Here are our picks for the best blog posts of the week. We want to help small business owners be less overwhelmed and implement change, and part of that means combing through the weekly news so you don’t have to.
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1. Giving It Away
People give for a variety of reasons, but it’s the selfless acts of giving that often yield the greatest rewards. It’s easy to forget success is incremental.
This finding shines an important light on the cumulative effects of giving something small over and over.
2. The Real Value Of ObamaCare Has Nothing To Do With Enrollment
Significant changes – with broad bipartisan political support – will affect how we all receive health care.
In a uniquely American twist of fate, healthcare is one of an employer’s largest personnel-related expense – second only to salaries. Even though most employers are not in the healthcare business, when you look at the bottom line, one could argue that healthcare is a big part of most employers’ businesses.
3. Is GM CEO Mary Barra Being Thrown Under The Bus?
How a company responds to a crisis of confidence can weigh heavily on that company’s success. Mary Barra is taking over GM as the first female CEO amid undoubted crisis. Her reactions should interest any leader concerned with keeping cool under pressure.
4. Is There Really a Skills Gap?
Even with 3.9 million jobs to fill in the U.S. unemployment remains high. But the reason may not be a lack of talent; rather, business’ failure to recognize where talent exists and cultivate it on-site.
Our clients often struggle to find the right people to fill critical roles. We are interesting in hearing how others are coping with this growing challenge.