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The new age of trust: Is it tech-enabled?

I grew up a bit in a fear of theft and crime, even though I was in a nice upper-class suburban ‘hood. I think (checking) the world different is today. We *might* have more trust than before. And why? Technology. Like many new-age-work-reformers, our life is the road. Yes, work-from-home (WFH) really means: work “wherever” …

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The TRANSPARENT beauty of technology (and, Boston Pops!)

We recently attended the Boston Pops Holiday concert; short: It was AMAZING (and always is!!!).   You simply sit there in the beauty of the theatre, the magic of the perfect music, and the wonder of a detailed theatrical experience.  And maybe, for a moment, you’re not thinking about technology (maybe). But in a very good …

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#Staples, pod casts, Chromebooks: Great additions to life

#Staples is also another great store where customer-focus and customer-value is just #1.  I grew up in the day where the customer was considered evil at most stores; under-helped, under-appreciated, constantly threatened on prices.  No more; welcome the “vote of the web, the vote of us”. This week Staples has the #HP #Chromebook for $189, …

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Our new workforce, is, simply: Us.

We are living in very interesting times of a new approach to work.  More of us than ever own and control our own ability to work and make income. Uber, We Work, telecommuting, AirBnB, technology, and a very strong desire to be in control of our daily lives is painting the new landscape.  I meet …

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Microsoft and 4-day week; 40% INCREASE in perf; and more…

https://www.businessinsider.com/microsoft-4-day-work-week-boosts-productivity-2019-11 Maybe you’ve seen the last Business Insider story on reducing the work-at-work week that highlights the recent Microsoft experiment…? If not, link is above.   Fascinating. I myself have never worked so many hours in my life but all those hours are “happy hours”; real progress, independent but engaged cooperatively, making money, learning, and WORKING.  …

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