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#Business Shortcut or Minefield? Five Critical Steps to Take for #Success.

Successful business owners in 2013 realize that continuous change in the marketplace creates both opportunities and obstacles to growth.  There are plenty of minefields and shortcuts to navigate, but you will find you can find some ways to give your business and edge. Government policies, regulations and oversight on the local and state level continue … Continue reading

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BrightWorks Initiative for #HR Professionals

BrightWorks Management & Teambuilding Training Initiative Organizations must advance and prosper with an ever-evolving cast of directors, managers and thought-workers.  Challenged and blessed with a myraid of diversity issues — ethnic, gender, lifestyle and generational — attracting and nurturing the best qualities is truly a strategic opportunity if properly and professionally developed. Today’s leadership in … Continue reading

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#Robots and More #Smart #Machines = More #Leisure?

I have my doubts. #Engineers, #economists and “futurists” jump in. This article is pretty good, but there are a lot of “if” in the contention that a more leisurely world is ahead of us. “In 2011, Chinese companies spent ¥8 billion ($1.3 billion) on industrial robots. Foxconn, which build iPads for Apple, hopes to have … Continue reading

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#Business #News in #MidWeekMentor Issue 4

Topics on #PR, #HR, #Strategic #Management and #Executive #Development CLICK HERE TO READ THE MIDWEEK MENTOR. This week articles include: One Leadership Skill That Will Set You Apart Secret to Why Your Marketing Isn’t Working Three Ways to Protect Data Privacy and more! Continue reading

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#MidWeekMentor 2013 Issue #3

#Business Topics on #PR, #HR, #Strategic #Management and #Executive #Development CLICK HERE TO READ THE MIDWEEK MENTOR. This week articles include: Biggest PR Disasters of 2012 Career Development Clubs Three Major HR Trends in 2013 Four Reasons to Become a Mentor When You Talk Too Long on Twitter Headphones at Work Boeing has an Airplane … Continue reading

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On #Creativity: How #Expensive is Your #Camera?

Before you #invest in #photography, buy a #toy. I am not a professional photographer. Let’s start by being transparent, OK? However, for about five years, I worked at a legendary photofinishing store (Fox Photo).  You learn a lot (or did in the day) by looking at hundreds of thousands of customer’s pictures.  Oh, yeah, we … Continue reading

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#Mid-WeekMentor for Jan 9, 2013

Many #business #news articles for #CEO, #HR, #Law, and senior #C-suite #executives. Some of this week’s stories: FORMER CEO WAS HEART AND SOUL OF MCDONALDS FIVE HR 2.0 TRENDS FOR 2013 iPAD MINI vs GOOGLE NEXUS 7 UNLOCKING THE VALUE OF YOUR HUMAN CAPITAL FIVE LESSONS IN TRANSPARENCY INTERVIEW WITH POLAROID’S SCOTT HARDY and more.  Go … Continue reading