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From Journalist To CEO: Soledad O'Brien Gives Us A Peek Into Her Life

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:47:00 -0500

Soledad juggles many roles and responsibilities – from a CEO to a wife to a caregiver to a mother of four children and more. I spoke to her about her very busy, structured, and in-demand life.


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Facebook's 'Snooze' Button Shows One Thing...The Newsfeed Is Broken

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:47:00 -0500

Facebook has announced a 'Snooze' button that silences someone for 30 days. That's nowhere near the fix we need.


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10 Predictions For 2018 (Before CES Noise Gets Too Loud)

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:49:00 -0500

2018 will be an interesting year as a lot of technologies combine and mature to create new opportunities and services. 2018 won't be great for everyone though...here are some predictions on who will be on the naughty list this time next year.


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American Express's Customer Service Secrets: Consulting With Amex On What Makes A Difference

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:46:00 -0500

For more than a century and a half, American Express (NYSE:AXP) has remained known for its customer service and its customer-focused outlook. A look at how it has pulled this off, and how current and future customer expectations are affecting its customer service delivery and customer experience.


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Improve Corporate Performance By Tracking Assumptions

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:15:00 -0500

Your company can improve its performance by not only tracking the bottom line, but also the assumptions used in the annual plan. Those assumptions can guide you to necessary changes as well as opportunities to increased profit.


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The Mindset And Skills You Need To Hire Your First Employee (And The Right One)

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:02:00 -0500

The biggest bottleneck of any young business is the founder. When you first start out, you manage all the tasks yourself. Creativity and business are constantly in a tug-of-war. If, however, you get very good at what you do, eventually the business starts to take-off.


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Failure Is Not A "Lesson Learned," It Is An Excuse

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:46:00 -0500

The phrase “You have to fail, to succeed,” has been a powerful motivator for some, and I fear a hindering crutch for millions of people who have lost sight of success. Here’s why successful business owners should never accept failure.


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3 Reasons Corporate Wellness Failed -- And How To Change The Game

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:45:00 -0500

Wellness isn’t seen as a strategic part of culture creation that can increase engagement and ultimately lead to a company’s success. It’s a check-the-box, unimportant thing that ends up buried at the bottom of a long list of employee perks.


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How This Obscure Chinese Firm Is Clinching A World Lead In Smartphone Displays

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:30:00 -0500

BOE Technology, a $7.4 billion company from Beijing, is overtaking established rivals to become a top global supplier of display panels for phones, monitors and television sets.


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Want A Job In 2018? Your Best Bet Is Taiwan

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:00:00 -0500

Taiwan topped ManpowerGroup's employment forecast for the first quarter of 2018. A boom in fintech and brisk iPhone orders are creating a demand for the slew of new work crews.


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The Tech Exec Blazing A Trail For Women In Weed

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:31:00 -0500

Can women break through the glass ceiling in the cannabis industry? Meet an executive inside the "Salesforce of Pot" who thinks so.


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Being True To Yourself: Success Without Compromise

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:07:00 -0500

How do you bring your authentic self to work and connect with co-workers who don’t look like you?


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Re-Thinking The Future Of Work: Six Priorities For The Gig Economy

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:45:00 -0500

In a world where workers are rethinking how they balance the flexibility independence offers against the security of traditional employment, how do we create a future of work that works for everyone?


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Why The Rise Of The Side Hustle Is Changing The Future Of Australians

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:14:00 -0500

Australians of all ages are taking control of their financial situation by taking on a side hustle.


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How To Create A Customer-Obsessed Company Like Netflix

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:12:00 -0500

What can aspiring customer-centric companies learn from Netflix’s achievements? Can startups compete with the industry goliaths who can afford to put their customer obsessions front and center?


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Alternatives Rising: California's Three Bell Capital

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:58:00 -0500

Three Bell Capital ranked #1 on the Top 100 Emerging Wealth Management Firms by RIA Channel.


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Why Are You In Business? A Year-End Reflection

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:43:00 -0500

The Holidays are a great time to reflect on the past year. Businesses typically do their planning, starting by looking at the variances in plan. But this financial analysis may mask the underlying purpose of business, which is to improve the lives of everyone the business touches.


