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CUSTOMERS can be a pain. I'm sure you know that already. They fall into several categories. At the top, the most desirable customer is the company (or individual) that has clear levels of command...

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THE man who was my mentor in business for some 20 years liked me. I liked him, too. We had a similar sense of humour and although he was cleverer than me, I challenged him creatively. 

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ACADEMICS often regard business people as not particularly intelligent. Business people similarly sometimes regard academics as rather theoretical. Both seem somehow right when considered from...

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THINK of how you reward your children. When they are young, you give them something to eat, maybe a visit to somewhere they like. You pat them on the back and tell them you are very proud of them...

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HAVE you ever been told you are a bad employee? I don't mean about some specific issue, some small sin of commission or omission that was probably caused by forgetfulness.

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A SUBSTANTIAL part of a company's compliance today has to do with bribery. Bribery is the act of giving or receiving something of value in return for something else of value which the other party...

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THIS year may well go down as the year the world really started to wake up to the implications of climate change. More than half the planet's population has directly felt the effects of rising...

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MOST people enjoy shopping. Saturday afternoon at the shops used to be something of an outing for the family. The exercise involved in walking through a town or mall was worth half an hour in the...

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WHEN you first meet someone, you assess whether you like them, whether you would trust them (that is, if they tell the truth) and whether they could become close to you. 

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