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Corporate Cairos

February 11, 2011


Watching events unravel in the Middle East, one could only conclude that Egypt’s leaders suffered from far more than a tin ear when listening to the hundreds of thousands of protestors outside their doors.  They totally failed to realize the power of the people (a resurgent phrase reminiscent of the ‘60s) until it was too […]

After the Economic “Downheaval”: Using New Media to Retain Employees

February 8, 2011


So many American businesses were breathing on life support between 2008 and 2010 that their attention became focused nearly exclusively on customers and prospects.  The practice of employee relations often took a back seat—way in the back of the bus—or was booted off the agenda entirely. Now operating with much smaller staffs and employing technology […]