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14 Ways Modern Entrepreneurs Can Achieve Business Success

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:00:00 -0500

Creating a lasting business requires more than just a good idea. You need to do your research.


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Generous 401(k) Matches Helped Scott Scherr Build The Ultimate Software Stock

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:00:00 -0500

From generous 401k matches to fully covered healthcare and unlimited paid time off, Ultimate Software CEO Scott Scherr has created one of Wall Street's best performing stocks by putting workers first.


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Daymond John Removes Russell Simmons From His Newest Book, 'Rise And Grind'

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:38:00 -0500

In the wake of sexual assault accusations, the impact hits partners, families, affiliates and businesses in addition to victims. Daymond John talks about the painful decision to remove Russell Simmons from his upcoming book.


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Five Creative Ways To Reward Your Team Now and All Year Long

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:47:00 -0500

A quick year-end check list of the most desirable employee benefits your team will appreciate or what you might consider asking about in the year ahead.


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Today's Must-Reads: A $20 Video Camera, A $99 Burger Pass, Entrepreneurs Of Color

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:44:00 -0500

News and insights for business owners from around the Web, including how a fake restaurant in London won the top listing on TripAdvisor and the latest update on the GOP tax bill.


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3 Ways HR Execs Can Help Their Organizations Grow

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0500

HR is the backbone of a company – connecting everyone in an organization. But like our actual spinal cords, we tend to ignore them until something goes wrong.


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This Underrated Employee Benefit Is Helping American Workers Recharge

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 13:00:00 -0500

Perhaps the most underrated and uncommon benefit that returns high value for companies is that of the sabbatical leave. More and more companies are offering this benefit and for good reason.


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A Downside For Contractors In The Building Boom

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 06:22:00 -0500

U.S. construction companies have built solid revenue gains since the housing bust, but the upcycle can bring challenges related to managing cash flow for some contractors and subcontractors due to a widening gap between when firms receive payments and when they must pay their own bills.


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SAPVoice: Talk Nerdy To Me: Data Geeks Re-Write Business Rules Playbook

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 10:17:00 -0500

A thought leader focused on digital transformation, Andrew McAfee urges companies to throw out the business playbook they’ve been using for the past 30 years. The new rules for success in the digital age come down to machines, crowd sourcing and platforms.


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Influence: How To Get It, Keep It, Use It For Business

Thu, 7 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0500

How do you obtain and exercise real influence? Leadership expert Joshua Spodek shows how.


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How To Grow A Company Without Focusing On Growth

Thu, 7 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0500

If you want to grow your business, focus on creating a place where people are excited about coming to work each day, a place where they find both their work and their relationships with colleagues rewarding, and a place where people can see themselves adding value for many years to come.


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Servcorp Invests $30 Million To Join The Co-Working Game

Thu, 7 Dec 2017 08:00:00 -0500

Servcorp, a global provider of luxury flexible workspace, announced today a $30 million investment in co-working.Servcorp, which is focused on the premium flexible office niche of the market, is now betting on “premium co-working” to continue its growth in its 155 locations worldwide.


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Activism Abroad -- All Eyes On The European Frontier

Wed, 6 Dec 2017 11:46:00 -0500

In the aforementioned London Stock Exchange campaign, the Governor of the Bank of England was even asked to intervene. Quite understandably, he told both sides to get a hold of themselves and work something out. They haven’t yet,


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Maduro's 'Petro' Cryptocurrency Will Join Chavez's Bolivar Fuerte, In The Graveyard

Wed, 6 Dec 2017 11:29:00 -0500

When it comes to currencies, Venezuela has a long history of producing junk. Here's why the regime's plan to issue one backed by oil, gas, gold and diamonds is doomed to fail, which is regrettable, because it will give the idea of a commodity-backed cryptocurrency a bad name.


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Forget Your Business For A Minute. What Do You Really Want To Accomplish?

Wed, 6 Dec 2017 10:53:00 -0500

In the movie “The Bucket List,” Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman play terminally ill patients who set out on adventure to accomplish everything they’ve ever dreamed of. As an owner, how will you be remembered? Do you have a bucket list?


