Book excerpt from DECISIONS by Robert L. Dilenschneider, talks about talk about the decision Henry Ford made to save his company—a business decision that Fortune magazine said is the “greatest” of all time.
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The CEO Refresher is your portal to the best brains on the planet! Creative leadership, innovation, leading change, executive intelligence and insight. We are pleased to announce that The CEO Refresher is once again publishing new articles. The untimely death of founder and publisher Rick Sidorowicz in September 2011 left the site in a void. Rick devoted a great deal of time and effort into developing and managing the CEO Refresher, and believed passionately in its value in providing the executive intelligence you need to lead well in these turbulent times. We wish to continue bringing you the articles and resources you have come to count on from The CEO Refresher.
Book Review of Become: The Five Commitments of Purposeful Leadership by Mark Hannum, reviewed by Rockie Blunt, EdD, President, Blunt Consulting Group
Businesses that use Talent Optimization rely on people data to help them understand job requirements and identify the best candidates for the job. They can then manage employees and teams to achieve business goals. Under this model, compensation, benefits, goals and rewards all align with the overall business strategy.
Many people in customer service or the hospitality field are naturals at starting a conversation. They many have a signature opening greeting but do they have a signature closing? Learn why it’s important to end a conversation in a positive and memorable way!
You have written the learning objectives, created the content, designed the training materials, and scheduled the training. But you haven’taccounted for the unlearning, you have overlooked one of the most important elements necessary for adults to learn something new.
Organizations can do something about the physical environment, according to these insights from studies on how worker productivity, performance, and motivation are influenced by the physical attributes of the office space.
If you are an executive approaching retirement, you could live twenty to thirty or possibly more years of active, healthy, engaging time with no obligations other than doing what you want. For some, this feels scary. For others, there’s a feeling of excitement and freedom. Most of us feel both.
Training is an important and necessary component of any change initiative. Making the time to understand the anxiety we all experience when it comes to learning will help you design and deliver training that will lead to real change.
What can you do to make a difference for the people you encounter every day? Learn how a simple gesture, a kind word or a show of compassion can help others while helping you become a better person.
This article explains the various types of business entities, including limited liability companies and partnerships. It’s important to know all the options in order to make the best possible choice for your startup.