What I Wish I Had Known
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Words of wisdom and lessons learned from those who have been there. Covers a wide variety of areas from career to relationships to big and small things of daily life.
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How to Find Value in Every Customer

How to Find Value in Every Customer | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
Companies have high-value customers and low-value ones, but they all matter for businesses who want to make the most out of them.
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Insightful tips
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Musk shakes up SpaceX in race to make satellite launch window | IOL Business Report

Musk shakes up SpaceX in race to make satellite launch window | IOL Business Report | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
Elon Musk flew to the Seattle area in June for meetings with engineers leading a satellite launch project crucial to his space company’s growth.
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Is this the right reorg?
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How to Upgrade your Speech by Not Saying “Like"

How to Upgrade your Speech by Not Saying “Like" | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
Avoiding the use of filler words in your speech will help you come off as smarter and more confident to your peers. This article will show you how to do it.
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Upgrade your language and you can expand your opportunities.
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60 Women-Led Startups That Are Shaking Up Tech Across The Globe

60 Women-Led Startups That Are Shaking Up Tech Across The Globe | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
Even after the public scrutiny the tech sector experienced in the face of the #MeToo movement, the amount of funding for diverse startups is paltry.
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Very interesting and encouraging.
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These Are the 1,000 Largest Iconic American Companies Staying Private: Warby Parker, Levi Strauss, In-N-Out Burger and More

These Are the 1,000 Largest Iconic American Companies Staying Private: Warby Parker, Levi Strauss, In-N-Out Burger and More | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
In this inaugural list, Inc. and Grant Thornton have teamed up to create an exclusive roster of the 1,000 largest, most vital American companies that are not public. These companies maintain growth and relevance as they continue to thrive.
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Interesting list and perspective.
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Marketing to Digital Natives: How Brand Loyalty Is Changing

Marketing to Digital Natives: How Brand Loyalty Is Changing | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
Old-fashioned brand loyalty no longer leads directly to customer retention. So how can popular firms of the past market to digital natives?
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Interesting perspective on marketing to digital natives.
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Smart Manufacturing White Paper | CMTC

Smart Manufacturing White Paper | CMTC | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
In this white paper see the benefits of Smart Manufacturing and how it can evolve your organization and how to prepare your employees for the change.
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Interesting take on the next wave of manufacturing.
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5 key lessons on how to build a winning work culture

The best way forward is to get everyone involved in building a winning and unique work culture where employees are truly valued and cared for.
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Work culture: you can shape it.
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Would You Fire Your Customers?

Would You Fire Your Customers? | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
By Genevieve Georget and Lizzie Vance of Round Table Companies  Reck·on·ing ˈrek(ə)niNG/ noun: reckoning The moment that led Bethany Andell—President of Savage Brands—to trade in financial security for vitality. *** It’s one thing to be
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Which would win - your vision and values or "firing" some of your customers?
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The do’s and don’ts of negotiating a raise

The do’s and don’ts of negotiating a raise | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
Successfully negotiating a raise is as much art as science. Here’s what to do and what to avoid.
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This is a tricky proposition and here are some solid ideas.
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How ‘too-big-to-fail’ banking giants limit ways fintech firms can handle your money

How ‘too-big-to-fail’ banking giants limit ways fintech firms can handle your money | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
Give fintech its own regulatory rules, designed for innovative startups.
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What is your opinion about FinTech?
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Sisodia Meets with BlackRock’s Larry Fink, Finds in Action –

Sisodia Meets with BlackRock’s Larry Fink, Finds  in Action – | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
By Geoff Campbell and Alexandra Corwin of Round Table Companies Conscious Capitalism Inc. cofounder and chairman emeritus Raj Sisodia had just given a presentation at the Lead with Love Leadership Summit in Aspen, Colorado, when
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How does this apply to your organization - bringing together profitability and social impact.
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Fierce Compassion: The Role of Spiritual Intelligence in –

