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Read story: Retail: Heartcore Consumer Technology Trends 2021
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Retail: Heartcore Consumer Technology Trends 2021

Heartcore is Europe's consumer technology VC. Our annual Consumer Technology Trends Report sums up what happened in the world of consumer technology - category by category. 

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Mar 4, 2021 · 3 min read

Read story: No Vision, No Future
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No Vision, No Future

There is an old saying: “A person without a vision is a person without a future. A person without a future will always return to the past.” And Helen Keller wrote: The only thing worse than being blind is having sight with no vision. (Helen Keller was the first deaf-blind person in the US to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.)

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By Meetings International
Oct 27, 2020 · 3 min read

Read story: Compliance Strategies for Non-Competes
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Compliance Strategies for Non-Competes

Non-compete agreements are an important tool. They protect against unfair competition from an employee who decides to take what she has learned about a company’s business, its trade secrets, clients, vendors or employees, and use that information for the benefit of a competitor or to start a competing business.  Most states employ a version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act and the U.S. Defend Trade Secrets Act to prosecute civil claims against trade secret theft by former employees. These laws provide for damages and include a powerful injunction remedy. They provide for double damages and the recovery of attorneys’ fees in certain conditions. However, proving such claims — beginning with the question as to whether the employer had a “trade secret” — can be very difficult.

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By Today's General Counsel
Sep 15, 2020 · 7 min read

Read story: STOICISM & SURVIVAL
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STOICISM & SURVIVAL

You know that things are really bad when economists move from producing forecasts to creating scenarios.

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By Northern Ireland Hotels Federation
Oct 9, 2020 · 4 min read

Read story: NURSING SPECIALTIES IN DEMAND
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NURSING SPECIALTIES IN DEMAND

Bedside care is only one application of a nurse’s skill. The range of jobs and specialties nurses occupy are many, probably more than you realize. Every year the Arkansas Times Nurses Guide surveys working nurses and nurse educators to identify a few of the fulfilling careers that are in particularly high demand.

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By Arkansas Times
Oct 1, 2020 · 10 min read

Read story: Do I Have Your Attention?
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Do I Have Your Attention?

American economist and political scientist, Herbert Simon, was ahead of his time. In the early 1970s, he realized that information would no longer be a scarce resource in an era of media saturation. Instead, people’s attention would be in demand.

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By Jumpstart Magazine: The Entrepreneur's Magazine
Dec 31, 2019 · 4 min read

Read story: Strictly Business
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Strictly Business

She’s a fashion designer, wife, mother, grandmother, activist, trailblazer and now, of course, icon. But above all of those things, Diane von Furstenberg, DvF to most, is one of the most successful and enduring businesswomen on the planet.

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By Neighbourhood Media
Dec 30, 2019 · 10 min read

Read story: The Smell of Success
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The Smell of Success

On November 22nd 2000, perfumer Linda Pilkington registered her British perfume house at Company House in London. Still independently owned by Linda, Ormonde Jayne has grown from creating scented candles on a kitchen table for private clients, to one of the leading niche perfumers with 200 points of sale around the world. Disrupting the world of perfume since its beginning, Ormonde Jayne introduces rare and exquisite ingredients, elevating perfume to an art form. Here Linda sits down with The Cheshire Magazine to discusses her lasting success.

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By The Cheshire Magazine
Jul 14, 2020 · 9 min read

Read story: How Lifestyle Branding is Eating the Tech World
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How Lifestyle Branding is Eating the Tech World

Lifestyle and tech brands have had an intimate relationship for quite some time. Apple created a strong lifestyle around its hardware, and many nontech brands like Nike and The New York Times have incorporated tech into their lifestyle world.

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By Jumpstart Magazine: The Entrepreneur's Magazine
Jun 21, 2019 · 6 min read