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How To Handle Conflict At Your Business

Wed, 6 Dec 2017 10:30:00 -0500

Dealing with conflict can be...awkward. But ignoring it only makes things worse. Find out how to nip conflict in the bud before it affects your company.


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Talent Strategy In The Data Age: 5 Trends To Watch In 2018

Wed, 6 Dec 2017 09:08:00 -0500

Here are five talent strategy trends, fueled by developments of the data age, to watch in 2018.


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Why You Won't Make CEO If Big Brother Is Watching

Wed, 6 Dec 2017 07:00:00 -0500

Around 45% of CEOs of US SMEs are first born children. Having an older brother, it turns out, really can affect your career prospects.


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A Millennial's Guide To Asking For A Promotion

Tue, 5 Dec 2017 13:45:00 -0500

Asking for a promotion is never easy, especially for millennials being labeled lazy and entitled. Two human resource experts, let us in on the secrets to successfully asking for a promotion


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How Leadership by Authority Can be Counter-Productive

Tue, 5 Dec 2017 11:44:00 -0500

Leadership doesn't have to be authoritative. There's many nuances to effectively leading a team of people. In this interview we dive deep on this topic.


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The Greatest Enemy Of Teamwork Is The Illusion That It Has Happened

Tue, 5 Dec 2017 10:32:00 -0500

Think you’re being inclusive enough to build strong organizational cultures and teams? Chances are, not as much as you think.


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How To Fearlessly Choose An Incorporation Type For Your Startup

Tue, 5 Dec 2017 09:30:00 -0500

There are many company types you can choose from, and each has its own purpose and advantages. Not every entity type is available in every state, but the choice between each category largely comes down to just a few key questions.


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Book Of The Month Reinvents As A Subscription Box Business For Millennial Women

Tue, 5 Dec 2017 08:00:00 -0500

Talking with Book of the Month's John Lippman about reinventing the old brand as a subscription box business for Millennial women.


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How To Get More Out Of Meetings: The Promise Of Aloe.ai

Tue, 5 Dec 2017 07:20:00 -0500

When it comes to capturing what happens in meetings, we aren’t perfect. The answer isn’t becoming more disciplined; the answer is getting effective help.


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Today's Must-Reads For Entrepreneurs: Steve Case's Flyover Fund, Analyzing The Tax Bills

Mon, 4 Dec 2017 08:41:00 -0500

News and insights from around the Web, including what the emerging tax-cut plan will mean for business owners and why you're going to pay more for a Christmas tree this year.


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What's A Lawyer Worth?

Mon, 4 Dec 2017 06:37:00 -0500

One thing everyone--except lawyers--can agree upon is that they are too expensive. Why? And how is it that tens of millions in need of legal assistance cannot afford a lawyer when tens of thousands of lawyers are in need of more work? Here are some explanations.


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5 Things Successful People Do Over The Holiday Break

Sun, 3 Dec 2017 19:30:00 -0500

Millennials should spend the holiday break maximizing their time, improving themselves from a professional (and ultimately personal) perspective.


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Your Business May Not Be Getting The Pricing Your Suppliers Agreed To

Fri, 1 Dec 2017 11:43:00 -0500

The recent news that Wells Fargo did not provide its foreign exchange customers with the pricing it had previously agreed to raises an important question for all businesses: does your company get the pricing that your suppliers promised? There are ways to ensure you get negotiated deals.


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Millennials' Push For Corporate Instant Messaging Will Enhance Cybersecurity

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 23:01:00 -0500

Because of the influence of Millennials in the senior ranks of corporate America, messaging is a rapidly growing supplement to email for enterprise-wide communications. What's little known is that messaging greatly increases productivity and has the potential to reduce cyber risks compared to email.


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Travel Like Prince Harry: An Antarctica Safari Camp Created By A Female Polar Explorer

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 22:07:00 -0500

Meet a female polar explorer who cofounded a luxury camp where Prince Harry stayed in Antarctica.


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6 Hacks To Organize Your Home Office For Better Productivity

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 18:59:00 -0500

Stay on top of home office organization in order to work as productively as possible. You will face distractions and challenges that traditional office workers don’t. Try using a few of these hacks to create and maintain an ideal office space.


