Imagine a country of 146 million workers, where a massive database maintained by hapless bureaucrats determines who can hold a job. It's a place where simple statistical error alone can annually deny work to half a million of these workers, and those lucky enough to appeal the error must wait months, even years, to reenter the labor pool. Suc Read More

Biz celebrates record sales with underwear-day

Biz celebrates record sales with underwear-day - http://www.cfosnafu.com Avatar Posted by JuliePower under Human Resources
From http://www.cfosnafu.com 4209 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 10, 2008 12:58 pm
Get your folk to come to work in their underwear? That would work in the United States (NOT). Read More

Your Employees Are Dying to Be Heard

Your Employees Are Dying to Be Heard - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by GPorter under Management
From http://www.businessweek.com 4211 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 8, 2008 5:22 pm
According to Opinion Research, what annoys employees more than anything else is poor communication. And unhappy employees can do more damage to your business than you might imagine. Read More

Scampering for Innovation

Scampering for Innovation - http://www.mpdailyfix.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Strategy
From http://www.mpdailyfix.com 4211 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 8, 2008 5:20 pm
"Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else and thinking something different." The quote is attributed to the Nobel prize winning physician Albert Szent-Györgyi. How do you look at something different? One method I'd recommend is to "scamper." Yes,hopping around like a small animal or child *is* fun, that's not what Read More

Be a Better Manager - Organize Your Ideas with Mind Maps

Be a Better Manager - Organize Your Ideas with Mind Maps - http://blog.smartdraw.com Avatar Posted by Aaronontheweb under Management
From http://blog.smartdraw.com 4212 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 7, 2008 12:04 am
From the page: "Before I get started solving a new problem I take the time to get my thoughts organized, prioritize concerns, and help formulate an attack plan. How do I organize my thoughts? I use a Mind Map. " Read More

12 Ways to Get Customers to Open Your Email FIRST

12 Ways to Get Customers to Open Your Email FIRST - http://hellomynameisscott.blogspot.com Avatar Posted by digitalsmash under Strategy
From http://hellomynameisscott.blogspot.com 4214 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 5, 2008 6:46 pm
Want to know the secret to email follow up? TWO WORDS: Subject line. Because that's the only thing customers see. Because that's the only thing customers have the time to read. Because that's the only thing customers will use to decide whether or not to open it. Because that's the only way you can immediately differentiate yourself in the Read More

Emotional Blocks to Time Management

Emotional Blocks to Time Management - http://www.productivitytoday.com Avatar Posted by dlanders under Management
From http://www.productivitytoday.com 4215 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 5, 2008 5:33 pm
Do you know of someone who is always being told to “get organized” so that he or she will show up on time, manage to find things, and get more done? Stress affects many people as they strive to cope with multiple daily tasks and events. However lack of time is not the only factor in struggling with time management skills... Read More

10 tips to green your workplace

10 tips to green your workplace - http://greenworkcanada.ca Avatar Posted by workinggreen under Strategy
From http://greenworkcanada.ca 4214 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 5, 2008 5:29 pm
Sometimes it's little, simple steps that can quickly get your workplace on the path to being green. Read More

Stay True to Your Brand for Long-Term Viability

Stay True to Your Brand for Long-Term Viability - http://www.allbusiness.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Strategy
From http://www.allbusiness.com 4215 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 3, 2008 11:41 pm
Great brands operate at a higher level. They don't change the essence of who they are as the business changes. That's backward and that's why companies fail. Instead, they make sure that they direct how the business changes so that it fits with the brand, from the new lines they bring in, to the employees they hire, to the competing compa Read More

Accountability: The Key to Performance Management

Accountability: The Key to Performance Management - http://stateparkwaypartners.com Avatar Posted by Aaronontheweb under Human Resources
From http://stateparkwaypartners.com 4218 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 1, 2008 3:42 am
This is, however, not the way accountability gets results. In the day-to-day activities of business, where all the work gets done, "hold them accountable" is useless as a management practice. It offers no guidance on how to use accountability to build a successful path from point A to point B. Read More
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