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The Digital Marketplace

Digital transformation is the integration of digital technology into all areas of a business, fundamentally changing how you operate and deliver value to customers. It’s also a cultural change that requires organizations to continually challenge the status quo, experiment, and get comfortable with failure. The Digital Marketplace encompasses all exchange of goods and services including

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Think Networking is Hard? Relax and Try Something Different

Author Wayne Yoshida Principal Technical Writer | Contributing Editor | Senior Technical Writer | LinkedIn Optimizer Writer | Author | Magazine Columnist ________________________________________________________ Whenever anyone says “networking is hard,” I always tell them to look at it from a different angle. I tell them about a conversation I had with my retired elementary school teacher

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What is Blockchain Technology?

Blockchain Technology is a distributed database that is shared among the nodes of a computer network. Our speaker Neil Sahota will talk to us about the technology. As a database, a blockchain stores information electronically in digital format. Blockchains are best known for their crucial role in cryptocurrency systems, such as Bitcoin, for maintaining a

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The Ever-Growing Knowledge Metaverse is an immersive world built from the ground up to help and inspire. Through a world combining the real world around us with digital information, plus the addition of an XR-enabled universe, a network of users across thousands of locations, the knowledge metaverse is being created as a digital grassroots movement. Learn About The Metaverse and its Business Drivers Entrepreneurship Opportunities including Designing and Applications VR, AR, AI, and Digital Twins Examples from Las Vegas and IBM Lidar Scanning and its Educational & Commercial Applications Avatars
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The Ever-Growing Knowledge Metaverse

The Ever-Growing Knowledge Metaverse is an immersive world built from the ground up to help and inspire. Through a world combining the real world around us with digital information, plus the addition of an XR-enabled universe, a network of users across thousands of locations, the knowledge metaverse is being created as a digital grassroots movement.

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Do This to Level Up Your Customer-Experience Management Game

CX has become a lead indicator of performance, change and company culture, but what are the best ways of fueling a passion for it among employees? By Phil Prosser March 15, 2022 Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In February of 2020, Harvard Business Review published an article by Rob Markey that included

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Marketing and Manufacturing Collaboration

By DeVerges Jones My marketing career has spanned several decades. In many instances departmental/divisional silos still exist. While collaboration is talked about a lot in some cases it is not practiced. However, it is improving and the need for team work and collaboration is still very important. While several things have evolved – notice I did not use changed most basic

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Introduction to the Series – Emerging Workforce 2022

Dr. Cathleen Greiner, PhD, in her role as Regional Director, Business & Entrepreneurship Sector of the OC Community Colleges, is focused on upskilling, reskilling, and preparing our students and the community for the future of work. REGISTRATION We have an exciting 3-Part Series, entitled Emerging Workforce 2022, beginning this month that focuses on new and

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Global business school to link Akron, California and Ghana students

West Side Education News & Notes GREATER AKRON — Global Ties Akron, The University of Ghana and Kolena Corp. will use a $25,000 grant from the U.S. Embassy in Ghana, funded by the U.S. Department of State, to create The University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) Global Online Collaboratory Hub (The Hub), which will link

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When We Think of a Great Leader…

Introduction When I think of a great leader… [fill in the blank] There have been moments in my career where I just knew that my manager or even a colleague had it dialed in. They were really good at leading while others may not have had that “it” factor. So what differentiates one from another.

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Ubuntu Leadership: Leading with Humanity

I attended a LinkedIn live event this week run by the Humanity Vibe Zone forum, (Charisse Fontes, Maria Vargas, and Andrea K. Summers) discussing how we lead with Humanity. They quickly unwrapped the concept that leaders must lead with humanity especially in the current times. Many of us have been leading with humanity for some

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Overall Qualities of an Exceptional Nurse Leader

We often think about leadership from a corporate executive perspective. However, there are leaders in our everyday lives, outside of corporate America, that can make a huge impact on the people they serve. The following was extracted from an article entitled, 7 Leadership Styles In Nursing: How Do They Impact You? The bulleted list below

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Leading Differently

We all talk about leading but what will it to approach leading differently today? A conference held in the UK a few years ago was summarized in this Forbes article. Surprisingly these techniques hold true today. How to Lead Differently, by Sally Percy, outlines three concepts to effectively lead differently given the circumstances of the

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Opposites Attract

You may have heard the phrase, “opposites attract”. Some believe in this concept from a relationship perspective and others don’t. Where did this phrase comes from and how it applies in business is the focus in this blog. In 1785, French physicist Charles Augustin de Coulomb (https://www.britannica.com/biography/Charles-Augustin-de-Coulomb) developed an experimental law which stated that like

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The Benefits of Having a Mentor

Have you ever thought about having a mentor? Mentors can be useful for many people; students, employees, entrepreneurs, or even just in your personal lives. Below are some of the main benefits of having a mentor. They’ll Give You Advice As you work towards achieving your goals, chances are your mentor will have some advice

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Leaders: Think BOLD! Be BOLD!

I’ve had the honor to share my life experiences over the past two years in speaking with college students and educational professionals. This has provided me an additional framework of confidence that was needed to persevere in times of turbulence. Based on my core message, my hope has been and continues to be to inspire

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10 Common Leadership Styles

The Indeed Editorial Team gives a thorough run down of the various styles of leadership, inclusive of benefits, challenges and examples of each. What I find fascinating is the characteristics of each. For example, according to the Indeed team, if you demonstrate more of an autocratic type of leadership style, your traits may include. self-confidence

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The Power of Being

“The Power of Being.” These words were recently spoken by a colleague and friend of mine, Raamon Newman, who has consulted many executive leaders. He spoke this during a virtual speaking event for the Orange County Community Colleges. It resonated with me. We talk about being present, being engagement, being in the now. That’s just

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Social Distancing | Distance Learning | 6’ Apart

Moment by moment, national, state, and city officials are announcing new directives changing the course of our daily lives. Most recently a large majority of corporations, educational institutions, and other entities have made decisions to work remotely. Remote, in this instance, means to work from home, that is, if our workforce is equipped to do

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Building a Global Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Global Partners Awarded Grant for UGBS’s Innovation & Incubation Hub Project by U.S. State Department, U.S. Embassy Ghana Globally, educational institutions are dedicated to Entrepreneurial studies. Encouraging students from pre-school-college age to develop an entrepreneurial mindset is a vital part of their future employability. Led by Dr. George Acheampong, PhD, The University of Ghana Business

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U.S. AND GHANA PARTNERS BUILD ONLINE GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM

Global Ties Akron, The University of Ghana, and Kolena Corporation receive $25,000 grant from the U.S. Embassy Ghana, funded by the U.S. Department of State.  Click to Download the PDF Akron, Ohio, October 20, 2021 – The three partners will use the competitive award to create The University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) Global Online

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5 Tools to Master Your Action Plan

Today I’ve got quick list for you. These project management and planning tools are a great asset when trying to keep the steps on your action plan prioritized. Here are five that will let you master your goals. Use an app like the Wunderlist app. It allows you to create to-do lists from your action

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5 Tools to Master Your Action Plan

Today I’ve got quick list for you. These project management and planning tools are a great asset when trying to keep the steps on your action plan prioritized. Here are five that will let you master your goals. Use an app like the Wunderlist app. It allows you to create to-do lists from your action

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Celebrate Our Active Military and Veterans!

Celebrate Our Active Military and Veterans is one of the countless events being held all over our country and sponsored by The National Exchange Club. The National Exchange Club is proud to partner with the Garden Grove Elks Club to bring you a community event focused on families celebrating our military.  

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