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Don't Let the 'Urgent' Overtake the 'Important'

The difference between the two is key to proper time management and vital to growing your business

Recently, at our consulting firm, we were scheduled to begin strategy work with a new client. But, the night before our session, he emailed us, asking to postpone the meeting until the next week. He had something come up at the last ...

by Doug and Polly White  | February 10, 2018 08:00:00
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10 Commandments of Successfully Managing a Business Crisis

Commandment number one is beginning preparing before anything has gone wrong

Uncertainty and entrepreneurship go hand-in-hand. The one certainty that every enterprise owner can count on is they will experience a crisis in some manner, form or shape that impacts their business.A general definition of a crisis is an internal or external event, ...

by Tor Constantino  | November 19, 2017 08:00:00
News and Events

Keen on the 'World’s Sexiest Job' that Pays $70-90K a Year in the US? Apply for a Slot in AIM’s MS in Data Science Class of 2018

Despite $26,500 cost, 14-month full-time course has attracted 45 applicants and counting

The Asian Institute of Management launched last November 8 its pioneering Master of Science in Data Science (MSDS) program, the first of its kind in the Philippines and one of the first in Asia. It began accepting applications for the inaugural class ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | November 10, 2017 07:00:00
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Employees Aren't Practice Dummies for Testing Management Styles

Even if you don't have formal managerial training, your employees deserve a competent manager

If you don’t manage people well, they will find someone else who will.According to The Mercury News, Americans are quitting their jobs at the highest rate in 16 years. In January alone, 2.2 percent of the entire American workforce either left in ...

by Drew McLellan  | August 03, 2017 08:00:00
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A Manager's Guide to Delivering Bad News (Infographic)

If you have the right approach, breaking bad news doesn't have to be so daunting

From giving someone negative feedback to letting an employee go -- whether you like it or not, as a business manager, you’re going to be the bearer of bad news at some point. Luckily, if you teach yourself the correct way to deliver bad ...

by Rose Leadem  | May 03, 2017 12:00:00
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How to Lead Versus Manage, to Improve Your Team's Success

Managers execute -- leaders lead

It takes great leaders and talent to grow a successful company. One of the best descriptions of a leader I’ve heard is that leaders focus on vision and strategy, guiding and removing obstacles for their teams -- something like a coach in sports.Managers typically ...

by Bob Glazer  | March 16, 2017 02:00:00
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3 signs it's time to fire the boss

A management change can define long-term company goals and culture

Fox News Channel recently found itself making headlines when Andrea Tantaros, host of “The Five” and “Outnumbered,” filed a lawsuit alleging that her boss, Fox News’ then-chairman Roger Ailes, had sexually harassed her. Other female hosts at the cable network, including Gretchen Carlson, quickly ...

by Cris Burnam  | October 20, 2016 05:00:00
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Success in life is not a clickable link

Insights for businessmen on the natural progression to success

With technology, we are all moving at the speed of light in our businesses, our communications and our personal lives. What I’ve learned along the way is to reach your goals, you have to make time work for you and not against ...

by Jeff Olson  | July 22, 2016 07:00:00
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5 ways telecommuting saves employers money

Say goodbye to fares, rents and all other avoidable expenses

While vocal work-from-home opponents like Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer and Zappo’s Tony Hsieh have gotten a lot of media attention in recent years, it’s getting more and more difficult for businesses to deny that telecommuting is a smart business decision. Telecommuting is a pervasive, continuing ...

by Drew Hendricks  | July 22, 2016 07:00:00
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Fixing problems with mid-level managers can fix everything

Communication is the key to any relationship, more so in professional ones

There’s a bad relationship trickle-down effect happening between leaders in companies. A study by Vanderbilt University published in January 2015 found that when mid-level managers don’t have a good working relationship with their boss, the effects are felt down the line from senior leaders to ...

by Thuy and Milo Sindell  | July 22, 2016 06:00:00
Startup Tips

3 things happy marriages and successful business partnerships have in common

With partners, sometimes 1 plus 1 equals 3.

I co-founded my business with an amazing business-partner-in-crime. We have complementary skills, a shared vision and enjoy spending time together. She made starting our business more meaningful, more successful and infinitely more fun.It was not a huge surprise to me when I learned ...

by Leslie Barber  | June 16, 2016 09:00:00
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Follow my lead

Here are 6 practices to get your team behind you.

TAKING THE LEAD. General Antonio Luna, center, exhibited leadership excellence by being able to lead his troops despite their lack of skills, experience, and maturity for battle. Photo from the Heneral Luna movie Facebook page“At its core, leadership is about guiding people on ...

by Johanna Poblete  | March 28, 2016 07:00:00
Startup Tips

Using faith and walking in your authority

If we do not know who are, we will never walk in our power.

So many faith-based people cry out to God every day asking for help, crying out as if they are powerless to do anything and they are being attacked left and right...and God answers from heaven and says, "Walk in your authority!"We are ...

by Sandi Krakowski  | March 25, 2016 05:00:00
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