Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Andrew Scivally, CEO, ELB Learning - helping organizations create better learning experiences for their employees and customers. Acquisitions can be a powerful way for a company to grow. In fact, all kinds of acquisition records were broken in 2021. And there is a good reason for that. Purchasing another business gives you new resources, opportunities and ideas. You can work with a new team of talented experts to expand to a whole new client base, refresh your brand and show forward momentum. Clearly, there are many reasons to pursue acquisitions, particularly when you find a company that compliments your own company’s strengths. Unfortunately, even with all of the benefits of acquiring a business, the Harvard Business Review reported that between 70% and 90% (registration required) of acquisitions were failures in 2011. There are a variety of complicated reasons for this fact, but I think many of the … [Read more...] about Four Key Indicators To Look For When Acquiring Companies
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Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Matt Herman is the CEO of Enhance Health . Recruiting and retaining great employees is an ongoing challenge for employers that has only been amplified by the pandemic. Nearly 47 million Americans voluntarily left their jobs in 2022, and the Great Resignation isn’t over. Analysis from Gartner found that employee annual voluntary turnover is likely to increase by 20%, starting in 2022 and continuing in the years to come. Employee retention is a top priority for many employers—but what can you do specifically to hire and keep valuable employees? I believe you must create a work environment that emphasizes learning, development and culture. “Having opportunities to learn and grow” is the most important factor in what defines an exceptional work environment, according to research in LinkedIn's 2022 Workplace Learning Report . Employees who give their culture a high rating are 25% more likely to be happy at … [Read more...] about Three Surprising Keys To Employee Retention
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Joe Oprosko is President and CEO of Veridocs , which offers ID authentication, watch list management, and watchlist monitoring technologies. You know your customer is who they say they are today. But how will you know they are still who they say they are tomorrow? As CEO of a company providing watchlist management, my experience has proven that being able to monitor your watchlists automatically can help keep you in compliance and provide better customer service. External Watchlists Reduce Risk If you’re in a business that requires checking IDs, knowing your customer is as important as having customers. Checking an individual’s ID document against external government watchlists is a standard procedure for regulated industries like financial institutions and casino gaming—screening improves regulatory compliance, which helps avoid costly fines. Other industries, such as hotels and data centers, may find … [Read more...] about Automated Watchlist Monitoring For Continued Compliance
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline Pressure is mounting from Republicans and some Democrats in Congress to pass a national ban on TikTok, the social video app owned by Chinese company ByteDance which has already been banned on federal devices and some college campuses over privacy concerns. Key Facts TikTok has faced calls for bans from critics who fear China may use the platform to access the data of American users. Criticisms of the social platform intensified in the fall after reports revealed ByteDance repeatedly accessed U.S. user data and planned to use TikTok to track the location of specific American citizens ( including Forbes journalists ). ByteDance previously denied it had used TikTok to “target” journalists or public figures, but after an internal investigation revealed employees tracked journalists covering the company, it fired its chief internal auditor who led the team orchestrating the surveillance. … [Read more...] about Will TikTok Be Banned From The U.S.? Here’s Where It Stands.
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Jeremy King, CEO and Founder, Attest . You've been here before. The supermarket snacks and chips aisle, overwhelmed by the varieties of crunchy, salty goodness. While new brands hit the shelves every day, one tortilla chip has amassed brand recognition like no other. Frito-Lay launched Doritos, the first tortilla chip to be sold across the U.S., in 1966 with the "toasted corn" flavor. The reception was muted, with some consumers complaining they were bland. Frito-Lay listened, and when it launched " taco flavor " Doritos in 1967 , it set a precedent for future success. Fast-forward to today, and Doritos are the top fried corn snack in the U.S. Frito-Lay is comfortably the biggest tortilla chip vendor in the country with some 1.89 billion units sold from May 2021 to May 2022. Doritos also have a huge global footprint, stocked by retailers the world over. Consumer research—truly knowing the … [Read more...] about How Doritos’ Localized Insights Strategy Got The Whole World Snacking
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin David is the cofounder & CMO of DoorLoop , a best-selling author, legal CLE speaker and real estate investor. "Web3" and "decentralization" are buzzwords that are increasingly popular in the technology industry, but what exactly do they mean? This article will delve into the concepts of Web3 and decentralization, how they relate to each other and the potential implications of these technologies for various industries. What Are Web3 And Decentralization? Web3, also known as the decentralized web or the third generation of the internet, is a vision for a new type of internet built on decentralized, open-source technologies such as the blockchain—which is a decentralized digital ledger of transactions that uses cryptography to secure and verify each transaction. Web3 aims to create a more open, transparent and secure internet where users have greater control over their data and privacy. Decentralization … [Read more...] about How Web3 And Decentralization Are Transforming The Real Estate Industry
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin The cannabis and hemp industries have been evolving more rapidly than almost any other on earth, and countless individuals, corporations and organizations are making significant contributions to its growth and success. But who are the real game-changers in this rapidly expanding sector? Look no further than the 4th annual Cannabis 50 list, compiled by MGO, a CPA and business advisory firm in the U.S., being released exclusively through this publication. The fourth iteration of this annual list recognizes the top companies, organizations and individuals who have made a positive impact on the cannabis and hemp industries in the past year. But, as the firm notes, the Cannabis 50 isn’t a competition. There are no winners or losers, only inspiring stories from the frontlines of this great movement. Diversity At The Helm This year’s list is particularly noteworthy, as it highlights an increased presence of female and … [Read more...] about MGO Names 50 Game-Changers In Cannabis, Including Diddy, Mike Tyson And More