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Kuwaiti oil minister calls sector spending plans 'optimistic': newspaper

Kuwaiti oil minister Khaled al-Fadhel wants the funds allocated by the oil sector for spending within the 2040 strategy to be reconsidered, Al Rai newspaper reported on Saturday.
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Allowing Issues to Find Their Way to the Highest Level of Competency

If there is an issue plaguing sales organizations large and small universally, it may be role clarity. This issues may be accelerating due to the continued Taylorism we apply to roles, slicing them ever thinner, or maybe it’s been a problem all along, exacerbated now by today’s challenges. Whatever the cause, service issues seem to find their way to the highest level of competence inside the sales organization. The operations team makes a mistake that sneaks buy whatever quality controls are in ...
Tags: Sales, Accountability, Usa Today, Account Manager of Customer Success


China set to post slowest growth in 28 years in 2018, more stimulus seen

China is expected to report on Monday that economic growth cooled to its slowest in 28 years in 2018 amid weakening domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more support measures to avert a sharper slowdown.
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Things No Salesperson Should Ever Do

No salesperson should ever lie to win a deal, speak poorly about your competitor, exaggerate claims about what you sell, give up too soon, lack the resourcefulness to be creative in achieving your goals, be undisciplined, be pessimistic, be negative, be cynical, allow disempowering thoughts to guide your actions (or lack thereof), fail to follow up, respond to an RFP without reading and challenging it, believe they don’t need to plan a sales call, show up to a meeting without a pen and paper, re...
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How Much Ground Have You Covered?

The elevator door opened and I started to walk out when I noticed I had only gone from the 7th floor to the 6th floor. I had pushed the button to go to the lobby. This wasn’t one of those times when you are on an elevator and not paying attention. In the case, the building was old, as was the elevator. Enough time had passed that I should have been in the lobby, but the elevator didn’t move for some time after I pressed the button. Time and Ground Covered There is a certain amount of ground yo...
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Rest Isn't Always Fun (and Fun Isn't Always Restful)

The value of rest is a major theme in my coaching practice, and I talk with leaders on a regular basis about how to replenish themselves while pursuing demanding and often-stressful career paths. I began thinking more deliberately about rest in 2011, when I started tracking whether or not I got a good night's sleep. I continue that practice today and find the resulting data useful, but as with all human behavior it helps to be mindful of the limits of logic when it conflicts with our emotions....
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Paris informs Tokyo it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate: Nikkei

A French government delegation has informed Tokyo that it would seek an integration of Renault and Nissan, most likely under the umbrella of a single holding company, the Nikkei reported on Sunday.
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Greenfern Medicinal Marijuana predicts cannabis sales to boom

A new Auckland advertisement tips medicinal cannabis sales to be the next hot thing and has urged mum and dad investors to put their money behind the product.Greenfern Medicinal Marijuana today put up billboards across Auckland,... [Author: [email protected]]
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What China's slowdown means for the UK

China has for years seen rapid GDP growth, but who will be worse off when the economic powerhouse falters?
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China's slowdown and what it means for the UK

China has for years seen astonishing GDP growth, but who will be worse of when the economic powerhouse falters?
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How to stop Facebook advertisers snooping on your private life

A series of Facebook privacy scandals , and the company's sometimes questionable efforts to clean up after them, have seen tech commentators like Bill Bennett and Paul Brislen leave the social network.Me, I'm sticking with it.... [Author: [email protected]]
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Whatever happens to Kelly O'Dwyer's seat, the Coalition are toast | Van Badham

Australians are rejecting the neoliberal economic values that define the Liberals. Of these, O’Dwyer has consistently been a championKelly O’Dwyer is the fourth minister to hold the industrial relations portfolio in the Australian federal government since the Coalition came to power in 2013.That’s even one more IR minister than we’ve had prime ministers – and O’Dwyer’s just resigned. Continue reading...
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Amazing Selling Machine -Best Amazon FBA Training

If you’re looking for best online business that can give you more result with little investment, you may want to consider Amazon FBA business.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending

BEIJING (AP) — Yu Mingang had a good job helping Chinese manufacturers prepare to sell shares to the public until the cooling economy derailed those plans. As demand for auditing services sank, the 25-year-old accountant in the eastern city of Hangzhou was laid off in December. Yu tightened his belt: No more movies or eating […]
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Mexican pipeline explosion kills 71, leaves nightmare of ash

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — Gerardo Perez returned Saturday to the scorched field in central Mexico where he'd seen an illegal pipeline tap burst into flames to see if he could recognize missing friends. He couldn't. Only a handful... [Author: [email protected]]
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Best Bosses Have These Three Skills

​You are responsible for leading people. But so much of your energy is wasted in shepherding people that often you as a leader are overstretched in your own work. This leads to inefficiencies and resentment. So, how you do create an engaged high performing team that you don’t have to micromanage? Here are three practical things you can do to be a better boss and leader:1) Give People Permission To ActNo manager really wants to do the job of their employees. With increasing demands on time and o...
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Opinion: Government has role to play in finding horticulture workers

