10 Essential Elements for the Perfect Project Plan (Infographic)

There’s an old, old saying that’s likely been uttered millions of times throughout the ages, in multiple languages and scenarios. “Fail to plan, plan to fail.” The significance and impact… Read more » The post 10 Essential Elements for the Perfect Project Plan (Infographic) appeared first on
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SEC probes Nissan over U.S. executive pay - Bloomberg

Nissan Motor Co is facing an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) if the automaker accurately disclosed its executive pay in the United States, Bloomberg reported, citing sources.
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Welcome to the B2B Marketing Renaissance

A long time ago, Peter Drucker, a man who BusinessWeek once called the father of business management, wrote:   Even though this was written a long time ago, it was still a few years before I embarked on my long career as a B2B marketer. I can attest that for most of that long career, I […]
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Asian markets gain after US suspends government shutdown

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares rose in Asia on Monday after President Donald Trump temporarily re-opened the U.S. government. Japan was the main regional outlier, as the Nikkei 225 index lost 0.5 percent to 20,759.48 with uncertainty over... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Asia, Business, Japan, Nikkei, US, Ap, Donald Trump, Bangkok

New dam disaster puts Vale CEO, deals and dividends under scrutiny

When Fabio Schvartsman took the reins of Vale SA in 2017, he suggested a motto for the world's largest iron miner, turning the page on a tailings dam disaster that hit a small Brazilian town two years before: "Mariana, never again."
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'Get a grip on Brexit', businesses tell UK's quarrelling politicians

British businesses implored politicians on Monday to stop quarrelling over Brexit and agree an orderly exit from the European Union, as some big firms set up emergency situations rooms to cope with the possible tumult of a no-deal divorce.
Tags: UK, Money, European Union, businessNews, Brexit

China's Didi, BAIC set up joint venture to work on NEV projects

China's Didi Chuxing said it had set up a joint venture (JV) with Beijing Electric Vehicle Co., a unit of state-owned BAIC, to work on new energy vehicle and artificial intelligence projects.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, BAIC, Didi Chuxing, Didi BAIC, Beijing Electric Vehicle Co

China's December industrial profits shrink again on weak demand, trade headwinds

Earnings at China's industrial firms shrank for a second straight month in December on slowing prices and sluggish factory activity, piling more pressure on an economy in the grips of its slowest growth in nearly three decades.
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Oil slips on rising U.S. rig count, China industrial slowdown

Oil prices fell on Monday after U.S. energy firms added rigs for the first time this year in a sign that crude production there may rise further, and as China, the world's second-largest oil user, reported additional signs of an economic slowdown.
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The best 3D printers for 2019

On the hunt for a new 3D printer? We've got your back. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned veteran, this list of the best 3D printers has what you're looking for. The post The best 3D printers for 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, 3d Printers, Printing, Sla, Buying Guides, Emerging Tech, Best Of Everything, Best 3D Printers, FDM

Gold firm near 7-month peak on U.S. rate pause hopes

Gold prices held steady on Monday, near a seven-month peak scaled in previous session, on hopes the U.S. Federal Reserve will keep interest rates unchanged during its two-day policy meeting later in the week.
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Former Fonterra chairman John Wilson dies

John Wilson, Fonterra's former chairman who led the company through some of its most tumultuous years, has died.Wilson stood down from the top role at the company in July after a serious health scare.Fonterra tonight said Wilson,... [Author: [email protected]]
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‘Glass’ wins again, but ‘Aquaman’ keeps breaking box office records

Glass won the weekend box office domestically, but after Aquaman's worldwide earnings crossed the $1.09 billion mark, it became the highest-grossing film of all time based on a DC Comics character. The post ‘Glass’ wins again, but ‘Aquaman’ keeps breaking box office records appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Dc Comics, Trends, Glass, Aquaman, Weekend Box Office, Movies & TV

U.S. lifts sanctions on Rusal, other firms linked to Russia's Deripaska

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Sunday lifted sanctions on aluminum giant Rusal and other Russian firms linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska, defying a Democratic-led push in the U.S. Congress to maintain the restrictions.
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You're hired! Thai startup fills gap in tech talent recruiting

When app developer Sattha Puangput was looking to move from a startup to a new role, he updated his profile on GetLinks, a website that pairs technology professionals with companies looking to beef up their tech teams.
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This Elon Musk interview from 1999 explains his success

Elon Musk saw that you could make money on the internet back in 1995, when most people didn't.He explains that he's not interested in money as much as in starting companies.Musk likes to pursue new ideas like a "new game". None How did Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur behind such game-changing tech ventures as SpaceX, Tesla Motors, The Boring Company, and Neuralink, achieve so much? A telling 1999 interview, taken when he recently became a multi-millionaire, provides a fascinating insight...
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EU’s antitrust cop lays groundwork for tougher scrutiny — and it may not bode well for U.S. tech giants

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Silicon Valley’s notorious nemesis, Margrethe Vestager, plans to end her term as the European Union’s antitrust enforcer this year with a bang, laying out a long-term plan to intensify scrutiny of the world’s big tech companies. As the EU’s competition commissioner, Vestager is arguably the world’s most important tech regulator. Since 2014, […]
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All the Levels of Value Matter

