Roberto W

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7 Common Excuses That Prevent an Employee From Being Great

It’s usually easier to come up with an excuse than it is to actually get something done. I’ve learned that many employees have the potential to be great, but they let excuses get in the way of their true potential. As a leader, it’s important to address these excuses and challenge your employees to …

The 12 Things That Successfully Convert a Great Idea Into a Reality

How many times have you been in a meeting and someone says to you, “That’s a great idea, you should take the initiative and make it a reality.” What typically happens? Most of the time – nothing. Most great ideas remain dormant because people don’t have the courage, resources, time and/or money to …

Las 10 apps más raras del mercado

1. Un poquito de helio, por favor<p>En Apple Store encontrarás una aplicación que te permite distorsionar tu voz como si utilizaras helio. n la pantalla …

The 21 Principles of Persuasion

How is it that certain people are so incredibly persuasive? Can we all harness those skills? After studying the most influential political, social, business and religious leaders, and trying countless techniques out myself, these are the 21 critical lessons I’ve identified to persuading people. …

Damaged undersea internet cable causes widespread global service disruption

A cut to the largest internet cable that connects Europe and Asia caused severe service disruption that stretched from from Africa to Pakistan.<p>Chief …

In Emerging Markets, Samsung Is King--While Nokia And BlackBerry Are Not Dead Yet

Among the nearly 130 million people in the U.S. who own smartphones, Apple hasn’t lost any ground, even gaining market share through January 2013. But in the developing world, Samsung is the phone of choice, according to a new report from mobile marketing firm Upstream.<p>Removing price from …

CHART OF THE DAY: The Difference Between What You Share And What People Want To Read

The stories people share aren't necessarily the stories their friends want to read, according to data from 33Across, which tracks links for online publications.<p>It found that people are sharing science related content more often than any other content category. However, science content is clicked on …

11 Players Will Each Make More Money Than Entire Houston Astros Roster In 2013

To give a sense of just how little that is in today's game, consider that the Los Angeles Dodgers will have more than $230 million in payroll obligations this season, or more than 1000% more than the Astros.<p>And then there's the New York Yankees, who have four players this season that will make more …

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America's Most Expensive Baseball Stadium Neighborhoods

<i>With baseball season kicking off, Trulia’s Chief Economist takes a close look at the neighborhoods near Major League Baseball stadiums to see which ones have the most expensive real estate, and if the local team’s shot at winning the 2013 World Series has an impact.</i><p>Baseball’s 2013 season begins …

Minor league baseball team brings urinal gaming to U.S.

Forget everything you know about using the restroom at minor league baseball games. The Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Class AAA affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, are bringing urinal gaming to the United States when they open their season this April. The systems will be in all men's restrooms at …

Fan's tattoo pays perfect homage to Florida Gulf Coast

Honestly, I'm surprised it didn't happen sooner.<p>Florida Gulf Coast, otherwise known as Dunk City, Fla., has captured the hearts, minds, and now the forearms of a burgeoning fanbase. Southwest Florida radio station B103.9 (The No. 1 Hit Music Station) claims to have shared the first ever Dunk City …

Projected Opening Day lineups for all 30 clubs

Below is a list of projected Opening Day starting lineups for each of the 30 Major League teams.<p><b>American League</b><p><b>Baltimore Orioles</b>: 2012 Stats | Depth …

The Most Loyal Fans In Baseball

The Major League Baseball season opens Sunday with the cry of ‘play ball’ just preceded by the release of the 21st annual fan survey conducted by Brand Keys. The Sports Fan Loyalty Index was designed to help professional sports team management identify precise fan loyalty rankings in their home and …