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And the Bully Wins!

It is the perception of potential to harm, not actual ability to harm that bullies have depended on for millennia, writes Mike Porter. Today the channel to communicate that threat has magnified from a shaking fist on the playground to a worldwide web of chatter.
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Plan, Execute, Win in 2015

If we don’t plan, we have no shot at winning in the year ahead, says guest blogger Patrick J. Stroh '03 M.B.A. And if we don’t execute against that plan in 2015, we will certainly fail.
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Edusling Advances to Hult Prize Regional Finals

Earlier this month 10 teams competed in the inaugural Hult Prize at St. Thomas competition, for the chance to automatically advance to the Regional Finals in one of six cities around the world.
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Those Black Friday Numbers

Are black Friday spending reports wrong? Professor Emeritus Lorman Lundsten says that's not the question we should be asking.
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The Evolution of HR

Guest blogger Chris Dardis dives into why the HR function is ready for an overhaul.
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Networking IS for the Holidays

Does networking take a ‘holiday’ this time of year? Should you wait until the New Year to start your search or continue the networking that you’ve been engaged in up to this point?
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2015 IT Salary Guide

As the demand for IT professionals increases, it is especially important for these employees to know what their expertise is worth.
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What Is Your Corporate Culture?

At St. Thomas, the clearest evidence of our culture is our mission statement: to educate students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good.
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That Time Again

It’s that window of certainty between Halloween and Thanksgiving when corporate human resource people face an annual anxiety – getting employees to complete their annual benefits enrollment on time.
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The Entrepreneurial Spark All Organizations Need

Graduate Business Career Services hosted their Corporate Partner Reception last month, and recognized their champions, each of whom are a part of helping the Opus College of Business in developing global business leaders.
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DQ + Millennials…the Next Generation of Fans

Dairy Queen's executive vice president of marketing shares how this brand is re-inventing itself as a modern and relevant dining destination for the next generation of millennial fans.
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Would This Look Good on the Front Page?

Robert Senkler, CEO of Securian Financial Group, shared some great advice with the crowd at the 2014 Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
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Enter the CEBC Ethics Case Competition

Take advantage of this opportunity to enrich your ethics experience – a UST trademark – strengthen your analytical skills and build relationships with Twin Cities business executives and UST faculty.
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Global Risks: The Case of Health and Health Care

If the Ebola scare has done nothing else, it has heightened our awareness of global risks—in general—and the seriousness of health risks as an attendant feature of globalization, says Peter Young, Ph.D.
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Opus College of Business Becomes UN PRME Signatory

Despite the cultural, legal, political and economic differences across the globe, there are some principles we can agree upon. Thousands of businesses have signed on to the UN Global Compact. If businesses agree, then business schools should get on board too.
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Tom Horner: A New Agenda for Business

We reached out to Tom Horner ’72, president of Horner Strategies for his insights on this year’s election. If Minnesota is to be successful, he writes, all future workers must be educated, healthy and able to focus on their jobs. Poverty takes a lot of energy and attention away from work.
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Costumes Q&A—They’re Not Just for Halloween

The National Retail Federation estimates $7.4 billion in Halloween retail sales, up from the $6.9 billion in 2013. Sales of everything from decorations to candy to costumes were up this year as the holiday fell on a Friday. Alicia Johnston, ’11 MBC, shares more about Halloween, the costume industry and first Official Costumes’ pop-up store in Woodbury.