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Produce Content Marketing That Customers Care About

You can’t just snap your fingers and produce great content. To get stories and images that people actually care about, you need to address the higher-order problems your customers are facing today or will face tomorrow. You have to do the sustained work of thinking through these problems and coming …

The 25 KPIs Every Manager Needs To Know

Your Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) should be the essential metrics that allow you to track performance and navigate your way to success and …

Employee Engagement

You Can’t Be a Great Manager If You’re Not a Good Coach

If you have room in your head for only one nugget of leadership wisdom, make it this one: the most powerfully motivating condition people experience at work is making progress at something that is personally meaningful. If your job involves leading others, the implications are clear: the most …

One day in Brooklyn: the perfect itinerary

For many first-time visitors to New York, New York equals Manhattan. But just a couple of subway stops across the river lies a whole other delicious world that deserves your exploration. So set aside a day to take a tour of Brooklyn, with these hand-picked highlights from Brooklyn local, Brian …

African safari alternatives that don't cost a fortune

The Big Five (buffalo, lion, leopard, elephant and rhinoceros) sometimes elude safari goers in more ways than one. Rates for a five-night luxury safari - including guided wildlife drives, sunset cocktails, and tents with more puffy pillows than London's Ritz Hotel - can cost anywhere between …

How to Negotiate with Someone More Powerful than You

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Going into a negotiation with someone who holds more power than you do can be a daunting prospect. Whether you are asking your boss for a new assignment or attempting to land a major business deal with a client, your approach to the negotiation can dramatically affect your chances of …

Why Entrepreneurs Will Beat Multinationals to the Bottom of the Pyramid

C.K. Prahalad and Stuart Hart’s seminal book <i>The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid</i> gained a wide audience when it was published in 2004 and has continued to be widely read ever since. Its iconic phrase, “bottom of the pyramid,” entered the English lexicon. The book was a call to action to the …

The CEO of TJX on How to Train First-Class Buyers

Photography: Jared Leeds<p><b>The Idea:</b> The retailer’s business relies on hiring buyers who can be flexible and spot opportunities. Meyrowitz explains how the company is training its next generation.<p>Fashion runs in my family. My father was in wholesale, and my mother is an artist. My dad was a very good …

Help Your Employees Find Flow

Holacracy. Results-Only Work Environments. These new, more flexible ways of working may be a step too far for many organizations. Still, greater employee freedom can create a better sense of “flow,” which enhances engagement, retention, and performance. This can be achieved by loosening your grip …

How to Manage Your Former Peers

Becoming the boss is an exciting transition, but it can also be a nerve-wracking one. This is especially true if you are now managing people who used to be your peers. You need to establish your credibility and authority, without acting like the promotion’s gone to your head. How you walk this line …

The 5 Things You Must Give Employees | Inc.com

According to research conducted by the Gallup Organization, only 30 percent of U.S. workers are engaged in their jobs--that is, they are "involved in, enthusiastic about, and committed to their work and contribute to their organization in a positive manner." That leaves 70 percent of workers either …

Employee Engagement

10 Things Great Leaders Say Every Week | Inc.com

Great leaders set great goals, and they ensure that those who follow them know what those goals are. That's why it's important to focus on how everyone's daily work connects to the big picture.<p>I'm borrowing from one of the greats here: Sam Walton, who built the most successful retail operation in …

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What Does the Color of Your Logo Say About Your Business? (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Close your eyes and picture McDonald's famous golden arches. Now, imagine if they had been gray. Would the burger chain be the international success it is today?<p>The color of some logos is more powerful than the logos themselves -- think …

The Fight Over Tesla Shows How Little Value Dealerships Add

Last week New Jersey started enforcing a ban on direct sales by Tesla Motors of its path-breaking model S. Tesla’s direct sales have also run into hot water in a number of other states: Ohio lawmakers are debating a ban on Tesla’s direct sales and Texas, Arizona, and Virginia are also opposed. …

10 Most Beautiful Temples in the World

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Like a Boss: 9 Easy Ways to Build Trust With Your Team

When we started HotelTonight, there were just 4 of us. Now that we’re up to over 100 people, it takes a little more effort to be accessible to the …

Price Image Is Not Just about Pricing

<i>Average price level and discounting policies affect a store’s price image, but non-price factors such as the store atmosphere and service levels also</i> …

What Data-Obsessed Marketers Don’t Understand

Big data has become the X factor of modern marketing, the hero of every marketer’s story. But it’s a promise at risk of letting you down. You may be thinking that data will magically turn bush-league marketing into a winning “Moneyball” performance. But that’s an artifact of our big data obsession. …

7 ways to create a successful integrated marketing campaign

Today, marketers have more choices than ever regarding how and where to promote or advertise products and services. In addition to traditional …

Marketing

I brand che valgono di più: Apple ancora in testa ma Ferrari è più forte, ecco perché

È ancora Apple il brand a maggiore valore economico del mondo: <b>104 miliardi di dollari, il 20% in più di quanto valeva nel 2013</b>. La casa di Cupertino</b> …

Don’t Persuade Customers — Just Change Their Behavior

Most businesses underestimate how hard it is to change people’s behavior. There is an assumption built into most marketing and advertising campaigns that if a business can just get your attention, give you a crucial piece of information about their brand, tell you about new features, or associate …

8 Marketing Trends You May Not Be Thinking About, but Should Be

Predicting marketing trends for the coming year is a favorite sport for futurists and there is no shortage of predictions of what marketers can …

Three Questions to Advance Your Career

In most organizations, professionals who want to move up get lots of feedback. Did you hit your numbers? Make your budget? How did you perform in managing a major project? Many companies provide you with so-called 360-degree feedback based on anonymous surveys from your boss, peers, and direct …

Life is Luck — Here’s How to Plan a Career Around It

Daniel Kahneman has claimed the following as his favorite equation:<p><i>Success = talent + luck</i><p><i>Great success = a little more talent + a lot of luck</i><p>Kahneman’s implication is that the difference between moderate and great success is mostly luck, not skill. Chance plays a much greater role in our careers …

Inequality in the United States and China

Income inequalities in the United States and China are not only high, and similarly high (which has been the case for a decade already), they are also becoming a serious political problem in both countries. President Obama in his 2012 State of the Union address called inequality a “defining issue …

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Gourmet tour of southwest England

Lush countryside, dramatic rural landscapes, quaint fishing villages and pretty coastal scenery combine to make southwest England a popular destination for the gourmet traveller.<p>Tucking into fresh crab sandwiches by the beach, sampling refreshing ales from myriad microbreweries and whiling away the …

To Optimize Talent Management, Question Everything

Should you hire as if your workforce will stay a month, a year, or their entire career? The answer makes a big difference in the qualifications you set, how well candidates must “fit” with the job, the team or the organizational culture, and the “deal” you offer. A traditional employment model may …