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How a Big Customer Could Ruin Your Company

AJ Shankar and Jeff Friedman wanted to provide law firms, corporate legal departments, and government agencies with a better way to prioritize, organize, and access evidence data. In 2011, the duo launched Everlaw, a document-dis­covery service that relies on cloud storage. Many target customers loved the technology’s user-friendly and speedy interface, and quickly came on board. The Berkeley, California-based company grew nearly 90 percent in 2016, and it projects 100 percent growth this year. But others, used to years of hands-on super­vision of data by means of onsite hardware and…

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3 Ways Millionaires Think Differently Than You

What would you say is the most powerful thing in the world? And what would you say if I told you that you already possess it? You were born with it. It was given to you freely, yet you often discount it. You take it for granted. What is it? Let me give you a hint. It weighs less than three pounds and is more powerful than any super computer. You guessed it, it’s your brain — more specifically, your mind. Have you ever thought about the amount of things…

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Read How a driver and a BPO employee left their jobs to raise 25 orphaned children

“Once I finish my studies and get a job, I will support our home in helping more children so that no child ever ends up being orphaned without a family and an education,” says 18-year-old Marina, a first-year BBA student at Bengaluru’s Sheshadripuram College. Marina was the first child adopted by Shivaji Lazarus and Prema, who run Miracle Manna Children’s Home in a rented building in Jakkur, Yelahanka in Bengaluru. Twenty-five years ago, after marriage, the couple from Tamil Nadu moved to Bengaluru. They had a self-sufficient and happy life…

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4 Simple Things Every Team Wants From Their Leader

While it can be difficult to become a great leader and to achieve great things, practicing great leadership is actually quite easy. There is a tendency to overcomplicate or overthink what leadership is, but actually, leadership can be very simple. I have worked with teams all over the world, from dozens of cultures, and from different generations, Baby Boomers to Millennials, and I have found that if you provide these four simple things your team will appreciate you, follow you, and achieve great results. 1. Clear direction This is the…

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