After reading Eat Their Lunch: Winning Customers Away from Your Competition, some people have reached out to me to share their results in scheduling meetings and starting strategic conversations with their dream clients. They’ve gotten the fundamental idea exactly right as it pertains to where to start a conversation, but have discounted the other levels of value. If you don’t yet have the book, let me give you the shorthand version of the levels of value. Level 1 is the value found in your prod...
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How to Make Positive Changes to Your Sales Process This Year

Yum! Are you eating cookies again after you swore them off on New Year’s Eve? Probably. New Year’s resolutions are notoriously hard to keep, so why not focus instead on what you can actually do this year instead of making resolutions that are likely to be broken? No more excuses Excuses. I’ve heard them all. We didn’t have the budget. I didn’t have the time. The buyer was unfair. They wanted too much. My competitor had more experience than I did. The buyer didn’t want to change. The list of ex...
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14 Overused Business Phrases We Must Retire (And Better Ways to Communicate)

By Rachel Fausnaught There are over 470,000 entries in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, with scores added every year. Yet in business, we tend to overuse the comfortable phrases we’ve become accustomed to, thinking we sound smart. News flash: We don’t actually sound smart. I’m guilty of it. You’re guilty of it. Your clients are guilty of it. Using these clichés must stop now. Communication (read: good communication) is critical for your business to succeed. It helps you establish credibility amon...
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How to Use Micro-Influencers to Grow Your Business

By Aljaz Fajmut Ready to supercharge your sales? One of the most effective ways to boost your business is to implement an influencer marketing campaign. It’s one thing for you to love your product, and quite another when an influencer starts to rave about it. With an influencer’s help, you suddenly have access to a much larger audience. And an influencer doesn’t need to have celebrity status in order to be effective. Here we will look at how to use the power of micro-influencers to grow your sma...
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The Secret to Keeping Your Best Employees

Small businesses make up 99.9% of U.S. employer firms, according to the Small Business Administration. And as new jobs are created and employees get hired, it has become increasingly important to consider an aspect of the hiring process that goes beyond onboarding and training: workforce well-being. Guardian, an employee benefits provider, recently released the 2018 Small Business Benefits Study and reported that “the well-being of 60 million Americans is linked to small businesses”—those busine...
Tags: Sales, Company Culture, Guardian, Wells Fargo, Health & Safety, Small Business Administration, Well-being Culture, Deloitte Millennial Survey

Tensions mount as Mexican union holds rail lines hostage

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tensions are mounting in Mexico over stalled commerce as a teachers' union protest nears its second week of blocking rail lines and cargo that connect with key Pacific Coast ports.Communications and Transport... [Author: [email protected]]
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Work-Life Balance Is Impossible—Here’s What to Strive for Instead

As a businesswoman, entrepreneur, and mom, I’m here to tell you something that may come as a shock: I can’t find a work-life balance—because it doesn’t exist. If you’re like other busy moms, in moments of desperation you may have googled “work-family balance,” “how to prioritize,” or “advice for working women wanting it all.” There are certainly a lot of articles out there giving advice on these topics, but the problem is, it’s all “click bait.” With my hectic schedule, I know for a fact that ba...
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Samsung will start replacing plastic in packaging with sustainable materials

Samsung is switching out plastic components in the packaging of its products for environmentally friendly materials. The company looks to use 500,000 tons of recycled plastics and collect 7.5 million tons of discarded products by 2030. The post Samsung will start replacing plastic in packaging with sustainable materials appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, News, Samsung, Trends, Packaging, Sustainable Design, Environmentally-friendly

Is Now the Right Time to Franchise Your Business?

Franchising a business can be an exciting prospect for many entrepreneurs. You have found success locally, and are now ready to expand well beyond your home base. But while the prospect of going nationwide is exciting, there are a number of issues to be aware of. That’s why we asked members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the following question: Q. For anyone thinking about franchising their business, what is one crucial thing they should consider first? 1. Assess if there is enough deman...
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#BigDaily: India enters $100Bn M&A Club; Power theft on electric vehicle charging..and more

NextBigWhat’s #BigDaily newsletter curates the most important news pieces for you. Signup using the form below. #mc_embed_signup{background:#fff; clear:left; font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; } /* Add your own Mailchimp form style overrides in your site stylesheet or in this style block. We recommend moving this block and the preceding CSS link to the HEAD of your HTML file. */ * indicates required Email Address * First Name Last Name ...
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A patch uses sweat to get a read on your health

A new generation of devices aim to analyze sweat for many chemicals at once, producing a real-time snapshot of the wearer’s health or fitness.
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Startups help companies track their competition with spy satellites

High-altitude surveillance was once the domain of global superpowers. Now, a growing number of startups are turning it into a business, aiming to sell insights gleaned from cameras and other sensors on “cube satellites.”
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Global Markets: Stocks rise after U.S. government reopens for now

Asian stocks advanced on Monday as Wall Street rallied after a deal was announced to reopen the U.S. government following a prolonged shutdown that had shaken investor sentiment.
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