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Monthly archive August, 2011

Before You Can Pull Away from the Pack, You’ve Got to Know Who’s on Your Back

“Who is the competition? Who else is doing this?  The worst rookie mistake in the world is to answer: No one.  There is always a competitor.”  LearnMore
Preparing IT Specialists for Today's Cybersecurity Threats -- and Tomorrow's Challenges

Preparing IT Specialists for Today’s Cybersecurity Threats — and Tomorrow’s Challenges

Keeping IT certification both relevant and flexible can be a daunting goal for individuals and institutions alike, given the oftentimes obscure nature of IT services, today’s fast-evolving technologies, threats, and end-user needs.  LearnMore
The Top Piece of Advice for Tim Cook from Steve Jobs

The Top Piece of Advice for Tim Cook from Steve Jobs

The corporate, tech, and cultural worlds are in an upheaval over Steve Jobs’ announcement that he would be stepping down as CEO of Apple. Jobs pioneered innovations that will be remembered for centuries to come. So what’s to come of Apple and how will new CEO Tim Cook continue in Jobs footsteps? Carmine Gallo, author...  LearnMore
How Do You Communicate When Stakes Are High?

How Do You Communicate When Stakes Are High?

In any organization, the best laid plans always boil down to a single factor: how people come together to bring them to fruition. Crucial Conversations has sparked a revolution in how people communicate to achieve common goals. Now the revised Second Edition builds on this decade-long legacy of success  LearnMore
Meet the Maker: Hobby Roboticist Gordon McComb

Meet the Maker: Hobby Roboticist Gordon McComb

                    TAB author Gordon McComb has been busy building robots since the 1970s. And when he’s not building robots, he’s writing about them.  LearnMore
Social Media Analytics Blog Tour -- It's ON! (Update)

Social Media Analytics Blog Tour — It’s ON! (Update)

Watch to Learn More about “Looking into the Future with Media Analytics,” a webinar hosted by Marshall Sponder (Bonus: Get the slide deck from this presentation here.)    LearnMore
One-Size-Fits-All? In Business, Forget About it

One-Size-Fits-All? In Business, Forget About it

From finding financing to marketing and sales, success in business depends on identifying your strengths and weaknesses. Author Joe Abraham and Dan Bischoff unveil two tools and one book to help you find your ‘Entrepreneurial and Financial DNA.’ There is no secret recipe for being a successful entrepreneur and a successful business owner. What worked...  LearnMore
Bringing Ideas to Life -- and Life to Ideas: That's the Enhanced eBook Difference

Bringing Ideas to Life — and Life to Ideas: That’s the Enhanced eBook Difference

There’s an adage in business, “don’t tell; SHOW” – and this is the driving principle behind McGraw-Hill Professional’s Enhanced eBooks.  LearnMore
Getting from Here to "Care"

Getting from Here to “Care”

Nobody cares.  Well, not nobody, but statics show that today’s workforce is extremely disengaged.  “A huge percentage of the workforce is either trying to quit, waiting to quit or has already mentally quit.” Low employee engagement can be very troubling for your business and unengaged employees have the ability to bring others down with them. ...  LearnMore
Leadership Bootcamp: Always Place Mission Before Ego

Leadership Bootcamp: Always Place Mission Before Ego

In this new LearnMore series, global business leader Herta Von Stiegel takes you through Leadership Bootcamp, based on lessons from her new book, The Mountain Within. This week’s lesson is “Always Place Mission Before Ego.”  LearnMore

Will Social Media Hasten the End of College Visits?

Now that universities are using social media, are the days of the classic college visit road trip coming to an end?  Will a Facebook wall or YouTube virtual campus tour replace a stroll around the dorms, or peeks into classes in action?  LearnMore
What Does a Smarter, Better World Look Like?

What Does a Smarter, Better World Look Like?

You may have heard that The McGraw-Hill Companies are dedicated to making products and services that create a smarter, better world, and helping our customers thrive in a knowledge economy. One way we help create this smarter, better world is by aligning our business goals with a social and environmental strategy. To that end, the...  LearnMore