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How to Make People on Your Team Feel Like They Belong

We’re genetically wired to belong; it’s how we survive and thrive in life — and at work. This is especially important for minorities who often don’t feel included at the office. New research shows that fostering a sense of belonging helps reduce stress levels, and consequently improves physical health, emotional well-being, and performance. Here are […]
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Use the First Few Minutes of a Virtual Meeting to Establish Connections

Let’s face it: Conference calls can be boring. That’s why so many people call in, press the mute button, and spend time getting other work done. If you want your team to be engaged during your next virtual meeting, try helping them establish a connection from the start. Open the conference line a couple minutes […]
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Use Social Media to Learn More About Your Industry

Social media may seem to be an endless stream of selfies, political rants, and clickbait articles, but there’s a lot you can learn from it. In fact, you can use social media to build professional skills, knowledge, and relationships. Start by thinking about what you want to learn. If you’re keen to know more about […]

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I do this all the time.  If you are not using social media like this, you are missing out. 
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Tableau Software lays down product roadmap for enhanced data analytics

Tableau Software lays down product roadmap for enhanced data analytics | Rhino Crash Daily | Scoop.it
The company unveiled forthcoming hyper data engine, natural language query capabilities, an effort it dubbed Project Maestro, as well as visualization features and cloud-based services coming down the pike.
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Great insight from Tableau on what's to come.
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Get What You Need from a MOOC

To get the most from a MOOC, a massive open online course, you don’t have to invest hours and hours of your time. There are generally three ways to learn what you need. Go for the certification. This means completing all the coursework, and sometimes paying a fee. Certification is helpful if you’re brand new to […]

 
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MOOCs (massive open online course) have a number of different options based on what you are trying to accomplish.  This tip comes at a great time for me as this week starts my second MOOC.
 
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Marketers Need a Defined Social Media Strategy

Investing time and resources in a social media strategy is only a smart move if you have a well-defined approach. Too many marketers make the mistake of trying to talk to everyone in every social channel, which makes it impossible to define the right voice, content, and measure of success. A better method is to […]
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U.S. Consumer Confidence Drops More Than Expected In October

U.S. Consumer Confidence Drops More Than Expected In October | Rhino Crash Daily | Scoop.it
Consumer confidence in the U.S. decreased by more than anticipated in the month of October, according to a report released by the Conference Board on Tuesday. The Conference Board said its consumer confidence index fell to 98.
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Both the Present Situation and Expectations Indices dropped in October.
 
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Take Time to Discuss Your Company’s Culture

Company culture can feel hard to control, which is why many leaders avoid deliberately creating it. But you can’t just let culture happen. In fact, companies should be as intentional about culture as they are about strategy and business model innovation. To become more systematic about culture design, you need to have tough conversations about […]
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Keep the Conversation Focused in Your Next Meeting

You’ve seen it happen in a meeting before: One person expresses an opinion, two others respond to that comment, someone else subtly segues to another topic, and everyone starts weighing in on that new issue. Even if it’s all related to the agenda, a team loses momentum when people start down multiple conversational tracks without […]
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Survey Examples: 10 Tips To Design The Perfect Research Survey

Survey Examples: 10 Tips To Design The Perfect Research Survey | Rhino Crash Daily | Scoop.it
Creating a survey for your market research helps you to gather real insights. Here are Survey Examples: 10 Tips To Design The Perfect Research Surveys
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4 Steps to Structure Your Team Meetings Better

Let’s be honest: Most meetings are a waste of time, especially if they aren’t well designed. Next time you lead a team meeting, take the time to carefully structure it so that the duration and content align with the objective: Define the work of the team. What specifically do you and the attendees need to accomplish? […]
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A good way to structure team meetings, especially if they tend to go over or things get crammed in at the end.
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U.S. Lawmakers Plan Hearing Over Wave of Agriculture Mergers

U.S. Lawmakers Plan Hearing Over Wave of Agriculture Mergers | Rhino Crash Daily | Scoop.it
U.S. lawmakers say they plan to examine a wave of mergers that could reshape the $100 billion global market for seeds and pesticides, a day after ChemChina said its planned takeover of Syngenta AG was cleared by Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S.
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This could get interesting....US Lawmakers Plan Hearing Over Wave of Agriculture Mergers.
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Help Your Cross-Cultural Team Make That Deadline

Help Your Cross-Cultural Team Make That Deadline | Rhino Crash Daily | Scoop.it
Managing a project on a tight deadline is tough, but it can be even more challenging when you’re working with a cross-cultural team. “On time” often means something different in Germany than it does in Belgium or Kenya. That’s why it’s important to clarify exact deadlines up front. Don’t assume that “I’ll get the data […]
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When #CCM and #CX Collide

