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29 Quotes On The Future of Business

29 Quotes On The Future of Business | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
What does the future of business have in store for us? Here are 29 quotes to help you understand the changes that are coming. Please add your own quote?

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judicoms Associate's curator insight, August 27, 2013 7:28 AM

add your insight...in business note that families are valuable assets to hang on to when the storm hits

 
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The internet has radically changed the relationship between customers and businesses. This has forced especially small businesses into a new space where ‘business as usual’ must be done differently in order to get discovered, connect with customers and run effective promotions.

As we’ve been visiting with small businesses, we’ve found that most are using social media to connect with customers. But at the same time, most are unaware of the power online communities, that include a combination of Social, Local and Mobile media, can play in today's consumer’s purchase decisions.

This stat proves this to be true: "Peer recommendations drive sales. 70% of consumer said they were influenced by a friend or family member’s online recommendation, beating out in-person recommendation (61%), online articles (59%), ads (49%), or someone they follow online but don’t know (32%)"

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The true cost of using the wrong tools at work

The true cost of using the wrong tools at work | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
If you and your team are using different tools for documents, spreadsheets, planning, chat, and email, you're doing it wrong. Using Quip instead will save you money, but also cut down on meetings, email, and project completion time — and we have numbers to prove it.
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Walmart confirms it’s canceling every single SNES Classic preorder

Walmart confirms it’s canceling every single SNES Classic preorder | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Walmart confirmed today that it will in fact be canceling all of those SNES Classic preorders it accidentally accepted last week when the product page was mistakenly put live. The compan
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Former Recruiters Reveal The Industry’s Dark Secrets That Cost You Job Offers

Former Recruiters Reveal The Industry’s Dark Secrets That Cost You Job Offers | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Recruiters are often asked to do the impossible, which sometimes makes them resort to unsavory—or downright discriminatory—practices.

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some of the less-savory realities inside the industry—and what candidates can do to protect themselves.

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Can the Mall of America survive the retail apocalypse?

Can the Mall of America survive the retail apocalypse? | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
While malls across the country are struggling to survive, the Mall of America is celebrating its 25th year – and it doesn’t show signs of slowing down
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20 Little Known Customer Service Principles to Live By

20 Little Known Customer Service Principles to Live By | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Today’s customer is very different from customers from 10 or even 5 years ago. With the development of social networking, today’s customers can afford to be extra picky and discerning in their ch…
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Everything You Think You Know About Company Culture & Employee Performance Is (Apparently) Wrong

Everything You Think You Know About Company Culture & Employee Performance Is (Apparently) Wrong | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Back in the day, culture was something you became exposed to when you traveled to a foreign country. And employee performance was as easy to manage as uttering the words, “work harder or you’re fired…
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Jobs for life are a thing of the past. Bring on lifelong learning

Jobs for life are a thing of the past. Bring on lifelong learning | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
A job for life is a thing of the past, for people of all ages – robots could replace you, or your whole industry could move overseas. The recent crises in the steel industries of Teesside and Port Talbot proved just how frightening this can be, not just for individual families, but entire regions.
Snobbery is outdated – universities have to train students for jobs
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We aspire to be a knowledge economy working at the top of the production chain. The government has lifted student number caps to create more university places. For those who prefer a work-based route to higher skills, there are new degree apprenticeships.

This is great. It’s essential that young people get the best possible preparation for adult life and the opportunity to embark on interesting and satisfying careers. But the number of 18-year-olds in the UK population is falling, and the Office for National Statistics predicts that more than a third of the UK workforce will be over 50 by 2020, so we also need to consider those already in the workplace.

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Work-Life Balance? That’s Only Two-Thirds Of The Equation

Work-Life Balance? That’s Only Two-Thirds Of The Equation | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
There have been plenty of articles discussing the all-too modern dilemma of work-life balance. This article is particularly geared towards small and medium sized business principals and entrepreneurs…
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Domino’s Atoned for Its Crimes Against Pizza and Built a $9 Billion Empire

Domino’s Atoned for Its Crimes Against Pizza and Built a $9 Billion Empire | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
The chain is thriving after investing millions in tricked-out delivery vehicles and GPS pie tracking.
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Former Federer and Sampras coach to join Wawrinka's team after French Open final

Paul Annacone will join Stan Wawrinka’s coaching team for the grass-court season as the Swiss looks to win all four Grand Slams.
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Beam me up Scotty: Baltimore company uses holodeck to test VR

Beam me up Scotty: Baltimore company uses holodeck to test VR | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Mindgrub Technologies in Baltimore is using the holodeck as a controlled environment to test virtual reality apps and games, including one in partnership with Mercy Medical Center.
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Why Today is a Big Deal for 43 Percent of the Workforce

Almost half the U.S. workforce is about to experience a seismic shift.
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Employee Engagement is Declining Worldwide

Employee Engagement is Declining Worldwide | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
One of the top concerns for HR executives in 2017 is how to raise employee engagement, and for good reason. Engagement is on the decline across the world, and that spells trouble for business leaders…
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This simple workplace habit can hurt your image as a leader

This simple workplace habit can hurt your image as a leader | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Leadership development expert Jeff Black explains why rushing through your work day actually reflects negatively on your productivity.
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Here’s why you didn’t land the job after acing those interviews

Here’s why you didn’t land the job after acing those interviews | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
When 26-year-old Alyssa Jeffers interviewed for a full-time community manager role at a marketing agency in January, she met with three senior-level employees as well as human resources. Everything…
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Extreme Commuting

Extreme Commuting | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
The number of people who commute two hours or more to work is expected to grow, especially now that it is easier to work occasionally from home.
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Every Leader Should Have These Attributes

Every Leader Should Have These Attributes | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Only 21% of employees in the U.S. agree that “their performance is managed in a way that motivates them to do outstanding work,” according to a Gallup poll. That means 79% of people in the workpl…
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How the Growth of E-Commerce Is Shifting Retail Jobs

How the Growth of E-Commerce Is Shifting Retail Jobs | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Although online shopping companies have created hundreds of thousands of jobs, they have not directly made up for the losses at traditional retailers, and the new jobs tend to be concentrated in a small number of large cities.
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Here's 1 Leadership Trait that Only the Smartest Bosses Will Understand

This is raising the leadership bar high -- very high.
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In Towns Already Hit by Steel Mill Closings, a New Casualty: Retail Jobs

In Towns Already Hit by Steel Mill Closings, a New Casualty: Retail Jobs | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Thousands of workers face unemployment as retailers struggle to adapt to online shopping. But even as e-commerce grows, it isn’t absorbing these workers.
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Young Managers Are More Well-Rounded Than Their Older Counterparts

Young Managers Are More Well-Rounded Than Their Older Counterparts | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Managers under 30 are best at balancing employee engagement and results, research shows.
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Sears to cut 400 jobs; head of online to step down this week

Sears to cut 400 jobs; head of online to step down this week | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
This is part of the department store chain's ongoing restructuring efforts, Sears said.
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A grocery chain you've never heard of is about to be one of the biggest in America

A grocery chain you've never heard of is about to be one of the biggest in America | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Aldi says it has a plan to become the third-largest grocery chain by in the US by store count within the next four years.
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How Implementing a Shorter Workweek might Increase Productivity

How Implementing a Shorter Workweek might Increase Productivity | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Tiffany McAdams discusses how companies around the world have begun to test a surprising new approach in an effort to boost productivity and creative performance among their staff — a three-day…
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