Negative Interest Rates in Developed Economies

October 30, 2016.Business.#finance

When one first hears about negative interest rates, it’s almost like the term couldn’t be real.  Negative interest rates go against everything we consider to be principles in the time value of money concept – namely that due to compounding interest our money will be worth more in the future. What do Interest Rates Mean? […]

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Managing the Market Valuation of Your Company

September 20, 2016.Business

The valuation of your company matters whether you’re a manager of a publicly traded company, a privately held company, a company that wants to be acquired, or a business looking for capital. While the value of your company’s stock is not the only metric of success, that value does provide a lot of information of […]

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Five Ways to Fast-Track Your Promotion

August 13, 2016.Careers
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Who isn’t impatient to get ahead? According to a recent national workforce survey conducted by IPSOS, a global market research firm, and the Jack Welch Management Institute, 31 percent of American professionals said they have been passed over for a promotion they felt they deserved and 43 percent thought about quitting their jobs in the past […]

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Four Steps to Help You Make Tough Calls

August 12, 2016.Management
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Do I go to the gym or do I bank the extra sleep? Caf or decaf? Take the train or drive? Go out or eat in? We make decisions—consciously and unconsciously—all day, every day. As a business leader, making decisions can be tough, particularly when you know that your choices will affect board members and […]

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