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The Crisis in Corporate Strategy (Part 1)

Note from the Editor:  Charles Fiaccabrino is a seasoned executive with 50+ years of sales management experience.   Charles began his career at Hoffmann La Roche on April 1st, 1969 as the first diagnostics sales representative in the newly formed Diagnostics Division and helped grow the organization into a multi-billion dollar enterprise.  During his career at […]

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Top Tech Tools to Get Organized, Boost Productivity & Improve Business Operations

Digital devices and tools enable business owners and entrepreneurs to do things better, faster and cheaper, in our personal and at-work lives. But don’t let “shiny object syndrome”—the state of distraction caused by every cool gadget and tech trend that comes down the pike—keep you from using the best digital tools. These tools should be carefully curated […]

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3 Frameworks to Help Your SMB Grow into an Enterprise

Every small business dreams of growing into that $100MM midsize company–and every midsize company dreams of even grander sales.  As a company grows, it traverses through distinct stages of growth.   In fact, there are specific characteristics that define companies at a each growth stage.  Knowing, understanding, and anticipating these characteristics will best prepare any business […]

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Happy 4th of July! Check out What We’re Giving away Right Now

Happy 4th of July from Flevy.com!  Here are the current free downloads we are offering across all our campaigns: Flevy Tools http://flevy.com/powerpoint-plugin Our most popular giveaway, Flevy Tools is a robust PowerPoint plugin that allows you to dynamically generate 10 common business diagrams. These include Gantt Charts, Network Diagrams, Waterfall Charts, Booz Balls, Approach Diagrams, […]

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“I’m Sure It Was Here Yesterday!” – Problems with Inventory Counts

Maybe it was the latest cycle count, the picking errors report, the reorganization of the warehouse, or the procurement staff that brought it to your attention. But you’ve got less of what you thought you had and more of what you didn’t think you had. Drives the purchasing people crazy. The first thing you do? […]

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BYOD in the Workplace: Mitigating the Risks, Reaping the Rewards

The data management firm SailPoint found in its 2013 Market Pulse survey that 82 percent of large companies (those with 5,000-plus employees) have some sort of bring your own device policy. Cisco reported in its 2012 report, “BYOD: A Global Perspective,” that U.S., Asian and Latin American firms are the most receptive to BYOD policies, […]

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Got the Cart before the Horse? A Discussion on Using Bar-code Technology

Remember the movie Gerry Maguire? Tom Cruise says to Rene Zellweger: “You complete me.” Well the same can be said for bar-code technology. The technology, when coupled with a credible infrastructure, makes magic.  Technology was meant to be a tool, a tool to help us make a real difference. A tool to make good things […]

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Pricing Strategy: To Skim or to Penetrate?

Pricing is arguably the most critical component of your marketing mix. It directly drives how your product is positioned and what target segment you go after. Below, we have 5 documents that help you determine and craft a robust pricing strategy for your product or service. They range in topics from covering the basic question […]

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Is Your Turnover Abysmal?

In most sales organizations, there are 2 crippling truths—1) 80-90% of sales are generated by only 20% of the sales team and 2) turnover is abysmal. This brings us to an important question. Why is that only 20% of the sales team generate such a disproportionate amount of the sales? What if you were to […]

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The Complete Product Launch Strategy Toolkit

Launching a new product? In this email, we outline a number of strategic business frameworks that, together, provide a holistic approach to Product Launch Strategy. The linked documents have been developed by a couple of Flevy’s Top Authors, LearnPPT and PPT Lab.     1. Selecting the Right Market Segment Product Life Cycle https://flevy.com/browse/business-document/Product-Lifecycle-227 The […]

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Strategic Human Resources

Human Resource practices today more than ever need to support, and be aligned with, the organization’s business strategy and the satisfaction of customer needs. They are essential to business and organizational growth, as well as providing a basis for competitive gain. This requires the Human Resource function to take on a more Strategic role, and […]

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Supervisors Do Things Right, Leaders Do the Right Things

Note from the Editor:  Charles Fiaccabrino is a seasoned executive with 50+ years of sales management experience.   Charles began his career at Hoffmann La Roche on April 1st, 1969 as the first diagnostics sales representative in the newly formed Diagnostics Division and helped grow the organization into a multi-billion dollar enterprise.  During his career at […]

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