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Two Ways Tech Can Help or Hurt Your Productivity

by: Shad Bookout Time waits for no man. It is the one constant in the universe that cannot be stopped. Every day, the vast majority of us seek to discover more of it and how to use the precious little bit of it we have more effectively. But then we get sucked into the void. A mountain of “other things” continue to attack our allotment of time. We try to fight it to no avail. As soon as one distraction is defeated, another takes its place. In the end, we just journey on not really knowing if the next moment is something planned or something-
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Now That Prime Day Has Passed, What Happens Next

by: Shad Bookout Prime Day 2017 is in the record books, and it was an event to remember. It has been suggested that the total sales reached nearly $2 Billion while surpassing last year's sales volumes by 60%. And while the final numbers from Prime Day are still being tallied, the real value lies not in the profits made but by the connections made to customers. Prime Day has become almost like the new Black Friday.  It has already become the second largest day of online shopping (second only to Cyber Monday). And the packages currently traveling-
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Get Ready, the Packages are Coming

by: Shad Bookout For weeks now, your package receiving area has languished as the volume of arriving packages has seemed to stabilize. Even though your are still burdened by the sheer volume that piles up on a daily basis, you have finally found a pardon from the onslaught brought on by the various holidays of the last six months. Thanksgiving through Christmas and into the New Year saw a record number of deliveries. Over 60% of people in the U.S. have an Amazon Prime account, and that led to nearly 68 million packages delivered over the six-week-
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How Do Old School and New Tech Help Get Packages to You?

by: Shad Bookout Most of us are borderline obsessed with new technology. We are captivated to seek out the newest, greatest things that can help optimize our lives or just give us that momentary distraction we can tell our friends about. Others, while in the minority, feel that the old ways are still the best. They see the new world around them as removing the humanity of experiences that we all share in favor of life behind a screen. The two ideologies seem at odds and in a constant war between the ways of the old and the new. But the truth is-
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How The World of Packages is Getting More Complex

by: Shad Bookout Grandparents love to tell stories that often begin with, Back in my day….”. And while it is true that we live in a world that is evolving faster than ever before, there are some things that just seem to change faster than others. As an example, the iPhone is only 10 years old. Online steaming video only started around 2005. AI (artificial intelligence) personal assistants such as Amazons’ Alexa are the newest craze (except for those fidget spinner things). So the rise of certain trends that change society are common, but-
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How Do You Spend Your Information Currency?

By: Shad Bookout If knowledge is power, then we live in a time of great distribution of that power. More information is available to more people than ever before. This is not just a factor of the data that people are paying for. You can learn more about your customers and those those whom you target, simply as a consequence of taking part in the world around you. From social media to mobile tech to just observational behavior, the things you can learn about the people you engage with is unparalleled in today’s technologically-driven society.-
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