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Household Demographics 2003 vs. 2013: Spotlight on Age of Head of Household

MishTalk

Here''s a look at some interesting demographics, comparing 2003 vs. 2013. Number of Households by Age of Head of Household 2013 vs. 2003 The next chart shows the change in number (in thousands), in the age of the head of household. Change in Households by Age Group (2013 Minus 2003) click on any chart for sharper view I created the above charts from spreadsheet data reader Tim Wallace sent.

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Fraudulent Medicare, Medicaid, EITC, Tax Refunds, etc. Total $1 Trillion Since 2003

MishTalk

Please consider GAO: Feds Made Nearly $1 Trillion in Overpayments Since Fiscal 2003. Since fiscal 2003, “cumulative improper payment estimates have totaled almost $1 trillion,” the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in a new report. A huge chunk of your tax dollars every year goes straight into the pockets of crooks. Nearly one in three earned income credits (EIC) is fraudulent.

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Yellen Yap: Dollar Briefly Takes Out March High, Surging to Level Last Seen March 2003; For What It's Worth

MishTalk

As Fed Chair Janet Yellen yapped about the strength of the US economy in a speech to the Economic Club of Washington , the US dollar index briefly surged above a level set in March, to a high last seen in April of 2003. The last time the dollar touched as high as it did today was in March of 2003.

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NLP Basics

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Here are the flipcharts from an NLP Practitioner program I ran in 2003 or. The post NLP Basics appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Political Acumen Articles by Cindy Tonkin Get what you want Manage yourself Training programs

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What Will It Take to Stop Coronavirus?

Harvard Business

Lessons from the 2003 SARS epidemic. Government Health Digital Article

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NLP Changing self

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Here are the flipcharts from an NLP Practitioner program I ran in 2003 or. The post NLP Changing self appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Political Acumen Articles by Cindy Tonkin Get what you want Manage yourself Training programs

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How and When to Use Timeboxes, Iterations, and Sprints to be Most Effective

Johanna Rothman

Maybe 2003? For example, I used month-long iterations for most of the projects and programs I managed up until about 2003 or so. A colleague unfamiliar with lifecycles or agility asked, “How can we use sprints in this approach?”

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Can Airplane OEMs Increase Their Share of Profits?

BCG

The relative profitability of OEMs and suppliers (excluding engine manufacturers) has changed little from 2003 through 2014. Article Tuesday, October 18, 2016 Over the last 13 years, the commercial aerospace industry has experienced sweeping changes, from new composite designs to a highly outsourced production model. In addition, the industry weathered a major economic downturn and carried out a massive expansion of production capacity.

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How to Solve Your Talent Challenge (Creatively)

Organizational Talent Consulting

2003). Leaders face an unprecedented talent challenge with no immediately obvious solution. Most companies have record-high voluntary employee turnover rates, and more than half of employees only do the minimum required at work.

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How Brilliant Fearless Women Are Rewriting The Script In Hollywood

Simon Associates

In 91 years, the Oscars have recognized only five women in the Best Director category : Lina Wertmüller (“Seven Beauties,” 1975), Jane Campion (“The Piano,” 1994), Sofia Coppola (“Lost in Translation,” 2003), Kathryn Bigelow (“The Hurt Locker,” 2009) and Greta Gerwig (“Lady Bird,” 2017).

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Copper Plunges to Price Seen February 2006; Copper vs. Gold

MishTalk

CRB A chart of the Reuters-Jeffries Commodities Index (heavily weighted by oil) shows commodity prices are back a level seen in February 2003. Gold For all the bashing gold has taken in mainstream media, one might have thought gold would also be back at 2003 prices. Fueling the broad commodities collapse, the price of copper is now back to a level seen on February 28, 2006.

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Tesla: Leading the Charge Toward Sustainability

Tom Spencer

Founded in 2003 by CEO Elon Musk, the company has rapidly expanded its offerings from luxury electric vehicles (EVs) to renewable energy solutions, positioning itself at the forefront of the transition to a low-carbon economy. In the past two decades, Tesla, Inc.

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Why Leaders Need To Take A Hike

Organizational Talent Consulting

2003). What if I told you that your greatest leadership challenge isn't what you think it is? A while back, a results-driven leader came to me with a serious personal dilemma.

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How Future-Proof Are Your Leadership Skills?

Organizational Talent Consulting

2003) Developing your leadership pipeline Harvard Business Review. It’s that time when people start to talk about a new year. You might be entirely on board and curious about how work and leadership will be different in the future. But maybe you are feeling a bit resistant.

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Is Networking a Distraction or Important Leadership Skill?

Organizational Talent Consulting

2003). Results-driven leaders have a bad habit of working harder and longer hours. Hard work isn't bad, but isolation is hazardous. If achievement-oriented leaders are not careful, their drive can limit career opportunities, professional success, and the joy of living.

