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Stephen Frey
Stephen Frey writes on:

Building Culture and Engagement Within Today’s Changing Workplace (Part 2)

13May14

Most businesses, whether private, public or non-profit, share one commonality. Your cumalitive workforce costs dwarf your other operational costs. Back in 2006 the total cost of workforce comprised as much as 70% of total business operational costs in a study by the Brookings Institute of Fortune 500 companies. Not much has changed since then regarding [...]


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Lisbeth Calandrino

7 Ways to Deal with Customer Complaints

12May14

Dealing with customers is really an art. Dealing with customer complaints is even more difficult. There are certain rules that apply that will help you, and make your customers feel better. Happy customers should be part of your customer retention strategies.
Dealing with complaints effectively will help improve your reputation. Every company has problems; being good at [...]



 
 
Wes Morgan
Wes Morgan writes on:

Without Marketing, Nothing Happens

9May14

Marketing is a peculiar career choice. I’m not completely sure it isn’t the new “undecided” major in college these days. I may have concluded this in part as a result of speaking to a group of college students at Saint Louis University chapter of the American Marketing Association. I was told by a faculty advisor [...]



 
 
Stephen Frey
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Building Culture and Engagement Within Today’s Changing Workplace (Part 1)

8May14

We often talk about the power of values driven design to help cultivate high performing workplaces. Without a clear sense of company mission, brand and values from you and your work community and team, it’s hard for us help you design your workplace and connect it to your organizational DNA. With it we can help [...]


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Rebekah Peterman
Rebekah Peterman writes on:

UPworld Member Featured by Wayfair!

7May14

Interior Designer, Marie Burgos, has been an UPworld member for years. She has also contributed to the blogging program for our readership. Check out this article by Wayfair, where Marie talks about one of her design projects.


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Bruce Kirsch
Bruce Kirsch writes on:

Ten Fundamentals of Real Estate Financial Modeling

6May14

Carry a contingency line item.
Don’t be arrogant.
Don’t be careless.
Don’t hard code numbers into a formula.
Don’t promise that something will be done in under an hour.
Don’t hide a mistake.
Don’t color text white so it is invisible in the spreadsheet and when printed.
Don’t “just use the assumptions from the last model”.
Don’t format assumptions the same as outputs.
Don’t [...]


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Bruce Kirsch
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The Simple Math For Return On Investment On Excel Modeling Training

5May14

Functional training in Excel modeling for commercial real estate analysis is more important and provides a much higher return on investment than some might think. Here’s the math for employers.
Let’s say you have 5 analysts, and the Excel modeling training makes them 10% more efficient by helping them to work faster and avoid making mistakes. [...]


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Bruce Kirsch
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60-Second Skills: How To Avoid Overshooting The Column Range When Pasting Formulas

2May14

Problem: You are copying and pasting a formula over multiple columns from left-to-right, and you have to highlight the columns one by one after copying the base formula to avoid pasting it all the way to the nether-regions of farthest-right column XFD.

REFM 60-Second Skills Solution: In the column adjacent to the final column in your [...]


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Lisbeth Calandrino

Want to Improve Your Bottom Line? Hold Events in Your Store. (Part 2)

1May14

Here are 5 tips on holding customer service events.

You shouldn’t spend a lot of money. Having a lot of balloons will create a party atmosphere and putting your event on your social media will get the word out. It’s not necessary to advertise in the local newspaper unless you have extra dough. These days social [...]



 
 
Lisbeth Calandrino

Want to Improve Your Bottom Line? Hold Events in Your Store. (Part 1)

30April14

I was speaking with a friend of mine that owns a culinary store. “It must have been a tough winter, with all the snow,” I said. “It was a great winter she said.” We started holding cooking classes, and we were swamped.”
I mention her success because holding events has always been a winner. No matter what [...]



 
 
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