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Complacent Leadership Might Be Killing Your Business

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:57:00 -0500

It’s no secret that complacency is a silent-killer for a business owner, or entrepreneur. If you are feeling a little too comfortable in your business lately, it might be time to take a step back and rethink your organization.


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Emerging Trends In Shareholder Proposals

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 13:07:00 -0500

Trends in top shareholder proposals from Russell 3000 companies between 2015 and 2017 suggest that amongst the largest public U.S. companies, investors are taking action to increase their level of influence on corporate standards and practices.


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WeWork And Meetup: Uberization For Demand Sensing

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 11:49:00 -0500

Until the end of last year SCM World’s U.S. operations were based in a WeWork building in Boston. It was a great solution for us because it accommodated our fast growth with shared infrastructure (print center, kitchen, Wi-Fi, videoconference rooms) and quickly scalable office space...


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From Startup To Challenger - Streaming Pioneer Deezer Puts The Focus On Difference

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 09:39:00 -0500

10 years ago, Deezer was a music tech startup, operating from a garage in France. Today the company has 12 million active users, but with developments in digital music distribution moving ahead at speed, the company is seeking to answer the question: Why choose Deezer?


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Hot New Hiring Tool: A More Flexible And Traveler-Friendly Corporate Travel Policy

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 06:05:00 -0500

Business travelers today are evolving away from the long-clichéd “Road Warrior” stereotype that featured a near-universal willingness to to put up with delays, dead time, spotty communications with the home office and ineffective mobile travel management tools.


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4 Reasons You Shouldn't Rest All Your Faith On A VC

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 11:00:00 -0500

Until entrepreneurs begin to question the way they secure funding and kick-start growth, the newest companies will struggle even more to compete.


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How We Scored Our First Clients Through Direct Message On Instagram

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 09:33:00 -0500

Hiring a new business executive was not an option when we first started, so we found creative solutions to attract new business.


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Reconciliation Is The Key To Ending Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 06:00:00 -0500

Sexual harassment has been recognized as a major problem, and accused offenders are falling in a range of industries. At long last victims are receiving a hearing and justice. However, a lasting solution will not occur until reconciliation is achieved.


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How To Get Paid To Travel The World

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 06:00:00 -0500

Two sisters — a former lawyer and a former economist —tell how they became marketing gurus and get paid to travel.


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How To Deliver Bad News With Dignity

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 13:21:00 -0500

The best way to share criticism, and other insights from Belinda Parmar, CEO of The Empathy Business.


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Small Businesses Cast Jaundiced Eye At Tax Reform Proposals

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 12:41:00 -0500

It’s time politicians do more than just valorize small businesses to get elected. Congress needs to tear up these tax proposals and go back to the drawing board to create a plan that truly helps our nation’s job creators.


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When It Comes To Customer Experience In 2018, Can We Make Boring The New Cool?

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 11:53:00 -0500

Around this time of year it is common to see a rise in the number of predictions about what will be cool or hot next year when it comes to customer experience. What would happen if flipped things around?


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SAPVoice: Five Lessons From Leonardo da Vinci About Digital Innovation

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 11:29:00 -0500

Walter Isaacson, a thought leader and former journalist, just published a best-selling book that set out to understand the genius of Leonardo da Vinci. Here are five lessons from Leonardo's life that can help companies succeed in their digital transformation strategies.


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4 Ways To Pave The Way For Women Of Color

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 10:29:00 -0500

Recognition in the workplace isn’t always about race, it’s about productivity.


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The Entrepreneur's Nightmare Before Christmas: Determining Annual Bonuses

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 09:17:00 -0500

Ah, the holidays. For families, it’s a time of joy. For business owners, it should be a time of deep satisfaction and appreciation. As the year comes to a close, entrepreneurs can take pride in the company they lead, the customers they serve, the income and opportunities they provide for employees.


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The Economic Consequences Of The 'Breach Triangle'

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 09:06:00 -0500

Companies suffering data breaches often find themselves struggling to navigate the challenges of the so-called “breach triangle,” as a victim, defendant and potential plaintiff. More often than not, the already overwhelming situation is exacerbated by the risks associated with failing to roll...


