217 – “Your Second Act” – At 55+ What’s Next?

What might a person do in a second act that was meaningful, gave them a sense of well-being and help them financially? How are “Baby Boomers” repurposing corporate skills, working part-time, pursuing new passions or even starting a small business?

Today’s labor market is stretched, and […]

9 Communication Tips to Improve Your Company’s Change Management Process

Every organization, at some point, will need to undergo a transformation or series of changes. This is rarely an easy task, largely because people are generally somewhat resistant to change. Employees tend to be most comfortable with what they know, and may fear what the […]

The Emergence and Challenges of Chief Data Officers in Modern Business

Not to be confused with the Chief Information Officer, the Chief Data Officer (or CDO) is a C-level corporate executive who plays the valuable role of governing all pertinent data for an organization.

A 2018 survey recently reported that 63.4% of executives from industry heavy-hitters […]

4 Strategies for Improving the Cost Effectiveness of Your Business

Cost effectiveness is a vital aspect of business maintenance. Of course, it involves being highly critical and acknowledging that the business can, in some ways, improve. While there are several approaches to performing this analysis — and making the changes necessary to create an economically […]

Advice for Identifying and Managing Various Types of Employees

Objectivity is the token banner held high for business pursuits; and to an extent, rightly so. Objectivity in analyzing pros and cons is an indispensable attribute for any accomplished executive or manager. Working with people (and working with them well) is inherent toward keeping things running […]

Understanding Blockchain Cryptocurrency

In recent months, we have received innumerable requests to share our thoughts and insight into a new industry that has been gaining steam and garnering increasing interest:  Blockchain cryptocurrency. It is now our pleasure to show that we’ve been listening.

The field is increasing every […]

Essential Marketing Tactics to Help Connect with Customers

Using a single channel of communication with your clients has a moderate value; let us imagine that it creates a one-in-ten response rate.  Adding a second method of contact or communication increases it (according to various sources) by between 20 and 60 percent (improving from […]

What the Net Neutrality Repeal Means for Small Businesses

With the recently changed FCC laws surrounding internet regulation, businesses should take heed to how this particular modification will directly affect them.  Formerly, the internet was comparable to a utility; similar to water, electricity, or gas. This categorical change lifts a number of restrictions on […]

2017’s Top Online Business Models: Who Were the Clever Ones This Year?

1.  E-mail marketing

Topping the list is the most profitable online tool for any business.  Historically, for every single dollar invested in e-mail marketing, the return is between $30 and $50.  That’s right, an average of 4000 percent profit because people want to buy tangible products, information, software, […]

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