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    1. OracleVoice: Enterprise AI: Why Should You Care?

      OracleVoice: Enterprise AI: Why Should You Care?

      Business leaders often tell me they feel barraged by technology vendors touting their latest shiny thing as “disruptive” and “game changing.” Some technologies, like internet and mobile, did turn out to be powerful forces that transformed how we do business. But other technologies, not so much. As someone who has worked a full career at the intersection of business and technology, I’ve learned to be extremely judicious and selective when making my case for a new enterprise technology.

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    2. 5 Startups Set Up Shop Inside Morgan Stanley

      5 Startups Set Up Shop Inside Morgan Stanley

      When Brian Brackeen turned eight, his father gave him a computer — and explicit orders to skip the video games and start coding. The paternal foresight paid off. Brackeen, now the founder of Kairos, a startup that brings artificial intelligence to facial recognition, is looking to disrupt the security and marketing worlds with his new technology. But first, he has to navigate the investment world in search of capital to make his vision a reality.

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      Mentions: New York
    3. 5 Canned Email Response Templates That'll Save You All The Time

      5 Canned Email Response Templates That'll Save You All The Time

      I’m obsessed with being as productive as humanly possible, whether that’s setting better deadlines or finding the most effective way to schedule my days. But my inbox was still a huge time-suck. And the kicker is: I was sending a lot of the same emails over and over again. That’s when I started using canned responses.

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    4. The Recruiter Called Me -- Then Demanded I 'Sell Her' On Myself

      The Recruiter Called Me -- Then Demanded I 'Sell Her' On Myself

      We set up a time to talk and she called me. Right away she said, “So, let’s talk about you — what makes you a great candidate?” I said “Hold on, you called me — did you have a position you wanted to tell me about?” She said “I have lots of them! Right now I want to hear about you.” She was not hostile at all. She was bouncy and free-wheeling.

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    5. How To Remain Confident When You Keep Getting Rejected From Jobs

      For most people, job searching entails some rejection. You send in a resume and receive no response. You go to an interview and don’t get a callback. You go to another interview and get ghosted. But, knowing it can happen doesn’t lessen the sting. It’s normal to feel disappointed when an opportunity doesn’t pan out, and you don’t want the fear of losing out to hold you back. With that in mind, here’s how to rebuild yours.

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    6. Sorry, Amazon, But Microsoft Is The World's #1 Cloud Vendor - Here's Why

      Sorry, Amazon, But Microsoft Is The World's #1 Cloud Vendor - Here's Why

      CLOUD WARS - Amazon Web Services is one of the truly great success stories of the past decade—superb vision, brilliant execution, outstanding people, and a hockey-stick growth rate that most enterprise-tech vendors can only dream about. But life’s not always fair, and while AWS and its supporters can make some good points about how and why it’s the biggest of the big dogs in the cloud, the simple truth is that Microsoft is able to offer corporate customers more cloud innovation across more parts of those customers’ businesses—and can drive more business value for those customers via ...

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    7. How This Key Tactic Can Help Maximize Your Salary At Your First Job

      How This Key Tactic Can Help Maximize Your Salary At Your First Job

      Negotiating your salary - particularly for your first job out of college - is essential to closing the gender gap in earning potential. Asking for more salary can be an important thing to do, but it is essential to approach that salary negotiation in a way that might minimize the risk of negative backlash. New research from Columbia University provides insight on this approach.

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    8. Former Salesforce Execs Explain How They Rose To The Top On Their Own

      Former Salesforce Execs Explain How They Rose To The Top On Their Own

      Back in April we met Zac Otero, who worked his way up from the bottom to become a successful Salesforce administrator. Today, I'm talking to four individuals who used Salesforce as a springboard to the top, now leading their own companies as CEO. They share how their experiences working at Salesforce inspired them to reach higher and taught them the skills they need now as leaders themselves. What was your experience like working at Salesforce?

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      Mentions: Salesforce
    9. Confessions Of A Packing Expert: 9 Business Travel Hacks

      Confessions Of A Packing Expert: 9 Business Travel Hacks

      Gillian Morris is the founder and CEO of Hitlist, an app that alerts you when there are cheap flights for places you want to go. Morris travels constantly — unsurprising for a travel startup founder — and one of the most important ways that she’s able to do it and keep her sanity is by carrying the tiniest bag you’ve ever seen. “It’s small enough to count as a personal item even on the most stingy of budget carriers,” she says. “I never have to pay for baggage.

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      Mentions: Amazon.com
    10. 5 Ways To Get A Raise And Earn More Money, And Why So Many Don't

      5 Ways To Get A Raise And Earn More Money, And Why So Many Don't

      Part of the series “Living and Working Better” The other day, a client shared with me her financial situation at work, and asked some probing questions about money, salary, compensation and promotions that revealed a good deal about her personal money story and behavior. “Kathy, I’m not earning nearly what I should be, despite asking for a raise repeatedly (and being told “Not now”). I just don’t know what else to do.

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    11. The Woman Turning South LA into Startup Land

      The Woman Turning South LA into Startup Land

      Cassie Betts started her career as a fashion designer. When she saw firsthand how outdated the technologies used for designing and manufacturing clothing were, she decided to take action. In 2013, she founded District2.Co, a technology company that streamlines the manufacturing process by connecting brands and designers with factories. More recently, Cassie founded MISLA (Made In South LA), an urban economic accelerator, to bring stimulus to her hometown community.

