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Steve Richerson

Sustainability is Good Business: Four Benefits for Your Organization

By Steve Richerson Going green to make green is red hot right now. Recently businesses all over the globe have gotten into the “going green” trend and it’s paying off big for many of them. In fact, several recent studies have shown that sustainability-oriented companies have a better stock performance, lower volatility and a higher […]

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Nathan Jamail

Technology In Business: Use It, Don’t Rely On It

Grab your smartphone and check your appointments, while you’re at it, see if any of your clients have posted anything worthwhile on Facebook, tweet your new prospect, check your e-mail for any new appointment requests and then go grab lunch—what a day! More and more sales professionals are relying on technology to drive sales and […]

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Keith Ogorek

Your Book as Your Business Card

Indie Book Publishing Provides Professionals the Edge By Keith Ogorek What is 6” by 9,” usually weighs roughly one pound, and is giving an increasing number of business leaders an advantage over the competition? A book. Thanks in large part to the explosion of Indie book publishing, the use of ‘the book as a business […]

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Peter DeHaan

The Opportunity to Change

By Peter Lyle DeHaan, PhD In recent months there has been a great deal to cogitate about. There was a media preoccupation with the U.S. presidential election, coupled with a focus on the credit crisis, which seemed to worsen every day, eventually turning into a financial crisis and threatening the global economy. Throughout it all, businesses […]

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Peter DeHaan

Politics and Outsourcing

By Peter Lyle DeHaan, PhD It seems that “outsourcing” has been politicized. Once a word becomes politicized, as outsourcing was in the 2004 United States presidential campaign, all reasonable thinking stops and logic becomes, well, illogical. Rhetoric steps in and common sense is relegated to lesser important things. Think of any major societal issue and it […]

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Peter DeHaan

What I Learned on My Summer Vacation

By Peter Lyle DeHaan, PhD This fall, the thoughts of school age children everywhere are focused on returning to school. Some approach the new school year with dread and trepidation, a few with excitement and high expectation, and others with inevitable acquiescence and acceptance. Regardless of their personal perspective, many will be faced with the traditional […]