Writes about workforce strategy, leadership, and the future of work. Founder & Managing Partner at sparkChief & Co. (www.sparkchief.com).
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The Opportunity to Accelerate Growth in All Economies

When it comes to economic progress, both developed and emerging market economies possess tremendous opportunities to accelerate growth for a number of reasons. If businesses and governments start recognising these opportunities and invest accordingly, the potential for growth will likely be unprecedented.

Key dissimilarities define both economies, and they face…

In light of the expenditures faced by parents and students, the College Board[1] report pointed out an important fact. When students take longer than two years to earn an associate degree or more than four years to earn a bachelor’s degree, there are financial implications for the future, whereby students…

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The answer lies not so much on implementing costly HR programmes, but in taking practical, common sense steps.

No matter how financially successful a company may be, smart leaders know how to spend funds wisely, efficiently, and effectively. Yet, so many organisations squander their budgets with little or no reward when it comes to hiring and retaining the best talent.

Companies worldwide continue to struggle with the problem…

“Transparency in business can be described as an honest, two-way openness between employees and management. When transparency is part of workplace culture, it comes along with trust, communication, and greater levels of employee engagement and advocacy,” according to Darren Perucci. “Without transparency, employees may feel underappreciated, apprehensive about the future…

Many organisations consider sales employees to be their top scorers, the employees who drive the business forward. After all, sales growth, whether of products or services, is a key concern for all leaders — and it should be. Without sales growth, business would be nonexistent, and no organisation of any…

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