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  • What Really Defines Wisdom in the Workplace

    What Really Defines Wisdom in the Workplace

    Smart companies recognize the value of older workers by establishing formal avenues for cross-generational knowledge sharing. Rick Wartzman | Fast Company In 2010, my colleagues and I at the...

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  • How Small Business Can Benefit from Village Banking

    How Small Business Can Benefit from Village Banking

    Here's a community-based solution with lessons for every small business – no matter where they operate. Ruchi Shah | UPS Small businesses in the United States fail at an alarming rate. Half close...

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  • 5 Ways Tech Supply Chains Can Survive Trade Policy Changes

    5 Ways Tech Supply Chains Can Survive Trade Policy Changes

    Business as usual is no longer an option amid so much global uncertainty. Vignesh Anandan | UPS The technology industry has experienced breathtaking growth, outpacing overall economic progress...

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  • Bringing Healthcare to the Home

    Bringing Healthcare to the Home

    Why the best treatment isn't always at the hospital. Niels van Namen | UPS Nobody likes going to the hospital, whether it’s because of the logistical challenges of getting there, the astronomical...

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  • 3 Ways Business Can Fight Sex Trafficking

    3 Ways Business Can Fight Sex Trafficking

    From setting clear policies to hiring survivors, the private sector can play a major role in combating a global crisis. Nikki Clifton | UPS Sex buying doesn’t just happen late at night on street...

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  • 5 IoT Applications Retailers Are Using Today

    5 IoT Applications Retailers Are Using Today

    From RFID to the smart store, retailers are taking advantage of the Internet of Things. Dan Mitchell | SAS At its most basic, the Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of connected physical...

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  • E-Commerce Made Easy

    E-Commerce Made Easy

    A conversation on Ware2Go and other solutions to the most vexing small business problems. Steve Strauss | Author Click here to listen to a conversation between small business expert, Steve...

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  • How to Get Serious About Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

    How to Get Serious About Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

    Here's a three-part plan for achieving real equality where it matters most. Janet Stovall | UPS Imagine a workplace where people of all colors and races are able to climb every rung of the...

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  • The Business Case for Being Nice

    The Business Case for Being Nice

    Simple Roast: A coffee success story. Gene Marks | Small Business Expert In 2013, Matt Peirson was gifted with a very small home coffee roaster by his parents and started roasting coffee as a...

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  • TED@UPS 2018: A First Look

    TED@UPS 2018: A First Look

    What if? That simple question could change the future of e-commerce, healthcare, disaster relief and corporate leadership as we know it. TED@UPS | UPS UPSers recently took to the stage to ask the...

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  • Most Of Us Are Wrong About How the World Has Changed

    Most Of Us Are Wrong About How the World Has Changed

    An accurate understanding of how global health and poverty are improving leaves no space for cynicism. Max Roser | University of Oxford At Our World in Data, we aim to bring together the empirical...

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  • A Tech-Fueled Approach to Collective Problem Solving

    A Tech-Fueled Approach to Collective Problem Solving

    The optimal use of collective intelligence enables bottom-up decisions. Beth Simone Noveck | New York University There are more people learning foreign languages on the Duolingo platform than...

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  • Why Climate Resilience and Supply Chains Go Hand in Hand

    Why Climate Resilience and Supply Chains Go Hand in Hand

    We must fully recognize and understand how climate risk affects the people in our value chains. Samantha Harris | BSR David Wei | BSR According to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

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  • 4 Tennis Lessons for Business

    4 Tennis Lessons for Business

    The best players – and the best employees – are never fully satisfied. They keep working to raise their game. Kevin Warren | UPS Tennis taught me so many lessons in life. One of the things it...

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  • The Right Way for an Established Firm to Partner with a Startup

    The Right Way for an Established Firm to Partner with a Startup

    One of the great ironies of digital transformation is that disproportionate impact can so quickly emerge from seemingly tiny steps. Michael Schrage | Harvard Business Review For innovation-hungry...

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  • Reimagining the Future of Making

    Reimagining the Future of Making

    The world now has bigger problems to solve, which will require more human-machine collaboration and creativity. Jon Pittman | Autodesk Humanity inevitably needs, desires and demands more. At the...

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  • 3 Reasons You Need to Embrace Digital Manufacturing

    3 Reasons You Need to Embrace Digital Manufacturing

    Why logistics companies can lead the charge into the fourth modality of transportation and additive manufacturing. Lou Rassey | Fast Radius The manufacturing and logistics model is a well-oiled...

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  • New Faces of Trade

    New Faces of Trade

    The future runs through Southeast Asia, especially if women-owned businesses are given the chance to succeed. Nando Cesarone | UPS There has never been a better time for small businesses to go...

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  • 7 Key Challenges for the Future of ASEAN – and How to Solve Them

    7 Key Challenges for the Future of ASEAN – and How to Solve Them

    Home to a growing market of more than 600 million consumers, with 125,000 new internet users every day, ASEAN is brimming with opportunity. Ishtiaq Pasha Mahmood | National University of Singapore...

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  • Why We’re Hunting for Treasure – in Old Landfill Sites

    Why We’re Hunting for Treasure – in Old Landfill Sites

    Landfills, quite literally, are untapped gold mines. Jamie Pringle | Keele University Sharon George | Keele University Humans are generally getting better at dealing with their mess. In the United...

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