Five ways to be a nicer co-worker

Five ways to be a nicer co-worker by Marc Gordon With the growing popularity of coworking and open work environments, people are more likely to spend a significant portion of their day sitting next to someone else. Perhaps someone they may not even know. In order to maintain a stress free work environment, you and …
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How to Succeed in the Future Steps in the process of developing a Strategic Vision. How to conduct Strategic Planning for your organization.

How to Succeed in the Future Steps in the process of developing a Strategic Vision. How to conduct Strategic Planning for your organization. By Hank Moore Corporate Strategist™ Futurist, Vision Expeditor This Monograph is for organizations which wish to grow successfully, excerpted from Hank Moore’s book series: The Business Tree™, The High Cost of Doing …
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Is CRM hurting Sales? The answer might surprise you!

Is CRM hurting Sales? The answer might surprise you! By Paul Shearstone Begin with the premise: In today’s increasingly competitive global marketplace, CRM [Customer Relations Management]is essential for sales and corporate success. Add to that: The intent of CRM architects was and is, altruistic. CRM is designed to fulfill specific needs within the organization. But …
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Professional Education is Necessary for Success

“Big Picture Professional Education is Necessary for Company Success” By Hank Moore Categories of Professional Education There is a difference between how one is basically educated and the ingredients needed to succeed in the longterm. Many people never amass those ingredients because they stop learning or don’t see the need to go any further. Many …
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Meeting Effectiveness

Meeting Effectiveness. Basic Management Techniques & Alternatives For Maximum Productivity By Dr. Jeffrey Magee, PDM, CSP, CMC Meeting Effectiveness:   Think of the last time someone you know was upset because there was one less meeting on his or her business calendar. Or, for that matter, when was the last time you were upset because …
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Creative Thought

Article by Peter de Jager – Creative Thought Creative Thought – When faced with Change – here are the questions that demand answers:  Be conscious of your nose – How often do we say NO! to new ideas? Make your intuition visible – We always have a preference – use it. Put ‘Freudian’ slips to good …
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Are You Shy? by Rhonda Scharf

Are You Shy? According to the New York Times, 40 to 75 per cent of people suffer from social anxiety. In fact, it’s the number one social fear. Do you suffer from social anxiety? Are You Shy? Here are some quick tips to help feel comfortable when you attend your next conference or trade show: …
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introduce Change to an organization

How ‘should’ we attempt to introduce Change to an organization?  Know Change in General – Study the Theory and Models Know this Change – How have other orgs implemented this Change? Establish Rapport – Connect with the group – don’t be an ‘outsider’ Understand the Status Quo – Before Changing a situation – Know the …
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Change Initiative

When faced with Change Initiative – here are the questions that demand answers:  by Peter de Jager WHY? – Why is this particular Change Initiative necessary now? WIIFM? (What’s in it for me) – If we don’t address this? They’ll listen to nothing else. MONDAY? – What exactly will we be doing differently tomorrow? WON’T? – …
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