I understand the power of the maxim ‘What gets measured gets done.’ But we’ve taken this to an extreme such that sales managers and their teams spend an inordinate amount of time and emotional calories reporting on their pipelines. The unintended consequence: sales becomes dumbed down into a revenue drone. It’s no longer about our customers and the interesting things they’re doing with their businesses and how we can help them.
These aren’t just a bunch of adorably foreign greasers adopting elements of another culture because it’s exotic, it looks cool, and “getting drunk on a hot rod” is a more satisfying hobby than elk wrestling (or whatever it is the Swedes do on the weekends). The raggare didn’t “adopt” the greaser thing as a bit of ironic nostalgia the ’50s never ended for them. They’ve been doing this for 60 years, and the subculture only grows in popularity with each passing day.
Ford is a masterful tailor who understands how to balance lean, clipped proportions with peacock colors and extravagant sheen. A pale pink shiny suit, you say? Yes, says Mr. Ford. Shares of Time Warner Cable are trading slightly above US$150, which is significantly higher than Charter initial cash and stock bid of US$132.50. Therefore, it likely that Charter would have to increase its offer. However, with Charter shares having risen 40 per cent since the offer for Time Warner Cable, the company is in a much better position to do so..
Tales of supernatural activity began to surface in 1921, when a high school was built across the street for the town’s few remaining residents. School children reported hearing laughter and music. They also said they could smell stale cigar smoke coming from inside the abandoned building..
Minkes feed on fish, squid and krill, which they gulp into their huge mouths and filter. Inquisitive mammals they often approach boats and can breach beside them as they breathe through their blowholes. Beware though, their breath is not the most pleasantOne of the most iconic of all Scotland’s mammals, deer, especially red deer are found throughout the Highlands and are easily spotted on rough moorland and the edges of forests.
Jensen, the first woman to lead Canada largest capital markets regulator, will hold the positions of chair and chief executive for a two year term, effective immediately.delighted to learn that Maureen Jensen has been confirmed, Charles Sousa, Ontario minister of finance, said in a statement when reached late Wednesday.has been instrumental to the OSC leadership team since 2011 and I confident that with her at the helm, this important agency work will continue safeguarding investors and ensuring capital markets in Canada are efficient and competitive, he said.Unlike her predecessor at the OSC, Howard Wetston, Jensen was not called before the Ontario all party Standing Committee on Government Agencies to be questioned about her plans for the top job at the OSC. Wetston stepped down in November at the end of his term, which began in 2010 and was extended twice.Maureen Jensen nominated as next chair of the Ontario Securities CommissionHoward Wetston: The Bay Street sheriff who kept his eye on the big pictureJensen confirmation appeared close last week when Tim Hudak, a Conservative MPP, issued a statement in which he called Jensen outstanding choice to lead the OSC.is a savvy and experienced leader in the securities sector and isn afraid to make tough, controversial recommendations that improve transparency, build investor confidence, and incorporate sensible consumer protections, Hudak said.Sousa announced Jensen nomination to replace Wetston last month. At the time, he singled out her work in implementing Ontario new or explain disclosure regime, which aims to increase the representation of women on boards of directors and in executive officer positions.He also noted that she was a key player on the OSC team that has been supporting the Ontario government efforts to create the co operative national provincial regulator.The Co operative Capital Markets Regulatory System has been drawn in five provinces including Ontario, one territory, and the federal government.