Tag Archive "management"

Effective Meetings by Phone – Part 1, How to Plan a Teleconference

Teleconferences can be a boon or a bust. On the positive side, they allow people at different locations to attend meetings without having to travel. ...

Think Twice Before Selling ROI

When we're selling to business people, our value proposition has to show a good return. Solid, credible Return On Investment (ROI) calculations are supposed to ...

Problem-Solving Success Tip: Test Your Assumptions About Everything

Test your assumptions about everything. Assumptions have a way of creeping into all parts of a problem-solving project. They're often wrong, which can lead to ...

Problem-Solving Success Tip: Measure

Measure. The first key question to answer in starting a problem-solving project is, "How will you know when the problem is solved?" Answer this question ...

Innovation Management – Diversity Can Make All The Difference

Companies are welcoming a diverse range of employees (The Sunday Times, April 10 2005). Doh! It is incredible that this concept is getting coverage in ...

Innovation Management – IBM Opens Lid On Its Treasure Chest

IBM, which registered 3248 patents last year, has decided that sharing technology can sometimes be more profitable than jealously guarding its property rights on patents, ...

CRM …The Emperors New Clothes

The story of the emperor's new clothes is a fairy tale about men who fooled the emperor into believing that they had made him a ...

Making Your Workers Your Partners

There is an inherent conflict between owners and managers of companies. The former want, for instance, to minimize costs – the latter to draw huge ...

Unravelling the Data Mining Mystery – The Key to Dramatically Higher Profits

Data mining is the art of extracting nuggets of gold from a set of seeminngly meaningless and random data. For the web, this data can ...

10 Fool Proof Ways To Intensify Your Profits

1. Create benefit intensifiers for your list of ad copy benefits. Example, The Benefit: "Save More Time", The Benefit's Intensifier: "Never Seen Before". 2. Use ...

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