Monthly Archives: January 2013

JCPenney’s Failed Pricing Strategy to Change

JCP CEO Ron Johnson Changes Direction – Again Let the Sales Begin The biggest sale at JCPenney has been the 55% drop in the stock price since January 2012 when new CEO Ron Johnson rolled out an everyday low price … Continue reading

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Training Strategies and Tools – The Checklist

Effective Learning that Lasts You've just completed your best training ever (you think), and now you're waiting for the results. Your concern is that previous trainings have resulted in early lifts in job performance, but that after a few weeks … Continue reading

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Costa Concordia – 1 Year Later

It’s been a year since 32 passengers and crew of the Costa Concordia perished when the cruise ship ran aground near Giglio, Italy. As of today, the Captain, Francesco Schettino,¬†who is under investigation for manslaughter is under house arrest but … Continue reading

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Marketing Your Business

Guest Blog on Nancy Hugo's Designers Circle HQ Marketing Your Business – Brand You! Click on the link below to read my guest blog on Nancy Hugo's Website: Designers Circle HQ   – Art Johnson Social Media, Training, … Continue reading

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Business Best Practice for 2013

Be Remarkable in the New Year Purple Cows and Chairs Early last year I wrote a brief blog, Be Better – Be Different. Yesterday, while preparing some book recommendations for the New Year, I stumbled across the book Purple Cow … Continue reading

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