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Some days it’s a challenge just to manage the people who sit within 10 feet of you, let alone someone who is 500 miles away or even on another continent. But that’s becoming more of an everyday... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)

Talent vs. Skill: Which is More Important in Your Job?

Professional jobs usually involve skills that can be learned by the majority of people. Talent, on the other hand, tends to be irrelevant. I recently got an inquiry from the brilliant Bret... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)

How to Get Your Boss to Read Your Emails – and Act On Them

If you ever feel like your emails to your boss disappear into the ether, never to be read or acted upon, keep reading. If your boss is like most managers, she gets a ton of email and has very little... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)

Best Fourth of July Fireworks Vantage Points

As the United States gears up for another dazzling display of independence from sea to shining sea this Fourth of July, we thought it would be fun to share with you some of the best vantage points to... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)

How to Fend Off Nosy Coworkers

Unless you work alone for your whole career, you’re likely to run into nosy coworkers who want more information about your private life than you’re comfortable sharing. If you read last month’s post... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)