Real stewardship requires ego-free collaboration. Tiffany Delmore Published 12:00 pm CDT, Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Photo: Graphicstock Photo: Graphicstock Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Graphicstock 3 Ways to Ensure a Team Follows Your Lead 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Let's start with the good news: Recent Gallup survey results suggest the highest levels of employee engagement since 2000, at 34 percent. Unfortunately, that’s a far cry from a world where even the majority of employees are engaged in their jobs, so there’s still a massive amount of work to be done. Much has been said about the importance of engagement, but most of the current literature … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Ensure a Team Follows Your Lead
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Are you a 'hero' leader? If so, what is your company doing about the potential catastrophe threatening our planet? Jeffrey Hayzlett Published 1:30 pm CDT, Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Photo: Paul McGee | Getty Images Photo: Paul McGee | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Paul McGee | Getty Images 'When the Clock Strikes 12': What Your Business Can Do to Adapt to Climate Change 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Next week is Earth Day, a date (April 22) when people will be thinking about climate change. NASA defines this term to mean “a change in the usual weather found in a place” -- whether that change involves how much rain a specific region is … [Read more...] about ‘When the Clock Strikes 12’: What Your Business Can Do to Adapt to Climate Change
provided by Published 3:00 pm CST, Monday, January 21, 2019 MoneyTips Should you itemize deductions or take the standard deduction for tax year 2018 (the taxes you will file in early 2019)? Recent tax legislation has made the standard deduction the best option for many, but don't assume that is true for you. With today's sophisticated tax software, it's relatively easy to calculate your itemized deductions and see if you can deduct more than the standard amount. First, make sure the standard deduction is even an option that you can take. In some cases, the standard deduction is not permissible – for example, if you are a married couple filing individually and your spouse itemizes, then you should use the IRS Form 1040 Instructions to help you determine your eligibility. Assuming you are eligible, find the standard deduction for your filing status. From 2018 onwards, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) has almost doubled the standard deduction to $12,000 for … [Read more...] about Itemize Or Take The Standard Deduction On Your Federal Income Tax?
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If you're an entrepreneur in the healthcare field, you need to prepare: AI is coming to your segment soon. Toby Nwazor Published 12:30 pm CST, Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Photo: Metamorworks | Getty Images Photo: Metamorworks | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Metamorworks | Getty Images 5 Ways Artificial Intelligence May Affect Health Care in the Near Future and What That Means for You 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Technology is changing fast, and the world is changing with it. Concepts that were mere science fiction only a couple of decades ago -- like artificial intelligence (AI) -- are quickly becoming commonplace. Computers have become powerful … [Read more...] about 5 Ways Artificial Intelligence May Affect Health Care in the Near Future and What That Means for You