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1. Gallagher, Leigh, et al. “Breakthrough brands 2017,”
Fortune vol. 75, no. 1 (1 January 2017): p. 64-69.

What does it take for a brand to truly break through in today’s crowded market? After surveying 4,000 consumers who were asked to name the brands that meant the most to them, Fortune compiled a list of 10 new and white-hot tech companies which have claimed space among the giants.

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2. Steinmetz, Katy. “7 food trends for 2017,”
Time vol. 188, no. 27-28 (26 December 2016): p. 86-89.

Innovations are influencing how people eat and drink! This article offers information on the 7 food trends for 2017. It includes the growing effort to reduce waste by farmers and growers, the offers by hospitality companies of food-related ventures, and the popularity of plant-based burgers.

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Presence: bringing your boldest self to your biggest challenges / Amy Cuddy

Too often we approach our lives’ biggest hurdles with dread, execute them with anxiety, and leave them with regret. The author teaches us how to use simple techniques to liberate ourselves from fear in high-pressure moments, perform at our best, and connect with and empower others to do the same.


10 Breakthrough Technologies 2016 | MIT Technology Review

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