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    12. How Machine Learning Will Drive The Adaptive Enterprise

      How Machine Learning Will Drive The Adaptive Enterprise

      Continual learning is integral to the human experience. People who can learn faster and better than others tend to do well in life. The same is true for successful organizations. Machine learning, a branch of artificial intelligence, has shown the ability to help organizations large and small learn faster than before. It has demonstrated the potential to continually improve the effectiveness of decision-making and business processes at a rate unachievable by prior methods.

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    13. 5 Important Business Goals To Hit In Your First 2 Years Of Freelancing

      5 Important Business Goals To Hit In Your First 2 Years Of Freelancing

      Freelancing can change your life, not just your career. Earn more money, be your own boss, set the perfect schedule, work wherever you want. Anyone can achieve their dreams as a freelancer if they set their mind to it. Avoid toiling away at it by setting and keeping business goals for your first couple years. Here are five important ones to remember: 1.

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      Mentions: SEO
    14. 7 Leadership Lessons You Can Learn From Working Mothers

      7 Leadership Lessons You Can Learn From Working Mothers

      “The One Thing” is a series where I ask today’s successful leaders to identify the single most important lesson they’ve learned on a topic. Every second Sunday in May we pay tribute to mothers everywhere and the invaluable contributions they've made to our lives, often having done so while balancing the demands of career and family.

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      Mentions: Pandora
    15. How 'Snarkiness' And Four Other Communication Flaws Damage Your Success

      How 'Snarkiness' And Four Other Communication Flaws Damage Your Success

      Part of the Series “Living and Working Better” As a coach working with folks to improve their lives and careers, I hear from hundreds of people a month who are dealing with a wide variety of personal and professional problems. What’s become abundantly clear is that there are several common, damaging communication patterns that contribute to or exacerbate our life and work challenges, but most often, people are not at all aware of them.

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    16. CenturyLinkVoice: Your First Steps Towards Digital Transformation

      CenturyLinkVoice: Your First Steps Towards Digital Transformation

      The taxi industry. The telecom industry. Music and hospitality companies. All these mature industries found themselves disrupted by challenges to the status quo by young upstart Internet businesses. These businesses took an aggressive, digital-first approach, which revolutionized what people expected from traditional players in these industries. Digital transformation involves fully leveraging digital technologies to strategically address business challenges and maximize opportunities.

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      Mentions: Digital
    17. 3 Times Being 'Super Passionate' Isn't Enough To Land You The Job

      3 Times Being 'Super Passionate' Isn't Enough To Land You The Job

      Imagine for a moment that you’re a hiring manager. You’re considering two job candidates: one who’s passionate about the work and one who isn’t. Who do you choose? If you answered, “Duh — the passionate one,” without even pausing, then you’re reading the right article. Because, while we hear a lot about how companies want employees who care, that’s only one selling point. So if you’re going into a competitive interview with that mindset, you might be holding yourself back.

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    18. IowaVoice: Iowans Have A Great Work Ethic Because We Have A Great Approach To Life

      IowaVoice: Iowans Have A Great Work Ethic Because We Have A Great Approach To Life

      The key to attracting and retaining good people for your company is hiring people with a great life ethic says Suku Radia, CEO of Iowa-based Bankers Trust. When emigrating from India years ago, he chose Iowa because he felt a strong sense of community – a sense of pride – essential, he says, when recruiting employees who want more than a job; they want a home. Iowa is home to a skilled, highly educated and loyal workforce.

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      Mentions: India Iowa Iowa City
    19. OracleVoice: Cloud Apps Prep Flower Delivery Startup For Mother's Day And Beyond

      OracleVoice: Cloud Apps Prep Flower Delivery Startup For Mother's Day And Beyond

      Just-in-time flower delivery service BloomThat is relying on cloud applications to ensure that it has the inventory and distribution in place for the upcoming main event: Mother’s Day, which is forecast to generate $2.6 billion in sales for all US flower vendors this year. BloomThat started four years ago with the promise that its bicycle messengers will deliver a reasonably priced bouquet anywhere in the San Francisco Bay Area in 90 minutes or less.

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    20. OracleVoice: An Architect's Perspective: Applying Moore's Law To The Cloud

      OracleVoice: An Architect's Perspective: Applying Moore's Law To The Cloud

      As modern as the cloud seems, it might be hard to believe that the developers building the next-generation cloud at Oracle have mined networking’s forerunner, telephony, for insights. A decade before becoming an architect for Oracle’s cloud networking team, Jag Brar spent formative years designing Amazon Web Services. He was part of the team that worked on the underlying network for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).

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    21. Morgan StanleyVoice: For Athletes, Post-Career Healthcare Is No Game

      Morgan StanleyVoice: For Athletes, Post-Career Healthcare Is No Game

      In January 2017, a proposal in the Illinois legislature that would limit how long retired professional athletes can access workers' compensation benefits ignited a firestorm on a little-talked about topic—the significant healthcare costs that professional athletes may have to endure long after they've retired. “Many players want to think that an injury isn't going to happen to them. They think they'll beat the odds," says Morgan Stanley Sports and EntertainmentDirector Jeremy J. Schwendeman.

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    22. Civic NationVoice: A Billion Impressions: Higher Education Goes Viral

      Civic NationVoice: A Billion Impressions: Higher Education Goes Viral

      One billion impressions. It’s a staggering amount. More than just a metric we’re using to pat ourselves on the back, it’s a number that makes us realize that we are most definitely onto something. That we’re making progress toward a critical goal—inspiring young people to go to college. There was a saying around Michelle Obama’s East Wing office, “You only FLOTUS once.” It was emblazoned on pins as “YOFO” and said as shorthand in moments when the rubber was hitting the road.

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