"On average, Americans spend just over 32 hours a week listening to music in 2017, up 5.5 hours over last year," Nielsen reports. "How is this possible? Technology. At home, at work and traveling in between, people are consuming more music than ever before, from more devices."
"Important question to get started here!" Deb Calvert said to the crowd attending the Leadership+Talent Development Summit in San Diego. "Chocolate or peanut butter?" Some shouts for chocolate rang out and some mumbles for peanut butter were sounded across the room, but when a few rogue attendees said, "both!", Calvert's eyes lit up. "Of course it's both!" she said. "They are better together!"
C. Lee Smith spoke to a sold-out crowd of 120 at the Leadership+Talent Development Summit today in San Diego. The CEO of SalesFuel is focused on culture to an obsessive degree. He's also focused on fixing cultures for other organizations. "The thing about culture is you can't fix culture without fixing the managers," he began.
According to the latest NPD Group Connected Intelligence Smartphone and Tablet Usage report, cellular data usage among consumers with unlimited plans is 67 percent higher than those with limited plans. Limited plan users instead rely more on Wi-Fi access. Over the last three months, limited plan users consumed eight percent more than their unlimited plan counterparts, with a spike of 18 percent more Wi-Fi usage in October.
When employees do a great job, your managers may publicly praise them, and they may get a gift card or a bonus. This established pattern in most organizations certainly builds loyalty. But your recognition programs could be doing so much more.
Editors at InternationalLiving.com are seeing more Baby Boomers taking advantage of good-value opportunities abroad — for medical care, roving retirement, or simply travel, Jennifer Stevens, Executive Editor of International Living, says. “Retirees are actively looking beyond our borders for savings, and they’re embracing their sense of adventure and striking out in greater numbers than ever.”
I was talking to a co-worker awhile back about mentors and he mentioned that a college student had asked him to mentor her. He said something like, "I don't know what I can help her with because she's already great at so many things and is a high achiever." So I took a little jog down memory lane to think about what I wish someone would've told me about working life, and it hit me: politics.
After extensive testing and evaluation, with emphasis on safety ratings, overall value, versatility, amenities, comfort, drivability and technology, Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com expert editors name their recommendations for the Best Family Cars of 2018.
SalesFuel is proud to announce the launch of its new “Manage Smarter” Podcast, available now on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play and other platforms. The show’s website is www.managesmarter.com. Hosted by SalesFuel’s CEO C. Lee Smith and Director of Communications Audrey Strong, the show is dedicated to helping managers and leaders “Manage Smarter.” It’s a frank
For some managers, work life equals meetings, which means you're not really getting anything done. You can put a stop to this time sink by implementing some of the suggestions Dorie Clark made in a recent post on Harvard Business Review.