Monthly Archives: April 2018

Ep. 26 – Successful Government Contracting: It’s the People and the Systems

In this episode of the Lead. Learn. Thrive. Podcast, Sharon Tiger, Vice President of Business Development at Raffa Financial Services and Glenn Anstead, a partner in Raffa’s technology practice, discuss government contracting and their rules and regulations.

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Sales, Wells Fargo, and more

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through April 21st US stocks rose on solid corporate earnings. The S&P 500 rose 0.5% and the Dow gained 0.4% for the week. Internationally, Japan jumped 1.8% and Europe climbed 0.7% for the week. … Continue reading

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Say Goodbye to the Annual Review. Say Hello to Weekly Conversations.

For many companies, performance management is the thorn in our sides. We know it needs to be done, but we haven’t figured out how to make it efficient, effective, and a wise use of everyone’s time.

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How to Improve Your Employee Communication Processes

Good communication shows employees they are valued. Lack of communication can make them feel unimportant or under-appreciated, both of which can easily lead to disengagement and low morale.

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Oil, Manufacturing, Bayer, and more

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through April 14th US stocks gained over the week on reduced concerns of a trade war and a solid start to corporate earnings season. The S&P 500 gained 2.0% and the Dow rose 1.8% … Continue reading

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Can’t Let Go of the Little Things? You Might Be a Micromanager.

Being an effective manager is no easy task. Not only do you need to provide vision, goals and guidance for your team, you also need to give them the freedom and autonomy to take on projects, learn new things, and … Continue reading

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Trade War, Tariffs, and more

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through April 9th Trade war fears with China reared their head again to drive a weekly decline in US stocks.  The S&P 500 fell 1.4% and the Dow eased 0.7% for the week.  Internationally, … Continue reading

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