Business – Executives

Connie Podesta Unveils First of 10 Ways to Out-Think and Out-Perform the Competition: Re-Commit to Change

Change can be downright scary – depending on how we look at it. But in her award-winning book, “10 Ways to Stand Out From the Crowd,” author Connie Podesta shows us that dealing with change is in our DNA. That we’re three steps away – accepting, initiating, and integrating – from change that out-performs the competition.

Out-Perform the Competition and Stand Out from the Crowd by Balancing Expectations, Says Author Connie Podesta

Expectations are what we think will happen. Reality is what actually happens. There’s a big discrepancy between the two because we usually expect too MUCH or too LITTLE. Either one causes big-time problems. And that’s why we must be reasonable, fair, and balanced when setting expectations, says author Connie Podesta in “10 Ways to Stand Out from the Crowd”.

Ten Books in One Offers Must-Have Strategies to Out-Think and Out-Perform Competition

The competition, economy, global market and the way we communicate have all changed. Organizations and entrepreneurs seeking survival skills and competitive edges have turned to Connie Podesta’s new award winning book, “10 Ways to Stand Out From the Crowd”.

Be More Self-Centered to Become an Effective Leader – Stephen Shapiro Innovation Expert

Contrary to popular belief, being self-centered is, in fact, healthy. When individuals focus on their own needs first, they perform at higher levels and are able to contribute more effectively to others.

Tweeting Your Way To The Top – Connie Podesta Makes 140 Characters Count

Award winning author Connie Podesta gives business professionals something powerful to Tweet about. Her new award winning book “10 Ways to Stand Out From the Crowd” helps business people Tweet their way to the top.

Innovation Expert Stephen Shapiro – Not All Brains Are Smart

To see how to build an efficient and effective organizational system, examine the most complex system in the body – the human brain. Neuroscience now provides us with more information about the brain than ever before. By better understanding how intelligent brains operate, we can learn how to create more intelligent organizations.

Top Business Book for 2011, 10 Ways to Stand Out From the Crowd, is a Real “Tweet Deal”

Social media is the front-runner strategy for SEO and branding today, leaving leaders, salespeople and entrepreneurs anxious about just WHAT to post. Connie Podesta’s new book, 10 Ways to Stand Out From the Crowd, (with co-author Jean Gatz) gives them just what they’re looking for – 140 characters at a time!

Connie Podesta a Gold Medal Winner With 10 Ways to Stand Out From the Crowd

Top organizations seek real-world answers and strategic solutions to stay competitive in a constantly changing market. They’re finding all of that and more in Connie Podesta’s new book, 10 Ways to Stand Out From the Crowd. And the folks at Independent Publisher Book Awards agree

One Percent Solution Author Tom Connellan Unveils Forehead-Slapping Success Tip: Get Effective Before Efficient

Become effective before you try to become efficient, says author and performance expert Tom Connellan. His new book, “The 1% Solution for Work and Life,” gives readers the keys to doing the right things before doing things right. No need to read that twice.

How Sales Reps Can Boost Customer Rapport by 50 Percent in Just 41 Days

It seems an impossible claim, but author and performance expert Tom Connellan insists that sales reps can improve their sales skills by 50% in only 41 days. His new book, “The 1% Solution for Work and Life” gives readers the structure to make it happen.

Leaner Isn’t Necessarily Better – Innovation Expert Stephen Shapiro

In their quest to hit quarterly earnings goals, companies often focus myopically on the short-term, drastically cutting headcount and overhead to stay afloat. Unfortunately, this can leave an organization malnourished, jeopardizing its long-term health. Companies should focus instead on the type of “fat” they are cutting.

Expertise is the Enemy of Innovation – Innovation Leader Stephen Shapiro

The Golden Rule is often cited as a guideline for peaceful coexistence. The surprising reality is that it may in fact be counter-productive for both relationships and businesses. Following The Golden Rule literally may lead to employee dissatisfaction and toxic interpersonal conflict.

Innovation Expert Stephen Shapiro – Foster High Performance Teamwork – Ditch the Golden Rule and Play Some Poker

The Golden Rule has often been touted as a guideline for human rights and a code of conduct for coexisting harmoniously. The surprising reality though is that this veryr rule may in fact be counter-productive for relationships and businesses alike. Following this philosophy, as written, may engender employee dissatisfaction and toxic interpersonal conflict.

Run Your Organization Like a Formula 1 Pit Crew and Speed Past Your Competition – Innovation Expert Stephen Shapiro

It’s no secret that change is occurring at breakneck speeds. But knowing this seems to make little difference. Many companies are, in essence, standing still while the most innovative and flexible organizations whiz by effortlessly. Why? Organizations are wildly out of balance and people are often slotted into roles that are completely incompatible with their true capabilities.

IRS Income Tax Problems Expert Offers Help With Back Taxes and IRS Tax Settlements

According to the IRS Data Book, the number of taxpayers with delinquent accounts is expected to reach 10.5 million in 2010, up from 7 million in 2006. During the same time frame, the amount of unpaid taxes, penalties, and interest owed to the IRS went from $69 billion to roughly $125 billion.

Innovation Expert Stephen Shapiro – Want a High Performance Organization? Hire People You Don’t Like

Opposites don’t attract. In fact, they usually repel, leading managers to partner with like-minded proteges. The result – chronic “sameness”; a lack of creativity and innovation.

Cybercrime Fighters to Gather at Dublin eCrime Researchers Sync-Up, March 15-16

Electronic crime researchers from academia, industry and law enforcement converge on Dublin March 15-16, 2011, for an unprecedented meet-up of eCrime research pioneers who are defining the emerging discipline of electronic crime research.

Stephen Shapiro Free Webinar. Discover Your Strong Suit with Personality Poker – Become a More Valuable Employee or Team-Building Employer

Over 25,000 people in dozens of Fortune 500 companies have played Personality Poker to spur innovation and optimize growth. Spade, diamond, club or heart? Find out by taking one of the easiest and fun personality tests ever created. Gain insights and uncover your strong suit – be better able to achieve at higher levels. When co-workers play together the result is improved team building, innovation and job satisfaction.

Can a Business Performance Expert Make You a Valentine’s Day Hero? You Be the Judge

New York Times bestselling author and performance expert Tom Connellan says the real key to the ultimate in romance and relationships is doing the little things right, every single day – not just once a year.

New E-Book, Live Today Better than You Did Yesterday, Offers Insights into Personal Growth author Sibyl Chavis has just released new ebook, “Live Today Better than You Did Yesterday”. The 140 page e-book is a compilation of some of Chavis’ most popular personal growth advice, along with tips from life change experts, designed to improve mindset and life experiences.