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No Bees Means No…

By Betsy Mckinney The bumble bee, a once-abundant species spanning 31 states and multiple Canadian provinces, has been added to the Endangered Species List. Their alarming decline is cause for extreme international concern—wild bees are vital to a functioning global environment, health, and business. Why? These
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Embrace new technologies to help transform your business for the digital age

Today, digital transformation is affecting all businesses at a more rapid pace than ever before. Now is the time to embrace new technologies to help transform your business for the digital age, or risk becoming obsolete. Blockbuster Video and Kodak are recent examples of companies which were destroyed by new
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AquAdvantage: Helpful or Harmful?

For the first time in history, a genetically engineered animal has been approved for human consumption: AquaBounty Technology’s salmon-creation, known as AquAdvantage. Its genetic makeup is comprised of components from three fish: base DNA from an Atlantic salmon; a growth gene from a Pacific Chinook salmon; and a
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How to “pre-adapt” your future and power more success

Nature has much to teach us—even about business. Did you know, for example, that when bacteria are grown alongside an antibiotic, they not only become resistant to it but also different antibiotics to which they’ve yet to be exposed? Biologists call this “pre-adaptation,” and in today’s volatile, uncertain,
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Brits Debate Brexit as Austin Moves Forward

Ask Fred Schmidt what he thinks about Brexit, the June 23 referendum on whether Britain should continue as part of the European Union, and he doesn’t hesitate: “Linking the EU and U.S. economies with TTIP [the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership] is where the future lies, said Schmidt, and entrepreneur
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3 Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business during the Holy Month of Ramadan

For most government organizations and government linked companies, time for Muslim prayer will have a bearing on meeting time. In addition, during the fasting month of Ramadan, they tend to dislike a meeting in the afternoon.                 ~Executive, Malaysian Airlines Do you think your business calendar and
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