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Why You Need to “Cross the Streams” on Social Media

Egon Spengler: “Don’t cross the streams.”

Peter Venkman: “Why?”

Spengler: “It would be bad.”

Venkman: “I’m fuzzy on the whole good/bad thing. 872 more words

BlackBerry unveils new line of business school case studies

WATERLOO - At a high profile event at its Waterloo, Ontario headquarters this week, smartphone maker BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) announced its latest product extension, a line of 7 new business-school case studies, all centered around how to run a once-great company straight into the ground. 259 more words

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Sir Alex #Ferguson secures 'long-term teaching position' at #Harvard

Sir Alex Ferguson is to become a Harvard academic after agreeing to a “long-term teaching position” at the Ivy League university. Britain’s most successful ever manager will return to the Boston institution next month to lecture senior executives from around the world, less than a year after giving its Business School an unprecedented insight in to his coaching blueprint.  187 more words

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Big Data's Biggest Challenge

A great analysis from Harvard’s Andrew McAfee about big data:

“Here’s a simple rule for the second machine age we’re in now: as the amount of data goes up, the importance of human judgment should go down. 344 more words

Underwhelmed by Boston

I give Boston a four out of ten.  I was surprisingly underwhelmed.  Harvard and by default Boston is someplace I’ve wanted to live since I was 21.  616 more words

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Perspective. A great word, a better thought, and not enough of it.

Life is so fast these days. Work is non-stop. We are pulled in every direction by our ability to be connected anytime, anywhere, and it is the rare instance when we can see things in slow-motion, truly appreciate the moment and notice the precious subtleties in our lives. 544 more words

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