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Selling Like Danny DeVito

by Tom O'Connor on April 29th, 2011

Hollywood hasn’t been very kind to salesmen – what with their tortured depiction in such iconic movies as Death of a Salesman and Glengarry Glen Ross. Fortunately, this is more than made up for with the range of great actors involved – Dustin Hoffman, Jack Lemmon, Kevin Spacey, Al Pacino, etc. And, then there is […]

Humphrey Bogart’s Dual Duel

by Tom O'Connor on April 12th, 2011

The town of Sandwich, in Kent, is long famous for its association with the 18th century Fourth Earl of Sandwich, who gave its name to the common snack – that holds a filling between two slices of bread. Less known perhaps is another of it illustrious sons – one Sydney Greenstreet, whose character portrayals of […]

Decision-Making: New iPhone Apps

by Izabela Turek on April 4th, 2011

“Nothing is more difficult & more precious than to be able to decide” Napoleon Bonaparte Decision-making has always been important – and, even more so now, with the explosion in choices available across all walks of life. It is a subject long of interest to computer programmers, especially to those working in the esoteric fields […]

Employer Branding – Step 1

by Paddy Collins on April 3rd, 2011

Most large companies today are concerned about their reputation as an employer because it has a major impact on their capacity to attract talented new employees. It is reminiscent of the days of economic boom when employers were involved in the so-called “War for Talent” – so what’s new! In reality we will never escape […]