Month: February 2021

While running an operations service company for software R&D centers in Ukraine, I’ve seen enough companies fail to properly set up teams abroad at the beginning. Vendors who lacked transparency and/or couldn’t live up to contractual expectations were usually to blame. Thus, I’ve decided to share with you some tips and tricks on how to
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Mademoiselle Privé Bouton Camée and Mademoiselle Privé Bouton Lion The Chanel Mademoiselle Privé Bouton simply cannot be placed in one product category, as it comprises cuff-styled secret watches that, to untrained eyes, look like pieces of jewellery. That is the whole point of secret watches – to look like something other than a timepiece. Secret
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Online discussions have become a crucial part of modern education. Many learning institutions are embracing them despite previous doubts. The reason is obvious: online interaction provides many advantages listed below. Benefits of Online Discussions Having a Personal TouchSome institutions are fully-fledged e-learning centers. There are minimal chances for face-to-face encounters among students and instructors. Introducing
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Creativity and imagination have never been more important for a successful business leader than they are in this day and age. I liken the creative process of a business leader to the efforts of the captain of an America’s Cup sailboat racing team. There is a crew of many people, but there is only one visionary
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It’s not just the money. This was Ralph Anderson’s bottom line take away. I have interviewed many company owners and CEOs while writing my book, Create the Future – for your company and yourself. The owner of a property and casualty insurance agency told me about his experience founding, growing, and selling his company. Here
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The Riva 76’ Perseo Super can reach 37 knots with the biggest engine options Riva has revealed details of the 76’ Perseo Super, with the first unit to be handed over to its owner this summer. The new version of the popular Perseo sits in the Italian builder’s Sportfly range between the 66’ Ribelle and
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Examples of transgressions in the business world are plentiful, from high-profile embezzlement schemes and false advertising to unethical internal practices such as substandard working conditions and sexual misconduct. According to Dr. Jim White, CEO of 13 companies and bestselling author of Broken America: Ten Guiding Principles to Restore America, it’s more critical than ever to
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Have you ever sent an email, text, or direct message to someone only to have them react differently than you expected? Do you utilize digital messaging to deliver important messages regarding accountability or other constructive and corrective issues? If so, this may be why your recipients aren’t responding as you expected. Communication involving holding someone
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The Power of the “Be” Just as a diamond requires three properties to form—carbon, heat, and pressure—leaders require the interaction of three properties—character, knowledge and application. The U.S. Army leadership framework of “Be, Know, Do” is the foundation behind one of the most powerful tools a leader can deploy—the leadership philosophy. The Army’s Leadership Framework
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Sometimes even the gold standard still isn’t enough. Since 1995, company leaders and their corporate counsel have leaned on a single, well-respected measure to gauge vulnerability to bribery and corruption risks around the world. The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) is a trusted annual yardstick that ranks the integrity of every country’s public sector, based on the
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Employers provide insurance coverage for about 160 million Americans, and health care represents the largest cost after salary for many employers.  Unemployment due to the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a decrease in people eligible for employer-sponsored insurance, and the economic downturn threatens the viability of many businesses. Health care costs were down in 2020,
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Best known for their ties to the nautical world, people would often associate Ulysse Nardin to marine chronographs and dive watches. However, the Swiss watch brand made waves with their uniquely designed Tourbillon Free Wheel, a masterful reinterpretation of traditional watch construction. While the base models of their Executive collection use a fairly typical skeletonised
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The average sum spent by tourists has climbed by as much as 218% in some global tourism destinations, according to research by Hoo, the hotel room offer platform. Hoo analyzed the global tourism market by looking at the sum of tourism receipts (money spent) and what this equates to on a spend per tourist basis
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It seems that Jeff Bezos is stepping down at the perfect time. Business is booming, revenues are blowing off the roof, and profits are up despite Covid-19 expenses. Amazon will overtake Walmart on gross merchandise sold in 2021; AWS is the dominant provider of cloud computing; advertising now poses a serious challenge to Google and
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