Today’s business leaders face a myriad of challenges in what continues to be an unpredictable and complicated business environment. It is your job to grow the business, maximize profits, acquire new customers and retain your existing ones. You are also ultimately responsible for creating an inspiring culture, leading change initiatives and keeping your employees engaged. […]
Despite the famous quote “Good is the enemy of Great,” when it comes to hiring sales people, many employers have given up trying to distinguish the good sales people from the great sales people. They just don’t want to hire any more bad sales people.
As the CEO, you were probably expected to go to college, just like Tiffani Evans, a government affairs and community relations professional at AT&T. Tiffani’s parents are both teachers, and the question was never if, but rather where, she would attend college. But for many high school students in Texas, there are no expectations of higher education.
Getting The Most Out of a Multi-generational Workforce By Nathan Green There is no debate that generations differ in their beliefs, attitudes and behaviors. What’s not as clear is how to manage these differences when it comes to the workplace. Organizations have struggled with integrating each new generation into the workforce, most recently the Millennial […]
An Anti-Bribery Checklist Can Limit Your Liability When Doing Business Abroad By Jeffrey S. Johnston The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) prohibits corrupt payments (i.e., bribes) to foreign government officials to obtain or retain business. A more stringent anti-bribery act is set to come into effect in April 2011 in the UK. The U.S. […]
By Doug Lyon I remember the first focus groups I ever attended. I had read and studied about them while in school at the University of Texas. I had seen the infamous “two-way mirror” in films and textbooks. Now this was actually the first time I was going to experience them one-on-one and be an […]