Just as the ancient Greeks talked about ethos, logos and pathos, making persuasive arguments today requires credibility and logic, as well as an emotional appeal, says Carmine Gallo, Harvard instructor and author. "Everything about human nature -- from the stock market to where we invest to how we vote -- is based on our emotional narratives that we tell each other as groups and within individuals," he says.
Companies that rely too much on singular executives rather than collective leadership struggle to retain leaders and respond to competitive changes, according to a report by EY, DDI and The Conference Board that surveyed more than 25,000 people. Consider using team-based bonuses, hire and promote people known to collaborate and be able to explain the organization's purpose, write Richard Wellins and Evan Sinar of DDI.
When researchers at the National Institute on Retirement Security calculated the median balance of retirement accounts of working-age Americans, that number was zero.
Taxpayers who have vacation homes they rent and use for personal purposes might find they face more complicated calculations under the new tax law, which this article illustrates with examples comparing 2017 with 2018.
Providing women with opportunities to develop skills and to advance can strengthen your firm. Three firms that undertook a three-year pilot program with women's initiatives discovered ways to build momentum for these programs.
The ampersand (&) is used in Excel's custom headers and footers box to indicate a special formatting code follows. This tip helps you place an ampersand in the text in your header or footer.
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