The right to privacy for users of the internet has gained a lot of attention recently. The Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal, where digital consultants to the Trump campaign used data from Facebook users, has made people more aware of how their right to privacy has been eroding.
Nebraska's license plates and state slogan are in dire need of a rebranding effort. Our license plates are boring and poorly designed. Our state slogans are apparently either "Nebraska Nice" or "The Good Life." In my opinion, neither really highlights what makes Nebraska special. That got me thinking about what is unique about Nebraska that we could feature. The historical figure that stands out to me is Chief Standing Bear. He was a native of what is now Nebraska and his famous trial, establishing that Native Americans are people under the law, occurred in Omaha. Far too many, Nebraskans included, are unfamiliar with his story.
Successful companies realize they must develop a corporate mindset and collective culture built around serving their customers. There are three main components to this: 1) delivering a quality product or service, 2) delivering it at a competitive price, and 3) creating a pleasant experience for consumers, who feel they have been valued and treated honestly. In creating this culture, there must be buy-in from all parts of the company or organization. The designation of a “customer service representative” must be cast aside, as every member of the company should be focused on creating the best possible experience for the customer.
Companies must do a better job of regulating themselves and state and federal governments must do a better of making sure they do. For this fraud to go undetected for so long, multiple regulators dropped the ball. Controls must be put in place to prevent this from happening again.
Negotiation is more art than science. I’ve listed some basic tips that will help you to negotiate more effectively.
Some practical advice for corporate directors and officers.