Fierce Compassion: The Role of Spiritual Intelligence in  – | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
By Geoff Campbell and Aleksandra Corwin of Round Table Companies The Exxon supervisor called, and he was heated. “I was responsible for filling secretarial positions in the building, and when I picked up my phone,
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How can compassion make you more successful and happier?
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The Awful Dangers of Calling It Quits Before You’re Done

The Awful Dangers of Calling It Quits Before You’re Done | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
One football player’s abrupt halftime retirement could spark a worrying trend
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Very interesting trends.
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The 25 most valuable private tech companies in the US

The 25 most valuable private tech companies in the US | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
Tech companies are continuing to garner major venture capital investment in 2018. Here are the 25 most valuable VC-backed startups in the US.
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Some on the list and are a few surprises.
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Here’s what enterprises need to consider when starting their AI journey

AI can be adopted in a multitude of ways, depending on organisational needs and business intelligence insights derived from data gathered.
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Interesting thoughts about entering the AI world.
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Perspective: CEO Leadership, Redefined

Perspective: CEO Leadership, Redefined | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
With many legacy CEOs leaving, companies are demanding a new breed of leaders with competencies that often go beyond their past experiences. Our checklist for what corner-office leadership means today.
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What is your personal definition of leadership and are you living it?
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Eric Rall's curator insight, October 18, 5:49 PM
I like this article because it talks about good leadership in today's world. I think that an ethical business is run from the top down. If the people at the top are behaving ethically and making sure that employees do the same, you will have a much more successful company. 
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BrewBike Bringing Its Cold Brew to More College Campuses

BrewBike, an Evanston startup that sells cold brew coffee on Northwestern University’s campus via portable coffee stands housed in custom-made cargo bikes, has closed an $800,000 seed round to expand to other colleges.
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An interesting solution to the cold brew "problem"
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Research: Simple Prompts Can Get Women to Negotiate More Like Men, and Vice Versa

Research: Simple Prompts Can Get Women to Negotiate More Like Men, and Vice Versa | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
Men became more empathetic and women more willing to lie.
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A few good tips for next negotiation.
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The Growth Mindset - What is Growth Mindset - Mindset Works

The Growth Mindset - What is Growth Mindset - Mindset Works | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
Brainology is an online interactive program in which middle school students learn about how the brain works, how to strengthen their own brains, and how to better approach their own learning. In the process they develop a growth mindset whereby they think of their intelligence as something they can develop through study and learning rather than as something fixed, as explained by our co-founder Dr. Carol Dweck.
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A life changing approach to challenge.
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Ipoel Alam's curator insight, September 16, 6:36 AM
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What is Blockchain Technology?

What is Blockchain Technology? | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
Few people understand what it is, but Wall Street banks, IT organizations, and consultants are buzzing about blockchain technology. It's hard to remove blockchain from Bitcoin, so we'll start with the cryptocurrency as we work to understand this technology's potential.
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Interesting and simplified way of thinking about blockchain?
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dinar4world's comment, September 13, 2:43 AM
wow
C Dietz's curator insight, September 14, 11:50 AM
Hot topic, but the implementations have not been quick to the real world.
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The Sunk Cost Fallacy Is Ruining Your Decisions. Here's How


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Why The Five Levels Of Alignment Key Is Motivation

Why The Five Levels Of Alignment Key Is Motivation | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
Five levels of alignment, building on each other: Forced, implemented, choiceful, personal, causal
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How do you create alignment to success?
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Survey: 68% of CEOs Admit They Weren’t Fully Prepared for the Job

Three ways boards can change that.
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Corporate Culture: The Only Truly Sustainable Competitive Advantage

Corporate Culture: The Only Truly Sustainable Competitive Advantage | What I Wish I Had Known | Scoop.it
All culture is made from the same five components: behaviors, relationships, attitudes, values and environment.
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How can you make your corporate culture your competitive advantage?
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hairsalongalway's comment, July 24, 4:07 AM
Awesome