Best Practices Series

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Why successful cloud migration requires executive buy-in

10/21/2014

  • CIO.com

Moving IT infrastructure to the cloud promises to bring efficiencies to enterprise operations, but making the shift requires following a carefully detailed road map and a strong commitment from the up… Read More

SmartBrief on Leadership

Innovative ideas about leadership and management

SmartBrief on Leadership

Don't forget to daydream

10/21/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

Daydreaming can help you see new solutions to apparently intractable problems, writes Joel Garfinkle. To daydream productively requires stepping back from work and finding ways to relax and have fun. … Read More

SmartBrief on Business & Politics

Public policy news from a business perspective

SmartBrief on Business & Politics

Iowa's shifting identity complicates key Senate battle

10/21/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
  • National Journal
  • National Public Radio

Republicans and Democrats are locked in a battle for Iowa's Senate seat, with both sides trying to make sense of the state's shifting demographics and complex political identity. GOP hopeful Joni Erns… Read More

SmartBrief on Sales

Insights and advice to help sales leaders

SmartBrief on Sales

How companies can keep up with the changing nature of sales

10/21/2014

  • HubSpot.com

Sales organizations that want to thrive in the current sales climate have to tap into the power of Big Data, develop a consistent experience for their customers and adapt to the entry of millennials i… Read More

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Why Miami wants everyone to ignore the rising sea level

10/21/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek

Miami's infrastructure funding derives mostly from property taxes -- so to fund costly climate-mitigation efforts, the city needs to ensure that property prices remain sky high. Paradoxically, that me… Read More

SmartBrief on Workforce

Essential reading for HR professionals

SmartBrief on Workforce

Nonprofit employment grew during recession, data indicate

10/21/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Employment in the nonprofit sector grew by more than 16% between 2007 and 2012, according to Labor Department data. The private-sector employment rate decreased during that period. Read More

SmartBrief on Your Career

Career tips for young professionals

SmartBrief on Your Career

Take your passions to work instead of following them

10/21/2014

  • GlassDoor.com

Go the extra mile on work tasks that excite you or volunteer for responsibilities that relate to your passion, writes Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter, arguing that it's better to take your passions to your … Read More

PLI SmartBrief

The latest stories on corporate and business legal issues

PLI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Practising Law Institute

Tough legal job market prompts innovation among law schools

10/21/2014

  • News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

Schools such as Campbell University and Elon University, both in North Carolina, are rethinking legal education in an era in which law school graduates face a difficult job market. Elon's law school, … Read More

Inclusion Solutions

News on diversity and inclusion for the accounting profession

Inclusion Solutions

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

How to deal with mental illness in the workplace

10/8/2014

  • HR Magazine

Untreated mental illness in the workplace costs U.S. employers as much as $100 billion each year, according to the National Business Group on Health. Early detection and treatment of mental illness ca… Read More

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