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Competitive Advantage

Does My Company Have What It Needs to Be Expanded Internationally?

Darilyn Aquino | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Darilyn Aquino

For the export to be successful we should obtain a realistic response to the questions that will help us to assess the real situation of the company and whether if the company has a real export potential and capacity.

Part Two: Engaged Employees: Your Company's No. 1 Competitive Advantage

Chris Boyce | Posted 02.22.2015 | Business
Chris Boyce

Research on employee engagement and productivity continues to return to the basic health of each employee as an indicator for how engaged they could be on the job. In this part we are going to take it a step further and look at how to find and hire the right people, and how to help them succeed.

Engaged Employees: Your Company's No. 1 Competitive Advantage

Chris Boyce | Posted 02.16.2015 | Business
Chris Boyce

No matter how good your product is, you still need a stellar team to design it, build it, improve it, sell it and service it. No matter how solid your business model, you need great people to back it up and deliver on your company's promise to your stakeholders.

Sitting Is the New Smoking and a Hazard to Your Career Health

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 02.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

You've heard it before. We spend most of our waking hours at work, and many spend the majority of their time at a desk in front of a computer. Not to ...

Advantage Players May Be At A Disadvantage

Adam Banner | Posted 01.14.2015 | Crime
Adam Banner

Is advantage play, such as card counting, really cheating, or is it just working the system? Should a casino be allowed to withhold winnings from someone simply because he or she is a skilled player with a talent that sets him or her apart from the other players?

South Africa's Missing Genius Children

Vashthi Nepaul | Posted 09.22.2014 | Impact
Vashthi Nepaul

Today I want to talk about 'a good education,' one of the priority areas for the United Nations My World Global Survey. But there is a specific segment of education which I believe is being overlooked to our detriment.

High Sensitivity: Hidden Treasure for Organizations

Thomas Gelmi | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
Thomas Gelmi

The business world is still about higher, faster, better. Especially in leading positions, strong-willed and highly resilient individuals are required that can make quick decisions. This comes with a price for leaders, employees and organizations.

Designing to Creativity

Michael Nobleza | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Michael Nobleza

It really isn't about whether or not we have the most recent version of a desktop design program, nor is about whether desks and chairs are situated with people facing each other. It's about designing to the creative process, rather than what we're able to extract from that process.

INFOGRAPHIC: How Businesses Are Really Using The Cloud -- And What They're Getting From It

Posted 10.30.2013 | Technology

There's a lot of noise about how cloud computing is being used these days, and while the conversation can be as nebulous as its namesake, there's trut...

It's the Culture, Stupid!

Eduardo P. Braun | Posted 08.25.2013 | Business
Eduardo P. Braun

Strategy and culture are the two pillars for business success and for far too long we only paid serious attention to strategy. Now is the time to manage your culture!

How Business Schools Aren't Teaching What They Should

Eduardo P. Braun | Posted 07.15.2013 | Business
Eduardo P. Braun

"Culture eats strategy over breakfast," said Peter Drucker, and it is only when you fully understand what this means, that you'll lead a successful company.

How A Football Mindset Can Transform Your Company

Culture-ist | Posted 03.31.2014 | Small Business

As baseball player Yogi Berra once said, "if you don't know where you're going, you probably won't get there." Football teams know where they're going. But do you and your company?

Assess and Focus on Building Your Reputation

David K. Rehr | Posted 03.17.2013 | Business
David K. Rehr

You help build and manage brands, communicate value, and monitor social media to see how people are experiencing your client online. But how much attention do you pay to your own reputation?

Five Lessons Your Company Can Learn From the Cupcake ATM

Michael Hinshaw | Posted 02.13.2013 | Small Business
Michael Hinshaw

In the era of smart customers, the ability to better understand your customers and, as a result, serve them in ways your competitors cannot, is the only source of long-term competitive advantage.

The Innovation Masters

Michael G. Winston | Posted 12.19.2012 | Business
Michael G. Winston

Innovation. You tell yourself it's a top priority, but between emails, meetings and fending off the crisis of the day, somehow you never get to it. How do you break the cycle?

New Leadership for a Sustainability Generation?

Gregory Unruh | Posted 11.17.2012 | Green
Gregory Unruh

Author Mark Coleman foretells of a new "sustainability generation" in his recently released book, The Sustainability Generation: The Politics of Chan...

The Truth on Lying

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Traditional psychological theories have considered a close relationship with truth as an essential ingredient of mental health. We're no longer so sure.

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod: How Can We Take On Big Competitors? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 02.15.2012 | Small Business

No matter your industry, you'll eventually find yourself going head-to-head with a bigger competitor. So what's the best way to take them on? And w...

U.S. 'Strong Dollar' Rhetoric Fades As Currency's Value Declines

Posted 06.22.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Glenn Somerville and Tim Reid) - For years, Treasury secretaries parroted a line that the U.S. was committed to a strong dollar policy...

Converting Unemployment Benefits to Employment Benefits

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

After a long and grueling contest of wills and words, the Senate approved the extension of unemployment benefits. As happens too frequently on Capitol Hill, this was a case of time, energy, and talent substantially misspent.

Take America Forward: A Citizen's Call to Arms

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

21st Century Citizens are willing to roll up their sleeves, join arms and to work collaboratively and constructively with each other to renew America and the American Dream. They are willing to stand up and speak out.

Did Anyone at Harvard Business School Get the No-Layoff Message This Year?

Frank Koller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Frank Koller

School's almost out. A new crop of MBAs is poised to assume leadership positions in the American economy. Have the horrors of the last two years made...

Nike's Open (Green) Innovation

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Nike, Best Buy, Yahoo!, and a few others launched the GreenXChange, an organization dedicated to sharing patents and ideas that can help companies reduce their environmental impacts.

Tiger Woods' Competitive Advantage

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Perhaps Tiger's greatest unforeseen advantage may not be a matter of his having a competitive edge, but rather how everyone else seems to lose theirs.