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Who Still Steals Music These Days? [0.08]

Posted on Aug. 16, 2017, 5:35 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

Despite music being everywhere online these days and available to anybody who wants to listen to their favorite tunes while still supporting the artists in one way or another, millions of people are still stealing music. It’s a sad fact, but who is actually committing these crimes and robbing musicians of the sales and royalties they deserve in today’s musical economy, which is already so customer-focused?

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Michael Walton is a freelance writer at CopyPress, writing tutor, and novelist. He has a passion for crafting creative content that meets the reader's needs, satisfies them, and leaves them wanting more.

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Marketers from around the globe convened to listen to top marketers share insight and advice at the recent Marketing United conference.

The objective of the conference was to bring digital marketers around the world together to learn, network, and get inspired by some of the smartest minds in the industry.

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The best way to build relationships with your employees is to improve how you work together, not to take a break from working.

Rather than endless lunches or dinners or boondoggles, one of the best ways to build a good relationship with your employees is to make sure they feel heard.

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When my partners and I launched Finicity in 1999, Google was 2 years old, Uber was not yet a concept and the dotcom bubble was about to burst. In just the past year, we’ve announced a new round of funding, new products and multiple major partnerships with top-tier financial institutions and fintech partners.

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Smart speakers like Amazon Echo and Google Home are the latest consumer technology products to impact the daily behavior of millions of Americans. According to a recent study by National Public Radio and Edison Research, smart speakers are most often being used to listen to music, ask questions and listen to news.

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John Jantsch: So what does the future of podcasting hold? This is John Jantsch, and my guest today is Tom Webster.

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In my experience, bad salespeople talk too much and LISTEN too little.

Closed assumptions are bad for business, and they’re bad for the pitch.

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Hey, it’s Darren Rowse from ProBlogger here. But people are, and they’re actually the questions that people are asking, so it’s those really beginner – those first questions people ask – really worth going into those type of topics.

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We all know that communication is of paramount importance. But it’s not just what you say and how often you say it.

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Sometimes, words are not all they are cracked up to be. Silence can yield more power than words.

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Listen in on a real life side hustle coaching call with customer acquisition and retention strategist David Hutcherson (he’s the client), and sales pro Brendan Alan Barrett (he and I share the coaching duties).

Or use the player app above to listen right in your browser.

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Podcasts are a wonderful source of information and entertainment, and there are numerous ones available that focus on the business world.

So rather than tell, I share the emotional stories I heard or learned about on the podcasts.

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If all you consume is the most-read list, if all you listen to are the hits, if all you eat is the most popular item on the menu—you're missing out.

The web has pushed us to read what everyone else is reading, the hit of the day.

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How To Hire Great Employees [0.28]

Posted on May 29, 2017, 6:30 a.m. by Young Upstarts @ [source]

Building a great team is nearly always the difference between the success or failure of a business.

What common habits do nearly all great employees have?

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Don’t Believe Your Momma [-0.05]

Posted on May 26, 2017, 11:18 a.m. by Leadership Freak @ [source]

Don’t believe your momma. She kept telling you to be careful.

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You dream of becoming a successful entrepreneur, building a business from a single idea, and growing it into a thriving company.

We had hit that pivotal moment in our company where we grew too fast.

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You dream of becoming a successful entrepreneur, building a business from a single idea, and growing it into a thriving company.

We had hit that pivotal moment in our company where we grew too fast.

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Handling Demanding Clients [0.06]

Posted on May 22, 2017, 4:43 p.m. by Helping Small Businesses Thrive @ [source]

However, that doesn’t mean all customers are easy to deal with or easy to please. If you own your own company, you or your team might have to face unhappy customers.

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Overcome Resistance to Change with Two Conversations [0.13]

Posted on May 16, 2017, 3 p.m. by HBR.org @ [source]

Most change efforts fail due to internal resistance. Although each issue should be addressed differently, there are a few key round rules to follow when engaging with resistors: forget efficiency, focus on listening, and be open to change yourself.

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