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Your Career Won’t Be Predictable, And That’s A Good Thing

There is no gold watch in your future. Careers just aren’t as predictable as they once were. Here’s how you can manage.<p>This is an excerpt from Mitch Joel’s <i>Ctrl Alt Delete: Reboot Your Business. Reboot Your Life. Your Future Depends On It</i>. © 2013 by Mitch Joel. Reprinted by permission of Business …

How Advertisers Can Maximize Mobile Conversions

In the beginning, mobile advertising was all about conversions. Remember QR codes? Vouchers? What got people excited about mobile were the opportunities that didn’t exist at all on desktop — to use location and behavioral cues to speak to the consumer on the path-to-purchase and become part of the …

What's the Most Important Predictor of Success for Your Company?

It's how many people answer "yes" to one simple question.<p>Before he ventured out on his own as a consultant, Marcus Buckingham worked for the Gallup Organization and co-authored the 2001 book <i>Now, Discover Your Strengths</i> with the company's chairman at the time, Donald O. Clifton. Although the book …

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5 Ways to Screw Up Employee Incentives

Here are the most common ways that carrot you're dangling can backfire.<p>Incentive plans are designed to reward specific behaviors, but they're often ineffective at best and harmful at worst.<p>Here are five common ways employee incentive plans can produce the wrong results:<p><b>1. You foster the wrong</b> …

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Key to Productive Meetings? How You End Them

There are a million tricks for more productive meetings out there, but here's one idea you probably haven't heard before.<p>Meetings are a favorite whipping boy of the business world, and it’s not hard to see why.<p>Often aimless and inflated, they pop up in your calendar like dandelions in your lawn, …

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5 Questions That Will Close the Sale (Without Pressuring Customers)

Can't close the sale? Try a few of these simple low-pressure questions.<p>Good salespeople know that asking questions is the most effective way to learn about the needs of your customers. But you’ve got to ask the <i>right</i> questions. Otherwise, you risk scaring prospective customers out the door--or …

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