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There’s a digital arms race underway -- and most people don’t even know it’s happening.

Even people (like me) who have been evangelizing the new “medium” since the beginning days have been taken by surprise at the pervasiveness (and addictiveness) of the socially-powered digital experience.

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Judi Wineland is a bit of a legend in the travel space.

Judi: I’ve learned from the Maasai women how to appreciate, understand and honor other women in business.

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U.S. CEOs 2017: Disrupt And Grow [0.11]

Posted on July 26, 2017, 12:52 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

Much has changed in the way U.S. CEOs view the world and their businesses since KPMG’s 2016 U.S. CEO report.

In charting the way forward, they will continue to devote significant investment in key areas, such as cybersecurity and digital infrastructure, and because of emerging technologies, they will be targeting specialists in middle and senior management, HR and R&D, says Doughtie.

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Verizon , the largest U.S. wireless carrier, is expected to publish its Q2’17 earnings on July 27, reporting on a quarter that saw significant competitive activity in the postpaid space, with unlimited plans largely becoming the norm in the market. Below, we take a look at two key factors that we will be watching when Verizon publishes earnings.

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Criminal payroll tax cases keep on coming. The government can shut down the business, or in extreme cases, may seek criminal penalties.

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Twitter is set to report its Q2 2017 earnings on Wednesday, July 27. Twitter’s struggle to monetize its active user base has been the one of the chief investor concerns for the past two years, and the company’s management (led by Jack Dorsey) has been largely unable to assuage these concerns.

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One month ago, Warren Buffett rode to the rescue of Canada’s biggest and beleaguered non-bank lender, but on Wednesday Home Capital Group claimed it no longer needed Buffett’s financial lifeline.

Buffett’s Berkshire unit will continue to get a 1% fee on the undrawn credit facility for the next 11 months, but Home Capital won’t have to pay the steep 9% to 9.5% interest rates associated with Buffett's loan.

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What is a multi-billion dollar fast casual restaurant to do when bout after bout of negative press leaves a bad taste in consumers' mouths? The restaurant also rejects and scares customers about genetic engineering (better known by the arbitrary term “GMO”) even though these are safe breeding techniques with important applications for farmers, consumers and the environment.

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Crossrail 2 is back in the headlines this week, and so the debate re-emerged about transport spending in different regions of the U.K.

The U.K. has a finite pot of money to spend on infrastructure projects. If it pays half the cost of Crossrail 2, a cheque estimated at about £15B, it cannot spend that money on other parts of the country.

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Western Digital is scheduled to announce its fiscal fourth quarter 2017 earnings on July 27. At the end of the quarter ended March, Western Digital gave positive guidance for the fiscal fourth quarter with the addition of SanDisk expected to boost revenues for the hard drive manufacturer.

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Is Your Giving Hampered By A Poverty Mentality? [0.21]

Posted on July 26, 2017, 12:37 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

You’re completely committed to supporting others with your giving, and you’re doing everything possible to ensure that every penny of your charitable assets is going directly to the nonprofits that need it.

Kris Putnam-Walkerly is a global philanthropy advisor and author of Confident Giving: Sage Advice for Funders.

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On NPR’s Morning Edition, former Vice President Al Gore, asked about the public’s disenchantment with scientists, contended, “the expert blueprint for globalization that has been touted for quite some time has caused those who feel left behind to feel real anger that middle-income wages have stagnated for decades and I think that generalized anger at how things are going extends over into a vulnerability to listen to demagogic claims.” I would argue that this is the kind of political tone-deafness that has hurt the Democratic Party so much.

The truth is not so much about scientists getting things wrong, as about political elites seizing on arguments that are wrong without a second thought.

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A good bookkeeper can be hard to come by. There isn’t a specific “place” to go, to find a bookkeeper.

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I figured it would make sense to share my response with you, distilled into four pivotal factors. Millennials show up looking to make an impact, be part of a team and do meaningful work — work that makes a difference in the world.

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E-commerce is the single biggest driver of the industrial real estate market and growing, but it has a glaring inefficiency. If we get everything we need delivered to our homes, why is it so difficult to send it back?

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The “motion to proceed” in the U.S. Senate on debate over the future of the Affordable Care Act may mean only that a tax on medical devices disappears permanently, given early votes to gut the entire law have already been unsuccessful.

The tax on medical device sales is perhaps the least objectionable in all of the amendments the Republican-led U.S. Senate is considering this week and would seemingly have the least impact to patient care or health insurance coverage, supporters and one new analysis indicate.

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I get a huge kick out of seeing how many companies have burst onto the marketing tech scene in the past few years. Anyone can do this -- and it’s not constrained by technology or budget.

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Most foreigners see Donald Trump as unbalanced, vulgar, and dangerous. Indeed, the only reason Donald Trump didn’t respond in kind is because he took no notice of Duterte’s speech.

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In this episode of Leaders Create Leaders, Entrepreneur Network partner Gerard Adams sits down with interior designer and television personality Vanessa Deleon to talk about how she made it as an interior designer in the competitive landscape of New York City.

See more episodes of Leaders Create Leaders Season 1 and 2 on Gerard Adam's YouTube channel.

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Email is the primary attack vector threatening corporate security. The number of dangerous file types, malware attachments and impersonation attacks that passed through Symantec’s Email Security Cloud is very small compared to those that Office 365 tagged as safe.

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