Monthly Archive:: October 2015

Develop the Leaders You’ve Been Overlooking

Say the word leader and most people immediately think of those with business cards that says “manager,” “director,” or other such lofty title. That is, the people who hold positions of stature within a company’s hierarchy, to whom several individuals report, and whose influence comes in great measure from the positions they hold. But anyone

Going off the rails | The Economist

How libertarians hijacked liberal economics Chicagonomics: The Evolution of Chicago Free Market Economics. By Lanny Ebenstein; 278 pages; $29.99 SINCE its foundation in 1890, the University of Chicago has built a world-class reputation for economics. Since 1969 it has produced no fewer than 28 winners of the Nobel prize for economics, including Friedrich Hayek, Milton

Ideas for Christmas Sales |

Christmas is a profitable holiday for most retailers, though fierce competition requires creative marketing and sales promotions to bring customers through the doors and entice them to make purchases. Friendly customer service representatives, fast service and an appealing selection of merchandise, paired with special pricing structures and perks, can help create a jolly holiday sales

Learning To Embrace The Agony Of Failure – Forbes

Entrepreneurs tend to have a complicated relationship with failure. On one hand, it’s a necessary part of the creation process. Innovation of any kind is almost always a direct result of multiple failed attempts. On the other hand, the thought of failure is something that can influence your decisions, bring you heartache and keep you