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  • To Advance Gender Equality, We Need to Tackle Climate Change

    To Advance Gender Equality, We Need to Tackle Climate Change

    Empowering women to lead on climate solutions can unlock multiple business benefits. Samantha Harris | BSR Tackling climate change requires tackling gender inequality. On International Women’s Day...

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  • How the Power of Persuasion Goes Way Beyond Advertising

    How the Power of Persuasion Goes Way Beyond Advertising

    At the heart of almost any problem lies a communication issue. Steve McKevitt | Leeds Beckett University There was a time when persuasion was easy to recognize. It was the stuff on billboards and...

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  • 5 Ways to Make Your Team More Open to Change

    5 Ways to Make Your Team More Open to Change

    Change can be daunting at times, but with these 5 tips your team will lead the pack to success and innovation. Edith Onderick-Harvey | Harvard Business Review More than 90 percent of CEOs believe...

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  • Home Healthcare Rising

    Home Healthcare Rising

    We are living in the age of the empowered patient — we all must adjust accordingly. Daniel Gagnon | UPS Home healthcare is emerging front and center amid the many medical options for an aging...

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  • What Lies Beyond the Virtual Assistant?

    What Lies Beyond the Virtual Assistant?

    Here are five enhanced roles for the technology in the coming decade. Dylan Hendricks | Institute for the Future The age of the intelligent agent is upon us, but the true consequences of their...

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  • Climate Resilience Is an Economic Opportunity in Africa

    Climate Resilience Is an Economic Opportunity in Africa

    For small businesses, adaptive supply chains can make a major difference in the communities they serve. Moushumi Chaudhury | World Resources Institute Africa is home to a growing number of...

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  • How Technology Can Revolutionize Healthcare in the Middle East

    How Technology Can Revolutionize Healthcare in the Middle East

    Digital innovations are driving the transformation of healthcare across the region. Özlem Fidanci | Philips Healthcare systems around the world are under increased pressure to deliver high-quality...

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  • A Reflection on Volunteering and Service

    A Reflection on Volunteering and Service

    Against the backdrop of National Volunteer Week, it’s a good time to take stock of volunteering and why it’s so fruitful for so many people. Craig Arnold | UPS When I started at UPS, the plan was...

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  • Cities in a Global Competition: How Do the Best Win?

    Cities in a Global Competition: How Do the Best Win?

    Globalization has made it more necessary than ever for city officials to have a clear measurement of quality of life. Slagin Parakatil | Mercer What are the main qualities of an attractive city —...

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  • How Our Brains Process Praise and Why it’s Killing Our Potential

    How Our Brains Process Praise and Why it’s Killing Our Potential

    When your brain gets a reward, it learns to do that action again. But repetition builds habits, not growth. Art Markman | Fast Company News flash: People love praise. They love being told that...

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  • The Manufacturing Side of Digital Transformation

    The Manufacturing Side of Digital Transformation

    Smart factories unlock the promise of Industry 4.0. Patrick Murphy | IBM The Fourth Industrial Revolution, often called Industry 4.0, is now underway. This is the manufacturing side of digital...

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  • 5 Small Business Tips for Boosting Customer Loyalty

    5 Small Business Tips for Boosting Customer Loyalty

    From better service to finding a niche, these small business owners developed a formula to keep customers coming back again and again. Brett Burnham | Happy’s Nutrition Cristi Burnham | Happy’s...

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  • Why Inclusive Leaders Are Good for Organizations

    Why Inclusive Leaders Are Good for Organizations

    These six traits distinguish inclusive leaders from their peers. Juliet Bourke | Harvard Business Review Andrea Espedido | Harvard Business Review Companies increasingly rely on diverse,...

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  • Making History in Healthcare Logistics

    Making History in Healthcare Logistics

    Drone delivery of medical samples in North Carolina marks the dawn of a new day for patient care. Chris Cassidy | UPS Bala Ganesh | UPS Advances in technology and healthcare logistics are...

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  • 10 Cities Predicted to Gain Megacity Status by 2030

    10 Cities Predicted to Gain Megacity Status by 2030

    Housing, pollution, transportation, infrastructure, inequality and social cohesion all require creative solutions. Alex Thornton | World Economic Forum Think of the biggest cities in the world....

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  • Give Your Employees Specific Goals and the Freedom to Reach Them

    Give Your Employees Specific Goals and the Freedom to Reach Them

    Redefining work at a fundamental level offers enormous opportunity today. Cathy Engelbert | Harvard Business Review John Hagel III | Harvard Business Review As more aspects of work become...

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  • Stop Over-Innovating Health Solutions for the Developing World

    Stop Over-Innovating Health Solutions for the Developing World

    Lack of buy-in and inadequate technical support too often hamper health innovations. Many times, a simple solution is best. Prince Boni | Fast Company Michael Seo | Fast Company A simple way of...

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  • Beyond Green: Recognizing the Social Supply Chain

    Beyond Green: Recognizing the Social Supply Chain

    Consumers and professional buyers are demanding higher standards. What does it mean for the supply chain? Rich Weissman | Rich Weissman & Associates Buyers who are socially responsible in their...

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  • How Trucks, Bikes and Pedestrians Can Work Together

    How Trucks, Bikes and Pedestrians Can Work Together

    We all want greater quality of life, reduced congestion, enhanced safety and improved connectivity. Thomas Madrecki | UPS Most mornings, I try to fit in a pre-work spin on some of the hillier...

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  • 5 Ways to Reinvent Your Business through the Circular Economy

    5 Ways to Reinvent Your Business through the Circular Economy

    You can help the planet and your business at the same time. Vignesh Anandan | UPS We are living in a time of unprecedented progress. The average consumer today leads a life rivaling royalty during...

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