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US Dollar Surges, December Rate Hike Odds Soar Following Strong Jobs Report

MishTalk

US Dollar Index 15-Minute Chart US Dollar Index Monthly Chart The last monthly close above 100 was in 2003. Following today's jobs report the odds of a December rate hike approached 70% and the US dollar index surged. December Rate Hike Odds According to CME Fedwatch Stats , and based on futures quotes, the odds of a December hike surged to 69.8% today, from 58.1% yesterday, and a mere 4.6% a month ago following last month's dismal jobs report.

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Obamacare in Action: 74% Say Insurance Costs Went Up, Record 36% Say "By a Lot"; Plan for Still More Hikes

MishTalk

This percentage is up marginally from the 67% who last year said their costs increased, but it is generally in line with what Gallup has found in yearly updates since 2003. Since 2003, the large majority of adults who pay all or some of their premiums have consistently reported that their costs have gone up. Obamacare was supposed to lower costs by pooling everyone together, by creating other efficiencies, and by admittedly overcharging millennials for healthcare.

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2 Attributes of Great Change Leaders

Organizational Talent Consulting

2003, October 16). A constant in life and business is change. Handle change well and win; handle it poorly and fail. After reviewing 40 years of data analytics from 1,435 companies, Jim Collins concluded that "good is the enemy of great."

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China Trade Actions Solidly Benefit Trump: On Purpose?

MishTalk

Seven New Dumping Investigations, Most Since 2003 Actions by the Chinese government to subsidize failed corporations led to seven new … Continue reading → Economics

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NPS: Out with the Old, In with the New

1 to 1

In 2003 author Fred Reichheld introduced 'the ultimate question in his Harvard Business Review article "One Number You Need to Grow." Answers to the question, "What is the likelihood that you would recommend company X to a friend or colleague?" proved to be so powerful in predicting customer behavior and customer loyalty that the question became known as Net Promoter Score and served as a key growth indicator for leaders.

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3 Reasons to Invest in A Leadership Development Program

Organizational Talent Consulting

2003) Developing your leadership pipeline Harvard Business Review. Harnessing the potential of company growth takes having well-equipped leaders. Every successful leader needs the right tools and useful skills.

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4 Ways Leaders Keep Hope Alive In Uncertain Times

Organizational Talent Consulting

2003). Did you wake up this morning looking forward to work? Work plays a significant role in the lives of over 165 million Americans. In a study of 10,000 employees over three years, Gallup sought to understand the emotional needs of engaged and committed followers.

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7 Step Process to Create a Great LinkedIn Profile

Tom Spencer

It is also the oldest of the major social media networks, being launched in May 2003, nine months before Facebook. LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with nearly 800 million members in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

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Technology Gets Old One Day at a Time: Broken Blog Feeds and What You Missed

Johanna Rothman

When I started to blog in 2003, I used Blogger. Technology gets old. While we know that intellectually, we might not know it as it pertains to us. Here's a story about how technology changes one day at a time and everything is okay—until it's not. Don't want the long sad story?

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Venezuela Bans Evictions, Delinquencies Soar 99%, Impossible to Get New Lease

MishTalk

A rent freeze in 2003, led to a 25% decline of rental units. Thanks to inane economic policies enacted by former Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, and kept in place by current president Nicolás Maduro, it's impossible to find an apartment to rent in Venezuela. Mish-modified translation from Libre Mercado. Renting an apartment in Venezuela is impossible mission.

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LGBT Equality Consulting Firms in the US (2019)

QEmploy

In 2003, KPMG ‘s pride@kpmg network was established to enhance the recruitment, retention and career development of the firm’s LGBT partners and employees. June marks the yearly celebration of Pride Month , where people all around the world unite to recognize the impact of the LGBT Community and celebrate diversity. It is especially important that we, as companies pay attention to the importance of inclusivity.

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Getting Smart About Change Management

BCG

And organizations are conscientiously incorporating it into their operating models: in the decade between 2003 and 2013, according to a recent survey, the proportion of respondents adopting a “structured approach” to change management rose from 32% to 80%.4. Focus Thursday, January 05, 2017. The business world, like the geopolitical world, has entered a new age of uncertainty. Turbulence is affecting more and more industries, more frequently and more severely.

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Q&A: Looking Beyond Net Promoter Score

1 to 1

Net Promoter Score (NPS) - which measures the likelihood of a customer to recommend a company a friend or a colleague - has provided businesses with a lot of benefits since it was first introduced by Fred Reichheld, Bain & Company, and Satmetrix in 2003.

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List: Aussie Strategy Firms 2013

Tom Spencer

Founded in 2003, Pacific Strategy Partners has offices in Sydney and Melbourne. Founded in 2003, Momentum Partners has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. List of Australian Strategy Firms in 2013. BELOW is a hand-picked list of leading Australian strategy firms. This list will be of interest to you if: you’re a student who wants to work for a leading strategy firm, or.

