September 1, 2014

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National News

DealBook: Boot Camp for Bankers

As they struggle to find new business to bolster sluggish earnings, banks consider the nation’s 25 million veterans and service members ideal customers.






Advertising: On Authenticity, ‘American Chopper’ and Investments

Here are some questions about advertising, the media and popular culture that may never be resolved.






Seeing Discolored Lawns, California Businesses Apply Dab of Green

In California, more homeowners are experimenting with dyeing their lawns to keep them bright shades of green.

Fast-Food Workers Seeking $15 Wage Plan Civil Disobedience at Strikes

Labor organizers hope to recruit home health care aides to join in protests in 100 cities on Thursday.






Blogs

THE ART OF SELLING

Attack of the Sales Staff

I recently visited a local store that employs what I would describe as the “swarm” tactic of sales. The moment that a customer or would-be customer walks through the door, there is a group of eager salespeople waiting to accompany them throughout their shopping experience....

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International Intelligence

While the adage, “when in Rome, do as the Romans do,” may still be true, business colleagues, clients, friends and associates should be treated with sensitivity whether they’re visiting this country or you’re in theirs. It’s always wise to do a little research and...

Meeting Mayhem

Meetings can be one of the most productive ways to conduct business. They also can waste valuable time and serve as a source of considerable frustration.  Whenever you bring a group of people together there’s always a good chance that at least one person in the room will cause...

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