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Learn from a Leader: Wes Smith

If you dream of leading a team or improving your leadership skills, you might want to sign up for the LEAD Conference to gain some insights to sharpen your skills.

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written by Scott Costa

Working From Home? Secrets to Dodging Distractions

Working remote has become a hot topic. And it is one that won't be going away soon. Scott Costa, tED Magazine Publisher and founder of the podcast DistributED, shares what works (and doesn't work) for him and how he's learned to dodge distractions. 

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written by Mark McGready

Using Data in a Down Economy

Everything had been going so smoothly. Years of continual steady sales growth, careful and considered business investments, positioning companies for the next few years with the right people in the right roles and then out of nowhere everything goes off ...

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written by Erin Prinster

7 Questions You Need to Answer Today

Typically readers ask Erin questions. Today, Erin is asking YOU a few...

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From Setting Up Space to Communication Expectations - 7 Tips on Working Remote

Right now, as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds across the United States, NAED will be providing information to help you and your employees be as productive as possible.

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written by Mark McGready

Measure Behind the Measure

In industries where competitors offer similar services, sell similar products, and hire similar sales people, the challenge to distinguish a business often results in new investments and initiatives that gravitate toward technical changes -- like new ...

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written by Erin Prinster

Priorities in Handling Data and Getting Buy-in

In December, Data Expert Erin Prinster wrote about best practices on harnessing your data in the launch of her first, Ask Erin column. We received a number of responses. Here are her answers from some of the questions posed.

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written by Mark McGready

Who are Your Customers?

I hate to remind you of this, but we’re facing an election in 2020. And during the election process, each of us will be placed in our own little demographic silo, in the hopes that others in the same silo will think the same way, respond the same way, ...

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On-Prem, Hybrid, or Cloud: What Infrastructure is the Best Fit?

Whether opting for on-premise, cloud, or a hybrid, when it comes to software and applications, there are many factors to consider in finding the best fit. Here’s a quick look at what’s what:

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written by Erin Prinster

Best Practices on Harnessing Your Data

When I talk with NAED members, I am often asked advice on best practices for harnessing data.

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