Daniel Goleman: What Makes a Leader?

By Michael Haynes | June 13, 2018

Daniel Goleman Books, Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence Psychologist and author Daniel Goleman is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on emotional and social intelligence. As he publishes his latest collection of articles, he speaks to Ann O’Dea about many topics, including leadership in London . Widely acknowledged as the man who brought the concept of emotional intelligence to the masses. Through his 1996 bestseller Emotional Intelligence – Why it can matter more than IQ, Daniel Goleman has just published Leadership: The Power of Emotional Intelligence, which collects together in one volume his ‘must-read’ articles from the Harvard Business Review and key excerpts from his books. When we speak, I…

Muhammad Ali – The GOAT – The Greatest of All-Time

By Michael Haynes | June 9, 2018

Three-time World Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali is considered one of the world’s greatest boxers. His professional record of 56 wins and five losses is unprecedented. After retirement, he traveled the world as an ambassador of peace and championed social causes like ending poverty and discrimination. A Short Biography Muhammad Ali was born “Cassius Clay” on January 17th, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. At age 12, Cassius was discovered by a boxing coach. He trained under various coaches as an amateur boxer and had a fantastic record of 100 wins to 5 losses. He became a professional boxer after winning the Summer Olympics gold medal in 1960. He took the name Muhammad…

Les Cseh – ASAP Checks

By Michael Haynes | June 5, 2018

Business Leadership Interview Questions for Les Cseh / ASAP Checks It is rare in this new ecomony to find a leader of a company focused and loyal to not only the employees, but also to the local communities. Meet Les Cseh of ASAP Checks. With a location on the beautiful St. Lawrence River in up-state New York, Cesh’s company has provided a stable and challenging work environment, while leaving a small footprint on the environment. Cseh’s company has printed millions of checks since being founded in 1996, and also owns a sister-company in Canada. Cseh believes in giving back to the local community and is a strong supporter of the local Salvation Army and food…

Wade Lombard – Leader of Square Cow Movers

By Michael Haynes | June 2, 2018

Wade Lombard, The Man Behind Square Cow Movers As every great leader will share, the foundation of their leadership skills and vision was instilled in them at an early age. As was the case with Wade, his inspiration came from his father, he saw what his father built and wanted to be a part of it. Great leaders are not lazy. Wade is the true example of that statement. When you co-own a thriving, up-and-coming moving company in a booming city like Austin, Texas, the customers rarely see the owners. Instead, they see the front-line employees and those are the faces of the company. The ones the company is graded…

José Mourinho – One of the Greatest Coaches in Soccer History

By Michael Haynes | May 28, 2018

José Mourinho is among many as one of the greatest coaches in soccer (football) history, and he is the current manager of Manchester United. In his impressive managerial career, he has helmed top football clubs such as Porto, Real Madrid, and Chelsea. A Short Biography José Mourinho was born in Portugal on January 26th, 1963. From a young age, his mother encouraged him to aim for success in all his endeavors. His father was a professional goalkeeper. Because of this, Mourinho always had a keen interest in football. When his father moved on to coaching, Mourinho followed his lead. He began to study opposing teams and game tactics relentlessly. After…

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Coca-Cola pulls Dr Pepper Facebook Promo

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Coca-Cola has withdrawn a Facebook promotional campaign for Dr. Pepper after complaints by parents that it targeted children with references to a porn film, according to a report on The Guardian’s website. The promotion, which was launched at the end of May, featured a ‘Status Takeover’ app, whereby supposedly embarrassing messages would appear in participants’ status boxes to be viewed by their Facebook friends. Users racked up points depending on the level of embarrassment – mildly embarrassing, embarrassing or properly embarrassing – they picked, with a prize of £1,000 for the top scorer of the week. The Guardian reports, however, that the promotion was pulled after “a parent protested after…

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Slippery slope of sales

July 16, 2010

A huge amount of money is wasted each year on failed sales-training initiatives. Dave Stein explains some of the reasons and offers some suggestions for improving the situation It’s not terribly surprising, given the general characteristics of both parties in the equation, that so much sales training results in little success. On the provision side, there is a complete lack of regulation: unlike practically every other profession in the world, there is no certification or accreditation and no minimum requirements for professional development in the sales area. There are no Government bodies overseeing either the sales profession or the people providing it with training. As a result, the barrier to…

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Europe’s Ad Industry Issues Response to Cookies Opt-in

June 30, 2010

The European advertising and media industry have described calls by data privacy regulators for opt-in by users for placing cookies on their PCs as out of step with online businesses and their consumers. In a joint response to the Article 29 Working Party “Opinion 2/2010 on online behavioural advertising”, published last week, a consortium of industry organisations, including IAB Europe, World Federation of Advertisers (WFA), European Publishers Council (EPC) and European Advertising Standards Alliance (EASA), said it was “out of step with the relationships that businesses and consumers are building online and flies in the face of the reality of the internet.” “This is an overly strict interpretation of the…

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