Should You Change Your Prices?

This is often a question asked by business owners and managers. Businesses ultimately want to maximize profit, but the reality is that many owners and managers make pricing decisions based on the need to covers costs, the profit margin they desire, and gut instinct. Although very valid factors to take into consideration, these ideas alone can get you into trouble. Using tools such as pilot programs and demand curve elasticity can help you properly forecast future revenue and develop a winning pricing strategy.

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Change, then Sustain!

Did you know that only 55% of change management initiatives meet their initial objectives, while only 25% of change management initiatives are able to sustain gains from their change management initiatives over the long term.
Learn 6 tactics on how to effectively sustain change in your organization with change management expert Rebecca Bennett.

How to Find Your Next Job with Informational Interviews

If you are a career changer, applying for jobs via the traditional career website submission process is like trying to get found via your Wi-Fi signal in the middle of the Amazon.

Informational interviews are one of the most effective methods for landing your next job for two reasons. They are a great way to get in front of people to expand and nurture your network. And they also help you to actively fill the knowledge gap career changers often come across, especially the kinds of gaps that a formal education won’t fill but experience does. Here are some steps to get you started.

Negative Externalities Can Be Opportunities

Have you ever thought about the negative impact your business or industry has on the environment or community? Pollution, waste, over consumption of limited resources, habitat destruction, improper disposal practices, time away from families, standards of living declining, etc all effect our world. You want your kids to thank you, not blame you, for the world you leave them. Don’t be a part of the problem, be part of the solution. Many companies are seeing these negative externalities as opportunities to position themselves against them which can bring about good press and increase sales. Here are 15 Ways to Turn Your Negative Externality into a Positive Impact.

How To Stand Up on Your Own Two Feet After Getting Laid Off

This day will come where you suddenly find yourself out on the doorstep of your company with the door shut behind you. To give you direction, here are some day by day steps to get you through your first week unemployed and back on the right track.

Ten Tips for Presenting to Senior Executives

Senior executives are busy people. Not only are they doing work like everybody else, but they’re managing teams and being held to performance targets. When it comes to presenting to a group of senior executives, here are some tips for an effective presentation.