Big is scary. It's why so many horror movies feature hulking bad guys and giant monsters. It's why roughly two-thirds of the more than 11,000 attempts to summit Everest have failed.
Nearly three years have passed since the Print Services & Distribution Association (PSDA) joined forces with management firm SmithBucklin and relocated its headquarters from Alexandria, Va., to Chicago. Now the PSDA is making bold moves once again.
Every New Year's Eve, people scramble to think of their last-minute resolutions. As January kicks into high gear, unoccupied treadmills become scarce, cigarettes are flushed down the toilet and junk food remains on the supermarket shelves. Unfortunately, bad habits die hard.
The economy got you down? How about your sales? Tune out the naysayers for just a minute and realize the plentiful solutions waiting to be had. Yes, the struggling economy has added a different competitive dynamic to the selling game, but everyone also knows that pessimism is the least productive—and least profitable—of attitudes.
Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Following an erratic week culminating in major financial crisis, the Bush Administration and Congress presented a $700 billion rescue plan. However, during press time, the House of Representatives voted against the 110-page bill (228 to 205) causing the stock markets to plunge sharply at midday. According to The New York Times, proponents of the bill even extended the allotted voting time by 40 minutes in a drastic measure to convert undecided and “no” votes to “yes” votes. The Senate is expected to vote again later this week. What exactly happened to the old Wall Street? Perhaps there is