Throughout the holidays, a lot of emphasis falls on children. Why? Because children bring such a marvelous perspective to events that many of us take for granted.
Updated: December 26, 2010, - 05:36 PM
"Is social media a fad or is it the biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution?" asks Erik Qualman, author of "Socialnomics." Hint: Your company website is no longer enough!
Updated: December 19, 2010, - 02:33 PM
"How many salespeople do you have?" I'm often asked that question, and I reply that we have 450. "Wow!" is the usual response.
Updated: December 12, 2010, - 01:10 PM
There's an old saying that goes: It is easy to change things. It is hard to change people. Resistance to change is perhaps the biggest threat to progress a business can face.
Updated: December 05, 2010, - 07:48 PM
After many decades of being a business owner and salesman, I have never, ever changed my Golden Rule of Selling: Know Your Customer.
Updated: November 28, 2010, - 02:46 PM
Don MacPherson is co-founder and president of Modern Survey, a human capital measurement company, which, among other things, conducts employee-engagement surveys. Their research has shown that recognition and appreciation is the top driver of employee engagement.
Updated: November 24, 2010, - 04:49 PM
One of the summer's biggest box office draws was the movie "Inception," which explored the idea of controlling one's dreams. The plot kept audiences wondering what world they would enter next.
Updated: November 21, 2010, - 03:04 PM
If I had to name the single characteristic shared by all the truly successful people I've met over a lifetime, I'd say it is the ability to create and nurture a network of contacts.
Updated: November 07, 2010, - 03:04 PM
When the Minnesota State Patrol car rolled into our company parking lot, heads turned toward the office windows. When Trooper Jon Olsen walked into the building asking for me, the staff was guessing that my "luck" may have finally run out.
Updated: October 31, 2010, - 03:56 PM