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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Takeaway: Why a company culture of caring breeds success

Publix, the country’s largest associate-owned grocery store, has always known what it stands for. Its tagline, “Where shopping is a pleasure” hasn’t changed in its 88-year existence.

Why marketing is critical to the age of innovation

Companies often focus so heavily and intently on product innovation that they forget about marketing that product to the right audiences in the right way. And if you don’t do that, you end up with a great, innovative product that no one knows about.

Well-being services for Spartanburg’s small-business employers expanded in pilot program

Spartanburg businesses with 50 or fewer employees will be able to offer unprecedented well-being services thanks to the Wellville Exchange, which is in the early stages of planning.

So, you want to write a book. Don’t (yet)

It seems like an inordinate number of people are deciding that now is the time to write a book.

Takeaway: Cybersecurity is serious business

Many breaches are unintentional: Emails from unknown senders are opened, Outlook auto-fills the wrong email address, security protocols are not enforced when working from home; the list goes on.

Performance accountability will set up newly hired veterans for success

By Robyn Grable, founder, Service to Civilian This is the final piece in a three-part series on hiring veterans. In the first installment, we looked at...

Making your press conference mean more begins with one simple question

Ninety percent of the time a press conference is a waste of time for everyone involved — the media, the client, and the public relations firm.

On The Move: April 27, 2018

Play-by-play of Upstate careers

Onboarding: How to help veterans feel at home on the job

An employee's first few days are critical. This can be especially true for veterans who have recently separated or those whose previous or first civilian experience was not stellar.

Diversity: A business advantage

According to a study by CREW Network, detailed in the white paper, "Closing the Gap: Addressing Gender Bias and Other Barriers for Women in Commercial Real Estate," women represent approximately 35 percent of the commercial real estate workforce in the United States.

On the Move: April 20, 2018

APPOINTED Rebecca Maddox Has been appointed by the Greenville County Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (GCCADA) to lead the Phoenix Center. Maddox has been in...

Young professionals should drive the Upstate’s future

Being in the room with 250-plus young professionals who are full of energy and looking to achieve greatness for themselves and their communities is exciting and reinvigorating.

Finding the right business coach

What do Tom Brady, Brett Favre, and Joe Montana have in common?

Leadership and Ethics: With Former Michelin Chairman and President Pete Selleck

By Bob Staton Pete Selleck enjoyed a long and successful career at Michelin before he retired from his position as chairman and president of Michelin...

Takeaway: Wyche hosts roundtable on responding to workplace sexual harassment claims

Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer, Terry Richardson. All famous. All implicated in the recent focus on sexual misconduct.

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