How Nimble Is Your Sales Planning?

Traditionally, sales and support groups spent months creating annual plans defining customer, product, and activity priorities for the sales organization. These plans guided many annual decisions, including sales force size and deployment, sales goals, and sales incentive plan design. At many companies, these long-term plans are being supplanted by continuous, daily, adaptable plans, much of…

AI Adoption Skyrocketed Over the Last 18 Months

Digital innovation spurred by Covid-19 has put AI and analytics at the center of business operations. AI and analytics are boosting productivity, delivering new products and services, accentuating corporate values, addressing supply chain issues, and fueling new startups. In this article, we address lessons learned from the pandemic and how they can be applied to spurring new…

Research: Informal Leadership Comes at a Cost

Encouraging up-and-coming talent to take on informal leadership of a team or project is a great way to support both employees and their entire teams, but new research suggests that these duties can also take a toll on informal leaders’ job satisfaction and energy levels. The authors conducted a series of studies with students and…

Habits of Successful Business Leaders

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You’re reading Entrepreneur United States, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. Some people make their success look effortless and even spontaneous or accidental, but behind every polished facade is a discipline and work ethic that anchors an impressive professional performance. While there is no shortage of quirks,…

What are the myths and realities of a current leader?

This article was translated from our Spanish edition. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You’re reading Entrepreneur United States, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. Depositphotos.com I have been a mindset coach for more than a decade supporting people and teams to generate the results they expect through mindset resources. I have witnessed…

Sell Growth & Buy Cyclicals

You’re reading Entrepreneur United States, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. This story originally appeared on ValueWalk The Broad Market Index was down 0.51% last week and 51% of stocks out-performed the index. – Valuewalk Q2 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreThis is the last update for financial statements from U.S. companies for the…

When Minimizing Was the Only Option

You’re reading Entrepreneur United States, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. This story originally appeared on The Epoch Times After 35 years in the banking industry, my husband’s steady, good-paying job was outsourced, and he, along with his co-workers, lost their jobs.In his last position, he worked the third shift from home. His job in the…