Author: JimmyTurtle

Strategy Scorecard

Keeping track of your strategy can be a bit of a daunting task. If you are a company Strategy Director and you have been given the task, you may be feeling like you have been handed a poisoned chalice. Unlike a General dictating strategy in the Army, typically, a Strategy Director is a bit of a loner. He or she may hold a very senior position, often reporting directly to the company CEO while at the same time having no direct reporting staff. A Strategy Director often relies on the goodwill of peer directors to get things done. So when it comes...

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Millennials Spend Less On Groceries

Retail companies are beginning to struggle in a variety of different aspects due to millennials’ increasing level of willingness to frequent stores that are more capable of catering to their unique set of needs. However, these types of shifts do not take place overnight, nor can they be attributed to only one factor. Let’s take a closer look at a few of the reasons why millennials are electing to spend their hard earned money elsewhere. The Convenience of Online Shopping  Millennials are not tethered to the same brick and mortar institutions as their older counterparts and there are a...

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Technology Trends for 2017

2017 sounds as futuristic as any recent year and there are new gadgets in the home that are connected to the Internet, but they are self-sufficient and automated. The workplace is filled with robots, and everyone will be able to manufacturer their own items with 3D printers. Food may be completely different as well; synthetic food is just around the corner. More Home Automation When you see IoT, you should think of wireless things. IoT stands for Internet of Things. Anything can be an Internet of Things. For example, lights. Internet-connected lights can be installed in the home. The...

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Self Discipline at Work

Self discipline is one of the most important traits that a person can possess and while there is a tendency to believe that it is something we are born with, there are a variety of ways to cultivate it. When we put in the necessary time and effort to improve our self discipline, we are able to stop relying on good fortune to get ahead because we are too busy creating our own. Read on to learn more about the following tips to boost your own self discipline.  Get Rid Of Temptations If you’d like to practice self discipline,...

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The Young are Financially Unprepared

The younger generation has certainly been raised in an age where financial awareness is at an all-time high. While many of them experienced the Recession firsthand and learned that their future financial stability is the furthest thing from a given, they are now facing challenges that they are ill equipped to handle. The current job market is as tight as ever and student loan debts are mounting for many of the younger population. When it comes to matters involving finance, mere naiveté alone cannot be blamed for the issue, as most young people are completely and totally unprepared for...

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