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Rodan + FieldsLori Bush has changed the way direct selling is done at Rodan + Fields

It was a number of years ago when Lori Bush was approached with some sage advice about what she should do with her career.

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Accela Inc.How Maury Blackman built Accela to reconnect the people with their government

Maury Blackman wants to restore the trust that people have in government at all levels, from the local municipalities all the way up to the federal government in Washington, D.C. It’s an ambitious goal, one that many would consider to be an impossible task. But Blackman doesn’t see it that way.

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Levi Strauss & Co.Chip Bergh is excited about the future at Levi Strauss & Co.

Learn how Chip Bergh helped reinvigorate an iconic brand and help make it great again.

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How Stanford University has evolved to become an even better proving ground for...

It’s safe to say that Stanford’s legacy of greatness when it comes to launching successful businesses is secure. But as the school entered the 21st century, there was room for improvement.

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Creating and maintaining a successful client/search consultant relationship

Search consultants are brought in to help companies strengthen some aspect of their business with a critical executive hire. With so much at stake, hiring candidates for these positions takes an expert approach.

Know your operating cycles and you’ll find working capital easier to manage

When you understand your operating cycle and how money is spent and earned in your business, you are better able to retain control of your valuable working capital. Michael Hengl explains what strong companies do to effectively manage their financial cycles.

Companies should do their homework before sending expatriate employees

The use of expatriate employees, individuals who are sent to work and live abroad for a defined period of time, can play a key role in helping to quickly get a new international business unit up and running. At the same time, companies need to consider the expenses involved.

Hard vs. soft skills

Many employers struggle to find candidates with the right skills and experience for the job. Cultural fit has become a key attribute of good hires.

Protect the lifeblood of your business

It’s become a popular tool for European companies to protect their interests and revenue, but the trend is just now starting to spread to the United States