A few years ago Workplace911 did an online poll. It asked, “Which movie title best describes your relationship with your boss?” Sure, the question was light-hearted, but the results weren’t:

little shopwonderful lifeLittle Shop of Horrors: 20%

It’s a Wonderful Life: 24%

But the #1 movie title describing the relationship...


Michael Steele, the newly elected chairman of the Republican National Committee, spoke with Fox News' Sean Hannity shortly after President Obama's congressional address.

Steele acknowledged that the GOP "lost its way" in recent years but stated that the party is returning to fiscal responsibility....


When searching through PremiereSpeakers.com, you may notice something new. We have provided suggestions of three similar speakers on every speaker page. Our similar speaker recommendations are based on a number of things including speech topics, fee and location. It also connects speakers who...


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Moon Shots for Management

By Dennis Snow, Posted February 24th 2009

The following is from Dennis Snow's blog, "Dennis Snow's Service Excellence Blog":

One of the magazines I enjoy reading is the Harvard Business Review. While some HBR articles are a bit too academic for my tastes, and many of the writers seem to have an unusual fondness for the word “indeed,” the...


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Needed: A Psychic Stimulus Package

By Tim Sanders, Posted February 24th 2009

From Tim Sander's blog, "Sanders Says,":

What this country needs is a psychic stimulus package.

The current focus is only part of the solution. The “system” that the government is trying to fix is comprised of a set of rules, regulations and transactions that comprise the banking system and central...


The following is experted from the latest Washington Post column by personal finance expert Michelle Singletary:

When times are good, some people still struggle to keep up with their credit and debt payments. In a downturn, bad gets worse because for some, there's less money to devote to debt.


In...


The following is a column by Michael Reagan, conservative radio host and eldest son of Ronald Reagan:

Willie Sutton is wrongly believed to have said he robbed banks because "that's where the money is.” He never said that, and anybody who says it now would also be wrong.

A bank’s principal function...


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Want a Job? Don't Major in Business.

By Cal Newport, Posted February 19th 2009

From Cal Newport's blog, "Study Hacks":

Business administration and management is the country’s most popular college major. The reasons are not surprising. Many students incorrectly believe that their major needs to be a tight fit with their post-grad job. They note that they want a job working...


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Leaving One Side in the Cold

By Vince Poscente, Posted February 18th 2009


From Vince Poscente's blog, "Full Speed Ahead":


One-sided stories are like a painting half done, one-legged pants or hockey with only one skate. Finding the complete picture can slow things down at first but ultimately will speed things up.


Commodeonlegs You might have read about the executive excesses,...



From Tim Sander's blog, "Sanders Says":


The best way to counter the economy's funk is to create your own oasis of good news: with a sale. This week, you need to add five hours of "money-seeking" time to your schedule. If you sell a service, go back to some old clients and talk about new...