Sales transformation is the process of building or updating the sales operation of a business. Sales transformation is an essential part of digital transformation, but I find that it often gets overlooked because of its specialized nature.
As technology continues to develop at a rapid pace, artificial intelligence (AI) is in the news left and right, inhabiting almost every industry. Perhaps more important, AI is no longer a future concept to work toward -- it’s already a mainstay in our workplaces as more and more organizations leverage AI to improve the overall employee experience and business performance.
“Read my lips: no new taxes.” Those few words, uttered by then-American presidential candidate George H. W. Bush at the 1988 Republican National Convention on August 18, became a hallmark of Bush’s presidency. When taxes did go up - a move made by Congress - voters were angry and blamed the President. But how much influence do most U.S. Presidents have over taxes?...
Are you planning to file your tax return electronically? Be sure to have last year’s tax return (or tax info) handy if you’re filing for the first time or if your software requires validation of electronic signatures. But if you don’t...
When economists and editorialists speak in worried tones about America’s “skills gap,” they’re referring to the mounting number of jobs that require some degree of technical know-how and the relative dearth of qualified candidates to fill them.
In 2017, former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker gave away $4 billion in precious taxpayer dollars to the multi-billion dollar Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn in exchange for little more than a handshake commitment to create 13,000 good Wisconsin jobs making subcomponents for Apple and other electronics producers.
The trade war between the U.S. and China is on every manufacturer’s mind. With the ongoing negotiations in mind, it is useful to remember some of the economic forces that brought us to where we are today. Then we can assess the potential impact of any new agreement, if we reach one.