OPINION: If ever there was an industry that exemplifies New Zealand's ambition to grow our export-led wealth, it is horticulture.2019 will be a significant year for New Zealand horticulture because exports are forecast to exceed... [Author: [email protected]]
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Data breaches are inevitable – here's how to protect yourself

It's tempting to give up on data security altogether, with all the billions of pieces of personal data – Social Security numbers , credit cards, home addresses, phone numbers, passwords and much more – breached and stolen in... [Author: [email protected]]
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CPTPP nations meet in Tokyo for first commission meeting

The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership is open to all economies which accept its principles, signatory countries have agreed at their first commission meeting in Tokyo."Amid growing concerns over recent trends... [Author: [email protected]]
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IT pros in Washington, DC, are ready to ditch their current jobs and flock to Amazon's HQ2, a new survey says (AMZN)

Washington, DC, information-technology professionals are happy that Amazon is opening up one of its HQ2 campuses in the area, a new poll indicates. Almost three-quarters of them said they would be willing to leave their current job to work for Amazon. Many are hoping that Amazon will pay higher salaries. But there are other reasons they like the idea of working for the tech giant. While Amazon has faced a slew of protests over its decision to hire up to 25,000 people for its new HQ2 offices i...
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Leaked screenshots reveal Verizon is already testing a video-game streaming service to compete with Microsoft, Google, and Amazon

Verizon is the latest company known to be planning a cloud gaming service. Verizon Gaming will let users stream video games directly to their smartphones and other devices. The Verge reported that the Verizon Gaming app is being tested on the Nvidia Shield, a home-theater streaming device, and will be headed to Android devices next. Other companies pursuing cloud gaming services include Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Sony, and Electronic Arts. Verizon is planning a new streaming service for video...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Verizon, Microsoft, Trends, Netflix, British Airways, Nvidia Shield, Microsoft Google, Verizon Gaming, Microsoft Google Amazon Sony, Electronic Arts Verizon


Bezos vs Bezos: How the world's biggest divorce would play out under NZ law

COMMENT:Jeff Bezos has been married to his wife, Mackenzie Bezos, for 25 years. There are four children from the marriage. He created Amazon from his garage back in 1994, and it's now one of the world's richest companies, with... [Author: [email protected]]
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With focus on interoperability, is Nevo Butler a smarter home hub?

Universal Electronics is the latest company getting into the smart home market, announcing at CES 2019 that it intends to market the Nevo Butler, a new smart home hub with onboard A.I. and voice control technology. The post With focus on interoperability, is Nevo Butler a smarter home hub? appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Is Nevo Butler a smarter home hub?

Universal Electronics is the latest company getting into the smart home market, announcing at CES 2019 that it intends to market the Nevo Butler, a new smart home hub with onboard A.I. and voice control technology. The post Is Nevo Butler a smarter home hub? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Smart Home, Universal Electronics, Smart Home Hub, CES 2019, Nevo Butler


Nevo Butler is the latest smart home hub coming to the market

Universal Electronics is the latest company getting into the smart home market, announcing at CES 2019 that it intends to market the Nevo Butler, a new smart home hub with onboard A.I. and voice control technology. The post Nevo Butler is the latest smart home hub coming to the market appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Smart Home, Universal Electronics, Smart Home Hub, CES 2019, Nevo Butler


Facebook reportedly developing LOL meme app to try to appeal to teens

Facebook is reportedly developing an app named LOL, which will feature memes in the form of funny videos and GIF-like clips. The app is said to be in testing in a very limited private beta, but sources said that the app is "cringey." The post Facebook reportedly developing LOL meme app to try to appeal to teens appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Facebook, News, Trends, Social Media, Lol, Meme


TVNZ boss's pay rise to $1.43m dwarfs staff bonus

TVNZ chief executive Kevin Kenrick dished out a $1000 bonus to around 500 staff in August.At the time, NZ Herald's Hamish Fletcher called the one-off payments a "cheap trick."Now, the pre-Christmas payout look even cheaper,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, NZ Herald, TVNZ, Hamish Fletcher, Kevin Kenrick


Razer’s Wireless Charger will turn your desk into gamer heaven

The Razer Wireless Charger adds colorful flair to your desk or bedside table. It works with any phone that supports Qi wireless charging -- with some quirks -- but is it worth the high price tag? We take a look. The post Razer’s Wireless Charger will turn your desk into gamer heaven appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Trends, Phones, Razer, Qi, Wireless Charger, Razer Wireless Charger


Prices for using Tesla Supercharging just skyrocketed

Tesla is updating their Supercharging pricing based on local electricity rates and customer demand, which has lead to an increase in charging costs by as much as 33 percent in some regions. The post Prices for using Tesla Supercharging just skyrocketed appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Prices for using Tesla Supercharging jump by 33 percent in some regions

Tesla is updating their Supercharging pricing based on local electricity rates and customer demand, which has lead to an increase in charging costs by as much as 33 percent in some regions. The post Prices for using Tesla Supercharging jump by 33 percent in some regions appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Supercharging, Electricity Costs, Supercharging Stations



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