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Monthly Archives: September 2012
Ah colors. Though it’s only reflected light emitting different frequencies of the photon wave spectrum, colors are often much more than just that. For many they can describe emotions, nations, ideas, or even memories. In the art world, color can be a crucial element in the expression of a painter (Rothko) But just like many other cultural discrepancies, the meaning of color tends to change as you move around the globe. This infographic aims to tackle the very subject of how we associate colors with various feelings and ideas of different cultures around the world.
By EO Austin, recently featured on http://eoaustin.wordpress.com
At EO Austin Round Up earlier this year, Herb Kelleher provided some great nuggets about company culture. He shared that culture is a company’s greatest strength. Because every business is in the customer service business, positive company culture is crucial to build a strong team. Here are three tips to creating positive company culture.
Tags: company culture
It’s been said that “when life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” That’s thinking too small.
A better approach is to turn the lemons into a business plan.
Here are three examples of people who, when hit by personal tragedy, turned it into an opportunity for growth.
By Adam Robinson, an EO Chicago member
When it comes to work, sales can be tricky— it’s a stressful part of the business equation that can make or break companies. Believe it or not, most companies tend to drive their top-producing salespeople out of the organization and into the welcoming arms of the competition. After all the time and effort they expend to locate, hire and train top producers, why do most of them do things that make their top salespeople quit?