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In August 2020, employees at Citigroup executed what should have been a normal operation for the bank: sending Revlon creditors a routine interest payment. Instead, the bank accidentally paid out more than $900 million—the full value of the principal—to lenders. Ironically, it was a simple mistake that could have been easily avoided, what CEO Jane
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Organizational teams of any kind would be wise to heed the best practices of CEO peer advisory groups/forums. Watching the best of the best is like being treated to an evening at the Boston Symphony or a highlight reel featuring top plays on any given Sunday in the NFL. Among everything that must go well
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The employer brand space may still be in relative infancy, but thanks to recent business trends, it’s growing up fast. In 2021, 69 percent of businesses reported employer branding to be one of their top priorities. Accordingly, leaders are beginning to prioritize the need for a strong, lasting employer brand strategy to drive candidate attraction, worker
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As more and more people, especially Millennials and Gen Z, say they value experiences over big-ticket purchases, the trend has inevitably found its way into the workplace—rewards equal motivation and productivity. A Gallup study found that 85% of employees are not engaged or actively disengaged at work, costing the global economy $7 trillion in lost
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As you move up the hierarchy in an organization, you become less involved in the day-to-day operations, including communicating with team members. To overcome communication barriers and create a more cohesive and productive organization — and retain your talented employees — you need to put concrete solutions in place. Follow these steps to improve communication
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In the increasingly complex environments most businesses are working in, adapting and flexing in response can often be a market winning strategy. To do this in a friction-less way, a culture where teams can step into positive debate and challenge of the status quo is the game changer. A positive challenge culture has a buzz
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Amazon is a cornerstone of the e-commerce marketplace. Amazon, by itself, accounted for approximately 6.5% of all retail spending in 2021. While business leaders can choose among countless marketing strategies for their company; c-suite and industry leaders should consider integrating Amazon into their overall marketing strategy to remain competitive and ensure maximum profitability. A comprehensive Amazon
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In early 1945 the planet was ravaged. A deadly world war had consumed the globe and killed tens of millions; most people were living with unimaginable stress. However, the tide was turning in favor of the allies; Hitler had overplayed his hand at the Battle of the Bulge. War in the European theatre would soon
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Finding—and keeping—the right employees is what keeps a business humming. No one in corporate leadership will tell you that they don’t worry about high employee turnover or that retention isn’t a part of their talent strategy. However, saying employees are your focus and doing something to make sure your organization is talent-centric aren’t the same. What Is a Talent-Centric
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If you’ve seen any news in the past year, you know we’re currently knee-deep in one of the tightest labor markets in years. It all started in spring 2021, when burned-out workers triggered unprecedented churn, leaving millions of jobs open. Then, a funny thing happened. After having to undergo mass layoffs and downsizing the previous year, employers
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To be clear, I’m not referring to the military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution. Instead, I am writing about a company based in Barrie, Ontario, whose 2,300 employees work to enhance everyday living for people in 69 countries across the globe.    At the end of August, I wrote a
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At 1:13 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time on September 7th, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, 60 miles north of Santa Barbara, California, the US Air Force Global Strike Command launched a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile stripped of its nuclear warhead. The Space Force says that the point of the test is to prove that “the
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Current data paints opposing pictures. PwC’s latest survey found that over half of leaders are planning layoffs. Yet Chief Executive’s August poll found CEO optimism rising for the first time in months. CEOs and CFOs plan to invest in increased pay, workplace environment, training and technology. Yet the trend at many technology companies is laying off staff. At the board level, Corporate Board
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Special occasion dining has changed throughout the decades, from starched white tablecloths to chef’s tables in the kitchen to even the latest food truck turned dive bar—but one thing that has never changed is the importance of the relationship between the diner and chef. There is a feeling that great chefs inspire with their food—and
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This article discusses unique was to show appreciation to your team day in and day out. When your employees feel recognized and valued, they are more likely to produce high-quality work and stick around longer. Consider some of these strategies as you plan and execute your next retention strategy. Employers everywhere seem to have trouble
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A well-run business is prepared for growth. Operational efficiency leads to improved customer experiences, the erosion of employee stress, and most importantly, enhanced revenue potential. Once processes run smoothly and teams collaborate seamlessly, businesses are positioned to innovate and grow. However, many leaders struggle to reach this target. But, with limited resources, how can you
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