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What Makes Great Firms: Tips from Jack Welch

To many expert observers, Jack Welch (who served as CEO of General Electric from 1981 to 2001) was the “Manager of the Century,”  as he was called by Fortune. According to 60 Minutes, the value of GE stock rose by … Continue reading

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Consider These Tips in Your Career

Here are a number of leadership tips in the form of quotes by prominent retail executives as compiled by the National Retail Federation. Click the image for a larger version.

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The NRF’s Top 25 People Impacting Retail in 2016

Each year, the National Retail Federation Foundation recognizes 25 “disruptors, dreamers, givers, influencers, and power players.” Read on to access the 2016 list: 2016’s Disruptors — They “are true originals who rock the boat with ideas so crazy, they just might … Continue reading

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