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Being the Granddaughter of a world-famous film maker comes with its own set of quirks, many might believe that opportunities are handed on a silver tray and granted carrying the Chaplin name might have some benefits, however Chaplin’s Granddaughter, Kiera, from his fourth wife Oona O’Neil has successfully stared in a movie, launched a number
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Turnover is costly. The Society for Human Resource Management estimates the average replacement cost of a salaried employee to be six to nine months’ salary. For an employee earning $60,000 per year, that totals approximately $30,000 to $45,000 in recruiting, training, onboarding, and lost productivity costs. Your company does not have to bleed talent, or
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You may have heard stories about offshoring that went wrong and made companies lose thousands of dollars. Or maybe you have tried to delegate development abroad yourself, but it didn’t turn out as you expected. No matter how you perceive offshoring now, it’s a fact that many companies not only managed to transfer programming overseas
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There’s a truth that every entrepreneur is going to have to face at some point or another: there’s no such thing as risk-free success. Ever heard the phrase, “If you’re not growing, you’re dying?” Well, it’s true…and it’s also true that all growth comes with risk. My life as an entrepreneur has been full of
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When you tell other people how great you are, that’s called advertising. When people tell other people how great you are, that’s called public relations. However, public relations expert and author Gini Dietrich says an enlightened corporate and executive communications program need not be an either/or proposition. She wants it all. The personable executive is
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We all like to make good decisions. We want our boss to see that we exercise sound judgment. We want to appear to be astute and rational in order to win the confidence of our people. And, naturally, we want to produce the right outcomes. Decision-making is one of the most critical skills a leader
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If you transport yourself back to high school physics for a moment, you might recall Newton’s First Law – an object at rest stays at rest. No matter how aerodynamic an object might be, it still requires an external force to set it in motion. In the physical world, the forces that set an object
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“Paralysis-of-Analysis” is considered by most business schools to be the most significant detriment to entrepreneurial and business success today. However, for many individuals, the lack of meaningful accomplishment is not due to poor planning or application but rather an inability to make educated decisions. We live in a vibrant, ever-evolving world. The decision-making process is
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It never ceases to amaze me how many entrepreneurs I speak to who are dreaming of making a positive difference to the world, but never seem to get off of the starting line in making it happen. When I ask them why they havn’t done anything substantial to get their message out there yet, I
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A study conducted a few years ago analyzed the impact of five operating levers—price; revenue; cost of goods sold (COGS); selling, general, and administrative expenses; and research and development—on the bottom line of any business. Specifically, researchers were trying to understand how each of these independently impacts the overall profitability of an organization. The study
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The health damage is sadly, easy to spot: nearly 630,000 new cases a day worldwide on average, and more than 9,500 daily deaths since Covid’s delta variant arrived. The toll on organizations is also relatively easy to quantify: ships unable to unload cargo because of a global shortage of healthy workers; firms forced to push
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For a long time, video game players have known that the gaming industry has the power to bring people together and build rich, multi-faceted communities. In fact, this sense of identity and camaraderie intensified during the 2020 pandemic, as the gaming world offered a built-in place to gather online when in-person gatherings became unsafe. Video
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