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Last month, we discussed the fun geeks were having with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s GDPNow. more
The Benjamin Franklin Close (also known as "The Balance Sheet Close") is one of the classic old-time sales tactics used to close a sale. Never heard of it? Shame on you – not enough sales training. The scenario is this: You've made your … more
On May 18, the U.S. Department of Labor issued long-awaited regulations regarding the "white collar" overtime exemptions. The Fair Labor Standards Act introduced the 40-hour workweek in 1938 and requires overtime pay for most private-sector … more
There are motivational writers and motivational speakers, and then there's John Maxwell. He has been called America's No. 1 leadership authority by the American Management Association, and has won the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and … more
I will never forget the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta when Muhammad Ali was the surprise person to light the Olympic torch. I was sitting in the stadium, watching that spectacle with my entire family. At the time, I was writing my … more
My friend Sam is an avid golfer. He plays every chance he gets. He also makes a practice of working out at the gym on weekends, and prefers to get an early start there. One Saturday, the forecast called for a warm and sunny morning with … more
Just because Uber is trying to be like a limousine company doesn't mean we, as an industry, should be having sleepless nights and restructuring our entire business plan to be like them or, to put it simply, to be an "on-demand" industry. If having … more
My mother never went to Europe.She talked about it, dreamed about it – even opened a travel agency at age 55. Never got there. She died 15 years later, never achieving the goal. Oh, she achieved plenty of other goals. But not that one. I … more
January was National Mentoring Month. Mentoring can change your life – and the lives of your mentees. Mentoring means helping less-experienced people observe, experiment with and evaluate different work strategies. And the benefits are not limited … more
Last spring, I was playing a great game of golf. I stood on the 18th tee, and with a birdie on the final hole, I would shoot an even par 72. I pulled out my driver one last time. Having hit 13 good drives in a row, I was superexcited about telling … more
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