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The Datafication of Human Resources

A new buzzword has hit the business world: Datafication – turning an existing business into a “data business.”<p>Think about it this way: Facebook has “datafied” our friend network. Google has “datafied” our search and information retrieval. LinkedIn has “datafied” our professional connections. …

11 Hotels That Know How To Welcome Guests In Style

After a 13-hour flight from New York, and an additional hour-long jaunt from Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia, guests are ready for a welcoming arrival.<p>Those staying at Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora are greeted at the airport and receive a lei before boarding <i>Heinoanoa</i>, a custom (and …

Dreamliner Fire Caused by Commonplace Emergency Transmitter

The initial report from British investigators into the 787 Dreamliner fire at Heathrow Airport delivered good news for Boeing’s trouble-plagued …

18 Tourism and Marketing Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends. We’re now highlighting the …

How Delusion Makes You More Productive

The first step to getting something done is deluding yourself into thinking you can do it.<p>How do you get something massive done–like building a business or writing a book or learning how to dance–when you’re not sure if you can make it happen? A.J. Jacobs has the hack: self-delusion.<p>Jacobs, whose …

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10 Secrets to Successfully Pitching Investors for Big Money

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>A great idea doesn't cost a thing, but parlaying it into a successful business doesn't come cheap. Whether they need $5,000 or $500,000 to build their business, entrepreneurs more often than not must pitch their idea to investors to procure funding. …

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Focus On Risk, Profits Will Follow

Stocks continued higher last week as sector rotation has kept the major averages moving higher. The regional banks led in the early stages of the rally but peaked on July 8 before correcting for six-seven days. They turned higher late last week and may be ready to lead the market higher again<p>The …

Quick Tips: Are extended warranties worth it?

Chances are you have either purchased an extended warranty or service plan in the past or have been tempted by a savvy salesperson to pull the trigger on one. They are available for just about anything we buy these days – from a new flat-screen TV, to laptops, smartphones, appliances and the list …

This Weekend's Japanese Elections Could Mark The Return Of Abenomics

Abe's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), along with its coalition partner, appears poised to take control of the Japanese Diet's Upper House after dominating the Lower House elections in December.<p>With a majority in both houses of the Japanese legislature, Abe will now have a chance to implement the …

Three things you need to understand about 3D printing to talk about it intelligently

Several of the biggest brains in 3D printing joined Quartz for a discussion about the future of the technology at General Assembly in New York City on July 16. Here are the three most interesting things we learned.<p>1. Customization is effectively free with 3D printing<p>The upsides of 3D printing are …

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