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5G is Coming — Here’s How Entrepreneurs Can Leverage It

from readwrite Sprint’s recent launch of its 5G network in Kansas City, Missouri; Dallas; Houston; and Atlanta offers consumers and entrepreneurs a glimpse into the future. As rapid download speeds and seamless connectivity take hold in cities around the world, tech entrepreneurs will have more opportunities than ever before to make an impact. With 11.5 million people having access to Sprint’s network […]

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So, Um, How Do You, Like, Stop Using Filler Words?

from NYTs So, how do you, like, um, stop using verbal fillers that can make you sound, you know, nervous or not so smart? Is there a name for this? Communications experts describe “um,” “aah,” “you know” and similar expressions as discourse markers, interjections or verbal pauses. They often occur when we are trying to […]

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The Four Big Trends In The Communications Marketplace For 2016

from Forbes 2015 was a year of immense change, especially in the communications marketplace. There was a tremendous amount of convergence and consolidation in the space, such as Avaya Inc.’s acquisition of Esna Technologies, the merger between Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent , and Cisco Systems’ CSCO +1.53% acquisition of Acano, Juniper Networks JNPR +4.35% and Tropo. Further adding excitement, telecom providers have had to drastically adjust their business models […]

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Be An Opportunity Maker

from TED We all want to use our talents to create something meaningful with our lives. But how to get started? (And … what if you’re shy?) Writer Kare Anderson shares her own story of chronic shyness, and how she opened up her world by helping other people use their own talents and passions. More […]

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