Top Marketing and Business Books of 2007

Top Marketing and Business Books of 2007 - http://www.marketingprowess.com Avatar Posted by dimanomktg under Marketing
From http://www.marketingprowess.com 4171 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 24, 2008 10:35 pm
Top Marketing and Business Books of 2007 by Marketing Prowess

Every December I start getting excited. Not for Santa Claus or Rudolf, not for a New Years Eve or Christmas caroling, but for John Moore's (Brand Autopsy fame) annual list of Marketing Book Awards. In the spirit of the Brand Autopsy list, we have created our own Marketing Prowess Top Read More

The Eight Drivers of Your Best Life

The Eight Drivers of Your Best Life - http://www.businessknowhow.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Self-Development
From http://www.businessknowhow.com 4172 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 24, 2008 5:56 pm
David M. Traversi recently wrote a book entitled "The Source of Leadership: Eight Drivers of the High-impact Leader." He writes about the alignment of his own personal search for his best life with his professional search for the "holy grail" of leadership success:

"I began to observe and analyze the high-impact leaders and ordinary leader Read More

Make Goals Not Resolutions -- Chip and Dan Heath

Make Goals Not Resolutions -- Chip and Dan Heath - http://www.fastcompany.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Self-Development
From http://www.fastcompany.com 4173 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 23, 2008 6:16 pm
The authors of the bestseller "Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die" share ideas on the difference between weak resolutions and powerful, achievable goals, and how your mental and social environments can make the difference. Read More

Small businesses turn to PEOs for human resources help

Small businesses turn to PEOs for human resources help - http://www.stltoday.com Avatar Posted by ksmith under Human Resources
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Made Hot by: on January 22, 2008 11:35 pm
PEOs act as off-site human resource departments for small- and medium-sized businesses. By entering into a "co-employer" relationship with the client, PEOs can help companies with payroll, health-care and 401(k) benefits, employee recruiting and training programs, and compliance with the growing number of federal and state workplace regulations. Read More

Community banks have edge in small business loans

Community banks have edge in small business loans - http://www.murfreesboropost.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Raising Capital
From http://www.murfreesboropost.com 4174 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 22, 2008 2:54 am
Community banks often have the edge in securing small-business clients because of the personal attention they can provide and the knowledge they have of their market; many have bankers who have worked in the same market for more than 30 years. These types of banks offer a full range of services and are able to make decisions locally, based on the Read More

Top Ten Myths of Entrepreneurship

Top Ten Myths of Entrepreneurship - http://blog.guykawasaki.com Avatar Posted by LaurenO under Startups
From http://blog.guykawasaki.com 4174 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 22, 2008 1:51 am
Many entrepreneurs believe a bunch of myths about entrepreneurship, so here are ten of the most common and the realities that bust them: Read More

What's the Best Day & Time to Follow Up on Leads?

What's the Best Day & Time to Follow Up on Leads? - http://www.marketingsherpa.com Avatar Posted by LaurenO under Sales
From http://www.marketingsherpa.com 4174 days ago
Made Hot by: melanee on January 21, 2008 7:54 pm
If you think you know the best day or time to follow up on a Web-generated lead, you're probably wrong. Here's a peek at one marketer's results from a study on this issue. Read More

Business Groups Attack Stimulus Plan

Business Groups Attack Stimulus Plan - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by jnelson under News
From http://www.nytimes.com 4174 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 21, 2008 6:57 pm
A White House plan to boost the nation's sagging economy will do little to help small businesses over the long haul, critics say. The proposed plan, which includes up to $145 billion in temporary tax cuts, is aimed at encouraging business owners to "expand their operations, create new jobs and inject new energy into our economy," President Bush Read More

Small businesses will pay more under new Americans with Disabilities Act proposal

Small businesses will pay more under new Americans with Disabilities Act proposal - http://www.sacbee.com Avatar Posted by ksmith under Legal
From http://www.sacbee.com 4180 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 21, 2008 1:31 am
The Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy has reported small businesses will pay more per square foot and per employee than larger businesses to alter facilities to meet changes proposed for the Americans with Disabilities Act. The office studied costs associated with removing physical barriers to the handicapped, including changes i Read More

Is "Forced Ranking" a good management tool for your workforce?

Is "Forced Ranking" a good management tool for your workforce? - http://www.bnet.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Management
From http://www.bnet.com 4177 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 21, 2008 12:39 am
Forced ranking is a controversial workforce management tool that uses intense yearly evaluations to identify a company's best and worst performing employees, using person-to-person comparisons. In theory, each ranking will improve the quality of the workforce. Top managers rank workers into three categories: The top 20% are the "A" players, the Read More
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