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IMI Alumni Network Event - Organisational Performance & Business Success with Bernard Marr

10 Key Questions To Address: Business Plans - How To Start A Business

Strategic planning using Mind Mapping techniques

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When Testing New Ideas, Keep Simplicity and Your Ego in Check

GALAXY S5 Sport Unveiled (Fitness Focus, Sprint, Spotify Pemium, Water Resistant & More!)

Quick & Dirty Tips for : Better PowerPoint Presentations Faster

You and I have wasted enough time on PowerPoint Presentations. It's a necessary evil, but there are much better ways to approach it. Based off a talk I gave @ APTS. Enjoy!

What is an Infographic?

Infographics are a hot topic at the moment. They help to translate data into insights and understanding. This slide deck describes what an infographic is and provides many great examples of info graphics.

Writing Is Re-Writing

A great piece of writing is like a great piece of art. It grabs your attention almost instantly. The words fit together like the pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. The flow is as smooth as a canoe crossing a still pond on a lazy summer afternoon. The rhythm is right. You are caught by the combination of …

When to Pass on a Great Business Opportunity

Imagine you are the CEO of one of Britain’s oldest and possibly least innovative insurance companies, The Prudential. One of your better managers comes to you with the idea of setting up an internet bank. Or you are a supervisory board member of Mannesmann, a solid German engineering company, and …

How Samsung Gets Innovations to Market

Let’s say you’re working in a new market, far away from headquarters, and you need to get approval for an initiative that is somewhat outside the company’s current strategy. What do you do?<p>A case study we just published on Samsung’s European innovation team offers some helpful insights. It details …

Is Your Business Asking All The Wrong Questions? - Small Business Trends

Many entrepreneurs start a business because they have an overwhelming passion around a certain interest. They want to help people accomplish a stated …

Hot Secretary Quits Her Job in Style But You Won't Believe What Engineer Boss Did Next

Advertisement<p>People are hired and they quit jobs – a usual event of everyday corporate life. Recently, a good looking secretary quit her job after …

Love The Critics, They Just Might Save Your Business

When was the last time that somebody honestly and directly criticized you or your business?<p>If you have not gotten guidance, feedback, comments, suggestions, or outright criticism from somebody in the last 24 hours, then you may have a problem. Feedback, in its various forms, is the basis of good …

What Not to Expect and What to Expect From a Business Mentor

Businesses that receive mentoring are 20% more likely to grow than businesses that don’t, according to research from the UPS Store. Business mentors …

Sleep Number's x12 smart bed monitors your sleeping habits

CES 2014: the year the Internet of Things got very, very real. So far at the show we've seen a smart toothbrush and even a smart slow cooker, but is everybody ready for a smart bed? Sleep Number just announced the x12, which packs a variety of sensors to monitor your sleeping habits, movement, …

This Is Why You Can Never Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

We start every new year with the feeling of a clean slate, a time that we can set our goals and intentions and actually make the changes we want to see in our lives, to get rid of those nagging bad habits and usher in some good ones. But by February, many of our resolutions are already abandoned or …

5 Secrets to Creating Harmony Among Co-Founders

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you start a business, one of the most important decisions you have to make is whether to work with a co-founder or go it alone.<p>While some founders may prefer to roll solo, often investors, advisors and mentors suggest …

Entrepreneurship

Stop Spending Time With Toxic People

The people around you rarely have a neutral effect on you -- they either facilitate your accomplishments or undermine them.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>, business coach and consultant Dan Kennedy reveals</i> …

Self-help

Never Say No to Innovation: 4 Lessons from Improv

It’s <i>almost</i> a scientific fact that any human being, no matter how depressed or cynical, will laugh to the point of tears while watching an episode of …

Why Self-Discipline Will Make You Unstoppable

A one time management expert explains how commitment and discipline are directly related to successful achievement.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>, business coach and consultant Dan Kennedy reveals the</i> …

Magic

Forget About Immediate Results and Other Must-Read Business Tips

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A roundup of the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs are accustomed to setting goals. They tend to have goals for revenue; for number of customers, clients or users; for sales figures. But goals can be …

Employment

Before Apple's iPad, there was the Intel IPAD. Seriously.

The iPad is universally known as one of the most coveted consumer electronics devices on the market. But have you heard of the IPAD?<p>That would be Intel's botched attempt at building a tablet -- which nearly came out roughly a decade before Apple unveiled its first<p>iPad. The device, which was dubbed …

Mobile Devices

What if Performance Management Focused on Strengths?

In previous posts I praised Microsoft’s rejection of individual performance ratings as the building block for an effective performance management system, and described why rating people on a list of competencies is a flawed method for improving their performance.<p>Obviously we need a new system. And …

How to Start Thinking Like a Data Scientist

Slowly but steadily, data are forcing their way into every nook and cranny of every industry, company, and job. Managers who aren’t data savvy, who can’t conduct basic analyses, interpret more complex ones, and interact with data scientists are already at a disadvantage. Companies without a large …

The Metrics Sales Leaders Should Be Tracking

As an executive vice president for sales, I spent countless hours reviewing, examining, and analyzing the sales forecast for my company. I required the managers who reported to me to do the same. And that’s what they asked their reps to do, too. We weren’t alone. Conversations between sales …