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These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

<i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”</i> — <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>The ability to expand your mind …

How Leaders Can Let Go Without Losing Control

Massive flocks of starlings, known as murmurations, exhibit a rare combination of speed and scale. The birds coordinate themselves with remarkable agility to find food and avoid attacks. Schools of fish do the same.<p>What’s noteworthy in these murmurations is the lack of a leader. Instead, each bird …

7 Leadership Lessons From the Coach Who Mentored Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt, and Jeff Bezos | Inc.com

Most Silicon Valley titans are familiar figures. They make commencement speeches that rack up millions of views on YouTube, get profiled by business websites such as this one, and have irreverent movies made about their lives.<p>And then there was Bill Campbell, who died of cancer on Monday at 75. He …

Silicon Valley

Forget Shopping. Soon You'll Download Your New Clothes | Danit Peleg | TED Talks

Customer Loyalty In Today's Modern Retail World

Customer loyalty isn’t what it used to be. In fact, research company Access Development reported that 79% of customers would take their business to a competitor within a week of experiencing poor customer service, while the estimated cost of customers switching their choice of businesses due to …

Customer Experience

Starbucks Isn’t Seeing “Any Of The Noise” Expected Over Rewards Program Overhaul

Despite the backlash from some customers over the recent changes in Starbucks’ My Rewards loyalty program, the company says the overhaul is going …

Chipotle To Expand Chorizo, Consider Loyalty Program To Bring In New And ‘Lapsed’ Customers

Last year, Chipotle’s food-safety crisis led the burrito eatery’s business to plummet, with same-store sales plunging as low as 37% in December 2015. …

Amazon Sales Surge As Prime and Cloud Businesses Attract More Customers

Amazon.com’s quarterly profit and revenue topped analysts’ expectations by a wide margin as the Prime loyalty program helped the online retail giant …

Indigo, CIBC and Scene react to loyalty program data

Canadian consumers may belong to more loyalty programs than ever before, but they’re actually using fewer of them, according to research from <b>Bond</b> …

Kohl’s first retailer melding Apple Pay, store charge card, loyalty program

May 6, 2016 | by Judy Mottl<p>Kohl's customers can now tap Apple Pay to use their store charge cards and not miss out on earning loyalty rewards in the …

Hard Rock Enhances Loyalty Program: Hotel and Resort Industry News for May 6, 2016

<i>Photo courtesy of Thinkstock</i><p><b>The LINQ Hotel & Casino to Offer Bunk Bed Rooms</b> <br>The hotel is poised to be the first on the Las Vegas Strip to offer bunk …

Millennials Are Now The Largest Generation–Get Used To It

If you were born between 1981 and 1997, you’re part of the largest generation now living in the United States. Millennials recently passed baby boomers (born 1946 to 1964) as the biggest generational group, according to Pew Research.<p>More than 75 million Americans were aged 18-34 (Pew’s definition …

Why I Have Always Hated the Discussion About Millennials

Why the discussion about millennials needs to evolve and change as the generation ages.<p>Millennials: they are either going to destroy your workplace, or save the world. They are a subspecies of human so vastly different than any other species of human that they are worthy of millions of articles …

Millennials Change the Complexion of the Beauty Business

Younger beauty consumers favor products that offer more immediate results<p>The latest results from Estée Lauder Cos. and Coty Inc. exposed a shift in the beauty business: Millennials aren’t willing to invest in expensive skin creams that have been big profit drivers. Instead, younger consumers want …

Beauty

Millennials' Demand For Customization, Control And Immediacy Drives New Jawwy Mobile Service

<b>Jawwy means “my way” in Arabic, and a new mobile phone provider by the same name is appealing to the two-thirds of the population in Saudi Arabia who are under 30 years of age.</b><p>Imagine ordering a new phone online and having it delivered via Uber in a couple of hours. Now imagine your new service …

Column: How social media makes millennial moms splurge | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Remember those days when one of a mom’s biggest challenges was getting out of a store without buying a toy for a screaming child?<p>A woman shops with her daughter at a Walmart Supercenter in Rogers, Arkansas June 6, 2013. The annual shareholders meeting for Walmart takes place on …

Millennials hire computers to invest their money

PHOENIX (AP) — Computers help us decide what route to take to the grocery store, who to date, and what music to listen to. Why shouldn't they also …

Why Millennial Women Crave Authenticity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The value of the female dollar is rising -- today, women account for a whopping 85 percent of all consumer purchases and female income worldwide totals to over $18 trillion. Millennial women -- those between the ages of 18 and 35 -- …

How millennials earn success with struggle

<b>(CNN) —</b> As a millennial myself, and especially as the executive director of an organization that researches about and advocates for millennials, I get asked almost daily about the key traits that define the largest and most diverse generation in American history. While our generation is still …

Has the running boom peaked? It may be millennials’ fault

The running boom is over. Blame millennials.<p>After two decades of furious growth in footrace participants, the number of finishers dropped 9% in 2015, …

Macy's Woos Millennials With Ramped-Up Wedding Business

Macy’s wants more shoppers to say “I do” to its wedding business.<p>The department store chain is stepping up its nuptials game in the hopes of winning …

How Millennials Are Totally Redefining the Word 'Leader' | Inc.com

Pull out your business card for a second and take a quick look. (If you don't use business cards, that's an article for another day--I wish they would go away too.) If your title has anything to do with leadership, take note of an interesting workplace trend. It might not matter that much. You may …

Leadership

The most surprising brands millennials love

When ad agency Moosylvania asked 1,500 millennials to rate their favorite brands, we were shocked by some of the front runners.<p><i>Produced by Jenner Deal. Original reporting by Ashley Lutz.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

The Truth About Managing Millennials

We led a leadership workshop for managers who supervise young employees — members of the millennial generation. They asked for my advice on managing millennials.<p>“I’ll tell you a story, and then we’ll talk about it,” I said. I told them about our client Nina, who hired a young man named Jackson to …

The Workplace

Millennials often don't deserve their bad rap. ... | Brian Wallace

Millennials often don't deserve their bad rap. Learn all abo...<p>819 Views<p>Millennials often don't deserve their bad rap. Learn all about their …

How loyal are millennial employees?

The days of joining a company after university and remaining with them until retirement are long gone, and they won't be coming back any time soon …

4 Important Stats about Millennials and Mobile Banking

“Millennials” are more than a buzzword or age group, they are the future — defining new customer expectations and pushing companies to innovate …

Four ways to use social media to boost customer loyalty

<i>In the third instalment of our customer loyalty series, we look at how to utilise social media in modern customer loyalty and engagement. You can</i> …

​Customer loyalty part 1: Do millennials make loyal customers?

With the rise of millennials making more informed purchase decisions, the pressure is on brands to find innovative ways to make this next generation …

8 Simple Phrases to Massively Improve Your Leadership | Inc.com

There's no doubt about it, the biggest tool you have at your disposal as a leader is free, unlimited, and right at the tip of your tongue:<p>It's your choice of words.<p>Think about it: when the spotlight is shining on you as a leader, everything from laying out your firm's vision to amping up your team …

Self-improvement