This Year’s Top 10 Business Books Will Help You Chart A Successful Future

In case you’re worried about what to get the boss for the holidays, worry no more! Here is my annual top 10 list of the best business books of the year. There is something here for everyone—books on leadership, HR, motivation, marketing and, of course, customer service and experience. If you’re wondering if these books are ranked in a specific way, the answer is no. They just happened to be stacked on my desk in this order. So, here are my favorite books from 2020:

1.      Fanocracy: Turning Fans into Customers and Customers into Fans by David Meerman Scott and Reiko Scott (Portfolio/Penguin) – You don’t have to be a sports team or a celebrity to have fans. This book provides a step-by-step guide on how to turn a typical customer into a raving fan. There are plenty of entertaining yet

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Five Common Traits Of Successful Entrepreneurs

By Meeky Hwang, co-founder & Chief Technology Officer of Ndevr.

Over the years, I have met many great entrepreneurs and leaders. After I began my entrepreneurial journey, I voluntarily (and involuntarily) got involved with many groups for business leaders and entrepreneurs. Through this experience, I noticed several common traits that successful entrepreneurs tend to have. 

1. Quick to execute 

Often, there are a lot of ideas floating around during casual social gatherings. This is especially true among great entrepreneurs because most of them are exceedingly creative. In normal situations, these ideas are just “gibberish” or something to laugh about, and the idea dies out after the gathering. Conversely, among entrepreneurs, these ideas can actually become reality.

In one of the entrepreneur groups I recently joined, we had a casual chat about how great it would be to have an event about being an effective speaker. Within a day

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Rocket Lab on road to reusability after successful booster recovery

Rocket Lab is now confident that its reusability dreams can come true.

The company recovered the first stage of its two-stage Electron rocket for the first time on Thursday (Nov. 19), fishing the booster out of the Pacific Ocean a few hours after it had helped launch a 30-satellite mission aptly called “Return to Sender.”

The stage survived its trip back from space in great shape, helping to validate Rocket Lab’s reusability vision, according to company founder and CEO Peter Beck.

“The test was a complete success,” Beck said during a call with reporters today (Nov. 23). “We’re really confident now that Electron can become a reusable launch vehicle.”

Related: Rocket Lab and its Electron booster (photos)

The 58-foot-tall (18 meters) Electron, which gives small satellites dedicated rides to orbit, has been an expendable vehicle since its debut launch in 2017. Last year, however, Beck announced that the company plans

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Zoomlion Wraps up Third Successful Family Day and Cultural Experience Day Event

The event was elaborately designed with interactive activities suitable for all ages. In the “Little Excavator Expert” section, children are encouraged to operate the excavator under proper guidance and can win a machine model after completing a set of tasks with their parents. The Cultural Experience Exhibition displays a variety of art and craft from all around the globe that are collected by Zoomlion’s overseas subsidiaries, including Matryoshka Doll and hand-made porcelain paintings from Russia, traditional musical instruments Dombra from Kazakhstan, genre painting from Mongolia, trunk clay sculpture from India, and more.

Other sections include interactive quizzes at the Annulus Cinema, creative backdrops for family photos, and an exhibition themed “WE”, which shows how the company has worked as a team to combat COVID-19 earlier this year.

“We received an overwhelmingly positive feedback, and think this translates to better relationships in the workplace and their families,”

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Capital Drawn to the Science City, CIVC 2020 Brought to a Successful Close

CONGQING, China, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The past three days have witnessed one opening ceremony and main forum, one closed-door meeting, five thematic forums, one project roadshow, exhibitions and demonstrations through the whole event, nearly a hundred VC industry leaders from China and other countries, delegates from 500 enterprises of different industries and sectors, an online audience of nearly 10 million professionals, 15 VC projects signed with a total contract value of up to RMB 67.555 million, and 118 enterprise projects with financing needs matched with investment institutions. On October 24, Chongqing International Venture Conference (CIVC) 2020 came to a successful close at Western (Chongqing) Science City.

The conference took the theme of “Intelligence• Innovation• Entrepreneurship: Explore Western (Chongqing) Science City”. It was hosted by Western (Chongqing) Science City, co-organized by Chongqing Science and Technology Bureau, Chongqing Local Financial Supervision and Administration Bureau, and the People’s Government of Shapingba

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The New Performance Factor For Successful Companies

Variations in employee circumstances, preferences or requirements within the same workforce could lead to the rise of Hybrid Teams, which are teams in which some members work in the one co-located workplace while others work remotely.

JP Morgan Chase led the way calling certain employees back to the office. Now Google’s CEO has alluded that his company will follow suit, even after announcing earlier that employees could work from home until the summer of 2021. Covid-19 cases are rising in 21 states and there still isn’t a vaccine, so many people are probably wondering, why the sudden shift to return to the office?

Researchers at the Martec Group, a market research firm, know why. The research firm conducted an Emotional Intelligence survey of 1,214 individuals across various industries, demographics, and seniority levels and found that employees reporting good mental health has dropped from 62% to a mere 28%. Productivity

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Jared Kushner implies Black people don’t want to be successful as he defends Trump

Kushner’s comments, in an interview on Fox, seemed to say that Black people didn’t want to work for success and that people who mourned George Floyd were ‘virtue signaling’

Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is receiving some backlash after an appearance on Fox News where he made a statement about the Black community.

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During an interview with Fox & Friends on Monday the senior advisor to Trump implied Black people choose not to be successful.

“The thing we’ve seen in the Black community, which is mostly Democratic,” said Kushner, “is that President Trump’s policies are the policies that can help people break out of the problems that they’re complaining about, but he can’t want them to be successful more than they want to be successful.”

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Telkonet Completes Successful Virtual Partner Day Event

Intelligent Automation Innovator Telkonet Provides Annual Product and Market Updates for Partners

WAUKESHA, WI / ACCESSWIRE / October 22, 2020 / Telkonet, Inc. (OTCQB:TKOI), (the “Company”, “Telkonet”), a leading intelligent automation and energy management technology developer offering solutions for commercial markets including Hospitality, Education, Military, Government, MDU, and Assisted Living has just completed its annual Partner Week. Unfortunately, due to the health concerns of traveling and attending in-person activities during the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was condensed to one day of virtual presentations covering commercial markets, sales activity, partnership features, and a comprehensive discussion of engineering activity covering both the achievements of the past year as well as the technologies we are developing for this coming year. Dozens of Telkonet’s partners contributed to a strong showing of interest in Telkonet’s latest developments and outlook for the future of commercial markets.

Telkonet’s first ever Virtual Partner Day was a tremendous success

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NASA asteroid surface sampling likely successful

NASA on Wednesday released its first images of a sampling operation carried out on the asteroid Bennu, which appeared to show successful recovery of rock and dust, or as one official put it, “the kind of mess we were hoping for.”

The US agency’s robotic spacecraft Osiris-Rex briefly touched down on Bennu’s boulder-strewn surface on Tuesday in a precision operation 200 million miles (330 million kilometers) from Earth following a four-year journey.

Osiris-Rex is set to come home in September 2023, hopefully with the largest sample returned from space since the Apollo era, which will help unravel the origins of our solar system.

In the meantime, images taken on the probe’s approach provide a play-by-play of the mission’s most action-filled sequence, including when the spacecraft’s sampling arm breaks a large but apparently crumbly rock on contact.

That, mission head Dante Lauretta said, was a good thing, since it likely produced

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