mikenudelman:

How 15 famous companies got their quirky names.
mikenudelman:

How 15 famous companies got their quirky names.
mikenudelman:

How 15 famous companies got their quirky names.
mikenudelman:

How 15 famous companies got their quirky names.

fastcompany:

To celebrate Mother’s Day, check out the lessons these tech leaders learned from their biggest inspirations: their moms.

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cnbc:

The No. 1 factor in obtaining wealth? According to CNBC’s survey of America’s millionaires, the answer is: HARD WORK. 
Meet America’s millionaires. 
cnbc:

The No. 1 factor in obtaining wealth? According to CNBC’s survey of America’s millionaires, the answer is: HARD WORK. 
Meet America’s millionaires. 

cnbc:

The No. 1 factor in obtaining wealth? According to CNBC’s survey of America’s millionaires, the answer is: HARD WORK

Meet America’s millionaires

GM CEO Mary Barra explaining how bad news doesn’t get better with age.

digitalspark:

No one can ever miss the value of continuous learning.

digitalspark:

No one can ever miss the value of continuous learning.

fastcompany:

"The perfect Tweet length was right around 100 characters.”The Proven Ideal Length Of Every Tweet, Facebook Post, And Headline Online

Social media is becoming an important part of the way many companies engage with their market. This is some interesting information for the do-it-yourself types.

businessinsider:

You can’t expect negotiations with French to be like negotations with Americans, and the same holds true for cultures around the world.
These diagrams reveal how to negotiate with people around the world. 

So is classifying national characteristics a serious advantage in dealing with multi-cultural environments, or is it just stereotyping? The author acknowledges this risk saying that “determining national characteristics is treading a minefield of inaccurate assessment and surprising exception. There is, however, such a thing as a national norm.”
This Business Insider article also provides a hyperlink to a previous story on 24 charts of Leadership Styles from around the world. businessinsider:

You can’t expect negotiations with French to be like negotations with Americans, and the same holds true for cultures around the world.
These diagrams reveal how to negotiate with people around the world. 

So is classifying national characteristics a serious advantage in dealing with multi-cultural environments, or is it just stereotyping? The author acknowledges this risk saying that “determining national characteristics is treading a minefield of inaccurate assessment and surprising exception. There is, however, such a thing as a national norm.”
This Business Insider article also provides a hyperlink to a previous story on 24 charts of Leadership Styles from around the world. businessinsider:

You can’t expect negotiations with French to be like negotations with Americans, and the same holds true for cultures around the world.
These diagrams reveal how to negotiate with people around the world. 

So is classifying national characteristics a serious advantage in dealing with multi-cultural environments, or is it just stereotyping? The author acknowledges this risk saying that “determining national characteristics is treading a minefield of inaccurate assessment and surprising exception. There is, however, such a thing as a national norm.”
This Business Insider article also provides a hyperlink to a previous story on 24 charts of Leadership Styles from around the world. businessinsider:

You can’t expect negotiations with French to be like negotations with Americans, and the same holds true for cultures around the world.
These diagrams reveal how to negotiate with people around the world. 

So is classifying national characteristics a serious advantage in dealing with multi-cultural environments, or is it just stereotyping? The author acknowledges this risk saying that “determining national characteristics is treading a minefield of inaccurate assessment and surprising exception. There is, however, such a thing as a national norm.”
This Business Insider article also provides a hyperlink to a previous story on 24 charts of Leadership Styles from around the world. businessinsider:

You can’t expect negotiations with French to be like negotations with Americans, and the same holds true for cultures around the world.
These diagrams reveal how to negotiate with people around the world. 

So is classifying national characteristics a serious advantage in dealing with multi-cultural environments, or is it just stereotyping? The author acknowledges this risk saying that “determining national characteristics is treading a minefield of inaccurate assessment and surprising exception. There is, however, such a thing as a national norm.”
This Business Insider article also provides a hyperlink to a previous story on 24 charts of Leadership Styles from around the world.

businessinsider:

You can’t expect negotiations with French to be like negotations with Americans, and the same holds true for cultures around the world.

These diagrams reveal how to negotiate with people around the world. 

So is classifying national characteristics a serious advantage in dealing with multi-cultural environments, or is it just stereotyping? The author acknowledges this risk saying that “determining national characteristics is treading a minefield of inaccurate assessment and surprising exception. There is, however, such a thing as a national norm.”

This Business Insider article also provides a hyperlink to a previous story on 24 charts of Leadership Styles from around the world.

cnbc:

Amazon’s branding team may be in shock right now after learning its new TV shares a name with an online porn site: http://cnb.cx/OdzSiX

A good warning for people wanting to launch a new business venture, product or brand. Even the big names get it wrong sometimes.

digitalspark:

7 lessons Jack Welch taught me about being a business leader.

I worked for a distributor of GE products when Jack Welch was CEO and his effect on that organisation as a leader was palpable even at my level. Here Digital Spark catches some typically good ‘Welch-isms’.