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Biz Tek Today: Handling the Love/Hate Relationship with Technology

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Technology is our friend, right? I know that I have a love/hate relationship with my technology, especially my computer. We’ve become dependent on our technology and sometime this dependency leads to a quelling of our creativity and critical thinking. The late Steve Jobs had it right when he compared personal computers to “bicycles for the mind. They make our lives easier but they don’t eliminate the need for careful and thoughtful work.” See the article below speaking about when technology becomes a crutch.

Entrepreneurship

Employers Are Demanding Hard Skills Over Soft Skills, and How Millennials Can Help Entrepreneur One of the biggest challenges companies are facing is the skills gap. While the job market still hasn’t fully recovered, there are millions of jobs that aren’t being filled….. READ MORE

How Do Successful Entrepreneurs Make Marketing Decisions? Forbes When somebody asked me that the other day, my first reaction was: The same way we make all our decisions, I guess. Every day is one long string of decisions…READ MORE

Simple Acts That Build Your Leadership Presence Fast Company Discussion about leadership often focuses on big-picture ideas and sweeping gestures. Leaders are people who take charge and make things happen….READ MORE

Wearing Your Failures on Your Sleeve
NY Times
Five years ago, Cassandra Phillipps founded FailCon, a one-day conference in San Francisco celebrating failure. Discouraged by a growing chorus of start-up founders….READ MORE

Technology

7 Marketing Technologies Every Company Must Use
Harvard Business Review
With over 1,000 companies trying to sell some type of marketing technology in over 40 categories, it’s not surprising that the most common word that marketers use to describe themselves is….READ MORE

What To Do When Technology Becomes A Crutch In Business Forbes We seem to have reached a point in human development where our technology is an integral part of our evolution. But can it become a distraction? …READ MORE

Transactions

Small business advice: How to prepare to sell your company (hint: start early) Washington Post Selling your business can be stressful. There’s no silver bullet or single piece of advice that will alleviate all of the stress…READ MORE

The Biggest Mergers & Acquisitions In The U.S Investopedia The world of business is dynamic, characterized by new entrants, expansions, startups, takeovers and more. One of the ways corporations look to grow and expand is through mergers and acquisitions (M&A)…READ MORE

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