When Luxury Becomes A Four Letter Word

Right about now, if you sell luxury goods and services, you’re hosed. That is, unless you get the shift in consumer psychology and respond quickly. Over the last two weeks, I’ve spoken with a people very high up in the luxury furniture, hotel, goods and services businesses. And, they all tell me the same thing. […]

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North Korea threat: Pyongyang directly criticizes China in rare move

North Korean state media criticized China directly Wednesday, saying its “reckless remarks” on the North’s nuclear program was testing its patience and could trigger unspecified “grave” consequences. A commentary released by the state-run Korean Central News Agency said that “a string of absurd and reckless remarks are now heard from China everyday only to render […]

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Features Of The EaseUS Data Recovery Software

The recovery software is also a result of the technology. If the computer has given us the ability to store in large amount of data likewise it is also considered that this data can be lost also by mistake. There are a number of reasons of loss of data like electricity failure, over writing of […]

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10 Rules for Better Managing Client Expectations

Rome wasn’t built in a day. To establish credibility and create trust, it’s important to communicate timelines effectively. That’s why we asked 10 entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the following question: “What’s one rule for better managing client expectations early in a relationship?” Managing Client Expectations Here’s what YEC members had to say: 1. […]

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Change Is A Door to Opportunity

I just finished my annual visit with Spencer Johnson’s Who Moved My Cheese. I find this simple allegory and story so timeless, relevant and helpful every time I read it. “Haw now realized that the change probably would have not taken him by surprise, if he had been watching what was happening all along, and […]

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6 Ways to Foster Healthy Competition at Work

Workplace competition can help make your staff more productive, more engaged and more energized. However, it can also stress them out, crush their confidence and lead to lasting resentment. Some people are naturally competitive and thrive in competitions, while others aren’t and will cringe at the mere idea of a contest. How can you create […]

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7 Qualities of Leaders Who Inspire Loyalty

Sure, the best leaders sometimes have to make decisions that are unpopular, but we all crave respect and support from the staff that make our companies work.  Being a likable leader isn’t about currying favor or tiptoeing around the people you employ.  In fact, being likeable means being the best leader you can be.  Employing […]

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Goodbye Nokia Phones, Hello Microsoft Lumia

We’ve seen the last of the Nokia Lumia line of smartphones, at least in terms of the brand name, it seems. The phones will still be available but under a new name. So it’s goodbye Nokia phones, hello Microsoft Lumia. Microsoft announced the brand name change recently for future Nokia mobile devices. The name change […]

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6 Ways to Compete Using Retail Customer Experience

It started with the Great Recession. As they tightened their belts, Americans spent less on products and more on experiences. While the economy has improved, this attitude hasn’t changed: Consumers of all ages are increasingly spending their money on experiences rather than things. What does this mean for your retail business, and how can you […]

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Starbucks Faces Protest Over Opposition to Immigration Ban

Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) is once again the focus of President Donald Trump’s supporters after its CEO Howard Schultz announced on Sunday the chain will hire thousands of refugees and displaced immigrants both in the U.S. and around the globe. “We are developing plans to hire 10,000 of them over five years in the 75 countries around […]

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