Gravy Train or Train Wreck? Which Leadership Train Are You On?

Have you ever thought that leadership is a lot like a train? Here’s how Kirk Dando thinks of it: The cars sitting on the tracks are loaded with different but valuable cargo (like team members: They’re...
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Credit Risk Management: Collateral, Covenants and Risk Review

The ongoing processes of managing collateral, loan covenants and monitoring borrowers' financial condition are key to ensuring that banks are in the best position to minimize loss.Request Free! By: [author-name] This...
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Grow From the Right Intro

This study, based on a survey of 330 senior management executives by the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council and the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network, finds 42 percent of companies are not...
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Oracle EPM Cloud is Ramping Up; Hear the Latest at Oracle OpenWorld 2014

A Guest Post by Jennifer Toomey, Senior Director, Oracle Business Analytics (pictured left) Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud has gained more than 100 customers and 5,000 users since its release six...
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Networking’s an HR pro’s best friend: 4 key pitfalls to avoid

No denying it — networking is one of the best tools an HR professional has at his or her disposal. Whether you connect at an industry conference or online, having professional connections can be...
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Wellness offerings: What employees want v. what they get

Employers unhappy with the performance of their wellness programs should look at whether they’re offering what employees actually want.  A recent study confirmed there is a big discrepancy between...
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Lead Generation and Management for SMB Sales and Marketing

Ad Age, BtoB, and Act-On deliver the results of research into the factors of successful lead-generation strategies and tactics, with findings and recommendations most pertinent to the SMB marketer and...
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102 Tips for Better Online Meetings

If even one idea improves your online meetings (multiplied times all the meeting participants and multiplied times all the meetings you’ll ever be part of), it’ll have paid for itself many times over....
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How to Design a Great Meeting

People find department meetings daunting on several levels. First, they become all too familiar, leading to the mundane and the repetitious. Second, they become second thought: rules get relaxed, protocols...
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How to Make Business Introductions Online

In this digital world, most of business is done online with convenience and ease. But what about referrals and introductions? Networking is an important part of business that won’t be pushed aside as...
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