Dorries Mack

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7 Reasons Why BPM Projects Fail

The Seven Imperatives to Keeping Meetings on Track

There’s nothing more annoying than a meeting that goes on and on and on. As a manager, it’s your job to make sure people don’t go off on tangents or give endless speeches. But how can you keep people focused without being a taskmaster or squashing creativity?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>The good news is …

Obamacare: A blessing for some small businesses, and a nightmare for others

By J.D. Harrison<p>, Reporter / Digital Editor<p>Kristi Whitfield and David Glazier share several things in common.<p>Both own a small business with their spouse, and both companies are located in the Washington area, one on either side of the Potomac. In addition, each business relies partly on some …

Small Business Expert: How Do You Find And Pick A Lawyer?

<i>Editor’s Note: Today is the seventh</i> <i>response in Forbes’ weekly</i> <i>Ask An Expert</i> <i>series, running from now through the third week of November.</i><p>Most of the questions we receive boil down to one question many entrepreneurs struggle with: how do I find and select the right lawyer for my business? Many …

Small firms urged to go for Growth

Over 72 business experts in Sheffield have been accredited to offer advice to small businesses as part of the Government’s Growth Vouchers …

How To Maintain Your Passion For Your Small Business

Running a small business can be a draining experience, and it's easy to lose sight of why you originally took the plunge. Follow these tips to ensure …

Opinion: There is a reason banks aren’t lending enough to small businesses – the regulator is to blame

Since the banks were ‘bailed out’ with taxpayers money, a regular refrain from across the political divide has been that the banks are doing decisive …

Why Small Business Saturday Matters to All of Us

November 29th is Small Business Saturday. Is your business ready? Just as importantly, are you ready to make a personal difference?<p>Even though we don't think of it this way, all of us have played a part in "helping" at least one struggling small business go <i>out</i> of business.<p>Its owner started with an …

How to get ahead as a businesswoman: Order a whiskey on the rocks

From Shanghai to São Paulo, Moscow to Lagos, the changing role of women in the emerging markets is causing major shifts in alcohol consumption.<p>According to Harvard Business Review, income growth of women in developing countries reached 8.1% last year. The Grant Thornton International Business …

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Time Management on #GLTP Chat – February 2nd, Monday, 1 – 3 pm ET

Today’s Topic, <b>Time Management:</b> Everyday people make personal resolutions to become efficient in Time Management. Why is this important aspect of …

7 Time Management Tips For eLearning Professionals

<b>Time Management Tips For eLearning Professionals</b><p>As they say: “time is money”. This couldn't be more true for eLearning professionals who are …

Are You Selling Products or Solving Problems?

Here are a couple questions to ask every CEO. When is the last time you read a product page on your website? Or randomly asked a sales rep to give …

LeBron James And The Cavaliers Have A New 'Food Chain'

According to Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon-Journal, Blatt called a meeting before Wednesday's Jazz game to instill a new hierarchy (or "food chain") among his star players. From Lloyd:<p>"David Blatt tried to establish the Cavs' food chain during Wednesday's film session and team meeting. According …

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Obama Says His New Attorney General Pick Is 'A Charming People Person'

"Loretta might be the only lawyer in America who battles mobsters, and drug lords, and terrorists, and still has the reputation for being a charming people person," Obama said.<p>Instead, Obama insisted Lynch, the US attorney for New York's eastern district, isn't interested in seeing her own name in …

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Saints Game-Winning Touchdown Gets Called Back Because Of A Flop

The San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints were tied 24-24 at the end of the fourth quarter when Drew Brees tossed a game-winning touchdown pass with no time left on the clock to Jimmy Graham.<p>But the refs called offensive pass interference on Graham, the touchdown didn't count, and the game …

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Optimism Is the Enemy of Action

Positive thinking can hinder more than it helps by zapping people's motivation to work toward their goals.<p>It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when positive thinking became the star of the self-help industry. The idea of optimism is older than America itself (some accounts date it back to ancient Greece), …