Why You Should Dump Your 5-Year Career Plan

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Good advice... I have personally interviewed close to 100 successful businessmen, serendipity instead of long term …http://t.co/nWPMMvX0Av I feel incredibly fortunate to be in the position that I'm in — running Expedia, Inc. — at a relatively young age (although I have to say that I'm feeling a bit older recently). These days, young CEOs running technology companies are nothing new, but I'm different from many of these young CEOs in that I'm not the

Marketing First, Product Second: 5 Contrarian Ideas For Building A Better Startup

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I love the startup world, but I really love the weird, atypical, non-Valley, non-twentysomething, Ivy-Leaguers-trying-to-be-Zuckerburg startups. Thus, I’m going to give some of the more unlikely tips I’ve picked up along the way.   1.

Does Your Business Need a Full-Time Social Media Team?

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While some small business owners need convincing that social media can help their businesses, Steve Acree doesn't have any doubts.

Analysing customer behaviour in retail

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Retail customers have ever more demanding expectations of value, choice, availability and accessibility of products and services. Finding ways to service these expectations is forcing the retail landscape to change very rapidly.   Many of these changes are clear and well docum

The need for unconventional policies

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Prior to the financial crisis life was simple for central bankers in tempering booms and busts to maintain low and stable inflation by nudging a key short-term interest rate to discourage borrowing (and thus check inflation), or to foster looser credit to spur growth and employment. But this moder

Eureka! 2013- an International Business Plan Competition.

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The Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Bombay presents Eureka! 2013- an International Business Plan Competition.Recognized as Asia's Largest B-Plan Competition by Thomson Reuter's and CNN, Eureka!

What Employers Look For In Your Online Profiles

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Active job-hunters know that social networking sites can be some of the best tools for finding employment.

13 Invaluable Tips For Writing LinkedIn Messages That Will Attract The Perfect Job Candidates

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So you’ve found the perfect candidate on LinkedIn and now need to craft an irresistible message to them.You’re aware they’re probably getting approached every other day by different organizations not to mention the plethora of hungry recruitment consultants on the prowl.

Regain control of your life at every level

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No one ever  accused Larry Winget of mincing words.  Larry, who is often referred to as the Pitbull of Personal Delopment, wouldn’t take very kindly to it anyway.  His books, speeches and television appearances leave no doubt about where he stands and why he feels the

Lacking Motivation? Follow These Steps to Get Back on Track

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Not long ago, a business owner who reads my column asked me this question: I was wondering what do you do when your motivation level is lacking, as well as your  self esteem? What do you do to regain the motivation needed to move on with your  plans and pursue your endeavors?