Note from the Editor: This article was originally published in the Reading Eagle’s Business Weekly and is re-posted with their permission. It was contributed by Dr. Santo D. Marabella, The Practical Prof(R). * * * * Young professionals. Is this a contradiction of terms, or what is called an oxymoron? After more than 25 years, I still love […]
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Note from the Editor: This article was originally published in the Reading Eagle’s Business Weekly and is re-posted with their permission. It was contributed by Dr. Santo D. Marabella, The Practical Prof(R). * * * * Today, The Practical Prof makes a stunning revelation: I suffer from a serious syndrome known as TTT – Tethered To Technology. Here’s […]
I am hearing a lot about emergence of the new revolution of artificial intelligence, and that it will be exponential in comparison to the industrial revolution etc., but I am still hearing things like the individual will still have an edge in terms of creativity and innovation, since machines cannot think creatively! The reality is […]
Pete Canalichio is an expert with over 20 years of global experience in the areas of Brand Strategy and Brand Licensing, working with brands such as The Coca-Cola Company and Newell Rubbermaid. Recognized as a leading expert he is frequently asked to speak at branding and licensing conferences and leading business schools globally. His firm […]
Microsoft Excel is powerful. You can use Excel to solve simultaneous differential equations, develop financial statements and run a statistical analysis on large data sets. The power of the program comes down to the user’s creativity and the software’s copious functions and formulas. With the introduction of Excel on the new Apple iPad Air, you can […]
Imagine a time when you were absolutely unreachable. A time when friends stopped by, unannounced, in person, neighbors chatted from front porch swings, and letters were written by hand and sent in the mail. If you needed to reach someone, it wasn’t easy. When the US military began using “walkie-talkie” radios for infantry battalion during […]
A product is a tangible thing. From the framework of relationship marketing theory, a product can never create or maintain a connection. This ability to develop long lasting relationships falls to the customer service team. Customer care is more than simply fixing problems. It is establishing a continual link between your customer and your business. […]
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There are good meetings and there are bad meetings. Bad meetings appear to drag on forever. They never seem to get to the point and are a waste of time. Wasting valuable resources in unproductive and inefficient meetings can be one of the biggest avoidable costs for any business. Effective meetings leave us energized and […]
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The average amount of money entrepreneurs needed to start a small business in 2012 was $15,000, according to a study conducted by the Global Entrepreneur Monitor. The study also found that 69 percent of these businesses started at home, and 82 percent of the funding came from friends and family. The 3 F’s—family, friends and […]
On holidays recently we drove past The Big Banana. Majestic yet somewhat tacky at the same time, it had once again lured coach loads of people in to see what bananery delights awaited the unsuspecting visitor inside… I too was lured in – not that I like bananas that much, but more from morbid curiosity. […]
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