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Defense Dept. to Request $30-40 Billion a Year to Fight ISIS; History Lessons

MishTalk

That was the US Defense Department estimate in 2003. Ahead of and shortly after the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, a number of officials, including former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and his deputy Paul Wolfowitz suggested the war could be done on the cheap and that it would largely pay for itself. In March 2003, Mr. Wolfowitz told Congress that " we''re really dealing with a country that could finance its own reconstruction. "

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How to Build a Better Organization? Build Better People.

Markovitz Consulting

However, something went wrong in 2003. The “All Blacks,” New Zealand’s rugby team, is arguably the most successful sports team in history. Since its founding in 1903, the team has won 77% of its matches. They lost the World Cup that year, and by the following year, players were drunk and disorderly, on-field discipline faltered, senior players threatened to quit, and the team began losing.

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The Science of Burnout: Interview with Dr. Sangeeta Pati

Consulting Matters

So that was an easy segue starting to practice hormonal therapies that are natural and bioidentical, which started in 2003. When I started practicing medicine in this way in 2003, which was thirteen years ago, I would see an occasional woman coming in with this kind of patter.

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Top 12 Excel Function Cheat Sheets

freshminds

Includes 2003, 2007 and 2010 as well as a list of shortcuts for Macs. Everyone likes a good cheat sheet! And for Excel, functions are so important in how the spreadsheet operates that it's imperative to get the formulas and functions correct. So to learn the basics or to check what you've entered is doing what you actually want it to do, check out the following pages. 1) [link] An excellent array of cheat sheets available here from shortcuts to functions and formulas.

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Surge in Home Equity Loans Coming?

MishTalk

Even "if" home prices continue to rise, projections as to what "may" happen if recent vintages follow the 2003 pattern are invalid because attitudes towards borrowing and lending are not the same now as in 2003. With mortgage refinancing activity down 30% between May and September, will homeowners turn to home equity lines for cash? That is a possibility suggested by the LPS Mortgage Monitor. Via email. "We

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Do Most Companies Even Try to Innovate Anymore?

Harvard Business

Take the example of Germany: Between 2003 and 2015, R&D expenditure in the business sector increased by 59%, reaching a record high of 157.4 Overall, business R&D increased by 67% between 2003 and 2014. companies with the largest R&D budgets invested 92% more in innovation than in 2003. We are living in the age of the superstar firm. Companies like Samsung, Google, or BMW—the top players in their respective industries—are prospering.

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History Lesson for Hypocrites, Warmongers, and Fools

MishTalk

Ahead of and shortly after the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, a number of officials, including former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and his deputy Paul Wolfowitz suggested the war could be done on the cheap and that it would largely pay for itself. In October 2003, Rumsfeld told a press conference about President Bush''s request for $21 billion for Iraq and Afghan reconstruction that "the $20 billion the president requested is not intended to cover all of Iraq''s needs.

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Australia Is An Innovation Laggard (Nigel Lake, Part 10 of 10)

Tom Spencer

I moved [to Australia] in 2003 and was amazed by the almost complete lack of online anything. (Source: Flickr ). This is the tenth instalment of my conversation with Nigel Lake , CEO of Pottinger , a global corporate advisory firm based in Sydney, Australia. Nigel is the author of The Long Term Starts Tomorrow , a must have book “for any manager, leader or Minister.” ” The Hon Mike Baird MP, Premier of NSW.

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Winter Scramble; Refugees Will Freeze to Death Warns Juncker; Tony Blair Apologizes for Creation of ISIS

MishTalk

Blair acknowledged that there are "elements of truth" in the view that the 2003 invasion of Iraq was the principal cause of the rise of ISIS. "Of Of course, you can't say that those of us who removed Saddam in 2003 bear no responsibility for the situation in 2015," he said. Scramble is On November is less than a week away and nighttime temperatures are dropping rapidly. What is Europe supposed to do with hundreds of thousands of migrants in need of shelter?

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Ominous Looking Picture in Healthcare and Education Jobs

MishTalk

Education and Health Services Employment Monthly Change in Thousands The chart appears as if there were several instances of negative numbers in 2003, but a download of the actual data shows the only other negative number in the entire series of data dating back to 1990 occurred in 2003-07-01. I strongly suspect 2003 was affected by a number of teachers strikes. Month in, month out, recession or not, there has been a strong uptick in the number of healthcare and education jobs.

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Nonfarm Payrolls +192,000, Unemployment Rate Steady at 6.7%; Economy Poised to Accelerate?

MishTalk

Click on Any Chart in this Report to See a Sharper Image Unemployment Rate - Seasonally Adjusted Nonfarm Employment January 2003 - March 2014 click on chart for sharper image Private Employment January 2003 - March 2014 click on chart for sharper image Nonfarm Employment Change from Previous Month by Job Type Hours and Wages Average weekly hours of all private employees rose 0.2

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