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Murphy’s Law of Presenting With Technology

Article by , August 20, 2018

Murphy’s Law states that whatever can go wrong, will.  And when you’re giving a presentation using any kind of technology, from a projector to a phone, Murphy’s Law definitely applies. Here are 10 examples of Murphy’s Law when applied to presenting with technology. I’ve seen or experienced all of these examples, and while some can be prevented or prepared for, they are all nerve-wracking when they occur!


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Positive Leadership and Corporate Performance

Article by , August 9, 2018

Negativity and discord have reached historic levels in our culture. It impacts families, communities, institutions and workplaces. Leaders see the results firsthand, as turnover rises, projects fail to hit their goals, and productivity falls short of expectations.


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AI, Robots, IoT, Blockchain, Hike!

Article by , August 9, 2018

AI (artificial intelligence), Robots, IoT (internet of things), Blockchain, hike! Doesn’t it sound like a foreign language?  It certainly does to my mother! Yet it is the language of the future. Which of these technologies should we pay attention to?  Let’s look at some of the more popular ones:  AI– Depending on your industry, AI […]


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Leading Powerfully Through Positivity

Article by , July 31, 2018

The most powerful truths are often the simplest. Just as negativity causes myriad organizational troubles, positivity has the opposite effect. Logic tells us that a positive approach has to be better than a negative one. We glean this from our experiences and the common sense we’ve acquired. Evaluations of corporate performance and culture affirm that positivity is a powerful, yet often overlooked, force that can determine whether an organization will thrive or take a dive.


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Supply Chain Management Is Evolving: How Will It Affect Your Enterprise?

Article by , July 31, 2018

Aditi Mishra Product Marketing, Big Data Today’s blog post is a Q&A session with leading supply chain and ERP influencer, Lisa Anderson. Operational efficiencies, productivity improvements, and cost savings are the top-three strategic advantages of cloud-based supply chain management, according to an IDG survey of senior managers and directors around the world. To gain these […]


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Where process gaps create free cappuccinos

Article by , July 27, 2018

On a recent trip to see a client, I had some time to kill before my flight from Düsseldorf back to Munich, so I decided to grab a coffee at one of the airside restaurants. It’s actually well above average compared to your standard airport joint. The food is good, and the staff aren’t just […]


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Why Sales People Lie to their Clients

Article by , July 27, 2018

Ask most people to describe a sales person, and likely as not, you’ll find yourself deluged by words like “huckster,” “snake oil peddler,” “fast talker,” “con artist” and, of course, “untrustworthy,” “arrogant” and “dishonest.”


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