But in the broader sweep of automation versus labor, a trend with far greater significance for the middle class—in rich countries, at any rate—has been relatively overlooked: the replacement of knowledge workers with …

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The Key to Turning an Entrepreneurial Venture into a Real Business

To successfully turn an entrepreneurial endeavor into a stable business, leaders must leverage their networks to fill critical skills gaps as the business evolves. Move from starters to transformers to sustainers.<p>Desktone CEO Peter McKay laid this out for me. He described the need to have different …

The Perils Of Working From Home

Earlier in my career as a journalist, I worked in an office. For nearly two decades, I trudged in every day and never did my job from home unless I was sick.<p>Over the past 10 years, however, I’ve crafted my trade from my home office in Washington, D.C.; in reality, it’s more of a floating …

The 12 Most Disruptive Names In Business: The Full List

Who are the people shaking up their fields most dramatically? To answer that question, we sifted through hundreds of names in scores of categories to come up with a dozen disruptors less content to improve the status quo than to blow it up.<p><b>Perry Chen, Yancey Strickler, Charles Adle</b><b>r, cofounders,</b> …

How Big Data Technology Is Making Your Favorite Sport Even Better

A company called STATS has created a product called SportVU that takes videos of games - like soccer, basketball and football - and converts it into insights on player performance and other stats.<p>Using a system of high definition cameras that feed the output to computers running complex software, …

Policy Experts Agree: The U.S. System for Financing Long-Term Care is Crumbling

America’s system for financing long-term care is failing, and the window for creating a payment system that works is rapidly closing. That was the conclusion of a morning-long expert session sponsored last week by the SCAN Foundation.<p>While the participants differed on specific solutions, most …

One Medical Group: A Concierge Service By Another Name (And Price)

Routine visits to the doctor’s office have become the definition of inefficiency. Whether patients are stuck filling out mounds of paperwork or counting ceiling tiles in the examiner’s office, time–with or without insurance–is always at a premium on doctor’s visits.<p>Doctors are well aware of this, …

Frustrated with iCloud, Apple’s developer community speaks up en masse

Some are turning away from iCloud altogether after bad user experiences.<p>Apple's iCloud is marketed to us end users as a convenient and centralized …