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Research shows that nearly 50 percent of workers don't have performance goals that can be objectively measured. A lack of clear objectives can lead to workplace dissatisfaction and an increase in turnover rates. This article suggests a number of communication strategies to address the problem.
Many entrepreneurs rely on internal bench strength to provide for future leadership. You can help ensure long-term organizational viability and avoid a talent crisis by exploring the benefits of building a best-in-class succession plan.
This news note cites an article, and#34;The Power of Dumb Ideas,and#34; in which Randall Rothenberg argues that, when it comes to success in business, emphasis on strategy imitation outperforms emphasis on innovation. Source for the article is a Booz Allen Hamilton study of successful business strategies over 30 years.
What is your philosophy business or life? See how it compares to 49 business visionaries and the single philosophy that they swear by in business, life, or both. These highly successful individuals give concise statements of how they think and nearly all provide insightful explanations in two or three conversational paragraphs.
A two-part series on identifying your target market and using market segmentation to define and serve it.
Bloggers and their blogs have rapidly become an important--and demanding--outlet for finding and distributing focused information. Author and entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki offers practical, to-the-point insights for tapping blogs as a channel to get the news out about your product or company.
If you come across a business term that is unfamiliar or unclear, Value Base Management.net probably can has a definition and an explanation. Check it out and be sure to bookmark it for future reference.
Vendors who present a large menu of features in an attempt to differentiate their products would do better to emphasize two or three proven points of difference in the value each product delivers. This article is based on research published in the Harvard Business Review.
Very short but very sweet advice on testing a poorly selling product's appeal in the marketplace--and useful tips on what to do if it fails the test.
Although somewhat out of date, this article provides a useful overview of the purpose and principles of competitive intelligence gathering as well as tips and techniques that still apply.
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