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Dakota County disability aid group moves from group homes to home-based care 2.8.2013 Twincities.com: News

Over the past decade, Dakota Communities saw a lifestyle switch in residential care.

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5 Smart Tips for Accelerating Growth 2.8.2013 Inc
Don't overwhelm your team with impossible deadlines and micromanaging. Instead, try the '2 pizza rule' and these other techniques. Ideas are fast to generate ... and slow to turn into reality. That's why CEOs worry about competitors beating them to market. But it's essential not to let this concern affect the final product, or the resulting stress can lead to added deadlines, micromanaging supervisors, and an authoritarian environment. As a leader, how can you handle the desire to get to the end product quickly without overloading your team? HBR's Scott Anthony suggested five ways that will help small businesses accelerate the process of scaling up. 1. Stay Small and Focused A smaller team leads to flexibility and agility; a large team can amble through discussions or take hours just to find a time to meet. Amazon's Jeff Bezos uses the "two pizza rule." If a team can't be fed with two pizzas, it's too large. And as Jason Fried from 37Signals says, "There's nothing wrong with staying ...
Chris Hayes And Michael Mann: Ken Cuccinelli’s War On Science Matters To VA Governor’s Race 2.8.2013 Think Progres
So does the money he's taken from the fossil fuel industry. The post Chris Hayes And Michael Mann: Ken Cuccinelli’s War On Science Matters To VA Governor’s Race appeared first on ThinkProgress . ...
US factory means buyers can customize Google phone 2.8.2013 AP Business
NEW YORK (AP) -- With its first smartphone designed completely in-house, Google is demonstrating one of the benefits of moving production from Asia to the U.S.: It's letting buyers customize phones to give them their own style....
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The Inside Story of the Moto X: The Reason Google Bought Motorola 2.8.2013 Wired Top Stories
The Inside Story of the Moto X: The Reason Google Bought Motorola
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Albumatic takes another whack at getting photo-sharing right, announces $4.2 million Series A 1.8.2013 GigaOM
Being an entrepreneur is about knowing when something isn't working and it's time to pivot. Albumatic is re-launching Thursday in hopes of figuring out group photo-sharing.
Redfin Now Lets Sellers Test The Price Of Their Homes Before They Hit The Market 1.8.2013 techCrunch
redfin-logo-tag-webWith the real-estate market getting more competitive again, finding the right price point when you are selling a home is getting even more important if you don't want to leave a good chunk of money on the table. Traditionally, finding that price point has been a question of looking at recently sold houses and a good bit of divination from your real-estate agent.
Google Launches Real-Time API For Analytics In Invite-Only Beta 1.8.2013 techCrunch
PebbleGoogle today launched the beta of its real-time API for Analytics that will finally allow developers to programmatically take action based on the real-time data they get from Google's service.
Apple Exploring iPhone-Stored Car And Home Preference Profiles To Configure Seats, Climate And More 1.8.2013 techCrunch
car-apple-patentApple is exploring more in-car abilities for its mobile devices, according to a new patent filing published by the USPTO today. The patent application describes a system where a user could store their configuration profiles for seat, steering wheel and mirror position on their devices, as well as things like climate control options for instant customization when getting into a car.
NoFlo Launches Kickstarter Campaign To Help Everyone To Understand And Visualize Code 1.8.2013 techCrunch
Henri Bergius3NoFlo, a company that has built an open-source visual programming tool based on "flow-based programming," a concept that came out of IBM in the 1970s, is launchign a $100,000 Kickstarter campaign today to help build a mainstream version of its development environment and add new programming languages.
How a chain of tea shops pioneered the computer 1.8.2013 BBC: Front Page
How a chain of British tea shops pioneered the computer
The Crazy True Story Of How A Handful Of Climate Advocates Painted A Red Town Green 1.8.2013 Think Progres
Sometimes, the good guys win. The post The Crazy True Story Of How A Handful Of Climate Advocates Painted A Red Town Green appeared first on ThinkProgress . ...
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Google Launches New Ad Unit For Responsive Sites 31.7.2013 TechCrunch
adsense_logoGoogle today launched a new responsive AdSense unit in beta that is specifically designed to run on sites that automatically adapt to different screen sizes. Now that responsive design has moved from being just a buzzword to something many web designers are actually putting into practice, being able to control how ads appear on these sites has become a more pressing issue for developers and web designers.
4 Essential Skills for Bootstrapping Start-Ups 31.7.2013 Inc
These four skills will enable bootstrap entrepreneurs to develop a digital marketing experience with a professional look and feel. "Bootstrapping" your start-up company means you don't have a ton of capital to spend on items that are essential to success. After the essentials are secured--legal, compliance and other regulatory obligations--there might be little leftover for marketing. The advertising portion of your business will have to be DIY. But there's a very shiny silver lining to this challenge. There's never been a better time to market your bootstrapped company. The Internet has produced a wealth of free channels and programs over the past decade to help you reach prospective buyers. Learning how to use these tools--programs that can help you with social media, website design, SEO and content--will enable you to add a professional touch to Internet marketing channels that are essential to success. 1. Design. Basic design skills and professional templates for websites, emails and ...
Aspen Ideas Festival: Fear and hope about climate change 31.7.2013 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Engineer Hal Harvey talks about the human contribution to climate change and the global technological and behavioral solutions that may help to avert it.
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Weekly Innovation: A Better Travel Neck Pillow 31.7.2013 NPR News
It's called the Nap Anywhere, and the doctor who invented it promises it's far more comfortable — and easier to pack — than the standard inflatable U-shaped travel pillow you know well.
Microsoft Will Rebrand SkyDrive After It Settles Trademark Case With Sky Broadcasting 31.7.2013 TechCrunch
Microsoft Will Rebrand SkyDrive After It Settles Trademark Case With Sky Broadcasting
Authy Makes Using Two-Factor Authentication Easier By Connecting Your Phone And Mac Over Bluetooth 31.7.2013 TechCrunch
Authy Makes Using Two-Factor Authentication Easier By Connecting Your Phone And Mac Over Bluetooth
Decades Later, Drugs Didn't Hold 'Crack Babies' Back 31.7.2013 NPR: Healthcare
The crack epidemic made headlines in the '80s and '90s, and doctors despaired for the children born to crack-addicted mothers. But a new study suggests that many so-called 'crack babies' were not doomed to failure in adult life. Host Michel Martin speaks with Dr. Hallam Hurt, the lead investigator in the study.
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Facebook stock passes $38 IPO price for first time since troubled initial public offering 31.7.2013 Boston Globe: Technology
Facebook stock passes $38 IPO price for first time since troubled initial public offering
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