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"All-time great slugger practiced speech at least once a day for months leading up to ceremony.
"[In August], cashierless store Zippin opened its doors to customers in San Francisco for the first time, beating Amazon Go to become the first cashierless store in the city.
"Use your social-media channels to deliver remarkable customer experiences, develop deeper relationships, and produce content they want to devour.
"Looking for commitment over compliance?
Twitter offers advice for getting the most from the service while avoiding common blunders.
This advice for class assignments will help you on the job, too.
"If you're in small business, be prepared to communicate.
"While the classic refrain focuses on how jobs will be lost to the robots, it’s not all doom and gloom for the human race explains Jason Hill, financial services expert at PA Consulting.
"Allow your creativity to "flow" without judgment.
25 TED speakers answer the question.
"Understanding and promoting your strengths as a professional on a regular basis is a critical component to achieving your career goals, whether you are trying to identify your ideal career path, searching for a new job or working toward a promotion.
"Author Vanessa Edwards and her team watched thousands of hours of TED Talks and noticed something surprising: The least popular TED Talkers used an average of 272 hand gestures during their 18-minute presentations, while the most popular used an average of 465 hand gestures in the same amount of time.
"Politeness pays off, especially when you’re looking for jobs," writes Brittany Wong (photo, left) in a piece at HuffingtonPost.
"Consider environmental factors when preparing for a successful outcome.
"Speak from the heart (and not a script) in order to engage your audience.
Karin Hurt (photo, left) reports both the problems and the solutions.
"First off: Yes, we can assure you that cover letters do, in fact, get read.
"Proper spelling makes people perceive you as more intelligent and can increase your chances of getting a job.
"One of the biggest challenges you will face in business is handling conflict.
According to David Jensen, "As an advanced-degree holder in the sciences, you don’t have to be on the job market to feel beat down.
"While most workers still have one, companies and recruiters are putting less emphasis on résumés when searching for job candidates.
Check out this excerpt from Work Party by Jaclyn Johnson (photo, left).
"When your mind is even slightly resisting a task, it will look for novel things to focus on.
"Your teams assume they're talking about the same thing--until they realize they're not.
"Employee emails contain valuable insights into company morale—and might even serve as an early-warning system for uncovering malfeasance.