Know Your Strengths

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To get ahead in your business or career, whether you are trying to get a  job, a promotion, or a new venture off the ground you need to know your strengths. If you can’t articulate them, you can’t expect your boss or potential employers, partners, or customers to either. Here’s a four-step process to identifying […] The post Know Your Strengths appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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The Solution to a Tough Problem Isn’t to Overthink It

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We all like to consider ourselves smart, but raw intelligence isn’t everything. When we get stuck on a problem, sometimes it’s because we’re overthinking it. Pay attention to when focused thinking isn’t getting you anywhere; perhaps it has turned into obsessing over the same answers or approaches. Consider whether experimenting with a new strategy or […] The post The Solution to a Tough Problem Isn’t to Overthink It appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Evaluate Whether That Latest Digital Trend Is Worth Adopting

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No one wants to pass up a useful innovation. At the same time, you don’t want to jump after every “next big thing.” Jumping into new apps and programs can be a huge drain of time and money if you’re not careful. When deciding where and when to invest in technologies consider whether the new […] The post Evaluate Whether That Latest Digital Trend Is Worth Adopting appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Don’t Be Afraid To Get Out Of A Business

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Several years ago Nick At Nite started producing original programming. While their initial offerings were successful, later shows failed to grab an audience. As a result Nick At Nite recently announced they are getting out of the business of original programming. This is by no means the first incident of a company getting out of […] The post Don’t Be Afraid To Get Out Of A Business appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Why Your Data May Be Useless

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With so many companies focusing on analytics there is more data out there than ever before. Before you rely on it, however, you need to make sure you have one more item: context. Without the proper context, data can be manipulated to prove almost anything. Case in point: the recent U.S. elections. There are those […] The post Why Your Data May Be Useless appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Stop Underpricing Your Work

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The dangers of overpricing your work are obvious: You can lose the deal and scare clients away. But charging low prices can signal low quality, making clients hesitant to work with you. To be sure you aren’t underselling yourself, develop a network of trusted peers who can provide honest information about going rates. Once you […] The post Stop Underpricing Your Work appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Rethink Your Assets

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Wealth, as well as other kinds of success, generally rely on one factor. Your assets need to be greater than your liabilities. While these are usually associated with accounting, to use them to evaluate a project we need to look at them a little differently. An asset is generally considered to be something of value. However […] The post Rethink Your Assets appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Don’t Let Causes Outweigh Your Data

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It’s great for your company to support a cause, but you shouldn’t let that determine your products. Your products need to be driven by customer demand, not causes.  Case in point: female empowerment. For many years women complained that there weren’t enough female action figures. They argued that the lack of female action figures was […] The post Don’t Let Causes Outweigh Your Data appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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The Problem With Surveys

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Surveys are a valuable tool for getting feedback. There are some big drawbacks, however, for you to consider before acting on the results of a survey. Survey respondents may not be giving you the whole truth. This was illustrated recently when a survey and a data analysis were done to gauge the habits of millennials. […] The post The Problem With Surveys appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Know Your Data Source

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There has been a lot of talk lately about data. Who is collecting it and how it is used have been discussed quite often. What hasn’t been discussed is if the data is accurate. Beyond showing an ad for something you looked at, how accurate is the data you are basing your decisions on? Is […] The post Know Your Data Source appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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