How to be “Future Ready” for a career in marketing

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I was challenged by my friends at Dell to write a post on what it would mean to be “Future Ready” … How do we prepare and remain relevant for the next 5-10 years of business? I’m up for the challenge and here is my first insight:  Don’t worry about Ello. But seriously.

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How to Add Business Books to Your Shelves Without Spending a Dime

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As fun as it is to read books like Gone Girl while posted up in a lounge chair on a beach, settling down with a business-related book might be a better bet for your career growth. According to the California Library Association, students who participate in summer learning experience an 84% increase in engagement the following school year. If it works for kids, why wouldn't it work for grownups, too?

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People in Sleepy Village of the Damned Wake Up Craving Sex

For the past four years, residents of the small town of Kalachi in northern Kazakhstan have been plagued by a mysterious sleeping sickness which knocks them unconscious without warning, keeps them in a coma for up to six days and has no known cause or cure. The sickness has prompted the media to label Kalachi the “Village of the Damned.” Now its residents say they’re suffering from strange side effects after awakening, including hallucinations, odd behaviors and a month-long craving for sex

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The Future of Art Has a Propeller

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Flickr/Don McCullough It was dark and quiet in the wee hours of last Wednesday morning at the intersection of Lafayette and Houston in NYC. Suddenly: a buzzing. The grafitti artist KATSU was taking his customized Phantom drone for its first vandalizing spin

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LAPD’s Police Reforms and the Legacy of Rodney King

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Rodney King, right, and his lawyer Milton Grimes, chat with reporters after leaving the federal courthouse in Los Angeles on March 22, 1994. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) No small part of the outrageous injustice around the death of Freddie Gray is its familiarity. Mr.

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Another Piece of Eastern Europe Goes Down a Mysterious Hole

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First there were the mysterious craters appearing in northwestern Siberia, including some accompanied by flashes of light and one that may have had a spaceship at the bottom. Next, the city of Novokuznetsk in a different part of Siberia was hit by a slow-moving landslide that was followed by multiple craters opening up

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Baltimore’s Police Union Chief Calls for a Special Prosecutor in Gray Case

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Reuters/Chris Helgren Even before Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby had finished reading the charges brought against six Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, the city's police union had issued a letter calling on her to step down from the investigation. In an open letter, Baltimore police union chief Gene S. Ryan called on the state's attorney to appoint a special independent prosecutor

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