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73 Creative Job Titles in Corporate America

HR Digest

A job title says a lot about a person, his creativity, and his attitude towards the job. In the present world of fierce competition for jobs and employment opportunities, creative job titles go a long way to attract the attention of employers and companies. Playful and creative job titles are opted by leading companies and organizations to make their workplace and the jobs more enjoyable. Most Creative Job Titles Ever (They’re also meaningless).

Digital Marketing Mantra for Advertisers

Strategy Driven

Digital marketing is slowly, but surely growing from a “nice to have” to a necessity. To be successful in advertising in the online marketing space , you will need to connect all the dots and deal with the complexity (and maybe even ambiguity) of the online marketing world. The problem is the balance between the complexity of online marketing disciplines and the way the market moves on. This is, for most advertisers, the absolute darling of digital marketing.

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The Big Picture of Business – Ethics… Good for Business

Strategy Driven

In order to succeed and thrive in modern society, all private and public sector entities must live by codes of ethics. Ethics and profits are not conflicting goals. We must learn to benefit from change management, not to become victims of it. Corporate Responsibility relates to every stage in the evolution of a business, leadership development, mentoring and creative ways of doing business. It helps to manage relations with stakeholders.

The Importance of Testing in an E-marketing Campaign

Women on Business

The same principles apply to e-marketing: before rolling out a campaign to a large audience, test it on a small one. How does their e-marketing supplement their traditional marketing? Create a Benchmark Traditional direct marketing always uses a control piece as the benchmark, generally with an A/B split test. The same idea works for e-marketing. By testing your marketing campaign, you gain more time, money and experience for future projects.

Guest Post: Market Sensing is not Crop Dusting

Lead on Purpose

Jim’s passion is enabling product marketing teams. With a lifetime of experience, he has a fresh and unique perspective in guiding and managing product teams and has a knack for sensing markets, synthesizing ideas and turning them into reality. If you compare the skill and precision of crop dusting to market sensing techniques, shouldn’t product management employ similar planning, preparation, techniques and proper ground support before taking off?

Managing the “Great Expectations” of the Next Sales Generation

Women on Business

I teach and advise Gen Yers — also known as Millennials (born after 1980) — at the university level in sales and business ethics. How do companies motivate and manage a generation of workers who grew up receiving awards and prizes for just showing up? That’s what one manager recently shared with me about how much time she spends getting new Gen Y team members on board. Some Millennials lack time management skills because parents managed their calendars.

How Managers Should Respond When Bribes Are Business as Usual

Harvard Business

Studies show that it’s also counterproductive resulting in lower profit margins, return on equity , and employee morale ; costly delays as players haggle over the size of the kickback; and poverty and poor governance in the markets where they’re paid. ” Identify “moon markets” and walk away. Some markets — for example, several in China — are too rife with bribery to get around it, and no amount of innovation can change that reality.

The Climate Crisis and Brand Futures

Strategy Driven

I believe that hyper-relevance, ultra-personalisation, collaboration, ethics and sustainability are the crucial foundations of success. From a business-futures perspective, and standing at odds with “yesterday’s organisations and yesterday’s leaders” it’s fascinating to observe how modern management theory has shifted away from the one apparently set in stone by the economist Milton Friedman, for whom the responsibility of business was purely to increase its profits.

The Best Ways to Discuss Ethics

Harvard Business Review

Companies can take a wide variety of approaches to how to discuss ethics. At one end of the spectrum are companies that rely on their code of ethics or on the exemplary behavior of people at the top. At the other are executives like Kathleen Edmond , the Chief Ethics Officer at Best Buy, who created an open blog for company employees on ethical lapses and related issues. Still, this leaves open the question of what actually works in guiding employees' ethical behavior.

The Big Picture of Business – Each Role Matters. The Value of Support Staff

Strategy Driven

She was the model for executive assistants and office managers everywhere. Those vital employees in the business world might include the IT guy, the receptionist, the mailroom manager, the ethics adviser and the secretary to the Board of Directors. And then there were those mentors behind the scene who were responsible for lots of creativity. Think as a manager, not as a worker. Learn and do the things it will take to assume management responsibility.

How Managers Can Avoid Playing Favorites

Harvard Business

But when managers favor one employee over another, morale and productivity suffer. What Great Managers Do. Exceptional managers find and capitalize on their employees' unique strengths. But studies show that being exposed to different perspectives and ideas spurs creativity. Mario Chamorro, a growth marketer in San Francisco, knows how important it is to treat employees fairly. “Both creative, dorky, and outgoing.”

This Is Broken (with Seth Godin).

Rich Gee Group

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The Big Picture of Business – Business Success Checklist

Strategy Driven

Sometimes the difficulty of managing your time makes for a haphazard operation. Whether your focus is on customer service, profits, investing, marketing, or company growth a constant awareness of your current position in relation to where you want to be is essential. Time management and “just in time” concepts are applied. Assets are adequately valued and managed. All members of top management have Business Development responsibilities.

