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Congratulations Jamie Cardenas, Lee’s Make History Winner

“The look in her eyes suggests a sense of urgency and of sadness.” Jamie Cardenas Lead Photographer StrategyDriven and Lee’s Make History Winner for American Girl The StrategyDriven family congratulates our lead photographer, Jamie Cardenas, for being selected for the first edition of Lee’s Make History photo book publication. Of the 16,109 photo submissions from […]

Recommended Resources – An Interview with Joel Roth, author of The 20% Solution

The 20% Solution: A Practical Guide to Dramatic Cost Reduction in MROP by Joel Roth The 20% Solution: A Practical Guide to Dramatic Cost Reduction in MROP by Joel Roth examines how businesses of all sizes can effectively exploit cost-cutting opportunities in times of economic recession, increased global competition, and credit and cash flow distress. […]

Learn How to Achieve Enterprise Excellence at an Executive One-Day Seminar with Forrest Breyfogle

Competitive pressures are forcing executives to react faster to changing business conditions and customer requirements. Line managers and decision-makers need to have an efficient and effective system for day-to-day business operation with access to performance metrics that lead to the most appropriate activities. In July 2008, we were privileged to host Forrest Breyfogle, Founder and […]

Business Communications Best Practice 1 – Communicate 7 Times, 7 Different Ways

All too often vital communications go unheard, creating workforce discontent, reducing organizational effectiveness, and alienating clients. Why with today’s advanced communication mechanisms do so many messages go unnoticed? One answer is that people are so overwhelmed with modern society’s messaging that they sometimes don’t recognize the importance of a single announcement; filtering it out as noise. Another reason is that not all people meaningfully receive information in the same way and some important messages are only sent through channels not likely to be received. To overcome both these challenges, managers should consider communicating important messages seven times using seven different media.