Business

Incentive Insights from “Orange is the New Black”

As everyone with an Internet connection knows, Season 3 of Orange is the New Black was released last Thursday, two days earlier than its set release date. And, as with most Netflix shows, many people went into hibernation mode and binged watched the entire season all weekend. In the wake of a year-long absence, expectations ran high—and the series did not disappoint, with new characters introduced, past characters gaining new background stories, and a…

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Flexibility: A Slam Dunk for The Warriors and Businesses

The beginning of June 2015 has seen the convergence of two of the biggest sporting events in the world: The Women’s World Cup and the NBA Finals. On the surface, both may seem like just immensely entertaining sporting events, but if we take a closer look, they can actually offer some valuable business lessons.

The Women’s World Cup is something Americans have long looked forward to, as the event only happens once every four years….

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Trial and Errors: A Tale of Two Spreadsheets

If a spreadsheet error happens and no one is around to catch it does it still have repercussions? The answer would be a resounding yes. It’s estimated that up to 88% of spreadsheets contain errors, and Xactly’s CEO experienced the financial effects of a spreadsheet error first hand when he was accidentally paid $80,000 of commission rather than the $8,000 he was owed. Recently, the impact of spreadsheet errors came into the…

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