Weekly Reports

June 8, 2013

Weekly Report 13-24

  • NON-FINANCIAL MOTIVATORS REMAIN MORE EFFECTIVE than the highest-rated financial incentives (salary, bonus or equity-stock options), even in this economy. A McKinsey survey of more than 1,000 C-level Execs, Managers & Directors found that employee priorities continue to be: (1) “Praise... Continue
  • June 1, 2013

    Weekly Report 13-23

  • BEHAVIORAL AND COMMUNICATION STYLE IMPACTS HOW A PERSON FILTERS INFORMATION and the degree to which they can (or not) be guided by professional or personal advice. This applies to all persons: customers, clients, employees, children, friends & relatives. One profile... Continue
  • May 25, 2013

    Weekly Report 13-22

  • SINCE ONLY 1/10TH OF 1% OF PEOPLE RESPOND TO UNSOLICITED EMAIL ADVERTISING, and under 3% to physical junk mail, most of the $170 billion spent yearly by direct marketers simply “annoys people, creates landfill and clutters spam filters.” But marketers... Continue
  • May 18, 2013

    Weekly Report 13-21

  • EIGHTY-MILLION TEEN TO 20-SOMETHING KIDS form the “biggest age grouping in American history… and are the most threatening yet exciting generation since baby boomers brought about social revolution – not because they’re trying to take over the establishment, but because... Continue
  • May 11, 2013

    Weekly Report 13-20

  • “NEARLY HALF THE WORLD’S YOUNG PEOPLE are either outside the formal economy or contributing less productively than they could… Almost 300 million 15 to 24-year olds are neither working nor studying… many employed only with informal and intermittent jobs.” Meanwhile,... Continue