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February 13, 2013
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  Best Business Practices 
  • Developing a schedule for content marketing
    How often you need to update your marketing content depends on what types of media you are using, writes Pawan Deshpande, founder and CEO of Curata. Post on your company's social media accounts frequently, and consider using a tool such as HootSuite to schedule your tweets. Update your blog at least once a week, and schedule e-mail newsletters based on your customers' preferences. MarketingProfs (2/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Are you projecting the image you want?
    Success starts with image, writes Kevin Daum, who offers seven tips for refining how you are perceived. Good grooming and style are essential, as are proper grammar and the ability to engage in interesting and intelligent conversation, Daum writes. He also suggests making sure the people you interact with feel valued and spending time around people whose success you admire. "You want people to think you are a winner from Day One," Daum writes. Inc. online (free registration) (2/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Want to Be a Better Salesperson? Build Relationships
Today's knowledge-hungry consumers often know as much about a product as the people trying to sell it. So what's your sales edge? Learning to build stronger relationships with your clients. Read the featured article.

  Industry Insight 
 
  • Change is coming to health care
    Changes are coming to the industry, as the health care system focuses more on prevention rather than treatment. Wellness programs and incentives, transparency, and new technology such as telemedicine are expected to change the way the industry works and lower health care costs. Author and expert David Houle said, "What's demanded and expected in the rest of the American economy is now coming to health care. There will be price competition, price transparency and accountability." Fox Business (2/12) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
How To Optimize Profitability In Real Time
In today's digital era, real-time business environments must be flexible to operate at an unpredictable pace, transform profit modeling to a continuous process and collaborate with key employees at the edges of the business.
Download 3 Steps To Real-Time Profitability Management to learn how you can assess your organization's processes and optimize profitability.

  Market Trends 
 
  • Who has health coverage, and who still needs it?
    The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index reports that the percentage of young adults in the U.S. who lack insurance continues to fall, while older age groups are holding steady. Most seniors have coverage, and the percentage of overall Americans without insurance is also falling. Hispanic people and those with low incomes are the most likely to be uninsured, followed by young adults, despite the recent gains. Gallup.com (2/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Giving employees a "nudge" increases wellness participation
    Wellness plans can use behavioral economics to drive participation, giving employees a "nudge" to get them going, says Evive Health CEO Peter Saravis. DTE Energy in Michigan used a Weight Watchers mailing aimed at couples to encourage them to keep each other committed to dieting, and the State of Nebraska sent employees a scratch-off mailer that showed how much money they would save by enrolling in a PPO option as a way to get them to act. TrainingMag.com (2/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Health Systems Change Initiative Launched
AHIP Foundation announces the launch of the Institute for Health Systems Solutions (IHSS), an initiative designed to help advance new ideas regarding the delivery and financing of health care through credible, independent research and analysis. Click here to learn more.
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Several excuses are always less convincing than one."
--Aldous Huxley,
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