Nabob and the Coffee Kerfuffle: How the 120-year-old brand managed to maintain its challenger status.

In the CEO Afterlife

As Ogilvy’s Ian MacKellar, who helped develop the current creative platform, would say: “For any campaign or creative idea, it helps to have a conflict, a tension, an enemy.” Years later, it took on bigger players by introducing new innovative packaging to the market, and subsequently carving out a double-digit share when few thought it could be done. competitors are entering the market. We were big believers in creativity and we had a culture of big ideas.

Value-Added Leadership

Strategy Driven

This ladder holds true for managers and employees within the organization, as well as outside consultants brought in. Organizational purpose, vision, quality of life, ethics, long-term growth. When all succeed, then profitability is much higher and more sustained than under the Hard Nose management style. Managers and employees begin seeing themselves as leaders and grow steadily into those roles. Study and utilize marketing and business development techniques.

The Big Picture of Business – Diversity is Important for Business

Strategy Driven

By taking stock and planning creatively, then we can and will embody diversity. People believe that they are now thinking differently and creatively about diversity issues. Every professional must embrace a set of ethics: Things for which each professional holds himself/herself accountable. It opens your services to additional market niches. This year is the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Five Great Ways to Earn Extra Money in 2010 :: Women on Business

Women on Business

But with a little creativity, you can create income streams to supplement or replace that lost income. Offer your services for website design , IT Consulting , or Internet Marketing. Market your service to small businesses, and people with home offices. Tap into social media marketing or business networks to attract customers to your Web site.

Mentoring and Lifelong Learning

Strategy Driven

If you cannot take the dirtiest job in any company and do it yourself, then you will never become “management.” The management that takes steps to “fix themselves” rather than always projecting problems upon other people will have a successful organization. Truth and ethics must be woven into how you conduct business. Professionals who succeed the most are the products of mentoring. I heartily endorse that find a great mentor.

Partnership: A Crucible for Innovation

Lead Change Blog

Reading Collective Genius , The Innovators , Creativity, Inc. Luca de Meo, as head of marketing at Volkswagen AG, created a series of two-day events called Marketing Works! which were solely aimed at creating a strong collaboration ethic and served as a chance for assembling people from all over the world who had deep histories of working separately or in the fashion of a linear fire brigade. I believe that managers must loosen the controls, not tighten them.

Out of touch or out of their minds? Maybe both!

Strategy Driven

In a survey conducted by a BIG benefits management company (a management and human resource consulting firm), they asked 365 CEO’s and sales management executives, “What are the three key factors that separate high performing sales professionals from moderate to low performing sales professionals?”. Use of creativity. Creativity to present ideas in favor of the customer, and creativity to differentiate you from the competition.

The Big Picture of Business – Quality is Important for Business: Real Quality vs. Arbitrary Metrics

Strategy Driven

Quality is not something that managers assign others to achieve. Rather than assume all is wrong or right with an organization and take a defensive posture, management must view quality as essential to their economic survival or growth. It is not enough for management to endorse quality programs; they must actively participate. Life-threatening experiences (loss of business or market share, economic recession) signal the urgency for the team to collaborate.

The Big Picture of Business – Doing Your Best Work on Deadlines: Mobilizing the Energy for Best Business Success

Strategy Driven

I recommend that diversity audits, quality control reviews, ethics programs and other important regimen be conducted as part of Strategic Planning, rather than as stand-alone, distracting and energy diverting activities. Power Stars to Light the Business Flame , by Hank Moore, encompasses a full-scope business perspective, invaluable for the corporate and small business markets. We just had the first live TV musical play extravaganza on television after a 50-year hiatus.

Take A Little Break To Laugh This Season.

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Take A Little Break To Laugh This Season. Get Shareaholic { 2 comments… read them below or add one } Emdadul Haque 12.24.10 at 10:35 AM Laughter is the best preventive medicine.

The Making of Legends

Strategy Driven

I developed the concept of integrating Pop Culture Wisdom with management training and business planning over the last 40 years. There have been books on fundraising and some articles on volunteer management and the business aspects of running non-profit organizations. Amplify discussions on community standards and ethics. Exemplifying ethical behavior. I have written several books, on business, entertainment, history and pop culture.

The Big Picture of Business – Biggest Excuses They Use… and You Should Avoid: Rationales and Reasons Why Businesses Fail

Strategy Driven

That was caused by previous management. Ethics and standards… those are for chumps. When you suggest that a more targeted customer focus would benefit all, including their bottom line, management often gets pious, argumentative and confrontational. In reality, no single market shift speaks completely for itself. Learn to manage change, rather than become a victim of it.

