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In a 5G World, You Can Connect Millions of IoT Devices Per Square Mile, Says AT&T CEO

“You can begin now to conceive of robotic manufacturing that is always on and always connected via 5G networks,” says Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T Inc. “Just to put this into perspective, the Internet of Things, the devices and sensors that are connected all over the place, with today’s networks in a square mile you …

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What is Last Mile Delivery and Why is it Important to Your Small Business?

With more and more businesses selling products online in order to remain competitive in a world that sees more than 85% of consumers shopping on the internet, it is vital retailers live up to their shoppers’ expectations of having their goods delivered quickly and efficiently. One challenge businesses face in competing with the likes of …

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5 Reasons Why Live Chat Helps Your Business Go the Extra Mile

As Seth Godin says: “Personalization wasn’t supposed to be a cleverly veiled way to chase prospects around the web, showing them the same spammy ad for the same lame stuff as everyone else sees. No, it is a chance to differentiate at a human scale, to use behavior as the most important clue about what people …

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What Is the Chief Benefit of Going the Extra Blogging Mile?

Back in the day, before I knew what I was doing blogging-wise, a German friend said I was like clockwork. This is a common term in both Germany and the United States for being consistent; showing up daily and doing your job. Maybe it is in my genes somewhat; my mom was born in the …

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The “Last Mile” In Selling

44833 / Pixabay In the old days of telecom, the days when telecom was dominated by landlines, one of the most important strategies had to do with the “last mile.” (Actually, much of the conversation around net-neutrality is today’s version of the last mile.) The “last mile” was more figurative than literal, but it focused …

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Roger Bannister, the 4-Minute Mile, and Leadership

The greatest lesson we can learn from the achievement of Roger Bannister, who broke the 4-minute mile in 1954 and who died at 88 yesterday, arises from someone else breaking his record only seven weeks later. And then many times since. Why? Because as great as his physical feat, it shows that his mental feat was as great. …

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