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TAG: Mel Kleiman

Editor’s Note: Black Monday musings

January 12, 2016By

We’re wrapping up this issue of LM on the NFL’s Black Monday, so my mind’s on the Cleveland Browns. At the risk of losing you before I get too far into this column, I’d like to share how editing this issue has me thinking about my hometown’s beleaguered football team. So, in the style of The Plain Dealer sportswriter Terry... read more

Good isn’t good enough

July 14, 2015By
I love my job. Photo: ©istock.com/lculig

As the economy expands and the labor pool contracts, the No. 1 concern of many North American business owners 
and managers is how to recruit and retain a quality workforce. The U.S. Census Bureau projects that, while the total population of those 65-plus will increase by about 38 percent over the next 10 years, the 18- to 24-year-old group will... read more

If you don’t know…

January 9, 2015By

If you were asked to come up with a list of the top 10 reasons excellent employees should want to work for you, could you do it? Would the first five reasons come easily and then you’d have to dig a little, or are all 10 self-evident? I’ve found most business owners and managers can come up with a list... read more

Your most important buying decision

October 22, 2014By

What’s the most important buying decision you’ll ever make? No matter what your answer, there’s a proven system that ensures you always get the highest possible return on your investment. This system is used by governments, corporations and startups worldwide for one reason and one reason only: It works. And, yet, this system is routinely ignored when it comes to... read more