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Work Hard not Smart: That’s the Salty Truth

  Sep 1 2015

# Leadership and Management

If you go through the biographies of many globally recognized business leaders, such as Sir Richard Branson, Elon Musk, Carlos Ghosn, Jeff Bezos and Carly Fiorina, you will come to the realization that they all put i...

What Makes a Good Trainer?

  Oct 29 2014

# Human Resources and Training

There is certainly no doctor’s prescription or even over the counter pills for making good trainers. There isn’t even a magic wand that could transform someone to a successful trainer instantly. However, there are a numb...

Does Group Think Exist Within Your Team Decision-Making Process?

  Aug 25 2014

# Leadership and Management

While a team working together can produce better ideas and decisions but, we need to be careful of “Group Think”. It exists when team members give in to pressure to conform to the team, suppressing their own views, ide...

IFRS vs. GAAP - What does this have to do with the financial crisis?

  May 21 2014

# Accounting and Finance

In the G-20 summit (the richest 20 countries on this planet), and in the midst of the financial crisis the world was facing, leaders were discussing accounting rules!! Not debits and credits! I don't think they go into t...

The Magic word in Excel 2007 - PIVOT TABLES

  May 21 2014

# Accounting and Finance

How often are you asked to prepare reports? always!? and I bet one of the ways you retrieve the data is by importing or copying the raw data from your system and pasting it to Excel. then you insert rows, columns, move c...

Body Language - Basics and Introduction

  May 21 2014

# Communication and Writing Skills

Body language is a powerful concept which successful people tend to understand well. So can you. The study and theory of body language has become popular in recent years because psychologists have been able to unders...

Dealing with an Unreasonable Contractor (Sole Source)

  May 21 2014

# Contracts Management

Your Scope of Work - SoW- ( or part of it) includes a service / product that is available from just the ‘one source'. Efforts to negotiate better terms (including more reasonable price) with the provider fail. Here are s...

A Loyal Customer is a Good Customer!

  May 21 2014

# Customer Service

A Loyal Customer is a Good Customer! (... Or is he? A brief look at the Customer Profitability Whale Curve) Companies are spending so much effort and money trying to create loyal customers that any dissenter to th...

Happy Employees Equal Engaged Employees?

  May 21 2014

# Human Resources and Training

Does Employee Satisfaction Equal Employee Engagement? A happy employee is an engaged employee, Yes/No? According to all available research, including numerous global studies and surveys, the answer is a resounding and ...

Employee Engagement

  May 21 2014

# Human Resources and Training

Employee Engagement Employee Engagement: Do you know what it is and how to measure it? Do know what the top engagement drivers are? Five things that engaged employees' value? Do you want to learn how to improve you...