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Are You on the Layoff List?
By Martha I. Finney
Jan 13, 2009
Here are some signs that you might be on a list of people to be laid off.
The Truth About What Customers Want: They Think Your Product Sucks -- But That's Not a Bad Thing
By Michael R. Solomon
Nov 5, 2008
Companies no longer can rely solely upon a “push method” to inform their customers about their products; there is now a vibrant two-way dialogue that allows consumers to contribute their evaluations of products within their respective Web communities.
Baking Bread in Zimbabwe: Opportunities in the Rise of Africa
By Vijay Mahajan
Sep 10, 2008
Businesses are seizing a multitude of opportunities to build markets across Africa.
Working the Eddies: Pace Yourself to Preserve Your Sanity
By Gregory Shea, Robert E. Gunther
Aug 27, 2008
The following strategies can help you to pace yourself in a turbulent environment.
How to Land the Leadership Job of Your Dreams
By Martha I. Finney
Jun 26, 2008
We're competing with more, and more qualified, candidates for each available job. Learn a few tips for making yourself stand out in the crowd from The Truth About Getting the Best From People author Martha Finney.
My Favorite Mistakes
By Robert E. Gunther
Jun 26, 2008
We usually try to avoid making mistakes—but The Truth About Making Smart Decisions author Robert Gunther explains that not living an error-free life will actually improve your decision-making skills.
Some Reflections Upon "Life is 10% of what happens to you and 90% how you react"
By William Kane
Jun 24, 2008
We know that change is a given, a constant, a certainty—but we still resist it. Bill Kane, author of The Truth About Thriving in Change, considers why we can't overcome this barrier, and what we can do to work toward acceptance of our constantly changing lives.
“Made in China”—The Ultimate Warning Label
By Peter Navarro
May 12, 2008
Find out why “Made in China” has become a code red “warning label” that no sensible consumer should ignore.
Introduction to Managing Customers for Profit: Strategies to Increase Profits and Build Loyalty
May 6, 2008
Peek at some compelling case studies of companies that illustrate the best -- and worst -- of customer management.
Starbucks and the Perversity of Growth
By Oren Harari
Mar 21, 2008
Growth should be a consequence, not a cause, of sustained competitive success.
The Challenge of Leading Strategic Change
By J. Stewart Black, Hal B. Gregersen
Mar 21, 2008
Lasting success lies in changing individuals first; then the organization follows.
The Truth About Getting the Best from People: You Don't Need the Carrot or the Stick
By Martha I. Finney
Mar 14, 2008
With most people, there’s a little gem of engagement potential glowing deep inside. Find that gem, and lead with that. You could find yourself leading a transformed department, and even loving your own job more.
Public Speaking Is Not Easy, but It's Certainly Doable
By James O'Rourke
Mar 7, 2008
Great speakers may seem to perform with an ease that makes it all look effortless, but the most honest of them will tell you that it didn’t come easily. It requires dedication, discipline, and a commitment to improve. You can do the same. The moment to begin is now.
The Trouble with Work
By Edward G. Muzio, Deborah J. Fisher, Erv Thomas
Feb 22, 2008
It's time to learn to like your work.
Leadership Principles: The Basis of Successful Leadership
By Russell E. Palmer
Feb 15, 2008
There are basic principles of leadership that you must master in order to be effective in your own organization, and you will succeed in the larger task of leadership only if you adapt the basic principles of leadership to the varied contexts in which you will find yourself. Russell E. Palmer explains in this introduction to his book how to achieve winning execution strategies for your situation.
Be Accessible, Not Open Door
By Lonnie Pacelli
Jan 25, 2008
The “be accessible policy” works; it just takes some discipline on your part.
Your Company’s Most Important Stakeholders—No Ifs, Ands, or Buts
By Oren Harari
Jan 4, 2008
Customers are always the most important stakeholders. After all, without customers, what's the point of being in business?
Knowing Your Flexstyle: The Good and Bad Ways We Manage Relationships Between Work and Personal Life
By Ellen Ernst Kossek, Brenda A. Lautsch
Dec 21, 2007
Whether you know it or not, you already have a strategy for handling your life. But is it a conscious strategy? Do you feel in control of your life? Begin to take control to be the CEO of your life by learning to manage your flexstyle.
Cherish Your Whistle-Blowers—A Bittersweet Challenge of Leadership
By Drea Zigarmi
Dec 21, 2007
Dr. Drea Zigarmi highlights the business need for appreciating whistle-blowers and offers steps that organizations can take to create a fair and just workplace.
Networking with Style: Tools and Tricks
By Edward G. Muzio
Nov 16, 2007
Regardless of your personal style, networking can be valuable. Ed Muzio shows you how to network keeping your own personal style in mind.

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