Best Practices Series

SmartBrief for CFOs

Financial news and best practices

SmartBrief for CFOs

Vincent Donargo becomes CFO of Brightstar

4/16/2014

  • Indianapolis Business Journal

Donargo served as CFO and treasurer at competitor BrightPoint before the company was acquired by Ingram Micro. Read More

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

You don't have to be a vampire to benefit from this lab-grown blood

4/16/2014

  • CNET
  • Irish Times (Dublin), The

In a case of life imitating art, scientists in the United Kingdom and Ireland are taking a page from the popular TV series "True Blood" and are turning to the lab to manufacture blood in an effort to … Read More

SmartBrief on Leadership

Innovative ideas about leadership and management

SmartBrief on Leadership

What politicians can teach leaders about leading change initiatives

4/15/2014

  • TanveerNaseer.com

Organizational change cannot happen unless leaders get employees to buy in, writes Tanveer Naseer. Like good politicians, strong leaders provide compelling reasons for why change is critical, listen t… Read More

SmartBrief on Business & Politics

Public policy news from a business perspective

SmartBrief on Business & Politics

CBO shaves $104B off projected cost of health care reform

4/15/2014

  • Wire, The
  • Politico (Washington, D.C.)

The Affordable Care Act will cost $1,383 billion over the 2015-2024 period -- $104 billion less than previously thought, according to a new estimate from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. T… Read More

SmartBrief on Sales

Insights and advice to help sales leaders

SmartBrief on Sales

How to reduce turnover in the sales force

4/16/2014

  • Sales Prospecting Perspectives blog

Working in a sales role can be tough, but that doesn't mean you should settle for high turnover in your sales force, writes Mike Ricciardelli. Employees may opt to stick around if you set lofty yet at… Read More

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

U.S. Navy makes a splash with seawater-to-fuel technology

4/15/2014

  • Huffington Post, The

The U.S. Navy is working on a new technology that can turn seawater into fuel capable of powering its fighter jets. The system involves extracting hydrogen from water, then processing it into hydrocar… Read More

SmartBrief on Workforce

Essential reading for HR professionals

SmartBrief on Workforce

Customers don't care if employees follow procedure

4/16/2014

  • TrainingMag.com

Hospitality companies often have standard procedures that they want employees to follow, but these procedures usually hold no bearing on guest satisfaction, corporate trainer Adam Douba writes. What m… Read More

SmartBrief on Your Career

Career tips for young professionals

SmartBrief on Your Career

Survey: Workers finding better balance at work

4/16/2014

  • Fast Company online

The number of white-collar workers who feel they have good work-life balance has grown even though a higher percentage of people say they're working more than nine hours a day, finds a Captivate Netwo… Read More

PLI SmartBrief

The latest stories on corporate and business legal issues

PLI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Practising Law Institute

What law firms should know about lateral hiring

4/16/2014

  • AboveTheLaw.com

Lateral hiring at law firms has risen in comparison with 2009 figures, although it experienced a decrease last year, according to Scott Hodes of Lateral Link, who shared this information at NALP's 201… Read More

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