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Monthly archive October, 2011

All that Glitters? Author Jeremy Siegel Has an Answer You Might Not Expect

If you bought gold a few months or years ago, you’re probably feeling, well, golden. But over the long run, stocks have performed way better. How long? How much better?  LearnMore
Work Made Fun Gets Done

Work Made Fun Gets Done

Fortune magazine voted Zappos the sixth best place to work.  Zappos’ culture of play blends fun into work and helps to create energized, happy, and cohesive teams.  But it’s not just fun and games over at Zappos.  The employee happiness and engagement created by this type of work environment produces serious business results as can...  LearnMore
McGraw-Hill Business Book Adopts QR Tech; Readers "R" Quick to Follow

McGraw-Hill Business Book Adopts QR Tech; Readers “R” Quick to Follow

QR codes — the square blotches you’re seeing on billboards, packaging, websites, book covers, and elsewhere –give mobile device users keys to unlock a whole universe of bonus content and hidden information. Now McGraw-Hill takes readers inside that universe — literally — by leading the charge to enhance book pages  LearnMore

Video: Current Scope of the HIV Pandemic

Dr. Anthony Fauci explains the current scope of the HIV pandemic, domestically and globally. Visit HarrisonsIM.com to watch more videos from Dr. Fauci and the authors of the 18th edition of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine.  LearnMore
Discover the Crucial Conversations that Will Improve Your Organization

Discover the Crucial Conversations that Will Improve Your Organization

In its ten-year history, Crucial Conversations has taught more than a million readers vital communications techniques that have helped save careers, money, and even lives.  LearnMore
Quality Control: Not a One-Size-Fits-All Proposition

Quality Control: Not a One-Size-Fits-All Proposition

Known as the “Quality Prophet” to Xerox, Caterpillar, and other giants, Subir Chowdhury has in the course of his work discovered an inescapable truth: improvement standards like Six Sigma may work wonders for huge organizations — but they aren’t exactly scalable.  LearnMore
"It's Possible to Provide Better Healthcare to More People at Less Cost"

“It’s Possible to Provide Better Healthcare to More People at Less Cost”

“Health care consumes one dollar out of every seven in the U.S. economy, but it remains disappointing in terms of availability and quality of care.”  LearnMore
Getting CEOs to See the Long Game -- Alfred Rappaport Tells HBR.com Readers How Leadership Builds Value

Getting CEOs to See the Long Game — Alfred Rappaport Tells HBR.com Readers How Leadership Builds Value

Alfred Rappaport, Leonard Spacek Professor Emeritus at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School, isn’t one to shy away from taking the big-picture view of the economy.   LearnMore
Attend a Free Webinar with Sales Superstar Don Brown

Attend a Free Webinar with Sales Superstar Don Brown

Remember those sales targets you set at the beginning of the year?  Make time on Nov 1 for a FREE webinar with experts’ strategies for making your 2011 numbers — and getting the jump on your 2012 goals — by making bad sales habits a thing of the past.  LearnMore
Put on Your [Virtual] Walking Shoes -- Join The Zappos Experience Blog Tour

Put on Your [Virtual] Walking Shoes — Join The Zappos Experience Blog Tour

Best-selling author Joseph Michelli was granted unprecedented access to all areas of Zappos organization. What he discovered are the leadership techniques Zappos uses to increase employee engagement, enhance the customer experience, and drive unparalleled business success.   LearnMore
Arming America's Businesses to Fight -- and Win -- the Global Quality War

Arming America’s Businesses to Fight — and Win — the Global Quality War

“America is engaged in a global quality war — and we’re losing. We lead in innovation, and we get to market first, but within a matter of months our overseas rivals are eating our lunch,” declares Subir Chowdhury. But why is this so?  LearnMore
What Would Peter Drucker Say about Today's "Intellectual Capitalism"?

What Would Peter Drucker Say about Today’s “Intellectual Capitalism”?

So, just how many Americans DOES it take to make a Facebook?   LearnMore