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5 Avengers: Age of Ultron Quotes That Apply to Change Management

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 08:00
Words of inspiration can come from a variety of sources: even the movie franchise that occupies the fourth and sixth top-grossing spots of all time.  The Avengers, a.k.a. Earth’s mightiest heroes,...

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How to Handle a Colleague Who Doesn’t Respect Your Authority

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 08:00
Ever had a colleague who dismissed your expertise and didn’t seem to think you had the authority to do your job? Maybe it was a coworker who always pushed back on your decisions even when they didn’t...

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The “Smart Creative” – Creating a Culture of Problem Solving

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 07:30
Innovative companies, it turns out, are mostly built by one type of employee. Google exec Eric Schmidt is famous for pioneering a very particular hiring process at the tech behemoth. In his book, How...

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How to Use Emerging Digital Technologies to Transform Your Operations

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 08:00
I spoke to George Westerman, who is a Principal Research Scientist with the MIT Sloan Initiative on the Digital Economy. His research and teaching focus on digital technology leadership and...

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How to Manage a Brilliant But Difficult Team Member

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 08:00
Sooner or later in your career, you’re going to have a difficult team member – a person whose skills are great but who no one wants to work with because he or she is abrasive, unpleasant, and...

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Cloud Data Integration Best Practices – Webinar and Q&A

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 07:30
A picture is worth a thousand words. What is the big picture of your business worth? Taking the pulse of your business and tracking its trajectory as it unfolds is vital to success. But what does it...

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Hunter Muller on 5 Things CIOs Must Do Now to Remain Relevant

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 08:00
No one disputes that it’s important to align business and technology, but a new book says it’s time to realize that IT is the business no matter the industry — and that’s why CIOs are so...

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Protect Your Team from Knowledge Asset Loss

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 08:00
We’re in the middle of the Baby Boomer exodus from the workforce that won’t stop anytime soon. That means there’s still time to capture the knowledge of those experienced team...

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How Can I Promote an Employee If They Don’t Want to Manage People?

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 08:00
How can you attract and retain top people who want to grow but don’t want to climb the traditional corporate ladder? Traditionally, to move up professionally, employees eventually need to move into a...

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Emily Lancaster Of KIXEYE on Improving Business Processes

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 08:00
I recently spoke to Emily Lancaster, who is the VP of Technical Operations for KIXEYE, a gaming company in San Francisco. In her 15 years in executive leadership, she has led every type of...

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When to Use Bubble Charts to Display Your Data

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 07:30
Welcome to the first in a five part series on some recently released new QuickBase chart types. Today we are featuring the Bubble Chart, giving you the ability to visualize up to 4-dimensions of...

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Team Productivity – What You Need to Know This Week

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 08:00
Here’s a look at three interesting stories currently in the news with ramifications for your team’s productivity. 1. Does napping at work improve productivity? Providing employees with napping pods...

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Shaa Wasmund on How to Feel Less Frazzled and More Productive

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 08:41
If you find yourself complaining that you’re always super busy, it’s time for a change. A leading adviser to entrepreneurs provides a road map on how to cut back on the craziness – and be more...

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Should A Manager Be Liked?

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 07:30
Why are some managers more effective than others? In the last few decades there has been a substantial amount of research that has verified the specific behaviors that can increase management...

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Think “Inside the Box” Before Proposing Change

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 08:00
We live in a time in which it seems that everyone is trying to “think outside the box.” The result is constant change, sometimes merely for change’s sake. First, know the box you are stepping out of....

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Solving Cloud Integration Problems with QuickBase Sync – Webinar and Q&A

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 09:15
Over 100 customers are already using QuickBase Sync, our new out-of-the-box data integration capability, to unlock their data in application islands and bring it together in QuickBase so they can...

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The Real Reasons Your Team Isn’t Telling You What They Think

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 08:00
Managers often say that they want candid input from their teams – but then act in ways that virtually ensure they won’t get it. That’s bad for you as a manager, because it means that you might not...

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7 Mary Meeker Internet Trends Insights You Need to Know

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 08:00
Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report is the ultimate compilation of essential tech statistics. What do this year’s key findings mean for you? I became a fan of Mary Meeker when she cited a...

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Customer Experience Award Winner’s Process Improvement Approach

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 07:45
I spoke to Sacha Gera, the Vice President of Business Strategy and Operations at GENBAND, a 2015 CNBC Disruptor 50 and  global leader in real time communications software solutions for service...

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Chart Your Way to Richer Data Insights

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 07:00
When it comes to visualizing data, Intuit QuickBase, our low-code app development platform, offers multiple chart types to help you bring your data to life. We’re happy to introduce five...

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