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Everyone who has ever accomplished anything of note has experienced failure, probably more than once or twice. Failure is always a real possibility when you step out to do something great....but how do you rebuild from total failure?
Many people associate boredom with unhappiness or laziness. We go to great lengths to avoid the possibility of being stuck with no distractions. But boredom actually holds the secret to something we all want: contentment, personal growth, and perhaps even professional success.
Is it possible for a woman to have it all - a great career and a fabulous family? Mrs. Moneypenny says your dreams of having it all, may be "severely deluded."
On and off the field, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has all the markings of a perfect endorser. He's a winner, he's got the crossover good looks and plenty of confidence. Eli Manning? Winner, sure. But beyond that the younger Manning doesn't exactly compete with Brady for national attention in the advertising world.
In their “Freakonomics for sports” book, "Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won," the authors challenge conventional wisdom including the long-held belief that defense truly wins championships.
Building on the theme that “all politics is local,” marketing experts John A. Quelch and Katherine E. Jocz explore how dozens of international companies are using a local-focused strategy and turning global brands into leading local brands.
You love your job, you're trying your best, but your boss still hates you.
There is a very good chance that if you work in B2B sales, your company stresses building relationships with customers to help boost your numbers. “The Challenger Sale,” explains why this traditional approach no longer works in the world of sophisticated and risk-averse B2B customers.
Call me crazy, but I believe we’re at a unique moment of opportunity in our country’s history; an unprecedented opportunity if we handle it right. And, handling it “right” is going to require a sizable paradigm shift in how we educate and prepare young people to take their place in the workforce.
Although the economy is slowly improving, this year’s college graduates face yet another difficult entry-level job market. The author offers five strategies for finding a job in challenging times.
On Sunday, the public outrage at Stephen Hester’s bonus persuaded the Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive to turn down a pay award ($1.57 million) that would be considered miserly by other bank bosses in the UK and the US, the Financial Times reports.
Cash bonuses for winning the big game may seem like a lot of money to the average fan, but players really want to kiss the king.
Breaking out of the middle requires CEOs to constantly tackle new threats and opportunities, and to be willing to recalibrate their businesses regularly to achieve growth.
What's preventing you from having the life you want, the money you want? Could it all be in your head?
New SEC rules requiring companies to obtain an advisory shareholder vote approving executive compensation went into effect one year ago as part of the corporate governance reform measures under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act of 2010. Today, executive compensation remains a hot button issue and companies and investors alike are anxious to gauge the impact of the new rules and predict what the coming proxy season holds.
Kowing which industries are in growth mode can give you ideas for new products, services or partnerships that could help you start or expand your business.
During the height of the recent financial crisis, a new term entered the lexicon of pop economists and established number-crunchers alike --- “man-cession.” This term refers to the loss of jobs among men, which occurred at a higher rate than it did among their female counterparts. However, things finally seem to be turning around.
"The old, hierarchical command-and-control approach is increasingly outdated. Instead, the ability to seek out diverse viewpoints and identify blind spots has become essential," writes Beth Brooke, Global Vice Chair, Public Policy at Ernst & Young.
Employment is the most important issue facing the world over the next decade, Vikram Pandit, chief executive of Citigroup, along with the other co-chairs of the World Economic Forum, told journalists in Davos Wednesday.
The author writes there's a new mood out there among many successful execs - something called "precovery."