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What X Factor Drives Your Economic Engine?

Is your company on track to be as valuable as you want it to be? Is it growing? Is it maximizing profits? If you have difficulty with your answer, you are not alone. Now is the time to ask yourself the ultimate question to achieve change and focus in your business. What drives your economic…

BUSINESS MODEL | PEOPLE

Can a 4-Day Workweek Jump Productivity 40%?

Microsoft recently experimented with a 4-day workweek in Japan. This CNN report details the results: “While the amount of time spent at work was cut dramatically, productivity — measured by sales per employee — went up by almost 40% compared to the same period the previous year.” In addition they encouraged shorter meetings (30 minutes)…

SALES

Your Price Is Too High!

“ My prospective customer says we were not selected because our price was too high?  What do I do?”  This is a question many companies grapple with. It’s not unusual for potential clients to give price as their reason for not buying from you. So what should you do about it? Ian Altman, a Forbes…