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Google Spent Years Studying Effective Teams. This Single Quality Contributed Most to Their Success

The best companies are made up of great teams. You see, even a company full of A-players won’t succeed if those individuals don’t have the ability to work well together. That’s why not too long ago, Google set out on a quest to figure out what makes a team successful. They code-named the study Project Aristotle, a tribute to the philosopher’s

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19 Books Bill Gates and the CEOs of Microsoft, Google, PayPal, and Wal-Mart Think You Should Read

What I know about successful people is this: They love to devour books to expand their minds. Bill Gates has stated that he reads about 50 books a year. Mark Zuckerberg? About 24 books a year. But the undisputed king of reading remains Warren Buffett, who spends 80 percent of his day reading. Someone once asked Buffett the key to success. He pointed to a

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8 SEO Stats That Are Hard to Ignore

Statistics that Support the Value of SEO Thanks to some fantastic resources, we are able to provide you with 8 SEO Stats that are Hard to Ignore when you’re trying to justify whether or not you should be investing in search engine optimization.  93% of online experiences begin with a search engine  Google owns 65-70% of the search engine market

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Everything You Need to Be More Productive in 2018

A CEO’s role comprises many big-picture responsibilities not easily crossed off a to-do list. Some ways to think about productivity in the top job: 1. View delegation in terms of employee development. The most important productivity booster is delegating. But don’t just shove things off your plate; rather, consider how bestowing specific new challenges helps employees along their career paths.

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10 Brilliant Business Books of 2017

Among the best business books of 2017 are some excellent new titles by journalists; a candid, lived-it story of sex discrimination in Silicon Valley; and a big chewy book about scaling that is mind-blowing if not necessarily practical. Many new releases–including several mentioned here–make compelling reading for non-business audiences as well. Here are our picks for 2017: 1. Fifty Inventions That

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The 3 Simple Strategies Google Uses to Help Its Employees Learn

In a McKinsey global survey, 90 percent of respondents said that building capabilities (anything an organization does well that drives meaningful business results) is a top 10 priority for their company. And clearly, they weren’t kidding. In 2012, the Association of Talent Development reported that U.S. organizations spent $164.2 billion on employee learning and development. And yet, only a third of McKinsey respondents thought their

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