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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.

Want The Best From Contractors? Deploy Two-Way Onboarding.

George Bradt | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business
George Bradt

Making the best use of contractors often requires integrating them into operations and the corporate culture. Not addressing these challenges risks co...

The New Bank Innovation Platform

Spiros Margaris | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Spiros Margaris

One of the greatest benefits of an open innovation platform for a financial institution is that they can honestly say that they listen to what clients and potential clients want and, perhaps, more importantly what they need.

Missing Steve Jobs. The Vision Time Machine

Spiros Margaris | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Spiros Margaris

Also Apple's CEO Tim Cook should develop his own personal founder's vision as a guiding principle. Especially, if he wants to project a company vision that communicates to employees, shareholders and clients a credible and promising future.

The Importance of Art Conservation: An Artist's Perspective

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The conservator can talk about the nuts and bolts while I try and figure out what was going on in the artist's head and eye. In this case, what did Homer see, how did he chose to paint it, why that and how did he execute it.

Bryan K. Williams: The Master of Five-Star Service

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Linda Harding-Bond

I had an opportunity to attend Dr. Williams' vibrant presentation on Five-Star service delivery at the International Spa Association's (ISPA) Conference and Expo in Las Vegas.

Fearless Self Image: How You Dress Matters

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 12.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

So many of my clients are influenced by how they look and how they feel. If someone feels depressed and lacks confidence, this is reflected in what they wear, and conversely, if someone has a positive attitude and is confident, that will show in their attire.

Redefining Our Personal Terms and Conditions

George Heymont | Posted 08.25.2013 | Fifty
George Heymont

With so much exciting new technology at our fingertips, we can enjoy a previously unimaginable power over how we live, work, plan for the future and incorporate others into our lives.

Filing for Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals

Aggie R. Hoffman | Posted 10.16.2012 | Latino Voices
Aggie R. Hoffman

Yesterday was the first day the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began accepting applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

10 Tips for Hiring the Right Technology Consultant

Nelly Yusupova | Posted 08.20.2012 | Technology
Nelly Yusupova

Here are 10 tips for hiring the right technology consultant.

No IT Staff? Use The Apple Genius Bar

Karen Leland | Posted 12.20.2011 | Small Business
Karen Leland

Most small businesses I know can't afford to have a full-time computer person on hand, so they often utilize outside resources for their technology needs. For Mac users, the Genius Bar, available on site at stores around the world, often serves the function of troubleshooter for any computer-related snafus.

How to Get Out of Consulting and Into a Steady Paycheck

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

If you're a consultant with designs on returning to full-time employment, you should apply the same strategic thinking to your re-entry as you do to each of your consulting assignments.

A Candid Conversation With Outsell's David Curle

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

From what I gathered during our interview, the law firm industry is making a fundamental shift. They are modernizing the shop, using social media to engage communities and demonstrate their legal expertise.

Ten Things That Are Not Networking: Consulting Edition

Liz Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Liz Ryan

Would-be consultants, seekers of free services, and coat-tail-hangers; bad networkers in the consulting world are some of the most tiresome people on earth.

How to Hire a Marketing, PR, or Internet Consultant

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Arielle Ford

When you start any relationship with clarity and communication you stand a much better chance of getting successful results with a seamless process.

Billy Tauzin Leaving Pharma: Top Lobbyist For Drugmakers Stepping Down

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The head of the influential trade association for drug manufacturers announced Thursday night that he is leaving his job. The deve...

Coaching That Changed My Life

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Real leaders are not people who can point out what is wrong. Almost anyone can do that. Real leaders are people who can make things better.

Simon Says... You're Through to the Next Round

Nick Jefferson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nick Jefferson

Beyond the very small number of Axelrods, Emmanuels and the like, which of the people staffing the great and the good right now feel empowered, duty-bound even, to give honest, unvarnished feedback?

Is It Worth It?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marshall Goldsmith

I will never forget one hard-driving executive who chose "When I get better at letting go." His first benefit was that his direct reports would take more responsibility. His final benefit was that he would probably live to celebrate his 60th birthday.