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How To Drive Employee Engagement With Workplace Gamification

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 08:45:00 -0500

70% of workplace transformations fail due to lack of engagement. To improve those numbers, businesses are turning to gamification techniques. Here’s why it works:


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Embrace Change Or Get Left Behind

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 06:00:00 -0500

AI & ESG are a top concern of corporate executives. How will AI impact business strategies and how leaders will be able to respond to the seismic changes coming?


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Survey: How Does Culture Evolve In Organizations?

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:49:00 -0500

There is still a great deal to learn about organizational behavior — and you can help make those discoveries.



Why You Need To 'Lose the Resume' To Land A Job: 4 Things To Do To Seize Your Next Opportunity

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 20:38:00 -0500

This post includes four things every job candidate must do - from entry level candidates to C-Suite executives.


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Shareholder Activism -- Will 2018 Follow 2017's Footsteps?

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 15:28:00 -0500

For a director, listening carefully to the concerns of investors saves the directors a lot of trouble down the road. Even more importantly, it helps them better analyze management’s actions at the companies which they oversee.


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How Leaders Build -- And Destroy -- Trust

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 15:19:00 -0500

As a leader, people are going to watch you, discuss your actions, and mimic your behavior. Some leadership behaviors will build trust, while others are sure to destroy it.


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Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson on Entrepreneurialism, Adventure, and Managing Adversity

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 14:24:00 -0500

Bruce Dickinson is quite the renaissance man: rock singer, pilot, business leader, author, international fencer, and more. Here I explore the entrepreneurial core that drives his ambition, his approach, and how he has managed adversity.


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7 Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Annual Review

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 13:39:00 -0500

With annual reviews just around the corner, it's the perfect time to talk with your supervisor about where you see yourself in the company, elicit feedback and suggest professional development opportunities.


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Had Tennessee Followed Yankees, Flop With Schiano Would Have Been Avoided

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 12:23:00 -0500

The school should have crowdsourced their vetting of the football team's head coach.


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Today's Must-Reads For Entrepreneurs: Did Going Public Professionalize Etsy Or Ruin It?

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 08:27:00 -0500

News and insights from around the Web, including why small businesses fear the repeal of net neutrality and what happened when a Denver coffee shop failed to understand the true meaning of "gentrification."


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Healthy Tension Is An Essential Part Of An Effective Board

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 05:37:00 -0500

Achieving a bigger, richer mix of skills and experience is highly likely to lead to more disagreements and arguments within the board environment.


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Ask The CMO: A Conversation With Microsoft's Shira Levy Barkan On Revenue Driven Marketing

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 19:32:00 -0500

Today marketing is getting more and more connected to the business and actually impacting the business. It's a good news for all of us. We can try more things and stretch our wings. It's not going to be easy, but it's going to be a lot of fun.


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Are You Practicing The Age Of The Customer Prospecting Rules?

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 18:57:00 -0500

If your sales strategy isn't working, it's probably not because your sales team isn't working hard enough, or has forgotten how to close. It's because in the Age of the Customer, the rules of prospecting have changed.


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Where Innovative Business Leaders Look For Creative Ideas

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0500

Looking for new experiences or hiring people with different backgrounds than you have on your current team can help unleash creative breakthroughs.


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The Productivity Tricks Of Seven Successful Entrepreneurs

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 08:24:00 -0500

Entrepreneurs must learn to manage their time and energy to maximise their business productivity


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Inside The Creative Battle To Lead The Core Of Parkour

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 17:40:00 -0500

Parkour is at a crossroads. The France-based Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique, or “FIG,” plans to incorporate parkour as a new discipline within gymnastics, arguably a way to add energy from a popular sub-culture to compensate for flagging interest in men’s gymnastics.


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India's First Oscar-Winning Producer Will Probably Be This Chemical Company CEO From Nigeria

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:54:00 -0500

From his unlikely perch in Lagos, Jharkhand-born producer Manish Mundra is re-making Indian cinema, one excellent film at a time.


