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Does the 2019 Corvette ZR1 even look like a Corvette


Taxes Reformed, Now What?

Lead Change Blog

Under the legislation, the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate penalty will be repealed beginning in 2019, potentially taking millions of people out of the individual health care market. Come 2019, individuals will no longer pay a penalty if they’re uninsured.

SourceCon 2017 Keynote Series: Email, I love you.


Know your sender's reputation Email sender score will be like credit score for marketers Over 1/3 of the world will have an email address by 2019 How does this relate to the conference theme? This week the team at Proactive Talent Strategies is attending the 10th Anniversary of SourceCon in Austin, Texas. With a total of seven keynotes throughout the entire conference, we’ve decided to do a write-up on everyone in a series we’re calling Sourcing Secrets: Keynotes from SourceCon 2017.

Realign Your Team to Finish 2018 Strong

Michael Lee Stallard

September has arrived and if you’re with an organization that plans by the calendar year, you’re less than a month away from the start of the final quarter. I’ve always felt September is the ideal time to gather the team together and check our alignment.

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Blade Runner: The Final Cut

Joseph Lalonde

In the opening scroll of Blade Runner, you are informed of what’s happening in the year 2019. A Reel Leadership Flashback Article Are you ready to flashback to the year 1982? That’s the year Blade Runner was originally released.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Unbreakable

Joseph Lalonde

Night Shyamalan’s Split released in theaters earlier this year and Unbreakable’s sequel Glass currently filming (Glass is releasing January 18th, 2019), I thought this would be the perfect time to share leadership lessons from Unbreakable. .

Barriers to Reducing and Controlling Healthcare Costs | StrategyDriven

Strategy Driven

corporate CEOs, predicts employer health costs will increase 166 percent by 2019, resulting in a cost burden of $28,530 per employee – three-times the 2009 employee cost of $10,743. StrategyDriven effective executives, efficient employees Home About The StrategyDriven Organization Our Company Our Contributors Karen K. Juliano Howard T. Dickens Jr. Lucas D. Ives Sharon Drew Morgen Hank Moore Jamie P.

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Why U.S. Grocery Chains Need More (and Better) Store-Brand Products

Harvard Business Review

ALDI plans to open 900 stores by 2022 and LIDL to open 100 by the end of 2019. Susanna Price/Getty Images. The U.S. grocery industry has reached an interesting and uncertain crossroads.

Britain's Banking Reforms Are So Old Economy

Harvard Business Review

The new measures should be in place by 2019. Best of all, putting this off to 2019 makes it possible to quietly shelve the report if bankers regain some of their respectability and their sector recovers its bounce. Maybe we would do better if we stopped thinking about making banks do what they currently do a bit better and started imagining what kind of financial system will best meet consumer needs in 2019.

25 Years Ago I Coined the Phrase “Triple Bottom Line.” Here’s Why It’s Time to Rethink It.

Harvard Business Review

With this in mind, I’m volunteering to carry out a management concept recall: with 2019 marking the 25th anniversary of the “triple bottom line,” a term I coined in 1994, I propose a strategic recall to do some fine tuning. David Aubrey/Getty Images. How often are management concepts subjected to recalls by the people who invented them? It is hard to think of a single case.

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How Multinationals Should Be Planning for Brexit

Harvard Business Review

The UK will exit the European Union on March 29, 2019, and many companies are struggling to prepare for how it will change doing business there. It is possible that we won’t have perfect information by April 2019. Victoria Jones – PA Images / Contributor/Getty Images. Only a minority of firms is well ahead in planning and preparing a UK market strategy.

Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Social Security - What Happened?

Orrin Woodward

By 2019 our annual interest rate balloons to $806 Billion per year! - Orrin Woodward Leadership Team Welcome to the leadership blog of the 2010 International Association of Business Top 10 Leadership Guru Orrin Woodward.

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Why the Best Internal Candidate Might Be from an Unlikely Part of the Company

Harvard Business Review

More than 91% percent of the companies reported planning to use cross-functional projects to accelerate development by 2019, and 89% percent planned to use stretch projects. Muriel de Seze/Getty Images. Nearly a decade since Gallup released its bible, Strengths-Based Leadership, which asserts that great leaders are always investing in strengths, we are learning that the opposite may also be true.

Do You Know What Your Company’s Data Is Worth?

Harvard Business Review

Such costs are expected to quadruple again by 2019, to in excess of $2 trillion. Accurately measuring enterprise value (EV) has never been more important or challenging. Even more so because firms are confronted by growing volumes of data, and the stakes implied in misinterpreting the value of that data have risen to new heights. Data is no longer the domain of tech companies or IT departments — it is fast becoming a centerpiece of corporate value creation more generally.

Samsung Pay’s Older Technology Could Be an Advantage

Harvard Business Review

The stakes are high in the mobile wallet market, projected to be over $140 billion by 2019. Most recently, Samsung has announced that it will roll out a payment system called Samsung Pay later this year and has already begun beta-testing it in Korea.

