Profiting From Online Social Networking

This is the second in a series of articles we will be publishing relaying thoughts and ideas from the Internet Retailer Conference in Chicago, which occurred June 5th through June 7th. Peter Kosciewicz, Director of E-Commerce for the Eastwood Company, and Chris Saito, Senior Director, Shopping Products for Yahoo! Shopping, delivered a presentation entitled “Social…

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Team Building: Developing A Team To Rely On

Team building is very important when it comes to managing people. People are simply more willing to work together, when the atmosphere encourages it. For many organizations this is quite necessary for the business to run well. When everyone gets along, things just go better. They provide better service to the customer. They work together…

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The Real Costs Of Not Doing Leadership Training

A report from the Said Business School at Oxford University in the UK found that British businesses and public sector organizations are wasting almost $140 million on executive education programs that are poorly conceived and delivered. The study went on to say that 35 per cent of HR directors and 21 per cent of other…

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Challenge or Opportunity?

One of my pet peeves is lazy co-workers.  My work-ethic has always been strong and I am innately a motivated, determined person who strives for the best outcome, because that is just the philosophy I choose to live by.  Now I am not saying I am perfect, far from it, but I choose to put…

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