Monthly Archives: July 2014

Why Cutting 18,000 Jobs Was Likely Microsoft’s Plan All Along

Microsoft will slash up to 18,000 jobs by the end of the year. That’s 14 percent of the company’s workforce, and it amounts to the largest round of layoffs in the nearly 40 year history of the software kingpin. On … Continue reading

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Five emerging nations plan a development bank of their own

Leaders of big developing nations hope to create an alternative to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, as a sign of independence. Leaders of five big emerging nations plan to create a bank to fund development projects plus an … Continue reading

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GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR: 5 REASONS TO HIRE AN EXPENSIVE CONSULTANT

When you face major problems or new projects within your business, there are a number of options from which you can choose once you have committed to taking action toward resolution. As a leader, you strive to lead teams that … Continue reading

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10 Cheap Ways to Reduce Employee Stress

As an entrepreneur, you’re accustomed to dealing with high stress levels, but what about your employees? Yes, they have stress, too. And when work stress builds up, your team members become less productive and emotionally disconnected, and they lose sleep. Last week Inc’s … Continue reading

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Doctors May Soon Be Paid For Not Making You Wait

More doctor pay is being tied to patient satisfaction metrics, another signhealth care may be coming more consumer-friendly, according to a new national analysis of physician compensation. Already, doctors and hospitals increasingly have more of their pay tied to health outcomes … Continue reading

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How to Build a Highly Engaged User Community: 9 Tips

You’ve got a rocking product or service and people are starting to take notice. But you want more than just a handful of super-loyal fans–you want an army of them engaging with and promoting your brand. But how do you make … Continue reading

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IT spending growth to be slower than expected in 2014

IT research firm Gartner has cut its forecast for global IT spending by about one-third for this year, blaming a tougher competitive environment and subsequent pressure on vendors to lower prices. Spending will rise 2.1% to $3.7 trillion in 2014, … Continue reading

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