Featured #1

Want to Disrupt Your Industry? Lessons from Transportation

If you desire to dominate your competition, there are lessons to be learned from the transportation sector. For instance, you can design market-shaking strategies, if you study the histories of ride-sharing companies such Lyft and Uber.

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Featured #2

Employees – Overtime Pay Issues and FLSA Exempt Status

  To avoid costly and time-consuming legal hassles, you might want to review your overtime pay policy and all your exempt-employees’ status to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Many employers continue to violate the FLSA’s wage and hour rules. For exempt... [Read more...]

Featured #3

Free Vital Email-Marketing Tools (or Have Free Trial Periods)

Whatever your business, whether it’s B2B or B2C, email marketing is a cost-effective way of targeting your prospects and connecting with your current and past customers. Why? Virtually everyone uses email on a daily basis. But there are caveats: Substance with the right message... [Read more...]

Featured #4

CRM – Boost Sales with Behavioral Marketing

Naturally, customer relationship management increasingly plays a vital role in amassing profits. To increase your profit margins with CRM, consider leveraging the principles of behavioral segmentation. Behavioral segmentation can increase loyalty by segmenting your marketplace... [Read more...]

Featured #5

Tactics to Design the Best Business Strategy for Growth

Objectivity is critical if you want to create your best-possible business strategy. By allowing innate biases to prevail, it’s a recipe for disaster. Unfortunately, companies often fail to achieve goals after executing their strategy. That’s because managers fail to discard... [Read more...]

Featured #6

HR Tips to Manage Suspicious FMLA Leave

One most-challenging issues facing employers is the fishy use of leave by employees under protection of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The FMLA has been costly to businesses. It has led to productivity issues and disruptions in scheduling and expenses. Widespread... [Read more...]

Planning

Want to Disrupt Your Industry? Lessons from Transportation

If you desire to dominate your competition, there are lessons to be learned from the transportation sector. For instance, you can design market-shaking strategies, if you study the histories of ride-sharing companies such Lyft and Uber.

[Read more...]


Marketing / Sales

Free Vital Email-Marketing Tools (or Have Free Trial Periods)

Whatever your business, whether it’s B2B or B2C, email marketing is a cost-effective way of targeting your prospects and connecting with your current and past customers. For important email marketing tools that are either free or have gratis trial options, here is a list.

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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

Employees – Overtime Pay Issues and FLSA Exempt Status

Many employers continue to violate wage and hour rules. To avoid costly and time-consuming legal hassles, you might want to review your overtime pay policy and all your exempt-employees’ status to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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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.

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Human Resources

Employees – Overtime Pay Issues and FLSA Exempt Status

Many employers continue to violate wage and hour rules. To avoid costly and time-consuming legal hassles, you might want to review your overtime pay policy and all your exempt-employees’ status to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

[Read more...]


Tech

Free Vital Email-Marketing Tools (or Have Free Trial Periods)

Whatever your business, whether it’s B2B or B2C, email marketing is a cost-effective way of targeting your prospects and connecting with your current and past customers. For important email marketing tools that are either free or have gratis trial options, here is a list.

[Read more...]


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.