Featured #1

Finance: Zero-Based Budgeting Aligns Resources with Priorities

Zero-based budgeting (ZBB) is no longer just your average budgeting technique. ZBB means all expenses must justified for all functions and analyzed for company needs and costs. Here’s how to convert to ZBB.

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Featured #2

To Stay Stress-Free after Your Vacation, Copy a Dog’s Mindset

Two questions: Have you ever felt stressed even after a long holiday or vacation? Soon after returning to the office, have you felt the need for a “mental health day?” If so, you’re not alone. We go on vacation  for serenity – to lift our moods, change our perspectives... [Read more...]

Featured #3

Basics to Consider Before Writing Nondisclosure Agreements

If you have business secrets to protect, you might want to use a confidentiality policy. That will inform your employees and other stakeholders what’s important and what you want to keep in confidence. To assure privacy, you might also consider a nondisclosure agreement... [Read more...]

Featured #4

Want to Win in a Negotiation? Implement These 7 Key Points

Consider that negotiations are synonymous with skills in marketing and sales. It’s important to make certain you’ve done everything possible to avoid regret in the end. As in marketing and sales, the best outcomes from a negotiation results from due diligence in preparation. So,... [Read more...]

Featured #5

Marketing/Sales: How to Win Like a Big-League Player

Plus, a motivating Salesforce infographic, “The Big Leagues of Marketing: How to be Successful in Enterprise Marketing.” A St. Louis, MO marketing company provides some marketing truisms. “Let’s face it: Doing business in the modern, global workplace means that... [Read more...]

Featured #6

As Tech Disrupts, HR Strategies to Meet Future Staff Needs

With the ever-increasing skills gap faced by businesses despite the record unemployment in a stronger economy, the millions of unfilled jobs serve as a conundrum to companies. Innovations in technology such as artificial intelligence, 3D printing and driverless cars further... [Read more...]

Planning

To Stay Stress-Free after Your Vacation, Copy a Dog’s Mindset

Have you ever noticed how dogs behave? They stay in the moment and never seem unhappy. We can learn from dogs to stay stress-free after a vacation.

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Marketing / Sales

Want to Win in a Negotiation? Implement These 7 Key Points

Consider that negotiations are synonymous with skills in marketing and sales. It’s important to make certain you’ve done everything possible to avoid regret in the end. As in marketing and sales, the best outcomes from a negotiation results from due diligence in preparation. Here’s how.

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Wall Street

Warren Buffett Still Supports Wells Fargo Despite Scandals

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett thinks Wells Fargo is a good investment even after the bank’s scandal history. He explains why.

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Operations

7 Management Tips – Communication with Difficult Employees

Multiple problems including loss of profit results from ineffectively dealing with difficult employees. Here are seven Biz Coach tips.

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Finance

Finance: Zero-Based Budgeting Aligns Resources with Priorities

Zero-based budgeting (ZBB) is no longer just your average budgeting technique. ZBB means all expenses must justified for all functions and analyzed for company needs and costs. Here’s how to convert to ZBB.

[Read more...]


Human Resources

Basics to Consider Before Writing Nondisclosure Agreements

If you have business secrets to protect you might want to use a confidentiality policy, a nondisclosure agreement and possibly a noncompete agreement. Here are the pros and cons.

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Tech

Artificial Intelligence: How to Maximize Your ROI

You will maximize your return on investment in AI with these strategies.

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Public Policy

Artificial Intelligence: U.S. Lags Behind in Educating Students – Study

America’s educators rank just ninth among all nations in terms of preparing students for the real world of automation, according to a study released by a research group associated with The Economist magazine. Here are some solutions.

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Seattle business consultant Terry Corbell provides high-performance management services and strategies.