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For most of us, ideas stay ideas unless they grab the attention of senior management and escape the long path from creation to implementation. But what if we took the opposite approach?
Friday, the Labor Department will release March employment data, and economists have been optimistic the economy is finally gaining jobs and the recession has ended.
With the unemployment rate at 9.7 percent (at least until Friday), and 12 million or so Americans out of work, there are still a lot of things related to the economy worth fretting about.
Millennials. The very word sparks debates galore. And depending on who is speaking, these discussions can be depressing, full of expletives, ambiguous or downright dismissive.
Recently an experienced entrepreneur turned employee asked me for advice about a new job where there was a lot of down time. She already asked for more to do but wasn’t assigned anything. Now what?
The threat is no longer low-cost manufacturing; it’s high-tech and ideas. And the proof? As of this year, China has overtaken Germany as the world’s biggest exporter. And it’s not limited to less expensive products.
Jobs, jobs, jobs. Everyone is thinking it but not necessarily talking hiring, especially Wall Street.
Barnes & Noble is moving the president of its Web site into the CEO position, replacing Steve Riggio.
In thinking back to last year at this time as the market was just starting to turn, hardly anybody was confident enough to call a bottom.
What tends to be absent from the leadership canon, however, is the acknowledgement that some people just don't want to be led, or are determined to resist any change that they don't agree with.
Germany's Deutsche Telekom said it will introduce a quota for female managers, with a target to fill 30 percent of upper and middle management jobs with women by the end of 2015.
Meetings are for the most part, a waste of time. That's not my conclusion - really! That's the view from the top.
The truth about sales is that it isn’t about getting at all. Sales at its best, at its most effective, is precisely the opposite: it is about — get ready for this — giving, write the authors.
Businesses that find a hiring advantage can lead the economic recovery. Historically, the key to accelerating business growth is innovation; the same principle needs to be applied in a recovering job market.
If you do not get right with yourself and those who believe you and believe in you, you are in sickness and stinking thinking.
Standard Chartered, the UK-listed, Asian-focused banking group unveiled a full-year profit of more than $5 billion and said it was to pay bonuses totaling $1.1 billion.
For a company that so many people admire, it would certainly be ironic to see a scandal bring Toyota down. Toyota would then be studied not only for its history of success based on quality, but also as an object lesson on what happens to a brand when integrity is compromised.
Warren Buffett can be a great boss, hands-off and complimentary, with plenty of great advice if you want or need it. But it really helps if you're making money for him. Otherwise, writes Alice Schroeder in the new Bloomberg BusinessWeek magazine, "the famously passive investor can swing into action to protect his investment."
Coca-Cola's decision to purchase their North American bottler Coca-Cola Enterprises is not a reversal of company strategy, but will allow both companies to strengthen their partnership and business in the North American and European markets, Muhtar Kent, Coca-Cola's CEO told CNBC Thursday.
Judging by Thursday's share price performance, RBS has delivered all that has been asked of it. The bank's loss wasn't anything like as bad as analysts had expected, non-performing loans have peaked and the core operations (the bits it's going to hang on to) were profitable.
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