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  • Twitter Launches Japanese Mobile Site

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    TOKYO - Twitter Inc. now speaks Japanese - and it plans to be multilingual within months. The popular microblogging service launched a Japan-based mobile version Thursday, hoping to penetrate a country where other U.S. social networking sites inc...

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  • Social Networking vs. Real-World Networking

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    I love Social Media and Social Networking! In my audiences where I speak, I see more and more serious business people are devoting time, money and effort to learn how to use these tools. Social Networking tools provide the ability to connect with ...

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  • For Young, Recession Offers Deals of a Lifetime

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    The Great Recession has turned into the best of times for young investor Daniel Lee. Early this year, the 30-year-old salesman in Scottsdale, Ariz., shelved expensive meals and vacation plans and threw "every spare dollar" into the stock market. T...

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  • Vision Statements That Confuse and Bemuse

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    Since the 1970's vision statements have adorned the walls of most organizations, being used to communicate the direction in which an organization is heading. Most are poor vehicles for that communication and serve mainly to confuse or bemuse the e...

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