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  • Why Cities Should Help Artistic Entrepreneurs

    December 4, 2013 • News • Views: 1013

    Cities must rethink how they treat artistic entrepreneurs, according to a new paper from the Kauffman Foundation. Nationally, the arts generated $135.2 billion in economic activity and $86.68 billion in resident household income, according to the state of

  • Great Leaders Don’t Need To Be The Smartest Person In The Room

    November 26, 2013 • News • Views: 1277

    Leadership ability is not the same as expertise.In an interview with the New York Times, Lynn Good, CEO of Duke Energy, describes what she sees as the difference between a great leader and a smart individual. The question was one she focused on when charged

  • “Starbucks and our commitment to sustainability” a talk with Carl Brettman

    November 14, 2013 • Events, Our News • Views: 1454

    Thanks to all the students who participate yesterday on the web conference with Carl Brettman, we will like to share this video with all our community, and hope you enjoy it! Brief:Starbucks has made a global commitment to corporate responsibility and

  • Starbucks Will Roll Out Smart Coffee Machines That Track User Preferences

    October 29, 2013 • News • Views: 2544

    Within the next year, the coffee makers, refrigerators, and other appliances at your favorite Starbucks will be connected to the internet. The company plans to double the number of its Clover coffee machines, which connect to the cloud, tracks the

  • Why You Should Love It When Customers Complain

    October 29, 2013 • News • Views: 807

    Any time customers complain about your product or service, they’re doing you a favor. You might not like it but they’re sharing their frontline experience of your company, experience that it’s quite likely you can’t see and therefore

  • Nike’s 5 Lessons On Innovation By Design

    October 9, 2013 • News • Views: 4142

    How Nike thinks about design helps the company find new ways of success before the old ways fail. Here are five takeaways that can be translated to any business. The 2013 Innovation By Design Conference kicked off this morning as Fast Company Editor Robert

  • 21 Ways to Be a Better Leader Without Breaking a Sweat

    October 9, 2013 • Resources • Views: 1340

    LES MCKEOWN -President & CEO of Predictable Success, a leading adviser on accelerated business growth. He has has started more than 40 companies and was the founding partner of an incubation consulting company. Les is the author of the bestseller

  • 10 Ways to Motivate Anyone

    October 8, 2013 • Resources • Views: 720

    Understand the unique brain and personality types of your employees to keep them invested in work. You’ll see amazing results. 1o simple recommendations to keep your employees mentally and emotionally invested in doing their best. There’s no