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With huge amounts of data, fast-paced technology and ubiquitous multimedia, people these days have become more and more accustomed to visual communication. Not only are human beings naturally able to absorb visuals faster than any other form of information...

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More Men Supporting Women is Better for Business

Nearly 26 years ago 14 women came together in Chicago to discuss the state of women in the foodservice industry. From that initial meeting emerged a vision to bring opportunities to more women and change the male-dominated face of leadership. What also emerged was the creation of the Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF), the premier leadership development organization whose mission is focused on...

Make the first 90 days count in a new role

Half of all management hires fail within the first 18 months according to a study by Leadership IQ, a global leadership training and research company. The study shows that these failures are the result of people failing to establish the strategic priorities, committing cultural gaffes or not making...

The Business of Vulnerability (and its shadow: failure)

In the world of business, vulnerability is not a word one would associate with positivity, unless it’s perhaps being used to describe a competitor’s market position. It’s a term synonymous with weakness or deficiency, an unfortunate state needing either to be...

List of countries with highest number of jailed Journalists in 2014

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) estimated that there were 221 journalists in prison across the world at the end of 2014. No, it does not come as a surprise that China and Iran were found to be the worst offenders, holding a third of all journalists jailed...

More Men Supporting Women is Better for Business

woman entrepreneurs speaking at conference

Nearly 26 years ago 14 women came together in Chicago to discuss the state of women in the foodservice industry. From that initial meeting emerged a vision to bring opportunities to more women and change...

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Make the first 90 days count in a new role

Executive Job Interview

Half of all management hires fail within the first 18 months according to a study by Leadership IQ, a global leadership training and research company. The study shows that these failures are the result of people failing to establish the strategic priorities, committing cultural gaffes or not making an impact quickly enough. The first 90 days in a new role...

The Business of Vulnerability (and its shadow: failure)

In the world of business, vulnerability is not a word one would associate with positivity, unless it’s perhaps being used to describe a competitor’s market position. It’s a term synonymous with weakness or deficiency, an unfortunate...

List of countries with highest number of jailed Journalists in 2014

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) estimated that there were 221 journalists in prison across the world at the end of 2014. No, it does not come as a surprise that China and Iran were found to be the worst offenders, holding a...

Overcoming Social Media Disasters

To make fun of Apple’s infamous #bendgate, LG France tweeted from its French account that ‘Our Smart phones don’t bend, they are naturally curved ;).’ However, the only blunder that happened: The very tweet was made via...

How to Use Visual Communications to Help Your Business Grow

effective visual communication plan

With huge amounts of data, fast-paced technology and ubiquitous multimedia, people these days have become more and more accustomed to visual communication. Not only are human beings naturally able to absorb...

Decision Making: Plan A or Plan B – Who Knows?

thought leader with a mobile phone Businessman

Decision Making is like any other muscle: the more you use it, the stronger it gets. And, the less you use it, the weaker it’ll become. Making decisions comes down to practice. But it’s not so simple...

How to delegate effectively

Delegating is something all CEOs and managers must do in order for their company to be successful. But delegating effectively isn’t always plain sailing; it is a skill that needs to be learnt and some...

When A Remote DBA Service Is The Ideal Solution For Your Business

Remote database administration services offer businesses access to professionals who have knowledge in database backup and recovery, performance tuning and replication, among many other database management-related...

More Men Supporting Women is Better for Business

woman entrepreneurs speaking at conference

Nearly 26 years ago 14 women came together in Chicago to discuss the state of women in the foodservice industry. From that initial meeting emerged a vision to bring opportunities to more women and change...

Make the first 90 days count in a new role

Executive Job Interview

Half of all management hires fail within the first 18 months according to a study by Leadership IQ, a global leadership training and research company. The study shows that these failures are the result...

The Business of Vulnerability (and its shadow: failure)

In the world of business, vulnerability is not a word one would associate with positivity, unless it’s perhaps being used to describe a competitor’s market position. It’s a term synonymous with weakness...

List of countries with highest number of jailed Journalists in 2014

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) estimated that there were 221 journalists in prison across the world at the end of 2014. No, it does not come as a surprise that China and Iran were found to...