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PointClear: Why Your Sales Force Needs Fewer Leads

Why Your Sales Force Needs Fewer Leads (Or, what they can learn from an ancient Chinese warrior…) By: Dan McDade Dan McDade, Founder & President, PointClear Sun Tzu, the Chinese general and military strategist, said, “Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to […]

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CxO Spotlight: Robin Bienfait CIO, RIM

    Interview with Robin Bienfait 1. Are there major differences between BlackBerry users in the North American market and Europe or Asia? Looking at the underlying wireless needs of customers around the world, you find a lot of common requirements. People want whole solutions rather than piecemeal technologies and they favor the BlackBerry platform […]

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Did you know…

· Over 70 percent of Atlanta CEO Council member organizations will host a holiday party this year, and the majority will spend over $2,000 on the occasion. · 30 percent of member organizations will offer holiday bonuses to employees. · More than 40 percent will spend $25 or more per employee on holiday gifts, with […]

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Court Rejects Signal Claim: Needle & Rosenberg

Federal Circuit Rejects Signal Claims As Non-Statutory Subject Matter In an important case addressing the scope of patentable subject matter, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit rejected a claim reciting “a signal with embedded supplemental data” because a transient signal is not sufficiently tangible to fall within one of the four statutory […]

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Compensation Committees: Korn Ferry International

Sure, Pay-for-Performance…But What Performance? Addressing the Top Concern of Compensation Committees By: Ronald Bottano and Russell Miller Executive pay plans are keeping corporate directors awake at night. The top concern of compensation committees is “aligning pay more closely with performance,” according to Korn/Ferry International’s 33rd Annual Board of Directors Study. Yet the ease with which […]

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