•“Get Your Shift Together”
- In this motivational guide, the author writes that you don’t have to “get serious” to get everything you want out of life. You simply need to shift your attitude to get the ball rolling, both at work and in your personal life. Steve Rizzo shares secrets that helped him shift from a career as a stand-up comic to one as a public speaker.
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•“Small Message, Big Impact”
- An opportunity presents itself and you have one chance to share your message. No business skill is more essential than being able to connect. The author writes an elevator speech isn’t meant to say everything about your topic, but to intrigue the listener to want to hear more.
- Which paint color is most likely to tell you that a used car is in good shape? How did Google searches predict the spread of the H1N1 flu outbreak? The key to answering these and other questions is big data – which refers to our burgeoning ability to crunch vast collections of information, analyze it instantly and draw sometimes profoundly surprising conclusions from it.
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