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Once in a genre, an artist comes along with a special gift for humanizing our world. In the world of business books, that artist is cartoonist Tom Fishburne. YOUR AD IGNORED HERE is a tome of delight – 200 pages of Marketing wisdom that will make you laugh, make you think, help you appreciate your world, and help you escape it. This is a self-help book for everyone who sells a product or service, a compass for entrepreneur, intrapreneurs and managers alike, a hard-to-put-down break from the daily grind, guaranteed to leave you yelling, “Sequel! Sequel!”

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This MarketPoint infographic explores the high-stakes world of mergers & acquisitions (M&As). Did you know 2015 was a record year for M&As? The total global M&A volume that year exceeded $4.25 trillion U.S. dollars. And a “trillion” is a lot! If you stacked just one trillion U.S. dollar bills on your kitchen table, the stack would reach 63,000 miles into space and would weigh more than the Golden Gate Bridge! But 80% of M&A deals fail. So if you’re thinking about playing this risky game, you’d better download our infographic and keep it handy. All sources cited.

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Sailors carry charts to help them avoid the shallows and find the channels – or seek the counsel of local captains and fishermen when they enter new waters. Coaches and managers of professional sports teams spend countless hours reviewing videotapes of their next opponent. Generals need to know their opponents’ strength, their numbers, their locations and their political aims before waging battle. dba11b4aa5a63ba22527512a21b7dc2b

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This MarketPoint infographic explores the challenges employers face as they screen, interview and select candidates – and reports statistics on resume fabrications, background checks, pre-employment testing, wait times and more. All sources cited.

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Every year, global M&A deals register in the trillions of dollars — in fact, their total value is greater than the annual U.S. Federal budget. This whitepaper takes a close look at the deals that made up 2015 and adds context to the M&A landscape. But 80% of M&A deals fail. So if you’re thinking about playing this risky game, you might want to start by reading our whitepaper. Includes illustrations from the infographic. All sources cited.
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This MarketPoint infographic on Brand Loyalty explores what it means to be loyal, what makes customers loyal, why customers switch brands, and the value of loyalty programs. All sources cited.

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This MarketPoint whitepaper explores the world of “soft benefits” – what they are, why they are important, what companies are doing about them, and how “out-of-control” benefit packages have become in the tech industry. All sources Cited.

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Did you know that over 2 million U.S. jobs are outsourced each year (many of them overseas)? Would it surprise you to learn that EMEA outsources even more than the Americas? Find out who’s outsourcing how much, and why. And learn tips from the experts on how and what you could be outsourcing – for greater profits. All sources cited.

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This MarketPoint whitepaper takes a close look at the fascinating world of business outsourcing, and the sheer volume of work sent out each year may surprise you. Did you know that over 2 million U.S. jobs are outsourced each year (many of them overseas)? And would it surprise you to learn that EMEA outsources even more than the Americas? Find out who’s doing how much, and why. And learn tips from the experts on how and what you could be sending out – for greater profits. All sources cited.

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