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Are you familiar with The Portable MBA book series? Here's my attempt at one for MS MIT degree.
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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and ITIL Service Delivery : ITILNews.com

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and ITIL Service Delivery : ITILNews.com | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Bring Your Own Device to work and managing the risk of introducing new devices into the live environment and managing them with ITIL
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Secret CIO: 5 Steps To That CIO Title -- InformationWeek

Secret CIO: 5 Steps To That CIO Title -- InformationWeek | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
I advise a frustrated reader on how to win the CIO title he wants and deserves.
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The secret to feeling like you have more time | Daniel Pink

The secret to feeling like you have more time | Daniel Pink | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Here’s a great 3-minute video about the powerful but often overlooked emotion of awe. Stanford PhD candidate Melanie Rudd explains what awe is and why it can
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Another case for being mindful

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Social Tools Can Improve Employee Onboarding

Social Tools Can Improve Employee Onboarding | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Integrate new hires into your company faster by ditching the email trail.
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Forget Wonder Woman: These Women Nerds Are Our Real Superheroes

Forget Wonder Woman: These Women Nerds Are Our Real Superheroes | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Thank you to the many women nerd superheroes that have made our world a better place.
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Just to name a few...

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Getting Employees To Actually Use Social Collaboration Tools - Forbes

Getting Employees To Actually Use Social Collaboration Tools - Forbes | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Guest post written by Michael Corkery Michael Corkery is acting CEO and CFO of Deltek, an enterprise software company.
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Presentation Rules using Visual Storytelling to sell Big Ideas

Presentation Rules using Visual Storytelling to sell Big Ideas | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Article discussing ideas from the book Brain Rules on the impact of our visual perception on sales presentations (Presentation Rules using Visual Storytelling to sell Big Ideas http://t.co/Pn8Vpw7g)...

Via Karen Dietz
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In a nutshell: 10 minute chunks that have a hook in the first 30 seconds.

 

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Karen Dietz's comment, January 4, 2013 12:19 PM
LOL Billy! In that case it becomes a story trigger -- a word or image that triggers a known story in the mind of the listener.
Karen Dietz's comment, January 4, 2013 12:19 PM
Yes, I loved that point too Outi!
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Some interesting ideas on how to tell a visual story and make your presentations more memorable.

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The Power of Negative Thinking

The Power of Negative Thinking | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
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I think the point to this article wasn't that you should be a negative Nelly, but that one needs to be a realistic Rachel.

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How to Prevent Healthcare Data Breaches (and What to Do If You're a Victim)

How to Prevent Healthcare Data Breaches (and What to Do If You're a Victim) | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Personal health information is worth 50 times more to thieves than credit card or Social Security numbers, so it's no surprise that healthcare organizations are prone to data breaches.
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As someone who once worked for health insurance company, this is very interesting especially the "worth" of personal heath information. With the President pushing everyone in the healthcare industry into electronic health records, we will be hearing about personal health data breaches more than we ever have.

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Management Tips from Santa

Management Tips from Santa | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Working as a mall or department-store Santa can teach lessons that go far beyond workshop elves and a reindeer-drawn sleigh.
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Training Myths Infographic | Visual.ly

Training Myths Infographic | Visual.ly | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Are training and development the same thing? How long does it really take to develop a training program? Should a training be fun? How accurate is the
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If You Think You're Good At Multitasking, You Probably Aren't : NPR

If You Think You're Good At Multitasking, You Probably Aren't : NPR | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Multitaskers tend to test high for traits like risk-taking, sensation-seeking and impulsivity. And those very traits interfere with people's ability to stay focused, researchers say.
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I have this argument with people all of the time. They SWEAR they can multitask. You can't.

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9 to 5 by Harley Schwadron, January 24, 2013 Via @GoComics

9 to 5 by Harley Schwadron, January 24, 2013 Via @GoComics | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Rancorous bosses, quirky workers, and an up-and-down stock market populate the world of 9 to 5. A cast of regular characters include J.B. Wells (the boss), Sims (office flunkey), and Ms. Forbes.
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Want That Promotion? Practice Your Job.

Want That Promotion? Practice Your Job. | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Most of us yearn for promotions, but we rarely think about improving our job performance. Georgetown professor Cal Newport suggest taking cues from elite athletes and musicians and deliberately set out to practice our work.
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Tackling tech’s gender problem the right way: Teaching women to code

Tackling tech’s gender problem the right way: Teaching women to code | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Editor's Pick In San Francisco, two guys are putting women through a 10-week bootcamp in software development. The goal: to change the gender ratio of the tech industry.
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If you live in San Fran or would be willing to move there, this is an interesting program to develop women programmers.

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Five Presentation Mistakes Everyone Makes

Five Presentation Mistakes Everyone Makes | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Learn from the most common traps.
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Step 3 is a good one to remember. If I see those gold clip art people one more time...

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Hard Truths About Cloud Differences -- InformationWeek

Hard Truths About Cloud Differences -- InformationWeek | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Every medium- to large-sized company must understand today's different cloud computing approaches -- and pitfalls.
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4 Tips For Finding Great Career Mentors - Forbes

4 Tips For Finding Great Career Mentors - Forbes | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Sometimes, finding career mentors isn’t always easy and asking someone you don’t know to be your mentor can be intimidating.
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How Collaboration Tools Can Improve Knowledge Work

How Collaboration Tools Can Improve Knowledge Work | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Traditional approaches to routine work redesign aren't effective for knowledge work.
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And the worst footnote of 2012 was… | footnoted.com

And the worst footnote of 2012 was… | footnoted.com | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Here at footnoted we do things a bit differently than the Oscars or any of those other silly awards shows. Rather than make you sit through endless recaps and
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To my professors at UVA who helped me understand the importance of reading a company's Annual Report - footnotes and all.

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IT jobs light up top 100 careers for 2013

IT jobs light up top 100 careers for 2013 | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Systems analysts, DBAs, and developers in especially high demand among employers, says U.S. News & World Report
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The Top Five Career Regrets

The Top Five Career Regrets | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
What I learned in interviews with the young and the old, the successful and the unsuccessful.
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I have had regrets #1, 2, and 3 at least once in my life.

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What If You Don't Want to Be a Manager?

What If You Don't Want to Be a Manager? | Portable MS MIT Degree | Scoop.it
Seventy-six percent of employees don't want their boss's job. So what's their career path?
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I wish more companies would increase their "forge a new path" opportunities. I have left many a company because I was no longer challenged by the working I was doing. I would've stayed if I could have done something new or different.

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