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Volume 10, Issue 4: Selfie Pay

Just when we thought tech innovation had stalled! Here is MasterCard trialling a new technology that allows online shoppers to authorise a transaction with a face snapshot instead of a password.

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Volume 10, Issue 3: Turn Your Thinking Around (and get better results)

Anyone who has seen the film ĎThe Dead Poets Societyí might remember this scene: The late Robin Williams as Professor Keating stands on his desk, much to the shock of his students, and encourages them to do the same.

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Volume 10, Issue 2: Never Stop Learning Part 2

If you are serious about being successful in business, then always remain open to learn from others around you, from seminars, conferences and leaders you admire. Turn your knowledge into real wisdom - itís not a new problem.

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Volume 10, Issue 1: Never Stop Learning

If you want to lead: Learn. If you want to teach: Prepare. Marlene LeFever, acclaimed creative educator & author, quipped: ďBecoming an effective teacher is simple. You just prepare and prepare until drops of blood appear on your forehead.Ē

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Volume 9, Issue 8: Simple Marketing Clues

Here are some simple clues on marketing that you may be able to implement in your own business: 1. DEVELOP A STRATEGY for your brand or service and then everyone in the company needs to buy into that strategy. 2. FOCUS ON WHAT YOUR MARKETING NEEDS TO ACHIEVE for your business. Be single minded. Donít be distracted by what your competitors are doing or by clever marketing gimmicks. Stick to your strategy.

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Volume 9, Issue 7: Improve Sales by Developing Your Relationships

Research from Stanford University has shown that 87% of sales success is based on people knowledge and connecting and 13% on product and service knowledge. Know your customers and connect with them. In this article are 11 simple tips you can apply right now. Itís more than just a business principle. Developing quality relationships is vital in every area of life.

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Volume 9, Issue 6: Strategies for Growth

The Boston Consulting Group recently studied the performance of 1,600 global companies with revenues over $1 billion. These were mature businesses that found ways to grow sustainably. They discovered only 310 companies, 1 in 5, broke away from stagnant growth and grew at twice the rate of their peers, growing sustainably for at least 5 years. Letís look at the lessons learned from these companies.

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Volume 9, Issue 5: Build Your Team

Hire the right people, not necessarily the people you can afford. When interviewing for new staff, ask questions such as: What excites you in life? How do you view work? If pay wasnít an issue, what kind of job would you choose? What activities are you involved in outside work? What are your dreams for the future? Present your organisationís vision, mission and values then ask: What is your impression of these? Look for passion, commitment and enthusiasm.

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Volume 9, Issue 4: Leaders See Ahead

How far can you see? The problems of leadership are not new. Nehemiah, a prophet in the Old Testament, could see a problem: the need to rebuild the defensive wall around Jerusalem. He could even see the solution. In fact, he saw both the problem and the solution without ever visiting Jerusalem itself. Thatís why he received approval from the king to rebuild the wall.

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Volume 9, Issue 3: Facing Challenges

Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the most amazing and influential women of her time, facing challenges most of us will never experience. She served by President Franklin D. Roosevelt (who was crippled by polio) during the depths of worldwide depression & total war, then on to fight for the rights of the unemployed, women in the workplace and African Americans. She chaired the 1st UN commission on human rights & much more.

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