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A growing number of organizations worldwide are now emphasizing the importance of a balanced workforce. But what exactly does this really mean and why should your company or organization attempt to reach this desired state?
Two more authors received the show's Blue Chip Book Award.
The author writes, "If you are in middle management, you live with daily ambiguity,? lack of control, and chaos. To get anything done, you must present your ideas to people up the chain. Those presentations can be brutal. Careers and projects can come unwound in a matter of minutes if a presenter at the top level doesn’t know the rules." ??
We are seeing more and more companies from developed economies looking to expand their operations to emerging markets. The companies that will thrive however are the ones whose employees communicate and collaborate effectively with customers, colleagues, suppliers and partners.
My colleagues on CNBC's ‘Squawk Box’ turned another chapter today in their newly formed Book Club. This morning they talked with two great authors - two men who have each made a lasting impact on the business world - both deserving of the show's "Blue Chip Book Club Award."
In their new book the authors write of the importance on knowing how to recognize and embrace luck and they say they can teach you the keys to learning to be lucky.
In his new book the author says the movement is "gambling is that it can broadly and intelligently mobilize enough of the 99 percent to change the momentum of American politics over the long haul."
Forget about that old cliche, "failure is not an option." This author writes, "Whether your favorite role model is a CEO, an entrepreneur, a sports star or an entertainer, odds are he or she failed at something or endured some unforeseen hardship on the way to the top."
The franchise kicked off with an award, "The Blue Chip Book Club Award" given to James Stewart, author of "Den of Thieves." He's the first recipient of an exclusive group of the world’s most prominent business authors.
It is a common and somewhat justified belief among executives closing in on their 60th birthdays, that their age is working against them.
Skip business school, I advise those who want to accelerate a management career; instead, spend a few years in a mental hospital. You could even work there.
The similarity between the management and leadership skills of the cowboy and the corporate manager are uncanny.
This author and Stanford lecturer explains, why only 20% of us achieve our true potential.
Here are 25 tips that will help anyone perfect their public speaking performance.
Conventional wisdom, even in today’s digital age, seems to hold that in-person communication is more effective than online methods in achieving goals, persuading a client or colleague, or furthering any business or workplace agenda. But this author says online work modes are ultimately more effective and efficient, while less costly.
The author says, "that about a third of Fortune 500 executives are running the next Kodak. They just don’t know it yet."
Despite your concerns, this author says it's actually good to allow even encourage your employees to talk and debate politics on the job.
The author writes, "Central planning in public safety is fraught with the same shortcomings as central planning elsewhere in the economy. It stifles progress and innovation, drives up costs, and protects powerful interests from competition."
In this insider's account, the author writes, "Steve Jobs’ biggest accomplishment wasn’t that he built simplicity into his products. It’s that he built it into his company."
Here’s what we do know about student loan debt: it’s roughly $1 trillion in size, greater than either auto or credit-card debt and second only to mortgage debt in the U.S.