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IMPORTANT NEWSFirst Zika-Related Death Reported in Texas and What You Should Know.  The Zika virus is spreading throughout Texas, and you need to know about the deadly virus so you can protect yourself.  This article is from this morning’s Houston Chronicle.

In Management, a Gallup poll found 82% of managers are ‘terribly misplaced.’  Guru Ken Blanchard identifies the 4 Essential Skills of a Manager that make them effective.

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In HR, the IRS issued a W2 Phishing Alert for HR and Payroll professionals, as well as small business owners.  The release identifies the schemes so you can be prepared.

In Productivity, Entrepreneur presented a slide-presentation with 10 Easy Ways to Boost Your Memory.  You might want to remember to read this one.

Are You Watching the Olympics?  If not, you’re missing some great American performances and 12 Amazing Tech Innovations You Can See at Rio – but you can catch the tech innovations here.  And, an interesting story and slide show in Business Insider about Abandoned Olympic Venues Around the World .  What does it mean for Brazil ?

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