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Tips to Take You From Mess to Master

Do you feel like your work organization is a mess of lost information and undefined expectations, spiraling slowly but surely out of control?
If so, you’re not alone. Most office workers feel like their work organization is not where it should be. Unfortunately, this lack of organization has real consequences for both them and their employers. Fortunately, research makes it clear that small changes in how we approach our work organization can go a long way to restoring order, whether […]

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Real Estate Tips for a First-Time Home Seller

Selling a home is very different from buying a home. Buying a home generally involves emotions and feelings, but selling a home typically centers on what listing agents like to call maximizing profit potential. The tips here apply to first-time homesellers, or any seller needing a real estate refresher.

Price Your Home Accurately

You don’t want to create the wrong impression by pricing your house high and then reducing it. Nor do you want to leave money on the table.

A reputable listing agent  can help you […]

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Consulting Is More Than Giving Advice

Each year management consultants in the United States receive more than $2 billion for their services.1 Much of this money pays for impractical data and poorly implemented recommendations.2 To reduce this waste, clients need a better understanding of what consulting assignments can accomplish. They need to ask more from such advisers, who in turn must learn to satisfy expanded expectations.
This article grows out of current research on effective consulting, including interviews with partners and officers of five well-known firms. It also stems […]

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