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Neurochemistry of employee motivation: Being addicted to performing well

Neurochemistry of employee motivation: Being addicted to performing well

Employee Question: I work better in environments when my superiors are supportive and give praise for a job well done, and are also understanding Read More

The Importance of integration in acquisitions

The Importance of integration in acquisitions

In today’s market, properly executed acquisitions can deliver great value and excess returns on investment. Many CEOS opt to acquire other businesses to achieve cost Read More

BREXIT: As the dust settles

BREXIT: As the dust settles

Immediate reaction to the BREXIT vote: The UK voted by 17.4 million to 16.1 million to leave the EU. By noon Eastern Time, June 24, Read More

5 things busy executives need to know about mindfulness at work

5 things busy executives need to know about mindfulness at work

Mindfulness is the new corporate buzzword, trending on Twitter and pretty much everywhere else. If meditation has been on that (ever-growing) list of things you’ll Read More

Stop talking about sales: Create a revenue strategy

Stop talking about sales: Create a revenue strategy

Stop talking about sales, selling, sales people and how they need to get better, learn to close, improve their prospecting and live up to their Read More

Fatherly advice: 6 lessons in managing a family business

Fatherly advice: 6 lessons in managing a family business

As the father-and-son team behind Polymer Technologies Inc., Robert and Jarred Prybutok exemplify what it means to successfully manage the dynamics of a family Read More

4 CEO tips for hiring great employees

4 CEO tips for hiring great employees

The stats on bad hiring are hard to ignore. Gallup’s State of the American Manager survey reveals we fail to select the candidate with right Read More

Business succession planning: The crucial handoff

Business succession planning: The crucial handoff

I would hazard a guess that any seventh grader could easily explain the importance and wisdom of having a plan ready at the time of Read More

Rethinking sales activity management

Rethinking sales activity management

I’ve never liked sales activity “point systems.”  I’ve always looked at them as a crutch for management that couldn’t simply lay out a road map Read More

How does your personality affect your leadership? (part two in a series)

How does your personality affect your leadership? (part two in a series)

 

Read Part I of this two-part series here. 

After the death of Steve Jobs, Tim Cook was selected as the CEO of Apple, Inc. Read More