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  • Unlocking Value-Based Healthcare

    Unlocking Value-Based Healthcare

    Is IoT the missing link for operational and clinical improvements in healthcare? Mark Wolff | SAS Value-based healthcare, personalized medicine and patient centricity will quickly reshape how...

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  • Tired of Meaningless Conversations? AI Can Help

    Tired of Meaningless Conversations? AI Can Help

    How technology can boost our emotional intelligence. Naomi Nuta | Cogito When was the last time you spent hours deep in conversation with someone, one-on-one? Was it over the phone, in a coffee...

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  • The State – and Future – of Sustainable Business

    The State – and Future – of Sustainable Business

    A look at the results from the 10th Annual BSR/GlobeScan Survey. Laura Gitman | BSR The past 10 years have seen incredible progress in sustainable business. There are global multi-stakeholder...

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  • A Down Payment on Small Business Success

    A Down Payment on Small Business Success

    You can’t grow your small business without first investing in your people. Gina Park | P.S. Kate Editor’s Note: October is National Women’s Small Business Month, and here at Longitudes, we’re...

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  • The Dark Side of Charitable Donations

    The Dark Side of Charitable Donations

    Ask yourself these three questions before sending another package into the chaos following a humanitarian disaster. Dale Herzog | UPS In the bleak winter days after the Sandy Hook Elementary...

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  • Why Trade Deficits Aren’t So Bad

    Why Trade Deficits Aren’t So Bad

    We’re better off with trade deficits than imposing tariffs and restrictive policies to prevent them. William D. Lastrapes | University of Georgia Most Americans seem to think international trade...

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  • 5 Things I’m Telling My Kids to Prepare Them for the Future

    5 Things I’m Telling My Kids to Prepare Them for the Future

    As young people start to enter the workforce, things are going to be very different than they are now. Here’s how to prepare them. Stephane Kasriel | Fast Company I have four kids, ages 5 to 14,...

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  • 5 Things the Military Can Teach Your Company About Agility

    5 Things the Military Can Teach Your Company About Agility

    Without improvisation, an organization is only as quick as its slowest central team. David Gillespie | Oliver Wyman The military is good in a crisis – or so accepted wisdom goes – so if your...

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  • A Solution to Gun Violence Found in US History

    A Solution to Gun Violence Found in US History

    By returning to our roots, we can solve today's most contentious problems. David Farrell | UPS Guns weren’t always the contentious issue they are today in the U.S. Forty years ago, guns were...

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  • Driving Transformation

    Driving Transformation

    It's essential that original equipment manufacturers establish firm digital foundations to define themselves as next-generation automakers. George Ayres | IBM When it comes to buying a car today,...

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  • From Victims to Fighters

    From Victims to Fighters

    This CEO turned her personal struggles into a business – while tapping into the future of healthcare. Emily Levy | Mighty Well Editor’s Note: October is National Women’s Small Business Month, and...

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  • Send it Back!

    Send it Back!

    Here's how smart retailers box up their reverse logistics strategies. Merrill Douglas | Inbound Logistics Buy something online, and there’s more than a one-in-four chance you’ll send it back....

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  • What Happened When Thousands of Abandoned Rape Kits Were Tested

    What Happened When Thousands of Abandoned Rape Kits Were Tested

    A national logistics effort can solve the problem of stockpiled rape kits. Kym Worthy | Wayne County Prosecutor's Office In 2009, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy and her team discovered more...

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  • 3 Ways Small Business Can Play (and Win) Big

    3 Ways Small Business Can Play (and Win) Big

    Why the little things make all the difference for upstart companies. Leo Schafer | PR Diamond Products If we do business today the way we did yesterday, then we won’t be in business tomorrow. That...

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  • Bridging the Skills Gap

    Bridging the Skills Gap

    Apprenticeships could help solve employment challenges around the world. Frank Sportolari | UPS Editor’s note: Today is Manufacturing Day in the United States, and dozens of manufacturing...

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  • How Machine Learning Can Teach Us To Build More Effective Teams

    How Machine Learning Can Teach Us To Build More Effective Teams

    Here are three team-building lessons that can help any manager. Drew Humphreys | UPS Former Marine Corps Lt. Drew Humphreys knows a thing or two about leadership. Before joining the business...

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  • Lighting the Way to Industry 4.0

    Lighting the Way to Industry 4.0

    Companies embracing new technologies and business models need beacons to show the path. Alan Amling | UPS With all the talk of rapid advancements in digital technology, it’s important to remember...

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  • A Makerspace for Everyone

    A Makerspace for Everyone

    Imagine a place where inventors and hobbyists alike can collaborate, accelerate innovation and build community with magical results. Robin Hooker | UPS Growing up tinkering in his father’s...

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  • The Power to Make a Better Future (for Billions)

    The Power to Make a Better Future (for Billions)

    You have unprecedented access to the tools and technologies needed to make better decisions about everything you design and make. Lynelle Cameron | Autodesk As a member of the next generation, are...

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  • Navigating the New Industrial Landscape

    Navigating the New Industrial Landscape

    Here are five tips to survive the most unforgiving terrain in business today: after the sale. Simon Bhadra | UPS In today’s increasingly competitive industrial distribution industry, thinking...

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