What's My Oriental Rug Worth? First of all, let's set the parameters for evaluating what your oriental rug, Persian rug, antique oriental rug, or hand knotted area rug is worth! Rugs are a commodity. As such, price is based on available supply and demand. Since oriental rugs wear out, antique oriental rugs a few in number so the price will increase.
“In democratic countries, knowledge of how to combine is the mother of all other forms of knowledge; on its progress depends that of all the others” –Alexis de Tocqueville Welcome to Marshall Ganz’s Web module on organizing. Professor Ganz is a long-time organizer; a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; and a principal of Harvard’s Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations. Please click here to preview the featured video vignette of Ganz's "Motivations" (52 seconds).
"It's okay if other people think you're God, but you're in trouble if you start believing it." David Cornwell, a sports attorney, recalled that quote as one uttered by his father, a surgeon. While Cornwell was speaking on Larry King Live about Tiger Woods' foibles, the quote has relevance to anyone in a leadership position, not just doctors and big name athletes. Sure, leaders have to believe in themselves — otherwise no one else will....
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Lateral thinking is solving problems through an indirect and creative approach, using reasoning that is not immediately obvious and involving ideas that may not be obtainable by using only traditional step-by-step logic . The term was coined in 1967 by Edward de Bono . As taught by de Bono, lateral thinking deliberately distances itself from standard perceptions of creativity as either "vertical" logic (the classic method for problem solving: working out the solution step-by-step from the given data) or "horizontal" imagination (having a thousand ideas but being unconcerned with the detailed implementation of them). [ edit ] Methods Critical thinking is primarily concerned with judging the true value of statements and seeking errors. Lateral thinking is more concerned with the movement value of statements and ideas.
Using the 80:20 Rule to Prioritize Avoid the "law of diminishing returns". © iStockphoto/tom_fewster Imagine that you've just stepped into a new role as head of department.
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Personal branding is how we market ourselves to others. Many successful people use personal branding as a career strategy for creating value, expert positioning, and as a way to increase audience size and attention. Personal branding was conceived in 1997 by Tom Peters and has gone mainstream in the past few years... more Personal branding is how we market ourselves to others. Many successful people use personal branding as a career strategy for creating value, expert positioning, and as a way to increase audience size and attention. Personal branding was conceived in 1997 by Tom Peters and has gone mainstream in the past few years with the adoption of social media. Personal Branding is part of Business Exchange, suggested by Dan Schawbel .
Employee recognition is a much talked about, but often overlooked part of the workplace. Recognizing and rewarding your employees can be a slippery slope to navigate and sometimes it seems that managers either get it, or they don’t. If recognition is not sincere and genuine, your employees will know it. Our director of retention & conversion marketing, Kim Stiglitz, spent 7 years designing reward and recognition programs for one of the largest retailers in the world and today she is sharing 7 Tips for Recognizing Your Peeps – this list isn’t about expensive ways to reward your employees because we know you can figure that out, but more subtle no-cost ideas that educate, motivate and inspire your team because a happy, invested team will always outperform a bunch of bitter Betty’s!