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#Robots and More #Smart #Machines = More #Leisure?

I have my doubts. #Engineers, #economists and “futurists” jump in. This article is pretty good, but there are a lot of “if” in the contention that a more leisurely world is ahead of us. “In 2011, Chinese companies spent ¥8 billion ($1.3 billion) on industrial robots. Foxconn, which build iPads for Apple, hopes to have … Continue reading

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#Dumbledore’s Wisdom for #Business and #Life

“It is not our abilities that show what we truly are. It is our choices.” Professor Dumbledore to #Harry #Potter  #FF #Quotes #Rowling #HarryPotter Continue reading

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#FastCompany Focus on #Coworking in #America

Coworking is more than desk space and meeting rooms. Fast Company (March Issue) shows how a number innovative companies — Zappos, AT&T, Plantronics — are encouraging select employees to broaden their engagement with others by working in shared space. About 1,800 coworking sites are now operating coast to coast serving about 45,000 US workers. Good … Continue reading

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#Buoyancy in #Business and #Homelife

Ten Ways Successful People Stay Up in Down Times. – Recognize Cycles of Business are a Reality – Ability to Look Beyond Today’s Setbacks and Sacrifice – Understand Hurdles are Not Barriers to Forward Movement – Surrounded with Realistic Optimists who Voice Positivity – Builds Upon Little Victories – Keeps Forward Momentum and Encourages Others … Continue reading

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#Simplicity and #Saving the #World

A man walking on the beach saw a child reaching down to pick up small objects and then throwing them into the ocean. He called out “Good morning! May I ask what it is that you are doing?”  The child looked up and replied “Throwing starfish into the ocean.” “I must ask, then, why are … Continue reading