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#1 Reason why marketing is not at the C-table Marketing receives little respect because all too often it is seen as a money pit. Money goes in, and nobody knows what comes out. Marketing is quickly dismissed as an after-thought. This hurts. Marketing is a strategic play by design and deserves to be in the...
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Who Are Millennials? While no precise date is set, millennials are considered to be born between 1982 and 2005. Rather than age, it’s the trending behavior which identifies the group. Millennials have developed work characteristics and tendencies from doting parents, structured lives, and contact with diverse people. They have been pampered and have grown up...
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A Study of Habits Dwelling on some introspection a while back, I realized one of my most common behaviors has slightly changed over the years, and I became determined to discover why. Over the course of several weeks, I utilized empirical research methodologies to arrive at certain conclusions that shed some light on the subtlety...
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Introduction In my MBA program we read a few books (huge understatement).  Many were good, some are still on my shelves, but one is frequently picked up. Leadership: Theory and Practice by Peter G. Northouse
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Monopoly® is the best-selling board game in the world, having sold over 250 million sets, in over 103 countries, and 5,120,000,000 little green houses. (source: hasbro.com) So, today’s analogy is no stretch of the imagination when I relate the play of the game to the strategy of businesses. Take a look at the following styles:...
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