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December 27, 2012
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10 ways to inspire creativity in your staff.
Fostering creative business practices isn't as hard as it seems and can lead to smart solutions. Use these ten techniques to help inspire and encourage creativity in your staff. Read the article and learn 10 ways to get the creative juices flowing.

The Smarter Traveler 
 
Building Workplace Trust 2015
Interaction Associates' 6th annual research study tracking trust on the job, Building Workplace Trust, is out, and more than half of employees surveyed give their organizations low marks for trust and leadership. Yet this year's findings again point to how high trust leads to better outcomes and financial results — and even boosts innovation.

Refuel and Refresh 
 
  • Guests are offered perks to opt out of daily housekeeping
    Some hotels are deploying "decontenting," which lets guests opt out of daily housekeeping services during check-in. In doing so, guests can earn loyalty points, room discounts or food and beverage vouchers. This feature examines a study that looked at the practice, and found different variables between guests and types of hotels. HotelNewsNow.com (12/18) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Whitepaper: SDN: How do you get there from here?
Are the growing data needs of mobile, cloud, big data and social threatening today's enterprise networks? Scalable processes, a phased integration approach and the appetite to optimize over time are key components of a modern network. It's how agile organizations prepare for the data needs of tomorrow.
Explore the whitepaper to start down the path toward SDN.

Spotlight on Meetings and Events from MPI 
 
  • Timing Matters When Marketing Meetings
     
    Consumers are more likely to make emotional instead of objective assessments when the outcomes are closer to the present time than when they are further away in the future. Read more at the MPI site. LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
The ROI of Privacy with TRUSTe Solutions
Investment in a Data Privacy Management Platform can deliver significant, positive financial returns for corporate bottom lines. The "Total Economic Impact (TEI) of TRUSTe" Study explains how Forrester Analysts calculated a 151% ROI for TRUSTe customers. Download the study now.

Editor's Note 
  • Publication notice
    Due to the New Year's holiday, SmartBrief for the Business Traveler will not be published next Tuesday. Publication will resume on Thursday, Jan. 3. Enjoy the holiday! LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
SmartQuote 
He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet."
--Joseph Joubert,
French essayist

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