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Resilience Not Toughness - Award Winning Founder On Redefining Perceptions Of Women In Business

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:08:00 -0500

With no previous experience, Cassandra Stavrou co-founded and built a £13m healthy popcorn business. A 2016 Veuve Clicquot Business Woman award winner and now a judge, she reflects on the importance of mentors, role models and networks and why stereotypes of women in business should be challenged


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Business Planning With Austrian Economics: Marginal Analysis

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:33:00 -0500

Marginal analysis was the heart of early Austrian economics and was quickly adopted into mainstream economics. Amazingly, many people in business forget all about it on the job. Yet marginal analysis explains many things, from happy hours to airline bankruptcies.


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3 Ways Young Professionals Can Combat Loneliness When Working From Home

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:16:00 -0500

How do you maintain a social life if you live alone and don’t have to work in an office anymore?


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How To Set Goals That Produce The Best Outcomes

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:00:00 -0500

I’ve learned that it is better to aim very high and not quite achieve perfection than to nail every goal and deliver mediocrity.


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Disney, John Lasseter, 'Coco,' And The Art Of The Forced PR Spin

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:27:00 -0500

On the eve of the studio’s release of its new animated tent-pole ‘Coco,’ Disney does its best to spin animation chief Lasseter’s resignation over “unwanted contact” with employees.


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Don't Make Employees Your Emotional Partners: You'll Regret It

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:20:00 -0500

The almost desperate desire to compel employees to join you in the proverbial 'foxhole' has caught many entrepreneurs (myself included) in the trap of treating employees like ‘emotional partners’. Inevitably, this leads to heartache, missed opportunities, and far too many failed relationships.


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Five Steps To Pivoting Into Entrepreneurship

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:00:00 -0500

Follow these steps to go from employee to entrepreneur (in no time at all).


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How To Figure Out The Best Hourly Rates For Private Jet Cards

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:54:00 -0500

If you are shopping for a private jet membership program, there is more to figuring out what you will really pay than comparing website pricing.


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Launching A Business? Ask These 5 Questions First

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:54:00 -0500

Creating a business requires more than just a good idea. It requires tenacity, grit and the right confluence of circumstances. Here are 5 questions to ask before you launch your business.


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How We Realized We Were Failing At Delegation

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:00:00 -0500

The most important first step in mastering the skill of delegating is to accept that no task will ever be accomplished exactly the way you would have done it. You have to understand that if your team can produce 85 or 90 percent of what you want without involvement from you, that's a win.


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Activism Tee-Up For 2018 -- Outlook For The 'Power Players'

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:45:00 -0500

The old guard, comprising many of the top tier activists, are grabbing headlines with high-profile launches at large caps on what seems like a weekly basis.


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5 Ways Travel And Meditation Can Help You Get Ahead In Your Career

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:00:00 -0500

Why entrepreneurs and companies like Ford and Adidas are tapping into meditation.


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The Biggest Car Rental Firm You've Never Heard Of: German Magnate Erich Sixt Plans Major U.S. Push

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:45:00 -0500

German rental car magnate Erich Sixt talks with Forbes about his strategy for expanding in the United States.


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Today's Must-Reads For Entrepreneurs: 19 Startups To Watch, A Woman Takes A Tech Company Public

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:07:00 -0500

News and insights for business owners from around the Web, including why the GOP tax plan may hurt owners who actively manage their businesses.


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How "The Cloud" Can Empower Your Small Business

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:57:00 -0500

With all of the cloud power available, every small business should become more aware of how to use cloud-based services and seek these options for their growth and profitability strategies.


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Thanks A Latte: How To Fix A Customer Service Failure, Per Starbucks, Marriott And Me

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 18:38:00 -0500

Every company needs a customer service recovery framework for turning around upset customers. Learn Starbucks' LATTE system, Marriott's LEARN, Forbes Five-Star Broadmoor Hotel's HEART, and customer service consultant Micah Solomon's own proprietary AWARE approach to customer service recovery.


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Four Insights From Leading Thinkers That Will Transform Your Employee Engagement And Performance

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 12:12:00 -0500

Four ideas discussed at the recent Thinkers50 event by four leading management thinkers provide clues as to what leaders should be doing in order to transform employee engagement, customer experience and organizational performance.


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