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The Holidays are a great time to reflect on the past year. Businesses typically do their planning, starting by looking at the variances in plan. But this financial analysis may mask the underlying purpose of business, which is to improve the lives of...

Why are so many companies so ineffective at boosting employee engagement? To us, the problem is that companies think about engagement in exactly the wrong way. Source: Forbes | Why Engagement Fails -- And What To Do About It...

Business owners like Rail Trail’s partners play a central role in every American city and town. They can be a powerful force for good in all their dealings, and they can help build a strong American economy. But only if they pursue good profits, not...

If you were to graph FA Engineering’s revenue, you’d have a line climbing steadily over the past 12 months. It should top $3 million by the end of this year. Source: Forbes | A Company That Knows Where It's Going...

It’s a common enough entrepreneurial scenario. You shed blood, sweat, and tears to get your company off the ground. Now it’s up, running, and doing well. But many of your employees weren’t there for the start-up phase, so to them it’s just a job. Source: Forbes...

The reason companies so often miss the boat on engagement is that it isn’t and can never be an add-on. Either the business operates in such a way as to engage employees or it doesn’t. Source: Forbes | How Companies Miss The Boat On Employee Engagement...

It always amazes us when we come across a company that doesn’t take planning seriously. You think the New England Patriots or the Golden State Warriors head into the new season and every game without a plan? Source: Forbes | Six Tips For Planning A Great...

At most companies, the finance group is like Rodney Dangerfield: it gets no respect. When business is good, other people take the credit. When business heads south, finance gets the blame. After all, it’s the financial reports that show how bad things are. Source: Forbes |...

At most companies, the finance group is like Rodney Dangerfield: it gets no respect. When business is good, other people take the credit. When business heads south, finance gets the blame. After all, it’s the financial reports that show how bad things are. Source: Forbes |...