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January 25, 2013
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5 positive ways to respond to negative comments.
Social media is a great way to connect with your customers, but what do you do when the conversation takes a negative turn? With 5 tips, you can learn how to positively respond and help direct the conversation. Read the article and learn the 5 ways to respond positively.

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  • How to address the lack of global worker mobility
    It's widely recognized that a globalized company needs a workforce that is mobile, but Deloitte's Strategic Moves 2012 survey finds that few companies have the policies in place for such a workforce, Deloitte's Jeff Schwartz writes. To move past this, companies should agree upon the strategic purpose of global mobility and the value proposition of global deployments, he writes. Business Finance (1/24) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
  • Executives see collaboration as an important strategy
    Two-thirds of more than 2,000 decision-makers from around the world said they had worked closely in collaboration with at least one other organization in the previous 12 months, a survey by Bank of America Merrill Lynch found. Forty-four percent said they expect they will collaborate even more over the next five years. CFO.com (1/23) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Transformational Journeys: Modern Business Planning
Harvard Business Review explores why CFO's and their finance organizations must adapt to the changing landscape of their markets and how big data, organizational collaboration, and new cloud-based planning and analysis technologies are driving successful change.
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In the C-Suite 
 
  • Admit it -- it's weird to be in charge
    Bosses who find themselves leading a team of their former peers should start by discussing the weirdness of the situation, Mike Figliuolo writes. Only by recognizing the elephant in the room will people be able to beat it into submission, Figliuolo writes. "Acknowledging discomfort is the only way to truly focus on it and make it go away," he adds. ThoughtLeaders blog (1/21) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
  • Purpose matters more than pay, millennials say
    Workers who are part of Generation Y are motivated more by a sense of significance and purpose on the job than they are by pay, research indicates. Companies can tap into that yearning to boost retention. Dan Schawbel, managing partner of Millennial Branding, recommends letting Gen Y employees have access to top leaders, giving them a chance to pitch ideas and showing them the impact of their work. The Fast Track (1/23) 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.

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SmartQuote 
Harnessing the power of connections is a force for great good that fuels scientific breakthroughs, remarkable economic achievements, and social progress."
--Bank of America Merrill Lynch CEO Brian Moynihan, as quoted by CFO.com
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