Steve Jobs Marketing Strategy (Is Pure Genius)

By Michael Haynes | January 15, 2019

Steve Jobs Marketing Genius When it comes to marketing, there is very little which is invented. Just as Mick Jagger of the Stones so poignantly summarized, “There is no future in rock ‘n roll music, it is all only recycled past.” Steve Jobs marketing genius was in seeing the brilliance of Nike, in showcasing star athletes of the 80s such as Michael Jordan, John McEnroe, and Lester Hayes, and slapping their logo next to them. Nike knew the psychology would take over, and take over it did. Jobs’ did the same, but instead of star athletes, he created sexy products and used psychology to build an “elite brand.” He knew…

Alexander The Great Leadership – Greatest of World Conquerors

By Michael Haynes | January 2, 2019

Great Conquerors: Alexander the Great Alexander the Great was one of history’s most celebrated conquerors. Born as heir to the Macedonian King, his great ambition led him to take on the high Persian Empire. At its height, Alexander’s empire stretched all the way from modern-day Italy to the Himalayas. Alexander The Great Leadership: A Short Biography Alexander was born in 356 BC in Pella, a city in the Kingdom of Macedonia. As the son of Philip II, King of Macedon, Alexander was raised as a noble Macedonian youth. Learning to read, play the lyre, ride, fight, and hunt were high priorities for Alexander. As he got older, his father had…

Jeffrey Nadrich – Top Personal Injury Attorney in California

By Michael Haynes | December 12, 2018

Attorney Jeffrey Nadrich , a Solution Focused Leader in Southern California Jeffrey Nadrich, one of the most well-established and honored personal injury attorneys in the Los Angeles area, agreed to sit down with us for a discussion. Of the many topics we covered, we focused on how his leadership style evolved, and how it has helped build and shape his law firm, Nadrich and Cohen. As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? In what ways does that relate to what you do now? As a child I always wanted to be a lawyer. The reason was because I grew up working class and, as a result, wanted…

Seven Steps to Increase Business In a Tough Economy

By Michael Haynes | December 1, 2018

When sales are slower, it doesn’t mean that you have to slow down the business or settle for diminished returns. Any economic downturn is a wake-up call for you to look for new opportunities. Seven steps to improving business and getting ahead in slow times. Reshape Your Vision Redefine your original business vision and start projects so dynamic that you’ll be eager to get to work each morning. Take a few days off, and ponder the direction you want to follow. Recognize that you will have to work smarter and possibly harder. Analyze New Market Conditions Which parts of the market are most profitable? How large are these parts, and…

How to Win a Business Award (4 Steps to Increase Your Odds)

By Michael Haynes | November 28, 2018

Business awards attract media attention and raise your profile. Here’s how to increase your chances of winning: Inquire about awards and nominations through your local chamber of commerce and trade groups. Complete applications for awards carefully. Profile your business, describe major challenges you have faced and overcome, explain your solutions. Submit your award entries well in advance of the deadline. When you win—and even when you are just nominated—write press releases about the awards and send them to local media.

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Abbott wins Chambers Ireland CSR award for 2009

September 28, 2009

Multinational pharmaceutical company Abbott, which has seven operations across Ireland, has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) award from Chambers Ireland for 2009. The award, which recognised a firm’s sustained excellence in the execution of their CSR programme, is given to the company that has most clearly integrated CSR into its business philosophy. Abbott Ireland’s Human Resource Director John McAteer accepted the award presented by Minister of State at the Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs John Curran TD at the Chambers Ireland 2009 President’s Awards for Corporate Social Responsibility held in the Burlington Hotel in Dublin last night. “Abbott is honored to have received…

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Global corruption costs consumers billions, says report

September 24, 2009

Global corruption on a massive scale is costing consumers billions and standing in the way of sustainable economic growth, a new report has said. Transparency International’s (TI) Global Corruption Report 2009: Corruption and the Private Sector shows how corrupt practices, such as bribery, price-fixing cartels and undue influence on public policy, undermine fair competition, stifle economic growth and ultimately undercut a business’s existence. Research in the report also shows that half of international business executives polled estimated that corruption raised project costs by at least 10pc. The bottom line is that it is ultimately citizens who pay. The report reveals that consumers around the world were overcharged approximately US$300bn through…

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AGI posts US$9.28m loss, announces new business strategy

September 22, 2009

Dublin-listed pharmaceutical company AGI Therapeutics has reported a pre-tax loss of US$9.28m for the first six months of the year. AGI made a loss per ordinary share of US$0.14 cents during the first half of 2009, compared to the loss per ordinary share of US$0.13 cents made in the same period in 2008. The company’s revenue in the six months to June remained flat, totalling US$0.3m, while spending on R&D was slightly down on 2008’s US$8.3m to US$7.8m. AGI said it had moved to cut costs to allow funding for future clinical programmes, and it said it should now have sufficient cash resources to last at least two years. The…

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