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Monthly archive September, 2013
WORK SMARTER: A Free Webinar Series

WORK SMARTER: A Free Webinar Series

We all need to work smarter, whether that means learning new skills to perform better on the job, being more productive at work, or managing your time efficiently so that your personal life doesn’t have to suffer.  McGraw-Hill Professional invites you to join us in our new Business Insider Work Smarter Webinar Series. Each month...  LearnMore
Social Media Success Summit

Social Media Success Summit

How to Grow Your Social Media Influence INSTRUCTOR:  Mark Schaefer, author of RETURN ON INFLUENCE, TAO OF TWITTER, BORN TO BLOG TOPIC: Social Media Influence Are you wondering how to build an influential presence with social media?  In the “real world,” a job title or even a diploma can bring people influence. But none of...  LearnMore
Pebbles in a Pond

Pebbles in a Pond

Pebbles in a Pond by Judy Umlas, author of GRATEFUL LEADERSHIP I often tell the people both at conferences and in IIL’s Grateful Leadership classes that when you acknowledge someone it is like throwing pebbles in a pond: you have absolutely no idea how far the ripples will go! We saw a living, breathing, powerful demonstration...  LearnMore
Leaders Change – Loyalty doesn’t

Leaders Change – Loyalty doesn’t

Guest post by Joseph Michelli, bestselling author of Leading the Starbucks Way. How many punch cards or plastic customer loyalty cards are you carrying around in your wallet? How many scanable barcode tabs circle your keyring? I suspect I could learn a lot about you by looking for the well-worn loyalty markers you carry.  Are you a...  LearnMore
5 Ways to Deliver and Lead Remarkable Performances

5 Ways to Deliver and Lead Remarkable Performances

What is remarkable? Remarkable is the ability to consistently differentiate yourself or your company through the quality of your attitude, your actions, and your outcomes that drive undeniable value for your customers and cause others to sit up and take notice. Read this excerpt from Repeat the Remarkable by Perry Holley. Another Time and Another...  LearnMore
Five Years Later, Banks Still Mis-Regulated

Five Years Later, Banks Still Mis-Regulated

Five Years Later, Banks Still Mis-Regulated by John Allison On the fifth anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse, it is appropriate to reflect on the lessons learned from the recent financial crisis. This is especially relevant given that we are experiencing the slowest recovery in U.S. history and have more than five million fewer full-time jobs...  LearnMore
What Would It Be Like To Live In a Gender Neutral World?

What Would It Be Like To Live In a Gender Neutral World?

Recently, I received a handful of comments from business colleagues expressing negative reactions to my work on gender differences and money. All of the critics to date have been men.  Is this a coincidence or is this indicative of the gender problem itself?   I am still not sure. All of these men expressed that they...  LearnMore
Starbucks Way Coffee Wednesday Contest

Starbucks Way Coffee Wednesday Contest

Your Chance to Win a Free Signed Copy of Leading the Starbucks Way by New York Times Bestselling Author Joseph Michelli Each Wednesday @MHBusiness will tweet links to exclusive interviews, articles, infographics, and excerpts. To enter the Starbucks Way Coffee Wednesday contest, retweet the MHBusiness twitter post, including the hash tag #StarbucksWayCoffeeWednesday. Every week, one winner...  LearnMore
Financing an Uncertain Future

Financing an Uncertain Future

A guest post from Tim Prosch, author of The Other Talk. One of the great tragedies at the end of life is that parents and kids often find themselves wiped out financially. In fact, one of out every three bankruptcies in America is caused by late-stage medical expenses.  There are three main drivers to this...  LearnMore