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What’s fair in workplace

Everyone seeks to be treated fairly. Remember when you were growing up and you had a teacher or coach or parent who played favorites?...

Admit what you don’t know

Research in science, medicine or economics is most valuable when it is unbiased, with researchers honestly reporting the limitations of their results. It’s a...

Resourcefulness a great resource

A firm needed a researcher. Applicants were a scientist, an engineer and an economist. Each was given a stone, a piece of string and...

The increasing importance of planned giving in charitable fundraising

The logistics of charitable giving are expected to shift dramatically over the next several years as baby boomers in North America age and consider...

Housing is back, but the American dream isn’t?

The housing market has made a remarkable – if partial – recovery since the disaster that befell it 10 years ago. In the years...

Workplace wellness programs benefit the healthy most

A number of studies have pointed to the potential benefits of workplace wellness programs – from increased gym use to decreased health care spending....

Keep prospects talking

When asked why salespeople don’t close more sales, a company president answered instantly, “They don’t ask enough questions.” He went on to add, “They’re...

The blessing of rejection

Anytime you feel like quitting throughout your career, perhaps you’ll remember this story.When he was born, he was given the nickname “Sparky.” School was...

Business Best-Sellers Aug. 17, 2018

Bitter Brew: The Rise and Fall of Anheuser-Busch and America’s Kings of Beer by William Knoedelseder. Knoedelseder, a journalist, tells the saga of the...

The importance of creativity

The great American filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille said, “Creativity is a drug I cannot live without.”As I’ve said in the past, I always try...
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