Medical Systems Hacks Are Scary, but Medical Device Hacks Could Be Even Worse

Harvard Business Review

It’s important to get familiar and incorporate appropriate aspects into your policies and procedures, and keep your eye out for a revised standard in 2019. On Friday, a major cyber attack hit health systems around the world. In Britain, where the attack affected hospital IT systems, doctors were unable to access patient records. Ambulances were diverted and emergency care delayed.


Only 11% of Top Business School Case Studies Have a Female Protagonist

Harvard Business Review

Harvard, for one, has pledged to double the number of women in case studies by 2019. Last August the White House hosted an event with a lengthy title: “ Business School Deans and the Business Community on Expanding Opportunities for Women in Business.”

A 5-Part Process for Using Technology to Improve Your Talent Management

Harvard Business Review

“We had specified detail into 2019.” Walker and Walker/Getty Images. At the law firm Allen & Overy, the idea of replacing traditional, annual performance appraisals with a technology-enabled continuous feedback system did not come from human resources. It came from a leader within the practice.

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The AT&T Ruling Shows That U.S. Regulators Don’t Understand Media’s Present — or Future

Harvard Business Review

Consider just a few: In 2019 consumers will spend more time on the internet than watching TV. HBR Staff/George Caswell/Steven Errico/Getty Images. This week’s decision by U.S. District Judge Richard Leon to allow AT&T and Time Warner to complete their merger will bring to a close a deal that has been pending for almost two years.

James Bond, Dunder Mifflin, and the Future of Product Placement

Harvard Business Review

in 2014, to over $6 billion, and is set to reach over $11 billion by 2019. My children are now old enough to go downstairs and turn on the TV by themselves. It’s an important moment in their lives — and the lives of their parents.

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How Ford Is Thinking About the Future

Harvard Business Review

This van is currently being tested in London ahead of volume production in 2019. Bloomberg/Contributor/Getty Images. Everyone’s talking about a future in which vehicles are shared rather than owned, autonomous rather than driven, and where car companies make large shares of their profits on digital “mobility services.”


Backdoor Government Decryption Hurts My Business and Yours

Harvard Business Review

billion in 2019. The debate over encryption—and decryption—has heated up as U.S. Senators Richard Burr and Dianne Feinstein have introduced a bipartisan bill that would require all tech companies to decrypt customer data at a court’s request. The sponsors argue that, in the wake of the San Bernardino terrorist attack and the ensuing FBI investigation into the shooter’s Apple iPhone, authorities “ need to know when terrorists are plotting to kill Americans.”

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As Brexit Negotiations Start, Companies Need Contingency Plans

Harvard Business Review

The implication is that, come what may between Britain and the EU by March 2019, the deadline by which Brexit has to be accomplished one way or another, the EU and the UK are natural trading partners. Any company with substantial exposure to Brexit that hasn’t yet devised contingency plans to deal with a range of outcomes, including very bad ones, is about as far behind the curve as Britain’s current government seems to be right now.

The Swedish CEO Who Runs His Company Like a CrossFit Gym

Harvard Business Review

However, while the CEO takes pride in these figures and workplace changes, they will still need to grow sales by another 56% and boost employee engagement by another 15% in three years if they are to reach their 2019 goals. eclipse_images/Getty Images. Work hard and you’ll see results. For many in today’s knowledge economy, this feeling is elusive.

The Untapped Potential of Health Care APIs

Harvard Business Review

Payments under Medicare’s new merit-based incentive payment system (MIPS) as well as new incentives for professionals participating in alternative payment models will go into effect starting in 2019.

Yes, You Can Start a Business and Have a Baby at the Same Time

Harvard Business Review

” That investment in team has resulted in rapid and steady growth, with Series A funding in process and projections pointing toward 41 employees by 2019. Henglein and steets/Getty Images. The stereotypical image of startup life is a handful of scruffy twenty-somethings working 24/7 in a garage. No one has kids, needless to say, because no one has a life outside of work.

A Refresher on Marketing ROI

Harvard Business Review

trillion in 2019, up from $1.6 Juan Díaz-Faes for HBR. Companies spend a lot on marketing communications. In fact, global spending on media is expected to reach $2.1 trillion in 2014. But is all that money well spent? And more fundamentally, does marketing actually work? Marketing ROI analysis can help answer those questions.


Artificial Intelligence Is Almost Ready for Business

Harvard Business Review

Ray Kurzweil has predicted that the computing power of a $4,000 computer will surpass that of a human brain in 2019 (20 quadrillion calculations per second).

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How to Set More-Realistic Growth Targets

Harvard Business Review

Projects started after 2019 would be of little help in hitting the portfolio target revenue in 2022, because they simply do not have the time needed to begin delivering results. Many executives are fond of promising to deliver growth, but far fewer realize those ambitions. This is because many fundamentally mismanage the growth gap, which is the difference between their growth goals and what their base businesses can deliver.