A little girl asked to see the president of a large company. She explained that her club was raising money and asked if he would contribute.Smiling, he laid a quarter and a dollar bill on his desk and said, "Take whichever one you want."The
One of the shifting objectives adduced for the 2016 demonetisation is to reduce the cash-to-GDP (gross domestic product) ratio of the economy. Instead of cash the use of digital means to perform the transactions function of money is to be encouraged
“How do you influence people to buy things? How do you educate the public about companies? And how do you match potential customers with a given product or service? Essentially, how do you help companies win in the market?I discovered early on that
A cause for concern is that most of the brands’ differentiations happen only in advertisingWhat makes brands successful? How is it that certain brands have managed to remain strong over the years? While a multiplicity of reasons can be
A minister parked his car in a no-parking zone in a large city and attached the following message to his windshield: "I have circled this block 10 times. I have an appointment to keep. Forgive us our trespasses."When he returned to
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J.C. Penney, founder of the retail giant that bears his name, once evaluated one of his young clerks, stating he "wasn't thorough and wouldn't have much of a future in the retail business." The employee? Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart.
“In developing AREA, I realized that the process does much more than provide a research and decision-making roadmap, it makes your work work for you. It heightens your awareness of the motivations and incentives of others. It helps you to avoid bias
Have you noticed that the vast majority of job applicant résumés say nothing about the person?They say a lot about professional aspects of the individual. Career experience is carefully outlined with names of companies, positions held and periods
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