The Big Picture of Business – The Future Has Moved… and Left No Forwarding Address.

Strategy Driven

Futurism is a continuum of thinking and reasoning skills, judicious activities, shared leadership and an accent upon ethics and quality. Futurism: ideas that inspire, manage and benchmark change. The ingredients may include such sophisticated business concepts as change management, crisis management and preparedness, streamlining operations, empowerment of people, marketplace development, organizational evolution and vision.

The Most Inspirational Social Media I've Ever Seen.

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 The Most Inspirational Social Media I’ve Ever Seen. Every so often, a good friend sends you a story, an article, or a video in this case, that not only gives you hope and inspires you, it knocks your social media socks off.

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April 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

” In other words, someone who stocked the dairy section was as empowered to share positivity through leaving a note on a store-wide gratitude board as was the manager. Dana writes, “New research has identified that companies that build high-trust cultures experience stock market returns two to three times greater than the market average and turnover rates that are 50 percent lower than industry competitors.” Leadership Development Leadership Management

The Big Picture of Business – Doing Your Best Work on Deadlines: Mobilizing the Energy for Best Business Success

Strategy Driven

I recommend that diversity audits, quality control reviews, ethics programs and other important regimen be conducted as part of Strategic Planning, rather than as stand-alone, distracting and energy diverting activities. Power Stars to Light the Business Flame , by Hank Moore, encompasses a full-scope business perspective, invaluable for the corporate and small business markets. We just had the first live TV musical play extravaganza on television after a 50-year hiatus.

July 2016 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Art Petty of About Money Management and Leadership provided Reinventing the Organization and Leadership for a Digital Era. Art writes, “The emerging digital and technology-driven world demands that we rethink everything about how we manage, lead, structure and run our organizations. Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership provided How to Manage Yourself so Your Boss Won’t Have To. Randy Conley of Leading With Trust shared 3 Ways To Be Everyone’s Favorite Manager.

How are you doing on price? :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Since then, I have had more and more discussions with my clients about their pricing strategies and being squeezed in this market. So I’ve spent some time exploring best practices and considering what we should recommend in this market. If we believe our price is fair, and if we have a market for products and services at our prices, then discounting will only take us into a downward spiral.

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Do It Anyway.

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Do It Anyway. People are often unreasonable, illogical and self centered; Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives; Be kind anyway.

These Are the People You Need on Your Startup Team

Chart Your Course

Business leadership researchers tell us that the best traits for your CFO are emotional stability and global ethics. They need to be tech experts, navigating your cloud contact center , social media and customer management systems. According to research published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Sciences, coachability is the trait you are looking for in a sales team. Your best sales team will find energy from your enthusiasm and creativity.

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Visualizing Mortality And Wealth. | Rich Gee Group

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Visualizing Mortality And Wealth. Here is a very cool video showing 200 years of mortality/wealth progress in just four minutes by Hans Rosling, guru of data animation. From the NY Times.

A Powerful Sunday Message.

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 A Powerful Sunday Message.

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Nine Rules for Employee Engagement

Chart Your Course

Be flexible and creative; let employees choose what benefits and rewards they prefer. In today’s tough job market, workers want to be sure their career has a future that fits into the changing economy. Employees care that their companies are ethical in how they do business and treat people. Employee engagement is defined as the emotional commitment an employee has for a job or organization, which then drives their performance.

Are You Playing With The Big Boys? Or Girls?

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Are You Playing With The Big Boys? Or Girls? “It’s better to hang out with people better than you.

Thankful For You.

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Thankful For You. In ordinary life, We hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that our lives become truly prosperous. Today, and every day, I am thankful for you.

Brands, Leadership and the Climate Crisis

Great Leadership By Dan

Whilst hyper-relevance, ultra-personalisation, collaboration, ethics and sustainability are the crucial foundations of success; those tasked with creating that innovation are now faced with the challenge of the environmental crisis. The responses must be a transformation of the way in which businesses are led, strategies are developed, products are created, and of the overall approaches to be taken as we move towards a circular and more ethical economy.

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Change Is Like A Locomotive Rocketing Down The Tracks.

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Change Is Like A Locomotive Rocketing Down The Tracks. Some sage advice from Peter Drucker: “Everybody has accepted by now that change is unavoidable.

Two Videos: One Will Impact Your Life & One Your Work.

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Two Videos: One Will Impact Your Life & One Your Work. Rarely do I log onto one of my favorite sites (reddit.com) and find two great videos I have to share.

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Are You Ready For Success? | Rich Gee Group

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Are You Ready For Success?

10 Ways To Have Fun At Work. | Rich Gee Group

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 10 Ways To Have Fun At Work. You work 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, 250 days a year, for approximately 40 years. You can either have fun or turn it into a clock-watching, tedious, and painful nightmare. Your choice.