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New Construction Starts in December Rebound 12 Percent; Annual Total for 2017 Advances 3 Percent to $745.9 Billion (Tue, 30 Jan 2018)
New construction starts in December climbed 12% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $733.3 billion, bouncing back following November’s 12% decline, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.
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Dodge Data & Analytics Launches Dodge Construction Central™ with New Analytics, Collaboration, and Workflow Integration Capabilities (Tue, 30 Jan 2018)
Dodge Data & Analytics announced the launch of Dodge Construction Central™, continuing the evolution of Dodge’s vision for a single unified hub where all construction industry and project stakeholders can discover, share and access new and unique insights from across the entire construction ecosystem and along the full project lifecycle to make timely, data-driven decisions.
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How to get your audience’s attention during training — and keep it (Mon, 19 Feb 2018)
If you lose your employees’ attention during the first few minutes of a training session, good luck on getting it back. Effective training does not happen by chance. It requires premeditation and the use of proven teaching techniques. Let’s run through some suggested best practices to keep your attendees engaged and focused on your presentation. Similar to creating a report, a training presentation will have three identifiable components: the introduction, the explanation of the topic, and…
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7 'teach me' ideas that make you a better leader (Mon, 19 Feb 2018)
We all need to add to our knowledge base. Personal success is dependent upon growing skills and knowledge. We could reach an efficient level alone, but the better way is by also using the knowledge of others. It’s a time-saver and effective learning tool.  Of course, we call people who help us do that teachers. I’m proud that I began my career in the classroom striving to impart knowledge into the minds of teenagers. Today, I am honored to speak to audiences across America and return to my…
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Why steel and aluminum tariffs matter to the U.S. economy (Mon, 19 Feb 2018)
Steel and aluminum tariffs might be good news for some U.S. mills and smelters. But it could hit other U.S. manufacturers who now depend on imports.
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Sunny days for the economy can't last forever (Sun, 18 Feb 2018)
Unfortunately, economic expansions don't last forever. Eventually, a recession comes along and ruins the party.
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Latest stock market news from Wall Street - CNNMoney.com

Premarket: 5 things to know before the bell (Tue, 20 Feb 2018)
Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.
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KFC is running out of chicken across the U.K. (Mon, 19 Feb 2018)
KFC has been forced to close hundreds of restaurants in the United Kingdom after a logistics snafu stopped chicken deliveries.
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