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How Strategic Account Management Can Amplify Your Efforts

  Feb 25 2019

# Marketing and Sales

Selling to existing accounts is one of the biggest untapped opportunities for sales professionals. In fact, developing long-term relationships with important customers can help optimize value and achieve mutually beneficial goals. But how can you develop these long-term relationships? The answer: Strategic Account Management (SAM). The importance of SAM in your organization SA...;

Basic Element Of Training Needs Assessments

  Feb 24 2019

# Human Resources and Training

A winning human development strategy can be the key to success for your organization. A winning strategy, however, doesn’t just happen. It is the result of painstaking research — and that means conducting a training needs assessment. You might be asking yourself whether you should bother doing this. After all, performing a proper training needs assessment can take a great deal of time and re...;

Bitcoin: Is it a Ponzi Scheme?

  Feb 17 2019

# Accounting and Finance

Every country has probably had at some point in time its own Charles Ponzi, an influential con artist who lured investors to entrust him with their money and who paid quick returns to the first investors from money invested by later investors. The preys believe that the profits are the result of assets trading and appreciation, and are not aware that fresh funds from new investors are the source...;

Guidelines To Design Your Training Plan

  Feb 17 2019

# Human Resources and Training

Maximizing the impact of your training effort can only be achieved if you develop an effective training plan. If done correctly, this plan will help you identify your training objectives and the training methods best suited to achieve your goals. Performing an Audience Analysis For your training activities to be effective, it is critical to understand who your employees are and how...;

7 Steps to Reduce Maintenance Fixed Costs

  Feb 12 2019

# Maintenance Planning and Asset Management

Very few maintenance staff can describe a coherent and structured methodology for reducing maintenance fixed costs without undermining performance. It is unfortunate that there is no recognised methodology for one of the most common maintenance challenges. To tackle this issue, we have looked at how those that have succeeded have done this and developed a methodology to help. Here...;

Healthcare Leadership Development

  Feb 12 2019

# Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management

Healthcare is one of the largest industries in the world and those employed within it are responsible for ensuring that everyone has access to healthcare in a timely, cost-effective and seamless manner. According to the World Health Organization, this is a fundamental human right. Healthcare leaders across the globe are facing constant and ever-growing demands across a...;

New Year’s resolution mistake: Aiming for the new me, hitting mini me

  Feb 6 2019

# Interpersonal Skills and Self Development

Every New Year, people decide, plan and try to change an undesired behavior or habit. This tradition aims to push people to set goals in order to improve their lives. Did you make a resolution for 2019? I have to warn you that more than 60% of these resolutions fail. That being said, I think you can do better this year by choosing the right resolution. Foremost, your goals should be SMART (specifi...;

Great Leadership Starts with Self Awareness

  Feb 6 2019

# Leadership and Management

To become a confident female leader you need to first become aware of the belief systems and patterns you are running that affect your ability to step into the leadership vacuum. We are hyper critical of ourselves and project our judgements and self-limiting beliefs onto other people which become self-fulfilling prophecies, by understanding and clearing from these beliefs we are able to become aut...;

The Importance of Responsibility, Accountability and Respect

  Feb 6 2019

# Leadership and Management

Being a successful female leader and professional in today’s world means being able to take 100% responsibility for what we are creating and having the ability to learn from everything so that we can change and evolve. A successful female leader is someone who has a learning solution driven mindset and feels empowered to be authentic and unique. Please let me know when it is done. ...;

The Art of Communication

  Jan 22 2019

# Administration and Secretarial

We all communicate naturally; most of us find it impossible NOT to communicate, but we don’t always communicate effectively. First of all, let’s analyze communications. We pick up messages from each other in three ways; from body language, tone of voice and the words we use. We pick up most from people’s body language and, yet, so often we don’t even consider this when hoping to communicate effect...;