Although the economy in the past year has headed into uncharted territory, some bits of wisdom remain unchanged. One of them is that success in the marketplace depends on providing value to others. And if you’re trying to figure out … Continue reading
We often come up with ambitious goals that we have every intention of achieving. Typically, these are all excellent ideas: what could be better than to finally get in shape or set a household budget or clear out the closet … Continue reading
This is the time of year when companies and business people express their appreciation to colleagues, associates and clients by sending gifts of all sizes and shapes, from teddy bears to boxes of chocolates to commemorative gifts with personalized engraving.
The end of a year is a good time to consider how you say goodbye. Whether it’s saying goodbye to the year or to a person, place, or way of life, there’s no way to avoid endings — the challenge … Continue reading
In the past, employers who were hiring looked for candidates with specific skills. From factory floor to executive suite, new employees were expected to have mastered certain essential tasks. Today, the preference is to “hire for attitude and train for … Continue reading