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2011-06-05 21:20:06

Great leaders grow profits

The more comprehensive a company’s leadership development efforts, the better its financial results in terms of shareholder return, growth in market share, growth in net income, and return on sales.

 

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2011-06-03

Webinar recap: How to lay off or terminate employees

By Mike Harvey

This post was written by Mike Harvey as a followup to his June 2nd webinar titled, "A Manager's Guide: How to Lay Off or Terminate Employees". 

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2011-06-01

The importance of customer service

By Drew Stevens

There are many reasons why a business will fail. Much research is available to denote which factors are the most important, however, it appears that most business fail because they lack focus on the organization’s most vital asset – customers.

 

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2011-05-25

10 ways to foster innovation in your company

By Drake Editorial Team

The last recession taught smart companies a valuable lesson – while poorly managed companies bunkered down in survival mode, innovative companies snuck up and took the hibernating companies’ market share. 

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2011-05-20

Team spirit built from the top

By Jim Clemmer

Strategic plans, marketing, technology and capital investment are clearly important, but emotional commitment of the people using the tools and executing the plans is what determines whether companies sink or soar.

 

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2011-05-18

Interview with Lisa Thompson

By Ben Gottlieb

Lisa Thompson is the Branch Manager for Drake International’s Calgary office. Lisa’s team consists of seven people, and she has been working with Drake for almost three years.

 

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