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    1. Salesforce’s Marc Benioff On The Power Of Values

      Salesforce’s Marc Benioff On The Power Of Values

      Fast Company: You have talked about Salesforce as a company with purpose beyond profit. Can you explain that? Marc Benioff: My goals for the company are to do well and do good. The most important thing to me is that we bring along all our stakeholders with us. We had a vision from the beginning that not only would we have a new technology model, which was the cloud, not only would we have a new business model, which was subscription, but we’d have a new philanthropic model, which is 1-1-1.

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    2. Take These Steps Right Now To Avoid Answering Work Emails (Again) Tonight

      Take These Steps Right Now To Avoid Answering Work Emails (Again) Tonight

      I’m willing to bet that you can think of a time when you were about to sit down for a meal, only to be interrupted by an “urgent” update at work that pulled you away from the table. You can probably tell me about at least a dozen times when this happened to your friends—and how annoying it was to tell them it was “Of course, okay” for them to respond right that second. Leaving work at work is tough for almost everybody.

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    3. Exciting Future Ahead for United After Dragging a Bloodied Passenger Off a Plane

      Exciting Future Ahead for United After Dragging a Bloodied Passenger Off a Plane

      It’s proof that complicated problems don’t get easier with big company resources. We reached out to a range of experts to get a better sense of what might have gone wrong and why the public reaction to this incident has been so passionate. Their advice is a sobering reminder to companies of any size of how to keep priorities straight. 

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    4. Hong Kong Dispatch: Maura Thompson is Helping Women Love This City

      Hong Kong Dispatch: Maura Thompson is Helping Women Love This City

      An American who moved to Hong Kong with her family tells us about creating a media platform to help women like her make the most of city life. When Maura Thompson moved to Hong Kong in 2008 with her family, she was eager to explore and experience her adopted city, but struggled to find information about things to do. She and a group of similarly frustrated friends soon began creating guides — and then realized they had discovered a business opportunity.

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    5. Want To Start Your Own Coaching Business? These Are The 4 Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Makes

      Want To Start Your Own Coaching Business? These Are The 4 Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Makes

      If you don't have a product to sell, you sell information instead. A consultant, for example, sells information. You bring a consultant in, and he or she instructs you and/or your team on how to do what it is you do, better. The Internet has made the industries where information is sold extremely popular. So much so that many entrepreneurs set out to become thought leaders and experts in the the art of selling how to sell. For example: selling online courses about how to build online courses.

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    6. Inside My “Deadline Year” For Making My Dream Job A Reality

      Inside My “Deadline Year” For Making My Dream Job A Reality

      “Your timing is really funny because I’m actually putting my notice in on Friday,” a brand marketer I’ll call Tracey (she asked that we not share her real name) tells me. But it’s funny in another way, too, because the same day we speak, California officials are streamlining the state’s convoluted marijuana regulations, and Tracey is quitting her job to open a Bay Area dispensary. This means she’s just set the clock on a big career gamble.

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    7. How I Managed A Male Staff Twice My Age As A Woman In My 20s

      How I Managed A Male Staff Twice My Age As A Woman In My 20s

      Judy Garvey was only 26 years old when she was promoted to chief operating officer of a drone startup. In her new role, the engineering team she oversaw consisted of six older men (some of whom had children Garvey’s age), and it grew to two more, as well as some additional contractors.

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    8. Mark Zuckerberg On Fake News, Free Speech, And What Drives Facebook

      Mark Zuckerberg On Fake News, Free Speech, And What Drives Facebook

      I recently sat down with Zuckerberg at Facebook HQ—a sprawling campus that’s only a few miles from the company’s original Palo Alto offices but a world apart in scale and sophistication. Our meeting was not a nostalgic revisiting of the past, but part of an examination into what continues to drive Facebook in the present and what role it wants to play in the future.

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    9. 5 Reasons No One is Following Your Business on Twitter

      5 Reasons No One is Following Your Business on Twitter

      Almost one-quarter of adult internet users are on Twitter, so it makes sense to include this platform in your marketing plans. By using Twitter, businesses can build brand awareness, promote their content, and drive traffic to their websites. However, that only works if people are actually following you. If no one is following your company on Twitter, you won’t benefit much from using the platform. So, where is everybody? Here are five reasons why no one is following your business on Twitter.

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    10. How Some Retailers Are Thriving Despite the Supposed Death of Their Industry

      How Some Retailers Are Thriving Despite the Supposed Death of Their Industry

      It’s an oversimplification to suggest that the reason big-box stores are closing is because people are shopping online. The truth is more complicated. For one, a group of traditional retailers is actually growing its ecommerce business faster than the U.S. retail ecommerce market is growing overall, according to the 2016 Deloitte Retail Volatility Index report.

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    11. Why You Need to Stop Believing These 5 Common Myths About Management

      Why You Need to Stop Believing These 5 Common Myths About Management

      When I started my first management role, my mental image of what a manager should be was of a sober professional dressed in formal business attire. In an effort to live up to that image, I wore high heels every day, and I hid my natural smile under a serious, thoughtful expression. I quickly realized that the shoes and the frown weren't making me a better manager--in fact, by not being myself, I was making it harder to build a rapport with my new reports.

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