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Through an 18 month period, we saw our overall cost of goods increase 40% and we challenged ourselves to take on the brunt of the impact.
Consumers have been squeezed – and it shows in their purchasing behavior. In our business, each 1% increase in price typically reduces consumption by 1%.
In today’s environment, whether you’re trying to convince someone to hand over their hard-earned money, adopt your ideas, or follow your advice, Don Draper’s arm-twisting approach simply won’t fly.
The CEO wanted to express his appreciation. "Thank you, everyone, for your hard work," he told several thousand employees. Some must have wondered, "Everyone???" Here's how to give thanks - and mean it.
The job market has begun a decidely ungraceful recovery. And if there's one thing the recession has taught us, it's that not all jobs are created equal. Here are the 10 Best and 10 Worst Jobs for 2012.
The author writes, "What has happened in the last 10 years is that, with the marriage of charity and consumerism, the focus has been moved from those in need—real people with real problems—to the consumer products that can attract the most popular celebrities and the charities that can attract the most corporate sponsors."
A new survey conducted by Junior Achievement USA and The Allstate Foundation shows us our teens are no longer as confident in their ability to achieve financial freedom. The survey of more than 1,000 14-18 year-old teens found that only 56 percent think they will be as financially well-off or better than their parents.
Imprisoned Ex-Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski begged for mercy from a parole board last week, before learning later that his plea had been rejected, a newly-released transcript of the proceeding showed Wednesday, USA Today reports.
Gary Burnison, CEO of Korn/Ferry International and author of "The Twelve Absolutes of Leadership" explains how to make sure you set the right strategy and make it stick.
In our world of information overload and short attention spans, what does it take to grab people’s attention? A good concise sentence will stop people in their tracks, writes the author.
So, the job-market recovery isn't going as fast as you'd like, eh? C'mon, this is America where anything is possible — our glass can be half full if we want it to! Here are 10 signs the job market is improving. (And yes, there's math.)
Active investors play a critical role in the capital markets by helping to advance the interests of the shareholders, boards and managements of the companies they represent.
Corporate raiders may not be as villainous as you might think. If all companies were managed efficiently and profitably, there would be no opportunities for a “Wall Street” Gordon Gekko to exploit in the name of greed and short-term profits.
The job market is making a clunky recovery and there are some bright spots. But with the good comes the bad. Here are the 10 Worst Jobs for 2012.
Jobs in the U.S. are seeing a slow recovery after being hit hard by the recession. These are the top ten best jobs in 2012 picked from Careercast.
Contrary to popular belief, people are not simply born charismatic— innately magnetic from birth.
Science now proves we often make mistakes - but now, you can lower those odds of making truly costly errors.
"Managers drive for conformity and consistency and dutifully, we show up to work the same time each morning in khakis and polo shirts, conforming to the “business casual” dress codes. But is this really the best way to run our businesses? Maybe we have it exactly wrong," writes the author.
The author writes, "Greg Smith’s resignation letter from Goldman Sachs published in The New York Times has happily opened a dialogue about the significance of trust in the workplace—whether toxic, transformational, or somewhere in between."
The JOBS act enables hedge funds and private equity firms to solicit investors directly, instead of through third parties, which typically vet the firms before introducing them to clients, raising new risks to small investors unaccustomed to the complex and risky strategies the firms deploy.