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If we recall good ol’ Forrest Gump and his box of chocolates, he’d tell us that we never know what we’re going to get.

While good ol’ Forrest’s saying didn’t apply to Christmas over at our house, it does apply to steakhouses and your professional advisors when you’re selling your company.

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Microsoft has been steadily expanding its relationship with and involvement in the cloud in recent years. Microsoft’s philosophy has evolved – somewhat rapidly – from a more or less Microsoft-centric approach to a broadly inclusive strategy that benefits both Microsoft and Microsoft customers.

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Samantha Harrington.

I learned how to be an entrepreneur in college.

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A retired four-star general, Stanley McChrystal is the former commander of US and International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) Afghanistan and the former commander of the nation’s premier military counter-terrorism force, Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC). Your father, your grandfather, your four brothers, your father-in-law, and all his sons, were in the military.

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Own Sirius At A 16% Discount [0.15]

Posted on July 31, 2017, 4:38 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

SiriusXM is crushing it. While many analysts and stock pickers love SIRI for its strong management, wide moats, and continuing growth, Drew Estes, a portfolio manager at Banyan Capital Management, says investors often overlook another stock that also shot up 8% after last weeks earnings: The Liberty SiriusXM Group (LSXMK).

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Why Facebook Dark Ads Aren't Going Away [0.16]

Posted on July 31, 2017, 4:37 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

Facebook ‘dark ads’ (a political advert tailored to a specific personality type that only that individual can see) have the power to swing political opinions, according to a new study. Back in 2012, Kosinski - who was then a doctoral candidate at Cambridge university - built a personality quiz that went viral on Facebook.

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For any organizational transformation effort to succeed, discipline and accountability must become the bedrock of the culture.

Let's say for example a large media agency is beginning a major transformation with a vision to drastically improve internal efficiencies that will lead to a 10% improvement in customer satisfaction.

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Puerto Rico's Fuzzy Economics [0.00]

Posted on July 31, 2017, 4:34 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

In 2016, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan enthusiastically urged his House colleagues to put Puerto Rico – saddled with billions in debt and underfunded pension liabilities – on the path to fiscal solvency. To help the island achieve this the Speaker worked with President Obama and Congressional Democrats to create a federal oversight board that would be charged with righting this failing Island.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King won 11 Oscars in 2004. The game has had impact on so many of the writers, actors, directors and show-runners making television and film today that is might not be a matter of if, but when.

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The excellent I Am Setsuna is getting a follow up role-playing game by the same studio next year. What’s more, after I Am Setsuna I am totally down for having a go on this as well.

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Today’s interview is with Ed Ariel, VP of Customer Service at ezCater, the only US-wide marketplace for corporate catering.

This interview follows on from my recent interview – Customer experience, personalisation and how not to be creepy – Interview with Tara Kelly – and is number 226 in the series of interviews with authors and business leaders that are doing great things, providing valuable insights, helping businesses innovate and delivering great service and experience to both their customers and their employees.

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The 24 year-old former sommelier at Maialino and Del Posto, Joey Letchinger, is now helping Millennials choose wine at restaurants. Rossese is a great pick if the wine is paired with fish because it's a light, mineral red wine with almost no tannins—it can even be served cold, he says.

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Why I Will Not Become A Democrat [0.07]

Posted on July 31, 2017, 4:17 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

We learned this month that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel engineered an elaborate accounting scam, diverting $55m in development funds earmarked for troubled neighborhoods toward renovations on Navy Pier. Another day, another Chicago political scandal.

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The best salespeople are great at asking questions. The best salespeople ask strategic questions that uncover the problems their clients face, the impact those problems have on business and the results clients seek.

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If you’ve ever watched the startup world with a sense of wonder and a bit of envy, you’re not alone.

The most successful startups look for every way possible to leverage their teams and help them work together more effectively as a unit.

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3 Ways to Control Your Phone Addiction on Vacation [0.16]

Posted on July 31, 2017, 4 p.m. by HBR.org @ [source]

Studies show that Americans are finally taking more paid time off, after a nearly two-decade decline in PTO usage.

Perhaps we’re finally buying into what we’ve heard studies tell us time and again: Time off makes us better.

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Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has announced reports of the popular app’s death have been greatly exaggerated.

Microsoft also said that the new app for creativity — Paint 3D — will now be available for free with the Windows 10 Creators Update.

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3 Powerful Ways to Stay Positive [0.25]

Posted on July 31, 2017, 4 p.m. by Entrepreneur: Latest Articles @ [source]

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