Month: October 2020

How to Get Noticed in a Noisy World

Be a pop of color in the green forest.

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When the cycle sounds cacophonous, it can seem almost impossible to make your voice heard above the din. How will you ever capture the of the frenzied public with quality information about your product, your services, your new book, your ?

Even if you cannot afford a big team of advertisers and publicists to help you out, there’s hope. Human nature itself is your secret weapon. Our ancestors developed the ability to differentiate between thousands, some say millions, shades of green. Look at a forest and notice how many shades you can see. Now, imagine one of them is bearing fruit,

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7 Sleep Products to Help You Adjust to Daylight Savings


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The clocks will fall back on November 1, giving everybody an extra hour of sleep, but then confusing all of us for the following few weeks. Night will fall earlier and feel like it’s lasting longer. For some, that wreaks havoc on their natural rhythm. If you need a little help adjusting to the time change, look no further. We’ve rounded up some great products on sale that can help you sleep better and hit each day more refreshed.

DOZZI Natural White Noise Machine

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Sometimes, all you need to get to sleep is a little white noise. This clever, automated machine produces soothing

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These are the summits that will be held at INCmty2020

Get to know the line-up of the largest Spanish-speaking entrepreneurship event.

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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.

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This Monday, November 2, begins the eighth edition of INCmty , the largest Spanish-speaking entrepreneurship event.

“Our challenge is to inspire, connect, empower and encourage female and male entrepreneurs to build value in Mexico and the world,” said Rogelio de los Santos, executive president of INCmty and president of the Council of the Eugenio Garza Lagüera Entrepreneurship Institute during the presentation of the lineup on September 23rd.

This event will be experienced virtually due to the contingency due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“This year, for the eighth edition of INCmty , the entrepreneurial

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The fear factor

“Congratulations, we work for an underperforming business in a crappy industry and it’s going to be hell for the next 12 months,” chief executive John Pluthero wrote in a memo to the employees of Cable & Wireless in 2006. “If you are worried that it all sounds very hard, it’s time for you to step off the bus. This is no longer a place for the timid.”

In 2011, CEO Stephen Elop posted a similar missive to Nokia’s 130,000 employees: “I have learned that we are standing on a burning platform. And, we have more than one explosion — we have multiple points of scorching heat that are fueling a blazing fire around us.”

The assessments weren’t far from wrong, but they also didn’t lead to successful transformations: Cable & Wireless was split up in 2010 and its businesses sold off; Nokia sold its once high-flying mobile and devices business

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The fear factor

“Congratulations, we work for an underperforming business in a crappy industry and it’s going to be hell for the next 12 months,” chief executive John Pluthero wrote in a memo to the employees of Cable & Wireless in 2006. “If you are worried that it all sounds very hard, it’s time for you to step off the bus. This is no longer a place for the timid.”

In 2011, CEO Stephen Elop posted a similar missive to Nokia’s 130,000 employees: “I have learned that we are standing on a burning platform. And, we have more than one explosion — we have multiple points of scorching heat that are fueling a blazing fire around us.”

The assessments weren’t far from wrong, but they also didn’t lead to successful transformations: Cable & Wireless was split up in 2010 and its businesses sold off; Nokia sold its once high-flying mobile and devices business

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10 Surprising Facts About Bill Gates

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Most people know three things about :

  • He’s the richest man in (second-richest in the world right now).
  • He co-founded one of the most successful tech companies of all time in Microsoft.
  • He’s an extremely generous philanthropist through the Bill & Foundation.

But there are a lot of things about Gates you probably didn’t know.

1. As a young teenager at Lakeside Prep School, Gates wrote his first computer program on a General Electric computer.

It was a version of tic-tac-toe, where you could play against the computer.

2. Once his school realized Gates’ proclivities for coding, they let him write the school’s computer program for scheduling students in classes. 

He even slyly altered the code so

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