When #CCM and #CX Collide | Rhino Crash Daily | Scoop.it
In today's post, I share a brief snippet from the second whitepaper I wrote for - and with - GMC software. When CCM and CEM collide, customers can only benefit.
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Great article highlighting a whitepaper describing the relationship between communication and experience and how they are intertwined. 
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Get More Out of One-on-One Meetings with Your Direct Reports

Good managers know it’s important to regularly check in with each of their employees, but too often one-on-one meetings feel hurried and disorganized. To make the most of these meetings be more deliberate about how you structure them. First, schedule them. It doesn’t matter how often they occur — every week, every other, or once […]

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Ask Your Data Scientists About the Costs and Risks of Data Analysis

Data analysis can help your company make money — but data isn’t free. In fact, although obtaining good data isn’t always difficult, it can be expensive. For example, the randomized control trials needed to do medical experimentation and patient observations in the health care and pharmaceutical industries can easily cost millions. Data storage can get […]
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The Future of Work Will Look a Lot Like Today's Customer Experience

The Future of Work Will Look a Lot Like Today's Customer Experience | Rhino Crash Daily | Scoop.it
Winston Churchill may have been speaking for today’s consumer when he said “I am always satisfied with the very best.” Today’s extraordinary level of consumer expectation expla
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Excellent read.  Using tools used today for developing and deploying a good customer experience (like social media, analytics and more) for your customer facing and non-facing employees.  

Why should only customers have all the fun?
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Fall Projects: Crossing the T’s and Dotting the I’s - GCI - Golf Course Industry

Fall Projects: Crossing the T’s and Dotting the I’s - GCI - Golf Course Industry | Rhino Crash Daily | Scoop.it

Fall is a good time to reflect and be sure all of your T’s are crossed and your I’s are dotted to make the best decisions possible as you move your course, your staff and ultimately your career forward.

 
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Fall is a good time to reflect and be sure all of your T’s are crossed and your I’s are dotted to make the best decisions possible as you move your course, your staff and ultimately your career forward.
 
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17 Ways to Guarantee Nobody Misses Your Next Webinar or Webcast

17 Ways to Guarantee Nobody Misses Your Next Webinar or Webcast | Rhino Crash Daily | Scoop.it
Preparing to host a webinar or webcast? Check out these 17 helpful tips for making your next webinar a rousing success.
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Good Listeners Ask Good Questions

Some people equate good listening with sitting silently, nodding, making eye contact, and, when the speaker is done, paraphrasing what you heard. But these things are only part of what makes someone feel that you heard them. The best listeners go deeper by trying to understand the substance of what the other person is saying. […]
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Set Ground Rules for Behavior in Your Next Meeting

It’s helpful to start a meeting by agreeing on procedural rules, like “start on time and end on time” and “put phones on vibrate.” But ground rules that focus on behavior, not just logistics, can help your meeting be even more successful. These rules describe specific actions that team members should take to act effectively. […]
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Improve Your Team’s Performance by Turning Up the Stress

Having a stressed-out team is bad, right? Well, not exactly. Seasoned managers know that if you’re trying to drum up new business, get a customer’s order out on time, or hit your numbers for the quarter, a little stress goes a long way. The key is to put the right amount of pressure on your […]
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Don’t Let Important Customers Pressure You into Giving Them a Discount

When a customer knows that you can’t afford to lose them, they’ll often try everything in their power to wring out cost savings. But don’t give into the pressure to give them a discount. Change the tenor of the conversation by focusing on the value you create for them. Ask which features or services they’d […]
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Management Tip of the Day: Don’t Let Important Customers Pressure You into Giving Them a Discount.

Pricing It's not about price.  It is about the value you give.
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11 Scientific Reasons to Drink More Coffee

11 Scientific Reasons to Drink More Coffee | Rhino Crash Daily | Scoop.it

11 Scientific Reasons to Drink More Coffee

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More reasons to drink lots of #coffee ☕☕☕☕☕☕
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Maintain Your Entrepreneurial Passion by Being Flexible

Maintain Your Entrepreneurial Passion by Being Flexible | Rhino Crash Daily | Scoop.it
Most of us think of entrepreneurs as passionate professionals who have a “fire in their belly.” But it’s hard to maintain that level of dedication no matter how passionate you are, and research has shown that entrepreneurs’ enthusiasm for their projects can fade over time. One way to prevent this is to avoid sticking to a plan. […]
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