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Refining A Strategy: A Missing Component In Most Strategic Planning Processes

No strategy survives the realities of execution untouched. No matter how sound the basis for a strategy appears or how much it is vetted, everything discussed about the strategy during the strategic planning process remains theory and speculation until it is put to the test in the real world.

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The Right Way to Grow Your Business Internationally

Serving an international customer is no longer as difficult as it used to be. According to one study, 82 percent of shoppers made at least one purchase from an international merchant in a calendar year -- despite the fact that only 1 percent of small businesses in the U.S. export goods overseas.

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3 Ways Management Can Prevent and Address Employee Burnout

The future of the workforce is, unfortunately, tired and stressed.

A recent Gallup study found that about two-thirds of full-time workers experience burnout at work, with 23% of respondents reporting feeling burnt out very often or always. Another study found that millennials experience burnout at higher rates than previous generations, suggesting that burnout is both on the rise and may impact certain positions in the workplace more than others.

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