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January 10, 2013
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  • More than half of corporate treasuries aren't ready for SEPA
    Fifty-two percent of corporate treasuries affected by an upcoming requirement for a single European payments area have not begun work on the necessary conversion project, according to a survey by EuroFinance. The SEPA rules will standardize the protocols and data formats for payments and for collections. CFO.com (1/9) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Get with the flow. How payment processing affects cash flow.
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  • How communication can boost your business
    Communication is key for turning plans into reality in the business world, David McKinnon of Service Brands International writes. "Use a variety of media to ensure the business-building information your team sends is well received," he recommends. It's important to use simple messages and to reinforce what you've said with consistent communications. Smart Business online (1/2) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
  • An innovation lesson from the original "Star Trek"
    If you're putting together an innovation team, you might be tempted to fill it with people who view the world through the same highly logical lens used by the character Spock on the original "Star Trek," Jeffrey Phillips writes. But the truth is the most successful teams also include emotional people like Captain Kirk. This is because "[t]he world is far more unpredictable, capricious, fickle than Spock expects," Phillips explains. Innovate on Purpose (1/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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Effective communication is the vehicle to bring board meeting decisions, annual strategies and initiatives, and support programs for your constituents to fruition in business."
--David McKinnon, chairman of Service Brands International, writing at Smart Business online
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