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Speaking Your Way to the Corner Office

by Issue: July / August 2015

Collaborating with a professional speechwriter should be a journey, with nobody entirely certain of the outcome at the start. But the objective is always being memorable for something, hopefully your key message.
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Protect Your Brand: Join the Retail Fight Club

by Issue: July / August 2015

Product counterfeiters hurt more than just corporate bottom lines. They put jobs at risk, and threaten consumers. And the problem is just going to get worse, so here is how to fight back.
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A Greek Tragedy with No Written Final Act

by Issue: July / August 2015

Greece’s epic battle with debt still threatens the euro, but the world economy has gained some insulation to the ongoing crisis thanks to a game of musical bondholders.
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Sales Force Management is for Leaders (Not Closers)

by Issue: July / August 2015

Forget what Alec Baldwin’s character says in the classic industry movie Glengarry Glen Ross. It really takes more than salespersonship to run a sales team.
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Catch Yourself before Slipping into Default

by Issue: May / June 2015

Knee-jerk decisions lead to inappropriate behaviour more often than you think. This article looks at how to avoid falling victim to your personal autopilot.
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How to Lead an Effective Virtual Team

by , Issue: May / June 2015

The modern office is increasingly defined by time zones, rather than walls. But not all virtual teams are created equal. This article is about how to succeed where many fail.
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A Strategic Way to Enter New Era of Strategy

by Issue: May / June 2015

Today, tomorrow and every day after is the time to rethink how you intend to achieve your organization’s goals.
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How to be a Top-Gun Deal Maker

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When it comes to negotiating, approaches matter more than many people think. Based on interviews with some of the best in the business, this article looks at what it takes to be a master negotiator.
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Why Maple Leafs’ Bet on Babcock Is a Big Gamble

by Issue: May / June 2015

Hiring a winning coach in the NHL is good for raising hope amongst fans, but it does not necessarily increase the chances of Stanley Cup success.
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Why Mining Product Reviews Should Be on Retailers’ Radar

by Issue: May / June 2015

Data mining has come a long way since the 1990s, when many early adopters wasted millions of dollars building data warehouses to analyze transactional data.

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